Abhibroto Karmakar

Abhibroto Karmakar, completed is Bachelors in Biotechnology from St. Xavier’s College Ranchi. He did his master degree with a specialization in Medical Biotechnology from an eminent research institute School of Tropical Medicine, Kolkata. His master thesis was titled as ‘’Pseudo- phosphorylation of tau protein in Alzheimer’s disease”, under the leadership of Dr. SubhasChandraBose Chinnathambi, CSIR- National Chemical Laboratory, Pune , Neurobiology group.

After completion of post graduate degree he joined CMC Vellore as Research Fellow in Department of Neurochemistry under Dr. V.Rajshekhar and Dr. V.Prabhakaran in (NIH RO1 grant) project entitled as Using host response to Neurocysticercosis to develop novel, brain – imaging free diagnostics : US- India partnership. A transition from academia to industry he joined unit of Cipla Chest Research Foundation, Pune as Consultant and Junior Research Follow in Molecular Respiratory lab under the leadership of Dr.Sundeep Salvi and Dr. Amit Agarwal where he work on post-translation modification in glutathione in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. He was nominated for young scientist award from NAPCON 2019.

He joined All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi as Junior Research Fellow under the mentorship of Dr. Subhradip Karmakar on a project entitled as “Role of Carbon Monoxide signaling in trophoblast invasion in humans”. Specifically, understanding the mechanism of Heme-oxygenase in preeclampsia, IUGR and frequent miscarriage and duly completed the project magnificently. He is also engaged with several other Intramural projects of the lab.

Currently, Abhibroto got prestigious Dr. T.M. PAI scholarship and pursuing his PhD degree from Kasturba Medical College Manipal from Department of Medicine under the guidance of Dr. M. Mukhyaprana Prabhu, Professor and Unit Head with a collaboration from All India Institute of Medical Sciences.His doctoral work focuses into understanding the genomic and molecular insights of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (auto-immune disease) and to identify novel circulatory miRNA to predict flare episode in SLE.

He has also been engaged in a project which is exploring in understanding the role of nuclear receptor in pathogenesis of Gall Bladder Cancer as Research Fellow, in Department of Biochemistry ,AIIMS, New Delhi under Dr.Subhradip Karmakar. He has been receipt of several national and international award. His research interest lies in field of medical biotechnology, translation research, immunology and molecular biology. Apart from science he has been  a powerful orator and delivering his talks at various platforms in India. His passion for medical awareness let him to create a YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/channel/Abhibroto) which focusses on medical awareness. Apart from science he is a passionate dancer has been mentoring several students in this field. He loves to recite and literature writing which he published in various platforms (https://medium.com/@abhibrotokarmakar) https://www.youthkiawaaz.com/author/abhibroto-karmakar)   He is fond of solo travelling and trekking. In his free time he loves to teach and interact with students about science. Cooking specially baking he finds as zeal in his life.