Varsha Sundaresan


Advanced Concentration

Cancer Biology  


Lei Zhou, Ph.D 


Molecular Genetics & 


August 2014

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B.Tech,  S.R.M. University, Chennai, July 2011; M.S., University of Texas at Arlington, August 2013

Dissertation Research


--Sundaresan V, et al., Dual-responsive polymer-coated iron oxide nanoparticles for drug delivery and imaging applications, International Journal of Pharmaceutics, Volume 466, Issues 1 2, 15 May 2014, Pages 1 7
--Kim S, Sundaresan V, Zhou L, Kahveci T, Integrating Domain Specific Knowledge and Network Analysis to Predict Drug Sensitivity of Cancer Cell Lines, PLoS One.;11(9):e0162173, Sep 8, 2016

Abstracts Presented at Meetings

--Sundaresan V, Nguyen KT, Wadajkar AS, Dual-responsive poly(N-isopropylacrylamide-acrylamide-chitosan)-coated iron oxide magnetic nanoparticles for controlled and targeted drug delivery applications, BMES, Atlanta, GA, Oct 24-27, 2012;  IEEE EMBS Dallas First Annual Texas Medical Device Symposium, November 2, 2012; UT Metroplex day, March 1, 2013
--Sundaresan V, Liang F, Kaye FJ, Zhou L, Meta-analysis of genetic abnormalities associated with Small Cell Lung Cancer, 81st Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Symposium on Quantitative Biology: Targeting Cancer, June 1-5, 2016

Honors & Awards

--Alfred R. and Janet H. Potvin Outstanding Bioengineering Student award, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2013 

--UF Informatics Institute Graduate Student Fellowship, 2016