Raman KuttyRaman Kutty


Research Interest

Investigating the mechanism of effector memory T-cell differentiation and proliferation

Advisor: Ramani Ramchandran, PhD, Department of Cell Biology, Neurobiology, and Anatomy


BS, 2010, UW-Madison
Major: Biochemistry

Research Experience

University of Wisconsin - Madison, 2008-2010
Advisor: John S. Kuo, MD, PhD
Project: Overexpression of miR-24 as marker for cancer stem cells in glioblastoma multiforme

Medical College of Wisconsin, summer 2008
Advisor: Aoy Mitchell, PhD
Project: Identifying genetic risk factors for congenital heart disease

University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2007-2008
Advisor: David Baum, PhD
Project: LEAFY as a marker gene of flower-inflorescence boundary in Euphorbiaceae

Zablocki Veteran’s Administration Medical Center, Summer 2007
Advisor: Shailesh Patel, MD, PhD
Project: The role of ABCG8 in murine fertility


Protein expression, characterization and activity comparisons of wild type and mutant DUSP5 proteins.
Nayak J, Gastonguay AJ, Talipov MR, Vakeel P, Span EA, Kalous KS, Kutty RG, Jensen DR, Pokkuluri P, Sem DS, Rathore R, Ramchandran R.
BMC Biochem. 2014 Dec 18;15(1):27.

The cancer stem cell paradigm: a new understanding of tumor development and treatment.
Ebben JD, Treisman DM, Zorniak M, Kutty RG, Clark PA, Kuo
Expert Opin Ther Targets. 2010 Jun;14(6):621-32. doi: 10.1517/14712598.2010.485186. Review.


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