Biswadip Banerji

Dr. Biswadip Banerji

Principal Scientist

PhD: Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (Prof. Javed. Iqbal)
M.Sc: Calcutta University
2008: Team lead, Chembiotek-Kolkata
2006-2008: Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Prof. K. C. Nicolaou); CSL@ICES-A*-STAR
2003-2006: Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Prof. C. J. Schofield); Oxford Centre for Molecular Science (OCMS) & Chemistry Research Laboratory (CRL), Oxford University, UK

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      1. Design and synthesis of small peptide/peptidomimetics and study their biological/biophysical properties.
      2. Design, synthesis, biophysical and biological property studies of different nano-materials (peptidic/ nonpeptidic).
      3. Nanoparticle based drug delivery system using anticancer drugs and synthesized bioactive molecules in the lab.
      4. Synthesis of novel, hitherto unknown heterocyclic scaffolds by intramolecular cyclization reactions.
      5. Synthesis of natural products and natural products based hybrid scaffolds and its application in therapeutics.
      6. C-H Activation reaction to construct novel heterocycles (Ref: 2)
      7. Novel Ligand design & ion-sensing (Ref: 1)
      8. Development of New molecules as anti-venom agents


    C-H Activation Methodology to construct new Heterocycles:

    Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry, 2017, asap

    Expedient synthesis of a phenanthro-imidazo-pyridine fused heteropolynuclear framework via CDC coupling: a new class of luminophores
    Biswadip Banerji,Satadru ChatterjeeK. ChandrasekharSuvankar BeraLeena MajumderChandraday Prodhan  and  Keya Chaudhuri

    Natural Product Derived New Hybrid Molecule as Anti Cancer Agents:

    Biophysical studies of different Peptide based nanopart


    Tripeptide consisting of benzyl protected di-cysteine and phenylalanine forms spherical assembly and induces cytotoxicity in cancer cells via apoptosis
    Biswadip Banerji,*a   Moumita Chatterjee,a  Chandraday Prodhanb and   Keya Chaudhurib
    RSC Adv., 2016,6, 112667-11



    New Ligand Design to Use as Different Sensors:

    Naked Eye: Yellowish green to colourless
    Under UV (365 nm): Bluish-purple colour

    1. Suvankar Bera (SRF)
    2. K. Chandrasekhar (SRF)
    3. Satadru Chatterjee (SRF)
    4. Sunil Kumar (SPF)
    5. Saswati Adhikary (JRF)
    6. Chinmoy Nayan (JRF)
    7. Leena Majumder (JRF)
    8. Surjeet Bhai ( NIPER Project fellow)

    Position available for sincere & dedicated candidates aspiring to do PhD/RA/PDF in the area of synthetic Organic chemistry, Biorganic Chemistry, Nanochemistry, Chemical Biology, Medicinal Chemistry etc. Students with scholarships (UGC/NET etc) may directly apply to my email with full CV

