OBCL: Organic and bioconjugate chemistry LABoratory

NeeleshKalyaniShivam SinghMohan
LuckyTularam SahuSuryaRajibRagendu
SebinAryabhataSmrutiHarinarayanan

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Current team members

Ph.D. students

Neelesh Neelesh C. Reddy
Fellowship: UGC-JRF/SRF
Research Interest: Bioconjugation, protein-protein interaction
Awards: Best oral presentation award, sIPS 2020, Madurai Kamraj University
B.Sc.: Deogiri College; M.Sc.: BAMU
E-mail: neelesh[at]iiserb.ac.in
Tularam Sahu  Tularam Sahu
Fellowship: CSIR-JRF/SRF
Research Interest: ADC, Bioconjugation
B.Sc.: PRSU; M.Sc.: PRSU
E-mail: tulachem[at]iiserb.ac.in
Kalyani  Kalyani Thakur
Fellowship: Institute
Research Interest: Protein chemistry
B.Sc.: University of Delhi; M.Sc.: Patna University
E-mail: kalyani16[at]iiserb.ac.in
Shivam Singh          Shivam Kumar Singh
Fellowship: UGC-JRF (active)/CSIR-JRF
Research Interest: Organic chemistry with proteins
B.Sc. and M.Sc.: Allahabad University
E-mail: shivams18[at]iiserb.ac.in
Surya Surya Dev Mishra
Fellowship: CSIR-JRF (VR lab and RKM lab)
Research Interest: In-cellulo and in-vivo protein modification
B.Sc.: Lucknow University; M.Sc.: BBA University, Lucknow
E-mail: surya18[at]iiserb.ac.in
Mohan Mohan Kumar
Fellowship: Prime Minister's Research Fellowship (PMRF), INSPIRE
Research Interest: Precision therapeutics
B.Sc.: Lucknow University; M.Sc.: NIT Manipur
E-mail: mohan19[at]iiserb.ac.in
Rajib Rajib Molla
Fellowship: Institute
Research Interest: Catalytic bioconjugation
B.Sc. and M.Sc.: West Bengal State University
E-mail: rajib19[at]iiserb.ac.in
Ragendu  Ragendu V
Fellowship: CSIR-JRF
Research Interest: Protein bioconjugation
B.Sc. and M.Sc.: IIRBS, M. G. University
E-mail: ragenduvimalkumar[at]gmail.com 
Lucky  Lucky Ojha
Fellowship: iPhD (2019 batch, 2021-)
Research Interest: Protein Bioconjugation
B.Sc.: Jamia Milia Islamia
E-mail: lucky19[at]iiserb.ac.in
Postdocs
  Dr. Ankita Bal
Postdoctoral Fellow: 2021-
Research Interest: Synthesis of antibody conjugates
B.Sc.: WBSU; M.Sc.: WBSU
Ph.D.: NISER Bhubaneswar (Org. Chem.)
E-mail: ankita.b1991@gmail.com
  Dr. Tanushree
Postdoctoral Fellow: 2021-
Research Interest: Biology of antibody conjugates

B.Sc.: CUJ; M.Sc.: CUJ
Ph.D.: CUJ (Cancer Biology)
E-mail: itstanu08@gmail.com
   

BS-MS student

Harinarayanan Harinarayanan Kottala (2021-2022)
BS-MS: 5th year MS project
Research Interest: Protein bioconjugation
E-mail: harinarayanan17[at]iiserb.ac.in 

Smruti Smruti Dixit (2021-2022)
BS-MS: 5th year MS project
Research Interest: Protein bioconjugation
E-mail: smruti17[at]iiserb.ac.in
Sebin Sebin Abraham (2021-2022)
BS-MS: 5th year MS project
Research Interest: Protein bioconjugation
E-mail: sebin17[at]iiserb.ac.in
Aryabhata Bharadvaj Aryabhata Bharadvaj (2021-2022)
BS-MS: 5th year MS project
Research Interest: Protein bioconjugation
E-mail: aryabhata17[at]iiserb.ac.in
   

