Ligand Tethered Gold Nanoparticles against Untamed and Drug Resistant Leishmania Donovani

Arup Mukherjee

University of Calcutta

Prof. Arup Mukherjee is the Head, Division of Pharmaceutical & Fine Chemical Technology, Department of Chemical Technology, and the Principal Coordinator, Center for Research in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, University of Calcutta, India. Professor Mukherjee is a Ph.D. from Jadavpur University India and a Post Doctoral fellow from MIT, Massachusetts, USA. His laboratory specializes in Biopolymer nanotechnology, Molecular modeling studies and Nanoparticle drug delivery. He has guided 16 Ph.D.’s successfully, published 108 research articles in peer review journals. He also holds two patents for market. Professor Mukherjee is a recipient of national biopolymer technology innovations award (2015), Govt. of India.


Introduction: Gold nanoparticles (Aunp) are useful tools in chemical biology interfaces. Engineered Aunps in sub-100 nm ranges are often successful in cancer chemotherapy and infections control. We have designed... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Arup Mukherjee (University of Calcutta)
  2. Asim Halder (University of Calcutta)
  3. Suvadra Das (University of Calcutta)

Topic Area

Targeted drug delivery and Nanocarriers


OS1-105 » Targeted drug delivery and Nanocarriers - Nano-Imaging for diagnosis, therapy and delivery (16:00 - Wednesday, 28th September, Tower 24 - Room 105)

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