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    Pharmacy Discipline, Life Science School, Khulna University, Khulna-9208, Bangladesh.

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    ukk146@gmail.com

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Dr. Utpal Kumar Karmakar

Associate Professor

Research Interest:

Research Interest:

§  Bioactive Natural Products Chemistry

§  Medicinal Chemistry

§  Pharmacology 

Education

Name of the Examination

Board/

University

Passing Year

Group/

Subject

Result (Division/Class)

Doctor of Philosophy

(PhD)

Chiba University,

Japan

 

2016

(Monbusho Scholarship)

Natural Products Chemistry

Successfully Completed

Master of Pharmacy

(M.Pharm.)

Khulna University

 

2012

 

Pharmacy

CGPA: 3.92

Marks: 78.40%

Position: First

Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm. - 4 years)

Khulna University

 

2002

 

Pharmacy

First Class First Marks:76.45%

Gold Medalist

Higher Secondary Certificate (H. S. C.)

Jessore Board

1995

Science

First Division

Marks: 80.80%

Secondary School Certificate (S. S. C.)

Jessore Board

1993

Science

First Division

Marks: 83.10%

Bio

Experiences

Name of the Organization

Position

Department

Duration

Major job Descriptions

Beximco Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Dhanmondi, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Training Officer & Senior Training Officer

Training and Education Department

April, 2003 to September, 2008

Preparation of training materials and training of Medical Professionals on Human Physiology, Microbiology, Pharmacology and Selling Skills.

Khulna University, Bangladesh

 

Lecturer

Pharmacy Discipline

September, 2008 to September, 2011

Teaching of Pharmacy students, conduct laboratory classes, Supervision of thesis (project) students, etc.

Khulna University, Bangladesh

Assistant Professor

Pharmacy Discipline

September, 2011 to September, 2015

Teaching of Pharmacy students, conduct laboratory classes, Supervision of thesis (project) students etc.

Khulna University, Bangladesh

Associate Professor

Pharmacy Discipline

September, 2015 to till date

Teaching of Pharmacy students, conduct laboratory classes, Supervision of thesis (project) students etc.

