​PAST GROUP MEMBERS

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Past Ph.D. students

 

 

Gouriprasanna Roy

Period: August 2002 - April 2007

M. Sc. Chemistry, University of Calcutta
Thesis Title: Biomimetic Studies on Antithyroid Drugs and Thyroid Hormone Synthesis

Best Thesis Award 2007 - 2008

 

Current Position:  Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, Shiv Nadar University, Dadri

Email: gouriprasanna.roy@snu.edu.in; Website: Click Here

Bani Kanta Sarma

Period: August 2003 - July 2008

M.Sc. Chemistry, IIT Guwahati
Thesis Title: Antioxidant Activity of the Anti-inflammatory Compound Ebselen and its Analogues : Role of Nonbonded Interactions.
Best Thesis Award 2008 - 2009

Current Position: Faculty Fellow, New Chemistry Unit, JNCASR, Bangalore

Email: banikanta.sarma@snu.edu.in; Website: Click Here

A. Tamilselvi

Period: August 2004 - June 2009

M.Sc. Chemistry, The American College, Madurai
Thesis Title: Metallo-beta-Lactamase, Phosphotriesterase and their Functional Mimics
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Thiagarajar College, Madurai

Email: selviaruna@gmail.com; Website: Click Here

Krishna Pada Bhabak

Period: August 2005 - June 2009 (Int. Ph.D. August 2003 batch)

B.Sc. (Chemistry Hons.), R. K. Mission Residential College, Narendrapur
Thesis Title: Synthetic Antioxidants: Structure-Activity Correlation Studies of Glutathione Peroxidase Mimics and Peroxynitrite Scavengers
Eli Lilly & Company Asia Outstanding Thesis Award 2010

Current Position: Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati

Email: kbhabak@gmail.com; Website: Click Here

Bhaskar Jyoti Bhuyan

Period: August 2005 - July 2010

M.Sc. Chemistry, IIT Guwahati
Thesis Title: Design and Synthesis of Novel Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitors Having Antioxidant Activity
Eli Lilly & Company Asia Outstanding Thesis Award 2011
Current Position: Scientist, Applied Materials, Inc., Santa Clara, California, USA
Email: bhuyanbj@gmail.com; Website: Click Here

Debasish Manna

Period: August 2008 - June 2013 (Int. Ph.D. August 2006 batch)

B.Sc., Chemistry, Jadavpur  University, Kolkata
Thesis Title: Deiodination of Thyroid Hormones by Iodothyronine Deiodinase Mimics
Eli Lilly & Company Asia Outstanding Thesis Award 2014 and Best Thesis Award 2014-15
 
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, IISER Bhopal

Email: debasishmanna38@gmail.com; Website: Click Here

M. Umayal

Period: August 2007 - January 2014

M.Sc. Chemistry, The American College, Madurai
Thesis Title: Biomimetic Studies on Tyrosine- and Phenolate-based Ligands and their Metal Complexes
Current Position:  Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Mount Carmel College, Bangalore

Email: l.umayal23@gmail.com; Website: Click Here

Debasish Bhowmick

Period: August 2009 - July 2014 (Int. Ph.D. August 2007 batch)

B.Sc. Chemistry (Hons.), Calcutta University
Thesis Title: Structure-Activity Correlation and Mechanistic Investigations of Glutathione Peroxidase-like Catalytic Activity of Diaryl Diselenides.
Current Position: Scientist, GVK Biosciences, Hyderabad. Email: debasish300@gmail.com
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Amit Ashok Vernekar

Period: January 2010 - December 2014

M. Sc. Chemistry, Goa University
Thesis Title: Bioinspired Materials: Antioxidant and Phosphotriesterase Nanozymes

Gandhian Young Technological Innovation (GYTI) Award 2015

Best Thesis Award for 2015-16.

