Department of Biotechnology

    By faculties:

  Best Research presentation awards:     Dr. Ashish Thapliyal and Dr. Nishant Rai International
Conference on Pharmaceutical Sciences February 14-15, 2014
    By students:
  Young Scientist awards :
for best oral presentation  
  Ms. Payal Gupta & Mr. Ravi Saini
8th UCOST Science Congress
December 26-28, 2013
  Young Scientist Award in 11th USSTC (Uttarakhand State Science & Technology Congress-2017)   Mr. Devvrat(Ph. D. Scholar)
organized by UCOST.
March 2-4, 2017
  2nd prize on Recent advances in Science and Technology   Mr. Devvrat(Ph. D. Scholar)
National Conference, organized by Uttaranchal University
Feb 27-28, 2017
  2nd prize on New Frontiers in Biotechnology: Science, Health & Medicine GenoPro   Ms. Neema Tufchi, (Ph. D. Scholar)
3rd International Conference, organized by Invertis University, Bareilly.
Sep 23-26, 2016

(i) International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, 4 (9) 1157-1166.
(ii) Journal of International Environmental Application and Science, 8(4): 550-561.
(iii) Journal of Biology, Agriculture and Healthcare 2013

She also received an honour code certificate of  online course 7.00x Introduction to Biology - The Secret of Life offered by MITx, an online learning initiative of The Massachusetts Institute of Technology through edX on 18 Dec 2013.

(vi) Payal Gupta  Oral Presentation on “Therapeutic Potential of some important plants from Uttarakhand region against Candida species” at 1st International Conference on New Horizons in Pharmaceutical & Biomedical sciences jointly organized by Sheetal Lifesciences (P) Ltd, Dehradun and Society of Environment, Health & Biotech.

(ii) Jigisha Anand made Oral Presentation on “Synergistic effect of Green Tea Catechins and Antibiotics against Resistant Microbial pathogens” at 1st International Conference on New Horizons in Pharmaceutical & Biomedical sciences jointly organised by Sheetal Lifesciences (P) Ltd, Dehradun and Society of Environmen , Health & Biotech.

