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Dr. Tanumoy Mondol

Postdoctoral Researcher

                                    

 Albert-Ludwigs-Universitat Freiburg                                           Phone: +49 761 203-6187

 Institute of Physical Chemistry                                                   E-Mail:


Professional Experience and Academics

  • 2018-2019: Postdoctoral Research Scientist at Pennsylvania State University, USA
  • 2016-2018: Postdoctoral research associate at Washington University in St. Louis, USA
  • 2014-2015: Wallenberg research fellow at Umea University, Sweden
  • 2009-2014: PhD at S.N.Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, India
  • 2007-2009: M.Sc (Biochemistry) at Calcutta University, India
  • 2004-2007: B.Sc (Chemistry) at Calcutta University, India

Research Area and Interests

  • HSP90 Protein folding and correlation between structure, dynamics and function
  • Structure and function of eukaryotic DNA polymerases in DNA replication and Repair
  • Structure and dynamics of Transcription factors and protein-DNA interaction in Transcription
  • Single molecule fluorescence spectroscopy and microscopy, NMR spectroscopy, Cryo-electron microscopy.

Publications

-2019-

Mondol T, Stodola JL, Galletto R, Burgers PM (2019) PCNA accelerates the nucleotide incorporation rate by DNA polymerase δ. Nucleic Acids Research, 47, 1977–1986. https://academic.oup.com/nar/article/47/4/1977/5272361

-2017-

Mazumder A, Batabyal S, Mondal M, Mondol T, Choudhury S, Ghosh R, Chatterjee T, Bhattacharyya D, Pal SK and Roy S (2017) Specific DNA sequences allosterically enhance protein-protein interaction in a transcription factor through modulation of protein dynamics: implications for specificity of gene regulation. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 19, 14781-14792. https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2017/CP/C7CP01193H#!divAbstract

-2016-

Mondol T, Aden J and Wittung-Stafshede P (2016) Copper binding triggers compaction in N-terminal tail of Human copper pump ATP7B. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 470, 666-669. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0006291X16300857?via%3Dihub

-2015-

Kahra D, Mondol T, Niemiec M. S and Wittung-Stafshede P (2015) Human Copper Chaperone Atox1 Translocates to the Nucleus but does not Bind DNA in Vitro. Protein Peptide letter 22, 532-538. http://www.eurekaselect.com/131043/article

-2014-

Batabyal S, Choudhury S. Sao D, Mondol T and Pal S. K (2014) Dynamical perspective of protein DNA interaction. Biomolecular Concepts 5, 21-43. https://www.degruyter.com/view/journals/bmc/5/1/article-p21.xml

Choudhury S, Batabyal S, Mondol T, Sao D, Lemmens P and Pal S. K (2014) Ultrafast Dynamics of Solvation and Charge Transfer in a DNA-based Biomaterial. Chemistry: An Asian Journal 9, 1395-1402. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1002/asia.201400062

-2013-

Batabyal S, Mondol T, Choudhury S, Mazumder A and Pal S. K (2013) Ultrafast Interfacial Solvation Dynamics in Specific Protein DNA Recognition. Biochimie 95, 2168-2176. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S030090841300285X?via%3Dihub

Batabyal S, Mondol T and Pal S. K (2013) Picosecond-resolved solvent reorganization and energy transfer in biological and model cavities. Biochimie 95, 1127-1135. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0300908413000072?via%3Dihub

-2012-

Mondol T, Batabyal S, Mazumder A, Roy S and Pal S. K (2012) Recognition of different DNA sequences by a DNA-binding protein alters protein dynamics differentially. FEBS Letters 586, 258-262. (Cover Article). https://febs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1016/j.febslet.2011.12.032

Mondol T, Batabyal S and Pal S. K (2012) Ultrafast Electron Transfer in the Recognition of Different DNA Sequences by a DNA-binding Protein with Different Dynamical Conformations. Journal of Biomolecular Structure & Dynamics 30, 362-370. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/07391102.2012.680035

Mondol T, Batabyal S and Pal S. K (2012) Interaction of an Antituberculosis Drug with Nano-sized Cationic Micelle: Förster Resonance Energy Transfer from Dansyl to Rifampicin in the Microenvironment. Photochemistry Photobiology 88, 328-335. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/j.1751-1097.2012.01075.x

Batabyal S, Mondol T and Pal S. K (2012) Fӧrster Resonance Energy Transfer in a nanoscopic system on Dielectric Interface. Nanotechnology 23, 495402. https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/0957-4484/23/49/495402

Mondol T, Banerjee S, Batabyal S and Pal S.K (2012) Study of Biomolecular Recognition Using Time-resolved Optical Spectroscopy. International Review of Biophysical Chemistry 2, 211-237. https://bose.res.in/~skpal/papers/Tanumoy_IRBC1.pdf

-2011-

Mondol T, Rajdev P, Makhal A and Pal S. K (2011) Interaction of an Anti-tuberculosis Drug with a Nanoscopic Macromolecular Assembly: Temperature Dependent Förster Resonance Energy Transfer (FRET) Studies on Rifampicin in an Anionic SDS Micelle. Journal of Physical Chemistry B 115, 2924–2930. https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/jp108115h

Rajdev P, Mondol T, Makhal A and Pal S. K (2011) Simultaneous Binding of Anti–Tuberculosis and Anti–Thrombosis Drugs to a Human Transporter Protein: A FRET Study. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B 103, 153-158. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1011134411000741?via%3Dihub

 


Awards and Grants
2013-2014: Research Grant from Novozymes and Henning Holck-Larsen foundation