Achievements

International Patents:
 

1. A reusable charge transfer based agrogel. Santanu Bhattacharya, Subham Bhattacharjee, Dipen Biswakarma, Deepa Bhagat. (application number PCT/IN2018/050292); 

2. Method And Device For Rapid Detection of HearNPV. Santanu Bhattacharya, Nilanjan Dey, Deepa Bhagat. (application number PCT/IN2018/050365); 

3. Optical nanosensor for early stage detection of Bactocera oleae infestation. Santanu Bhattacharya, Rudra Pratap, Parikshit Moitra and Deepa Bhagat. (application number PCT/IN2017/050025); 

4. A Pheromone Detector. Santanu Bhattacharya, Rudra Pratap, Parikshit Moitra and Deepa Bhagat. (application number WO 2016/059641 A1); 

5. Oligo-Guanidines composed of heterocyclic rings with hydrophobic/ lipophilic group at the N-terminal based cellular transporter for effective delivery of nonpenetrable cargos in vitro and in vivoSurajit Sinha, J. Bhadra, S. Pattanayak and J. Kundu. (application number PCT/IN2016/000150). 

Indian Patents:

1. Solution processed freestanding tow-dimensional Ultrathin Binary PbS nanocrystals for efficient and highly stable dielectric applications, TIFAC has forwarded the application to ITAG Business Solutions Ltd. (2018); 

2. A Novel Turn-on Probe or Easy, Rapid and Accurate Quantification of Human Serum Albumin Present in Biological FluidsSantanu Bhattacharya, Parikshit Moitra, Pranay Saha and Urmimala Bhatttacharjee. Indian Patent Applied through TIFAC (2018); 

3. IGT Conjugated Antisense Oligonucleotides for inducing exon skipping in Ducheme Muscular Dystrophy, Surajit Sinha, A Shastry. Indian Patent Applied with DART, Bangalore (2018); 

4. Inhibition of hedgehog signaling pathway by nonanolide analogues in cancer therapy. Surajit Sinha et. al. Application sent to TIFAC for processing (2018); 

5. Selective Detection of Pheromone of the Olive Fruit Fly, Bactocera oleae. Santanu Bhattacharya, Rudra Pratap, Parikshit Moitra and Deepa Bhagat. (application number IN 2015CH03696 A 20170120); 

6. A reusable charge transfer based agrogel. Santanu Bhattacharya, Subham Bhattacharjee, Dipen Biswakarma, Deepa Bhagat. (application number 201741016464); 

7. Method And Device For Rapid Detection of HearNPV. Santanu Bhattacharya, Nilanjan Dey, Deepa Bhagat. (application number 201741019790); 

8. A kit for specific detection of SlNPV. Santanu Bhattacharya,Nilanjan Dey,Dipen Biswakarma, Deepa Bhagat. (application number 201741040904); 

9. Method for instantaneous 2-line Ferrihydrite synthesis using layered hydroxide pathway. Sugata Ray et. al. Application number E-2/10/2017/KOL (2017); 

10. MMTr-protected H-phosphonate monomers and MMTr-deprotection by organic acids are the right combination of morpholino oligonucleotides. Surajit Sinha, J. Kundu and J. Bhadra. (application number 201631037420); 

11. Nanoparticle formulation for complete inhibition of amyloid fibrillation and dissolution of amyloid fibril. Nibedita Pradhan, K. Debnath, B. K. Singh, Nikhil Ranjan Jana and Nihar R. Jana. (application number 201631028078); 

12. A Pheromone Detector. Santanu Bhattacharya, Rudra Pratap, Parikshit Moitra and Deepa Bhagat. (application number IN 2014CH05201 A 20160701); 

13. Surface functionalization for sensing of volatile organic carbonyl compounds. Santanu Bhattacharya, Parikshit Moitra and Deepa Bhagat. (application number IN 2014CH05166 A 20160701); 

14. Nanogels, methods and devices thereof, for managing Holtrichia ConsanguineaSantanu Bhattacharya, Subham Bhattacharjee and Deepa Bhagat. (application number 2016 41024309)

15. Rapid on-field detection of Spilosoms obliqua nucleopolyhedrovirus. Santanu Bhattacharya, Nilanjan Dey, Dipen Biswakarma, Deepa Bhagat and G. Shivakumar. (application number 201841046880)

Publications:

1. P. Moitra, K. Kumar, S. Sarkar, P. Kondaiah, W. Duan and S. Bhattacharya, Chemical Communications, 2017, 53, 8184-8187.

