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Name Prof. Braja Gopal Bag
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Office Phone No 03222-269251; 276555 Extn. 511
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Address ********::Positions Available::********* NET/GATE qualified students can apply for a JRF position in a UGC Project entitled Chemical Investigations on Astavarga Plants.. *********************************************************** Department of Chemistry and Chemical Technology, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore 721 102, West Bengal
Educational Qualification
Degree NameInstituteYear of passing/awarded
Post-Doctoral ExperienceRuhr University Bochum, Germany1999
Ph.D.IISc Bangalore1995
M.Sc.IIT Kharagpur1989

Career Profile / Teaching Experience
Professor, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Technology, Vidyasagar University since September 29, 2008.

Specialization/Research Area
Field of SpecializationResearch Area/ Areas of Interest
Organic Chemistry
Green Syhthesis, Renewable Nano, Plant Secondary Metabolites, Self Assembly, Soft Materials
Natural Products
Synthesis and Study of Nanoparticles

Course/ Subject Taught
Reagents in Organic Transformations
Bioorganic Chemistry
Supramolecular Chemistry
Green and Renewables

Conference/ Symposium /Journal Paper / Books Published
International Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Green Synthesis of Terminalia Arjuna Conjugated Palladium Nanoparticle (TAPdNPs) and its Catalytic ApplicationJ. Nanostruct. Chem.2018Springer
Evolution of Vesicular Self-Assemblies of the Salts of a Natural Triterpenoid Arjunolic Acid into Superstructured Ambidextrous Gels and Study of Their Entrapment PropertiesChemistrySelect, 3, 951 –9572018Wiley
Green synthesis of gold nanoparticles using Wendlandia wallichii, a potent wild edible plant consumed by the tribal of north-eastern region in IndiaThe Pharma Innovation Journal,7, 437-446.2018AkiNik Publications
Terpenoids in Early 21st Century: From Renewable Functional Nano-entities to Advanced Materials.Prayog. Ras,2(1), 1 -23.2018Chirantan Rasayan Sanstha
Green synthesis of Nerium oleander-conjugated gold nanoparticles and study of its in vitro anticancer activity on MCF-7 cell lines and catalytic activityNano Convergence, 5,10.2018Springer
Nutraceutical evaluation of Rhynchotechum ellipticum, a potent wild edible plant consumed by the tribal of North-Eastern region in India and green synthesis of gold nanoparticles using its leaf extractJournal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry,7,1434-14422018Society of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
First in situ vesicular self-assembly of ‘binols’ generated by a two-component aerobic oxidation reactionRSC Adv., 8, 291552018Royal Society Of Chemistry
Terpenoids as Renewable Nano-Sized Building BlocksPrayog. Ras, 1(3), 61 -682017Chirantan Rasayan Sanstha
Synthesis of 6-hydroxy-N-(6-methylpyridin-2-yl) naphthalene-2- carboxamide and its alkoxy analoguesPrayog. Ras, 1, 74-792017Chirantan Rasayan Sanstha
One Step Biosynthesis of Gold Nanoparticles Using the Leaf Extract of Gymnema sylvestre and Study of Its In-vitro Anticancer Activity on MCF-7 Cell LinesIJRCE, 7 (2), 1-82017IJRCE
Self–assembly of renewable nano–sized triterpenoidsThe Chemical Record, 17, 1, 1-342017Wiley
First Hierarchical Self-Assembly of a Seco-Triterpenoid Alpha-Onocerin Yielding Supramolecular ArchitecturesChemistrySelect, 2, 6650– 6657.2017Wiley
