Centre for Stem Cell Research

Christian Medical College
Office: +91 416 228-5134
Lab: +91 416 228-5127
Fax: +91 416 228-5103
Email: sunil.martin@cmcvellore.ac.in
Career Interests

The overarching goal of our lab is to redirect and expand immune cells to target hematological malignancies. We are primarily focussing on augmenting the antitumor functions of NK cells, γδ T cell and αβ T cells by conferring specificity and robustness with Chimeric Antigen Receptors (CARs).

Education
  • 2015-2016 : Scientist I at Department of Medical Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA.
  • 2013-2015 : Research Fellow in Medicine, Department of Medical Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA.
  • 2010-2013 : Post Doctoral Fellow, Abramson Family Cancer Research Institute , University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA.
  • 2004-2010 : PhD (Biotechnology), National Center for Cell Science, Pune, India
  • 2002-2004 : M.Sc (Biotechnology), Center for Plant Molecular Biology, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, India
Awards
  • 2017 Travel award from American Association for Pharmaceutical Sciences (AAPS-2013) under biotech section.
  • 2014 National test of CSIR/UGC Fellowship.