Experience

  • Postdoctoral Fellow

    at Sahlgrenska University Hospital

    July 2018 - at Present

    Västra Götalands Län

    Successfully generated AUTS2-gene knockout human ES cell line using Cas9 protein and viral vector containing modified donor DNA. Further induced knockout stem cell lines into neurons, and characterized using molecular techniques

  • Doctoral Candidate

    at University of Helsinki

    May 2012 - February 2018

    Uusimaa

    Successfully cultured and maintained human iPS and mouse embryonic stem cells. Further differentiated stem cells into neuronal cells, and functionally characterized using intracellular calcium imaging Have good hands-on experience in using molecular techniques and obtained relevant insights from data by applying appropriate statistical methods Worked efficiently both independently and in team, and mentored junior researchers Received research grants from Orion Pharma and Maud Kuistila Memorial Foundation Acted as a student council representative for Doctoral program Brain & Mind and organized an international symposium

Education

  • Doctorate

    at University of Helsinki

    2012 - 2018 (6 years) Uusimaa

  • Masters

    at University of Skovde

    2010 - 2012 (2 years) Västra Götalands Län

Languages

  • English Native

  • Telugu Native

  • Hindi Conversation

Hives