Alumni

Ph.D. Students

Dr. Gaurav Das

He has joined this group on November 5, 2015. He has completed his B.Sc in Biotechnology from SVIMS College, WBUT (2012) and M.Sc in Molecular Biology from West Bengal University of Technology, Kolkata (2014). Thesis Title: “Chemical Modulators Targeted to Mitochondria and Microtubule for Cancer Therapy”. Thesis Submitted on 7th January 2020. Email: biotechgaurav70@gmail.com

Dr. Krishnangsu Pradhan

He has joined this group on July 22, 2014. He has completed his B.Sc in Chemistry from Haldia Govt. College (2012) and M.Sc in Chemistry from Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (2014). Thesis Title: “Development of Novel Neuroprotective peptoids and Hydrogel.” Thesis Submitted on June 2019. Email:  krishnangsu.26@gmail.com

Dr. Surajit Barman

He has joined this group on July 22, 2014. He has completed his B.Sc in Chemistry from Midnapore College (2012) and M.Sc in Chemistry from Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (2014). Thesis Title: ” Design, Synthesis and Targeted Delivery of Microtubule Binding Molecules.” Thesis Submitted on 26th June 2019. Email: sbiitg91@gmail.com 

Dr. Anindyasundar Adak

He has as a R.A. joined this group on June 26, 2019. He has completed his B.Sc in Chemistryfrom Midnapore College (2011) and M.Sc in Chemistry from Vidyasagar University (2013). Thesis Title: “Design, Development, and Application of different Peptides targeted to different intra-cellular components.” Thesis Submitted on 29th March 2019. Email: anindyachem08@gmail.com

Dr. Prasenjit Mondal

Joined the group on 07.08.2013 & awarded PhD on 18.12.2018 Email: pjit007@gmail.com; PMONDAL@mgh.harvard.edu Thesis Title: Designing Platforms and Peptides for Monitoring Microtubule Function and Neuroprotection Publications: First Author: PhysChemChem Phys., 2015, PhysChemChem Phys., 2016,  Chemistry SELECT, 2017, Langmuir, 2018,ACS Chem. Neurosci., 2018, J Am Chem Soc.,2018, ACS Chem. Neurosci., 2018 Co-Author: Fourteen publications Total publications: Twenty one Patent Filed:Indian(Two), US patent(One) Current Status: Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)and Harvard Medical School(HMS).

Dr. Saswat Mohapatra

Joined the group on 08.08.2013 & awarded PhD on 5.12.2018 Thesis Title: Multiple target specific chemical combinations for development of potential anti-cancer therapy . PublicationsEmail:saswatbiochem@gmail.comFirst Author: Chem.Commun. 2015, RSC Adv., 2015, Chem. Commun., 2016,PhysChemChem Phys., 2016,  Adv Healthcare Mater., 2017 Co-Author: Sixteen publications Total publications: Twenty one Patent Filed:Indian(One), PCT Int.(One)US patent (one) Current Status: Postdoctoral Associate at Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada.

Dr. Batakrishna Jana

Joined the group on 01.07.2011 & awarded PhD on 16.11.2016 Email: batakrishna.jana@gmail.com Thesis Title: Development Of Functionalised Nanomaterials For Delivery Of Multiple Biomolecules Into The Cell Publications First Author: RSC Adv.,2013, Macromol Biosci.,2013, Chem. Commun.,2014, Chem. Commun.,2015, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces,2016. Langmuir, 2017 Co-Author: Nineteen publications Total publications: Twenty five Current Status: Postdoctoral fellow, UNIST, South Korea

Dr. Abhijit Saha

Joined the group on 01.07.2011 & awarded PhD on 08.11.2016 Email:   saha.abhijit.g3@gmail.com Thesis Title: Reconstitution Of Alzheimer Disease Propagation Pathway Using Aβ Peptide And Its Link With Cancer. Publications First Author: Chem. Commun.,2013; RSC Adv.,2013; Soft Matter,2014; Chem. Commun.,2015; RSC Adv.,2015; RSC Adv.,2016; ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces,2016. Co-Author: Sixteen publications Total publications: Twenty three Patent Filed: Indian (One) Current Status: Postdoctoral fellow, Hebrew University, Israel.

Dr. Debmalya Bhunia

He has Joined the group on 23.02.2011 & awarded PhD on 17.09.2015. Thesis Title: Biomolecular assembly in surface and solution Publications. Email: biswas.atanu1@gmail.com First Author: ChemBioChem,2013, Soft Matter,2014, Chem. Commun.,2014, ACS Chem.Neurosci.,2015. Co-Author: Five publications Total publications: Nine Patent Filed: US (One) Current Status: Research Scientist at Chembiotec MNC, Kolkata

Dr. Atanu Biswas

He Joined the group on 23.02.2011 & awarded PhD on 17.09.2015. Thesis Title: Biomolecular assembly in surface and solution Publications. Email:   biswas.atanu1@gmail.com First Author: ChemBioChem,2013, Soft Matter,2014, Chem. Commun.,2014, ACS Chem.Neurosci.,2015. Co-Author: Five publications Total publications: Nine Patent Filed: US (One) Current Status: Research Scientist at Chembiotec MNC, Kolkata