    1. Expedient synthesis of a phenanthro-imidazo-pyridine fused heteropolynuclear framework via CDC coupling: a new class of luminophores; Biswadip Banerji,* Satadru Chatterjee, K. Chandrasekhar, Suvankar Bera, Leena Majumder, Chandraday Prodhan and Keya Chaudhuri, Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry, 2017, ASAP
    2. Tripeptide consisting of benzyl protected di-cysteine and phenylalanine forms spherical assembly and induces cytotoxicity in cancer cells via apoptosis; Biswadip Banerji*, Moumita Chatterjee, Chandraday Prodhan and Key Chaudhuri, RSC Adv., 2016, 6, 112667-112676.
    3. Neo-tanshinlactone D-ring modified novel analogues induce apoptosis in human breast cancer cell via DNA damage, Biswadip Banerji*, , Sunil Kumar Killi, Atul Katarkar, Satadru Chatterjee, Yellaiah Tangella, Chandraday Prodhan, Keya Chaudhuri; Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry, 2016, article in press.
    4. Molecular Details of Acetate Binding to a New Diamine Receptor by NMR and FT-IR Analyses, Biswadip Banerji*, Moumita Chatterjee, Uttam Pal, and Nakul Chandra Maiti*, Journal of Physical Chemistry-A, 2016, 120 (15), 2330–2341
    5. Regioselective Synthesis of Quinazolinone-/Phenanthridine-Fused Heteropolycycles by Pd-Catalyzed Direct Intramolecular Aerobic Oxidative C-H Amination from Aromatic Strained Amides; Biswadip Banerji*; Suvankar Bera, Satadru Chatterjee, Sunil Kumar Killi, Saswati Adhikary; Chemistry – A European Journal (2016), 3506-3512.
    6. Silver-Catalyzed Azide–Alkyne Cycloaddition (AgAAC): Assessing the Mechanism by DFT Calculations, Biswadip Banerji,* K Chandrasekhar, Sunil Kumar Killi, Sumit Kumar Pramanik, UttamPal, Sudeshna Sen and Nakul Chandra Maiti, RSc Open Science, just accepted
    7. Synthesis and cytotoxicity studies of 1-propenyl-1,3-dihydro-benzimidazol-2-one, Biswadip Banerji* and Sumit kumar Pramanik; Journal of Chemical Biology 2015, 8(3), 73.
    8. 5. Binding studies of creatinine and urea on iron-nanoparticle; Biswadip Banerji*, Pramanik, Sumit Kumar; SpringerPlus 4.1 (2015): 1-9.
    9. Copper (I) oxide nanoparticle and tryptophan as its biological conjugate: a modulation of cytotoxic effects. Mritunjoy Maity, Sumit Kumar Pramanik, Uttam Pal, Biswadip Banerji andNakul Chandra Maiti; J Nanopart Res,2013, 16 (1), 1-13.
    10. Efficacy of Cyclin dependent kinase 4 (Cdk4) inhibitors as potent neuroprotective agents in cellular models of Alzheimer’s disease. Priyankar Sanphui, Sumit kumar Pramanik, P. Moorthi, Biswadip Banerji and Subhas C Biswas; PLOS ONE, 2013, 8 (11), e78842.
    11. Synthesis of Sulfonamide Derived from New Tetrahydroquinazoline Derivatives via Intramolecular cyclization. Biswadip Banerji, Moumita Chatterjee, Suvankar Bera and Mohd Usman Mohd Siddique; JMED Research, 2014, Article ID 464776, DOI: 10.5171/2014.464776.
    12. Synthesis and Cytotoxicity Studies of Novel Triazolobenzoxazepine as New Anticancer Agents Biswadip Banerji ,  Sumit Kumar Pramanik , Priyankar Sanphui, Sameer Nikhar, and Subhas Chandra Biswas; Chemical Biology & Drug Design, 201382 (4), 401-409
    13. Potent anticancer activity of cystine-based dipeptides and their interaction with serum albumins, Biswadip Banerji ,  Sumit Kumar Pramanik ,  Uttam Pal and  Nakul Chandra Maiti; Chemistry Central Journal, 2013, 7:91
    14. Dipeptide derived from benzylcystine forms unbranched nanotubes in aqueous solution, Biswadip Banerji ,  Sumit Kumar Pramanik ,  Uttam Pal and  Nakul Chandra Maiti  Journal of Nanostructure in Chemistry 2013, 3 (1), 12
    15. Conformation and Cytotoxicity of a Tetrapeptide Constellated with Alternative D- and L Proline, Biswadip Banerji ,  Sumit Kumar Pramanik ,  Uttam Pal and  Nakul Chandra Maiti  RSC Adv., 2012, 2, 6744-6747
