Mitali has a keen interest for peering into the hustle-bustle that goes about inside cells. She joined Siddharth's group in late 2020 to study the cell biology of phagocytosis. You'll often find Mitali shaking a leg, which is not necessarily restricted to outside the lab! She is an avid reader, is passionate about the performing arts and is always exploring new places to eat. She enjoys picking up new hobbies every now and then, her latest obsessions being solving cryptic crosswords and learning the ancient martial art of Kalaripayuttu.