Arojit Mitra, Ph.D.

Arojit Mitra, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Associate

Bar Harbor, ME

I am interested in understanding how genes regulate the functional/structural integrity of the reward circuit and predispose individuals to maladaptive reward behavior such as addiction.

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Education and experience

Education

Ph.D., Neurobiology, 2010-2017
University Laval
Quebec City, Canada. 
Thesis Advisor: Prof. Elena Timofeeva 

Junior Research Fellow, Neuroscience, 2008-2010 
Jawaharlal Nehru University 
New Delhi, India.
Project Supervisor: Prof. Birendra Nath Mallick 

M.Sc., Neuroscience, 2006-2008
Jiwaji University
Gwalior, India.
Thesis and project advisers: Prof. Ishan Kumar Patro, Dr. Nisha Patro, and Dr. Vijay Kumar Sharma

B.Sc., Industrial Microbiology, 2003-2006
Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University
Raipur, India
Thesis advisers: Prof. Atanu Kumar Pati and Dr. Arti Parganiha