Department of Zoology
The department of Zoology is one of the oldest departments of the college, that was incepted as department of Biological Sciences in 1954-55. the department was separated from the department of Botany and got its own identity as Department of Zoology in 1984 - 85. both the honours and general courses are being run by a group of experienced and efficient faculty members who teach the students not only the formal University curriculum, but also the taste of the Nature and its faunal components making the learning a joy.
In addition to the under graduate curriculum, the department of zoology run M.Sc in Zoology course (distant mode) of Vidyasagar University.
Department of zoology has a well stocked departmental laboratory and a big zoological museum which is unique of its kind. It hosts several rare and unique specimen which are found hardly in other colleges.
The department organizes regular excursion (both long and short distance) for providing its students with field exposure. Every year the department of zoology organize K.S.Rao Memorial lecture on varied topic delivered by eminent personalities of the field.
The students are also encouraged to participate in different outreach activities and quiz, seminar lecture, poster presentation competitions frequently.
Faculty and their research interest:
Dr. Malabika Bhattacharjee, M.Sc., Ph.D
1) Modulation of the immune as well as the cell death and cell cycle regulators in slowly developing cancers.
2) Immuno-suppressed state of Brain Tumor Patients.
3) Cell survival and cell death signals working in tandem within the tumor cells.
Dr. Senjuti Roy (Mukherjee), M.Sc., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor and Head
Research Interests : Impact of air pollutants, especially suspended particulate matter, on lungs and blood in human subjects. She is an awardees of Young Scientist award of ISCA.
N.B. She is a regular group theatre actress performing in Bengali, Hindi and English plays. She has worked with leading theatre groups of Kolkata with eminent personalities of the field. Senjuti has acted in the National Award winning feature film ‘Herbert’ directed by Suman Mukhopadhyay and is a part of ‘Iti Mrinalini’, a film directed by Aparna Sen.
Dr. Trijit Nanda, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Research Interests :Neuroscience
Dr. Samita Kundu, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Research Interests : Endocrinology
Smt. Ranu Chakraborty, M.Sc.
Whole time Contractual Teacher
Smt. Shaoli Majumdar, M.Sc.
Whole Time Contractual Teacher
Shri Amar Bag, Laboratory Attendant
Shri Kapil Mishra, Laboratory Attendant (TS)
Shri Sasanka Maity, Laboratory Attendant (TS)
Shri Dipu Maity, Laboratory Attendant (TS)
Shri Biman Mondal, Laboratory Attendant (TS)