Dr. Sanmitra Ghosh

Present Position: Assistant Professor

Department of Microbiology, School of Life Science & Biotechnology

E-mail: sanmitra.ghosh@adamasuniversity.ac.in


  • PhD , Department of Biochemistry (University of Calcutta)
  • Sc. in Microbiology, University of Calcutta

Research Key Areas:

  • Cancer genetics and epigenetics
  • MicroRNA mediated regulation of gene expression
  • Molecular Biology
  • Environmental Microbiology

Research Highlights:

  • Regulation of EMT pathway and DNA repair pathways in different cancer models (patient samples as well as cell lines)
  • Best poster award in 3rd International Cancer Research symposium 2012: Defining and Translating Science for Disease Prevention and Therapy.


  • Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology, School of Life Science & Biotechnology, Adamas University, India since 2019 till date
  • Visiting faculty, Department of Life Science, Guru Nanak Institute of Pharmaceutical Science and Technology, Kolkata from 2016-2019.
  • UGC-University research Fellow, Department of Biochemistry, University of Calcutta, 2012-2016
  • CSIR Project fellow, Department of Biochemistry, University of Calcutta, 2009-2012
  • Part-time Lecturer, Department of Microbiology, Dinabandhu Andrews College , Kolkata, 2008-2009.

Research Publication (s):

  • Number of research papers published in International refereed journals: 9
  • Number of invited Book-Chapters: 2

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Selected Publication (s):

  1. Deborupa Paul, Sanmitra Ghosh. (2022) An overview of heat-stress response regulation in Gram-negative bacteria considering Escherichia colias a model organism. Journal of Experimental Biology and Agricultural Sciences, February-2022; Volume –10(1-BIONEXT-2021) page 190–200.
  2. Sanmitra Ghosh, Abinit Saha, Saikat Samanta and Rudra P. Saha. (2021) Genome Structure and Genetic Diversity in the Ebola Virus. Current Opinion in Pharmacology.
  3. Chiranjib Chakraborty,Ashish Ranjan Sharma, Manojit Bhattacharya,Rudra P.Saha, Sanmitra Ghosh, Soham Biswas, Saikat Samanta, Garima Sharma, GovindasamyAgoramoorthy, Sang-SooLee.(2021) SARS-CoV-2 and other human coronaviruses: Mapping of protease recognition sites, antigenic variation of spike protein and their grouping through molecular phylogenetics. Infection, Genetics and Evolution.89: 104729.
  4. Basu S, ChaudharyA, Chowdhury P, Karmakar D, Basu K, Karmakar D, Chatterjee J, Sengupta S.(2019) Evaluating the role of hsa-miR-200c in reversing the epithelial to mesenchymal transition in prostate cancer. Gene. doi: 10.1016/j.gene.2019.144264.
  5. Bhowal A, Majumder S, Ghosh S, Basu S, Sen D, Roychowdhury S, Sengupta S, Chatterji U. (2017) Pathway-based expression profiling of benign prostatic hyperplasia and prostate cancer delineates an immunophilin molecule associated with cancer progression. Sci Rep. 2017 Aug 29;7(1):9763.
  6. MicroRNAs In Pathogenesis of Diabetic Retinopathy. Sanmitra Basu. Intl. J. Bioinformatics and Biological Sci.: (V. 5 n.1, p. 27-33): June 2017
  7. Majumder S, Bhowal A, Basu S, Mukherjee P, Chatterji U, Sengupta S. (2016) Deregulated E2F5/p38/SMAD3 Circuitry Reinforces the Pro-Tumorigenic Switch of TGFβ Signaling in Prostate Cancer. J Cell Physiol. doi: 10.1002/jcp.25361.
  8. Basu S, Majumder S, Bhowal A, Ghosh A, Naskar S, Nandy S, Mukherjee S, Sinha RK, Basu K, Karmakar D, Banerjee S, Sengupta S. (2015) A study of molecular signals deregulating mismatch repair genes in prostate cancer compared to benign prostatic hyperplasia. PLoS One. 10(5):e0125560.
  9. L Das, S Basu, Sanghamitra Sengupta, Soumen Das, Jyotirmoy Chatterjee. (2014) Differential Effect of Isooctane Doses on HaCaT and HeLa: A Multimodal Analysis. Advances in Toxicology: Article ID 371497.

Research Projects:

  1. Grant-in-Aid for SEED Fund Research project titled “Investigating the role of tumor-associated macrophage activities in the tumor microenvironment in progression of breast cancer” funded by Adamas University, Kolkata.

Research Advisor / Supervisor:

  • Post Graduate Thesis Advisor : 3 (Awarded)

Award/ Academic Recognition/ Major Professional Activity:

  • Enlisted reviewer in iScience, Infection Genetics and Evolution.