Priyanka Lahiri

Priyanka is hailing from West Bengal, India.  She completed her undergraduate degree in Microbiology from St. Xaviers College, Kolkata and her masters degree in Biochemistry from University of Calcutta. For her Ph.D, she moved to Indian Institute of Science (IISc), where she researched in engineering novel beta-hairpin peptides and evaluated their applicability in generating potent, non-cytotoxic and bioavailable antimicrobial peptides. Currently, she is a Research Associate at IISc. Outside lab, she is a research buff, who is always inquisitive to learn about new and innovative research. Her work in CoronaCures as a volunteer researcher, is her way to contribute in spreading awareness about COVID-19 about latest treatment and vaccines development.