Hometown: Bangalore, India
Undergrad Institution: University of California – Los Angeles
Undergrad major: B.S. Psychobiology and Marine Biology
What is your research focus?
I am investigating the variation in centromeric DNA and kinetochore proteins and its impact on chromosome segregation dynamics.
What question/problem do you hope to help solve as a scientist?
I will use my training in evolutionary genetics and genomics to contribute to the environmental protection or improving human health.
What do you like about training at JAX?
Visit the Dumont Lab
I like the collaborative scientific community, the hands on training from PIs and other scientists, and the accessibility to resources (computational, experimental, and educational).