Team

We are a small team of science enthusiasts with a deep love for sharing scientific ideas through blogging. We love what we do, and we do it with passion. We also look forward to working with your collaboration in case you are interested.

Our Group of Science Enthusiasts!

Raibat Sarker

Founder, Editor

A fifth-year BS-MS student and a KVPY fellow at IISER Bhopal, pursuing a major in Chemistry, Raibat was associated with the IISER Bhopal iGEM 2020 team which went on to win the gold medal in the jamboree. He is passionate about trekking and camping, apart from being a foodie and die-hard FCB fan. When not sciencing, eating or complaining about his bad luck, you will find him hooked into novels or planning his next trek! He founded TQR in March 2018.

You can check his other sides on Instagram (@raibat_sarker), Twitter (@sarkerraibat), Quora or on Vocal.

Email me: [email protected]

Shubhankar Kundu

Founding Member, Content Manager

A fourth-year BS-MS student and a DST-INSPIRE fellow at IISER Bhopal, pursuing a major in Chemistry, Shubhankar loves writing poems and painting during leisure times. He has a knack for music and loves playing the violin. Also, he loves reciting Bengali poems and football. Being a die-hard fan of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, the legendary Indian freedom fighter, he not only relishes exploring the unknown with a bold heart but also has photography as another noteworthy hobby. He is associated with the core team of TQR since 2018.

Find the non-scientific side on Instagram (@shubha_k007) and Twitter (@kshubhankar2020).

Email me: [email protected]

Soumyanil Adhikary

Founding Member, Content Designer

A fourth-year BS-MS student at IISER Bhopal, pursuing a Chemistry major, Soumyanil spends his time playing the guitar and reading novels other than studies. Travelling to new places has been a major part of his childhood and he has recently completed his first trek. He loves to cook and takes pride in being a big foodie too. One can always find him hooked into the screen when Barca or the Indian Cricket Team are on the field. He is associated with the core team of TQR since 2018.

Know more about him on Instagram (@soumyanil_rivu)

Email me: [email protected]

Diptatanu Das

Site Designer, Editor

Diptatanu is a fifth-year BS-MS student at IISER Kolkata and a KVPY fellow, majoring in biology, with a chemistry minor. Previously, he was a part of the gold-medalist iGEM IISER Kolkata teams in 2018 and 2019, and also currently associated with the new 2021 team. He has a high affinity for good food and sleep, along with love for making music and playing TT, football, cricket, etc., in free time. His preference always lies in doing some original work, like writing articles, blogs and composing new songs. He joined the core team of TQR in April 2020.

Find this lazy enthusiast on Instagram (@adventure_blooded_species), Twitter (@DasDiptatanu), ResearchGate and Quora.

Email me: [email protected]

Deyasini Roy

PR Team Member

A second-year BS-MS student at IISER Kolkata and an INSPIRE scholar. She is interested in pursuing Physics as her major. Besides her deep love for laziness, sleeping and staring at the starlit night sky, she enjoys listening to music, playing her guitar and drawing. She spends a lot of time watching tv shows, movies and YouTube videos. She often gets lost while contemplating about how inconceivable the universe is and how little mankind can understand it during their short existence when compared to that of the universe itself.

Deyasini joined team TQR in November 2020.

Soumi Bhattacharyya

Content Designer

A fourth-year BS-MS student at IISER Kolkata and a Biology major. She is interested in evolutionary and behavioural biology and also synthetic biology and have already worked in the behavioural biology lab, working upon Drosophila and hope for more work opportunities in the synthetic biology field to explore her interests more. She is currently a part of the IISER Kolkata iGEM 2021 team. In her free time, she spends time in music and playing the piano.

After being associated as an active blogger, Soumi joined the team in May 2021.

Find Soumi on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Shubhamay Das

Curator, Content Manager

A fourth-year BS-MS student at IISER Kolkata and an INSPIRE scholar. He is pursuing Biology as his major. Besides being a crazy fan of statistics, he is a talented artist. He is also reputed as a percussionist who can quickly adapt to any form of music at relative ease. His pursuits in biology are not only limited to textbooks, as he is also representing his institute as a part of the IISER Kolkata iGEM 2021 team.

Shubhamay is helping team TQR to move forward since May 2021.

Find Shubhamay on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Anuja Bothra

Author – The Bio Bee, Editor

Anuja graduated from St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata with a Bachelor’s in Microbiology. In 2020, she started her independent blog called ‘The Bio Bee’, a platform she uses to discuss interesting developments in the field of Biosciences and create awareness about environmental issues. She spends most of her leisure time-solving sudokus, puzzles and riddles, and is an avid reader.

After being associated as an active blogger and collaborator, Anuja joined the team in June 2021. This marks the beginning of the official journey of TQR and ‘The Bio Bee’ together from one platform which will go big in the days to come.

Find Anuja on Instagram and LinkedIn.

Anangkush Chatterjee

Designer – Artworks

Anangkush is a science enthusiast from Presidency University, Kolkata.

He joined the team in June 2021 and has been enriching the initiative with his creative skills since then.