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Name Dr. Suman Kumar Halder
Designation Assistant Professor ( On Contract )
Department Name MICRO BIOLOGY
Office Phone No 03222-276554 Extn. 477
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Educational Qualification              
Degree NameInstituteYear of passing/awarded
PhDVidyasagar University2015
M.Sc.Vidyasagar University2008
B.Sc.Vidyasagar University2006
Career Profile / Teaching Experience        
Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology, Vidyasagar University since 3rd February,2014
Specialization/Research Area
Field of SpecializationResearch Area/ Areas of Interest
Microbiology & Enzymology
Microbial enzymes (production optimization, purification, characterization and application)
Fermentation of natural substrates and their use as feed supplement
Bio-remediation of heavy metals and dyes
Course/ Subject Taught 
Biochemistry, Microbial-genetics,Bio-statistics, Genetic engineering, Ecology
Conference/ Symposium /Journal Paper / Books Published
International Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Elucidation of structural and functional integration of a novel antimicrobial peptide from Antheraea mylittaBioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters 27. 1686–16922017ELSEVIER, ISSN: 0960-894X
Potentiality of Bacillus weihenstephanensis PKD5 keratinase for eco-friendly dehairing of skins and hideBiotechnology: An Indian Journal. 12(12):1192016Trade Science Inc
Purification and biochemical characterization of chitinase of Aeromonas hydrophila SBK1 biosynthesized using crustacean shellBiocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology, 5: 211–2182016ELSEVIER, ISSN:1878-8181
Valorization of wheat bran for cost-effective production of cellulolytic enzymes by Aspergillus fumigatus SKH2 and utilization of the enzyme cocktail for saccharification of lignocellulosic biomassActa Biologica Szegediensis. 60(2):129-1372016University of Szeged ISSN 1588-4082 (Online)
Optimization of red pigment production by Endophytic Pezicula sp. BDF9/1 through OVAT and RSM MethodologyInternational Journal of Current Research, 8:28194-282012016IJCR, ISSN: 0975-833X
Multi-Response Optimization of granaticinic acid production by endophytic Streptomyces thermoviolaceus NT1, using response surface methodologyBioengineering,3(3), 19; doi: 10.3390/bioengineering30300192016MDPI AG (Basel, Switzerland), ISSN 2306-5354
Screening of antimicrobial peptides from hemolymph extract of tasar silkworm Antheraea mylitta against urinary tract and wound infecting multidrug-resistant bacteriaActa Biologica Szegediensis. 60(1):49-552016University of Szeged ISSN 1588-4082 (Online)
Kinetic Study of a Glucose Tolerant ß-Glucosidase from Aspergillus fumigatus ABK9 Entrapped into Alginate BeadsWaste and Biomass Valorization 6:53-612015Springer; ISSN:1877-2641
Role of probiotic Lactobacillus fermentum KKL1 in the preparation of a rice based fermented beverageBioresource Technology, 188: 161–1682015ELSEVIER; ISSN:0960-8524
Enzymatic Hydrolyzed Feather Peptide, a Welcoming Drug for Multiple-Antibiotic-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus: Structural Analysis and CharacterizationApplied Biochemistry Biotechnology.175:3371–33862015Springer; ISSN:0273-2289

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Books Published
Title of the BookPublished byYearRole
Book: Trends in Experimental Biology (Vol 2), Chapter: Cost effective pre-treatments of lignocellulosic biomass for the production of bioethanol. (ISBN: 978-93-85777-64-6)Excel India Publishers2016Co-author of a chapter
Book: Health, Nutrition and Hygiene:The dynamics of Social Ecology in India, Chapter: Optimization of Microbial Bioprocesses through Response Surface Methodology:Current TrendsKankabati Rishi Arabinda Rural Development and Social Welfare Institute (Co-published and printed by SHREELIPI, Midnapore)2016Sole Author of a chapter
Invited Lectures 
TitleOrganized byVenueYear
Recent Trends of Optimization of Microbial Processes: A Proficient Shift from Traditional to Statistical Approachone day National Seminar on Research Trends in Medicine and Biology: The issue of Heath, Ecology and Management organized by Kankabati Rishi Arabinda Rural Development and Social Welfare Institute, Paschim Medinipur, West BengalMidnapore Film Society and Federation Hall, Rabindranagar, Midnapore2016
N-acetylglucosamine: Production, Prospects and PerspectivesUGC sponsored National Seminar on “Microbiology in 21st Century” organized by Department of Microbiology, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, West BengalVidyasagar University2016
Membership of Learned Society 
Biotech Research Society, India (BRSI, Life Member)
Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended/Organised

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended

Title of the Seminar/Conference/WorkshopYearRoleHeld at and Organiser
1st Regional Science & Technology Congress, Bardhaman division2016Paper presenterDepartment of Science & Technology, Govt. of West Bengal and Bankura Christian College, Bankura
Application and deploypment of e-learning platform in University:MOODLE2016ParticipantComputer Centre, Vidyasagar University
Bioresource Management2016ParticipantFaculty of Science, Vidyasagar University
Chemistry and Biology Interface2016ParticipantDepartment of Chemistry and Chemical Technology, Vidyasagar University
Workshop programme on Research Methodology2015ParticipantDepartment of Commerce with Farm Management, Vidyasagar University

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Organised

Title of the Conference/Seminar/WorkshopYearRole in the EventFunding Agency
National Seminar on Microbiology in 21st Century2016Treasure and Convener of Registration sub-committeeUGC
Award NameAwarded ByYear
Obtained gold medal for scoring first rank in M. Sc. ExaminationVidyasagar University2010
Obtained gold medal for scoring first rank in B. Sc. ExaminationVidyasagar University2007
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