Publication

          1. Publications:
            1. Islam, M.T., Ali, Eunü.S., Uddin, S.J., Shaw, S., Islam, M.A., Ahmed, M.I., Chandra Shill, M., Karmakar, U.K., Yarla, N.S., Khan, I.N., Billah, M.M., Pieczynska, M.D., Zengin, G., Malainer, C., Nicoletti, F., Gulei, D., Berindan-Neagoe, I., Apostolov, A., Banach, M., Yeung, A.W.K., El-Demerdash, A., Xiao, J., Dey, P., Yele, S., Jóźwik, A., Strzałkowska, N., Marchewka, J., Rengasamy, K.R.R., Horbańczuk, Jarosł., Kamal, M.A., Mubarak, M.S., Mishra, S.K., Shilpi, J.A., Atanasov, A.G., Phytol: A review of biomedical activities, Food and Chemical Toxicology, 2018, 121, 82-94.
            2. Utpal Kumar Karmakar, Sharmin Sultana, Sonya Nishi, Nripendra Nath Biswas, Lokman Hossain, Sharmin Sheikh. Antioxidant, Analgesic, Antimicrobial, and Anthelmintic Activity of the Dried Seeds of Bixa orellana (L). International Journal of Pharmacy, 2018, 8 (1), 150-163.
            3. Utpal K. Karmakar, Midori A. Arai, Takashi Koyano, Thaworn Kowithayakorn, Masami Ishibashi. Boesenberols I–K, new isopimarane diterpenes from Boesenbergia pandurata with TRAIL-resistance overcoming activity. Tetrahedron Letter, 2017, 58, 3838-3841.
            4. Firoj Ahmed, Utpal K. Karmakar, Midori A. Arai, Naoki Ishikawa, Samir K. Sadhu and Masami Ishibashi. Germacranolides from Enhydra fluctuans with TRAIL-resistance Abrogating Activity. Natural Product Communication, 2017, 12 (8), 1169-1170.
            5. Naznin Shahria, Utpal Kumar Karmakar, Manik Chandra Shill, Samir Kumar Sadhu. Antioxidant, Cytotoxic, Antibacterial, and Anthelmintic Investigations of bark and leaves of Litsea glutinosa. Journal of Pharmacy Research, 2017, 11 (6), 617-624.
            6. Tanzir Hossain, Apurba Kumar Barman, Utpal Kumar Karmakar, Bishwajit Bokshi, Shrabanti Dev, Nripendra Nath Biswas. Phytochemical and Pharmacological Evaluation of Leaves of Averrhoa carambola Linn. (Family: Oxalidaceae). Bioscience and Bioengineering Communications, 2017, 3 (1), 144-151.
            7. Karmakar, U. K.; Ishikawa, N.; Arai, M. A.; Ahmed, F.; Koyano, T.; Kowithayakorn, T.; Ishibashi, M. Boesenberols, Pimarane Diterpenes with TRAIL-resistance overcoming activity from Boesenbergia pandurata. Journal of Natural Products, 2016, 79, 2075-2082.
          1.     Karmakar, U. K.; Toume, K.; Ishikawa, N.; Arai, M. A.; Sadhu, S. K.; Ahmed, F.; Ishibashi, M. Bioassay-guided isolation of compounds with TRAIL-resistance overcoming activity from Datura stramonium. Natural Product Communication, 2016, 11 (2), 185-187.
          2.      Abdelfattah, M. S.; Ishikawa, N.; Karmakar, U. K.; Ishibashi, M. Sulfotanone, a new alkyl sulfonic acid derivative from Streptomyces sp. IFM 11694 with TRAIL-resistance overcoming activity. Journal of Natural Medicine, 2016, 70, 266-270.
          3.      Arai, M. A.; Kofuji, Y.; Tanaka, Y.; Yanase, N.; Yamaku, K.; Fuentes, R. G.; Karmakar, U. K.; Ishibashi, M. Synthesis of rocaglamide derivatives and evaluation of their Wnt signal inhibitory activities. Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry, 2016, 14, 3061-3068.
          4.    Abdelfattah, M. S.; Ishikawa, N.; Karmakar, U. K.; Yamaku, K.; Ishibashi, M. New phenazine analogues from Streptomyces sp. IFM 11694 with Wnt signaling inhibitory and TRAIL-resistance overcoming activities. The Journal of Antibiotics, 2016, 69, 446-450.
            1. K.R. Biawas, M.A. Islam, U.K. Karmakar, M.I. Ahmed, N.N. Biswas and S.K. Sadhu. Analgesic, Antioxidant and Cytotoxic Activity of Calotropis gigantea L. Latex. Hamdard Medicus, 2016, 59 (3), 15-19.
            2. Utpal K. Karmakar, Naoki Ishikawa, Kazufumi Toume, Midori A. Arai, Samir K. Sadhu,   Firoj Ahmed, Masami Ishibashi. Sesquiterpenes with TRAIL-resistance overcoming activity from Xanthium strumarium. Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry, 2015, 23, 4746-4754.
