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ABOUT ME

I am an experimental Biophysical Chemist and Chemical Biologist. Early realization that Chemistry is central to the study of biotechnology, advanced materials, biology and other emerging areas of importance led to my stern ambition of pursuing a career in this ever-expanding field of Chemistry. After obtaining my Bachelors and Masters Degree in the same from India, I moved to Germany for my Doctoral Research in Biophysics focusing on lipidated protein-membrane interactions, and Post-Doctoral Research in Chemical Biology where I was investigating small molecule-mediated modulation of oncogenic signalling pathways to discover novel therapeutic targets and tool compounds for studying biology. After moving back to India, I have started my own research group to work in the realm of lipid membrane biophysics and lipid chemical biology.

EDUCATION

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2016 –

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India

Assistant Professor, Chemistry Department

2009 – 2012

Technische Universität Dortmund, Germany

Doctor of Natural Sciences (PhD), Biophysics

2013 – 2016

Max Planck Institute for Molecular Physiology, Dortmund, Germany

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in Chemical Biology

2006 – 2009        

Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India  Master of Science (M.Sc) in Chemistry

2003 – 2006                   

St. Stephens College, Delhi University, Delhi, India

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in Chemistry

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