Dean & Senior Lecturer (Biochemistry)

Dean's Office

Faculty of Science and Technology

The University of The West Indies

St. Augustine

Trinidad and Tobago

Telephone: 1-868-662-2002 ext 83541



List and Citations


  • Ph.D. University of The West Indies (1994)
  • B.Sc. (Hons) Chemistry/Biochemistry (1987)

Fellowships and Training

  • The Rockefeller University, New York - Short Course in Analysis of Human Genetic Linkage - 1998.
  • The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, Maine 04609 - 38th Annual Short Course in Medical and Experimental Genetics - 1997.
  • Research fellow - Howard Hughes Medical Institute at the University of Chicago - 1994-1997.
  • Laboratory Assistant (Research) - F. Hoffmann-LaRoche, Basel, Switzerland - 1993-1994.

Research Interests

  • Metabolic diseases: obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus.
  • Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency and antioxidant status.
  • Diabetes Screening Application

Honours and Awards

  • The Caribbean Academy of Science/Third World Academy of Sciences, Young Scientist Award 2004

Professional Memberships

  • Scientific Advisor to the Diabetes Association of Trinidad & Tobago

Graduate Students

  • Mr. Andrew Dhanoo (Ph.D.)

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