Dr. Gouriprasanna Roy

Professor & Head of the Department

Areas of Interest :

  • Chemical Biology
  • Bioinorganic Chemistry
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Nanomaterials
  • Bioorganic Chemistry


  • Ph.D, Department of Inorganic and Physical Chemistry (IPC), Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore.

Latest Publications

  • Karri, R.; Chalana A.; Mandal, S.; Pathak, B.; Roy, G*. “Chemical Degradation of Mercury Alkyls Mediated by Copper Selenide Nanosheets”, Chemistry - An Asian Journal, 2019, 14, 4582-4587.
  • Karri, R.; Chalana, A.; Binayak, Jayadev, S. K. M.; Roy, G*. “Exploiting the 2-Fashion Coordination of [Se2]-donor Ligand L3Se for Facile HgC Bond Cleavage of Mercury Alkyls and Excellent Cytoprotection Against Methylmercury-Induced Toxicity”, Chem. Eur. J, 2019, 25, 12810 – 12819.
  • Rai, R. K.; Chalana, A.; Karri, R.; Das, R.; Kumar, B.; Roy, G*. “Role of Hydrogen Bonding in Protecting Copper(I)-mediated Oxidative Damage of Biomolecules by Thiones”, Inorganic Chemistry, 2019, 58, 6628 – 6638.
  • Chalana, A.; Karri, R.; Das, R.; Kumar, B.; Rai, R, K.; Saxena, H.; Gupta, A.; Banerjee, M.; Jha, K. K.; Roy, G*. “Copper-driven Deselenization: A Strategy for Selective Conversion of Copper Ion to Nanozyme and Its Implication for Copper-related Disorders”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2019, 11, 4766-4776.
  • Banerjee, M.; Karri, R.; Chalana. A.; Das, R.; Rai, R. K.; Rawat, K. S.; Pathak, B.; Roy, G.* "Protection of Endogenous Thiols Against Methylmercury by Benzimidazole-based Thione via Unusual Ligand Exchange Reactions." Chem. Eur. J, 2017, 23, 5696 – 5707. This work is highlighted in the cover page of the journal.
  • Banerjee, M.; Karri, R.; Rawat, K. S.; Muthuvel, K.; Pathak, B.; Roy, G.* “Chemical Detoxification of Organomercurials”. Angew. Chem., 2015, 127, 9455 - 9459. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2015, 54, 9323 - 9327. This work is highlighted in the cover page of the journal, Angew. Chem., 2015, 127, 9551; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2015, 54, 9419.

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