Interests:

Neurodegenerative diseases – misfolding and aggregation

Modified nucleic acid analogs

Molecular dynamics simulations

Research Experience:

2013 – 2018          Postdoctoral Fellow          The University of Texas at Austin

                                                                      Advisor: Prof. Dmitrii E. Makarov

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2010 – 2013          Postdoctoral Fellow          The University of British Columbia

                                                                         Advisor: Dr. Steven S. Plotkin

                                                                   

2005 – 2010                   Ph. D.                                University of Calcutta

                                                                    Advisor: Prof. Chaitali Mukhopadhyay

 

Education:

2003 – 2005                 M. Sc.                                University of Calcutta

2000 – 2003                 B. Sc.                                 University of Calcutta

 

Collaborations:

Prof. Eric V. Anslyn, Department of Chemistry, University of Texas Austin, USA

Prof. Neil R. Cashman, Department of Neurology, The University of British Columbia, Canada

Dr. Neeladri Das, Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Patna, India 

 

Selected List of Publications:

 

A. Das*, J. Phys. Chem. B 125, 12177-12186 (2021) Systematic search for a predictor for the clinical observables of Alzheimer's disease.

A. Das, D. E. Makarov*, J. Phys. Chem. B 122, 9049-9060 (2018) Dynamics of disordered proteins under confinement: memory effects and internal friction.

A. Das, S. S. Plotkin*, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 110, 3871-3876 (2013) SOD1 exhibits allosteric frustration to facilitate metal binding affinity.

A. Das, C. Mukhopadhyay*, J. Phys. Chem. B 113, 12816-12824 (2009) Urea-mediated protein denaturation: A consensus view.