            3. Md. Asadujjaman, Ahmed Ullah Mishuk, Md. Aslam Hossain, Utpal Kumar Karmakar.  Medicinal potential of Passiflora foetida L. plant extracts: biological and pharmacological activities. Journal of Integrative Medicine, 2014, 12 (2), 121-126.
            4. Md. Asadujjaman, Abu Saed, Md. Aslam Hossain, Utpal Kumar Karmakar. Assessment of bioactivities of ethanolic extract of Melia azedarach (Meliaceae) leaves. Journal of Coastal Life Medicine, 2013, 1 (2), 106-110.
            5. Md. Asadujjaman, Md. Aslam Hossain, Utpal Kumar Karmakar. Assessment of DPPH free radical scavenging activity of some medicinal plants. Pharmacologyonline, 2013, 1, 161-165.
            6. Hemayet Hossain, Utpal Kumar Karmakar, Subrata Kumar Biswas, AFM Shahid-Ud-Daula, Ismet Ara Jahan, Tarek Adnan, Anusua Chowdhury. Antinociceptive and antioxidant potential of the crude ethanol extract of the leaves of Ageratum conyzoides grown in Bangladesh. Pharmaceutical Biology, 2013, 51(7), 893898.
            7. Subrata Kumar Biswas, Joysree Das, Anusua Chowdhury, Utpal Kumar Karmakar, Hemayet Hossain. Evaluation of Antinociceptive and Antioxidant Activities of Whole Plant Extract of Bacopa monniera. Research Journal of Medicinal Plant, 2012, 6 (8), 607-614.
            8. B. Bokshi, M. A. S. Sayeed, M. I. Ahmed, U. K. Karmakar, S. K. Sadhu. Assessment of Antimicrobial and Cytotoxic Activities of Ethanolic Extract of Leaves of Acalypha hispida. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, 2012, 3 (6), 1705-1708.
            9. U. K. Karmakar, S. K. Sadhu, S. K. Biswas, A. Chowdhury, M. C. Shill, J. Das. Cytotoxicity, Analgesic and Antidiarrhoeal Activities of Asparagus racemosus. Journal of Applied Sciences, 2012, 12 (6), 581-586.
            10. S. K. Biswas, A. Chowdhury, J. Das, U. K. Karmakar, S. Z. Raihan, A. C. Das, M. A. Hannan, M. A.  Monsur Dinar, M. J. Hasan, M. I. Hossain, M. R. Farhad. Phytochemical Investigation and Chromatographic Evaluation with Antimicrobial and Cytotoxic Potentials of Cuscuta epithymum.  International Journal of Pharmacology, 2012, 8 (5), 422-427.
            11. U. K. Karmakar, S. K. Biswas, A. Chowdhury, S. Z. Raihan, M. A. Akbar, M. A. Muhit, R. Mowla. Phytochemical Investigation and Evaluation of Antibacterial and Antioxidant Potentials of Asparagus racemosus. International Journal of Pharmacology, 2012, 8 (1), 53-57.
            1. Joysree Das, Anusua Chowdhury, Subrata Kumar Biswas, Utpal Kumar Karmakar, Syeda   Ridita Sharif, Sheikh Zahir Raihan, Md. Abdul Muhit. Cytotoxicity and Antifungal Activities of Ethanolic and Chloroform Extracts of Cucumis sativus Linn. (Cucurbitaceae) Leaves and Stems. Research Journal of Phytochemistry, 2012, 6 (1), 25-30.
            2. Aparajita Malakar, Bishwajit Bokshi, Utpal Kumar Karmakar. Assessment of dissolution      profile of Pantoprazole tablets available in Bangladesh. Stamford Journal of Pharmaceutical sciences, 2011, 4 (2), 58-62.
            3. Manik CS, Utpal KK, Subrata KB, Moni RS, Farjana K, Asish KD. Pathogenic Isolates of Wound Infections and their Corresponding Susceptibility Patterns: Diagnostic Center Based Retrospective Study.  Indian Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 2011, 4 (3), 41- 45.
            4. Anusua Chowdhury, Subrata Kumar Biswas, Joysree Das, Utpal Kumar Karmakar, Manik Chandra Shill, Nayan Dutta. Investigation of Cytotoxic and Antifungal Activities of Petroleum Ether and Aqueous Extracts of Leaves and Stems of Kalanchoe pinnata L. (Crassulaceae). Asian Journal of Plant Sciences, 2011, 10 (4), 274-277.
            1. Utpal Kumar Karmakar, Rumana Sultana, Nripendra Nath Biswas. Antioxidant, Analgesic and Cytotoxic activities of Mimusops elengi Linn. Leaves. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, 2011, 2 (11), 2791-2797.
            2. Utpal Kumar Karmakar, Dyuti Ghosh, Samir Kumar Sadhu. Assessment of Analgesic, Cytotoxic and Antioxidant activities of Vallaris solanacea (Roth) Kuntze. Stamford Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2011, 4 (1), 64-68.
