MANOJ KUMAR
SCIENTIST C

  MANOJ KUMAR

Publications

Address (Off):

NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR RESEARCH IN ENVIRONMENTAL
HEALTH KAMLA NEHRU HOSPITAL BUILDING GANDHI MEDICAL COLLEGE CAMPUS
BHOPAL - 462001 .
Email : manoj15micro@yahoo.co.in
Educational Qualifications:

  • PhD, Microbiology (2009) NDRI, ICAR Karnal, Haryana India
  • MSc, Microbiology (2002) CCS University (Campus), Meerut, India
  • BSc, Biology (2000) CCS University (DN College), Meerut, India

Discipline:
MICROBIOLOGY



Research Experience:
ICMR Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Department of Microbiology National Institute of Nutrition, ICMR Hyderabad Young Scientist SERB (Project PI), Department of Microbiology National Institute of Nutrition, ICMR Hyderabad

AREA OF RESEARCH INTERESTS

Environmental Microbiology with an emphasis on Antimicrobial resistance and infectious diseases; Metagenomics

Membership/Fellowship of Professional Societies/Associations :
  • Life Member of Nutritional Society of India
  • ASM (American society of Microbiology) Member
Awards:
  • Young scientist SERB Fast Track Award
  • ICMR Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
  • Received Travel Grant Award from ICMR to attend UK Probitc Conference 2015 at Royal Holloway University London 29th June – 1st July 2015.
  • Recipient of Travel Grant Award from DST to attend 11th International conference functional foods and chronic inflammation: Science and practical application, university of San Diego USA 2012
  • Senior Research Fellowship Award by Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), Government of India, for doctoral studies (2005 - 2009)
  • Received Scholarship Award from AFSLAB Society to present paper in 5th Conference for the Asia Federation of Societies for Lactic Acid Bacteria SINGAPORE (2009).
  • Awarded Travel Grant to attend and present paper in 3rd international probiotic conference SLOVAKIA (Europe) (2008).
  • Qualified GATE in 2003
  • NET Qualified

Book Edited

Stem cells from culture dish to clinic. Verma V, Singh and Kumar M. (eds.) Nova Science Publisher 2017

 

Research Grants:

 

Title of project

Name of the Implementing Institution

Name of Funding Agency

Duration of project

1

Cell surface display of divalent lap-OmpA protein on Indigenous Probiotic bacteria to counter food borne pathogens Listeria monocytogenes and Salmonella typhimurium

Department of Microbiology National Institute of Nutrition, ICMR Hyderabad

DST -SERB

2014-2017

2.

Anticarcinogenic property of probiotic in combination with Allium sativum and NSAIDs on DMH induced colon cancer and colon cancer stem cells in rats

Department of Microbiology National Institute of Nutrition, ICMR Hyderabad

ICMR

2010-2012

Trainings Undertaken on:

Real Time PCR Training from Invitrogen Bioservices India private limited first technology place, 3EPIP, Whitefield, Bangalore-560066 (09-11/jan/2013)

Flow Cytometry Training – a basic course on Flow cytometry (BD FACSCaliburTM) from BD Biosciences 6 th Floor, Signature Tower B, South City-I, Gurgaon – 122001(2010). (3-5/05/2010)

Molecular Diagnostic training from Auroprobe laboratories C-229, Defence Colony New Delhi. (23 -25/10/2001

BD Flow Cytometry (Aria II) Workshop at National Institute of Nutrition [ICMR] Hyderabad during (23rd May – 25th May 2012).

Referee and Member in Editorial Boards:

  1. External Referee of the European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant 2013 project proposals. (http://erc.europa.eu/)

  2. Indian Journal of Nutrition (Editorial Board) 
    (http://www.opensciencepublications.com/indian-journals1/indian-journal-of-nutrition/editorial-board)

  3. International Journal of Immunotherapy and Cancer Research 
    (https://www.peertechz.com/journals/international-journal-of-immunotherapy-and-cancer-research/editorial-board)

Paper Presented (Abroad and in India):

11th International Conference on Functional Foods and Chronic Inflammation: Science and Practical Application; held at the San Diego University, USA 21-23 Aug. 2012 entitled ‘Synergistic effect of Non-steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug, Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG and Allium Sativum on PI3-kinase and Wnt Signaling on DMH induced colon cancer’

In 5th Conference for the Asia Federation of Societies for Lactic Acid Bacteria 30 June- 4 July 2009 Singapore NUSS entitled ‘’Anticarcinogenic role of probiotic fermented milk against Aflatoxin B1 induced rat liver’’

In 3rd International Probiotic Conference 4th June - 7th June 2008 Hotel Bellevue High Tatras Slovakia entitled “A probiotic fermented milk prepared by mixed culture combination reduces pathogen shedding and alleviates disease signs in rats challenged with pathogens”

In International Conference on Molecular Mechanism of Diseases from 15th Dec. – 16th Dec. 2008 Division of Pharmacology & Toxicology Defence Research & Development Establishment Jhansi Road Gwalior-474 002, INDIA (2008) entitled “Effect of Probiotic Fermented Milk as Antioxidant in Liver Carcinogenesis Induced by Aflatoxin B1 in Rat.

In UK Probiotics Conference 2015 from 29th June – 1st July 2015 at Royal Holloway University London entitled ‘’Effect of Probiotic and Prebiotics on Gut Microbiome and Cardiometabolic Health of Overweight Adults and Healthy Young Volunteers.


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