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Name Dr. Gunjan Biswas
Designation Assistant Professor
Department Name BOTANY AND FORESTRY
Office Phone No 03222-276554/5/7/8 Extn. 430
Email ID gbiswas@mail.vidyasagar.ac.in
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Address Dept. of Botany & Forestry, Vidyasagar University
Educational Qualification
Degree NameInstituteYear of passing/awarded
Ph.D. (Sc) BotanyUNIVERSITY OF CALCUTTA2012


Career Profile / Teaching Experience
Assistant Professor, Department of Botany and Forestry, Vidyasagar University since 27 February,2014

Specialization/Research Area
Field of SpecializationResearch Area/ Areas of Interest
Applied Mycology
Profiling of fungi for different pharmacognostic parameters, Evaluation of different nutritional properties

Course/ Subject Taught
Mycology and Plant Pathology

Conference/ Symposium /Journal Paper / Books Published
International Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Successful Therapy of Murine Visceral Leishmaniasis with Astrakurkurone, a Triterpene Isolated from the Mushroom Astraeus hygrometricus, Involves the Induction of Protective Cell-Mediated Immunity and TLR9Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 60 (5): 2696 – 27082016American Society for Microbiology


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Other Publication


Books Published

Membership of Learned Society 
International College of Nutrition (ICN) Life Membership No: 2009-15

Association with Professional Bodies
Type of Professional ActivityPeriod
Co convener of the National Seminar on Medicinal Plants 2016, February, 16-17, 20162016 to 2016

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended/Organised

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended

Title of the Seminar/Conference/WorkshopYearRoleHeld at and Organiser
UGC Sponsored Two-Day National Workshop on “Application and Deployment of e-Learning Platform in University: Moodle”2016ParticipantOrganized by Computer Centre, Vidyasagar University held at Midnapore. March 9-10, 2016
Science Academies’ Lecture Workshop on “Chemistry and Biology Interface”2016ParticipantOrganized by Department of Chemistry and Chemical Technology, Vidyasagar University held at Midnapore. April 21-22, 2016


Conference /Seminar/Workshop Organised


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