SREE NARAYANA COLLEGE FOR WOMEN

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Faculty Profile
Name:
Dr. Deepak Nand
Designation:
Assistant Professor
Department:
Physics
Qualification:
M.Sc, Ph.D
Teaching Experience (UG) in years:
3
Teaching Experience (PG) in years:
3
Date of Birth:
1982-01-24
Email id:
deepaknand99@gmail.com
Phone No: with code:
Mobile Number:
9446908450
Religion & Caste:
Hindu & Caste
Residential Address:

Awards and Achievements:
Professional Experience

• Assistant Professor in Physics, Sree Narayana College for Women, University of Kerala, Kollam. (Since October 2012)

• Post-doctoral Fellow, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands (2011 – 2012)

• Research Scholar, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands (2008 – 2011)

• Research Scholar, Max- Planck-Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Gφttingen, Germany. (2007 – 2008)

• Project Assistant, National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, India. 2005 – 2007.


Reasearch Area:
• Solid-state NMR spectroscopy: Methods development and application.
• Application of solid-state NMR for the study of advanced materials, catalysts, and polymers.
• Protein structure and dynamics.

Additional Informations:
Journal Publications

1. Maria Pilar Lopez Deber, David T. Hickman, Nand D, Marc Baldus, Andrea Pfeifer and Andreas Muhs. Engineering amyloid-like assemblies from unstructured peptides via site-specific lipid conjugation. PLoS One. 2014 Sep 10;9(9).

2. Nand D, van der Cruijsen EA, Weingarth M, Prokofyev A, Hornig S, Cukkemane AA, Bonvin AM, Becker S, Hulse RE, Perozo E, Pongs O, Baldus M. Importance of lipid-pore loop interface for potassium channel structure and function. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Aug 6;110(32).

3. Eline J. Koers, Maria Pilar Lσpez-Deber, Markus Weingarth, Nand D, David T. Hickman, Dorin MlakiNdao, Pedro Reis, Anne Granet, Andrea Pfeifer, Andreas Muhs, Marc Baldus Dynamic Nuclear Polarization NMR reveals multiple conformations in lipid-anchored Peptide Vaccines. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2013 Aug 23.

4. Peter J.C. Hausoul, Tamara M. Eggenhuisen, Nand D, Marc Baldus, Bert M. Weckhuysen, Robertus J.M. Klein Gebbink,, Pieter C.A. Bruijnincx. Development of a 4,4’-biphenyl/phosphine-based COF for the heterogeneous Pd-catalysed telomerisation of 1,3-butadiene Catal. Sci. Technol. 3 (2013) 2571-2579.

5. Weingarth M, Prokofyev A, Van der Cruijsen E, Nand D, Bonvin A, Pongs O, Baldus M. Structural determinants and functional aspects of specific lipid binding to potassium channels. J Am Chem Soc. 2013 Mar 13;135(10):3983-8

6. Gradmann S, Ader C, Heinrich I, Nand D, Dittmann M, Cukkemane A, van Dijk M, Bonvin AM, Engelhard M, Baldus M. Rapid prediction of multidimensional (solid-state) NMR data sets. J Biomol NMR. 2012 Dec;54(4):377-87.

7. Weingarth M, Ader C,Melquiond A, Nand D, Pongs O, Becker S, Bonvin A, Baldus M. Supramolecular structure of membrane-associated polypeptides by combining solid-state NMR and Molecular Dynamics simulations, Biophysical journal, 2012 Jul 3;103(1):29-37.

8. Nand D, Cukkemane A, Becker S, Baldus M. Fractional Deuteration applied to biomolecular solid-state NMR. J Biomol NMR. 2012 Feb;52(2):91-101.

9. Cukkemane A, Nand D, Gradmann S, Weingarth M, Kaupp UB, Baldus M. Solid-state NMR [(13)C, (15)N] resonance assignments of the nucleotide-binding domain of a bacterial cyclic nucleotide-gated channel. Biomol NMR Assign. 2012 Oct;6(2):225-9.

10. Renault M, Pawsey S, Bos MP, Koers EJ, Nand D, Tommassen-van Boxtel R, Rosay M, Tommassen J, Maas WE, Baldus M. Solid-state NMR spectroscopy on cellular preparations enhanced by dynamic nuclear polarization. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2012 Mar 19;51(12):2998-3001.

11. Schneider R, Schumacher MC, Mueller H, Nand D, Klaukien V, Heise H, Riedel D, Wolf G, Behrmann E, Raunser S, Seidel R, Engelhard M, Baldus M. Structural characterization of polyglutamine fibrils by solid-state NMR spectroscopy. J Mol Biol. 2011 Sep 9;412(1):121-36.