Collaborators

Dr. Ram K. Mishra, Department of Biological Sciences, IISERB

Dr. Sanjeev Shukla, Department of Biological Sciences, IISERB

Prof. Saptarshi Mukherjee, Department of Chemistry, IISERB

Dr. Suman Chakrabarty, SNBNCBS

Prof. Chirstopher J. Chang, Department of Chemistry, UC Berkeley

Akamara Therapeutics

GeNext Genomics (GNG)

 

Alumni (Ph.D. students)

Datta Dr. Dattatraya Gautam Rawale (Datta's intro)
PhD: 2020 (UGC fellow), RA: Aug 2020-till date
Current position: Postdoctoral Fellow, London Lab, Weizmann Institute of Science

Awards: SaiLife NOST Best Thesis Award 2020; Best poster award, IPS 2019, BITS Pilani, Hyderabad
B.Sc.: SRTM University; M.Sc.: BAMU
E-mail: rawalechm971[at]gmail.com
Rohith Dr. Rohith Singudas
PhD: 2019 (CSIR fellow)
Current position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Arbely Lab, Ben-Gurion University
B.Sc. and M.Sc.: Andhra University
E-mail: jsingudas.rohith786[at]gmail.com
Pralhad Dr. Pralhad Namdev Joshi
PhD: 2019 (CSIR fellow)
Current position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Friedler Lab, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
B.Sc. and M.Sc.: BAMU
E-mail: pralhadjoshi.joshi[at]gmail.com
Purushottam Dr. L. Purushottam
PhD: 2019 (CSIR fellow)
Current position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Wu Lab, Georgia Tech

Postdoctoral Fellow: Chou Lab, Stanford University (2019-2021)
Awards: SaiLife NOST Best Thesis Award 2019
B.Sc.: Andhra University; M.Sc.: Nagarjuna University
E-mail: purushotham.landa[at]gmail.com
Mahesh Dr. Maheshwerreddy Chilamari 
PhD: 2018 (UGC fellow)
Current position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Bloom Lab, University of Kansas
E-mail: mahic51[at]gmail.com
Srinivasa Dr. Srinivasa Rao Adusumalli (Srinivasa's intro)
PhD: 2017 (CSIR fellow), RA: 2017
Head, R&D, Plabeltech: 2017-2019

Current position: Postdoctoral fellow, Bernardes Lab, University of Cambridge
Awards: Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship

E-mail: adusumallisrinivas11[at]gmail.com
Alumni (BS-MS students)
Ramesh Ramesh A.
BS-MS project: 2021
Current position: PhD student, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden
Awards: President's Gold Medal, Proficiency Medal
E-mail: rameshedakkattil[at]outlook.com
Kannagi Kannagi Bhooshan
MS project: 2021
Research Interest: Protein Bioconjugation
B.Sc.: Delhi University
E-mail: kannagibhooshan[at]gmail.com
Pranav Pranav Sreekumar
BS-MS project: 2020
Research Interest: Protein bioconjugation
E-mail: pranavsreekumar1997[at]gmail.com
Mrityunjay Mrityunjay Gupta
BS-MS project: 2019
Current position: PhD student, UC Irvine
Awards: Chemistry Block Fellowship @ UC Irvine
E-mail: mrityung[at]uci.edu, mrityunjayg[at]live.com
Unnikrishnan Unnikrishnan V. B.
BS-MS project: 2018; RA: 2019
Current position: PhD student, Bernardes Lab, University of Cambridge
Awards: Marie Curie Doctoral Fellowship
E-mail: unnikvb[at]gmail.com
Dona Dona Mariya Vincent
BS-MS project: 2018
Current position: PhD student, Viswanathan Lab, IISER Tirupati
E-mail: donamariyavincent[at]gmail.com
Lalkrishnan Lalkrishnan P. H.
BS-MS project: 2018
Current position: Faculty, Brilliant Study Centre
E-mail: lalkrishnan9495[at]gmail.com
Prabhanshu Dr. Prabhanshu Tripathi
BS-MS project: 2013; RA: 2014
PhD: 2020, Bruner Lab, University of Florida
Current position: Kwong Lab, Vaccine Research Center, NIAID/NIH
Awards: IRTA Fellowship 2020, Graduate school fellowship GSF2014, William and Arlene F. Ruegamer scholarship 2018

