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Name Prof. Jayanta Kumar Kundu
Designation Professor , Head
Department Name ZOOLOGY
Office Phone No +91 3222 298-288 / Centrex Extn. 288
Email ID
Fax -
Mobile No 9433126272
Personal Website
Address Department of Zoology,Vidyasagar University,Mednipur Pin 721102
Educational Qualification
Degree NameInstituteYear of passing/awarded
Ph DUniversity of Calcutta1993

Career Profile / Teaching Experience
As a lecturer joined in the Department of Zoology,Vidyasagar University on 7/2/1996,promoted to Reader on 7/2/2005,promoted to Associate Professor on 7/2/2008 and promoted to Professor on 7/2/2011.

Specialization/Research Area
Field of SpecializationResearch Area/ Areas of Interest
Genetics and Molecular Biology
Hibernation Biology,silkworm genetics,cancer biolgy and marine resource characterisation

Course/ Subject Taught
Subject : Zoology/ Courses : Genetics ,Molecular Biology, Develpmental Biology and Evolution

Conference/ Symposium /Journal Paper / Books Published
International Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Distribution and molecular studies of Pufferfish in digha coast,west Bengal,IndiaGenBank accession number:Bank It2066723(1) Tetradon MG5927242017NCBI
Daturatramonium pollen and its possible role in allergenic etiology-recommendations for standardization of pollen extracts for ASITJournal of Pharmacy and Biological Sciences: vol12,issue3,62-692017eISSN:22783008
Tuberculosis risk in P2X7 1513A/Cpolymorphism of tribes of Jhargram, West Bengal.Rituparna De and Jayanta Kumar KunduInternational Journal of Zoology Studies,Vol 2, Issue 6, page: 189-1932017Gupta Publication, Delhi,ISSN; 2455-7269
Indian gooseberry and Lycopodium 200c can effectively reduce cadmium induced testicular damage in 40 days exposed mice.Mahasweta Chatterjee, gobinda Chandra Sandhukhan ,Jayanta Kumar KunduInternational Journal of Zoology Studies, vol2:Issue 6;page 31-372017Gupta publication,Delhi,ISSN: 2455-7269
Relative toxicity of two selected fungicides on Acid Phophatase and Alkaline Phosphatase activity of epigeic earthworm Eisenia Fetida(Oligochaeta). Sujoy Mandal,Dr Partha Pratim Chakravorty,jayanta Kumar KunduWorld wide Journal of multidisciplinary Research and Development,vol 4(2) E-ISSN:2454-6615
Bancroftian filariasis in four slums of Bankura,West Bengal,IndiaBiplab Mandal,Indranil Bhattacharjee,Debasish Mondal, Jayanta Kumar Kundu,Goutam ChandraAsian pacific journal of tropical disease,vol 6,(9):699-7082016ELSEVIER Impact factor :1.67
Variation in lipid and fatty acid uptake among nematode and cestode parasites and their host, domestic fowl: host–parasite interaction Madhumita Mondal · J. K. Kundu · K. K. MisraJournal of parasitic diseases2016DOI: 10.1007/Print ISSN 0971-7196 Online ISSN 0975-0703 Publisher Springer Indias12639-015-0718-5, Impact factor 0.52
Nutritional status of adult female in different villages of Jhargram, West Bengal Rituparna De and Jayanta Kumar KunduWorld Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Vol 5,Issue 12,1213-1220,2016ISSN 2278-4357
Alcohol addiction of Lodha at JhargramInternational Journal of Science & Applied Research. Vol:2(4)pp 46 - 492015SOFTLINK Publication Network, India
Major lipid classes and their fatty acids in the flesh and hepatopancreas of an edible freashwater crab Varuna litterata (Fabricius 1798): M Das,JK Kundu and KK Misra.International Journal of Research in Fisheries and Aquaculture.Vol:5.No(1),pp 19 – 322015Universal Research Publication,ISSN 2277 7729
Biocontrol Efficiency of two indigenous fishes Pethia conchonius and Trichogaster chunia against larvae of the mosquito,Culex quinquefasciatus SAY,1823Asian Academic Research Journal of Multidisciplinary vol 2, Issue 5,pp 38-52, 2015 online ISSN:2319-28012015Asian Academic research Associates
Diversity assessment of mosquito across habitats in the slum areas of Bankura,West bengal, indiaInternational journal of multidisplinary Research and development.vol 2,issue 11, page 595 online ISSN 2349-4182 print ISSN 2349-5979
Nutritional aspect of crustaceans especially freshwater crabs of India: Mohua Das,JK Kundu and KK MisraInt.J.Adv.Res.Biol.Sci.2(12): pp ISSN:2348-8069
The Role of Antioxidants on Cellular AgingJournal of Advanced Laboratory Research in Biology.Vol:4(3), pp 105-1072013We-together to save Yourself Society
Backcross Breeding and Directional Selection of Two Multivoltines, N+p and Np of Silkworm, Bombyx mori L. for Higher Viability and Productivity in Eastern IndiaJournal of Entomology and Zoology Studies. Vol:1(4),pp 7-192013AkiNik publication
Development of new multivoltine breed of Silkworm, B. mori and study of Heterosis and the interrelations of its economic charactersInternational Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies.Vol:1(1), pp 1-62013AkiNik Publications
Biology of Hibernation in Duttaphrynus melanostictu(Schneider,1799)Froglog,Vol:100,50-512012IUCN SSC Amphibian specialist Group
Understanding CrueltyInternational Journal of Current Life Science,Vol:1,Issue:3,pp 55-58.2011Bret Research Journals.ISSN:2249-1465
Common Indian Toad, Duttaphrynus melanostictusSonoran Herpetologist, vol 24(9),88-892011Tuscon Herpetological Society
In silico comparative study of the genomic islands of Vibrio cholerae MJ1236 with those of classical and E1 bTor N16961 strains of Vibrio choleraeFEMS Microbiol Lett, vol:321,75-812011Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Hibernation in Duttaphrynus melanostictus, a life in the cold laneThe Herpetological Bulletin,no:117,10-142011British Society of Herpetology
Hematological and immunological mechanisms of adaptation to hibernation in cmmon Indian toad Duttaphrynus melanostictusRussian Journal of Herpetology, vol:17(2,page:97-100. ISSN 1026-22962010Folium Publishing Company
The genetical aspect of Human brain evolutionJournal of Bioscience2010University of Peshwar
Augmentation of intracellular antioxidant enzyme activities during hibernation in annuranHamadryad,Vol:35(1): 96-1002010madras crocodile bank
Increased serum magnesium and calcium and their regulation during hibernation in common Indian toad, duttaphrynus melanostictus ( Schnider,1799).South American Journal of herpetology,4(1):51-542009Brazilian Society of Herpetology
seasonal variation of serum cholesterol and thyroid hormone levels associated with hibernation in Indian common toad, Duttaphrynus melanostictus ( Schneider,1799Russian Journal of Herpetology,vol 16, No.4,253-2552009Folium Publishing Company

National Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Allergenic protein profile of the pollen of Datura sp - a comparative studyINTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CREATIVE RESEARCH THOUGHTS, vol 6,page 686-6942018 IJCRT | 2320-2882
Short term effect of two fungicides on cellulase enzyme activity of Eisenia fetida under laboratory conditions.Intrnational Journal of advanced scientific research and management, vol 3,issue 11,2018ISSN 2445-6378
Morphometric analysis:A tool to identify green puffer fish Tetradon fluviatilis(Hamilton,1822)from the Digha coastal region, West Bengal,East coast of India.International Journal of Zoology Studies,vol2:issue520172455-7269
Studies on resource potential and diversity of puffer fishes along Digha coast, West Bengal, India. Rudra Prasad Nath and Jayanta Kumar Kunduinternational Journal of current Research,vol9,issue08,pp 55487-554912017ISSN:0975-833X
Seasonal toxicological profileof three puffer fishes collected along Digha coastal belt,West Bengal,IndiaRudra Prasad Nath and Jayanta Kumar KunduAsian Journal of Science and Technology, vol 03, issue 10, pp 6204-62102017ISSN: 0976_3376
Effect of selected fungicides on cellulase activity of epigeic earthworm Eisenia fetida (oigochaeta) Sujay Mandal,Jayanta Kumar kundu,Partha Pratim ChakrabartyJournal of Entomology and Zoology Studies,2016,vol 4(2),Page 174-1772016Publisher Akinik Publications Publication history 2013-present Frequency ISSN: 2320-7078
Chatterjee M, De A, Sadhukhan G C & Kundu J K, Ameliorative Effects of the Homeopathic Medicine Lycopodium 200c and Extract of Phyllanthus emblica in Cadmium Induced Neurotoxicity in MiceCurrent Sciene Vol111, no 8, pp 1368-13712016CURRENT SCIENCE ASSOCIATION ISSN 0011-3891, impact factor 0.67
An Ethnozoological Study on the Tribes of JhargramSci.& Cult.Vol:80.No(7-8),pp 205-2072014Indian Science News Association,Taylor and Francis,Impact Factor 0.11
Efficacy of Extracts of Two Medicinal Plants of India against Some Pathogenic BacteriaIndian Journal of Biological Sciences. Vol:20. pp 49 – 552014Vidyasagar University, Midnapore.
Effect of Cadmium at Cellular and Sub-Cellular Level and its Remedies by Amla and LycopodiumScience and Culture.Vol:80(3-4) pp 95-972014Indian Science News Association,publisher Taylor and Francis, Impact Factor 0.11.ISSN 0036-8156
A review on treatment of Alzheimer diseaseJournal of Applied and Natural Science,vol:2(1): page:159-1642010Applied and Natural Science Foundation
Regulation and Biological significance of Paternal imprintingSci & Cult,Vol:76:176-1792010Indian Science News Association
Seasonal variations of Lipoprotein Metabolism in hibernating Indian common toad Duttaphrynus melanostictus (Schneider,1799)World Journal of Zoology,vol:5(2),page 133-1362010IDOSI Publications
Face Bindness- ProsopagnosiaJ.Adv.Lab.Res.Biol,Vol:I,issue I,page:20-222010JALRB, ISSN 0976;761
Biochemical characteristics of the blood of toads during hibernationBIONOTES, VOL:12(4),126-1272010INDIAN
Improvement of multivoltine breed for better fecundity-- a study in Nistari race of silkworm,Bombyx mori L.J.Interacad,vol:14(4),475-4802010ISSN 0971-9016
Differential expression of G6PD in haemoglobin and RBC during hibernation in annuran,Duttaphrynus melanostictus.International Journal of Science and Nature,Vol:1(1),1-3./2010 Society for Science and Nature. ISSN 0973-3140
Hox genes and its role in animal developmentInternational Journal of Science and Nature, Vol:1(2),101-1032010Society for Science and Nature, ISSN 2229-6411
Positron Emission Tomography,Technology for diagnosis of cancer- a case studyIJBS,Vol:16,60-622010ind
Metabolic changes during hibernating period in Indian common toad,Duttaphrynus melanostictus (Schneider,1799)vol:1(1),44-462009Applied and Natural Science Foundation
The enigma of speech and language acquisition in human- a genetic approachJournal of applied and natural sciences,vol:1(2),258-2632009Applied and nnatural Science Foundation, ISSN 0974-9411

