Surajit Ghosh was born in West Bengal, India. He studied Organic Chemistry at the University of Calcutta, India, and gained his Master of Science in Organic Chemistry in 2000. Then, he moved to Syngene International Pvt. Ltd (Biocon INDIA Group) and worked as a Scientist till July 2004 in drug discovery project. Subsequently, he moved to Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur in August 2004 for his doctoral studies in the group of Prof. Sandeep Verma in the area of Peptide Self-assembly. After completing his Ph. D. in July 2008, he received postdoctoral fellowship at Cell Biology and Biophysics Division of European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, Germany with Dr. Thomas Surrey (August 2008), where he worked on organization of microtubule and molecular motor proteins till December 2010. He joined CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Biology Kolkata, India in 2011, and worked as Principal Scientist till July 2019. Subsequently, he has joined as a Professor in the Department of Bioscience and Bioengineering at Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur on July 2019. He is a recipient of BIOCON Tribute award, EMBL Fellowship, Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship, Ramanujan Fellowship, Indian Peptide Society Young Scientist Award, Asima Chatterjee Young Scientist Award, Syamasri Gupta Young Scientist Award, CSIR-CDRI Award for Excellence in Drug Research (2020) and SERB-STAR Award (2020). He is an elected Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry (2016), and West Bengal Academy of Science and Technology (2018). At IIT Jodhpur he is leading his group with a current research focus on the areas of Chemical Neuroscience, Chemical Biology and Development of Biophysical Platform/Biosensor.