Principal Investigator

Shibdas Banerjee (a.k.a Monon)

Associate Professor, Chemistry

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Tirupati

  • Associate Professor, IISER Tirupati (July 2022 -)

  • Assistant Professor, IISER Tirupati (August 2017 - July 2022)

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Stanford University, USA (July 2014 - July 2017),

       Mentor: Prof. Richard N. Zare

  • Visiting Fellow, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) Mumbai (February-May 2014) 

  • Ph.D., Chemical Sciences, TIFR Mumbai (August 2008 - January 2014), 

       Supervisor: Prof. Shyamalava Mazumdar

  • M.Sc., Chemistry, IIT Roorkee, India (2008)

  • B.Sc., Chemistry Hons. University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India (2006) 

Field of Specialization

Biochemistry, Imaging Mass Spectrometry, Clinical Metabolomics and Diagnostics, Mechanistic Organic Chemistry, Microdroplet Chemistry, and Analytical Methodology Development.

 

Honors and Awards

  • Shimadzu Young Scientist Award-GOLD from Asia Pacific (2014)

  • Ramanujan Fellowship (2018)

  • Early Career Research Award from SERB, DST, Govt. of India (2019)

  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Stanford University, USA (2019)

Ph.D. students

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Supratim Mondal

M.Sc. in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Calcutta (U.C.S.T.A) in 2017

CSIR JRF Rank- 39 (June 2017)

Email: supratimmondal@students.iisertirupati.ac.in

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Anubhav Kumar

BS-MS in Chemical Sciences from Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata in 2018

DST Inspire Fellow

Email: anubhavkumar@students.iisertirupati.ac.in

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Abhijit Nandy

M.Sc. in Chemical Sciences from Presidency University, Kolkata in 2020

Prime Minister's Research Fellow (PMRF) (from 2022) 

CSIR-JRF Rank- 43 (2020)

Email: nandyabhijit96@gmail.com

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Pragya Pahchan

iPhD Fellow

 

B.Sc. in Zoology, Banaras Hindu University (2016-2019)

CSIR-JRF Rank- 85 (2019, Life Sciences)

DBT-JRF (BET 2022)

Email: pragyapahchan@students.iisertirupati.ac.in

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Geetha Dande

 

M.Sc. in Organic Chemistry, Sri Venkateswara University College of Sciences Tirupati (2018-2020)

CSIR-JRF Rank- 107 (June 2021)

Email: geetha_dande@students.iisertirupati.ac.in

iPhD Project Fellow

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Barsha Pathak

 

B.Sc. from Bankura Christian College, West Bengal (2021)

DST-INSPIRE Scholar (from 2018)

Email: barshapathak@students.iisertirupati.ac.in

MS Thesis student

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Uddeshya Pandey

BS-MS Biology major (2018-2023)

IISER Tirupati

Email: uddeshya@students.iisertirupati.ac.in 

SBLab Alumni

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Debajit Laha

Project Fellow (2021-2022)

M.Sc. in Chemistry

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Sutirtha Chattopadhyay

MS Thesis student (2021-2022)

BS-MS (2017-2022), IISER Tirupati 

Moving to Germany for PhD soon

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Mithlesh Prasad Singh

Project Fellow (2021-2022)

M.Tech. in AI and ML 

Currently at ICMR AI Cell, New Delhi

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Akhila Ajith

MS Thesis student (2020-2021)

BS-MS (2016-2021), IISER Tirupati 

Currently at The University of Manchester, UK

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Veena Shankar Avadhani

MS Thesis student (2020-2021)

BS-MS (2016-2021), IISER Tirupati 

Currently at UC Berkley, USA

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Purva Shripad Damale

MS Thesis student (2021-2022)

BS-MS (2017-2022), IISER Tirupati 

Currently at The Ohio State University, USA

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Dr. Yeswanth Sthanikam

Postdoctoral Fellow (2019-2021)

PhD in Biotechnology, SVIMS Tirupati

JOIN US

PhD and Postdoctoral positions will be available in our group soon. Interested and motivated candidates can check our Institute website regularly for that.

 

For collaborations, questions, and job opportunities in our group, please contact us at shibdas@iisertirupati.ac.in

NOTE: We do not have positions open for the temporary/summer/thesis internships. Please do not apply for the same.