Bhairab Ganguly College

Bhairab Ganguly College

  • Reaccredited
    NAAC Grade 'A'
  • Affiliated to
    W.B. State Univ.
  • Govt.
    Aided
  • AISHE Code
    C-43363.

Notice Board Details

Dr. Subharthi Pal

  • Designation: Assistant Professor
  • Department: Zoology
  • Qualification: M.Sc., Ph.D.
  • Contact No:
  • Email: subharthipal.cu@gmail.com/spal@bhairabgangulycollege.ac.in
  • Area of Specialization: Fish Biology and Immunology

Research Interest:

1. Evaluation of cellular and molecular aspects of nonspecific and specific immune system in various fish models against viral, bacterial, other microbial pathogens and parasitic agents.

2. Immunomodulation in fish by usage of pro-biotics and other phytochemicals and/or immunostimulants.

3. Application of Phage Therapy as alternate disease control measure in Aquaculture.

Teaching Experience:

4 Years 6 Months in UG

1. 1.5 years in U.G. level (B.Sc Honours and General courses) under West Bengal State University.

2. 3 years in U.G. level (B.Sc Honours and General courses) under University of Calcutta.

3. 5 years in P.G. level (M.Sc. course – Fisheries and Aquaculture Special Paper) under University of Calcutta.

4. 2.5 years in P.G. level (M.Sc. course in Distance mode) under Vidyasagar University.

Awards:

1. Qualified CSIR-UGC NET, December, 2013 under UGC – Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) category.

2. Qualified CSIR-UGC NET, December, 2011 under Eligibility for Lectureship (LS) category.

3. Secured 1st class 3rd position in B.Sc (Hons.) Zoology under the University of Calcutta in the year 2009-2010

4. Secured 1st class 4th position in M.Sc Zoology, University of Calcutta in the year 2011-2012.

5. Awarded Saroshibala Choudhury Memorial Scholarship for standing 2nd in Zoology, B.Sc. (Hons.) in University of Calcutta.

6. Awarded Third Prize in Oral Presentation at the National Conference on “Zoology for Future Education and Research, 2014” organized by Department of Zoology, Queen Mary’s College (Autonomous), Chennai and Zoological Survey of India.

7. Awarded “S. P. Raychaudhuri Memorial Medal, 2014” for Best Poster presentation in a seminar (Subject: Original contribution of Research work in the field of any branch of Animal Sciences) organized by The Zoological Society, Kolkata.

8. Awarded Best Poster Presentation award at “International Conference on Recent Advances in Aquaculture, 2016” organized by Department of Marine Living Resources, at Andhra University, Visakhapatnam.

Professional Membership:

1. Life Member of "The Zoological Society, Kolkata [LM.L/P-50]" 2. Life Member of " The Indian Science Congress Association, India [L26516]"> <

Important Publication:

Research Paper Publication in Journal [Full Length Paper]

1. Pal S., Roy D., Datta Ray S. and Homechaudhuri S. (2020). Pathogenicity of an invasive bacterium, Aeromonas salmonicida in Indian Major Carp, Labeo rohita - Evaluation of immune response using effective molecular markers. GenAqua: Genetics of Aquatic Organisms. Vol 4 (1); 1 – 17. DOI. http://doi.org/10.4194/2459-1831-v4_1_01

2. Pal S., Roy D., Datta Ray S. and Homechaudhuri S. (2018). Aeromonas hydrophila induced mitochondrial dysfunction and apoptosis inliver and spleen of Labeo rohita mediated by Calcium and Reactive Oxygen Species. Turkish Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. Vol 20 (4); 255 – 266. DOI. http://doi.org/10.4194/1303-2712-v20_4_02

3. Pal S., Roy D.,Datta Ray S. and Homechaudhuri S. (2018). Evaluating oxidative stress in Labeo rohita, infected asymptomatically with native and invasive Aeromonads using biochemical indices. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, India Section B: Biological Sciences. Vol 89 (3); 973–978. DOI. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40011-018-1012-y

4. Pal S., Datta Ray S. and Homechaudhuri S. (2016). Serum bactericidal activity as indicator of innate immunity in Labeo rohita (Hamilton, 1822) challenged with Aeromonas hydrophila as biomarker for clinical monitoring.  International Journal of Advanced Research in Biological Sciences. Vol 3 (1); 134 - 144. http://s-o-i.org/1.15/ijarbs-2016-3-1-19

5. Pal S., Datta Ray S. and Homechaudhuri S. (2015). Evaluation of in vivo non-specific immunity and oxidative stress in Labeo rohita (Hamilton, 1822) infected with Aeromonas hydrophila as biomarker for early diagnosis; International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies. Vol 3 (1); 116 - 124.

6. Pal S. and Homechaudhuri S. (2016). Physiological responses to Aeromonas salmonicida infection in Labeo rohita (Hamilton, 1822): Effects on haematological, serum biochemical and non-specific immune parameters. International Journal of Research in Fisheries and Aquaculture. Vol 6 (2); 68 -74.

