Dr. Sanjukta Mondal (Parui)

M.Sc.(Sambalpur), Ph.D. (V.B.)

Head of Department

Department of Zoology

About me

Date of Birth: 06.04.1969
Email: sanjuktaparui@gmail.com
Academic   Qualifications:  M.Sc., Ph.D.

  • 10th Std. – I.C.S.E Board from Carmel Convent School, Rourkela in 1985.
  • +2 Science - C.H.S.E., Bhubaneswar from Women’s College, Rourkela in 1987.
  • +3 Science – Sambalpur University from S.G. Women’s College, Rourkela in 1990 (achieved 7th position in University).
  • M.Sc. – from School of Life Sciences, Sambalpur University in 1992 (achieved 2nd position in University).
  • Qualified GATE in 1993
  • Qualified CSIR-NET in 1993 both for JRF and LS.
  • Awarded Ph.D. from Visva-Bharati University in 2000.

Area of specialization: Biochemistry (Enzymology)
Awards/ Recognitions Received: Received the UGC Research Award in 2004
Hobby: Music, Free lance Writing
Teaching Experience: 20 yrs 

  • Teaching Experience at Post Graduate Level: 6 Years
  • Teaching Experience at Under Graduate Level: 20 Years (both Honours & General)

Darjeeling Govt. College

23.7.1998

6.4.2002

Barasat Govt. College

8.4.2002

19.12.2006

Lady Brabourne College

20.12.2006

Continuing till date

Research Experience: 24 yrs
Thrust Area of Research:  

  • Epitope mapping of the allergenic proteins of the pollen of allergenic plants: implications for immunotherapy and studies on the air pollution impact on their etiology.
  • Studies on Eco-taxonomy and Conservation Strategies of an Important Natural Soil binder Ipomoea pes-capre (Family Convolvulaceae) in their Coastal Belt of Bengal & Orissa, India.
  • Role of Insects (particularly ants) foraging on extrafloral nectarines of certain plants as potential antiherbivore agents and analysis of the biochemical composition of extrafloral  nectary.

Research Publications:

  • International Publications: 18
  • National Publications: 30
  • Chapters in books: 3
  • Popular Articles: 31

Research Guidance:

  • Registered Ph.D. guide under Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, West Bengal
  • Number of students already awarded under my guidance: 2
  • Rajat Pramanik
  • Tamal Chakraborty
  • Number of students registered for Ph.D. degree at present: 1
  • Barnali Bera

Research Projects:


S.No.

Title of the Project

Name of the Funding Agency

Duration

Grant Received

Project Fellow

1.

“Identification, Isolation and Characterization of the allergy causing salivary gland protein of man biting Simuliidae (Diptera) of West Bengal, India”.

UGC Minor Research Project

Principal Investigator

[Ref. No. F. PSW-076/00-01 (ERO), dated 27.02.01]

2001-2003

Rs. 50,000

 

2.

“A molecular approach to the developmental basis of rhizophores, phylogenetic interpretation of intraspecific polymorphism in Selaginella and possible use of plant extracts in biological control of plant pathogens

UGC Major Research Project

Co-Investigator

[Ref. No. F3-175/ 2001(SR-II), dated 01.04.01]

2001-2004

Rs. 5,22,040

Rajat Pramanik

3

“Epitope mapping of the allergenic proteins of the pollen of a few allergenic plants growing in Kolkata: implications for immunotherapy and studies on the air pollution impact on their etiology”

UGC- Major Research Project

Principal Investigator

[Ref. No. F. No. 42-559/2013 (SR),  dt. 22.03. 13]

2013-2017

Rs. 13,05,800

Barnali Bera

4

“Extrafloral nectary attributes of some plants growing in Midnapore District of West Bengal, their effect on ant behaviour pattern in facultative ant plant mutualism and their taxonomic significance”

UGC- Major Research Project

Co-Investigator

[Ref. No. F.N. 42- 917/2013(SR), dt 14.03.13]

2013-2017

Rs. 13,78,800

Debasree Ghosh

Members In different Academic Bodies: 

  • Life member of the Zoological Society, Kolkata
  • Life member of Indian Science Congress
  • Life Member of National Environmental Science Academy, New Delhi (NESA).
  • Editorial Board member of the Journal ARANYA - (Nature and Wildlife Conservation Society)

Administrative duties:

  • Coordinator for the forthcoming NAAC Accreditation in 2020.
  •  Member of Governing Body of Lady Brabourne College.
  • Convener of DBT-STAR College Program and DBT-BOOST Program.
  • Convener of Service Book and Tender Committees.
  • Member of IQAC, Examination, Disciplinary and UGC Committees.
  • Co-ordinator of M.Sc. Course in Zoology.

