NAME Dr. DIPASREE ROYCHOWDHURY
EMAIL dipasree.roychowdhury@yahoo.com
DESIGNATION DEPARTMENT
Assistant Professor Botany
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION TEACHING EXPERIENCE

M.Sc., Ph.D. in Botany

UG- 6.5 years PG-6 months
SPECIALIZATION

Cell Biology, Molecular Genetics and Plant Biotechnology

AREA OF RESEARCH

Plant Biotechnology

AREA OF INTEREST

 Plant Biotechnology, Cytogenetics, Development of comprehensive chromosome database for plants, Pharmacological properties of different medicinal plants

PUBLICATIONS
  1. Trina Bhattacharya, Riya Mondal, Rubia Khatoon, Rumi Kundu, Dipasree Roychowdhury (2021) Medicinal Properties of Tinospora cordifolia (Willd.) Miers: A Review. In: Therapeutics: Key to well being. Lincoln Research and Publications Limited, Australia in collaboration with Lincoln University College, Malaysia; 1-11
  2. Mitali Paul, Sayan Kumar Saha, Ipshita Bhanja, Dipasree Roychowdhury (2021) An Updated Review on Pharmacological Properties of Ginger (Zingiber officinale Roscoe). In: Recent Advancement in Biological Sciences. Lincoln Research and Publications Limited, Australia in collaboration with Lincoln University College, Malaysia; 1-12
  3. Sarkar, S., Ghosh, I., Roychowdhury, D., & Jha, S. (2018). The Effects of rol genes of Agrobacterium rhizogenes on morphogenesis and secondary metabolite accumulation in medicinal plants. In Biotechnological approaches for medicinal and aromatic plants (pp. 27-51). Springer, Singapore.
  4. Halder, M., Roychowdhury, D., & Jha, S. (2018). A Critical Review on Biotechnological Interventions for Production and Yield Enhancement of Secondary Metabolites in Hairy Root Cultures. In Hairy Roots (pp. 21-44). Springer, Singapore.
  5. Dipasree Roychowdhury, Mihir Halder and Sumita Jha (2017) Agrobacterium rhizogenes mediated transformation in medicinal plants: Genetic Stability in long term culture. In: Transgenesis and Secondary Metabolism. Switzerland: Springer, 323-345.
  6. Amrita Basu, Dipasree Roychowdhury, Raj Kumar Joshi, Sumita Jha (2017) Effects of cryptogein gene on growth, phenotype and secondary metabolite accumulation in co-transformed roots and plants of Tylophora indicaActa Physiologiae Plantarum 39(3)1-19, doi: 10.1007/s11738-016-2306-4. (Impact Factor: 1.563) 
  7. Dipasree Roychowdhury, Binay Chaubey and Sumita Jha (2015) The fate of integrated Ri T-DNA rol genes during regeneration via somatic embryogenesis in Tylophora indica Journal of Botany Doi: 10.1155/2015/707831. 
  8. Dipasree Roychowdhury, Amrita Basu, Sumita Jha (2015) Morphological and molecular variation in Ri-transformed root lines are stable in long term cultures of Tylophora indica. Plant Growth Regulations 75:443–453 (Impact Factor: 2.333
  9. Dipasree Roychowdhury, Biswajit Ghosh, Binay Chaubey and Sumita Jha (2013) Genetic and morphological stability of six-year-old transgenic Tylophora indica plants. Nucleus 56(2):81–89. 
  10. Dipasree Roychowdhury, Anrini Majumder and Sumita Jha (2013)Agrobacterium rhizogenes mediated transformation in medicinal plants: prospects and challenges. In: Chandra S et al., editors. Biotechnology for medicinal plants. Berlin Heidelberg: Springer; p. 29–68.
  11. Tapojita Samaddar, Sayantani Nath, Mihir Halder, Bipradut Sil, Dipasree Roychowdhury, Sumitra Sen and Sumita Jha (2012) Karyotype analysis of three important traditional Indian medicinal plants, Bacopa monnieri, Tylophora indica and Withania somniferaNucleus 55(1):17–20. 
SEMINAR & SYMPOSIA

Invited Lecture on ‘Proper field study and documentation: the principal aid in Angiospermic Plant Identification’ on 29-12-2021 organised by Department of Botany, Under DBT Star College Scheme, Surendranath College, Kolkata.

