Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Technology
Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy Research Laboratory , Division of Pharmacognosy , Department of Pharmaceutical Technology , Jadavpur University , Kolkata -700032 ,
India
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Education
DegreeYearUniversity

Ph.D. 1999 Jadavpur University

Teaching Experience (4)
 
Name Of The Institution Position Held Period

Jadavpur University Professor 30/06/2010 to Till date
Jadavpur University Lecturer 04/08/1997 to 01/06/2004
Jadavpur University Associate Professor 02/06/2007 to 29/06/2010
Jadavpur University Reader 02/06/2004 to 01/06/2007
Industrial Experience (1)
Name Of Organization Postition Held Period
 
Reckitt & Colman of India Limited , Kolkata , India Government of India Trainee 03/01/1991 to 01/08/1991
Field of Specialization
Pharmacognosy & Phytotherapy
Indian Traditional Medicine & Drug Discovery
Courses Taught/Teaching
Under Graduate and Post Graduate. Guidance
of Doctoral and Post Doctoral scholar
Research Area
Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy Research ,
Drug Discovery for Indian Traditional Medicines.
Experience
Prof. (Dr.) Subhash C. Mandal, currently working as Professor (since 2010) in Department of Pharmaceutical Technology of Jadavpur University, is one of the leading Pharmacognosy researchers in India and world. Prof. Mandal completed all his Pharmacy education, starting from B.Pharm to PhD, from Jadavpur University and is serving the University as a permanent faculty since 1997.
Prof. Mandal has played a pivotal role in globalization of research in Indian traditional medicine with special emphasis to scientific exploration of medicinal plants in rural Bengal for the treatment of lifestyle and metabolic diseases. He has been working in the area of drug discovery from traditional medicine through an integrated holistic approach for more than 15 years which has fetched him prestigious recognitions from different national and international organizations. He has also been recognized with the Distinguished Education and Research Award from prestigious American Association for Indian Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAiPS) at Los Angeles, USA in 2009.
Prof. Mandal played a key role in inclusion of Pharmacognosy as a Post Graduate subject at different Indian Universities and is striving towards bringing all Pharmacognosy researchers worldwide under a single umbrella. Prof. Mandal was also awarded prestigious Endeavour Award from Ministry of Higher Education, Government of Australia, for an advanced level research on obesity and diabetes at University of Canberra, Australia in 2009. Prof. Mandal also holds SAARC award from University Grants Commission, Bangladesh in 2007, 2011 and Talented Scientist award from University of Colombo, Sri Lanka in 2011. He was also on deputation at King s College, London in 2005, under Prof. Peter J Houghton, funded by World Bank, Technical Education Quality Improve Programme of Jadavpur University. Till date he has completed more than eight government funded projects on Indian Traditional Medicines and Drug Discovery.
Prof. Mandal has guided 27 PhD scholars and more than 18 M. Pharm students. The strong research team of Prof. Mandal has explored several new frontiers of combating different diseases with a holistic application of traditional medicine and innovations in botanical extractions which has yielded more than 180 international publications in reputed journals with a citation of more than 2800, h-index of 30, 07 patents, 01 authored book from Elsevier Publications, 01 authored book from Lambert Academic Publishing, one edited book from New Central Book Agency and several book chapters to his credit. Prof. Mandal is a recognized scientist for different flagship programmes of Department of Science & Technology, New Delhi, and act as host scientist for different visiting scientists of developing countries. Prof. Mandal has visited 24 countries for different academic and research interactions and have delivered more than 60 lectures and serves on external expert panels for different government regulatory bodies/Universities. Prof. Mandal was deputed as scientist for promoting Indian traditional medicine in Morocco in 2013 by Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi. Recently, Prof. Mandal has engaged with many advanced research work (to be useful for the industry) in developing new innovative, energy efficient extraction methodologies for botanicals which have great export potential. Through his continuous search for effective green alternatives to synthetic medicine, he believes that, someday somehow, somewhere, someone will be able to find out a traditional medicine inspired solution which shall act as a silver bullet for all life threatening diseases.
Conference Papers Published (0)
Journal Papers Published (259)
Title of the paper Journal of publication Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Patterns and Trends of Cancer and its Treatments in Hospitals of Dhaka City in Bangladesh Pharma Review 2017 M Mondal, T C Bepari, A Rahman, S C Mandal, S K Kundu XV,85-96-100
Attenuation of nociceptive pain and inflammatory disorders by total steroid and terpenoid fraction of Euphorbia tirucalli Asad Linn. root in experimental in-vitro and in-vivo model Inflmmopharmacology 2017 P Palit, D Mukherjee, P Mahanta, Shadab, N Ali, S Roychoudhury, Subhash C. Mandal 25(6)-1-16
Preparation and characterization of PLGA loaded nanoparticles obtained from D. melanoxylon Roxb. leaves for their antiproliferative and antidiabetic activity International Journal of Green Pharmacy 2017 H A Rashid, D Bharadwaj, V Mandal, M Pal , Subhash C Mandal, R A Thandavarayan 11(3) S-438-447
Pharmacognostical Evaluation of Alternanthera philoxeroides (Mart.) Griseb Journal of Research and Education in Indian Medicine 2017 S Majumder, H A Rashid, S Chowdhury, B K Gupta, Subhash C Mandal 23(2)-85-89
Evaluation of anti-inflammatory and antinociceptive activity of methanol extract of Calotropis gigantea rook International Journal of Green Pharmacy 2017 P P Maiti, N Ghosh, A Kundu, S Panda, B De, Subhash C Mandal 11(3)-198-205
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Books Published (24)
Book Title Publisher Name Year Role

