Ritama Gupta

Graduate Student

Ritama Gupta obtained her Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from St. Xavier's College, University of Calcutta in India. She then proceeded to finish a year of Master of Science in Microbiology at the same institution before joining the PhD program in Immunology and Microbial pathogenesis at Weill Cornell Medical College. She joined the Rivella lab as a graduate student in 2012 and is currently a fifth year graduate student working on two different projects. One is the transcriptome analysis of macrophages in stress erythropoiesis, and the other is investigating the role of IL-6 and Hepcidin in anemia of inflammation.