Publications

Papers Published in Refereed International Journals:

  • Mondal, A.K., Parui, S., Biswas, S. R. and Mandal, S. (1997). Identification of the allergenic proteins of Ipomoea fistulosa pollen: Partial characterization and sensitivity test. Grana, 36: 301-305 (Sweden). ISSN 0017-3134, Impact Factor: 0.936.
  • Parui, S., Mondal, A.K. and Mandal, S. (1998). Protein content and Patient Skin test sensitivity of the pollen of Argemone mexicana on exposure to SO2.  Grana, 37: 121-124, (Sweden). ISSN 0017-3134, Impact Factor: 0.936.
  • Parui, S., Mondal, A.K. and Mandal, S. (1998). Peroxidase isozyme profiles of immature and mature pollen of seven tropical plants from eastern India. Grana, 37: 228-232 (Sweden). ISSN 0017-3134, Impact Factor: 0.936.
  • Mondal, A.K., Parui, S. and Mandal, S. (1998). Biochemical analysis of four species of Cassia L. pollen. Aerobiologia, 14: 45-50 (Italy). ISSN: 0393-5965, Impact Factor; [1.375 1.375(2014), 1.202(2013), 1.333(2012), 1.515(2011), 1.052(2010)]
  • Mondal, A.K., Parui, S. and Mandal, S. (1998). Protein profile of the allergenic pollen of Ipomoea fistulosa L. – A comparative study. Annals of Agricultural and Environmental Medicine, 5: 131-134 (Poland). ISSN: 1232-1966, Impact factor 3.06.
  • Mondal, A.K., Parui, S. and Mandal, S. (1998). Analysis of the free amino acid content in pollen of nine Asteraceaespecies of known allergenic activity. Annals of Agricultural and Environmental Medicine, 5: 17-20 (Poland). ISSN: 1232-1966, Impact factor 3.06.
  • Mondal, A.K., Parui, S. and Mandal, S. (1998). Phylogenetic relationships between four species of Cassia L. based on pollen morphology, chemotaxonomy and phytoserology. Bangladesh Journal of Plant Taxonomy, 5(1): 63-75 (Bangladesh).  ISSN: 1028-2092,Impact Factor s 0.696 (2014).
  • Parui, S., Mondal, A.K. and Mandal, S. (1999). Identification and partial characterization of the allergenic proteins of Ricinus communis L. pollen – a new approach. Grana, 38: 311-315 (Sweden). ISSN 0017-3134,Impact Factor: 0.936.
  • Parui, S., Mondal, A.K. and Mandal, S. (2001). DNA, peroxidase profile, and biochemical composition changes during the treatment in vitro of pollen of Argemone mexicana L. with SO2. Grana, 40: 154-158 (Sweden). ISSN 0017-3134,Impact Factor: 0.936.
  • Parui, S., Mondal, A.K. and Mandal, S. (2002). Identification of the allergenic proteins of Cassia siamea Lamk. Pollen. Grana, 41: 39-43 (Sweden). ISSN 0017-3134,Impact Factor: 0.936.
  • Mondal (Parui), S., Mondal, A.K. and Mandal, S. (2007). Evaluation of electroelution and immunodiffusion as methods for purification and identification of the allergenic proteins of Ailanthus excelsa Roxb. pollen. Grana (Sweden), 46: 91-97. Print ISSN 0017-3134, Online ISSN 1651-2049. Impact Factor: 0.936.
  • Das, P.K., Mondal, A.K. and Mondal Parui, S. (2011). Antibacterial activity of some selected dye yielding plants in Eastern India. African Journal of Biotechnology, 5(9): 510-520. ISSN 1684–6315 ©2010 Academic Journals, Impact factor 0.565.
  • Mondal, A.K. and Mondal (Parui), S. (2011). Circumscription of the families within Leguminales as determined by cladistic analysis based on seed protein. African Journal of Biotechnology, 10(15): 2850-2856. ISSN 1684–5315 ©2011 Academic Journals.
  • Chakraborty, T., Mondal, A.K. and Mondal Parui, S. (2012). Studies on the prospects and some problems of sand dune vegetation at the fragile coastal zones of West Bengal and Orissa, in Eastern India. African Journal of Plant Science, 6(2): 48-56. ISSN 1996-0824. Academic Journals.
  • Chakraborty, T., Mondal, A.K. and Mondal (Parui), S. (2012). Orange wrapper at mangrove: Trentepholia flava (W.J. Hooker and Arnott) Cribb, a new discovery from Bhitarkanika Conservatory, India. International Journal of Current Research (France), 4(12): 6-11. ISSN 0975-833X.
  • Ghosh, D., Mondal, A.K. and Mondal (Parui), S. (2015). Morphology, anatomy, ultrastructure and ant-patrolling of extrafloral nectarines (EFNs) in three species of Mimosaceae. International Journal of Current Research, 7(5): 15505-15508. ISSN 0975-833X.
  • Bera, B., Mondal (Parui), S. and Mondal, A.K. (2015). Variation in the protein profile of the allergenic pollen of Datura metel with different stages of maturity. International Journal of Current Research, 7(6): 17174-17180. ISSN 0975-833X.
  • Bera, B., Mondal (Parui), S. and Kundu, J.K., Mondal, A.K. (2017). Datura stramonium pollen and its possible role in allergenic etiology- Recommendations for standardizations of pollen extracts for ASIT. IOSR Journal of Pharmacy and Biological Sciences, 12(3): 62-69.

