Malavika Sreekumar Nair

Project Assistant

Evaluating Dendritic Cell Reprogramming in Patient-derived Cancer Organoids


Malavika did her Bachelor’s in Biotechnology in India during which she worked on gestational diabetes. Following her interest she developed in cancer biology, she later worked at a Cancer Institute in India as a research trainee, focused on evaluating chemopreventive efficacy of a compound in oral cancer. Currently, Malavika is pursuing her Master’s degree at Lund University and her project will be based on evaluating dendritic cell reprogramming in patient-derived cancer organoids.

In her free time, Malavika tries to engage herself in fun activities and staying outdoors be it for a walk, a game or just chilling with friends. She likes dancing, reading books and painting and makes sure to take time out time for these.

Academic Background

  • Bachelor’s (B-Tech) in Biotechnology, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai (India)

Previous Research Work

  • Research Trainee at Tobacco Carcinogenesis Lab in Tata Memorial Centre- Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research and Education in Cancer (India)
  • Intern at Alkem Laboratories Pvt. Ltd. (India)


Evaluating Dendritic Cell Reprogramming in Patient-Derived Cancer Organoids

Malavika Sreekumar Nair

June 13, 2022
MSc. Thesis - Lund University