Dr. Nabarun Ghosh

Nabarun Ghosh, Ph.D.

Professor of Biology

Office: Natural Sciences Building, Room 340
Phone: 806-651-2571

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 in the area of aerobiology, plant genetics and microscopy. 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 science courses in Botany, Human Genetics, Cytotechnology, Bioinformatics and Integrated Biology. He also has developed new courses in Medicinal Herbs, Field Biology and Forensic Biology. He routinely supervised research for 26 graduate and more than 250 undergraduate students including many McNair Scholars and Honors students.

Research and Creative Activity

Dr. Ghosh's 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. He has published more than 150 research articles in reputed scientific journals, a book chapter on Allergy and Allergen Immunotherapy from the CRC press, New York in 2017.

Happy State Bank Academic & Research Building, Suite 262
WTAMU Box 60872, Canyon, TX  79016