|Dr. Sonjoy Sarkar (Study Leave)|
|DVM (SAU), MS in Anatomy (SAU), PhD in Anatomy (Japan), Postdoc (Japan)|
Sonjoy Sarkar was born in May 7, 1983, in Laxmipur, Bangladesh. He is the second child (two brothers and two sisters) of Hari Komol Sarkar and Rekha Rani Sarkar. He completed primary and secondary education form Pourbalach Govt. Primary School and Raipur Merchant’s Academy, Raipur, Laxmipur, respectively from 1990 to 1999. He completed his higher secondary education from Raipur Govt. College, Raipur, Laxmipur. He obtained doctor of veterinary medicine degree from Sylhet Agricultural University, in 2008 and master degree in Veterinary Anatomy from the same University in 2011. In 2018, he obtained Ph.D. in Veterinary Anatomy from Gifu University of Japan. Dr. Sarkar received Monbukagakusho (MEXT), one of the prestigious scholarships in the world for his doctoral research. In addition to formal degree programs, he joined a series of continuing professional development training in Veterinary Anatomy as well as Veterinary Medicine, offered by different reputed institutes which are affiliated with Gifu University, Japan. Dr. Sarkar has authored or co-authored 12 of peer-reviewed journal articles. The majority of them are in Veterinary neuroanatomy. Sarkar’s research interests are elucidating the glutamatergic neuronal circuits of reptilian brain, evolutionary neurobiology, and homology of different brain structures of reptilian and mammalian brain with their evolutionary relationship. At present, he is working as a post doctoral research fellow in the lab. of Veterinary Anatomy of Gifu University, Japan. In his personal life, he married with Dr. Utsarika Singha who is now working as a postdoctoral fellow in Laboratory of Food Logistics Science, Gifu University, Japan.