Department of Biological Chemistry
Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science
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 112 Research Papers in Various International Journals.
 One Chapter in Book
 Two General articles  


Received B.M. Birla Science Prize in Chemistry for the year 2005
R.C. Saha Memorial Award Lecture in Indian Science Congress 2005.
The CRSI (Chemical Research Society of India) Young Scientist award in 2005 Feb
Received CRSI Bronze Medal for 2010
Received MRSI ( Material Research Society of India) Medal for 2011
Editorial Advisory Board member in Soft Matter, A RSC (Royal Society of Chemistry) journal.
Young Career award for NanoScience and Technology by Nanomisson, DST, Govt. of India, for the year 2014
Fellow, Royal Society of Chemistry, U.K. (2014)

Current Research Interests :

1 Self-assembling Peptide Based Soft Nanomaterials
2 Peptide and Amino acid Based Functional Hydrogels and Organogels
3 Organic-Inorganic Nanohybrid Systems Obtained from Peptides and Metal/Semiconductor Nanoparticles
4 Fluorescent Noble Metal (Au/Ag) Nanoclusters: Synthesis to Applications
5 Model Synthetic Self-assembling Peptides for Studying Amyloid Fibrillation
6 Controlling Nanoscale Chirality in Self-assembling /Co-assembling System
7 Carbon nanotube (CNT)-peptide based hybrid nanomaterials
8 White-light emitting materials


Arindam Banerjee

Born on 2nd October 1966. Passed M.Sc. in Chemistry (Organic) from Visva-Bharati University, Santiniketan in 1988 securing 1st Class. Earned Ph.D. in Biophysics in 1997 from Molecular Biophysics unit, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore; was a Visiting Scientist (Postdoctoral Fellow) in Weizman Institute of Science from 1998 January to June 1998 in the department of Membrane Research & Biophysics. Joined IACS on 1st July 1998 as a lecturer in this department and became Professor with effect from December, 2009.

Selected Recently Published Papers:

1. Shibaji Basak, Nibedita Nandi and Arindam Banerjee* Chem Commun., 2014, 50, 6917-6919.
2. Subhasish Roy, Abhishek Baral, and Arindam  Banerjee* ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2014, 6, 4050−4056.
3. Sibaji Basak, Jayanta Nanda and Arindam Banerjee*  Chem Commun., 2014, 50, 2356-2359.
4. Dibakar Kumar Maiti, Rameswar Bhattacharjee, Ayan Datta, and Arindam Banerjee*  J. Phys. Chem. C, 2013, 117, 23178−23189.
5. Subhasish Roy, Abhishek Baral and Arindam Banerjee* Chem.-Eur. J., 2013, 19, 14950–14957.
6. Dibakar Kumar Maiti and Arindam Banerjee* Chem. Commun. 2013,  49, 6909-6911.
7. Shibaji Basak, Jayanta Nanda and Arindam Banerjee * Chem. Commun. 2013, 49, 6891-6893.
8. Jayanta Nanda, Abhijit Biswas, Bimalendu Adhikari and Arindam Banerjee* Angew. Chem. 2013, 125, 5145–5149, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2013, 52, 5041–5045.

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Last updated on July  10,  2014