Published more than 100 high impact papers in international journals with about 3000 citations; H-index: 31; i-index: 72; Published more than 15 book chapters, news and reports.
Published papers in world class premier journals like Immunity, Cell Press; EMBO Journal, Mucosal Immunology, NPG; Scientific Reports, NPG; Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences (PNAS); Since Signaling (AAA); Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB), Nucleic Acids Research (NAR), Journal of Immunology (JI), Journal of Biochemistry (JBC); Journal of Molecular Biology (JMB), International Journal of Biochemistry and Cell Biology (IJBCB); Virology, PLoS One, BBRC, BBA Acta Review, International Journal of Nanomedicine; Nanoscale; Chemical Communications, PloS One etc.Patents:
There are several patents under his credit of which some of them are international patents.Reviewer of several specialized journals like:
Virology, Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology, Cell Biology International, Elsevier, International Journal of Cancer, Journal Bioscience, International Journal of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences, FEBS Journal, PLoS journals, Scientific Reports etc.Administrative role:
Dr. Chattopadhyay has recently joined as the Senior Professor & Shri B K Birla & Shrimati Sarala Birla Chair Professor position at the Department of Biological Sciences at BITS-Pilani, Goa Campus. Here he will be looking after the overall improvement of the departments and focus on better visibility of the institute in Indian science by mentoring an advising the students and faculties in general. Try to generate extramural funds from different finding agencies and integrate the upcoming science and technologies of the institute with academia and industries.
Earlier, he served as the Director at the Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, CSIR-IICB, Kolkata from August, 2015 and Founder Director of Translation Research Unit of Excellence (TRUE), Salt Lake, Kolkata, 2016. He has taken the charges as additional Director at The North East Institute of Science and Technology (NEIST), Jorhat, Assam (Additional Charges during 2017-18). Ex-Associate Dean of NCCS; Teaching several courses; Introduction of new model of course work for the Ph D students at IICB, Kolkata. For a long time he was an active member and expert for the Ph D committee at Calcutta University; Served as the council member of DY Patil Medical College, Pune; Chairman and member of various selection committees at NCCS and other Institutes and Universities; Task Force member of Cancer Research, DBT; Animal Science and Biotechnology, CSIR; Task Force Member DST-PAC; Member of Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC), National Institute of Chemical Biology, New Delhi; Expert consultant scientist of Pharmaceuticals like Piramal Life Sceince, Mumbai; Amrita Therapeutics, Gujarat. He was the Convener, Guha Research Conference, Khajuraho, 2014. Sacientific Advisory Committee member of NII, New Delhi; Expert member of institutional recruitments of CDFD, Hyderabad; IICT, Hyderabad; Convener of sectional committee of Indian Academy of Science Fellows (INSA), 2017.Recent activities:
Currently he is holding prestigious Senior Professor & Shri B K Birla & Shrimati Sarala Birla Chair Professor position at the Department of Biological Sciences at BITS-Pilani, Goa Campus. Earlier after joining as Direcotr of CSIR-IICB, he started a new campus at Salt Lake as the centre of Translational Research Unit of Excellence (TRUE) that was inaugurated on February 8th, 2016 by the Hon’ble Union Minister for Science & Technology Dr. Harsha Vardhan. A number of new laboratories with excellent facility are already started in between in the same campus. Now it is one of the best laboratories in Bioinformatics and Proteomics with most modern facilities in West Bengal. This center in future will help making Infrastructure development for the spin-off companies and making bridge between the various medical centers at Kolkata. He has contributed in connecting the institute with Mayo Clinic, USA. IITs, Medical centers like TMC, Kolkata.
Short History of Life and Future Goals of Prof. Samit Chattopadhyay: A short interview by Rajyasabha TV, September, 2016 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4mDL5lbtvYk