Dr. Priyanka Bhowmik

Present Position: Assistant Professor

Department of Biological Sciences, School of Life Sciences and Biotechnologies

E-mail: priyanka1.bhowmik@adamasuniversity.ac.in


  • PhD (Microbiology), Department of Microbiology, Bose Institute, Kolkata (under University of Calcutta)
  • Sc in Microbiology (University of Calcutta)

Research Key Areas:

  • DNA-protein interaction
  • Protein biochemistry
  • Antibiotic resistance in bacteria
  • DNA replication and repair


  • Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Adamas University, India, 2022 (April)-
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology, Techno India University, West Bengal, India, 2018 (July)-2022 (March)
  • DST-SERB National Post-Doctoral Fellow, NICED ICMR Virus Laboratory (2016 July – 2018 June)

Research Publication (s):

  • Number of research papers published in International refereed journals: 2
  • Number of invited Book-Chapters: 1

Selected Publication (s):

  • New look to Phytomedicine (1st Edition) Elsevier (Book), Book Chapter: Ethnomedicinal Wisdom: An approach for Antiviral Drug Development, Paperback ISBN: 9780128146194,2018
  • Biochemical Characterization of a Mycobacteriophage Derived DnaB Ortholog Reveals New Insight into the Evolutionary Origin of DnaB Helicases. Bhowmik P, DasGupta SK; PLoS One. 2015 Aug 3; 10(8):e0134762
  • The mycobacteriophage D29 gene 65 encodes an early-expressed protein that functions as a structure-specific nuclease. Giri N, Bhowmik P, Bhattacharya B, Mitra M, DasGupta SK; Journal of Bacteriology; 2009 Feb; 191(3):959-67

Research Projects:

Total Grant : 19 Lakh (till date) (DST-SERB)

Research Advisor / Supervisor:

  • Doctoral Thesis Advisor / Supervisor: 3 (Under progress)