Preeti Kute – New Postdoctoral Researcher

CBU welcomes a new Postdoctoral Researcher in Valen group, Preeti Kute, hired at the Department of Informatics. Preeti has done her PhD in molecular neuroscience from the Institute for Stem cell Science and Regenerative Medicine (inStem) and SASTRA University, Thanjavur, India. At CBU she plans to study the role of unconventional translation, especially through upstream open reading frames (uORFs) in the metastatic potential of breast cancer cells; to unravel the mechanistic insights into this pervasive translation by elucidating the regulatory proteins and the cis-acting factors involved.