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Dr. P. Nongdam Puren Meetei

Designation: Assistant Professor (S3)

Specialization: Plant Biotechnology

Contact:

Email: nongpuren [AT] gmail.com, nongpuren [AT] manipuruniv.ac.in

NET, JRF, GATE, Ph.D.

Website: http://manipuruniv.ac.in/faculty/74

Name: Dr. P.Nongdam Puren Meetei

Designation: Assistant Professor (S-3)

Specialization: Plant Biotechnology

Email: nongpuren[AT]gmail.com

 


 

Academic profile

Examination

Board/University

Subject

Year of passing

Division

High School

Manipur Board

English, Science, Math, Social Science

1992

I

Higher secondary

Manipur Board

English, Chemistry, Physics, Math, Biology

1994

I

Bachelor

Degree

Manipur University

Botany, Zoology, Chemistry

1998

I

Master Degree

Kurukshetra University

Biotechnology

2000

I

Ph.D.

Panjab University

Biotechnology

2006

 


 


 

Teaching/Research Experience

Designation

Name of the employer

Date of Joining

Date of leaving

Period of teaching/ Research experience

Assistant Professor

Nagaland University

12.11.2007

17.01.2012

4 years and 3 months

Assistant Professor

Manipur University

18.01.2012

Till now

More than 8 years


 


 

Administrative/professional experiences

  • Held the position of Head of Department, Department of Biotechnology, Nagaland University from 2007-10.

  • Held the position of Head of Department (i/c) of Department of Agriculture Engineering and Technology from 2011-12.

  • Member of Academic Council, Nagaland University, 2007 to10.

  • Member of Board of Under Graduate Studies in Biotechnology, Nagaland University from 2007 to 11.

  • Member of Board of Post Graduate Studies (BPGS) in Biotechnology, Nagaland University from 2009 to 11.

  • Member of Board of School of Engineering and Technology, Nagaland University from 2008 to 2011.

  • Members for drafting the Rules & Regulations and other relevant academic structures of degree programs for the School of Engineering and Technology, Nagaland University.

  • Member of Anti Ragging Committee, School of Engineering and Technology, Nagaland University, from 2009 to 2011.

  • Co-ordinator, Tranining and Placement Cell, Department of Biotechnology, Nagaland University from 2011 to 12.

  • Member of Place Cell committee for placement of B.Tech Engineering students for the year 2011.

  • Member of Disciplinary Panel for the students of School of Engineering and Technology, Nagaland University, Dimapur for the year 2011 and 2012.

  • Appointed as Subject expert for the selection of Assistant professor (Botany) in Model Christian College, Kohima on 3rd of Febraury, 2011.

  • Member of Departmental Purchase Committee, Department of Biotechnology, Nagaland University from 2007 to 11.

  • Member of Board of Post Graduate Studies (BPGS) in Chemistry, Nagaland University from 2010 to 2011.

  • Member of Departmental Purchase Committee, Department of Biotechnology, Manipur University.

  • Member of Department Board of Studies, Department of Biotechnology, Manipur University.

  • Member of Board of Studies, School of Life Sciences, Manipur University.

  • Member of School Purchase Committee, Life Sciences, Manipur University.

  • Appointed as Subject expert for the selection of Assistant professor (Biotechnology) in S. Kula Womens’ College, Nambol in 2012.

  • Appointed as Subject expert for inspection of B.Voc. programs in Kha Manipur College, Kakching in 2015.

  • Appointed as subject expert for assessing the facilities for upgradation of B.Sc. Biotechnology course from 2nd year to 3rd year of Don Bosco College, Maram, Manipur, in 2018.

  • Member of the Working Committee for 3rd World Bamboo Workshop held at Imphal in 2019.

Research publications

  1. Thoungamba Amom, Leimapokpam Tikendra, Nandeibam Apana, Moirangthem Goutam, Paonam Sonia, Arunkumar Singh Koijam, Angamba Meetei Potshangbam, Hamidur Rahaman, Potshangbam Nongdam. Efficiency of RAPD, ISSR, iPBS, SCoT and phytochemical markers in the genetic relationship study of five native and economical important bamboos of North-East India (Phytochemistry, 2020) (IF-3.27; Scopus Citescore- 3.42).

  2. Manas Ranjan Sahoo, Roshni Devi Tongbram, Madhumita Dasgupta, Potshangbam Nongdam, Narendra Prakash. Reactive oxygen species scavenging mechanisms associated with polyethylene glycol mediated osmotic stress tolerance in Chinese potato. (Scientific Reports, 2020) (IF-4.50; Scopus Citescore- 4.72).

