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Cornell University

Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition

Dr. Sri Raj

Srilakshmi (Sri) Raj was a research associate at TCI until 2020. She is currently a faculty member at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Yeshiva University. A human population geneticist with expertise in Indian genetic variation, Sri studied the genomic and biological markers for stunting in India while at TCI. Prior to her appointment at TCI, Sri received a National Research Service Award from the National Institutes of Health 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 degree at the University of Oxford. She was named to the Forbes “30 under 30” in 2017 for her research.