Dr. Pradip Kr. Tarafdar

Bio

Dr. Tarafdar studied BSc at Ramakrishna Mission Vidyamandira, Belur. He passed MSc at University of Calcutta having specialization in Organic Chemistry. Later, he was inclined to biological processes and pursued PhD at School of Chemistry, University of Hyderabad under the supervision of Prof. Musti J. Swamy. During postdoctoral research, he worked with Prof. Barry Lentz (former President, Biophysical Society) at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA and as an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow with Prof. Reinhard Jahn at Max-Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen, Germany. 

Email: tarafdar@iiserkol.ac.in, srpradip@gmail.com

Education

  • B.Sc. (Chemistry Honors), Ramakrishna Mission Vidyamandira, Belur, University of Calcutta, India, 2002.

  • M.Sc. (Chemistry, Organic Chemistry Specialization), University of Calcutta, India, 2004.

  • Ph.D. (Bioorganic and Biophysical Chemistry), University of Hyderabad, India, 2010.

Employment

  • CSIR-JRF, School of Chemistry, University of Hyderabad, India, (2004-2006).

  • CSIR-SRF, School of Chemistry, University of Hyderabad, India, (2006-2009).

  • NIH Post-doctoral Fellow, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA (2010-2012).

  • Alexander von Humboldt Fellow, Max-Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen, Germany (2013-2014).

  • DST-Inspire Faculty, Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata (2014-15).

  • Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata (2015-2021).

  • Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata (2021-present).