M.S., Ph.D. Role: Post-Doctoral Fellow
Dr. Ayan Mondal has completed is M.S in Microbiology from University of Calcutta in the year 2009 and conducted his Ph.D graduate research with Dr. Amit Pal at Division of Pathophysiology, National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases (ICMR), Kolkata, India. His PhD thesis was focused on understanding the molecular mechanism of pathogenesis associated with proteases from Vibrio cholerae O1 strains and also studied transport of biologically active proteases through Outer membrane Vesicles to host cells. He has been awarded Ph.D in Microbiology from University of Calcutta in 2017. He was appointed as Research Associate in Division of Molecular Medicine, Bose Institute, Kolkata under DBT-Research Associate Scheme after completion of his Ph.D. He has worked on isolation of small molecules from Indian Medicinal Plant extracts having anticancerous activity.
Honors & Awards:
- Received Travel Grant Award from Bill and Melinda Gates foundation for participation 52nd US-JAPAN conference for Cholera and other Enteric Diseases in 2018
- Research Associateship from DBT-INDIA in 2017.
- Junior Research Fellowship from Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) in 2011
- CSIR-UGC Junior Research Fellowship in 2011