  3. Angamba Meetei Potshangbam, Ravindranath Singh Rathore, Potshangbam Nongdam

Discovery of sulfone-resistant dihydropteroate synthase (DHPS) as a target enzyme for kaempferol, a natural flavanoid. (Heliyon, 2020) (Scopus Citescore- 1.66).

  1. Leimapokpam Tikendra, Thoungamba Amom, Potshangbam Nongdam. Molecular genetic homogeneity assessment of micropropagated Dendrobium moschatum Sw.- A rare medicinal orchid, using RAPD and ISSR markers (Plant Gene, 2019) (IF-1.80; Scopus Citescore- 1.96).

  2. A Dey, AK Hazra, P. Nongdam, S. Nandy, L.Tikendra, S. Banerjee, D.K. Pandey. Enhanced bacoside content in polyamine treated in vitro raised Bacopa monnieri (L.) Wettst. (South African Journal of Botany, 2019) (IF-1.52; Scopus Citescore-1.22)

  3. Leimapokpam Tikendra, Arunkumar Singh Koijam, Potshangbam Nongdam Molecular markers based genetic fidelity assessment of micropropagated Dendrobium chrysotoxum Lindl. (Meta Gene, 2019) ( IF -1.11; Scopus Citescore- 1.57).

  4. Sharifun Shahnaj, Rimpy Kaur Chowhan, Potshangbam Angamba Meetei, Pushpa Kakchingtabam, Khundrakpam Herojit Singh, Laishram Rajendrakumar Singh, Potshangbam Nongdam, Aron B Fisher, Hamidur Rahaman. Hyperoxidation of Peroxiredoxin 6 Induces Alteration from Dimeric to Oligomeric State. (Antioxidans, 2019) (IF-4.2; Scopus Citescore-4.48).

  5. Amom T. L. Tikendra, Rahaman H. Angamba P. and P. Nongdam. Evaluation of genetic relationship between 15 bamboo species of North East India based on ISSR marker analysis (Molecular Biology Research Communications, 2018) (Scopus Citescore-1.07).

  6. Leimapokpam Tikendra, Thoungamba Amom, Potshangbam Nongdam. Effect of phytohormones on rapid in vitro propagation of Dendrobium thyrsiflorum Rchb. f.: An endangered medicinal orchid (Pharmacognosy Magazine, 2018) (IF-1.5, Scopus Citescore- 1.87).

  7. Angamba Meetei Potshangbam, Raja Polavarapu, Ravindranath Singh Rathore, Damuka Naresh, Nagu Prakash Prabhu, Nongdam Potshangbam, Pravind Kumar, Vaibhav Vindal Med PS erver: A database for identification of therapeutic targets and novel leads pertaining to natural products. (Chemical Biology and Drug Design, 2018). (IF-2.30)

  8. Nilkanta,L. T. Amom, L. Tikendra, Rahaman H. and P. Nongdam. ISSR marker based population genetic study of Melocanna baccifera (Roxb.) Kurz: A commercially important bamboo of Manipur, North-East India (Scientifica, 2017). (Scopus Citescore-1.92)

  9. Amom T. and P.Nongdam. The use of Molecular marker methods in plants: A review. ( IJCRR, 2017, 6: 12-17).

  10. P. Nongdam. Development of synthetic seed technology in plants and its application: A review (International Journal of Current Science, 2016).

  11. Chirom ,O, T. Doni, L. Tikendra and P. Nongdam, Establishment of Efficient in vitro Culture and Plantlet Generation of Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) and Development of Synthetic Seeds (Journal of Plant Sciences, 2015) (Scopus Citescore- 0.65).

15. P. Nongdam and L.Tikendra, Establishment of efficient in vitro regeneration protocol for rapid and mass propagation of Dendrobium chrysotoxum Lindl. using seed culture. (The Scientific World Journal, 2014) (Scopus Citescore-1.79).

16. P. Nongdam and L.Tikendra, The Nutrinional facts of bamboo shoots and their usage as important traditional foods of northeast Inda (International Scholarly Research Notices, 2014).

17. P.Nongdam, Ethno-medicinal uses of some orchids of Nagaland, North-East India (Research Journal of Medicinal plants. 2014,8(3),126-139 (Scopus Citescore - 0.48).

18. P. Angamba Meetei, P. Singh, P. Nongdam, N.P. Prabhu, R.S. Rathore and V. Vindal, NeMedPlant: a database of therapeutic application and chemical constituents of medicinal plants from north-east region of India (Bioinformation, 2012, 8(4):209-2011).

19. P. Nongdam and C. Nirmala, In vitro seed germination and mass propagation of Cymbidium dayanum Reichb.: An important ornamental orchid of north-east India (Trends in Horticultural Research, 2012, 2(2):28-37).