Papers Published in Refereed National Journals:

  • Parui, S., Mondal, A.K. and Mandal, S. (1996). Protein and Free Amino Acid Composition of the Pollen of Four Species of Solanaceae. Journal of National Botanical Society, 50: 89-92.
  • Mondal, A.K., Parui, S. and Mandal, S. (1997). Aerobiology and some chemical parameters of the pollen of a few members of Mimosaceae in Burdwan district, West Bengal. Research Journal of Chemistry and Environment, 1: 12-19. ISSN: 0972-0626, Impact factor  0.636 (2012).
  • Parui, S. and Mandal, S. (1998). Biochemical analysis and skin test of the allergenic pollen of Datura metel L. Current Science, 74(1): 66-68. ISSN 0011-3891,Impact Factor 0.833 (2014).
  • Parui, S., Mondal, A.K. and Mandal, S. (1998). Etiologic significance of sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) pollen in respiratory allergy. Current Science, 75(2): 150-152. ISSN 0011-3891,Impact Factor 0.833 (2014).
  • Mondal, A.K., Parui, S., Nandi, J.B. and Mandal, S. (1998). Studies on the effect of temperature on the germination of seeds. Indian Journal of Plant Physiology, 3(2): 168-171. ISSN 0019-5502.
  • Parui, S., Mondal, A.K. and Mandal, S. (1998). Biochemical Analysis of the Pollen of Ricinus communis L.  Environment & Ecology, 16(1): 40-43. ISSN 0970-0420.         
  • Mondal, A.K., Dey, A. and Mondal, S. (1998). Morphological and Phytochemical (free amino acids) studies of seven species of Cassia L. Research Journal of Chemistry and Environment, 2(3): 19-22. ISSN: 0972-0626, Impact factor 0.636 (2012).
  • Mondal, A.K., Mondal (nee Parui), S. and Mandal, S. (1999). Comparative biochemistry of the vegetative and reproductive thallus of the monogeneric species Targionia hypophylla L. Journal of National Botanical Society, 53: 49-53.
  • Mondal, A.K. and Mondal (Parui), S. (1999). Studies on Medicinal Plants of West Bengal Used in Snake Bite. Environment & Ecology 17(1): 154-156. ISSN 0970-0420.         
  • Mondal, A.K., Mondal (nee Parui), S. and Mandal, S. (1999). Biochemical analysis of twelve Eastern Himalayan species of Riccia (Mich.) L. Phytomorphology, 49(3): 267-276. ISSN 0031-9449.
  • Mondal, A.K., Mondal, S. and Mandal, S. (1999). Biochemical analysis of ten Eastern Himalayan Species of Marchantia L. – A Comparative Study. Research Journal Of Chemistry and Environment, 3(1): 31-37. ISSN: 0972-0626, Impact factor 0.636 (2012).
  • Mondal, A.K., Mondal (nee Parui), S. and Mandal, S. (2000). Molecular taxonomy of the genus Cassia L. based on seed protein and mitochondrial DNA RFLP. Phytomorphology, 50(1): 15-25. ISSN 0031-9449.
  • Mondal, A.K., Mondal (nee Parui), S. and Mandal, S. (2002). Soluble protein profile, free amino acid composition and other biochemical studies of Chara flaccida Braun (Charophyceae). Journal of National Botanical Society, 56: 57-63.
  • Mondal, A.K. and Mondal (nee Parui), S. (2002). Biochemical studies on the effects of physiological stress on the sporocarps of Marsilea minuta Linn. Phytomorphology, 52(2&3): 129-138. ISSN 0031-9449.
  • Mondal, A.K., Mondal (nee Parui), S. and Mandal, S. (2002). Electrophoretic patterns of soluble proteins, peroxidase and esterase isozymes profiles as taxonomic criteria in the morphologically related species of Chara L. (Charophyceae). Phytomorphology, 52(2&3): 179-188. ISSN 0031-9449.
