Arnab Gupta

Associate Professor
Dept: Biological Sciences (DBS)
E-mail: arnab.gupta [at]
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Research Interest:

Cell biology, membrane trafficking, eukaryotic copper metabolism.

Academic Background:

  1. PhD (Human Genetics), CSIR-Indian Inst of Chemical Biology (Jadavpur University), 2007
  2. MSc (Zoology (H)), University of Calcutta, 2000


  1. Associate Professor, IISER Kolkata (current)
  2. Assistant Professor, IISER Kolkata (2017 - 2021)
  3. Ramanujan Fellow, University of Calcutta (2015 - 2017)

Selected Publications:

  1. Gupta, Arnab. 2020."Retromer retrieves the Wilson disease protein ATP7B from endolysosomes in a copper-dependent manner." J Cell Sci, 133, 1-11
  2. Gupta, Arnab. 2020."Structural and Functional Diversity Among the Members of CTR, the Membrane Copper Transporter Family." J Membr Biol ., 253, 459-468
  3. 2019."ATP7B Binds Ruthenium(II) p-Cymene Half-Sandwich Complexes: Role of Steric Hindrance and Ru-I Coordination in Rescuing the Sequestration." Inorg Chem, 58, 15659-70

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