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About Ishita Mukerji

Dr. Ishita Mukerji is Associate Professor of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry in the Molecular Biophysics Program, Wesleyan University. She received her A.B. from Bryn Mawr College in 1983 and her Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley in 1990. After graduation, Dr. Mukerji worked in a NRSA Postdoctoral Fellowship at Princeton University. Since 1994, she has been teaching and researching at Wesleyan University, investigating protein-DNA and protein-protein interactions using a variety of spectroscopic approaches. She has been honored with the National Science Foundation Career Development Award (CAREER 1995) and the Donaghue Investigator Award ( 2001). Dr. Mukerji is also actively involved in the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Chemical Society, and the Biophysical Society.


Present Faculty Member, Wesleyan University