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SALIENT FEATURES OF THE DEPARTMENT

The teaching methodology is supported by the following sound infra –structure facilities and extra academic activities to provide an additional edge to the student at our institute:

Government Funded Research Projects

   “Production of High Fructose Corn Syrup using Immobilized Glucose Isomerase” (2015), funded by Madhya Pradesh Council of Science and Technology, Bhopal, M.P. Principal Investigator, Dr. Sheetal Bhasin.

   “In vitro regeneration and yield improvement of secondary metabolites from tissue culture of Swertia chirayita and Celastrus paniculatus” (2014), funded by Madhya Pradesh Biotechnology Council, Bhopal, M.P. Principal Investigator, Dr. Monica Jain

   “Application of in vitro methods for enhanced production of secondary metabolites from Bacopamonnieri” (2013), funded by Madhya Pradesh Council of Science and Technology, Bhopal, M.P. Principal Investigator, Dr. Monica Jain

    “Modification and Polymerisation of Phthalocyanine Macromolecule” funded by Madhya Pradesh Council of Science and Technology, Bhopal, M.P. Principal Investigator, Dr. Anjani Phadnis and Dr. Dipak Sharma.

Conferences Organized by the Department

   National Conference Funded by MPCST “Coaxial Living with Microbes: Impact on health   and    environment” in Association with Microbiologist Society, India to be organized in 16th October 2015.

   First International Young Scientist Congress “Global Youth Empowerment: Opportunities and Challenges” organized by International Science Congress Association held at Maharaja Ranjit College of Professional Sciences, Indore, August 2015.

   Science and Technology for Sustainable Development” organized by International Science Congress Association, Maharaja Ranjit Singh College, Indore, (M. P.) December 2011.

    “Expanding Horizons in Sciences” International Symposium on Research in Basic Sciences organized by Maharaja Ranjit Singh College of Professional Sciences, Indore on occasion of International Year of Chemistry - 2011, February 2011.

Postgraduate and Graduate Level Research Projects


S.

No.

Name of Faculty

Expertise

No. of Projects Guided

Research Presentations

PG

UG

1

Dr. Anand Nighojkar

Enzymology, Bio-nanotechnology

12

1

24

2

Dr. Sheetal Bhasin

Microbial Technology, Actinobacterial Metabolites and Enzymes

50

6

47

3

Dr. Mamta Shrivastav

Plant Physiology

2

 

 

4

Dr. Sadhana Nighojkar

Enzymology, Microbial Biotechnology

15

 

7

5

Dr. Monica Jain

Plant Tissue Culture, Mutagenesis, Production of Secondary Metabolites

15

11

28

6

Dr. Mukesh Patidar

Microbial Biotechnology, Enzymology

12

1

9

7

Ms. Kirti Bala Gupta

Immunology, Plant Biotechnology

1

 

 

8

Prof. Ashish Purohit

Bioinformatics

3

 

 

9

Prof. Amogh Bhatnagar

Bioinformatics

6

 

 

10

Ms. Pinkey Rajpal

Fermentation Technology

 

2

 

11

Ms. Zahabiya Saifee

Production of Enzymes

2

4

1

12

Ms. Fatema Matkawala

Production and purification of Enzymes, MDR Bacteria & Biofertilizers

1

8

2

Workshops Organized by the Department

Workshops are regularly organized for enhancing the technical skills of teachers, post graduate and graduate level students.

   Hands on Plant tissue culture (Students from Queens College), 2016.

   In Service Training for PGT (Bio) for Central School Teachers, 2014, 2016.

   Technical Advances in Biology for Mata Gujri Girls Public School, Indore, 2016.

   Bionanotechnology, by Maharaja Students Association, 2015.

   Workshop for GHPS Students, 2015.

   Traversing Microbial Biotechnology for Mata Gujri Girls Public School, Indore, 2015.

   Workshop on Statistical skills in 1st International Young Scientist Congress, 2015.

   Threshold of a Pharmaceutical Microbiologist at Maharaja Ranjit Singh College of Professional Sciences, 2013.

   Enterpreneuship Awareness Camp in association with MPCON, NSTEDB, 2012.

   Workshop for Govt. College Khargone, 2012.

   PTC-PG Govt College Khargone, 2012.

   Plant Tissue Culture- Golden International School, 2011-2012.

