Head, Zoology

Name:
Prof. Sanjoy Podder
Designation:
Professor
Department:
Zoology
Qualification:
M.Sc.,Ph.D.
Sanjoy Podder
Address:
Department of Zoology
The University of Burdwan
Golapbag, Bardhaman - 713104
West Bengal, INDIA.
Email   : [email protected]
Name:
Prof. Abhijit Mazumdar
Designation:
Professor
Department:
Zoology
Qualification:
M.Sc.,Ph.D.
Specialisation:
Biomonitoring of water quality, Systematics of Diptera (Fam. Chironomidae and Ceratopogonidae)
, Biology of Strepsiptera, Insect Molecular Biology
Abhijit Mazumdar
Name:
Prof. Anandamay Barik
Designation:
Professor
Department:
Zoology
Qualification:
M.Sc.,Ph.D.
Specialisation:
Chemical Ecology, Molecular Ecology
Anandamay Barik
Name:
Prof. Anupam Basu (On Lien)
Designation:
Professor
Department:
Zoology
Qualification:
M.Sc.,M.Phil.,Ph.D.
Specialisation:
Human Genetics, Immunology, Bioinformatics, instrumentation, Cell signalling, Caner Biology, Endocrinology
Laboratory/Academic Website:
Anupam Basu
List of Research Projects
Period Project Name Funding Agency P.I./Coordinator
2018-continuingStudy on the role of TLR4 signalling in breast cancer progression DBT - Cancer Task ForceProf. Anupam Basu
2018-continuingDevelopment of field based rapid hemoglobinopathy - Thalassemia carrier screening kit DBT-BIRACProf. Anupam Basu
2018-continuingA Genetic Algorithm-Based Targeted Approach for Understanding the Phenotypic Heterogeneity of Thalassemia Syndromes in Northern and Eastern Indian Population.
[A - Multicentre project participated by PGIMER, Chandigarh & The University of Burdwan, Burdwan; Coordinating centre - The University of Burdwan]
DBT - Human Genetics ProgramProf. Anupam Basu
2016-2019Study on the effect of TLR-3 and TLR-9 on breast cancer DST-SERBProf. Anupam Basu
2016-2019Study on the Mutation profile of Beta Globin gene and sequence homology among anthropoids DST, Govt. of West BengalProf. Anupam Basu
2011-2014The simultaneous inhibition of plasminogen activator along with vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) in controlling angiogenesis Dept. of Science & Technology, G.O.I.Prof. Anupam Basu
2009-2012The simultaneous inhibition of plasminogen system along with matrix metalloproteinase 9 (MMP 9) in controlling angiogenesis Department of Biotechnology, GOIProf. Anupam Basu
2009-2012Validation of messenger RNA based diagnosis and antigen based diagnosis of the angiogenesis markers University Grants CommissionProf. Anupam Basu
Name:
Prof. Goutam Chandra
Designation:
Professor
Department:
Zoology
Qualification:
M.Sc.,Ph.D.,D.Sc.
Specialisation:
Vector Biology, Vector Borne Diseases & Control
Laboratory/Academic Website:
Goutam Chandra
Name:
Prof. Koushik Ghosh
Designation:
Professor
Department:
Zoology
Qualification:
M.Sc.,Ph.D.
Specialisation:
Fish nutrition and gastrointestinal microbiology, characterization and evaluation of probiotic strains and bioinactivation of plant derived antinutrients for formulation of non-conventional carp diets.
Koushik Ghosh
Name:
Dr. Niladri Hazra
Designation:
Professor
Department:
Zoology
Qualification:
M.Sc.,Ph.D.
Specialisation:
Biosystematics, Integrative Taxonomy, Phylogeny and Ecology of Chironomidae, Ceratopogonidae (Nematocerous Diptera), Twisted-Winged Parasites Strepsiptera
Niladri Hazra
Name:
Prof. Sanjib Ray
Designation:
Professor
Department:
Zoology
Qualification:
M.Sc.,Ph.D.
Specialisation:
Natural products of plant origin with antiproliferative, antioxidant and antidiabetic potential
Sanjib Ray
Name:
Prof. Sanjoy Podder
Designation:
Professor
Department:
Zoology
Qualification:
M.Sc.,Ph.D.
Sanjoy Podder
Name:
Prof. Soumendranath Chatterjee
Designation:
Professor
Department:
Zoology
Qualification:
M.Sc.,Ph.D.
Specialisation:
Parasitology,Vector-biology and Microbiology
Soumendranath Chatterjee
Name:
Dr. Anirban Ash
Designation:
Assistant Professor
Department:
Zoology
Qualification:
M.Sc.,Ph.D.
Anirban Ash
Name:
Dr. Arup Mistri
Designation:
Assistant Professor
Department:
Zoology
Qualification:
M.Sc.,Ph.D.
Arup Mistri
Name:
Dr. Asif Hossain
Designation:
Assistant Professor
Department:
Zoology
Qualification:
M.Sc.,Ph.D.
Asif Hossain
Name:
Ms. Moutushi Mandi
Designation:
Assistant Professor
Department:
Zoology
Qualification:
M.Sc.
Moutushi Mandi
Name:
Dr. Paramita Mandal
Designation:
Assistant Professor
Department:
Zoology
Qualification:
M.Sc., Ph.D.(Biotechnology)
Paramita Mandal
Name:
Dr. Shubhajit Saha
Designation:
Assistant Professor
Department:
Zoology
Qualification:
Shubhajit Saha
Name:
Dr. Sumit Kumar Hira
Designation:
Assistant Professor
Department:
Zoology
Qualification:
M.Sc.,Ph.D.
Sumit Kumar Hira

