Supratim Sengupta

Associate Professor
Dept: Physical Sciences (DPS)
E-mail: supratim.sen [at]
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Research Interest:

    Origin of Life, Evolutionary Game Theory, Riboswitches.

Academic Background:
  1. PhD (Physics), Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar (IOP), 2000, Thesis : Topological Defect Formation and Other Consequences of Phase Transitions in Field Theories.
  2. MSc (Physics), IIT Kharagpur, 1994
  3. BSc (Physics), Presidency College (Calcutta University), 1992

  1. Associate Professor, IISER Kolkata ( - )
  2. Associate Professor, Jawaharlal Nehru University (2007 - 2012)
  3. Post-Doctoral Fellow, Dalhousie University (2005 - 2007)
  4. Post-Doctoral Fellow, McMaster University (2003 - 2005)
  5. Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of Alberta (2000 - 2003)

Selected Publications:
  1. Verma, Prateek; Nandi, Anjan K and Sengupta, Supratim. 2018. "Bribery games on interdependent complex networks." Journal of Theoretical Biology, 450, 43-52
  2. Mukherjee, Sumit; Retwitzer, Matan Drory; Barash, Danny and Sengupta, Supratim. 2018. "Phylogenomic and comparative analysis of the distribution and regulatory patterns of TPP riboswitches in fungi." Scientific Reports, 8, 5563
  3. Mukherjee, Sumit; Barash, Danny and Sengupta, Supratim. 2017. "Comparative genomics and phylogenomic analyses of lysine riboswitch distributions in bacteria." PLoS One, 12(9), e0184314
  4. Verma, Prateek; Nandi, Anjan K and Sengupta, Supratim. 2017. "Bribery games on inter-dependent regular networks." Scientific Reports, 7, 42735
  5. Aggarwal, Neha; Bandhu, Ashutosh Vishwa and Sengupta, Supratim. 2016. "Finite population analysis of the effect of horizontal gene transfer on the origin of an universal and optimal genetic code." Physical Biology, 13, 036007
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