   Plant Tissue Culture-Lab Practices Made Easy, funded by MPCST, Bhopal, 2011

   Hands on training in plant tissue culture for Shubh Deep Ayurvedic Medical College, 2010-2011.

   Hands on training in plant tissue culture for BM Pharmaceutical college in Indore, 2010–2011.

   Workshop for Jaora School Students, 2010-2011.

   Workshop on Botanical nomenclature of Plants in College campus by Dr. Deewanji, 2010.

   Workshop for GHPS and MGGPS, 2009.

   Workshop on Molecular Biology for UG and PG Students, in association with Genei, Bangalore.

   Regular series of Workshops on “Exploring the World of Biosciences” for school students.

   Immunodiagnostic kits for Microbial Diseases and Disorders, in association with Span Diagnostics, 2006.

   A short Quadrat Study at Ralamandal bioconservatory, Indore with B.Sc. students guided by Dr. V.B. Deewanji, 2006.

   Science Scores”, 2004.

   “Science Week”1998-2003.

Seminars Organized by the Department

   “Bionanotechnology Unleashed” at Maharaja Ranjit Singh College of Professional Sciences.

   Workshop on “Protocols and Procedures in a Pharma Company” March 2012

   Seminar on “Regulatory Affairs and Analytical Control in a Pharmaceutical Industry” 2013

Intercollegiate Events Organized by the Department

   Madhya Pradesh Biotechnology Council sponsored “Intercollegiate Events on Biotechnology” at Maharaja Ranjit Singh College of Professional Sciences in September 2016.

   Madhya Pradesh Biotechnology Council sponsored “Intercollegiate Events on Biotechnology” at Maharaja Ranjit Singh College of Professional Sciences in February 2015.

   Madhya Pradesh Biotechnology Council sponsored “Intercollegiate Events on Biotechnology” at Maharaja Ranjit Singh College of Professional Sciences in February 2014.

   Madhya Pradesh Biotechnology Council sponsored “Intercollegiate Events on Biotechnology” at Maharaja Ranjit Singh College of Professional Sciences in February 2013. 

Educational Tours

Educational tours are a regular feature of the department which enables the students to explore the ever increasing horizons in their field by attending national and international level conferences, industries and research institutes.

1.      Vellore - Participation in Annual Conference of Biotech Research Society India, 2016, 8 students and 1 teacher, 05-12-2016 to 12-12-2016, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore.

2.      Coimbatore, Ooty and Cunoor - Participation in Annual Conference of AMI 2014, 20 students and 2 teachers, 10-11-2014 to 18-11-2014, Tamil Nadu University, Visit to Pasteur Institute, Cunoor, Ooty.

3.      Coimbatore – Participation in International Science Congress, Tamil Nadu, Dec. 2013.

4.      Rohtak and New Delhi - 20 students and 2 teachers, Participation in Annual Conference of AMI 2013, 15-11-2011 to 21-11-2011s, M. D.University, Rohtak and New Delhi

5.      Bhubaneshwar - Annual Conference of AMI 2012, 22 students and 2 teachers, 20-11-2012 to 27-11-2012, Bhubaneshwar.

6.      Chandigarh - Participation in Annual Conference of AMI 2011, 32 students and 3 teachers, 02-11-2011 to 08-11-2011, Visit to IMTECH, Chandigarh.

7.      Pune and Lonavla - Annual Conference of AMI 2009, 21 students and 2 teachers, 14-12-2009 to 19-12-2009, Visit to F & D Department Lupin, Pune, December 2009.

8.      Gangtok - Participation in Conference organized by ISBT, 60 students and 4 teachers, 2008, Sikkim Manipal University, December 2008

9.      New Delhi - Participation in Annual Conference of AMI 2008, 20 students and 2 teachers, Delhi University, New Delhi, November 2008.

10.  Chennai - Participation in Annual Conference of AMI 2007, 5 students and 2 teachers, IIT Chennai, Chennai, December 2007.

Recreational Tours

   Jim Corbet,  Nainital, Moussurie, Haidwar, Hrishikesh, 2016

   Chandigarh, Kullu, Manali, Rohtang, Amritsar, Atari (Wagha) Border 2015

   Coimbatore, Ooty, Madurai, Rameshwaram, Tirupati, Thanjaur, Tamil Nadu, 2013.

   Ahmedabad and Gandhi Dham, 2012.

   Trivandrum, Thekri, Munnar, Kochin, Ernakulum, Kanya Kumari, 2010.

