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Dr. Kshetrimayum Birla Singh

Designation: Associate Professor

Specialization: Animal Physiology

Contact: +919863385796

Email: birla.kshetri [AT] gmail.com, kbsingh [AT] manipuruniv.ac.in

M.Sc. NET (JRF), PhD

CURRICULUM VITAE

1. Name: Dr. Kshetrimayum Birla Singh

2. Designation: Associate Professor

3. Department: Department of Zoology

4. Specialization: Animal Physiology

5. Phone/Mobile: 9863385796

6. E-mail: birla.kshetri [AT] gmail.com; kbsingh [AT] manipuruniv.ac.in

7. Highest Educational Qualifications: MSc. PhD.

8. Research Areas: Trace minerals in nutrition, metabolic syndrome- X, Diet and Nutrition, Diabetes, Obesity, Metals metabolism and Gene polymorphism in diseases, Alternative medicines.

9. Details of Achievements:

  1. One research article was published in High Impact Factor Journal (Impact Factor 14.476). Elisa Bellomo, Birla Kshetrimayum Singh, Alberto Massarotti, Christer Hogstrand, and Wolfgang Maret (2016). The Metal Face of Protein Tyrosine Phosphatase 1B. Coordination Chemistry Review.

 

  1. One Research paper was selected as 2nd Best Biomedical Article in the list of World’s Top-50 publications by United States National Library of Medicines (USNLM) in its Recent Medical Findings (www.recentmedicalfindings.com) for the Year 2005-2012.

 

  1. Awarded “Biotech Overseas Associateship” by Department of Biotechnology (DBT), New Delhi, GOI for Post-Doctoral Research at Metal Metabolism Group, Diabetes and Nutritional Sciences Division, School of Medicine, King’s College, University of London.

 

  1. Have organized 1 International Conference, 4 National Conferences, 1 National Workshop & 4 State Level Workshops as Convener till date.

 

  1. Former Coordinator, DST-FIST (Level-1), Department of Zoology, Sikkim University, Gangtok funded by DST, New Delhi, Govt of India.


 

  1. Visited Bangkok, Thailand, Singapore and Cambridge, UK for research papers presentations with funding from DST, UGC, New Delhi and BBSRC, UK.


 

  1. Editorial Board member of six(6) academic research Journals


 

 

  1. Membership of Professional Bodies: 5

  1. Senior member of Asia-Pacific Chemical, Biological & Environmental Engineering Society (APCBEES), Hong Kong.

  2. Life member (Membership number-L12834) of Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA), Kolkata, India.

  3. Life member (Regd. No. 125/1966) of Nutrition Society of India, Hyderabad India.

  4. Member of ‘Indian Bird Conservation Network’ (IBCN) by Bombay Natural History Society, Mumbai, India.

  5. Members of Animals Ethics Committee of College of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry, Central Agricultural University, Selesih, Aizawl, Mizoram.

  6. Life member of ‘North East India Research Forum’, India.


 

  1. Administrative Responsibilities in Academic Career till date

  1. Head of Department (HOD), Department of Zoology, Sikkim University, Gangtok (from February, 2018 to February, 2020).

  2. Member, Academic Council, Sikkim University, Gangtok.

  3. Member, School Board, School of Human Sciences and Life Sciences, Sikkim University.

  4. Member, Library Management Committee, Sikkim University.

  5. Member, Central Admission Committee(CAC) 2018-2019, Sikkim University, Gangtok

  6. Chairperson, Board of Studies (BOS), Department of Zoology, Sikkim University.

  7. Member, Board of Studies (BOS), Department of Botany, Microbiology and Horticulture, Sikkim University, Gangtok.

  8. Election Officer in the Election Commission of Sikkim University Students Association (SUSA) Election 2019-2020.

  9. Member, Sikkim University Development Action Plan (SUDAP), 2019.

  10. Member, Task Force, Website Development Committee for Laboratory Equipment, Sikkim University

  11. External Expert in the Board of Studies (BOS) of Department of Zoology, SRM University, Sikkim.

  12. Subject Expert for the recruitment of Assistant Professors under HRD, Government of Sikkim

  13. Member, Dissection Monitoring Committee(DMC), Sri Ramasamy Memorial University (SRM), Gangtok Campus, Sikkim

  14. Internal Examiner for the final PhD viva Voce Miss Yamuna Pandey of Department of Horticulture, Sikkim University, Gangtok.

  15. Member, Project Research Associate Appointment Committee of the MOEF &CC, GOI sponsored research project, Department of Zoology, Sikkim University, Gangtok

  16. External expert for the selection of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) of the DBT’s sponsored research project at Sikkim Government College (NBBDC), Gangtok on 28-8-2019.

  17. Joint Secretary, Sikkim University Teachers Association (SUTA) for 2 years w.e.f. 22nd May, 2018.

  18. Executive Member of Sikkim University Teachers Association (SUTA) for 2 years w.e.f. 22nd May, 2019.

  19. External Examiner for the End Semester Undergraduate Practical Examination of Department of Zoology on 22 November, 2018, 23rd May, 2019 and 22nd, 23rd November, 2019 at Sri Ramasamy Memorial University (SRM), Gangtok Campus, Sikkim.

  1. Projects Completed: 5

 

Sl no

Title of Project

Sanction amount (Rs. in Lakhs)

Funding Agency

Year

1.

Evaluation of Etiologic Factors and Vitamin-D Receptor (VDR) start-codon Fokl polymorphism Associated with High Prevalence of Urolithiasis in the Selected Urban Areas of Mizoram and Manipur.

 

 

61.6

 

DBT, New Delhi

 

2012-2015

(Completed)

2.

Study of the effect of long-term excessive Zn supplementation on oxidative stress in wistar rat.

 

1.25

 

UGC-NERO

 

2009-2011

(Completed)

 

 

3.

Evaluation of Antioxidant and Free Radical Scavenging Potential of Allium hookeri Thwaites Leaves and Root Extracts Using different In Vitro Models

 

1.52

 

UGC-NERO

 

2013-2015

(Completed)

 

4.

