Debajit Kalita pursuing Ph.D.

Debajit was born and raised in Pathsala, a small town in Assam. He obtained his BSc from B. Barooah College, Gauhati University and MSc from the University of Hyderabad. He joined the group as a PhD student in September 2020. He is interested in peptide and protein chemical biology. Besides academia, his other interests include playing cricket, cooking traditional Assamese dishes, and visiting new places.

Paramesh Das pursuing Ph.D.

Paramesh was born and brought up in Burdwan, West Bengal. He did his BSc from Presidency University, Kolkata and MSc from IIT Kharagpur. He joined the group as a PhD student in September 2020. His research interest lies in the development of artificial collagen mimics. He loves to watch cricket and traveling and going to mountains. Besides doing Chemistry, if there was another option, he would definitely be a sports reporter or a travel vlogger.

Anshulata pursuing Ph.D.

Anshulata was born and brought up in Alwar, Rajasthan. She completed her BSc from Rajasthan University, Jaipur and MSc from the IIT Madras. She joined the group in September, 2021. Her research interests lie in developing fluorescent probes to sense MAO activity in the brain. Besides chemistry, she enjoys cooking and travelling to new places.

Debashree Borah pursuing Ph.D.

Debashree is from a historic place in Assam called Sivasagar. She did her graduation in Cotton University and completed her postgraduation from the University of Hyderabad. She joined the group in September, 2021. Her research interest lies in designing PPII helical inhibitors and developing solid-phase synthesis methods for macrocylic peptidomimetics. Besides having interest in science, she likes to cook, play badminton, listening music and always love to be surrounded by nature.

Surya Pravo Mookerjee pursuing Int. Ph.D. (Chemical Sciences)

Surya grew up in the city of joy Kolkata in West Bengal. He graduated with a BSc Hons in Chemistry from Presidency University, Kolkata. After that, he joined as an Integrated PhD student in the New Chemistry Unit at JNCASR Bangalore in 2020 following which he joined this group in May 2021. His research interest lies in utilizing the tools of organic chemistry with a little bit of computational investigations to study peptide and protein chemical biology. In his free time, he enjoys playing table tennis and badminton and listening to songs of different languages with a cup of tea.