First Vesicular Self-Assembly of Crotocembraneic Acid, a Nano-Sized Fourteen Membered Macrocyclic Diterpenic AcidChemistrySelect, 2, 4969 – 49732017Wiley
Nanoarchitectures by hierarchical self-assembly of ursolic acid: entrapment and release of fluorophores including anticancer drug doxorubicinRSC Advances, 7, 181362017Royal Society of Chemistry
Study of Antioxidant Property of the Tuber Extract of Habenaria Edgeworthii (Vrddhi) and its use in the green synthesis of Gold nanoparticlesPrayogik Rasayan, 2, 202016Chirantan Rasayan Sanstha
Study of Antioxidant Property of the Endosperm Extract of Borassus flabellifer (Taal) and its use in the green synthesis of Gold nanoparticlesPrayogik Rasayan, 2, 112016Chirantan Rasayan Sanstha
Self-assembly of sodium and potassium betulinates into hydro- and organo-gels: Entrapment and removal studies of fluorophores and synthesis of gel-gold nanoparticle hybrid materialsRSC Advances, 6, 172902016Royal Society of Chemistrty
A novel trihybrid material based on renewables: an efficient recyclable heterogeneous catalyst for C-C coupling and reduction reactionsChemistry: An Asian Journal, 11, 2406.2016Wiley
Self-assembly study of ammonium oleanolate and generation of gel–gold nanoparticle hybrid materialPrayogik Rasayan, 2, 24.2016Chirantan Rasayan Sanstha
Mimusops elengi bark extract mediated green synthesis of gold nanoparticles and study of its catalytic activityApplied Nanoscience, 6, 521–5282016Springer
Self-assembled betulinic acid augments immunomodulatory activity associates with IgG responseBiomedicine and Pharmacotheraphy, 75, 205-2172015Elsevier
Self assembled nano fibers of betulinic acid: A selective inducer for ROS/TNF-alpha pathway mediated leukemic cell deathBioorganic Chemistry 63, 85-1002015Elsevier
Hierarchical self-assembly of a renewable nano-sized pentacyclic dihydroxy-triterpenoid betulin yielding flower-like architecturesLangmuir, 31, 13664-136722015American Chemical Society
Mimusops elengi bark extract mediated green synthesis of gold nanoparticles and study of its catalyticactivityApplied Nanoscience, doi:10.1007/s13204-015-0454-22015Springer
Folate decorated delivery of self assembled betulinic acid nano fibers: a biocompatible anti-leukemic therapyRSC Advances, 5, 241442015Royal Society of Chemistry
Vesicular self-assembly of a natural triterpenoidarjunolic acid in aqueous medium: study ofentrapment properties and in situ generation ofgel–gold nanoparticle hybrid materialRSC Advances, 4, 533272014Royal Society of Chemistry
Abroma augusta Linn bark extractmediatedgreen synthesis of goldnanoparticles and its application incatalytic reductionApplied Nanoscience, DOI 10.1007/s13204-014-0384-42014Springer
Saraca indica bark extract mediated green synthesis of polyshapedgold nanoparticles and its application in catalytic reductionAppl. Nanosci. 4, 485-4902014Springer
Study of Antioxidant Property of the Pseudobulb Extract of Crepidium acuminatum (Jeevak) and its use in the Green Synthesis of Gold nanoparticlesIJRCE2014IJRCE
A charge transfer complex nematic liquid crystalline gel with high electricalconductivityJ. Appl. Phys. 116, 154902.2014AIP Publishing
Betulinic acid, a natural bio-active compound: proficient to induce programmed cell death in human myeloid leukemiaWJPPS2014WJPPS
Synthesis of gold nanoparticles using renewable Punica granatum juice and study of its catalytic activityAppl. Nanosci. 4, 55-592014Springer
Lantana camara Linn Leaf Extract Mediated Green Synthesis of Gold Nanoparticles and Study of its Catalytic ActivityAppl. Nanosci. DOI: 10.1007/s13204-014-0323-42014Springer
