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Manasi Mayekar, PhD Postdoctoral Fellow

Dr. Manasi Mayekar



Dr. Karen Arndt


PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, 2013

MSc in Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee (India), 2008

BSc in Biotechnology, University of Mumbai (India), 2006

Why I chose Pitt

There is a lot of exciting research going on here. There are hundreds of good labs to choose from. It is among the top five institutions in NIH funding. Besides, Pittsburgh is a great city to live in.

Following her graduation, Dr. Mayekar received an offer as a Postdoctoral Fellow in the lab of Dr. Peter Johnson at the NIH, National Cancer Institute at Frederick.


Small region of Rtf1 protein can substitute for complete Paf1 complex in facilitating global histone H2B ubiquitylation in yeast. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 109: 10837-10842. |  View Abstract