NASI-Senior Scientist Platinum Jubilee Fellow
Sir J. C. Bose National Fellow (DST) Ex-Raja Ramanna Fellow (DAE) Former Head, Infectious Diseases & Immunology Division CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, Kolkata 700 032
Department of Biophysics, Molecular Biology and Bioinformatics University of Calcutta
Former Working Chairman (2004 – 2011)
West Bengal State Council of Science & Technology Bikash Bhawan, Salt Lake, Kolkata
Calcutta University, Kolkata
Bose Institute(Calcutta University),Kolkata
I. Fellow of The World Academy of Sciences (FTWAS)
II. Elected Fellow of the Indian National Science Academy (FNA)
III. Elected Fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences (FASc)
IV. Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences (FNASc), India
V. Fellow of the Academy of Science & Technology (FAScT), W. B.
VI. Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) (life Member)
VII. Guha Research Conference (GRC) Elected Member
VIII. Society of Biological Chemists (SBC-1) Life Member/Ex Vice President
IX. Association for DNA finger printing & Technology (Life Member)
X. Indian Society for Cell Biology (ISCB) (Life Member)
XI. Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI) (Life Member)
XII. Member of the Research Advisory Council Vector Control Research Center, Pondicherry (2005 – 2009)
XIII. Member of the Senate of IISER Kolkata (2010 -2013)
XIV. Member of the Bio Safety Committee of Calcutta University
XV. Chairman of the Institutional Ethics Committee, Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research (IPGMER), Kolkata
XVI. Member of the Selection Committee for Scholarships to the High School and Under Graduate students under Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) sponsored by DST, Govt. of India for year 2000-2003
XVII. Member of the Question Bank Committee of KVPY 2005
XVIII. Member of the Board of Studies in Biotechnology, St. Xaviers College, Kolkata
XIX. Member of the Board of Studies in Microbiology, Lady Brabourne college, Kolkata
XX. Member of the Selection Committee for Senior Research Fellow (SRF) and Research Associate (RA) in Section Life Science- 12 of HRD of CSIR, New Delhi
XXI. Member of the “Technical Screening Committee of Small Business Innovation Research Initiative (SBIRI), Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India. (2008-2010).
XXII. Member of the Infectious Disease Biology Task Force (IDBTF) of DBT, Govt. of India (2012-2015).
XXIII. Member of the Research Advisory Committee of the Central Sericulture Research & Training Institute, Berhampur, Murshidabad, West Bengal.
XXIV. Working Chairman, West Bengal State Council of Science and Technology ( WBSCST) (2004-2011)
XXV. Chairman, Expert Committee for State Innovation Award, Govt. of West Bengal (2004-2011).
XXVI. Chairman, State Level Climatic Change Committee, Govt. of West Bengal (2006-2011).
XXVII. Chairman, Local Chapter of National Academy of Sciences, India (2009-present)
XXVIII. Convener, Local Chapter of Indian National Science Academy (2012-present)
XXIX. Member, Board of Studies, Assam University, Silchar (2012 - till date)
XXX. Chancellor’s Nominee for the Court of Kalyani University (2017 - till date)
Sir J. C. Bose National Fellowship by Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India (2010-2016)
Dr. P. C. Sengupta Memorial Oration Gold Medal by Calcutta School of Tropical Medicine for outstanding contribution in Kala-azar research-2004.
Prof. Jnan Chandra Ghosh Memorial Award by Science Association of Bengal for excellent contribution in the field of science & technology, research promotion and development in India and abroad in 2007.
Prof. B. K. Bachhawat Memorial Lecture Award by National Academy of Sciences, India in 2007.
Desh Ratna Dr. Rajendra Prasad Memorial Lecture Award by Rajendra Memorial Research Institute, ICMR, Patna, 2008.
Nitya Anand Endowment Lecture Award for outstanding work in Biomedical Research including New Drug Development by Indian National Science Academy (INSA) , 2012
Sir Ronald Ross Memorial 57th Foundation Day Oration Lecture Award of Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research (IPGMER), Kolkata, January 2013.
Majumder, H.K. and Mandal, R.K. (1976) Changing pattern of RNA synthesis and its control by levels of multiple RNA polymerases in phytohemagglutinin stimulated lymphocytes. Ind. J. Biochem. Biophys. 33, 132-136.
Chakraborty, P.R., Salvo, R.A., Majumder, H.K. and Maitra. U. (1977) Further characterization of bacteriophage induced RNA polymerase. Studies on the size of in vitro transcripts and interaction of T3 RNA polymerase with T3 DNA. J.Biol. Chem. 252, 6485-6493.
1. Mandal, R.K., Ganguly, A. and Majumder, H.K. (1974) Biology and Biochemistry of chromatin . J.Sci. Ind. Res. 33, 533-543.
2. Majumder, H.K. (1996) Molecular Biology of Leishmania. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. (India). 66, 205-224.
1. Executive Editor of a special issue the Journal of Current Molecular Medicine. Topic of the special issue: Biology and Biochemistry of the Kinetoplastid Parasites Vol. 4, Issue 6, September 2004. Publisher: Bentham Science Publishers, USA
2. Executive Editor of the special issue entitled Drug Targets in Kinetoplastid Parasites, of the book Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology Vol. 625 published by Landes Biosciences Publishers, USA (Published online), December, 2007.
3. Edited Special Issue entitled Target Identification and Intervention Strategies against Kinetoplastid Protozoan Parisites, of the journal Molecular Biology International year 2011. Guest Editors: Hemanta K. Majumder, Wanderley De Souza and Kwang Poo Chang.
4. Editor of the book entitled Molecular Biology of Kinetoplastid Parasites, published by Caister Academic Press, Norfolk, UK (2017)
Chapters in books:
Das, B. B., Ganguly, A. and Majumder, H. K. (2007) DNA Topoisomerases of Leishmania:The Potential Targets for Anti-Leishmanial Therapy. In Drug Targets in Kinetoplastid Parasites, (Advances in Experimental Biology and Medicine) Ed. By H.K. Majumder, Landes Biosciences Publishers, USA
Sen, N., Banerjee, B. and Majumder, H. K. (2007) Molecular Analysis of Programmed Cell Death by DNA Topoisomerase inhibitors in Kinetoplastid Parasite Leishmania in Programmed Cell Death in Protozoa Ed. by Jose Manuel Perez Martin, Landes Biosceinces & Springer Science Publishers, USA.
Saha, S., Chowdhury, S.R. and Majumder, H. K. (2017) DNA Topoisomerases of Kinetoplastid Parasites: Brief Overview and Recent Perspectives. In Molecular Biology of Kinetoplastid Parasites. Ed. By H. K. Majumder, Caister Academic Press, Norfolk, UK
Ph. D Thesis guided by Dr. H. K. Majumder
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