            3. Subrata Kumar Biswas, Anusua Chowdhury, Joysree Das, Utpal Kumar Karmakar, Manik Chandra Shill. Assessment of Cytotoxicity and Antibacterial activities of Ethanolic Extracts of Kalanchoe pinnata Linn. (Family: Crassulaceae) leaves and stems. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, 2011, 2 (10), 2605-2609.
            4. Subrata Kumar Biswas, Anusua Chowdhury, Joysree Das, Sheikh Zahir Raihan, Manik Chandra Shill, Utpal Kumar Karmakar. Investigation of antibacterial activities of ethanol extracts of Musa paradisiaca Lam. Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Science, 2011, 01 (6), 133-135.
            5. Md. Khadem Ali, Ayesha Ashraf, Nripendra Nath Biswas, Utpal Kumar Karmakar, Shamima Afroz. Antinociceptive, anti-inflammatory and antidiarrheal activities of ethanolic calyx extract of Hibiscus sabdariffa Linn. (Malvaceae) in mice. Journal of Chinese Integrative Medicine, 2011, 9(6), 626-631.
            6. Subrata Kumar Biswas, Anusua Chowdhury, Joysree Das, Utpal Kumar Karmakar, Manik Chandra Shill, Sheikh Zahir Raihan. Assessment of cytotoxicity, antibacterial activity and phytochemical screening of ethanol extract of Phyllanthus acidus L. (family: Euphorbiacceae) bark. Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Science, 2011, 01 (6), 112-114.
            7. Utpal Kumar Karmakar, Soma Pramanik, Samir Kumar Sadhu, Manik Chandra Shill, Subrata Kumar Biswas. Assessment of Analgesic and Antibacterial activity of Premna integrifolia Linn. (Family: Verbenaceae) Leaves. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, 2011, 2 (6), 1430-1435.
            8. S. Yasmin, M.I. Ahmed, M.A. Islam, N.N. Biswas, U.K. Karmakar, S.K. Sadhu. Assessment of Phytochemical and Pharmacological activities of Anisomeles indica leaves. Hamdard Medicus, 2011, 54 (01), 09-14.
            9. UK Karmakar, MA Rahman, DN Roy, SK Sadhu, ME Ali. Chemical and Biological Investigations of Coriandrum sativum Linn. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, 2011, 02 (4), 999-1006.
            10. UK Karmakar, KS Rahman, NN Biswas, MA Islam, MI Ahmed, MC Shill, P Paul, M  Kamruzzaman. Antidiarrheal, Analgesic and Antioxidant activities of Trapa bispinosa Roxb. Fruits. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology, 2011, 04 (02), 294-297.
            11. Utpal Kumar Karmakar, Uttam Kumar Tarafder, Samir Kumar Sadhu, Nripendra Nath Biswas, Manik Chandra Shill. Biological Investigations of the dried fruit of Solanum nigrum Linn. Stamford Journal of Pharmaceutical Science, 2010, 03 (01), 38-45.
            12. M.A. Islam, S. Parvin, M. M. Rahman, M.I. Ahmed, N.N. Biswas, U.K. Karmakar, K. Naher. Chemical and Biological Investigation of Seeds of Hyptis suaveolens. Khulna University Studies, 2010, 10, 185-190.
            13. M.I. Ahmed, M.N. Islam, M.A. Islam, N.N. Biswas, U.K. Karmakar, P. Paul. Assessment   of phytochemical and pharmacological activities of Hygrophila spinosa. Khulna University Studies, 2010, 10, 173-178.
            14. Manik C. Shill, Naz H. Huda, Fahad B. Moain, Utpal K. Karmakar. Prevalence of Uropathogens in Diabetic Patients and Their Corresponding Resistance Pattern: Results of a Survey Conducted at Diagnostic Centers in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Oman Medical Journal, 2010, 25 (04), 282-285.
            15. MAA Khan, UK Karmakar, MA Islam, NN Biswas, MI Ahmed, SK Sadhu. Assessment of phytochemical and pharmacological activities of Leucas zeylanica (L) R.Br. (Family: Lamiaceae). Hamdard Medicus, 2010, 53 (03), 19-29.
            16. G. M. S. Rahman, F. Ahmed, M. C. Shill, U. K. Karmakar, T. Khaleq and S. M. M. Alam. Potency and Stability Studies of Marketed Paracetamol and Ranitidine HCl Preparations in Bangladesh. Khulna University Studies, 2003, 05, 49-53.
            17. F. Ahmed, A. K. Das, U. K. Karmakar, T. Khaleque, M. C. Shill. Quality of Marketed Metronidazole Preparations in Bangladesh – An Analytical Overview. Journal of Biological Sciences, 2003, 3(10), 940-950. 


