Dr. Soumi Das

Postdoctoral Associate

das00102@umn.edu

Education

Ph.D. Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology, 2019

M.Sc. Chemistry, West Bengal State University, 2010

B.Sc. Chemistry, University of Calcutta, 2008

Research Area

Synthesis of amphiphilic molecules for the development of mesoscopic 3D-network (NET) materials and exploring their diverse applications.

Publications

1. S. Das, K. Verma, V. K. Dubey, L. M. Kundu “Fabrication of a 5-Fluorouracil conjugated peptide nanoparticles as a versatile, stimuliresponsive dual drug carrier with high antiproliferation activity” Bioorg. Chem., 2019, 94, 103440.

2. S. Das, H. Horo, U. Goswami, L. M. Kundu “Synthesis of a peptide conjugated 5‐Fluorouracil gelator prodrug for photo‐controlled release of the antitumor agent” ChemistrySelect, 2019, 4, 6778-6783.

3. H. Horo, S. Das, B. Mandal, L. M. Kundu “Development of a photoresponsive chitosan conjugated prodrug nano-carrier for controlled delivery of antitumor drug 5-fluorouracil” Int. J. Biol. Macromol., 2019, 121, 1070-1076.

4. S. Das, H. Horo, L. M. Kundu “Biopolymers and peptide based materials for targeted antitumor drug delivery: an overview” Nov. Appro. Drug Des. Dev., 2018, 4(4), 555643.

5. K. Radhakrishnan, S. Das, L. M. Kundu "Synthesis of size-expanded nucleobase analogues for artificial base-pairing using a ligand-free, microwave-assisted copper(I)-catalyzed reaction" ChemistrySelect, 2018, 3(46), 13098-13102.

About Me:

Where are you from?

Kolkata, India

If you could meet one scientist from the past or present, who would it be and why?

Marie Curie, an inspiration to all women for successfully managing every walks of life.

If you had to eat one type of food for every meal, what would it be?

Definitely it wouid be any rice item.