National Webinar on Research Methodology an IQAC, Surendranath College Initiative; Development of satellite telemetry in wildlife research; Organized by Department of Zoology held on 22nd December, 2021

International Outreach Programme on ‘Developing soft skills at an early career stage leads to growth and success’ on 13-07-2021 organised by Department of Botany, Under DBT Star College Scheme, Surendranath College, Kolkata.

Three Day Online Faculty Development Workshop on “How to Use ICT in Teaching, Learning & Administrative Practices in Higher Education Institutions” by Department of Chemistry, Surendranath College IQAC held during June 18th to 20th, 2021.

Three-Day State Level Webinar Series on “COVID-19 Second Wave: Evolution, Risk and Vaccines” held on 12th May, 2021 organized by Department of Microbiology, Surendranath College, Kolkata.

Invited Lecture on “Floral Induction and Development” on 22-03-2021 organised by Department of Botany, Under DBT Star College Scheme, Surendranath College, Kolkata.

Outreach Webinar on “Techniques for Estimating Nucleic Acids & Determination of Nucleolar Frequency” on 2-03-2021 organised by Department of Botany, Under DBT Star College Scheme, Surendranath College, Kolkata.

Awareness webinar on ‘Role of Intellectual Property Rights in Technology Transfer’ on 28-1-2021 under DBT Star College Scheme, Surendranath College, Kolkata.

Outreach Webinar on ‘Telescope’ on 26-12-2020 organised by Department of Physics, under DBT Star College Scheme, Surendranath College, Kolkata.

 

RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

More than 7 years of research experience in the area of transgenic medicinal plants including 6 years of pre-doctoral and 1 year post doctoral work.

ACHIEVEMENTS
  • Secured 8th position in B.Sc.(Hons), 2005 in Botany, in University of Calcutta.
  • Secured 1st position in B.Sc.(Hons), 2005 in Department of Botany in Asutosh College. 
  • Qualified CSIR-UGC NET Lectureship (June, 2008).
STUDY MATERIALS DESCRIPTION
DEPARTMENT NAME MODULE NAME TOPIC NAME YOUR PREVIOUS STUDY MATERIALS
Botany Semester 2, CC3 Anatomy, secondary growth in Dracaena stem CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
Botany Semester 4, CC10 Chromosomal deletion and duplication CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
BOTANY SEM 2, CC3 Anomalous secondary growth Tinospora root CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
Botany SEM 4, CC10 Chromosomal Aberration-Inversion CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
Botany Semester 2, CC3 Anomalous secondary growth in Bignonia Stem CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
Botany SEM4, CC10 Chromosomal Translocation CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
Botany SEM2, CC3 Anomalous secondary growth in Boerhaavia stem CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
Botany SEM 4, CC10 Translocation-class-2 CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
Botany Semester 2, CC3 Anomalous secondary growth in Tecoma CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
Botany Sem4, CC10 EPISTASIS class 1 CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
Botany SEM4, CC10 Epistasis class 2 CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
Botany Sem 2, CC3 Primary structure-Dicot Stem CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
Botany SEM2, CC3 Dicot Leaf CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
Botany SEM4, CC10 Exam-Epistasis CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
Botany Semester 2,CC3 Primary Structure-leaf-monocot CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
Botany SEM4, CC10 Polygenic Inheritance CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
Botany SEM2,CC3 Primary Structure-Monocot Stem CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
Botany SEM2,CC3 Anatomy-24.4.2020 CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
Botany Sem4, SEC plant breeding-class 1 CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
Botany SEM4, SEC Plant Breeding-Class 2 CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
Botany Semester 2,cc3 Anatomy Class 29-4-2020 CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
Botany Sem4, SEC Plant Breeding Class-3 CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
Botany SEM 4, SEC Plant Breeding Class- 4 CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
Botany Semester 2, CC3 Anatomy-Forensic CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
Botany SEM4/SEC B Plant Breeding Class 5 CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
Botany Semester 2, CC3 Anatomy- systematics CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
Botany SEM4/ SEC B Plant Breeding Class-6 CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
Botany Semester 2 Anatomy Short Questions CLICK HERE FOR VIEW