Blaine Bartholomew, Ph.D.
B.S. in Chemistry, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
Ph.D. in Chemistry, University of California, Davis
Srinivas Animireddy, Ph.D.
B.Sc. in Biotechnology from Andhra University, Andhra Pradesh, India
M.Sc. in Animal Biotechnology from University of Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Ph.D. in Cancer Cell Biology, Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics (CDFD), Telangana, India
Role of BRG1 in stem cell maintenance and differentiation
Junwoo Lee, Ph.D.
B.Sc. Dept. of Biological Sciences, KAIST, Daejeon, South Korea.
Integrated M.Sc. and Ph.D degrees in Chromatin Biology, KAIST, Daejeon, South Korea
The role of chromatin remodelers in: 1) transcription elongation and termination; 2) cancer development; and 3) pluripotency and totipotency of stem cells.
Shaza Mokhtar, M.Sc.
Research Assistant II
B.Sc. in Biochemistry, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
M.Sc. in Human/Medical Genetics, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Defining the function of chromatin remodeling complexes (INO80, SWI/SNF, CHD1) in the epigenetic regulation of chromatin structure during cellular processes in development of cancer by using MNase, and cut and run techniques.
Dhurjhoti (DJ) Saha, Ph.D.
B.Sc. (Hons) in Zoology from B.K.C. College, Kolkata, India
M.Sc. in Zoology from Calcutta University, Kolkata, India
Ph.D. in Life Science, CSIR-Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (CSIR-IGIB), New Delhi, India
To understand ARID1A mediated regulation of higher order chromatin structure in both normal development and cancer.
Jeison Garcia Serrano, Ph.D.
B.Sc. in Chemistry from National University, Bogota, Colombia
Ph.D. in Biosciences, La Sabana University, Chia, Colombia
Research interest: To unveil the role of the INO80 complex in the epigenetic regulation of chromatin structure during cellular processes relevant to cancer development, such as replication and transcription.
Shagun Shukla, Ph.D.
B.Sc. in Microbial and Food Technology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India
M.Sc. in Life Sciences, School of Life Sciences (SLS), Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, India
Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Protein Engineering, National Institute of Immunology (NII), New Delhi, India
To decipher the structural and biochemical aspects of chromatin remodeling complex ‘INO80’ in epigenetic regulatory mechanisms.
Anna Thommen, MRes
Research Assistant II
B.Sc. in Zoology and Biotechnology, Women’s Christian College, Chennai, India
MRes in Medical Genetics, Newcastle University, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
The role of chromatin remodeling complexes in development and disease.
Yuan Zhong, Ph.D.
B.S. in Medicine, Tianjin Medical University, China
Ph.D. in Molecular Biology, University of Southern California