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Lavanya R., Ph.D.
Lavanya's extensive scientific experience includes investigations of molecular processes involved in hearing, and in the biology of inflammation. She holds a Ph.D. in biochemistry/biophysics and is an assistant professor at the University of Texas. She currently directs her own research program investigating the molecular mechanisms of cochlear feedback amplification in hearing, funded by the National Institutes of Health. Her research and technical expertise spans the areas of biochemistry, biophysics, electrophysiology, molecular biology, cell biology, microscopy, animal model experiments, and structural biology. She has authored or co-authored several peer-reviewed publications in leading journals, and several funded grant and fellowship proposals directed to both private foundations as well as government funding agencies. Lavanya has extensive experience writing and reviewing manuscripts and grant proposals in all areas of biological and medical sciences.