Marie Curie Fellow at Department of Chemistry
Favourite thing to do in science: Making new compounds
Researcher on move
I am a Marie Curie fellow in Professor Tom Brown’s group at Oxford University. I have worked in different countries including USA, Germany, India, Denmark and UK. I really enjoyed all of my working places and learned a lot by working with people from all around the World.
My work is to design and make new nucleotides/oligonucleotides for treating genetic disorders such as Duchene Muscular Dystrophy.
My Typical Day
Setting up chemical reactions and analysing the results
How would you describe yourself in 3 words?
Nucleic Acid Chemist
What's the best thing you've done as a scientist?
helping junior researchers
What was your favourite subject at school?
What did you want to be after you left school?
Were you ever in trouble at school?
If you weren't a scientist, what would you be?
Who is your favourite singer or band?
Gurdas Maan (a Punjabi Singer)
What's your favourite food?
Punjabi Veg Food
What is the most fun thing you've done?
taking rides with my 3 year old son at Lego Land
If you had 3 wishes for yourself what would they be? - be honest!
1.Wish to have abilities (may be some supernatural) to help others. 2. Wish to never being ill in the life and stay young. 3. Wish to be Prime Minister of India