Suman Ghosh

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Suman Ghosh is researching cell polarity events in eukaryotic cells. He earned a Ph.D. in biological sciences from the University of Nebraska Lincoln (UNL) in 2009. During his PhD in the Nickerson Lab, he worked on morphogenesis of an opportunistic fungal pathogen Candida albicans and host-fungal interaction. He then worked as a postdoctoral research associate at Stowers Institute focusing on the functions of inner nuclear membrane SUN protein in chromosome segregation, nuclear organization important in premature aging, muscular dystrophy, and cancer. He joined Dr. Blagg’s laboratory as a post-doctoral researcher and  is working on the role of different isoforms of Hsp90 in cellular events relevant for cancer and diabetic neuropathy.

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