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     Sanal P Sebastian

Ph.D. fromIIT Kharagpur - RTC
Supervisor(s)  Dr. Santanu Chattopadhyay, Dr. Santanu Dhara
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2009 :: Completed in 2015
AddressPayyappilly (H), Cochin, Kerala
Phone09932711283
Emailsanalps10@gmail.com
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
B.Tech.Cochin university of science and technologyPolymer science and rubber technology2008

Research Areas
  • Polymer synthesis
  • Block copolymers
  • Injectable hydrogels
  • Drug delivery
  • Polymeric nanoparticles
  • Electrospinning
  • Conducting polymers

Skills
  • Electrospinning
  • Block copolymer synthesis
  • Drug delivery
  • FTIR, NMR, UV, DLS, GPC, UTM, DSC, TGA, XRD, SEM, TEM
  • Rheology

Awards
  • Qualified GATE in Engineering Science- 2008
  • Second rank holder B tech Polymer science and rubber technology (2004-2008), Cochin university of science and technology
  • Best Poster Award at International Year of Chemistry (IYC) 2011, IIT Kharagpur
  • Second Prize for Oral Presentation on Research Scholars Day held on 2012 at Rubber Technology Centre, IIT Kharagpur
  • First Prize for Poster Presentation on Research Scholars Day held on 2013 at Rubber Technology Centre, IIT Kharagpur

Experience
  • Four month project experience in MRF Tyres, Chennai
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Technion IIT, Israel

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • Institute scholarship offered by IIT Kharagpur
  • Postdoctoral fellowship by Technion IIT

Papers Published in Journals
  • Thermoresponsive biodegradable PEG-PCL-PEG based injectable hydrogel for pulsatile insulin delivery by Sanal Payyappilly, Santanu Dhara, Santanu Chattopadhyay Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A 2013 (2013)
  • Heat-chill Method of Preparation for Self Assembled Amphiphilic Poly(caprolactone)-Poly(ethylene glycol) Block Copolymer based Micellar Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery by Sanal Payyappilly, Santanu Dhara, Santanu Chattopadhyay Soft Matter DOI 10.1039/C3SM52699B (2014)

Papers Presented at Conferences
  • Self assembled PEG-PCL-PEG nanoparticles for insulin delivery by Sanal Payyappilly, Santanu Dhara, Santanu Chattopadhyay 3 rd FAPS Polymer Congress and MACRO IISc Bangalore, May 15-18 (2013)
  • Biodegradable PEG-PCL-PEG nanoparticles for celecoxib drug delivery by Sanal Payyappilly, Santanu Dhara, Santanu Chattopadhyay ICRRM IIT Kharagpur, March 6 - 9 (2013)
  • Thermo-responsive Biodegradable PEG-PCL-PEG Based Hydrogel for Insulin Delivery by Sanal Payyappilly, Santanu Dhara, Santanu Chattopadhyay ICMAT MRS Singapore june 30 to july 5 (2013)
  • Amphiphilic Biodegradable Block Copolymers for Protein Delivery by Sanal Payyappilly, Santanu Dhara, Santanu Chattopadhyay  International Year of Chemistry (IYC) 2011 (Poster Presentation) IIT Khargpur, November 29-30 (2011)
  • Heat-chill method of preparation for self assembled amphiphilic block copolymer micellar nanoparticles for drug delivery by Sanal Payyappilly, Santanu Dhara, Santanu Chattopadhyay International conference on functional materials (Poster Presentation) IIT Kharagpur, February 5 - 7 (2014)

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