Evaluation of Trace Minerals (Zn, Cu, Mn, Fe, Cr, V and Se) Concentrations in Selected Ethno-medicinal Plants of Mizoram

 

1.90

 

UGC-NERO

 

2011-2013

(Completed)

 

5.

Star College Scheme”

(As Coordinator)

 

44

 

DBT, New Delhi

2012-2015

(Completed)

 

 

  1. Projects Undergoing: 1

 

Sl no

Title of Project

Sanction amount (Rs. in Lakhs)

Funding Agency

Year

 

1.

Effect of long term excessive Zn supplementation on Gene Expression of antioxidant enzymes in wistar rats and their F1 generations.

 

42.16

Department of Science and Technology(DST)-SERB

New Delhi

From 2017

 

  1. No of Ph.D. Student Supervised: 1 (Awarded);

Title of the thesis: Evaluation of Etiologic chemical Factors and oxidative stress status associated with Prevalence of Urolithiasis in the Urban Areas of Mizoram. (Notification No: F. No.Ex/Ph.D./9-57 (SPS)/13/74 dated 3rd June, 2016, Mizoram University, Aizawl).

 

  1. No. of PhD Students under supervision at present: 1

  2. No. of MSc. Students guided for Dissertation: 4

  3. No. of MSc students guiding at present: 3

 

 

  1. Lists of Research Articles Published: 24

 

  1. Tanushree Das, HC Lalramnghaki and Kshetrimayum Birla Singh (2018). Study on the ultrastructural numerical changes in the Intestinal Mucosal Epithelial cell microvilli after excessive Zn supplementation in wistar rat. Science and Technology Journal 6(II): 25-32. (UGC care list Journal no 339 of Group B).

 

  1. JP Rajan, RK Mishra and KB Singh (2019). Elemental and Phytochemicals Profile in Ethno Medicinal Plants Used for Treating Cardiovascular Diseases by Mizo-Tribe of North Eastern India. Asian Journal of Chemistry 31(6): 1237-1242(Impact factor: 0.14).

 

  1. Kshetrimayum Birla Singh and Wolfgang Maret (2017). The interactions of metal cations and oxyanions with protein tyrosine phosphatase 1B. Biometals (Impact Factor: 2.455).

 

  1. Elisa Bellomo, Kshetrimayum Birla Singh, Alberto Massarotti, Christer Hogstrand, Wolfgang Maret (2016). The Metal Face of Protein Tyrosine Phosphatase 1B. Coordination Chemistry Review 327–328:70–83. (Impact Factor: 13.467).

 

  1. Jay Prakash Rajan, Kshetrimayum Birla Singh, Sanjiv kumar, Raj Kumar Mishra (2014). Trace elements content in the selected medicinal plants traditionally used for curing skin diseases by the natives of Mizoram, India. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine 7:S410-S414.(Impact factor: 1.772).

 

  1. Satish Kumar Taneja and Kshetrimayum Birla Singh (2009). Beneficial effects of modified egg* on oxidative stress in F1- generation of metabolic syndrome-X induced wistar rat, Indian Journal of Experimental Biology, 47: 104-112. (Impact factor: 0.934).

 

  1. Kshetrimayum Birla Singh (2012). Long Term Excessive Zn Supplementation Induced Oxidative Stress in wistar Rats Fed on Semi-Synthetic Diet, Food and Nutrition Sciences, 3(6):724-731. (Impact factor: 1.28).

 

  1. Kshetrimayum Birla Singh (2016). Molecular Basis of Hypertension: A systematic review on the role of metal ions for increase prevalence of Hypertension in India. Journal of Biosciences and Medicines, 2016, 4, 12-22. (Impact factor: 0.56).

 

  1. Lawmzual Renthlei, Nongmaithem Mohondas Singh, ST Lalruatfela, Kshetrimayum Birla Singh (2016). Oxidative Stress and Antioxidant Vitamins Status in Patients with Urolithiasis from North Eastern Part of India. Asian Journal of Biological and Life Sciences, 5(1): 58-61.

 

  1. Renthlei L, Birla Singh K, Sudarshan M, Ram SS, Mohondas Singh N (2016). Elemental Profile of the Leafy Vegetables Commonly Consumed by Natives of North Eastern Region of India analysed using Energy Dispersive X-Ray Fluorescence. Indian Journal of Nutrition, 3(1): 1-6.


 

  1. Kshetrimayum Birla Singh (2016). Perspective in the Management of Diabetes Mellitus: Deciphering Beneficial Role of Diet and Nutrients. Diabetes Research and Treatment, 3(1): 1-13.

 

  1. Kshetrimayum Birla Singh and Nongmaithem Mohodas Singh (2014). Antioxidant and Free Radical Scavenging potential of Allium hookeri Thwaites Roots Extracts Studied Using In Vitro models. Journal of Advances in Biology, 4(1):276-285. (Impact factor-0.64).

 

  1. Kshetrimayum Birla Singh and Satish Kumar Taneja (2013). Efficacy of modified eggs and chick muscles on oxidative stress of Type-2 Diabetes Mellitus induced male wistar rats. Journal of Nutritional Therapeutics, 2:154-162. doi.org/10.6000/1929-5634.2013.02.03.3.

 

  1. S. Sailo, K. Birla Singh and S. K. Taneja (2012). Effects of modified egg (Indian Patent Application No. 2264 Del-2005) on serum insulin, cortisol and dyslipidemia after dietary Zn-supplementation in wistar rat in the Proc. of the Recent Advances in Natural Product Research, 2012(ISBN: 987-81-924321-2-0).

 

  1. K. Birla Singh and S.K. Taneja (2012). Supplementation of Excessive Zn in the diet in long term basis Induced obesity associated oxidative stress in wistar rats in the Proceeding of 2012 4th International Proceeding on Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering, IPCBEE, Vol 43(2012), doi: 10.7763/IPCBEE. 2012. V43. 35.

