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Faculty Member

Dr. Samiran Saha
Assistant Professor



 Date of Birth       26.11.1975
 Date of Joining   09.01.2010

Contact Address
Lecturer, Centre for Biotechnology, Visva-Bharati
Siksha Bhavana, Santiniketan 731235, West Bengal

Email, landline & mobile phone no ,
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Research Areas
1.T cell immunology in Leishmania infction;

Awards and Honours
1. 1. DBT Post Doctoral Fellowship, 2006
2. 2. Joint CSIR-UGC NET-JRF, June, 2000; GATE, 2000

Representative publication (Maximum 5, in last 5 years)
1. Saha S, Mondal S, Ravindran R, Bhowmick S, Modak D, Mallick S, Rahman M, Kar S, Goswami R, Guha SK, Pramanik N, Saha B, Ali N. 2007. IL-10 and TGF-? mediated susceptibility in kala-azar and post-kala-azar dermal leishmaniasis: the significance of Amphotericin B in the control of Leishmania donovani infection in India. J Immunol. 179: 5592-5603.
2. Saha S, Mondal S, Banerjee A, Ghose J, Bhowmick S, Ali N. 2006. Immune responses in kala-azar. Indian J Med Res. 123(3):245-266. Review.
3. Saha S, Mazumdar T, Anam K, Ravindran R, Bairagi B, Saha B, Goswami R, Pramanik N, Guha SK, Kar S, Banerjee D, Ali N. 2005. Leishmania promastigote membrane antigen-based enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay and immunoblotting for differential diagnosis of Indian post-kala-azar dermal leishmaniasis. J Clin Microbiol. 43(3):1269-1277.
4. Mandal D, Moitra PK, Saha S, Basu J. 2002. Caspase 3 regulates phosphatidylserine externalization and phagocytosis of oxidatively stressed erythrocytes. FEBS Lett. 513(2-3):184-188.

Research Projects