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Name Dr. Chandradipa Ghosh
Designation Professor
Office Phone No +91 3222 298-294 / Centrex Extn. 294
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Educational Qualification              
Degree NameInstituteYear of passing/awarded
M.Sc in PhysiologyCalcutta University1993
NET (JRF) - CSIRConducted jointly by CSIR & UGC1992
B.Sc in PhysiologyPresidency College / Calcutta University1991
Career Profile / Teaching Experience        
Professor, Department of Human Physiology since 2011
NET (JRF) – CSIR - adhoc Junior Research Fellow in the Department of Microbiology, Bose Institute, Kolkata from January, 1994 to January, 1996; TITLE OF THE PROJECT: ‘Immunobiologial Studies on Vibrio cholerae non-O1/non-O139’
Lecturer,Department of Human Physiology with Community Health, Vidyasagar University since 29 January, 1996.
Post Doctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Microbiology & Immunology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA), San Antonio, Texas, USA from 2003 to 2004 in an NIH-funded research project, TITLE OF THE PROJECT: Molecular Mechanisms for Vibrio cholerae Pathogenesis.
Presently , Professor, Department of Human Physiology with Community Health, Vidyasagar University
Specialization/Research Area
Field of SpecializationResearch Area/ Areas of Interest
Microbiology-Ecology, Genetics, Cell Signaling and Environmental Microbiology
Molecular Biology & Genetic Engineering
Community Health
Quorum sensing regulation and other cell signaling phenomenon for environmental persistence and pathogenic properties of clinical and environmental isolates of Vibrio cholerae
Understanding of pathogenesis of Vibrio cholerae clinical and environmental isolates
Pathogenesis and survival fitness of hospital associated and community associated Staphylococcus aureus
Microbial diversity, bioremediation, metal leaching properties of bacteria
Lifestyle, obesity and risk of coronary artery disease in different age groups and occupational activities
Course/ Subject Taught 
M.Sc in Human Physiology
Areas of Teaching - Microbiology, Genetics, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Biochemistry
Conference/ Symposium /Journal Paper / Books Published
International Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Bhattacharya S, R. Das, C. Ghosh, G. Khan,U. Maji, A. Sinha and S. Maiti. Antidiabetic role of a novel protein from garlic via NO in expression of Glut-4/insulin in liver of alloxan induced diabetic mice.Biomedicine and Pharmacotherapy (Accepted in January 09, 2019), I. F. 3.4572019Elsevier
Banik A, J. Mondal, S. rakshit, K. ghosh, S. P. Sha, S. K. Halder, C. Ghosh and K. C. Mondal. Amelioration of cold-induced gastric injury by a yeast probiotic isolated from traditional fermented foods.Journal of Functional Foods, 59(C): 164-173, May, 2019, I. F. 3.472019Elsevier
Nayak M.K., A. Banerjee, R. Sarkar, S. Mitra, K. Dutta, N. Ganguly, C. Ghosh, G. Kumar CP, P. Niyogi, S. Panda, S. Dutta and M. Chawla-Sarkar. Genetic characterization of gooup-A rotaviruses among childrenin eastern india during 2014-2016: Phylodynamics of cocirculatinggenotypesVaccine (Accepted in June 2019), I. F. 3.2852019Elsevier
Dutta K., K. Nag, V. Booth, E. Smyth, M. Fritzen-Garcia, C Ghosh and A.K Panda. Paradoxical Bactericidal Effects of Hydrophobic Lung Surfactant Proteins and Their Peptide Mimics Using Liposome Molecular Trojan.Journal of Oleo Science -Accepted in April, 2018. I.F. 1.1062018Japan Oil Chemists Society
Dutta K., S. Shityakov, I. Khalifa, A. Mal, S. P. Moulik, A. K. Panda and C. Ghosh*. 2018. Effects of secondary carbon supplement on biofilm mediated biodegradation of naphthalene by mutated naphthalene 1,2-dioxygenase encoded by Pseudomonas putida strain KD9.Journal of Hazardous Materials-Accepted in May, 2018. I.F. 7.652018Elsevier
Misra S. K, K. Dutta and C. Ghosh. Determination of association of anthropometric obesity parameters with cardiorespiratory fitness in 5 to 10 years old school going bengali boys in West BengalIJCRT. 6(2)2018IJCRT
Karmakar A., D. Jana, K. Dutta, P. Dua and C. Ghosh*.Prevalence of Panton-Valentine Leukocidin Gene among Community Acquired Staphylococcus aureus- A real Time PCR Study.Journal of Pathogens
Biswas S., P. Mukherjee, T. Manna, K. Dutta, K.C. Guchhait, A. Karmakar, M. Karmakar, P. Dua, A. K. Panda and C. Ghosh*. Quorum Sensing Autoinducer(s) and Flagellum Independently Mediate EPS Signaling in Vibrio cholerae through LuxO-Independent Mechanism.Microbial Ecology (Accepted in August, 2018), I.F. 3.6142018Springer Nature
Dua P, A Karmakar and C Ghosh. Virulence gene profiles, biofilm formation, and antimicrobial resistance of Vibrio cholerae non-O1/non-O139bacteria from West Bengal, IndiaHeliyon, accepted on December 10, 20182018Elsevier
Dutta K., P. P. Das and C. Ghosh*. 2017. Enhanced Biodegradation of Naphthalene by Newly Isolated Pseudomonas Putida Strain KD4 from Municipal Sludge.1918-EPM; 4th ICEPM.2017ICPEM

