For her undergraduate degree, Dr. Chatterjee graduated with honors in microbiology from the University of Burdwan, West Bengal, India. She went on to complete her master’s degree in 2010 in biotechnology at Lovely Professional University in Punjab, India. In 2013, she became a CSIR Junior Research Fellow and began her PhD degree, during which she worked on protein tyrosine phosphatases in Mycobacterium tuberculosis. In 2018, she went on to do her post-doctoral fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco in the laboratory of Dr. Som Chatterjee. In January 2019, she relocated to Baltimore, Maryland where she now continues her research in Dr. Chatterjee’s lab. Her project focuses on the roles of serine-threonine kinase and cyclic-di-AMP signaling in S. aureus’ beta-lactam resistance.