Sarita is a PhD student in Dr. Outi Hovatta’s lab. She started her PhD research in late 2009 in collaboration with Dr. Renee Reijo Pera at Stanford University, Spring 2010 she continued the work in Dr. Shinya Yamanaka’s lab at Kyoto University, and in Spring 2012 she moved to Karolinska Institute.
MSc, University of Tampere, Finland, 2006.
Sarita's main interest is studying human germ cell development using human pluripotent stem cells. She is deriving induced pluripotent stem cells by reprogramming skin cells obtained from infertile men, to model the condition-specific defects in germ cell differentiation in vitro.