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Name Dr. Sagar Acharya
Designation Assistant Professor
Department Name ZOOLOGY
Office Phone No +91 3222 298-289 / Centrex Extn. 289
Email ID
Fax 03222-275329
Mobile No 9830427756
Personal Website
Address Department of Zoology, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, West Bengal, India. Pin-721 102
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Educational Qualification              
Degree NameInstituteYear of passing/awarded
PhDUniversity of Calcutta, Place of Work: IPGME&R, Kolkata and Calcutta School of Tropical Medicine 2010
M.Sc.University of Calcutta2003
B.Sc.University of Calcutta2001
Career Profile / Teaching Experience        
Assistant Professor at Vidyasagar University since 18th April 2012-till date
Guest Lecturer at Postgraduate Dept. of Zoology of Maulana Azad College, Kolkata since 2009-2012
ICMR Centenary Postdoctoral Fellow at National Institute of Cholera & Enteric Diseases (NICED) since 2010-17th April 2012
Senior Research Fellow (CSIR-NET) at Calcutta School of Tropical Medicine, Kolkata since 2008-2010
Senior Research Fellow (CSIR-NET) at IPGME &R, Kolkata since 2007-2008
Specialization/Research Area
Field of SpecializationResearch Area/ Areas of Interest
Molecular Biology
Signal Transduction
Course/ Subject Taught 
Cell Biology
Human genetics
Genetics and Molecular Biology (Special Paper)
Conference/ Symposium /Journal Paper / Books Published
International Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Genetic diversity and multiple antibiotic resistance index study of bacterial pathogen, Klebsiellapneumoniae strains isolated from diseased Indian major carpsFolia Microbiologica; doi: 10.1007/s12223-019-00701-72019Springer
Isolation, identification and characterization of Klebsiellapneumoniae from infected farmed Indian Major Carp Labeorohita (Hamilton 1822) in West Bengal, India.Aquaculture; 482 (111-116)2018Elsevier
T11TS inhibits glioma angiogenesis by modulation of MMPs, TIMPs, with related integrin av and TGF-ß1 expressionsTumor Biology 35 (3), 2231-22462014Springer
T11TS impedes glioma angiogenesis by inhibiting VEGF signaling and pro-survival PI3K/Akt/eNOS pathway with concomitant upregulation of PTEN in brain endothelial cellsJournal of neuro-oncology 113 (1), 13-252013Springer
Significant modulation of macrophages associated cytokines TNF-a, VEGF and apoptotoic protein Bax, Bcl2 abrogates tumor cellsCellular immunology 284 (1), 172-1812013Elsevier
T11TS Induced Modulation of Macrophages Associated Cytokines TNF- a,VEGF and Apoptototic Protein Bax, Bcl2 Abrogates Tumor Cells in In vitro Grade I,II Human GliomaJ Clin Cell Immunology 2-9; S1: 006. doi:10.4172/2155-9899.S1-0062013JCCI, an open access journal
Immunomodulatory role of TIITS in respect to cytotoxic lymphocytes in four grades of human glioma.Cellular Immunology 276: 176–186.2012Elsevier
Comparative evaluation of T11 target structure and its deglycosylated derivative nullifies the importance of glycan moieties in immunotherapeutic efficacy.Acta Biochim Biophys Sin (Shanghai) 44(3):259-68.2012ABBS & Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology (SIBS, CAS).
Therapeutic Profile of T11TS vs. T11TS+MiADMSA: A Hunt for a More Effective Therapeutic Regimen for Arsenic ExposureAsian Pacific J Cancer Prev, 13, 2943-29482012Asian Pacific Organization for Cancer Prevention and The UICC-Asian Regional Office and An Official Journal of The International Association of Cancer Registries
Chitin-binding protein GbpA of Vibrio cholerae induces interleukin-8 gene expression in intestinal cells through a TLR2/TLR1/CD14 complexThe FASEB Journal 26, 1156.52012FASEB

National Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Subacute toxicity study of T11TS: A Nove immunotherapeutic glycopeptide against glioma.Advances in Pharmacology & Toxicology. 11 (1): 1-10.2010Connect-Journals (CJ)
Differential functional modulation of the death proteins in in vivo and in vitro microenvironments in experimental brain tumors (glioma)Journal of Cell & Tissue Research; 8(1):1211-1224.2008CTR Publications
A Novel Adjuvant Immunotherapeutic Approach In Treating Canine PyodermaAdv. Life Sc. 1(1): 9-19.2008IJALS
Functional and receptor modulations of T lymphocytes and macrophage in acute and subacute dose finding studies of a novel immunotherapeutic molecule T11TS.Journal of Cell & Tissue Research 7(2):1013-1018.2007CTR Publications

Other Publication

Books Published
Ph. D. Thesis Guidance
Ongoing / Submitted Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Abhishek DasMolecular identification and pathogenecity study of Klebsiella pneumonia isolated from fishes of West BengalDr. BK BeheraOngoing2019
Moumi MandalPrevalence of anemia in association with single nucleotide polymorphism of iron related genes among multiethnic groups of Jhargram district of West Bengal Ongoing 

Project Work

Completed Project Works
Project titleWorked asFunding AgencyAmount in Rs.Duration in yearsPeriod
Year to Year
Assessment of Serum cytokine levels with special emphasis to iron metabolism of the anemic population of Jungalmahal area of MidnaporePrincipal InvestigatorUGC, Innovative Program (Science)4400002 year20162018
Delineating signal cascades induced by colonization factor of Enterotoxigenic E. coliPrincipal InvestigatorUGC6000002 year20142016
Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended/Organised

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended

Title of the Seminar/Conference/WorkshopYearRoleHeld at and Organiser
Continuing Medical Education (CME) cum Workshop on Stem Cell Therapy and Research2011AttendedNetaji Subhas Chandra Bose Cancer Research Institute, Kolkata.
National Conference on Interface of Science & Environment: Emerging Public Health Challenges, SCIENVIRON2011Attended13th Annual Meeting of Society of Science & Environment. Kolkata
5th World Congress of Cellular and Molecular Biology organized by World Society Cellular and Molecular Biology, France2009Paper PresenterWorld Society Cellular and Molecular Biology, France in collaboration with Dept. of Biotechnology. Devi Ahilya University, Indore
International conference on Integrative Physiology: Modern Perspective2009Paper PresenterPhysilogical Society of India, Kolkata
New frontiers in Scientific Meet on Heamatology and oncology2009AttendedNetaji Subhas Chandra Bose Cancer Research Institute, Kolkata

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Organised

Award NameAwarded ByYear
ICMR Centenary Postdoctoral FellowshipIndian Council of Medical Research, Govt. of India2010
NET - Lectureship in Life SciencesCSIR-UGC, Govt. of India2004
NET - Lectureship in Life SciencesCSIR-UGC, Govt. of India2003
National Scholarship SchemeGovt. of India2001
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