Dr Sumita Roy
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
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”.