Bhabatosh Banik (INSPIRE Faculty)

Bhabatosh Banik (INSPIRE Faculty)

Assistant Professor

MSc (Gauhati) PhD (IISc) Postdoctoral Fellow (Georgia and Miami)

Inorganic Chemistry

Department of Chemistry
Gauhati University, Guwahati, 781014
Email:- bbanik@gauhati.ac.in

  1. Stimuli-responsive nanoparticles for delivery and activation of Platinum(IV)-based anticancer agents
  2. Porous nanomaterials for anti-atherosclerotic applications
  3. Nanozymes for reprogramming of tumor associated macrophages (TAMs)

 

  1. Surnar, B.; Basu, U.; Banik, B.; Ahmad, A.; Marples, B.; Kolishetti, N. and Dhar, S. (2018) “Nanotechnology-mediated crossing of two impermeable membranes to modulate the stars of the neurovascular unit for neuroprotection” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 115 (52), E12333 - E12342. ‡ Authors with equal contributions.
  2. Banik, B.; Wen, R.; Marrache, S.; Kumar, A.; Kolishetti, N.; Howerth, E. W.; and Dhar, S. (2018) “Core Hydrophobicity Tuning of a Self-Assembled Particle Results in Efficient Lipid Reduction and Favorable Organ Distribution” Nanoscale, 10, 366-377. ‡ Authors with equal contributions.
  3. Banik, B.; and Dhar, S. (2017) “Centrifugation Free Magnetic Isolation of Functional Mitochondria Using Paramagnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles” Current Protocols in Cell Biology, 76, 25.4.1-25.4.20, DOI: 10.1002/cpcb.26.
  4. Banik, B.; Askins, B. W. and Dhar, S. (2016) “Mito-magneto: A tool for nanoparticle mediated isolation of mitochondria” Nanoscale, 8, 19581-19591.
  5. Basu, U.; Banik, B.; Wen, R.; Pathak, R. K.; and Dhar, S. (2016) “The Platin-X series: activation, targeting and delivery” Dalton Trans., 45, 12992-13004.
  6. Wen, R.; Banik, B.; Pathak, R. K.; Kumar, A.; Kolishetti, N. and Dhar. S. (2016) Nanotechnology inspired tools for mitochondria dysfunction related diseasesAdv. Drug Deliv. Rev., 99 (Part A), 52-69.
  7. Kalathil, A. A.‡; Kumar, A.‡; Banik, B.‡; Ruiter, T. A.; Pathak, R. K. and Dhar. S. (2016) New formulation of old aspirin for better deliveryChem. Commun., 52, 140-143. ‡ Authors with equal contributions.
  8. Kumar, A.; Pant, I.; Dixit, A.; Banerjee, S.; Banik. B.; Saha, R.; Kondaiah, P.; Chakravarty, A. R. (2017) “Terpyridyl oxovanadium(IV) complexes for DNA crosslinking and mito-targeted photocytotoxicity” J. Inorg. Biochem., 174, 45-54.
  9. Garai, A.; Pant, I.; Banerjee, S.; Banik. B.; Kondaiah, P.; Chakravarty, A. R. (2016) "Photorelease and Cellular Delivery of Mitocurcumin from Its Cytotoxic Cobalt(III) Complex in Visible Light" Inorg. Chem., 55 (12), 6027-6035.
  10. Somyajit, K. ‡; Banik, B. ‡; Saxena, S.; Babu S.; Hande, M. P.; Chakravarty, A. R.; Nagaraju, G. (2016) "Trans-dichlorooxovandium(IV) complex as a novel photoinducible DNA interstrand cross-linker for cancer therapy" Carcinogenesis, 37 (2), 145-156. ‡ Authors with equal contributions.
