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BS – Calcutta UniversityPhD – Wesleyan UniversityPostdoctoral Fellowship – University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
CHEM 101/102 — College Chemistry I/IICHEM 351 — Biochemistry BIOC 481 — Special Topics in Biochemistry, "Protein Engineering"
The goal of our research is to utilize the unique properties of proteins, peptides and DNA for developing biocatalyst and biosensor. Techniques and methods involve a variety of molecular biology and protein engineering tools, including rational, semi-rational
and evolutionary approaches.
Majumdar, S ., Lukk, T., Solbiati, O. J., Bauer, S., Nair, K. S., Cronan, E. J., and Gerlt, A. J. (2014) Roles of small laccases from Streptomyces in lignin degradation, Biochemistry, 53, 4047-4058.
Majumdar, S ., and Pratt, R. F. (2009) Intramolecular cooperativity in the reaction of diacyl phosphates with serine β-lactamases, Biochemistry, 48(35), 8293-8298.
Majumdar,S ., and Pratt, R. F. (2009) Inhibition of class A and class C β-lactamases by diaroyl phosphates, Biochemistry, 48(35), 8285-8292.
Majumdar, S ., Aderinan, S. A., Nukaga, M., and Rex R. F. (2005) Inhibition of class D β-lactamases by diaroyl phosphates, Biochemistry, 44(49), 16121-16129.
Mukherjee, S., Majumdar, S ., and Bhattacharyya, D. (2005) Role of hydrogen bonds in protein-DNA recognition: effect of nonpolar amino groups, J. Phys. Chem. B, 109(20), 10484-10492.