Name: Dr. Shamba Chatterjee                                                                                                     

Designation : Assistant Professor


        Dr. Chatterjee joined this Institute in July, 2010


Mobile No. : +9191634 10939

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Department of Biotechnology
Haldia Institute of Technology
ICARE Complex, HIT Campus, Haldia, PO-HIT                                                                                  
Dist. PurbaMedinipur, West Bengal, INDIA




Post Doctoral  (SNU, Republic of Korea)

Ph.D (Engg.) (IIT Roorkee)                            

M.Tech (Jadavpur University)


Animal Cell Culture & Bioassay, Environmental Biotechnology & Cancer Biology.



Teaching Experience: Since July, 2010 teaches B. Tech and M. Tech students in the Department of Biotechnology, Haldia Institute of Technology, Haldia.

Course Taught

Odd Semester 2015-16

BT-702: Animal Cell Culture & Animal Biotechnology

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CH-301 (CSE): Basic Environmental Engineering and Elementary Biology     Course Home

CH-301 (ME): Basic Environmental Engineering and Elementary Biology

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ChE-792A (Chemical Engg.): Biotechnology Laboratory

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Even Semester 2015-16

MBT-215A: Animal Cell Culture & its Applications

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MBT-292C: Animal Cell Culture Lab     Course Home
BT-802A: Renewable Energy Technology     Course Home

CH-401 (EE): Basic Environmental Engineering and Elementary Biology

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Areas of Research

§  Animal Cell Culture & Bioassay, Environmental Biotechnology  & Cancer Biology.


Books/Book Chapter:

  1. S. Chatterjee et al., Proceedings of 1st International Conference on Non Conventional Energy (ICONCE 2014)”, JIS College of Engineering, Kalyani (TEQIP), (Technically co-sponsored by IEEE Kolkata section and IEEE PES) Jan. 16-17, 2014, Pages 135-140. (Printed by Barnana Publishers) (ISBN: CD-ROM: 978-1-4799-3338-9, PRINT: 978-1-4799-3339-6)

  2. S. Chatterjee et al., Gupta, S., Bag, S., Ganguly, K., Sarkar, I., Biswas, P. (Eds.), Advancements of Medical Electronics, Lecture Notes in Bioengineering (Book Series), Springer-India, Pages 161-173, 2015. (ISSN: 2195-271X)

Refereed Journal Publications:

1)     “Higher prevalence of OCA1 in an ethnic group of eastern India is due to a founder mutation in the tyrosinase gene.” M. Chaki, A. Mukhopadhyay, S. Chatterjee, M. Das, S. Samanta, K. Ray. Molecular Vision, 2005; 11:531-534. (Impact Factor: 2014: 1.986,  ISSN 1090-0535)

2)    “Assessment of luteinizing hormone receptor function in an endometrial cancer cell line, Ishikawa cells in response to human chorionic gonadotrophin (hCG).” G. Viswanath, S. Chatterjee and P.Roy. Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology, 2007, 272:14-21. (Impact Factor: 2014: 4.405, ISSN: 0303-7207)

3) “Development of a yeast-based assay to determine the (anti)androgenic contaminants from pulp and paper mill effluents in India.” S. Chatterjee, C.B. Majumder and P. Roy. Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology, 2007, 24:114-121. (Impact Factor: 2014: 2.084, ISSN: 1382-6689)

4) “Combined removal of BTEX in air stream by using mixture of sugar cane bagasse, compost and GAC as biofilter media.” A.K. Mathur, C.B. Majumder, S. Chatterjee. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2007, 148:64-74. (Impact Factor: 2014: 4.529, ISSN: 0304-3894)

5) “Biodesulfurization of dibenzothiophene using recombinant Pseudomonas strain.” L. Meesala, C.B. Majumder, S. Chatterjee, P. Roy; Journal of Chemical Technology & Biotechnology, 83:294-298, 2008. (Impact Factor: 2014: 2.494, Online ISSN: 1097-4660)

6)  “Screening of some anti-progestin endocrine disruptors using a recombinant yeast based in vitro bioassay.” S. Chatterjee, V. Kumar, C.B. Majumder and P. Roy. Toxicology in Vitro, 2008, 22:788-798. [Data curated by the Comparative Toxicogenomics Database (CTD; and Handbook of Environmental Chemistry, Volume 5: Water Pollution 5J, pp. 69-113] (Impact Factor: 2014: 2.903, ISSN: 0887-2333)

