Bio-Physical Platform

Development of various platforms for studying microtubule dynamics, Understanding kinesin mediated cargo transport and microtubule dynamics.....

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Chemical Biology

Combination therapy targeting microtubule, Nano-carrier & nano-formulation, Cell Penetrating Peptides, Microtubule targeted antimitotic peptide.....

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Chemical Neuroscience

Peptides and peptoids for neuroprotection, Neuroprotective hydrogel for traumatic brain injury (TBI) and neuron cell transplantation....

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Welcome To Our Lab

Our Chemical Biology Laboratory is part of the department of Bioscience and Bioengineering at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Jodhpur. We are available at lab no 305 at the second floor of BSBE building and at W7 Berm. Our group is working at the interface of chemistry and biology which involves peptide synthesis, small molecule synthesis against Alzheimer’s/Parkinson's Disease, Antimicrobial Therapeutics, Exosome Biology, Cancer, and Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Our interest also includes Microtubule Function, ROS & Stem Cells and designing Biophysical Platforms for understanding biological events.

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Open Positions

Interested candidates with experience in Biology & Chemistry interface with Valid CSIR/ICMR/GATE/GPAT scholarship are highly encouraged to apply for PhD and Postdoctoral Positions in my group & may send their CV at:

Generation of Neurosphere from Hippocampal and Cortical Mixed Neurons

In this venture, we report an easy and efficient strategy to culture cortical and hippocampal primary neurons from the E14-E16 embryo of Sprague–Dawley rat. This generates spontaneous neurospheres within 6–7 days of primary neuron culture of E14-E16 embryo. The neurospheres generated could be used for screening of a number of different potential neural differentiating agents, as they are rich in neural progenitor cells (NPCs), and they could also be used to screen drugs for various neurodegenerative diseases.

Latest News

ITS Award for Satyajit Ghosh and Surojit Ghosh
May 15, 2024

Congratulations to Satyajit and Surojit for getting the ITS award from SERB, India, for attending International Society for Extracellular Vesicles Conference, Melbourne 2024 and the 38th ACS National Medicinal Chemistry Symposium 2024, Seattle, USA, respectively .

PhD Fellow elected Vice-Chair
February 20, 2024

Congratulation to Nabanita Mukherjee for being elected Vice-Chair for Chemistry and Biology of Peptide Conference, arranged by GRC, to be held in 2026.

Thesis Defence of Surajit Barman
February 25, 2020

Congratulations to Surajit Barman for Successfully defending his thesis.

Awards and Media Coverage



Media Coverage of Our research in DMD

Indian researchers developing treatment for rare genetic disorder 'Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy



RSC Advance Editorial Board

Congratulations to Prof. Surajit Ghosh from Dept of Bioscience and Bioengineering to be appointed as Editorial Board Member in the Journal RSC Advances.