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VED PRAKASH

     

    EDUCATION

    2014 (October) - Present
    Research Assistant at Department of Chemistry, University of Chicago, USA
    Mentor: Prof. Yamuna Krishnan

    2012 (August) - 2014 (September)
    Research Scholar at NCBS, Bangalore
    Mentor: Prof. Yamuna Krishnan

    2007-2012: Five Year Integrated M.Sc., Chemistry, NISER Bhubaneswar, India.
    Inspire Fellow

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

2014 (October) —Present
Research Assistant at Department of Chemistry, University of Chicago, USA
Advisor: Prof. Yamuna Krishnan, Department of Chemistry, University of Chicago, USA

  • Topic: Advanced bio-imaging techniques applied to DNA based sensors
  • 2012 (August)—2014 (September)
    Research Scholar at NCBS, Bangalore
    Advisor: Prof. Yamuna Krishnan, NCBS, Bangalore, India

  • Topic: Advanced bio-imaging techniques applied to DNA based sensors
  • 2010 (September)--2012 (May) – MSc project
    Advisor: Dr. Prasenjit Mal, NISER Bhubaneswar, India

  • Topic: One pot synthesis of isoquinoline from tricyanomesitylene: a cation assisted fluoride ion and methionine sensor.
  • Publications

  • Prakash, V.,† Saha, S.,† Chakraborty, K. and Krishnan, Y.* (2016) Rational design of a quantitative, pH-insensitive, nucleic acid based fluorescent chloride reporter. Chemical Science, 2016, 7, 1946 - 1953, DOI: 10.1039/C5SC04002G († both authors have contributed equally)
  • Saha, S., Prakash, V., Halder, S., Chakraborty, K. and Krishnan, Y.* (2015) A pH-independent DNA nanodevice for quantifying chloride transport in organelles of living cells Nature Nanotechnology, 2015, 10.1038/NNANO.2015.130.
  • Achar, T. K.*, Prakash, V*., Biswal, H. S. & Mal, P. (2013) An isoquinoline as cation assisted ON–OFF–ON fluorescence switch with methionine and fluoride ion. Tetrahedron Lett. 54, 10

    *joint first authors

    ACHIEVEMENTS (scholastic)


    2012 Qualified GATE (Graduate aptitude Test in Engineering 2012, percentile 98, All India Rank (AIR) 180

    2011 Qualified CSIR NET JRF (National Eligibility Test for Junior Research Fellow), AIR 27

    2007 Qualified in NEST – 2007 (All India Rank 8) to become an INSPIRE FELLOW

    2006 Regional Mathematical Olympiad (RMO), state rank – 10. Appeared for Indian National Mathematical Olympiad (INMO), 2006
    9th National Science Olympiad – (percentile 97.64, state rank 1, All India Rank 76)

    2005 Scholarship from Kairali School for senior secondary education
    Sri Chaitanya Olympiad – district level Rank 8

    2004 Sai maths olympiad – district level 7th position
    7th National Science Olympiad – (percentile 96.44, All India Rank 468)

    ACHIEVEMENTS (Extra co-curricular):

    • 2010 (August) – 2011 (August) – President (students' gymkhana, NISER)
    • 2009 (August) – 2010 (August) – Cultural Secretary (students' gymkhana, NISER)
    • 2007 (October) – 2009 (August) – Sports committee member, NISER
    • 2009 (August) – 2012 (April) – wall magazine in charge, fine arts club in charge and gym in charge.

    PERSONAL DETAILS


    Date of Birth and Nationality        :           8th November, 1989; Indian.
    Gender and Marital Status           :           Male and Unmarried
    Permanent Address   :  C/O Dr. Ganga Prasad, H. no. – 33, Kilburn Colony, Hinoo, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India. PIN – 834002.

    Department of Chemistry, University of Chicago,
    GCIS, E347A, 929, East 57th St, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Email: vedprakash123[at]uchicago.edu , ved.bakli[at]gmail.com

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