IIEST, Shibpur

Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur

(Formerly Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur)

Empowering the nation since 1856

Debabani Ganguly

Ramalingaswami Fellow

Department of Chemistry

Academic Qualifications

  • Post-doctoral research associate (2007-2013) Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, US
  • PhD (2008) University of Calcutta, India
  • MSc (1999) (Specialization: Physical Chemistry) University of Kalyani, India
  • BSc (1997) University of Calcutta, India

Contact

Address

  1. Email: debabani@chem.iiests.ac.in, gangulydebabani@gmail.com

Area of Research

  • Computational study of bimolecular structure, dynamics and function.

Courses Undertaken

  • Computational chemistry
  • Biophysical chemistry
  • Group theory

Recent Publications (Last 10)

  1. ‘Modulation of the Disordered Conformational Ensembles of the p53 Transactivation Domain by Cancer-Associated Mutation’ Debabani Ganguly and Jianhan Chen, PLoS. Comput. Biol., 2015, 11, e1004247, (Impact Factor: 4.62)
  2. ‘Conformational Flexibility and pH Effects on Anisotropic Growth of Sheet-Like Assembly of Amphiphilic Peptides’ Hongzhou Huang, Debabani Ganguly, Jianhan Chen and Xiuzhi S. Sun J. Nanosci Nanotech, 2015, 15, 4470-4479 (Impact Factor:1.556)
  3. ‘Electrostatically Accelerated Encounter and Folding for Facile Recognition of Intrinsically Disordered Proteins’ Debabani Ganguly, Weihong Zhang and Jianhan Chen, PLoS. Comput. Biol., 2013, 9, e1003363 (Impact Factor: 4.62)
  4. ‘Electrostatically Accelerated Coupled Binding and Folding of Intrinsically Disordered Proteins’ Debabani Ganguly, Steve Otieno, Brett Waddell, Luigi Iconaru, Richard W. Kriwacki, Jianhan Chen, J. Mol. Biol., 2012, 422, 674-684 (Impact Factor: 4.33)
  5. ‘Residual Structures, Conformational Fluctuations, and Electrostatic Interactions in the Synergistic Folding of Two Intrinsically Disordered Proteins’ Weihong Zhang, Debabani Ganguly and Jianhan Chen, PLoS. Comput. Biol., 2012, 8, e1002353 (Impact Factor: 4.62)
  6. ‘Synergistic folding of Two Intrinsically Disordered Proteins: Searching for Conformational Selection’ Debabani Ganguly, Weihong Zhang and Jianhan Chen, Mol. BioSyst., 2012, 8, 198-209 (Impact Factor: 3.12)
  7. ‘Topology-based modeling of intrinsically disordered proteins: Balancing intrinsic structural propensities and intermolecular interactions’ Debabani Ganguly and Jianhan Chen, Proteins, 2011, 79,1251-1266 (Impact Factor:2.627)
  8. ‘Intrinsically disordered proteins in a physics-based world’ Timothy H. Click+, Debabani Ganguly+ and Jianhan Chen, Int. J. Mol. Sci., 2010, 11, 5292-5309 [+ Equal contributions] (Impact Factor: 2.862)
  9. ‘Structural Interpretation of Paramagnetic Relaxation Enhancement-Derived Distances for Disordered Protein States’ Debabani Ganguly and Jianhan Chen, J. Mol. Biol., 2009, 390, 467-477 (Impact Factor: 4.33)
  10. ‘Atomistic Details of the Disordered States of KID and pKID. Implications in Coupled Binding and Folding’ Debabani Ganguly and Jianhan Chen, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131, 5214-5223 (Impact Factor: 12.113)