  11. Banik, B.; Somyajit, K.; Nagaraju, G.; Chakravarty, A. R. (2014) “Oxovanadium(IV) catecholates of terpyridine bases for cellular imaging and photocytotoxicity in red light” RSC Adv., 4, 40120-40131.
  12. Banik, B.; Somyajit, K.; Nagaraju, G.; Chakravarty, A. R. (2014) “Oxovanadium(IV) complexes of curcumin for cellular imaging and mitochondria targeted photocytotoxicity” Dalton Trans., 43, 13359-13369.
  13. Banik, B.; Somyajit, K.; Hussain, A.; Nagaraju, G.; Chakravarty, A. R. (2014) “Carbohydrate-appended photocytotoxic (imidazophenanthroline)-oxovanadium(IV) complexes for cellular targeting and imaging” Dalton Trans., 43, 1321-1331.
  14. Hussain, A.; Somyajit, K.; Banik, B.; Banerjee, S.; Nagaraju, G.; Chakravarty, A. R. (2013) “Enhancing the photocytotoxic potential of curcumin on terpyridyl lanthanide(III) complex formation” Dalton. Trans., 42, 182-195.
  15. Banik, B.; Somyajit, K.; Koley, D.; Nagaraju, G.; Chakravarty, A. R. (2012) “Cellular uptake and remarkable photocytotoxicity of pyrenylterpyridine oxovanadium(IV) complexes of dipyridophenazine bases” Inorg. Chim. Acta, 393, 284-293.
  16. Balaji, B.; Banik, B.; Sasmal, P. K.; Maity, B.; Majumdar, R.; Dighe, R. R.; Chakravarty, A. R. (2012) “FerroceneConjugated Oxidovanadium(IV) Complexes as Potent Near‐IR Light Photocytotoxic Agents” Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 126-135.
  17. Banerjee, S.; Hussain, A.; Prasad, P.; Khan, I.; Banik, B.; Kondaiah, P.; Chakravarty, A. R. (2012) “Photocytotoxic Oxidovanadium(IV) Complexes of Polypyridyl Ligands Showing DNACleavage Activity in Near‐IR Light” Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 3899-3908.
  18. Banik, B.; Sasmal, P. K.; Roy, S.; Majumdar, R.; Dighe, R. R.; Chakravarty, A. R. (2011) “Terpyridine oxovanadium (IV) complexes of phenanthroline bases for cellular imaging and photocytotoxicity in HeLa cells” Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 1425-1435.
  19. Balaji, B.; Somyajit, K.; Banik, B.; Nagaraju, G.; Chakravarty, A. R. (2013); “Photoactivated DNA cleavage and anticancer activity of oxovanadium(IV) complexes of curcumin” Inorg. Chim. Acta, 400, 142-150.
  20. Maity, B.; Roy, M.; Banik, B.; Majumdar, R.; Dighe, R. R.; Chakravarty, A. R. (2010) “Ferrocene-promoted photoactivated DNA cleavage and anticancer activity of terpyridyl copper(II) phenanthroline complexes” Organometallics, 84, 6907-6913.
  21. Lahiri, D.; Bhowmick, T.; Banik, B.; Railkar, R.; Ramkumar, S.; Dighe, R. R.; Chakravarty, A. R. (2010) “Photocytotoxic and anaerobic DNA cleavage activity of binuclear 3, 3′-dithiodipropionic acid cobalt(II) complexes having phenanthroline bases” Polyhedron, 29, 2417-2425. 

