Sukhendu Mandal obtained the Ph.D. degree (2002–2007) in molecular microbiology from the Department of Microbiology, Bose Institute, Kolkata, India. The thesis was entitled “Studies on the expression of sulfur oxidation (Sox) genes associated with sulfur chemolithotrophs in Pseudaminobacter salicylatoxidans KCT001.” Mandal obtained the M.S. degree (1998–2000) in botany (microbiology) from the Visva-Bharati University, Santiniketan, India. Mandal obtained the B.S. degree (1995–1998) with honors with a major in botany and a minor in zoology and human physiology from the Burdwan University, West Bengal, India. From 2011 to 2012, Mandal worked as a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Chevy Chase, MD, USA, and at the Department of Microbiology, Waksman Institute, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA, and from 2007 to 2011 as a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Department of Microbiology, Waksman Institute, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA. Mandal has expertise in molecular microbiology and biochemistry with 12 years of research experience from prestigious international and national research laboratories, has core competence in research project management and execution of tasks in a time-, budget-, and scope-oriented manner, and hands on experience with basic and cutting-edge molecular biological techniques with bacterial systems. Mandal is a cohesive team worker with lead supervisory skills having strong analytical, problem solving, troubleshooting, and communication skills.
Biography Updated on 2 December 2013