Wednesday, March 8, 2023

CanBio Bagel Talk

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Virtual Zoom meeting

Contact Kurt Nelson

Join the Zoom meeting. Passcode 557729

Ranjit Mehta, PhD in the Mukesh Nyati Laboratory

Speaking on: Overcoming Radiation Resistance in Brain Tumors: A Novel Combination Therapy using DPI-503 and SLC7a11 Inhibition.

Ranjit Kumar Mehta

Ranjit Kumar Mehta, PhD

Research Laboratory Specialist

Ranjit received his doctorate 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.