Professional Bio: Manisha Ahir graduated from Lovely Professional University, India with B.tech Biotechnology in 2011. She did her Masters i.e. M.Tech Biotechnology from West Bengal University of Technology, Kolkata, India in 2013.She got awarded her PhD degree in January 2020 from Centre for Research in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, University of Calcutta, India (CRNN,CU). As a part of her PhD, Manisha worked with Dr.Arghya Adhikary and Dr. Sreya Chattopadhyay on synthesis and characterization of metal and non-metal oxide nanoparticles and further elaborated her research to unravel the effect of these different targeted nanoparticles against breast cancer metastasis.
She joined Sullivan group as Postdoctoral Researcher in February 2020 (co-advised by Prof. Thomas Epps) and her current work is focused on studying the radiation triggered siRNA release from polymeric nanoparticles against skin metastasis of inflammatory breast cancer.
Fun Bio: Manisha loves to read novels, listening music and meet new people.
delivery of stimuli-responsive nanocarriers for treatment of radiation skin disorders.