   Gangtok, Lachung, Nathulla Pass, 2008.

Industrial /Institutional/ Field Visits

      MSME and visited at Asha Confectionary Pvt. Ltd., (2017).

      Sonisons herbal industry, (2017).

      Ultra waste Management Plant at Khajrana, (2017).

      Indus Mega Food Park, (2016).

      Nature Agro Care, Indore, (2016 and 2013).

      Cyano Pharma and HLL Life Care, (2015).

      Department of Laboratory and Transfusion Medicine Greater Kailash Hospital, Indore, (2017, 2014, 2013, 2012).

      IPCA Laboratories, Indore, (2014).

      Nicholas Piramal, Pithampur.

      Department of Life Science, UTD, DAVV, Indore, (2004).

      Pathology Department, Choithram Hospital and Research Centre, Indore, (2000).      National Research Centre for               Soybean, Indore, (2000).

      Sevel Pharmaceuticals, Indore.

      Dujohn Pharmaceuticals, Indore.

      Sirpur Lake Visit on World Water Day, (2016).

      Resham Kendra (Sericulture) Sanver Road Indore, (2013).

      Doddabetta Tea factory, Ooty, (2013).

      Badgonda forest nursery and Vermi culture visit, (2012).

      Machal Bird watching camp, (2012).

Guest Lectures

   Dr. K. N. Guruprasad, Earth- A Natural Laboratory, 2016.

   Mrs. Amrita Jasani, Personal Hygiene, 2016.

   Dr. Bhavesh Patel, Metagenomics, 2015.

   Dr. H. A. Modi, Probiotics & Prebiotics, 2014.

   Dr. Vimukta Sharma, Regulatory Affairs in Pharmaceutical Industries, 2013.

   Dr. Anand Kar, Thyroid Abnormalities and Their Regulation, 2013.

   Dr. B. J. Rao, Molecular Plasticity in Biological Systems, 2013.

   Dr. Govindjee, The Fascinating World of Photosynthesis, 2012.

   Dr. Sanat Kumar Jain, In-situ treatment of Natural Drains carrying sewage, 2012.

   Dr. Umakant, Recent Advances and Developments in Science, 2012.

   Dr. Neera Jain, An insight to pharma companies.

   Dr. C. Bharadwaj, Opportunities in Research, 2010.

   Mr. V. Vaishnav, Personality Development, 2010.

   Mr. Sanjay Sinha, Present Scenario on Pharmaceutical Industries, 2009.

   Dr. Anil Sanghvi, Cancer and its causes, 2009.

   Mr. Nitesh Jasani, Organic Farming.

   Dr. Jaydeep Mathur, Plant Biotechnology, 2008.

   Dr. Ashoh Chaudhary, Future Prospects of Biotechnology.

   Dr. Manoj Sharma, Career Opportunities in Pharmaceutical Industries, 2008.

   Mr. Roopak Kumar, Pharmaceutical Industry, 2008.

   Mr. Gopal Nandeda, Food Quality Testing Kits, 2008.

   Mr. Sanjay Patidar, Pharmaceutical Industry, 2008.

   Dr. Swarnjeet Singh, Director IMTECH Chandigarh, Biosurfactants.

   Dr. Milind Watve, Microbial Diversity, 2007.

   Mr. Amit Dixit, Present Scenario in Pharma Industry.

   Mr. Nilesh Trivedi, Industrial Motivation.

   Dr. Bhavesh Patel, Microbial Enhanced Oil Recovery.

   Dr. Nagar, Battalions of the Body – Immune Cells.

   Ms. Catherine Raphael, Quality Control in a Pharma Industry, 2007

   Dr. Ashwin Kashikar, Head Biotechnology Dept, Ankur Seeds, Nagpur.

   Dr. JaideepMathur, Proefessor, Orlando University.

   Dr. Bhattacharjee, Retd. Scientist, BARC, Mumbai.

