Sutapa Sarkar

B.S., M.S., Role: Graduate Student (Ph.D. Candidate)

Sutapa received her M.S. from the University of Kalyani in the year 2016 in Biochemistry and her B.S in Chemistry from the University of Calcutta in the year 2014. Her M.S dissertation project in National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases (NICED), focused on the serine protease VesC secreted by the cholera pathogen, Vibrio cholerae, which stimulated IL-8 secretion from human colorectal adenocarcinoma HT-29 cells by the activation of protease activated receptor 1 (PAR1). While her one year research work in NICED, pathophysiology instigated her interests, and she joined Dr. Chatterjee’s lab in Fall 2017 to pursue graduate doctoral research under his supervision. Her aim is to work hard and publish good papers to set a brighter future career.