  • Pramanik, R., Mondal, A.K. and Mondal (nee Parui), S. (2002). Comparative study of free amino acid composition of four species of Selaginella P. Beauv. Phytomorphology, 52(4): 337-345. ISSN 0031-9449.
  • Pramanik, R., Mondal, A.K., Mandal, S. and Mondal (nee Parui), S. (2003). Comparative Study of the free amino acids of the Different Part of Selaginella suberecta BK. Science and Culture, 69(3-4): 163-164. ISSN 0950-5431, Impact factor 0.660 (2015).
  • Parui, S. (2007). The allergenic protein profile of the salivary glands of the female of Simulium (Nevermannia) praelargum. Proc. Zool. Soc., Calcutta, 60 (1): 21-25.
  • Parui, S., Mondal, A.K. and Mandal, S. (2007). Biochemical analysis of the allergenic pollen of Saccharum spontaneum Linn. and Cymbopogon schoenanthes Spreng. Advances in Environmental Biopollution, pp.373-380.
  • Pramanik, R., Mondal, A.K. and Mondal (Parui), S. (2007). Electrophoretic evidence for interspecific variation between three species of Pteris Linn. Journal of Botanical Society of Bengal, 61(2): 75-82. ISSN 0971-2976.
  • Parui, S., Mondal, A.K. and Mandal, S. (2009). The free amino acids of pollen of some angiospermic taxa as taxonomic markers for phylogenetic interrelationships. Current Science, 96(8): 1071-1081. ISSN 0011-3891. Impact Factor 0.833 (2014).
  • Mondal, A.K. and Mondal (Parui), S. (2009). Studies on the variation in the phenomenon of guttation (the natural biological waste) in some terrestrial and aquatic plant taxa. Bull. Biol. Sci., 7(3): 151-161. ISSN 0973-8126.
  • Mondal, A.K. and Mondal, S. (2010). Ethnobryology - Seeking more deserving future. Front. Biol., 1(1): 31-36. ISSN 1093-4715 (On line) 1093-9946 (Print).
  • Mondal, A.K., Mondal (Parui), S., Samanta, S. and Mallick, S. (2011). Synthesis of Ecofriendly Silver Nanoparticle from Plant Latex used as an Important Taxonomic Tool for Phylogenetic Interrelationship. Advances in Bioresearch, 2(1): 122-133. ISSN 0976-4585, Impact Factor 0.566.
  • Chakraborty, T., Mondal, A.K. and Parui (Mondal), S. (2012). Studies on the phytoresources of coastal dune flora at West Bengal and adjacent Orissa, India. International Journal of Science and Nature, 3(4): 745-752. ISSN 2229-6441, Impact Factor 1.902 (2014)
  • Mondal (Parui), S. (2011). Allergenicity and antigenic cross-reactivity of the pollen of Helianthus annuus and Ricinus communis. Science Journal, Lady Brabourne College, 3:106-117. ISSN 2319-6858
  • Mondal, A.K., Chakraborty, T. and Mondal (Parui), S. (2013). Ant foraging on extrafloral nectarines [EFNs] of Ipomoea pes-caprae (Convolvulaceae) in the dune vegetation: Ants as potential antiherbivore agents. Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences, 42(1): 67-74. ISSN: 0975-1033 (Online) ISSN: 0379-5136 (Print). A CSIR Publication. Impact Factor 0.294 (2014).
  • Mondal, A.K. and Mondal (Parui), S. (2014). The Phylogenetic Relations and Biogeography of Three Indian and Two African Species of Abrus Adanson. Annals of Plant Sciences, 3(06): 726-733. ISSN: 2287-688X
  • Bera, B., Mondal (Parui), S. and Mondal, A.K. (2016). The developmental variation of the protein profile of the pollen of Datura inoxia: A comparative study. International journal of Bioassays, 5.6: 4625-4629.
  • Mondal, A.K. and Mondal Parui, S. (2018). The revolution in Microscopy - Simple to electron (Review Article).  Annals of Plant Sciences, 7.5: 2267-2281.

