Research Assistants and Thesis Students

Malhar Manik Pathare

Research assistant

Malhar Manik Pathare is a registered pharmacist with a bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy from University of Mumbai. His previous research experience includes the production of 3D printed lipid tablets from particle-stabilized emulsions by semi-solid extrusion, the physicochemical and hyperthermia characterization of iron oxide nanoparticles, and the quantification and characterization of P-glycoprotein in IPEC-J2 MDR1 cell line. His current work focuses on development of personalized solid oral dosage forms by 3D printing for paediatric inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).


Paarkavi Udayakumar

Research assistant

Paarkavi Udayakumar has a background in biotechnology from the school of bioengineering at SRM IST in India. She is currently pursuing her master degree in Drug Discovery and Development at Uppsala University. As a research assistant she is working on the development of an advanced vaginal drug delivery system in a NordicPOP collaboration with Prof. Natasa Skalko-Basnet at the Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø.


Mallika Chaukar

Master’s thesis student

Mallika Chaukar is pursuing a master degree in Chemical Biology at Uppsala University. She holds a BSc in Chemical Technology from the Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT/UDCT), Mumbai, India. Currently she is working as a research assistant on oral peptide delivery in the Teleki lab.


Qianying Chen

Master’s thesis student

Qianying Chen is an MSc student in Drug Discovery and Development at Uppsala University. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy from China Pharmaceutical University. She has worked with peripheral neuropathy induced by anti-tumor treatment in Jiangsu Cancer Hospital during her bachelor thesis work.


Dominique Grimm

Master’s thesis student

Dominique Grimm is a MSc student in Material Science at ETH Zürich in Switzerland where she also completed her BSc in Material Science. In her Master thesis project at the Teleki lab she investigates superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles (SPIONs) and their effect on biofilms.