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Department of Zoology

Dr. Min Bahadur

Dr. Min Bahadur


M.Sc., Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Members of Learned Societies: Life Member of Indian Soc. of Cell Biology Life, ADNAT, CCMB, Zoological Society, Kolkata


Contact Addresses:

Contact No. +91- 0353 2699069 (R), 0353 2776353 (O), 09474093354 (M)
Mailing Address Department of Zoology, University of North Bengal, P.O.- NBU, Dist- Darjeeling, West Bengal, Pin -734013, India.
e-Mail min.b@rediffmail.com

Subject specialization: Cytogenetics, Evolutionary Biology, Molecular Biology

Areas of Research Interest: Evolutionary Cytogenetics, Heterochromatin, Genotoxicity

No. of Ph.D. students:    (a) Supervised: 03      (b) Ongoing: 08.

No. of M.Phil. students: (a) Supervised: NA       (b) Ongoing: NA.

No. of Publications:        29

Achievement & Awards:

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Other Information:

Selective List of Publications:

  1. Rajeev Patnaik, Min Bahadur, T. Sharma & Ashok Sahni (1993) A comparative analysis of the molars of Mus booduga ,Mus dunni and fossil Mus of the Indian palaeobiogeographic implications. Current Science65: 782-786.
  2. Chatterjee B, M. Bahadur & T. Sharma (1994). Mitochondrial DNA restriction maps of Mus booduga , Mus terricolor and Mus musculus tytleri. J.Genet.73:57-64.
  3. Bahadur, M. & T. Sharma (1995) Heterochromatin and karyotype evolution in speciating “Mus terricolor complex”. Proc. Zool. Soc., Culcutta 48: 45-48.
  4. Sharma, T.; Bardhan, A. and Bahadur, M. (2002) Increase and decrease of whole-arm heterochromatin in specific chromosomes: An extra ordinary situation in hybrids in the Mus terricolor complex. Cytogenet. Genome Res. 96:224-249.
  5. Chatterjee B, M. Bahadur, S. Srivastava & T. Sharma (2003) Differential Organization of a LINE-1 family in Indian Pygmy field mice. Ind. J.Exp.Biology 41:53-57.
  6. Sharma, T, A. Bardhan and M. Bahadur (2003) Reduced meiotic fitness in hybrids with heterozygosity for heterochromatin in the speciating Mus terricolor complex. J. Biosciences 28:189-198.
  7. M. Bahadur & T. Sharma (2006) Rapid evolution of post zygotic reproductive isolation in actively speciating Mus terricolor complex. Perspectives in Cytology and Genetics12: 331-339.
  8. Rudra M.and Bahadur M., (2007) A chromosomal study of Indian Pygmy field mice Mus terricolor from Dooars and Terai of North Bengal. North Bengal University Journal of Animal Sciences 1, 88-92.
  9. Rudra M.and Bahadur M., (2009) A report on the population distribution and heterochromatin    variation of Mus booduga and Mus terricolor in some regions of North Bengal. North Bengal University Journal of Animal Sciences3: 60-65.
  10. Mahua Rudra, Min Bahadur and Gautam Debnath (2010) LDH variation in natural population of the Indian pygmy field mouse Mus terricolor. North Bengal University Journal of  Animal Sciences 4: 40 – 44.
  11. Dhiraj Saha, Ananda Mukhopadhyay and Min Bahadur (2010) Variation in detoxifying enzymes of Assam thrips, Scirtothrips dorsalis hood (thysanoptera: thripidae) from rganically and insecticide managed tea plantations. North Bengal University Journal of Animal Sciences 4: 45-52.
  12. Debnath, G., Rudra, M., Bhattacharjee, S. & Bahadur, M. (2010) Serum protein polymorphism among three tribal populations of West Bengal, India. North Bengal University Journal of Animal Sciences 4: 53-58.
  13. R. Nur, K. Gurung, M. Bahadur, S. Barat and R.F. Lepcha(2010)  Integrated culture of coldwater fish, Neolissocheilus hexagonolepis (mcclelland), with livestock in jhora ponds of darjeeling hills in West Bengal. North Bengal University Journal of Animal Sciences 4: 59-64.
  14. Min Bahadur, Goutam Debnath, Soumen Bhattacharjee & Mahua Rudra (2011) A Study on Genetic Variation among Oraon, Munda and Chik Baraik Tribes of North Bengal. Tribal World Vol. 1 (1):82-87.
  15. Rudra, M., Mitra, B.,  Debnath, G. & Bahadur, M.(2012) Mus terricolor tRNA-Thr gene, partial sequence; tRNA –pro gene and control region, complete sequence and tRNA-Phe gene partial sequence; mitpchondrial. GenBank: Accession No. JN861073.1
