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Ajay Tijore, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Ajay received a Doctoral degree from NTU Singapore where he worked in stem cell mechanobiology field. He then worked with Prof. Michael Sheetz at Mechanobiology Institute, NUS as a postdoc. There, he found that cancer cells were vulnerable to mechanical forces and selectively killed by application of external mechanical forces. In Nov 2021, he joined the Centre for Biosystems Science and Engineering (BSSE) where his lab works on investigating the effect of mechanical forces on cancer cell growth and in regulating stem cell fate using custom-built microfluidic devices and micro/nanoscale biomaterials.

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Current Members

Alka Kumari
PhD student (Jan 2022)
M.Sc (JNU, New Delhi) 
B.Sc. (Parul University, Gujarat)

Manasa Veena
PhD student (Aug 2022)
M.Sc (IIT Roorkee) 

Rashmita Luha
PhD student (Jan 2023)
M.Sc (Central University of Punjab) 
B.Sc. (Regional Institute of Education, Bhubaneswar)

Akshay Kumar
Project Associate

Alumni

       Name                                                                         Position                                     Year                                      Current Position

Srinivas Prabhu                                        Project Associate                   2022               PhD student @MBI, NUS Singapore

Abhishek Goswami                                 Project Associate                   2022               PhD student @ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Dhruba Dey                                                 Summer Intern                      2022               Bachelor student @IISc, Bangalore

Megaswana Guruprasad                      Summer Intern                      2022               Bachelor student @VIT, Vellore