Pawan Shahi, PhD

Position title: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Public Health

Email: pshahi@wisc.edu

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Faculty sponsor: Bikash Pattnaik

Education
BS 2003, Biotechnology, Bangalore University, Bangalore, India
MS 2005, Biotechnology, Bangalore University, Bangalore, India
MS 2009, Electrophysiology, Chosun University, Gwangiu, South Korea
PhD 2012, Electrophysiology, Chosun University, Gwangiu, South Korea
Postdoc 2012-2013, Physiology, Chosun University, Gwangiu, South Korea

Research
Pawan Shahi has performed ion channel/cell signaling studies for the past 7 years, in the intestines and colon as well as in the eyes. Now in Dr. Bikash Pattnaik’s lab group, Dr. Shahi is currently working on the Kir 7.1 channels expressed in RPE cells whose mutation is associated with congenital blindness, specifically in Leber congenital amaurosis.