Portrait Upasana Maheshwari

Upasana Maheshwari

Postdoktorandin, Klinik für Neurochirurgie


  • Mouse brain development
  • Mouse in-utero manipulation

Weitere Kompetenzen

  • Extensive experience in stereotaxic injections in mouse brain from early postnatal stages and neural circuit tracing.


  • Postdoctoral Researcher (From May 2020): University of Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland. Topic: Understanding the role of astrocytes in the development and progression of primary familial brain calcification.
    Mentor: Dr. Annika Keller, Department of Neurosurgery, Universitäts Spital Zürich.
  • PhD in Neurobiology (2014-2019): University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland. Topic: Role of Hox genes in sub-circuit diversification during cortico-ponto-cerebellar map formation.
    Thesis advisor: Prof. Filippo M. Rijli, Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Basel, Switzerland.


  • Astrocyte end-feet development
  • Neurovascular unit
  • Primary familial brain calcification
  • Neurodegenerative diseases


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