Designation: 
Assistant Professor
Department: 
Biological Sciences
Phone: 
+91 680 2227 755
Academic Details:

Assistant Professor: Department of Biological Sciences, IISER Berhampur, Berhampur, India. March. 2017 - present

Visiting Assistant Professor: Department of Biological Sciences, IISER Berhampur, Berhampur, India. 18th October. 2016 – March. 2017

DST-INSPIRE Faculty: Department of Zoology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India. June. 2014 – 15 th October 2016

Research Associate: Evolutionary and Organismal Biology Unit, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advance Scientific Research (JNCASR), Bangalore, India. August. 2013 - May. 2014, (Advisor: Professor Amitabh Joshi)

PhD. : Department of Biological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Mohali (IISER Mohali), Mohali, India. May 2013, (Advisor: Dr. N. G. Prasad)

MSc. : Department of Zoology, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India. July 2007

Research Interest:

Life-history evolution.

Sexual selection and sexual conflict.

Non-genetic inheritance.

Publications:

Dasgupta, P, Halder S. and B. Nandy*. 2016. Paternal social experience affects male reproductive behaviour in Drosophila melanogaster. Journal of Genetics (in press). Impact Factor: 1.09

Nandy, B.*, Halder, S., Dasgupta, P. and Verma, T. 2016. Plasticity in aggressive displays contribute significantly to the cost of reproduction in Drosophila melanogaster males. Animal Behaviour. 114: 3-9. Impact Factor: 3.169

Nandy, B., V. Gupta, N. Udaykumar, M. Samant, S. Sen and N. G. Prasad. 2014. Experimental evolution of female traits under different levels of interlocus sexual conflict. Evolution. 68:412-25. Impact Factor: 4.612

Nandy, B., V. Gupta, N. Udaykumar, M. Samant, S. Sen, S. Z. Ali and N. G. Prasad. 2013b. Evolution of mate-harm, longevity and behaviour in male fruit flies subjected to different levels of interlocus conflict. BMC Evolutionary Biology 13: 212. Impact Factor: 3.406

Nandy, B., P. Chakraborty, V. Gupta, S. Z. Ali and N. G. Prasad. 2013a. Sperm competitive ability evolves in response to altered operational sex ratio. Evolution 67: 2133-2141. Impact Factor: 4.612

Nandy, B., A. Joshi, S. Z. Ali, S. Sen, N. G. Prasad. 2012. Degree of adaptive male mate choice is positively correlated with female quality variance, Scientific Reports. 2, 447. Impact Factor: 5.578

Nandy, B. and N. G. Prasad. 2011. Reproductive behaviour and fitness components in male Drosophila are non-linearly affected by the number of male co-inhabitants early in adult life. Journal of Insect Science. 11, 67, available online: insectscience.org/11.67. Impact Factor: 1.025

Group:

Principal Investigator: Bodhisatta Nandy

Ph.D. Students:

  • Tanya Verma (since 1st August, 2017): M.Sc. in Zoology from BHU, Varanasi.
  • Purbasha Dasgupta (since 1st August, 2017): M.Sc. in Zoology from BHU, Varanasi.
  • Mainak Chakraborty (since 1st August, 2017): M.Sc. from West Bengal State University, Barasat. (CSIR fellow)
  • Subhasish Halder (Since 8th January, 2018): M.Sc. from BHU, Varanasi. (UGC fellow)

Post-doctoral fellow:

  • Dr. Syed Zeeshan Ali (since 20th November, 2017): Ph.D. IISER Mohali, BS-MS from IISER Kolkata