Apoorva Kasetti | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Immunotherapeutics & Biotechnology

  • Graduate Student / Research Assistant

Lab Phone: 325-696-0434
E-Mail: akasetti@ttuhsc.edu
Mail Address: 1718 Pine Street, Suite 1302
Abilene, TX 79601


Apoorva Kasetti completed her Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPharm) degree from Kakatiya University, Warangal, Telangana, India in 2011, and her Master of Pharmacy (MPharm) degree from the same university in 2013. She then completed her Master of Science (MS) degree in Chemistry from Texas A&M University—Commerce in 2017. Apoorva joined the Graduate Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences as a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) student in May of 2021, and is presently working in the laboratory of Dr. Magdalena Karbowniczek with the Department of Immunotherapeutics and Biotechnology on our Abilene campus.


  • MS: Chemistry, Texas A&M University—Commerce, Commerce, Texas, 2017
  • MPharm: Kakatiya University, Warangal, Telangana, India, 2013.
  • BPharm: Kakatiya University, Warangal, Telangana, India, 2011.

Research Interests:

Tumor immunology, Identifying mechanisms and potential treatment for cancer.


   Before Admission to GPPS:

  • K Apoorva, B Neelima, B Mayuri, P Vijayprakash, S Rajashekar. “Formulation and evaluation of Darifenacin Hydrobromide extended release tablets”. Indian Pharmaceutical Association 4th Student Congress at St. Peters Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Warangal, Telangana, India; February 2012.
  • B Neelima, K Apoorva, G Sandeep, I Venkateshwar Rao. “Leech therapy back in the reckoning”. National Symposium in Recent Trends in Pharmacy Education and Industry at Sri Rajeshwara College of Pharmacy, Warangal, Telangana, India, January 2012.


   Before Admission to GPPS:

  • DPL Chemistry Endowment Scholarship, Texas A&M University–Commerce; Fall 2016.
  • Welch Scholarship, Texas A&M University–Commerce; Summer 2016.
  • Funding Your Future Scholarship, Texas A&M University–Commerce; Spring 2015.