7) “Biodegradation of pyridine by the new bacterial isolates S. putrefaciens and B. sphaericus.” A.K. Mathur, C.B. Majumder, S. Chatterjee, P. Roy. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2008, 157:335-343. (Impact Factor: 2014: 4.529, ISSN: 0304-3894)

8) “Anti-androgenic endocrine disrupting activities of chlorpyrifos and piperophos.” G. Viswanath, S. Chatterjee, S. Dabral, S.R. Nanguneri, G. Divya, P. Roy. The Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology,  2010, 120:22-29 (Equal first author)

9) “Progesterone receptor agonists and antagonists as anticancer agents.” A. Chakraborty, S. Chatterjee, P. Roy. Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry, 2010, 10:506-517. [Impact Factor: 2014: 2.903, ISSN: 1389-5575 (Print) & ISSN: 1875-5607 (Online)]

10) “Grape Pomace in Enhanced Hydrolytic Enzyme Production-A Short Introspection.” S. Chatterjee, S. Biswas, S. Ganguly, A. Tripathy, S. Sinha; Advances in Agriculture, Sciences and Engineering Research, 3:583-586, 2013. (ISSN: 2276–6723)

11) “Isolation of Pyridine Degrading Bacteria from Soils Contaminated with Petrochemical Industry Effluents in Purba Medinipur” S. Chatterjee, S. Biswas, S. Ganguly, A.K. Mathur; Journal of Biological and Environmental Sciences, 7:109-119, 2013. (Indexed by CAB Abstracts & Zoological Records) (ISSN: Printed: 1307-9530 Online: 1308-2019)

12) “Biofuel from microalgae for sustainable development.” S. Chatterjee, S. Bal. Proceedings of “1st International Conference on Non Conventional Energy (ICONCE 2014)”, IEEE Xplore, 98-103, 2014. (ISBN: XPLORE COMPLIANT: 978-1-4799-3340-2, DOI: 10.1109/ICONCE.2014.6808699)

13) “Nanomaterial mediated drug delivery, image-guided therapy and multifaceted theranostic systems in cancer.” S. Chatterjee, S. Gupta, S. Mukherjee, J. Mukherjee; Journal of Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials, 02:77-88, 2014. (ISSN: Printed: 2090-9594 Online: 2090-9608)

14) “Production and Estimation of Alkaline Protease by Immobilized Bacillus licheniformis Isolated from Poultry Farm Soil of 24 Parganas and its Reusability.” S. Chatterjee; Journal of Advanced Pharmaceutical Technology & Research, 6:2-6, 2015. (ISSN: Printed: 2231-4040 Online: 0976-2094) (Indexed with Emerging Sources Citation Index by Thomson Reuters)

15) “Cytotoxic Biphenyl-4-Carboxylic acid Targets Tubulin-Microtubule System and Inhibits Cellular Migration in HeLa cell lines” S. Mukherjee, S. Chatterjee, A. Poddar, B. Bhattacharyya, S. Gupta; Journal of Taibah University for Science, 2015 (Article in press). (ISSN: 1658-3655)

16) “An Overview of Different Approaches for Sustainable Production and Convertibility of Hydroxymethylfurfural” S. Chatterjee, S. Gangopadhyay, S. Patra, S. Pal Chowdhury; International Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology,  5:45-52, 2016. (Impact Factor: 2014: 3.127, ISSN: Printed: 2321-7308 Online: 2319-1163)  


Refereed Conference Publications:

1.  “Recent advancements in Smell Sensor: a minireview.” S. Chatterjee, S. Kundu, S. Saha. Proceedings of “2nd National conference on Advanced Communication Systems and Design Techniques (NCACD 2012)”, 2012, 108-114.

2.   “Recent approaches of multifaceted DNA nanocarriers as therapeutic delivery system” S. Chatterjee, S. Pal Chowdhury, C. Chatterjee. Proceedings of “National Seminar on Advanced Functional Materials, Technology and Its Social Implications (NSAFMTSI- 2015)”,  NBA3:1-5, 2015.  (ISBN: 978-93-5196-458-2)

3. “Miniaturized biofabrication of chitosan structures for regenerative engineering” S. Chatterjee, S. Pal Chowdhury, S. Basu. Proceedings of “2nd International Conference on Nanotechnology (ICNT 2015) and Indo-USA joint Symposium on New Approaches to Energy Harvesting: Alternative to fossil fuel”, 2015,  481-488. (ISBN: 978-81-927756-2-3)