Department of Chemistry, IISER Tirupati
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Clinical mass spectrometry imaging, Cancer diagnosis, Disease biomarker discovery, Biocatalysis, Mechanistic organic chemistry, Microdroplet chemistry, and Analytical methodology development.
Educational and Professional Career
Ph.D (April 2014): Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai, India
Visiting Fellow (February-May, 2014) TIFR Mumbai, India
Postdoctoral Fellow (July, 2014 - June, 2017): Stanford University, USA
Assistant Professor (August, 2017 ~): Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Tirupati, India
Honours and Awards
Shimadzu Young Scientist Award-GOLD from Asia Pacific (2014)
Ramanujan Fellowship (2018)
Early Career Research Award from SERB, DST, Govt. of India (2019)
S. Banerjee, R. N. Zare, R. J. Tibshirani, C. A. Kunder, R. Nolley, R. Fan, J. D. Brooks, and G. A. Sonn, "Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer by Desorption Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometric Imaging of Small Metabolites and Lipids," Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 2017, 114 (13), 3334-3339. (highlighted in Nature Reviews Urology; doi:10.1038/nrurol.2017.46)
S. Banerjee, Y. Yang, I. D. Jenkins, Y. Liang, A. A. Toutov, W. Liu, D. P. Schuman, R. H. Grubbs, B. M. Stoltz, E. H. Krenske, K. N. Houk, and R. N. Zare, "Ionic and Neutral Mechanisms for C - H Bond Silylation of Aromatic Heterocycles Catalyzed by Potassium t-Butoxide," J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139 (20), 6880-6887
S. Banerjee, C. Basheer, and R. N. Zare, "A Study of Heterogeneous Catalysis by Nanoparticle-Embedded Paper-Spray Ionization Mass Spectrometry," Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 12807-12811
S. Banerjee and R. N. Zare, "Syntheses of Isoquinoline and Substituted Quinolines in Charged Microdroplet," Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 14795-14799.
S. Banerjee, "Induction of Protein Conformational Change Inside the Charged Electrospray Droplet," J. Mass Spectrom. 2013, 48, 193-204.
- General Chemistry (CHM111)
- Organic Chemistry (CHM221)
- Medicinal Chemistry (CHM412)
- Chemistry Laboratory I (CHM122)
- Chemistry Laboratory III (CHM222)