 

  1. K. Birla Singh and S.K Taneja (2010). Effect of long term excessive Zn supplementation on blood lipid profile and tissue minerals status in wistar rat. Journal of Experimental Sciences, 1, (3):4-9. (Citation Index: 8).

 

  1. K. Birla Singh and S.K. Taneja (2010). Concentration of Zn, Cu, Mg and Mn in Vegetables and Meat food stuffs available in Manipur, A North Eastern State of India. Electronic. Journal of Environmental Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 9(3): 610-616. (Citation Index: 28, Scopus Index).

 

  1. Kshetrimayum Birla Singh and Saitluangpui Sailo (2013). Understanding epidemiology and etiologic factors of urolithiasis: an overview. Sci Vis, 13(4): 169-174(Citation Index:2; Science Vision (Index Copernicus Value- 4.12 points).

  2. R. Lawmzuali, K. Birla Singh, M. Sudarshan, N. Mohondas Singh (2015). Determination of elements present in meat foodstuffs in Aizawl with ED-XRF. Science and Technology Journal, 3(2):57-60((UGC care list Journal no 339 of Group B).

 

  1. K. Birla Singh and S.K. Taneja (2011). Heavy metals( Pb and Cd) and trace elements( Zn, Cu, Se and Mn) contents in vegetables and meat foodstuffs commonly consumed by Mizo population of Aizawl, Mizoram in the Proceeding of International Conference on Advances in Environmental Chemistry (AEC 2011) during 16th to 18th November, 2011.

 

  1. Kshetrimayum Birla Singh (2014). Evaluation of Lead (Pb) and Cadmium (Cd) concentration in meat tissues of three fish species netted from the water ecosystems of Loktak Lake of Manipur. In Proc. “Recent Advances in Fishery Sciences” pp 46-52 (ISBN-978-81-923918-0-9).

 

  1. K. Birla Singh and S.K. Taneja (2010). Hazard effect of excess of Zn in diet, Everyman Science, XLIV (4): 230-233.

 

  1. K. Birla Singh (2009). Oxidative Stress is a central factor in diabetes mellitus: an overview, Science Vision, 9(3): 115-120.(Journal Index Copernicus Value- 4.12 points).

 

  1. K. Birla Singh and Betsy Zodinpuii (2009). A prospective study of frequency of fish consumption and overall health status at Aizawl, Science Vision, 9(1), 47-53. (Journal Index Copernicus Value- 4.12 points).

  2. K. Birla Singh and S.K. Taneja (2007). Role of trace elements (Cu, Zn, Mg and Mn) in diabetes mellitus in respect to effect of their deficiency in human and animal models of diabetes. Science Vision, 8(2): 62-67. (Journal Index Copernicus Value- 4.12 points).

 

  1. List of Books/Edited Proceedings Published as Single Author/Joint Editor: 4

 

  1. An E-book entitled “Medicinal Plants and its therapeutic uses” ISBN no-978-1-63278-074-4

(Editor: Birla Kshetrimayum) by OMICS Group eBooks 731 Gull Ave, Foster City, CA 94404, USA published on January, 2017.

 

  1. A book entitled ‘Excess Bioavailability of Zn in the pathophysiology of Life Style Diseases: Biochemical studies in wistar rats (Ksh. Birla Singh) (ISBN: 978-3-8443-8464-2), Year: 2011, No of Pages: 127, Publisher: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing GmbH & Co. KG, Germany (www.lappublishing.com), available in www.amazon.com; www. bod.ch etc.).

 

  1. Recent Advances in Natural Product Research (Full papers Proceeding) (ISBN: 987-81-924321-2-0) (Edited by: Ksh. Birla Singh and K. Lalchhandama) Proceeding of National Seminar on Recent Advances in Natural Product Research, No of Pages: 229, Year 2012; Publisher: Mizo Post Graduate Science Society.

 

  1. Proceeding of National Seminar on Emerging Trends in Bioscience and Future Prospects (Abstracts only), (Edited by: Ksh. Birla Singh and K. Lalchhandama ISSN (print) 0975-6175; ISSN (Online) 2229-6026, Year: 2011, No of Pages: 106, Publisher: Mizo Post Graduate Science Society.


 

  1. List of Book Chapters Published: 9

 

  1. Kshetrimayum Birla Singh (2018). Antioxidant potential and phytochemicals profile in two commonly consumed traditional medicinal plants of Mizoram, India used as anti-atherogenic agent( Eds. Govil S) Recent Progress in Medicinal Plants Vol. 48—Metabolic Disorders: hypertension,317-328pp.

  2. R. Lawmzuali, K. Birla Singh, N. Mohondas Singh (2016). Analysis of fluoride content in drinking water of Aizawl using SPADNS method in( Ed. Rajendra Prasad) Solid waste management and safe drinking water in context of Mizoram and other states in India by Educreation Publishing, New Delhi,pp1-127(ISBN- 978-1-61813-473-8).

  3. Kshetrimayum Birla Singh and Satish Kumar Taneja (2014). Attenuation of Hypercortisolemia and Oxidative Stress in Zn Induced Metabolic Syndrome-X in Wistar Rats After Feeding Modified Poultry Eggs in Recent Topics in Redox Biology, Mc- Graw Hill Publication. ISBN No. 978-93-392-1420-3

  4. K. Birla Singh (2013). Physico-chemical factors in the fish ponds of state fishery farm, Lengpui, Mizoram: implications for artificial fish culture, 119-121pp in Bioresource and Traditional Knowledge of North East India (ISBN 987-81-9243213-7).

  5. K. Birla Singh (2013). Lead and cadmium content in meat tissues of fishes found in water ecosystem of Pumlen Lake of Manipur, Enviroment Biodiversity and Traditional System. 257-262pp, Pub.: Biotech Book, New Delhi. (ISBN. 978-81-7622).

  6. Kshetrimayum Birla Singh (2015). Biodiversity conservation in North East India: a therapeutic approach in the conservation of the Natural Resource Management in Ed. Development Perspectives in North East India: Micro and Macro Studies pp 127-136. Lakshi Publishers & Distributors (ISBN: 978-93-82120-58-2).

