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Dr. Nilanjana Majumdar

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Dr. Nilanjana Majumdar started her chemistry journey from Visva-Bharati University in West Bengal, India. She completed her undergraduate education there with first class first in B.Sc. (Chemistry Hons.). In 2003, she went to IIT Kharagpur to pursue Masters. For Ph.D., she moved to United States in 2006 and worked under the supervision of Professor William D. Wulff in Michigan State University. After graduation in 2012, she moved to Tokyo, Japan for first postdoctoral experience in Professor Masakatsu Shibasaki's group with JSPS fellowship. After three years in Japan, she worked in Professor Benjamin List's group for one year in Max-Planck Institut für Kohlenforschung, Germany. In April, 2018, she joined CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute (CSIR-CDRI), Lucknow as Senior Scientist in Medicinal & Process Chemistry Division.

Ph.D. position available : Applications from NET-JRF qualified candidates are welcome. Interested candidates may contact me directly ( Email:,

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