BioTech | NIT Sikkim

NameDr. Swarnendu Bag
DesignationAssistant Professor
Academic QualificationM.Pharm (Pharmaceutical Technology), Jadavpur University PhD (Cancer Biology), School of Medical Science and Technology, IIT Kharagpur
Areas of InterestCancer Theranostics
Work ExperienceTeaching Assistantship during PhD- 5 Years
Post-doctoral Research-8 months
TeachingsCancer Biology,
Molecular Biology,
Molecular imaging,
Laboratory classes
List of PublicationsPublications (International)

1. Bag S, Dutta D, Chaudhary A, Sing BC, Banerjee R, Pal M, Paul RR, Basak A, Das AK, Ray AK, Chatterjee J. NanoLC MALDI MS/MS based quantitative metabolomics reveals the alteration of membrane biogenesis in oral cancer. RSC Advances. 2016;6(67): 62420-62433.

2. Bag S., Dutta, D., Chaudhary A., Sing B. C., Pal M., Paul R.R., Basak A., Das A.K., Ray A. & Chatterjee, J., Identification of ?-enolase as a prognostic and diagnostic pre-cancer biomarker in oral submucous fibrosis, Journal of Clinical Pathology. 2017 Aug jclinpath- 2017-204430

3. Bag S, Banerjee DR, Basak A, Das AK, Pal M, Banerjee R, Paul RR, Chatterjee J. NMR (1 H and 13 C) based signatures of abnormal choline metabolism in oral squamous cell carcinoma with no prominent Warburg effect. Biochemical and biophysical research communications (BBRC). 2015 Apr 17;459(4): 574-578.

4. Bag S, Pal M, Chaudhary A, Das RK, Paul RR, Sengupta S, Chatterjee J. Connecting cyto- nano-architectural attributes and epithelial molecular expression in oral submucous fibrosis progression to cancer. Journal of clinical pathology. 2015 Jun 2:jclinpath- 2014-202791.

5. Bag S, Conjeti S, Das RK, Pal M, Anura A, Paul RR, Ray AK, Sengupta S, Chatterjee J. Computational analysis of p63+ nuclei distribution pattern by graph theoretic approach in an oral pre-cancer (sub-mucous fibrosis). Journal of pathology informatics. 2013 Jan 1;4(1):35.

6. Chaudhary A., Bag S., Banerjee P., Chatterjee, J., Honey Extracted Polyphenolics Reduce Experimental Hypoxia in Human Keratinocytes Culture. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 2017;65(17):3460-3473.

7. Chaudhary A, Bag S, Mandal M, Karri SP, Barui A, Rajput M, Banerjee P, Sheet D, Chatterjee J. Modulating prime molecular expressions and in vitro wound healing rate in keratinocyte (HaCaT) population under characteristic honey dilutions. Journal of ethnopharmacology. 2015 May 26;166: 211-219.

8. Chaudhary A, Bag S, Barui A, Banerjee P, Chatterjee J. Honey dilution impact on in vitro wound healing: normoxic and hypoxic condition. Wound Repair and Regeneration. 2015 May 1;23(3): 412-422.

9. Anura A, Conjeti S, Das RK, Pal M, Paul RR, Bag S, Ray AK, Chatterjee J. Computer- aided molecular pathology interpretation in exploring prospective markers for oral submucous fibrosis progression. Head & neck. May 2016 38 (5): 653-669.

10. Das RK, Anura A, Pal M, Bag S, Majumdar S, Barui A, Chakraborty C, Ray AK, Sengupta S, Paul RR, Chatterjee J. Epithelio-mesenchymal transitional attributes in oral sub- mucous fibrosis. Experimental and molecular pathology. 2013 Dec 31;95(3):259-269.

11. Mazumder AG, Ghosh S, Bag S, Bera S, Ghosh S, Mukherjee A, Chatterjee J. H-NMR based serum metabolomic signatures imperative in retinalneurodegeneration and development of Diabetic Retinopathy. International Journal of Medical Research and Review. 2016 Jun 30;4(06).

12. Bhowmik M, Das S, Sinha J, Bag S, Chattopadhyay D, Ghosh LK. Methyl cellulose based sustained release thermosensitive in situ fast gelling ocular delivery of ketorolac tromethamine. Asian Journal of Chemistry. 2010 Mar 15;22(3):2147.

