Prashant Monian, PhD

Postdoctoral Researcher at Wave Life Sciences, Cambridge, MA

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Mechanisms and Regulation of Apoptotic and Ferroptotic Programmed Cell Death (2016)

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University of Georgia

Science drives us to keep expanding on what we know and never stay stagnant. In my research, I am trying to understand the mechanisms behind different forms of cell death. As a PhD, you need to be adventurous in trying out labs that work on things that may be completely new to you. Don’t pick a lab just because they’re working on something familiar to you. I chose Gerstner Sloan Kettering because it offered me an exciting new program and a great location in New York City. I like the ease of getting around, the energy, and the beautiful winters.


Robert B. Catell Fellowship (2010-2011)