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. Kshitiz, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering
Investigator, Yale Center of Cancer Systems Biology
Visiting Faculty, Yale University
Academic Office Location:
Biomedical Engineering
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
L7085
Farmington, CT 06032-1721
Phone: 860-679-5121
Email: kshitiz@uchc.edu
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Cell Biology Graduate Program

Molecular Biology & Biochemistry Graduate Program

Curriculum Vitae:

Our lab's objective is to understand a cell's interaction with its neighbors and the microenvironment. With a particular focus on tumor microenvironment, we aim to unravel the language cells employ to converse with each other, how the grammar and the content of the langage adapt to the environment, and how cells behave in response. We use a gamut of of techniques, including live microscopy, bioinformatics, tissue engineering, nanofabrication, cell patterning, evolutionary biology, and genetics to answer fundamental questions in biology and medicine. 

Our current physiological focus involves understanding how new phenotypes emerge within cancer populations by their neighborly interactions; the evolutionary basis of metastatic tolerance; as well as cardiac maturation for disease modeling. 

Education
DegreeInstitutionMajor
B.S.Indian Institute of Technology, BombayComputer Science
Ph.D.Johns Hopkins School of MedicineBiomedical Engineering

Accepting Lab Rotation Students: Fall '18, Spring '19

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