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

Mehdi R Bidokhti, Ph.D.
Post-Doc Research Associate
2013, PhD, Sveriges Lantbruksuniversitet, Sweden

Laboratory of Siddappa Byrareddy, Ph.D.

Research Interests:
Vector-borne flaviviruses, HIV, viral immunology, vaccine development, drug discovery

Mehdi Bidokhti

Subhash Chand, Ph.D.
Post-Doc Research Associate
2013, PhD, University of Texas, Arlington

Laboratory of Sowmya Yelamanchili, Ph.D.

Research Interests: 

HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders (HAND); Extracellular vesicle (exosome) mediated HIV dissemination and pathogenesis; Impact of HIV and illicit drugs on activation of Human endogenous retroviruses (HERVs)


 Subhash Chand, Ph.D.

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

 

Hanuma Kumar Karnati, Ph.D.

Laboratory of Sowmya Yelamanchili, Ph.D.

Research Interests:


 

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:
Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, Neurodegeneration, NeuroHIV, and neuroimmunology


Jatin Machhi

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

Zhihao Mao, Ph.D.
Post-Doc Research Associate
2018, Ph.D., University of Nebraska Medical Center

Laboratory of Daniel Monaghan, Ph.D.

Research Interests:
Developing and characterizing NMDA receptor allosteric modulators; investigating the role of different NMDA receptor subunits in various physiological and pathological conditions

 Zhihao Mao, Ph.D.

Santanu Mukherjee, Ph.D.
Post-Doc Research Associate
2005, Ph.D. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Laboratory of Siddappa Byrareddy, Ph.D.

Research interests: 
SHIV, Rhesus Macaque, in vivo, pathogenesis, neuroAIDS, latency, vaccine

Santanu Mukherjee

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.

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

Andrew Trease, Ph.D.
Post-Doc Research Associate

Laboratory of Howard Fox, M.D., Ph.D.

Research Interests:

Andrew Trease, PhD

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
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