Dr. Joyjyoti Das, PhD (Biotechnology)

Dr. Joyjyoti Das

Present Position: Assistant Professor (Biotechnology)

Department of Biotechnology,School of Life Science & Biotechnology

E-mail: joyjyoti1.das@adamasuniversity.ac.in


  • PhD (Biotechnology), IIT Kharagpur
  • Tech. in Biotechnology, WBUT
  • Tech in Biotechnology, WBUT

Research Key Areas:

  • Cancer mechanobiology
  • Autophagy
  • Nanobiotechnology
  • Bioengineering
  • Biomicrofluidics


  • Full-time contractual faculty for the M.Sc. Course in Nanoscience & Nanotechnology at the School of Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Kalyani (13th August, 2019- 12th August, 2021)
  • Institute Senior Research Fellow at Department of Biotechnology, IIT Kharagpur (2016-2019)
  • Institute Junior Research Fellow at Department of Biotechnology, IIT Kharagpur (2013-2015)

Research Publication (s):

  • Number of research papers published in International refereed journals: 20
  • Number of research papers published in International peer-reviewed Scopus Proceedings: 3
  • Number of invited Book-Chapters: 1

Selected Publication (s):

International journals

  1. Joyjyoti Das, Tapas K Maiti, 2022. Fluid shear stress influences invasiveness of HeLa cells through the induction of autophagy. Clinical & Experimental Metastasis (as corresponding author from AU) DOI: 1007/s10585-022-10156-9
  1. Joyjyoti Das, Suman Chakraborty, Tapas K. Maiti, 2019. Mechanical stress- induced autophagic response: a cancer-enabling characteristic? (Review) Seminars in Cancer Biology DOI: 1016/j.semcancer.2019.05.017
  1. Joyjyoti Das, Tarun Agarwal, Suman Chakraborty, Tapas K. Maiti, 2019. Compressive stress-induced autophagy promotes invasiveness in HeLa cells by facilitating protein turnover in vitro. Experimental Cell Research DOI: 1016/j.yexcr.2019.04.037
  1. Sathi Mallick, Joyjyoti Das, Jyoti Verma, Samatha Mathew, Tapas K Maiti, Anindya S. Ghosh, 2019. Role of Escherichia coli endopeptidases and DD-carboxypeptidases in infection and regulation of innate immune response. Microbes and Infection DOI: 1016/j.micinf.2019.04.007
  1. Amrita Chaudhuri, Yarra Venkatesh, Joyjyoti Das, Krishna Kalyani Behara, Smita Mandal, Tapas K. Maiti, N. D.Pradeep Singh, 2018. Squaric acid-Coumarin-Chlorambucil: Photoresponsive single component fluorescent organic nanoconjugates for combination therapy with self-monitoring ability. ACS Applied Nano Materialshttps://doi.org/10.1021/acsanm.8b01533
  1. Tarun Agarwal, Aruja Rustagi, Joyjyoti Das, Tapas K. Maiti, 2018. PAMAM dendrimer grafted cellulose paper scaffolds as a novel in vitro 3D liver model for drug screening applications. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces DOI: 1016/j.colsurfb.2018.08.062
  1. Joyjyoti Das, Somnath Maji, Tarun Agarwal, Suman Chakraborty, Tapas K. Maiti, 2018. Hemodynamic shear stress induces protective autophagy in HeLa cells through lipid raft-mediated mechanotransduction. Clinical and Experimental Metastasis https://doi.org/10.1007/s10585-018-9887-9
  1. Yarra Venkatesh, Joyjyoti Das, Tapas K. Maiti, N. D.Pradeep Singh, 2018. Light Triggered Uncaging of Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) with Real-Time Monitoring. Chemical Communications https://doi.org/10.1039/C8CC01172A
  1. Somnath Maji, Tarun Agarwal, Joyjyoti Das, Tapas K. Maiti, 2018. Development of gelatin/carboxymethyl chitosan/nano-hydroxyapatite composite 3D macroporous scaffold for bone tissue engineering applications. Carbohydrate polymershttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.carbpol.2018.01.104
  1. Sandipan Biswas, Joyjyoti Das, Shrabani Barman, Bhaskara Rao Pinninti, Tapas K. Maiti, N. D. Pradeep Singh, 2017. An Environment Activatable Nanoprodrug: Two-Step Surveillance in the Anticancer Drug Release. ACS Applied Materials and InterfacesDOI: 10.1021/acsami.7b05132
  1. Joyjyoti Das, K. Sanjana P. Devi, Kalpana Kumari, Prashant Singh, Birendra Behera, T. K. Maiti, 2015. AMPK-mediated crosstalk of heteroglycan-induced reactive species and autophagic cascade in RAW 264.7 cells. RSC Advances https://doi.org/10.1039/C5RA05127D
  1. Bibhas Roy, Arup K. Pattanaik, Joyjyoti Das, Sujit K. Bhutia, Birendra Behera, Prashant Singh, Tapas K., Maiti, 2014. Role of PI3K/Akt/mTOR and MEK/ERK pathway in Concanavalin A induced autophagy in HeLa cells. Chemico-Biological Interactions DOI: 10.1016/j.cbi.2014.01.003

Book Chapter

  1. Joyjyoti Das, Tapas K. Maiti (2020) Mechanical Stress-Induced Autophagy: A Key Player in Cancer Metastasis. In: Bhutia S.K. (eds) Autophagy in tumor and tumor microenvironment. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-6930-2_8 [as corresponding author]

Award/ Academic Recognition/ Major Professional Activity:

  • Invited speaker at Symposium titled “Advances in Biotechnology” held by Heritage Institute of Technology, Kolkata (25th May, 2022)
  • Invited speaker at a One-day International Seminar titled “Targeted Oncology in Therapeutics and Diagnostics” held by Suraksha Diagnostics (23rd April, 2022)
  • Journal reviewer: World Journal of Surgical Oncology (Biomed Central), BMC Cancer (Biomed Central), Toxicology Mechanisms and Methods (Taylor & Francis)
  • Associated trainer in the workshop of “Basics of Confocal Microscopy and its Application” held at the University of Kalyani (28th-31st August, 2019)
  • Teaching assistant for NPTEL Online Course “Introduction to Biomicrofluidics” (2018, new course)
  • Institute Travel Grant from IIT Kharagpur for attending International conference (TERMIS EU 2017) in Davos, Switzerland (2017)
  • University Bronze medalist in M.Tech (2012)