Ranjay Jayadev-Graduate Student


Ranjay graduated from the National University of Singapore with a B.S. in Life Sciences.  As an undergraduate, he spent two years in Maki Murata-Hori’s laboratory studying the regulation of alpha-actinin dynamics during mammalian cytokinesis.  Post graduation, he worked with Snezhana Oliferenko, gaining an appreciation for fission yeast genetics.  Ranjay entered Duke through the Cell & Molecular Biology program and has affiliated with the Molecular Cancer Biology program.  He is a Duke Medical School Chancellor’s Scholar.  In the lab, Ranjay is studying how physical forces affect basement membrane removal during anchor cell invasion. Outside of the lab, he enjoys video games, yoga, and live music.



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