Mondal, Prithu

PhD Student
Chemistry - General

Expected Year of Graduation: 2022

Research Lab: Cook Group

Major Area of Focus: Organic Chemistry

Previously Attended:

Bachelor of Chemistry, 2013, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Master of Chemistry in organic chemistry, 2014, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Research Goals:

Synthesis of antidepressant and anti-anxiety compounds.

Why I like chemistry:

It is always interesting to synthesize new compounds and check their biological activity. The whole synthetic process is fun.


Thomas Prevot, Akiko Sumitomo, Toshifumi Tomoda, Daniel E. Knutson, Guanguan Li, Prithu Mondal,Mounira Banasr, James Cook, Etienne Sibille, “Reversal of age related atrophy by alpha-5 Gabaa receptor positive allosteric modulation” Cerebral Cortex 2020, 1-14.