  7. Renthlei L, Birla Singh K, Sudarshan M, Ram SS, Mohondas Singh N (2016). Determination of Element content in the selected vegetable commonly consumed by natives of Mizoram using ED-XRF in( Ed. Rajendra Prasad) Solid waste management and safe drinking water in context of Mizoram and other states in India by Educreation Publishing, New Delhi,pp1-127(ISBN- 978-1-61813-473-8).

  8. R. Lawmzuali, K. Birla Singh, and N. Mohondas Singh (2018). Elemental Determination of Two Medicinal Plants of Mizoram Using EDXRF. In( Eds. DebashisM, Amritesh CS, Mohammed WS) Sustainable Horticulture, Volume 2Food, Health, and Nutrition (ISBN: 9781771886475)Apple Academic Press Inc, USA

  9. R. Lawmzuali, K. Birla Singh and N. Mohondas Singh. “Spectroscopic Determination of Trace Elements present in selected vegetable foodstuffs commonly consumed by the urban population of Aizawl” In Proc. of International Conference cum Exhibition on Drug Discovery and Development from Natural Resources, pp 10-15 (ISBN No.978-81-923224-1-4 ), (2014), N.E Books and Publisher, Silchar, Assam.

 

 

  1. Articles Published as Guest Lead Editor: For 2 Journals of International repute

  1. Volume 2, Issue 2, 2012. International Multidisciplinary Research Journal (IMRJ), [ISSN: 2231-6302] available at www.irjs.info.

  2. Volume 1, Issue 10, 2010. Journal of Experimental Sciences (JES), www.jexpsciences.com, (ISSN: 2218-1768).

 

  1. General Articles Published: 3

  1. An article entitled “Chanaba chinjakta Zn ki saruk yamna hengatlakpa amadi madudagi thoklakpa yaba lainasing in a leading local newspaper “Poknapham” based in Imphal, Manipur.

  2. Kshetrimayum Birla Singh (2009).Increasing Zn bioavailability in Food Stuffs of Manipur: a Serious Threat for Health, North East Quest, 3(2): 22-27.

  3. K. Birla Singh (2006). Role of excess zinc in congenital malformations in the neonates of diabetic mother. In: Proceeding of UGC-Sponsored National Seminar on “Recent Concept in Cell and Animal Physiology.

  1. Papers Presentation in International Conferences/Seminars: 13 (3 outside India)

  1. Presented a paper entitled “Study on the ultrastrucural changes in the Intestinal mucisal epithelial cells microvilli after excessive Zn supplementation in the wistar rats” at International Conference on Biodiversity, Environment and Human Health: Innovations and Emerging Trends organized by School of Life Sciences, Mizoram University during 12th -14th November, 2018.

  2. Presented a paper entitled “Controlling human fuel for healthy living” at International summer symposium of “Diet and Health” organized by Kings College, London and Unilever Research and Development, Bangalore during 15th -16th June, 2016 at Bangalore.

  3. One paper entitled “Modulation of Protein Tyrosine Phosphatase 1B activity modulation by Metal cations and anions” was presented at the International Conference on Molecular Signaling: Recent trends in Biosciences (ICMS, 2015) at North East Hill University, Shillong during 20-22 November, 2015.

  4. One paper entitled “Protein Tyrosine Phosphatase 1B activity modulation by Metal ions and Metal ions complexes” was presented at the Zinc-UK Conference 2015 at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge Campus, Cambridge, UK on the 10th July, 2015.

  5. One paper entitled ‘Supplementation of excessive Zn in the diet induced obesity associated oxidative stress in wistar rats” was presented in the International Conference on Nutrition and Food Sciences (2012 ICNFS) during 23 to 24 July, 2012, at Singapore.

  6. One paper entitled ‘Long term excessive Zn supplementation induced oxidative stress in wistar rat fed on semi-synthetic diet’ was presented in the 19th International Congress of Nutrition (ICN, 2009) during 4th to 9th October, 2009, at Bangkok, Thailand.

  7. One paper entitled “Effects of modified egg on dyslipidemia and oxidative stress in type-2 diabetes induced male wistar rats” was presented in the “3rd World Congress on Diabetes and Metabolism” during 24 to 26 September, 2012, at Hyderabad.

  8. One paper entitled “Evaluation antioxidant and free radical scavenging potential of Allium hookeri Thwaites by using different in vitro models” was presented in the “International Conference cum Exhibition on Drug Discoveries and Development from Natural Sources” during 5 to 8 February, 2014, at RIPANS, Aizawl, Mizoram.

  9. One paper entitled “Antioxidant and free radical scavenging potential of Allium hookeri Thwaites root extracts studied using different in vitro methods” was presented in the “International Conference on Harnessing Natural Resources for Sustainable Development-Global Trend” during 29 to 31 January, 2014, at Cotton College, Guwahati.

  10. One paper entitled “ Heavy metals( Pb and Cd) and trace elements( Zn, Cu, Se and Mn) contents in vegetables and meat foodstuffs commonly consumed by Mizo population of Aizawl, Mizoram” was presented in the International Conference on Advances in Environmental Chemistry(AEC 2011) during 16th to 18th November, 2011.

  11. A paper entitled ‘Effect of modified egg on oxidative stress in NIDDM induced wistar rats’ was presented in 16th World Congress of Clinical Nutrition and International Conference on Cardiovascular Diseases during 12to 15th September, 2011 at New Delhi organized by International College of Nutrition.

  12. A paper entitled Long term excessive Zn supplementation induced NIDDM in wistar rat fed on semi-synthetic diet’ was presented in the International Conference on Multidisciplinary Approach in Diabetes Research and Health during 14th to 16th October, 2009, at Jaipur, Rajasthan.

  13. A paper entitled ‘Science and Spirituality for World Peace’ was presented in the International Conference on Science, Spirituality and Humanity: transcending Discipline Barrier’ during 17th to 19th January 2011 at University of Delhi.