  16. Dhiraj Saha, Ananda Mukhopadhyay and Min Bahadur.  (2012) Variation in detoxifying enzymes activity in tea greenfly, Empoasca flavescens Fabricius (Homoptera:Jassidae) from sub Himalayan organic and conventioal tea plantations. In: (Ed R. Varatharajan) Symposium Proceedings:  Biodiversity status and conservation strategies with reference to NE India, Manipur University. Pp 257-. ISBN: 978-81-923343-1-8.
  17. Saha, D., Mukhopadhyay, A. and Bahadur, M. 2012. Variation in the activity of three detoxifying enzymes in major sucking pest of tea, Helopeltis theivora Waterhouse (Heteroptera: Miridae) from sub-Himalayan tea plantations of West Bengal, India. Proceedings of Zoological Society. DOI: 10.1007/s12595-012-0039-y. Published online 2nd August, 2012. (Springer-Verlag Publication, Netherlands).
  18. Saha, D., Mukhopadhyay, A. and Bahadur, M. 2012. Genetic diversity of Empoasca flavescens Fabricius (Homoptera: Cicadellidae), an emerging pest of tea from sub-Himalayan plantations of West Bengal, India. Proceedings of Zoological Society (July-Dec 2012) 65(2): 126-131. (Springer-Verlag Publication, Netherlands).
  19. Saha, D., Mukhopadhyay, A. and Bahadur, M. 2012. Effect of host plants on fitness traits and detoxifying enzymes activity of major sucking insect pest of tea, Helopeltis theivora (Heteroptera: Miridae). Phytoparasitica. 40: 433-444. DOI: 10.1007/s12600-012-0244-2. Published online 19th July, 2012. (Springer-Verlag Publication, Netherlands).
  20. Saha, D., Mukhopadhyay, A. and Bahadur, M. 2010. Variation in Detoxifying Enzymes of Assam Thrips, Scirtothrips dorsalis Hood (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) from Organically and Insecticide Managed Tea Plantations. NBU Journal of Animal Sciences 4: 45-52. ISSN 0975-1424.
  21. Mahua Rudra and Min Bahadur (2013)Heterochromatin variation     among the populations of Mus terricolor Blyth, 1851 (Rodentia, Muridae) chromosome type I. Comp.  Cytogen. 7 (2): 139-151.
  22. Rudra Prasad Roy, Min Bahadur and Sudip Barat (2013) Isolation, identification and antibiotic resistance  of Aeromonas spp. And Salmonella spp. from fresh water loach, Lepidocephalichthys guntea (Hamilton Buchanan) and water of Terai river Lotchka, Darjeeling District, West Bengal, India. Journal of  Zoologica poloniae 58:1-13.
  23. Rudra Prasad Roy, Min Bahadur and Sudip Barat (2013) Isolation and identification of multi antibiotic resistant  of Aeromonas veronii by 16S rDNA gene sequencing from gut of fresh water loach, Lepidocephalichthys guntea (Hamilton Buchanan). Int. J. of Bioresource and Stress Management 4 (4):496-499.ISSN No. 0976-3988.
  24. Rudra Prasad Roy, Min Bahadur and Sudip Barat (2014) Studies on     antibiotic resistance activity of Pseudomonas sp., isolated from fresh water loach, Lepidocephalichthys guntea and water sample of river Lotchka, Darjeeling, India. J. Env. Biol. 35(1):237-241(ISSN : 0254-8704)
  25. Swati Singh, Dawa Bhutia, Sanjib Sarkar, Benoy Kishore Rai, Joydeb Pal, Soumen Bhattacharjee and Min Bahadur (2015) Analysis of pesticides residues in water, sediment and fish tissue from river Deomoni flowing through the tea gardens of Terai Region of West Bengal, India. Int. J. Fisheries and Aquatic Studies 3(2):17-23.
  26. Min Bahadur and Mahua Rudra (2014) Mus terricolor (Rodentia, Muridae) Complex: Chromosomal polymorphism. NBU J. Anim. Sci. 8:15-22 (ISSN 0975-1424).
  27. Bappaditya Ghosh, Ananda Mukhopadhyay, Ananya Das and Min Bahadur (2015) Restriction endonuclease fragment analysis of Hyposidra talalca nucleopolyhedrovirus genome. International J. Current Research and Academic Review. 3(8): 81-87.
  28. Mahua Rudra, Biswanath Chatterjee and Min Bahadur (2015) Phylogenetic relationship and time of divergence of Mus terricolor with reference to other Mus species. J. Genetics. (Accepted)
  29. Rudra Prasad Roy, Min Bahadur and Sudip Barat (2015)  Comparative Study of Antibiotic Resistance Profile of Enterobacteriaceae Bacterial Isolates from the Gut of Intestinal Air-Breathing Fish, Lepidocephalichthys guntea and its Habitat. Int. J. Sci. Res. 4(6):  2565-2569. ISSN (Online):2319-7064 I