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Syamantak is a postdoctoral researcher in the Pratx Lab at Stanford University. He is involved in developing in-vitro bio-mimetic models of cancer and cancer metastasis for investigating diagnostic and therapeutic agents. Syamantak grew up in a small town in India and had schooling at Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya Narendrapur in Kolkata . He completed his Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech), Master of Technology (M.Tech) in Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, and obtained his PhD in Chemistry from Indian Institute of Technology Mandi. He was trained in molecular biology techniques and drug delivery systems in the lab of Prof. Sudip Ghosh. He worked with Dr. Chayan Nandi to investigate the optical properties of carbon nanodots using ensemble and single molecule spectroscopic techniques. He worked in Joerg Enderlein's group in the University of Goettingen, Germany before joining Stanford.
My current research interest involves developing in-vitro bio-mimetic models of cancer and cancer metastasis for investigating diagnostic and therapeutic agents.