School of Life Sciences

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Dr Prabha Parthasarathy

Post:Visiting Research Fellow (Biochemistry)
Location:JMS BUILDING 3B32

Telephone numbers
UK:01273 877318
International:+44 1273 877318
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My main area of expertise is Infectious Diseases. I teach on different modules in the Biomedical Science degree and have  a pedagogic interest in Innovations in Large Group Teaching.  


  • 2011-2013: Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, University of Sussex, Falmer , United Kingdom
  • 2007-2010: M.Sc( Infectious Disease), National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • 2000-2003: M.D( Microbiology), Maulana Azad Medical College, University of Delhi
  • 1993-1997: M.B.B.S, Lady Hardinge Medical College, University of Delhi


  • 2014-present: Grade 8 Teaching Fellow, University of Sussex
  • 2011-2014: Grade 7 Teaching Fellow, University of Sussex
  • 2007-2010: Research Scholar at National University of Singapore
  • 2006 Jan -2006 June: Microbiologist, Anand Diagnostic laboratory, Bangalore
  • 2004-2005: Research assistant, Great Ormond Street Hospital, N.H.S. Trust  London
  • 2000-2004: Resident, Maulana Azad Medical College, University of Delhi
  • 1998-1999: Intern, Lady Hardinge Medical College, University of Delhi

  Current role

    Degree Convener- Biomedical Science( 2016- current) 


    Module Convener

  •  Medical Microbiology (Year 2 , 15 credit)
  • Introduction to Human Diseases (Year 1, 15 credit)
  • Haematology and Anatomy (Year 2, 15 credit)


   Other contributions

  •  Academic advisor for Year1,2 and 3 students
  • Organise a Student Select Component in the Medical School( BSMS)
  • Final year project supervision
  • Partnership link tutor for Study Group
  • Representative on Board of Study, Degree Convener Committee, School Teaching and Learning Committee
  • External representative on the School Research Ethics Committee, University of Brighton
  • Conduct widening participation activities


Prizes and awards

  •  Was awarded Student Led Teaching award in 2014 and 2017
  • Winner of Partnership tutor fund 2017 and 2018
  • Was awarded the ASM travel grant towards the ICAAC conference in 2009