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


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



2003 – 2005                 M. Sc.                                University of Calcutta

2000 – 2003                 B. Sc.                                 University of Calcutta



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.