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Name Prof. Jayanta Kumar Kundu
Designation Professor
Department Name ZOOLOGY
Office Phone No 03222-276554 Extn. 427
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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
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
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
Biocontrol Efficiency of two indigenous fishes Pethia conchonius and Trichogaster chunia against larvae of the mosquito,Culex quinquefasciatus SAY,1823Asian Academic Research Journal of Multidisciplinary vol 2, Issue 5,pp 38-52, 2015 online ISSN:2319-28012015Asian Academic research Associates
Diversity assessment of mosquito across habitats in the slum areas of Bankura,West bengal, indiaInternational journal of multidisplinary Research and development.vol 2,issue 11, page 595 online ISSN 2349-4182 print ISSN 2349-5979
Nutritional aspect of crustaceans especially freshwater crabs of India: Mohua Das,JK Kundu and KK MisraInt.J.Adv.Res.Biol.Sci.2(12): pp ISSN:2348-8069
The Role of Antioxidants on Cellular AgingJournal of Advanced Laboratory Research in Biology.Vol:4(3), pp 105-1072013We-together to save Yourself Society
Backcross Breeding and Directional Selection of Two Multivoltines, N+p and Np of Silkworm, Bombyx mori L. for Higher Viability and Productivity in Eastern IndiaJournal of Entomology and Zoology Studies. Vol:1(4),pp 7-192013AkiNik publication
Development of new multivoltine breed of Silkworm, B. mori and study of Heterosis and the interrelations of its economic charactersInternational Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies.Vol:1(1), pp 1-62013AkiNik Publications
Biology of Hibernation in Duttaphrynus melanostictu(Schneider,1799)Froglog,Vol:100,50-512012IUCN SSC Amphibian specialist Group

National Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
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
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, Kolkata - 9
An Ethnozoological Study on the Tribes of JhargramSci.& Cult.Vol:80.No(7-8),pp 205-2072014Indian Science News Association,Kolkata-9
Efficacy of Extracts of Two Medicinal Plants of India against Some Pathogenic BacteriaIndian Journal of Biological Sciences. Vol:20. pp 49 – 552014Vidyasagar University, Midnapore.
A review on treatment of Alzheimer diseaseJournal of Applied and Natural Science,vol:2(1): page:159-1642010Applied and Natural Science Foundation
Regulation and Biological significance of Paternal imprintingSci & Cult,Vol:76:176-1792010Indian Science News Association
Seasonal variations of Lipoprotein Metabolism in hibernating Indian common toad Duttaphrynus melanostictus (Schneider,1799)World Journal of Zoology,vol:5(2),page 133-1362010IDOSI Publications
Face Bindness- ProsopagnosiaJ.Adv.Lab.Res.Biol,Vol:I,issue I,page:20-222010JALRB, ISSN 0976;761
Biochemical characteristics of the blood of toads during hibernationBIONOTES, VOL:12(4),126-1272010INDIAN

Other Publication

Books Published
Title of the BookPublished byYearRole
Life in cold lane : Hibernation in AnnuransLap Lambert,Academic publishing, ISBN-10:38443030062011Hibernation biology
Ph. D. Thesis Guidence
Ongoing / Submitted Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Mr Biplab MandalStudies on lymphatic filariasis and its related vector(s) at Bankura, West Bengal, IndiaProf Gautam ChandraSubmitted2016
Koyel BisoiStudies of Polymorphism of Drossophila ananassae in West Bengal Population Ongoing2019 (Expected)
Rudraprasad NathPhysiological and Biochemical Analysis of Puffer fishes of Digha coast, West Bengal, India Ongoing2017
Mahasweta ChatterjeeCadmium Induced Carcinogenesis- Remedies by Application of Potential Herbal Extracts and Homeopathic Drugs.Prof. Gobinda Chandra SadhukhanOngoing2017
Rituparna DeInvestigation on the causes and control of dominant diseases among ethnic communities of jhargram, West Bengal, India Ongoing2017
Barnali BeraEpitope Mapping of The Allergenic Proteins of The Pollen of Datura sp. And Its Implications for Immunotherapy.Dr. Sanjukta MondalOngoing 
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 

Awarded Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
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
Md IsmileBrood stock management, artificial propagation by various doses of different inducing agents and subsequent rearing of larvae and fry of Anabas testudineus (bioch) under control conditionProf Bidhan PatraAwarded2012
Goutam DasSurface ultrastructure of human embryonic lenses in abnormal condition Awarded2008
Tanusri TarafdarMolecular genetic characterization of Wolbachia endosymbionts in dipteran pest of silkwormDr Sankar ChoudhuriAwarded2007
Nataraj KrishnanStudies on the role of some signal transduction moieties & cell-cell interctions associated with the cellular defense response of silkworm Bombyx mori L to bacterial infectionsDr Ananta ChoudhuriAwarded2003
Project Work

Ongoing 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

Completed Project Works
Project titleWorked asFunding AgencyAmount in Rs.Duration in yearsPeriod
Year to Year
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
International Seminar on “Role of Herbals in Cancer Prevention and Treatment”2016poster entitled “Indian Gooseberry Serves as Cadmium Induced Damage Recovery Element in Plasmid and Mammalian DNA”on 9th and 10th February, 2016School of Life Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
National Round Table Conference on Open and Distant Learning(ODL)on 16th-17th January,20152015Credit and Grading system in DEI,and Role of Regulatory bodyOrganized by Mumbai University
Three day workshop on "Teaching learning centers in Higher Education" held during January 12th-14th at NUEPA,New Delhi.2015To examine the nature of teaching and learning in higher education and share good practices of teaching learning across borders.F.No:NUEPA(DHE)TLC/2014-15 dt 15/12/2014Held at NUEPA,New Delhi Organized by National University of Educational planning and Administration,,17-B Sri Aurobindo Marg,New Delhi
International Seminar on “Exploring the Modern Approach in Biological Science: From Genome to Organism" on 25th- 27th November, 20152015Oral Presentation on Distribution of Puffer Fishes (Family: Tetraodontidae) along the Digha Coast, West Bengal, East Coast of IndiaSidho Kanho Birsha University in association with SEBA, Kolkata
International Seminar on “Exploring the Modern Approach in Biological Science: From Genome to Organism” on 25th- 27th November, 20152015Poster on Effect of Cadmium on Drosophila ananassaeDepartment of Zoology, Sidho Kanho Birsha University in association with SEBA, Kolkata

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Organised

Title of the Conference/Seminar/WorkshopYearRole in the EventFunding Agency
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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