DDas Research Group
... the systems chemistry lab
SERB-funded Post doctoral/research associate (RA-1) position is available in our lab. For more details please check out the link.
DD is invited to join the Editorial Advisory Board of ChemSystemsChem for a period of 4 years. Congratulations DD !
Chiranjit is awarded with the Prime Minister Research Fellowship. Congratulations Chiranjit !
Work on Nonequilibrium Amyloid Polymers Exploit Dynamic Covalent Linkage to Temporally Control Charge-Selective Catalysis is now out in Journal of American Chemical Society!
Work on Cross β Amyloid Nanotubes Demonstrate Promiscuous Catalysis in a Chemical Reaction Network via Co-option is out in Angewandte Chemie!
Congratulations Dr. Ayan Chatterjee for successfully defending his PhD thesis!
DD has been awarded with CRSI Bronze Medal for the year 2023. Congratulations DD!
Work on Phosphoesterase Activity by Cross-β Amyloids is out in Chemical Science!
Work on Divergent Cascade Driven Fluorescent Amyloid Micro-swimmers is out in Angewandte Chemie!
DD has been honoured as a distinguished scientist catergorized in the 75 under 50 Scientists Shaping Today's India published by Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India. Congratulations DD!
Review article on Systems chemistry of peptide-assemblies for biochemical transformations published in Chemical Society Review!
Work on Non-equilibrium Catalytic Supramolecular Assemblies of Melamine- and Imidazole-Based Dynamic Building Blocks now out in Journal of American Chemical Society!
Chiranjit grabs Chemical Science Outstanding Poster Presentation Prize at the ChemSci 2021, Leaders in Field Symposium organized by JNCASR. Congratulations Chiranjit!
Work on Emergence of a Promiscuous Peroxidase Under Non-Equilibrium Conditions is out in Angewandte Chemie!
Review article on Substrate induced generation of transient self-assembled catalytic systems now out in Chemical Science!
Article featured as an outstanding work in the virtual issue of JACS Early Career Investigators
Ayan grabs the best poster award ACS Langmuir at the ACS-CRSI Joint Poster Session hosted by 27th CRSI National Symposium in Chemistry organized by IISER Kolkata. Congratulations Ayan!
DD has been awarded with CRSI Young Investigator Award. Congratulations DD!
New Opening for Post Doctoral position funded by IISER Kolkata
Feature article on Cross β Amyloid Assemblies as Complex Catalytic Machinery published in Chem Comm!
DD has been awarded with Indian Peptide Society-Young Scientist Award (IPS-YSA) for Excellence in Peptide Research for the year 2021. Congratulations DD!
Work on Complex Cascade Reaction Networks via Cross β Amyloid Nanotubes published in Angewandte Chemie!
2020 is ending with grand achievements!
Subhajit received B.N.Mankad award for his oral presentation. Pavel, Antara & Sumit bagged RSC Journal Award, ICS excellence award & ACS Journal Award respectively for their poster presentation at RTCS-OBC 2020 symposium of ICS.
DD has been included in the Advisory Board of Materials Horizons. Congratulations DD!
Ayan grabs the best poster award in ChemSci 2020-RSc sponsored Chemical Science virtual symposium @IISER Kolkata. Congratulations Ayan!
DD has been awarded with prestigious Swarnajayanti Fellowship in Chemical Sciences, 2020. Proud moment!
DD has been included in the International Advisory Board (IAB) of Asian JOC. Congratulations DD!
Antara grabs the S. S. Bhatnagar Young Scientist Award for her presentation(oral) in RACMS 2020. Congratulations Antara!
DD joins the Early Career Advisory Board of ACS Chemical Reviews 2020-2021. Congratulations DD!
Work on non-equilibrium cross β amyloid polymers now out in Angewandte Chemie!
DD delivers Invited Lecture at the prestigious Systems Chemistry Conference 2020!
Work on Covalent Catalysis by Cross β amyloid nanotubes now out in the Journal of American Chemical Society!
Its raining awards!
Subhajit, Sahnawaz & Pavel grab Research Excellence Awards in Chemical Science 2020 conference held @ IISER Kolkata. Antara bags her first Best Poster Award in Chemical Science 2020. Congratulations to all!
DD felicitated by IISER Kolkata!
Work on Cross-β amyloid nanotubes for hydrolase–peroxidase cascade reactions now out in Chem. Commun !
Work on Aldolase Cascade by Self Assembled Nanotubes is out in Angewandte Chemie!
