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Department of  CHEMISTRY



Dr. Md. Maidul Islam Assistant Professor / CHEMISTRY

Email : maidulaliah@gmail.com

Address : Dept. of Chemistry, 3rd Floor

Joined : 16th Sept. 2009

  •  Dr. Md. Maidul Islam is an Assistant Professor in the Department Chemistry and Medicinal Chemistry at Aliah University, Kolkata, West Bengal, INDIA. He has extensive research and education background in the field of chemistry, biotechnology and biophysics. His special interest lies in the field of biochemical activity of dyes and nanoparticles. He is life member of Indian Biophysical Society and DNA Society. He is also an executive member of DNA Society. Since 2004 he was working on biochemical activity of different natural and synthetic dyes.
  • He is also working on the synthesis of nanoparticle using environment friendly process and their different types of application. He is equaly passionate in the field of computational biology and working on the structure activity relationship of different dyes, drugs and small molecules. During his research career he had published several research papers and one book on biophysical chemistry.

Education

PhD from Indian Institute of Chemical Biology (Kolkata, CSIR) in 2009

M.Tech in Biotechnology from Jadavpur University 2004

M.Sc in Chemistry from Jadavpur University 2002

B.Sc from Suri Vidyasagar College 

Teaching Experience

At Aliah University since 2009

Field of Specialization

1. Study the interaction of various small molecules and dyes with DNA, RNA and Proteine using various Biophysical Methods.

2. Study the Biological activities (such as antimicrobial and cytotoxic activities) of natural and synthetic molecules.

3. Syntheis of nanoparticles using biological substances and study their biological activities.

4. Drug desining 

Courses Taught/Teaching

1. Medicinal Chemistry

2. Thermodynamics, Chemical Kinetics, Colligative Property,  Electrochemistry. 

2. Microbiology 

3. Genetics

 

Research Area

1. Study the interaction of various small molecules and dyes with DNA, RNA  using various Biophysical Methods.

2. Study the Biological activities (such as antimicrobial and cytotoxic activities) of natural and synthetic molecules.

3. Syntheis of nanoparticles using biological substances and study their biological activities.

4. Drug desining 

Experience

Research Experience 12 year from 2004

Teaching experience 8 years 

Conference Papers Published

  1. Islam M.M and Kumar G.S. (2009) RNA Binding Aspects of Isoquinoline Alkaloids: Affinity, Specificity, and Energetics. In JOURNAL OF BIOMOLECULAR STRUCTURE & DYNAMICS (Vol. 26, No. 6, pp. 827-827). 325 CHESTNUT ST, SUITE 800, PHILADELPHIA, PA 19106 USA: TAYLOR & FRANCIS INC
  2. Masum A.A, Mohammed M, Islam M.M. Effect of Food Additives and Preservatives - A Review. PROCEEDINGS OF UGC-SPONSORED NATIONAL SEMINAR ON “RECENT DEVELOPMENT IN BIO-ACTIVE MOLECULES” (August 4-5, 2016). Page 78-90. (ISBN 978-93-5267-195-3)

 

Books Published

1)RNA Methodologies A Laboratory Guide (ISBN: 978-81-9275-694-3) has been published by Neoti Book Agency, New Delhi. 

Awards

  • Selected for OUTSTANDING FACULTY AWARD by Venus International Research Foundation on 7th July, 2018 . http://vifa.info/2018/science/maidulislam.html 
  • Selected for OUTSTANDING SCIENTIST AWARD by Venus International Research Foundation on 3rd December, 2016 at Chennai .http://viraw.info/ra16/winners/Maidul.html
  • Selected for young scientist fellowship award in 21st IUBMB and 12th FAOBMB International Congress  of Biochemistry and Molecular  Biology (August 2-7, 2009, Shanghai, China).
  • CSIR National Eligibility Test Fellowship (NET) of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research Govt. of India (2003),
  • Qualified in Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2004 conducted by Govt. of India.

Ph.D. Thesis Guidance

1. Abdulla Al Masum (PhD Awrded)

2. Nurunnesa Siddiqui (Continue)

3. Mukti Mohammad

4. Kalimuddin Mondal 

 

 

MASTER Thesis Guidance

7

Project Works

Bioactivity of Food Additive Rhodamine B and its Derivatives: Antimicrobial and DNA Binding Study. From Department of Science and Technology (DST). Govt. of West Bengal (Project No: 756(Sanc.)/ST/P/S&T/9G-34/2013 Dated: 27.11.2014)

InviteLectures

  • Invited to deliver a lecture on food aditives in BITM. 
  • Invited to deliver a lecture as a resource person in 69th Orientation Programme in Jadavpur University 18th July, 2018. 
  • Evaluated Seminar Presentation in 70th Orientation Programme in Jadavpur University 24th September, 2018. 

Membership Of Learned Societies

  1. Life Member of DNA Society 
  2. Life Member of Indian Biophysical Society 

 

Orientation/Refresher/QIP CourseAttended/Organized

1. Seventh Indo-US workshop on mathematical chemistry. December 4- 6, 2012. PRIST University Thanjavur, TN, India and University of Minnesota Duluth Duluth, Minnesota, U.S.A.

