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Akanksha Verma, Ph.D.

Akanksha is a driven computational biologist with a strong background in application and development of computational methods for the analysis of large-scale genomics data. Prior to joining Volastra, Akanksha worked at Weill Cornell Medicine, where she was involved across various collaborative efforts integrating functional genomics approaches to understand disease pathology. Akanksha graduated with a B.A. in computer science and a concentration in bioinformatics from Hunter College City University of New York. She received her Ph.D. from the Tri-I Computational Biology and Medicine program at Weill Cornell Graduate School.