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Kolkata, West Bengal, 700061, India
March 01, 2011

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Ashoke Nath Sastri Road, P.O. Harinavi

Kolkata-700 148, West Bengal, India


Mobile: +919*********


To add value to myself and grow by learning from the organization for which I would work and in turn add value to the organization from my learning.


Employment History:

Previous Organization: Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd.,

Period: From September’ 2004 to June’ 2007

Designation: Jr. Scientist

Department: Formulation Research & Development

Industrial Experience

Formulation Scientist in Drug Discovery

Areas of exposure & experience

Preformulation study of New Chemical Entity (NCE)

Formulation development of NCES for preclinical studies

Preparation of preformulation report

Documentation of GLP study

Method development for HPLC analysis, particle size analyzer

Hands on experience in handling DSC, TGA, Hot stage microscope, Dissolution apparatus, High pressure homogenizer, tablet press machine, Hardness tester, Spray dryer, Balances, Centrifuges, pH meters, micro-pipettes etc.

One month (July, 2001) summer training in Dey's Medical Stores Mfg. Ltd., Kolkata.

Annual Salary: Rs: 3.17 Lacks Per Annum.


Ø PhD (Pharmaceutics) with CSIR sponsored fellowship (Scheme No.: 27(0149)/05/EMR-II) from Jadavpur University, 22nd November 2010.

Ø M. Pharm (Specialization in Pharmaceutics) 78.6 % from Jadavpur University, 2004.

Ø B. Pharm 77.5 %, from Jadavpur University, 2002.


Ø Awarded University Grants Commission (UGC) to pursue M. Pharm course at Jadavpur University, Kolkata in the national level Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE’ 2002). Scored 82.62 percentile.

PROJECT (M. Pharm)

Formulation and evaluation of microemulsion system for topical delivery of ketoprofen


Development of Dental Molds as a Novel Approach to Treat Common Dental Disorders


1. Chawla S, Ghosh S, Sihorkar V, Nellore R, Kumar TR, Srinivas NR. High-performance liquid chromatography method development and validation for simultaneous determination of five model compounds, antipyrine, metoprolol, ketoprofen, furosemide and phenol red, as a tool for the standardization of rat in situ intestinal permeability studies using timed wavelength detection. Biomed Chromatogr. 2006; 20(4):349-57.

2. Mukherjee B, Santra K, Pattnaik G, Ghosh S. Preparation, characterization and in-vitro evaluation of sustained release protein-loaded nanoparticles based on biodegradable polymers. Int J Nanomedicine. 2008; 3(4):487-96.

3. Biswajit Mukherjee, Gopa Roy and Soma Ghosh. Development of Denticap, a Matrix Based Sustained Release Formulation for Treatment of Toothache, Dental Infection and Other Gum Problem. Current Drug Delivery. 2009; 6(2):199-207.

4. Soma Ghosh, Gopa Roy, Biswajit Mukherjee. Dental Mold: A Novel Formulation to Treat Common Dental Disorders. AAPS Pharm Sci Tech. 2009; 10(2):692-702.

5. Gopa Roy, Soma Ghosh, Biswadip Sinha and Biswajit Mukherjee. In vivo evaluation and the stability study of the formulation “Denticap” intended for local application to relieve dental pain. Int J Pharm Sci Tech. 2009; 3(2):18-24.

6. N.Damodharan, Gopa Roy, Soma Ghosh, and Biswajit Mukherjee. Skin Permeation of Rosiglitazone from Transdermal Matrix Patches. Pharm Tech. 2010; 34(5):56-72.


1. A Novel Approach to Treat Dental Disorders by Using Dental Molds in 1st Pharm Tech IAPST International Conference on Drug Delivery and Drug Targeting Research held at Jadavpur University, Kolkata, dated 19th and 20th January, 2008.

2. Development of Dental Molds As a Novel Approach to Treat Common Dental Disorders in National Seminar on Drug and Drug Delivery Research: A Recent Advancement held at Jadavpur University, Kolkata, dated 3rd December, 2010.


1. Agilant Technologies HPLC Workshop covering ChemStation plus ChemStore software & 1100 Troubleshooting & Maintenance, dated 9th April, 2005, Hydearbad.

2. Method Development in HPLC organized by Waters, dated 30th June, 2005, Hyderabad.

3. Young Scientists’ Symposium-2006 held on 23rd January at Discovery Research, Dr. Reddy’s, Hyderabad.

4. Young Scientists’ Symposium-2007 held on 16th February at Discovery Research, Dr. Reddy’s, Hyderabad.

5. National Workshop on HPLC & Fluorescence Microscopy Organized by Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute, dated 6-8 December, 2007.


MS word, Excel, Powerpoint etc.


Ø Father’s name : Late Dulal Chandra Ghosh

Ø Husband’s name : Pinaki Sengupta

Ø Sex : Female

Ø Date of Birth : 26th November, 1979.

Ø Marital Status : Married

Ø Nationality : Indian

Ø Languages Known : English, Hindi and Bengali

Ø Hobbies : Reading books, Listening to music

Ø Address for

communication : 291/N Parui Main Road, Yogasharam, P.O. Sarsuna,

Kolkata- 700061, West Bengal, India.


1. Dr. Biswajit Mukherjee


Department of Pharmaceutical Technology

Jadavpur University


Phone-+913********* Ext.2588


2. Dr. Rebanta Bandyopadhyay

Scientific Advisor

InnoPharma, LLC, 10 Knightsbridge Road, Piscataway- 08854, NJ, USA

Tel: 732-***-****

Fax: 732-***-****


3. Dr. Vaibhav Sihorkar

Head [Pharmaceutical Development]

Aurigene Discovery Technologies Limited

Miyapur, Bolaram Road, Hyderabad-49, AP, India

Phone (Direct): +914*********, Mobile: +918*********


4. Dr. Amalesh Samanta


Department of Pharmaceutical Technology

Jadavpur University


Phone-+913********* Ext.2617



I hereby declare that all the information given above is correct according to the best of my knowledge.

Dr. Soma Ghosh

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