Kankan Bhattacharyya

Physical Chemistry

  • Designation : Visiting Professor
  • Phone : +91 755 269 1345, 669 1345
  • Email : kankan@iiserb.ac.in
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Asis Nag, Professor, St. Xaviers University, Kolkata

Nilmoni Sarkar, Professor (Higher Admin. Grade), IIT Kharagpur

Kaustuv Das, Scientist, RRCAT, Indore

Swati Das, Professor, Kalyani University

Anindya Dutta, Professor, IIT Bombay

Samir K. Pal, Professor, SN Bose Centre, Kolkata

Debabrata Mandal, Reader, Calcutta University

Dipankar Sukul, Professor, NIT Durgapur

Sobhan Sen, Assoc. Professor, JNU, Delhi

Partha Dutta, Manindra Chandra College, Kolkata

Saptarshi Mukherjee, Assoc. Professor, IISER Bhopal

Pratik Sen, Assoc. Professor, IIT Kanpur

Arnab Halder, Assist. Professor, Presidency University, Kolkata

Kalyanasis Sahu, Asstt. Professor, IIT Guwahati

Sudip K. Mondal, Asstt. Professor, VisvaBharati University

Durba Roy, Asstt. Professor, BITS Pilani, Hyderabad

Subhadip Ghosh, Asstt. Profesor, NISER

Ujjwal Mondal, Asstt. Professor, Burdwan University

Aniruddha Adhikari, Post-doc (RIKEN & KAUST)

Supratik Sen Mojumdar, Post-doc , National Institute of Nanotechnology, Canada

Dibyendu Sasmal, Post-doc, Chicago Univ, USA

Dibyendu Ds, Post-doc, Tufts Univ, USA

Tridib Mondal, Post-doc, Weizmann Inst, Israel

Shirshendu Ghosh, Post-doc, Weizmann Inst, Israel

Rajdeep Chowdhury, Post-doc, Univ of Texas at Austin, USA

Shyamtanu Chattoraj, Post-doc, Harvard Univ, USA

Amit K Mandal, Post-doc, Univ of St Louis, USA

Atanu Kumar Das, Kandi College

Md. Asif Amin, Balurghat College

Santanu Dey, Guest Lecturer, Burdwan Raj College

Somen Nandi (Ph. D. in progress, IACS)

Catherine Ghosh (Ph. D. in progress, IACS)

Academic Details

Ph. D. 1984 (Supervisor: M. Chowdhury, IACS, Kolkata)

Post - doc 1984-1986 (Radiation Lab, Notre Dame, USA, with P. K. Das)

Post - doc 1986-87 (Columbia, USA, with K. B. Eisenthal)

Faculty 1987-2016 (IACS, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, (Professor: 1998, Senior Prof: 2005-16, Director 2009-13)

Visiting Professor Dec 2016 - IISER Bhopal

Vice President, Indian National Science Academy (INSA) 2016-18

Senior Editor, The Journal of Physical Chemistry, 2008-

Editorial Adv. Board, Bull. Chem. Soc. Japan 2014-19

Editorial Adv. Board, Chemistry Letters 2014-19

Prof Sadhan Basu Memorial Lecture, INSA 2011

INSA Golden Jubilee Commemoration Medal 2010

Fellow, The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) 2008

TWAS Prize in Chemistry 2007

Editorial Adv Board, The Journal of Physical Chemistry 2007-08

Member, Editorial Board, Chemistry-An Asian Journal 2006-14

J. C. Bose Fellowship, DST Govt. of India 2007

Member, India-Japan Science Council 2005-14

CSIR New Millennium Science Leadership Medal 2000

S. S. Bhatnagar Prize 1997

Fellow, Indian National Science Academy 2002

Fellow, Indian Academy of Sciences 1997

Fellow, National Academy of Sciences 2008

B. C. Dev Memorial Prize, Indian Science Congress 1997

Profile Details

    Confocal microscope, FCS and fluorescence life time imaging, Femtosecond Up-conversion, Surface Second harmonic generation, Solvation dynamics, FRET, Electron/Proton transfer, Fluctuation in Biological system, Live cell,drug delivery, Proteins, micelles,cyclodextrin, polymer, fluorescent gold nano-clusters.

