Sanjukta Ghosh, Graduate Student, University of Massachusetts, Boston
Research Project: Structural and thermodynamic studies of self assembly and aggregation of proteins in Alzheimer’s Disease.
Sanjukta received a Master’s degree in organic chemistry from Delhi University in India. She has also studied bioinformatics and biotechnology, focusing on in silico methods of protein ligand docking, and studied protein folding and dynamics at the Indian Institute of Science. She is currently a first-year Ph.D. student in the department of chemistry and chemical biology at UMass, Boston.
Sanjukta spent five years working in the chemical, pharmaceutical, and biotechnology industries, most recently at E.I. DuPont, where she worked with scientists and attorneys on technology assessment and intellectual property.
Away from science, she practices yoga “passionately” and has been teaching it for two years. She also enjoys travel and experiencing new cultures, cuisines, and languages.