Dr. Ankur Gupta

Bioinorganic and Biophysical Chemistry

  • Designation : Assistant Professor
  • Phone : +91 755 269 1329, 669 1329
  • Email : ankurg@iiserb.ac.in
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Academic Details

Assistant Professor (2015 - Present),Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Bhopal, India.

Post-Doc. University of Oxford, Oxford, UK (2014 - 2015) in Developning noval methods to study chemical kinetics within a nanoreactor under the supervision of Prof. Hagan Bayley.

Ph.D. Molecular Biophysics, 2014; Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands under the supervision of Prof. Gerard W. Canters, Prof. Thijs J. Aartsma.

MSc. Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India May 2006.

Awards and Fellowships

DST-INSPIRE Faculty Fellowship, DST, India. 2016.

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    • Tabares, LC., Gupta, A., Aartsma, T.J., and Canters, G.W., "Tracking electrons in biological macromolecules: from ensemble to single molecule" Molecules, 2014, 19, 11660.
    • Khatua, S; Paulo, P.M.R.; Yuan, H.; Gupta, A.; Zijlstra, P.; Orrit, M. " Resonant Plasmonic Enhancement of Single-Molecule Fluorescence by Individual Gold Nanorods" ACS Nano, 2014, 8, 4440.
    • Gupta, A.; Aartsma, T.J.; Canters, G.W. "One at a Time: Intramolecular Electron-Transfer Kinetics in Small Laccase Observed during Turnover" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 2707.
    • Hiruma, Y.; Gupta, A.; Kloosterman, A.; Olijve, C.; Olmez, B. ; Hass, M.A.S.; Ubbink, M. "Hot spot Residues in the Cytochrome P450cam-Putidaredoxin Binding Interface" ChemBioChem 2014, 15, 80 (Featured on the journal cover)
    • Gupta, A.; Nederlof, I.; Sottini, S.; Tepper, A.W.J.W.; Greenen, E.J.J .; Thomassen, E.A.J.; Canters, G.W. "Involvement of Tyr108 in the Enzyme Mechanism of the Small Laccase from Streptomyces coelicolor" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 18213.
    • Gupta, A.; Mukherjee, A.; Matsui, K.; Roth, J.P. "Evidence for Protein Radical-Mediated Nuclear Tunneling in Fatty Acid a-Oxygenase" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 11274
    • Joseph, R.; Gupta, A.; Rao, C. P. "Photophysical properties of the interaction of lower riml,3-bis(aminoethoxy)-calix[4]arene derivative with Pb2+ , Hg2+ and Cd2+ ions: Recognition of Hg2+" J. Photochem. Photiobiol. A 2007, 188, 325.
    • Joseph, R.; Gupta, A. ; Ali, A.; Rao, C. P. " Fluorescence and absorption studies on the selective recognition of iodide by lower rim 1,3-bis(aminoethoxy)-p-t -butyl-calix[4]arene derivative" Ind. J. Chem. 2007, 46A, 1095.