Name: Pranjal Chandra

Country: India

Affiliation:

Assistant Professor and Ramanujan Fellow 
Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati.

Phone no: +91(0)-361-258-3207, +91(0)-361-258-3218

Fax: +91(0)-361-258-2249

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Address:

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, 
Guwahati - 781039, 
Assam, India.

Research Interests:

  • Clinical Bio-sensors 
  • Paper-based bio-sensors 
  • Nano-medicine 
  • Material engineering Microfluidics and Nanomachines  

Biography:

Dr. Pranjal Chandra is currently employed as Assistant Professor and principal investigator at Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Assam, India. He earned his Ph.D. from Pusan National University, South Korea and did post-doctoral training at Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Israel. He has published over 85 research articles in reputed journals and 4 books. He is also a visiting scientist/Professor at IBST, South Korea. Pranjal's research contributions are highly interdisciplinary, spanning a wide range in nanobiotechnology, nanobiosensors, lab-on-chip systems for biomedical diagnostics, and nanomedicine. His work has been highlighted in the World news of Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge as "A new system for cancer detection” and also featured as a key scientific article in the Global Medical Discovery news Canada. He is recipient of many prestigious awards and fellowships such as; Ramanujan fellowship and Early Career Research Award (Government of India), BK -21 and NRF fellowship of South Korea, Technion post-doctoral fellowship, Israel, University of Montreal Post-doc fellowship, Canada, NMS Young scientist Award (2016) etc. He is also editorial board member of a dozen international journals including; World journal of methodology, USA; Frontiers of Biosciences, USA; Journal of Biosensors and Bioelectronics, USA etc.

Publications:

  1. Nanobiosensors for personalized and onsite biomedical diagnosis.
  2. Oxidative stress: Diagnostic methods and application in medical science.
  3. Next generation point-of-care biomedical sensors technologies for cancer diagnosis.
  4. Advances in Microbial Biotechnology: Current Trends and Future Prospects.