    16. Synthesis, characterization and cytotoxicity study of magnetic (Fe3O4) nanoparticles and their drug conjugate Biswadip Banerji ,  Sumit Kumar Pramanik ,  Samir Mandal ,  Nakul Chandra Maiti and Keya Chaudhuri RSC Adv., 2012, 2, 2493-2497.
    17. Total Synthesis of the Originally Proposed and Revised Structure of Palmerolide A; K. C. Nicolaou*, Ramakrishna Guduru, Ya-Ping Sun, Biswadip Banerji, David Chen Yu- Kai* Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2007, 46, 5896
    18. Total Synthesis of the Proposed and Revised Structure of Palmerolide A; K. C. Nicolaou*, Ya-Ping Sun, Ramakrishna Guduru, Biswadip Banerji, David Chen Yu- Kai* J. Am. Chem. Soc, 2008, 130(11), 3633-3644
    19. Selective Inhibition of Factor Inhibiting Hypoxia Inducible Factor Michael A. McDonough, Luke A. McNeill, Melanie Tilliet, Cyril A. Papamicaël, Qiu-Yun Chen, Biswadip Banerji, Kirsty S. Hewiston, Christopher J. Schofield* J. Am. Chem. Soc, 2005, 127(21), 7680-7681
    20. The Inhibition of Factor Inhibiting Hypoxia Inducible Factor (FIH) by β-oxocarboxylic acids; Biswadip Banerji, Ana Conejo-Garcia, Luke McNeill, Michael A. McDonough, Matthew Buck, Kirsty S. Hewitson, Neil J. Oldham & Christopher J. Schofield*; Chem.Com, 2005, 43, 5438
    21. Design, Synthesis and Conformational analysis of Inverse γ-Turn Cyclic Peptidomimetic of Hypoxia Inducible Factor (HIF); Morakot Kaewpet, Barbara Odell, Michael King, Biswadip Banerji, , Christopher J. Schofield* & Timothy D. Claridge; Org. Biomol.Chem, 2008, 6, 3476
    22. Palladium (0) Catalyzed Regioselective Synthesis of α-Dehydro-β-Amino Ester From Amines and Allyl acetates: Synthesis of α-Dehydro-β Aminoacid Derived Cyclic Peptide As a Constrained β-turn Mimic; S. Rajesh, Biswadip Banerji and Javed Iqbal*; J. Org. Chem, 2002, 67(22), 7852-7857
    23. Synthesis of Cyclic Pseudo 310-Helical Structure From β-Amino Acid-L-Proline Derived Tripeptides Via Ring Closing Metathesis; Biswadip Banerji, B. M. Mallesh, S. Kiran kumar, A.C. Kunwar and Javed Iqbal.*; Tetrahedron Lett., 2002, 43(36), 6479-6483
    24. Synthesis of Cyclic β- Turn Mimics From L-Pro-Phe / Phe-L-Pro Derived di- and Tri-peptides Via Ring Closing Metathesis: The Role of Chirality of Phe- Residue   During Cyclisation; Biswadip Banerji, Madhushree Bhattacharya, Rajesh B. M, Saibal Kumar Das and Javed Iqbal.*; Tetrahedron Lett., 2002, 43(36), 6473-6477
    25. A Facile Conversion of 310 Helical Structure To Cyclic β-Turn Mimic In Dehydro- Phenylalanine Derived Small Peptides Through Ring Closing Metathesis T. V. R. S. Shastry, Biswadip Banerji, S. Kiran Kumar, A. C. Kunwar, J. P. Nandy
      and Javed Iqbal*; Tetrahedron Lett., 2002, 43(42), 7621-7625
    26. Synthesis of β-Methyl-β-alanine-L-Proline-XAA Tripeptides by Yb(OTf)3 Catalysed Michael Addition of Amines To N-Crotonyl-L-Proline-XAA: A Versatile Route To Cyclic β-Methyl-β-alanine Derived Tripeptides Via Ring-Closing Metathesis; Biswajit Saha, Debasis Das, Biswadip Banerji and Javed Iqbal.*; Tetrahedron Lett., 2002, 43(36), 6467-6471
    27. Synthesis of Small Cyclic Peptides By Intramolecular Heck Reaction; V. Balraju, Rajmohan Reddy, G. R. Madhavan, Biswadip Banerji and Javed Iqbal.* Tetrahedron Lett., 2003, 44(2), 353-356
    28. Synthesis of an α-Dehydro-β-Amino Acid Derived Cyclic Peptide As a Constrained β-Turn Mimic S. Rajesh, J. Shrivastava, Biswadip Banerji and Javed Iqbal*; ARKIVOC, 2001, 2, 10, 20-26.
    29. a-Dehydro-β-Aminoacid Derivatives As Turn Inducers: Synthesis of Potential HIV  Protease Inhibitors Based On Structural Mimicry  S. Rajesh, J. Srivastava, Biswadip Banerji and Javed Iqbal*,   Ind. J. Chem, 2001, 40B, 1029-1032
    30. Synthesis of L-proline derived cyclic β-turn mimics via ring closing metathesis Rajesh B. M, M. Bhattacharya, Biswadip Banerji and Javed Iqbal*; ARKIVOC, 2004, (viii), 111.