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Department of Molecular Life Sciences

Arpan Kumar Rai

Dr. Arpan Kumar Rai

Research Associate

Dr. Arpan Kumar Rai

Office Y55-K-26

Tel +41 44 635 31 01


Arpan was born in India. He did his Bachelors in Botany from Government College of Science, Raipur (India). After completing it, he joined an integrated MSc-PhD program at Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai. He joined the lab of Dr.Roop Mallik for his doctoral degree and worked on developing force spectroscopic techniques to study the mechanism of collective force generation by motor proteins inside cells. In the Pelkmans lab, Arpan works on understanding the regulatory mechanisms of liquid-liquid unmixing inside cells.