Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Technology
Advanced Pharmacognosy Research Laboratory,
Department of Pharmaceutical Technology
Jadavpur University, Kolkata, 700032, India
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Ph.D. 2009 Jadavpur University

Teaching Experience (2)
Name Of The Institution Position Held Period

Jadavpur University Assistant Professor 2007 to till
Himalayan Pharmacy Institute Lecturer 2004 to 2006
Industrial Experience (0)
Field of Specialization
Courses Taught/Teaching
Pharmacognosy, Industrial Pharmacy, Chemistry of Natural Products
Research Area
1.Phytotherapy & Phytochemistry
•Discovery of lead/scaffolds to be effective against diabetes, inflammation and cancer
•Exploring the antitoxic potentials of phytochemicals (natural antioxidants with special emphasis on edible plants) in ROS mediated cellular intoxications caused by common environmental pollutants
•Designing novel extraction technique for economically important phytochemicals

2. Plant Biotechnology
•Metabolic engineering
•In vitro conservation of endangered and economically important plants
07 years and 05 months
Conference Papers Published (0)
Journal Papers Published (82)
Title of the paper Journal of publication Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Wheat phenolics suppress doxorubicin-induced cardiotoxicity via inhibition of oxidative stress, MAP kinase activation, NF-κB pathway, PI3K/Akt/mTOR impairment, and cardiac apoptosis Food and Chemical Toxicology 2019 Sahu, R., Dua, T.K., Das, S., De Feo, V., Dewanjee, S. 125-503-519
Rosmarinic acid attenuates cadmium-induced nephrotoxicity via inhibition of oxidative stress, apoptosis, inflammation and fibrosis International Journal of Molecular Sciences 2019 Joardar, S., Dewanjee, S., Bhowmick ,S., Dua, T.K., Das, S., Saha, A., De Feo, V. 20(8) [doi: 10.3390/ijms20082027]-
Pharmacological basis for the medicinal use of Michelia champaca in gut, airways and cardiovascular disorders Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine 2018 Saqib, F., Mushtaq, Z., Janbaz, K.H., Imran, I., Deawnjee, S., Zia-Ul-Haq, M., Dima, L. 11-292-296
MicroRNA: a new generation therapeutic target in diabetic nephropathy Biochemical Pharmacology 2018 Dewanjee, S., Bhattacharjee, N. 155-32-47
Carnosic acid, a natural diterpene, attenuates arsenic-induced hepatotoxicity via reducing oxidative stress, MAPK activation, and apoptotic cell death pathway Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity 2018 Das, S., Joardar, S., Manna P., Dua, T.K., Bhattacharjee, N., Khanra, N., Khanra R., Bhowmick, S., Kalita, J., Saha, A., Ray, S., De Feo V., Dewanjee, S. doi: 10.1155/2018/1421438-
Books Published (5)
Book Title Publisher Name Year Role

Big Leaf Mahogany seeds: Swietenine a Swietenia macrophylla seeds extracts from as a hypoglycemic agent. In : Nuts and Seeds in Health and Disease. V.R. Preedy, R.R. Watson and V.B. Patel (Eds). Academic Press, Elsevier 2011 First Author
Fig Plants with Special Reference to Medicinal Values. In: All you need to know more about herbal drug. S.C. Mandal (Ed). New Central book Agencies, Kolkata 2010 First Author
Traditional Chinese System of Medicine". In: All you need to know more about herbal drug. S.C. Mandal (Ed). New Central book Agencies, Kolkata, India 2010 First Author
Biodiversity. In: All you need to know more about herbal drug. S.C. Mandal (Ed). New Central book Agencies, Kolkata, India 2010 Second Author
Development of advanced separation method for bioactive oleanolic acid from plant matrix using microwave based eco-green technology. In: Separation Processes. Allied Publishers, New Delhi, India 2009 Second Author
Awarded By Award Name Year

