Department of Physical Chemistry
Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science
Phone: +(91) (33) 2473 3542(O)
+(91) (33) 2435 9118 (R)
+(91) (33) 2436 4457 (R)
Fax: +(91) (33) 2473 2805
Email : pckb [AT]

Some Recent Publications

219. S. Chattoraj, S. Saha, S. Jana, K. Bhattacharyya,
 "Dynamics of Gene Silencing in a Live Cell : Stochastic Resonance"
 J. Phys. Chem. Lett. (2014, in press)

218. S. Chattoraj, AK Mandal, K Bhattacharyya,
 “Effect of Ethanol-Water Mixture on the Structure and Dynamics of Lysozyme: A Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy Study,”

J. Chem. Phys. (2014, in press).

217. S. Ghosh, S. Chattoraj, K. Bhattacharyya,
 “Solvation Dynamics and Intermittent Oscillation of a Cell Membrane: Live Chinese Hamster Ovary Cell,”
 J. Phys. Chem. B 118 (2014, in press).

216. R. Chowdhury, B. Jana, A. Saha, S. Ghosh, K. Bhattacharyya,
 “Confocal Microscopy of Cytoplasmic Lipid Droplets in a Live Cancer Cell: Number, Polarity, Diffusion and Solvation Dynamics,”
 Med. Chem. Comm. (2014, in press).

215. S. Ghosh, S. Chattoraj, K. Bhattacharyya,
 "Structure and Dynamics of Lysozyme in DMSO-Water Binary Mixture: Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy,"
 RSC Advances (2014, in press).

214. R. Chowdhury, S. Chattoraj, S. Sen Mojumdar, K. Bhattacharyya,
 “FRET between a donor and an acceptor covalently bound to human serum albumin in native and non-native states,”
 Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 15 (2013) 16286 - 16293. . 

213. S. Ghosh, S. Chattoraj, T. Mondal, K. Bhattacharyya,
 “Dynamics in Cytoplasm, Nucleus and Lipid Droplet of a Live CHO Cell: Time-Resolved Confocal Microscopy,”
 Langmuir 29 (2013) 7995.

212. S. Chattoraj, R. Chowdhury, S. Ghosh, K. Bhattacharyya,
 “Heterogeneity in Binary Mixtures of Dimethyl Sulfoxide and Glycerol: Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy,”
 J. Chem. Phys. 138 (2013) 214507.

211. S. Sen Mojumdar, R. Chowdhury, A.K. Mandal, K. Bhattacharyya,
 “In What Time Scale Proton Transfer Takes Place in a Live CHO Cell?”
 J. Chem. Phys. 138 (2013) 215102.

210. A.K. Mandal, S. Ghosh, T. Mondal, A.K. Das, K. Bhattacharyya,
 "Effect of Room Temperature Ionic Liquids on Femtosecond Solvation Dynamics in a Tri-block Co-polymer (P123) Gel,"
 Ind. J. Chem. Section A 52 (2013) 1047-1055.


Kankan Bhattacharyya, FNA, FASc, FNASc
Sr. Professor

Ph. D.(Supervisor: M. Chowdhury, IACS) 1984
Post-doc (Notre Dame University, USA with P. K. Das) 1984-86
Post-doc (Columbia University, USA, with K. B. Eisenthal) 1986-87
Faculty: Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science  
Senior lecturer 1987-92
Reader 1992-98
Professor 1998-2005
Senior Professor 2005-

Current Interest

Solvation dynamics Femtosecond Up-conversion
Energy Transfer (FRET)
Picosecond single photon counting
Proton/Electron Transfer Confocal microscope and fluorescence life time imaging
Anisotropy decay Surface Second harmonic generation
Proteins, micelles, lipid, cyclodextrin, polymer  

Awards/Membership of Learned bodies

Editorial Adv. Board, Bull. Chem. Soc. Japan   (2014-19)
Editorial Adv. Board, Chemistry Letters  
Professor Sadhan Basu Memorial Lecture for 2011 by INSA 2011
INSA Golden Jubilee Commemoration Medal (Chemical Sciences) 2010
Fellow, Third World Academy of Sciences 2008
Senior Editor, The Journal Of Physical Chemistry 2008-
Third World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) Prize in Chemistry 2007
Member, Editorial Adv Board, The Journal of Physical Chemistry  
Member, Editorial Board, Chemistry-An Asian Journal  
J. C. Bose Fellowship, Govt. of India 2007-
CRSI Silver Medal 2006
Member, India-Japan Science Council 2005-
CSIR New Millennium Science Leadership Medal 2000
S. S. Bhatnagar Prize 1997
Fellow, Indian National Science Academy 2002
Fellow, Indian Academy of Sciences 1997
Fellow, National Academy of Sciences 2008
B. C. Dev Memorial Prize, Indian Science Congress 1997

Femtosecond Laboratory


Last updated on March 06, 2014