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     Somnath Maji

Ph.D. fromIndian Institute of Technology Kharagpur - Biotechnology
Supervisor(s)  Prof. T. K. Maiti
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2013 :: In progress
AddressBiochemistry Lab, Department of Biotechnology, IIT Kharagpur
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
M.Tech.BITS PilaniBiotechnology2012
B.Tech.NIT DurgapurBiotechnology2009

Research Areas
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Bone Tissue Engineering
  • Osteochondral Tissue Engineering
  • Osteoarthritis

  • High Performance Liquid Chromatography
  • Confocal Microscopy
  • Fluorescence Microscopy
  • Flow Cytometry

  • GATE 2011
  • NET LS 2012
  • RGNF 2013

  • Worked as Junior Scientist in Abexome Bioscience Pvt. Ltd.
  • Worked as System Engineer in Cyndrake Solution Pvt Ltd.

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship, UGC Grant

Papers Published in Journals
  • A Smart Magnetically Active Nanovehicle for on-Demand Targeted Drug Delivery - Where van der Waals Force Balances the Magnetic Interaction by Sudipta Panja, Somnath Maji, Tapas K Maiti, Santanu Chattopadhyay ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces 7, 43 (2015)
  • A branched polymer as a pH responsive nanocarrier - Synthesis, characterization and targeted delivery by S. Panja, S.Maji, T.K. Maiti, S. Chattopadhyay Polymer 61,75 (2015)
  • Bio-functionalized MWCNT/hyperbranched polyurethane bionanocomposite for bone regeneration by Beauty Das, Pronobesh Chattopadhyay, Somnath Maji, Aadesh Upadhyay, Manashi Das Purkayastha, Charu lata Mohanta, Tapas Kumar Maiti and Niranjan Karak Biomedical Materials 10,2 (2015)
  • Molecular Mechanisms Associated with Particulate and Soluble Heteroglycan Mediated Immune Response by K Sanjana P Devi, Dhanesh Krishna, Joyjyoti Das, Tarun Agarwal, Kalpana Kumari, Somnath Maji, Sudip K Ghosh, Tapas K Maiti Journal of Cellular Biochemistry 10.1002/jcb.25449 (2015)
  • Nanocomposites of bio-based hyperbranched polyurethane/funtionalized MWCNT as nonimmunogenic, osteoconductive, biodegradable and biocompatible scaffolds in bone tissue engineering by Beauty Das, Pronobesh Chattopadhyay, Debasish Mishra, Tapas Kumar Maiti, Somnath Maji, Rajan Narayan and Niranjan Karak Journal of Materials Chemistry B 1,4115 (2013)
  • Extraction of high quality cellulose from the stem of Calotropis procera by Somnath Maji, Rajesh Mehrotra and Sandhya Mehrotra South Asian Journal of Experimental Biology 3,113 (2013)

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