Soumi Nandi


Designation: Guest Lecturer

Qualification: M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.

Teaching Experience: 4 years

Teaching Module/Topic:



Course 1st Year 2nd Year 3rd Year
Honours  Dentition, Vertebrae of Chordates

Chironomid polytene chromosome & Grasshopper meiotic chromosome study

Fishes & Fisheries & Aquaculture
General  Animal Behaviour  Biochemistry

Research Experience: 6 years

Research Area: Ecology, Biology, Cytotaxonomy and Immunology of Chironomid Species

Academic Interest in: Cytotaxonomy and Immunology

  1. Life history study of Chironomus striatipennis Kieffer (Diptera: Chironomidae), Oriental Insects, 45(2-3), 186-193; 2011
  2. Nutrient conditions and chironomid assemblages in Kolkata, India: assessment for biomonitoring and ecological management, Journal of Limnology, 71(2): 94-103; 2012
  3. An appraisal of life history features of Kiefferulus calligaster (Kieffer, 1911) (Diptera: Chironomidae) from wetlands of Kolkata, India, Proceedings of Zoological Society, 67(1): 72-78; 2014
  4. Chironomid midges as allergens: evidence from two species of Kolkata, India, Indian Journal of Medical Research, (accepted); 2013

Life Member, Zoological Society of Kolkata.