Roshni Roy Chowdhury
Department of Medicine and the College
Roshni Roy Chowdhury’s interests center around understanding how human adaptive immune pathways operate to maintain tissue homeostasis and how dysregulation of these processes lead to numerous inflammatory conditions. Her lab uses multi-‘omic’ approaches coupled with machine learning tools to investigate the differentiation trajectories, cell states, antigen specificities, and functional specialization of tissue-localized lymphocytes. Another focus of her laboratory is to develop organoid models to tackle the challenge of establishing causal relationships in human research. She is passionate about working with physician-scientists in establishing unique tissue resources to accelerate the application of translational immunology in the treatment of human diseases.
Her work has been published in Nature, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Allergy, Frontiers in Immunology, and other peer-reviewed journals.
Roy Chowdhury earned her BSc in microbiology from Bangalore University and her MSc in biochemistry from Madurai Kamaraj University in India. She holds a PhD in immunology from Indiana State University and completed her postdoctoral training at Stanford University School of Medicine, where she most recently was a research scientist.