Other Publication

Books Published
Title of the BookPublished byYearRole
Health,Nutrition and Hygiene: The Dynamics of Social in IndiaKankabati Rishi Arabinda Rural Development and Social Welfare Institute, Paschim Medinipur2016chapter writer Problems related to Cadmium exposure on mammalian body and its remedy by herbal extracts: a Review
Life in cold lane : Hibernation in AnnuransLap Lambert,Academic publishing, ISBN-10:38443030062011Hibernation biology

Ph. D. Thesis Guidence
Ongoing / Submitted Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Barnali BeraEpitope Mapping of The Allergenic Proteins of The Pollen of Datura sp. And Its Implications for Immunotherapy.Dr. Sanjukta MondalSubmitted2018
Sujoy MandalBiomonitoring of Fungicide Pollution in Soil using epigeic Earthworm.Dr. Rupa DasguptaOngoing 
Prasanta MandalStudies on the Effect of Pb & Cd on two species of soil fauna – Perionyx excavatus & Porcellio laevis.Dr. Partha Pratim ChakravortyOngoing 
Sandhya MajiChemical composition, seasonal variation and pharmaceutical protective activity of Toad skin secretion in Midnapore Ongoing 
Payel SarkarAmeliorative effect of spirulina and processed garlic in white albino mice induced with arsenic toxicity Ongoing 

