Suman Kr Banik
Associate Professor, Chemistry
PhD: Jadavpur University (2001)


 

 



EDUCATION

 Ph. D. (Chemical Physics)     Jadavpur University, India                           2001

M. Sc. (Physical Chemistry)   University of Calcutta, India                        1995

B. Sc. (Chemistry                 University of Calcutta, India                       1993 

PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT

Associate Professor

Department of Chemistry, Bose Institute

01/14-present

Assistant Professor

Department of Chemistry, Bose Institute

11/08-12/13

Postdoctoral Associate

Department of Biological Sciences, Virginia Tech

11/07-10/08

Postdoctoral Associate

Department of Physics, Virginia Tech

10/05-07/07

Research Associate

Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science

03/05-09/05

Postdoctoral Fellow

NORDITA, Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics

04/04-02/05

Postdoctoral Fellow

Max-Planck Institute for Physics of Complex Systems

07/02-03/04

Research Fellow

Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science

08/96-06/02

RESEARCH INTEREST

 Theoretical Chemistry and Computational Biology

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

  1. S K Banik and D S Ray 1998 Linear systems with adiabatic fluctuations, J. Phys. A 31, 3937

  2. S K Banik, J Ray Chaudhuri and D S Ray 1998 Theory of adiabatic fluctuations: third-order noise, J. Phys. A 31, 7301 

  3. J Ray Chaudhuri, S K Banik, B Deb and D S Ray 1999 Modified Bloch equations in the presence of a nonstationary bath, Eur. Phys. J. D 6, 415

  4. S K Banik, J Ray Chaudhuri and D S Ray 2000 Adiabatic noise-induced escape rate for non-equilibrium open systems, Indian J. Chem. 39A, 300 

  5. S K Banik, J Ray Chaudhuri and D S Ray 2000 The generalized Kramers' theory for nonequilibrium open one-dimensional systems, J. Chem. Phys. 112, 8330 

  6. B C Bag, S K Banik and D S Ray 2001 The noise properties of stochastic processes and entropy production, Phys. Rev. E 64, 026110 

  7. J Ray Chaudhuri, S K Banik, B C Bag and D S Ray 2001 Analytical and numerical investigation of escape rate for an external noise driven bath, Phys. Rev. E. 63, 061111 

  8. S K Banik, B C Bag and D S Ray 2002 Generalized quantum Fokker-Planck, diffusion and Smoluchowski equations with true probability distribution functions, Phys. Rev. E 65, 051106  

  9. D Banerjee, B C Bag, S K Banik and D S Ray 2002 Approach to Quantum Kramers' Equation and Barrier Crossing Dynamics, Phys. Rev. E 65, 021109 

  10. D Banerjee, S K Banik, B C Bag and D S Ray 2002 Quantum Kramers' equation for energy diffusion and barrier crossing dynamics in the low-friction regime, Phys. Rev. E 66, 051105 

  11. S Kar, S K Banik and D S Ray 2002 A class of self-limiting growth models in presence of nonlinear diffusion, Phys. Rev. E 65, 061909 

  12. D Banerjee, B C Bag, S K Banik and D S Ray 2003 Quantum Smoluchowski equation: Escape from a metastable state, Physica A 318, 6  

  13. D Barik, S K Banik and D S Ray 2003 Quantum phase space function formulation of reactive flux theory, J. Chem. Phys. 119, 680  

  14. B C Bag, D Banerjee, S K Banik and D S Ray 2003 Quantum Brownian motion and generalization of Arhenius rate law, J. Indian Chem. Soc. 80, 511  

  15. S Kar, S K Banik and D S Ray 2003 Exact solutions of Fisher and Burgers' equations with finite transport memory, J. Phys. A 36, 2771 

  16. D Banerjee, B C Bag, S K Banik and D S Ray 2004 Solution of quantum Langevin equation: Approximations theoretical and numerical aspects, J. Chem. Phys. 120, 8960 

  17. S K Banik, T Ambjörnsson and R Metzler 2005 Stochastic approach to DNA breathing dynamics, Europhys. Lett. 71, 852 

  18. J Ray Chaudhuri, D Barik and S K Banik 2006 Escape rate from a metastable state weakly interacting with a heat bath driven by an external noise, Phys. Rev. E 73, 051101 

  19. J Ray Chaudhuri, D Barik and S K Banik 2006 Dynamics of a metastable state nonlinearly coupled to a heat bath driven by external noise, Phys. Rev. E 74, 061119 

  20. T Ambjörnsson, S K Banik, O Krichevsky and R Metzler 2006 Sequence sensitivity of breathing dynamics in heteropolymer DNA, Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 128105 

  21. J Ray Chaudhuri, D Barik and S K Banik 2007 Nonequilibrium fluctuation induced escape from a metastable state, Eur. Phys. J. B 55, 333 