7. Kalueff A. V., Echevarria D. J., Homechaudhuri S., Stewart A. M., Collier A. D., Kaluyeva A. A. , Li S., Liu Y., Mitra A., Pal S., Chaudhuri A., Roy A., Biswas M., Roy D., Podder A., Poudel M. K., Kyzar E. J., Gaikwad S., Nguyen M. and Song C. (2015). Zebrafish neurobehavioral phenomics for aquatic neuropharmacology and toxicology research; Aquatic Toxicology. Vol 170; 297-309. DOI. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aquatox.2015.08.007

8. Das M., Jaiswal A., Pal S., Bhowmick T. S., Ghosh A., Goel A. K., Sarkar B. (2012). Dynamics of classical–El Tor switch of Vibrio cholerae strains isolated from 1961–2010; International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents. Vol 40 (6); 570 – 571. DOI. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2012.08.005

9. Sk I., Khan M. A., Ghosh S., Roy D., Pal S. and Homechaudhuri S. (2019). A reversible biocompatible silver nano-construct for selective sensing of mercury ions combined with antimicrobial activity studies. Nano-Structures & Nano-Objects. Vol 17; 185-193. DOI. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nanoso.2019.01.012

10. Roy D., Mitra A., Biswas M., Chakraborty S., Pal S. and Homechaudhuri, S. (2019). Early ontogeny of the Asian catfish Magur, Clarias batrachus (Linnaeus, 1758). International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies. Vol 7(1): 287-292.

11. Roy D., Pal S., Datta Ray S. and Homechaudhuri S. (2019). An experimental analysis of certain potential fish biomarkers following concomitant infection of indigenous and exotic Aeromonads in Labeo rohita. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies. Vol 7 (6), 322-329.

12. Datta Ray S., Roy D., Pal S., Homechaudhuri S. (2016). Effects of beta glucan, an immunostimulant, on Labeo rohita challenged with Aeromonas hydrophila. International journal of Innovative Studies in Aquatic Biology and Fisheries. Vol 2(5); 10 -19.

13. Pal S. A study on Diversity of Indigenous Ornamental Fish Species available in Howrah District of West Bengal, India. International Journal of Applied and Pure Science and Agriculture. 2015. Vol 1(8); 137-148.

14. Pal S. Phage Therapy an alternate disease control in Aquaculture: A review on recent advancements. IOSR - Journal of Agriculture and Veterinary Science. 2015. Vol 8 (9); 68-81.

15. Hati D., Pal S., Adhikari P. and Chakraborty P. (2019). A Study of Vascular Plants on Concrete Houses in Kolkata. Environment A multidisciplinary approach. Sustainable Development - A multidisciplinary approach. Knowledge Based Vol 2; 35-42.

Book /Book Chapter:

1. Chakraborty P. and Pal S. A novel therapeutic approach targeting neurological disorders like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease with Ayurvedic medicinal plants. Interdisciplinary Knowledge Series: Basic and Applied Sciences into Next Frontiers. The Aspects of Bio & Physical Sciences. New Delhi Publishers. Vol 1; 185 – 198. ISBN: 978-81-948993-0-3.

Abstracts in International/National level Seminar/Conferences:

1. Roy D., Pal S., Mitra A. and Homechaudhuri S. Competition, coexistence and invasion among native and exotic pathogenic Aeromonads. “INTZOOCON2018: An International Conference to celebrate 100 years of excellence from 1919-2019 of Department of Zoology, University of Calcutta” 2018.

2. Pal S., Datta Ray S. and Homechaudhuri S. “Immune responses of Labeo rohita towards Aeromonas hydrophila and Aeromonas salmonicida: Cross talk between biomarkers of oxidative stress, a non-mammalian model”. National Seminar on “Neo-classical Approaches in Zoological Sciences” 2017.

3. Pal S., Roy D.,Datta Ray S. and Homechaudhuri S. (2017). Evaluating Oxidative stress and Apoptotic cell death in Labeo rohita (Hamilton, 1822) challenged with Native and Invasive pathogenic Aeromonads”. International Conference on Recent Advances in Aquaculture, 2016.

4. Pal S., Roy D.,Datta Ray S. and Homechaudhuri S. (2016). “Cellular, histopathological and haemato-biochemical assessment of non-specific immune response in Labeo rohita (Hamilton, 1822) against native pathogenic Aeromonas hydrophila”. National Level Young Scientists’ Meet 2016, Kolkata.

5. Pal S. and Homechaudhuri S. (2016). “Serum bactericidal activity as indicator of innate immunity in Labeo rohita (Hamilton, 1822) challenged with Aeromonas hydrophila as biomarker for clinical monitoring”. 2nd International Symposium on Genomics in Aquaculture, 2016.

6. Pal S., Datta Ray S. and Homechaudhuri S. (2016). “Evaluation of haemato-biochemical parameters & in-vivo antioxidant status to assess non-specific immune response & oxidative stress in Labeo rohita (Hamilton, 1822) challenged with Aeromonas hydrophila”. National Conference on “Applied Zoology in Sustainable Development: An update”, 2015.

7. Pal S., Datta Ray S. and Homechaudhuri S. “Characterization of oxidative stress response in Labeo rohita (Hamilton) challenged with Aeromonas hydrophila”. National Conference on “Zoology for Future Education and Research” 2014.