12. Hickman DT, Lσpez-Deber MP, Ndao DM, Silva AB, Nand D, Pihlgren M, Giriens V, Madani R, St-Pierre A, Karastaneva H, Nagel-Steger L, Willbold D, Riesner D, Nicolau C, Baldus M, Pfeifer A, Muhs A. Sequence-independent Control of Peptide Conformation in Liposomal Vaccines for Targeting Protein Misfolding Diseases. J Biol Chem. 286(16): p. 13966-76. (2011).

13. Ader C, Nand D, Renault M, 2. Cukkemane A , Baldus M. Solid-state NMR on membrane proteins: Methods and applications. Advances in Biomedical Spectroscopy, Volume 3. (2011)

14. V. Sreeja, T. S. Smitha, Nand D, T. G. Ajithkumar and P. A. Joy, Size dependent coordination behavior and cation distribution in MgAl2O4 nanoparticles from Al-27 solid state NMR studies. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 112(38): p. 14737-14744, 2008.

15. Nand D, Cukkemane A, Gradmann S, Weingarth M, Baldus M, High-resolution Proton-Detected Solid-state NMR spectroscopy at intermediate protonation levels. (Submitted).

Poster presentations

• D.Nand, C. Ader, S. Becker, M. Baldus. 6th Alpine conference on Solid-state NMR, Chamonix – September 2009. Solid-State NMR studies on a fractionally deuterated potassium channel in lipid bilayers.

• D.Nand, A.A.Cukkemane, S. Becker, M. Baldus. Bijvoet Tutorial Symposium, Utrecht University, The Netherlands – April 2010. Solid-State NMR studies on a fractionally deuterated potassium channel in lipid bilayers.

• D.Nand, C. Ader, A.A.Cukkemane, S. Becker, M. Baldus , EUROMAR, Florence, Italy – July 2010. Probing 3D structure of a membrane-embedded potassium channel using solid-state NMR.

• D.Nand, C. Ader, A.A.Cukkemane, S. Becker, O.Pongs, M. Baldus , EUROMAR, Frankfurt, Germay – August 2011. Structural and functional insights of an ion channel in lipid bilayers revealed by solid-state NMR.


Oral presentations / Talks

• Novel insight into ion channel structure and func¬tion in lipid bilayers. 17th Bijvoet Tutorial Symposium, April 2011.

• NMR of structural biology, Bio-NMR JRA3 and JRA4 Meeting, EUROMAR, Frankfurt, Gemany – August 2011.

• The pore loop is a plastic protein module involved in potassium channel structural organization and function, Bio-NMR JRA3 and JRA4 Meeting, FMP, Berlin, Gemany – November 2011.

• Potassium channel structure and function is tuned by the interface between pore loop region and lipid. IRSES program, TIFR, Mumbai, India – December 2011.

Seminars & Workshops Conducted/attended

• Joint Convenor, National Seminar on Fitness and Lifestyle Disease Management, Department of Physical Education, Sree Narayana College for Women,Kollam, March 2015.

• Convenor, District Level Seminar Program On 100th Birthday Celebration of Bohr Atom Model in collaboration with APT And KSCSTE, Sree Narayana College for Women, Kollam, January 2015.

• Joint Convenor, National Seminar on Recent Trends in Bio- Nano Photonics, Post Graduate Department of Physics, Sree Narayana College for Women, Kollam. December 2013.

• IRSES program (Invited speaker), TIFR, Mumbai, India – December 2011.

• Bio-NMR JRA3 and JRA4 Meeting, FMP, Berlin, Gemany – November 2011.

• NMR of structural biology, Bio-NMR JRA3 and JRA4 Meeting, EUROMAR, Frankfurt, Gemany – August 2011.

• EUROMAR, Frankfurt, Germay – August 2011.

• 17th Bijvoet Tutorial Symposium, April 2011.

• 3rd international training school on solid-state NMR, Leiden, The Netherlands, June 28 – July 2, 2010.
• Training programme on Presentation skills, Ludens, Ijsselstein, The Netherlands, June 2010.

• EUROMAR, Florence, Italy – July 2010.

• Bijvoet Tutorial Symposium, Utrecht University, The Netherlands – April 2010.

• 6th Alpine conference on Solid-state NMR, Chamonix, France – September 2009.

• Advanced Solid-State NMR Training Course, Aarhus University, Denmark – June 2008.

• Organising committee member, 13th National Magnetic Resonance Society meeting (NMRS), National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, India 2007.

Involvement in Administrative & Social Bodies of the College

• Convener, Audio-visual facility , SNCW, Kollam.
• Convener, SNCW Calendar & Handbook Committee.
• SNCW Website manager.
• IT Mission classes (2013)
• Member of Science club.
• PTA Executive Member.
• Food Fest Coordinator (2012).