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Name Dr. Priyanka Halder Mallick
Designation Assistant Professor, Teacher-in-Charge
Department Name ZOOLOGY
Office Phone No 03222-276554 Extn. 427
Email ID
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Mobile No 9433326767
Personal Website
Address Department of Zoology,Vidyasagar University,Mednipur Pin 721102
Educational Qualification
Degree NameInstituteYear of passing/awarded
Ph.D.Vidyasagar University2016
M.Sc.Calcutta University2001
B.Sc.Calcutta University1999

Career Profile / Teaching Experience
Assistant Professor, Department of Zoology, Vidyasagar University since March 2005 till date
Lecturer in Zoology at Sundarban Hazi Desarat College, from July 2003 to March 2005.

Specialization/Research Area
Field of SpecializationResearch Area/ Areas of Interest
Zooplankton Biodiversity, Aquatic ecotoxicology, Community dynamics

Course/ Subject Taught
Animal Physiology

Conference/ Symposium /Journal Paper / Books Published
International Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Does Intra-site Connectivity influence the Dynamics of Zooplankton Metacommunity in Freshwater Habitats?Turkish Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 15: 661-675.2015by Central Fisheries Research Institute (CFRI) Trabzon, Turkey in cooperation with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Japan
Halder, P.M., Jana, P.K., Chakraborty, S.K., and Banerjee, S. Relative tolerance of some tropical freshwater microcrustaceans to acidification.Turkish Journal of Zoology 37: 228-2372013(doi:10.3906/zoo-1204-36)
Chatterjee, S., Datta, S., Mallick, P.H, Mitra, A., Veer, V. and Mukhopadhyay, S.K. Chapter 7: Use of Wetland Plants in Bioaccumulation of Heavy Metals.D.K. Gupta (ed.), Plant-Based Remediation Processes, Soil Biology: 352013Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg (DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-35564-6_7)

National Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Temporal variation in the density and diversity of plankton in two contrasting freshwater wetlands of Paschim Medinipur, Paschim Banga, India.In: Sustainable Biodiversity in the 21st Century (Eds. B. K. Dutta & P. Choudhury). pp. 16-29.2015Assam University, Silchar.

Other Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Mallick, P.H., Mukherjee, S. and Bhattacharya, M. Common Folkloric Medicinal Practices among the Kora – Mudi Tribes of Paschim Medinipore, West Bengal.Proceedings of the National Seminar on Traditional Knowledge and Social Practices Promoting Biodiversity Conservation,101-1082014ZSI (ISBN: 978-81-71-368-1)

Books Published

Project Work

Completed Project Works
Project titleWorked asFunding AgencyAmount in Rs.Duration in yearsPeriod
Year to Year
Cytogenetical and immunological analysis of Tilapia exposed to heavy metals.Co-InvestigatorUGC1255002 year20122014

Invited Lectures 
TitleOrganized byVenueYear
Role of Zooplankton in AquacultureDirectorate of Distance EducationVidyasagar University2013
Self, role and identityCapacity building of women managers in higher education: SAM workshopVivekananda College, Kolkata2013
Personal and Professional roles (Manual IV)Capacity building of women managers in higher education: SAM workshopLady Brabourne College, Kolkata2011

Membership of Learned Society 
Life member of the Zoological Society Kolkata

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended/Organised

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended

Title of the Seminar/Conference/WorkshopYearRoleHeld at and Organiser
Faculty development training programme on "Use of ICT in teaching-learning process"2014ParticipantNITTTR, Kolkata & Vidyasagar University
Workshop on Self Defence2014ParticipantWomen’s Studies Centre, Vidyasagar University & Midnapore Karate Institute
Refresher Course in Life Science2013ParticipantA.S.C., Calcutta University
Workshop on "Current trends of Biological Research at Crossroads of Science"2013ParticipantBioinformatics Infrastructure Facility Center, Vidyasagar University
International Conference "GISKCCC-2013"2013Paper presenterDepartment of Ecology and Environmental Sciences, Pondicherry University
International seminar on "Problems and prospects of coastal aquaculture and application of biotechnological tools for rural development"2013Paper presenterVidyasagar University
International Conference on "Global Ecosystems, Biodiversity and Environmental Sustainability in the 21st Century"2012Paper presenterAssam University, Silchar
International "Rotifer Symposium"2012Paper presenterNorth-Eastern Hill University, Shillong
National Seminar cum workshop on "Application of advance techniques in Biomedical laboratory science"2011ParticipantVidyasagar University
3rd Science Conclave- "A congregation of Nobel laureates"2010ParticipantIIIT, Allahabad
National symposium on "Emerging Perspectives – Zoological Research"2010Paper presenterDepartment of Zoology, Vidyasagar University
Training programme on "Communication & Presentation skills"2009ParticipantXavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar
SAM Workshop- Capacity Building for Women Managers in Higher education2009ParticipantVidyasagar University & Narajole Raj College, Midnapore
Symposium on Neorealistic approaches in Zoology2004Poster presenterDepartment of Zoology, Calcutta University

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Organised

Title of the Conference/Seminar/WorkshopYearRole in the EventFunding Agency
Vocational Training on "Vermitechnology and its Applicability to Aquaculture, Horticulture and Sericulture"2014Joint Organizing SecretaryDEC

Award NameAwarded ByYear
R.K. Sur Memorial Medal 2011 in Young Scientist category for unpublished original piece of research work in Animal ScienceThe Zoological Society, Kolkata2011
State Level Eligibility TestGovt. of West Bengal2002

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