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Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences

Pragya Singh

PhD Student in Cell, Molecular & Developmental Biology
Pragya Singh

Pragya Singh

PhD Student in Cell, Molecular & Developmental Biology

Education: 
BS, Biotechnology, Amity University, Noida, India
MS, Biotechnology, Northeastern University, Boston, MA
Research synopsis: 

Heat shock protein 90 (Hsp90) is a highly expressed chaperone that modulates the function and stability of hundreds of cellular client proteins. Therefore, it affects myriad of cell function. A novel role for HSP90 outside the cell has been detected. Extracellular HSP90 is discovered to be critical for tumor migration and invasion. I am studying its role in modulating extracellular matrix in tumor microenvironment to facilitate tumor invasion.

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