Kaushik Sankar Bose, MSc

Department of Anthropology
Vidyasagar University
Midnapore – 721 102
West Bengal, India

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Biography

EDUCATION

• General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level Examination, University of Cambridge, (December 1980)
• General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level Examination, University of London, (April 1981)
• Bachelor of Science (HonoursSchool) in Anthropology, PanjabUniversity, Chandigarh (India), (June 1985)
• Master of Science (HonoursSchool) in Biological Anthropology, PanjabUniversity, Chandigarh, (April 1987)
• Doctor of Philosophy, PanjabUniversity, Chandigarh, (September 1990)
• Doctor of Philosophy, University of Cambridge, (March 1996)
• Doctor of Science, Vidyasagar University, (April, 2016)

Research Interest

Scientific Activities

AWARDS

o Dean Students Welfare, Panjab University Medal for attaining First Position in the first year of the Bachelor of Science (Honours School) Examinations in Anthropology
o Dean Students Welfare, Panjab University Medal for attaining First Position in the third year of the Bachelor of Science (Honours School) Examinations in Anthropology
o Dewan Bahadur Wali Ram Taneja Gold Medal (PanjabUniversity) for attaining First Position in the Master of Science (HonoursSchool) Examinations in Biological Anthropology
o University Medal (PanjabUniversity) for attaining First Position in Master of Science (HonoursSchool) Examinations in Biological Anthropology
o Dean Students Welfare, Panjab University Medal for attaining First Position in the Master of Science (HonoursSchool) Examinations in Biological Anthropology

