Research Laboratory Specialist
Ranjit Kumar Mehta received his PhD degree from the School of Biotechnology, KIIT University, India. He primarily worked on methods to improve therapeutic properties of L-Asparaginase for the treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Dr. Mehta joined the Nyati Lab as a post-doctoral fellow in May of 2015. He is working on several research projects ranging from understanding the roles of Hsp90 alpha in response to DNA damage/repair to developing a novel approach to blocking EGFR dimer formation to destabilize EGFR protein as a unique approach to kill EGFR driven cancer cells. Dr. Mehta is also supervising all the students in Nyati laboratory.