Education & Experience

Principal Research Scientist / Principal Investigator

Department of Media, Arts and Sciences

MIT Media Lab

ECOR Fund for Medical Discovery Postdoctoral Fellow

Molecular Biology, Infectious Diseases & Microbiology

Broad Institute / Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital

Ph.D. Microbiology

Dissertation: Role of Polyamine Biosynthesis and Transport Pathways in Streptococcus pneumoniae Physiology, Pathogenesis and Vaccine Design

University of MS. Medical Center / University of Alabama at Birmingham

M.S. Microbiology

Thesis: Discovery and Characterization of a Novel Enzyme for Digestion of Pectin

University of Mumbai

B.S. Microbiology

University of Mumbai