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Deepika Das

Deepika Das

Deepika Das

Pronouns: She, her, hers
Assistant Teaching Professor


Forensic Science
4-004 Center for Science and Technology


  • B.Sc. Honors in chemistry, 2009, Calcutta University, India
  • M.Sc in chemistry, 2011, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India
  • Ph.D, 2018, Texas A&M University

Courses Taught

  • Capstone seminar in forensic sciences (FSC 498)
  • Basic lab skills for advanced research (FSC 605)
  • Forensic chemical analysis (FSC444/644)
Biographic Overview

Deepika Das joins the Forensic & National Security Sciences Institute (FNSSI) in the College of Arts and Sciences at Syracuse University in Fall 2022 as a non-tenure-track assistant teaching professor.


  • Das, D.; Patra, S.; Bridwell-Rabb. J.; Barondeau, D. P. Mechanism of Frataxin “bypass” in human iron-sulfur biosynthesis with implications for Friedreich’s Ataxia. J. Biol. Chem. 2019, 294, 9276-9284.
  • Vranish, J.; Das, D.; Barondeau, D. P. Real-time kinetic probes support monothiol glutaredoxins as intermediate carriers in Fe–S cluster biosynthetic pathways. ACS Chem. Biol. 2016, 11, 3114–3121.
  • Fox, N. G.*; Das, D.*; Chakrabarti, M.; Lindahl, P. A.; Barondeau, D. P. Frataxin accelerates [2Fe-2S] cluster formation on the human Fe–S assembly complex. Biochemistry 2015, 54, 3880– 3889(*First authorship shared)
  • Naranthatta, M. C.; Das, D.; Tripathy, T.; Sahoo, H. S.; Ramkumar, V.; Chand, D. K. Consequence of presence and absence of π-clouds at strategic locations of designed binuclear Pd(II) complexes on packing: self-assembly of self-assembly by intermolecular locking and packing. Cryst. Growth Des. 2012, 12, 6012–6022.
Honors and Awards

Mentor for XSEDE EMPOWER program (Expert Mentoring Producing Opportunities for Work,Education, and Research) Fall 2021