Dr. Srabani Mukherjee







Scientist 'E'

Molecular Endocrinology
Phone : +(91-22) 2419-2010/2045
Email  : mukherjees@nirrh.res.in

Academic Background

  • M.Sc. University of Calcutta (Physiology; 1988)
  • Ph.D. Indian Institute of Chemical Biology (Biochemistry; 1995)

Professional Experience

Research Scientist

Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay


Research Associate

P.D. Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Mumbai


Research Associate

University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio , USA




2003-Till date





Research Interests

  • Infertility

  • Genetics

  • Proteomics

Awards & Achievements

  • Awarded fellowship for Frontiers in Reproduction Course in Marine Biological laboratories, Woods Holes, USA

  • Awarded Research Fellowship by University Grant Commission, India , twice in 1988 and 1989

  • “Parmal Bikash” award by Department of Physiology, Calcutta University for best student during M. Sc course

Publications (Last 10)

  1. Mukherjee S, Shaikh N, Khavale S, Shinde G, Meherji P, Shah N and Maitra A. Genetic variation in exon 17 of INSR is associated with insulin resistance and hyperandrogenemia among lean Indian women with polycystic ovary syndrome. European Journal of Endocrinology (2009)160, 855-862

  2. S Mukherjee and A Maitra. Molecular and Genetic Factors Contributing to Insulin Resistance in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. Indian Journal of Medical Research (Accpeted)

  3. Mukherjee S, Brieba LG, and Sousa R.Discontinuous movement and conformational change during pausing and termination by T7 RNA polymerase (2003) EMBO J; 22: 648-6493.

  4. Mukherjee S, Brieba LG, and Sousa R . Structural Transitions Mediating Transcription Initiation by T7 RNA Polymerase, CELL (2002); 110,81

  5. Sousa R, and Mukherjee S. T7 RNA polymerase. Progress in Nucleic Acid Research and Molecular Biology (2003) ;73:1-40

  6. Mukherjee S and Sousa R, Use of site specifically tethered chemical nuclease to study macromolecular interaction. Biol. Proced. Online  2003; 5: 78

  7. Mukherjee S, Gupta AD, Khodaiji S and Agarwal MB(2001). Near Haploidy in Myeloid Antigen positive Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, American Journal of Hematology (2001): 68, 276

  8. Nandi S and Sarkar D. Partial Purification and characterization of a soluble protein phosphatase from Leishmania donovani promastigotes, Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry (1995); 148, 191-198


Present students

  • Ms. Nuzat Shaikh (Ph. D)
  • Ms Aditi Ambekar (Ph. D)
  • Mrs.Gayatri Shinde (M.Sc)
  • Mrs.Sushma Khavale (M.Sc)


  • A genetic analysis of polycystic ovary syndrome with special emphasis on genes involved in insulin resistance (Funded by Department of Science and Technology)
  • The study of anti-apoptotic and pro-apoptotic molecules in the development of cystic follicles using an estrogen treated mouse model (Funded by Board of Research in Nuclear science)
  • Human follicular fluid proteome in PCOS (Funded by NIRRH)