Sangeetha Ravi Kumar joined the Knight Campus in August 2020. She has been a part of Dr. Ambati’s research team as a post-doctoral researcher and research assistant professor. Prior to joining the UO, she worked at Hokkaido University in Japan, Louisiana State University, University of Utah, and Loma Linda University. Sangeetha holds a doctorate in biochemistry from the Central Food Technological Research Institute at the University of Mysore in India.
Sangeetha's research interests include understanding the mechanisms of corneal and retinal diseases and the development and improvement of therapies. Her future research goals include the use of novel bio-functional molecules in cure and prophylaxis of eye diseases. In her leisure time, Sangeetha enjoys traveling, hiking, swimming, and socializing with her family and friends.