Study of Antioxidant Property of the Rhizome Extract of Roscoea purpurea Sm. (Kakoli) and its Use in Green Synthesis of Gold nanoparticlesInt. J. Res. Chem. Env. 4, 174-1802014IJRCE
Acacia nilotica (Babool) Leaf Extract Mediated Size Controlled Rapid Synthesis of Gold Nanoparticles and Study of its Catalytic ActivityInt. Nano Lett. 3, 53, 1-62013Springer
Phoenix dactylifera (Date Palm) Seed Extract Mediated Green Synthesis of Gold Nanoparticles and its Application as a Catalyst for the Reduction of 4-nitrophenol to 4-aminophenolInt. J. Nanomat. Biostr. 3, 42-46.2013URP Journals
Green Coconut (Cocos nucifera Linn) shell extract mediated size controlled green synthesis of polyshaped gold nanoparticles and its application in catalysisAppl. Nanosci. DOI: 10.1007/s13204-013-0261-62013Springer
Azadirachta indica (Neem) bark Extract Mediated Rapid Synthesis of Gold Nanoparticles and Study of its Catalytic ActivityInt. J. Res. Chem. Env. 3, 144-152.2013Int. J. Res. Chem. Env.
Ficus carica (Dumur) Fruit Extract Mediated Green Synthesis of Gold Nanoparticles and its Application in Catalytic Reduction,Int. J. Appl. Chem. 1, 0000.2013IROCS journals
Nano-Architectures by Spontaneous Self-Assembly of Renewable Nano-Sized TriterpenoidsPolymers for Advanced Technologies, 24,Special Issue PAT 2013, 742013Wiley
Ficus benghalensis (Vata) Aerial Root Extract Mediated Green Synthesis of Polyshaped Gold Nanoparticles and its Application in Catalytic ReductionInt. J. Res. Chem. Env. 3(4)2013IJRCE
Self-assembly of Ketals of Arjunolic Acid into Vesicles and Fibers Yielding Gel-Like DispersionsLangmuir, 29, 1766-17782013American Chemical Society
Ocimum sanctum (Tulasi) Stem Extract Mediated Size Controlled Green Synthesis of Polyshaped Gold Nanoparticles and Its Application in CatalysisInt. J. Res. Chem. Env.2013IJRCE
Terminalia Arjuna Bark Extract Mediated Size Controlled Synthesis of Polyshaped Gold Nanoparticles and Its Application in CatalysisInt. J. Res. Chem. Env: 2, 338-3422012IJRCE
Self-assembly of a renewable nano-sized triterpenoid 18ß-glycyrrhetinic acidRSC Advances 2:86232012Royal Society of Chemistry
Natural triterpenoids as renewable nanosStructural Chemistry, 23:3932012Springer
Vesicular and Fibrillar Gels by Self-Assembly of Nanosized Oleanolic AcidAsian J. Org. Chem. 1:1502012Wiley VCH
First self-assembly study of betulinic acid, a renewable nano-sized, 6-6-6-6-5 pentacyclic monohydroxy triterpenic acidNanoscale 3:45642011Royal Society of Chemistry
Eugenol Protects Nicotine Induced superoxide mediated oxidative damage in murine peritoneal macrophages in vitro.Eur. J. Pharmacol. 623, 132 – 140.2009Elsevier
Self-Assembly of Esters of Arjunolic Acid into Fibrous Networks and the Properties of their OrganogelsLangmuir,25:86632009Americal Chemical Society
A simple route for renewable nano-sized arjunolicand asiatic acids and self-assembly of arjunabromolactoneBeil. J. Org. Chem.,4(24), 1-5.2008Beilst. Inst.
Triterpenes: Natures Renewable and Non-toxic Gift for NanoscienceNanotoxicology2008Informa Healthcare
Arjunolic acid: A renewable template insupramolecular chemistry and nanosciencePure & Applied Chemistry, 79, 2031-20382007IUPAC
Donor-Acceptor Interaction PromotedGelation: Visual Observation of ColorChangeOrganic Letters, 8, 5457-5460.2006American Chemical Society
Arjunolic Acid in Molecular Recognition: First Synthesisand Cation Binding Studies of a novel Arjuna-18-crown-6Supramolecular Chemistry, 17, 297-302.2005Tailor and Fra.
A Terpenoid-based Gelator: The First Arjunolic Acid-derivedOrganogelator for Alcohols and Mixed SolventsSupramolecular Chemistry, 17, 383-385.2005Taylor and Fra.

National Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Self-assembly of Arjunolicacid DerivativesJ. Ind. Chem. Soc.2013Indian Chemical Society
A renewable template in supramolecular chemistry and nanoscoenceIndian Patent no. 1161/KOL/2008 of 3.7.2008.2008India Patent Cell
A Thermochromic Supramolecular GelIndian Patent No. 1132/KOL/06 of 26.10.2006.2006Indian Patent Cell
Arjunolic acid: A promising new building blockfor nanochemistryPramana, 65:925-9292005Indian Academy of Sciences

Other Publication

Books Published
Title of the BookPublished byYearRole
সবুজ রসায়ন: তত্ত্ব ও অনুশীলনin progress2013বঙ্গানুবাদ

Ph. D. Thesis Guidence
Ongoing / Submitted Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Subhajit DasSelf-assemblyNAOngoing 
Sk Nurul HasanSelf assembly naturally occurring triterpenoidsNAOngoing 
Abir Chandan BaraiChemical Investigations on Astavarga PlantsNAOngoing 
Subrata GhoraiSelf-Assembly of the Derivatives of Arjunolic acidNAOngoing 
Saikat Kumar PanjaSelf-assembly of Bioactive 6-6-6-6-5 Pentacyclic Triterpenoid Lupeol and Its DerivativesNAOngoing 
Chhabi GaraiSelf-assembly of corosolic acidNAOngoing 
Kausik ChaudhuriNutraceutical Profile of Some Selected Medicinal Plants of North-Eastern India and its Application in Nano ChemistryNAOngoing 
Sarat Chandra JanaPlant gums and extracts as novel materials for vinyl polymerization and allied process.NAOngoing 

Awarded Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Koushik PaulSelf-assembly Studies of Renewable Nano-sized Triterpenoid Oleanolic acid and Green Synthesis of Gold Nanoparticle from Renewable ResourcesNAAwarded2017
Shib Shankar DashDesign, Synthesis and Study of Betulinic Acid based Novel OrganogelatorsNAAwarded2016
Ms. Rakhi MajumdarSelf-Assembly Arjunolic acid and its DerivativesNAAwarded2014
Partha Pratim DeyA Simple Route for Renewable Nano-sized Arjunolic acid and Self-Assembly of its DerivativesNAAwarded2013
Shaishab Kumar DindaSelf-assembly.... Aerobic coupling of beta-naphtholsNAAwarded2013
Subhasish NeogiApplication of Multicomponent Reaction in Organic SynthesisDinabandhu NaskarAwarded2012
M. Srujan KumarProbing Unresolved Structure Activity Issues in Liposomal Gene Delivery and a Novel Therapeutic use of LipofectionArabinda ChaushuriAwarded2011
Subhash R. PramanikDesign, Synthesis and Study of Arjunolic acid Based Molecular ReceptorsNAAwarded2009
Prabhat Kumar RayStudies on Azoles as Analogues of 4(5)-Aminoimidazoles-5(4)-carboxyamineSibdas RayAwarded2009
Gopal Chandra MaitySynthesis and Studies of Arjunolic acid derived Novel OrganogelatorsNAAwarded2009
Amarnath MukherjeeSynthesis and Biological-Evaluation of Adenocarcenoma Targetting Gene & Drug Delivery SystemsRajkumarAwarded2008
Karmali Priya PrakashDesign, Synthesis and Bio-activities of Novel Cationic Transfection Lipids ..... and DNA VaccinationArabinda CharudhuriAwarded2007
Joyeeta SenDesign, Synthesis and Transfection Biology of Novel Liposomal Transfection VectorsArabinda ChaudhuriAwarded2006
M.S.L. KarunaEnzymatic and Microwave-Assisted Synthesis of Novel Lipids and their DerivativesR.B.N.PrasadAwarded2003

Invited Lectures 
TitleOrganized byVenueYear
Natural Triterpenoids as Renewable Nanos: Formation of Helical Nano-fibers, Nano-vesicles, Nano-spheres and Dynamic Soft-materialsIUPAC, POC 2012QATAR2012
Plant Resources as Renewable Gold Mines for a Sustainable Future. উদ্ভিদজাত রাসায়নিক পদার্থসমূহ  ভবিষ্যত  প্রজন্মের জন্য পুনর্নবিকরণযোগ্য স্বর্নখনির-ই মতোDST Inspire ProgramRaja Narendra Lal Khan Womens College2012

Membership of Learned Society 
The Indian Science Congress Association

Association with Professional Bodies
Type of Professional ActivityPeriod
Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Research in Chemistry and Environment2012 to 2012

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended/Organised

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended

Title of the Seminar/Conference/WorkshopYearRoleHeld at and Organiser
14th International IUPAC Conference on Polymer in Organic Chemistry 20122012SpeakerQATAR

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Organised

Title of the Conference/Seminar/WorkshopYearRole in the EventFunding Agency
Frontiers in Chemical Sciences 20122012OrganizerVidyasagar University

Award NameAwarded ByYear
Silver Medal awarded to Shib Shankar DashVidyasagar University2012
Travel Fellowsip awarded to Ms. Rakhi MajumdarIUPAC symposium POC 2012, QATAR2012

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