Aparna Khanna is the Dean of the School of Science at SVKM’s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai. She received her Doctoral degree from Jawaharlal Nehru University, while working at the National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi. As a recipient of the Wellcome Trust fellowship, she underwent postdoctoral training at the Institute of Virology, Glasgow, UK. She has around 20 years of research experience, having worked both in academia and industry. Dr. Khanna’s research areas include derivation and characterization of human embryonic stem cell lines, differentiation into desired cell types, development of stem-cell-based therapies, and understanding the mechanism of stem cell differentiation. Dr. Khanna has several publications and patents to her credit and is on the review board for a number of stem cell journals.
Biography Updated on 4 December 2011