Research Areas: DNA replication in Malassezia furfur & genome stability, Genetics of thrombosis, Development of diagnostic kit
for early detection of Cancer, Proteome and the genetic level characterization of human fungus Malassezia
Awards and Recognitions
Qualified in the National Eligibility Test twice (NET Dec 2001 and April 2002) for Junior and Senior Research
Fellowships awarded by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research(CSIR, New Delhi)
Qualified in the Sixth State Level Eligibility Test (SLET 2001) for Lectureship conducted by the West Bengal College
Service Commission (WBCSC, Kolkata)
Qualified in the Graduate Aptitude test in Engineering (GATE 2000) conducted by Indian Institute of Technology
Assistant Professor (Apr 2017-till date) - Yenepoya Research Centre, Yenepoya University, Mangaluru,
Scientist II (Mar 2015-Mar 2016) - Startup biotech, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
Postdoctoral Research Associate (May 2014-Jan 2015) - Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical
School, Worcester, U.S.A.
Postdoctoral Research Associate (Jul 2008-Apr 2014) - Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Pharmacology,
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, U.S.A.