Dr. A. Das

Dr. A. Das
Dr. A. Das
Associate Professor
Pharmaceutical Science



  1. Bachelor’s Degree : B.Pharm (Dibrugarh University)
  2. Master’s Degree : M.Pharm (Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi)
  3. Ph.D.: Pharmaceutical Sciences (Dibrugarh University)
  4. Other: PDCR (Catalyst Clinical Services, New Delhi), Post Doc (USF-Health)

Professional Experience:

  • 18 Years in Teaching & Research

Areas of Interest/ Specialization:

  • Medicinal Chemistry/ Drug Discovery and Development

Research Projects:

Projects Completed as PI:

  1. AICTE funded RPS Project entitled “Phytochemical and Pharmacological Screening of the fruits of Garcinia cowa with special reference to Antidiarrhoeal activity”.

Projects Completed as Co-PI:

  1. Synthesis of hybrid class phenylthiazole 1,3,5-triazine derivatives as novel antimalarial for Pf-DHFR-TS inhibition.(DBT Funded)

Ph.D Scholars:

Sl. No.




(On-going /Completed)


Ms Kalyani Pathak

Isolation and Characterization of Bioactive molecule(s)of the Leaves of Annona reticulate Linn., a folklore herbal drug of Assam



R Vanlalruata

In-Silico studies, Synthesis and Evaluation of Anti-cancer activity of Novel Hybrid Xanthone Derivatives



Manash Pratim Pathak

Pharmacological Intervention of obesity induced airway hyperresponsiveness using murine model.



Shyamalendu Nath

Mining of biologically active molecules from some plants belonging to the genus Caesalpinia and Elsholtzia from Jorhat and Dibrugarh districts of Assam



Ejiofor Innocentmary Ifedibaluchukwii

Phytochemical and Pharmacological Investigation of Vernonia amygdalin- A Traditional Medicinal Plant of Nigeria




Patent Applications filed:

  1. Aparoop Das & Dipak ChetiaPatent
    Application No.: 1324/KOL/2013.
    Date of filing: 25/11/2013.
    Title: Method for obtaining novel Xanthone compounds


Extension Service:

