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Dr. KOUSALYA LAVUDI | Cancer Nanotechnology Award | Best Researcher Award

Dr. KOUSALYA LAVUDI, Ohio State University, United States

Dr. Kousalya Lavudi, a dedicated oncology and cancer biology researcher, holds a Ph.D. from KIIT University, India, and The Ohio State University, USA. Her doctoral thesis focused on the role of Aldehyde dehydrogenase 1A1 in ovarian cancer and PARP inhibitor resistance. With a keen interest in translational research, Dr. Lavudi has contributed significantly to understanding and combating life-threatening diseases. She has a rich academic background, including a Master’s in Biotechnology and a Bachelor’s in Biology, coupled with teaching experience in biology and English. Dr. Lavudi’s research spans from green synthesis of nanoparticles to genetically engineered mouse models of pancreatic cancer. She has presented her work at esteemed conferences like AACR and has garnered awards for academic excellence throughout her career.

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🎓 Education:

Dr. Kousalya Lavudi holds a Ph.D. in Oncology and Cancer Biology from KIIT University and The Ohio State University. She completed her Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) in Biology at Andhra University, followed by a Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Biotechnology from Pondicherry University. Prior to her doctoral studies, Dr. Lavudi earned a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Biotechnology from Andhra University. Her diverse educational background provides her with a solid foundation for her research endeavors in the field of oncology and cancer biology.

💼 Work/Research Experience:

Dr. Kousalya Lavudi serves as a Visiting Research Fellow and current Research Associate at The Ohio State University, focusing on radiation oncology. Her role involves cutting-edge research aimed at advancing cancer treatment methods. Prior to her research position, Dr. Lavudi contributed to academia as a Lecturer in Biology at Sri Chaitanya Educational Institutions, where she played a vital role in educating and mentoring students, instilling in them both theoretical understanding and practical skills in the field of biology.

🏅 Awards & Achievements:

Dr. Kousalya Lavudi achieved remarkable academic success early on, securing the first position in her district during her 10th-grade examinations. During her undergraduate studies, she continued to excel, topping her university. Her dedication and aptitude in biotechnology were further recognized through notable achievements, including qualifying in the GATE Life Sciences examination and successfully clearing both the APSET and CSIR-LS examinations. These accomplishments underscore her exceptional academic prowess and commitment to excellence in her field.

Publication Top Notes:

  1. “Cytotoxic potential of biogenic zinc oxide nanoparticles synthesized from Swertia chirayita leaf extract on colorectal cancer cells” (2021)
    • Journal: Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology
    • Cited by: 26
  2. “Green synthesis of silver nanoparticles by leaf extracts of Boerhavia erecta and spectral characterization and their antimicrobial, antioxidant, and cytotoxic studies on ovarian …” (2020)
    • Journal: Letters in Applied NanoBioScience
    • Cited by: 19
  3. “A novel estrogen receptor β agonist diminishes ovarian cancer stem cells via suppressing the epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition” (2022)
    • Journal: Cancers
    • Cited by: 11
  4. “ERK inactivation enhances stemness of NSCLC cells via promoting Slug-mediated epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition” (2022)
    • Journal: Theranostics
    • Cited by: 10
  5. “A bioinformatic approach of targeting SARS-CoV-2 replication by silencing a conserved alternative reserve of the orf8 gene using host miRNAs” (2022)
    • Journal: Computers in Biology and Medicine
    • Cited by: 8





Dr. KOUSALYA LAVUDI | Cancer Nanotechnology Award | Best Researcher Award

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