Tirthadipa Pradhan-Sundd is a postdoctoral fellow in Paul Monga’s lab at University of Pittsburgh. She attended University of Calcutta where she graduated with a BS and MS in Zoology. She has received her MPhil degree in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Sheffield. She has obtained her PhD from Simon Fraser University under the guidance of Esther Verheyen. Her PhD work was focused on understanding post translational regulations of Wnt signaling pathway. At the Monga lab she is focused to understand the role and regulation of blood bile barrier in liver development and pathophysiology. A second focus has been on the study of sickle cell disease induced hepatic insults. She is a member of ASIP and HCS since 2015.