Isha Verma, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Parent Lab

Lab Location: BSRB 5268

 

Isha Verma finished her Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, where she worked on generation, characterization, and enrichment of neural cells from mouse stem cells. Currently, she is working as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Michigan. Her research projects are focused on studying the role of SCN1B mutation in epilepsy using patient stem cell-derived neural cells and brain organoids and investigating the efficacy of interneuron transplantation therapy for the treatment of epilepsy. Her other passions include science communication and teaching. She enjoys looking at art, traveling, and stargazing.