Endeavour, Australia Endeavour Research Fellowship 2014
FCT, European Union FCT postdoctoral grants 2010
DST, India Travel grant 2009
Jadavpur University, India Travel grant 2009
WOCMAP, South Africa Travel grant 2008
Ph.D. Thesis Guidance (7)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Status Year

Ms. Sarbani Dey Phytochemical screening and pharmacological evaluations of Ziziphus nummularia Aubrev Ongoing 2016
Dr. Ranabir Sahu Establishment and conservation of better quality Solenostemon scutellarioides (L.) Codd.: A biotechnological approach Complete 2014
Mr. Niloy Bhattacharya Ongoing
Mr. Tarun K. Dua Ongoing
Mr. Indrajit Karmakar Dr. Pallab Kanti Haldar Ongoing
M.Phil. Thesis Guidance (0)
MASTER Thesis Guidance (6)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Year

Ms. Urmi Das Enhanced bioproduction of medicinally important rosmarinic acid via in vitro culture of Solenostemon scutellarioides (L.) Codd.: A biotechnological approach 2012-14
Ms. Sheela Mahato Enhanced bioproduction of Tabernaemontana sp. alkaloids by elicitation Dr Md Nasim Ali 2012-13
Miss. Mom Sarkar In vitro regeneration of Solenostemon scutellarioides: an important ornamental plant 2010-2012
Mrs. Sarmila Karmakar Protective effect of Corchorus olitorius L. leaf on lead and Cadmium induced toxicity Dr Samnoy Karmakar 2009-11
Mr. Tarun Kumar Dua Pharmacological and Phytochemical Analysis of Leea Macrophylla (Leeaceae) Leaf 2008-10
Project Works (2)
Project Title Worked As Funding Agency Amount Duration Period Status

Strategies for dereplication and prioritization of anti-inflammatory natural products indigenous herbs. Principal Investigator University Grants Commission, New Delhi 9,75,000/- 3 years 2010 to 2013 Complete
Screening and dereplication of indigenous anti-inflammatory herbs: In search of novel target specific lead Principal Investigator All India Council for Technical Education. Government of India, New Delhi 16,50,000/- 2 years 2010 to 2012 Complete
Patents (0)
Collaborative Programs (0)
InviteLectures (0)
Membership Of Learned Societies (3)

Indian Society of Pharmacognosy
Pharmacy council of India
Society for Ethnopharmacology India
Orientation/Refresher/QIP CourseAttended/Organized (0)
Seminar/Conference/Workshop (8)
Program Name Organised By Venue Year Type Of Participation

I colóquio Garcia de Orta: Plantas Medicinais Institute of Tropical Medicine, University of New Lisbon, Portugal Portugal 2011 Presentation
Future Trends in Phytochemistry in the global era of agri-food and health: A Young Scientists Meeting , Los Alcázares, Murcia, Spain Spain 2009 Presentation
Herbal Conference School of Natural Products Bangalore 2009 Presentation
Recent Trends and Future Perspectives Towards the Protection of Health Masterskill, University of Health Sciences, Malaysia Genting Highland, Malaysia 2009 Oral Presentation
WOCMAP IV (World Conference on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants) Phytomedicine Programme, University of Pretoria Cape Town, South Africa 2008 Oral Presentation
Session chaired (1)
Program Name Session Title Organised By Venue Year

WOCMAP IV (World Conference on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants) Traditional Medicine and health syatems for new and old siseases Phytomedicine Programme, University of Pretoria Cape Town International Conference Centre 2008
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Professional Society Activity (6)
Type of Professional Activity Period

Editorial board member of Boletín Latinoamericano y del Caribe de Plantas Medicinales y Aromáticas (BLACMP) 2014 to till
Editorial Advisory Panel member of Annals of Pharma Research 2013 to till
Editorial Advisory Panel member of Research JJournal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences 2011 to till
Examiner (B. Pharm., M. Pharm., M. Sc., Ph D.) of different Indian Universities 2007 to till
Project evaluator/examiner in Czech Science Foundation, Czech Republic 2012 to till
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Consultancy work / Testing (0)
Other Notable Activities (0)