Professor, Department of MBA
Department of Pharmaceutical Technology,
Jadavpur University, Kolkata 700032
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Ph.D. 1993

Teaching Experience (1)
Name Of The Institution Position Held Period

Jadavpur University Associate Professor 2010 to continuing
Industrial Experience (0)
Field of Specialization
Molecular pharmacology, drug discovery from natural resources, inflammation research, antimicrobial drug development(quorum sensing and biofilms)
Courses Taught/Teaching
Pharmacology (UG and PG), Newer Drugs, Physiology, Pharmaceutical Biology. Pharmaceutical Biotechnology (Life Science and Biotechnology)
Research Area
Molecular pharmacology, drug discovery from natural resources, protein expression and purification, biomonitoring, cell signalling, bacterial biofilms
12 years teaching experience in Jadavpur University
Conference Papers Published (5)
Title of the paper Conference Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Neuropharmacological activity of Hygrophila difformis L.f Blume extract International Conference Cum Exhibition On Drug Discovery And Development From Natural Resources 2014 -
Evaluation of wound healing activity of the methanolic root extract of Buchanania lanzan Spreng 1st Convention : Society for Ethnopharmacology 2014 Saha Pritam, Pattnaik Ashok, Sarkar Ratul, Goswami Sutapa, Halder Suman, Mukherjee , Sudipta Karmakar Sanmoy, Sen Tuhinadri -
Anti-microbial activity of MJ 26 with particular reference to anti-biofilm activity 22nd Annual state conference of Indian Pharmacological Society West Bengal Branch, Kolkata 2013 -
An insight on anti-ulcer activity of Hygrophila difformis l.f. blume (acanthaceae)- a herb from topical area 2nd Internatinal Sminar on “Rcent Development in Pharmaceutical Education &Research” 2012 -
Evaluation of the wound healing activity of Buchanania lanzan - a comparison between the leaf and the root extracts 12th International Congress of Ethnopharmacology 2012 Pattnaik Ashok, Pansari,, Amita, Mondal Arka, Majumder Avijit and Sen Tuhinadri -
Journal Papers Published (21)
Title of the paper Journal of publication Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Synthesis and characterization of 5-amino-2-((3- hydroxy-4-((3-hydroxyphenyl) phenyl) diazenyl) phenol and its Cu(II) complex – a strategy toward developing azo complexes for reduction of cytotoxicity Complex Metals 2014 1:1 -13-22
Anti-biofilm activity of Marula – A study with the standardized bark extract Journal of Ethnopharmacology 2014 154 (1)-170–175
Curriculum for pharmacology in pharmacy institutions in India: Opportunities and challenges Indian Journal of Pharmacology 2014 46 (3) -241-245
Pharmacological studies on Buchanania lanzan Spreng.-A focus on wound healing with particular reference to anti-biofilm properties Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine 2013 Pattnaik Ashok, Sarkar Ratul , Sharma Amrita, Kirendra Kumar Yadav, Alekh Kumar, Roy Paramita, Mazumder Avijit, Karmakar Sanmoy, Sen Tuhinadri 3(12)-967-974
Hypokalaemia- A potent risk for QTc prolongation in clarithromycin treated rats. Eur J Pharmacol 2013 709-80-84
Books Published (6)
Book Title Publisher Name Year Role

Medicinal Plants, Human Health and Biodiversity: A Broad Review Springer-Verlag 2014
The Medicinal Properties Of Tea Oxford and IBH publishing Company 2006
Expression of human vasopressin and oxytocin receptors in Escherichia coli In: Progress in Brain Research (In Vasopressin and Oxytocin: From Genes to Clinical Applications) Elsevier 2002
Pharmacists Desk Reference 1998
Practicing Pharmacist 1996
Awarded By Award Name Year

Erasmus Mundus Erasmus Mundus Asia Visiting Fellowship 2011
Erasmus Mundus Erasmus Mundus India Visiting Fellowship 2009
Jadavpur University University Medal
Jadavpur University Premananda Das Memorial Award
Ph.D. Thesis Guidance (16)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Status Year

Rajib Barik Complete 2014
K. T. Manisenthil Kumar Complete 2011
Arumgam M Complete 2010
Samir Kumar Samanta Complete 2010
Ms. Shawon Lahiri Complete 2009
M.Phil. Thesis Guidance (0)
MASTER Thesis Guidance (22)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Year

Kirendra Kumar Yadav 2014
Amrita Sharma 2014
Alekh Kumar 2013
Paramita Roy 2013
Chaitali Mondal 2012
Project Works (0)
Patents (3)
Patent Name Year

United States 20070149766 2007
WO 2004113539 A2 2004
FR2856407 A1 2004
Collaborative Programs (1)
Program Name Name Of The Collaborator Year

IBSA DST India International cooperation Fernao C Braga, Motlalepula Gilbert Matsabisa, Pulok K Mukherjee 2011
InviteLectures (0)
Membership Of Learned Societies (4)

Life Member, IPGA
Life Member, APTI
Member, European Federation of Biotechnology
Member, Science Advisory Board
Orientation/Refresher/QIP CourseAttended/Organized (3)
Program Name Organised By Venue Year

National Workshop on Botanical identification and evaluation of medicinal plants (DST- SERB sponsored) Jadavpur University Jadavpur University 2013
12th International Congress of Ethnopharmacology, Kolkata School of Natural Product Studies, Jadavpur University 2012
Emerging trends in Natural product research School of Natural Product Studies, Jadavpur University 2011
Seminar/Conference/Workshop (0)
Session chaired (5)
Program Name Session Title Organised By Venue Year

Science – Environ Kolkata 2011
Indian Pharmaceutical Congress Biotechnology and Biotherapeutics 2010
DST – sponsored 5 days National workshop on Application of chromatography and Mass spectrometry in clinical research the Bioequivalance Centre, (Jadavpur University) Kolkata 2010
Annual conference of Indian Pharmacological Society IPS Kolkata 2009
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Professional Society Activity (4)
Type of Professional Activity Period

Member, Editorial Board, Current Traditional Medicine, Bentham Science  to 
Member Editorial Advisory Board, Current Trends in Pharmaceutical Research, Assam, India  to 
Member Editorial Advisory Board, OA Evidence Based Complimentary Medicine, OA Publishing, London, UK  to 
Member Editorial Board, Evidence Based Complimentary and Alternative Medicine  to 
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Consultancy work / Testing (0)
Other Notable Activities (1)

Joint Director
School of Natural Product Studies
Jadavpur University
Kolkata 700032