Sudarshan Anand, PH.D.

Sudarshan Anand, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Cell, Developmental & Cancer Biology


Graduate Program Memberships

Cancer 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 Laboratory

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 Maria Espinosa

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

Sr. Research Assistant
Lab Manager

Education:  BS 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).

Scientific interests: Understanding and sensitizing colorectal cancer cell's response to DNA damaging agents.

External Collaborators

Jie Li and Clark Chen, UCSD

Omar F Khan and Dan G. Anderson, MIT


Anand Lab group photo