Doctor en Antropología
Especialización en Antropología Biológica (2008). 
Universidad Vidyasagar, India. 
Investigador Cinvestav 3B. 
SNI nivel II. 


Jefe del Departamento de Ecología Humana

Profesor de Tiempo Completo (perfil PRODEP). 


Maestría en Antropología. Universidad de Calcuta (1995)


Diplomado en Métodos Estadísticos Aplicados. Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán, México (2012)


Antropometrista de perfil completo de International Society for the Advancement of Kinanthropometry (ISAK). 



Licenciatura con mención honorífica (1993)


Researcher ID (Thomson Reuters): E-3753-2013


curriculum vitae 






Dr. Sudip Datta Banik

Artículos publicados en revistas de prestigio internacional con arbitraje estricto (ISI Web of Science, Journal Citation Report)


21.  Datta Banik S y Dickinson F. 2015. Waist circumference cut-off in relation to body mass index and percentage of body fat in adult women from Merida, Mexico. Anthropologischer Anzeiger 72(4): 369-383. 

20.  Datta Banik S, Mendez N, Dickinson F. 2015. Height growth and percentage of body fat in relation to early menarche in girls from Merida, Yucatan, Mexico. Ecology of Food and Nutrition 54: 644-662. 

19.  Azcorra H, Rodriguez L, Varela-Silva MI, Datta Banik S, Dickinson F. 2015. Intergenerational changes in knee height among Maya mothers and their adult daughters from Merida, Mexico. American Journal of Human Biology, 27:792-797.

18.  Datta Banik S, Das S. 2015. Body mass index and body adiposity index in relation to percent body fat: A study in adult men of three endogamous groups of South Bengal. HOMO - Journal of Comparative Human Biology, 66:90-99.

17.  Cuanalo de la Cerda HE, Ochoa Estrada E, Tuz Poot FR, Datta Banik S. 2014. Food intake and nutrition in children 1–4 years of age in Yucatan,Mexico. Annals of Human Biology, 41 (1):46-52.

16.  Datta Banik S. 2014. Inbreeding effects on palmar dermatoglyphic characters in three endogamous social groups of West Bengal, India. HOMO - Journal of Comparative Human Biology, 65 (1):75-83.

15.  Datta Banik S, Castillo T, Rodriguez L, Dickinson F. 2014. Body fatness in relation to physical activity and selected socioeconomic parameters of adolescents aged 15–17 years in Merida, Yucatan. Annals of Human Biology, 41 (6):497-505.

14.  Datta Banik S. 2014. Body mass index and blood pressure among men of three ethnic groups of Darjeeling, West Bengal, India. Ecology of Food and Nutrition, 53(3):256–272.

13.  Quanjer PH, Capderou A, Mazicioglu MM, Aggarwal AN, Datta Banik S, Popovic S, Tayie FAK, Golshan M, Ip Mary SM, Zelter M. 2014. All-age relationship between arm span and height in different ethnic groups. European Respiratory Journal, 44 (4):905-912.

12.  Datta Banik S, Andrade Olalde AC, Rodriguez L, Dickinson F. 2014. The effect of socioeconomic indicators and macronutrient intake rate on body composition in adolescents 12 to 16 years old in Merida, Yucatan. Anthropologischer Anzeiger, 71(4):347-368.

11.  Datta Banik S, Azcorra H, Valentín G, Falfán I, Dickinson F. 2014. Height, weight and body mass index by age and sex in children aged 4 to 6 years in Merida, Mexico, as compared to international references after normalization with LMS. Collegium Antropologicum, 38(4):1163-1169.

2012   - 2006
10.  Datta Banik S, Azcorra H, Valentin G, Bogin B, Dickinson F. 2012. Estimation of stature from upper arm length in children aged 4.0 to 6.92 years in Merida, Yucatan. Indian Journal of Pediatrics, 79 (5):640-646.

9.  Datta Banik S. 2011. Nutritional status, adiposity and body composition of Oraon and Sarak females in Ranchi, India - A Comparison. Ecology of Food and Nutrition, 50(1):43-62.

8.  Datta Banik S. 2011. Arm span as a proxy measure for height and estimation of nutritional status – A study among Dhimals of Darjeeling in West Bengal India. Annals of Human Biology, 38(6):728-735.