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Books Published
Title of the BookPublished byYearRole
P. Dua, T. Manna, S. Biswas, P. Mukherjee, A. K. Panda and C. Ghosh. Chapter 2: An Insight into the Physiological Properties and Virulence of Vibrio cholerae. Book Title: Advances in Medicine and Biology (Vol-159)- (L.V. Berhardt ed)Nova Medicine and Health, New York2020Corresponding Author
A. Banik, S. K. Halder, C. Ghosh and K. C. Mondal. Chapter 18: Enterococcal Infections, Drug Resistance, and Application of Nanotechnology. Book Title: Nanostructures for Antimicrobial and Antibiofilm Applications- (R Prasad, B Siddhardha, M Dyavaiah eds)Springer2020Co-author
A. Banik, S. K. Halder, C. Ghosh and K. C. Mondal. Chapter 3: Fungal Probiotics: Opportunity, Challenge, and Prospects. Book Title: Recent Advancement in White Biotechnology Through Fungi (Vol 2) -(AN Yadav, S Singh, S Mishra, A Gupta eds)Springer2019Co-author
Ph. D. Thesis Guidance
Ongoing / Submitted Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Saroj BallavMolecular Analysis of pathogenic potential of community acquired Staphylococcus aureus and assessment of anti-biofilm potential of Barleria lupulina Lindl. leaf, stem and root Extracts on Them Ongoing2022 (Expected)
Debarati JanaMolecular Analysis of Pathogenic Potential of Community Acquired Staphylococcus aureus and Assessment of Anti-biofilm Potential of Aegle marmelos Fruit and Leaf Extracts on Them Ongoing2021 (Expected)
Soumen PaulGreen synthesis of Carbon nanoparticles using root extracts of Asparagus racemosus and its application on renal dysfunction management and antibacterial drug development: A study for health promotionDr. Dilip Kumar NandiOngoing2021 (Expected)
Subhankar MannaAnticancer and Immuno-modulatory efficacy of self assembled nano- sized Arjunolic Acid: A mechanistic studyProf Somenath RoyOngoing2021 (Expected)
Abhijit BanikIsolation and characterization of probiotic yeast strain from traditional fermented foodDr. Kesab Ch MandalOngoing2019
Kunal DuttaStudy on biodegradation and bioremediation properties of certain soil bacteria Ongoing2018

Awarded Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Amit KarmakarVirulence characterization and study of virulence regulation of community associated Staphylococcus aureus isolated from scalded skin syndrome of children Awarded2018
Supriyo MishraChildhood obesity and its relationship with selected motor quality and physiological parameters including risk factors for coronary artery disease in 5-12 years old boys Awarded2018
Parimal DuaStudies on virulence expression, exopolysaccharide expression, biofilm formation and its regulation in environmental fresh water and marine Vibrio cholerae isolates Awarded2018
Suman BhattacharyaStudies on GLUT-4 in glucose induced synthesis of insulin and its sensitivityDr. Smarajit MaityAwarded2018
Smritikana BiswasIdentification of the role of quorum sensing signaling molecule cholera autoinducer 2 (AI-2) in flagella-mediated signal transduction pathway and regulation of virulence expression in Vibrio cholerae Awarded2014
Prithwiraj MukherjeeIdentification of the role of quorum sensing signaling molecule cholera autoinducer 1 (CAI-1) in flagellum-dependent cell signaling pathway and regulation of virulence gene expression in Vibrio cholerae Awarded2014
Project Work

