Welcome to Monalisa !

Monalisa Das obtained her Master’s degree in microbiology from Allahabad Agricultural Institute, India, and joined Prof. M. R. S Rao’s Lab at JNCASR, Bangalore, where she worked on the role of non-coding RNAs in cancer. Subsequently, she moved to Switzerland and worked with Prof. Rory Johnson at the University of Bern, where she studied the role of transposable elements in the localization of long noncoding RNAs.

She joined Prof. Van Leeuwen’s lab in January 2021 for few months to work on the project involving the generation of knockout human cell lines to screen for genetic suppression interactions for DNA damage repair genes.