Chaman Ranjit

Chaman Ranjit , MS

Research Assistant II

Farmington, CT

Anaerobes in the human gut Microbiome.

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Education and experience


The University of Connecticut
Master of Science (M.S.)
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
2008 – 2013

Tribhuvan Vishwavidalaya
Master of Science (M.S.)
1998 – 2001

University of Pune
Bachelors in Science (B.S.)
1995 – 1998


Research Assistant
The Jackson Laboratory
Started Aug 2016

Grad Assistant
University of Connecticut
Grad Assistant
Aug 2008 – Jun 2013

My work primarily involves the study of the synthesis of the outer envelope (toga) of the deeply branching bacterial lineage of the Thermotogales. Developed a method to quantify the amount of toga produced at a certain growth phase.

Research Assistant
Anandaban Hospital
2002 – 2007
Anandaban, Lalitpur, Nepal

Research on immunological and genetic aspects of leprosy.