Balaram Mukhopadhyay

Associate Professor
Dept: Chemical Sciences (DCS)
E-mail: mbalaram [at] iiserkol.ac.in
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Research Interest:

    1. Synthesis of Oligosaccharides of plant and bacterial origin 2. Glyco-nanoparticles 3. Supramolecular chemistry of carbohydrate gels and crystals


Academic Background:
  1. Madhyamik (Bengali, English, Physical Science, Life Science, Mathematics, History, Geography), Bankura Zilla School (WBBSE), 1989
  2. Higher Secondary (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology), Bankura Christian College (WBCHSE), 1991
  3. BSc (Chemistry (Honours), Physics, Mathematics), Bankura Christian College (Burdwan University), 1994
  4. MSc (Chemistry (Organic Chemistry Special)), Burdwan University, 1996
  5. PhD (Chemical Sciences), IACS (Jadavpur University), 2001


Positions:
  1. Post Doctoral Research Associate, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK (2001 - 2005)
  2. Scientist-C, Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI) Lucknow (2005 - 2007)
  3. Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Kolkata (2008 - 2012)
  4. Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Kolkata (2012 - 2015)
  5. Associate Professor, IISER Kolkata ( - )


Selected Publications:
  1. Mitra, Ankita and Mukhopadhyay, Balaram. 2015. "Concise Chemical Synthesis of the Tetrasaccharide Repeating Unit of the O-Antigen from Bovine Mastitis Isolate E. coli Serotype O174:H28." Synthesis, 47, 3061-3066
  2. Budhadev, Darshita and Mukhopadhyay, Balaram. 2015. "Chemical synthesis of the pentasaccharide related to the repeating unit of the O-antigen of Enterobacter cloacae G2277." Tetrahedron, 71, 6155-6163
  3. Das, Rituparna and Mukhopadhyay, Balaram. 2015. "Chemical synthesis of the pentasaccharide related to the repeating unit of the O-antigen from Salmonella enterica O44." Journal of Carbohydrate Chemistry, 34, 247-262