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Department of Physiology

The Department of Physiology has a very important role in dental sciences and it imparts DCI norms and follows the most recent curriculum of DCI under Health University, Govt. of West Bengal. The department is involved in various activities, particularly regular classes of students, tutorials, seminars among the students and intra departmental faculty members who are engaged in active research activities inside the institution and also collaborative works with different Post Graduate departments under the University of Calcutta. The department is very well equipped with modern instruments used in practical classes of students and in research purpose, particularly Kymograph, Isolated Tissue, Organ bath, High Speed Centrifuge machine, Digital pH meter, Digital Single pan balance, BMR Instrument, Spirometer, Bicycle Ergometer, ECG machine, Incubator, etc besides commonly used instruments by the students.

The department is run by experienced faculty members and technical personal.

Dr. Sukumar Mukherjee, B.Sc, MBBS (C.U.), MD (Physiology), is the Prof and Head of the Department, with a teaching experience of 33 years in different Medical Colleges of West Bengal, of which 20 years as professor both in under graduate and post graduate level and examiner of MD & Ph.D etc. He was attached as guest lecturer in many health related Institutions. He was the Jt. Director of Medical Education, Govt. of West Bengal and also Director of the Institution of

Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of West Bengal. He has sufficient research publications in reputed journals in India and abroad.

Dr. Mahitosh Sarkar, B.Sc (Hons) (Physiology) (C.U.), M.Sc (Physiology) (C.U.), Ph.D (Physiology) (C.U.) is a reader of this department, with the undergraduate and post graduate teaching experience and also a research guide of Ph.D students. He has important contribution in research in Reproductive Physiology, Endocrinology, Environment Pollution and Toxicology on reproduction. He has published his work in different reputed journals in India and abroad. He has 23 research publications, presented papers at National and International conferences. A life member of " Physiological Society of India" and "India Society for the Study of Reproduction and Fertility". A member of the Editorial Board of the "Journal of Interacademica". Dr. Aditi Sawoo, B.Sc (Hons), (Physiology) (C.U.), M.Sc (Physiology) (C.U.), Ph.D (Physiology) (C.U.) is a reader of this department with undergraduate teaching experience and has done research work in Biochemical aspects of Sports Physiology with research publication.