Dr Aparna Venkatesh
Senior Research Fellow
Molecular Engineering Lab (MEL), A*STAR
Dr Venkatesh received a PhD in Immunology from the University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy. Her PhD work focused on similarities and differences of innate immune responses, and in particular, dendritic cell activation. As a Senior Research Fellow at the Molecular Engineering Laboratory in A*STAR, she heads a stem cell human disease modelling project to develop in-vitro cellular models for neurological and genetic disorders. She has also been actively involved in the Stem Cell Society of Singapore and was the chairperson of their biennial Young Investigator’s Symposium.