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Vidya Chandrasekaran, Mtech

Position: PhD student 

vidya-chandrasekaranVidya Chandrasekaran received the integrated Master’s degree in Industrial Biotechnology from the SASTRA University, India in 2015. For her Master’s thesis, Vidya worked in the Laboratory of Kidney Toxicology and Regeneration, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, towards understanding the pathophysiology of kidney disease. She also had a yearlong experience in developing a cell based bioassay for identifying predictive toxicity signatures at Laboratory of System Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School, Boston.

To advance her scientific knowledge in the field of invitro toxicology, she joined in3 project through Prof. Dr. Paul Jennings’s lab at the Division of Molecular and Computational Toxicology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam. Her work focuses mainly on differentiation of renal proximal tubule-like cells from iPSC and application to nephrotoxicity testing.  

Projects: In3 website