The Group

Lab Director

Dr. Basu

Ashis Basu

Principal Investigator

Current Graduate Students

Jan Henric Bacurio

Priscilla Yawson

Srijana Dasgupta

Current Undergraduate Students

Stephen Stanio

Major in Molecular and Cell Biology and Minor in Chemistry, UConn Class of 2022

Nicholas Salem

Major in Molecular and Cell Biology and Minor in Real Estate, UConn Class of 2023

Ziya Patel

Major in Biological Sciences and English, UConn Class of 2023

Emily Ross

Major in Allied Health Sciences, UConn Class of 2023

Alessandra Bassani

Major in Molecular and Cell Biology, Minor in Physiology and Neurobiology and Italian Literature and Cultural Studies, UConn Class of 2023

Former Graduate Students

Rajeev Vyas, PhD

Graduate Student

1996

Alvin Altamirano, PhD

Graduate Student

2005

Manny Bacolod, PhD

Graduate Student

2000

Arindam Bose, PhD

Graduate Student

2015

Debasis Chakraborti, PhD

Graduate Student

2000-2004

Laureen Colis, PhD

Graduate Student

2007

Christopher Hanrahan, M.D

Graduate Student

MSc 1994

Pablo Hilario, PhD

Graduate Student

2005

Vijay Jasti, PhD

Graduate Student

2012

Md. Abul Kalam

Graduate Student

2005

Inna Kovelman, PhD

Postdoctoral Associate

1999-2001

Ramji Krishnan, PhD

Graduate Student

2000

Liming Liu, PhD

Postdoctoral Associate

1991-2000

Sharon Malia, PhD

Graduate Student

1996

John McNulty, PhD

Graduate Student

1999

Scott Nolan, PhD

Graduate Student

1998

Paritosh Pande, PhD

Graduate Student

2012 (2013-2016-Postdoc)

Varsha Pednekar, PhD

Graduate Student

2014

Vandana Purohit, PhD

Graduate Student

2001

Paromita Raychoudhury

Graduate Student

2010

Kimberly Rebello, MSc

Masters/ Undergraduate Student

2015

Rajat Subhra Das, PhD

Graduate Student

2013

Joel Tolentino, PhD

Graduate Student

2008

Christopher Utzat, PhD

Graduate Student

2004

Chaitra Veerabhadrappasurugi, MSc

Graduate Student

2016

Lata Venkatarangan, PhD

Graduate Student

2001

Danielle Watt, PhD

Graduate Student

2008

Savithri Weerasooriya, PhD

Graduate Student

2015

Anjali Yadav, MSc

Graduate Student

MSc, 2011

Chanchal Malik, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Spandana Naldiga, PhD

Graduate Student

Kakatiya University, India - MSc. Biotechnology

spandana.naldiga@uconn.edu

Brent Powell, PhD

Graduate Student

Morgan State Univ. - BSc. Chemistry (2014)

brent.powell@uconn.edu

Arindom Chatterjee, PhD

Graduate Student

Indian Institute of Technology - M.Sc. Chemistry (2011)

arindom.chatterjee@uconn.edu

Former Undergraduate Students

Emily Janeiro

Major in Biological Sciences and Minor in Chemistry and MCB, UConn Class of 2020

Mishil Nana

Major in Physiology and Neurobiology, UConn Class of 2020

Ryan Dennehy

Major in Chemistry, UConn Class of 2020

Edwin "Ted" Vincens

Major in Chemistry, UConn Class of 2020

Margaux Amara

Elyse Estra

Hamsa Ganapathi

Richa Gupta

Christopher Zins