  1. Paper Presentation in National Conferences/Seminars/Workshops: 18

  1. A paper entitled “Long term excessive Zn supplementation promotes oxidative stress metabolic syndrome-X in wistar rats fed on semisythetic diet” was presented in the 105th Indian Science Congress during 16th October to 20th March, 2018 organized by Indian Science Congress Association, Kolkata at Manipur University, Canchipur.

  2. A paper entitled “PIXE analysis of trace elements content in the four selected medicinal plants traditionally used for curing skin diseases by the natives of Mizoram, Indiawas presented in the Orientation workshop on Radiation-Its Application in Physical, Chemical and Life Sciences during 29th October to 31st October, 2014 organized by Department of Chemistry, Mizoram University and UGC-DAE Consortium for Scientific Research, Kolkata Center.

  3. A paper entitled “Attenuation of oxidative stress in metabolic syndrome-X wistar rats after feeding modified poultry eggs” was presented in National Seminar in Redox Biology during 28th to 29th March, 2014 organized by Department of Life Sciences, Manipur University, Canchipur.

  4. A paper entitledEvaluation of Lead (Pb) and Cadmium (Cd) concentration in meat tissues of three fish species netted from the water ecosystems of Loktak Lake of Manipur” was presented in the National Seminar on Recent Advances in Fishery Science” during 7-8 March, 2014 at D.M. College of Sciences, Manipur.

  5. A paper entitled “Efficacy of modified eggs and chick muscle on oxidative stress of type-2 diabetes mellitus male wistar rats” was presented in “Regional Science Congress for North Eastern India” during 30th to 31st December, 2013 organized by Indian Science Congress Association and Manipur University, Canchipur.

  6. One paper entitled “Biodiversity Conservation in North East India, a therapeutic approach in the management of Natural Resources” was presented in the “Economic Development in North East India: Problems and Opportunities” during 21 to 22, March, 2013 at Pachhunga University College, Aizawl.

  7. One paper entitled “Trace Elements in foodstuffs” was presented in the “Thematic Workshop on Trace Element Analysis and Radiological Sciences” during 12 to 14 March, 2013 at Manipur University, Canchipur.

  8. A paper entitled ‘Physico-chemical factors in the fish ponds of state fishery farm, Lengpui, Mizoram: implications for artificial fish culture’ was presented in National Conference on Bioresource Inventory and Emerging Conservation Strategies with special reference to North East India during 7th -8 Febth Feb, 2013.

  9. A paper entitled “Effects of modified egg (Indian Patent Application No. 2264 Del-2005) on serum insulin, cortisol and dyslipidemia after dietary Zn-supplementation in wistar rat” was presented in National Seminar on Recent Advances in Natural Product Research” during 29th to 30th November, 2012 organized by Department of Zoology, Pachhunga University College, Aizawl.

  10. A paper entitled ‘Beneficial effect of modified egg on oxidative stress in metabolic syndrome-x induced wistar rats’ was presented in National Conference on Emerging Trends in Natural Product Studies at Jadavpur University, Kolkata during 12-13th January, 2011.

  11. A paper entitled ‘Contents of trace minerals (Cu & Cr) and heavy metals (Pb & Cd) in various meat foodstuffs commonly consumed by the living population of Imphal, Manipur’ was presented in the National Seminar cum Training Program on Green & Environmental Chemistry, at Mizoram University, Aizawl on 30th March, 2011.

  12. A paper entitled “Study of Physical and Chemical Factors in the Fish Ponds of State Fishery Farm” was presented in National Seminar on “Green Chemistry for Greener Environment” during 26th to 27th November, 2012 organized by Department of Chemistry, Pachhunga University College, Aizawl.

  13. A paper entitled “Effect of SKT Diet Mixture on Lipid profile, Vitamin-E and Essential Minerals of Eggs” was presented in UGC sponsored National Seminar on “Emerging Trends in Biosciences and Future Prospects” during 29th to 30th November, 2011 organized by Department of Zoology, Pachhunga University College, Aizawl.

 

  1. A paper entitled “Lead and Cadmium Content in the Meat Tissues of Fish Found in Water Ecosystems of Pumlen Lake of Manipur” was presented in National Seminar on “Environment Biodiversity Veda and Traditional Systems” during 10th to 12th April, 2012 organized by Department of Zoology, Mizoram University, Aizawl.

  2. A paper on “Losing Biodiversity in the aspect of Manipur” is presented in the National Seminar on ‘Education and Communication of Climate Change for Biodiversity Conservation’ jointly organized by Nambol L Sanoi College, Nambol and The Botanical Society of Manipur during 30th -31st December, 2010.

  3. Research work entitled “Evaluation of etiologic factors and vitamin D start codon fokI polymorphism associated with high prevalence of urolithiasis in the selected area of Mizoram and Manipur” was presented in One Day State level “Research Monitoring and Sensitization Workshop” on 9th November, 2015 at Pachhunga University College, Aizawl.

  4. Presented a Research paper entitled “ Effect of long term excessive Zinc supplementation on the Gene expression of the antioxidant enzymes in wistar rats and their F1 generation rats in One Day State level “Research Methodology and Monitoring of Workshop” on 11th August, 2017 at Pachhunga University College, Aizawl.

  5. Presented a paper entitled “Study on the effect of long term excessive Zn supplementation on Redox Enzymes status in wistar rats fed on semisythetic diet ” in Seminar in Interdisciplinary Science on 10th October, 2018 organized by Sikkim University Science Forum.

  1. Invited Lecture/Talk Delivered: 10

  1. Delivered a talk on the topic entitled “Chinjakta Zn ki saruk yamna hengatlakpa amadi masidagi thoklakpa yaba lainasing” in Weekly Science Magazine of All India Radio, Imphal, Manipur on 9th January, 2020.

