Academic Positions

  • Scientist E-I

    Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology

  • Scientist C

    Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology

  • Post doctoral Training

    University of Kansas Medical Centre, Kansas, USA


  • PhD in Science 2007

    Jadavpur University, West Bengal, India

  • M.Tech 2003

    Life Science & Biotechnology, Jadavpur University, West Bengal, India

  • M.Sc. Biochemistry 1999

    University of Kalyani, West Bengal, India


  • 2016
    National Women Bioscientist Award 2016 (Young category) from DBT, India
  • 2013
    International travel grant from DBT for attending ISSCR 2013 at Boston, USA
  • 2012
    DST Fast-track Fellowship
  • 2011
    American Heart Association Postdoctoral Fellowship (AHA), Midwest Affiliate, USA
  • 2011
    Best poster at 8th Annual Greenwald Symposium on Reproductive Biology, USA
  • 2001
    Fellow, Agricultural Research Scientist National Eligibility Test (ARS NET), Indian Council for Agricultural Research
  • 2001
    Fellow, State Level Eligibility Test (SLET), University Grants Commission
  • 2001
    Fellow, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research through National Eligibility Test


  • Compositions and methods for establishing and maintaining stem cells in an undifferentiated state" US patent, Application Number: 2012/0270,313; Publication Date: 25/10/2012


  • Associate member, International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR)

  • Member, North American Vascular Biology Organization (NAVBO)

  • Member, Society for Developmental Biology (SDB)

  • Member, American Heart Association (AHA)

  • Life Member, Life member of Indian Association of Cancer Research (IACR)

  • Life Member, Kerala Academy of Sciences, India

  • Life Member, Indian Society for Cell Biology

  • Life Member, Indian Society for Developmental Biology

Students Achievements


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