Teaching Staff

Department of Zoology

Dr. Soumyajit Banerjee

Designation Assistant Professor
Qualification Ph. D.
Contact (033) 26223073; 9830696521 (M)
E-mail id soumyajitb@gmail.com

Area of Specialisation :

Ecology and Vector biology

Research Interest :

  1. Population dynamics of vectors
  2. Biological control of the vectors
  3. Exploration of occurrence of entomofauna through variation in ecological factors

Selected Publications :


a) Household wastes as larval habitats of dengue vectors: comparison between urban and rural areas of Kolkata, India. Banerjee S, Aditya G, Saha GK. PLoS ONE, 2015, 10(10): e0138082. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0138082 [IF: 3.53]

b) Household disposables as breeding habitats of dengue vectors: linking wastes and public health. Banerjee S, Aditya G, Saha GK. Waste Management, 2013, 33: 233–239. [IF: 4.53]

c) Pupal productivity and nutrient reserves of Aedes mosquitoes breeding in sewage drains and other habitats of Kolkata, India: implications for habitat expansion and vector management. Banerjee S, Mohan S, Saha N, Mohanty SP, Saha GK, Aditya G. Indian Journal of Medical Research, 2015, 142 (Supplement):87-94 [IF: 1.82]

d) An assessment of macroinvertebrate assemblages in mosquito larval habitats—space and diversity relationship. Banerjee S, Aditya G, Saha N, Saha GK. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 2010, 168 (1-4): 597-611. DOI 10.1007/s10661-009-1137-9. [IF: 1.687]

e) Predation potential of odonates on mosquito larvae: implications for biological control. Saha N, Aditya G, Banerjee S, Saha GK. Biological Control, 2012, 63(1): 1- 8. [IF: 2.307]

f) Assessment of pupal productivity of Aedes and co-occurring mosquitoes in Kolkata, India. Mohan S, Banerjee S, Mohanty SP, Saha GK, Aditya G. Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health, 2014, 45(6): 1279-1291 [IF: 0.607]

g) Lantana Camara and Butterfly Abundance in an Urban Landscape: Benefits for Conservation or Species Invasion? Mukherjee S, Banerjee S, Basu P, Aditya G, Saha GK.. Ekológia (Bratislava), 2014, 34(4): 309 – 328 [IF: 0.213]

h) Butterfly diversity in Kolkata, India: an appraisal for conservation management. Mukherjee S, Banerjee S, Saha GK, Basu P, Aditya G. Journal of Asia Pacific Biodiversity, 2015, 8(3): 210–221 [IF: 0.253]

Book Chapters

a) Wetland a potential mosquito larval habitat: Boon or Curse? Banerjee S, Aditya G, Saha GK. In Indian Wetlands: Crisis and Options Ed. Goutam K Saha. Daya Publishing House (Astral), New Delhi, 2016. [ISBN: 978-93-5124-714-2]