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Name Dr. Sujata Maiti (Choudhury)
Designation Professor
Office Phone No 03222-276554 Extn. 450
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Address Department of Human Physiology with Community Health,Vidyasagar University
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Educational Qualification              
Degree NameInstituteYear of passing/awarded
Ph.D.Jadavpur University1995
M.Phil in Environmental Science.Calcutta University1988
B.EdCalcutta University1987
M.Sc. in PhysiologyCalcutta University1986
B.Sc in Physiology HonsCalcutta University1984
Career Profile / Teaching Experience        
Professor, Department of Human Physiology with Community Health since 1st November, 2011.
Associate Professor, Department of Human Physiology with Community Health since 19th July, 2006.
Reader, in the Department of Physiology, Midnapore College since December, 1999.
Senior Lecturer, in the Department of Physiology, Midnapore College since December, 1995.
Lecturer, in the Department of Physiology, Midnapore College since 6th September, 1990.
Specialization/Research Area
Field of SpecializationResearch Area/ Areas of Interest
Biochemistry, Cancer Biology, Environmental Toxicology, Pharmacology, Molecular Endocrinology and Community Health.
•Molecular drug development by mycotoxins and phytochemicals
• Synthesis and application of nanoconjugates as cancer therapeutic agents
• Toxicological and molecular studies on synthetic pyrethroids
• Community health and nutritional status studies
•Green Nanotechnology
Course/ Subject Taught 
Biochemistry, Genetics, Molecular Endocrinology,Environmental Science, Toxicology, Biostatistics.
Cancer Biology, System Physiology, Reproductive Physiology, Nutrition
Conference/ Symposium /Journal Paper / Books Published
International Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Antioxidant potential of biogenic silver nanoparticles from Anacardium occidentale leaf in Dalton’s ascites lymphoma-bearing swiss albino miceEuropean Journal of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2018; 5(3):387-392.2018EJBPS
IN vitro and in vivo anti-inflammatory potential of silver nanoparticles synthesized from Anacardium occidentale leaf extractWorld Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.2018; 7 (2):1297-13082018WJPPS
MoS2-TiO2 Nanocomposite with Excellent Adsorption Performance and High Antibacterial ActivityChemistry Selec.t 2018; 3:12140 –121492018WILEY
Gel-Emulsion Properties of Nontoxic Nicotinic Acid-Derived Glucose SensorIndustrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 2018; 57: 2847-28552018ACS Publications
Antigonadal and endocrine-disrupting activities of lambda cyhalothrin in female rats and its attenuation by taurineToxicology and Industrial Health; 34(3) : 146-1572018SAGE
Hemocompatible 3D Silver(I) Coordination Polymers: Synthesis, X-ray Structure, Photo-Catalytic and Antibacterial ActivityChemistrySelect 2018, 3, 5233 – 52422018WILEY
Synthesis and characterization of biogenic metal nanoparticles and its cytotoxicity and anti-neoplasticity through the induction of oxidative stress, mitochondrial dysfunction and apoptosisColloids and Surfaces B. 2017; 161:111-1202017ELSEVIER
In-vitro and in vivo anti-inflammatory potential of silver nanoparticles synthesized from Calotropis gigantea latex extractWorld Journal of Pharmaceutical Research.2017; 6(17):871-8822017WJPR
Gold nanoparticles from indole-3-carbinol exhibit cytotoxic, genotoxic and antineoplastic effects through the induction of apoptosisRSC Adv, 6, 56435.2016Royal Society of Chemistry
Taurine improves lambda cyhalothrin induced biochemical alterations in Wistar rat liverJournal of Bioassays.2016; 5 (11)2016Publishers International Linking Association

National Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Exploration of antimitotic and cytotoxic potential of composite mixture of Oscimum sanctum and Eupatorium ayapana leaf extracts in Allium cepa root tip cells and against Dalton’s lymphoma ascites cellsInd J Physiol Allied Sci ,68(3), 67-75.2014Physiological Society of India
Evaluation of the hepatotoxic potential of cypermethrin in mature male Wistar rat by intraperitoneal routeIndian Journal of Biological Sciences, Vol,16: 19-28.2010Global Academic Society
The central nervous system depressant activities of Mycotoxin MT81 and its Acetylated and Benzoylated analogues.Al Ameen Journal of Medical Sciences,1(2):101-111.2008Al Ameen Medical College Scientific and Research Committee
Antileishmanial activities of mycotoxin MT81 and its derivativesIndian Journal of Experimental Biology,31:888- 890.1993Council of Scientific and Industrial Research(CSIR) Association with Indian National Science Academy
Antimicrobial activities of mycotoxin MT81 and its structural derivativesIndian Journal of Experimental Biology,30: 140-1411992Council of Scientific and Industrial Research(CSIR) Association with Indian National Science Academy

