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Fullname: Prof. Nand Kishore
Brief: Prof. Nand Kishore(FNASc Professor, Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai)

Prof. Nand Kishore FNASc, is currently Professor at the Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai. He was head of the Department from December 2008 to December 2011. He did M Sc  (Chemistry) from Guru Nanak Dev University in 1983. After completing his PhD (Chemistry) from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi in 1989, he received postdoctoral training at Yale University, U.S.A. (1989-1991) and at the National Institute of Standards and Technology,U.S.A. (1991-1992). He joined as faculty at IIT Bombay in 1992. He has been Guest Research Scientist several times at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, U.S.A.  afterwards. His research interests include understanding physical chemistry underlying  the biologically important systems. His research group has contributed to the  thermodynamic characterization of protein folding intermediates, drug-protein  interactions, protein-solvent interactions, and prevention of aggregation/fibrillation of proteins by using a combination of calorimetric and spectroscopic techniques. He has published about 100 papers in international journals of repute in the areas of Physical Chemistry,Biophysical Chemistry and Biochemistry. He has delivered several plenary and invited lectures in national and international conferences. He is Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, India. He was President of the Indian Chemical society, Mumbai Branch from 2010 to 2012. He has received The Rev. Fr. L. M. Yedanapally Memorial Award for the Year 2011 for contribution to research in Physical chemistry by Indian Chemical Society.


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