Dr. Lalit Deshmukh Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

University of California San Diego
La Jolla, California 92093


2010 Doctor of Philosophy, University of Connecticut
Advisor: Olga Vinogradova, Ph.D.

2004 Bachelor of Pharmacy, University of Pune, India

Professional Experience

2018 – Present Assistant professor
University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA

2011 – 2017 Post-doctoral Fellow
National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Supervisor: G. Marius Clore, M.D., Ph.D.

Awards and Honors

2021 – Hellman Fellowship (Hellman Foundation)

2019 – Collaborative Development Award (HIVE Center, The Scripps Research Institute)

2018 – Collaborative Development Award (CHEETAH Center, University of Utah)

2018 – Gilead Research Scholars Award in HIV (Gilead Sciences, Inc.)

2016 – 18th Norman P. Salzman Memorial Award in Virology (Poster), NIH, MD

2012 – Nancy Nossal Fellowship, NIH, MD

2010 – 51st Experimental Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Conference (ENC) Student Travel Stipend Award, FL

2009 – Richardson-Vicks A. Francis Summa Memorial Award, University of Connecticut, CT

2008 – 49th ENC Student Travel Stipend Award, CA

2005 – Rupchand Bora Pharmacy Gold Medal, University of Pune, India

2004 – Merit award, Indian Pharmaceutical Association, India