Divya Sinha, PhD
Position title: Scientist I, Waisman Center
Faculty sponsor: David Gamm, MD, PhD
BS 2002, Biotechnology (Honors), Ranchi University, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India
MS 2005, Biotechnology, Devi Ahilya University, Indore, M.P., India
PhD 2013, Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
Dr. Divya Sinha’s research in Dr. David Gamm’s lab focuses on using human pluripotent stem cells to study the mechanisms associated with retinal degenerative disorders that cause loss of vision. Her work not only aids in identifying the underlying causes and pathophysiology of retinal degenerative disorders, but also has the potential for developing novel treatment options.