In 1990, Dr. Vijaya Narayanan received her undergraduate degree in Dietetics and Nutrition from Women’s Christian College at the University of Madras, India. She received her M.S. degree in Nutritional Sciences from Rutgers University in 1995 and completed her Ph.D. in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry at SUNY, Stony Brook in 2002. Dr. Narayanan was an NIH postdoctoral trainee at the Department of Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology at the University of Miami until June 2005. She joined the Department of Dietetics and Nutrition at Florida International University as an assistant professor in 2008.
Lipid and membrane biochemistry in neurodegeneration; Fundamental basis of protein and lipid interactions in cells