Partha Basu

Partha Basu
Partha Basu



Prof. Basu was born in West Bengal, India. He completed his studies in India before moving to the USA. After completing postdoctoral studies at the University of Arizona in Tucson, he moved to Pittsburgh as an assistant professor at Duquesne University, where he rose through the ranks to full professor and then became an endowed chair in scholarly excellence. Then he moved to IUPUI as the Chair of Chemistry and Chemical Biology where he is also a full professor. His research interest is in defining many roles that metal ions play in biological systems.


Honors and Awards

Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry

Young Scientist, Indian National Science Academy

Research Innovation Award, Research Corporation

National Research Service Award (NIEHS)

Henry Koren, C. S. Sp. Chair in Scholarly Excellence, Duquesne University

Presidential Award for Excellence in Scholarship, Duquesne University

Research Hall of Fame, Duquesne University

Editorial Advisory Board, Metallomics, The Royal Chemical Society

Associate Editor, Frontiers of Microbiological Chemistry



Postdoc, Chemistry, University of Arizona

Ph.D., Chemistry, Jadavpur University,

M.Sc., Chemistry, Calcutta University,

B.Sc. w/Honors, Chemistry, Calcutta University