7.  Datta Banik S, Pal P, Mukherjee DP. 2009. Finger Dermatoglyphic variations in Rengma Nagas of Nagaland. Collegium Antropologicum, 33(1):31-35 

6.  Datta Banik S, Barman RK, Maity S, Sukul T, Roy V. 2009. Ethnic variation in anthropometric characteristics and nutritional status – a comparative study among adult male Oraons and Saraks of Ranchi district Jharkhand India. Anthropologie, XLVII/1-2;95-106.

 5.  Datta Banik S, Jana A, Purkait P, Das S. 2008. Age-sex variation and association of OAB blood groups with haemoglobin level among the adult Dhimals at Naxalbari in West Bengal. Anthropologischer Anzeiger, 66(4):379-384.

4.  Datta Banik S. 2007. Age-sex and diurnal variation of blood pressure in different nutritional states among the adult Telegas of Kharagpur in West Bengal, India. Collegium Antropologicum, 31(3):717-722.

3.  Mukherjee DP, Das S, Datta Banik S. 2007. Trends of consanguineous marriages in a Sunni Muslim population of West Bengal. Anthropologischer Anzeiger, 65(3):253 – 262.

 2.  Datta Banik S, Bose K, Bisai S, Jana A, Das S, Purkait P, Bhattacharya M. 2007. Undernutrition in adult Dhimals of Naxalbari West Bengal: Comparison with other tribes of Eastern India. Food and Nutrition Bulletin, 28(3):348 – 352.

1.  Datta Banik S, Mukherjee DP. 2006. Dermatoglyphs in oculocutaneous albinism. Anthropologist, 8(3):211-212.


Artículos publicados en extenso en otras revistas especializadas con arbitraje

29.  Singh HS, Das PK, Das S, Datta Banik S, Bose K. 2015. Sociodemographic profile and nutritional status of Gondtribals from Melnadih village, Chhattisgarh. American Journal of Advances in Medical Science, 3(1):23-29. 

28.  Datta Banik S. Ghritlahre M, Das S, Bose K.2015. Fluctuating asymmetry of hand and foot dimensions among University girl students from Bilaspur, India. Human Biology Review, 4(4): 378-386.

27.  Datta Banik S, Dickinson F. 2014. How are the girls and their mothers in Merida, Yucatan when father is absent in the family? Human Biology Review, 3(2):157-166. 

26.  Datta Banik S. 2014. Menarche, nutritional status, and body size in 10 to 12 year-old girls from Kashipur, Purulia, West Bengal, India. Malaysian Journal of Nutrition, 20(1):39-49. 

25.  Das S, Datta Banik S, Bose K. 2013. Mid-upper arm circumference for age and undernutrition among 2 to 6 year old Bauri and Santal children of Purulia, West Bengal, India. Human Biology Review, 2 (4):359-372. 

24.  Datta Banik S, Sain BK, Dash S. 2013. Anthropometric characteristics and nutritional status of adult Mech in Darjeeling, West Bengal: In relation with blood pressure, levels of haemoglobin, blood sugar, lipid profile and serum proteins. South Asian Anthropologist, 13 (2):137-144 

23.  Das S, Bisai S, Datta Banik S, Bose K. 2012. Body mass index percentiles for rural Bengalee pre-school children aged 2-6 years, in comparison with the WHO reference and other studies. Acta Biologica Szegediensis, 56(1):25-30.

22.  Rojas A, Uc L, Valentín G, Datta Banik S, Argaez J. 2012. Dinamometria de manos en estudiantes de Mérida, México. Revista Chilena de Nutrición, 39:3, 45-51.

21.  Datta Banik S. 2011. Evaluation of health status of pre and post-menarcheal girls by Rohrer Index in Purulia, West Bengal. Journal of Public Health and Epidemiology, 3(1):13-16.

20.  Das S, Datta Banik S. 2011. Prevalence of thinness among Nepali speaking preschool children of Darjeeling using body mass index cut-off points. Italian Journal of Public Health, 8 (3):127-132.

19.  Das S, Bose K, Datta Banik S. 2011. Prevalence of pre-hypertension and hypertension among University-going adult Bengalee males and females. Journal of the Department of Anthropology, Calcutta University, 14 (1):205-215.

18.  Datta Banik S, Chatterjee S. 2010. Nutritional status of school going children and adolescents aged 9-13 years at Haldia in West Bengal, India. Paediatrica Indonesiana, 50(3):159-165.

