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Dr. Sumedha Mukherjee

Assistant Professor

Dr. Sumedha Mukherjee is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the School of Basic and Applied Sciences. She has a strong research background in drug discovery for cerebral ischemia reperfusion injury. After completing her Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi, she moved to Liege, Belgium for further post-doctoral research. She explored inhibitors of cell death pathways involved in cancer and neuronal hypoxia during her post-doctoral study in University of Liege. She is a highly passionate researcher and academician. She believes in holistic teaching approach which not only improves the knowledge of students, but also enhances their critical thinking.


  • 3 years of post-doctoral experience in university-industry research collaboration


  • P.hD in Biomedical Engineering from IIT (BHU)
  • M. Tech. in Biotechnology from Heritage Institute of Technology
  • M.Sc. in Biotechnology from Jadavpur University

Award & Recognition

  • MHRD-GATE Fellowship for pursuing M.Tech and Ph.D. 


  • She has published 7 research papers in reputed international journals and presented her research work in several international and national conferences in India and abroad.


Laboratory Animal Science certification for Scientists responsible for directing animal experiments (Maître d'Experience); FELASA (Cat C) from University of Liege.

Area of Interest

  • Neuroscience
  • Cerebral Ischemia
  • Neuropharmacology
  • Therapeutic effects of endogenous hormones
  • Drug designing and Discovery