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

JRF Position:
JRF positions are avilable!

Doctoral Research Position:
Interested candidates who have qualified CSIR/UGC/GATE/INSPIRE (Chemistry) exams are welcome to contact Dr. Debasis Manna (to dmanna@iitg.ac.in) for Ph.D. positions.
Candidates with M.Pharm. degree can enquire about open position(s).

Post Doctoral Research Position:
Applicants who wish to pursue research in our group are encouraged to arrange their own  postdoctoral fellowships from DST, CSIR, UGC, DAE and other funding agencies.
Recent Publications

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, Just Accepted

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.

Biological Applications of Synthetic Anion Transporters, Akhtar, N.; Biswas, O.; Manna, D.*, Chemical Communications, 2020, 56, 14137-14153.

Quinine-Based Semisynthetic Ion Transporters with Potential Antiproliferative Activities Akhtar, N.;  Pradhan, N.+; Barik, G., Chatterjee, S.; Ghosh, S.; Saha,  A.; Satpati, P.; Bhattacharyya, A.; Santra, M.; and Manna, D.*, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2020, 12(23), 2552125533.

Stimuli-Responsive Anticancer Drug Delivery System with Inherent Antibacterial Activities, Dey, S.; Patel, A.; Raina, K.; Pradhan, N.; Biswas, O.;   Rajkumar P. Thummer, P. R.*; Manna, D.* Chemical Communications, 2020, 56, 1661-1664.
4,5-Disubstituted 1,2,3-triazoles: Effective Inhibition of Indoleamine 2,3-Dioxygenase 1 Enzyme Regulates T cell Activity and Mitigates Tumor Growth, Panda, S.+;Pradhan, N.+; Chatterjee, S.; Morla, S.; Saha, A.; Roy, A.; Kumar, S.; Bhattacharyya, A.*; Manna, D.* Scientific Reports, 2019, 9, 1-16 (18455). 

Fatty-Amine-Conjugated Cationic Bovine Serum Albumin Nanoparticles for Target-Specific Hydrophobic Drug Delivery, Saha, A.+; Pradhan, N.+; Chatterjee, S.; Singh, K. R.; Trivedi, V.; Bhattacharyya, A.; Manna. D.*, ACS Applied Nano Materials, 2019, 26, 3671-3683.

Tuning the Solubility of the Ionophores: Glutathione-Mediated Transport of Chloride Ion across the Membranes,  Akhtar, N.; Pradhan, N.; Saha, A.; Vishnu Kumar, V.; Biswas, O.; Dey, S.; Shah, M.; Kumar, S.; Manna. D.*,  Chemical Communications, 2019,55, 8482-8485.

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