Conference Presentation & Workshop:

1. Paper presentation on “A review on Biomarkers in Colorectal Cancer: Current clinical utility & future perspective” at the One-day National level seminar entitled “How to checkmate ‘Cancer’ – The Emperor of Maladies”, organized by Department of Zoology, Ramakrishna Mission Vidyamandira, funded by Department of Higher Education, Govt. of West Bengal.

2. Paper presentation on “Basics of Fish immunology against bacterial diseases” at the Young Investigators’ Colloquium, 2019, organized by Department of Zoology, University of Calcutta, West Bengal.

3. Paper presentation on “Immune responses of Labeo rohita towards Aeromonas hydrophila and Aeromonas salmonicida: Cross talk between biomarkers of oxidative stress, a non-mammalian model” at the National Conference on “Zoology for Future Education and Research” 2017 organized by Department of Zoology, University of Madras, Chennai in collaboration with the Zoological Society, Kolkata.

4. Paper presentation on “Evaluating Oxidative stress and Apoptotic cell death in Labeo rohita (Hamilton, 1822) challenged with Native and Invasive pathogenic Aeromonads” at the International Conference on Recent Advances in Aquaculture, 2016 organized by Department of Marine Living Resources, Andhra University. 

5. Paper presentation on “Cellular, histopathological and haemato-biochemical assessment of non-specific immune response in Labeo rohita (Hamilton, 1822) against native pathogenic Aeromonas hydrophila” at the National Level Young Scientists’ Meet 2016, Kolkata, organized by the Zoological Society, Kolkata in collaboration with the Department of Zoology, University of Calcutta, West Bengal.

6. Paper presentation on “Serum bactericidal activity as indicator of innate immunity in Labeo rohita (Hamilton, 1822) challenged with Aeromonas hydrophila as biomarker for clinical monitoring” (at the 2nd International Symposium on Genomics in Aquaculture organized by ICAR – CIFA, Indian Fisheries Society, 2016.

7. Paper presentation on “An approach towards biomarker development by evaluation of in vivo nonspecific immunity & oxidative stress in Labeo rohita (Hamilton, 1822) challenged with Aeromonas hydrophila” for S. P. Raychaudhuri Memorial Award for 2014-15, organized by the Zoological Society, Kolkata.

8. Paper presentation on “Evaluation of haemato-biochemical parameters & in-vivo antioxidant status to assess non-specific immune response & oxidative stress in Labeo rohita (Hamilton, 1822) challenged with Aeromonas hydrophila” at the National Conference on “Applied Zoology in Sustainable Development: An update” organized by Department of Zoology, University of North Bengal, West Bengal.

9. Paper presentation on “Characterization of oxidative stress response in Labeo rohita (Hamilton) challenged with Aeromonas hydrophila” at the National Conference on “Zoology for Future Education and Research” organized by Department of Zoology, QMC, Chennai and Zoological Survey of India.

10. Participated in University Level Workshop on “A Revisit to the Teaching Learning Methodologies in Environmental Studies” organized by Netaji Nagar College for Women, Kolkata on 27th February, 2019.

11. Participated in the “Workshop on Zoology CBCS Syllabus, 2018” organized by Surendranath College in collaboration with the Board of Studies in Zoology, CU on 12th June, 2018.

12. Participated in the “Workshop on Practical Syllabus of Zoology Hons. Part II Curriculum of University of Calcutta” organized by UG Board of Study in Zoology, CU in collaboration with the Department of Zoology, University of Calcutta on 29th March, 2018.

13. Participated at Collaborative Training Program “Hands on Training on Analysis of Biological Data using Computational Tools” organized by ICAR-CIFA and ICAR-IASRI at Bhubaneswar from 5th to 14th July, 2016.

14. Participated at the “DFAT-PSLP Training Workshop on Safe Water” organized by CSIRO-Australia, ICAR – NBFGR and CSIR – IITR, Lucknow, India from 23rd – 27th March, 2015.

15. Participated in “Training Course on Basics of Flow Cytometry” from 18th to 20th December, 2013 at BD-CU CoE Nanobiotechnology, Centre for Research in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (CRNN), University of Calcutta in association with BD Biosciences (India).

16. Participated in the “in house” training programme(s), organized by the Department of Zoology during the year 2009 under the Star College Scheme, Department of Biotechnology, Government of India. (Held in Presidency College).

Research Projects:


 

Special Achievements:

1. “Cellular, biochemical and molecular assessment of immune response in Labeo rohita (Hamilton, 1822) against native and invasive pathogenic Aeromonands” (CSIR-UGC NET JRF Project culminated into the Doctoral Degree under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Sumit Homechaudhuri).

2. Worked as Research Scientist I, under the ICMR funded Ad-hoc Project entitled “Gastrointestinal Tract Pathogens Repository” in the Vibrio Phage Reference laboratory, NICED (National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases).

3. ‘‘Survey on Diversity of Indigenous Ornamental Fish species in Howrah district of West Bengal’’ (M.Sc. Project under the guidance of Prof. Samir Banerjee), field work in 15 different survey sites in Howrah district, West Bengal.

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