Suraj Unniappan

Professor, Veterinary Biomedical Sciences, WCVM

Please click on the following tabs to view the list of current and past graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and summer research students who are or have been supervised/co-supervised by Suraj Unniappan.

For more information about Suraj Unniappan, please visit the Laboratory of Integrative Neuroendocrinology site.

Graduate Students

Jithine JR

  • Degree sought: PhD, Veterinary Biomedical Sciences
  • Thesis subject area: Hormonal Regulation of Metabolism in Fish
  • Years: 2016 - Present


Naresh Ramesh

  • Degree sought: PhD, Veterinary Biomedical Sciences
  • Thesis subject area: Purification of endogenous NLP in mice, and beta cell and gut specific functions of nesfatin-1 and NLP
  • Years: 2015 - Present


Venkatakiran Pasupulletti

  • Degree sought: PhD, Veterinary Biomedical Sciences
  • Thesis subject area: Nesfatin-1 Regulation of Liver Functions and Mechanism of Action of Nesfatin-1 on Hepatocytes
  • Years: 2014 - Present


Lakshminarasimhan Sundarrajan

  • Degree sought: PhD, Veterinary Biomedical Sciences
  • Thesis subject area: Characterization of Nesfatin-1 Like Peptide and Irisin in Fish
  • Years: 2014 - Present 

A full list of trainees (current and past) can be found on Dr. Unniappan's Laboratory of Integrative Neuroendocrinology site
Postdoctoral Fellows and Visiting Scholars

Dr. Kavi Gawli

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Veterinary Biomedical Sciences
  • Subject area: Nesfatin-1 and Energy Balance in Mice
  • Years: 2015 - Present
  • SHRF post-doctoral fellowship


Dr. Azadeh Hatef

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Veterinary Biomedical Sciences
  • Subject area: Nesfatin-1 regulation of reproduction
  • Years: 2013-present
  • funded by CIHR & SHRF post-doctoral fellowships
Summer Research Students

See Dr. Unniappan's Laboratory of Integrative Neuroendocrinology site for a complete list of current and past trainees.