Welcome to
     Biological Chemistry Laboratory
                                     ... webpage of  Dr. Debasis Manna

Our current research focuses on:
              - Synthetic ion transporters
              - Liposomal drug delivery
              - Drug discovery and cancer immunotherapy

Doctoral Research Position:
Interested candidates with CSIR/UGC/GATE/INSPIRE (Chemistry) fellowship can directly mail to dmanna@iitg.ac.in for Ph.D. positions.

Post Doctoral Research Position:
Applicants are encouraged to arrange their own  postdoctoral fellowships from DST, CSIR, UGC, DAE and other funding agencies.
Recent Pubations
Sulfonium-cross-linked Hyaluronic acid-based Self-healing Hydrogel: Stimuli-responsive Drug Carrier with Inherent Antibacterial Activity to Counteract Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria, Patel, A., Goswami, S., Hazarika, G., Sivaprakasam, S., Bhattacharjee, S., Manna, D.*, Advanced Healthcare Materials, 2023, Just Accepted

Stimuli-responsive release of active anionophore from RGD-peptide-linked proanionophore, Srimayee, S., Badajena, R. S., Akhtar, N., Kar, K. M., Dey, S., Mohapatra. P.,* Manna, D.* Chemical Communications, 2023, 59, 12759-12762

Stimuli-responsive assembly and disassembly of anionic suprasomes with tunable antibacterial activity, Prusty, B. M., Karn, R., Patel, A., Mazumder, P., Kumar, S., Manna, D* Chemical Communications, 2023, 59, 10624-10627

Quinoline Thiourea-Based Zinc Ionophores with Antibacterial Activity, Dey, S., Patel, A., Haloi, N., Srimayee, S., Paul, S., Barik, G. K., Akhtar, N., Shaw, D., Hazarika, G., Prusty, B. M., Kumar, M., Santra, M. K., Tajkhorshid, E.*, Bhattacharjee, S.*, and Manna, D.* Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, 2023, 66, 11078-11093

Transmembrane fluoride anion transport by meso-3,5-bis(trifluoromethyl)phenyl picket calix[4]pyrrole, Patra, A. K., Srimayee, S., Halder, D., Roy, A., Mukherjee, S., Kundu, S., Hossain, M., Saha, R., Lee, C.H., Manna, D.*,  Saha, I* Chemical Communications, 2023, 59, 7407-7410.
Photoresponsive transformation from spherical to nanotubular assemblies: anticancer drug delivery using macrocyclic cationic gemini amphiphiles,
Dey, S.; Chatterjee, S.; Patel, A.; Pradhan, N.; Srivastava, D.; Patra, N.; Bhattacharyya, A.;  Manna, D.* Chemical Communications, 2021, 57, 4646-4649.

Inhibition of Immunosuppressive Indoleamine 2,3-Dioxygenase by Targeting the Heme and Apo form, Pradhan, N.; Akhtar, N.; Nath, B.; Pena-Garcia, J.; Gupta, A.; Perez-Sanchez, H.; Kumar, S.; Manna, D.*, Chemical Communications, 2021, 57, 395-398.

 Group Activities
Our research on "image-guided drug delivery strategy"  has been highlighted in (India Today), (The Times of India), (The Telegraph), (Dainik Jagran), (The Hans India), (Vigyan Prasar), (The Sentinel), (The New Indian Express - EDEX), (Asia Post), (Navakal), (The Sentinel), (Desh Bhandhu), (Amar Ujala), (Dainik Bhaskar), (IANS), (The Economic Times - Healthworld), (Deccan Herald), (thehealthnews), (ABP Live), (Pro Kerala), (Andhravilas), (Telugu Stop English), (Pittsburgh Indian), (My Florida Indian), (Minneapolis Indian), (dubai tech news), (Devdiscourse), (Denver Indian), (Carolina Indian), (Asia Today), (Nagaland Page), (The Arunachal Times), (North East Now), (The Shillong Times), (Express Pharma), (Express Healthcare), (BioSpectrum India), (The Economic Times - Healthworld) and several others.