Dr. Susmita Saha
Dr. Susmita Saha
Assistant Professor
Contact info:

Human Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology

1.      Work Experience:

1.      Summer Training project on “Outer membrane vesicle associated transport of hemagglutinin protease of Vibrio cholerae O1 strains at NICED, Beliaghata, Kolkata, West Bengal (May, 2013).

2.      One year teaching experienceas a guest faculty in the Department of BMLT, Bhawan’s Tripura College of Science and Technology, Anandanagar, Agartala, Tripura (2018-2019).

3.      Six years research experienceunder the guidance of Prof. Samir Kumar Sil, Department of Human Physiology, Tripura University (2014-2020).

4.      2 years teaching experiencein the Department of Human Physiology, Holy Cross College, Agartala, Tripura (2020-2022).

 

  1. Awards/Achievements:

1.      B.Sc. (Human Physiology): 1st Class 1st rank holder – Gold Medalist

2.      M.Sc. (Human Physiology): 1st Class 1st rank holder – Gold Medalist

3.      Best Poster Award in National Seminar in Perspective of Phytoresource and Its Sustainable Utilization, Department of Botany, Tripura

4.      Trainer in the handson workshop on “Techniques of molecular biology and cell culture” held at Tripura University from 31st January, 2020 to 3rd February, 2020.

5.      Member of Organising committee for the National Webinar on “Recent Trends in Physiology and Physiological Techniques” organized by Department of Human Physiology, Holy Cross College Agartala on 25th November, 2020.

6.      Resource person and presenter of a paper entitled “Parkia javanica used by Indigenous community is a promising therapeutics of diabetic wound healing” at the two days State Level Workshop organized by Social Science departments, Holy Cross College Agartala and Tribal Research and cultural institute, Govt of Tripura from 12th to 13th March, 2021.

7.      Successfully participated in online quiz competition entitled “Quiz on Teachers Day” organised by Department of HumanPhysiology in collaboration with Internal Quality Assessment Cell of Swami Vivekananda Mahavidyalaya, Mohanpur, West Tripura on 5th September’2020.

 

3.      Publications:

Book/Edited Book/ Papers

Sl. No

Name of the Book/ Publication

Paper

ISBN

Publisher

Year of Publication

1.       

Trends in frontal areas of plant science research.

In-vitro wound healing activity of Parkia javanica on human keratinocyte (HaCat) cell line.

978-81-8487-605-5

Narosa publishing house

2017

2.       

International Conference on wound care, tissue repair and regenerative medicine

Cellular basis of wound healing activity of Parkia javanica (Lamk) Merr: invitro and invivo studies

2472-0143

EuroSciCon

Clinical Pediatric dermatology

2019

 

Journal

Sl. No

Name of the Journal

 

Paper

ISSN

Publisher

Year of Publication

             1

International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Drug Research

Anti-colon Cancer Activity of Parkia javanica (Lamk.) Merr. Bark Extract: An In-vitro Study

[ISSN: 0975-248X

MRI Publication Pvt. Ltd

2021

2

J Drug Delv. Therap.

 

Wound healing promoting activity of Earthworm, Eutyphoeus gammiei (Beddard): in vitro studies on human skin keratinocyte cell line (HaCat).

 

2250-1177

Vinita Nagar, Society of Pharmaceutical Technocrats

2018

3

J Drug Delv. Therap.

 

Chloroform fraction of Parkia javanica bark possesses antibacterial activity against multidrug resistant gram negative bacteria predominantly found in skin wound.

2250-1177

Vinita Nagar, Society of Pharmaceutical Technocrats

2018

4

Int.J Pharm Bio Sci.

Chloroform fraction of Parkia javanica bark is the most potent solvent fraction regarding antibacterial activity against standard bacterial species commonly found is skin wound.

2230-7605

Chemical Abstract Services, USA

2018

5

J Drug Delv. Therap.

 

Immunomodulatory effect of Parkia javanica extract on intracellular expression of IL-6, IL-8, IL-12 and TNF-α

2250-1177

Vinita Nagar, Society of Pharmaceutical Technocrats

2018

6

Int.J Pharm Bio Sci.

Antibacterial activities of Parkia javanica extract against multidrug resistant gram negative bacteria predominantly found in skin wound.

2230-7605

Chemical Abstract Services, USA

2018

7

J Drug Delv. Therap.

 

Reactive Oxygen Species as possible mediator of antimicrobial activity of Parkia javanica, against bacterial species predominantly found in chronic wound

2250-1177

Vinita Nagar, Society of Pharmaceutical Technocrats

2018

8

Asian J Pharm Clin Res.

First report on fibrinolytic and thrombolytic activity of Eutyphoeus gammiei an earthworm species collected from Tripura, Northeast India.

2455-3891

Innovare Academic Sciences Pvt Ltd

2018

9

J Drug Delv. Therap.

 

In vitro toxicity studies on the extract of medicinal plant Evolvulus Nummularius as a potent microbicidal candidate.

