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Sudipta Ghosh

Post-doctoral fellow

RESEARCH INTERESTS

I am interested in RNA biology. My current research is focused to understand/identify the molecular regulator(s) of some newly discovered RNA modifying enzymes. Using genome-wide screening, I am hoping to identify key regulators of these RNA methyltransferases which can help us to understand the biology of gene regulation and pave the way for drug discovery in cancer research. 

BACKGROUND

I received my Ph.D. in Biotechnology from IIT Guwahati, India. Then I moved to IISER Bhopal, India for postdoctoral research (bacterial SRP RNA) where I continued my interest in RNA-protein interactions with my independent grant for young scientists from SERB, Govt. of India. After concluding the independent grant, I accepted the opportunity to work on RNA splicing at the University of Leicester, UK which motivated me to learn and investigate RNA (a fascinating area of science) on a deeper level.  I then joined Prof Shi's lab to explore the field of RNA modification and connect some dots of RNA splicing in gene regulation.

In my spare time, I enjoy painting, good food and cooking for friends and family.