Department of Physiology
About the Department
The Department of Physiology, Rammohan College came into existence from the beginning of the College in 1961 as pass undergraduate programme. In 1980 physiology honours was introduced as a degree course. In that year the department had three students only which is around forty in the recent years. The strength of the department is excellence in teaching. The alumni of the Department occupy high positions in academia.
After 25 years of successful teaching of Physiology (Hons.) at the undergraduate level from 1980, the University of Calcutta has extended affiliation to Rammohan College for teaching “M.Sc in Human Physiology" course in the year 2006. From then, this course is successfully continuing during day-time and on a Co-educational basis. The number of seats in each semester is 25.
Several students from this section are now engaged in teaching and/or research, both in national and international institutes.
Teaching faculty (UG)
Dr. Sahana Majumder
Ms Trina Kundu
Dr. Sonali Ghosh
Ms. Iman Hazra
Dr. Neela De
Non teaching staff (UG)
Teaching faculty (PG)
In addition to the existing teaching faculty of the college, around 15 teachers from different Universities, Research Institutes and Colleges regularly take classes of this course as Guest faculty.
To maintain the basic infrastructure, one library and one office has been developed for the PG section. The following persons are engaged in this section.
For greater academic interest and advancement of learning, from 2010, one Research wing has been developed in the department and in the meantime, four candidates have been awarded the degree of Ph.D. by the University of Calcutta. Presently, eight research scholars are actively engaged in research work for a Ph.D. in various related fields of Physiology like Pharmacology, Microbiology, Ergonomics, Social physiology, and Sports physiology.
The supervisors and research scholars have jointly published more than 15 original research articles in various national and international indexed journals of repute.
The teachers received grants for running research projects from the following funding agencies:-
For research on animals, there is one animal house facility in the college, and to monitor this, there is an “Institutional Animal Ethics Committee” registered under CPCSEA, Govt. of India.
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