August 31, 2016

DR. MUKTA DAS GUPTA

DR. MUKTA DAS GUPTA

Assistant Professor

Department of Microbiology and Veterinary Public Health,
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine,
Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University
Chittagong-4225, Bangladesh
Telephone: +88 031659093
Fax: +88 031659620
Mobile: +88 01675438402
E-mail: mukta_as@yahoo.com

Biography

Mukta Das Gupta has received her MS in Microbiology degree from the Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Bangladesh. Mrs Das Gupta also completed DVM (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine) degree from the Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University.

She joined as a Lecturer in the Department of Microbiology and Veterinary Public Health, CVASU in 2011. Currently, she holds a position of Assistant Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Veterinary Public Health, CVASU. Her research interests are in the areas of molecular bacteriology and microbial genomics/bioinformatics.

 Mrs. Das Gupta has a track record for high-quality research as evidenced by publications in top journals such as Epidemiology and Infection and Indian Journal of Animal Research.

Journal Publications

1. M. Das Gupta, A. Das, M. Z. Islam and P. K. Biswas. 2016. Prevalence of sorbitol non-fermenting Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli in Black Bengal goats on smallholdings. Epidemiology and Infection. 140:2501-2508

2. M. Das Gupta, A. Das, A. Ahad and P. K. Biswas. 2014. Antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of sorbitol non-fermenting including shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli isolated from Black Bengal goat. Bangladesh Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences.2:8-14

3. A. Das, G. Miah, M. Das Gupta and M. K. I. Khan. 2013. Genetic parameters of Holstein crossbred on commercial dairy farms in Chittagong, Bangladesh. Indian Journal of Animal Research. 47(4):327-330.

4) A. Das, M. Das Gupta, M. K. I. Khan and G. Miah. 2011. Effect of non-genetic factors on the productive and reproductive traits of Friesian crossbred dairy cows. Wayamba Journal of Animal Science. P62-P64.

5) M. Das Gupta, M. M. Akter, A. Das Gupta and A. Das. 2011. Biometry of female genital organs of Black Bengal Goat. International Journal of Natural Sciences. 1(1):12-16.

6) S. Kanungo, A. Das, M. Das Gupta and A. K. M. Fazlul Huque. 2011. Haematological alterations and therpeutic efficacy of selected anthelmintics in nematode infected spotted deer (Cervus axis). Wayamba Journal of Animal Science. WJAS ID 1304573729

7) S. Kanungo, A. Das, M. Das Gupta and Shakif-ul-Azam. 2010. Prevalence of gastro-intestinal helminthiasis in captive deer of Bangladesh. Wayamba Journal of Animal Science. P42- P45.

Articles Published in Proceedings of the Conferences/ Workshops

1) M. Das Gupta, A. Das, M.Z. Islam and P.K. Biswas. 2015, ‘Isolation of sorbitol non-fermentingincluding shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli from Black Bengal goat in Bangladesh’. ABSTRACT BOOK 8th One Health Bangladesh Conference, Dhaka, Bangladesh, pp.51.

Research Experience

Principal Investigator Prevalence and antibiotic sensitivity of shiga toxin producing Escherichia coliin sheep, Bangladesh ( January 2016- to date)
MSc project Prevalence and antibiotic sensitivity of enterohemorrhagicEscherichia coliin Black Bengal goat (January 2011-June 2013)

Training

Genomics and Bioinformatics Tools used in Computational Biology(29-30 May 2013)
Host institution : University of Science and Technology Chittagong (USTC), Bangladesh
Application of statistical software for data mining (12-13 May 2013)
Host institution : Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Chittagong,Bangladesh
Improving research communication skills (15-16 April 2013)
Host institution : Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Chittagong, Bangladesh
Techniques in Molecular Biology and their applications (22-27 September 2012)
Host institution : Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Chittagong, Bangladesh
Bioinformatics and computational biology in south  Asian perspective (25 September  2012)
Host institution : Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Chittagong, Bangladesh
Clinical , health and production management training (01-15 May 2009)
Host institution : Veterinary College and Research institute, Namakkal , Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal
Sciences University, , Tamil Nadu , India
Internship training programme (16-30 April 2009)
Host institution : Madras  Veterinary College Teaching Hospital, Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, , Tamil Nadu , India

Technical Skills and Competences

Handling of experimental animal, sample collection and shipment

Basic  laboratory techniques in Microbiology

Handling of bacterial and viral pathogens of veterinary and public health interests

Special Molecular Techniques-DNA extraction, PCR, Gel electrophoresis

Immunological and Serological techniques- AGID, ELISA

Handling of data analysis software in computer

Competent with most Microsoft Office programmes

Awards and Honours

2013- Topmaster student

2010- Ranked top 3rdamong 46 bachelor students

Organisational Skills and Competences

Counseling student-  Supervising Bachelor student and co-supervising MSc student in my university

Team work and Coordination- Member of CVASU Teacher’s Council

Administrative work- Working as an assistant hall provost in my university

Budgeting/ fund management- experiences in small research project

Teaching 

Undergraduates

GMC 201 :  General Microbiology

EHB 201: Environmental Hygiene and Biotechnology

VIR 301: Virology

IMS 302: Immunology and Serology

FMB 202: Food Microbiology (BFST course)

Postgraduates

FMB 601: Food Microbiology

VCL 602: Vaccinology

ASV 602: Advanced Systemic Virology

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