Faculty Achievements

Name of Teacher

Publications

Ph.D. Students Awarded

Ph.D. Student Register

Conference Presentation

Conferences &WorkshopAttended

e-Modules UGC-CEC

Funded Research Projects

Dr. Anand Nighojkar

16

3

5

24

22

 

 

Dr. Dipak Sharma

16

1

 

15

35

1

Dr. Sheetal Bhasin

8

 

 

47

43

15

1

Dr. Monica Jain

7

 

1

28

27

19

2

Dr. Mukesh Patidar

3

 

 

9

25

2

 

Dr. Lal Kumar Chandel

3

 

 

10

5

Ms. Deepika Choudhary

3

 

 

12

19

Ms. Fatema Matkawala

 

 

 

2

6

 

 

Ms. Zahabiya Saifee

 

 

 

1

6

 

 

   Dr. Anand Nighojkar, Dr. Dipak Sharma and Dr. Monica Jain are recognized Ph. D. supervisors at DAVV.

   Dr. Sheetal Bhasin, Dr. Monica Jain and Dr. Mukesh Patidar are Resource persons in development of e-modules for UGC Consortium for Educational Communication India under National Mission on Education, ICT, Ministry of Human Resource Development, India.

   Dr. Anand Nighojkar is nominated as subject expert in various examination committees, college inspection committees and college code 28 selection committee.

   Dr. Dipak Sharma is the founder fellow member of International Science Community Association.

   Dr. Dipak Sharma is the Editor-in-chief of Research Journal of Chemical Sciences.

   Dr. Anand Nighojkar, Dr. Dipak Sharma, Dr. Sheetal Bhasin and Dr. Monica Jain are reviewer’s in international research journals.

   Dr. Dipak Sharma, Dr. Sheetal Bhasin and Dr. Monica Jain are members of Editorial Board for International Research Journals (UGC Approved).

   Dr. Anand Nighojkar, Dr. Sheetal Bhasin and Dr. Monica Jain have been Member Board of Studies in Microbiology, Biotechnology since 2005 till 2016.

   Dr. Anand Nighojkar, Dr. Dipak Sharma, Dr. Sheetal Bhasin and Dr. Monica Jain have been invited for Invited talks and chaired sessions in International and National level Conferences.

   Dr. Sheetal Bhasin and Dr. Monica Jain have been awarded for best paper presentation at various International and National level conferences.

   Dr. Monica Jain is nominated as Mentor by DST for Inspire fellowship.

   Faculty members are involved in innovative research and submitted nucleotide sequences in NCBI.

o   Dr. Anand Nighojkar - JF831015.1, KR 908781.I and KT 945096.1

o   Dr. Sheetal Bhasin- HQ 265407 and HQ 634143

o   Dr. Mukesh Patidar- KR 908781.I and KT 945096.1

   Dr. Anand Nighojkar, Dr. Monica Jain, Dr. Mukesh Patidar, Resource person for Refresher and Orientation Courses at DAVV.

   Dr. Monica Jain is actively engaged in Scientific consultancy for government funded research projects in M.P. Forest Department (REI).

   Dr. Sheetal Bhasin, actively engaged in consultancy for industries Cynopharma, Indore and Nature Agrocare, Indore.

   Faculty members are active in scientific associations

o   Dr. Anand Nighojkar member of Indian Science Congress.

o   Dr. Anand Nighojkar and Dr. Monica Jain members of International Science Congress Association and International Society of Biotechnology.

o   Dr. Sheetal Bhasin Association of Microbiologists of India, Biotech Research Society of India and International Science Congress Association.

   Faculty members upgrade themselves by regularly attending Conferences, Workshops, Refresher courses, orientation programme and technical trainings.

Extra Curriular Activities

College Life at MRSC also includes fun frolic such as:

v  Annual Function

v  Creativity Day

v  Traditional Day

v  Garba Day

v  Movie Day

v  Fresher’s Party

v  Farewell Party

v  Red Day

v  Green Day

v  Junior Senior Cricket Match

v  Blood donation Camp

Sports

Students are encouraged to participate in various sports events like football, volleyball, basketball, athletics etc. The students have represented college, university and state in various tournaments. The students have bagged in various prizes bringing laurels to the institute.

Youth Festival

Students are also encouraged to exhibit their talent in Youth festival. Our students have won various events such as light vocal solo, classical solo, clay art etc. at college, university, state and also national level.

Placement

Our graduates are placed all around the globe in various MNC’s of Pharmaceutical, Food and Medicinal sectors. The lists of our well placed alumnis is endless. Some bright shining stars are placed in Novartis Healthcare Pvt. Ltd, Glaxo smithkline Pvt. Ltd., Serum Institute, Biocon, Sunpharma, Cipla, IPCA laboratories, Piramal Healthcare, Biorad, Merk etc.

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