Professor, Department of Physics
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Ph.D. 2006 J.N.U.
M.Sc C. U.

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Field of Specialization
Biophysics, Experimental Soft Condensed Matter Physics
Courses Taught/Teaching
UG (Hons) HO5 Mathematical Method, HO4 Geometrical and Physical Optics.HO13:Solid State Physics.
UG (subsidiary) SO1, S03, SO7, SO8 (Please refer to JU syllabus for details)
Engineeting: Physics 1A,C, IIA, IIB etc,
PGI (evening) Statistical Mechanics I, Numerical Methods and Fortran Programming
PGII (day) Advance Laboratory
Research Area
-Experiments on reconstituted lipid
-Physics of vesicles and biological membranes.
-Structure and phase behaviour of lipid-cholesterol membranes.
-Interaction of antimicrobial peptide with lipid membranes.
-Vesicles as microreactor
2005: Research Associates at Raman Research Institute, Bangalore, India

2008-2009: Postdoctoral fellow at Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Potsdam Germany
Conference Papers Published (1)
Title of the paper Conference Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Zeta potential and dynamic light scattering measurements of phospholipids vesicles. National Conference on Laser and Advance Material 2012 Corresponding author ISBN No: 978-81-922256-6-1-
Journal Papers Published (5)
Title of the paper Journal of publication Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

X-ray diffraction and confocal fluorescence microscopy studies on the effect of cholesterol on phospholipid membranes Physics Express 2014 Corresponding author 4:6-
Phase Behaviour of Lipid- Cholesterol Membranes. (2006) Solid State Comm. 139, 630. Solid State Comm. 2006 1st Author 139-630
Structure of Phospholipid-Cholesterol Membranes: An X-ray Diffraction Study Phys. Rev E 2005 1st Author 71-061924
Phase Behaviour of Dipalmitoylphosphatidylcholine-Cholesterol Membranes. J. Phys: Condens Matter 2005 1st Author 17-S1177
A Cholesterol Induced Modulated Phase in Phospholipid Membranes. Phys. Rev. Lett 2003 1st Author 91-98102
Books Published (1)
Book Title Publisher Name Year Role

Advances in Planar Bilayers and Liposome Elsevier 2010 Second Author
Awarded By Award Name Year

Department of Physics, Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University, MS Best Poster Prize 2012
Ph.D. Thesis Guidance (2)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Status Year

Pabitra Maity Preparation of unilamellar vesicles and study their interaction with ions Ongoing 2013
Amrita Basu Ongoing 2013
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MASTER Thesis Guidance (0)
Project Works (4)
Project Title Worked As Funding Agency Amount Duration Period Status

Study of Visco-elasticity in Biopolymers through Experiments on Spreading and Adhesion Co-Investigator DST 3 years 2013 to 2015 Ongoing
Preparation of Unilamellar vesicles and study their interaction with ions: A bio-mimetic system Principal Investigator UGC 11,58,000 3 years 2013 to 2015 Ongoing
Preparation of giant unilamellar vesicles: A model system of Biological membranes Principal Investigator JU Innovative Research Grant 15,000 1 year 2011 to 2012 Complete
Understanding of organization of cholesterol in lipid membranes Principal Investigator JU Research Grant 50,000 1 year 2008 to 2009 Complete
Patents (0)
Collaborative Programs (1)
Program Name Name Of The Collaborator Year

International Collaboration Dr. Rumina Dimova, Max Planck Intstitute of Colloids and Interfaces, Germany 2008
InviteLectures (2)
Title Organised By Venue Year

Interaction of Antimicrobial Peptide, NK-2 with Model Membranes Raman Research Institute, Bangalore Seminar room of RRI 28.01.2010
Interaction of the antimicrobial peptide, NK-2 with phospholipids membranes: an antimicrobial activity Centre for Soft Matter Research, Bangalore CSMR 18. 10. 2011
Membership Of Learned Societies (1)

international society of Mechanobiology
Orientation/Refresher/QIP CourseAttended/Organized (1)
Program Name Organised By Venue Year

Experimental Techniques in Condensed Matter Physics Condensed Matter Research Centre, Jadavpur University Vivekananda Hall, JU 2013
Seminar/Conference/Workshop (13)
Program Name Organised By Venue Year Type Of Participation

International Conference on Materical Science Department of Physics, Tripura University 2013
National Conference on Laser and Advanced Materials Sant Gadge Bab Amravati University SGBAU 2012
National Conference on Sustainable Development through Innovative Research in Science and Technology JU JU 2012
Refresher/Orientation course Department of Physics, JU JU 2012
Refresher course on Experimental Physics IAS and INSA IAS, Bangaluru 2011
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Professional Society Activity (1)
Type of Professional Activity Period

National Service Scheme, Program Officer 2013 to 2014
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