Current Position: Scientist, CSIR-Central Leather Research Institute (CLRI), Chennai

Email: amitvernekar@hyderabad.bits-pilani.ac.in; Website: Click Here

Santanu Mondal

Period: August 2011 - April 2016 (Int. Ph.D. August 2009 batch)

B. Sc. Chemistry, Jadavpur University, Kolkata
Thesis Title: Halogen bonding in the deiodination of thyroid hormones and halogenated nucleosides.
Best Thesis Award 2017 - 2018
Current Position: Post-doctoral Fellow, Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester MA, USA; Email: santanu.chem@gmail.com

K. Raja

Period: August 2010 - July 2016

M. Sc. Chemistry, Anna University, Chennai
Thesis Title: The Effect of Substituents and Solvents on the Deiodination Reactions of Thyroid Hormones by Iodothyronine Deiodinase Mimics.
Current Position: Scientist, Syngene International Ltd. Biocon Park, BangaloreEmail: lookforscorpio@gmail.com

Gaurango Chakrabarty

Period: August 2010 - July 2018

M. Sc. Chemistry, University of Hyderabad

Thesis Title: Design and Synthesis of Cyclic Diselenides and Selenenyl Sulfides for Biomimetic Applications.

Current Position: Guest Faculty, Department of Chemical Sciences, Tezpur University, Assam

Email: gaurango16@gmail.com

Namrata Singh

Period: August 2013 - July 2018

M. Sc. Chemistry, Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi

Thesis Title: Development of Nanomaterials as Antioxidant Enzyme Mimetics for Cellular Redox Homeostasis.

Current Position:  IISc Research Associate, Department of Inorganic & Physical Chemistry, IISc Bangalore; Email: namratas@iisc.ac.in

Geethika, M.

Period: August 2013 - December 2018

M. Sc. Chemistry, Kakatiya University, Warangal

Thesis Title: Modulation of Endothelial Nitric Oxide Levels by Enzyme Mimetic Redox Modulators.

Current Position:  Research/Project Associate, Department of Inorganic & Physical Chemistry, IISc Bangalore; Email: geethikam@iisc.ac.in

M. Kishor Kumar Reddy

Period: August 2012 - January 2019

M. Sc. Chemistry, University of Mysore

Thesis Title: Development of New Synthetic Methodologies for Selenocysteine, Selenopeptides and beta-Seleno Amino Acids.

Current Position:  Research/Project Associate, Department of Inorganic & Physical Chemistry, IISc Bangalore; Email: kishorreddy[at]iisc.ac.in

Kritika Khulbe

Period: August 2014 - July 2019 (Int. Ph.D. 2012 batch)

B. Sc. Chemistry (Hons), St.Stephen's College, Delhi

Thesis Title: Surface-Engineered Ceria-Based Hydrolytic Nanozymes For Combating Phosphorous-Based Nerve Agents and Bacterial Biofilms.

Current Position:  Research Associate, Department of Inorganic & Physical Chemistry, IISc Bangalore; Email: kritikak[at]iisc.ac.in

Sourav Ghosh

Period: August 2014 - July 2019

M. Sc. Chemistry, IIT Kanpur

Thesis Title: Redox Control of Reactive Oxygen and Nitrogen Species by Metal Oxide-Based Nanozymes and Nanoisozymes.

Current Position:  Research Associate, Department of Inorganic & Physical Chemistry, IISc Bangalore; Email: souravghosh[at]iisc.ac.in

Surendar Reddy Jakka

Period: August 2009 - July 2019

M. Sc. Chemistry, Kakatiya University, Warangal

Thesis Title: Expanding the Genetic Code: Site-specific Incorporation of Halogenated Tyrosine into Green Fluorescent Proteins.

Current Position:  Research/Project Associate, Department of Inorganic & Physical Chemistry, IISc Bangalore; Email: surendarj[at]iisc.ac.in

Harinarayana Ungati

Period: August 2011 - July 2019

M. Sc. Chemistry, University of Hyderabad

Thesis Title: Design and Synthesis of Novel Fluorescent Probes for Cellular Imaging and Sensing Applications.

Current Position:  Scientist, Geological Survey of India (GSI), Bangalore Email: harinarayanaungati[at]gmail.com

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