Publications

1. K Bose, Bhalla V. Studies on Haemagglutinins in Coprinus domesticus. Indian J Phys Anthropol Hum Genet. 1990; 15(3): 13-17.
2. Bose K, Bhalla V. A Survey of Haemagglutinins in Some Indian Seed Varieties and their Application in Characterising Adult and Cord Red Cells. South Asian Anthropologist. 1990; 11(1): 15-18.
3 Bose K, Bhalla V, Anti H. Type Lectins in Two Varieties of Indian Mushrooms – Helvella lacunosa and Helvella macropus. Panjab University Research Bulletin (Science). 1990; 41(1-4): 89-92.
4. Bose K, Bhalla V. Geastrum arenarius: A useful lectin for determining secretor types. Indian J Phys Anthropol Hum Genet. 1990; 16 (1 and 2): 29-36.
5. Bose K, Bhalla V. Haemagglutinins in Some Edible Varieties of Indian Mushrooms. In: New Horizons in Human Biology, pp 7-13, 1991.Eds: I.J.S. Bansal et al. New Delhi, India: Today and Tomorrows Printers and Publishers.
6. Bose K. Non-Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus and Obesity in Asians in UK. Scope for Future Studies. J R Soc Promot Health. 1992; 112(6): 291-293.
7. Bose K, Mascie-Taylor CGN. Association of Truncal Subcutaneous Adiposity with Some Risk Factors of Type II Diabetes in Adult White and Migrant Pakistani Males. J Human Ecology (Madrid). 1995; 4(2/3): 301-310.
8. Bose K. A Comparative Study of Generalised Obesity and Anatomical Distribution of Subcutaneous Fat in Adult White and Pakistani Migrant Males in Peterborough. J R Soc Promot Health. 115 (2): 90-95, 1995.
9. Bose K, Mascie-Taylor CGN. A Comparative Study of Adiposity and Body Fat Distribution in Adult White and Migrant Asian Males in Britain. Abstract No. 132, Suppl. 3, Volume 13, Number 3, S49-S50, Diabetic Medicine, 1996. 10. Bose K. Generalised Obesity and Regional Adiposity in Adult White and Migrant Muslim Males from Pakistan in Peterborough. J R Soc Promot Health. 1996; 116 (3): 161-167.
11. Bose K, Mascie-Taylor CGN. Abdominal Adiposity and its Relationship with Total Cholesterol and Blood Pressure in Caucasian and Migrant Pakistani Men. Abstract No. 37, Suppl. 7, Volume 13, Number 12, S39, Diabetic Medicine, 1996.
12. Bose K, Mascie-Taylor CGN. Interrelationships of Age and the Body Mass Index with Risk Factors of Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes in European and Migrant Asian Males. Am J Hum Biol. 1997; 9: 291-296.
13. Bose K, Mascie-Taylor CGN. Ethnic Differences in Regional Adiposity between Adult Caucasian and Migrant Pakistani Males which are Unexplained by Some Common Indicators of Lifestyles. Int J Anthropol. 1997; 12: 63-72.
14. Bose K, Mascie-Taylor CGN. The Association Between Age, Smoking, Physical Activity and Diet with Total Cholesterol in Adult Caucasian and Migrant Pakistani Males. Bulletins et Memoires de la Societe d Anthropologie de Paris. 1997; 9: 267-278.
15. Bose K. Coronary Heart Disease Among Migrant South Asians in Britain: An Overview. J Indian Anthropol Soc. 1997; 32: 269-275.
16. Bose K, Mascie-Taylor CGN. Relationship of Body Mass Index, Regional Adiposity and Body Fat Distribution with Some Risk Factors of NIDDM in Adult Caucasian and Migrant Pakistani Males. Bulletins et Memoires de la Societe d Anthropologie de Paris. 1997 ; 9: 279-290.
17. Bose K, Mascie-Taylor CGN. Conicity Index and Waist-Hip Ratio and their Relationship with Total Cholesterol and Blood Pressure in Middle-Aged European and Migrant Pakistani Men. Ann Hum Biol. 1998; 25(1): 11-16.
18. Bose K. Ethnic Difference in Adiposity and Body Fat Distribution Between Adult Caucasian and Migrant South Asian Men in East Anglia, England. In: Physical Anthropology and Human Genetics: Contemporary Perspectives, pp 7-23, 1998. Ed: I.J.S. Jaswal. New Delhi: Asia Visions Publishers.
19. Bose K. Relationship of Age and the Body Mass Index with Subcutaneous Adiposity in Adult European and Migrant South Asian Males Resident in Peterborough England. J Hum Ecol. 1999; 10(1): 41-45.
20. Bose K. Body Fat Composition and its Relationship with Subcutaneous Adiposity in Adult Caucasian and Migrant Pakistani Men Resident in Peterborough, England. J Hum Ecol. 1999; 10(1): 47-51.
21. Ghosh A, Bose K, Das Chaudhuri AB. Comparison of Anthropometric Characteristics Between Normotensive and Hypertensive Individuals Among a Population of Bengalee Hindu Elderly Men in Calcutta. J R Soc Promot Health. 2000; 120(2): 100-106.
22. Ghosh A, Bose K, Das Chaudhuri AB. Age Trends in Anthropometric Characteristics Among an Elderly Population of Bengalee Hindu Men in Calcutta, India. The Mankind Quarterly, XLI. 2000; (1): 71-90.
23. Bhadra M, Mukhopadhyay A, Bose K. Body mass index, regional adiposity and central fat distribution among Hindu Bengalee girls: A comparative study of pre and menarcheal subjects. Acta Med Auxol. 2001; 33(1): 39-45.
24. Bose K, Mascie-Taylor CGN. Subcutaneous Adiposity and Relative Fat Patterning in Adult White and Migrant Asian Males in Britain. Int J Anthropol. 2001; 16(1): 41-49.
25. Ghosh A, Bose K, Das Chaudhuri AB. Age and sex variations in adiposity and central fat distribution among elderly Bengalee Hindus of Calcutta, India. Ann Hum Biol. 2001; 28(6): 616-623.
26. Bose K. The Interaction of Waist-Hip Ratio and Conicity Index with Subcutaneous Adiposity in Two Ethnic Groups: Native British and Migrant Pakistani Men Anthropologischer Anzeiger. 2001; 59(3): 275-282.
