Assistant Professor at the Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science. [Since June, 2020]
Postdoctoral Fellow at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. [2014-2020]
Ph.D. (Molecular Microbiology) at the Indian Institute of Chemical Biology. (Degree awarded by the Jadavpur University) 
M.Sc. (Genetics) at the University of Calcutta. 
B.Sc. (Physiology Hons.) at the Presidency College, Kolkata. (Degree awarded by the University of Calcutta) 
Will be available soon.
Pal, R. R., A. K. Baidya, G. Mamou, S. Bhattacharya, Y. Socol, S. Kobi, N. Katsowich, S. Ben-Yehuda, and I. Rosenshine. 2019. Pathogenic E. coli extracts nutrients from infected host cells utilizing injectisome components. Cell 177(3): 683-96 e618.
The image of EPEC attached to the host cell through nanotubes is selected for cover image in April 18, 2019 issue of Cell.
Nature published this work as Research Highlight –
This paper was discussed in ‘American society for Microbiology (ASM)’ sponsored podcast ‘This Week in Micobiology (TWIM)’ –
V. Racaniello, E. Schaechter, M. Swanson and M. Schmidt (Host)."TWiM 197: Intercellular microbial trade". This Week in Microbiology, ASM, April 26, 2019. (http://www.microbe.tv/twim/twim-197/)
This paper has been recommended in F1000Prime as being of special significance in its field by F1000 Faculty Member Prof. David Weiss and rated excellent. –
Weiss D: F1000Prime Recommendation of [Pal RR et al., Cell 2019 177(3):683-696.e18]. In F1000Prime, 02 May 2019. (DOI - 10.3410/f.735408877.793559372)
Bhattacharya, S., A. K. Baidya, R. R. Pal, G. Mamou, Y. E. Gatt, H. Margalit, I. Rosenshine, and S. Ben-Yehuda. 2019. A ubiquitous platform for bacterial nanotube biogenesis. Cell Reports 27(2): 334-42 e310.
Kassa, E. G., E. Zlotkin-Rivkin, G. Friedman, R. P. Ramachandran, N. Melamed-Book, A. M. Weiss, M. Belenky, D. Reichmann, W. Breuer, R. R. Pal, I. Rosenshine, L. A. Lapierre, J. R. Goldenring and B. Aroeti. 2019. Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli remodels host endosomes to promote endocytic turnover and breakdown of surface polarity. PLOS Pathog.15(6): e1007851.
Katsowich, N., N. Elbaz, R. R. Pal, E. Mills, S. Kobi, T. Kahan, and I. Rosenshine. 2017. Host cell attachment elicits posttranscriptional regulation in infecting enteropathogenic bacteria.Science355(6326): 735-9.
Basu, P., R. R. Pal, S. Dasgupta, and R. K. Bhadra. 2017. DksA-HapR-RpoS axis regulates haemagglutinin protease production in Vibrio cholerae. Microbiology163(6): 900-10.
Dasgupta, S., P. Basu, R. R. Pal, S. Bag, and R. K. Bhadra. 2014. Genetic and mutational characterization of the small alarmone synthetase gene relV of Vibrio cholerae. Microbiology 160(9): 1855-66.
Pal, R. R., S. Bag, S. Dasgupta, B. Das, and R. K. Bhadra. 2012. Functional characterization of the stringent response regulatory gene dksA of Vibrio cholerae and its role in modulation of virulence phenotypes. J. Bacteriol.194(20):5638-48.
Das, B., R. R. Pal, S. Bag, and R. K. Bhadra. 2009. Stringent response in Vibrio cholerae: genetic analysis of spoT gene function and identification of a novel (p)ppGpp synthetase gene. Mol. Microbiol.72(2):380-98.
Pal, R. R., B. Das, S. Dasgupta, and R. K. Bhadra. 2011. Genetic components of stringent response in Vibrio cholerae. Indian J. Med. Res.133:212-7.