B.Sc., M.Sc., Role: Graduate Student (Ph. D. Student)
Madhura has completed her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Biotechnology from Guru Nanak Khalsa College affiliated with the University of Mumbai. She has completed her undergraduate research project under the mentorship of Dr. Sneha Panvalkar, where she studied the antimicrobial properties of Mesua ferrea extracts on test organisms using bioautography. She has completed 2 years of Integrated Ph.D. coursework at the Indian Institute for Science Education and Research, Thiruvananthapuram (IISER TVM). She worked on her Integrated Ph.D. project under the guidance of Dr. Ravi Maruthachalam on the subject of Plant Centromere Biology. Her current research interests are the Gut-Brain-Liver Axis and the role of the gut microbiome and virome in health and disease.
Madhura joined Dr. Chatterjee’s lab in January of 2022.