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Dr Sumita Roy

Dr Sumita Roy

Postdoctoral Researcher


 Living Systems Institute S.02.07


Living Systems Institute, University of Exeter, Stocker Road, Exeter, EX4 4QD


Broad Research Specialisms:

Infectious diseases, Microbial Pathogenesis, Biochemistry, Structural biology


2002-2005: BSc in Biotechnology, Bangalore University (India).

2005-2006: MSc in Biomedical basis of diseases, Sheffield Hallam University, UK

2007-2010: PhD in Molecular microbiology, University of Sheffield, UK


2017-Present: Postdoctoral researcher. Living System Institute. University of Exeter, UK

2015-2016: Women Research Fellowship. Indian Institute of Technology. Chennai, India

2011-2012: Research Associate. Imperial College London, UK

2010-2011: Wellcome Trust Fellowship. University of Sheffield, UK


Research interests

Currently I am involved in investigating the molecular basis for the biosynthesis of the Coxiella burnetti O-antigen. In parallel, I am also engineering polysaccharide for “Click chemistry”.


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