Esther Jane, PhD, graduated from Madurai Kamaraj University in India. She did her post doctoral training in Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, on the molecular mechanisms underlying regulation of homeotic gene expression during Drosophila development.
Before joining the University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurological Surgery, she worked in the Pittsburgh Development Center in studying the cell biology of human embryonic stem cells before and after differentiation towards neuronal lineage.
Dr. Jane is currently working on a project examining compounds that inhibit the function of individual kinases using diverse panel of malignant glioma cell lines.
Dr. Jane's publications can be reviewed through the National Library of Medicine's publication database.
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Education & Training
- BSc, Zoology, Sarah Tucker College, 1983
- MSc, Zoology, The American College, 1986
- PhD, Biology, The Madurai Kamaraj University, 1992