Dr. Srikumar Sengupta

Position title: Assistant Scientist

Email: ssengupta@morgridge.org

Phone: (608) 316-4351

I am working on maturation of hepatocytes differentiated from human embryonic stem cells for use in drug development, cytotoxicity testing, modeling liver diseases and studying virus infection.

Research Description

Regenerative Biology

Areas of Expertise

  • Liver
  • Drug metabolism
  • MicroRNAs
  • Hepatotropic viruses


Ph.D., Calcutta University, India

Selected Publications

Sengupta S, Johnson BP, Swanson SA, Stewart R, Bradfield CA, Thomson JA. Aggregate culture of human embryonic stem cell-derived hepatocytes in suspension are an improved in vitro model for drug metabolism and toxicity testing. Toxicol Sci. 2014 Jul 1;140(1):236-45.