Sagarika Tiwari

Sagarika Tiwari, MS

Research Specialist

Sagarika graduated with a master’s degree in microbiology and biochemistry from Duquesne University (Pittsburgh) in 2002. After graduation she worked in cancer research Hillman Cancer Center at the University of Pittsburgh from 2002-2004 as a research specialist in the Department of Pharmacology. She moved to the Department of Immunology and Pulmonary medicine as a research specialist from 2004-2006 working as a molecular biologist using different research techniques related to assigned project. After moving to Milwaukee WI, Sagarika worked in the department of Infectious diseases and Microbiology & Immunology under Dr. Kelly J. Henrickson’s as research technologist at the Medical College of Wisconsin from 2007-2011. From 2012-2014 she worked at Life Technologies (Thermo Fisher Scientific) as scientist I developing Next Gen sequencing assay in the R&D department. She worked in I Dr. Jay K Koll’s lab at Rango research center in Pittsburgh after moving back to Pittsburgh in 2016. After Dr. Koll’s move to Tulane University, Sagarika joined Dr. Mark Gladwin’s lab in the Department of Vascular Medicine Institute at the University. Sagarika worked in developing of a novel class of antidotal therapies for carbon monoxide poisoning under Dr. Jason Rose.

She has recently joined Dr. Benjamin Nacev and his team at Hillman Cancer Center at the University of Pittsburgh as a Research Specialist.

Sagarika enjoys cooking, gardening and traveling to new places around the world.