Barasat Government College (estd. 1950), a premier institution, is situated in an advantageous location in the district headquarter of North 24 Parganas. Owing to its heritage, academic track records and position in the communication network, the college attracts students from a wide area and from a varied socio-economic background – a good number of whom come from the rural or semi-urban areas. Today, the College runs full-fledged programmes covering Pure Science, Life Science and Humanities disciplines. PG programmes in Botany, Zoology, Physics and Bengali have also added to the reputation of the College.

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Recent/ Upcoming Academic Activities/ Seminars


Seminar on Stem Cell Science on 03.12.15
Lecture delivered by
Prof. Andrew Burd,
Calcutta School of Tropical Medicine

Organized by
Department of Botany

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1. A Seminar Lecture was delivered by Dr. Ornella Parolini,  Director of E. Menni Research Center, Fondazione Poliambulanza, Brescia, Italy and the President of IPLASS - International Placenta Stem Cell Society, on the topic entitled “Immunomodulatory, anti- inflammatory and anti-fibrotic properties of amniotic and chorionic membrane-derived cells” on 8th January, 2016 at 2.30 PM in the Seminar Hall of the Department of Botany, Barasat Govt. College. Prof. Niranjan Bhattacharya was the Chair-Person in this session.

2. A Round-Table Discussion was conducted on the topic “Biotechnology of Stem Cells: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow” on 8th January, 2016 at 4.30 PM in the Seminar Hall of the Department of Botany, Barasat Govt. College.
Moderators: Dr. Ornella Parolini, Prof. Andrew Burd & Prof. Niranjan Bhattacharya
Internal Coordinators: Dr. Jukta Adhikari & Dr. Kunal Sen
Student Participants: Students of PG 3rd Semester

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