Faculty Profile

Arindom Chakraborty
Assistant Professor


Date of Birth      :  April 01, 1979

Date of Joining :  05.11.2004

Phone Number

+91 9433115471
+91 33 2430 3393

Email: arindom.chakraborty@visva-bharati.ac.in

Qualification :

Year        Degree               College/University

2012         Ph.D.                    University of Calcutta

2003         M.Sc.                   University of Calcutta

2001         B.Sc.                    Asutosh College

Awards, Grants & Honours

Summer Research Fellowship by Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore,  India, 2001
Junior Research Fellowship by UGC-CSIR, India, 2003

Teaching Experience

Department of Statistics                                                                 Visva-Bharati University, India
Assistant Professor                                                                                Nov. 2004 - Present
Department of Genetics                                                                     University of Calcutta, India
Guest Lecturer                                                                                            2007 - 2010
Visva-Bhrati Center  for Management Studies                          Visva-Bharati University, India
Adjunct Faculty                                                                                              2007
KPC Medical  College                                                                            Jadavpur, India
Guest Faculty                                                                                            2011-2012

Courses Taught

Department of Statistics

Survival Analysis

Linear Models and Regression Analysis

Measure Theory and Probability

GLM and Advanced Data Analysis Techniques

Computation in R


Descriptive Statistics

Mathematical Probability

Statisical Inference

Department of Genetics, University of Calcutta
Population Genetics
Visva-Bhrati Center  for Management Studies
Quantitative Methods
KPC Medical  College

Research Experience

Postdoctoral Fellow                                      Center for Computational Biology & Bioinformatics
November 2012 -                                               Indiana University School of Medicine, USA

Junior Research Fellow                                                         Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata
March 2004 - November 2004                                                               Human Genetics Unit

Research Interest

eQTL mapping and Causal Network
Categorical Data
Robust Inference
Joint Modeling


1. Sarkar, A., Chakraborty, A., and Chaudhuri, A. (2008) A New Method of Finding Predictor
Genes Based on Clustering Algorithm. Communications in Statistics, 37 (1): 203-211.

2. Chakraborty, A. and Das, K. (2008) Mixed Models for Ordinal Data : a Pharmacokinetic Study on the Effectiveness of Drug for the Reduction of Epileptic Seizures. Statistics in Medicine,

3. Jha, A., Bhattacharya, S., Ojha, S., Choudhury, D., Das, A., Sen, A., Chattopadhyay, A., Banerjee, T.K., Basak, J and Chakraborty, A. (2008) Genetic Profile of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD)  and Prospective Study of DMD on Prednisolone Therapy. Jounal of the Association of the Neurologist of Eastern India, 8 (1): 69-73.

4. Chakraborty, A. and Das, K. (2010) Inferences for Joint modelling of Repeated Ordinal Scores and Time to Event Data. Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine, Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine, 11(3), pages 281 - 295.

5. Basu, M., Maji, A.K., Chakraborty, A., Banerjee, R., Mullick, S., Saha, P., Das, S., Kanjilal, S.D., Sengupta, S. (2010)Genetic Association of Toll-Like-Receptor 4 and Tumor Necrosis Factor α Polymorphisms with Plasmodium falciparum Blood Infection Levels. Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 10(5):686-96.

6. Das, K., Ghosh, M., Khanna, B., Banerjee, M., Mondal, G. P., Singh, O.P., Chakraborty, A (2010) Discontinuation of Secondary Preventive Treatment of Stroke: An Unexplored Scenario in India. Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery,  112, pages 766-769

7. Das, K. and Chakraborty, A. (2012), Robust Analysis in Joint Models: an Application to a Study on Muscular Dystrophy. Statistics in Medicine, 31: 4049-4060.

8. Chakraborty, A. (2012), Robust Threshold Mixture Modelling using Skew-Elliptical Distributions Conference Proceedings of the Heber International Conference on Applications of Mathematics and Statistics.

9. Chakraborty, P., Chakraborty, A., Ghosh, D., Mandal, J., Biswas, S., Mukhopadhyay, U.K., Gupta-Bhattacharya S.(2013) Effect of airborne Alternaria allergen, ozone exposure, P M10  and weather on emergency visits for asthma in school-age children in Calcutta city, India Aerobiologia,

10. Chakraborty, A., Jiang, G., Boustani, M., Liu, Y., Skaar, T., Li, L. (2013) Simultaneous inferences  based on empirical Bayes methods and false discovery rates in eQTL data analysis BMC Genomics (Accepted)

11. Jiang, G., Chakraborty, A., Wang, Z., Boustani, M., Liu, Y., Skaar, T., Li, L. (2013)New aQTL SNPs for the CYP2D6 Identified by a Novel Mediation Analysis of Genome-wide SNP Arrays, Gene Expression Arrays and CYP2D6 Activity Biomed Research International ( doi:

12. Chakraborty, A. (2013) Bounded Influence Function based Inference  in Joint Modelling of Ordinal Partial Linear Model and Accelerated Failure Time Model Statistical Methods in Medical Research (Under revision)

Invited Presentations

Chakraborty, A. (December 2006) Estimation in Nonlinear Mixed Model for Ordinal data-an Algorithmic View . Fifth International Triennial Symposium on Probability and Statistics – University of Calcutta, India.

Chakraborty, A. (July 2009) Inferences for Joint modelling of Repeated Ordinal Scores and Time to Event with Application to Muscle Score Data. Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Chakraborty, A. (March 2010) On Joint Modelling of Censored Repeated Ordered  Scores and Time to Event Data. Johann Bernoulli Institute for Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Groningen, The Netherlands.

Contributed Presentations

(July 2009) Joint modelling of Time to Event Data and Repeated Ordered Longitudinal Scores Subject to Linear Mixed Model. International Symposium in Statistics (ISS) on Inferences in Generalized Linear Longitudinal Mixed Models (GLLMM)–  Memorial University, St. John’s, NL, Canada.

(March 2010) Bounded-Influence  Robust Estimation in Joint Model in the presence of Missing
Covariates. DAGSTAT2010 – Technische Universitt, Dortmund, Germany.

(December, 2011)Robust Analysis in Joint Models- An Application to a study on Muscular Dystrophy International Sri Lankan Statistical Conference: Statistical Concepts and Methods for the Modern World, 2011, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

(August, 2013)International Conference on Intelligent Biology and Medicine (ICIBM  2013), Nashville, TN, USA


Visited Carlos III Universidad de Madrid, Spain form 14-16 March, 2010.

Visited Cochin University of Science & Technology from 2-5 Sept, 2012. 


Calcutta  Statistical  Association                                                                    Dec. 2005 - present
Life Member
Society of Statistics, Computer  and Applications                                     Dec. 2010 - present
Life Member


Investigating the Role of Toll-like receptors in Plasmodium Faciparum Mediated malarial
Pathogenesis: Association and Functional Analyses.Co P.I

Nonstandard Data Analysis in some Complex Models. P.I Funded by UGC

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