27. Bose K, Das Chaudhuri AB. A comparative study of adiposity and central fat distribution of normotensive and hypertensive older Bengalee Hindu women of Calcutta, India. Coll Antropol. 2001; 25(2): 521-527.
28. Bose K, Das Chaudhuri AB. Body Mass Index, Fat Distribution and Blood Pressure Among Post-Menarcheal Bengalee School Girls. Vidyasagar University. J Biol Sci. 2001; 7: 1-8.
29. Das K, Mondal D, Bose K, Mukhopadhyay A. Age Variations in Adiposity and Central Body Fat Distribution Among 12-15 Year Old Bengalee Boys of Palta-Ichhapur, North 24 Parganas, West Bengal. J Department Anthropology. University of Calcutta, 2001; 7 (1&2): 162-168.
30. Bose K. Age Trends in Adiposity and Central Fat Distribution Among Adult White Men Resident in Peterborough, East Anglia, England. Coll Antropol. 2002; 26(1): 179-186.
31. Bhadra M, Mukhopadhyay A, Bose K. Adiposity, central body fat distribution and blood pressure among young Bengalee adults of Kolkata, India: Sexual Dimorphism. J Physiol Anthropol Appl Human Sci. 2002; 21(6): 273-276.
32. Bose K, Ghosh A, A.B. Das Chaudhuri.Relationship between Anthropometric Measures and body composition among Bengalee Female University Students of Kolkata. J Indian Anthropological Society. 2003; 38(1): 89-94.
33) Ghosh A, Bose K, Das Chaudhuri AB. Association of food patterns, central obesity measures and metabolic risk factors for coronary heart disease (CHD) in middle-aged Bengalee Hindu men, Calcutta, India. Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2003; 12(2): 166-171.
34) Bose K, Ghosh A, Roy S, Gangopadhyay S. Blood Pressure and Waist Circumference: An Empirical Study of the Effects of Waist Circumference on Blood Pressure among Bengalee Male Jute Mill Workers of Belur, West Bengal, India. J Physiol Anthropol Appl Human Sci. 2003; 22(4): 169-173.
35. Bose K, Das Chaudhuri AB. Age variations in adiposity and body fat composition among older Bengalee Hindu women of Calcutta, India. Anthropologischer Anzeiger. 2003; 61(3): 311-321.
36. Yadav N, Roy S, Bose K, Mukhopadhyay A, Bhadra M. Obesity among Punjabis of Kharagpur Town: Sex Differences. Indian Journal of Biological Science. 2003; 9: 66-75.
37. Mukhopadhyay A, Bhadra M, Bose K. Sex differences in anthropometric characteristics among 11-14 year old urban Bengalees of North 24 Parganas, West Bengal, India. Anthropologie. 2004; 42(2): 137-140.
38. Ghosh A, Bose K, Chakravarti S, Das Chaudhuri AB, Chattopadhyay J, Dasgupta G, Sengupta S. Central Obesity and Coronary Risk factors. J R Soc Promot Health. 2004; 124(2): 86-90.
39. Bose K, Das Chaudhuri AB. Association of adiposity with metabolic risk factors of coronary heart disease among Bengalee Hindu men of Kolkata, India: A comparison of three measures of central adiposity. In: Selected Portrait – Position of Women, Aged and Weaker Section inContemporary India. Edited by: Ranjana Ray and Syamalkanti Sengupta. 2004; 320-330.
40. Bose K, Mukhopadhyay A. Nutritional Status of Adolescent Bengalee Boys. Indian Pediatr. 2004; 41(6): 633.
41. Ghosh A, Bose K, Chakravarti S, et al. Adiposity measures and their relationship with metabolic risk factors of coronary heart disease in Bengalee Hindu men of Kolkata, India. Anthropological Science. 2004; 112(2): 115-119.
42. Jana S, Bose K, Mukhopadhyay A, Bhadra M. Adult Bengalee Tuberculosis Patients and Controls: Comparison of anthropometric characteristics and nutritional status. Indian J Biological Sciences. 2004; 10: 21-29.
43. Mukhopadhyay A, Bhadra M, Bose K. Anthropometric Assessment of Nutritional Status of Adolescents of Kolkata, West Bengal. J Human Ecology. 2005; 18(3): 213-216.
44. Bose K, Chakraborty F. Anthropometric characteristics and nutritional status based on body mass index of Bathudis: a tribal population of Keonjhar District, Orissa, India. Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2005; 14(1): 80-82.
45. Mukhopadhyay A, Bhadra M, Bose K. Physical exercise, body mass index, subcutaneous adiposity and body composition among Bengalee boys aged 10-16 years, of Kolkata, India. Anthropologischer Anzeiger. 2005; 63(1): 93-101.
46. Bose K, Ghosh A, Roy S, Gangopadhyay S. The relationship of age, body mass index and waist circumference with blood pressure in Bengalee Hindu male jute mill workers of Belur, West Bengal, India. Anthropologischer Anzeiger. 2005; 63(2): 205-212.
47. Mukhopadhyay A, Bhadra M, Bose K. Human Obesity: A Background. In: Human Obesity: A Major Health Burden. J Hum Ecol. 13.pp. 1-9. 48. Bhadra M, Mukhopadhyay A, Bose K. Overweight and Obesity among adult Bengalee Hindu Women of Kolkata, India. In: Human Obesity: A Major Health Burden. J Hum Ecol. 13.pp. 77-83.
49. Bhadra M, Mukhopadhyay A, Bose K. Differences in body composition between pre-menarcheal and menarcheal Bengalee Hindu girls of Madhyamgram, North 24 Parganas, West Bengal, India. Anthropological Science. 2005; 113(2): 141-145.
50. Mukhopadhyay A, Bhadra M, Bose K. Regional adiposity, body composition and central body fat distribution of 10-16 year old Bengalee boys of Nimta, 24 Parganas, West Bengal, India. Collegium Antropologicum. 2005; 29(2): 487-492.