Dr. Namrata Ray has joined as an assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry under the School of Science in June 2017. She graduated with honours in Chemistry from Bethune College in 2006. She did her Master’s from Presidency College with specialization in Organic Chemistry (affiliated to University of Calcutta) and passed in 2008. She had qualified NET exam and received CSIR-JRF fellowship in 2008. She had been selected for a work experience and training program under UKIERI and worked as a process chemist at GlaxoSmithKline in Dartford, UK (2008-2009). She had joined Ph.D. under Prof.Amitabha Sarkar at the Department of Organic Chemistry at Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science in September 2009 and received her degree in April, 2015. She was a visiting scholar at ENSCP, France during her Ph.D. After submitting her PhD thesis, she had written her own project and received a two-year DBT-research associateship and she had joined CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Biology in January 2015. She had published 5 research papers in international peer reviewed journals till date and her area of interest in research is in organometallic chemistry at the interface of chemistry and biology.