Dr. Nageswara Rao Kollu obtained his Masters degree from University of Hyderabad and completed his PhD from L.V Prasad eye institute, India. Dr. Nageswara’s research in the Khanna lab focuses on understanding the mechanism of modulation of ciliary assembly and the pathogenesis of retinitis pigmentosa due to dysfunction of selected ciliary proteins. He enjoys playing cricket and listening to music.
Dr. Linjing Li obtained her PhD degree in Child Neurology from Japan. She joined Khanna Lab on Dec 1, 2011. Her project involves assesing the mechanisms of retinal degeneration due to mutations in RPGR and RP2, using multiple animal models. Her hobbies are travelling and reading.
Dr. Wei Zhang obtained his PhD degree in Shandong University from China. He joined the Khanna Lab in November 2013. Dr. Zhangs's project involves use of multiple animal models to discover the mechanisms of CEP290 in retinal degeneration associated mutations and design appropriate theraputic stratagies in zebrafish and mice. Wei's hobbies are photography and sports.