DR. SHYAMALAVA MAZUMDAR
Professor, Department of Chemical Sciences
Dr. Shyamalava Mazumdar Professor, Department of Chemical Sciences. EDUCATION: PhD in Chemistry from TIFR, University of Mumbai, INDIA in 1990, Title: ‘Electronic and structural studies
Ph.D in Chemistry from TIFR, University of Mumbai, INDIA in 1990 Academic & Research Experience: Post doc. with Prof. H. Allen O. Hill, FRS, University of Oxford, UK (1992-1993) Associate Professor at T.I.F.R., Mumbai (1999-2006) Professor at T.I.F.R., Mumbai (2006 –2014) Senior Professor at T.I.F.R., Mumbai (2014-todate) Visiting Research Scientist at Department of Chemistry, Princeton University, USA (2001-2002) Alexander von Humboldt Fellow at Biozentrum, University of Frankfurt am Main, Germany (2003)
Biological Inorganic Chemistry- with special interest on the structural and functional aspects of the active site formed by the metal ion and the surrounding amino acids in metalloenzymes and metalloproteins.
- Genetic engineering of the active site of metalloenzymes to introduce newer functionality.
- Redox and electron transfer processes in metalloproteins and enzymes with special interest on respiratory oxidases, heme mono-oxygenases and Peroxidases. Nano-Biotechnology- for developing viable redox enzyme based catalysts immobilized on nanomaterials for electro- or photo catalysis.Circular Dichroism spectrometry, Bioelectrochemistry, protein mass spectrometry and protein-nanoparticle conjugates.
Research & Publication
Department of Chemical Sciences
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR)
Homi Bhabha Road, Colaba,
Mumbai 400 005, INDIA
+91 (0) 22 2278 2363