Ramya Lakshmana Iyer
Originally from Bangalore, India, Ramya obtained a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Biotechnology from M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, India. She moved to Germany in 2017 to pursue Master of Science in Molecular Bioscience major in Cancer Biology from Ruprecht-Karls Universität Heidelberg. As a part of her master's thesis, she focused on studying the Role of ID3 in DNA repair at the Division of Cancer Epigenomics headed by Dr. Christoph Plass at the German Cancer Research Center. After graduation, Ramya joined the Team of DNA damage in Cancer at BioMed X GmbH, Heidelberg, where she worked on Pooled CRISPR screens in RPE1 cells modeling non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). She started her Ph.D. in Bremm lab in June 2021 to study the aberrant Nrf2 activity in NSCLC.