  1. Stimuli-responsive nanoparticles for delivery and activation of Platinum(IV)-based anticancer agents
  2. Porous nanomaterials for anti-atherosclerotic applications
  3. Nanozymes for reprogramming of tumor associated macrophages (TAMs)

 

  1. Surnar, B.; Basu, U.; Banik, B.; Ahmad, A.; Marples, B.; Kolishetti, N. and Dhar, S. (2018) “Nanotechnology-mediated crossing of two impermeable membranes to modulate the stars of the neurovascular unit for neuroprotection” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 115 (52), E12333 - E12342. ‡ Authors with equal contributions.
  2. Banik, B.; Wen, R.; Marrache, S.; Kumar, A.; Kolishetti, N.; Howerth, E. W.; and Dhar, S. (2018) “Core Hydrophobicity Tuning of a Self-Assembled Particle Results in Efficient Lipid Reduction and Favorable Organ Distribution” Nanoscale, 10, 366-377. ‡ Authors with equal contributions.
  3. Banik, B.; and Dhar, S. (2017) “Centrifugation Free Magnetic Isolation of Functional Mitochondria Using Paramagnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles” Current Protocols in Cell Biology, 76, 25.4.1-25.4.20, DOI: 10.1002/cpcb.26.
  4. Banik, B.; Askins, B. W. and Dhar, S. (2016) “Mito-magneto: A tool for nanoparticle mediated isolation of mitochondria” Nanoscale, 8, 19581-19591.
  5. Basu, U.; Banik, B.; Wen, R.; Pathak, R. K.; and Dhar, S. (2016) “The Platin-X series: activation, targeting and delivery” Dalton Trans., 45, 12992-13004.
  6. Wen, R.; Banik, B.; Pathak, R. K.; Kumar, A.; Kolishetti, N. and Dhar. S. (2016) Nanotechnology inspired tools for mitochondria dysfunction related diseasesAdv. Drug Deliv. Rev., 99 (Part A), 52-69.
  7. Kalathil, A. A.‡; Kumar, A.‡; Banik, B.‡; Ruiter, T. A.; Pathak, R. K. and Dhar. S. (2016) New formulation of old aspirin for better deliveryChem. Commun., 52, 140-143. ‡ Authors with equal contributions.
  8. Kumar, A.; Pant, I.; Dixit, A.; Banerjee, S.; Banik. B.; Saha, R.; Kondaiah, P.; Chakravarty, A. R. (2017) “Terpyridyl oxovanadium(IV) complexes for DNA crosslinking and mito-targeted photocytotoxicity” J. Inorg. Biochem., 174, 45-54.
  9. Garai, A.; Pant, I.; Banerjee, S.; Banik. B.; Kondaiah, P.; Chakravarty, A. R. (2016) "Photorelease and Cellular Delivery of Mitocurcumin from Its Cytotoxic Cobalt(III) Complex in Visible Light" Inorg. Chem., 55 (12), 6027-6035.
  10. Somyajit, K. ‡; Banik, B. ‡; Saxena, S.; Babu S.; Hande, M. P.; Chakravarty, A. R.; Nagaraju, G. (2016) "Trans-dichlorooxovandium(IV) complex as a novel photoinducible DNA interstrand cross-linker for cancer therapy" Carcinogenesis, 37 (2), 145-156. ‡ Authors with equal contributions.
  11. Banik, B.; Somyajit, K.; Nagaraju, G.; Chakravarty, A. R. (2014) “Oxovanadium(IV) catecholates of terpyridine bases for cellular imaging and photocytotoxicity in red light” RSC Adv., 4, 40120-40131.
  12. Banik, B.; Somyajit, K.; Nagaraju, G.; Chakravarty, A. R. (2014) “Oxovanadium(IV) complexes of curcumin for cellular imaging and mitochondria targeted photocytotoxicity” Dalton Trans., 43, 13359-13369.
  13. Banik, B.; Somyajit, K.; Hussain, A.; Nagaraju, G.; Chakravarty, A. R. (2014) “Carbohydrate-appended photocytotoxic (imidazophenanthroline)-oxovanadium(IV) complexes for cellular targeting and imaging” Dalton Trans., 43, 1321-1331.
  14. Hussain, A.; Somyajit, K.; Banik, B.; Banerjee, S.; Nagaraju, G.; Chakravarty, A. R. (2013) “Enhancing the photocytotoxic potential of curcumin on terpyridyl lanthanide(III) complex formation” Dalton. Trans., 42, 182-195.
  15. Banik, B.; Somyajit, K.; Koley, D.; Nagaraju, G.; Chakravarty, A. R. (2012) “Cellular uptake and remarkable photocytotoxicity of pyrenylterpyridine oxovanadium(IV) complexes of dipyridophenazine bases” Inorg. Chim. Acta, 393, 284-293.
  16. Balaji, B.; Banik, B.; Sasmal, P. K.; Maity, B.; Majumdar, R.; Dighe, R. R.; Chakravarty, A. R. (2012) “FerroceneConjugated Oxidovanadium(IV) Complexes as Potent Near‐IR Light Photocytotoxic Agents” Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 126-135.
  17. Banerjee, S.; Hussain, A.; Prasad, P.; Khan, I.; Banik, B.; Kondaiah, P.; Chakravarty, A. R. (2012) “Photocytotoxic Oxidovanadium(IV) Complexes of Polypyridyl Ligands Showing DNACleavage Activity in Near‐IR Light” Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 3899-3908.
  18. Banik, B.; Sasmal, P. K.; Roy, S.; Majumdar, R.; Dighe, R. R.; Chakravarty, A. R. (2011) “Terpyridine oxovanadium (IV) complexes of phenanthroline bases for cellular imaging and photocytotoxicity in HeLa cells” Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 1425-1435.
  19. Balaji, B.; Somyajit, K.; Banik, B.; Nagaraju, G.; Chakravarty, A. R. (2013); “Photoactivated DNA cleavage and anticancer activity of oxovanadium(IV) complexes of curcumin” Inorg. Chim. Acta, 400, 142-150.
  20. Maity, B.; Roy, M.; Banik, B.; Majumdar, R.; Dighe, R. R.; Chakravarty, A. R. (2010) “Ferrocene-promoted photoactivated DNA cleavage and anticancer activity of terpyridyl copper(II) phenanthroline complexes” Organometallics, 84, 6907-6913.
  21. Lahiri, D.; Bhowmick, T.; Banik, B.; Railkar, R.; Ramkumar, S.; Dighe, R. R.; Chakravarty, A. R. (2010) “Photocytotoxic and anaerobic DNA cleavage activity of binuclear 3, 3′-dithiodipropionic acid cobalt(II) complexes having phenanthroline bases” Polyhedron, 29, 2417-2425. 

