Sumeru Panta


College / University

Sri Venkateswara College, University of Delhi

Highest Degree

Bachelor of Science

Major Subjects

Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Immunology, Membrane Biology




Lab Experience

Spectrophotometric analysis, microscopy, enzymatic assays, chromatographic techniques, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR), Electrophoresis (SDS-PAGE, agarose), Protein Purification, Nucleic acids isolation from plants and animal tissues, Plasmid DNA isolation from E. coli cells, Western Blotting, Immunological techniques, Lab experience with mice and Drosophila, Basic Bioinformatics tools and Software, Handling EEG

Projects / Research

  • 2018 – 2020: "To evaluate the condition of Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder in urban teens and correlate it with the stress levels", Dr Nandita Narayanasamy, Sri Venkateswara College, University of Delhi
  • 2019: "Genotyping of Wild type, Syngap1 and Yfp mice and analysis of the expression of β-ACTIN protein as a control in wild type mice through western blotting", James Clement Lab, Neuroscience Unit, JNCASR, Bengaluru

Scholarships / Awards

2020 – 2021: Stipend by the International Max Planck Research School.
2019: Stipend by Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR), Bengaluru


I aim to understand the mechanisms involving protein translocations, their integrations into the ER membrane and answer the series of events leading to their targeting, mislocalization/improper orientation and the factors involved in their regulation and degradation.