Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute
Surya K. De obtained his Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from Jadavpur University, Kolkata (Calcutta), India. He worked at the University of Washington, (Seattle), Purdue University, (West Lafayette, Indiana) and The Scripps Research Institute prior to joining the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute as a scientist.Â Currently, his research focuses on development of novel kinase inhibitors such as JNK, PI-3K, Akt-1, etc. His research work was highlighted in Nature Review, Drug Discovery and Chemical & Engineering News. He is an Editorial Broad member of The Open Organic Chemistry Journal, The Open Catalysis Journal, and Current Chemical Research. He is an author of more than 60 peer reviewed international journals and the inventor of 5 patents. He is an elected fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, London, UK (FRSC, 2010).Â He is a member of Indian Science Congress. He is actively involved in the ACS – San Diego Section since 2007.