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Mukund Tantak

PostDoctoral Associate

Office:  CTS 266
Phone: 772-345-4736
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Dr. Mukund Tantak is a Postdoctoral Associate working with Prof. Adel Nefzi at Florida International University-Center for Translational Science, Port Saint Lucie, Florida. He received his Ph. D degree from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India in 2017. After his doctorate, he worked as postdoctoral researcher at Acadia University, University of Texas at Dallas and University of Central Florida. He has been involved in research for last 12 years. As a result of his research accomplishment, he has published 21 research publications in peer reviewed journals. He has extensive research experience in synthetic and medicinal chemistry especially in cancer research. His research interest at FIU involves the development of novel therapeutic agents to cure various diseases such as Cancer, Malaria and Tuberculosis.  Dr. Tantak’s long-term career goals are to become an independent medicinal chemistry researcher.

Research Interests

Medicinal Chemistry; Development of anticancer, antibiotic, antituberculosis and malarial agents.

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