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.