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Dr. Partha Sarathi Addy


Dr. Partha Sarathi Addy

Assistant Professor
Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani.
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Contact Details:
Phone:  +91-1596-255742
About the Faculty
Dr. Partha Sarathi Addy was born and brought up at Kolkata, WestBengal. He has done his undergraduate studies (BSc.) from prestigious Presidency College Kolkata (Now Presidency University). He joined IIT Kharagpur to complete his MSc. and PhD. After completing the PhD he moved to USA and stayed there for five years for his postdoctoral research in the field of Organic Chemistry and Chemical Biology. During his stay in USA he worked at Boston College and University of Massachusetts Amherst.
After coming to India he worked as Senior Research Scientist at TCG Lifesciences Kolkata prior to joining BITS Pilani as an Assistant Professor in April, 2021.
His main goal is to use Organic Chemistry as a tool to solve the existing problems of Chemical Biology. Eventually he wants to develop a high throughput screening platform to find drugs against lethal diseases (like COVID-19 or Cancers) and a general nano medicine platform targeting customizable cancer therapy for different cancer types.
Professional Experience:
Assistant Professor (April 2021-Till date)

Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) Pilani, Rajasthan, India.

Senior Research Scientist (September 2020-March 2021)

TCG Life Sciences, Kolkata, West bengal

Research Scientist (June 2020-August 2020)

Amar Chemistry Pvt. Ltd, Mumbai, Maharashtra.

Postdoctoral Research Associate (April 2018-March 2020)

Supervisor: Professor S. Thayumanavan, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Postdoctoral Research Associate (March 2015- March 2018)

Supervisor: Professor A. Chatterjee, Boston College.


Academic Background:

PhD in Organic Chemistry (July 2009-February 2015)
Supervisor: Professor Amit Basak, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India.

M.Sc. in Chemistry (First Class First, August 2007-May 2009) 

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India.

B.Sc. in Chemistry (First Class , August 2004-July 2007) 

University of Calcutta (Presidency College), Kolkata, India.

Awards and Honors:

  • Institute Silver Medal (First in M.Sc. Chemistry, Silver Medalist, 2009)

  • Departmental best project award (Best M.Sc. Project thesis, 2009)

  • Qualified National Eligibility Test (NET-2008) for pursuing doctoral study (from Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi, Govt. of India and selected among top 20 % students)

  • Qualified Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE-2009) all India rank 29.

  • Awarded Merit-Cum-Means (MCM) Scholarship, provides financial assistance to meritorious students to pursue

    professional and technical courses in IIT (2007-2009).

  • Qualified Joint Admission Test to M. Sc. (JAM-2007) for admission in IITs, all India rank 7.

  • National Scholarship (2002-2004).

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Professional Activities:

  • Member of American Chemical Society.
  • Ad hoc reviewer of Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry (OBC).
  • Ad hoc reviewer of Tetrahedron Letters.
  • Ad hoc reviewer of Journal of Molecular Structure.
  • Ad hoc reviewer of SynOpen.
  • Convener of Research Scholar Day 2013 at Chemistry, IIT Kharagpur. 

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