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Dr Wayenbam Sobhachandra Singh

Designation: Assistant Professor (Stage-2)

Specialization: Enzymology and Protein Biochemistry

Contact: 9862100297

Email: wsobhas[at]manipuruniv.ac.in / wsobhas[at]gmail.com


1. Faculty Name: Dr Wayenbam Sobhachandra Singh

2. Designation: Assistant Professor (S-2)

3. Department: Department of Biochemistry, Manipur University

4. Phone No. : 9862100297 (Mobile)

5. Email : wsobhas[at]manipuruniv.ac.in / wsobhas[at]gmail.com

6. Highest Educational Qualification: Ph.D. (Thesis title: Purification and characterization of a new fibrinolytic enzyme from Thevetia peruviana (Pers.) Merr.)

7. Specialization: Enzymology and Protein Biochemistry

8. Faculty Interest/Area of interest: Protein Biochemistry and Biotechnology

9. Description

A. Details of achievements :

  1. Best Poster Presentation Award in the International Consultative Meeting on Seribiotechnology-2012 organized by Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development, Imphal, Manipur.

  2. Qualified in ICAR NET, 2009

  3. Qualified in CSIR NET/JRF -2008 with JRF

  4. Qualified in GATE, 2008 with 97.19 Percentile

  5. Kangjam Ongbi Nungshisana Memorial Gold Medal for securing the First Class First in M.Sc. (Biochemistry), Manipur University, 2007

B. Membership of different academic and professional bodies:

  1. Life member for Society of Biological Chemists (India)

  2. Life member for Mumbai Immunology Group


C. Publications for the last five years:

  1. Purification and Characterization of a New Cysteine Protease from Thevetia peruviana (Pers.) Merr.” Wayenbam Sobhachandra Singh, Sanjenbam Kunjeshwori Devi, Sorokhaibam Jibankumar Singh, Huidrom Rully, Helena Thongam, Hijam Kiranbala Devi, Laishram Rupachandra Singh. International Research Journal of Plant Science (Accepted/in the publication process).

  1. Purification and Characterization of a Novel Rhamnose/Fucose-Specific Lectin from the Hemolymph of Oak Tasar (Antheraea proylei J.) Silkworm” Hijam Kiranbala Devi , Sanjenbam Kunjeshwori Devi , Huidrom Rully , Sorokhaibam Jibankumar Singh , Wayenbam Sobhachandra Singh , Helena Thongam , Laishram Rupachandra Singh : Protein Pept Lett. 2020;27(7):649-657.

PMID: 31994999, DOI: 10.2174/0929866527666200129155343

  1. Biomedical applications of lectins from Traditional Chinese Medicine” Singh SS, Wong JH, Ng TB, Singh WS, Thangjam R.  Curr Protein Pept Sci. 2018 Jun 11.

DOI: 10.2174/1389203719666180612081709

  1. A Novel Lectin from the Fruiting Body of an Edible Mushroom Lentinus cladopus Lév”
    Rully, Huidrom, Sanjenbam Kunjeshwori Devi, Laishram Rupachandra Singh, Senjam Sunil Singh, Sorokhaibam Jibankumar Singh, Wayenbam Sobhachandra Singh, Helena Thongam, and Hijam Kiranbala Devi
    International Journal of Plant Research, Scientific & Academic Publishing, Vol/Issue/Page Nos.: 6/ 3/ 57-63 (2016). DOI: 10.5923/j.plant.20160603.02


D. Conference/Seminar/Workshop attended in the last five years:

  1. Two-Day Seminar on “Academia and Media Responses during COVID-19 Pandemic in Manipur” held on September 17-18, 2021 at Manipur University, Imphal, organized by Manipur University in collaboration with National Health Mission, Manipur.

  1. One Day Online Conclave on Combating Corona: The Ethical Issue and Response” held on June 23, 2021, organized by Research and Development Cell, Manipur University and Fit India Campaign Committee (FICC) & Fit India Club (FIC), Manipur University.

  1. Webinar on “Taming the Beast of Inflammation: COVID-19” held on April 29, 2021, organized by Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research & Education in Cancer (ACTREC), and Mumbai Immunology Group, Khargar, Navi Mumbai, India.

  1. Indian Science Congress held on March 16 -20, 2018, at Manipur University, Imphal, organized by India Science Congress Association.

  1. Training Course on “Gene Cloning, Protein Biochemistry, Structural Biology & Bioinformatics” held on December 18-29, 2017 at ACTREC, Mumbai Organized by DBT/ Bioinformatic Training Centre, Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research & Education in Cancer (ACTREC), Khargar, Navi Mumbai, India

  1. Workshop on “Capacity building in grant writing skills and effective management of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) in Biotechnology by universities and research institutions in the North East Region” held on March 20-22, 2017
    at Manipur University organized by Biotech Consortium India Limited (BCIL), New Delhi.

  1. DBT NER Hands-on Training Workshop “Basic And Advanced Immunological Techniques” held on January18-29, 2016, organized by DBT/ Bioinformatic Training Centre, ACTREC, Mumbai, and Mumbai Immunology Group.