Dibyendu Das

Assistant Professor
Dept: Chemical Sciences(DCS)
E-mail: dasd [at] iiserkol.ac.in
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Research Interest:
  • Chemical Evolution of Life, Amyloid based functional soft materials, Materials for Photothermal Therapy

Academic Background:
  1. MSc (Chemistry (Organic Chemistry Special)), Calcutta University (Raja Bazar Campus), 2005
  2. PhD (Chemical Sciences), IACS (Jadavpur University), 2010

  1. January 2017- Assistant Professor in Chemistry as Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Kolkata
  2. 2015- 2017 Assistant Professor in Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Tirupati
  3. 2013-2015 DST INSPIRE Faculty at the Institute of Nano Science and Technology (INST), Mohali
  4. 2010-2013 Post-Doctoral research in Chemistry Department, Emory University, Atlanta, USA
  5. 2005-2010 Doctoral research at Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science , Kolkata, India

Awards and Honors:
  1. Awarded INSPIRE Faculty Fellowship
  2. Awarded among “Best Presentations” in the Sixth Peptide Engineering Meeting held in Emory University, Atlanta, USA held from 2nd to 5th October, 2012
  3. Awarded Doctoral Research Fellowship (qualified NET examination) from the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India in 2005
  4. Qualified GATE on February 2005

Selected Publications:
  1. Tolulope O. Omosun, Ming-Chien Hsieh, W. Seth Childers, Dibyendu Das, Anil K. Mehta, Neil R. Anthony, Ting Pan, Martha A. Grover, Keith M. Berland, and David G. Lynn*. “Catalytic Diversity in Self-propagating Peptide Assemblies” Nature Chemistry 2017 (Advance Online Publication). Impact Factor=27.89
  2. Nidhi Kapil, Ashmeet Singh, Manish Singh and Dibyendu Das* “Efficient MoS2 Exfoliation by Cross β -Amyloid Nanotubes for Multistimuli Responsive and Biodegradable Aqueous Dispersions” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016 55 7772 Impact Factor=11.33 (from Independent lab in India).
  3. Ashmeet Singh, Nidhi Kapil, Yenuganti Mahesh and Dibyendu Das* Chem.Commun. 2016 (Early View) Impact Factor=6.56 (from Independent lab in India).
  4. Nidhi Kapil, Ashmeet Singh and Dibyendu Das* “Cross-β Amyloid Nanohybrids Loaded With Cytochrome C Exhibit Superactivity in Organic Solvents” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 6492–6495 Impact Factor=11.33 (from Independent lab in India)
  5. Sayanti Brahmachari, Dibyendu Das, Anshupriya Shome and Prasanta Kumar Das. "SingleWalled Nanotube/Amphiphile Hybrids for Efficacious Protein Delivery: Rational Modification of Dispersing Agents" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 11243-11247. Impact Factor=11.33