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Anatomy & Physiology II > Curricula Vitae


Vandana Sarin


Texas A&M Univ, December 2005        PhD: Medical Sciences

Purdue University May 1999            MS: Microbiology & Immunology

NSCB Medical College Jabalpur India  April 1995

MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery)


Full time Biology instructor,  Blinn College 08/15-present

Part time Biology instructor, Blinn College 01/14-08/15

Assistant research Scientist, Texas A&M University 09/07-11/13

Graduate research assistant, Texas A&M University 08/2000-08/05

Graduate teaching assistant, Purdue University 08/1997-05/1998




1. Ca²⁺ sensitization of cardiac myofilament proteins contributes to exercise training-enhanced myocardial function in a porcine model of chronic occlusion. Sarin V, Muthuchamy M, Heaps CL. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2011 Oct;301(4):H1579-87. doi: 10.1152/ajpheart.00294.2011. Epub 2011 Aug 19.

2. Changes in end-to-end interactions of tropomyosin affect mouse cardiac muscle dynamics. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2006 Aug;291(2):H552-63. Epub 2006 Feb 24.

3. Arginine-glycine-aspartic acid (RGD)-containing peptides inhibit the force production of mouse papillary muscle bundles via alpha 5 beta 1 integrin. Sarin V, Gaffin RD, Meininger GA, Muthuchamy M. J Physiol. 2005 Apr 15;564(Pt 2):603-17.