Neuroprotective Effect of Resveratrol in Cerebral Ischemia by N. Ghosh, R Ghosh, Subhash C. Mandal and M Pal Neuroprotective Effects of Phytochemicals in Neurological Disorders edited by T Farooqui and A. A. Farooqui [ISBN 978-1-119-15514-0] 2017
Essentials of Botanical Extraction: Principles and Applications by Subhash C Mandal , Vivekananda Mandal and Anup Kumar Das ISBN- ISBN 978-0-12-802325-9, Academic Press ( Elsevier) 2015 First Author
Phytochemicals: The Backbone of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants by S Dutta , N Agrawal , V Mandal , H Lalhlenmawia and Subhash C Mandal ISBN 978 81 7754 525 8, Advances in Medicinal and Aromatic Plants edited by Prof. Dr. A C Shukla, Agrobios 2015
Anti-Diabetic Plants: An Overview of Pharmacologically Established Hypoglycemic Active Plants by Nilanjan Ghosh and Subhash C Mandal ISBN 978 81 7754 525 8 Advances in Medicinal and Aromatic Plants edited by Prof. Dr. A C Shukla, Agrobios 2015 Second Author
Herbal Nanotechnology : An Emerging Tool in Cancer Therapy Research India Publication , New Delhi 2014
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Awards(15)
Awarded By Award Name Year

Botanical Society of Bengal Prof. P. C. Datta Memorial Award 2017
Venus International Foundation, Chennai India Outstanding Scientist 2015
Marina Labs India Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Award for Teaching Excellence -2015 2015
University Grants Commission, New Delhi , India Research Award 2014
KONGPOSH Publishing Pvt. Ltd. Dr. P D Sethi Annual Award 2014
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Ph.D. Thesis Guidance (37)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Status Year

E Thilagam Evaluation of Antidiabetic and Antioxident Potential of Senna surattensis (Burm.f) Leaves Dr B Parimala Devi Complete 2016
Dhrubojyoti Mukherjee Pharmacological screening of some Herbal extracts & Fractions upon Asthma, Arthritis along with Alzheimer s & Neurodegeneration related dementia in animal models with molecular targets based drug discovery approach Dr. S Roychoudhury, Dr. Partha Palit Ongoing 2015
Shaileyee Das From Bio - waste to Potent Anticancer Leads as future Drug Candidates : Opportunity and Challenges Ongoing 2015
Nitin Agarwal Scientific exploration of Neoalsomitra clavigera for the lead bioactive molecules to be use full for the treatment of ailments Dr Hauzel Lalhlenmawia Complete 2015
Deepak Rout . Pharmacognostic , Phytochemical and Pharmacological Investigation of Hibiscus mutabilis Linn. Dr subodh Chandra Pal Complete 2015
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M.Phil. Thesis Guidance (0)
MASTER Thesis Guidance (22)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Year

