Faculty Member

Dr. Nilanjana Das
Associate Professor



Date of Joining    01.03.2005 

Contact Address
Associate Professor, Department of  Biotechnology, Visva-Bharati
Siksha Bhavana, Santiniketan 731235, West Bengal

Email, landline & mobile phone no

Research Areas
1.Biochemistry / Gerontology;

Teaching Experience
17 Years in Biotechnology
Awards & Honours

1.Department of Biotechnology National Merit Scholarship for Master’s studies in Biotechnology
2.Junior & Senior Research Fellowship of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India
3.Post-doctoral fellowship from Department of Biotechnology, India from1997-1999.
4.Fellowship from DST to pursue a one-year professional training course on IPR.
5.India National Science Academy and Royal Society of Edinburgh international exchange fellowship.

Member of Scientific Bodies
1.Society of Biological Chemists (India)
2.Indian Science Congress,
3.Society of Free Radical Research – India.

Representative Publication 
1.Protein extraction from Saccharomyces cerevisiae at different growth phases (2020) Madhumathan Mukherjee, Ankita Nandi, Krishna Chandra, Surjya Kumar Saikia,
Chandan Kumar Jana, Nilanjana Das. Journal of Microbiological Methods 172, 105906.Impact factor: 2.622 Citations: 4

2.Age-associated oxidative modifications of mitochondrial α subunit of F1 ATP synthase from mouse skeletal muscles. (2015) Nilanjana Das and Chandan Kumar Jana.
Free Radical Research 49 (8), 954-961.Impact factor: 4.354 Citations: 6

3.Role of Catalase in Oxidative Stress- and Age-Associated Degenerative Diseases (2019) Ankita Nandi, Liang-Jun Yan, Chandan Kumar Jana and Nilanjana Das.
Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity 9613090.Impact factor: 7.31 Citations: 325

4.Fabrication and surface characterisation of c-ZnO loaded TTDMM dendrimer nanocomposites for biological applications. Rachna Gupta, Nilanjana Das, Man Singh.
Applied Surface Science 484, 781-796.Impact factor: 7.392 Citations: 13

5.Antioxidant and physicochemical study of Psidium guajava prepared zinc oxide nanoparticles. Rachna Gupta, Parth Malik, Nilanjana Das, Man Singh. Journal of
Molecular Liquids 275, 749-767.Impact factor: 6.633 Citations: 26

6.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. U. Ghosh, N. Das and Nitai P. Bhattacharyya (2007) Mutation Research 615 (1-2), 66- 74. Impact factor 3.151 Citations: 23

Research Projects