Deepshika Ramanan, PhD

Assistant Professor

NOMIS Center for Immunobiology and Microbial Pathogenesis

Deepshika Ramanan
Salk Institute for Biological Studies - News


Two Salk Institute faculty members earn V Foundation awards for cancer research

LA JOLLA (September 25, 2023)—Salk Institute Assistant Professors Christina Towers and Deepshika Ramanan were named V Scholars by the V Foundation for Cancer Research. They will each receive $600,000 over …

Trailblazing immunologist joins Salk faculty to study mother-baby immunity during pregnancy and breastfeeding

LA JOLLA—The Salk Institute welcomes Assistant Professor Deepshika Ramanan, an innovative researcher studying how the maternal immune system changes during pregnancy and breastfeeding and affects immunity and inflammation in babies …


Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard Medical School
PhD, Immunology and Inflammation, New York University
BS, Cell and Molecular Biology, Winona State University

Awards & Honors

  • V Foundation’s A Grant of Her Own: The Women Scientists Innovation Award for Cancer Research, 2023
  • Damon Runyon Dale F. Frey Breakthrough Scientist Award
  • STAT Wunderkind Award
  • The Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award