This employee is no longer with the VTC Research Institute.
Vrushali Chavan manages the Mukherjee Lab, where she also studies CASK domain deletions and their importance in mental retardation.
Education and Training
- Virginia Tech: MS, Molecular Virology
- Bombay Veterinary College, Maharashtra Animal and Fishery Sciences University: BS, Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry
Awards and Honors
First prize, Poster presentation in First Annual Cancer Research Symposium, Virginia Tech, 2011
Student Award, Graduate Student Assembly-Travel Fund Program, Virginia Tech, 2009
Second prize, Poster presentation in Graduate Research Symposium, Virginia Tech, 2008
- LaConte LE, Chavan V, Liang C, Willis J, Schönhense EM, Schoch S, Mukherjee K. (2016). CASK stabilizes neurexin and links it to liprin-a in a neuronal activity-dependent manner. Cell Mol Life Sci: [Epub ahead print] doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0088276.