Biotechnology (Nanobiology)
Senior Scientist
Chemical Nanotechnology, Nanobiology and Biomaterials
+91-1894-233339 Extn. 397
31-01-1982
Ph.D.

We take bioresources as inspiration to design and synthesize our functional nanomaterials (carbon nanomaterials, fluorescent nanomaterials, metallic nanomaterials, polymeric nanomaterials, nanoemulsions etc.) and biomaterials (nanocellulose, lignin nanotubes etc.).  We are a group of interdisciplinary people and focussed towards;

 

(a) Development of anti-amyloidogenic and fibril destabilization nanomaterials and their mechanism studies to combat neurodegeneration

 

(b) Anti-bacterial/anti-biofilm nanomaterials and their mechanism studies to combat antibiotic resistance

 

(c) Nanozymes as Point of Care (PoC) diagnostics for responsive biomedical applications, biosensing and immunoassay

 

(d) Nanomaterial-Protein/Cell interactions and their implications in determining the efficacy of nanomedicine

 

(e)  Nanotechnological interventions to enhance the bioavailability of bioactive

 

 

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JRF (2005) and SRF (2007) from CSIR

GATE (2005, AIR 129)

BHU Post Graduate Entrance Test (2003, AIR 4)

 

Find the complete list here:  https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=kOwIyUcAAAAJ&hl=en

 

Selected Publications (last four years)

 

Int. J. Biol. Macromolec. 2021. [Follow]

Enviorn. Sci. Nano 2021. [Follow]

Biomacromolecules 2021. [Follow]

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2021, 13, 15040 - 15052. [Follow]

Int. J. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2021. [Follow]

J. Drug Deliv. Sci. Tec. 2021, 61, 102243. [Follow]

J. Drug Deliv. Sci. Tec. 2020, 59, 101884. [Follow]

NanoImpact 2020, 19, 100232. [Follow]

ACS Omega 2019, 4, 14805-14819. [Follow]

Int. J. Biol. Macromolec. 2019, 138, 156-167. [Follow]

ACS Biomater. Sci. Eng. 2019, 5, 1987-2000. [Follow]

J. Biomed Mater Res Part B. 2019, 107B, 2433–2449. [Follow]

J. Food Process Eng. 2018, 41, e12888. [Follow]

Int. J. Biol. Macromolec.2017, 104, 748-757. [Follow]

ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2017, 5, 1425-1435. [Follow]

 

Book Authored

     Nanomaterial - Based Biomedical Applications in Molecular Imaging, Diagnostics and Therapy; Acharya, A., Ed.; SPRINGER NATURE: Singapore, 2020; p. 1-203. (DOI: 10.1007/978-981-15-4280-0; Print ISBN: 978-981-15-4279-4; Online ISBN: 978-981-15-4280-0) [Follow]

 

 

       Patents (last four years)

Acharya, A., Guliani, A., Pooja, Verma, M., Kumari, A. “Antibacterial nanoemulsions and method of preparation thereof”. Patent No. 202011037604.

Acharya, A., Kumari, A., Guliani, A., Kumar, S. “A curcumin loaded stabilized polymeric nanoparticles with increased solubility and photo-stability and a green process for the synthesis thereof”. Patent No. 0066NF2018/IN & 0072NF2018/WO.

 

Ph.D. Scholars 

Mr. Syed M. S. Abidi (DBT SRF; August 2017)

Mr. Ashish K. Shukla (CSIR-GATE SRF; August 2017)

Ms. Chandni Sharma (CSIR-GATE SRF; August 2017)

Ms. Mohini Verma (DST INSPIRE SRF; August 2018)

Mr. Aqib I. Dar (PA-II; August 2019)

Ms. Shiwani Randhawa (UGC JRF; August 2020)

Visiting Ph.D. Scholar

Ms. Mamta Kumari (AICTE NDF, October 2020)

Ph.D. Alumni

Dr. Anika (August 2015 - October 2020)

Dr. Shanka Walia (August 2015 - August 2019)

Dr. Rubbel Singla (August 2013 - August 2018)

 

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