Group Members





SANJIB SENAPATI
Professor, Department of Biotechnology, IIT Madras, India, 2015-Present

Associate Professor, Department of Biotechnology, IIT Madras, India, 2010-2015

Assistant Professor, Department of Biotechnology, IIT Madras, India, 2005-2010
Research Scientist, Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, San Diego, USA, 2003 - 2005.
Post Doctoral Fellow, Department of Chemistry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA, 2000 - 2003.
Ph. D., Theoretical Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India, 1996-2000.
E mail: sanjibs@iitm.ac.in
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Md. Homaidur Rahman
Ph.D. Scholar
M.Tech. (Biotechnology)., NIT Rourkela, Odhisa.
Research Topic: Molecular mechanism of protein re-naturation in Ionic liquids: A Molecular Dynamics study.
E mail: rahmanmh2010@gmail.com





Mohd. Ahsan
Ph.D. Scholar
M. Pharma. (Pharmaceutical chemistry), Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi.
Research Topic:Designing and synthesis of irreversible HIV protease inhibitors.
E mail: bt13d045@smail.iitm.ac.in





Suchetana Gupta
Ph.D. Scholar
M.Sc. (Biotechnology), Jadavpur University, Kolkata.
Research Topic:Molecular dynamics study of HIV-1 Protease and to identify potential drug targets.
E mail: bt13d072@smail.iitm.ac.in

 

 

 

 



Chinmai P
Ph.D. Scholar
M.S. (Pharm) (Pharmacoinformatics), NIPER, Hajipur, Bihar
Research Topic:Exploring the structural and fucntional proteins of Zika and Dengue virus through CG and atomistic simulations.
E mail: bt15d302@smail.iitm.ac.in

 

 

 

 



K. RAJANI
Ph.D. Scholar
M.Tech Biotechnology, SRM University
Research Topic:Long term stability of nucleic acids in ionic liquids
E mail: rajanikr08@gmail.com

 

 

 

 



Soumik Bardhan
CSIR Research Associate
Ph.D. University of North Bengal, SERB-NPDF (IIT Madras)
Research Topic:Enhanced stability and extraction of protein in ionic liquid/water binary mixture by nanoconfinement
E mail: souminbardhan@gmail.com

 

 

 

 



Sangeetha B
Postdoctoral Fellow
Ph.D. (Bioinformatics), Pondicherry University, Pondicherry.
Research Topic:Molecular dynamics simulations of viral proteins and nucleic acids.
E mail: bt16ipf06@smail.iitm.ac.in

 

 

 

 



Manju Kumari
National Post Doctoral Fellow
PDF (Computational Biology), Masaryk University, Czech Republic, Ph. D. (Computational biology), IIT Bombay
Research Topic:Role of Glycosylation in Prion Proteins.
E mail: bt16wpf2@smail.iitm.ac.in

 

 

 

 



Shankha Banerjee
Ph.D. Scholar
M. Sc. (Chemistry), IIT Madras
Research Topic:Synthesis, characterization and biological assay of active pharmaceutical Ingredient-based ionic-liquids.
E mail: shankhabanerjee2012@gmail.com

 

 

 

 



Mrudhuula .M
Ph.D. Scholar
M.Sc (Biotechnology), Vellore Institute of Technology
Research Topic:Stability of surface-adsorbed proteins in ionic liquids.
E mail: mrudhuula@smail.iitm.ac.in

 

 

 

 



Khushboo Joshi
Ph.D. Scholar
M.S. (Pharm) (Medicinal Chemistry), NIPER, Hyderabad, Telangana
Research Topic:Molecular dynamics study of Cholesteryl Ester Transfer Protein. Design and Synthesis of novel Cholesteryl Ester Transfer Protein (CETP) Inhibitors.
E mail: khushboojoshi16kj@gmail.com