Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
         Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering

Biosensor and Biofuel Cell Research





Research Group







Professor Pranab Goswami, M.Sc. (G.U.), M.S. (BITS, Pilani), PhD (NEIST CSIR Jorhat)


Professional track:

1991-2002 : Scientist (finally Scientist-E1) at North East Institute of Science & Technology, Jorhat,India (Under CSIR, Govt. of India).
1996-1997 : BOYSCAST Fellow at University of Massachusetts, Boston, USA.
2002-2004 : Assistant Professor, IIT Guwahati.
2004-2009 : Associate Professor, IIT Guwahati
2004-2006 : (Founder) Head, Central Instrument Facility Centre, IIT Guwahati
2006-2009 : Head, Department of Biotechnology, IIT Guwahati
2009 onwards : Professor, Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering, IIT Guwahati
2012-2014 : Chairman, Institute Library Committee, IIT Guwahati

2014-0nwards: Head, Centre for Energy, IIT Guwahati





New Publications:

Priyamvada Jain, Babina Chakma, Sanjukta Patra, Pranab Goswami* Hairpin stabilized fluorescent silver nanoclusters for quantitative detection of NAD+ and monitoring NAD+/NADH based enzymatic reactions. Analytica Chimica Acta DOI: 10.1016/j.aca.2016.12.030 (2016)

*      Babina Chakma, Priyamvada Jain, Naveen K. Singh and Pranab Goswami*. Development of an indicator displacement based detection of malaria targeting HRP-II as biomarker for application in point-of-care settings. Analytical Chemistry DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.6b03315 (2016)

*      Priyamvada Jain, Smita Das, Babina Chakma, Pranab Goswami*, Aptamer-graphene oxide for highly sensitive dual electrochemical detection of Plasmodium lactate dehydrogenase, Analytical Biochemistry, DOI:10.1016/j.ab.2016.09.013 (2016)

*      Ankana Kakoti and Pranab Goswami* Multifaceted analyses of the interactions between human heart type fatty acid binding protein and its specific aptamers, BBA General Subject DOI: 10.1016/j.bbagen.2016.08.011.(2016)

*      Sharbani Kaushik, Mrinal K Sarma, Phurpa Dema Thungon, Mallesh Santhosh,  Pranab Goswami* Thin films of silk-fibroin and its blend with chitosan strongly promote biofilm growth of Synechococcus sp. BDU 140432. J. Colloid and Interface Science, 10.1016/j.jcis.2016.06.065 (2016)

*      Priyamvada Jain, Babina Chakma, Naveen Kumar Singh, Sanjukta Patra, Pranab Goswami* Aromatic surfactant as aggregating agent for aptamer-gold nanoparticle based detection of Plasmodium lactate dehydrogenase. Molecular Biotechnology, DOI: 10.1007/s12033-016-9946-x (2016)

*      Mallesh Santhosh, Somasekhar R. Chinnadayyala, Naveen K. Singh, Pranab Goswami*, Human serum albumin-stabilized gold nanoclusters act as an electron transfer bridge supporting specific electrocatalysis of bilirubin useful for biosensing applications, Bioelectrochemistry, 111, 7–14 (2016).

*      Mrinal Kumar Sarma, Sharbani Kaushik, Pranab Goswami* Cyanobacteria: A metabolic power house for harvesting solar energy to produce bio-electricity and biofuels. Biomass and Bioenergy, 90,187-201 (2016).

*      Priyanki Das, Madhuri Das, Somasekhar R. Chinnadayyala, Irom Manoj Singha, Pranab Goswami* Recent advances on developing 3rd generation enzyme electrode for biosensor applications Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 79, 386–397 (2016).