About Me

Ramanathan Gurunath obtained his Ph.D from the Indian Institute of Science in 1994. After doing postdocs at MIT and the Karolinska Institute, Sweden he joined the department of Chemistry, IIT Kanpur in 2000. For a short while (2003-2005) he was a joint faculty in the department of Chemistry and the department of Biological Sciences and Bioengineering at IIT Kanpur.



Latest Publications



Monalisha Nayak, Deepak Singh, Himanshu Singh, Rishi Kant, Ankur Gupta, Shashank Shekhar Pandey, Swarnasri Mandal, Gurunath Ramanathan & Shantanu Bhattacharya (2013) Integrated sorting, concentration and real time PCR based detection system for sensitive detection of microorganisms Nature: Scientific reports, 3:3266, DOI: 10.1038/srep03266


Deepak Singh, Archana Kumari, S. Ramaswamy & Gurunath Ramanathan (2014) Expression, purification and substrate specificities of 3-nitrotoluene dioxygenase from Diaphorobacter sp. strain DS2 Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 445(1) 36-42



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R. Gurunath
Office: CL 203E Core Labs
Department of Chemistry
Indian Institute of Technology
Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, 208 016
Phone: +91-512-2597417 (off)
Phone:+91-512-2597104 & 2596039 (lab)
Email: gurunath@iitk.ac.in