2250-1177

Vinita Nagar, Society of Pharmaceutical Technocrats

2018

10

Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.

Increased ROS Generation: Implication in Antibacterial Activity of Evolvulus nummularius against Multidrug Resistant Gram Negative Bacterial Strains.

2319-7706

Excellent Publishers

2017

11

Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.

Anti-Vibrio Activity of Parkia javanica: Studies on MIC, MBC, Growth Curve Analysis and ROS Generation on Four Vibrio cholarae Strains.

2319-7706

Excellent Publishers

2016

12

Int. J. Pure App. Biosci.

Antibacterial Activity of Evolvulus nummularius Against Standard ATCC Gram Positive and Gram-Negative Strains: Studies on MIC, MBC, Growth Curve Analysis and ROS Generation

2320-7051

Vital Biotech, Kota, India

2016

13

Asian J. Biol. Life Sci.

Ladybird larvae, Coelophora bisselata Mutant (Coleoptera: Coccinelladae) as a source of fibrinolytic enzyme.

2577-0241

Gavin Publishers.

2016

 

 

4.      Seminar / Conference / Workshop / Refresher / Orientations etc. Participated:

Sl. No

Name of the Paper presented in the in the Seminar / Conference / Workshop etc.

Name of the Seminar / Conference / Workshop etc.

Date

Institution

1.       

Antibacterial and in-vitro wound healing activities of Parkia javanica, a medicinal plant of north-east India.

103rd Indian Science Congress

3rd -7th January, 2016

Organized by: Indian Science Congress association. Held at: Mysuru University

2.       

In-vitro wound healing activities of Parkia javanica on GM00637 Human fibroblast Cell Line.

National Seminar, Recent Trends In Plant Science Research,

15th -16th  March, 2016

Organized by: Department of Botany (UGC-SAP (DRS-I)), Tripura University

3.       

Implication of PI3K/Akt pathway in wound healing activity of Parkia javanica:in vitro studies on GM00637 Human fibroblast cell line. (Best Poster Award).

National Seminar, Perspective of Phytoresource and Its Sustainable Utilization,

9th -10th March, 2017

Organized by: Department of Botany (UGC-SAP (DRS-I)), Tripura University

4.       

Induction of IL-1β, IL-6, IL-8 and TNF-α by Parkiajavanica: interleukins essential for inflammatory phase of Wound Healing.

National Seminar, Recent Trends In Biodiversity Conservation and Bioresource Utilization.

8th -9th September, 2017

Organized by: Department of Botany, Women’s college, Agartala, Tripura

5.       

Participated in a two day state level seminar

Emerging areas and opportunities for studies and research in Science

13th -14th August, 2010

Organized by: Directorate of Higher Education, Govt. of Tripura

6.       

Participated in a symposium

Integrated approach for Teaching and Research in Life Sciences

28th - 29th September, 2012

Organized by: Tripura University

7.       

Participated in aworkshop

Workshop on North-east Winter School on Human Genetics: Techniques and Statistical analyses

 

25th to 28th November, 2013

Organized by: ISI, Kolkata and  Tripura University, Agartala

8.       

Participated in a workshop

Workshop on Application of Bioinformatics in Biological Sciences

 

19th to 20th September, 2014

Organized by: Tripura Biotechnology Council, held at SIPARD, Agartala, Tripura.

9.       

Participated in a workshop

A seminar cum workshop on “Tuberculosis Awareness”

31 March, 2015

 

Organized by:  Tripura University

10.   

Participated in a workshop

Advance Research Training Workshop on Understanding Human Disease and Improving Human Health Using Genomics-Driven Approaches.

 

5th to 13th October, 2015

Organized by: National Institute of Biomedical Genomics (NIBMG), Kalyani, West Bengal

11.   

Participated in a workshop

Participated in the 103rd Indian Science Congress

3rd to 7th January, 2016.

 

Organized by: ISCA, held at University of Mysore, Mysuru

12.   

Participated in a workshop

Hand-on workshop on Molecular Biology held

 

15th to 17th April, 2016.

Organized by: Pathology Department, Agartala Government Medical College, Agartala, Tripura

13.   

Participated in a workshop

Workshop on - Capacity building in grant writing skills and effective management of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) in Biotechnology by universities and research institutions in North East Region

23rd to 25th February, 2018

Organized by: Biotech Consortium India Limited (BCIL), New Delhi

14.   

Participated in a workshop

Workshop on North-east Winter School on Genetic Analyses of Complex Traits

 

27th to 28th February, 2018.

Organized by: Department of Human Physiology, Tripura University

15.   

Participated in a workshop

Workshop on Recent Advances in Cancer Research-2018 (RACR-2018)

5th to 7th March, 2018.

 

Organized by: Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IITG)

16.   

Participated in a workshop

Workshop on Animal Ethics and Biomedical Research

 

18th to 20th March, 2019

Organized by: State Biotech Hub, Tripura University

17.   

