Boerckel Laboratory

Madhura Nijsure

PhD Student, Bioengineering

Hometown: Mumbai, India


B.E. Chemical Engineering, 2014, University of Mumbai

M.S. Chemical Engineering, 2017, Florida Institute of Technology

Areas of Interest

Her research involves studying YAP and TAZ signaling pathways in fracture healing.

Madhura joined McKay Orthopedic Research Lab in fall 2019 and is working towards completing her graduate work. When not in the lab, she enjoys reading, painting and spending time with her family and friends. And loves Harry Potter!


Conference Abstracts and Presentations:

  • Nijsure M., Kishore V. 2017 Bioglass Incorporation Improves the Bioactivity of Electrochemically Aligned Collagen Fibers. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Biomaterials, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • Nijsure M, Matthew Zimmer, Ilya Kruglikov, Tomasz Rusielewicz, Suzanne Burstein, Tanya Jain, Lilianne Barbar, Panagiotis Douvaras, Valentina Fossati  Leveraging iPS technology to study human microglial biology.


Outstanding Graduate Student Award (2015-16) at Florida Institute of Technology

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