Portrait of Assistant Professor in D-IAS Kedar Nath Natarajan

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From 13/12/2018

In D-IAS we affiliate the best young researchers. Meet Kedar Natarajan, who is a D-IAS Assistant Professor at Functional Genomics and Metabolism Unit and Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Department at University of Southern Denmark.

Kedar’s research investigates the fundamental process of cell cycle during embryonic development at single-cell resolution using state-of-art imaging and next-generation sequencing technologies. Simply, how a single fertilized cell divides, scales and generates the incredible complexity of cell types, tissues and organs within human body.

Kedar has extensive experience with high–throughput single-cell genomics approaches, including important publications in the field.

Kedar’s background

Before he came to University of Southern Denmark and D-IAS, he was a Postdoctoral fellow with Professor Sarah Teichmann and had joint appointments at Wellcome Sanger Institute and European Bioinformatics Institute, Cambridge, UK.

He holds a PhD from Imperial College London, UK, working jointly between Faculty of Medicine (with Professor Ana Pombo) and Department of Mathematics (with Professor Mauricio Barahona).
Kedar has a Master’s and Bachelor’s degree in Biotechnology and a Dual Bachelor’s in Computer Sciences from India.