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Mr. Abhijit Sarkar

  • Assistant Professor
    Institute of Applied Sciences & Humanities
  • Department

    Department of Chemistry
  • Contact Details:

    Email : abhijit.sarkar@gla.ac.in

    Contact Number :7001878093

  • Experience

  • Qualifications

    • PhD fellow and Extended Senior Research Fellow
      Title: Studies on the mechanism of the toxicity of nanoparticles and its protection via natural antioxidant supplementation.
      Time frame: 2010 to 2016.
      Address: Division of Molecular Medicine, Bose Institute, West Bengal, India.
    • Master of Science (M. Sc.) in Biotechnology
      Project: Construction of genomic library of Bascillus subtilis by shotgun cloning and isolation of a particular gene.
      Passing year: 2009
      Department: Biotechnology, University of Burdwan, West Bengal, India.
  • Ph.D

    Thesis Supervised

  • Awarded/ Completed-


  • Postgraduate

    Thesis Supervised

  • Awarded/ Completed-


  • 1 Basak S, Sarkar A, Ghosh S, Mahalanobish S, Sarkar P, Sil PC. (Review) (communicated). How are the malarial parasites attacked by our immune system and what are the potential malarial vaccines?
  • 2 Dihingia A, Ozah D, Ghosh S, Sarkar A, Baruah P, Kalita J, Sil PC, Manna P. Vitamin K1 Inversely Correlates with Glycemia and Insulin Resistance in Type 2 Diabetic (T2D) Patients and Positively Regulates SIRT1/AMPK Pathway of Glucose Metabolism in Liver of T2D Mice and Hepatocytes Cultured in High Glucose. The Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry. 2017 Oct 12;52:103-114. [Impact Factor 4.66]
  • 3 Sarkar A, Ghosh S, Choudhary S, Sil PC. Targeted delivery of quercetin loaded mesoporous silica nanoparticles against breast cancer cells. BBA Gen Sub. 2016,1860 :2065–2075. [Impact Factor 4.78]
  • 4 Ghosh S, Sarkar A, Bhattacharyya S, Sil PC. Silymarin protects mouse liver and kidney from thioacetamide induced toxicity by scavenging reactive oxygen species and activating PI3K-AKT pathway. Front Pharmacol. 2016, 15;7:481.doi: 10.3389/fphar.2016.00481. [Impact Factor 3.83]
  • 5 Pal S, Sarkar A, Pal PB, Sil PC. Protective effect of arjunolic acid against atorvastatin induced hepatic and renal pathophysiology via MAPK, mitochondria and ER dependent pathways. Biochimie. 2015, 112:20-34. [Impact Factor 3.10]
  • 6 Das J, Sarkar A, Sil PC. Hexavalent chromium induces apoptosis in Human Liver (HepG2) cells via redox imbalance. Tox Rep. 2015. [Cite Score 1.70]
  • 7 Sarkar A, Ghosh M, Sil PC. Nanotoxicity: Oxidative stress mediated toxicity of metal and metal oxide nanoparticles. J Nanosci Nanotechnol. 2014, 14(1): 730-743. [Impact Factor 1.35]
  • 8 Sarkar A, Sil PC. Iron oxide nanoparticles mediated cytotoxicity via PI3K/AKT pathway: role of quercetin. Food Chem Toxicol. 2014, 71:106-15. [Impact Factor 3.90]
  • 9 Sarkar A, Das J, Manna P, Sil PC. Nano-copper induces oxidative stress and apoptosis in kidney via both extrinsic and intrinsic pathways. Toxicology. 2011, 290 (2-3):208-17. [Impact Factor 3.64]


  • 8 years of research experience in the field of nano-science and biotechnology.
  • Eight months postdoctoral experience at Dept. of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biotechnology, Konkuk University, Seoul 05029, Republic of Korea.
  • Presently working as assistant professor (Research) in chemistry at Dept. of Chemistry, GLA University, Mathura

Books Authored

  • Sarkar A, Ghosh S, Dutta S, Sil PC. Proteases in neuropathophysiology (book chapter of Proteases in human disease). 2017, ISBN 978-981-10-3162-5

Area of Research Interest

  • Drug delivery through nanoparticles
  • Cancer biology
  • Toxicology and applied pharmacology


  • Recipient of Extended Senior Research Fellowship from Bose Institute (DST, Govt. of India sponsored), October 2015 to March 2016.
  • Recipient of Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) from Bose Institute (Institute Fellow, DST, Govt. of India), September 2013 to September 2015.
  • Recipient of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) from Bose Institute (Institute Fellow, DST, Govt. of India), September 2010 to August 2015.
  • Qualified National Eligibility Test (NET-2010) for Lectureship conducted jointly by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research and University Grants Commission.
  • Qualified Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE-2009) in Life Science conducted by Indian Institutes of Technology Roorkee.