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Sanjeev Munshi, PhD, Merck Research Laboratories


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Sanjeev Munshi, PhD
Dr. Sanjeev Munshi is a Director in the External Research and Licensing organization of the Merck Research Laboratories. Sanjeev's role is to identify partnering opportunities that fit with Merck's strategic research and development goals across all therapeutic and technology areas. Sanjeev is primarily responsible for scouting in the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic US.  Dr. Munshi graduated from Kashmir University, India with a BS in chemistry and physics. He earned a Ph.D. in molecular biophysics (Structural biology) from Indian Institute of Science, India. Following a postdoctoral fellowship in structural virology at Purdue University and a brief stint at National Cancer Institute, Sanjeev joined the Merck Research Labs in West Point, PA. After fifteen years of basic and discovery research, Sanjeev moved into External Scientific Affairs, where he is in a scouting role.

Merck Research Laboratories
Merck discovers, develops, manufactures, and markets vaccines, medicines, and consumer and animal health products designed to help save and improve lives.  Our strategy for growth is based on breakthrough research and development — both internal and external through partnerships.  We welcome partnerships in a number of therapeutic areas – at all stages of development or commercialization -- that address unmet needs for patients, as well as technologies that will enhance the productivity of our research laboratories.  Let's explore how we can combine our strengths with yours, and share our successes together. Visit us at to learn more. 

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