Suman Chakrabarty
   Associate Professor, SNBNCBS

   Telephone +91-33-2335 5706/07/08 (extn: 236)

Educational Background:

  • B.Sc. (Hons. in Chemistry), 2002 : Presidency College, Kolkata (Univ. of Calcutta)
  • M.S. (by research), 2005 : Division of Chemical Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
  • Ph.D., 2010 : Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (Supervisor: Prof. Biman Bagchi)
  • Professional Background:

  • 2009-2012 : Postdoctoral research associate in the group of Prof. Arieh Warshel (Nobel laureate in Chemistry, 2013), University of Southern California, USA
  • 2012-2017 : Ramanujan Fellow in the Physical and Materials Chemistry Division, CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory, Pune
  • 2017-2018 : Reader-F, School of Chemical Sciences, NISER Bhubaneswar
  • May 2018 - May 2021 : Assistant Professor, SNBNCBS, Kolkata
  • June 2021 - till date : Associate Professor, SNBNCBS, Kolkata

    Area of research:

  • Theoretical and Computational (Bio)Physical Chemistry.
  • Multi-scale modeling and computer simulations of complex systems
  • Statistical Mechanics
  • Rare event simulations and free energy calculations


      Significant Recent Publications:

        [Google Scholar]

    • Protonation-Induced Dynamic Allostery in PDZ Domain: Evidence of Perturbation-Independent Universal Response Network, A. Kumawat and S. Chakrabarty*, J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 11, 9026 (2020).
    • Morphology and dynamics of self-assembled structures in mixed surfactant systems (SDS + CAPB) in the context of methane hydrate growth, V. Hande, N. Choudhary, S. Chakrabarty* and R. Kumar*, J. Mol. Liq. 319, 114296 (2020).
    • Amit Kumawat and Suman Chakrabarty, Hidden electrostatic basis of dynamic allostery in a PDZ domain, Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA., 114, E5825 - E5834 (2017), DOI:10.1073/pnas.1705311114.
    • Amit Kumawat, Suman Chakrabarty* and Kiran Kulkarni*, Nucleotide Dependent Switching in Rho GTPase: Conformational Heterogeneity and Competing Molecular Interactions, Scientific Reports., 7, 45829 (2017), DOI:10.1038/srep45829
    • Neharika G. Chamachi and Suman Chakrabarty, Temperature-Induced Misfolding in Prion Protein: Evidence of Multiple Partially Disordered States Stabilized by Non-Native Hydrogen Bonds, Biochemistry., 56, 833 - 844 (2017), DOI:10.1021/acs.biochem.6b01042.
    •  Somnath M. Kashid, Geun Young Jin, Suman Chakrabarty*, Yung Sam Kim* And Sayan Bagchi*, Two-Dimensional Infrared Spectroscopy Reveals Cosolvent-Composition-Dependent Crossover in Intermolecular Hydrogen-Bond Dynamics, J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 8, 1604 - 1609 (2017), DOI:10.1021/acs.jpclett.7b00270.
    • Neharika G. Chamachi and Suman Chakrabarty , Replica Exchange Molecular Dynamics Study of Dimerization in Prion Protein: Multiple Modes of Interaction and Stabilization, J. Phys. Chem. B., 120, 7332 - 7345 (2016), DOI:10.1021/acs.jpcb.6b03690.
    • Vrushali R Hande and Suman Chakrabarty , Exploration of the Presence of Bulk-like Water in AOT Reverse Micelles and Water-in-Oil Nanodroplets: Role of Charged Interface, Confinement Size and Water Properties, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics., 18, 21767 - 21779 (2016), DOI:10.1039/C6CP04378J
    • Vrushali Hande And Suman Chakrabarty, Structural order of water molecules around hydrophobic solutes: Lengthscale dependence and solute-solvent coupling, J. Phys. Chem. B., 119, 11346 - 11357 (2015), DOI:10.1021/acs.jpcb.5b03449
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