IIEST, Shibpur

Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur

(Formerly Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur)

Empowering the nation since 1856

आई आई ई एस टि, शिवपुर

भारतीय अभियांत्रिकी विज्ञान एवं प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान, शिवपुर

(पूर्व में बंगाल इंजीनियरिंग एंड साइंस यूनिवर्सिटी)

१८५६ से देश को सशक्त बनाना

Dr. Chitrangada Das Mukhopadhyay

Assistant Professor

Centre for Healthcare Science & Technology, IIEST, Shibpur

Academic Qualifications

  1. Ph.D (IIT, Kharagpur)
  2. M.Tech. (IIT, Kharagpur)
  3. Post Doc: Ohio State University, USA



  1. Phone: +91-9836544110


  1. Email: chitrangadadas@yahoo.com

Area of Research

  • Cancer biology
  • Neurodegenerative Diseases
  • Drug design, molecular docking and Functional genomics
  • Clinical microbiology, Multidrug resistance


PG Courses

  • HC1103: Cellular and systems physiology
  • HC 1204: Drug discovery and development (Dep elective)

Recent Publications 


  1. Bhuban Ruidas, Sutapa Som Chaudhury, Kunal Pal, PK Sarkar, Chitrangada Das Mukhopadhyay, A novel herbometallic nanodrug has the potential for antibacterial and anticancer activity through oxidative damage February 2019, Nanomedicine, DOI:10.2217/nnm-2018-0187

  2. Sutapa Som Chaudhury, A Sannigrahi, M  Nandi, Vipin K. Mishra, P De, K Chattopadhyay, S Mishra, Jaya Sil Chitrangada Das Mukhopadhyay A Novel PEGylated Block Copolymer in New Age Therapeutics for Alzheimer's Disease (March 2019), Molecular Neurobiology, https://doi.org/10.1007/s12035-019-1542-1

  3. Dibyendu Sain, Abhishek Manna, Chanda Kumari, Chitrangada Das Mukhopadhyay and Shyamaprosad Goswami A Nontoxic, Bio‐friendly, Fluorescent Chemodosimeter for Hypochlorite Detection in Living Cells through the Oxidation of Hypochlorite on a Hydrazide System https://doi.org/10.1002/slct.201802315, Vol 3: 43, Nov 23, 2018 pp 12050-12056

  4. Barnali Naskar, Antonio Bauzá,  Antonio Frontera,  Dilip K. Maiti, Chitrangada Das Mukhopadhyay  and  Sanchita Goswami A versatile chemosensor for the detection of Al3+ and picric acid (PA) in aqueous solution  Dalton Trans., 2018,47, Issue 44, 15907-15916, DOI: 10.1039/C8DT02289E

  5. Sutapa Somchaudhury and Chitrangada Das Mukhopadhyay (2017) Functional Amyloids: Interrelationship with other Amyloids and Therapeutic Assessment to Treat Neurodegenerative Diseases Intl Jl of Neurosc International Jl of neurosc. (2017) Int J Neurosci. 2017 Nov 16:1-15. doi: 10.1080/00207454.2017.1398153. 

  6. Dibyendu Sain, Shyamaprosad Goswami, Chitrangada Das Mukhopadhyay (2017) Intracellular detection of toxic hypochlorite anion by using a nontoxic rhodamine based sensor, J. Indian Chem. Soc, Vol. 94, July 2017, pp. 1-8

  7. Mukhopadhyay CD, Ruidas B, Chaudhury SS (2017) Role of Curcumin in Treatment of Alzheimer Disease. Int J Neurorehabilitation 4: 274. doi: 10.4172/2376- 0281.

  8. Barnali Naskar, Ritwik Modak, Dilip K. Maiti, Michael G. B. Drew, Chitrangada Das Mukhopadhyay, Sanchita Goswami (2017) A Schiff base platform: structures, sensing of Zn(II), PPi in aqueous medium and anticancer activity. Dalton Trans., 2017, 46, 9498.

  9. Determining the effect of aflatoxin b1 using haemoglobin of human blood as an interacting medium by calculation of collision energy. Bhadra Preetha, Das Mukhopadhyay Chitrangada and Mukherjee Sampad (25th April, 2017) Int. J. Adv. Res. 5(4), ISSN: 2320-5407,  742-748

  10. Amit Paul, Jaya Sil and Chitrangada Das Mukhopadhyay (2017) Gene selection for designing optimal fuzzy rule base classifier by estimating missing value, Applied Soft Computing, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.asoc.2017.01.046, available online since 9th Feb, 2017.

  11. Piyali Adak, Bipinbihari Ghosh, Antonio Bauza, Antonio Frontera, Alexander J. Blake, Montserrat Corbella, Chitrangada Das Mukhopadhyay and Shyamal Kumar Chattopadhyay (2016) Catecholase activity, DNA binding and cytotoxicity studies of a Cu(II) complex of a pyridoxal Schiff base: synthesis, X-ray crystal structure, spectroscopic, electrochemical and theoretical studies, RSC Adv., 2016, 6, 86851, DOI: 10.1039/c6ra14059a

  12. Aich, Krishnendu; Goswami, Shyamaprosad; Das, Sangita; Mukhopadhyay, Chitrangada; Quah, Ching Kheng; Fun, Hoong-Kun (2015) Cd2+ triggered the FRET ‘ON’: a new molecular switch for the ratiometric detection of Cd2+ with live-cell imaging and bound X-ray structure; Inorg. Chem. 54 (15), pp 7309–7315 DOI:10.1021/acs.inorgchem.5b00784

  13. Sima Paul, S P Goswami, Chitrangada Das Mukhopadhyay (2015) An ESIPT based remarkable ratiometric fluorescent chemodosimeter for very rapid detection of hydrogen sulfide in the vapour phase and living cells. New J. Chem., 39, 8940-8947

  14. A K Mahapatra, K Maiti, S K Manna, S. Mondal, Chitrangada Das Mukhopadhyay (2015) A cyclization-induced emission enhancement (CIEE)˗based ratiometric fluorogenic and chromogenic probe for the facile detection of a nerve agent simulant DCP, Chem. Commun.  51, 9729-9732

  15. Krishnendu Aich, Shyamaprosad Goswami, Sangita Das and Chitrangada Das Mukhopadhyay, A new ICT and CHEF based visible light excitable fluorescent probe easily detects in vivo Zn2+ RSC Adv., 2015, 5,  31189-31194.

