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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
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Mobile No 9433126272
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Address Department of Zoology,Vidyasagar University,Mednipur Pin 721102
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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

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

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 Guidance
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
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

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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