Tridib Kumar Goswami

Tridib Kumar Goswami

Department of Chemistry
Gauhati University
Guwahati 781 014, Assam, India.

Phone : +91-8761849858

Email tridib@gauhati.ac.in


  • Metal-based antitumor and anti-microbial agents
  • Catalysis
  • Sensing of environmentally important ions and small molecules
  • Spectroscopy
  • Bioorganic Chemistry
  • Natural Products Chemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry

  1. CSIR-JRF, Year: 2007, Awarding Organisation: CSIR
  2. GATE, Year: 2007, Awarding Organisation: IIT
  3. Young Scientists Award in ASBIC-VI, Hong Kong, Year: 2012, Awarding Organisation: Agilent Technologies
  4. PBC (Planning and Budget Commission, Israel) Postdoctoral Award, Year: 2013, Awarding Organisation: Govt. of Israel
  5. DST-INSPIRE Faculty Award, Year: 2015, Awarding Organisation: DST

Selected Publications
Journal Publications
  1. Goswami, T. K.; Roy, M.; Nethaji, M.; Chakravarty, A. R., “Photoinduced DNA and Protein Cleavage Activity of Ferrocene-Appended L-Methionine Reduced Schiff Base Copper(II) Complexes of Phenanthroline Bases”, Organometallics 200928, 1992-1994.
  2. Goswami,T. K.; Chakravarthi, B. V. S. K.; Roy, M.; Karande, A. A.; Chakravarty, A. R., “Ferrocene-Conjugated  L-Tryptophan Copper(II) Complexes of Phenanthroline Bases Showing DNA Photocleavage Activity and Cytotoxicity”, Inorg. Chem. 201150, 8452-8464.
  3. Goswami, T. K.; Gadadhar, S.; Roy, M.; Nethaji, M.;  Karande, A. A.; Chakravarty, A. R., “Ferrocene-Conjugated Copper(II) Complexes of L-Methionine and Phenanthroline Bases: Synthesis, Structure, and Photocytotoxic Activity”, Organometallics 201231, 3010-3021.
  4. Goswami, T. K.; Gadadhar, S.; Karande, A. A.; Chakravarty, A. R., “Photocytotoxic ferrocene-appended (L-tyrosine)copper(II) complexes of phenanthroline bases”, Polyhedron 2013, 52, 1287-1298.
  5. Goswami, T. K.; Gadadhar, S.; Gole, B.; Karande, A. A.; Chakravarty, A. R., “Photocytotoxicity of copper(II) complexes of curcumin and N-ferrocenylmethyl-L-amino acids”, Eur. J. Med. Chem.  201363, 800-810.
  6. Goswami, T. K.; Gadadhar, S.; Balaji, B., Gole, B.; Karande, A. A.; Chakravarty, A. R., “Ferrocenyl-L-amino acid copper(II) complexes showing remarkable photo-induced anticancer activity in visible light”, Dalton. Trans. 201443, 11988-11999.
  7. Lahiri, D.; Majumdar, R.; Mallick, D.; Goswami, T. K.; Dighe, R. R.; Chakravarty, A. R., “Remarkable photocytotoxicity in hypoxic HeLa cells by a dipyridophenazine copper(II) Schiff base thiolate”, J. Inorg. Biochem. 2011, 105, 1086-1094.
  8. Maity, B.; Gadadhar, S.; Goswami, T. K.; Karande, A. A.; Chakravarty, A. R., “Impact of metal on the DNA photocleavage activity and cytotoxicity of ferrocenyl terpyridine 3d metal complexes”, Dalton. Trans. 2011, 40, 11904-11913.
  9. Hussain, A.; Gadadhar, S.; Goswami, T. K.; Karande, A. A.; Chakravarty, A. R., “Photo-induced DNA cleavage activity and remarkable photocytotoxicity of lanthanide(III) complexes of a polypyridyl ligand”, Dalton. Trans. 2012, 41, 885-895.
  10. Hussain, A.; Gadadhar, S.; Goswami, T. K.; Karande, A. A.; Chakravarty, A. R., “Photoactivated DNA cleavage and anticancer activity of pyrenyl-terpyridine lanthanide complexes”, Eur. J. Med. Chem. 201250, 319-331.
  11. Maity, B.; Gadadhar, S.; Goswami, T. K.; Karande, A. A.; Chakravarty, A. R., “Photo-induced anticancer activity of polypyridyl platinum(II) complexes”, Eur. J. Med. Chem. 2012, 57, 250-258.

Research Projects
  1. Targeted Organometallic Compounds for Photodynamic Destruction of Cancer (DST INSPIRE Faculty Research Grant)
  2. Photo-induced Anticancer Activities of Targeted Ferrocene-conjugated 3d Metal Complexes (UGC-BSR Start-up Research Grant)

  1. Atrayee Banaspati, Ph.D. Student
    B.Sc. (D. R. College, Dibrugarh University, 2013)
    M.Sc. (Cotton College State University, 2015)
    E-mail: a.k.atrayee@gmail.com
  2. Dhananjay Das, Ph.D. Student
    B.Sc. (Arya Vidyapeeth College, Gauhati University, 2013)
    M.Sc. (Gauhati University, 2015)
    E-Mail: dhananjaydas179@gmail.com
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