Dr Neha Tushar Dalvi
Neha Dalvi obtained her BTech in Biotechnology from Savitribai Phule Pune University, India in 2020. After which she moved to Ireland to pursue her Master’s in Biological and Biomolecular Science at University College Dublin. She has studied mammalian stem cells, microbial cells and bioprocessing. She worked on the optimization of hydrophobin production using Pleoretus ostreatus culture during her undergraduate thesis. Her Master’s Thesis was an investigation into the tissue-specific expression of aquaporins and big brain homolog in the common bed bug. She is currently working as a research associate at NIBRT as part of the Cell Technology Group with Dr Elizabeth Matthews on the Glycoselect project in collaboration with Enterprise Ireland at NIBRT. The purpose of her research is to selectively modify the glycosylation of monoclonal antibodies and other recombinant biotherapeutic proteins.