M.Sc. - Calcutta University
Ph.D - IISc, Bangalore
Faculty – S.N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata
Visiting Scientist in SFB-TR6 project under Germany-The Netherlands collaboration
Main area of work
Effective interaction in a complex system
Rate of chemical processes in solution phase
Theory of nanoparticle-based devices
Theory and computation of biological macromolecular interaction and kinetics
Stastical Mechanical description of static and dynamic phenomena in complex and soft condensed matter systems, including those of biological interests.
Significant recent publications:
Visible fluorescence induced by the metal semiconductor
transition in composites of carbon nanotubes with noble metal nanoparticles, C. Subramaniam, T. S. Sreeprasad, T. Pradeep, G.V. Pavankumar, C. Narayanan, T. Yajima, Y. Sugawara, H. Tanaka, T. Ogawa and J. Chakrabarti, Phys. Rev. Let., 99, 167401 (2007).
A novel approach to solvation time scale in nonpolar solvent via instability of solvent density modes, R. Biswas and J. Chakrabarti, J. Phys. Chem B, 111, 13743 (2007).
Dressing of colloidal particles in a subcritical liquid suspension, J. Chakrabarti and H.Loewen, J. Chem. Phys., 129, 134507 (2008).
Changes in thermodynamic properties of DNA base pairs in protein-DNA recognition,
S. Samanta, J. Chakrabarti and D. Bhattacharya J. Bio. Struc. Dyn., 71, 1 (2009).
A theory of solute rotation in supercritical polar solvent, A. Das, R. Biswas and
J. Chakrabarti J. Phys. Chem A, 115, 973, (2010).
High-Affinity Quasi-Specific Sites in the Genome: How the DNA-Binding Proteins Cope with Them J. Chakrabarti, Navin Chandra, Paromita Raha, and Siddhartha Roy, Biophysical Journal (2011), doi:10.1016/j.bpj.2011.07.041