Ph.D. in Zoology

Degree Offered:
Ph.D.
Duration:
5 Years
Admission Time:
July-August
Eligibility:
As per the current regulations, Course Work programme is pre-requisite to both Ph.D and M.Phil programmes and it will be offered as one semester regular programme of 12 credits. All in-service applicants (including those intending to prosecute Ph.D as part-time scholar) shall have to apply through proper channel. Candidates who wish to avail state-funded fellowships are also to go through this process.
(1) Candidates holding the Master’s Degree of The University of Burdwan or a professional degree considered to be equivalent to the Master’s Degree of The University of Burdwan in the subject concerned or allied/relevant subject, with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC-7 point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) or an equivalent degree from a foreign educational institution accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency which is approved, recognized or authorised by an authority, established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any other statutory authority in that country for the purpose of assessing, accrediting or assuring quality and standards of educational institutions, may apply to the concerned Secretary of the Faculty Council for Postgraduate Studies concerned in the prescribed form for admission to the Ph.D. Programme in any of the subjects in which the Doctoral Degree may have been instituted.
(2) A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50% or equivalent relaxation of grade may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B/Differently Abled and other categories of candidates as per the decision of the UGC from time to time or for those who had obtained their Master’s degree prior to 19th September 1991.
(3) The eligibility marks of 55% (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) and the relaxation of 5% to the categories mentioned above are permissible based only on the qualification marks without including the grace mark procedures.
(4) Subject to fulfillment of the conditions stipulated in clause (1) or (2), and (3) above-
(i) candidates who have cleared the full-time regular M. Phil. course work with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7- point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever
grading system is followed) and successfully completing the M. Phil. degree shall be eligible to proceed to do research work leading to Ph.D. degree in an integrated doctoral programme. A relaxation of 5% marks from
55% to 50% or an equivalent relaxation of grade may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC-A/OBCB/differently abled and other categories of candidates as per the decision of the UGC from time to time.
(ii) a candidate whose M. Phil. dissertation has been evaluated and the viva voce is pending may be admitted to the Ph.D. Programme.
(iii) candidates possessing a degree, considered equivalent to the M. Phil. degree of The University of Burdwan, from a foreign educational institution accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency which is approved, recognized or authorised by an authority, established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any other statutory authority in that country for the purpose of assessing, accrediting or assuring quality and standards of educational institutions, shall be eligible for admission to Ph.D. programme.

M.Phil. in Zoology

Degree Offered:
M.Phil.
Duration:
2 Years
Admission Time:
December-January
Eligibility:
Candidates having 55% marks in Zoology at PG level (50% for SC/ST candidates and no restriction for deputed teachers) may apply for admission . Admission is based on academic records and performance in viva-voce test.

M.Sc. in Zoology

Degree Offered:
M.Sc.
Duration:
2 Years
Admission Time:
July-August
Eligibility:
Honours graduates in Zoology under (10+2+3) system are eligible to apply. Admission based on academic records: 60% weightage on Honours marks, 20% weightage on H.S. marks, 20% weightage on Madhyamik marks.

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