Dr. Amit Jaiswal

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Phone: 01905-237966
EMail: j.amit[at]iitmandi[dot]ac[dot]in
Address: School of Basic Sciences
IIT Mandi, PWD Rest House 2nd floor,
Near Bus Stand, Mandi - 175001
India

Research Interests

  • Nanobiotechnology
  • Nanomaterial synthesis and characterization (Metallic nanoparticles, Quantum dots, Polymeric nanoparticles and composites)
  • Nanoparticle based Theranostics
  • Drug/DNA Delivery
  • Nanosensors (Chemical and Biological sensors)
  • Plasmonic nanostructures and SERS
  • DNA Nanotechnology
  • Bioimaging
  • Enzymology
  • Current Opening: JRF Position in DBT funded Project
  • PhD and Project Positions Available, contact with your detailed resume through email

    Education

    • Ph.D. in Nanotechnology from IIT Guwahati in 2013
    • M.Tech. in Biotechnology from IIT Guwahati in 2010
    • B.Tech.in Biotechnology from West Bengal University of Technology (HITK) in 2008

    Professional Experience

    Awards & Honors

    • Selected for Dr. DS Kothari Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2014
    • Selected as Young Researcher for expense free participation at the International Conference On Nanoscience And Technology (ICONSAT-2012)
    • CSIR-UGC-NET JRF, 2011
    • GATE 2007 and 2008 in Life Sciences (98.59 percentile)
    • Gold Medal in National Level Biotechnology Examination, 2009
    • Certificate for distinctive performance in 5th National Science Olympiad, 2003
    • Research article was highlighted in COSMOS-Australian Science Magazine, 2020 Science, Food Production daily.com, Food Engineering, Nanotechnology Law Report, New Heaven Independent newspaper, etc.

    Additional Responsibilities

    • Invited Reviewer: Chemical Communications, Nanoscale, Langmuir, Journal of Materials Chemistry B, Analyst, Analytical Methods, Polymer Chemistry, RSC Advances, PCCP, J. Nanoparticle Research, and Plasmonics.

    Teaching

    • BY-501 DNA nanotechnology (Even Sem, 2015)
    • BY-505 NanoBiotechnology (Odd Sem, 2015)
    • BY-501 DNA nanotechnology (Even Sem, 2016)
    • BY-505 NanoBiotechnology (Odd Sem, 2016)

    Publications

    Journal Publications
    • A Jaiswal, L Tian, S Tadepalli, K Liu, M. Fei, M E Farell, P M Pallegrino, S Singamaneni, Plasmonic Nanorattles with Intrinsic Electromagnetic Hot-Spots for Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering, Small, 2014, 10(21), 4287-4292
    • R Khandelia, A Jaiswal, SS Ghosh, A Chattopadhyay, Polymer coated gold nanoparticle–protein agglomerates as nanocarriers for hydrophobic drug delivery, Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 2014, 2(38), 6472-6477
    • A Jaiswal*, PK Gautam, SS Ghosh, A Chattopadhyay, Carbon dots mediated room-temperature synthesis of gold nanoparticles in poly (ethylene glycol), Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 2014, 16, 1-14
    • R Khandelia, A Jaiswal, SS Ghosh, A Chattopadhyay, Gold nanoparticle–protein agglomerates as versatile nanocarriers for drug delivery, Small, 2013, 9(20), 3494-3505
    • A Jaiswal, SS Ghosh, A Chattopadhyay, Quantum Dot Impregnated-Chitosan Film for Heavy Metal Ion Sensing and Removal, , Langmuir, 2012, 28(44), 15687–15696
    • MP Sk, A Jaiswal, A Paul, SS Ghosh, A Chattopadhyay, Presence of Amorphous Carbon Nanoparticles in Food Caramels, , Scientific Reports, 2012, 2, 383
    • A Jaiswal, SS Ghosh, A Chattopadhyay, One step synthesis of C-dots by microwave mediated caramelization of poly (ethylene glycol), Chemical Communications, 2012, 48 (3), 407-409
    • A Jaiswal, A Chattopadhyay, SS Ghosh, Functional chitosan nanocarriers for potential applications in gene therapy, Materials Letters, 2012, 68, 261–264
    • V Kohila, A Jaiswal, SS Ghosh, Rationally designed Escherichia coli cytosine deaminase mutants with improved specificity towards the prodrug 5-fluorocytosine for potential gene therapy applications, Medicinal Chemistry Communications, 2012, 3, 1316-1322
    • A Jaiswal, P Sanpui, A Chattopadhyay, SS Ghosh, Investigating Fluorescence Quenching of ZnS Quantum Dots by Silver Nanoparticles, Plasmonics, 2011, 6 (1), 125-132
    Book Chapter
    • Virendra Majarikar, Ashish Ranjan, Amit Jaiswal, Nanoparticle-based sensing of oligonucleotides and proteins, Book Title: Nanobiosensors for Personalized and Onsite Biomedical Diagnosis, 2016, IET Publisher, e-ISBN: 9781849199513

