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Department of Biochemistry

Dr. Sanjeev Agrawal

DESIGNATION:Professor & Head
QUALIFICATION:MSc, Ph.D.Post doc (USA) Biochemistry
CONTACT NO.:05944-233310 (O), 09457087642 (M)

Research areas/Areas of interest

  • Enzymology, , Seed spices quality, Secondary metabolites

  • Research Projects

  • A GBPIHED sponsored project entitled,” Enhanced withanolides production in root cultures including transgenic roots in Withania somnifera (Ashwagandha) under macro/micro environment of rhizogenesis.” (2014-2017)

  • Selected Research Publications

    1. Kumar, Amresh;Vasmatkar,P.,Baral,P,Agrawal, Sanjeev;and Mishra, Ashutosh (2017). Immunomodulatory and growth promoting effect of dietary fenugreek seeds in Fingerlings of common carp ( Cyprinus carpio L.) . Fishery Technology 54: 170-75 (Impact factor 4.87)

    2. Ramesh Singh Pal, Vandana A Kumar, Arora, Sandeep, Sharma, AK, Virendra Kumar & Agrawal, Sanjeev (2015) Physico Chemical and antioixidant properties of kiwifruit as a function of cultivars and fruit harvested month. Brazilina Archives of Biology & Technology 58(2): 262-271. (Impact factor 6.5)

    3. Vinod Kumar, Sangwan,Punesh, Verma,AK & Agrawal,S. (2014) Molecular and biochemical Characterstics of Recombinant beta propeller Phytase from Bacillus licheniformis PB-13 with potential application in aquafeed. Appl. Biochem Biotechnol. 173: 646-659. (Impact factor 1.893, NAAS Rating 7.89)

    4. Vinod Kumar, Prashant Singh, Jorquera, M. A., Sangwan Punesh, Piyush Kumar, Verma A.K. & Agrawal S. (2013) Isolation of phytase-producing bacteria from Himalayan soils and their effect on growth and phosphorus uptake of Indian mustard (Brassica Juncea) World J. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 04/2013; 29 (8): 1361-1369 (Impact factor 1.262, NAAS Rating 7.26)

    5. Piyush Kumar, Shivangi Chamoli and Sanjeev Agrwal (2012) Enhanced Phytase Production from Achromobacter sp. PB-01 Using Wheat Bran as Substrate: Prospective Application for Animal Feed. Biotechnology Progress 28:, 1432-1442 (NAAS Rating 7.85)

    Other Informations

  • Nominated as Convener, BSMAC on Basic Science Group constituted by ICAR for restructuring Course curricula & Syllabi at PG level (Jan, 2008)
  • DST-FIST-2008 awarded to the department (Jan. 2009).
  • Advisor selection committee of ASRB for recruitment for ARS Scientist in Biochemistry
  • Edited a book on Seed Spices.
  • Guided 10 PhD and 14 M.Sc. students.
  • Developed 3 practical manuals for UG classes.
  • Heading the department since 2007.

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