KANGJAM REKHA DEVI
SCIENTIST E

  KANGJAM REKHA DEVI

Publications

Date of Joining Present Post: 01-09-2015

Address (Off):

REGIONAL MEDICAL RESEARCH CENTRE
N.E.REGION, EAST-CHOWKIDINGHEEPOST BOX NO. 105
DIBRUGARH - 781022 .
Telephone (off): 0373-2381506
Fax : 0373-2381494
Email : krekha75@yahoo.co.in
Educational Qualifications:

  • B.V. Sc. & A.H., M. V. Sc. (Microbiology),
  • Currently pursuing Ph. D under RONPAKU
  • Fellowship in Kochi Medical School, Japan

Discipline:
VETERINARY SCIENCE AND ANIMAL HUSBANDRY
MICROBIOLOGY


Research Experience:
10 years 6 months (Areas: Microbiology, Genomics and Proteomics, Tuberculosis, Neurocysticercosis, Schistosomiasis, Paragonimiasis)
  • Prevalence of Anti-tuberculosis drug resistance and risk factors associated with pulmonary tuberculosis among the Tea Garden workers in the State of Assam, India for 2 Years as Principal Investigator (PI)
  • Neurocysticercosis in a referral hospital in upper Assam : a serodiagnostic and radiological study for 2 Years as Principal Investigator (PI)
  • Morphological, molecular and immunological studies on paddy field dermatitis caused by Schistosoma spindale in paddy field workers of Assam for 2 Years as Principal Investigator (PI)
  • Prevalence and molecular diagnosis of human pulmonary paragonimiasis in Northeastern region of India for 3 Years as Co-Principal Investigator (Co-PI)
  • Studies on fish borne trematode infection in Northeastern region, India. 3 Years as Co-Principal Investigator (Co-PI)
  • Molecular characterization and infrapopulation differentiation of Paragonimus lung flukes in North-Eastern region of India for 3 Years as Co-Principal Investigator (Co-PI)
  • Diagnosis and molecular epidemiology of Tuberculosis in North-East region of India for 3 Years as Co-Principal Investigator (Co-PI)
  • Molecular epidemiological analysis of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Assam, India for 2 Years as Co-Principal Investigator (Co-PI)
  • Study of genetic and Molecular Epidemiology of breast cancer in two states (Assam And Meghalaya) of North Eastern Region of India for 3 Years as Co-Principal Investigator (Co-PI)
  • Comparative study of genetic, clinical and epidemiological factors of Breast Cancer in Rural And urban area of India for 3 Years as Co-Principal Investigator (Co-PI)
Membership/Fellowship of Professional Societies/Associations :
Memberships:
  • Life member of Indian Society of Parasitology
  • Member of Assam Science Society

Fellowship:

  • RONPAKU Fellowship under the Japan Society for Promotion of Science (JSPS)
Awards:
Awarded RONPAKU Fellowship under the Japan Society for Promotion of Science (JSPS) RONPAKU (Dissertation Ph.D) Program for FY 2008 Asian Program Division. Japan Society for Promotion of Science (JSPS) January, 2008

International conference

  • K. Rekha Devi, K. Narain and J. Mahanta (2005). Progression of paragonimiasis in experimental Wistar rats at high intensity of infection. The 20th international conference of the world association for the advancement of veterinary parasitology, 16-20 October, Christchurch, New Zealand p. 149, Abstract No. L14.
  • K. Narain, K. Rekha Devi, Takeshi Agatsuma, David Blair, S. Wickramashinghe and J. Mahanta. (2006) Paragonimus and paragonimiasis in northeastern India: a molecular perspective and clinico-radiological features. 1st International Symposium on Environmental Health with special reference to infectious diseases. Kochi Medical School, Oko, Nankoku City, Kochi, Japan on 23rd November 2006

National conferences

  • K. Rekha Devi, K. Narain and J. Mahanta (2005). The Prevalence of Soil-transmitted Helminths in Assam: Patterns of Infestation in Different Communities, 17th National Congress of Parasitology (24-26 October, 2005) at Regional Medical Research Centre, N.E. Region(ICMR) Dibrugarh, P-34, Abstract no. 073-p.
  • K. Rekha Devi, K. Narain and J. Mahanta (2005). Food-Borne Parasitic Zoonosis: Status of Metacercarial Infection in Fishes of Assam. 17th National Congress of Parasitology (24-26 October, 2005) at Regional Medical Research Centre,N.E. Region(ICMR) Dibrugarh P-40, Abstract no. 087-p.
  • K. Narain, K. Rekha Devi, S.K. Rajguru and J. Mahanta (2005). Prevalence of Hook Worm in Relation to Socio-economic and Behavioural Determinates of Exposure to Infection in Rural Assam. 17th National Congress of Parasitology (24-26 October, 2005) at Regional Medical Research Centre, N.E. Region(ICMR) Dibrugarh, P-34, Abstract no. 074-p
  • Narain K., Devi K.R. and Mahanta J. (2004). Pulmonary Paragonimiasis and tuberculosis:a Diagnostic Dilemma. 3rd Global Meet on Parasitic Disease held at Bangalore from January 12 to 16th , 2004.
Foreign Visits:
  1. PARTICIPATION IN THE "12TH WORLD CANCER CONFERENCE" TO UNITED KINGDOM
    FROM 2016-09-26 TO 2016-09-28

  2. AWARD OF JSPS RNPOKU(DISSERTATION PH.D) PROGRAM FOR FY2011 (IND-10802) FROM 1-8-2011 TO 29-10-2011 AND 30-12-2011 TO JAPAN
    FROM 2011-08-01 TO 2011-12-30

  3. AWARD OF JSPS RONPOKU (DISSERTATION PH.D) PGRORAM FOR FY 2009 (IND-10802). TO JAPAN
    FROM 2009-10-01 TO 2009-12-31

  4. 22ND WORLD ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF VETERINARY PARASITOLOGY CONFERENCE (WAAVP 2009). TO CANADA
    FROM 2009-08-08 TO 2009-08-13

  5. AWARD OF JSPS RONPOKU FELLOWSHIP FOR UNDERGOING PH.D PROGRAMME TO JAPAN
    FROM 2008-06-01 TO 2008-08-31

  6. 20TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE WORLD ASSOSIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF VETERINARY PARASITOLOGY. TO NEW ZEALAND
    FROM 2005-10-16 TO 2005-10-20


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