Univ of California-Berkeley (1997), Molecular & Cell Biology
Univ of California-Berkeley (1997), Bioengineering
Graduate School
Stanford University (2002), Biophysics

Research Interest

  • How cells control their cholesterol levels


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Switch-like Responses of Two Cholesterol Sensors Do Not Require Protein Oligomerization in Membranes.
Gay A, Rye D, Radhakrishnan A Biophys. J. 2015 Mar 108 6 1459-69
Three pools of plasma membrane cholesterol and their relation to cholesterol homeostasis.
Das A, Brown MS, Anderson DD, Goldstein JL, Radhakrishnan A Elife 2014 Jun e02882
Use of mutant 125I-Perfringolysin O to probe transport and organization of cholesterol in membranes of animal cells.
Das A, Goldstein JL, Anderson DD, Brown MS, Radhakrishnan A Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2013 Jun 110 26 10580-5
Accessibility of cholesterol in endoplasmic reticulum membranes and activation of SREBP-2 switch abruptly at a common cholesterol threshold.
Sokolov A, Radhakrishnan A J. Biol. Chem. 2010 Sep 285 38 29480-90