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Rajasree Menon, PhD

Associate Research Scientist


My main research is focused on studying alternative splice isoforms/variants that are involved in different types of human cancers. I have developed an approach to integrate transcriptomic data with mass-spectrometric data for the identification of splice isoforms. The functional role of the distinct splice variant of a gene is not well understood. I use different computational tools to understand the potential functions and interactions of these variants. I collaborate with other University of Michigan cancer specialists to experimentally validate our splice variant predictions in human normal and tumor tissue samples.

Research Area(s)

Computational Biology | Systems biology


  • Co-investigator of: Kidney disease mechanisms associated with human genetic variation
  • Co-investigator of: Tissue based integrative biology of early diabetic kidney disease in youth-onset type 2 diabetes
  • Co-investigator of: Kitlg in glomerular disease and fibrosis
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