Sraddhya Roy, currently holding the position of UGC-Senior Research Fellow, under the
supervision of Dr. Nabanita Chatterjee, possesses an impressive six-year tenure in the realm
of research. Her academic journey began with a graduation in Microbiology from Ananda
Chandra College, Jalpaiguri, West Bengal, where she was honored with a Silver Medal for
securing the second position at North Bengal University, West Bengal. Building upon this
foundation, she pursued her Masters in Microbiology from Lovely Professional University,
Punjab. She commenced her research journey as a project assistant in a Department of
Biotechnology (DBT) funded project at Alipurduar College, in 2018. During her tenure, she
actively participated in various workshops associated with Foldscope. In 2019, Sraddhya
demonstrated her academic prowess by achieving success in the CSIR-UGC National
Eligibility Test (NET) examination, securing an All India Rank (AIR) of 172. Subsequently,
she assumed the role of a Junior Research Fellow at Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute,
Kolkata, delving into her keen interest in cancer metabolism and metastasis, particularly
focusing on ovarian cancer. Sraddhya's dedication to the field of science and research is
evident through her significant contributions, including a book chapter, five research articles
out of which one is first authored, and two review articles, co-authored. She has showcased
her research at distinguished conference proceedings such as the American Association of
Cancer Research (AACR) 2021 and FASEB 2021. Furthermore, she actively participated in
poster presentations at Society of Biological Chemists(I), Kolkata Chapter, 2022, and IACR,
Mumbai, 2022. Notably, in 2023, Sraddhya was awarded the Young Investigator’s Award
during the oral presentation of her work at the 8th International Conference on Molecular
Signaling and the 4th CeSin Symposium held at CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Biology,
Kolkata. With her exceptional enthusiasm and dedication to the field, Sraddhya Roy is poised
to make significant strides within the scientific community.