OBCL: Organic and bioconjugate chemistry LABoratory

RajibSuryaMohanRagendu
Ashish VermaSneha BasaDwaipayan
KamalGolu

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Current team members

Ph.D. students

Surya Surya Dev Mishra
Fellowship: CSIR-JRF (VR lab and RKM lab)
Research Interest: In-cellulo and in-vivo protein modification
Awards: MP Young Scientist Award 2022 (1st prize)

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: ragendu20[at]iiserb.ac.in 
Ashish Verma Ashish Verma
Fellowship: UGC-JRF
Research Interest: Protein bioconjugation
B.Sc.: Maharaj Singh Univ.; M.Sc.: AMU
E-mail: ashish22[at]iiserb.ac.in 
Dwaipayan Dwaipayan Biswas
Fellowship: Prime Minister's Research Fellowship (PMRF), SERB-PACE fellowship
Research Interest: Protein bioconjugation
B.Sc.: Ramkrishna Mission; M.Sc.: IIT Hyderabad
E-mail: dwaipayan22[at]iiserb.ac.in 
Sneha Basa Sneha Basa
Fellowship: CSIR-JRF
Research Interest: Protein bioconjugation
B.Sc.: Pune University; M.Sc.: IIT Madras
E-mail: sneha22[at]iiserb.ac.in 
  Sisir Patra
Fellowship: UGC-JRF
Research Interest: Protein bioconjugation
B.Sc.: Utkal University; M.Sc.: Central University of South Bihar
E-mail: sisir23[at]iiserb.ac.in 
  Bishal Biswas
Fellowship: Institute
Research Interest: Protein bioconjugation
B.Sc.: Univ. of Kalyani; M.Sc.: IIT Kanpur
E-mail: bishal23[at]iiserb.ac.in 
Postdocs
Kamal Dr. Kamal Vats
Fellowship: SERB-PACE (2023-)
Research Interest: Selective targeting of proteins in a complex biological milieu
Ph.D.: IISc Bangalore (Prabhakaran Lab)
M.Sc.: Punjabi University Patiala
B.Sc.: Kurukshetra University

E-mail: kamal[at]iiserb.ac.in; kamalvats48[at]gmail.com
   

BS-MS | Project

  Abharika Gautam (2024-2025)
BS-MS: 5th year MS project
Research Interest: Protein bioconjugation
E-mail: abharika20[at]iiserb.ac.in
  Tushita Prakash Gajbhiye (2024-2025)
BS-MS: 5th year MS project
Research Interest: Protein bioconjugation
E-mail: tushita20[at]iiserb.ac.in

  Rahul Mitra (2024-2025)
M.Sc.: M.Sc. project & Summer internship 2024
Research Interest: Protein bioconjugation
E-mail: rahulm23[at]iiserb.ac.in
Scientific Administrative Assistant
Golu Mr. Golu Puri (2022-)
B.Com. and M.Com.: BU, Bhopal
PGDCA: MCU, Bhopal
E-mail: golugoswami2014@gmail.com
   

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)

Neelesh Neelesh C. Reddy
PhD: 2022 (UGC fellow), RA: Oct-Dec 2022
Next position: Postdoctoral fellow (2023), Hsu Lab, Dept. of Chemistry, UT Austin

Awards: Best oral presentation award, sIPS 2020, MKU
B.Sc.: Deogiri College; M.Sc.: BAMU
E-mail: ncreddyaschemist12[at]gmail.com
Kalyani Kalyani Thakur
PhD: 2022 (Institute, SERB-SRF), RA: Oct-Nov 2022
Next position: Postdoctoral fellow (Jan '23), NCI, NIH

B.Sc.: University of Delhi; M.Sc.: Patna University
E-mail: kalyani16[at]iiserb.ac.in
Tularam Sahu Dr. Tularam Sahu
PhD: 2022 (CSIR fellow)
Current position: Asst. Professor, Chattisgarh State University
B.Sc.: PRSU; M.Sc.: PRSU
E-mail: tula.chem.1990[at]gmail.com
Datta Dr. Dattatraya Gautam Rawale (Datta's intro)
PhD: 2020 (UGC fellow), RA: Aug 2020-2021
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: Bioconjugation Scientist II, Abzena, Bristol, PA, USA
Position 2: Postdoctoral Fellow, Wu Lab, Georgia Tech (2021-2022)
Position 1: 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: Bioconjugation Scientist, Quantum-Si Inc, USA
Position 1: 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
Current position: Huber lab, Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford

Position 2: Postdoctoral fellow, Bernardes Lab, University of Cambridge
Position 1: Head, R&D, Plabeltech: 2017-2019
Awards: Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship

E-mail: adusumallisrinivas11[at]gmail.com
Alumni (BS-MS /1 yr project students)
  Umasankar Mondal (2023-2024) Project JRF
MSc: IIT Kanpur
BSc: Jadavpur University
Research Interest: Protein bioconjugation
E-mail: mondalumsankar2001[at]gmail.com
  Anirban Biswas (2023-2024): Project JRF
MSc: Ramakrishna Mission, University of Calcutta
BSc: Ramakrishna Mission, University of Calcutta
Research Interest: Protein bioconjugation
E-mail: anirbanbiswas323[at]gmail.com 
Manas Manas Joshi (2022-2023)
BS-MS: 5th year MS project
Research Interest: Protein bioconjugation
E-mail: m99joshi[at]gmail.com
Lucky Lucky Ojha
iPhD MS project: 2022
Current position: PhD student, Seitz Lab, Humboldt University of Berlin
E-mail: luckyrajvi1997[at]gmail.com
Harinarayanan Harinarayanan Kottala
BS-MS project: 2022
Current position: PhD student, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Minnesota Twin Cities
E-mail: hkottala[at]gmail.com; kotta016[at]umn.edu 
Sebin Sebin Abraham
BS-MS project: 2022
Current position: PhD student, Liu Lab, Dept. of Chemistry, Texas A&M University
E-mail: sebin17[at]tamu.edu; sebinabraham734@gmail.com
Smruti Smruti Dixit
BS-MS project: 2022
Current position: TBD
E-mail: smruti17[at]iiserb.ac.in
Aryabhata Bharadvaj Aryabhata Bharadvaj
BS-MS project: 2022
Current position: PhD student, TIFR Mumbai
E-mail: aryabhatabharadvaj[at]gmail.com
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
iPhD MS project: 2021
Current position: TBD
E-mail: kannagibhooshan[at]gmail.com
Pranav Pranav Sreekumar
Current position
: Teach for India Organization

BS-MS project: 2020
Current position: TBD
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)
Preeti Dr. Preeti Chauhan
Fellowship: SERB-PACE (2021-2023)
Research Interest: AFCs for image-guided surgery
Ph.D.: IISER Pune (Chakrapani Lab)
B.Sc. and M.Sc.: Hindu College, Univ. of Delhi

E-mail: preetichauhan93[at]gmail.com
Ankita Dr. Ankita Bal
Postdoctoral fellow: 2021-2022
Current position: HPCL Green R&D Center, Bengaluru
B.Sc.: WBSU; M.Sc.: WBSU
Ph.D.: NISER Bhubaneswar (Mal Lab)
E-mail: ankita.b1991[at]gmail.com
Tanushree Dr. Tanushree
Postdoctoral Fellow: 2021-2022
Current position: Postdoctoral fellow, Univ. of Illinois

B.Sc.: St. Xavier's College, Ranchi; M.Sc.: CUJ
Ph.D.: CUJ (Cancer Biology)
E-mail: itstanu08[at]gmail.com
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

  Members 41-50
Deepshikha NIT Warangal, August-December 2023
Kashish Kumar Taneja JNCASR Bangalore, Project JRF: August-October 2023
Samiran Saha Coochbehar Panchanan Barma University, Project JRF: August-October 2023
Pratiksha Kambhale VIT Vellore, August-November 2023
Sanjana IIT Kanpur, Summer project: May-July 2023
Gayathri H P IIT Ropar, Summer project: May-July 2023
Aswini R. A. IISER Bhopal, iPhD lab rotation: June 2023
Shivam Kumar Singh Allahabad University, Project: 2018-2022
  Members 31-40
Sumit Hansraj College, University of Delhi, Summer project: May-July 2022
Nilrup Ghosh IISER Kolkata, Summer project: May-July 2022
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 Tularam Sahu
Smruti Aryabhata Harinarayanan Sebin
Ankita Lucky Preeti Neelesh
Kalyani Manas