    Conferences, Symposia and Workshop

    • Amit Jaiswal, S. S. Ghosh, A. Chattopadhyay; Cation Exchange Based Chemical Transformation of ZnS Q-dots and its Application in Heavy Metal Ion Sensing and Removal, National Fluorescence Workshop - FCS 2012, Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics and IICB, Kolkata, India.
    • V. Kohila, Amit Jaiswal, S. S. Ghosh; Redesigning of E. coli Cytosine deaminase in the Perspective of Cancer Therapeutics, 3rd International Conference on Stem Cells and Cancer: Proliferation, Differentiation and Apoptosis (ICSCC 2012), PGIMER, New Delhi, India
    • Amit Jaiswal, S. S. Ghosh, A. Chattopadhyay; Carbon Dots: Emergence of a Newer ‘Nanolight’, Poster Presentation, Conference on Photochemistry & Luminescence (CPL-2012), IIT Guwahati, India.
    • Amit Jaiswal, S. S. Ghosh, A. Chattopadhyay; Facile Synthesis of Carbon Dots using Poly(ethylene glycol) as Precursor and Passivizing Agent, International Conference On Nanoscience And Technology (ICONSAT-2012), International Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy & New Materials (ARCI), Hyderabad, India.
    • R. Khandelia, Amit Jaiswal, S. S. Ghosh, A. Chattopadhyay; Nanoparticle-Protein Aggregates for Diagnostics and Therapeutics, DAE-BRNS 4th International Symposium on Materials Chemistry (ISMC-2012), Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai, India.
    • R. Khandelia, Amit Jaiswal, S. S. Ghosh, A. Chattopadhyay; Interaction of Gold Nanoparticles with biomolecules, 21st International Symposium on Processing and Fabrication of Advanced Materials (PFAM-2012), IIT Guwahati, India.
    • R. Khandelia, J. Deka, Amit Jaiswal, A. Paul, S. S. Ghosh, A. Chattopadhyay; Interaction of Gold Nanoparticles with Proteins and their biomedical applications, National Conference on Frontiers in Chemical Sciences (FICS-2012), IIT Guwahati, India.
    • M. P. Sk, Amit Jaiswal, A. Paul, S. S. Ghosh and A. Chattopadhyay; Food Caramel Originated Carbon Dots for Newer and Biofriendly Fluorescence Materials Applications, National Conference on Frontiers in Chemical Sciences (FICS-2012), IIT Guwahati, India.
    • Amit Jaiswal, A. Chattopadhyay, S. S. Ghosh; Multifunctional Chitosan Nanocarriers; Synthesis and Application, Indo-US Bilateral Workshop on Nanoparticle Assembly: From Fundamentals to Applications (2011), IIT Delhi, India.
    • Amit Jaiswal, P. Sanpui, A. Chattopadhyay and S. S. Ghosh. Effect of Silver Nanoparticles on the Fluorescence Property of ZnS Quantum Dots, DAE-BRNS 3rd International Symposium on Materials Chemistry (ISMC-2010), Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai, India.
    • S. Banerjee, Amit Jaiswal, Q. Bubna, Titil Ghosh. Expression of alpha-amylase in Tinospora cordifolia Callus using Plant Tissue Culture, 96th Indian Science Congress (2009), NEHU Shillong, Meghalaya, India.
    • S. Banerjee, S. Basu, T. Ghosh, Amit Jaiswal; Evaluation of antioxidant potential and α-amylase expression pattern study of Tinospora cordifolia callus using plant tissue culture, 14th European Congress on Biotechnology, (2009), Barcelona, Spain.
    • Amit Jaiswal, Q. Bubna, J. Chaterjee, A. Sett, A. Tiwari. Production, purification and characterization of xylanase enzyme from Bacillus subtilis using different organic wastes as Substrate, 95th Indian Science Congress (2008), Andhra University, Andhra Pradesh, India.
    • Amit Jaiswal, Q. Bubna, S. De. Isolation and characterization of phenol degrading Bacterial strain from activated sludge, 95th Indian Science Congress (2008), Andhra University, Andhra Pradesh, India.

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