Welcome to the Chattopadhyay Laboratory


Membrane and GPCR Biophysics and Biology




















  • Parijat Sarkar was awarded NASI Young Scientist Platinum Jubilee Award
  • Winners CCMB Open Day 2021 Yutub png images | PNGWing
  • Our recent paper in Science Advances has been recommended in Faculty Opinions (previously known as F1000Prime) Click here to download
  • Sreetama Pal was awarded ACS Poster Prize at the 12th International Symposium on Cell Surface Macromolecules (ISCSM)
  • Parijat Sarkar won the best poster award at Hy-Sci 2019











Interview of Prof. Chattopadhyay in the Eureka program of Rajya Sabha TV

Prof. Chattopadhyay's Institute Lecture at IIT Roorkee, 2018


CCMB Open day 2020

CSIR Bhatnagar Fellow

Professor and Founding Dean, Biological Sciences 
Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research

Centre for Cellular & Molecular Biology
Uppal Road, Hyderabad, India
Phone: +91-40-2716-0059, 2719-2578
Fax: +91-40-2716-0311, +91-40-2716-0591
E-mail: amit@ccmb.res.in


Prof. Amitabha Chattopadhyay, Ph.D. (Stony Brook) FTWAS, FRSB, FRSC, FNA, FNASc, FASc



  • See our recent paper on the mechanism of interplay between chronic cholesterol depletion and actin polymerization https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jlr.2022.100206
  • Late endosomal/lysosomal accumulation of a neurotransmitter receptor in a cellular model of Smith-Lemli-Opitz syndrome Click here to download
  • A molecular sensor for cholesterol in the human serotonin1A receptor Click here to download
  • A novel perspective of cellular signaling viewed using membrane dynamics Click here to download
  • Effect of tertiary amine local anesthetics on G protein-coupled receptor lateral diffusion and actin cytoskeletal reorganization Click here to download
  • Structure, dynamics and lipid interactions of serotonin receptors: excitements and challenges Click here to download
  • Cell cycle dependent modulaion of membrane dipole potential and neurotransmitter receptor activity Click here to download
  • Statin-induced chronic cholesterol depletion switches GPCR endocytosis and trafficking Click here to download
  • Exploring endocytosis and intracellular trafficking of the serotonin1A receptor (featured on the cover) Click here to download
  • Microstrucutre and dynamics of water at the membrane interface probed utilizing Terahertz spectroscopy (featured on the cover) Click here to download
Curriculum Vitae