Dr. Dhanjit Kumar Das

Scientist-E

Email: dasd[at]nirrh[dot]res[dot]in, dasdjk[at]gmail[dot]com
Phone: +91-22-24192108/2145
Department: Stem Cell Biology

Academic Background

 

  • Ph.D. Indian Veterinary Research Institute- Biochemistry; 2006
  • M.V.Sc Veterinary Biotechnology at Indian Veterinary Research  Institute, Izatnagar, India, 2003
  • B.V.Sc & A.H. Veterinary Medicine at College of Veterinary Science, Assam Agricultural University, Assam, India

Professional Experience

Scientist E

Stem Cell Biology Department, ICMR-National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health

2019 – till date
Scientist D

Genetic Research Centre, ICMR-National Institute for research in Reproductive Health

2011 – 2015
Scientist C

Genetic Research Centre, ICMR-National Institute for research in Reproductive Health

2011 – 2015
Scientist B
Genetic Research Centre, National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health (NIRRH)
2007 – 2011
Senior Research Fellowship
Centre for Wildlife, Indian Veterinary Research Institute
2006-2007

Research Interests

  • Identifying molecular mechanism of epileptic syndrome, Rett syndrome etc
  • MicroRNA profiling of exosomes in pre-eclampsia for early detection of the disease
  • Derivation of iPSCs line for various genetic disorders for studying disease pathogenesis
  • Genome editing in iPSCs in beta thalassemia for development of cellular therapy
  • Neuro-developmental and Neuro-psychiatric disease modelling using induced Pluripotent Stem Cells (iPSCs)Dissecting the molecular pathway for Gonadal dysgenesis