Our Team - Sanhita Roy

Sanhita Roy

Dr Sanhita Roy, PhD

Designation: Scientist
Email: sanhita@lvpei.org
Location: Kallam Anji Reddy Campus, Hyderabad

Sanhita Roy received her Ph.D. in Biochemistry from CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, India. She completed her postdoctoral fellowship from Case Western Reserve University, Ohio, USA and worked mainly on innate immune responses, cell signaling and host pathogen interactions. Her broad areas of research interests are ocular immunology, cell biology, and microbiology. She has presented in national and international meetings and conferences, and published her work in high impact international peer reviewed journals. She also serves as a reviewer of several peer reviewed journals. Sanhita is also a member of prestigious Indian National Young Academy of Science (INYAS). Dr Roy has received funding through several research grants from national and international agencies. She also serves on the Institutional Committee for stem cell research. Sanhita’s laboratory focuses mainly on understanding the host pathogen interactions and innate immunology in microbial keratitis. Her other research interest is in deciphering the pathogenesis of corneal endothelial dystrophy.