17.  Acharya SN, Basu SK, Datta Banik S, Prasad R. 2010. Genotype X environment interactions and its impact on use of medicinal plants.The Open Nutraceuticals Journal, 3:47-54.

16.  Basu S, Prasad R, Datta Banik S. 2010. Agriculture: Past Present and future. Indian Journal of Geography and Environment, 11:1-8.

15.  Datta Banik S. 2009. Oculocutaneous albinism in urban populations of Eastern India – a genetical study. International Journal of Chemical Sciences, 2(1):14-26.

14.  Aremu MO, Basu SK, Gyar SD, Goyal A, Bhowmik PK, Datta Banik S. 2009. Proximate composition and functional properties of mushroom flours from Ganoderma spp., Omphalotusolearius(DC.) Sing. andHebelomamesophaeum (Pers.) Quél. used in Nasarawa State, Nigeria. Malaysian Journal of Nutrition, 15(2):233 – 241. 

13.  Mukherjee DP, Datta Banik S. 2009. Inheritance of menarcheal age: a review. The Oriental Anthropologist, 9(1):111-117.

12.  Datta Banik S, Mukherjee DP. 2009. Sexual dimorphism, inbreeding effects and bilateral variation of finger dermatoglyphic ridge counts in Ansari Muslim population at Nandigram in West Bengal. The Internet Journal of Biological Anthropology, Volume 3.No. 1.

11.  Datta Banik S, Bhattacharjee P, Das S, Barman RK, Das Subal, Giri S P, Jana A, Purkait P. 2009. Sexual dimorphism in health and nutritional status of three communities of Darjeeling district in West Bengal and comparison with some other populations of eastern India – an anthropometric appraisal. Journal of Life Sciences, 1(1):27-34. 

10.  Datta Banik S. 2008. Demography of the Santals in West Bengal and Jharkhand: A comparative study. The Studies of Tribes and Tribals, 6(1):53-58.

9.  Datta Banik S, Basu I, Bhattacharjee P, Giri SP, Barman RK, Das S, Das RK. 2008. Demography of three communities of Darjeeling district in West Bengal – an overview. Indian Journal of Biological Sciences, 14:42-48. 

8.  Datta Banik S. 2007. Sex-ratio patterns among the tribals of Eastern India: A preliminary enquiry. Indian Journal of Multidisciplinary Research, 3(2):197-208.

7.  Datta Banik S. 2006. Anthropological perspective of food and reproductive health : a review. Science and Culture, 72 (3-4):115-121.

6.  Datta Banik S. 2006. Demography of Santal and Lodha - A comparative study in Jhargram, West Bengal. Journal of Social Anthropology, 3(2):215-222. 

5.  Basu SK, Datta Banik S. 2006. Anthropometric assessment of health and nutritional status of the adolescent Bhutia Boys and Girls at Gangtok, Sikkim. Indian Journal of Multidisciplinary Research, 2(2):149-160. 

4.  Datta Banik S, Barman RK, Maity S, Sukul T, Roy V. 2006. Anthropometric appraisal of nutritional status of adult female Oraons and Saraks of Ranchi District, Jharkhand India – A comparative study. Indian Journal of Biological Sciences, 12:44-58.

3.  Datta Banik S, Mukherjee DP. 2004. Dermatoglyphic variations in oculocutaneous albinism. Indian Journal of Biological Sciences, 10(4):9-14. 

2.  Datta Banik S. 2000. Age-related macular degeneration - a major problem of the senior citizens of recent dates. – The Journal of The Department of Anthropology, University of Calcutta, 6(1): 120-132. 

1.  Mukherjee DP, Datta Banik S, Mukherjee D, Chaterjee S, Ganguly C, Mukherjee KL. 1996. A multidimensional genetical study of families with oculocutaneous albinism in Calcutta and Howrah. The Nucleus, 39 (1,2):70-72.


Artículos publicados en extenso en memorias de congresos internacionales, con arbitraje

 3.  Mukherjee DP, Datta Banik S. 2010. Inbreeding Effects on quantitative finger print patterns in some Indian populations. Newsletter of the American Dermatoglyphic Association, 40 (Spring): 10-18. 