2. P. Moitra, D. Bhagat, R. Pratap and S. Bhattacharya, Protocol Exchange, 2017, DOI: 10.1038protex.2017.057

3. R. Bej, J. Sarkar and S. Ghosh, Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 2018, 56, 194-202.

4. R. Bej, J. Sarkar, D. Ray, V. K. Aswal and S. Ghosh, Macromolecular Bioscience, 2018, 18, 1800057.

5. B. Maiti, K. Kumar, P. Moitra, P. Kondaiah and S. Bhattacharya, Bioconjugate Chemistry, 2018, 29, 255-266

6. M. Hossain, G. S. Kumar, B. Prabhava, S. N. Emmet, D. Sheerin, D. McCloskey, S. Acharya, J. J. Boland and K. D. M. Rao, ACS Nano, 2018, 12, 4727–4735.

7. I. Mondal, A. Kumar, K. D. M. Rao and G. U. Kulkarni, Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, 2018, 118, 232-237.

8. A. Kar and A. Patra, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 2018, 18, 8047-8069

9. B. Jana, S. Bhattacharyya and A. Patra, Bulletin of Materials Science, 2018, 41, 122.

10. R. Bera, A. Dutta, S. Kundu, V. Polshettiwar and A. Patra, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2018, 122, 12158.

11. A. Dutta, R. Bera, A. Ghosh and A. Patra, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2018, 122, 16992

12. B. Jana and A. Patra, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2018, 122, 20144.

13. B. Das, J. Phys. Chem. A, 2018, 122, 652–661.

14. P. Moitra, Bioorganic Chemistry, 2019,  86, 15-27.

15. R. Bej, S. Ghosh, Bioconjugate Chem. 2019, DOI: 10.1021/acs.bioconjchem.8b00781.

16. B. Das, ACS Earth Space Chem., 2019, DOI: 10.1021/acsearthspacechem.8b00124.

Awards:

1. Team led by Prof. Santanu Bhattacharya received the prestigious Gandhian Young Technological Innovation (GYTI) Award, 2017 at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi for the project entitled “A Novel Bio-engineering Approach to Generate an Eminent Surface Functionalized Template for the Selective Detection of Female Sex Pheromone of Certain Agricultural Pests”.

2. Team led by Prof. Santanu Bhattacharya received Best Poster Award in 9th Bengaluru India Nano 2017.

3. Dr. K. D. M. Rao received SRM ICONN young researcher award in the International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICONN 2019) organized by Department of Physics and Nanotechnology, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, in association with Shizuoka University-Japan and NCTU-Taiwan, GNS-New Zealand, ACCMS, CSIR-NPL-India and IET.

Media Highlights:

1. Nanosensors For Agricultural Pest Management (March 2018 issue, Agritech sector of the “Electronic For You” magazine

http://ezine.efymag.com/sendezine1.asp?issue=March2018&login=prkshtmoitra@gmail.com&issueid=231

2. Scientists engineer a low-cost device to detect pests before crop infestation  

https://researchmatters.in/article/scientists-engineer-low-cost-device-detect-pests-crop-infestation

3. A Novel Bioengineering Approach for Selective Detection of Female Sex Pheromone of Agriculturally Important Insects 

(ICAR Newsletter: http://www.icar.org.in/files/ICARNewsJanuary-March2017Final(1).pdf)

4. Silicon nanowires could enable smart solar windows 

(IEEE Spectrum: https://spectrum.ieee.org/nanoclast/semiconductors/devices/silicon-nanowires-could-enable-smart-solar-windows)

5. Transparent and flexible photodetectors: 

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41928-018-0096-y