Post doc Students

Dr. Sharmistha naskar, RA-I, CSIR

She has joined this group on August 16, 2018. She has completed her PhD in Bioengineering from IISc Bangalore (2018) under the guidance of Prof. BikramjitBasu& Prof. V. Kumaran. Email: sharmistha2k11@gmail.com First Author: ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering, 2017; ACS Applied Bio Materials,2018; Regenerative Engineering and Translational Medicine, 2018; Contributory first author: ACS applied materials & interfaces, 2016 Co- Author: Journal of neurosciences in rural practice Total publications: Five 

Dr.SoumiSukla, RA-III, CSIR

​She has joined this group on June 1, 2018 .She has completed her PhD in Animal Genetics and Breeding from Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Bareilly, UP (2006). Email: soumisukla@gmail.com Experience: Post-doctoral Researcher at University of Cambridge, UK (2007-2012)Lecturer, University of Lincoln, UK (2013-2014) Pool Officer (CSIR-Scientist Pool Scheme) at IICB, Kolkata (2015-2018) First Author: Eight research articles in Journal of Medical Microbiology, Archives of Virology, PLoS Pathogen, Journal of Antimicrobia Chemotherapy, Antiviral Research etc. Co-Author:Nine publications

Dr. Chirantan Kar, National Post Doc Fellow (NPDF)

He has completed his PhD in Chemistry from IIT Guwahati (2014) and Postdoc in Applied Chemistry from Keio University, Tokyo, Japan(2017). Email:  chirantankar2000@gmail.com First Author: Sensor Letters, 2011; RSC Advances,2012; Tetrahedron Letters, 2012; Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, 2013; Inorganic Chemistry, 2013;  Luminescence, 2013;  Sensors and Actuators B Chemical, 2013; New Journal of Chemistry, 2014;  Dalton Transactions, 2015; RSC Advances, 2017. Co-Author: Ten publications Total publications: Twenty Current Status: Assistant Professor, Dept.of Chemistry,  Amity University, Kolkata

Medical Post Graduate Students

Dr. Paban Mandal, MBBS

Email:  mandalpaban11@gmail.com Post graduate trainee, General Surgery Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research, S.S.K.M. Hospital, 224, A.J.C Bose Road, LalaLajpat Rai Sarani, Kolkata-700020 .The West Bengal University of Health Sciences Project Title: Dual Impact of Surgery and Novel Chemical Strategies in Triple Negative Breast Carcinoma Patients.

Dr. Vidya Rani Jha, MBBS

Email: vid.jha8389@gmail.com Post graduate trainee, General Surgery  Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research, S.S.K.M. Hospital, 224, A.J.C Bose Road, LalaLajpat Rai Sarani, the West Bengal University of Health Sciences. Kolkata-700020. Project Title: Study of NF-kB Expression in Breast Carcinoma Patients Undergoing  Surgery with or without NACT and its Association with Adjuvant Therapy.

Past Project Fellows

Tanushree Mahata

Email: Tanushreemahata98@gmail.com Current Position- Working in Industry

Rajsekhar Roy (Jul'18-Jun'19)

Thesis title: Glyco-peptide based inhibitor for multifaceted amyloid-β toxicity.

G.N.Pratyusha (Jul'18-Jun'19)

Thesis title: Detection of amyloid-β using a novel fluorescent probe in Alzheimer’s disease

Nabanita Mukherjee, DBT-JRF (Jul'17-May'19)

Project title:Muc1 receptor targeted nano-liposome containing peptide-drug-nanocage for breast cancer and cancer stem cell

Prabrisha Chakraborty(June 2018- August 2018)

Project Title:Understanding Alzheimers Disease through an anti-NGF induced Amyloidogenesis in PC 12 derived Neurons

Chandrama Banerjee (June 2017- August 2017)

Project Title: Studying the effect of caprylic acid induced neuro-protection on PC-12 derived neuron model

Rudra Prakash Mohanty (Jun'17-May'18)

Thesis title: Development of potential cell-penetrating peptides.

Deepshikha Mukherjee, DBT-JRF (Jul'18-May'19)

Project title:Muc1 receptor targeted nano-liposome containing peptide-drug-nanocage for breast cancer and cancer stem cell

Aurthan Mukherjee BSc.Trainee (Jan'2019-Feb'19)

Project Title: Basic Cellular and Molecular Techniques in Cancer Biology

Antara Haldar (June 2018- August 2018)

Project Title: Exploring the Neuroprotective effects of Natural products on Stress induced cellular Neuron Models

Parag Savla (Jun'16-May'17)

Thesis title: Isolation and characterization of  biologically active fraction from papaya leaves for treatment of dengue

Ashadul Haque (June 2016-August 2016)(NPDF)

Project Title: Targeted delivery of a novel peptide paclitaxel conjugate to u-87 MG cells through integrin α5β1 receptor: reduced toxicity and enhanced efficacy of paclitaxel.

Prashant T. Kurkute (Feb 2012 to Feb 2015)

Project Title: Computational based design of peptide therapeutics

Gaurav Das (June 2013 - August 2013)

Project Title: Cytosolic expression of EGFP-His10 protein,

Madhuri Dey (May 2013 - June 2013)​

Sushil Ratna (Jun'12-May'13)

Thesis Title: Self-assembly of a short peptide derived from an inhibitor of MMP family

Sumalatha Mekala (Jun'12-May'13)

Thesis title: Design and synthesis of peptide-based drug delivery vehicle

Avrajit Manna

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