Dr TC Nag received his MSc and PhD degree from the University of Calcutta. He was a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Biology, University of Montréal, Canada and later worked as a research associate and Pool Officer in Neurobiology at the department of Anatomy at AIIMS, New Delhi. He also worked as a lecturer in West Bengal Educational Service after which he joined as an assistant professor in the electron microscopy section of the department.  He is a recipient of Shakuntala Amir Chand Prize of ICMR, SS Parmar Foundation Award and JR Bhattacharjee Award of Indian Academy of Neurosciences and is a member of National Academy of Sciences, Allahabad.

Research interest: Age-related changes (structural and neurochemical) in the retina and factors associated with those changes, effects of bright prolonged light exposure on the retina, role of prenatal sound stimulation and noise on auditory system maturation.



Jha KA, Nag TC, Wadhwa S, Roy TS. Immunohistochemical localization of GFAP and glutamate regulatory proteins in chick retina and their levels of expressions in altered photoperiods. Cell Mol Neurobiol 2017 37:1029-1042.


Jha KA, Nag TC, Wadhwa S, Roy TS. Expressions of visual pigments and synaptic proteins in neonatal chick retina exposed to light of variable photoperiods. J Biosci 2016; 41: 667-676.


Singh L, Nag TC, Kashyap S. Ultrastructural changes of mitochondria in human retinoblastoma: correlation with tumor differentiation and invasiveness. Tumour Biol  2016; 37: 5797-5803.


Nayak N, Satpathy G, Prasad S, Thakar A, Chandra M, Nag TC. Clinical implications of microbial biofilms in chronic rhinosinusitis and orbital cellulitis. BMC Ophthalmol 2016;16:165.


Biswal S, Sharma D, Kumar K, Nag TC, Barhwal K, Hota SK, Kumar B (2016) Global hypoxia induced impairment in learning and spatial memory is associated with precocious hippocampal aging. Neurobiol Learn Mem 2016; 133:157-170.