Wednesday, March 9, 2022

CanBio Bagel Talk

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Virtual meeting

Contact Kurt Nelson.
Meeting ID: 985 2996 6632
Passcode: 187551

Ranjit Mehta, PhD of the Nyati Laboratory

Speaking on: DPI-503, a Small Molecule Selective Degrader of Activated EGFR.

Mehta in cancer biology lab

Ranjit Mehta, PhD

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.