Kaushik Mukherjee, BDS, PhD
Program for Advanced Standing Student
Kaushik graduated from JSS Dental College & Hospital (India) with a Bachelor in Dental Surgery, followed by a MSc in Oral Biology from Queen Mary, University of London. Prior to joining UMN School of Dentistry, he obtained his PhD in Craniofacial Biology from the Center for Craniofacial Molecular Biology, University of Southern California. His PhD thesis was titled "Enamel Biomineralization and Biomimetics" where he worked on enamel matrix biology, amelogenin-collagen interactions, and reconstruction of synthetic enamel. Outside the lab, Kaushik enjoys swimming, long hikes, reading, theatre and volunteering in dog shelters.