PhD student (January 2012-present, part-time)
My current research is on Cancer biology especially resistance to drugs. I am also interested in microRNAs and their effects on cancer phenotypes.
2004: PLAB, GMC
2003 Mar - Nov: Post graduate demonstrator, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Department of Pathology
1995-2000: M.B.B.S, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India
Samuel P, Pink RC, Caley DP, Currie JM, Brooks SA, Carter DR. Over-expression of miR-31 or loss of KCNMA1 leads to increased cisplatin resistance in ovarian cancer cells. Tumour Biology
Bewicke-Copley F, Samuel P, Carter DRF. RNAi 2015 - Ten years of RNAi Oxford. Journal of RNAi Gene Silencing
Pink RC, Samuel P, Massa D, Caley DP, Brooks SA, Carter DR. The passenger strand, miR-21-3p, plays a role in mediating cisplatin resistance in ovarian cancer cells. Gynecologic Oncology.
Jacobs, L. A., Bewicke-Copley, F., Poolman, M. G., Pink, R. C., Mulcahy, L. A., Baker, I.Beaman EM, Brooks T, Caley DP, Cowling W, Currie JMS, Horsburgh J, Kenehan L, Keyes E, Leite D, Massa D, McDermott-Rouse A, Samuel P, Wood H, Kadhim M, Carter DRF. (2013). Meta-analysis using a novel database, miRStress, reveals miRNAs that are frequently associated with the radiation and hypoxia stress-responses. PLoS One 8 (11), p.e80844.