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Sourav Pakrashi

Assistant Professor

Academic background:
M.Sc, M.Tech

Joined WBES on: 04/02/2016

Joined Bidhannagar College on: 04/02/2016

Number of Publications: 4

Mobile: 9836666088


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Name of the Colleges served till date
1) Bidhannagar College

Areas of Specialization
1) Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Medical Microbiology, Physiology, Immunology

Areas of Teaching
1) Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Medical Microbiology, Physiology, Immunology

Areas of Research Interests
1) Environmental Microbiology, Toxicology, Cell Biology, Animal Cell culture

List of Publications (Journal/Proceedings)
1) Sarkar A, Ghosh S, Pakrashi S, Roy D, Sen S, Chatterjee M. Leishmania strains causing self-healing cutaneous leishmaniasis have greater susceptibility towards oxidative stress. Free Radic Res. 2012 May;46(5):665-73. doi: 10.3109/10715762.2012.668186. Epub 2012 Mar 13. PMID: 22385212.
2) Zahir AA, Rahuman AA, Pakrashi S, Ghosh D, Bagavan A, Kamaraj C, Elango G, Chatterjee M. Evaluation of antileishmanial activity of South Indian medicinal plants against Leishmania donovani. Exp Parasitol. 2012 Oct;132(2):180-4. doi: 10.1016/j.exppara.2012.06.012. Epub 2012 Jul 4. PMID: 22771864.
3) Pakrashi S, Chakraborty J, Bandyopadhyay J. Neuroprotective Role of Quercetin on Rotenone-Induced Toxicity in SH-SY5Y Cell Line Through Modulation of Apoptotic and Autophagic Pathways. Neurochem Res. 2020 Aug;45(8):1962-1973. doi: 10.1007/s11064-020-03061-8. Epub 2020 Jun 1. PMID: 32488468.
4) Chakraborty J, Pakrashi S, Sarbajna A, Dutta M, Bandyopadhyay J. Quercetin Attenuates Copper-Induced Apoptotic Cell Death and Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress in SH-SY5Y Cells by Autophagic Modulation. Biol Trace Elem Res. 2022 Feb 11. doi: 10.1007/s12011-022-03093-x. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35149956.

List of Publications (Book/Chapter)
1) Nil

List of Lectures in Seminar/Conferences
1) Participated in an international seminar (poster presentation), organized by Indian Institute of Chemical Biology (IICB, Kolkata) on 01.03.19 to 03.03.19.)
2) Participated in an National seminar (Oral presentation), organized by University of Kalyani on 14.03.19 to 15.03.19.) and ranked 3rd.
3) Participated in an Regional seminar (Poster presentation), organized by department of higher education, West Bengal, on 22.02.20 to 23.02.20.) and ranked 1st.

On-going or Completed Research Projects
1) Nil

Awards/Grants received
1) Nil

Member of Academic Bodies
1) Nil

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