PhD, Univ of Jadavpur, 2004
MS, Univ of Burdwan
MPH, Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2013
My research is focused to reduce mortality and morbidity due to diarrhea in under-served populations. The areas covered are 1) epidemiology and disease burden of enteric infections, 2) vaccine development for enteric diseases.
Women’s Career Development Grant, American Society for Microbiology (ASM), 2008. UNESCO-MIRCEN fellowship for the year 2000-2001. Postdoctoral fellowships, Dept of Infectious disease, School of Medicine, Washington University of St. Louis. 2004-2006 Postdoctoral fellowship, Dept of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, School of Medicine, Stony Brook University. 2006-2008.
Diarrhea, Enteric disease, Clinical trial, Enterotoxigenic E. coli, Cholera, Francisella tularensis, tularemia, Entamoeba histolytica, antimicrobial resistance