Midnapore College/ Vidyasagar University India BSc
Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) India MSc
Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore India PhD
Aug 2019 – Jun 2022, Postdoctoral Fellow, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Mar 2018 – July 2019, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Maryland College Park, MD, USA
May 2017 – Feb 2018, Research Associate, Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore
Elucidating structural and thermodynamic properties of biopolymer – nanomaterial complexes and developing novel nanomaterial composites
Developing methods to optimize reaction coordinate
High – throughput screening of new chemical entities and developing new drug inhibitors
Multicomponent lipid bilayer – drug interaction and spontaneous curvature in membrane bilayer
DNA – protein, Ligand – protein, protein – protein interaction and uncovering thermodynamics, kinetics, pathways and mechanistic insights
Investigating homogeneous and heterogeneous nucleation. Exploring the effect of small molecules on nucleation of water at the supercool regime
Awards & Fellowships
2014-2015, “UGC BSR Research Fellowship in Science”, UGC, Government of India.
2012-2013, “UGC BSR Research Fellowship in Science”, UGC, Government of India.
2012, Senior Research Fellowship, Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore.
2010, GATE (Physics), IITs.
2010, JEST (Physics), Research Institute, India.
2008-2009, Meritorious Scholarship, Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM), Chennai.
2008, Joint Admission Test for M.Sc. (JAM), IITs.
2008, 1st class 1st, B. Sc. (Physics Hon’s), Vidyasagar University, West Bengal.
2008, Dr. N. C. Rana Memorial Endowment Medal, Vidyasagar University, West Bengal.
2008, Institute Meritorious Scholarship, Midnapore College, West Bengal.
2008, Institute Medal, Midnapore College, West Bengal.
D. Pramanik, A Pawar, S Roy and J K Singh, Mechanistic insights of key host proteins and potential repurposed inhibitors regulating SARS-CoV-2 pathway, J Comput Chem,43, 1237-1250(2022), IF: 3.376.
Amit Kumawat*, Sadanandam Namsani*, D. Pramanik*, Sudip Roy and Jayant K. Singh, Integrated docking and enhanced sampling based selection of repurposing drugs for SARS-CoV-2 by targeting host dependent factors, Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics, 40 (20), 9897-9908 (2022), IF: 4.15.
Sadanandam Namsani*, D. Pramanik*, Mohd Aamir Khan, Sudip Roy and Jayant Kumar Singh, Metadynamics-based enhanced sampling protocol for virtual screening: case study for 3CLpro protein for SARS-CoV-2, Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics, 40(15), 7002-7017 (2022), IF: 4.15.
Prantar Dutta*, D. Pramanik*, Jayant K Singh, Phase behaviour of pure PSPC and PEGylated multi-component lipid and their interaction with Paclitaxel: An all-atom MD study, Langmuir, 37, 10259-10271 (2021), IF: 4.331.
D. Pramanik, S. Kanchi, G. Ayappa and P. K. Maiti, Dendrimer: A Novel Nanomaterials, (2021); In: Shankar S., Muller R., Dunning T., Chen G.H. (eds) Computational Materials, Chemistry, and Biochemistry: From Bold Initiatives to The Last Mile. Springer Series in Materials Science, vol 284. Springer, Cham.https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-18778-119.
D. Pramanik, Z. Smith, A. Kells and P. Tiwary, Can one trust kinetic and thermodynamic observables from biased metadynamics simulations?: detailed quantitative benchmarks on millimolar drug fragment dissociation, J. Phys. Chem. B, 123 (17), 3672-3678 (2019), IF: 3.47.
Z. Smith, D. Pramanik, S.T. Tsai and P. Tiwary, Multi-dimensional spectral gap optimization of order parameters (SGOOP) through conditional probability factorization, J. Chem. Phys., 149 (23), 234105 (2018), IF: 4.304.
J.M.L. Ribeiro, S.T. Tsai, D. Pramanik, Y. Wang and P. Tiwary, Kinetics of ligand–protein dissociation from all-atom simulations: are we there yet?,Biochemistry, 58 (3), 156-165 (2018), IF: 3.162.
K. S. Vasu, D. Pramanik, S. Kundu, Sridevi S., N. Jayaraman, M. Jain, Prabal K. Maiti and A. K. Sood, Opening of large bandgap in metallic carbon nanotubes by mannose functionalized dendrimers: experiments and theory, J. Mater. Chem. C, 6, 6483-6488 (2018), IF: 8.067.
D. Pramanik and Prabal K. Maiti, DNA assisted dispersion of carbon nanotubes and comparison with other dispersing agents, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 9, 35287-35296 (2017), IF: 10.38.
D. Pramanik and Prabal K. Maiti, Dendrimer assisted dispersion of carbon nanotubes: a molecular dynamics study, Soft Matter, 12, 8512-8520 (2016), IF: 4.046.
H. Kumar, D. Pramanik, S. Mogurampelly, V. Vasumathi, B. Nandy and Prabal K. Maiti, Graphene and Carbon Nanotube-Based Nanomaterial: Application in Biomedical and Energy Research (Handbook of Carbon Nano Materials (Graphene Volumes), Vol. 6th), World Scientific Press, 2014.
R. Shivanna, D. Pramanik, H. Kumar, K. Venkata Rao, Subi J. George, Prabal K. Maiti and K. S. Narayan, Confinement induced stochastic sensing of charged coronene and perylene aggregates in alpha-hemolysin nanochannel, Soft Matter, 9, 10196-10202 (2013), IF: 4.046.
V. Vasumathi, D. Pramanik, A. K. Sood and Prabal K. Maiti, Structure of a carbon nanotube-dendrimer composite, Soft Matter, 9, 1372-1380 (2013), IF: 4.046.