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Chand Sultana Jerin, MS

PhD student

Department of Immunology

Graduate school of Medicine, Nagoya University

Nagoya, Aichi, Japan.



Chand sultana Jerin secured her BSc and MS degree from the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Chittagong, Bangladesh. She started her research career in June 2014 at Laboratory of Eukaryotic Gene Expression and Function, BMB, CU under the supervision of Dr. ASM Noman. During her master’s and post master’s level research, she was involved in breast cancer project to evaluate BRCA1/2 expression as a prognostic marker and identify the role of sonic hedgehog (Shh), associated with a set of immunoregulatory molecules in the TNBC subtype. Also, she was engaged in head and neck cancer project to elucidate the potential role of shh and Nrf2 as therapeutic biomarkers as well as discloses the mechanism of chemotherapeutic resistance in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. Now, she is pursuing her PhD at department of Immunology, Nagoya University, Japan under the supervision of Dr. Nishikawa Hiroyoshi to develop a new cancer immunotherapy approaches through understanding the transcriptional and epigenetic regulation of immune inhibitory receptor PD1 in exhausted CD8+ T cells.

In her leisure time, she enjoys reading books, watching movies and traveling to new places with family and friends.


Selected Publications: 


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