Debpratim Chakraborty Studies on Tinospora cordifolia (Willd.) Leaves ( Family: Menispermeaceae) 2017
Siddheswar Maiti Studies on Ficus elastica Roxb. Leaves (Family: Moraceae) 2016
Prokask Chandra Roy Optimizing the Ultrasound Assisted Extraction of Phenolic Antioxidant Compounds From Centella assiatica Leaves. 2014
Jayita Mondal Studies on Annona Squamosa Linn.Bark (Family: Annonaceae) 2013
Mithun Mukherjee Studies On Pterocarus marsupium ‚ÄčRoxb.Bark (Family: Fabaceae) 2013
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Project Works (11)
Project Title Worked As Funding Agency Amount Duration Period Status

Chemical Profiling of Joha and Black rice of NER for Nutritional , Nutraceutical Parameters and Aromatic Compounds Principal Investigator Dept of Bio-Technology Rs 38.96 Lakhs 3 Years 2016, October to 2019, October Ongoing
Scientific exploitation of value added Fig plants of West Bengal in search of bioactives as potential drug candidates Principal Investigator University Grants Commission , New Delhi 3 Lakhs +Full Salary for 2 Years 2 years January 2014 to January 2016 Complete
Development of rapid thermally safe ecofriendly extraction techniques for scientific exploitation of botanicals using a green chemistry approach with a potential for industrial scale- up Principal Investigator Council Of Scientific And Industrial Research,New Delhi Rs 9 lakhs 3 years March 2011 to  February 2014 Complete
Investigation of the antidiabetic and antiulcer activities and isolation of lead molecules from Neoalsomitra clavigera Principal Investigator Department of Biotechnology, New Delhi Rs 7.08 lakhs Department of Biotechnology, New Delhi 2 years August 2011 to February 2013 Complete
Scope of Anti-Diabetic Drug Discovery from Traditional Medicine F.No.: 37-211/ 2009 (SR) 03 years (from February 2010- 2013) Rs 6.86523 lakhs University Grants Commission, New Delhi Principal Investigator University Grants Commission, New Delhi Rs 6.86523 lakhs 3 years February 2010 to February 2013 Complete
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Patents (7)
Patent Name Year

Isolation of Phytoconstituents from Bombax ceiba , File no 49/KOL/2013 2013
A Microwave Assisted Process for Extraction of Total Phenolic Antioxidants from plant material, File no : 1473/KOL/2012 2012
Improved Product (Antidiabetic Herbal Formulation) File no 1302/KOL/2011 2011
An Improved Method for Extracting of Curcumin using a Unique Heating Model by Microwave Extraction 2010
A Novel Method for Isolation of Anthracene Monohydrate Alkaloid from the Tubers of Stephania glabra for the Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus),File no : 848/KOL/2008A 2008
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Collaborative Programs (5)
Program Name Name Of The Collaborator Year

host scientist for the Research Training Fellowship for Developing Country Scientists (Bangladesh) Centre for Science and Technology of the Non-Aligned and Other Developing Countries (NAM S&T Centre), New Delhi, India 2013
International Collaboration/Exchange Programme organized by Indian National Science Academy, India Hassan II Academy of Science and Technology , Rabat, Morocco. 2013
Host Scientist for theCV Raman International Fellowship for African Researcher (Morocco) Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry, New Delhi, India 2011
Academic Exchange Program Prince of Songkla University , Thailand 2011
Cultural and Scientific Cooperation Agreement Mohammed 1st University , Oujda , Morocco 2011
InviteLectures (55)
 
Title Organised By Venue Year

Role of Stress for the Production of Secondary Metabolites in Medicinal Plants AICTE sponsored QIP Program Dept of Pharmaceutical Technology, Jadavpur University Kolkata 2017
Exploration and exploitation of Human psychology in search of Indian Traditional Medicine to be useful for the treatment of Dreadful and Life Threatening disease of wellbeing of the human kind. Jahangirnagar University Dhaka, Bangladesh Dept of Pharmacy 2016
IPR and Patenting of Herbal drugs Assam University Innovation Club Assam University , Silchar , Assam 2015
Indian Traditional Medicines and Drug Discovery for the treatment of Life Threatening Diseases Dept of Botany Gurucharan College , Silchar , Assam 2015
Renovating Drug Discovery from Traditional Medicines - Let History Tell the Future Centre for Advances Studies in Botany & Centre for Herbal Sciences , University of Madras . Hotel Le Royal Meridien , Chennai , Tamil Nadu, India 2015
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Membership Of Learned Societies (6)
 
