Janardan Kumar holds a Ph.D. degree in chemistry under kind supervision of Dr. C. M. Gupta, ex-director, CDRI, Lucknow, India. In the United States, first he received postdoctoral training on motor proteins in the laboratory of Michael P. Sheetz, a lasker award winner, at Duke University Medical Center, North Carolina. He published his work on kinectin, a myocilin like protein, in Science (1995), and an abnormality in myocilin has been predicted to be involved in the pathogenesis of glaucoma.Prior to coming to Becker College, while a research assistant professor at Tufts University, Kumar engineered a new real time perfusion system used for the discovery of drugs to treat glaucoma. Presently, Kumar is chair of the natural sciences department, and is actively engaged in the advancement of course curriculum in microbiology, chemistry, and developing the biotechnology/biology major at Becker College.
glaucoma, microbiology and chemistry
Chris (tiane) Lange-Küttner obtained her Ph.D. at the Max Planck Institute of Human Development, Berlin, and worked thereafter as a post-doc in Cognitive Science at the Free University of Berlin. Since 1994, she holds an academic faculty position in the UK, initially at the University of Aberdeen, and up to now at the London Metropolitan University. From 2009-2011 she was Professor of Developmental Psychology at the University of Konstanz, Germany. She is also affiliated faculty at the University of Bremen, Germany. She was honor with 2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century and she also served as the editorial board member of various reputed journal of psychology.
Perspective Mapping, Psychology