Chapters in books:

  • Mondal (Parui), S., Mondal, A.K. and Mandal, S. (2009). The Isoenzyme Electrophoretic Evidence into the Homology of Rhizophores in Selaginella chrysocaulos Spring Mon. In: Advances in Plant Biology (Debidas Bhattacharya Birth Centenary Commemorative Volume) [Eds. S. Mandal and S. Bhattacharya)
  • T. Chakraborty, S. Mondal (Parui) and A. K. Mondal (2014).  Potent ethno-medicinal plants of coastal dune forests at West Bengal and adjacent Odisha: a new horizon for future prosperity. In:  Edited Book entitled “Ethnobotanical Studies in India” (Ed. Sanjeev Kumar), Deep Publications, New Delhi, Pp. 284-290.
  • Ghosh, D., Mondal, A.K. and Mondal (Parui) [2015]. Morphometric, ultrastructural study and anti-herbivore defence of EFNs in three species of Cassia L. in West Bengal, India. In: Advancement in Plant Sciences (Ed. Jana, B.K. and Mukherjee, S.K.), Lambert Academic Publishing, pp. 58-65.

 

Popular Articles

  • Mondal, A.K. and Parui (Mondal), S. (1997).  DEVIL–TURNED-FRIEND. Science Reporter, 34(3): 52-54. ISSN 0036-8512.
  • Mondal, A.K. and Mondal (nee Parui), S. (1997).  DEVILS TREE. Science Reporter, 34(6): 52-53. ISSN 0036-8512.
  • Mondal, A.K. and Mondal (nee Parui), S. (1997). THE STINGING NUISANCE. Science Reporter, 34(11): 52-55. ISSN 0036-8512.
  • Mondal, A.K. and Mondal (nee Parui), S. (1998).  THE FLAMING BEAUTY OF THE RAINS. Science Reporter, 35(11): 52-54. ISSN 0036-8512.
  • Mondal, A.K. and Mondal, S. (1998).   WITHERING HEIGHTS. NB-Plus, The Statesman, 11th September, 1998.
  • Mondal, A.K. and Mondal Parui, S. (1998).  HOOKED TO PLANTS. NB-Plus, The Statesman, 2nd October, 1998.
  • Mondal, A.K. and Mondal Parui, S. (1998).  EXERCISES IN EXCELLENCE. NB-Plus, The Statesman, 20th November, 1998.
  • Mondal, A.K. and Mondal, S. (1998).  THE ABODE OF PEACE. NB-Plus, The Statesman, 2nd April, 1998.
  • Mondal, A.K. and Mondal, S. (2000). KILLER PLANTS. Science Reporter, 37(3): 9-15).ISSN 0036-8512.
  • Mondal, A.K. and Mondal, S. (2001). PARASITIC PLANTS. Science Reporter, 38(12):51-55.ISSN 0036-8512.
  • Mondal, A.K. and Parui, S. (2003). PROLIFIC PHYTOPLANKTON. Science Reporter, 40(10): 52-55. ISSN 0036-8512.
  • Mondal Parui, S. and Mondal, A.K. (2004). PRODUCING SINGLE CELL PROTEINS. Science Reporter, 41(11): 47-49. ISSN 0036-8512.
  • Parui Mondal, S. and Mondal, A.K. (2006).  MEETING THE TEA CHALLENGE. Science Reporter, 43(2): 13-15. ISSN 0036-8512.
