Department of Zoology

DEPARTMENT OF ZOOLOGY

Faculty Members:

Dr. Dhirendra Kumar Sharma

Professor

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION: M.Sc., Ph.D.

SPECIALIZATION: Cell and Molecular Biology

RESEARCH BACKGROUND: Molecular Biology, Turtle Diversity Bioinformatics

Dr. Kamal Choudhury

Professor

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION: M.Sc., Ph.D.

SPECIALIZATION: Animal Physiology

RESEARCH BACKGROUND:

  • Completed Ph.D. research work in inset physiology (1992)
  • Carried out UGC sponsored minor research projects basically on bio pesticides, during 1992-1994 and 2004-2005.
  • Research guide, recognised by Gauhati University, Assam. Giving guidance to06 no of research scholars of which 02 students submitted Ph.D thesis, since 2012.
  • Giving guidance to post graduate students for their dissertation works mostly related to effects of indigenous plant extracts on reproductive physiology and other metabolic activities, since 2014.
  • Number of research papers published in national/international journals=15
  • Number of research papers published in national/international seminar proceedings=03.
  • Number of research papers presented in national/ international seminars=16

Dr. Rashmimala Kakoti

Professor

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION: M.Sc., Ph.D.

SPECIALIZATION: Entomology from Gauhati University

RESEARCH BACKGROUND:

  • UGC sponsored project on: Susceptibility of Muga silkworm Antherea assama to disease producing microbes with special reference to Bacterial infection in eco-climatic conditions of Assam. Duration: 2005-07.
  • Govt. of Assam sponsored project: Indigenous Flowering plants of Assam- origin & distribution. (2014-15) Assam Publication Board, Govt. of Assam.

Dr. B.K. Das

Professor

Dr. Bakhtiar Hussain

Associate Professor

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION: M.Sc., Ph.D

SPECIALIZATION: Entomology

RESEARCH BACKGROUND: Herpetofauna and Insect Diversity

Dr. Prabal Sarkar

Associate Professor

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION: M.Sc., Ph.D.

SPECIALIZATION: Wildlife Ecology

RESEARCH BACKGROUND: Wildlife Ecology and Conversation Wildlife Forensic Wildlife Laws Environmental Management Nanotechnology and Climate Change

Dr. Bulbul Acharjee

Associate Professor

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION: M.Sc., B.Ed, Ph.D.

SPECIALIZATION: Fish & Fisheries

RESEARCH BACKGROUND: Limnology, Fisheries, Ecology, Biochemistry

Dr. Dipankar Dutta

Assistant Professor

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION: M.Sc., Ph.D.

SPECIALIZATION: Cell & Molecular Biology

RESEARCH BACKGROUND: Working in the field of Herpetology with special reference to Amphibian Taxonomy & Biology.

Dr. Alika Borphukan Borah

Assistant Professor

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION: M.Sc., M.Phil, Ph.D. (SLET qualified)

SPECIALIZATION: Entomology

RESEARCH BACKGROUND: Sericulture

Dr. Archana Borah

Assistant Professor

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION: M.Sc., Ph.D.

SPECIALIZATION: Biochemistry

RESEARCH BACKGROUND: Bio Chemistry, Natural Products, Phyto Chemistry

Sudipta Nag

Assistant Professor

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION: M.Sc. (SLET qualified)

SPECIALIZATION: Animal Ecology & Wildlife Biology

RESEARCH BACKGROUND: Wildlife Conservation, Primate Conservation

Rizaul Karim Ahmed

Assistant Professor

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION: M.Sc, SLET

SPECIALIZATION: Cell and Molecular Biology

RESEARCH BACKGROUND: Pursuing Ph.D. in molecular taxonomy, worked on toxicology, Bombay blood phenotypes and protozoan studies.

Dr. Kangkan Jyoti Sarma

Assistant Professor

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION: M.Sc., M.Phil, Ph.D.

SPECIALIZATION: Zoology

RESEARCH BACKGROUND: Fisheries

Dr. Kimty Das

Assistant Professor

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION: M.Sc., Ph.D.

SPECIALIZATION: Fish and Fishery Biology

Source:indianexpress