Sarojini Naidu College for Women

Affiliated to West Bengal State University

Govt Sponsored, Estd. 1956, UGC

NAAC Re-accredited with Grade "A" (3rd Cycle)

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Nivedita Koley

Nivedita Koley

Designation: State Aided College Teacher (Formerly Guest Teacher)

Qualification: M.Sc., Ph.D.

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Teaching Experience:

As a contractual full time teacher in the department of Zoology from 1st February 2011 to 31st December 2019 in Sarojini Naidu College for Women

As a SACT teacher in the department of Zoology from 1st January 2020 to till date  in Sarojini Naidu College for Women.

Teaching Module/Topic:

Course    Semester -1 Semester-2 Semester-3 Semester-4 Semester-5 Semester-6
Honours     CC1T:Life cycle and pathogenicity of Ascaris lumbricoides

CC1P:Study of adult Ascaris and its life stages

    CC3T:Unit 3 Arthropoda

Unit 6 Echinodermata

CC3P: identification of Arthropoda and Echinodermata

CC5T: Unit 6


CC5P: Identification of Amphibia

CC7T: Unit 2 Carbohydrates

CC9T:Unit 3 Physiology of circulation

CC9P: Estimation of hemoglobin count

Recording of Blood pressure

CC11T: unit 1 nucleic acids

Unit 8: Molecular lab techniques

DSE Parasitology(T)

Unit5; Parasitic Arthropoda

Parasitology (P)Identification and study  of various arthropod parasites

General  Animal diversity(T)

Unit 6 To Unit 9







Physiology and biochemistry

Unit7   carbohydrate

Unit 8 Lipid

Insect, vector Dseases

Unit 6 Siphunculata

Unit7 Hemiptera




Applied zoology:

Unit 6,7 and 9

Practical identification

Immunology practicals : preparation of stained blood film

 ABO blood grp determination


Academic Interest:

Parasitology, Biochemistry and Haematology

Research Experience:

 Research Assistant: Worked as a research assistant in V.A Medical Health Care System Boston, MA (USA)

Title: Studies on distribution and molecular interaction of  orexin  receptor in rat urinary bladder .

Research Fellow: J.B. Roy Ayurvedic Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata.



PublicationsPresentationsOther Academic Activities

1. Maity CR, Maity SC , Pradhan B, Banerjee S, Koley Nivedita , Banerjee and Ghosal SK. Scanning electron microscopy of the intestine of normal and lasix treated rat : a preliminary report, Bull RGKMC Vol 5 , No.1 March 2000

2. Peter .M. Jones, C.R.Maity, S.k.chatterjee, Nivedita Koley, H Asare Anane, T.Biswas, K.Roy, S.J.Persaud, Arun.K.Chatterji London,United Kingdom, Calcutta, India,Neenah, WI Gymnema sylvestreExtracts stimulate Insulin Secretion In Vitro and In Vivo:A potential Phytopharmacological Therapy for Type 2 Diabetes.A Journal of theAmerican Diabetes Association. Abstract Book 67th Scientific Sessions Friday,June 22-June26,2007.

3. A.Al Romaiyan, B.Liu, H.Asare-Anane ,C.R Maity, S.K. Chatterjee, Nivedita Koley,T.Biswas , A.K. Chatterjee, G.C Huang, SA Amiel, S.J persuad and PM jones , A novel Gymnema sylvestre extract stimulates insulin secretion from human islets in vivo and in vitro. Published  online in Wiley Interscience:10,1002/ptr.3125 Phytother Res.(2010)

Abstracts presented national and international conferences:

  1. Nivedita Koley, Utpalendu Jana, Brajo Dulal Chatterjee, Tuhin Kanti Biswas. Anti-hyperglycaemic effect of Gymnema sylvestree in streptozotocin induced two animal model
  2. Nivedita Koley, SK Chatterjee, CR Maity, Utpalendu Jana, Brajo Dulal Chatterjee, Tuhin Kanti Biswas. A clinical studies with the Gymnema sylvestree on Type 2 Diabetes obese patient: special emphasis on weight loss.
  3. Peter. M. Jones, C.R.Maity, S.K.chatterjee,Nivedita Koley, H Asare-Anane, T.K. Biswas, K.Roy, S.J.Persaud, Arun.K.Chatterji. Gymnema sylvestre Extracts stimulate Insulin Secretion In Vitro and In Vivo: A potential Phytopharmacological Therapy for Type 2 Diabetes. A Journal of the American Diabetes Association. Abstract Book 67th Scientific Sessions Friday, June 22-June 26, 2007. 1 paper presented in conference

Invited Lectures

  1. Invited Speaker at the International Conference on “Research and Technological Advancement in Health Sciences and Sustainable Development” organized by Department of Human Physiology, Vidyasagar University from 03-05 March 2023 .

Certificate course Attended:

  1. Completed certificate course on “ Preparing Animal Protocol  for Research on Rat ”at VA Health Care System, Boston, MA(USA).
  2. Attended an Animal Research Facility Training conducted by Boston health care Research Service .
  3. Attended as Delegate at 108th Indian Science Congress from 03-07 January, 2023, Nagpur University.