Dr. Subhalakshmi Ghosh
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Dr. Subhalakshmi Ghosh

Research Scientist
Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Science from Jadavpur University, India

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Dr. Subhalakshmi Ghosh developed her expertise in taxonomical investigation and pharmacognostic identification of traditional medicinal plants. She is presently one of the Board Member of Asian Council of Science Editors, UAE, and also associated as an Editor or Reviewer in a number of International science journals.

Area of Interest:

Pharmacology and Toxicology
Taxonomical Investigation
Science and Technology
Medicinal Plants

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Hazra, B., S.B. Majee, S. Ghosh and D. Avlani, 2018. Synergistic interaction between plant products and antibiotics against potential pathogenic bacteria. Front. Anti-Infective Drug Discov., 7: 88-152.
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  2. Hazra, B., S.B. Majee, S. Ghosh and D. Avlani, 2018. Synergistic Interaction between Plant Products and Antibiotics Against Potential Pathogenic Bacteria. In: Frontiers in Anti-Infective Drug Discovery, Atta-ur-Rahman and M.I. Choudhary (Eds.). Bentham Science Publishers, USA., ISBN: 9781681085623, pp: 1-66.
  3. Hazra, S., S. Ghosh and B. Hazra, 2017. Phytochemicals with Antileishmanial Activity: Prospects and Progress. In: Studies in Natural Products Chemistry (Bioactive Natural Products), Atta-Ur-Rahman (Ed.). Chapter 8, Elsevier science Publishers, Amsterdam, pp: 303-330.
  4. Dey, D., S. Ghosh, R. Ray and B. Hazra, 2016. Polyphenolic secondary metabolites synergize the activity of commercial antibiotics against clinical isolates of β-lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumonia. Phytother. Res., 30: 272-282.
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  5. Hazra, S., S. Ghosh, A. Kumar, B.N. Pandey and B. Hazra, 2015. Acetylamine derivative of diospyrin, a plant-derived binaphthylquinonoid, inhibits human colon cancer growth in Nod-Scid mice. Invest. New Drugs, 33: 22-31.
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  6. Hazra, S., S. Ghosh, M.D. Sarma, S. Sharma and M. Das et al., 2013. Evaluation of a diospyrin derivative as antileishmanial agent and potential modulator of ornithine decarboxylase of Leishmania donovani. Exp. Parasitol., 135: 407-413.
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  7. Debnath, S., S. Ghosh and B. Hazra, 2013. Inhibitory effect of Nymphaea pubescens Willd. flower extract on carrageenan-induced inflammation and CCl 4-induced hepatotoxicity in rats. Food Chem. Toxicol., 59: 485-491.
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  8. Debnath, S., D. Dey, S. Hazra, S. Ghosh, R. Ray and B. Hazra, 2013. Antibacterial and antifungal activity of Terminalia arjuna Wight & Arn. bark against ATCC strains and multi-drug resistant clinical isolates. J. Coastal Life Med., 1: 312-318.
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  9. Kumar, B., A. Kumar, S. Ghosh, B.N. Pandey, K.P. Mishra and B. Hazra, 2012. Diospyrin derivative, an anticancer quinonoid, regulates apoptosis at endoplasmic reticulum as well as mitochondria by modulating cytosolic calcium in human breast carcinoma cells. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun., 417: 903-909.
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  10. Hazra, S., S. Ghosh, S. Debnath, S. Seville and V.K. Prajapati et al., 2012. Antileishmanial activity of cryptolepine analogues and apoptotic effects of 2, 7-dibromocryptolepine against Leishmania donovani promastigotes. Parasitol. Res., 111: 195-203.
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  11. Hazra, B., S. Ghosh, A. Kumar and B.N. Pandey, 2012. The prospective role of plant products in radiotherapy of cancer: A current overview. Front. Pharmacol., Vol. 2. 10.3389/fphar.2011.00094.
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  12. Dey, D., S. Debnath, S. Hazra, S. Ghosh, R. Ray and B. Hazra, 2012. Pomegranate pericarp extract enhances the antibacterial activity of ciprofloxacin against extended-spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL) and metallo β-lactamase (MBL) producing Gram-negative bacilli. Food Chem. Toxicol., 50: 4302-4309.
  13. Hazra, B., S. Ghosh, A. Kumar and B.N. Pandey, 2011. The prospective role of plant products in radiotherapy of cancer: A current overview. Frontiers Pharmacol., 2: 94-94.
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  14. Ghosh, S., S. Debnath, S. Hazra, A. Hartung and K. Thomale et al., 2011. Valeriana wallichii root extracts and fractions with activity against Leishmania spp. Parasitol. Res., 108: 861-871.
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  15. Ghosh, S. and B. Hazra, 2011. Quinonoid plant products in cancer therapy: A recent overview. J. Ravishankar Uni., 10: 15-20.
  16. Hazra, S., S. Ghosh, C. Wright and B. Hazra, 2010. Antitumour activity of cryptolepine, a plant-derived alkaloid and its synthetic analogues against a human breast cancer cell line (MCF-7). Green Technol., 9: 46-49.
  17. Hazra, B., B.N. Pandey, A. Kumar, S. Ghosh, B. Kumar and K.P. Mishra, 2010. Plant Products in Modification of Cellular Damage by Radiation: Implications in Cancer Radiotherapy. In: Herbal Medicine: A Cancer Chemopreventive and Therapeutic Perspective, Arora, R. (Ed.). Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, India, pp: 363-376.
  18. Ghosh, S., M. Das Sharma and B. Hazra, 2010. HPLC of Quinonoid Phytochemicals. In: High Performance Liquid Chromatography in Phytochemical Analysis, Waksmundzka-Hajnos, M. and J. Sherma (Eds.). Vol. 12, CRC Press, Boca Raton, New York, pp: 917-945.
  19. Ghosh, S., M. Das Sarma, A. Patra and B. Hazra, 2010. Anti‐inflammatory and anticancer compounds isolated from Ventilago madraspatana Gaertn., Rubia cordifolia Linn. and Lantana camara Linn. J. Pharm. Pharmacol., 62: 1158-1166.
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  20. Debnath, S., D. Dey, S. Ghosh, R. Ray and B. Hazra, 2010. Punica granatum L. peel extracts inhibit the growth of multi-drug resistant bacterial strains. Green Technol., 9: 17-20.
  21. Mukherjee, P., S.B. Majee, S. Ghosh and B. Hazra, 2009. Apoptosis-like death in Leishmania donovani promastigotes induced by diospyrin and its ethanolamine derivative. Int. J. Antimicrob. Agents, 34: 596-601.
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  22. Debnath, S., S. Ghosh and B. Hazra, 2009. Studies on free radical scavenging activity of Terminalia arjuna, an indigenous plant of medicinal importance. Green Technol., 8: 38-40.
  23. Sarma, M.D., S. Basu and B. Hazra, 2006. Bioactive quinonoids: Techniques for analysis and separation from plants. Green Technol., 7: 75-79.
  24. Basu, S., A. Ghosh and B. Hazra, 2005. Evaluation of the antibacterial activity of Ventilago madraspatana Gaertn., Rubia cordifolia Linn. and Lantana camara Linn.: Isolation of emodin and physcion as active antibacterial agents. Phytother. Res., 19: 888-894.
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