About Department

The Department of Biotechnologywas established in 2000 under the faculty of Science, D.D.U GorakhpurUniversity as one of the centres of post- graduate teaching and research. Inthe last two decades the department has grown as one of the pioneering departmentsin teaching and research. The department has excellent infrastructure forresearch in Biotechnology and allied sciences. The Department offers a uniqueblend of high-quality teaching and rigorous student training. The Departmentoffers M.Sc and PhD Biotechnology programme since inception. It has sevenUGC-sanctioned teaching posts Professor (01), Associate Professor (02) andAssistant Professor (04). The Department has seven independent research labs,MSc Labs, Class rooms, Conference hall, Library and all basic facilities tocater the needs of M.Sc and Ph.D students. The Department has recently beenrecognized as “Centre for Excellence in Genomics and Bioinformatics” by UttarPradesh Government in 2021.

 

 

1.         a)     Nameof the Department & Year of Establishment  :          Department of BiotechnologyEstb. Year 2000

b)     Name of the University/Institution                           :           Deen Dayal Upadhyaya

                                                                                                GorkhapurUniversity

            c)    Address for correspondence includingTelephone, Telegram, FAX, e-mail etc.

d)     Its FinancialStatus (General/ Self-financed)            :           Self-financed

 

2.         Status ofthe Institute/ University (attach supporting documents)

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a)   Academic Status [Autonomous Institute/University/ Deemed University]                   University

                                                            √         

        b)    Financial Status [Government (Central or State Govt.)/ Govt.Aided/ Private]                        SateGovt.

i)     Upload the copy of 2f and 12BCertificate issued by UGC along with the online submitted proposal.

            c)   ExaminationSystem: Annual/ Semester/Choice Based Credit System/ Credit and Grading system/any other

                  system, specify: Semester/CBCS

 

3.         a)     Name& Number of Faculty members in position: a) Professors, b) Readers & c)Lecturers

(List only Core & Permanent Faculty Members in Department/ Centre/Schoolwith their academic qualifications)

 

Name of Faculty Member

Designation

Highest Qualification

Dr. Jonnada A.V. Prasada Rao

Professor

Ph.D

Dr. Sarad Kumar Mishra

Professor & Head

Ph.D

Dr. Dinesh Yadav

Professor

Ph.D

Dr. Rajarshi Kumar Gaur

Professor

Ph.D

Dr. Farrukh Aqil

Associate Professor

Ph.D

 

b)   Sanctioned Strength                      07 (Seven)

 

5.         a)     ActualCurrent student strength at:

                   

                                   

                                        (i) PGlevel - M. Sc, (only Regular Students )                                      :39

(ii)Total No. of Full Time Ph. D scholars in each sub-discipline.               : 09

 

b)    Degree-wiseactual number of passing out students in last five years:

 

 

Years

Total

No. of Students in each degree

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

 

M Sc

12

12

16

17

19

76

Ph D

1

2

1

1

1

   6

 

c)     i)  Number of Students (year-wise) who qualified inNET in M. Sc Program or GATE (more than 90% percentile) qualified in ME/ M TechProgram

 

Years

Total

 

2015

2016

       2017

2018

2019

 

No. of Students

5

2

1

-

-

8

 

           

        ii)  Number of FullTime Ph. D research scholars with fellowships awarded from any agency in thedepartment

 

S No.

Name of PhD scholar

Date of joining

Fellowship awarding agency

Fellowship amount (Rs)/P.M.

1

Manish Kumar

2010

Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship for SC/ST Candidate

25,000

2

Gautam Anand

2012

Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund

25,000

3

Satya Prakash

2012

CSIR-NET/JRF

25,000

4

Jaya Naseem

2016

UPCAAR/SRF

22,000

5

Deep Shikha

2016

Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship for SC/ST Candidate

25,000

6

Sonali

2018

CSIR-NET/JRF

25,000

8

Kanchan

2019

DST-INSPIRE

25,000

 

d)     Placement of graduating post-graduate & Ph Dstudents in the Department.

