Faculty Member

Dr. Nilanjana Das
Assistant Professor  Stage (II/III)


 Date of Birth          13.09.1969
  Date of Joining    01.03.2005 

Contact Address
Senior Lecturer, Centre for Biotechnology, Visva-Bharati
Siksha Bhavana, Santiniketan 731235, West Bengal

Email, landline & mobile phone no
Phone No. (OFF): + 91 3463 262751 extn. 488

Research Areas
1.Biochemistry / Gerontology;

Awards and Honours
1. DAAD Fellowship from DST for professional training on IPR
2. DBT Post-doctoral fellowship, UGC, \Los Angeles, USA: 1997-1999
3. Gate 1992; NET (CISR) 1992; & Research Fellowship for Ph.D
4. DBT National Merit Scholarship for M.Sc. in Biotechnology

Representative publication (Maximum 5, in last 5 years)
1. U. Ghosh, N. Das and Nitai P. Bhattacharyya: Inhibition of telomerase activity by reduction of poly (ADP-ribosyl)ation of TERT and TEP1/TP1 expression in HeLa cells with knocked down poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase-1 (PARP-1) gene, (2007) Mutation Research 615 (1-2), 66- 74. [4 citations], Impact factor 4.159.
2. T. B. Samanta, N. Das, M. Das and R. Marik: Mechanism of impairment of cytochrome P450 dependent metabolism in hamster liver during leishmaniasis (2003) Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 312, 75-79. [1 citation].
3. C. K. Jana, N. Das and R. S. Sohal :Specificity of age-related carbonylation of plasma proteins in the mouse and rat (2002) Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics 397 (2), 433- 439. [31 citations], Impact factor 2.578.
4. N. Das, A. M. Kayastha and P. K. Srivastava : Purification and characterization of urease from dehusked pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan L.) seeds (2002) Phytochemistry 61, 513-521. [16 citations], Impact factor 2.322.
5. N. Das, R. L. Levine, W. C. Orr. and R. S. Sohal: Selectivity of protein oxidative damage during aging in Drosophila melanogaster (2001) Biochemical Journal 360, 209-216. [90 citations], Impact factor 4.009.

Research Projects