Dr. Somdeb Jana

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Dr. Somdeb Jana is a postdoctoral researcher in the Supramolecular Chemistry (SC) group since October, 2020. He completed his BSc. (2011) and MSc. (2013) in chemistry from the University of Calcutta and the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, respectively. He earned his Ph.D. (2018) in polymer chemistry from the Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (IACS), Kolkata, India, under the supervision of Prof. Tarun K. Mandal. His Ph.D. research work focused on the synthesis and self-assembly of poly(2-oxazoline)-based responsive copolymers. Before joining the SC group, he was a postdoctoral fellow at the Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic with Dr. Mariusz Uchman, where his postdoctoral research work included the synthesis of responsive multi-compartment polymer micelles for dual drug delivery applications.

Research project:

His current research project is centered on the preparation of novel cationic (co)polymers for non-viral transfection of RNA.


E-mail: somdeb.jana@ugent.be