Dr. Adrita Chakrabarti

Dr. Adrita Chakrabarti

Position Assistant Professor (Stage 2) in WBES
Department Zoology
Specialization Ecology, Biomaterials and their applications


Degree Field of Study Institution Year
M.Sc Zoology University of Calcutta 2007
Ph. D. Zoology Jadavpur University 2013
Post-Doctoral Research Host-pathogen interaction Texas A&M University 2014-2015

Contact Information

  • acwbes@gmail.com

Teaching Experience

  • since 2015

Colleges served

  • Bethune College: 2015-till date

Research Interests

  • Interested in the physicochemical characterization of biomaterials and study of their biological properties. She also works on the application of biomaterials viz. nanoparticles and polymers as therapeutics of diseases, for vector control and study their effect on ecosystem health

Teaching Responsibilities

  • Undergraduate course in Zoology as per University of Calcutta Syllabus (CBCS and NEP)
  • Postgraduate course in Zoology as per University of Calcutta Syllabus (CBCS)
  • Supervision of PG special paper dissertation.


  • Chakrabarti, A., Ghosh, I. and Mukherjee, A. (2020). Poly(dimethyl siloxane) induces Cytotoxicity and Genotoxicity in Human Lymphocytes, Proc Zool Soc, 73: 82-85.
  • Chakrabarti, A and Patra, P. 2020. Relative Larvicidal Property of Common Oxide Nanostructures against Culex quinquefasciatus. IET Nanobiotechnology DOI: 10.1049/iet-nbt.2020.0040

Professional Affiliations

  • Life member, Zoological Society, Kolkata.
  • Life member, Indian Science Congress.
  • Life member, ISSST (Indian Society for Surface Science and Technology, Kolkata).
  • Life member, Society of Biological Chemists