  1. Awards won

  2. Publication:            23 peer reviewed and indexed papers published/accepted
    • P. Gupta, R. Chanda, N. Rai, V. K. Kataria, N. Kumar (2016). Antihypertensive, Amlodipine Besilate Inhibits Growth and Biofilm of Human Fungal Pathogen Candida. ASSAY and Drug Development Technologies. (1540-658X IF: 1.655 Thomson Reuter) DOI:10.1089/adt.2016.714.
    • J. Anand, N. Rai (2016). Anticandidal synergistic activity of green tea catechins, antimycotics and copper sulphate as a mean of combinational drug therapy against candidiasis. Journal de Mycologie Médicale (ISSN 1156-5233 IF: 0.756).http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1156523316301494 In Press.
    • J. Bisht, NSK Harsh, LMS Palni and V Pande (2016). Effect of Repeated Application of Chlorpyrifos on Fungal Population of Pine Forest Soil. Indian Forester 142 (3), 253-259
    • J. Anand, B. Upadhayaya, P. Rawat, N. Rai (2015). Biochemical characterization and pharmacognostic evaluation of purified catechins in green tea (Camellia sinensis) cultivars of India. 3 Biotech (Springer). ISSN: 2190-5738, (Thomson Reuter IF: 0.992) 5: 285–294 DOI 10.1007/s13205-014-0230-0.
    • Thapliyal M, Barthwal M, Chandra T, Bhatt, J.P., Bahuguna S. N. and Thapliyal A.  Establishment of population of introduced brown trout (Salmo trutta) co-related to their feeding habits in river Asiganga. Environment Conservation Journal, 2013 13 (3), 15-210972-3099(print), 2278-5124 (online).
    • Thapliyal M, Sati BK, Kumar R, Chandra T,  Thapliyal A. DNA barcoding of fishes from River Song, Dehradun, Uttarakhand using mitochondrial cytochrome-c oxidase-I gene Environment Conservation Journal14(3) 113-10972-3099,print), 2278-5124 (online) 21, 2013
    • Distribution and Phylogenetic analysis of Glutamate Dehydrogenase among different taxa. Int. J. Ad. Bioinfo. App. And Research. 03/2013; Vol. 4(1). ISSN online:1744-5493,print): , 1744-5485 (online)
    • Thapliyal A, Chandola-Saklani A, Bhatt D and Anthwal P. Binding pattern of 125-Iodine thyroxine and tri-iodothyronine in skin and liver tissues of spotted munia, Lonchura punctulata: co-relation to synchronization of reproductive cycle Accepted for publication – Indian J.of Exp. Biol ISSN: 0975-1009 (Online);0019-5189(Print)
    • Thapliyal M, Tiwari P & Thapliyal A.  Alterations in physico-chemical parameters of water and aquatic diversity at Maneri-Bhali Phase I dam site on river Ganges in district Uttarkashi –  Uttarakhand. International Humboldt Kolleg on“Management of Water, Energy andBio-resources in Changing ClimateRegime: Emerging Issues and Environmental Challenges – JNU , Springer’s(Accepted for publication)
    • Semwal P, Anthwal P, Kapoor T, Sati B and Thapliyal A.  Herbal Extract as Potential Modulator and Drug for Synaptic Plasticity and Neurodegenerative Disorders,Int. J. of Pharmaceutical Sciences Review and Research Accepted for publication. ISSN - 2278-6074.
    • Semwal P, Anthwal P, Kapoor T & Thapliyal A.  Preliminary Investigation of Phytochemicals of Saussurea obvallata (Brahm Kamal) Endangered Medicinal Plant Species of Uttarakhand ) DARU Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences (in process) ISSN: 2008-2231
    • Thapliyal A, Verma R and Navin Kumar.  Small G-Proteins Dexras1 and RHES and their Role in Pathophysiological Processes Int. J. of Cell. Biology (accepted for publication. ISSN: 1687-8876 (Print) ISSN: 1687-8884 (Online)
    • Firdous A Khan, Maajid Hassan Bhat, Syed H Yaqoob, Syed M Waheed, Niyaz Naykoo; Athar H Hakeem, MVSc; Hilal M Khan, Phd; Mujeeb R Fazili, Nazir A Ganai, Suresh K Singla.  In vitro Development of Goat- Sheep & Goat- Goat zona- free cloned embryos in different culture media. Theriogenology, Feb 2014 81(3):  419-423.
    • Gupta P, Nath S, Meena RC, Kumar N, 2014. Hypoxia and hypoxia-mimetic cobalt chloride differentially modulate virulence properties of Candida glabrata in vitro. Mycoscience, Elseviere; Thompson Reuter Impact Factor: 1.165. (Communicated to Mycosciences)
    • Meena RC, Kumar N, Nath S, Pradeep P, Sarkar S, Chakrabarti A, 2014. DNA replication is activated and Dun1 dependent functions are necessary for optimal cell survival during exposure to hypoxic conditions in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Yeast, Wiley; Thomson Reuter Impact Factor: 1.99 (Resubmitted to Yeast Journal after suggested revisions).
    • Ruwali, P., Rai, N., Kumar, N., Gautam, P. (2013). Antiviral potential of medicinal plants: An overview. Int. Res. J. Pharmacy (ISSN 2230-8407 ELSEVIER Indexed) 4(6), 8-16.
    • Kaur J, Nautiyal K and Pant M (2013) In vitro propagation of Bacopa monnierri (L.) Wettst- a medicinally priced herb. International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences, 2(8): 131-138.
    • Manu Pant, Ankita Lal Prabha Bisht and Anju Rani (2013) Eleocarpus sphaericus – an overview: Research Journal of medicinal plant. 7(1): 23-31
    • Anju Rani, Anuj Kumar, Ankita Lal, Manu Pant (2013) Cellular mechanisms of cadmium toxity- A review. Int J Environment and health research (Taylor and Francis).. DOI:10.1080/09603123.2013.835032 (IF-1.2)
    • Sati, P., Pandey, A., Sandeep Rawat, S., Rani A. 2013. Phytochemicals and antioxidants in leaf extracts of Ginkgo biloba with reference to location, seasonal variation and solvent system.Journal of Pharmacy Research (Elsevier). 7: 804-809
    • Shashank Mittal, Reshu Nautiyal, Swati Mamgain, Kumud Pant, Tribhuvan Chandra, Signature Patterns for Major Virulent Proteins of HIV1, International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology (IJEAT), ISSN: 2249 – 8958, Volume-2, Issue-3, February 2013
