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Nabarun Ghosh Bio
Dr. Nabarun Ghosh

Nabarun Ghosh, Ph.D.

Professor of Biology

Office: Agricultural and Natural Sciences Building, Room 340
Email: nghosh@wtamu.edu
Phone: 806-651-2571
Home Page: http://homedirs.wtamu.edu/~nghosh/

Professional Profile

Dr. Ghosh obtained two Ph.D. Degrees, one from The University of North Texas and the other from the University of Calcutta, India. He joined the WTAMU faculty in 2000 and has been teaching and doing research for 12 years. He has post-doctoral experience at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, and he has taught at the University of North Texas, Richland College in Dallas and South Texas Community College in McAllen.

Teaching and Related Service

Dr. Ghosh, who became an associate professor of biology in 2005 and a professor of biology in 2011, teaches sciences courses in botany, human genetics, cytotechnology, bioinformatics. He also has developed new courses in  medicinal herbs, field biology and forensic biology. He routinely supervised research for 20 graduate and more than 200 undergraduate students.

Research and Creative Activity

His main areas of interest are aerobiology, allergy, air quality and evaluating air purifiers, digital, fluorescent and electron microscopy; cytology: cell and chromosome research; tissue culture in plants; plant pathology—virology: sugar beet and wheat viruses. He established a molecular core at the University's Killgore Research Center and he runs projects with Dr. Constantine Saadeh of Allergy AARTS, Amarillo. His lab presents the daily pollen count at  the channel 4 and channel 7 news.
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