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Apurba Sau's Biography

Apurba Sau, Scientist

Dr Apurba Kumar Sau did his Master in Chemistry from University of Calcutta, 1992. He subsequently joined to the Ph.D. program at Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai and worked with Prof. Samaresh Mitra on the topic of Kinetic and Spectroscopic studies on metallo proteins, and completed in 1999. He moved to the University of Texas at Austin, USA for a postdoctoral work, where he spent about two years and worked on integrase/tyrosine family site-specific recombinases. He then moved to Yale University School of Medicine, USA, where he spent about four years working on the antibacterial and antimicrobial target enzymes, which are crucial for designing new inhibitors. He joined as a faculty at National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi in 2004. He is now holding a position of Scientist VI. His main research interest is Molecular mechanism of regulatory processes, Structural Biochemistry, Antibacterial and antimicrobial target enzymes and their functions and Drug-design. His group has published papers in leading journals such as J. Mol. Biol, J. Biol. Chem, Biochemistry, Biophysical Journal and Biochemical Journal.

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