Awarded Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Rudraprasad NathMorphometric and Physiological analysis of of Puffer fishes found along Digha coast, West Bengal, India Awarded2018
Mahasweta ChatterjeeCadmium Induced Carcinogenesis- Remedies by Application of Potential Herbal Extracts and Homeopathic Drugs.Prof. Gobinda Chandra SadhukhanAwarded2018
Rituparna DeInvestigation on the causes on Tuberculosis among ethnic communities of Jhargram,West Bengal,India Awarded2018
Mr Biplab MandalStudies on lymphatic filariasis and its related vector(s) at Bankura, West Bengal, IndiaProf Gautam ChandraAwarded2018
Mohua DasMajor lipid classes and their fatty acid in the flesh of an edible marine and an edible fresh water crabDr. Kamalesh MishraAwarded2016
Madhumita MondalVariation in lipiduptake by cestode, nematode and their host, country fowl from a common source, intestinal fluidDr Kamalesh MishraAwarded2015
Sarmistha MohantyMolecular mechanism of multi drug resistance in human pathogenic fungus Candida albicansProf Rajendra Prasadd , JNUAwarded2013
Avirup DuttaIn silico characterization of prokaryotic gennes with special reference to the genomic islands of Vibrio speciesDr Keya Chatterjee, IICB, KolkataAwarded2013
Tapan Kr MukhopadhyaySeasonal influence on development of superior multivoltin E breed, D of silkworm, Bombyx mori L(Lepidoptera:Bombycidae)Dr Siddhartha RayAwarded2013
Suman PratiharMolecular aspects of metabolic depression in hibernating anuran Duttaphrynus melanostictus Awarded2012
Md IsmileBrood stock management, artificial propagation by various doses of different inducing agents and subsequent rearing of larvae and fry of Anabas testudineus (bioch) under control conditionProf Bidhan PatraAwarded2012
Goutam DasSurface ultrastructure of human embryonic lenses in abnormal condition Awarded2008
Tanusri TarafdarMolecular genetic characterization of Wolbachia endosymbionts in dipteran pest of silkwormDr Sankar ChoudhuriAwarded2007
Nataraj KrishnanStudies on the role of some signal transduction moieties & cell-cell interctions associated with the cellular defense response of silkworm Bombyx mori L to bacterial infectionsDr Ananta ChoudhuriAwarded2003

Project Work

Ongoing Project Works
Project titleWorked asFunding AgencyAmount in Rs.Duration in yearsPeriod
Year to Year
Protective effects of Indian gooseberry on heavy metal toxicity in mammalian body(Mus musculus)PrIncipal InvestigatorDepatment of science and Technology,Govt of West Bengal13000003 year20162019

Completed Project Works
Project titleWorked asFunding AgencyAmount in Rs.Duration in yearsPeriod
Year to Year
Ethnographic Awareness on the Life and Culture of Ethnic Community at Jungal MahalPIUGC500001 year20162017
Cadmium toxicity and its remedies by herbal and homeopathic extractsPIUGC500002 year20152017
Germplasm conservation of Endangered fish species of South West West BengalCo investigatorGovt of West Bengal5000003 year20072010

Invited Lectures 
TitleOrganized byVenueYear
Validictory Lecture on Global WarmingDepartment of Zoology,Mugberia CollegeMugberia Gangadhar Mahavidyalaya2012

Membership of Learned Society 
Life member, Indian Science News Association,Kolkata
Life member,Zoological Society of India,Kolkata

Association with Professional Bodies
Type of Professional ActivityPeriod
Editorial Board Member, Vidyasagar University Journal of Life Science2008 to 2014
Life member , Science and Culture: A bimonthly journal of Natural and Cultural Sciences,Indian Science News Association,Kolkata2008 to 2014