 

  1. Delivered a lecture on the topic entitled “ Zn metabolism and its role in the pathophysiology of Life style Diseases” in Inter College Training and Lecture Programme on Molecular Biology” on May 1, 2019 organized by Institutional Biotech Hub(IBH), Nar Bahadur Bhandari Degree College, Gangtok, Sikkim.


 

 

  1. Delivered two lectures on the topics entitled “Bamboo Shoot of North East India: Potential Bioresources for Utilization as Health Food” and Biodiversity Conservation of North Eastern India: A Novel Approach of Natural Resources Management” in the Winter School on Bio-Resources of NE India conducted by UGC- Human Resource Development Center, Gauhati University on 9th February, 2019.

 

  1. Panelist/Resource Person in the 2nd Himalayan Researchers Consortium (HRC)-2018 during 26-27th November 2018 in Gangtok, Sikkim

  2. Delivered an invited lecture on the topic entitled “Life Style Diseases” in the 29th Orientation Programme conducted by UGC Human Resource Development Center, Manipur University, Canchipur, Imphal on 15th March, 2016.

  3. Delivered an invited lecture on the topic “Current Trends in Biology- Experiences of Kings College, University of London” in the “Invited Lectures Series” conducted by Institutional Biotech Hub, Department of Zoology, Pachhunga University College, Aizawl on 23rd January, 2017.

  4. Delivered an invited lecture on the topic entitled ‘Biodiversity Conservation and Climate Change and Role of community to save environmental pollution” in 2 Days Special Programme for Workers” organized by Central Board for Workers Education, Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India on 23rd June, 2014.

  5. Delivered an invited lecture on the topic entitled ‘Cancer Cells and Its Treatment by Radiation Therapy” in 1st State Level Symposium on Recent Trends and Developments of Radiations and its Applications organized by Department of Physics, Pachhunga University College, Mizoram University, Aizawl on 5th October, 2011.

  6. Delivered a lecture on the topic entitled ‘Impact of Climate Change on Biodiversity with Special Reference to Manipur’ in the Ecology and Environmental Wing, Govt. of Manipur sponsored ‘Awareness Training Camp on Climate Change’ organized by Human Resource Development Agency (HRDA), Manipur during 11th -12th September, 2010.

  7. Delivered a lecture on the topic entitled ‘Trace Minerals Nutrition and Health’ in the One Day Awareness Programme on Functional Foods organized by Human Resource Development Agency (HRDA), Manipur on 4th January, 2011.

 

  1. Professional Trainings/Courses Attended: 13

 

  1. Attended Refresher Course in Environmental Science (Interdisciplinary) at Academic Staff College, Mizoram University, Aizawl India and obtained Grade ‘A’ during 20th November to 10th December, 2014.

  2. Attended Refresher Course in Life Sciences at Academic Staff College, Manipur University, Imphal, India and awarded Grade ‘A’ during 4th to 26th October, 2010.

  3. Attended 3rd Orientation programme in Physical Sciences and Engineering Technology at Academic Staff College, Mizoram University, Aizawl, India and awarded Grade ‘A’ during 18th January to 16th February, 2010.

  4. Attended 4th Workshop on Official Statistics in North Easter States organized by Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), Kolkata and Department of Statistics, Pachhunga University College, Aizawl, Mizoram during 7th to 13th November, 2016.

  5. Participated in three days workshop on Recent Advances in Chemical Biology’ organized by Indian Institute of Sciences (IISc), Bengaluru and Dept. of Chemistry, Manipur University, Canchipur during 24th to 26th March, 2014.

  6. Participated in the combined two days workshop and five days training programme on Recent Advances in Microbial Biotechnology and Molecular Biology’ organized by Department of Forestry, North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST), Nirjuli, Arunachal Pradesh during 6th to 10th October, 2008.

  7. Participated in ISI-MU Winter School on Data Mining and Computational Biology’ organized jointly by Machine Intelligence Unit, Indian Statistical Unit, Kolkata and Department of Computer Science, Manipur University, Imphal during January 28- February 01, 2008.

  8. Participated in the training course on Inferring Biological Relationships: A Bioinformatics Approach” conducted by Bioinformatics Centre (funded by the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India) during November 27 to December 1, 2007.

  9. Participated 1st Summer School cum Workshop sponsored by Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India, held during 23rd - 27th May, 2011 organized by Institutional Biotech Hub, Dept. of Pharmacy, RIPANS, Aizawl-17, Mizoram.

  10. Actively participated in the Special Workshop for College Teachers “Hands on Training Workshop on Basics of Bioinformatics and Biotechnology Tools for College Teachers” during 21-23 August, 2013 organized by Institutional Biotech Hub (IBH), Mizoram University, Aizawl.

  11. Actively participated in the DBT’s sponsored “Workshop on Capacity Building in Effective Management of Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) in Biotechnology by Universities and Research Institutes in Mizoram” at Mizoram University, Aizawl during 27 & 28, August, 2014.

  12. Actively participated in NAAC sponsored “State Level Workshop on Innovative Methods of Teaching in Higher Education” organized by IQAC, Pachhunga University College, during 9 & 10 May, 2013.

  13. Actively participated in the “3 Days Workshop Cum Training on Access to Library Resources and Internet” during 17th to 19th January, 2014 at Manipur University Library, sponsored by National Library, Kolkata.

  14. Participated in the 3 days workshop on “Application of Remote Sensing GIS and GPS in Geography and Allied Sciences” organized by Department of Geography, Pachhunga University College, Aizawl during 20st – 22nd February, 2012.

  15. Attended “2nd Coordinators Meeting” of Department of Biotechnology, New Delhi, GOI sponsored Star College Scheme and presented the first year progress report of the scheme during 5-7th August, 2013 at Mumbai.

  16. Participated in the 3 days workshop on “Statistical Methods with Applications” organized by Department of Statistics, Pachhunga University College and ISI, Kolkata during 21st - 23rd November, 2011.

