Soumendra RanaMSc, PhD
Dr. Soumendra Rana is currently an Assistant Professor in Chemistry and Biosciences at the School of Basic Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar, India. He received his PhD in broad area of Molecular Biophysics from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay in 2007, followed by post-doctoral training, respectively from University of Arizona, Tucson (USA), Washington University School of Medicine in Saint Louis (USA), and Saint Louis University School of Medicine (USA). He has also spent about a year at Central University of Hyderabad, prior to joining IIT Bhubaneswar in 2013. He is interested in understanding the structure function relationship in peptide and protein binding GPCRs. His laboratory harnesses the power of chemical biology approach, comprising a variety of computational biology, molecular biophysics and molecular biology techniques.