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended/Organised

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended

Title of the Seminar/Conference/WorkshopYearRoleHeld at and Organiser
World Environment Summit2020oral presentation18-19 January,2020 University of Delhi
Cross Talk on zoology Ameliorative effects of some herbal extracts on heavy metal induced toxicity2017Poster presentationDepartment of Zoology, Vidyasagar University
104th Indian Science Congress, Jan 3-72017Poster entitled "Interaction of Azadirachta indica and sodium meta-arsenic with plasmid and CT DNA"SV University,Tirupati
2nd Regional Science & Technology congress on 16-17th November.2017abstract entitled "Polymorphismof MCP-1 2518 A/G and P2X7 1513 A/C gene with increased susceptibility to tuberculosisin the tribes of jhargram,West Bengal,IndiaDepartment of Science and Technology,Govt of West Bengal
1st regional science and technology Congress-2016,Bardhaman Division,West Bengal on 7-8th November.2016abstract entitled "Nutritional status of Tribal people in different villages of Paschim MedinipurDept of Science & Tehnology, Govt of West Bengal
International Symposium on “Role of Herbals in Cancer Prevention and Treatment” on 9th and 10th February2016Presented poster entitled “Indian Gooseberry, an herb Serving as Cadmium induced damage recovery element in Mammalian DNA”School of Life Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
Three day workshop on "Teaching learning centers in Higher Education" held during January 12th-14th at NUEPA,New Delhi.2015To examine the nature of teaching and learning in higher education and share good practices of teaching learning across borders.F.No:NUEPA(DHE)TLC/2014-15 dt 15/12/2014Held at NUEPA,New Delhi Organized by National University of Educational planning and Administration,,17-B Sri Aurobindo Marg,New Delhi
International Seminar on “Exploring the Modern Approach in Biological Science: From Genome to Organism" on 25th- 27th November, 20152015Oral Presentation on Distribution of Puffer Fishes (Family: Tetraodontidae) along the Digha Coast, West Bengal, East Coast of IndiaSidho Kanho Birsha University in association with SEBA, Kolkata
International Seminar on “Exploring the Modern Approach in Biological Science: From Genome to Organism” on 25th- 27th November, 20152015Poster on Effect of Cadmium on Drosophila ananassaeDepartment of Zoology, Sidho Kanho Birsha University in association with SEBA, Kolkata
International Collaborative Conference on “Global Cancer Summit, 2015”2015Oral Presentation on “Effect of Indian Gooseberry on Cadmium Induced Nephrotoxicity In Mus musculus” on 18th to 20th November, 2015Indian Institute of Science, Bangaluru, India
National Round Table Conference on Open and Distant Learning(ODL)on 16th-17th January,20152015Credit and Grading system in DEI,and Role of Regulatory bodyOrganized by Mumbai University
Workshop of Heads and Deans of Universities on Teaching and Research in liberal Academic Environment, 8-10 December2014"Mainstream Discourse on Quality in Higher Education"Held at Patna University Organized by National University of Educational Planning and Administration,New Delhi in collaboration with Patna University, Patna
Role of University in Societal Development2014attended as a guestVidyasagar University,organised by VUAA and NSS VU on 25-26 February,2014
National seminar on research methodology in higher education2013Poster and Abstract PresentationVidyasagar University Research Scholars’ Association [VURSA]. Vidyasagar University
International level Seminar on ‘Problems and Prospects of coastal Aquaculture and Application of Biotechnological Tools for Rural Development’, March 1-3 .2013Author participantorganised by department of Aquaculture management & technology,Vidyasagar University,Midnapore- 721102
7 day vocational training on ‘ Vermitechnology and its applicability to Aquaculture,Horticulture and Sericulture’ ,18th to 24th March,2013Resource personorganized by DDE ,VU sponsored by Distant Education Council, New Delhi,18th to 24th March,2013
State level seminar on Global Warming Causes and effects2011special validictory addressMugberia Gangadhar Mahavidyalaya,organized by Dept of ZoologyMugberia College
National Workshop on Non-Animal science Teaching and Research. Sponsored by PETA and UGC,31st day of march.2011OrganiserVidyasagar University, organised by Dept of Zoology.
“Amphibian diversity in west Midnapore” UGC sponsored National seminar on plant biodiversity: Aspects and prospects. 9-10th march, 2011.2011Author participantOrganized by Department of Botany and Forestry. Vidyasagar University
National Seminar on Plant biodiversity:Aspects and Prospects2011AuthorDept of Botany, Vidyasagar University
UGC sponsored National seminar on plant biodiversity: Aspects and prospects2011Abstract PresentationOrganized by Department of Botany and Forestry, Vidyasagar University
National Workshop on Quality Assurance in Reaccredited Institution2010partiicipantIQAC, Vidyasagar University
West Bengal State Science Congress2010AuthorWest Bengal Science & Technology Dept,Govt of West Bengal,
International Seminar on Modern trends in Biological Sciences2009Author participantPG Dept of Zoology,Raja NLKhan Womens College,West Midnapur
National Seminar on Aquaculture Researches in India-status & strategies for future development2009AuthorUtkal University,Bhubaneswar, Orissa
Biocentennial Celebration of the birth of Charles Robert Darwin2009SpeakerRushing Bankim Chandra College;Naihati 742165 WB

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Organised

Title of the Conference/Seminar/WorkshopYearRole in the EventFunding Agency
Two Days National Seminar on “Biodiversity Management and Ecosystem Services” (NSBMES-19) 28th & 29th March, 20192019PresidentWest Bengal Biodiversity Board, Kolkata
UGC sponsored National Seminar On Zoological research: Past,Present and Future2015Awarness of Zoological researchUGC
Vocational Training Programme on Vermitechnology and its applicability to aquaculture,horticulture and sericulture2013Resource person as field study andDistance Education Council, New Delhi
National Workshop on Non-Animal Science Teaching and Research2011TreasurerUGC & PETA

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