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Rajesh Kumar Kar

Email: rkar2@wisc.edu

Rajesh received his B.Sc. degree in biological sciences from Fakir Mohan University, Balasore, Odisha, M.Sc. in biotechnology from Utkal University,Vanivihar, Odisha, India and graduated from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India in 2014 as a Ph.D. student in biotechnology. His PhD thesis involved Cellular and Molecular Heterogeneity in Galactose Mediated Signaling of GAL Regulon of Saccharomyces cerevisiae.

Rajesh joined Prof Elizabeth Craig’s lab at UW-Madison in July, 2015 as a Research Associate and is interested in studying physiological role of ribosome associated chaperones like Zuo1 and Ssz1 in Saccharomyces cerevisiae using genetic and biochemical approaches.