  1. AICTE sponsored Refresher Course on the theme “Innovation and excellence in Pharmaceutical Sciences” from 16th July, 2013 to 29th July, 2013  conducted by Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Jadavpur University, Kolkata 700 032.
  2. Orientation Programme (OP-132) scheduled from 27th June, 2014 to 24th July, 2014 at the UGC-Academic Staff College, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), Aligarh.
  3. 24th Refresher course in Environmental Science. From 08th January, 2016 to 28th January 2016 at UGC-Academic Staff College, University of Burdwan

Seminar/Conference/Workshop

National Symposium

1.Islam, M. M., Sinha, R. and  Kumar, G. S. (2005). .  National Symposium on Molecular Mechanism Diseases and Drug Action, November 16-18, Kolkata (SINP).

2.Islam, M. M. and Kumar, G. S. (2007). RNA targeting by small molecule  alkaloids: Studies on the binding of palmatine  and  to polyribonucleotides and comparison to ethidium. National Symposium on Biophysics ‘Biophysics in Medicine and Biology’, November 15-17, Chandigarh University.

Islam, M. M. and Kumar, G. S. (2008). RNA binding alkaloids: Studies on the binding of some protoberberine alkaloids to polyribonucleotides. National Seminar on Current Trends in Chemistry-II, March 04, Kalyani University.

 Islam, M. M., Roy Chowdhury, S., and Kumar, G. S. (2008).  RNA targeting by small molecule alkaloids: A biophysical study. National Conference on Recent Advance in Photoscience, August 09, Kolkata (Jadavpur University).

Islam, M. M. and Kumar, G. S. (2009).A targeting by small molecule alkaloids: Studies on the binding of palmatine and berberine to polyribonucleotide and comparison to ethidium. National Symposium on Cellular and Molecular Biophysics IBS, January 22-24, 2009, Hyderabad (CCMB).

6.Islam, M. M. and Kumar, G. S. (2010). Isoquinoline alkaloid coralyne: A highly specific RNA binder. National Symposium on Atomic & Molecular Spectroscopy (NSAMS – 2010), March 27-28, 2010, Visva Bharati University

 

International Symposium

  1. Islam, M. M., Sinha, R. and  Kumar, G. S. (2007). RNA binding by the protoberberine alkaloids: Studies on t-RNA binding of cytotoxic plant alkaloids berberine and palmatine.  International Symposium on Chemical Biology, March 07-09, Kolkata (IICB).
  2. Islam, M. M., and  Kumar, G. S. (2009). Isoquinoline alkaloids: Highly specific RNA binders. 21st IUBMB and the 12th FAOBMB International Congress of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (IUBMB-2009-Congress), Shanghai, China July 30, 2009 to August 7, 2009. (selected as young scientist fellow) 
  3. Islam, M. M., & Kumar, G. S. (2009, June). RNA Binding Aspects of Isoquinoline Alkaloids: Affinity, Specificity, and Energetics. In JOURNAL OF BIOMOLECULAR STRUCTURE & DYNAMICS (Vol. 26, No. 6, pp. 827-827). 325 CHESTNUT ST, SUITE 800, PHILADELPHIA, PA 19106 USA: TAYLOR & FRANCIS INC
  4. Islam, M. M., Chakraborty,  M., Pandya, P.,  Mukhapadhya, S. (2012) Rhodamine B DNA Interaction: Molecular Modeling and Spectroscopic Studies. Seventh Indo-US workshop on mathematical chemistry. December 4- 6, 2012. PRIST University Thanjavur, TN, India and University of Minnesota Duluth Duluth, Minnesota, U.S.A.
  5. Islam, M. M., Chakraborty,  M., Pandya, P., Masum, A. A., Gupta, N., Mukhapadhya, S. (2013) Rhodamine B DNA Interaction: Molecular Modeling and Spectroscopic Studies. September,16 – 17, 2013 Recent Advances in Computational Drug Design , JN Tata Auditorium, Indian institute of science ,Bangalore jointly organized by IISC and Schrodinge
  6. Masum, A. A., Chakraborty,  M., Pandya, P., Mukhapadhya, S. Islam, M. M., (2014) Rhodamine 123- DNA interaction: molecular modeling and spectroscopic studies. Jan 17-19, 2014, 2nd Pharm. Tech. IAPST International Conference, "New insights into diseases and recent therapeutic approaches" Organized by department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Jadavpur University.
  7. Masum, A. A., Islam, M. M., (2015) Thermodynamic Study of  Rhodamine 123-Calf Thymus DNA Interaction: Determination of Calorimetric Enthalpy by Optical Melting Study. October 10-12, 5th International Science Conference at PGIMER of Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, New Delhi during. Organized by World Science Congress. 

Other Notable Activities

Developed a new methodolgy to determine the thermodynamic properties of DNA using UV-Vis spectroscopy. The Work has been published in Masum A. A., Chakraborty M., Pandya P., Halder U., Islam Md.  M*. Mukhopadhyay S.  (2014). Thermodynamic study of Rhodamine 123 with Calf Thysmus DNA interaction: Determination of calorimetric enthalpy by optical melting method.  J. Phys. Chem. B, 118, 13151-13161. 

 

Worked as reviewer of different journals

  • Journal of Physical Chemistry, American Chemical Society.
  • Food Research International, Elsevier.
  • Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry, Bentham Science.
  • Journal of Tibah University of Sceince, Elsevier.

 

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