13. Mandal A, Maity A, Bag S, Bhattacharya P, Das AK, Basak A. Design and synthesis of dual probes for detection of metal ions by LALDI MS and fluorescence: application in Zn (II) imaging in cells. RSC Advances. 2017;7(12):7163-7169.

14. Sheet D, Banerjee S, Karri SP, Bag S, Anura A, Giri A, Paul RR, Pal M, Sarkar BC, Ghosh R, Katouzian A. Transfer learning of tissue photon interaction in optical coherence tomography towardsin vivo histology of the oral mucosa. In2014 IEEE 11th International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI) 2014 Apr 29 (pp. 1389-1392). IEEE.


1. Bag S., Chaudhary A., Barui A., Das R.K., Sheet D., Karry P..K, Banerjee P., Chatterjee J.,Different Honey Dilution in Modulating Prime Epithelial Gene (p63, E-cadherin, and ?- catenin ) expression and in vitro Wound Healing of HaCaT Population, 23rd Conference of the European Wound Management Association 15-17 May 2013, in Copenhagen.

2. Chaudhary A., Bag S., Das R.K., Barui A., Sheet D., Karry P..K, Banerjee P., Chatterjee J., Non-invasive Optical Coherence Tomography Evaluation of Wound Healing Progression under Topical Application Honey with Immuno-histochemical Corroboration, 23rd Conference of the European Wound Management Association 15-17 May 2013, in Copenhagen

3. Anura A., Das R.K, Pal M., Bag S., Conjeti S., Sheet D., Paul R.R., Sengupta S., Ray A.K., Chakraborty C., Chatterjee J.,Pro-EMT and Neo-Angiogenic Attributes Of Oral Sub- Mucous Fibrosis and Visualization of Stage Progression Panorama Through Automated Image Stitching,3rd International Cancer Research Symposium 2012: Defining & Translating Science for Disease Prevention and Therapy, Kolkata, West Bengal, India, December 1821, 2012.

4. Bag S., Chaudhary A., Pal M., Paul R. R., Basak, A., Das, A.K., Ray, A.K., & Chatterjee, J., Integrated Evaluation of Malignant Potentiality Of Oral Pre-Cancer, Regional Science Congress, Kolkata (Presidency Division) NITTTR, Kolkata: 13 - 14 November, 2016.

5. Pal M., Nawn D., Bag S., Anura A., Chaudhary A., Mandal M., Rajput M., Chakraborty D., Paul R. R., Ray, A.K., & Chatterjee, J., Value Addition of Malignant Potentiality Assessment Approach of Oral Sub-mucous Fibrosis- a Preliminary Study, Regional Science Congress, Kolkata (Presidency Division) NITTTR, Kolkata: 13 - 14 November, 2016.

6. Chaudhary A., Bag, S., Barui, A., Banerjee, P., & Chatterjee, J., Effects of Characteristic Honey Dilutions on Human Keratinocytes (HaCaT) Under Hypoxic Assault, Regional Science Congress, Kolkata (Presidency Division) NITTTR, Kolkata: 13 - 14 November, 2016.

7. Sarkar S., Chaudhary A., Bag S., Subramanian B., Das A. K., Banerjee P., Chatterjee J., Regenerative potential of characterised honey in wound healing, 10 th World Biomaterials Congress, May 17-22, 2016, Montreal Canada

8. Chaudhary A., Bag S., Banerjee P., RoyChaudhuri C., Chatterjee J., Characteristic Honey Dilution Protects Keratinocyte from Hypoxic Assaults during Wound Healing, 25th Conference of the European Wound Management Association 13-15 May 2015, in London, UK
Membership of Professional BodiesReviewer of Histology and Histopathology Journal
  1. National Post-Doctoral Fellowship Award, 2016; Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India, 2016.
  2. 3rd Rank (CGPA-8.83) in Master Degree (M.Pharm) , Jadavpur University, 2010.
  3. 96.89 percentile in GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering), 2008. 18th Rank (CGPA-7.83) in Bachelor Degree (B.Pharm), Jadavpur University, 2008.
  4. 85th rank (Marks: 84.63%, First Class) in Madhyamik Examination, WB Board of Secondary Education, 2000.
  5. Obtained National Scholarship (West Bengal) in Secondary examination, 2000.
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