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Dr. Sri Raj

Srilakshmi (Sri) Raj is a human population geneticist who has expertise in Indian genetic variation. She is a Research Associate for TCI, and is jointly supervised by Director Prabhu Pingali and Professor Andrew Clark in the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics at Cornell University. Prior to her appointment at TCI, Sri received a National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Research Service Award to complete her postdoctoral fellowship at Cornell. Sri completed her PhD in Biological Anthropology at the University of Cambridge as a Gates Scholar, and her undergraduate at the University of Oxford. Sri was most recently listed as a Forbes 30 under 30 in 2017 for her research. Apart from science, Sri loves to travel, take very long walks, try new foods, and discover what others are passionate about.