Participated in a webinar

International webinar on Process development of recombinant human interferon gamma using Pichia pastoris cell theory

6th June, 2020

Organized by: IMS Engineering college, Ghaziabad

18.   

Participated in a webinar

Webinar on Unleash your potential- preparation and strategies for acing campus placement in the current scenario

15th June, 2020

Organized by: Wiley Webinar Series

19.   

Participated in a webinar

National webinar on Patent mining: IPR strategy and patent filing

15th and 20th June, 2020

Organized by: RBS Engineering and technical campus, Bichpuri, Agra

20.   

Participated in a webinar

Webinar on Vertical transmission from mother to baby

20th June, 2020

Organized by: International association of Neuroscience

21.   

Participated in a online Course

Let’s break the chain of Covid-19 infection

20th June, 2020

Organized by: Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences

22.   

Participated in a webinar

National Webinar on Intellectual Property Rights

21st June, 2020

Organized by: Society of Pharmaceutical sciences and research, Maharashtra, India

23.   

Participated in a workshop

Science Leadership Workshop

22nd to 28th June, 2020

Organized by: Central University of Punjub, Bathinda, India

24.   

Participated in a workshop

Webinar on Higher education scenario after Covid-19

24th June, 2020

Organized by: RKDF university, Bhopal

25.   

Participated as an Organizerof National webinar

National webinar on Recent Trends in Physiology and Physiological Techniques

25th November, 2020.

 

Organized by Department of Human Physiology, Holy Cross College, Agartala.

26.   

Participated in a workshop

Two days State Level Workshop on Indigenous knowledge system and practices of Tribal communities of Tripura

 

12th to 13th March, 2021

Organized by: Social Science departments, Holy Cross College Agartala and Tribal Research and cultural institute, Govt of Tripura

27.   

Participated in a webinar

Webinar on safety measures for laboratory staff

7th June, 2021.

Organized by: Department of Biochemistry, Rathnavel Subramaniam College of Arts and Science, under DBT-STAR college scheme

28.   

Participated in International webinar

International webinar on Gene expression and pathway activity Meta-Analysis of SARS-COV2 Infection in Lungs

17th June, 2021.

 

Organized by: Biosetup Lifesciences in collaboration with Michigan State University and ISER

29.   

Participated in National webinar

National webinar on Health benefits of Yoga

21st June, 2021

Organized by: NCC unit and Depat. Of Human Physiology of Swami Vivekananda Mahavidyalaya, Mohanpur, West Tripura

30.   

Participated in FDP

Five-day long online Faculty Development Programme on Research Skill Enhancement

21st to 25th June, 2021.

 

Organized by: Research and Development Cell of Amity University Jharkhand, Ranchi

31.   

Participated in National webinar

One day national webinar on Relaxation from Chaotic COVID-19 Exhaustion: an Aesthetic Appreciation of Iconography of Eastern India

22nd June, 2021.

 

Organized by Dept of History, Lingaraj College, Belagavi

32.   

Participated in National webinar

National webinar on Good Bacteria for Gut Health

27th June, 2021.

Organized by: Biosetup Lifesciences

33.   

Participated in National webinar

National Level online Quiz on General Botany

28th June, 2021.

Organized by: Post Graduate Department of Botany, Mahatma Gandhi Govt Arts College, Mahe.

34.   

Participated in National webinar

Webinar on How to Read Scientific Literature?

July, 2021.

Organized by NCCS Pune, IISER, Pune and Persistent LABS, Pune

35.   

Participated in National workshop

Two-day National Level Workshop on Intellectual Property Rights

 

30th to 31st July, 2021.

Organized by: Department of Business administration, Holy Cross college in collaboration with Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), Holy Cross College, Agartala

36.   

Participated in National Rashtragaan

Successfully Participated in National level ProgramRashtragaan

15th August, 2021

Organized by: Ministry of Culture to Mark Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav

37.   

Participated in National Level Workshop

Manav Faculty Level Survey onscientific reading practices, capabilities andchallenges ofundergraduate and postgraduatestudents conducted by Project Manav.

16th - 27th December 2021

Organized by: MANAV

38.   

Participated in International FDP

2-weeks International Faculty/Knowledge development Programme on Teaching Efficacy

14th to 27th February, 2022

Organized by: St. Joseph University, Nagaland, and Special Mind

39.   

Participated in International FDP

2-weeks International Faculty/Knowledge development Programme on Accreditation Awareness, Planning and Execution.

16th to 29thApril, 2022

Organized by: Holy Cross College, and Special Mind

40.   

Participated in National Workshop

National Level Workshop on Intellectual Property Rights

24th to 25th June, 2022

Organized by: Dept. of Human Physiology, in collaboration with IQAC, Dept. of Business Administration, Holy Cross College

 

5.      Other Information (If any):

Membership of Institutions/ Academic Society/Organizations:

i.                    Life Member of Indian Science Congress (Membership no. L35681)

ii.                  Member of International Association of Neuroscience (IAN)