Meghana is a patent agent with an extensive background in life sciences. She has a Bachelor’s of Art degree in Genetics from Rutgers University, where she completed an Honors research thesis on breast cancer genetics. Subsequently, Meghana gained research experience at Sanofi-Aventis as well as the National Cancer Institute, where she received a post-baccalaureate training grant to conduct lung cancer research. Following her time at the NIH-NCI, Meghana pursued and received a Ph.D. in Molecular Pharmacology from Case Western Reserve University. Throughout her endeavors, gaining an extensive and wide-ranging background in wet lab research, she has achieved a strong multi-disciplinary education in Genetics, Pharmacology, Biochemistry, and Molecular and Cellular Biology.
Registered Patent Agent, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, 2013 Ph.D. Pharmacology
Thesis title: Regulation of Dbl Family Guanine Nucleotide Exchange Factors
Recipient of Pharmacology NIH Pre-Doctoral Training Grant
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, 2007 B.A.
Major: Evolutionary Anthropology
Recipient of Aresty Research Fellowship
Completion of Honors Thesis Project
Past Employment Positions
Case Western Reserve University, Post-Doctoral Scientist, 2014
Case Western Reserve University, Graduate Student, 2008-2013
National Cancer Institute (NIH), Post-Baccalaureate Researcher, 2007-2008
Sanofi-Aventis, Summer Intern in Pharmacology Department, 2007