  22. J Ray Chaudhuri, S Chattopadhyay and S K Banik 2007 Generalization of escape rate from a metastable state driven by external cross-correlated noise processes, Phys. Rev. E 76, 021125 

  23. J Ray Chaudhuri, S Chattopadhyay and S K Banik 2007 Simple model for transport phenomena: Microscopic construction of Maxwell demonlike engine, J. Chem. Phys. 127, 224508 

  24. J Ray Chaudhuri, D Barik and S K Banik 2007 Directed motion generated by heat bath nonlinearly driven by external noise, J. Phys. A 40, 14715 

  25. T Ambjörnsson, S K Banik, M A Lomholt and R Metzler 2007 Master equation approach to DNA breathing in heteropolymer DNA, Phys. Rev. E 75, 021908 

  26. T Ambjörnsson, S K Banik, O Krichevsky and R Metzler 2007 Breathing dynamics in heteropolymer DNA, Biophys. J. 92, 2674 

  27. J Ray Chaudhuri, S Chattopadhyay and S K Banik 2008 Multiplicative correlated noise induced escape rate from a metastable state, J. Chem. Phys. 128, 154513 

  28. S Bhattacharya, S K Banik, S Chattopadhyay and J Ray Chaudhuri 2008 Time dependent current in a non-stationary environment: A microscopic approach, J. Math. Phys. 49, 063302 

  29. J Ray Chaudhuri, S K Banik, S Chattopadhyay and P Chaudhury 2008 Transport and bistable kinetics of a Brownian particle in a nonequilibrium environment, J. Math. Phys. 49, 113303 

  30. P Chaudhury, R Metzler and S K Banik 2009 Finding the optimum activation energy in DNA breathing dynamics: a simulated annealing approach, J. Phys. A 42, 335101 

  31. S K Banik, A T Fenley and R V Kulkarni 2009 A model for signal transduction during quorum sensing in Vibrio harveyi, Phys. Biol. 6, 046008 

  32. A Shit, S Chattopadhyay, S K Banik and J Ray Chaudhuri 2010 Generalized Einstein relation in tilted periodic potential: A semiclassical approach, J. Phys. Chem. B 114, 7854 

  33. A Shit, S Chattopadhyay, S K Banik and J Ray Chaudhuri 2010 Microscopic realization of cross-correlated noise processes, Chaos 20, 023130 

  34. A T Fenley, S K Banik and R V Kulkarni 2011 Computational modeling of differences in the quorum sensing induced luminescence phenotypes of Vibrio harveyi and Vibrio cholerae, J. Theo. Biol. 274, 145 

  35. S Talukder, P Chaudhury, R Metzler and S K Banik 2011 Determining the DNA stability parameters for the breathing dynamics of heterogeneous DNA by stochastic optimization, J. Chem. Phys. 135, 165103 

  36. A Shit, S Chattopadhyay, S K Banik and J Ray Chaudhuri 2012 Kramers turnover in class of thermodynamically open systems: Effect of interplay of nonlinearity and noises, Chem. Phys. Lett. 543, 173 

  37. A Bandyopadhyay and S K Banik 2012 Positive feedback and temperature mediated molecular switch controls dierential gene regulation in Bordetella pertussis, Biosystems 110, 107 

  38. S Talukder, S Sen, R Metzler, S K Banik and P Chaudhury 2013 Stochastic optimization study of protein dimerization kinetics, J. Chem. Sci. 125, 1619 

  39. A K Maity, A Bandyopadhyay, S Chattopadhyay, J Ray Chaudhuri, R Metzler, P Chaudhury and S K Banik 2013 Quantification of noise in bi-functionality-induced post-translational modification, Phys. Rev. E 88, 032716 

  40. S Talukder, S Sen, R Sharma, S K Banik and P Chaudhury 2014 A generalized recipe to construct elementary or multi-step reaction paths via a stochastic formulation: Application to the conformational change in noble gas clusters, Chem. Phys. 431-432, 5 

  41. A Bandyopadhyay, S Biswas, A K Maity and S K Banik 2014 Analysis of DevR regulated genes in Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Syst. Synth. Biol. 8, 3 

  42. S Talukder, S Sen, P Chakraborti, R Metzler, S K Banik and P Chaudhury 2014 Breathing dynamics based parameter sensitivity analysis of hetero-polymeric DNA, J. Chem. Phys. 140, 125101 

  43. A K Maity, A Bandyopadhyay, P Chaudhury and S K Banik 2014 Role of functionality in two-component signal transduction: A stochastic study, Phys. Rev. E 89, 032713

 Contact:

Department of Chemistry Phone: +91-33-2303-1142
Bose Institute     Fax: +91-33-2303-6790
Kolkata 700 009, India.

E-mail: skbanik@jcbose.ac.in