    Many of my students (nearly 20) are now faculty of reputed institutes like IISER (Bhopal), IITs (Bombay, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Guwahati), NISER, Universities (JNU, Calcutta, VisvaBharati, Kalyani, Burdwan, Presidency etc), NIT, RRCAT, SN Bose Centre Kolkata. Many of them have carried out/doing post-doc at Top universities (Harvard, Caltech, Columbia, etc).

    Total Number of Publications = 250+

    Total number of Ph.D. = 29 (completed), 3 in progress

Authors Title of Article Journal Year
Kankan Bhattacharyya
Shyamtanu Chattoraj
Spatial Inhomogeneity in Spectra and Exciton Dynamics in Porphyrin Micro-Rods and Micro-Brushes: Confocal Microscopy
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Journal of Chemical Sciences 2016
Kankan Bhattacharyya
Sir Asutosh and Rise of Modern Science in India
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Indian Journal of History of Science 2015
Kankan
Guest Editorial
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Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., Sect. A Phys. Sci. India, 2015
Batakrishna Jana
Amit Kumar Mandal
Abhijit Saha
Rajdeep Chowdhury
Kankan Bhattacharyya
Surajit Ghosh
Excited State Proton Transfer in the Lysosome of Live Lung Cells: Normal and Cancer Cells
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The Journal of Physical Chemistry (A,B, and C) 2015
Kankan Bhattacharyya
Single Molecule Spectroscopy- Every Molecule is Different
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Resonance 2015
Kankan Bhattacharyya
Prasenjit Mondal
Shyamtanu Chattoraj
Rajdeep Chowdhury
Debmalya Bhunia
Surajit Ghosh

Direct Observation of Growth and Shrinkage of Microtubules by Single Molecule Forster Resonance Energy Transfer
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Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2015
Kankan Bhattacharyya
Shirsendu Ghosh
Catherine Ghosh
Somen Nandi
Unfolding and Refolding of a Protein by Cholesterol and Cyclodextrin: A Single Molecule Study
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Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2015
Kankan Bhattacharyya
Shyamtanu Chattoraj
Rajdeep Chowdhury
Sumit Kumar Dey
Role of Red-Ox Cycle in Structural Oscillations and Solvation Dynamics in the Mitochondria of a Live Cell
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The Journal of Physical Chemistry (A,B, and C) 2015
Kankan Bhattacharyya
Rajdeep Chowdhury
Md. Asif Amin
Intermittent Fluorescence Oscillations in Lipid Droplets in a Live Normal and Lung Cancer Cell: Time-Resolved Confocal Microscopy
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The Journal of Physical Chemistry (A,B, and C) 2015
Kankan Bhattacharyya
Debmalya Bhunia
Rajdeep Chowdhury
Surajit Ghosh
Fluorescence Fluctuation of an Antigen-Antibody Complex: Circular Dichroism, FCS and smFRET of Enhanced GFP and its Antibody
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Phys.Chem.Chem.Phys 2015
Kankan Bhattacharyya
Shirsendu Ghosh
Sridip Parui
Biman Jana
Ionic Liquid induced Dehydration and Domain Closure in Lysozyme: FCS and MD Simulation
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The Journal of Chemical Physics 2015
Kankan Bhattacharyya
Shyamtanu Chattoraj
Md. Asif Amin
Saswat Mohapatra
Surajit Ghosh

