Cell & Developmental Biology

Cell & Developmental Biology
Open Access

ISSN: 2168-9296

+12 184512974

Jyotshna Kanungo

Jyotshna Kanungo

Jyotshna Kanungo, Executive Editor
Executive Editor
Principal Investigator, USFDA, National Center for Toxicological Research
Utkal University, USA


After obtaining her Ph.D. from Utkal University, India, Dr. Kanungo served as an Assistant Professor at the Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology (India). She then pursued post-doctoral research at the University of Florida, Gainesville, with a Rotary Foundation International award. Dr. Kanungo has published a number of book chapters and 47 peer-reviewed papers, 37 of which are indexed in the PubMed. Following many years of service as a Research Scientist at the National Institutes of Health, Dr. Kanungo serves as an Investigator/Lead Scientist at the National Center for Toxicological Research, US Food and Drug Administration where she is leading a nationally recognized zebrafish research program.

Research Interest

Developmental Biology
Neuronal development/degeneration
Animal models of neurodegeneration
Cell signaling/Molecular biology
Pluripotent/stem cell biology (proliferation, differentiation, apoptosis)
Zebrafish and Xenopus Development (gene-knockdown and over-expression)