Ashis K. Patra, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry
Indian Institute of  Technology Kanpur, Kanpur-208016, UP, INDIA
Tel: +91-512-259-6780; Fax: +91-512-259-7436

E-mail: akpatra@iitk.ac.in
Office & Lab: Core Lab 201E

Academic Training:

Postdoctoral Research Fellow (2011-2012)              Harvard Medical School, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA

                                                                         Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences andTechnology (HST)

Postdoctoral Research Assistant (2008-2010)        The University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA

Ph.D. (Chemistry) (2008)                                                Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

M.Sc. (Chemistry) (2002)                                                The University of Burdwan, West Bengal, India 

Research Interest:

Synthetic Inorganic Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Chemical Biology, Developing metal-based prodrugs and drug delivery techniques, Small molecule-nucleic acid/protein interactions, Cellular imaging techniques, Medicinal Inorganic Chemistry, Bioconjugate Chemistry, Biomimetic Chemistry of Metalloenzymes. 

  • Group News
  • GIAN course on “Modern Chemistry and Reactivity of the f-Block Elements" from November 08-17, 2018 @ IIT Kanpur
    A GIAN (Global Initiative of Academic Networks) course at IIT Kanpur on Modern Chemistry and Reactivity of the f-Block Elements" from November 08-17, 2018 @ IIT Kanpur. This course will cover the modern fundamental and applied aspects of chemistry and reactivity of f-block elements, including the lanthanides (Ln) and actinides. Prof. Eric J. Schelter, Professor at the Department of Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania will teach this course. UG and PG/Ph.D. students interested  should register and attend this course. The outside participants will be provided with accommodation on payment basis.
    Attached flyer of the course for more details about registration and course overview.

    Weblink for Details: http://www.gian.iitkgp.ac.in//files/brochures/BR1533732189brochure_GIAN_EJS_AKP.pdf 

    Posted Sep 4, 2018, 9:25 AM by Ashis Patra
  • Short-term QIP course on "Engineering Applications of Modern Inorganic Chemistry" from November 01-05, 2018 @ IIT Kanpur
    Centre for Development of Technical Education (CDTE), IIT Kanpur is offering a 5-days short-term quality improvement (QIP) course sponsed by AICTE on "Engineering Applications of Modern Inorganic Chemistry" from November 01-05, 2018. The course will take place on the IIT Kanpur campus. It is fully funded for 30 QIP candidates (faculty members at AICTE approved institute). 

    Registration Link: 

    Posted Sep 4, 2018, 9:03 AM by Ashis Patra
  • July 12, 2018

    Dr. Khushbu Singh published her Luminescent Eu(III) and Tb(III) Complexes Containing Dopamine Neurotransmitter work in European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, Congratulations!!!

    Khushbu Singh,  and Ashis K. Patra, “Luminescent Eu(III) and Tb(III) Complexes Containing Dopamine Neurotransmitter: Biological Interactions, Antioxidant Activity and Cellular Imaging StudiesEur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2018, https://doi.org/10.1002/ejic.201800732

    Posted Jul 18, 2018, 4:44 AM by Ashis Patra
  • 01 May, 2018

    Kritika Gupta published her pH-Responsive Europium Probe work in European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, Congratulations!!!

    Kritika Gupta and Ashis K. Patra, “Dual-sensitized Luminescent pH-Responsive β-diketonate-Eu3+ Complex: Photophysical Aspects, Anion Sensing and Biological Interactions”, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2018, 1882-1890. 

    Posted Jun 8, 2018, 12:52 AM by Ashis Patra
  • 01 May, 2018

    Dr. Priyanka Srivastava published her FRET based pH probe and Logic gate work in New of Journal Chemistry, Congratulations!!!

    Priyanka Srivastava, Payal Srivastava and Ashis K. Patra, “Biological perspectives of a FRET based pH-probe exhibiting molecular logic gate operation with altering pH” New. J. Chem. 2018,  DOI: 10.1039/C8NJ01318G.

    Posted Jun 8, 2018, 12:54 AM by Ashis Patra
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