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Dr Poulomi Sarkar

Research Fellow
Biofilm Biology cluster


Dr Poulomi Sarkar joined SCELSE as a research fellow under A/Prof Sanjay Swarup’s supervision in the Environmental Engineering cluster. She specializes in Biotechnology, bioinformatics, and metagenomics for characterization of environmental microbes and harnessing their potential for development of sustainable technologies. She was awarded PhD in Biotechnology at Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur in 2019. She started her post-doctoral research at Indian Agricultural Research Institute in 2021. Following which she has also worked as a post-doctoral fellow at Indian Institute of Chemical Biology from 2021 to 2022. Her research achievements include genome wide surveillance and detection of different SARS-CoV-2 variants from West Bengal region in India during COVID-19 pandemic.