Other Publication

Books Published
Title of the BookPublished byYearRole
Combined mixtures of Calotropis gigantea latex and Barleria lupulina leaf extracts ameliorate Dalton’s Ascitic Lymphoma induced cell proliferationMcGraw Hill Education (India) Private Ltd, New Delhi [ISBN(13):978-93-85880-72-8]2015First Author
Ph. D. Thesis Guidance
Ongoing / Submitted Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Madhubanti BepariExploration of antimicrobial, anticancer and antioxidant properties of active fraction of Barleria lupulina leaf extractsDr.Sib Sankar RoySubmitted2018
Pralay MaityEvaluation of anticancer efficacy of Calotropis gigantea latex extracts and comparative study with its nano particles conjugated fractionDr. Rathindranath BaralSubmitted2018
Debjani ChatterjeeTargeted nano fabrication of naringenin and its molecular effect on cancer progression and treatment Ongoing2023 (Expected)
Angsuman Das ChaudhuriA molecular study on geraniol nano-formulation by evaluating its anti-cancer promoting efficacy through oxidative stress, apoptosis and immunomodulationDr. Rathindranath BaralOngoing2023 (Expected)
Tamanna RoyMechanistic studies on the anticancer and antibacterial efficacy of nano-formulated surface modified chlorogenic acid Ongoing2022 (Expected)
Dibyendu GiriCancer therapeutic efficacy of hesperetin nano-formulation: A mechanistic study through apoptosis, oxidative stress and immunomodulation Ongoing2022 (Expected)
Arup Dharfood consumption patterns, nutritional vulnerability, health and sanitation related awareness among toto people in west bengal Ongoing2022 (Expected)
Anirban MajumdarStudy of in-vitro antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anticancer properties of Anacardium occidentale leaf extracts Ongoing2022 (Expected)
Surya Kanta DeyDiosgenin nanoformulation mediated cancer chemoprevention: A Molecular study/Approach Ongoing2020 (Expected)
Chiatali Mahapatra (Ghosh)Study of different dimensions of nutrition , food sustainability and occupational health in female agricultural laborers in Purba and Paschim Medinipur. Ongoing2020 (Expected)

Awarded Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Tuhina DasStudy of the ameliorative effect of zinc on cypermethrin induced organ toxicity in animals Awarded2018
Rini GhoshEvaluation of the toxic potential of pyrethroid lambda-cyhalothrin in different systems of rat Awarded2018
Saswata SanyalCharacterization of active constituents of calotropis gigantea latex extracts and comparative evaluation of their antimicrobial, antioxidant and anticancer properties Awarded2018
Monami Mondal MukherjeeThe protective role of Spinacia oleracea in the management of experimental rat model of EpilepsyProf. Debjani Guha, University of Calcutta, Kolkata.Awarded2013
Project Work

Ongoing Project Works
Project titleWorked asFunding AgencyAmount in Rs.Duration in yearsPeriod
Year to Year
Investigation of the role of pleckstrin homology domain containing proteins in phospholipid signaling and Akt/PKB pathway activation of tumor metastasisPrincipal InvestigatorScience and Engineering Research Board32400002 year20172019
Evaluation of indole-3-carbinol, a phenolic phytomedicine and its nano formulation in cancer therapyPrincipal InvestigatorDST-INSPIRE fellowship under AORC Scheme15000005 year20142019

Completed Project Works
Project titleWorked asFunding AgencyAmount in Rs.Duration in yearsPeriod
Year to Year
Evaluation of efficacy of medicinal plants used by the tribals of Jangalmahal area with special references to Calotropis gigantea as an anticancer and antioxidant agentPrincipal InvestigatorUGC Innovative Research Project4900002 year20152017
Assessment of the toxic effects of synthetic pyrethroid Cypermethrin on biochemical, hormonal and oxidative stress parameters of reproductive system and its alleviation through supplementation of zinc and a- lipoic acid in animalPrincipal InvestigatorUGC, Major12998003 year20122015
Investigation on Directional Control-Response, Stereotype and Hand Arm Strength of the population in Eastern IndiaCo-InvestigatorLife Science Research Board, DRDO, Govt. of India15000003 year20102013
Membership of Learned Society 
Life member of Indian Association of Cancer Research
Member of South Asian Association of Physiologists
Life member of Physiological Society of India (PSI)
Life member of Indian Science Congress of India
Fellow of Society for Applied Biotechnology
Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended/Organised

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended

Title of the Seminar/Conference/WorkshopYearRoleHeld at and Organiser
Perspectives of Human Health, Microbial Biotechnology & Innovation2018Paper PresenterPHMBI, Vidyasagar University
Indian Science Congress2018Paper PresenterManipur University, Manipur
37th IACR Convention from Cancer Biology to Precision Oncology: Challenges and Considerations2018Paper PresenterIACR, Bose Institute, Unified Academic Campus, EN block, Salt Lake, Kolkata
International Conference “FIPSPHYSIOCON 2017"2017Paper PresenterVallabhbhai Patel Chest Institute, University of Delhi
International Conference on Non-communicable diseases2017Paper PresenterAIMST University,Malaysia

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Organised

Title of the Conference/Seminar/WorkshopYearRole in the EventFunding Agency
National Seminar on “Trends of Physiological Researches from Laboratory to Community”2016Jt. organizing SecretaryUGC
National Seminar on ‘Current trends of research in human physiology and community health’2015Jt. organizing SecretaryUGC
National Seminar on ‘Trafficking of women and girls: a serious human rights violation’2014ConvenerUGC
Workshop on ‘Self Defense’2014ConvenerUGC
International Conference on Ergonomics and Human Factors, HWWE-20132013Asst. Organizing SecretaryDRDO, DST, CSIR
Award NameAwarded ByYear
‘Recorder’ in the section of Medical Sciences including PhysiologyIndian Science Congress Association (2019-2020).2018
‘Sectional member’ in the section of Medical Sciences including PhysiologyIndian Science Congress Association2017
Fellow awardSociety for Applied Biotechnology2012
Travel Award for participating 3rd conference of South Asian Association of Physiologists (SAAP-3)UGC2012
ICMR Junior Research FellowshipIndian Council of Medical Research1987
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