 

 

Years

Total

No. of Students in each degree

2015

2016

       2017

2018

2019

 

M.Sc

6

2

2

4

4

18

Ph.D.

1

1

1

1

-

04

 

 

6.         Indicate the development grant received fromUGC/AICTE during the Eleventh and Twelfth Plan.

                                               

11th Plan                                               12thPlan

(2007-12)                                               (2012-17)

 

            Building                                    -                                                           -

            Equipment                    14,02,907.00                                         17,81,258.00

 

7.         What is the annual grant available to the department fromyour university/institution during the last two years?

                                   

Year

For Research (Rs.)

For Teaching (Rs.)

2018-2019

6,00,000.00

4,00,000.00

2019-2020

6,00,000.00

4,00,000.00

 

8.         ResearchGrant received from different agencies during the last five years:

 

a)         Total Amount (Rs) and Number ofResearch Projects

 

b)         Details thereof:

 

S.no.

Name of the Investigator     

Title of the project and duration

Amount sanctioned (Rs. Lakhs)

Funding Agency

 

1

Dr. Aiman Tanveer; Mentor Prof. Dinesh Yadav

Application of microbial enzymes isolated from environmental samples for preparation of hand  made paper

15/10/2019 to 14/10/2022

36.48

DST-Women Scientist-B fellowship

2

Dr. Anupama Ojha ; Mentor –Prof. Sarad Kumar Mishra

Study of correlation between pesticide exposure and cancer development through pesticide exposure marker in cancer patients of Eastern Uttar Pradesh region

21.00

UGC-Dr. D.S Kothari Post- Doctoral Fellowship

3

Dr. Mohd. Shahab ; Mentor –Prof..Dinesh Yadav

Genome wide identification, molecular cloning and expression profiling of Nuclear Factor-Y (NF-Y) transcription factor of Chickpea

(06/03/2018 to 05/03/2021)

7.24(one year)

UGC-Dr. D.S Kothari Post- Doctoral Fellowship

4

Dr.Shobhit Kumar Srivastava; Mentor: Dr.Jonnada A,V.P Rao

Assessment of the distribution and status of ferns of Darjeeling, West Bengal,

9.6

SERB-National PDF

5

Prof. Dinesh Yadav

Genome wide characterization of DNA binding with One finger (DOF) transcription factor gene family of chickpea for identifying genomic resources for developing biotic and abiotic stress tolerance

28/07/2014 to 28/07/2017

15.18

UPCAR, Lucknow

6

Dr.Aiman Tanveer ; Mentor –Prof.  Dinesh Yadav

Mining of soil metagenome for cloning, expression and characterization of novel pectin lyase genes

10thFeb. 2014 to 9thFeb 2017

14.59

UGC-Dr. D.S Kothari Post- Doctoral Fellowship

7

Dr.Neha Malviya as PI; Prof. Dinesh Yadav as Mentor

Genome wide identification, molecular cloning and in silico characterization of Dof (DNA binding with One Finger) transcription factor genes of pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan (L) Milli sp)

May 2013 to May 2016

26.0

DST Women Scientist-A project

8

Dr.Sangeeta Yadav

Structural and Functional Studies on Fungal Pectin Lyases

24th Sept. 2013 to 23rd Sept. 2016

 

28.3

SERB-Young Scientist Project

 

 

9.         Indicatethe research activities of the faculty members as per the following pro-forma

 

Name and Designation of Faculty
Major areas of Research
Number of Ph. Ds produced
(in last 5 years)

Dr. Jonnada A.V. Prasada Rao

Molecular Biology & Imunotechnology
0
Dr. Dinesh Yadav
Molecular Biology & Bioinformatics, Plant Biotechnology and Enzyme technology
4

