Lab Members

Ashok Sharma, PhD
Postdoctoral Scientist

Ashok Sharma, PhD, joined as a postdoctoral scientist in the Casero Lab, an affiliate of the Cedars-Sinai Inflammatory Bowel and Immunobiology Research Institute. He completed his graduation and postgraduation training in pharmaceutical sciences followed by a doctorate in computational biology in 2018 from the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research in Bhopal, India. Later, he joined as a postdoctoral associate at the University of Minnesota where his primary research goals were to explore the impact of diet, lifestyle and host genetics on the gut microbial composition and function and its subsequent interactions with the host. At Cedars-Sinai, his current research interest is to study how microbial communities interact and modulate biological pathways and clinical phenotypes in animal and human models. He is mainly responsible for the analysis and integration of multi-omics datasets.

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8730 Alden Drive
Thalians, E215
Los Angeles, CA 90048