SATADAL DAS

Senior Consultant Microbiologist, Peerless Hospital & B. K. Roy Research Centre, Kolkata.

Address:                                                                                                                                           
76, Satyen Roy Road, Kolkata – 700 034, India.
Telephone No. : 91-33-23973336, 91-9831092130
Fax No. : 91-33-24620766                                                                                        
E-mail: drsatdas@hotmail.com

Education:

Degree
Year of Passing Institution Marks Obtained
M.B.B.S 1975 Calcutta National Medical College,Calcutta. 63%
D.C.P. (Diploma in Clinical Pathology) 1980 School of Tropical Medicine,Calcutta 74%,Stood first
D.B.M.S. (Diploma In Basic Medical Science : Pathology,Biochemistry & Physiology) 1981 University College of Medicine,Calcutta 70%,Stood first
M.D ( Microbiology ) 1984 University College of Medicine,Department  of Medical Microbiology,&Parasitology, University  of Calcutta 66%,Stood first

Professional experience:
Present attachments:
Consultant Microbiologist, Peerless Hospital & B. K. Roy Research Centre, Kolkata

Visiting Faculty, post B. Sc. Integrated PhD in Molecular Biology/Bioinformatics/Microbiology & M.Tech.(Biotechnology) course, West Bengal University of Technology.
Important previous attachments:

Ex Professor & Head, Dept. of Pathology & Microbiology, D. N. De H. Medical College & Hospitals (Government of West Bengal), State Postgraduate College, Kolkata.

Hon. Postgraduate Teacher at the Department of Medical Microbiology & Parasitology, University College of Medicine, Calcutta University, Calcutta, 1986 – 1988.

Guest Teacher, M.Sc.(Genetic Engineering) course, Institute of Genetic Engineering, West Bengal University of Technology.

Pathologist-incharge of Laboratory, Peerless Hospitex Hospital & Research Centre Limited, 360, Panchasayar, Kolkata – 700 094, 1st Jan 1994 – 30th Sept 1999.

Guest Teacher, Thakurpukur Cancer Welfare & Research Centre, Kolkata

Projects handled:

  1. As RA, Studies on some biological characteristics of Mycobacteria spp. including Mycobacterium leprae on silicate media. Completed ICMR Project no. 1985-02430, under Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India. 10-10-1985 to 08-10-1988. University College of Medicine, Kolkata.
  2. As co-investigator, Effect of Homeopathic medicines on Japanese Encephalitis virus infection on chorio-allantoic membrane & suckling mice. Completed collaborative project of CCRH, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India and School of Tropical Medicine, Govt of West Bengal, 2007-2010.

Salient achievements:

  • Dr. Satadal Das stood first in all post graduate examinations in Calcutta University and obtained gold medal for standing first in DCP. He received three college scholarships and later received scholarship from Japan Society of Clinical Pathology. He has delivered lectures in Rutgers University, USA and in Royal Holloway, London University. He is now President of Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists, West Bengal Chapter, President of National Space Society, Kolkata Chapter and Vice President of Indian Space Society, Pune.  

Top five research papers:                                                                                                              

  1. Neurobrucellosis presenting as acute meningoencephalitis. Banerjee, T. K.; Pal, A. K.; Das, S.
    Neurology India. 47:2, 1999, 160. 
  2. Sreyashi Sarkar, Malay Saha, Debashis Roy, Parasuraman Jaisankar, Satadal Das, Lalita Gouri Roy, Ratan Gachhui, Tuhinadri Sen, Joydeep Mukherjee. Enhanced production of antimicrobial compounds by three salt-tolerant actinobacterial strains isolated from the Sundarbans in a niche-mimic bioreactor. Marine Biotechnology, 2008, 10:5, 518-526.
  3. Bhaswati Bandyapadhyay, Satadal Das, Milan Sengupta, Chandan Saha, Kartick Chandra Das, Debabrata Sarkar, Chaturbhuj Nayak. Decreased intensity of Japanese encephalitis virus infection in chick chorioallantoic membrane under influence of undiluted belladonna extract. American J Infectious Diseases, 2010, 6:2,24-28.
    Arnab Pramanik, Muthuraman Sundararaman, Satadal Das, Uma Ghosh, Joydeep Mukherjee, Isolation and characterization of cyanobacteria possessing antimicrobial activity from the Sundarbans, the world’s largest tidal mangrove forest, Journal of Phycology, 2011, 47(4), 731-743. DOI: 10.1111/j.1529-8817.2011.01017.x
    Suparna Chakraborty, Manoj Kumar Mitra, Mahua Ghosh Chaudhuri, Biswanath Sa, Satadal Das, Rajib Dey. Study of the release mechanism of Terminalia chebula extract from nanoporous silica gel. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 2012, 168:7, 2043-2056. DOI 10.1007/s12010-012-9916-0.

Awards and recognitions:

  1. J. N. Chowdhury Gold Medal for standing first in D.C.P.,1980 in School of Tropical Medicine, Calcutta.
  2. Awarded Anupama Mullick Research Scholarship in the Department of Medicine, Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research, Calcutta, 1978.
  3. Recognition of outstanding service as an online mentor of the ASM Minority Mentoring Program, 2011 by American Society for Microbiology.
  4. Included in top 100 world's best scientists in 2008 by International Biographical Centre, St. Thomas' Place, ELY, CB7 4GG, Great Britain.

Technologies developed:

A process of preparing a medium called helikochek for detecting the presence of Helicobacter pylori Publication number IN182904(A1) international C 12N1/38; C12N1/38; (IPC 1-7):C12N1/38.

Isolation of a new antimicrobial compound 00372/Kol/2004 a (372/KOL/2004) Filed on 2004-06-30 Publication date 2006-08- International Information Classification A61K 31/00

“A new method of improving soil fertilitywith microorganisms isolated from earthworms” 00043/KOL/2003 A (43/KOL/2003)

 A method for detection of benzene degrading microorganisms by micro-culture technique  713/KOL/2006 A (713/KOL/2006)

Medium for rapid culture of tb bacillus 318/CAL/99 (318/CAL/99) Filed on 1999-04-07 Journal date 1999-06-19 Patent number 212969 

A new low cost room temperature stable rapid urease test for diagnosis of helicopter pylori 480/CAL/2002 (480/CAL/2002)

A new rapid urease test kit 00480/CAL/2002 A (480/CAL/2002) International Information Classification A61K 49/12

Professional affiliations:

  • Member, Academic Advisory Board, Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search.
  • Member, Academic & Administrative Advisory Committee, School of Environmental Studies, Jadavpur University.
  • Member, ESCMID Food/Water Infections Study Group (EFWISG).
  • President, Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists, WB Chapter.
  • Life Member, Indian Association of Pathologists and Microbiologists.
  • Life Member, Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists.
  • Life Member, Hospital Infection Society of India
  • Member, American Society for MicrobiologyMember, European Society of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases
  • Member, International Society of Infectious Diseases