Researcher biography

Dr. Kaustav Das Gupta is a post-doctoral researcher in Prof. Matt Sweet's lab at the Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB), The University of Queensland. Dr. Kaustav was awarded his PhD in mid 2018 and has led projects in the lab characterizing macrophage immunometabolism and associated host-pathogen interaction. Currently he is working in characterizing the role for zinc as a novel therapeutic agent to combat Mycobacterium abscessus infection in patients suffering from Cystic Fibrosis.