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Pronouns: She/Her

Phone: 234-716-0048


Stone Hall
(700 W State St)
West Lafayette, Indiana 47907

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Apekshya Chhetri

Graduate Student

Department of Nutrition Science

Graduate Degree



  • Bacherlors (Biotechnology), 2016, Kathmandu University, Nepal
  • Masters (Basic Medical Science) 2021, Purdue University

Graduate Major or Research Training Area

Gut Microbiome, carcinogenesis and Cancer Prevention

Graduate Advisor

Patricia Wolf

Selected Publications

  • Chhetri, A., Rispoli, J.V. and Lelièvre, S.A. (2021). 3D Cell Culture for the Study of Microenvironment-Mediated Mechanostimuli to the Cell Nucleus: An Important Step for Cancer Research. Frontiers in Molecular Biosciences, 8(1). doi:https://doi.org/10.3389/fmolb.2021.628386
  • Chhetri, A., Li, X. and Rispoli, J.V. (2020). Current and Emerging Magnetic Resonance-Based Techniques for Breast Cancer. Frontiers in Medicine, [online] 7(1). doi:https://doi.org/10.3389/fmed.2020.00175.
  • Chhetri, A., Chittiboyina, S., Atrian, F., Bai, Y., Delisi, D.A., Rahimi, R., Garner, J., Efremov, Y.M., Park, K., Rabih Talhouk and Lelièvre, S.A. (2019). Cell Culture and Coculture for Oncological Research in Appropriate Microenvironments. Current protocols in chemical biology, 11(2). doi:https://doi.org/10.1002/cpch.65.