Ruth Everett worked for several years as a lecturer and head of the Department of Zoology at Jyoti Nivas College, Bangalore. She gained experience in cell and molecular biology at the Cystic Fibrosis/Pulmonary Research and Treatment Center at UNC-Chapel Hill and at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (Department of Pulmonary Medicine) as a research instructor, She joined the laboratory of Dhiren Thakker initially as a visiting scholar and then as research faculty. Everett’s research interests are in the areas of metformin intestinal absorption/transport mechanisms and anticancer activities, and in the modulation of tight junctions for enhanced drug delivery.
- B.S. from Mount Carmel College, Bangalore, India
- MS in zoology from Bangalore University in India
- PhD in animal science from Purdue University
- Postdoctoral training at Duke University Medical Center in the Department of Pediatric Medical Genetics