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Sanjeewa Abeytunge

Sanjeewa is a PhD student working with Dr. Kozlov. His research interest is in biophysics of mechanobiology. In particular, he is interested in high-frequency stimulation of cochlear hair cells and their mechanotransduction apparatus. His educational background is in physics and he has experience in developing optical systems (confocal and multi-photon microscopes), electronics (low-noise-high-bandwidth analog and digital), soft-lithography techniques and immunohistochemistry protocols. His time is divided between Dr. Andrei Kozlov's lab at Imperial College and Prof. Jim Hudspeth's lab at The Rockefeller University in New York through the Partner Research Institution (PRI) Scheme at Imperial College London.