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Vibha Sheshadri

PhD Student

Hailing from Cypress, Texas, Vibha received her Honors B.S. in Biomedical Engineering and minors in Mathematics and Chemistry from Texas A&M University in 2023.  Her undergraduate research focused on the interactions between macrophages and colorectal cancer in 3D cell culture models, and she completed her undergraduate thesis under Dr. Shreya Raghavan. She is now pursuing her PhD in Molecular Engineering at the University of Chicago in Dr. Melody Swartz’s lab. Outside of research, Vibha is a member of the chamber music program and enjoys reading, traveling, and rooting for the Chicago Bears. 


Clevenger, A. J., McFarlin, M. K., Collier, C. A., Sheshadri, V. S., Madyastha, A. K., Gorley, J. P. M., . . . Raghavan, S. A. (2023). Peristalsis-Associated Mechanotransduction Drives Malignant Progression of Colorectal Cancer. Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering, 16(4), 261-281. doi:10.1007/s12195-023-00776-w 

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