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Dr. Nilanjan Dey

Assistant Professor
Address: Room No. B106
                Department of Chemistry
                BITS Pilani, Hyderabad Campus
                Jawahar Nagar, Shameerpet Mandal
Email: (offical)
Phone: 040-66303778
Mobile: 9748281394 
Professional Career 
Research Experience: 
[1] JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow at Kyoto University, Japan (Nov. 2018 - Jan. 2021)
Research topic: Designing flexible fluorophores for studying mechanical stress at cellular level 
[2] Postdoctoral fellow at Institute of Stem Cell  Biology and Regenerative Medicine (InStem-NCBS), Bangalore, India (Aug. 2017- Jul. 2018)
Research topic:  Fluorescent nanoassemblies for multiparametric analysis of bilayer membranes
[3] Research Associate at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India (Aug. 2016- Jul. 2017)
Research topic: Development of optical kits for detection of agriculturally-relevant analytes 
Teaching Experience:
[1] Course Instructor (independent charge) in chemistry at Undergraduate Department, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, India (August 2018-Nov. 2018) 
Ph. D. Department of Organic Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India (Jun. 2017),
Thesis title: Engaging Small Organic Molecules and Self-Assemblies for ‘Label-Free’ Recognition of Biologically Relevant Analytes, Supervisor: Prof. Santanu Bhattacharya
M. Sc. Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India (Jun, 2017) [Integrated Ph. D. programme],
Thesis title: Small molecule fluorescent probes for detection of environmentally-relevant ionic analytes, Supervisor: Prof. Santanu Bhattacharya
B. Sc.  Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India (Jul. 2009) 
Awards, Honors and Academic Accomplishments
[1] Received  'Thieme Chemistry Journals Award' in 2022.
[2] Received  'MSCA Seal of Excellence award' by European Commission for the proposal, A gold nanoparticle-based assay for monitoring intra- and extracellular ATP (Score: 88.4 %)
[3] Received ‘Standard JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship’ from Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Japan in 2018. 
[4] Received ‘DS Kothari Postdoctoral Fellowship’ from MHRD-University Grant Commission, India in 2018.
[5] Received Junior and Senior Research Fellowship, (All India Rank: 63) Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and Lectureship Fellowship, Govt. of India in 2011. 
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