Gayathri R. Devi

Gayathri R. Devi
Associate Professor in Surgery
CMB - Clinical/Other
Third Year Mentor - Anesthesiology, Surgery, and Environmental Physiology Study Program (ASEP)
Third Year Mentor - Biomedical Engineering and Surgery Study Program (BES)
Third Year Mentor - Molmed Oncological Sciences
Campus mail: 477 Med.Sci.Res.Bldg. (Msrb1), 2606 DUMC, Durham, NC 27710
Phone: (919) 668-0410

Dr. Devi’s research interests include functional genomics, anti-cancer drug discovery and development, mechanisms of cancer cell signaling, tumor immunity and applications thereof for overcoming therapeutic resistance in cancer.

The lab has established prostate, inflammatory breast cancer and ovarian cellular and tumor models.

Education and Training

  • University of Nebraska College of Medicine, Ph.D. 1998


siRNA-based approaches in cancer therapy.

The availability of the human genome sequence has revolutionized the strategy of employing nucleic acids with sequences complementary to specific target genes to improve drug discovery and target validation.