I have received my PhD at Karolinska Institute in the field of Epigenetics and Bioinformatics under the supervision of Professor Karl Ekwall. I have started my postdoctoral work at Karolinska Institute, Dept. of molecular Biochemistry and Biophysics where I was involved in analyzing high-throughput sequencing data such as RNAseq, miRNA and Single-cell RNA sequencing.
In 2012 I have started another post-doctoral work at the Department of Biosciences and Nutrition in the "Estrogen signaling research group" headed by Professor Karin Dahlman-Wright. From 2014 I am working as a Senior Researcher in the same group. I am working in close collaboration with the Karolinska Institute core facility for Bioinformatics and Expression Analysis (BEA, www.bea.ki.se).
PhD in Cell & Molecular Biology with specialization in Epigenetics and Bioinformatics, Department of Biosciences and Nutrition, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden. Dissertation Title: Genome-wide patterns of histone modifications in fission yeast (http://diss.kib.ki.se/2010/978-91-7409-747-4/).
M.Sc. in Analytical Chemistry from Calcutta University, India.
My present research focus is on the epigenetic mechanisms in the development of Type 2 Diabetes.
Papers in press:
Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma coactivator-1alpha isoforms selectively regulate multiple splicing events on target genes. Martinez-Redondo V, Jannig PR, Correia JC, Ferreira DM, Cervenka I, Lindvall JM, Sinha I, Izadi M, Pettersson-Klein AT, Agudelo LZ, Gimenez-Cassina A, Brum PC, Dahlman-Wright K, Ruas JL. J Biol Chem. 2016 May 26. pii: jbc.M115.705822. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 27231350.
Estrogen receptor α promotes breast cancer by reprogramming choline metabolism. Min Jia, Trygve Andreassen, Tone Frost Bathen, Indranil Sinha, Hui Gao, Chunyan Zhao, Lars-Arne Haldosen, Siver Andreas Moestue, Karin Dahlman-Wright. Cancer Research. (Accepted April 2016).
Academic honors, awards and prizes
International Conference on Biotechnology & Bioinformatics (ICBB-2014) “Young Investigator Award” in February 2014.
100,000 SEK from Postgraduate program in Developmental Biology and Cellular Signaling (DECS) for running a course for PhD students Titled “A combination of in vivo and in silico methods to determine genome-wide protein targets” at Karolinska Institutet in the year 2013.
The prestigious Strategic Research Programme in Diabetes (SRP) post-doctoral research fellowship in 2012.
A travel award from The Chromatin Plasticity Network to attend Computational and Statistical Aspects of MicroArray Analysis (CSAMA08) June 15-20, 2008 in Bressanone, Italy.
Södertörns högskola (Södertörn University College) PhD Study grant to perform the PhD study at Karolinska Institutet from 2005-2010.