 

  1. Seminar/Conference/Symposium/Workshops Organized: 1 International Conference, 4 National seminar, 1 National workshop & 4 State level workshops

  1. As Convener: 7

  1. International Conference on Chemical Ecology, Environment and Human Health: Emerging Frontiers and Synthesis(ICCEEHH, 2019) funded by DST-SERB; DBT, INSA, New Delhi; NEC, Shillong and DBT, New Delhi during 9 to 10th August, 2019 organized by Department of Zoology, Sikkim University, Gangtok.

  2. National Conference on “Recent Trends in Biological Science Research and Future Prospects” funded by DST-SERB, New Delhi during 28-29 May, 2018, 2019 organized by Department of Zoology, Sikkim University, Gangtok.

  3. National Orientation Workshop on Radiation-Its Applications in Chemical, Physical and Life Sciences organized by UGC-DAE Consortium for Scientific Research, Kolkata Centre & Department of Chemistry, Mizoram University, Aizawl during 29-31 October, 2014 at Mizoram University.

  4. National Seminar on “Recent Advances in Natural Product Research” during 29th November to 1st December, 2012 sponsored by Department of Biotechnology (DBT), New Delhi and North East Council (NEC), Shillong organized by Department of Zoology, Pachhunga University College, Aizawl.

  5. National Seminar on “Emerging Trends in Biosciences and Future Prospects” during 29th to 30th November, 2011 sponsored by University Grant Commission (UGC-NERO) and North East Council (NEC), Shillong and organized by Department of Zoology, Pachhunga University College, Aizawl.

  6. Popular Invited Lectures on Applied Life Sciences” sponsored by Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India on 9th October, 2014.

  7. Organized “One Day State Level Research Monitoring and Sanitization Workshop” on 9th November, 2015 sponsored by Project and information and Technology Committee, Pachhunga University College, Aizawl, Mizoram.

  8. Organized “Mentoring Committee Meeting” under the aegis of the Star College Scheme, Pachhunga University College sponsored by Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India on 9th October, 2014.

  9. Organized Hands on Training Programme on “Techniques and Applications of Sophisticated Instruments in Research” during 4-8th Feb, 2013 sponsored by Department of Biotechnology (DBT) sponsored Star College Scheme, Pachhunga University College, Aizawl.


 

(b). As Joint Organizing Secretary: Organized 3 days National Seminar on “National Seminar on Environment, Veda and Traditional Knowledge during 14th – 16th March, 2012 organized by Dept. of Zoology, Mizoram University, Aizawl.

  1. As Member in Organizing Committee: 5

  1. Member in the Organizing Committee in the “International Conference on Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine during May 2-3, 2016 at Chicago, USA.

  2. Member in the Technical Organizing Committee in the “International Conference on Biological Information (ICBI, 2015)” during May 22-23, 2015 at, Yaichen, China.

  3. Scientific Member of Two Days “International Seminar on Drug Discoveries and Development” organized by Department of Pharmacy, Regional Institute of Paramedical and Nursing Sciences (RIPANS), Aizawl, Mizroam during 6-8th February, 2014.

  4. One day State Level symposium on “Recent Trends and Development of Radiations and its Applications” on 5th October, 2011.

  5. National Seminar on “Green Chemistry for Greener Environment” during 26th to 27th November, 2012 organized by Department of Chemistry, Pachhunga University College, Aizawl.

  6. Advocacy Workshop in Bird Conservation in Mizoram organized by Dept. of Zoology, Pachhunga University College, Aizawl and Indian Bird Conservation Network (IBCN), Mumbai on 21st March, 2014.

 

  1. Chairing of the Session in Seminar: 1

  1. Co-chaired one technical session in the National Seminar onRecent Advances in Natural Product Research” during 29th November to 1st December, 2012 at Pachhunga University College, Aizawl.

 

 

  1. As a Reviewer: Reviewed 22 manuscripts of the following International journals.

 

  1. Biological Trace Element Research (BTER)( http://BTER.edmgr.com/)

  2. Environmental Geochemistry and Health (EGAH)

  3. International Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism (www.academicjournals.org/IJNAM).

  4. Journal of Cell and Animal Biology (JCAB) (www.academicjournals.org/jcab).

  5. Polish Journal of Environmental Studies” (www.pjoes.com).

  6. Nutrition and Metabolism (http://www.nutritionandmetabolism.com/).

  7. Journal of Forestry Research (Springer)

  8. Biotechnology Research (http://www.nutritionandmetabolism.com/).

  9. African Journal of Food Science (www.academicjournals.org/AJFS).

  10. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health Sciences. (www.academicjournals.org/JTEHS).

  11. Journal of entomology and nematology (www.academicjournals.org/JEN).

  12. Journal of Notulae Scientia Biologicae (http://notulaebiologicae.ro),Romania.

  13. Agricultural Science Research Journal (www.researchjournal.com/ARJ).

  14. International Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences (www.academicjournals.org/IJMMS).

  15. Journal of Life Medicine (JLM)

  16. A book entitled ‘Basic Physiology’ by S. Sreekumar (ISBN- 978-81-203-4107-4) from PHI Learning Private Limited, New Delhi-110001.’ (www.phindia.com).

 

  1. Workshops Attended (Participation Only): 9

  1. Participated in the Orientation cum Workshop on Teaching through MOOCs Platform during 14-15 February, 2019 organized by UGC-SWAYAM Committee, Sikkim University, Gangtok.

  2. Attended awareness workshop on Ethical and Biosafetey Issues on 9th March, 2018 organized by Institutional Bio safety Community or Institutional Ethical Committee, Sikkim University.

  3. Actively participated in State Level Orientation workshop on “Micro-organisms: Let us observe and learn” organized by Dept of Science& Technology, Govt of India during 7-8 November, 2012.

  4. Actively participated in the “Advocacy Workshop on Bird Conservation in Mizoram” organized by Indian Bird Conservation Network, BNHS, Mumbai and Pachhunga University College, Aizawl, Mizoram on 21st February, 2014.

  5. Actively participated in National workshop on “Administrative Effectiveness and E-Governance Initiatives” organized by Dept of Public administration and Dept of Political Sciences, Pachhunga University College, Aizawl on the 9th October, 2012.

