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Dr. Mainak Dutta

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Assistant Professor

Department of Biotechnology

BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus
Dubai International Academic City
P. O. Box No. - 345055 
Dubai, UAE
Chamber no:314
Phone: +97144200700 Extn. 428 (O); +971551748208
About the Faculty
           Dr. Mainak Dutta did his bachelors from St. Xavier’s College (University of Calcutta), Kolkata, India followed by Masters from West Bengal University of Technology, Kolkata, India. He was awarded PhD from Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India in 2016. Dr. Dutta is the recipient of Fulbright USA Doctoral Research Fellowship, United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF), 2014. He was a visiting doctoral research scholar at the Penn State University, USA from 2014-2015. He was also awarded the Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid for graduate research, Sigma Scientific Research Society, USA, 2015. After completing his PhD he joined the Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology, India as a postdoctoral fellow. In 2017, Dr. Dutta joined the Department of Biotechnology, Birla Institute of Technology Pilani-Dubai Campus as Assistant Professor. His research interests lie in the use of proteomics, metabolomics and lipidomics approaches to study human diseases.
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Work experience
   Assistant Professor -- BITS-Pilani, Dubai Campus, India, July 2017-present.
   Research Scientist -- CSIR- Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology, India, 2017
   Post-Doctoral Fellow -- CSIR- Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology, India, 2016-2017 
   Fulbright Scholar -- Penn State University, University Park, USA, 2014-2015
   Ph.D. (Biochemistry, metabolomics, proteomics): Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India, 2016
   M.Sc. (Microbiology): West Bengal University of Technology, India, 2010 
   B.Sc.  (Microbiology): St. Xavier's College, Kolkata (University of Calcutta), India, 2008
Research publications
   Peer-reviewed publications in International journals:   23
   Book chapter:                                                                01 
   Conference abstracts and presentations:                   >10 
Area of Research
   Clinical biochemistry, lipid metabolism, lipidomics, metabolomics, proteomics
   Pennsylvania State University, USA
   University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
   International Center for Biosaline Agriculture, Dubai, UAE
   National Institute of Technology, Arunachal Pradesh, India 

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