Collaborators

Within IISER Pune

Dr. Arnab Mukherjee: He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry of IISER Pune. His research interests are mechanism of drug-DNA intercalation and DNA structure. He also works on single water entropy. Read More »

Presently, our groups are working on various self-assembly processes in solution and also in lipid bilayer systems. We are also working on the mechanisms of ion transport through artificial ion channels and carriers..

Dr. Mayurika Lahiri: She is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biology of IISER Pune. Her research interests are DNA damage response mechanisms and genome integrity. Read More »

Presently, our groups are working on cell imaging of various bioanalytes by synthetic fluorescent probes. We are also working on anti-cancer activities of artificial ion transporters.

Dr. Nirmalya Ballav: He is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry of IISER Pune. His research interests are metal-organic gels and hybrids, metal and oxide nanostructures, conducting polymer based micro and nanocomposites, and graphene based materials. Read More »

Presently, our groups are working on self-assembled systems for sensing of nitroexplosives, metal ions, etc.

Dr. Partha Hazra: He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry of IISER Pune. His research interests are biophysics and photophysics of organic and biomolecules. Read More »

Together we studied selective detection of Cu+ ion by pyranine (8-hydroxypyrene-1,3,6-trisulfonic acid) in water.

Dr. Sujit K. Ghosh: is an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry of IISER Pune. His research interests are metal-organic frameworks (MOFs)/porous and coordination polymers (PCPs). Read More »

Together we studied MOF for hydrogen sulfide sensing applications.

National

Professor Dilip D. Dhavale: He is a Professor at Department of Chemistry of University of Pune. His research interests are: Synthetic organic chemistry, Carbohydrate chemistry, Natural products, Photochemistry, Carbenoid chemistry, Glycoconjugates and Polyhydroxy-polyamids. Read More »

Presently, our groups are working on sugar derived cyclic ╬▒-peptides as artificial ions channels and transporters.

Professor Amal Kanti Bera: Professor Bera works in the Department of Biotechnology of IIT Madras. His research interests involve: structure function relationship of ion channels, gap junction channel, GABAA receptor channel, voltage dependent anion channel of mitochondria, potassium channel and acid sensing ion channel, etc. Read More »

Together we studied ion channel formation by mannitol-based supramolecular rosettes.

Dr. Kana M. Sureshan: Dr. Sureshan is an Associate Professor in the School of Chemistry of IISER Thiruvananthapuram. His research interests involve: chemistry and chemical biology of sugars, cyclitols & polyols. Read More »

Together we studied hopping-mediated anion transport through a mannitol-based rosette ion channel.

Dr. Arunashree M. Kalle: She is an Assistant Professor at the Assistant Professor at the Department of Animal Sciences (School of Life Sciences) of University of Hyderabad. Her research interests are structure, functions of Histone deacetylases, and protein-protein interactions. Read More »

Together we developed chromequinoline-based fluorescent probes for selective biothiol detection. We also developed a small molecule inhibitor for SIRT1 protein.

International

Professor Nikolay E Nifantiev: He is a Professor at N. D. Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry, RAS. His research interests are synthesis of oligosaccharides and conformational analysis of oligo- and polysaccharides. He also works on biosynthesis of carbohydrates and carbohydrate-protein recognition processes. Read More »

We have developed various carbohydrate-based systems for ion transport across lipid bilayers. Presently, we are exploring on new saccharide based systems for selective transmembrane chloride ion (Cl-) transport.

Dr. Marina L. Gening: She is a Scientist at N. D. Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry, RAS. Her research interests are in the area of glycochemistry. Read More »

We have developed various carbohydrate-based systems for ion transport across lipid bilayers. Presently, we are exploring on new saccharide based systems for selective transmembrane chloride ion (Cl-) transport.