Specialization : Plant Taxonomy & Biosystematics
- Darjeeling Government College B.Sc (Hons.)
- University of North Bengal M.Sc.
- University of North Bengal Ph.D
Positions held/ holding:
- (September 2015 Present), Assistant Professor, Department of Botany, University of Calcutta.
- (June 2015 September 2015), Assistant Professor (WBES), Department of Botany, Gorubathan Government College, Kalimpong.
- (February 2015 June 2015), Assistant Professor (WBES), Department of Botany, Darjeeling Government College, Darjeeling.
Plant Taxonomy & Systematics, Plant Ecology, Biodiversity & Conservation, Ethnobotany
Select list of publications:
- Karmakar, D., Moktan, S. & Das, A.P. 2017. Foliar micro-morphological traits in some members of Ericaceae from Darjeeling Himalaya. Pleione, 11(2): 341 348.
- B.K. Tiwary, R. Ghosh, S. Moktan, V.K. Ranjan, P. Dey, D. Choudhury, S. Dutta, D. Deb, A.P. Das and R. Chakraborty. 2017. Prospective bacterial quorum sensing inhibitors from Indian medicinal plant extracts. Lett. App. Microb., 65: 2 10.
- Lama, D., Moktan, S. & Das, A.P. 2015. Diversity and distribution of Acer Linnaeus (Sapindaceae) in Darjiling and Sikkim Himalayas. Pleione 9(1): 61 73.
- Gupta, S.K., Sharma, A. & Moktan, S. 2015. A review on some species of Marchantia with reference to distribution, characterization & importance. Wor. Jour. Phar. Pharmaceu. Sci. 1(4): 1576 1588.
- Moktan, S. & Das, A.P. 2014. Plant species Richness and Phytosociological attributes of the Vegetation in the cold temperate zone of Darjiling Himalaya, India. Int. Res. Jour. Env. Sci. 3(10): 47 5 7.
Books/ book chapters:
- D. Lama, Moktan. S. & Das A.P. 2018. The genus Acer L. (Sapindaceae) in DarjilingSikkim Himalayas. In, Plant diversity in Himalayan Hotspot region (eds.) A.P. Das and S. Bera. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh, Dehra Dun, India. Pp- 345-366.
- Shankar, Y., Moktan, S. & Das, A.P. 2015. Ethnomedicinal approach by the Lepcha tribe of Kalimpong area in Darjiling Hills. In Mondal, N. & Sen, J. (Ed.), Nutrition and Health among Tribal Populations of India: A bio-cultural Approach, B.R. Publishing Corporation, Delhi. Pp. 121 134.
- Lama, D., Moktan, S. & Das, A.P. 2015. Diversity of pollen morphological characters in Acer Linnaeus (Sapindaceae) from Darjiling and Sikkim Himalayas. In Tripathi, S.K. (Ed.), Biodiversity in Indian Tropical Ecosystem, Today & Tomorrow Printers & Publishers, New Delhi. Pp. 153 165.