Dr. Sarad Kumar Mishra

Biochemistry and Animal Biotechnology
4

Dr. Rajarshi Kumar Gaur

Plant Molecular Biology and Virology
6 (In Mody University of Science and Technology, Sikar)

The Department of Biotechnology was established in the year 2000 with seven UGC sanctioned posts namely Professor (01), Associate Professor (02) and Assistant Professor (04). The department is presently offering M.Sc. and PhD degree in Biotechnology. The present faculty members of the department include:

 

Dr.JonnadaA V Prasada Rao- Professor

Dr.Dinesh Yadav- Professor

Dr.SaradKumar Mishra-Professor & Head

Dr.Rajarshi Kumar Gaur-Professor

 

Inthe past, Prof. Anil Kumar Tripathi, Ex-Director CSIR-CIMAP, Dr. Dinesh RajModi, Dean, faculty of Life Sciences, BBAU Lucknow and Dr.Jagtar Singh,Coordinator Biotechnology, Punjab University, Chandigarh and Dr.KirtiSrivastava have served the department. Prof. N.B Singh, Dr. D.R Modi, Prof. M.LSrivastava, Prof. A.K. Tripathi, Prof. C.P.M. Tripathi, Dr. Dinesh Yadav,Dr.Sarad K Mishra, Prof. Kaushal Kumar, Prof. J.P. Chaturvedi, Prof. RajendraPrasad and Dr.Jonnada A. V. Prasada Rao, Prof. Rajendra Singh have contributedas Head of the Department.

 

TheDepartment has seven independent research labs, MSc Labs, Class rooms,Conference hall, Library and all basic facilities to cater the needs of M.Scand Ph.D students. The Departmental library has rich collections of over 1100books related to diverse fields of biotechnology.Seminars/Conferences/Symposium organized by the department arelisted below:

PCR diagnosis of Tuberculosis (6th April, 2003)

● Challenges andOpportunities in Biotechnology in Uttar Pradesh (31 January, 2004)

Organic farming a new strategy of Agriculture (6-7May, 2004)

Sustainability management of Medicinal Plants (29-30July 2006)

Current issues in Zoology and Environmental Sciences(11-13 Nov. 2006)

Biotechnology for Sustainable Development (15-16 Nov.2011)

International Conference “Harmony with nature incontext of ecotechnological intervention and climate change” (Harmony-2013) incollaboration with Department of Zoology, Environmental Sciences (11-13Nov.2013).

NationalWorkshop on “Scientific paper writing and effective communication” (17-18September, 2016)

National Seminar onBiotechnological Intervention in Agriculture, health and Industry (BIAHI-2019),(24-25, February 2019)

 

Research Activities

Thrust Areas: Plant Biotechnology, Microbial Technology, MolecularBiology, Bioinformatics, Enzyme Technology

Molecular Biology & Bioinformatics of PlantTranscription Factors (DOF & NF-Y)

Biochemical, Molecular & Bioinformatics ofpectinases, -galactosidases, polyphenol oxidases, xylanases,peroxidases

Screening of novel bioactive compounds fromendophytes

In-silico sequence analysis and drug designing

v Plant virus and its management

v Cancer Biology

 

Post-Doctoral Students

Dr.SangeetaYadav-DST-SERB Young Scientist (2009-2012;2013-2016)

Dr.NehaMalviya-DST-Women Scientist (2013-2016)

Dr.AimanTanveer –UGC-Dr.D.S Kothari Fellow(2014-2017)

Dr.Shobhit Kumar Srivastava –SERB National PDF(2018-2020)

Dr.Mohd. Sahab ,UGC-Dr.D.S Kothari Fellow (2018-2021)

v Dr. Anupama Ojha, Dr.D.S Kothari Fellow (2020-2023)

v Dr. Aiman Tanveer, DSt-Women Scientist B (2020-2023)

 

Ph.D. Scholars/M.Sc.students: A total of 23 studentshave been awarded Ph.D in Biotechnology till date. More than 270 students havebeen awarded Master’s Degree in Biotechnology.

