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     Debasish Mishra

Ph.D. fromIIT Kharagpur - Department of Biotechnology
Supervisor(s)  Dr. Tapas K. Maiti
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2007 :: In progress
AddressDepartment of Biotechnology, IIT Kharagpur, W.B.-721302, India
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
B.Sc.Sambalpur University, OrissaChemistry, Botany and Zoology (Hons.)2000
M.Sc.Utkal University, BhubaneswarZoology (Cytogenetics Specialization)2003
M.Tech.IIT KharagpurBiotechnology and Biochemical Engineering2006

Research Areas
  • Modalities for improved cell based bone tissue engineering (PhD work)
  • Skin tissue engineering
  • Bio and nano-material evaluation

  • Biomaterial designing and fabrication of scaffolds via standard techniques
  • Maintainance of cell lines and establishment of primary cell cultures
  • Small animal experimentations including dissection and survival surgery
  • FACS, MACS, confocal and epifluorescence microscopy, SEM, histochemistry and immunocytochemistry
  • FTIR, XRD, Thermal and Mechanical testing of biomaterial scaffolds
  • RT-PCR, Western Blotting and ELISA
  • Exposure to working with microfluidic devices
  • Soft skills like Image J, Cellquest pro, WinMDI, Origin 8, Exposure to Matlab based Image processing
  • Formulation of viable research proposals for attracting extramural grants

  • Acharya Harihar Rath Award 2002
  • CSIR-LS 2003
  • GATE 2004
  • CSIR-SRF 2008
  • CSIR-RAship 2010

  • Research Associate- Anticancer peptide project-- 2010- till date
  • Senior Research Fellow- Bone tissue engineering - 2008-10
  • Senior Research Fellow- Immunomodulatory studies - 2006-08
  • M.Tech. Academic project - Tissue engineering - 2005-06
  • M.Sc. Academic project- Karyotyping of a unreported bat species- 2002-03

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • RAship- CSIR- 2010
  • SRF- CSIR- 2008
  • SRF- DARL, DRDO- 2006

Papers Published in Journals
  • Enzymatically crosslinked carboxymethyl-chitosan/ gelatin/ nano-hydroxyapatite injectable gels for in situ bone tissue engineering application. by Debasish Mishra, Bibhas Bhunia, Indranil Banerjee, Pallab Datta, Santanu Dhara, Tapas K. Maiti Materials Science and Engineering C in press (2011)
  • Caprine (Goat) collagen. A potential biomaterial for skin tissue engineering. by Indranil Banerjee, Debasish Mishra, Tamal Das, Swatilekha Maiti and Tapas K. Maiti Journal of Biomaterials Science, Polymer edition in press (2011)
  • Wound pH responsive sustained release of therapeutics from poly(NIPAAm-co-AAc) hydrogel by Indranil Banerjee, Debasish Mishra, Tamal Das and Tapas K. Maiti Journal of Biomaterials Science, Polymer edition In press (2010)
  • Folate receptor targeted, carboxy-methyl chitosan functionalized iron oxide nanoparticles. a novel ultradispersed nanoconjugates for bimodal imaging. by Dipsikha Bhattacharya, Manasmita Das, Debasish Mishra, Indranil Banerjee, Sumanta K Sahu, Tapas K. Maiti and Panchanan Pramanik Nanoscale Accepted (2011)
  • Highly biocompatible and water-dispersible, amine functionalized magnetite nanoparticles, prepared by a low temperature, air-assisted polyol process. A new platform for bio-separation and diagnostics by Manasmita Das, Prasanta Dhak, Satyajit Gupta, Debasish Mishra, Tapas K Maiti, Amit Basak and Panchanan Pramanik Nanotechnology 21, 125103 (2010)
  • Helium Plasma Treatment to Improve Biocompatibility and Blood Compatibility of Polycarbonate by Nageswaran Gomathi, Debasish Mishra, Tapas Kumar Maiti and Sudarsan Neogi Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology 24, 2237-2255 (2010)
  • Biofunctionalized, Phosphonate-Grafted, Ultrasmall Iron Oxide Nanoparticles for Combined Targeted Cancer Therapy and Multimodal Imaging by Manasmita Das, Debasish Mishra, Prasanta Dhak, Satyajit Gupta, Tapas Kumar Maiti, Amit Basak, and Panchanan Pramanik Small 5, 2883-2893 (2009)
  • Abrus abrin derived peptides induce apoptosis by targeting mitochondria in HeLa cells by Sujit Kumar Bhutia, Sanjaya Kumar Mallick, Swatilekha Maiti, Debasish Mishra and Tapas Kumar Maiti Cell Biology International 33, 720-727 (2009)
  • Enhanced Cell Adhesion to Helium Plasma-Treated Polypropylene by Nageswaran Gomathi, Debasish Mishra, Tapas Kumar Maiti and Sudarsan Neogi Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology 23, 1861 -1874 (2009)
  • PLGA Microspheres Incorporated Gelatin Scaffold. Microspheres Modulate Scaffold Properties by Indranil Banerjee, Debasish Mishra, and Tapas K. Maiti International Journal of Biomaterials, 2009, Article ID 143659 (2009)
  • Synthesis, characterization and biocompatibility study of hydroxyapatite (HAp)/chitosan phosphate (CSP) nanocomposite for bone tissue engineering applications. by Nabakumar Pramanik, Debasish Mishra , Indranil Banerjee, Tapas Kumar Maiti, Parag Bhargava and Panchanan Pramanik International Journal of Biomaterials, 2009, Article ID 512417. (2009)
  • Bio-functionalization of magnetite nanoparticles using and aminophosphonic acid coupling agent. New, ultradispersed, iron-oxide folate nanoconjugates for cancer-specific targeting by Manasmita Das, Debasish Mishra, Tapas K. Maiti, Amit Basak and Panchanan Pramanik Nanotechnology 19, 415 -101 (2008)

Papers Presented at Conferences
  • Role of gap-junctions in osteoblast compaction and pro-functionality. Potential in cell based bone tissue engineering application by Debasish Mishra, Indranil Banerjee, Tapas K. Maiti BSRT PhD symposium Berlin, Germany (2010)
  • Development of Novel Macroporous Nano-bio composite Osteogenic Matrices for Cell based Bone Tissue Engineering by Debasish Mishra, Indranil Banerjee, Naba K. Pramanik, Panchanan Pramanik, Tapas K. Maiti International Conference on Stem Cells, Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering Chennai, India (2007)

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