  1. Associated with various Professional bodies




  1. A. Kaushik, J.J. Kaushik, A. Das & V.Saini., Antimycotic effects of essential oil ofleaves of Artemesia nilagirica Linn., Indian Perfumer, 49(4), Oct-Dec. 2005, 515-517.
  2. Nida Akhtar, Mohd. Ali & Aparoop Das, Antibacterial Activity of Inula cuspidate leaves., Indian journal Nat. Prod., 22 (3), 2006, 33-34.
  3. Aparoop Das, Atul Kaushik, Jeevan Jyoti & Veerma Ram, Anti-inflammatory activities of Cleome isocandra seed oil in experimental animal models., Universities Journal of Phyto-chemistry and Ayuevedic Heights, 2 (1), April 2006, 11-13.
  4. P. Gahtori, A. Das and H. Bhatt., Synthesis and antibacterial assessment of N-[4-(4-substituted phenyl)-1,3-thiazol-2-yl]-1,3,5-triazin-2-amine, Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences., 71(1): 79-82, 2009. 
  5. Udaya Pratap Singh, Aparoop Das, Dipak Chetia, Ashokanshu Bhattacharya, Yadav Pankajkumar Subhaschandra, Vikash Kumar & Hans Raj Bhatt., Synthesis and Antibacterial Activity of Some 2,4,6-trisubstituted-1,3,5-triazines., Lat Am J Pharm., 29(4):607-11, 2010.
  6. P. Gahtori, A. Singh, S.K. Ghosh, A. Das and U. Archana, Synthesis of some  substituted Phenythiazolyl 1,3,5-Triazine derivatives., Asian Journal of Chemistry., 23(3): 1189-1192, 2011.
  7. A Kaushik, J J Kaushik, A Das, S Gemal and D Gaim., Preliminary studies on anti-inflammatory activities of Diplazium esculentum in experimental animal models., International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research., 2(5), 1251-53, April, 2011.
  8. P. Gahtori, A. Das and R.Mishra, Design, Synthesis and Antibacterial Activity of Substituted PhenylThiazolyl s-Triazines.,  Pharmaceutical Chemistry Journal., 45(4), 248-52, July, 2011.
  9. Ravi Bhushan singh, Nirupam Das, Srabanti Jana and Aparoop Das, Synthesis and In Vitro Antibacterial Screening of some New 2,4,6 Trisubstituted-1,3,5- Triazine  Derivatives., Letters in Drug Design & Discovery., 9, 316-321. 2012,
  10. S. Jana and A. Das., Synthesis and Assessment of Antibacterial Activity of some Novel 4-Benzyl-piperazinyl-s-triazine  Derivatives., Asian Journal of Chemistry., 25(1), 186-90, 2013.
  11. Pratap Parida, R.N.S. Yadav, Brajesh Shankar, Dipankar Chakraborty, A. Das, Nisha Kumari Singh., In-silico protein ligand interaction study of typical antipsychotic drugs against dopaminergic D2 receptor., International journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences., 5(2): 183-189, 2013.
  12. Aparoop Das, Pratap Parida, Neha agarwal, Jaya Shree, Brajesh Shankar and dipankar Chakraborty., Molecular docking study of 3,6bis(3’substituted propoxy) and 3,6 bis (5’substitutedpentyloxy) xanthone derivatives as PGHS- 2 inhibitors., Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Science., Vol.3 (4 Suppl 1), pp.S13-S22, May, 2013.
  13. Lakhyajit Boruah, Aparoop Das, lalit mohan Nainwal, Neha Agarwal, Brajesh Shankar., In-Silico Drug Design: A revolutionary approach to change the concept of current Drug Discovery Process., Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical & Biological Research.., Vol.1(1), 60-73, June., 2013.
  14. A Das, K Debnath, P S Bairy and L Nainwal., Synthesis and antimicrobial screening of a series of  3,6bis(3’substituted propoxy) and 3,6 bis (5’substitutedpentyloxy) xanthone derivatives., Current Trends in Pharmaceutical Research., 2(1), 13-23, 2013.
  15. Aparoop Das, Md. Mutahar Shaikh and Srabanti Jana., Design, synthesis and in vitro  antibacterial screening of some novel 3-pentyloxy-1-hydroxyxanthone Derivatives., Medicinal Chemistry Research., 23, 436-444, 2014.
  16. Pratap Parida, Samhita Kalita, Brajesh Shankar, RNS Yadav and Aparoop Das., Homology modelling and docking studies of Plasmodium falciparum telomerase reverse transcriptase with berberine and some of its derivatives., Bangladesh J Pharmacol., 9, 96-104, 2014.
  17. Lalit Mohan Nainwal, Pratap Parida, Aparoop Das and ParthasarathiBairy., Design and docking of novel series of hybrid xanthones as anti-cancer agent to target human DNA topoisomerase 2-alpha., Bangladesh J Pharmacol., 9, 208-217, 2014.
  18. Brajesh Shankar, Aparoop Das and Pratap Parida., Design, Molecular Docking Study and Synthesis of 3,6-bis(3′-substituted propoxy)xanthone Derivatives as COX-2 Inhibitors., Asian Journal of Chemistry., 27(12), 4634-4640,2015.
  19. Partha Sarathi Bairy, Brajesh Shankar, Aparoop Das., Diabetes mellitus and antidiabetics with reference to Alpha Glucosidase Inhibitors., Journal of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Research., 4(6), 10-16,2015.
  20. Partha Sarathi Bairy, Aparoop Das, Lalit Mohan Nainwal, Tapan Kumar Mahanta, Mukesh Kumar Kumawat, Pradyumna Kishore Mohapatra and Pratap Parida., Design, synthesis and anti-diabetic activity of some novel xanthone derivatives targetinf α-glucosidase., Bangladesh J Pharmacol., 11:308-318. 2016.
  21. Aparoop Das, Madhusmrita Dutta and Mami Malakar., In-silico study, synthesis and biological evaluation of some substituted xanthone derivatives as alpha-glucosidase inhibitor., World Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences., ISSN (Print): 2321-3310; ISSN (Online): 2321-3086., 2016.
  22. Aparoop Das, Urvashee Gogoi, Junmoni Kalita and Satyasish Sandilya., Molecular Docking Study of a Series of Substituted Xanthone Derivatives as Novel COX-2 Inhibitors Targeting Prostaglandin Endoperoxide Synthase -2., Current Enzyme Inhibition., 12(2), 195-204., 2016.
  23. Prashant Gahtori. Rahul Pandey, Vinod Kumar, Surajit Kumar Ghosh, Aparoop Das, Jun Moni Kalita, Supriya Sahu, Anil Prakash, Divya Ranjan Bhattacharyya., Toward resistance‐compromised DHFR inhibitors part 1:Combined structure/ligand‐based virtual screenings and ADME-Tox profiling.,m Journal of Chemometrics., 1-20, 2016.
  24. Partha Sarathi Bairy, Nilutpal Sharma Bora, Bibhuti Bhusan Kakoti, Aparoop Das, Lalit Mohan Nainwal, Barnali Gogoi., Preliminary phytochemical screening, in-vitro antioxidant activity, total polyphenolic and flavonoid content of Garcinia lanceifolia Roxb. and Citrus maxima (Burm.) Merr.., J App Pharm Sci. 6(9): 133-139; 2016.
  25. Hans Raj Bhatt, Udaya Pratap Singh, Pankaj S. Yadav, Vikas Kumar, Prashant Gahtori, Aparoop Das, Dipak Chetia, Anil Prakash, J. Mahanta., Synthesis, characterization and antimalarial activity of hybrid 4-aminoquinoline-1,3,5-triazine  Derivatives., Arabian Journal of Chemistry., 9: S625-S631; 2016.

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