Title

Indian Society of Pharmacognosy
Indian Science Congress Association
Indian Pharmaceutical Association
Associateship of Indian chemist
Society of Ethnobotanists
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Orientation/Refresher/QIP CourseAttended/Organized (3)
Program Name Organised By Venue Year

International Conference cum Exhibition on Drug Discovery and Development form Natural Resources Regional Institute of Paramedical & Nursing Sciences Aizawl , Mizoram 2014
Advanced Quantitative Techniques for Production Management Department of Production Engineering Jadavpur University , Jadavpur , Kolkata Department of Production Engineering , Jadavpur University, 2002
the UGC sponsored Refresher course in the subject Trends in Drugs and Pharmaceuticals Jadavpur University , Kolkata Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Jadavpur University, Kolkata 2002
Seminar/Conference/Workshop (40)
Program Name Organised By Venue Year Type Of Participation

Scientific and Indigenous Lecture Bio-cultural Knowledge in Understanding Climate Change in Biodiversity Hotspots to Develop Strategies for Scio- Ecological Development : Data Availability , Requirement and Gaps Assam University Dept of Economics 2017 Invited Lecture
Recent Advances & Scope in Herbal Technology : Challenges & Prospects Assam University Dept of Pharmacy 2016 Invited Lecture
Complementary Biomedical Research in Bangladesh Biochemistry and Molecular Dept. Jahangirnagar University Dhaka , Bangladesh 2015 Invited lecture
International Conference on Medicinal Plants Resources for Affordable New Generation Healthcare Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants ( CIPAM) Lucknow 2015 Invited Talk
International Conference cum Exhibition on Drug Discovery and Development form Natural Resources Dept of Pharmacy , RIPAN , Aizawl , Mizoram Aizawl , Mizoram 2014 Chair Person
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Session chaired (18)
 
Program Name Session Title Organised By Venue Year

Recent Advances & Scope in Herbal Technology : Challenges & Prospects Traditional medicines and drug discovery Assam University Dept of Pharmacy 2016
Advances in Plant and Microbial Research Plant and Microbial Resources and Their Utilization Dept of Botany , University of North Bengal , Darjeeling , India University of North Bengal , Darjeeling , India 2014
Advances in Plant and Microbial Research Plant and Microbial Resources and Their Utilization Dept of Botany , University of North Bengal , Darjeeling , India University of North Bengal , Darjeeling , India 2014
International Conference cum Exhibition on Drug Discovery and Development form Natural Resources Traditional Medicine Dept of Pharmacy , RIPAN , Aizawl , Mizoram Aizawl , Mizoram 2013
64th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress Pharmacognosy, Indigenous Drugs, Herbal Formulations and Phytochemistry Indian Pharmaceutical Congress Association SRM University , Chennai 2012
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Professional Society Activity (1)
 
Type of Professional Activity Period

Organised Workshop on Diabetes and Arthritis by TEQIP Progarm of Jadavpur University 2006 to 2007
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Consultancy work / Testing (0)
Other Notable Activities (24)

