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Kanishka Sikligar

Kanishka Sikligar

Communications and Marketing Chair

MUPA Board,

Dr. Kanishka Sikligar is a Postdoctoral Fellow in Dr. Carolyn Anderson’s Lab in the Molecular Imaging and Theranostics Center (MITC) at the University of Missouri and aims to use his supramolecular chemistry background in creating Theranostics for imaging and treatment of cancers, plaques in arteries, and genetic diseases. He finished his Ph.D. in Chemistry here at Mizzou and has a Master of Pharmacy in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and a Bachelor of Pharmacy degree before coming here to Mizzou. Dr Sikligar plans to continue his career in academia by having his own research group that would involve nanoparticles based theranostics for cancer therapy. Dr Sikligar also enjoys teaching and is recipient of the MU Department of Chemistry Teaching Award, Donald K Anderson Excellence in Teaching Award, Arts and Sciences Green Chalk Award, Graduate Professional Council Excellence in Teaching Award, Midwest Assoc. of Graduate Schools Teaching Award and nomination from MU, and a nomination for the Columbia Missourian for Progress in Education Award. He enjoys reading, hiking, traveling, and watching shows in his spare time.