Ohio University

Pratik Shriwas

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Graduate Student

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Ph.D. in Molecular and Cellular Biology/Biological Sciences


Dr. Xiaozhuo Chen

Pratik Shriwas is a third-year doctoral student in Molecular and Cellular Biology program at Ohio University working under Dr. XiaoZhuo Chen. Before coming to Ohio, he worked as an observer analyzing blood samples from cancer patients at Tata Memorial Hospital in Mumbai, India. He earned an M.Sc. in Biotechnology from Teesside University in United Kingdom and B.S.in Life Sciences from IIT Madras, India.

He is the recipient of the John Kopchick fellowship and graduate student senate fellowships at Ohio University. His current research is focused on developing anticancer therapeutics. He hopes to establish a set of bioassays for compound screening and identifying novel efficacious therapeutics.