1. Resource person for Inspection for approval of Technical Institution
A. All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi.
B. Pharmacy Council of India, New Delhi
2. Country visited for scientific interaction, collaboration and exchange program
Australia , South Africa, Singapore , UK ,Bangladesh, Turkey , China, Finland, Indonesia, Morocco, Brazil, U A E, South Korea, USA, Russia, Spain, Germany, Japan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Thailand, Malaysia, Myanmar, Bhutan
3.Board of Study Member of other university
A.Department of Pharmacy , Regional Institute of Paramedical and Nursing Sciences, Mizoram University , Aizawl , Mizoram.
B.Department of Horticulture, Aromatic and Medicinal Plants, Mizoram University , Aizawl, Mizoram.
4. Associate editor/Section editor/Editorial board member of reputed, referred and Index journal : 30
5. Reviewer of reputed, referred and Index journal : 30
6. External examiner of Indian University and Abroad: (B. Pharm. / M. Pharm/ M Sc / Ph.D. in University)-38
7. Guided 25 Project work on Medicinal Plants for B Pharm Final Year Students
8. Introduced Pharmacognosy in M Sc Botany syllabus in many universities for the better utilization of natural resources for the well being of the society.
9. Received International Travel Grant from All Indian Council for Technical Education , New Delhi for attending and Sharing the research finding with the Scientist in 6th Pharmacy Australia Congress and 18th Federation of Asian Pharmaceutical Associations Conference , Sydney , Australia , 2000.
10. Received International Travel Grant from Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi and Jadavpur University, Kolkata for attending and Sharing the research finding with the Scientist in South African Association of Botanists/ 7th International Congress of Ethnopharmacology , University of Pretoria , Pretoria , South Africa, 2003
11. Received International Travel Grant from All India Council for Technical Education , New Delhi , Indian National Science Academy , New Delhi for attending and Sharing the research finding with the Scientist in 9th International Congress of Ethnobiology and 8th International Congress of the International Society of Ethnopharmacolgy, The University of Kent at Canterbury , United Kingdom , 2004
12. Received International Travel Grant from Technical Education Quality Improvement Program of Jadavpur University, Kolkata for attending and Sharing the research finding with the Scientist 4th International Congress of Ethnobotany (ICEB 2005), Yeditepe University , Istanbul , Turkey , 2005
13. Received International Travel Grant from Technical Education Quality Improvement Program of Jadavpur University, Kolkata for attending and Sharing the research finding with the Scientist in The International Forum for Social Sciences and Health (IFSSH), Yeditepe University , Istanbul , Turkey , 2005
14. Received International Travel Grant from Technical Education Quality Improvement Program of Jadavpur University, Kolkata for Advance Research Work in the Field of Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy under the direct Guidance of Prof Peter J Houghton ( Professor in Pharmacognosy) in Health and Life Science , Department of Pharmacy , King'S College , London , University of London, United Kingdom, 2005
15. Received International Travel Grant from Department of Science and Technology , New Delhi , Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi and Jadavpur Universality , Kolkata , for attending and Sharing the research finding with the Scientist in The 9th International Congress on Ethnopharmacology ,Nanning, China , 2006
16. Received International Travel Grant and others from the conference organizer for attending and Sharing the research finding with the Scientist in 3rd International Symposium on Aromatic and Medicinal Plants and the 1st International Symposium on Bioactive Molecules , at Mohammed first University, Oujda, Morocco , 2008
17. Received International Travel Grant from All Indian Council for Technical Education, New Delhi for attending and Sharing the research finding with the Scientist in 10th International Congress of Ethnopharmacology , Sao Paulo, Brazil,2008
18. Received International Travel Grant and others from the Conference organizer for attending and Sharing the research finding with the Scientist in The 12th International Conference on Traditional Medicine in Seoul , South Korea , 2008
19. Received International Travel Grant and others from the American Association of indian Pharmaceutical Scientists ( AAiPS) , USA as Distinguished Educator and Research Awardee 2009 for attending and Sharing the research finding with the Scientist in the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) Conference in Los Angeles , USA , 2009.
20. Received International Travel Grant from Indian Council of Medical Research and others from the conference organizer for attending and Sharing the research finding with the Scientist in The 11th International Congress of Ethnopharmacology held at University of Castilla La Mancha , Albacete , Spain 2010.
21. Received the support for the conference organizer for attending and Sharing the research finding with the Scientist in the Biodiversity , Livelihood and Climate Change in the Himalayas held at Kathmandu , Nepal 2010.
22. Received International Travel Grant from Council of Scientific and Industrial Research and others from the conference organizer for attending and Sharing the research finding with the Scientist in The The 14th International Congress , Phytopharm 2010, held at Saint- Petersburg , Russia, 2010.
23. Received International Travel Grant from Departmental of Science and Technology ( New Delhi) and other support from the conference organizer for attending and Sharing the research finding with the Scientist in The 5th International Niigata Symposium on the diet and Helath held at Nigata , Japan 2010.
24. Received International Travel Grant from Indian National Science Academy and Jadavpur university under International Bilateral Collaboration/Exchange Program with Hassan II Academic of Science and Technology, Rabat , Morocco for 2 weeks during 2013