Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science

Name : Arindam Banerjee

Department : School of Biological Sciences
Designation : Senior Professor
Contact : +91 33 2473 4971 (Ext:1504)
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Banerjee's Lab -AB Lab - Science with Vision

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Congratulations to the Team,

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1. Histidine-Containing Ampiphilic Peptide-Based Non-Cytotoxic Hydrogelator with Antibacterial Activity and Sustainable Drug Release, Biswanath Hansda,  Jhilam Majumder,  Biplab Mondal, Akash Chatterjee,  Subhadeep Das,  Sourav Kumar,  Ratan Gachhui,  Valeria Castelletto,  Ian W. Hamley,  Prosenjit Sen,  and Arindam Banerjee  *Langmuir , 2023 ( Accepted).  

2. Metal ion induced assembly of dipeptide attached perylenediimide for fluorometric “turn on” detection of biologically important small molecule Biswanath Hansda, Biplab Mondal, Soumyajit Hazra, Arindam Banerjee* J. Pept. Sci. 2023 ( accepted).

3. Surface Modification of Carbon Dots via Covalent Peptide ConjugationNiladri Hazra, Soumyajit Hazra,  Subir Paul,  Arindam Banerjee *    Chem. Commun. 2023 (DOI: 10.1039/D2CC06478B) , Chem. Commun., 2023, 59, 4931–4934.

4. Polythiophene-g-Poly (methacrylic acid) and Perylene Diimide Appended Peptide Conjugates with Tuneable Photoluminescence, OMEIC and Photo-switching Properties, Soumyajit Hazra,  Arindam Banerjee * and Arun K. Nandi*   J. Mater. Chem. C, 2023, 11, 4808–4819

5. Metallogels from Silver Nanoparticles and Peptide Nanofibers as Antimicrobial Surfaces, Dipayan Bairagi, Purnadas Ghosh, Priyanka Roy, and Arindam Banerjee *, ACS Appl. Nano Mater. 2023, 6, 2299−2309 ( Published in web , DOI: 10.1021/acsanm.2c04144)

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Synthesis of Peptide based soft materials of Diverse applications in health care (sustained Drug Delivery, Antibacterial activity, and 3D Cell culture) and Environmental Remediations (Removal of Toxic Organic dyes and hazardous metal ions from waste water and oil-spil recovery).

  • Organic, Inorganic functional nanohybrids: Fluorescent Noble metal nano-clusters in bio-imaging, catalysis, photoswitching, sensors and antibacterial agents.

  • Carbon-Nano dots (C-Dots) nanomaterials in opto-electronics, photocurrent generation, in catalysis, degradation of chemical warfare agent stimulant and preparation of novel functionalised nano-hybrid systems. 

  • Novel Cationic Peptides as anti-microbial agents and anti-cancer agents. 

  • Nucleopeptides in sensing, catalysis, antibacterial, anti-microbial, anticancer agents. 

  • Self-assembly Studies of Peptides from Synthesis to diverse applications.