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Dr. B. Roy

FACULTY

Name:   Prof. Bishnupada Roy 

Designation:  Professor

Specialization:  Parasitology

 

Contact Information:

Department of Zoology,
North-Eastern Hill University
Shillong 793022,
Meghalaya, INDIA

Tel.: +91 364 272 2331  Fax: +91 364 272 2301

E-Mail: bishnuroy12@rediffmail.com

 

Academic Qualifications:

Degree

Year

University

B. Sc.

1982

North-Eastern Hill University

M. Sc.

1985

University of North-Bengal

Ph. D.

1991

North-Eastern Hill University

 

Fellowships/Awards/Recognitions:

National: JRF & SRF of N.E.C., R.A. of CSIR  

International: Fellow of the Royal Microscopical Society

 

Memberships of academic societies etc.:

  • The National Academy of Sciences, India

 

Major areas of research:

  • Described 3 new species of helminth parasites of economic importance and also discovered a new technique for processing of soft biological materials for electron microscopy.
  • Described surface fine topography, an interface between host and parasite of more than 30 different species of helminth.
  • Current research interest include chemotherapy of parasitic infection involving traditionally used medicinal plants in North-East India.

 

Number of M. Phil. /Ph. D. produced: None

 

Number of Ph. D. students working for the degree: 2 

Name

Year

Title of Ph. D Dissertation

Ms. Markiyoo Challam

2006

An in vitro study on anthelmintic efficacy of some traditional medicinal plants in Meghalaya.

Ms. Shyamashree Dasgupta

2006

N/A

 

Major Research Projects undertaken:

Sl. No.

Title of the Project

Total Grant

Duration

Funding Agency

1.

On the efficacy and mode of action of some indigenous medicinal pants against helminth parasites.

Rs. 5,84,700

3 Years

U.G.C.

2.

Anthelmintic activity of some traditional medicinal plants in Mizoram.

Rs. 4,99,675

3 Years

G. B. Pant Inst. of Himalayan Env. & Development

 

 

Publications:

National: 26

International: 22

Updated by lakmen_zoology on Sep 16, 2013 13:20:15