Dr. Tuhin Subhra Sarkar

Designation: Assistant Professor
Department: Zoology
Qualification: M. Sc. (C.U.), Ph. D. (C.U.)
Area of Specialization: Cytogenetics and Molecular Biology

E-mail: tuhinsubhra1@gmail.com

 

Research Interests

Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Cytogenetics, Cell Biology

In silico analysis and molecular docking studies, Biosensor development

Research Publications

Total Google Scholar Citations= 122, h index = 7 (h index is the largest number h such that h publications have at least h citations), i10 index = 5 (i10 index is the number of publications with at least ten citations)

1. Para-Phenylenediamine Induces Apoptotic Death of Melanoma Cells and Reduces Melanoma Tumour Growth in Mice. Debajit Bhowmick, Kaushik Bhar, Sanjaya K. Mallick, Subhadip Das, Nabanita Chatterjee, Tuhin Subhra Sarkar, Rajarshi Chakrabarti, Krishna Das Saha, and Anirban Siddhanta.  Biochem Res Int. 2016: 3137010. doi: 10.1155/2016/3137010.

2. Nitric Oxide production by necrotrophic pathogen Macrophomina phaseolina and the host plant in charcoal rot disease of Jute: Complexity of the interplay between necrotroph-host plant interactions. Tuhin Subhra Sarkar, Pranjal Biswas, Subrata Kumar Ghosh and Sanjay Ghosh.  PLoS ONE (2014) 9(9): e107348. doi:10.1371/journal.pone. 0107348. IF: 3.234

3. Novel xylanases from Simplicillium obclavatum MTCC 9604: Comparative analysis of production, purification and characterization of enzyme from submerged and solid state fermentation. Saugata Roy, Tanmay Dutta, Tuhin Subhra Sarkar and Sanjay Ghosh.  SpringerPlus (2013) 2:382. doi:10.1186/2193-1801-2-382

4. An Ecofriendly synthesis of silver nano-bioconjugates by Penicillium citrinum (MTCC9999) and its antimicrobial effect. Achintya Mohan Goswami, Tuhin Subhra Sarkar and Sanjay Ghosh. AMB Express (2013) 3:16 doi:10.1186/2191-0855-3-16

5. Detection of S-nitrosothiol and nitrosylated proteins in Arachis hypogaea functional nodule: Response of the nitrogen fixing symbiont. Debasis Maiti, Tuhin Subhra Sarkar and Sanjay Ghosh.  PLoS ONE (2012) 7(9), art. No.e45526. DOI No. 10.1371/journal.pone.0045526. IF: 4.092.

6. Regulation of cell cycle and stress responses under nitrosative stress in Schizosaccharomyces pombe. Uddalak Majumdar, Pranjal Biswas, Tuhin Subhra Sarkar, Debasis Maiti, Sanjay Ghosh.  Free Radical Biology and Medicine (FRBM) (2012) Jun 1-15;52(11-12):2186-200. Epub 2012 Apr 17. PMID: 22561704 Impact factor-5.707. 5 year Impact Factor 5.773

7. Biochemical characterization of compatible plant-viral interaction: A case study with a Begomovirus-Kenaf host-pathosystem. Tuhin Subhra Sarkar, Arindam Bhattacharjee, Uddalak Majumdar, Anirban Roy, Debasis Maiti, Achintya Mohan Goswamy,Subrata Kumar Ghosh and Sanjay Ghosh. Plant Signal Behav (2011) Apr;6(4):501-9. Epub 2011 Apr 1.

8. Characterizing the effect of nitrosative stress in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Arindam Bhattacharjee, Uddalak Majumdar, Debasis Maity, Tuhin Subhra Sarkar, Achintya Mohan Goswami, Rupam Sahoo, and Sanjay Ghosh . Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics (ABB) (2010) 496, 109-116. doi:10.1016/j.abb.2010.02.003 (PMID: 20153714). Impact Factor-3.046.

9. Production of Nitric Oxide in host-virus interaction: A case study with a compatible Begomovirus-Kenaf host-pathosystem. Tuhin Subhra Sarkar, Uddalak Majumdar, Anirban Roy, Debasis Maiti, Achintya Mohan Goswamy, Arindam Bhattacharjee, Subrata Kumar Ghosh and Sanjay Ghosh. Plant Signal Behav (2010) Dec 2;5(6):668-76.Epub 2010 Jun 1.PMID: 20215875

10. In vivo protein tyrosine nitration in S. cerevisiae: Identification of tyrosine-nitrated proteins in mitochondria. Arindam Bhattacharjee, Uddalak Majumdar, Debasis Maity, Tuhin Subhra Sarkar, Achintya Mohan Goswami, Rupam Sahoo, Sanjay Ghosh.  Biochem Biophys Res Commun. (BBRC) (2009) Oct 23;388(3):612-7. Epub 2009 Aug 18. 5 year Impact factor-2.823.

Achievements / Awards

  • UGC-D.S.Kothari Post Doctoral Fellowship, Govt. of India.
  • JRF-NET in Life Science jointly conducted by CSIR and UGC, Govt. of India.

Professional Membership of the Scientific Society

Life Member, Society of Biological Chemists, India.

Teaching Experience

  • Under Graduate Teaching of B.Sc. (Honours) students of the Department of Zoology, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Government College, New Town, Rajarhat. (From 2nd March, 2015 till date).
  • Post Graduate Teaching of the Master’s Degree students of the  ‘Department of Biochemistry’, West Bengal State University, Barasat, (from April 2013 to February, 2015) as a Guest Faculty).

Research Guidance

Postgraduate students’ research project dissertation:

  • 1 (Biochemistry student of  West Bengal State University) completed.
  • 2 (Physiology students of  West Bengal State University) completed.

Research Experience

Post Doctoral Research Fellow at Department of Life Science and Biotechnology, Jadavpur University as UGC-D.S. Kothari Post Doctoral Fellow sponsored by UGC, Govt. of India. (Principal Investigator: Dr. Ratan Gachhui; January, 2014 to February, 2015).

Senior Research Fellow at Department of Biochemistry, University of Calcutta as UGC SRF. (Principal Investigator: Dr. Sanjay Ghosh; April, 2010 to April, 2013).

Junior Research Fellow at Department of Biochemistry, University of Calcutta as UGC JRF. (Principal Investigator: Dr. Sanjay Ghosh; April, 2008 to April, 2010).

 

 

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