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Jheelam Banerjee PhD
Post-doctoral Research Associate
Biomedical and Diagnostic Sciences

Research Interests

Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) is a leading cause of cancer deaths in developed countries. I work on the role of neurotransmission in the development and progression of pancreatic cancer and the potential targeting of neurotransmitter receptor pathways for the prevention and therapy of these cancers.

Education

  • 2007, PhD in Biotechnology and Life Sciences, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Professional Experience

  • July 2010 - Present: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Experimental Oncology Laboratory, Department of Biomedical and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
  • 2008 - June 2010: Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Professional Societies

  • American Association for Cancer Research