PhDs

Thasni K A, PhD (2009)

Thesis Title: Cellular effects of Plumbagin in BRCA1 blocked Ovarian Cancer Cells.
Current Position:
Post Doctoral Fellow
Genetic Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College
Doha, Qatar


Rakesh Sathish Nair, PhD (2014)

Thesis Title: Molecular evidence for the Anticancer activity of Plumbagin in BRCA1 defective Breast Cancer.
Current Position:
Research Scientist
Development Therapeutics Program
Dept of Cell and Molecular Pharmacology, Hollings Cancer Centre
Med.Univ of South Carolina, South Carolina, USA
Previous position:
Research Assistant Professor
Oncology Research, Division of Surgical Oncology
Univ. of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, USA


Veena Somasundaram, PhD (2014)

Thesis Title: Isolation, Characterization & Therapeutic Interventions of Breast Cancer Stem cells from BRCA1 defective Breast Cancer.
Current Position:
Associate Principal Scientist
Biofusion Therapeutics Limited
Biocon Park, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Previous position:
Cancer and Inflammation Program, Center for Cancer Research
National Cancer Institute, Frederick, MD, USA


Sreelatha K H, PhD (2016)

Thesis Title: Effect of Cancer Associated Fibroblasts on Cancer Cells: Relation to Aggressiveness.
Current Position:
Research Scientist, VRDL
Medical College
Thiruvananthapuram.


Reshma R S, PhD (2016)

Thesis Title: Studies On Regulation Of Cell Growth By BRCA1/2 in Prostrate Cancer Cells:Influence of Certain Selected Quinones.
Current Position:
Lecturer, SB College
Changanaserry, Kottayam.


Satheesh Kumar S, PhD (2017)

Thesis Title: Reciprocal Regulation of β- hCG and BRCA1- An In vitro Study.
Current Position:
Postdoctoral Visiting Fellow
Mouse Cancer Genetics program
National Cancer Institute/ National Institute of Health
Frederick, MD 21702


Revathy Nandhan, PhD (2019)

Thesis Title: βHCG and BRCA1 in Gestational Trophoblastic Diseases.
Current Position:
Associate Research Scholar
Dept of Cell Biology, Stanton L Young Biomedical Research Center
OU Health Stephenson Cancer Center, Oklahoma City
Previous position:
Research Fellow, Cancer Research Program
Rajiv Gandhi Center for Biotechnology, Trivandrum


Dr. Krithiga K, PhD (2021)

Thesis Title: Biomarkers in canine breast cancers: A link with chorionic gonadotrophin status and BRCA1.
Current Position:
Assistant Professor
Bioscience Research and Training Centre
Thonnakkal, Thiruvananthapuram.
Previous position:
Assistant Professor, Department of Veterinary Pathology
College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Mannuthy


Arathi Rajan, PhD (2022)

Thesis Title: A possible link between ER- α and BRCA1 in cancer.
Current Position:
Project Scientist
Dept. of General Virology, Institute of Advancer Virology
Bio 360 Life Science Park, Thonnakkal, Trivandrum


Geetu Rose Varghese, PhD (2022)

Thesis Title: Immune regulation in BRCA1 mutated breast cancer.


Post-doctoral Fellows

Deepa I, PhD


Ratheeshkumar Thankappan, PhD

Current Position:
Head of the Department, Molecular Biology and Genetics
DDRC SRL Diagnostic Private Limited, Thiruvananthapuram


Dr. Satej Bhushan

Current Position:
Project Scientist
CSIR-Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute
Bhavnagar, Gujarat, India


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