Dr. Seemanti Ghosh

Designation: Assistant Professor
Qualification: M.Sc, PhD
Specialisation: Cell Biology, Molecular Genetics and Plant Tissue Culture

Teaching Experiences: 08years (UG 8 years+ PG 4 years)

Research Project: Major Research Project (UGC) DNA fingerprinting of Musa accessions available in West Bengal; 12.03.2009 – 12.03.2012. - 3 years; amount sanctioned: Rupees 8 lakhs – completed

Colleges Served:   

Taki Government College [Aug 2006- Nov 2010] Bethune College [Nov 2010-till date]

Participated and Presented papers in Seminar/ Symposiums in the last five years
  1. Seminar cum Workshop on “Theoretical Syllabus of Botany Honours and General Courses” February 21-23, 2008, Kolkata, West Bengal, India.
  2. Short Term course on “Bioinformatics in Genomics and Proteomics” October 09- October 10, 2009, IIT Kharagpur, West Bengal, India.
  3. Presented poster ‘Cytological analysis of Musa accessions in West Bengal’ on 14th All India Congress for Cytology and Genetics, December 1-4, 2009, Kolkata, West Bengal,
  4. National Symposium and 31st Annual Meeting of Plant Tissue Culture Association, March 3-5, 2010, Kolkata, West Bengal, India.
  5. Oral presentation on ‘Chromosomal database of available Musa cultivars in West Bengal’ on National Symposium on Assessment and Conservation of Plant Genetic Resources under changing Environment September 08-10, 2010, Department of Botany, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong.
  6. Presented poster ‘Medicinal plant and medicinal plant biotechnology in human welfare’ on All India Seminar on Recent Trends in Utilization of Plants in Human Welfare December 24-25, 2010, Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, Kolkata.

Notable publications:
  1. Seemanti Ghosh, Anusree Das, Animesh Ghorai, Timir baran Jha (2013) Comparative kayomorphology of edible Musa cultivars of West Bengal. Caryologia 66(3):243-250. IF: 0.632 ISSN 0008-7114 (Print), 2165-5391 (Online)
  2. Seemanti Ghosh, Anusree Das, Animesh Ghorai and Timir baran Jha (2011) Meiotic studies in Musa L. cultivars Chromosome Science 14: 33-38. ISSN: 1344-1051
  3. Seemanti Ghosh, Biswajit Ghosh, Sumita Jha (2008) Polymorphism in Gloriosa superba. Plant Genetic Resources 7(01): 9-15. IF: 0.728 ISSN: 1479-2621 EISSN: 1479-263X
  4. Seemanti Ghosh and Timir Baran Jha (2010) Medicinal plant and medicinal plant biotechnology in human welfare. Proceedings of the The All India Seminar on Recent Trends in Utilization of Plants in Human Welfare, Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, Kolkata; pp 101-108.

Exploring indigenous medicinal plant looking for its ex situ conservation and genetic diversity in terms of polymorphism and investigation of genetic diversity and evolutionary relationships of economically important plants of India with the aid of molecular cytogenetic tools.