Malancha Sarkar


(305) 284-3879
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Research Interests

My main focus is teaching but I do participate in research in my spare time. I am interested in understanding cancer drug resistance and also in development of new drugs from natural resources.


1995Ph.D. Zoology/Biochemistry, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India
1991M.Sc. Biochemistry, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India
1989B.Sc. Zoology, Ranchi University, Ranchi, India

Professional Experience

2006 - Lecturer, Department of Biology, University of Miami
2006 - 2006Researcher, Miami Children Hospital
2005 - 2005Adjunct Faculty, Miami Dade College
2001 - 2006Senior Research Associate, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
1995 - 1996Researcher, Department of Veterinary Science, National Institute of Health, Tokyo, Japan


Subbarayan PR, Sarkar M, NagarajaRao S, Pilip S, Kumar P, Altman N, Reis I, Ahmed M, Ardalan B, Lokeshwar B. "Achyranthes aspera (Apamarg) Leaf extract inhibits human pancreatic tumor growth in athymic mice by apoptosis" 523-30142 (J. Ethnopharmacology. 2012).

Hammad H, Sarkar M, Subbarayan PR, Ardalan B "Thymidylate synthase 5' UTR polymorphic allele distribution in South Florida population." (Journal of Cancer Therapy. 2012).