Scientific Review Officer
6710B ROCKLEDGE DRIVE
BETHESDA MD 20817
Moushumi Paul, Ph.D., became a scientific review officer (SRO) for SRB in 2022. She serves as the SRO for the Function, Integration, and Rehabilitation Sciences study section as well as other Special Emphasis Panel meetings. Her research expertise includes protein and peptide chemistry, enzymology, and elucidating antibiotic biosynthetic pathways.
Dr. Paul began her career in 2006 as a research chemist with the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). She worked as a researcher in the Dairy and Functional Foods Research Unit, investigating bioactive compounds in various milk products. In 2014, she became a scientific advisor with the ARS Office of Outreach, Diversity, and Equal Opportunity, helping to design and implement programs to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion among the agency’s scientific workforce. In 2021, she was recruited to the ARS Office of Scientific Quality Review, where she assisted the office director in overseeing the review of all USDA-ARS scientific research programs and projects.
Dr. Paul holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Barnard College and a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.