Post Graduate Department of Botany

Research

Special grants from WB DBT for developing research facility

The Department of Botany has received funding from the Department of Biotechnology, Government of West Bengal to set up a Biotechnology Laboratory with all the necessary equipments. This will enable the college to conduct full time Biotechnology classes with the assistance of the programme BOOST (Biotechnology Opportunities Offered to Science and Technology). This Laboratory will be utilized as Central Instrumentation Centre for all the Life Science Departments.


Ongoing and completed research projects during last five years
Major Research Projects
Faculty Researcher and Department Funding Agencies Tenure Title of research project Total grant sanctioned Rs. Total grant received till date Rs.
Papia Chakraborti, Botany West Bengal, Department of Biotechnology 2014-19(Ongoing) BOOST - I (Biotechnology Opportunities Offered for Science And Technology) 20 lacs 20,00,000
Papia Chakraborti, Botany UGC 2014-17(Ongoing) Phycodiversity of the Bon - Hooghly Lake and Adjoining Water Bodies in Kolkata - Status and its Potential Implications 13.7 lacs 7,39,500

1. Dr. Papia Chakraborti
M.Sc., Ph.D
Principal
Specialization: Cell Biology, Genetics and Biotechnology
papiarc@rediffmail.com
3. Dr.Sangita Gangopadhyay (Basu)
M.Sc., M.Phil. Ph.D
M.Sc Coordinator
Associate Professor
Specialization: Plant Physiology and Biochemistry
sangitagangopadhyay@gmail.com
2. Dr. Biswarupa Ghosh
M.Sc PhD
Assistant Professor
Specialization: Plant Taxonomy and Ecology
biswarupa_g@yahoo.com
4. Dr. Swapan Mondal
M.Sc PhD
Assistant Professor
Specialization: Cytogenetics and Plant Breeding
swapanb1@rediffmail.com
5. Dr. Dipanshu Kr. Vishwas
M.Sc., PhD
Assistant Professor
Specialization: Biotechnology
dipanshu.sls@gmail.com



LIST OF GUEST FACULTY
1. Prof. Nanda Dulal Paria
Former Professor & VC
University of Calcutta
2. Prof. A.P.Das
Former Professor & HOD
North Bengal University
3. Dr. Rabindranath Bhattacharya
Former Professor
Presidency University
4. Dr. Madan Mohan Bhattacharya
Former Reader in Botany
Bidhan Nagar Govt.College
5. Prof. Ashok Biswas
Professor
University of Calcutta
6. Dr. Shampa Bhattacharya
Associate Professor
Scottish Church College
7. Dr. Niloy Kumar Chakraborty
Research Associate
Indian Statistical Institute
8. Dr. Manisha Halder Biswas
Guest Faculty
Hooghly Mohsin College
9. Smt. Monolina Sarkar
Senior Research Fellow
Dept. of Biochemistry, C.U.
10. Dr. Ashok Kumar Das
Associate Prof & HOD
Bethune College


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