 

Research Projects: Financial support received from different funding agencies.

  • Application of microbial enzymes isolated from environmental samples for preparation of hand made paper(2020-2023) (DST-Women Scientist-B fellowship to Dr. Aiman Tanveer; Mentor Prof. Dinesh Yadav.

  •  Study ofcorrelation between pesticide exposure and cancer development through pesticideexposure marker in cancer patients of Eastern Uttar Pradesh region (2020-2023))(UGC-Dr. D.S Kothari Post- Doctoral Fellowship to Dr. Anupama Ojha ; Mentor–Prof. Sarad Kumar Mishra). 

·        Genome wideidentification, molecular cloning and expression profiling of Nuclear Factor-Y(NF-Y) transcription factor of Chickpea (2018-2021)(UGC-Dr. D.S Kothari Post-Doctoral Fellowship to Dr. Mohd. Shahab ; Mentor –Prof..Dinesh Yadav). 

·        Assessment of the distribution and status of ferns of Darjeeling, West Bengal,SERB-Natonal PDF(2018-2020) to Dr.Shobhit Kumar Srivastava; Mentor: Dr/.JonnadaA,V.P Rao) 

·         Genome wide characterization of DNA bindingwith One finger (DOF) transcription factor gene family of chickpea foridentifying genomic resources for developing biotic and abiotic stresstolerance(2014 to 2017) (UPCAR, Lucknow PI: Prof. Dinesh Yadav) 

·        Mining of soilmetagenome for cloning, expression and characterization of novel pectin lyasegenes(2014 to 2017)(UGC-Dr. D.SKothari Post- Doctoral Fellowship to Dr.Aiman Tanveer ; Mentor –Prof.  Dinesh Yadav) 

·        Genome wideidentification, molecular cloning and in silico characterization of Dof (DNAbinding with One Finger) transcription factor genes of pigeon pea (Cajanuscajan(L) Millisp) (2013-2016) (DST WomenScientist-A project; Dr.NehaMalviya as PI; Prof. Dinesh Yadav as Mentor) 

·        Structural andFunctional Studies on Fungal Pectin Lyases (2013 to 2016) (SERB-Young Scientist Project-Dr.Sangeeta Yadav as PI) 

·        MolecularCloning, Expression and in silico Characterization of Microbial Pectin LyaseGene(s) (2010-2013)(UGC-Major Project-Prof.Dinesh Yadav as PI) 

·        Cost effectiveproduction of efficient alpha-galactosidase from potent indigenous fungalstrains (UGC-minor project – Prof. .SaradKumar Mishra as PI) 

·        Studies onMicrobial Pectin Lyases and Elucidating Its Industrial Applications (2009-2012)(DST-Young Scientist Project; Dr. SangeetaYadav as PI) 

·        MoU was signedbetween DDU and ICMR-RMRC, Gorakhpur for training and research related tohealth sector

 

Awards/Appreciation/Fellowship

A large numberof students have qualified UGC/CSIR-JRF fellowship, UP-SLET, DRDO, ICMR andGATE till date. Several students have pursued their higher education abroadespecially countries like in USA, Germany, Canada, China, France, Israel andKorea. A good number of students from the department are serving asscientist/faculty in various universities/institutes of our country as well asabroad.

