Postdoctoral Fellows and Senior Research Associates

After earning a doctorate degree, scholars may choose to pursue additional training. UNMC provides a wide range of postdoctoral training opportunities. Learn more at the UNMC Postdoctoral Education site and the UNMC Postdoctoral Handbook.


Current Postdoctoral Fellows and Senior Research Associates

Arpan Acharya, Ph.D.
Post-Doc Research Associate
2016, Ph.D., Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, India

Laboratory of Georgette Kanmogne, Ph.D.

Research Interests:
HIV-1 pathogenesis and drug resistance, neuroAIDS, 
host HIV interaction, characterization and
quantification of viral reservoir


Arpan Acharya

Raghubendra Dagur, Ph.D.
Post-Doc Research Associate
2014, Ph.D., INMAS Institute, India
Laboratory of Shilpa Buch, Ph.D.

Research Interests:
Humanized mouse model development and
induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC)  technology


 

Raghubendra Dugar

Debashis Dutta, Ph.D.
Post-Doc Research Associate
2014, Ph.D., JNU New Delhi/ CSIR-CDRI Lucknow
Laboratory of Siddappa Byrareddy, Ph.D.

Research Interests:
Molecular biology, microbiology, immunology


Debashis Dutta

Bhavesh Kevadiya, Ph.D.
Post-Doc Research Associate
2013, Ph.D., Nirma University & CSMCRI
Laboratory of Howard E. Gendelman, M.D.

Research interests:
Nanoformulations of Anti-HIV drugs


Bhavesh Kevadiya

Saumi Mathews, Ph.D.
Post-Doc Research Associate
2016, Ph.D., Aravind Medical Research Foundation, India
Laboratory of Larisa Poluektova, M.D., Ph.D.

Research interests: 
Stem cell biology, HIV, humanized mice, neuropathogenesis

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Saumi Mathews

Jatin Machhi, Ph.D.
Post-Doc Research Associate
2017, Ph.D., Institute for Cell Engineering, School of Medicine
Laboratory of Howard E. Gendelman, M.D.

Research Interests:


Jatin Machhi

Saumya Nigam, Ph.D.
Post-Doc Research Associate
2016, Ph.D., IITB-Monash Research Academy
Laboratory of Howard E. Gendelman, M.D.

Research interests: 
Functionalized nanomaterials for HIV theranostics


Saumya Nigam

Katherine Olson, Ph.D.
Post-Doc Research Associate
2017, Ph.D., University of Nebraska Medical Center
Laboratory of Howard E. Gendelman, M.D.

Research Interests:
Neurodegeneration; Parkinson's Disease; neuroimmunology,
immune modulation, neurotherapeutics


Kate Olson, Ph.D.

Nanda Kishore Routhu, Ph.D.
Post-Doc Research Associate
2016, Ph.D., Indian Institute of Science
Laboratory of Siddappa Byrareddy, Ph.D. 

Research Interests:  
Zika virus (ZIKV) pathogenesis mechanisms, HIV/SIV/SHIV,
neuroAIDS, transmission, HIV cure using molecular biology, virology,
immunology, systems biology, proteomic and genomic tools
and helping in development of an effective AIDS vaccine or
the viral therapeutics in a nonhuman primate models (NHPs)


 

Nanda Kishore Routhu

Kiran Sapkota, Ph.D.
Post-Doc Research Associate
2016, Ph.D., University of Nebraska Medical Center
Laboratory of Dan Monaghan, Ph.D.

Research Interests:
NMDA receptors pharmacology, drug discovery, schizophrenia


Kiran Sapkota

Susmita Sil, Ph.D.
Post-Doc Research Associate
2016, Ph.D., University of Calcutta
Laboratory of Shilpa Buch, Ph.D.

Research Interests:
Neurodegeneration, neuroinflammation, Alzheimer's Disease, behavioral analysis, immune responses


Susmita Sil

Annadurai Thangaraj, Ph.D.
Post-Doc Research Associate
2014, Ph.D., Bharathidasan University
Laboratory of Shilpa Buch, Ph.D.

Research Interests:
Drugs of abuse and HIV


Annadurai Thangaraj

Midhun (Ben) Thomas, Ph.D.
Post-Doc Research Associate
2015, Ph.D., Indian Institute of Science
Laboratory of Howard E. Gendelman, M.D.

Research Interests:
Nanoformulations for HIV infections


Midhun Thomas

Ashutosh Tripathi, Ph.D.
Post-Doc Research Associate
2017, Ph.D., The M.S. University of Baroda

Laboratory of Shilpa Buch, Ph.D.

Research Interests:
NeuroHIV, drugs of abuse, myelination


Ashutosh Tripathi

Srijayaprakash Uppada, Ph.D.
Post-Doc Research Associate
2012, Ph.D., All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Laboratory of Siddappa Byrareddy, Ph.D.

Research Interests:
Nanomedicine, HIV, vaccine development, signaling mechanism


Srijayaprakash Uppada, Ph.D.
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