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Dr Prasanta Kumar Mitra

Professor and Head of the Department

Department of Biotechnology

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Dr Prasanta Kumar Mitra is Professor and Head of the Department.

 

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Chemistry BT - 101 First Year
Cell Biology BT - 102 First Year
Recombinant DNA Tech Stem Cell BT - 501 , BT - 502 Fifth Year, Fifth Year

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD Medical Faculty Sikkim Manipal University 2010
PhD Chemistry University of North Bengal 2000
PhD Life Science University of North Bengal 1988
PhD Biochemistry Calcutta University 1979
MSc Biochemistry Calcutta University 1973
BSc Chemistry Honours Calcutta University 1971

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
North Bengal Medical College Siliguri, West Bengal Teacher Teaching, Research and Administration 1978 - 2012
Institute of Medical Sciences Banaras Hindu University Research Fellow Research 1975 - 1977

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Expertise

Isolation, Characterisation and Mode of Action Studies of Bioactive Materials Present in Plants.

Area of Research

Medicinal Plants

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • 105 Research Papers published in National & International Journals