  16. S P Goswami, K. Aich, S. Das, Chitrangada Das Mukhopadhyay, D. Sarkar, T.K  Mondal,(2015) A new visible light excitable ICT-CHEF mediated fluorescence ‘turn on’ probe for the selective detection of Cd2+ in a mixed aqueous system with live-cell imaging Dalton Transactions, 44, 12, 5763-5770 DOI:10.1039/C4DT02463J

  17. AK Mahapatra, RK Maji, K Maiti, S K Manna, S. Mondal, Chitrangada Das Mukhopadhyay, S P Goswami, D. Sarkar, T K Mondal, CK Quah, H K Fun, Synthesis and Anion Sensing Properties of Novel N,O–Chelated Perimidine–BF Complex  Sensors and Actuators B Chemical 02/2015; 207:876

  18. AK Mahapatra, K Maiti, S K Manna, Rajkishor Maji, Chitrangada Das Mukhopadhyay, Bholanath Pakhira, Sabyasachi Sarkar Unique Fluorogenic Ratiometric Fluorescent Chemodosimeter for Rapid Sensing of CN− in Water Chemistry - An Asian Journal 9 (12), 3623-3632

  19. AK Mahapatra, S K Manna, Kalipada Maiti, Rajkishor Maji, Chitrangada Das Mukhopadhyay, Deblina Sarkar, Tapan Kumar Mondal  Imino–phenolic–azodye appended rhodamine as a primary fluorescence “off–on” chemosensor for tin (Sn4+) in solution and in RAW cells and the recognition of sulphide by [AR–Sn]  RSC Advances 08/2014; 4(69), pp 36615-36622

  20. AK Mahapatra, S K Manna, Chitrangada Das Mukhopadhyay, Debasish Mandal Pyrophosphate-selective fluorescent chemosensor based on ratiometric tripodal-Zn(II) complex: Application in logic gates and living cells Sensors and Actuators B Chemical 04/2014; 200:123–131

  21. Vanda J Lisnic, Marina B Cac, B Lisnic, C Das Mukhopadhyay, Charles H. Cook, Stipan Jonjic and Joanne Trgovcich (2013), Dual Analysis of the Murine Cytomegalovirus and Host Cell Transcriptomes Reveal New Aspects of the Virus-Host Cell Interface PLoS Pathog 9(9): e1003611. DOI:10.1371/journal.ppat.1003611published online on 26th Sept

  22. Mahapatra A., Manna, S; Mandal D; Das Mukhopadhyay C. (2013) A Highly Sensitive and Selective Rhodamine-based “Off−On” Reversible Chemosensor for Tin (Sn4+) and Imaging in Living Cells Inorg. Chem , Vol: 52, Issue 19, pp 10825–10834, DOI: 10.1021/ic4007026

  23. Mahapatra A. K., Maji R, Adhikari S. S., Das Mukhopadhyay C. and Mandal D. (2013) Ratiometric sensing of fluoride and acetate anions based on a BODIPY-azaindole platform and its application to living cell imaging Analyst, 2013, DOI: 10.1039/C3AN01663C

  24. K.D. Mehta, Chitrangada Das, B.D. Pandey (2010),  ‘Leaching of copper, nickel and cobalt from Indian Ocean manganese nodules by Aspergillus niger” Hydrometallurgy, Vol. 105, No. 1-2, pp 89- 95, DOI:10.1016/j.hydromet.2010.08.002

  25. K.D. Mehta, Chitrangada Das, Rakesh Kumar, B.D. Pandey, S.P. Mehrotra (2010) Effect of mechano-chemical activation on bioleaching of Indian Ocean nodules by a fungus Mineral Engg, Elsevier, Vol. 23, 15, pp1207-1212, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mineng.2010.08.008

  26. Beltramini A., Das C., Pancholi V. (2009) “Modulation of cell wall structure and antimicrobial susceptibility by a Staphylococcus aureus eukaryotic-like serine/threonine kinase and phosphatase” Infect. Immun. April 2009, p. 1406-1416, Vol. 77, No. 4, DOI:10.1128/IAI.01499-08

Book Chapters

1. C Das Mukhopadhyay (2015) Chapter 11: Engineering Spirulina for Enhanced Medicinal application in the book entitled "Algal Biorefinery: An Integrated Approach"(2015) edited by Debabrata Das, Co-published by Capital Publishing Company, New Delhi, India and Springer International Publishing, Switzerland, Forwarded by Prof. Peter Lindblad, Uppsala University, Sweden.ISBN: 978-93-81891-23-0

2. C Das Mukhopadhyay and S Tripathy (2018) Chapter 22: Enzymatic Detoxification of Aflatoxin B1 in the book entitled “Food Products and Process innovation” Vol 1: Section 3: Novel Food Products and Process Technologies: Value Addition and Shelf-life Extension, edited by H. N. Mishra, Published by New India Publishing Agency (NIPA), New Delhi ISBN: 9789386546159, pp 672-689.