Group Members

Current Members

Dr. Moumita Jash (NPDF Fellow)

I am Moumita Jash. I have pursued BSc in Chemistry from Durgapur Government College (2011) and MSc in Organic Chemistry from Burdwan University (2013). I have completed  Ph.D  in Organic Chemistry from CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Biology in 2020. I have joined SG group in January 2021.
First Author: Journal of organic Chemistry (2019), Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis (2019), Journal of Organic Chemistry (2016), Synthesis (2018).
Co-Author: Chemical Communication 2020, Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry (2018).

Subhajit Ghosh CSIR-SRF(Ph.D STUDENT)

He has joined this group on May 6, 2014. He has completed his B.Sc in microbiology from Midnapore College (2009) and M.Sc in Microbiology from Midnapore college (2011). Email:

Varsha Gupta DST-INSPIRE Fellow (SRF) (Ph.D STUDENT)

I have completed my Bachelor’s in Biotechnology from St. Columba’s College, (2012)   and Master’s from Vinoba Bhave University,(2014) Hazaribagh, Jharkhand. I joined the SG group in April 2016. My wide area of interest involves the study of effect of Imidazole based small molecules in neuronal differentiation through various signaling pathways using various in vitro assays. Email:

Juhee Khan DST-INSPIRE Fellow (SRF) (Ph.D STUDENT)

I did my B.Sc in Biotechnology from G. I. C. T. S College, Jiwaji University (2011) and Masters in Neuroscience from S.O.S. in Neuroscience, Jiwaji University, Gwalior (2014). I have joined SG group in December 2016 with DST- INSPIRE fellowship. My area of research involves the study of mechanism of small molecules against oxidative stress generated in various Neurological disorders. She has joined this group on December 6, 2016.

Prabir Kumar Gharai CSIR-SRF(Ph.D STUDENT)

I have completed my B.Sc in chemistry and M.Sc in Inorganic chemistry from Vidyasagar University, West Bengal. After qualifying National Eligibility Test (NET), I have joined SG group at CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, Jadavpur in January 2017. Recently, I am working on the area of synthesis of new small molecules for neurogenesis and cellular imaging. Email:

Rathnam Mallesh NIPER-JRF (Ph.D STUDENT)

He has joined this group on May 20, 2018. He has completed his B. Pharm  from Satavahana University (2015) and M.S. Pharm in Medicinal Chemistry from NIPER Mohali (2017). Email:

Nabanita Mukherjee (Ph.D STUDENT)

I have completed my M.Sc in Organic Chemistry from Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology Shibpur in 2017 and served as a DBT JRF(project) in Indian Institute of Chemical Biology. I have joined SG group in Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur on 22nd July 2019. Currently I am working on Peptide based soft materials and therapeutics for various neurodegenerative diseases. Apart from research I love reading novels and listening soft rock music. Email:

Surojit Ghosh (Ph.D STUDENT)

I did my B.Sc. Hons(chemistry) from the University of Calcutta (2014) and M.Sc. (2016 in organic chemistry) from Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda centenary college (Rahara) then I later worked for two years in Industry at TCG Lifesciences Kolkata, and Jubilant chemsys, Noida. Meanwhile, I Qualified GATE and NET LS and joined SG group in July 2019. My broad area of interest include Design and synthesis of small molecules having neuroprotective abilities. Moreover I like Travelling, Singing in my free time. Email:

Ramkamal Samat (Ph.D STUDENT)

I have completed my B.Sc in chemistry and MSc. in organic chemistry from Vidyasagar University ,West Bengal. After qualifying GATE I have joined SG Group in July 2019. My research interest broadly involve small molecule synthesis , peptide chemistry and Alzheimer disease. Email:

Subhadra Nandi (M.Tech.-Ph.D STUDENT)

I have done my B.Tech in Biotechnology from Techno India University,West Bengal and was the departmental topper of the Batch-2015-2019. My Bachelor’s project was based on the Nanoscience and Nanotechnology domain. I was selected as a Summer Research Fellow by IAS-NASI-INSA(2018). I have also qualified GATE in the year 2019 and presently I am enrolled in the M.Tech-PhD Dual Degree course in the Department of Bioscience and Bioengineering at IIT Jodhpur. I joined the SG Group in July 2019 because of my keen interest in interdisciplinary research which will primarily focus on mimicking biological phenomenon in microfluidics platform. Email:

Satyajit Ghosh (Ph.D STUDENT)

I have completed my BSc. in Genetics from Institute of Genetic Engineering ,West Bengal and MSc. In Genetics from Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, West Bengal. During my MSc. Project I have worked on effect of SNP in Pancreatic Cancer from National Institute Of Biomedical Genomics. I have Joined SG Group in July 2019. My area of research is to use non-coding RNA and epigenome editing based approach to prevent Glioblastoma. Email:

Shubham Garg (Ph.D STUDENT)

I did my Master’s in Biotechnology from Central University of Rajasthan. During my M.Sc project I worked on nanoparticles mediated drug delivery and its application in wound healing. Meanwhile, I joined SG group in July 2019. I am broadly interested in the use of nanoparticles to interrogate biological system and looking forward to apply Nano biotechnology to unanswered questions of Alzheimer’s Diseases. Outside of lab I have board interest in music, movies. While “Movie nerd” would describe me quite well, I’m all ears for any story you have to tell. Email:

Aniket Jana (Ph.D STUDENT)

I have completed my M.Sc from university of calcutta. Then later worked in TCG lifescience, jubilant chemsys, syngene international for two years. Meanwhile ,I Qualified GATE and joined SG Group in January 2020. My hobbies include drawing and painting. I am interested to work in chemical synthesis related to neuroscience. Email:

Sanju Gupta (Ph.D STUDENT)

I did my 5 years Integrated MSc. in life sciences from central university of Jharkhand. I have qualified both CSIR-NET JRF as well as GATE and joined SG Group in January 2020. My broad research interest involves in the field of neurobiology. I find reading qoutes, novels and sketching interesting. Email:

Rajsekhar Roy (Ph.D STUDENT)

I have completed my M.S.(Pharm.) in medicinal Chemistry from National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research(NIPER)-Kolkata. During my Masters project years at CSIR-IICB my efforts were directed toward developing multitargeted peptide-based component which can alter the Aβ-42 mediated toxicity in Alzheimer’s disease. I have joined the group here at IIT-Jodhpur in January, 2020. Here I will be focusing my work on applying the interface of chemical, biophysical, and molecular/cellular biology approaches to understand how protein misfolding and aggregation contribute to the pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) on a molecular level. Apart from these I would describe myself as a passionate Bengali who likes good music, good food and obviously, Rabindranath Tagore. Email:

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