    • Kumud Pant, Reshu Nautiyal, and Bhasker Pant, Homology modeling of frizzled GPCR through GPCRmod sim, Journal of Advanced Bioinformatics Applications and Research, ISSN 0976-2604.Online ISSN 2278 – 6007,  Vol 4, Issue2, 2013, pp50-53. (ICV 3.00
    • Manu Pant, Ankita Lal Prabha Bisht and Anju Rani (2013) Eleocarpus sphaericus – an overview: Research Journal of medicinal plant. 7(1): 23-31
    • .Anju Rani, Anuj Kumar, Ankita Lal, Manu Pant (2013) Cellular mechanisms of cadmium toxity- A review. Int J Environment and health research (Taylor and Francis).. DOI:10.1080/09603123.2013.835032 (IF-1.2)
    • Pant M and Semwal P (2013) Brahmakamal- the spiritually reverred, scientifically ignored medicinal plant. Current Science (Impact factor 1.2),104(6): 685-686.
    • Anil Kumar, Nishant Rai*, Navin Kumar, Pankaj Gautam, J.S.Kumar. (2013). Mechanisms involved in hepatoprotection of different herbal products:  A Review. International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences (ISSN: 0975-7538, Scopus indexed), 4(2), 112-117.
    • Ruwali, P., Rai, N., Kumar, N., Gautam, P.* (2013). Antiviral potential of medicinal plants: An overview. Int. Res. J. Pharmacy (ISSN 2230-8407 ELSEVIER Indexed) 4(6), 8-16.
  3. Conference :  Attended/acceptance of 9 National and International Conferences
    • Two abstracts have been accepted in 12th ASM Conference on Candida and Candidiasis helding in March, 2014 at New Orleans, USA (Dr. Navin Kumar).
    • International Conference on Pharmaceutical Sciences: Present trends and Future Prospects in Pharmaceutical Sciences to be held on Feb, 14-15, 2014.
    • UCOST 8th Science Congress, 26-28 Dec.2013. Doon University, Dehradun.
    • Workshop entitled "Developing Research Ideas, Writing Projects and Research Management". Govt. PG College, Rishikesh. Invited lecture.
    • UGC-Sponsored National Conference on Resource Management & its Sustainable Use. 22-23 March 2013. LMS Govt. PG College, Rishikesh.
    • National seminar on economic upgradation: environmental degradation, 24-25 January 2014, sponsored by AICTE at OIMT, Rishikesh.
    • Conference on: Creating Markets From Research Results- Initiative for Excellence (Organised by Industries Association of Uttarakhand; UCOST& Higher Education Government of Uttarakhand: Doon University, Dehradun, 26th July, 2013
    • Recent Advances in Biomaterials and Nanobiotechnology" on March 10-14, 2014 Organized by Department of Physics & Biotechnology, IIT, Roorkee.
    • Developing Research Ideas, Writing Projects and Project Management Workshop, Jointly organized by Pt. LMS Govt. PG College, Rishikesh National Academy of Science India Sponsored by UCOST, 30 November, 2013
  4. Students Curricular, Co Curricular, Sports and research achievements… Awards won, Research grants received, scholarship granted, etc….etc.
    • Dipika Nandi qualified GATE, TOEFL and GRE and  has publications in:
    • Jaspreet Kaur has qualified GATE and has publications in:
      • Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci (2013) 2(8): 131-138 “In vitro propagation of Bacopa monnieri (L.) Wettst A medicinally priced herb.”
    • Ms. Payal Gupta and Mr. Prashant Anthwal has attended and presented poster in 6th Science Conclave- A meet of Nobel Laureates and Eminent Scientists held at IIIT Allahabad, from December 8th-14th, 2013.
    • Jigisha Anand, Payal Gupta and Pushpa Ruwali have qualified Uttarakhand State Eligibility Test (USET).
    • Shweta Kohli has publications in:
      • International Journal of Livestock Production. Vol 5(1), pp: 182-185
    • Jigisha Anand worked on synergistic effect of green tea catechins and antibiotics against resistant microbial pathogens.(i) Jigisha Anand has presented Poster on “Evaluation of Synergistic activity of Green tea and antibiotics as a mean of combinational drug therapy against microbial infection” at 8th Uttrakhand State Science and Technology Congress-2013.
    • Saumaya Singh (research scholar) attend workshop on human/cancer cell culture technique and MTT Assay at ICSCCB Pune on Jan 2014
    • Anil kumar had Published paper in IJPRS journal in 2013 and Attend the conference on  Phytochemistry of herbal plants on dec-2013, in Inderlok-1, Dehradun.
    • Rakesh Biswas (B.Tech) has received "SAMMY AWARD"2014 , SAM GLOBAL AWARD 2014 on 27 Jan 2014 at Chennai , SRM university,  award winner of Rhodes Youth forum 2012 and won 25 lakh INR rupees, and award winner of Youth time Summer School 2013 , Croatia 2013 His Articles published in all the leading News paper in India , INDIA DIGEST , HINDUSTAN TIMES ,TIMES OF INDIA , BBC CHANNEL , Z NEWS MEDIA , E TV MEDIA , PIONEER etc. Invited speaker – TED, 2014
    • Ruwali Pushpa (research scholar) published ‘Antiviral potential of medicinal Plants  : An overview’. International Research journal of Pharmacy 4(6): 8-16.
  5. Placement
    • Selection in Omics International (Package: 2.9 Lpa)
      Batch 2016- 18 students
      Batch 2017- 24 students
    • One M. Tech Student (Batch 2017) was offered a package of 3.0 Lpa at RNA Life sciences.
    • Two students of B. Tech Biotech (Batch 2017) selected in APTARA Corp.
    • One student (Batch 2017) selected for intership with Wrigs Nanosystem.
    • Rakesh Biswas (B.Tech+ MBA) got highest package in university.
  6. Establishments of new Labs etc.....etc
    • Drug design and Bioinformatics lab
 

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