Sovan Sarkar


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Dr Sarkar is interested in supervising doctoral research in the following areas:

The role and regulation of autophagy in human embryonic stem cells and in differentiated adult cell types
The molecular mechanisms of mammalian autophagy in its role in cellular homeostasis, neurodegeneration, aging and metabolism
Mechanisms of cellular degeneration and proteostasis in disease-relevant human cell types derived from disease-specific induced pluripotent stem cells
Drug discovery in human disease-affected cell types derived from disease-specific induced pluripotent stem cells


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Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being


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