Current Lab Members

 Nursaima Sultana Parbin Sheikh, Ph.D. student

                                      

B. Sc. (Goalpara College, Gauhati  University, 2016)

M. Sc. (Gauhati University, 2018)

Email: nursaimasultanaparbinsheikh@gmail.com

Sangita Bhuyan, Ph.D. student

                               

B. Sc. (Nowgong College, Gauhati  University, 2015)

M. Sc. (Assam University, 2017)

Email: sangitabhuyan55@gmail.com

Past Lab members

Masters Students:

  1. Nursaima Sultana Parbin Sheikh (Jan-Jun 2008)
  2. Debashree Borah (Jan-Jun 2008)
  3. Moina Doley (Jan-Jun 2008)
  4. Arishma Buragohain (Jan-Jun 2009)
  5. Udit Sarma (Jan-Jun 2009)

 

Current Lab Members

 Nursaima Sultana Parbin Sheikh, Ph.D. student

                                      

B. Sc. (Goalpara College, Gauhati  University, 2016)

M. Sc. (Gauhati University, 2018)

Email: nursaimasultanaparbinsheikh@gmail.com

Sangita Bhuyan, Ph.D. student

                               

B. Sc. (Nowgong College, Gauhati  University, 2015)

M. Sc. (Assam University, 2017)

Email: sangitabhuyan55@gmail.com

Past Lab members

Masters Students:

  1. Nursaima Sultana Parbin Sheikh (Jan-Jun 2008)
  2. Debashree Borah (Jan-Jun 2008)
  3. Moina Doley (Jan-Jun 2008)
  4. Arishma Buragohain (Jan-Jun 2009)
  5. Udit Sarma (Jan-Jun 2009)

 

Title: Stimuli responsive nanoconstructs for targeted delivery, site-selective release and activation of combination drugs

Funding Agency: Department of Science and Technology (DST), India (Under DST-INSPIRE Faculty Scheme)

Grant Amount: Rs. 35,00,000/-

Duration: 5 years (Oct 2017 to Oct 2022)

 

Title: Stimuli responsive nanoconstructs for targeted delivery, site-selective release and activation of combination drugs

Funding Agency: Department of Science and Technology (DST), India (Under DST-INSPIRE Faculty Scheme)

Grant Amount: Rs. 35,00,000/-

Duration: 5 years (Oct 2017 to Oct 2022)

 

  1. Bioinorganic Chemistry
  2. Symmetry and Group Theory in Chemistry
  3. Inorganic Chemistry 1
  4. Spectroscopy 1

  1. Bioinorganic Chemistry
  2. Symmetry and Group Theory in Chemistry
  3. Inorganic Chemistry 1
  4. Spectroscopy 1

  1. DST INSPIRE Faculty Award from the Department of Science and Technology (DST), India, July 2017.
  2. Early Career Investigators in Personalized Nanomedicine Research award from Society for Personalized NanoMedicine at the 3rd Annual Personalized Nanomedicine Conference held in Miami, May 19-20, 2016.
  3. Travel Award from the ACS Division of Biological Chemistry to attend the 251st ACS National Meeting at San Diego, CA, U.S.A., March 13-17, 2016.

  • Assistant Professor (DST-INSPIRE Faculty) in the department of Chemistry, Gauhati University, Assam, India (Oct 2017 -  present)
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate in the area of "Mitochondria-targeted Nanomedicine" from University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA (Dec 2014 - Jun 2016) and University of Miami, Miami, FL,USA (Jul 2016 - Oct 2017)
  • Ph.D. in the area of “Bioinorganic Chemistry” from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, India (January, 2009 – December, 2013).
  • M.Sc. in Chemistry, Gauhati University, Assam, India (2006-2008).
  • B.Sc. in Chemistry, Gauhati University, Assam, India (2003-2006).

  1. DST INSPIRE Faculty Award from the Department of Science and Technology (DST), India, July 2017.
  2. Early Career Investigators in Personalized Nanomedicine Research award from Society for Personalized NanoMedicine at the 3rd Annual Personalized Nanomedicine Conference held in Miami, May 19-20, 2016.
  3. Travel Award from the ACS Division of Biological Chemistry to attend the 251st ACS National Meeting at San Diego, CA, U.S.A., March 13-17, 2016.

  • Assistant Professor (DST-INSPIRE Faculty) in the department of Chemistry, Gauhati University, Assam, India (Oct 2017 -  present)
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate in the area of "Mitochondria-targeted Nanomedicine" from University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA (Dec 2014 - Jun 2016) and University of Miami, Miami, FL,USA (Jul 2016 - Oct 2017)
  • Ph.D. in the area of “Bioinorganic Chemistry” from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, India (January, 2009 – December, 2013).
  • M.Sc. in Chemistry, Gauhati University, Assam, India (2006-2008).
  • B.Sc. in Chemistry, Gauhati University, Assam, India (2003-2006).