Dr. Ruma Ghosh

Postdoctoral Associate

[email protected]


Ph.D. Polymer Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science Education and ResearchPune, 2023

M.Sc., Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Hyderabad, Hyderabad, 2016

B.Sc., Kirorimal College, Delhi University, Delhi, 2014

Research Area

Designing and developing polymers for nucleic acid delivery.


1. Ruma Ghosh, Manickam Jayakannan, Theranostic FRET Gate to Visualize and Quantify Bacterial Membrane Breaching. Biomacromolecules, 2023, 24, 739-755. DOI: 10.1021/acs.biomac.2c01202

2. Ruma Ghosh, Mehak Malhotra, Rupali Ravindra Madhuri Sathe, Manickam Jayakannan, Biodegradable Polymer Theranostic Fluorescent Nanoprobe for Direct Visualization and Quantitative Determination of Antimicrobial Activity. Biomacromolecules, 2020, 21, 2896-2912. DOI:10.1021/acs.biomac.0c00653

3. Devesh Maurya,† Rahul Nisal,† Ruma Ghosh,† Parshuram Kambale, Mehak Malhotra, and Manickam Jayakannan, Fluorophore-Tagged Poly(ʟ-Lysine) Block copolymer Nano-assemblies for Real-time Visualization and Antimicrobial Activity . European Polymer Journal 2023, 183, 111754. DOI: 10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2022.111754 (†Equal Contribution)

4. Arumugavel Murugan, Dr. Shinde Vidyacharan, Ruma Ghosh, Dr. Duddu S. Sharada, Metal-Free Regioselective Dual C-H Functionalization in a Cascade Fashion: Access to Isocryptolepine Alkaloid Analogues. Metal-Free Regioselective Dual C-H functionalization in a Cascade Fashion: Access to Isocryptolepine Alkaloid Analogues. Chemistry Select 2017, 2, 3511-3515

5. Ruma Ghosh, Manickam Jayakannan, Polymer Topology control towards Antimicrobial Activity and Synergistic combination Therapy in Bacteria. Manuscript under preparation

6. Ruma Ghosh, Manickam Jayakannan, AIE-based Lighting-up Polymer Probe for Real-time Monitoring of Bactericidal Activity. Manuscript Under Preparation

7. Rahul Nisal, Ruma Ghosh, Parshuram Kambale, Manickam Jayakannan. The Role of α-Helical and β-sheet Polypeptides Secondary Structures on the Bacterial Membrane Breaching Activity. Manuscript Under Preparation