Jayanti Pande

Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D., (1980, Biophysical Chemistry)
The University at Albany, State University of New York
Albany, New York, USA
M.Sc., (1971, Physical Chemistry), Physics, Math (subsidiary subjects)
University of Delhi, Delhi, India
B.Sc., (1969, Honors Course in Chemistry)
Physics and Math (subsidiary subjects)
University of Delhi, Delhi, India

Positions Held

Sept. 2005, Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry, Dept. of Chemistry
State University of New York at Albany
Albany, NY, USA
Aug. 1989 - Aug. 2005, Research Associate
Department of Physics, MIT
Cambridge, MA, USA
Aug. 1988 - Jul. 1989, Visiting Scientist
Department of Physics, MIT
Cambridge, MA, USA
Jan. 1987 - Jun. 1988, Visiting Associate
Research Scientist, Department of Ophthalmology, Columbia University
College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
Jan. 1983 - Aug. 1986, Wissenschaftliche
Mitarbeiterin, Dept. of Biochemistry, University of Zurich
Zurich, Switzerland
Sept. 1979 - Aug. 1982, Postdoctoral Research Associate
Dept. of Physics, City College of New York
New York, NY, USA
Jan. 1974 - May 1979, Research/Teaching Assistant
Dept. of Chemistry, State Univ. of New York at Albany
Albany, NY, USA
Sept.1973 - Dec. 1973, Teaching Assistant
Dept. of Chemistry, State Univ. of New York at Stony Brook
Stony Brook, NY, USA
July 1971 - Aug. 1973, Lecturer
Dept. of Chemistry, Gargi College, University of Delhi
New Delhi, India

Selected Recent Publications

  • Pande, A., Ghosh, K.S., Banerjee, P.B. and Pande, J. (2010) " Increase in surface hydrophobicity of the Cataract-Associated, P23T Mutant of Human γ D-Crystallin is Responsible for Its Dramatically Lower, Retrograde Solubility" Biochemistry,49, 6122-6129. doi 10.1021/bi100664s.
  • Xie,L., Chou, S.-G., Pande, A., Pande, J., Zhang, J., Dresselhaus, M. S., Kong, J. and Zhongfan Liu, Z. (2010) " Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Probing the Denaturation of Lysozyme" J. Phys. Chem. C, 114, 7717–7720. doi 10.1021/jp9121497.
  • Danysh, B. P., Patel, T. P., Czymmek, K. J., Edwards, D. A., Wang, L. Pande, J. and Duncan, M. K. (2010) "Characterizing molecular diffusion in the lens capsule" Matrix Biology, 29, 228-236. doi: 10.1016/j.matbio.2009.12.004
  • Pande, A., Gillot, D. and Pande, J. (2009) “The cataract-linked R14C mutant of human γD-crystallin forms multiple protein-protein Disulfide Crosslinks: A Raman spectroscopic study.” Biochemistry, 48, 4937-4945 doi.10.1016/j.bbrc.2009.03.007
  • Pande, A. Zhang, J., Banerjee, P. R., Puttamadappa, S. S. and Shekhtman, A. and Pande, J. (2009) “NMR study of the cataract-linked P23T mutant of human γD-crystallin shows minor changes in hydrophobic patches that reflect its retrograde solubility.” Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun., 382, 196-199. doi.10.1016/j.bbrc.2009.03.007
  • Wu,Y., Fishkin, N.E., Pande, A., Pande, J. and Sparrow, J. R.(2009) "Novel Lipofuscin bisretinoids Prominent in human Retina and in a model of Recessive Stargardt Disease", J. Biol. Chem. 284, 20155-20166. http://www.jbc.org/cgi/doi/10.1074/jbc.M109.021345
  • McManus, J., Lomakin, A., Ogun, O., Pande, A., Basan, M., Pande, J. and Benedek,G.B. (2007) "Altered Phase Diagram Due to a Single Point Mutation in Human Gamma-D Crystallin". Proc Natl. Acad. Sci. U S A., 104, 16856-61 (referenced on the cover, Epub. Oct 8, 2007).
  • Pande, A., Anunziata, O., Asherie, N., Ogun, O, Benedek, G. B., and Pande, J. (2005) “Decrease in Protein solubility and cataract formation caused by the Pro23 to Thr mutation in human γ D-crystallin ”. Biochemistry, 44, 2491-2500 (designated as “Hot Article”).