Dr. Arijit Chakraborty

Assistant Professor at Somaiya Vidyavihar

  • Department:
  • Institute:
    Somaiya Vidyavihar
  • Contact Details:

    Mobile No. : 9874321916

    Landline No. : 022 6716 9681

    Extension No. : 9682

  • Office Address :

    Somaiya Sports Academy, Somaiya Vidyavihar University, Vidyanagar, Somaiya, Vidyavihar, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400077

  • Timings For Visitors:

    Mon-Fri: 10am - 4pm Sat: 10am - 1:30pm

  • Curriculum Vitae

Dr Arijit Chakraborty is a skilled researcher focusing on iodine nutrition, thyroidal disorders including male infertility, molecular endocrinology & metabolism. 

His first step of this academic journey started with B.Sc. (Honors) in Human Physiology securing Gold Medal from President of India for first-class-first position in 2008. Subsequently he enrolled in Masters degree programme from University of Calcutta and was awarded with Gold Medal for his accolades in 2010. He enrolled himself in the same University for pursuing his PhD programme and was awarded the degree in 2016. During his entire course, he was awarded with three Young Scientist Awards from The Physiological Society of India (PSI) including one international Young Scientist recognition from South Asian Association of Physiologists (SAAP). He has published lot number of research articles in National and International Journals of repute which got special attention including press mentions especially working with iodine nutrition. 

He persuaded his postdoctoral research work securing prestigious scholarships from Govt of India viz. UGC-DS Kothari Postdoctoral Fellowship  and DST-SERB National Postdoctoral Fellowship in 2017 in Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. He has also done his collaborative research with University of Florence, Italy and University of Sao Paulo, Brazil. He has been keen in knowing the insights of iodine physiology in molecular endocrinology and as such he was awarded Life Member from Society for Study in Reproduction and Infertility (ISSRF), New Delhi. He established himself as an independent researcher by securing a research grant where he was the Principal Investigator (PI) from Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), Department of Science & Technology (DST), Gov of India amounting 19.2 lakhs in 2018. 

During the duration of his research programme he decided to dedicate his knowledge for academic purpose thus choosing to shift from the role of purely a researcher to that of a teacher as he was appointed as Faculty Member in Acharya Jagadis Chandra Bose College, University of Calcutta (2012-2017). He also has post-graduate teaching experience as an Assistant Professor in The Assam Royal Global University till early 2021. He supervised twenty-two Master degree dissertations which largely are in the process of publication in reputed international journals. He was the Member of the Departmental Research Committee (DRC) for monitoring and mentoring PhD students for a period of 2019-2021 (February). He is also Life member of The Physiological Society of India (PSI), Federation of Indian Physiological Societies (FIPS) and International Union of Physiological Sciences (IUPS). He served as an Executive Committee Member in PSI from the period 2016-2019. He is presently a Member of University IQAC Committee, Board of Studies in Sports and Exercise Science, UGC Task force LOCF, Life Skills and Paramarsh in Somaiya Vidyavihar University among others.

He serves an Editorial Board Member in many National and International Journals viz. American Journal of Biomedical and Life Sciences, USA; Cancer Informatics, SAGE publishing group, USA and Editor-in-Chief of Indiana Journal of Life Sciences, Indiana Publishing group, India. He published more than 42 research articles, 10 book chapters, writer of 2 books and at present Assistant Professor & Course Coordinator, Department of Sports and Exercise Science, Somaiya Sports Academy, Somaiya Vidyavihar University, Mumbai.

B.Sc. (Physiology),TBSE,2008

M.Sc. (Human Physiology),University of Calcutta,2010

Ph.D. (Physiology),University of Calcutta,2016

Postdoc,DST-SERB, Govt. of India,2019


  • The Assam Royal Global University, Assistant Professor, July 2019 - March 2021
  • AJC Bose College, Faculty Member, January 2012 - September 2017
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    “Spermicidal Efficacy of Iodine Exposure on Male Reproductive System: Future Perspectives to be Explored as Non-hormonal Male Contraceptive”

    2018 - 2020

    DST- Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB)

    19.20 Lakhs

  • DST-SERB National Postdoctoral Fellowship (2018-2020) (vide letter No. PDF/2017/001558/LS) of Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB), New Delhi.
  • Dr. D.S. Kothari Postdoctoral Fellowship (2017-2020) [vide letter No.F.4-2/2006 (BSR)/BL/16-17/0529] of University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi
  • “Dr. A.G. Datta Memorial Oral Presentation Award 2016” for best oral presentation by XXVIIIth Annual National Conference of Physiological Society of india (PSI), Midnapore, West Bengal, india.
  • Awarded “Prof. PB Sen Memorial Young Scientist Research Award-2014” of The Physiological Society of india (PSI), Kolkata, india.
  • Awarded ‘Young Scientist’ in the Workshop organized by South Asian Association of Physiologists (SAAP) on ‘Current Trends in Resources on Biomedical Sciences’ in 2012.
  • Awarded Best paper presentation prize in National Conference “PHYSICON 2011” held at NRI Medical College, Guntur, andhra Pradesh, india.
  • Awarded “Sanjukta Mukhopadhyay Memorial Gold Medal” for securing highest marks in ‘Endocrinology &Reproductive Physiology’ Special Paper in Department of Physiology, University of Calcutta -2010, Kolkata, india.
  • Awarded “Gold Medal” from Tripura University (A Central University) for securing highest marks in three-year degree course in Physiology - 2008.
  • invited Lecture in Colloquium on Emerging Metabolomics (CEM-2016) during July 25-27, 2016, Las Vegas, NV, USA.
  • Awarded Postdoctoral research award from the Ministry of Education, University and Research according to the Ministerial Decree (DM) of Education, University and Research, University of Florence (Italy) for winning the competitive round among all international students in 2017.
  • Completed 4-Week induction/Orientation Programme for "Faculty in Universities/Colleges/institutes of Higher Education"from June 26 - July 24, 2020 - under Teaching Learning Centre, Ramanujan College, University of Delhi under the aegis of MINISTRY OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT, PANDIT MADAN MOHAN MALVAIYA NATIONAL MISSON ON TEACHERS AND TEACHING.


  • Completed the National Level one Week Confederated online Faculty Development Program on “Orienting Applications & Conceptualized Aspects of Sciences & Humanities” organized by Dept. of Humanities & Sciences from 21 to 25 July, 2020.

  • Completed the National Level one Week Virtual online Faculty Development initiative (V-FDI) on “Challenges & Oppurtunities in Post Covid -19 Pandemic Phase: Focusing Teaching, Research & innovation” organized by Assan down town University from 7 to 13 June, 2020.

  • Completed the National Level one Week  online Faculty Development Program on “Importance of Cross-Disciplinary Research in Post COVID-19 Scenario: Social Perspectives” organized by Dept. of Social Work, Royal Global University from 16 to 23 June, 2020.

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