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Manik Pradhan

Associate Professor

 

PhD positions available to work on Quantum Cascade cavity ring-down Laser Spectroscopy and Biomedical Optics

(Physics /Applied Physics / Physical Chemistry background students are encouraged to contact me)


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Email:
manik.pradhan@bose.res.in

Tel: +91(0)33 2335 5706-8, Ext: 440

Fax: +91(0)33 2335 3477

ULR: http://www.bose.res.in/~manik.pradhan

 

 

Educational Background:

  • Ph.D: University of Bristol, UK (2008)

 

  • M.Tech : I.I.T. Kharagpur (2002)

 

  • M.Sc : University of Calcutta (2000)

 

Professional Background:

  • Faculty at S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Calcutta (2011- present)

 

  • Postdoctoral Research Associate: Stanford University, USA (2010-2011)

 

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow: Cambridge University, UK (2008-2010)

 

  • Visiting Research Assistant: IAMS, Academia Sinica, Taiwan (2004-2005)

 

 

Awards, Fellowships and Research Grants:

 

  • Research Grant: Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India (2015-2017)

 

  • Rapid Grant for Young Investigators (RGYI): Department of Biotechnology, (DBT), India (2013-2016)

 

  • Research Grant: Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), Government of India (2013-2017)

 

  • Isaac Newton Trust Postdoctoral Fellowship: Trinity College, Cambridge, UK (2009-2010)

 

  • Dorothy Hodgkin Postgraduate Award: University of Bristol, UK (2005-2008)

 

  • Best Poster Prizes: University of London (Royal Holloway) and University of Bristol, UK (2007 & 2006)

 

  • Research Assistantship: IAMS, Academia Sinica, Taiwan (2004-2005)

 

Current Research Interests:

 

  • Quantum Cascade Laser Spectroscopy and Biomedical Optics

  • Cavity Ring-Down Spectroscopy in Life Sciences: Biomedical Research and Clinical Diagnostics

 

 

  • Applications of high-resolution cavity ring-down spectroscopy in trace molecule sensing and isotope ratio measurements in the Earth’s Atmosphere (Environmental Science)

  • Evanescent wave cavity ring-down spectroscopy for studying interfacial dynamics in condensed phase and Nano-Bio Photonics

  • Non-invasive molecular diagnosis of diseases using human breath analysis

Significant Selected Publications:

  • Oxygen-18 isotope of breath CO2 linking to erythrocytes carbonic anhydrase activity: a biomarker for pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes: C. Ghosh, G. Banik, A. Maity, S. Som, A. Chakraborty, C. Selvan, S. Ghosh, S. Chowdhury and M. Pradhan, Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing Groups), 5, 8137 (2015)

  • Halloysite nanotubes capturing isotope selective atmospheric CO2: S. Jana, S. Das, C. Ghosh, A. Maity, and M. Pradhan, Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing Groups), 5, 8711 (2015)

  • Non-invasive 13C-glucose breath test using residual gas analyzer-mass spectrometry: a novel tool for screening individuals with pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes: C. Ghosh, A. Maity, G. Banik, S. Som, A. Chakraborty, C. Selvan, S. Ghosh, B. Ghosh, S. Chowdhury and M. Pradhan, J. Breath. Res.,, 8, 036001 (2014)

  • Excretion kinetics of 13C-urea breath test: influences of endogenous CO2 production and dose recovery on the diagnostic accuracy of Helicobacter pylori infection: S. Som, A.Maity, G.D.Banik, C.Ghosh, S.Chaudhuri, S.Daschakraborty, S.Ghosh and M.Pradhan, Anal Bioanal Chem., ,,406, 5405 (2014)

  • Residual gas analyzer-mass spectrometry for human breath analysis: a new tool for the non-invasive diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection: A. Maity, G. Banik, C. Ghosh, S. Som, S. Chaudhuri, S. Daschakraborty, S. Ghosh, B, Ghosh, A. K. Raychaudhuri and M. Pradhan, J. Breath. Res.,, 8, 016005 (2014)

  • Diagnosis of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth in irritable bowel syndrome patients using high-precision stable 13CO2/12CO2 isotope ratios in exhaled breath: G. Banik, A. Maity, S. Som, C. Ghosh, S. Daschakraborty, S. Chaudhuri, S. Ghosh and M. Pradhan, J. Anal. At. Spectrom., , 29, 1918 (2014)

  • Oxygen-18 stable isotope of exhaled breath CO2 as a non-invasive marker of Helicobacter pylori infection: A. Maity, S. Som, C. Ghosh, G. Banik, S. Daschakraborty, S. Ghosh, S. Chaudhuri, and M. Pradhan, J. Anal. At. Spectrom., , 29, 2251 (2014)

 

 
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