Recently, MoU was signedbetween DDU and ICMR-RMRC, Gorakhpur for training and research related tohealth sector

 

Department Profile

Department Info Details

Name of Department Department of Biotechnology
Head of Department Prof. Sarad Kumar Mishra
Address of Department Department of Biotechnology, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur
Contact Number 95695 84229
Email ID sarad.biotech@ddugu.ac.in
Social Media Page's Links :
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Twitter Department of Biotechnology DDUGU @OfDdugu

Scientific Equipments Details

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Infrastructure

Type Number
Class Rooms - ICT 2
Class Rooms - Non-ICT 2
Seminar Rooms 2
Common Rooms 1
Departmental Libraries 1
Gents Toilets 4
Ladies Toilets 1
Disabled Person Toilets -
Faculty Rooms 7
Office 1
Reception Yes
Waiting Area Yes
Lobby Yes
Ramp Yes
Disabled Friendly Yes
Labs 10

Electrical Appliances

Type Number
Fans 81
LED Lights/Tube lights 100
Air Conditioners 26
Coolers -
Room Heaters 02
Refrigerators 12
Any Other -

Equipment

Type Number
Computers 8
Printers 6
Routers -
Network Switches -
Servers 2

Additional Information

5 Years Master Plan https://erp.ddugu.ac.in/DeptProFile/DeptPro5plan10201614.docx
Annual Department Plan https://erp.ddugu.ac.in/DeptProFile/
Teaching Plan https://erp.ddugu.ac.in/DeptProFile/
Student Attendance Yes

Time Table

UG View Document
PG View Document
Slow Learners View Document
Fast Learners
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Stock Register Yes
Internal Evaluation Records Yes
Special Provision made for Advanced & Slow/Fast Learners Yes

Feedback from Various Stakeholders

Parents Feedback Yes Students Feedback Yes
Teachers Feedback Yes Alumnis Feedback Yes

Visiting Guest Faculty

No. of Guest Lectures Yes
List of Guest Faculty No Document
Consultancy Services No Document
Community Extension Programs No Document
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List of Fast Learners
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Any Other -

Program Details

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Number of Courses View Document
Papers Taught View Document
Value Added Courses No Document
Students enrolled in Each Value-Added Course No Document
No. of Publications 40
No. of Books Published 3
No. of Chapters Published 16

MoUs Signed

MoUs Link https://erp.ddugu.ac.in/DeptProFile/

Student Information

Type No. of Student
Under Graduate (UG) ---
Post Graduate (PG) 39
Ph.D. Scholars 9
JRF/SRF 3
From Within State 39
From Outside State ---
International slow learners (Only UG): ---
International fast learners (Only UG): ---

Faculties

Sr. No.
Teacher Name
Designation
Mobile No.
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1Prof. Sarad Kumar MishraProfessor and Head9450682713View
2Dr. Jonnada A.V. Prasada RaoProfessor7376998056View
3Dr. Dinesh YadavProfessor9411793038View
4Dr. Rajarshi Kumar GaurProfessor9352911723View

Courses & Syllabi

Under Maintanance

 Sr. No. Course Syllabus CBCS

Research & Publications

Research Projects (Last 5 Years)

Project Title
Investigator
Funding Agency
Department
State/Central Govt.
Funds
Year
Duration
SERB NPDF (Dr. Shobhit Kumar Srivastava)Prof. JAVP RaoSERBBio- TechnologyCentral Government 9.620182
D.S Kothari (Mohd. Shahab)Dr. Dinesh YadavUGCBiotechnology Central Government 20183
Genome wide characterization of DNA binding with One finger(DOF) transcription factor gene family of chickpea for identifying genomic resources for developing biotic and abiotic stress tolerance.Prof. Dinesh Yadav(PI)U.P. Council of Agricultural Research (UPCAR), LucknowBiotechnology State Government 5.220143 Years
Mining of soil metagenome for cloning, expression and characterization of novel pectin lyase genesDr. AimanTanveer (PI)/ Prof. Dinesh Yadav (Mentor)UGC- Dr. D.S Kothari Post-Doctoral FellowshipBiotechnology Government 14.5920143 Years
DST Women Scientist (Dr. Neha Malviya)Dr. Dinesh YadavDSTBio- TechnologyCentral Government 620123

Research Papers

Books/Chapters in books and conference proceedings

Achievements

  • Under Maintanance

Activities

  • Under Maintanance

Retired Faculties

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