Subhash Basak

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Subhash Basak, PhD, Senior Research Associate

Subhash Basak

Position and Focus

Dr. Basak's research interests include computational toxicology and molecular modeling. Research projects include: Integration of Biodescriptors and Chemodescriptors for Predictive Toxicology: A Mathematical/Computational Approach; Design of Novel and Environmentally Benign Photoactive Chemicals; Prediction of Health and Environmental Hazard of Chemicals: A Hierarchical Approach using QMSA and QSAR.


PhD, Biochemistry, University of Calcutta, 1980
MS, Biochemistry, University of Calcutta, 1968
BA, University of Calcutta, 1966

Current Publications

  • Basak, S C & Mills, D. 2011. Quantitative structure-activity relationship studies of boron-containing dipeptide proteasome inhibitorsusing calculated mathematical descriptors. Journal of Mathematical Chemistry 49:185--200.
  • Basak, S C Mills, D & Hawkins, D M. 2011. Characterization of dihydrofolate reductases from multiple strains of plasmodium falciparum using mathematical descriptors of their inhibitors. Chemistry \& Biodiversity 8:440--453.
  • Basak, S C Zhu, Q & Mills, D. 2011. Quantitative structure-activity relationships for anticancer activity of 2-phenylindoles using mathematical molecular descriptors. Current Computer-Aided Drug Design 7:98--108.
  • Guillermo, R & Basak, S C. 2011. Editorial: Applications of graph theory, network theory, and chemotopology to structure-activity relationships and characterization of metabolic processes. Current Computer-Aided Drug Design 7:81--82.
  • Natarajan, R & Basak, S C. 2011. Numerical descriptors for the characterization of chiral compounds and their applications in modeling biological and toxicological activities. Current Topics in Medicinal Chemistry 771--787.
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