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Department :  Chemistry

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Name:Venus Singh Mithu
Areas of Interest / SpecializationStructural Biology/NMR Spectroscopy
Best Ten Publications:1)Singh P, Singh A, Kaur S, Mithu VS, Bhatti M, Temperature - pH and H-Bond Synergism Formation Synthesis of Sequence Specific Tetra- and Penta-peptides Without Using Coupling Reagent, RSC Adv, 4 (2014) 37371. 2)Equbal A, Paul S, Mithu VS, Madhu PK, Nielsen NC, Efficient Heteronuclear Decoupling in MAS Solid-State NMR using Non-rotor-synchronized rCW Irradiation, J Magn Reson, 246 (2014) 104. 3)Equbal, A, Paul S, Mithu VS, Madhu PK, Nielsen NC, rTPPM: Towards Improving Solid-State NMR Two-Pulse Phase-Modulation Heteronuclear Dipolar Decoupling Sequence by Refocusing, J Magn Reson, 244 (2014) 68. 4)Maheshwari P, Pujari PK, Sharma SK, Dutta D, Sudarshan K, Mithu VS, Madhu PK, Deshpande SK, Patil PN, Raje N, Phase Transition of Nanoconfined Water in Clay: Positron Annihilation, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, and Dielectric Relaxation Studies, J Phys Chem C, 117 (2013) 14313. 5) Muralidharan C, Sarkar B, Mithu VS, Abhyankar R, Bhowmik D, Nag S, Sahoo B, Shah R, Gurav S, Banerjee R, Dandekar S, Jose JC, Sengupta N, Madhu PK, Maiti S, The basic structural motif and major biophysical properties of Amyloid-β are encoded in the fragment 18-35, Chem Phys, 422 (2013) 80. 6) Mithu VS, Madhu PK, Exploring connections between phase-modulated heteronuclear dipolar decoupling schemes in solid-state NMR, Chem Phys Letts, 556 (2013) 325. 7) Mithu VS, Subha B, Madhu PK, 13C-13C Homonuclear Recoupling in Solid-State Nuclear Magnetic Resonance at Moderately High Magic-Angle-Spinning Frequencies, PLoS One, 8 (2013) e50504. 8) Mithu VS, Pratihar S, Paul S, Madhu PK, Efficiency of Heteronuclear Dipolar Decoupling Schemes in Solid-state NMR: Investigation of Effective transverse relaxation time, J Magn Reson, 220 (2012) 8. 9) Mithu VS, Paul S, Kurur ND, Madhu PK, Heteronuclear Dipolar Decoupling in Solid-state Nuclear Magnetic Resonance under Ultra-high Magic-angle Spinning, J Magn Reson, 209 (2011) 359. 10) Paul S, Mithu VS, Kurur ND, Madhu PK, Efficient Heteronuclear Dipolar Decoupling in Solid-state Nuclear Magnetic Resonance at Rotary Resonance Conditions, J Magn Reson, 203 (2010) 199.
Awards and Honours:1) Student stipend award for attending 7th Alpine conference on Solid State NMR held in Chamonix, France from 11th to 15th September, 2011. Also received student stipend award from Department of Science and Technology under their International Travel Support Scheme for the same. 2) Best oral presentation award for talk titled "Identification of Zn2+ binding sites in Abeta42 amyloid aggregates" in Symposium on magnetic resonance in pharmaceuticals-17th conference of National Magnetic Resonance Society (NMRS)(2011) held in Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, India.