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School Of Science

FACULTY OF Microbiology

Dr. Palashpriya Das

Subject : Microbiology

Designation: Assistant Professor

Dr. Palashpriya Das, alumnus of IIT Kharagpur; holds Bachelor of Science (Microbiology) from University of Calcutta. In pursuit of intellectual fulfillment she pursued double Masters -Master of Science (Microbiology) from University of Calcutta and M.Tech. in Biotechnology from Jadavpur University. She was awarded with Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT-KGP) in 2009 in the domain of Applied Microbiology.

 

Dr. Arindam Mitra

Subject : Microbiology

Designation: Assistant Professor (Department in charge)

With over 14 years of cumulative teaching and research experience, Dr.Arindam Mitra joined as Assistant Professor in the Department of Microbiology under School of Science, Adamas University. Dr.Mitra received B. Pharm and M.Tech in Biotechnology from Jadavpur University, West Bengal, India and earned his Ph.D. from University of Maryland, College Park, USA in 2008. His doctoral work focused on a model two-component regulatory system in Escherichia coli and analyzed its role in virulence. Subsequently, Dr.Mitra did his postdoctoral research work on vaccine development at the Arizona State University, USA from 2008 to 2012. Dr Mitra’s research interests are bacterial pathogenesis, biofilms and development of veterinary vaccines. Dr.Mitra was previously associated with School of Chemical and Biotechnology, SASTRA University, Tamil Nadu as Senior Assistant Professor for two years. Dr.Mitra received numerous awards such as American Society for Microbiology Science Teaching Fellow 2015-16, Distinguished Faculty Award at Venus International Faculty Awards in 2016, Academic Award for Vaccine Development at International Life Sciences Awards 2016 and Microbiology Society Champion for the year 2016-17. Dr.Mitra also served as Academic coordinator for the School of Science at Adamas University in 2015-16. Dr.Mitra is currently acting as reviewer for several international journals such as Vaccine, Food Research International and Recent Patents on Biotechnology.

 

Dr. Swarupa Ghosh

Subject : Microbiology

Designation: Assistant Professor

Dr. Swarupa Ghosh graduated from Jogamaya Devi College (University of Calcutta), received  M.Sc. degree in Botany with Cell Biology, Molecular Genetics as specialization from University of Calcutta (Ballygunge Science College). She did her Ph.D. from CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, Kolkata (University of Calcutta). Before joining IICB, she worked as Junior Research Fellow of the Department of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India in a DAE-BRNS funded collaborative project with Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai and Jadavpur University. She worked as a CSIR post doctoral research fellow at CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Biology and as  D.S. Kothari Post Doctoral Fellow of UGC at University of Calcutta. She also worked as a Guest Faculty for Post Graduate course (Botany) at Lady Brabourne College, Kolkata. She joined Adamas University in the year 2017. Her research interest is focused on formulation of liposomes and nanocapsules (vesicular delivery systems) encapsulating polar and non polar molecules, small RNAs for targeted drug delivery, characterization of nanomaterials, biodistribution, toxicokinetics and toxicodynamic studies, in vivo application of nanomaterials in preventing mitochondrial dysfunction in diseases. Dr. Ghosh is keen to share her knowledge and expertise with young minds, make them think, continue to learn and enrich herself through the process. Interested research collaborators  and  hardworking individuals for summer training and research may contact directly to Dr. Ghosh.