Ms. Somdatta Basu, M.Sc. in Cancer Biology, Kingston University, London, UK; M.Sc. in Biotechnology, VIT University, Vellore, India; B.Sc. in Biotechnology, Burdwan University, Burdwan, India, is currently a research intern (scientist) at Oxford Biotherapeutics, Abingdon, UK. Have 11 years of experience in the field of scientific research both, during learning as a student and working in national laboratory (Indian Institute of Chemical Biology (IICB), Kolkata, a CSIR Unit) to the Biotech industry in Oxford Bio-Therapeutics, UK. She has an excellent academic record with distinction all throughout her study life. She has been specialized in Transgenic Biology during her M.Sc. in Biotechnology course. She has carried out cancer research work at IICB, India. Presently, working on cancer target discovery at Oxford Bio-Therapeutics , UK. She is a rank holder (10th rank) in Burdwan University in the year 2009 during her B.Sc. in Biotechnology degree. She was one of the candidates in presenting a poster at the at the 15th All India Congress of Cytology and Genetics, organized by Department of Botany, Magadh University, Bodhgaya, India in 2011 and received the best poster presentation award. She has qualified CSIR-NET (LS), a national level lectureship examination with 33 rank in the year 2015. She has teaching experience as a lecturer for 5 years in paramedical course (IAS Academy, Kolkata, India), where she delivered lectures on Biochemistry, Microbiology, Genetics, Immunology, Molecular Biology and Pharmacology. She has given several presentations and even presented poster at Kingston University, UK in 2018 and received distinction in each. She has profound knowledge in her field of study. She is passionate about research in cancer biology and always keen to learn new in the field to improve and find a direction to treat the dreadful disease, cancer.
Ms. Somdatta Basu research interest revolve around cancer and definitely the cancer stem cells. The various aspects of cancer stem cell driving, maintaining and relapsing cancer, cancer target discovery.