PhD institution: Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
NICHD Mentormentor: Dr. Brant Weinstein
Area of research: I study the cellular dynamics and molecular mechanisms that drive endothelial regeneration after injury in Zebrafish blood vessels.
Rakesh Kumar Pathak
Hometown: Rewa, India
PhD institution: V.P. VP Chest Institute, Delhi University, Delhi, India
NICHD mentor: Dr. Henry Levin
Area of research: I study the molecular mechanism involved in the genome-wide binding of LEDGF/p75, a chromatin binding factor that positions the integration of HIV1. We examine the role of LEDGF/p75 in genome-wide transcription using the HEK293T cells.