        Conference Proceedings:

        1.   Utpal K. Karmakar, Naoki Ishikawa, Midori A. Arai, Takashi Koyano,Thaworn Kowithayakorn, Masami Ishibashi. Pimarane diterpenes with TRAIL-resistance overcoming activity from Boesenbergia pandurata. 63rd Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Pharmacognosy, Toyama International Conference Centre, Japan, September 24-25, 2016.

        2.   Utpal K. Karmakar. New diterpenes from Boesenbergia pandurata with TRAIL resistance overcoming activity. Phytochemical Symposium organized by Chiba University, Japan, March 15, 2016.

        3.   Utpal K. Karmakar, Naoki Ishikawa, Kazufumi Toume, Midori A. Arai, Samir K. Sadhu, Firoj Ahmed, Masami Ishibashi. Sesquiterpenes with TRAIL resistance overcoming activity from Xanthium strumarium. 62nd Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Pharmacognosy, Gifu Conference Centre, Japan, September 11-12, 2015.

        4.    Utpal K. Karmakar, Naoki Ishikawa, Kazufumi Toume, Midori A. Arai, Takashi Koyano, Thaworn Kowithayakorn, Firoj Ahmed, Masami Ishibashi. Bioassay isolation of pimarane diterpenes with TRAIL resistance overcoming activity from Boesenbergia pandurata. 62nd Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Pharmacognosy, Gifu Conference Centre, Japan, September 11-12, 2015.

        5.   Utpal K. Karmakar, Naoki Ishikawa, Kazufumi Toume, Midori A. Arai, Samir K. Sadhu, Firoj Ahmed, Masami Ishibashi. Sesquiterpene lactones from Xanthium strumarium with TRAIL resistance overcoming activity.135th Annual Meeting of the Pharmaceutical Society of Japan, Port Island campus, Kobe Gakuin University, Japan, March 25-28, 2015.

        6.  Utpal K. Karmakar, Kazufumi Toume, Samir K. Sadhu, Firoj Ahmed, Midori A. Arai, Masami Ishibashi. Sesquiterpene lactones from Xanthium strumarium by bioassay guided isolation for TRAIL resistance overcoming activity. 61st Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Pharmacognosy, Fukuoka Conference Centre, Japan, September 13-14, 2014.

        7.    Utpal K. Karmakar, Kazufumi Toume, Samir K. Sadhu, Firoj Ahmed, Midori A. Arai, Masami Ishibashi. Bioassay guided isolation of bioactive compounds with TRAIL-resistance overcoming activity from Datura stramonium. 60th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Pharmacognosy, Hokkaido, Japan, September 7-8, 2013.