Dr. Suchandra Chowdhury

Dr. Suchandra Chowdhury

Position Assistant Professor (Stage 2) in WBES
Department Zoology
Specialization Parasitology and Immunology


Degree Field of Study Institution Year
M.Sc Zoology University of Calcutta 2003
Ph.D Sanskrit CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Biology,
Jadavpur University

Contact Information

  • suchandra79@gmail.com

Teaching Experience

  • since 2008

Colleges served

  •  Darjeeling Govt. College November, 2008 to April, 2013
     Bethune College: 2013-till date.

Research Interests

  • Studies on haemocytic parameters and immunologic markers of stress in different invertebrate and vertebrate specimen
  • Cancer biology and immunology

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 dissertation in the field of Applied Immunology.


Research Papers and reviews

  • Nath Deblina, Chowdhury Suchandra. Study of Rumen Ciliates from Indian Goat (Capra hircus). Asian Journal of Biological and Life Sciences, Vol 11, Issue 2, May-Aug, 2022. DOI: 10.5530/ajbls.2022.11.44
  • Chowdhury Suchandra, and Bhukta Samhati. "Study of the haemocytic parameters of cockroaches (Periplaneta americana) post stimulation with bacterial spores". South Asian Journal of Experimental Biology 12.2 (2022): 177-183.
  • Ghosh, Srinjana. Ray Rupendu, Chowdhury Suchandra. "Abundance and diversity profile of invertebrate macro benthic faunal components in a coastal ecosystem of Eastern India. "World Scientific News 102 (2018): 59-75.
  • Dey Pritha and Chowdhury Suchandra. Induction of Autoimmune Grave’s disease as a post COVID-19 complication- a short review. Heritage (ISSN 2349 9583), Volume IX (1) June 2022, Pg 77-84.
  • Chowdhury S. (2016) Childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia: a short review on the disease biology. Heritage, 3(1):117-125
  • Chowdhury S, Mandal C. O-acetylated sialic acids: multifaceted role in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. Biotechnol J. 2009 Mar;4(3):361-74. Review
  • Chowdhury R, Chowdhury S, Roychoudhury P, Mandal C, Chaudhuri K. Arsenic induced apoptosis in malignant melanoma cells is enhanced by menadione through ROS generation, p38 signaling and p53 activation. Apoptosis. 2009 Jan;14(1):108-23.
  • Mandal C, Srinivasan GV, Chowdhury S, Chandra S, Mandal C, Schauer R, Mandal C. High level of sialate-O-acetyltransferase activity in lymphoblasts of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL): enzyme characterization and correlation with disease status. Glycoconj J. 2009 Jan;26(1):57-73.
  • Chowdhury S, Bandyopadhyay S, Chandra S, Mandal C. Comparative analysis of differential expression of sialic acids and adhesion molecules on mononuclear cells of bone marrow and peripheral blood in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia at diagnosis and clinical remission. Indian J Biochem Biophys. 2007 Oct;44(5):357-65.
  • Mukherjee K, Chowdhury S, Mondal S, Mandal C, Chandra S, Bhadra RK, Mandal C. 9-O-acetylated GD3 triggers programmed cell death in mature erythrocytes. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2007 Oct 26;362(3):651-7. Epub 2007 Aug 20.


  • Suchandra Chowdhury, Shyamasree Ghosh. Stem cells “Biology and Therapeutics” published by Springer Nature Singapore Pvt Ltd 2021. ISBN: 978-981-16-1638-9.doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-1638-9

Book chapters

  • Chowdhury S, Bhattacharya K, Mandal C, Mondal S, Sarkar S, Chandra S, Banerjee S, Mandal C. A Glycomic Approach Towards Identification of Signature Molecules in CD34+ Haematopoietic Stem Cells from Umbilical Cord Blood. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2018; 1112:309-318. doi: 10.1007/978-981-13-3065-0_21.
  • Dasgupta, Mrittika, and Chowdhury Suchandra. "IMMUNOPATHOGENESIS OF COVID-19 ASSOCIATED MUCORMYCOSIS." Recent Trends in Environmental Science and Applied Ecology: 74. 2021. Review
  • Suchandra Chowdhury. Bio-ethics. Ethics & Values: Different Perspectives (2021). Pg 396-386. ISBN: 978-81-932331-5-3
  • "FIXATION OF THE CORONA", Suchandra Chowdhury (2020) in Praharpunthi, Atimari 2020: Char maser dastabej by Bethune college (ISBN: 978-81-948279-0-0)
  • "Human coronaviruses, SARS- CoV-2 infection, disease development and outcome of COVID-19", Suchandra Chowdhury (2020) in Praharpunthi, Atimari 2020: Char maser dastabej by Bethune college (ISBN: 978-81-948279-0-0)
  • Mukherjee K, Chowdhury S, Mondal S, Mandal C, Chandra S, Mandal C. 9-O-Acetyl GD3 in lymphoid and erythroid cells. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2011;705:317-34.

Paper Presentation/ Invited Lecture

  • Acted as a resource person in conducting eight day Faculty Development Programme on " Online Teaching and e-Content Development" organized by IQAC, Bethune College, 31.8.20-7.9.20
  • 7th Bethune College Tuesday Day lecture organized by IQAC, Bethune College on July14, 2021 on Human coronaviruses, SARS-CoV-2 infection, disease development and outcome of COVID-19.
  • Acted as a resource person in a webinar "Living on the Edge with Covid-19" organized by the IQAC,Triveni Devi Bhalotia College, Raniganj, West Bengal on June4, 2020.

Conference presentation

Professional Affiliations

  • Life Member - The Zoological Society, Kolkata [35, B.C. Road, Kolkata- 700 019]