Completed Project Works
Project titleWorked asFunding AgencyAmount in Rs.Duration in yearsPeriod
Year to Year
Identification of Biodegradation and Bioremedaition Properties of Certain Soil Bacteria: A Metagenomic Approach.PIUGC Innovative Grant1900002 year and 6 months20152017
National Hospital Based Rotavirus Surveillance NetworkPI at Midnapore Peripheral SiteICMR48000004 year20132017
Role of Cholera Autoinducer 1 (CA1) in Biofilm Formation and Virulence expression in Flagella-Mediated Signal Transduction PathwayMentorUGC RFSMS Fund6500003 year20112014
Identification of Quorum Sensing Regulation on Flagellum-Dependent Signal Transduction Pathway Controlling Biofilm Formation and Virulence Gene Expression in Vibrio cholerae’PIDST22000003 year20072010
Plasma Lipid Profile:A Risk Factor Aetiology of Coronary Artery Disease in Older AthletesPIUGC Minor150002 year19982001
Invited Lectures 
TitleOrganized byVenueYear
Chandradipa Ghosh. Effect of Psidium guajava leaf extract on MDR Staphylococcus aureus Clinical Isolates: an in silico and in vitro study.105th Indian Science Congress (Section of Medical Sciences including Physiology), March 16-20Manipur Central University, Manipur2018
Chandradipa Ghosh. Assessment of Anti-Biofilm Potential of Psidium guajava Leaf Extract on Multi-Drug Resistant Staphylococcus aureus.104th Indian Science Congress (Section of Medical Sciences including Physiology) January 3 - 7Tirupati2017
Chandradipa Ghosh. Prevalence of G1P-8 Rotavirus and diarrheagenic Escherichia coli under five years old children hospitalized with acute diarrhoea at rural area of West Bengal, India.FIPSPHYSICON, November 5-7DIPAS, Delhi,2017
Chandradipa Ghosh. Surveillance Study on Rotavirus Infection in Children of West Bengal.103rd Indian Science Congress, January 03 - 07Mysore University, Karnataka,2016
Chandradipa Ghosh. Quorum Sensing: The Language of Bacteria.Lecture workshop on “Modern Chemistry and Biology” sponsored by National Academy of Science, Indian National Science Academy and Indian Academy of Science. November 5-7Organized by: Raja N.L. Khan Women’s College, Midnapore, WB.2016
Membership of Learned Society 
Life Member of Indian Science Congress Association
Life Member of Physiological Society of India
Life Member of Biotechnology Research Society of India
Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended/Organised

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Organised

Title of the Conference/Seminar/WorkshopYearRole in the EventFunding Agency
National Seminar on ‘Perspectives of Human Health, Microbial Biotechnology and Innovation’ Organized by Dept of Human Physiology with Community Health & Dept of Microbiology, Vidyasagar University, Medinipur, WB, March 27-302018ConvenerUGC
Refresher Couse in Dept of Microbiology in November2017Organiser as Departmental Co-ordinatorDST, Govt of India
National Seminar on ‘Trends of Physiological Researches from Laboratory to Community’ Organized by Dept of Human Physiology with Community Health, Vidyasagar University, Medinipur, WB, March 30-312017ConvenerUGC
National Seminar on ‘Current Trends of Research in Human Physiology and Community Health’ Organized by Dept. of Human Physiology with Community Health, Vidyasagar University, Medinipur, WB, March 26-272015Organizing SecretaryUGC
Sir Ronald Ross Memorial Oration in Dept. of Human Physiology with Community Health, Vidyasagar University, Medinipur, WB, September 232015Organizing SecretaryUniversity
Award NameAwarded ByYear
Siksharatana Sammanana AwardGovernment of West Bengal on September 052017
Sri Ramendra Sundar Sinha Memorial Silver MedalPhysiological Society of India2015
NIH-USA Post Doctoral FellowshipNIH-USA2002
Gold Medal for obtaining First Position in Physiology in M. Sc Examination under Calcutta UniversityCalcutta University1993
CSIR-adhoc fellowship in 1994 for pursuing research work for Qualifying NET (CSIR) JRF-LectureshipJoint UGC-CSIR Scheme1992
Prof SC Mahalanabis Memorial Book Prize for First position in Physiology in B. Sc Hons. examination under Calcutta UniversityPresidency College, Kolkata1991
Prof SR Moitra Memorial Gold Medal for obtaining First Position in Physiology in B. Sc Hons. Examination under Calcutta UniversityScience Club, Kolkata1991
National ScholarshipGovernment of India1991
National ScholarshipGovernment of India1986
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