Cancer Cell Imaging by In Situ Generated Gold Nano-clusters
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CHEMPHYSCHEM 2016
Kankan Bhattacharyya
Shyamtanu Chattoraj
Asif Amin
Batakrishna Jana
Saswat Mohapatra
Surajit Ghosh
Selective Killing of Breast Cancer Cells by Doxorubicin-Loaded Fluorescent Gold Nanoclusters: Confocal Microscopy and FRET
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CHEMPHYSCHEM 2016
Kankan Bhattacharyya
Rajdeep Chowdhury
Somen Nandi
Ritaban Halder
Biman Jana
Structural Relaxation of Acridine Orange Dimer in Bulk Water and inside Single Live Lung Cell
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The Journal of Chemical Physics 2016
Kankan Bhattacharyya
Shirsendu Ghosh
Single-Molecule Spectroscopy: Exploring Heterogeneity in Chemical and Biological Systems
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Chemical Record 2016
Kankan Bhattacharyya
Catherine Ghosh
Debmalya Bhunia
Shirsendu Ghosh
Batakrishna Jana
Surajit Ghosh
Fluorescence Probing of Fluctuating Microtubule using a Covalent Fluorescent Probe: Effect of Taxol
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ChemistrySelect 2016
Md. Asif Amin
Shyamtanu Chattoraj
Kankan Bhattacharyya
Cytochrome c-Capped Fluorescent Gold Nanoclusters: Imaging of Live Cells and Delivery of Cytochrome c
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CHEMPHYSCHEM 2016
Somen Nandi
Shirsendu Ghosh
Kankan Bhattacharyya
Catherine Ghosh
Fluorescence Dynamics in Endoplasmic Reticulum of a Live Cell: Time Resolved Confocal Microscopy
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CHEMPHYSCHEM 2016
Kankan Bhattacharyya
Saswat Mohapatra
Somen Nandi
Rajdeep Chowdhury
Gaurav Das
Surajit Ghosh
Spectral Mapping of 3D Multi-cellular Tumor Spheroid: Time Resolved Confocal Microscopy
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Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2016
Shyamtanu Chattoraj
Kankan Bhattacharyya
Biological Oscillations: Fluorescence Monitoring by Confocal Microscopy
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Chemical Physics Letters 2016
Rajdeep Chowdhury
Chinmay Saha
Soumalee Basu
Gairik Mukherjee
Madhumanti Das
Haraprasad Naiya
Ananya Marik
Kankan Bhattacharyya
Anindita Seal
Split-Ubiquitin Yeast Two-Hybrid Interaction Reveals A Novel Interaction between A Natural Resistance Associated Macrophage Protein and A Membrane Bound Thioredoxin in Brassica Juncea
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Plant Molecular Biology 2016
Kankan Bhattacharyya
Manish Debnath
Shirsendu Ghosh
Deepanjan Panda
Irene Bessi
Harald Schwalbe
Jyotirmayee Dash
Small Molecule Regulated Dynamic Structural Changes of Human G-Quadruplexes
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Chemical Science 2016
Abhijit Saha
Rajdeep Chowdhury
Prasenjit Mondal
Somen Nandi
Kankan Bhattacharyya
Surajit Ghosh
Amyloid Beta Peptides Inside A Reconstituted Cell-Like Liposomal System: Aggregation, FRET, Fluorescence Oscillations and Solvation Dynamics
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Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2016
Catherine Ghosh
Ritaban Halder
Md. Asif Amin
Kankan Bhattacharyya
Biman Jana
Effect of Alcohol on the Structure of Cytochrome C: FCS and Molecular Dynamics Simulations
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The Journal of Chemical Physics 2016
Siddhartha S. Jana
Debdatta Halder
Shekhar Saha
Shyamtanu Chattoraj
Kankan Bhattacharyya
Structural Oscillations of Non–muscle Myosin II–C2: Time Resolved Confocal Microscopy
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ChemistrySelect 2017
Catherine Ghosh
Kankan Bhattacharyya
Somen Nandi
Probing Micro-Environment of Lipid Droplets in A Live Breast Cell: MCF7 and MCF10A
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Chemical Physics Letters 2017
Catherine Ghosh
Kankan Bhattacharyya
Tridib Mondal
Enzyme Activity of α-Chymotrypsin: Deactivation by Gold Nano-Cluster and Reactivation by Glutathione
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J. Colloid Interface Sci. 2017
Kaushik Sengupta
Alakesh Das
Shekhar Saha
Shyamtanu Chattoraj
Raman K. Singh
Sumit K. Dey
Kankan Bhattacharyya
Shamik Sen
Siddhartha S. Jana
Differential Role of Nonmuscle Myosin II Isoforms during Blebbing of MCF-7 Cells
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Molecular Biology of the Cell 2017
Tanushree Mahata
Prasenjit Mondal
Somen Nandi
Md. Asif Amin
Kankan Bhattacharyya
Surajit Ghosh
Physical Chemistry in A Single Live Cell: Confocal Microscopy
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Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2017