NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY SIKKIM

NIT Sikkim

NameBiplab Kumar Maiti
DesignationAssistant Professor
Academic QualificationB.Sc. / 1999 / The University of Calcutta, West Bengal
M. Sc. / 2001 / The University of Calcutta, West Bengal
Ph. D. / 2008 / Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur
Areas of InterestBio-inorganic
Metallo-proteins
Work ExperienceMarch, 2019 - Onwards: Assistant Professor at NIT Sikkim, India.
July, 2017 - April, 2018: Assistant Professor, at Lovely Professional University, Punjab, India.
April, 2016 - July, 2017: Post doctoral fellow, at Faculdade de Ciencas e Technologia Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal.
April, 2010 - April, 2017: Post doctoral fellow, at Faculdade de Ciencas e Technologia Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal.
December, 2008 - December, 2009: Post doctoral fellow, at Friedrich Schiller Universitat Jena, Germany.
TeachingsIn M.Sc.: Inorganic Chemistry - II & III Spectroscopy - II, Organometallic Chemistry
In B.Tech.: Engineering Chemistry
List of PublicationsTotal Publications in International Journals: 25 (Twenty five)
Selected Publications:

1. Ni-ATCUN Catalyzed Tyrosine Nitration in Presence of Nitrite and Sulfite, B. K. Maiti, L. B. Maia, I. Moura, and J. J. G. Moura, Chem. Eur. J. 2019, 25, 4309.

2. Unusual Reduction Mechanism of Copper in Cysteine-rich Environment, B. K. Maiti, L. B. Maia, A. Moro, J. C. Lima, C. M. Cordas, I. Moura, and J. J. G. Moura, Inorg. Chem., 2018, 57, 8078.

3. Rubredoxins Derivatives: Simple Sulphur-rich Coordination Metal Sites and its Relevance for Biology and Chemistry, B. K. Maiti, R. Almeida, I. Moura and J. J. G. Moura, Coord. Chem. Rev., 2017, 352, 379.

4. Insights into the Molybdenum/Copper Heterometallic Cluster Assembly in the Orange Protein: Probing Intermolecular Interactions with an Artificial Metal-Binding ATCUN Tag, B. K. Maiti, R. Almedia, L. B. Maia, I. Moura, J. J. G. Moura, Inorg. Chem., 2017, 56, 8900.

5. Protein-Assisted Formation of Molybdenum Heterometallic Clusters: Evidence for the Formation of S2MoS2-M-S2MoS2 Clusters with M = Fe, Co, Ni, Cu or Cd within the Orange Protein, B. K. Maiti, L. B. Maia, S. R. Pauleta, I. Moura, J. J. G. Moura, Inorg. Chem., 2017, 56, 2210.

6. The Small Iron-Sulfur Protein from the ORP Operon binds a [2Fe-2S] cluster, B. K. Maiti, I. Moura, J. J. G. Moura and S. R. Pauleta, Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Bioenergetics, 2016, 1857, 1422.

7. Incorporation of Molybdenum in Rubredoxin: Models for Mononuclear Molybdenum Enzymes, B. K. Maiti, L. B. Maia, C. Silveira, S. Todorovic, C. Carreira, I. Moura, M. S. P. Carepo, R. Grazina, S. R. Pauleta, and J. J. G. Moura, J. Biol. Inorg. Chem., 2015, 20, 821

8. One Electron Reduced Square Planar Bis(benzene-1,2-dithiolato)Copper Dianionic Complex and Redox Switch by O2/HO-, B. K. Maiti, L. B. Maia, K. Pal, B. Pakhira, T. Aviles, I. Moura, S. R. Pauleta, J. L. Nunez, A. C. Rizzi, C. D. Brondino, S. Sarkar and J. J. G. Moura, Inorg. Chem., 2014, 53, 12799.

9. Photochemical Synthesis of Ruthenium-Carbonyl Compounds with Thioether Ligands and Subsequent Oxidative Cleavage of Trinuclear Complexes by Chlorinated Solvents, B. K. Maiti, H. Gorls, O. Klobes and W. Imhof, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2011, 1545.

10. Flexible Cu(I)-thiolate Clusters in Relevance to Metallothioneins, B. K. Maiti, K. Pal and S. Sarkar, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2007, 5548.

Membership of Professional Bodies
AchievementsCSIR-UGC NET JRF (2001)
GATE (2001)
Office AddressDepartment of Chemistry,
NIT Sikkim, Ravangla Campus,
Barfung Block, Sikkim-737139
Contactsbiplab@nitsikkim.ac.in
+91 7063544687
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