Anjan Saha

Graduate Student
MSTP Fellow


Anjan is originally from Northern Virginia (metropolitan D.C.) and double majored in Cell and Molecular Biology and Interdisciplinary Physics at the University of Michigan. He is a fellow in the University of Michigan Medical Scientist Training Program, currently carrying out the research phase of his training after completing two years of medical school. He is in Dr. Markovitz's laboratory as a fourth year Cancer Biology graduate student, looking to wrap up his dissertation work. In addition to his work in Dr. Markovitz's laboratory, Anjan is working on a global health initiative to curtail the burden associated with chronic illness in Sri Lanka. The initiative involves the development of a modern specialty clinic that enables tracking patient data longitudinally to facilitate delivery of higher quality care in an otherwise underprivileged setting. Anjan is also an avid long distance runner and loves travelling domestically and internationally. He enjoys watching soccer from time to time, and is always up for an adventure.


Research Interests

Anjan is studying how the centromere contributes to prostate cancer pathogenesis.