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Souvik   Ghosh BVSc & AH (Gold Medalist), MVSc, PhD

Associate Professor, Infectious Diseases


 

 


Education:

Courses Taught/Teaching:

BVSc & AH West Bengal University of Animal & Fishery Scs, India Semester 3, VPP 5355: Virology
MVSc West Bengal University of Animal & Fishery Scs, India
PhD WHO National Institute of Cholera & Enteric Diseases referral centre), India

Achievements

Lecturer, Department of Hygiene, Sapporo Medical University, Japan, 2010-2014.

Section editor, Archives of Medical Science (Infectious Diseases/Microbiology).

Reviewer of peer reviewed international journals: PLoS ONE, Vet Res, J Gen Virol, Vet Microbiol, Infect Genet & Evol, Virus Res, J Med Virol, Vaccine, Arch Virol, BMC Infect Dis, Intervirol, BMC Vet Res, Future Virol, BMC Virol J.

Young Scientist Award, Association of Public Health Veterinarians, India, 2004.

University Gold Medal for securing 1st rank, Bachelor of Vet Scs & Animal Husbandry, 2000.

Pfizer Scroll of Honor for topping final exams, Bachelor of Vet Scs & Animal Husbandry, 2000.

Dr. D.K. Biswas Gold Medal for excellence in Poultry Scs, 2000.

JSPS Post-doctoral fellowship (Govt. of Japan), Sapporo Medical University, Japan, 2008-2010.

Research Associate, CSIR, Govt. of India, 2008.

Senior Research Fellowship, ICMR, Govt. of India, 2005-2008.

University Merit Scholarship, M.V.Sc (2000-2002) & B.V.Sc & A.H (1995-2000).

Current Projects

Ghosh S, Kobayashi N. Exotic rotaviruses in animals and rotaviruses in exotic animals (Review). VirusDisease, Springer. 2014;DOI 10.1007/s13337-014-0194-z

Ghosh S, Kobayashi N. Genetic diversity and evolution of human rotaviruses based on whole genome (Review). British J Virol. 2014;1:1-9.

Ghosh S, Taniguchi K, Aida S, et al. Whole genomic analyses of equine group A rotaviruses from Japan: evidence for bovine-to-equine interspecies transmission and reassortment events. Vet Microbiol. 2013;166:474-485.

Ghosh S, Urushibara N, Chawla-Sarkar M, et al. Whole genomic analyses of asymptomatic human G1P[6], G2P[6] and G3P[6] rotavirus strains reveal intergenogroup reassortment events and genome segments of artiodactyl origin. Infect Genet Evol. 2013;16C:165-173.

Ghosh S, Urushibara N, Kawaguhiya M, et al. The origin of two rare human P[10] rotavirus strains. Infect Genet Evol. 2013;13:292-300.

Ghosh S, Shintani T, Urushibara N, et al. Whole genomic analysis of a human G1P[9] rotavirus strain reveals intergenogroup reassortment events. J Gen Virol. 2012;93:1700-1705.

Ghosh S, Shintani T, Kobayashi N. Evidence for the porcine origin of equine rotavirus strain H-1. Vet Microbiol. 2012;158:410-414.

Ghosh S, Urushibara N, Taniguchi K, et al. Whole genomic analysis reveals the porcine origin of human G9P[19] rotavirus strains Mc323 and Mc345. Infect Genet Evol. 2012;12:471-477.

Ghosh S, Kobayashi N. Whole genomic analysis of rotavirus strains: current status and future prospects (Review). Future Microbiol. 2011;6:1049-65.

Ghosh S, Adachi N, Gatheru Z, et al. Whole genomic analysis reveals the complex evolutionary dynamics of Kenyan G2P[4] human rotavirus strains. J Gen Virol. 2011;92:2201-2208.

Ghosh S, Paul S, Yamamoto D, et al. Full genomic analyses of human rotavirus strains possessing the rare P[8]b VP4 subtype. Infect Genet Evol. 2011;11:1481-1486.

Ghosh S, Paul SK, Hossain MA, et al. Full genomic analyses of two human G2P[4] rotavirus strains detected in 2005: Identification of a caprine-like VP3 gene. J Gen Virol. 2011;92:1222 - 1227.

Ghosh S, Gatheru Z, Nyangao J, et al. Full genomic analysis of a simian SA11-like G3P[2] rotavirus strain isolated from an asymptomatic infant: identification of novel VP1, VP6 and NSP4 genotypes. Infect Genet Evol. 2011;11:57-63.

Ghosh S, Gatheru Z, Nyangao J, et al. Full Genomic Analysis of a G8P[1] Rotavirus Strain Isolated from an Asymptomatic Infant in Kenya Provides Evidence for an Artiodactyl-to-Human Interspecies Transmission Event. J Med Virol. 2011;83:367-376.

Ghosh S, Alam MM, Ahmed MU, et al. The complete genome constellation of a caprine group A rotavirus strain reveals common evolution with ruminant and human rotavirus strains. J Gen Virol. 2010;91:2367-2373.

Ghosh S, Kobayashi N, Nagashima S, et al. Full genomic analysis and possible origin of a porcine G12 rotavirus strain RU172. Virus Genes. 2010;40:382-388.

Ghosh S, Kobayashi N, Nagashima S, et al. Molecular characterization of the VP1, VP2, VP4, VP6, NSP1 and NSP2 genes of bovine group B rotaviruses: Identification of a novel VP4 genotype. Arch Virol. 2010;155:159-167.

Ghosh S, Kobayashi N, Nagashima S, et al. Molecular characterization of full-length genomic segment 2 of a bovine picobirnavirus (PBV) strain: evidence for high genetic diversity with genogroup I PBVs. J Gen Virol. 2009;90(Pt 10):2519-2524.

Ghosh S, Samajdar S, Sinha M, et al. Molecular Characterization of Rare Bovine Group A Rotavirus G15P[11] and G15P[21] Strains from Eastern India: Identification of Simian SA11-Like VP6 Genes in G15P[21] Strains. Virus Genes. 2008;37:241-249.

Ghosh S, Varghese V, Samajdar S, et al. Evidence for bovine origin of VP4 and VP7 genes of human group A rotavirus G6P[14] and G10P[14] strains. J Clin Microbiol. 2007;45:2751-2753.

Ghosh S, Varghese V, Sinha M, et al. Evidence for interstate transmission and increase in prevalence of bovine group B rotavirus strains with a novel VP7 genotype among diarrhoeic calves in Eastern and Northern states of India. Epidemiol Infect. 2007;135:1324-1330.

Ghosh S, Varghese V, Samajdar S, et al. Evidence for independent segregation of the VP6- and NSP4- encoding genes in porcine group A rotavirus G6P[13] strains. Arch Virol. 2007;152:423-429.

Ghosh S, Varghese V, Samajdar S, et al. Molecular characterization of a porcine Group A rotavirus strain with G12 genotype specificity. Arch Virol. 2006;151:1329-1344.

Interests

Veterinary & Medical Virology; Molecular Epidemiology of Viruses; Zoonosis; Whole Genome Analysis, Genetic Diversity & Evolution of Viruses; One-Health in Tropical countries; Public Health.