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Debasish Haldar

Dept: Chemical Sciences (DCS)
E-mail: deba_h76 [at]
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Research Interest:

1. Synthesis of new amino acid analogues with tuneable functionality 2. Developments of smart foldamer-based nanostructured materials3. Self-aggregating systems from pharmaceutical small molecules as delivery vehicles and sustained released4. Low molecular weight gelator compounds form receptor substrate complex5. Artificial light harvesting system 6. Designer ion channels and catalyst

Academic Background:

  1. PhD (Bio-Organic Chemiatry), IACS, Kolkata (Jadavpur University ), 2005
  2. MSc (Organic Chemistry), Science college, Rajabajer (University of Calcutta), 1999
  3. BSc (Chemistry), Surendranath College (University of Calcutta), 1997


  1. Professor, IISER Kolkata ( - )
  2. Assistant Professor, IISER-Kolkata (2008 - 2013)
  3. Alexander von Humboldt Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Wurtzburg, Germany (2007 - 2008)
  4. Liverhulme Trust Post-doctoral Fellow , The University of Manchester, U.K. (2006 - 2007)
  5. IECB, Bordeaux, University of Bordeaux, France (2005 - 2006)

Awards and Honors:

  1. Emerging Investigators 2016, from Journal of Materials Chemistry A, RSC, UK (2016)
  2. Young talents 2016, CryestEngComm., RSC, UK from CryestEngComm., RSC, UK (2016)
  3. Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship from Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany (2007)
  4. Fellowship of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) from Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Japan (2006)

Selected Publications:

  1. Haldar, Debasish; Maity, Sibaprasad; Kumar, Ravi; Maity, Suman Kumar; Jana, Poulami and Bera, Santu. 2013."Synthesis and study of 2-Acetyl amino-3-[4-(2-amino-5-sulfo-phenylazo)-phenyl]-propionic acid: A new class of inhibitor for HEWL amyloidogenesis." Medicinal Chemistry Communications, , 4 , 530-536
  2. Haldar, Debasish; Maity, Suman Kumar; Kumar, Ravi; Ambast, D. K. S. and Pal, Bipul. 2012."Self-assembly and nonlinear optical properties of a synthetic dipeptide." J. Mater. Chem. , 22, 22198
  3. Haldar, Debasish; Jana, Poulami; Maity, sibaprasad; Maity, Suman and Ghorai, Pradip Kumar. 2012."Photo-induced charge-transfer complex formation and organogelation by a tripeptide." Soft Matter, 8, 5621-5628
  4. Haldar, Debasish; Maity, Suman Kumar; Maity, sibaprasad and Jana, Poulami. 2012."Supramolecular double helix from capped ?-peptide." Chemical Communications , 48, 711-713
  5. Haldar, Debasish; Maity, Sibaprasad and Kumar, Pankaj. 2011."Sonication-induced instant amyloid-like fibril formation and organogelation by a tripeptide." Soft Matter, 7, 5239

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