20. P. Nongdam and C. Nirmala, In vitro rapid propagation of Cymbidium aloifolium (L.) Sw.: A Medicinally Important Orchid via Seed Culture (Journal of Biological Sciences, 2011, 11(3): 254-260) (Scopus Citescore-0.61).

21. P. Nongdam and C.Nirmala, Genetic variability in four species of Cymbidium based on isozyme markers (Physiology and Molecular Biology of Plant, 2007) (IF-1.50, Scopus citesore-1.51)

22. P.Nongdam and C. Nirmala, Biotechnological and molecular approaches for improvement of orchids (Plant Cell Biotechnology and Molecular Biology, 2006.Vol. 7 (1&2): 1-10). (Scopus Citescore-0.23)

23. P. Nongdam, N. Tewari and C. Nirmala, In vitro propagation of Cymbidium lowianum Rchb.F using immature seeds: A Floriculturally important orchids (Plant Cell Biotechnology and Molecular Biology, 2006.Vol. 7 (1&2): 47-52). (Scopus Citescore-0.23)

24. P.Nongdam, In vitro multiplication of Cymbidium pendulum orchids via embryo culture ((Plant Cell Biotechnology and Molecular Biology, 2006.Vol. 7: 145-150). (Scopus Citescore-0.23)

 

Publications in Conference proceedings

1. In vitro mass propagation of commercially important orchids of north east India via seed culture (In: Proceedings, 2nd Annual International Conference on Advances in Biotechnology, 2012, Bangkok, pp.18-21).

2. Bamboo shoot as resource for health food and socio-economic development in North-East India (In: Proceedings,9th World Bamboo Congress, 2012, Antwerp, Belgium,393-402).

3. Bamboos as a source of nutrient rich ethnic foods of NE India and their conservation via micropropagation (In: Proceedings, 3rd Annual International Conferences on Advances in Biotechnology, Singapore, pp7-13).

4. Traditional fermented bamboo shoot foods of North-East India and their characteristic natural microbial flora (In: Proceedings,10th World Bamboo Congress, 2015, Damyeng, South Korea,390-395).

5. Molecular markers in clonal fidelity assessment of plants (In: Proceedings, International Conference on Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences, 2019, Bangalore)


 

Paper/ poster presentation in National/International conferences

 

Sl.no.

Topic

Conference

1.

Cymbidium orchid propagation through embryo culture

91st Indian Science Congress, Panjab University, Chandigarh, 2004

2

Plant tissue culture of commercial orchids

8th Panjab Science Congress, 2005, Panjabi University, Patiala, Panjab.

3

Genetic diversity study of Cymbidium using isozymes

International Symposium on Frontiers in Genetics and Biotechnolnology, Osmania University, Hyderabad, 2006.

4

Medicinal orchids of Nagaland

National Conferenece of Medicinal orchids, sustainable use and beneifits, Panjab University, Chanigrah, 2011.

5.

In vitro mass propagation of commercial important Cymbidium orchids of North east India via seed culture

2nd Annual International Conference on Advances in Biotechnology, 2012, Bangkok

6

Bamboos as a source of nutrient rich ethnic foods of NE India and their conservation via micropropagation

3rd Annual International Conferences on Advances in Biotechnology, Singapore

7

Traditional fermented bamboo shoot foods of North-East India and their characteristic natural microbial flora

10th World Bamboo Congress, 2015, Damyeng, South Korea

8

Establishment of efficient in vitro culture and plantlet generation in two species of Vigna: Vigna mungo and Vigna radiata

2nd International Conference on “Innovative Trends in Science, Engineering and Management”. 2016, New Delhi

9

Molecular markers in clonal fidelity assessment of plants

Conference on Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences, 2019, Bangalore

 

 

Reveiwer of peer reviewed Journals

  • Industrial Cops and Products ( (Elsevier Journal, Impact factor - 4.12)

  • BMC Plant Biology ( BioMed Central, Impact factor- 4.32)

  • Plant Gene (Elsivier Journal, Impact factor- 1.88)

  • Horticultural Sciences (Czech academy of Agricultural Sciences, Impact factor-0.62)

  • BioCell (Tech Science Press, USA, Impact factor-0.63)

 

 

Video talks/ classes on higher Education channels of UGC & Gyandarshan

 

Sl.