  • Mondal, A.K. and Parui Mondal, S. (2006). MARINE PLASTIC POLLUTION-THREAT TO BIODIVERSITY. Science Reporter[Spectrum], 43(5): 17. ISSN 0036-8512.
  • Mondal, A.K. and Parui, S. (2007). THE FLAVOUR OF SOUTH INDIA. Science Reporter, 44(9): 20-23. ISSN 0036-8512.
  • Mondal, A.K., Parui, S., etc. (2010). ERODING BEACHES IN WEST BENGAL. Science Reporter, 47(6): 53-54. ISSN 0036-8512.
  • Mondal, A. K. and Parui Mondal, S. (2010). SEPTOPASER KHIDE (a Bengali article on Insectivorous Plants). Ekhon Aranyak, 1(4): 26-30.
  • Mondal Parui, S. and Mondal, A. K. (2010). JIB BAICHITRER BAICHITRAMAY PRANI SAAP (a Bengali article on Diversity of Snakes. Ekhon Aranyak, 1(5): 38-42. 
  • Mondal, A. K. and Mondal (Parui), S. (2011). TODAY'S TEARS - TOMORROW'S FRIEND. Aranya, 1(1): 22-32. ISSN 2230- 9950.
  • Mondal, A. K. and Mondal (Parui), S. (2011). (a Bengali article on Biodiversity of Bhitarkanika). Ekhon Aranyak.
  • Mondal, A. K. and Mondal (Parui), S. (2011). PLANT MORPHOLOGY QUIZ. Science Reporter, 48(9): 58-59. ISSN 0036-8512.
  • Mondal, A. K. and Mondal (Parui), S. (2011). QUIZ ON BRYOPHYTES. Science Reporter, 48(12): 58-59. ISSN 0036-8512.
  • Mondal, A. K. and Mondal, S. (2012). QUIZ ON FLOWERS. Science Reporter, 49(12): 58-59. ISSN 0036-8512.
  • Mondal, A. K. and Mondal Parui, S. (2013). WHAT MAKES PLANT ‘SLEEP’. Science Reporter, 50(7): 45-48. ISSN 0036-8512.
  • Mondal, A. K. and Mondal Parui, S. (2013). QUIZ ON BIODIVERSITY. Science Reporter, 50(8): 58-59. ISSN 0036-8512.
  • Mondal, A. K. and Mondal (Parui), S. (2013). TODAY’S TEARS- TOMORROW’S FRIEND. Petals, 1(2): 1-9. ISSN 2321-5070.
  • Mondal (Parui), S. and Mondal, A.K. (2014). QUIZ ON BIOTECHNOLOGY. Science Reporter, 51(1): 58-59. ISSN 0036-8512.
  • Mondal, A. K. and Mondal (Parui), S. (2014). QUIZ ON MANGROVES. Science Reporter, 51(6): 58-59. ISSN 0036-8512.
  • Mondal, A. K. and Mondal (Parui), S. (2014). FUN QUIZ ON POLLINATION BIOLOGY. Science Reporter, 51(8): 58-59. ISSN 0036-8512.
  • Mondal, A. K. and Mondal (Parui), S. (2014). GUTTATION-A NATURAL PHENOMENON: USEFUL MEDIUM FOR PRODUCTION OF RECOMBINANT PROTEINS. e-Newsletter, West Bengal Biodiversity Board, department of Environment, Government of West Bengal, 5(2):17-27
  • Mondal (Parui), S. and Mondal, A.K. (2015). FUN QUIZ ON FISHES. Science Reporter, 52(3): 60-61. ISSN No. 0036-8512.