Sudarshan Anand, Ph.D.

Sudarshan Anand, Ph.D.

Graduate program memberships

Program in Molecular & Cellular Biosciences 
Cancer Biology 
Cell & Developmental Biology


2007 - Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
Ph.D. (Immunology). Mentor: Dr. Lieping Chen

2001 - Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India
M.Sc. (Honors), Biological Sciences and B.Pharm. (Honors)


2014 - Assistant Professor, Cell & Developmental Biology, Joint appointment with Radiation, Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR 
2014 - Investigator, Knight Cancer Institute, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR 
2013-14 - Assistant Research Scientist, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, San Diego, CA
2007-13 - Postdoctoral Scholar, mentor: Dr. David Cheresh, Department of Pathology and Moores, UCSD Cancer Center, San Diego, CA

Anand Lab

Namita Chatterjee, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Researcher

Education: Ph.D. in biomedical sciences from SUNY Albany in Albany, New York
Research interests: MicroRNAs and the tumor microenvironment.

Cristina Espinosa-Diez, Ph.D. 
Postdoctoral Fellow

Education: Ph.D., Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine in Biological Research Center (CBMSO), Madrid, Spain
Research Interests: MicroRNAs in endothelial stress responses.

Rebecca Ruhl
Senior Research Assistant
Lab manager

Education:  B.S. in Biology from Portland State University, Portland, OR
Research Interests:  MicroRNA’s as biomarkers for colorectal cancer detection and treatment.

Clayton Hudson
Graduate Student

Education: Ph.D. (in progress), Cancer Biology, Oregon Health & Science University; B.S., Biochemistry, Santa Clara University (2015).
Research interests: Understanding and sensitizing colorectal cancer cell's response to DNA damaging agents.

External collaborators

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