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● Research Scientist ● Neuroscience ● Project developer ● Cooking enthusiast ● Avid traveler ●

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INSERM, Marseille, France

March 2015 - Present

Vrije Universiteit Brussel

- January 2020

Postdoctoral Researcher


March 2015 - October 2018

Research Fellow

DRDO Defence Institute of Physiology and Allied Sciences

November 2009 - February 2015

Research Fellow

DIPAS-DRDO, Delhi, India

November 2009 - February 2015

Visiting Scientist

RIKEN BSI, Saitama, Japan

April 2014 - August 2014

Research Scholar

Vidyasagar University, West Bengal, India

September 2007 - August 2009

Research Scholar

Vidyasagar University

September 2007 - August 2009


Ph.D. in Physiology

Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India.

April 2010 - August 2015

M.Sc in Human Physiology

Vidyasagar University, West Bengal, India

July 2005 - July 2007

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Martineau FS, Sahu S, Plantier V, Buhler E, Schaller F, Fournier L, Chazal G, Kawasaki H, Represa A, Watrin F, et al.(2018). Correct Laminar Positioning in the Neocortex Influences Proper Dendritic and Synaptic Development . Cerebral cortex (New York, N.Y. : 1991).
Kumari P, Kauser H, Wadhwa M, Roy K, Alam S, Sahu S, Kishore K, Ray K, Panjwani U(2018). Hypobaric hypoxia impairs cued and contextual fear memory in rats . Brain research.
Surajit Sahu, Emmanuelle Buhler, Jean‐Christophe Vermoyal, Françoise Watrin, Alfonso Represa, Jean‐Bernard Manent(2018). Spontaneous epileptiform activity in a rat model of bilateral subcortical band heterotopia . Epilepsia. Wiley
Vanessa Plantier, Françoise Watrin, Emmanuelle Buhler, Fanny Sandrine Martineau, Surajit Sahu, Jean-Bernard Manent, Ingrid Bureau, Alfonso Represa(2018). Direct and Collateral Alterations of Functional Cortical Circuits in a Rat Model of Subcortical Band Heterotopia . Cerebral Cortex. Oxford University Press ({OUP})
Wadhwa, M., Chauhan, G., Roy, K., Sahu, S., Deep, S., Jain, V., Kishore, K., Ray, K., Thakur, L., Panjwani, U.(2018). Caffeine and modafinil ameliorate the neuroinflammation and anxious behavior in rats during sleep deprivation by inhibiting the microglia activation . Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience. 12.
Chauhan, G., Ray, K., Sahu, S., Roy, K., Jain, V., Wadhwa, M., Panjwani, U., Kishore, K., Singh, S.B.(2016). Adenosine A1 receptor antagonist mitigates deleterious effects of sleep deprivation on adult neurogenesis and spatial reference memory in rats . Neuroscience. 337. p. 107-116.
Kauser, H., Sahu, S., Panjwani, U.(2016). Guanfacine promotes neuronal survival in medial prefrontal cortex under hypobaric hypoxia . Brain Research. 1636. p. 152-160.
H. Kauser, S. Sahu, S. Kumar, U. Panjwani(2014). Guanfacine ameliorates hypobaric hypoxia induced spatial working memory deficits . Physiology {\&} Behavior. 123. p. 187--192. Elsevier {BV}
Surajit Sahu, Hina Kauser, Koushik Ray, Krishna Kishore, Sanjeev Kumar, Usha Panjwani(2013). Caffeine and modafinil promote adult neuronal cell proliferation during 48h of total sleep deprivation in rat dentate gyrus . Experimental Neurology. 248. p. 470--481. Elsevier {BV}
H. Kauser, S. Sahu, S. Kumar, U. Panjwani(2013). Guanfacine is an effective countermeasure for hypobaric hypoxia-induced cognitive decline . Neuroscience. 254. p. 110--119. Elsevier {BV}
Koushik Ray, Abhirup Chatterjee, Usha Panjwani, Sanjeev Kumar, Surajit Sahu, Sayan Ghosh, Lalan Thakur, Jag Parvesh Anand(2012). Modafinil improves event related potentials P300 and contingent negative variation after 24h sleep deprivation . Life Sciences. 91. (3-4). p. 94--99. Elsevier {BV}
Surajit Sahu, Koushik Ray, M.S. Yogendra Kumar, Shilpa Gupta, Hina Kauser, Sanjeev Kumar, Kshipra Mishra, Usha Panjwani(2012). Valeriana wallichii root extract improves sleep quality and modulates brain monoamine level in rats . Phytomedicine. 19. (10). p. 924--929. Elsevier {BV}
Surajit Sahu, Goutam Dutta, Nilotpal Mandal, Ananda Raj Goswami, Tusharkanti Ghosh(2012). Anticonvulsant effect of Marsilea quadrifolia Linn. on pentylenetetrazole induced seizure: A behavioral and {EEG} study in rats . Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 141. (1). p. 537--541. Elsevier {BV}