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Biographical Sketch: Saraswathy “Sara” Seetharam, Ph.D.

​​Dr. Saraswathy “Sara” Seetharam, is a scientific review officer in the Office of Scientific Review, where she manages the initial peer review of applications for funding from a wide variety of NIGMS programs. Sara initially came to NIGMS as a contractor after having served in a similar position at CSR. She earned a B.S. in biochemistry and nutrition from the University of Madras, a Ph.D. in biochemistry from the University of Mysore, India, and did postdoctoral research at NCI. Later, as a faculty member in the Department of Radiation and Cellular Oncology at the University of Chicago, her research was on developing combined therapeutic strategies for various cancers.

To contact Seetharam, send email to saraswathy.seetharam@nih.gov or call 301-594-2763.

If you’re a reporter wishing to interview Seetharam, contact the NIGMS Office of Communications and Public Liaison at info@nigms.nih.gov or call 301-496-7301.​​​​​​​​​​​

This page last reviewed on June 21, 2017