E-mail: prashutrip[at]gmail.com, prabhanshu.tripathi[at]nih.gov
Alumni (Postdoctoral fellows)
Rajesh Dr. Rajesh Paul
Postdoctoral Fellow: 2014-2015
Current Position: QC Officer (Gp. A), Indian Oil Corporation Limited
B.Sc.: University of Calcutta; M.Sc.: IIT Delhi; Ph.D.: IIT Guwahati
E-mail: rajesh765[at]gmail.com

 

Summer project/Short term project

Subhradeep Ghosh ISM Dhanbad, Short-term project: 2020-2021
Anamika Chaudhary Bundelkhand University, Short-term project: 2020-2021
Sumedha Sengupta Hindu College, University of Delhi, Summer project: May-July 2021
Sneha S. Kelkar VIT Vellore, Summer project: May-July 2021
Dev C. Chauhan IIT Kharagpur - IACS, Summer project: May-July 2021
Shivam Singh BHU Varanasi, Summer project: May-July 2021
Ananya Sinha IIT Palakkad, Summer project: May-July 2021
Sakshi Y. Kasat Bombay College of Pharmacy, Summer project: May-July 2021
  Members 21-30
Manpreet Kaur Panjab University, Summer project, May-July 2020
Shounak Hinge IISER Mohali, Summer project, May-July 2020
Bishvanwesha Panda IISER Kolkata, Summer project, May-July 2020
Swarna Naidu IISER Bhopal, iPhD lab rotation, Dec 2019
Lucky Ojha IISER Bhopal, iPhD lab rotation, Dec 2019
Harinarayanan Kottala IISER Bhopal, Short term project, Dec 2019
Aparna P. R. St. Aloysius College, Mangalore, Summer project: May-July 2019
Arjun Chowdhury IISER Mohali, Summer project: May-July 2019
Aryabhata Bharadvaj IISER Bhopal, Summer project: May-July 2019
Asmita Rani Asmi NISER Bhubaneswar, Summer project: May-July 2019
  Members 11-20
Sreelakshmi Unnikrishnan IISER Tvm, Summer project: May-July 2019
Sumran Raikwar VNIT Nagpur, Summer project: May-July 2019
Tiasha Das IISER Kolkata, Summer project: May-July 2019
Kavyashree P Mangalore University, Short term project
Shashank Sancheti Pune University, Short term project
Subhasri Ghosh IIT Kanpur, Summer project: May-July 2018
Simran Poptani IISER Bhopal, Summer project: May-July 2018
Mrudula Nikam IISER Mohali, Summer project: June-July 2017
Pranav Sreekumar IISER Bhopal, Summer project: June-July 2017
Dona M. Vincent IISER Bhopal, Summer project: June-July 2017
  Members 1-10
Unnikrishnan V. B. IISER Bhopal, Summer project: June-July 2017
Lalkrishnan P. H. IISER Bhopal, Summer project: June-July 2017
Sruthy Baburaj IISER Kolkata, Summer project: June-July 2016 
Mrityunjay Gupta IISER Bhopal, Summer project: June-July 2016
Pankaj Kumar IISER Bhopal, Short term projects: May-July 2015, Dec 2014
Cavya Jose IISER Bhopal, Summer project: May-July 2015
Manvendra Singh IISER Bhopal, Short term project: Dec 2014
Kavuri Himaja IIT BHU, Summer project: 2014
Renuka IISER Bhopal, Short term project: Dec 2013
Sushil Lathwal IISER Bhopal, Summer project: 2013
   
Srinivasa Mahesh Landa Purushottam Cavya Jose
Pralhad
Dona Lalkrishnan Sruthy Mrityunjay Aparna P. R. Asmita Rani Asmi Arjun Chowdhury Aryabhata Bharadvaj Sreelakshmi Unnikrishnan Tiasha Das Pankaj Kumar
Pranav Mrudula Simran Subhasri
Rohith Pranav Sreekumar Datta Ramesh
Kannagi Anamika Subhradeep