Pavel follows up his paper with a sports achievement!!! .. bags Silver in lawn tennis in the recently concluded Inter IISER Sports Meet (IISM)... Congratulations Pavel!
Our project on Catalytic Amyloids rated "Excellent" by Nano Mission, Govt. of India. Our INSPIRE Project on Dynamic Assemblies had also received Excellent Ratings by INSPIRE Program, Govt. of India. Thank you for the encouragements!
Dr. Baishakhi Saha was associated with DD Lab as CSIR-RA from 2018-2019, moved to New York, USA for her postdoc in Prof. Dixie J. Goss's Lab. Best wishes Baishakhi!
Work on Transient Condensates of short peptide and ATP for temporal regulation of cytochrome c activity accepted in Chemical Communications!
Work on Designed Negative Feedback from Transiently formed Catalytic Nanostructures is now published in Angewandte Chemie!
DD Lab member Dr. Sahnawaz Ahmed who was associated as a postdoc from 2017-2019, moved to Spain for his second postdoc in Dr. Javier Montenegro's Lab. Best wishes Sahnawaz!
DD has been selected as an Associate of the Indian Academy of Sciences (IASc) 2019. Congratulations!
Sumit joins DDLab as a Ph. D. student and Chiranjit joins as a project JRF fellow. Welcome!
Just out in Chemical Science, our latest work shows simple transient assemblies can regulate artificial enzymes
New! Opening in recently granted NanoMission Project for JRF/Project Fellow
Chandra joins DD Lab as JRF. Welcome!
New! Opening in recently granted SERB Project for JRF/Project Fellow
Work on Chemically Fueled Dissipative Self-Assembly exploiting Cooperative Catalysis is now published in Angewandte Chemie!
Baishakhi Sarkhel joins DD Lab as a Ph.D. student. Welcome!
Congratulations Darshana for successfully defending her BS-MS thesis.
Dr. Baishakhi Saha joins DD Lab as CSIR Research Associate. Welcome to the group!
Dr. Krishnendu Das joins DD Lab as a Visiting Scientist. Welcome to the group!
Subhajit and Antara join DD lab. Antara did her Masters from IIT Indore and Subhajit did his Masters from IIT Guwahati. Welcome!
Dr. Sahnawaz Ahmed joins DD Lab as National Post Doctoral Fellow. Welcome!
Ayan and Pavel join DD Lab. They both did their Masters from Visva Bharati University. Welcome!
Kishalay and Darshana join DD Lab. They are pursuing their Masters at IISER Kolkata. Welcome.
Catalytic diversity in self-propagating peptide assemblies published in Nature Chemistry
DD Lab moves to IISER Kolkata from IISER Tirupati
Aqueous gels with acute NIR light responsiveness accepted in Chemical Communications
Akhil joins DD Lab. He did his BS-MS from IISER Mohali. Welcome Akhil!
Great News!! Nidhi and Ashmeet get their second paper accepted in Angewandte Chemie. Cheers! The work deals with acute responsiveness of Amyloid based materials when hybridized with 2D materials like Molydenum Disulfide.
Best Poster again! Ashmeet adds one more Best Poster Award to his kitty, this time at the 18th CRSI National Symposium in Chemistry http://www.crsi2016.in/
Due to many recently awarded grants (DST Nano Mission, DBT Nanotechnology and DST INSPIRE), we now have multiple openings
More Funds!! DD gets his third project funded! The prestigous "Department of Science and Technology-Nanomission Grant" on "Smart Peptide Nanomaterials for Chemical Evolution" (3 years) http://nanomission.gov.in/
DD gets his second project funded. The work proposes the use of Amyloid based nanomaterials for Photoablation Therapy and funded by Department of Biotechnology "Nanobiotechnology Research" (3 years) http://www.dbtindia.nic.in/
Best poster again! Nidhi grabs C.N.R. Rao award for the best Poster for “Cross-β Amyloid Nanohybrids decorated With Cytochrome C Exhibit Superactivity in Organic Solvents " in CRIKC (Chandigarh Region Innovation and Knowlegde Cluster) Nanoscience day, 21st July 2015.http://crikc.puchd.ac.in/.
First Paper! Nidhi and Ashmeet just published their first work in Angewandte Chemie http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/anie.201500981/abstract. The work shows striking activation of Cytochrome C-amyloid nanotube hybrids in organic solvent!
Ashmeet grabs the best poster award on "Responsive Amyloid Catalyst" in the One Day Conclave on Nano Biotechnology, 22 December 2014 held at IISER Mohali http://www.inst.ac.in/seminar/index.html.