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researcher , Education educator

Abhay Sankar Chakraborti, Indian education educator, researcher. Grantee Research grants, University Grants Commission, India, Indian Council of Medical Research, India, 2001, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research India, 2006.

Background

Chakraborti, Abhay Sankar was born on April 23, 1953 in Cooch-behar, India. Son of Girija Sankar Chakraborti.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University Calcutta, India, 1980.

Career

Junior research fellow University Calcutta, Kolkata, India, 1977—1980. Senior research fellow Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute, India, 1980—1982. Lecturer Jangipur (India) College, 1982—1983.

Post-doctoral research associate University of Connecticut, School of Medicine, Farmington, 1983—1987. Csir science officer University Calcutta, Kolkata, India, 1987—1989, assistant professor India, 1989—1997, associate professor, 1997—2005, professor, since 2005. Visiting associate professor department microbiology University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, 1998—1999.

Visiting scientist department cancer biology Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 1999—2000. Chairman department biophysics and molecular biology University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India, 2000—2002, since 2006.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in structure, stability and function of modified (glycated) hemoglobin and myoglobin from normal and pathological conditions, for example, diabetes mellitus. Research in identifying source of oxidative stress in diabetes mellitus. Research in identification of antidiabetic agents from herbal sources.

    Research in Drug-protein interactions: Effects of phenothiazines and photosensitizing drugs on different proteins were studied and their side effects were suggested. Research in Bacterial cell division and membrane biology: OriC-membrane attachement involved in bacterial cell division was studied. Research in Cancer biology: Mechanism of action of wild type and mutant p53 was studied.

    Also worked on biochemical studies of leukemia and lymphoma. Research in Developmental biology: Studied lipid and membrane-bound enzymes in placental membranes during development.

Connections

Married Jamuna Bhattacharyya, August 15, 1988. 1 child Samidh Sankar.

father:
Girija Sankar Chakraborti Chakraborti

spouse:
Jamuna Bhattacharyya

child:
Samidh Sankar Chakraborti