Dr. Anupaul Baruah

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry

Profile

Education:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree : Hindu College, University of Delhi, 2007.
  2. Master’s Degree : Department of Chemistry, University of Delhi, 2009.
  3. Ph.D.: Department of Chemistry, University of Delhi, 2015.
  4. Other:
    1. CSIR-UGC NET, 2008.
    2. GATE, 2008.
    3. University Teaching Assistantship, 2009-2013, Department of Chemistry, University of Delhi.
    4. DST-SRF, 2013-2015.
    5. DST-RA, 01.01.2016 – 22.05.2016.

Professional Experience:

  1. Assistant Professor, NIT Meghalaya, 23.05.2016 – 07.07.2016.
  2. Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Dibrugarh University, 11.07.2016 – present.

Areas of Interest/ Specialization:

  • In silico Protein Design.
  • Protein Folding, Misfolding, Disorder, Fold Switch and Allostery.
  • Sequence Analysis.
  • Coarse-grained Modelling and Potential Development.

Present Group Members:

  1. Chimi Rekha Gogoi, PhD Scholar, 2018-present, Research Area: Machine learning and deep learning based identifictaion of protein sequence structure relationship and protein structure prediction
  2. Bondeepa Saikia, PhD Scholar, 2019-present, Research Area: In silico protein design.
  3. Aziza Rahman, PhD Scholar, 2019-present, Research Area: Investigation of protein-small molecule interaction through Molecular Dynamics simulation and Docking.

Publications

Research Publications:

  1. Bondeepa Saikia, Chimi Rekha Gogoi, Aziza Rahman and Anupaul Baruah, Identification of an Optimal Foldability Criterion to Design Misfolding Resistant Protein, Journal of Chemical Physics, (manuscript accepted for publication), 2021.
  2. Adesh Kumar, Anupaul Baruah and Parbati Biswas, Role of local and nonlocal interactions in folding and misfolding of globular proteins, Journal of Chemical Physics, 146, 065102 (2017).
  3. Anupaul Baruah and Parbati Biswas, Globular-Disorder transition in proteins: A compromise between hydrophobic and electrostatic interactions?, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 18, 23207 (2016).
  4. Anupaul Baruah, Pooja Rani and Parbati Biswas, Conformational Entropy of Intrinsically Disordered Proteins from Amino Acid Triads, Scientific Reports, 5, 11740 (2015).
  5. Anupaul Baruah and Parbati Biswas, Designing pH Induced Fold Switch in Proteins, Journal of Chemical Physics, 142, 185102 (2015).
  6. Pooja Rani, Anupaul Baruah and Parbati Biswas, Does Lack of Secondary Structure in Proteins Imply Intrinsic Disorder in Proteins? A Sequence Analysis, BBA Proteins and Proteomics, 1844, 1827 (2014).
  7. Anupaul Baruah and Parbati Biswas, The Role of Site Directed Point Mutations in Protein Misfolding, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 16, 13964 (2014).
  8. Anupaul Baruah and Parbati Biswas, Designing Sequences with Varied Flexibility and Stability through Pair Mutations, RSC Advances, 4, 8031 (2014).
  9. Anupaul Baruah, Arnab Bhattacherjee and Parbati Biswas, Role of Conformational Heterogeneity on Protein Misfolding, Soft Matter, 8, 4432 2012).

Courses Taken

  1. Quantum Chemistry (Course: Core 103, M.Sc Chemistry 1st Semester)
  2. Statistical Thermodynamics (Course: Core 203, M.Sc Chemistry 2nd Semester)
  3. Chemical Kinetics and Reaction Dynamics (Course: Core 303, M.Sc Chemistry 3rd Semester)
  4. Advanced Statistical Mechanics (Course: Core 406, M.Sc Chemistry 4th Semester)
  5. Research Methodology (Course: Core 407, M.Sc Chemistry 4th Semester)

Sponsored Projects

  1. UGC-BSR Start-up Grant: Protein Structure Prediction Based on Tripeptide and Pentapeptide Sequence Segment Information. Duration: 2018-2020. Sanctioned Amount: INR 10.00 Lakhs
  2. DST-SERB ECRA project: Identification of an Optimized Foldability Criterion for Computational Protein Design against Misfolding. Duration: 2018-2022. Sanctione Amount: INR 27.01 Lakhs
Profile

Profile

Education:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree : Hindu College, University of Delhi, 2007.
  2. Master’s Degree : Department of Chemistry, University of Delhi, 2009.
  3. Ph.D.: Department of Chemistry, University of Delhi, 2015.
  4. Other:
    1. CSIR-UGC NET, 2008.
    2. GATE, 2008.
    3. University Teaching Assistantship, 2009-2013, Department of Chemistry, University of Delhi.
    4. DST-SRF, 2013-2015.
    5. DST-RA, 01.01.2016 – 22.05.2016.

Professional Experience:

  1. Assistant Professor, NIT Meghalaya, 23.05.2016 – 07.07.2016.
  2. Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Dibrugarh University, 11.07.2016 – present.

Areas of Interest/ Specialization:

  • In silico Protein Design.
  • Protein Folding, Misfolding, Disorder, Fold Switch and Allostery.
  • Sequence Analysis.
  • Coarse-grained Modelling and Potential Development.

Present Group Members:

  1. Chimi Rekha Gogoi, PhD Scholar, 2018-present, Research Area: Machine learning and deep learning based identifictaion of protein sequence structure relationship and protein structure prediction
  2. Bondeepa Saikia, PhD Scholar, 2019-present, Research Area: In silico protein design.
  3. Aziza Rahman, PhD Scholar, 2019-present, Research Area: Investigation of protein-small molecule interaction through Molecular Dynamics simulation and Docking.
Publications

Publications

 

Research Publications:

  1. Bondeepa Saikia, Chimi Rekha Gogoi, Aziza Rahman and Anupaul Baruah, Identification of an Optimal Foldability Criterion to Design Misfolding Resistant Protein, Journal of Chemical Physics, (manuscript accepted for publication), 2021.
  2. Adesh Kumar, Anupaul Baruah and Parbati Biswas, Role of local and nonlocal interactions in folding and misfolding of globular proteins, Journal of Chemical Physics, 146, 065102 (2017).
  3. Anupaul Baruah and Parbati Biswas, Globular-Disorder transition in proteins: A compromise between hydrophobic and electrostatic interactions?, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 18, 23207 (2016).
  4. Anupaul Baruah, Pooja Rani and Parbati Biswas, Conformational Entropy of Intrinsically Disordered Proteins from Amino Acid Triads, Scientific Reports, 5, 11740 (2015).
  5. Anupaul Baruah and Parbati Biswas, Designing pH Induced Fold Switch in Proteins, Journal of Chemical Physics, 142, 185102 (2015).
  6. Pooja Rani, Anupaul Baruah and Parbati Biswas, Does Lack of Secondary Structure in Proteins Imply Intrinsic Disorder in Proteins? A Sequence Analysis, BBA Proteins and Proteomics, 1844, 1827 (2014).
  7. Anupaul Baruah and Parbati Biswas, The Role of Site Directed Point Mutations in Protein Misfolding, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 16, 13964 (2014).
  8. Anupaul Baruah and Parbati Biswas, Designing Sequences with Varied Flexibility and Stability through Pair Mutations, RSC Advances, 4, 8031 (2014).
  9. Anupaul Baruah, Arnab Bhattacherjee and Parbati Biswas, Role of Conformational Heterogeneity on Protein Misfolding, Soft Matter, 8, 4432 2012).
Courses Taken
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