Topic

Academic program

1

Direct and indirect gene transfer methods

B.Sc. Agriculture

2

Genetic engineering and restriction enzymes

B.Sc. Agriculture

3

Transgenic plants and their applications

B.Sc. Agriculture

4

In vitro callus induction and plantlet formation in Dendrobium orchid

B.Sc. Agriculture

5

In vitro embryo/seed culture and plantlet development in Pisum sativum (Pea)

B.Sc. Agriculture

6

Protoplast isolation, purification, culture and fusion

B.Sc. Agriculture

7

Production of somatic hybrids and cybrids and their application in crop

B.Sc. Agriculture

8

Synthetic seed technlogy

B.Sc. Agriculture

9

Vectors for gene transfer

B.Sc. Agriculture

10

Cytoskeletons and cell membrane

B.Sc. Biochemistry

11

Endoplasmic reticulum, Gogi apparatus, Lysosomes and peroxisomes

B.Sc. Biochemistry

12

Mitochondria, Chloroplats, ribosomes and Nucleus

B.Sc. Biochemistry

13

Randomly Amplifies polymorphic DNA

B.Sc. Life Sceineces

 

Research Projects

  1. DST sponsored project entitled ‘Micropropagation and in vitro molecular characterization of some rare and edible bamboos of Nagaland’’. (2012-15) (Principal Investigator).

  2. UGC Major Research Project entitled ‘Micropropagation of two rare and commercially important orchids of Nagaland’’. (2013-16) (Principal Investigator).

  3. DST funded project entitled “Computational dissection and validation of traditional medicinal system of Manipur” (2017-20) (Co- Principal Investigator)

  4. DBT Mission for North-East for quality Planting materials production and utilization for North-East (2009-11) (Co-cordinator).

  5. DST Extra Mural project entitled “Conservation genetics and in vitro clonal multiplication of some rare and endangered medicinal plants of Manipur”. (2018-21) (Principal Investigator)

 

Awards/Fellowship

 

  • Cleared NET exam (July, 2000) conducted jointly by CSIR/ UGC for eligibility of lectureship in any of the UGC recognized colleges and universities.

  • Cleared NET for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) conducted jointly by CSIR/UGC (Dec, 2000) for pursuing Ph.D. and related research works in any CSIR approved institutes and Universities.

  • Cleared GATE (2001) conducted by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), New Delhi with 93.33 percentile.

  • Cleared NET(ASRB) exam (July, 2004) conducted by ICAR, New Delhi, for eligibility of lectureship in any of the UGC/ICAR recognized colleges and universities.

  • Awarded the “Best Graduate Award”, 1999 by DM College Alumni for securing highest marks in graduation.

  • Certificate of Merit by Manipur Students Association Kurukshetra (MSAK) for recurring the highest marks in Arts/Science/ Professional streams for the academic session 1999-2000.

  • Awarded Rajkumar Mutasana Memorial Award for recurring the highest marks in Arts/Science/ Professional streams in KUK for the Academic session 1999-2000.

 

Orientation/ Refresher courses/Workshop attended

 

 

Nature of the course/workshop

Organising Institute

Year

Workshop (Technology Enhanced Learning, Teaching and Evaluation)

Nagaland University, Kohima

2008

Short term course (Advances in Drug Discivery)

IIT, Guwahati

2009

Orientation programme

GU, Guwahati

2011

Refresher course (Biotechnology)

JNU, New Delhi

2013

Refresher course (Life Sciences)

NBU, Silliguri

2017

Refresher course (Life Sciences)

G U, Guwahati

2019

3rd World Bamboo Workshop

World Bambo Organization and Govt. of Manipur, Imphal

2019

 

 

Ph.D. students (guided/ guiding)

 

 

Name of the students

Status of the Ph.D. work

L. Tikendra

Thesis submitted

Thongamba Amom

On going

N. Apana Devi

On going

P. Sonia Devi

On going

Bidyananda

Yet to be resgistered

B.Sc./B.Tech./M.Sc. project students (Guided)

 

Name of the students

Institute/University

Academic program

Year

H. Nilakanta Singh

Manipur University

B.Sc.(Biotech)

2013

T. Doni Devi

Manipur University

B.Sc.(Biotech)

2014

H.Rameshwori Devi

Manipur University

B.Sc.(Biotech)

2014

Ksh. Vimi

Amity University

B.Tech.(Biotech)

2015

H. Nilakanta Singh

Manipur University

M.Sc. (Biotech)

2015

Thupten Chudup

Manipur University

M.Sc. (Forestry & Env. Sc)

2016

H.Rameshwori Devi

Manipur University

M.Sc. (Biotech)

2016

S. Thoithoisana Devi

Manipur University

M.Sc. (Biotech)

2016

Sushma Salam

Manipur University

M.Sc. (Biotech)

2017

Irenbam Victoria

Amity University

M.Sc. (Biotech)

2019

P. Priya Devi

B.R. Ambedkar University

M.Sc. (Biotech)

2019

  1. Saibond

Manipur University

M.Sc. (Biotech)

2019

L. Bobi Singh

Manipur University

M.Sc. (Biotech)

2019

K. Dayananda

Manipur University

M.Sc. (Biotech)

2019