Srikumar Sengupta

Assistant Scientist

Area:

Regenerative Biology

Phone:

(608) 316-4351

Email:

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I am working on maturation of hepatocytes differentiated from human embryonic stem cells for use in drug development, cytotoxicity testing, modeling liver diseases and studying virus infection.

Areas of Expertise

  • Liver
  • Drug metabolism
  • MicroRNAs
  • Hepatotropic viruses

Education

Ph.D., Calcutta University, India

Selected Publications

  • Sengupta S, Johnson BP, Swanson SA, Stewart R, Bradfield CA, Thomson JA. Aggregate culture of human embryonic stem cell-derived hepatocytes in suspension are an improved in vitro model for drug metabolism and toxicity testing. Toxicol Sci. 2014 Jul 1;140(1):236-45.