Prabir K Mandal
Department of Biology
Edward Waters College, USA
Prabir K. Mandal, is a full Professor of Biology at Edward Waters College. He earned a Ph.D. in Genetics. He was a postdoctoral fellow in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at University of Louisville with Drs. Russell A. Prough and Barbara J. Clark.
He serves as the Activity Director of Title-III for the STEM area (Science Technology Engineering Mathematics) and the Chair of Institutional Review Board. He serves as the member of the Editorial Board of a few journals of international repute. He serves as the Lead Guest Editor of the special issue on “Molecular Biomarkers: Tools in Medicine” of the international journal BioMed Research International. He is also involved in editing a book on Dioxin which will be published by Springer. He has recently been recognized as one of the 31 researchers by the Department of Health, State of Florida. He has been awarded with President’s IDEAL FACULTY AWARD for excellence in teaching, research, scholarship, service, adhering to policy and for taking initiative to advance the college through program development. Recently, he has been awarded with Distinguished Faculty of the Year. Also, he has been awarded with Travel grants to attend Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students at San Jose, CA and CHAAMP conference at Washington, DC.
He has more than 50 research papers in peer-reviewed journals of international repute. He has been awarded with several state and federal grants including Florida Sea Grant (twice), Florida Department of Health and National Institute of Health. His research paper on DIOXIN was downloaded for the highest number of times among the scientific communities consecutively in 2010 and 2011. Also the paper was cited for the highest number of times in 2012. He is a member of the Faculty Affairs Committee of Edward Waters College. He is an active member of the Research Advisory Council of Florida State Health Diversity Research. In recent years, he has published several editorial and research papers on African-American Health issues.
During his tenure at EWC, Dr. Mandal is involved in curriculum reform, mentoring and spearheading new initiatives for Allied Health education. As a Liaison, he has made two DUAL DEGREE articulation agreements between Life University and EWC and Palmer College of Chiropractic and EWC.
Outside the academic and professional arena, he is also very active socially. He is the president of Bengali Association of North Florida, Science Bee Coordinator of North South Foundation, Executive Committee member of Indian Cultural Society, and also United Bengali Society of Florida.
Cytogenetics, environmental toxicology, and transport physiology.