 2.   Datta Banik S, Mukherjee DP. 2009. Sexual dimorphism in palmar dermatoglyphics of RengmaNagas of Nagaland, India. Newsletter of the American Dermatoglyphic Association, 39 (Fall):8-9. 

 1.  Mukherjee DP, Datta Banik S. 2005. Dermatoglyphs in thalassaemia carriers in the Lohana populations in Kolkata. Newsletter of the American Dermatoglyphic Association, 32 (Fall 05):45-48.

Capítulos de libros

 7.  Das S, Datta Banik S, Bose K. 2015. Anthropometric failure among the Santal preschool children of Purulia, West Bengal, India. (Capítulo de libro editado por el Dr. M. Sikdar) Título: “Human Growth: the mirror of the society”, B. R. Publishing Corporation, New Delhi, India. Capítulo 13, pp 243-253 [ISBN: 978-9-35050-200-6]

6.  Datta Banik S, Dickinson F. 2014. Menarche, linear growth, nutritional status and central obesity in 9 to 15 year-old girls in Merida, Mexico. (Capítulo de libro editado por el Dr. K. Bose y Dr. R. Chakraborty) Título: “Health Consequences of Human Central Obesity”, Nova Science Publishers, USA. Capítulo 6, pp 85-94 [ISBN: 978-1-63321-152-0]

 5.  Das S, Datta Banik S, Bose K. 2014.Growth and nutritional status of 2-6 years old santal and bauri children in relation with mother's education. (Capítulo de libro editado por el Dr. K. N. Dash) Título: “Health and Tribes in india: Challenges and Opportunities”, Sarup Book Publishers Pvt. Ltd. New Delhi, India. Capítulo 11, pp 235-245. [ISBN: 978 81-7625-983-5]

 4.  Acharya SN, Basu SK, Acharya K, Paul S, Datta Banik S, Prasad R. 2011. Fenugreek: A spice, forage and nutraceutical crop. (Capítulo de libro editado por el Dr. A. K. De). Título: “Spices: Elixir of life”. Originals, New Delhi, India. pp. 129-150 (ISBN 13:978-81-8454-103-8; ISBN 10: 81-8454-103-1)

 3.  Datta Banik S. 2010.Patterns of sex ratio with age and birth intervals in four endogamous Hindu castes in rural West Bengal. (Capítulo de libro editado por el Dr. R. Mangaleswaran). Título: “Paradigm in Social Science Research- A New Horizon”. Authorspress (publisher), New Delhi, India. Capítulo 14, pp. 93-96. (ISBN 978-81-7273-581-4)

 2.  Mukherjee DP, Chakraborty C, Datta Banik S. 2007. Arsenic poisoning in ground water with oab blood groups and finger dermatoglyphic patterns among the Muslims in Nadia West Bengal. Título: “Environment– Concerns and Perspectives”. (Capítulo de libro editado por el Dr. S. Datta Banik, S. K. Basu, Dr. A. K. De). Capítulo 6, pp. 81-109. APH. Publishing Corporation. New Delhi. (ISBN: 81-313-0170-2)

1.  Datta Banik S, Chakraborty R. 1998. Culture contact of Santals with Hindu castes in two different social environments. (Capítulo de libro editado por el Dres. A. K. De, A. K. Mitra, N. C. Datta, T. R. C. Sinha). Título: “Sustainable Development and Environment”. Cosmo Pub. New Delhi. Capítulo 49, pp. 479– 483. [ISBN 13:9788170208372; 10:8170208378].



Libros editados

4.  Datta Banik S. (Editor) Research in Physical Anthropology: Essays in Honor of Professor L. S. Penrose. Unas letras industria editorial, Mérida, Yucatán, México. 2010. (ISBN: 978-607-9054-01-4).

 3. Basu SK, Datta Banik S. (Eds.) Environment Education – Global Issues and Policies. APH. Publishing Corporation. New Delhi. 2009. (ISBN 978-81-313-0492-1).

 2. Datta Banik S, Basu SK. (Eds.) Environmental Challenges of the 21st Century. APH Publishing Corporation. New Delhi. 2009. (ISBN 978-81-313-0660-4).

1.  Datta Banik S, Basu SK, De AK. (Eds.) Environment – Concerns and Perspectives. APH. Publishing Corporation. New Delhi. 2007. (ISBN 81-313-0170-2).

Última actualización: 4 de noviembre de 2019