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     Atanu Singha Roy

Ph.D. fromIndian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur - Chemistry
Supervisor(s)  Professor Swagata Dasgupta
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2008 :: In progress
AddressG-150 Quarter, IIT Kharagpur
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
M.Sc.IIT KharagpurChemistry2008
B.Sc.Calcutta UniversityChemistry (Honours)2006
12West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary EducationScience Stream2003
10Wesr Bengal Board of Secondary EducationGeneral Subjects2001

Research Areas
  • Protein ligand binding (Interactions of small molecules with proteins)
  • DNA binding and damaging studies

  • WINDOWS, MS Office, PyMol
  • UV-vis, fluorescence, Fourier Transform Infrared, Circular Dichroism, ESI and MALDI-TOF mass
  • Theoretical investigation of the protein-ligand binding (Sybyl and Autodock)
  • Isothermal Calorimetry
  • Gel Electrophoresis Chromatography
  • Comfortable with search engine like SCIFINDER

  • Qualified in CSIR-UGC NET Examination held on December 2007 (CSIR Individual)
  • Qualified in GATE Examination 2007
  • Qualified in Joint Admission Test for M.Sc. (2006)
  • Best poster award in Analytical Chemistry Group in the International symposium on Recent Trends on Research in Chemistry organized by Midnapore College, Vidyasagar University

  • One day Symposium in Chemistry, November 8, 2008 at IIT Kharagpur, India
  • Workshop on Biocalorimetry February 4-6, 2009 at SINP/IICB Kolkata, India
  • 12th CRSI Symposium in Chemistry February 5-7, 2010 at IICT Hyderabad, India
  • Mentoring M.Sc. Students during their 1 year Projects
  • Diamond Jubilee Symposium on Recent Trends in Chemistry, October 21-23, 2011 at IIT Kharagpur
  • International symposium on Recent Trends on Research in Chemistry, October 31 to November 1, 2011, Midnapore College, Vidyasagar University
  • International Symposium on Chemistry and Complexity, December 6-8, 2011 at IACS Kolkata, Jadavpur University
  • 15th CRSI Symposium in Chemistry February 1-3, 2013 at BHU Varanasi, India

Teaching Experience
  • Organic Preparatory Lab.(P) at IIT Kharagpur Aug 08-Sep 08 (1 terms)
  • Physical Chemistry Lab (CY39001)(P) at IIT Kharagpur Jul-Nov (Autumn 2009 and 10) (2 terms)
  • Biochemistry Lab. (CY49006/49012)(P) at IIT Kharagpur Spring-10 (1 terms)
  • Physical Chemistry Tutorial(T) at IIT Kharagpur Sring 2009 to Autumn 2012 (4 terms)

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • CSIR JRF/SRF (Individual)

Papers Published in Journals
  • An investigation into the altered binding mode of green tea polyphenols with human serum albumin on complexation with Copper by Singha Roy, A., Ghosh, K.S., Dasgupta, S J. Biomol. Struct. Dyn. Accepted (2012)
  • Influence of Common Metal Ions on the Interactions of the Isoflavone Genistein with Bovine Serum Albumin by Singha Roy, A., Tripathy, D.R., Chatterjee, A., Dasgupta, S. Spectrochim. Acta A Accepted (2012)
  • Interaction of Multitryptophan Protein with Drug..An Insight into the Binding Mechanism and the Binding Domain by Time Resolved Emission, Anisotropy, Phosphorescence and Docking by Mukherjee, M., Saha Sardar, P., Ghosh, S.K., Samanta, S.K., Singha Roy, A., Dasgupta, S., Ghosh, S. J. Photochem. Photobiol. B 115, 93-104 (2012)
  • Roy, D., Dutta, S., Maity, S.S., Ghosh, S., Singha Roy, A., Ghosh, K.S., Dasgupta, S. by Spectroscopic and docking studies of the binding of two stereoisomeric antioxidant catechins to serum albumins J. Lumin. 132, 1364-1375 (2012)
  • An alternate mode of binding of the polyphenol quercetin with serum albumins when complexed with Cu(II) by Singha Roy, A., Tripathy, D.R., Ghosh, A.K., Dasgupta, S. J. Lumin. 132, 2943-2951 (2012)
  • Study the interaction of fisetin with human serum albumin..A biophysical approach by Singha Roy, A., Dinda, A.K., Dasgupta, S. Protein Pept. Lett. 19, 604-615 (2012)
  • Complex formation of rutin and quercetin with copper alters the mode of inhibition of Ribonuclease A by Tripathy, D.R., Singha Roy, A., Dasgupta, S. FEBS Lett. 585, 3270-3276 (2011)
  • Preferential binding of insecticide phorate with sub-domain IIA of human serum albumin induces protein damage and its toxicological significance by Saquib, S., Al-Khedhairy, A.A., Siddiqui, M.A., Singha Roy, A., Dasgupta, S., Musarrat, J. Food Chem. Toxicol. Vol. 49, No. 8, pp. 1787-1795. (2011)
  • A spectroscopic study of the interaction of the antioxidant naringin with bovine serum albumin by Singha Roy, A., Tripathy, D.R., Chatterjee, A., Dasgupta, S.  J. Biophys. Chem. Vol. 1, No. 3, pp. 141-152 (2010)
  • Magnetic Field Effect Corroborated with Docking Study to Explore Photoinduced Electron Transfer in Drug Protein Interaction by Chakraborty, B., Singha Roy, A., Dasgupta, S., Basu, S. J. Phys. Chem. A Vol. 114, No. 51, pp. 13313-13325 (2010)
  • Preferential binding of fisetin to the native state of bovine serum albumin, Spectroscopic and docking studies by Singha Roy, A., Pandey, N. K., Dasgupta, S. Mol. Biol. Rep. Ahead of Print (2013)
  • A Comparative Study of Interaction of Tetracycline with Several Proteins Using Time Resolved Anisotropy, Phosphorescence, Docking and FRET by Manini Mukherjee, Pinki Saha Sardar, Shyamal Kr. Ghorai, Swarna Kamal Samanta, Atanu Singha Roy, Swagata Dasgupta, Sanjib Ghosh PLoS ONE Just Accepted (2013)

Papers Presented at Conferences
  • Investigating protein-small molecule and protein-protein interactions by Ghosh, S., Pandey, N., Singha Roy, A., Tripathy, D. R., Dinda, A. K., Chaudhury, S. N., Dasgupta, S. Conference Poster October 21-23 (2011)
  • Molecular interactions of quercetin and rutin with Ribonuclease A, Ribonuclease A dimer and serum albumins by Tripathy, D.R., Dinda, A. K., Singha Roy, A., Dasgupta, S. Conference Poster December 6-8 (2011)
  • An investigation of the interaction between fisetin and human serum albumin..A biophysical approach by Singha Roy, A., Dinda, A.K., Dasgupta, S. Conference Poster October 31-November 1 (2011)
  • Interactions of metals and their polyphenol complexes with serum albumins by Singha Roy, A., Tripathy, D. R., Pandey, N. K., Ghosh, S., Dasgupta, S. Conference Poster February 5-7 (2010)

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