I am a first year PhD student from Akhlaghi Research Lab, interested in DDI in disease models such as Type 2 diabetes.
Drug-drug interactions in CYPs and transporters.
Working on developing human hepatocyte cell culture model to mimic steatosis in hepatocytes.
I have 2 years of work experience at PDM, Enzymology group, Pfizer, where I worked on induction assay and drug-drug interaction based on CYP3A4, 2B6, 1A2 induction in sandwich culture hepatocytes.
BS, Biotechnology, Anna University, India, 2009
MS, Human Physiology and Neurobiology, University of Connecticut, 2012
Recognized for excellence in teaching for “Physiology and Anatomy”, University of Connecticut, 2012.
Awarded for poster on “Study of Genetically Engineered Remote Controlled Brain”, Hapten Symposium, 2008.
Outside lab activities/hobbies