  6. Participated in One day International Workshop on “Priorities and Challenges in Historical Research of Mizoram” organized by Department of History, Pachhunga University College, Aizawl on 8th November, 2011.

  7. Participated in “One Day Workshop on Food Processing organized by National Institute of Food Technology and Entrepreneurship Management, New Delhi and Indian Institute of Crop Processing Technology, Thanjavur in collaboration with Mizoram University, on 02th December, 2010.

  8. Participated in two day workshop on ‘Statistical Quality Control and Operation Research, Practices- Methods and Application using Software’ organized by Department of Statistics, Pachhunga University College, Aizawl, Mizoram and sponsored by Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata during 17th to 18th November, 2008.

  9. Participated in the Zoommax, 2010, Management Festival organized by School of Management Studies, Nagaland University, during 3rd to 4th November, 2010.

 

  1. Seminars /Conferences Attended (Participation Only): 18

 

  1. Actively participated in the Kings College overseas summer symposium on Health span and Wellness organized by Kings College, University of London in collaboration with Unilever R&D during 13 to 14 June, 2017 at Bangalore.

  2. Actively participated in National Symposium on “Historical Aspect and Current Trends in Chemistry: Highlights and New Perspective” organized by Department of Chemistry, Pachhunga University College, Aizawl, Mizoram on 6th October, 2014.

  3. Actively participated in National Seminar on “Animal Welfares and Ethics” organized by Department of Pharmacy, RIPANS, and CPCSEA, New Delhi on 6th June, 2013.

  4. Actively participated in National Seminar on “Carbon Sequestration in terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems” organized by Department of Life sciences, Manipur University, Canchipur-03 during 24-25th February, 2012.

  5. Actively participated in Minister if External Affairs Distinguished Lecture series on: India’s Look East Policy: Implication for North East India with special reference to Mizoram organized by Department of Political Science, Pachhunga University College, Aizawl on 4th November, 2011.

  6. Actively participated in National seminar cum workshop on “Suicide; Causes and Prevention” organized by the Department of Psychology, Pachhunga University College during 6-8th December, 2011.

  7. Participated in State level seminar on ‘Climate Change and Biodiversity’ organized by Mizo Post Graduate Science Society in collaboration with Mizoram Council of Science, Technology and environment on 20th August, 2010.

  8. Participated in the UGC sponsored National Seminar on Mathematical Sciences organized by Department of Mathematics, Pachhunga University College, Mizoram University, Aizawl during 24th to 25th November, 2011.

  9. Participated in Regional seminar on ‘Intellectual Property and Innovation Management in Knowledge Era’ organized by National Research Development corporation (NRDC) and Zoram Research Foundation (ZRM), Aizawl during 14th -15th May, 2009.

  10. Participated in National Symposium on Stem Cell: Futuristic Therapy in Making” held on November 11th -12th, 2006 at Panjab University, Chandigarh.

  11. Participated in UGC-Sponsored National Seminar on “Recent Concept in Cell and Animal Physiology” at Department of Zoology, Panjab University, Chandigarh during 10th- 11th March, 2006.

  12. Participated in UGC-Sponsored National Seminar on “Emerging Trends in Biochemistry” at Department of Biochemistry, Panjab University, Chandigarh, during 9th – 10th February 2006.

  13. Participated in the seminar on “Aggression and its related issues” organized by the Department of Psychology, Pachhunga University College, Aizawl on 19th April, 2012.

  14. Participated in UGC-Sponsored National Seminar on “New Trends in Fishery Development in India” at Department of Zoology, Panjab University Chandigarh, during 16 th –18th February 2005.

  15. Participated in UGC sponsored National Seminar on “Fishery, Aquatic Bioresources and Sustainable Development” at Department of Life Sciences, Manipur University, Imphal, during 28th -29th January 2005.

  16. Participated in The National Conference on Nanomaterials organized by Department of Chemistry Manipur University, Imphal. During February 18-20, 2009.

  17. A paper entitled “Conservation of Biodiversity in Manipur: Need of the Hour” was presented in UGC-sponsored National seminar on ‘Education and communication of climate change for biodiversity conservation’ jointly organized by Nambol L Sanoi College, Nambol and The Botanical Society of Manipur during 30th -31st December, 2010.

  18. Participated in the Seminar on Data-base Management on 29th July, 2016 organized by Department of Mathematics, Pachhunga University College, Aizawl.

 

  • Supervision of the Dissertations for UGC sponsored Certificates Course in Pisciculture: 11

  1. Study on the beneficial effects of fish consumption on overall health status: An epidemiological study of Rahmlun South, Aizawl, Mizoram. (Mizoram University, 2008-09).

  2. Study of physical and chemical factors in fish culture- a comparative study on state fishery farm, Lengpui, Mizoram (Mizoram University, 2008-09).

  3. Study of fish farm located in the ITI Veng of Aizawl: in terms of its management (Mizoram University, 2008-09).

  4. Comparative study on variety of fishes found in/around local markets of Aizawl, Mizoram (Mizoram University, 2008-09).

  5. Study of dissolved oxygen (DO) concentration in ponds of the State fishery farm, Lengpui, Mizoram (Mizoram University, 2009-10).

  6. Study of local freshwater fishes available in markets of Aizawl (Mizoram University, 2009-10).

  7. Study of the General Profile of Mizo Women Fish Vendors in Markets of Aizawl (Mizoram University, 2010-11).

  8. Comparative study of the chemical quality of Lengpui and ITI fish pond (Mizoram University, 2010-11).

  9. Study of the physiochemical factors of the water bodies of the Dampa Tiger Reserved, Mizoram (Mizoram University, 2011-12).

  10. Study of the type and nature of the fish diseases in the fishes collected from Phulpuii fish farm of Aizawl district, Mizoram (Mizoram University, 2011-12).

  11. Study of the nature and composition of fish feed in the State Fishery Farm, Lengpui, Mizoram (Mizoram University, 2011-12).