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Dr. Arun Kumar

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DR. ARUN KUMAR, Ph.D.

E-mail ID: arunmarinebiotech@gmail.com

Contact no: - +91-7200710297, +91-8690656360

          

ADDRESS                                                      PROFORMA

 

C/O Shri Lal Babu Sah,                                  Father’s Name             : Late Dwarika Prasad Sah

Ramdayalu Nagar (Hajipur Road)                  DOB                             : 02-11-1985

Muzaffarpur, Bihar - 842002                          Sex                              : Male

                                                                        Marital status                : Married

Nationality                   : Indian

Passport No.                : N0550592

Category                     : OBC

Language known          : Hindi, English

 

OBJECTIVES

To work with zest and zeal and to associate it with a challenging career that would enable me to prove my endeavor, innovative ideas this will be complementary to the future development of the organization.

 

CURRENT STATUS

Working as a Fellow (VARD-Herbal Human Health) in National Innovation Foundation (NIF)-India, Autonomous Body of Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, New Delhi, from February, 2016 to till date.

                              

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

 

DOCTOR OF PHILOSPHY     : Ph.D in Marine Biotechnology (2010-2015),

   Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu, INDIA.

POST GRADUATION             : 7.0 CGPA, M.Sc., Marine Biotechnology (2008-2010)

   Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu, INDIA

UNDER GRADUATION         : 64.7%, B.Sc (Hons), Biotechnology (2002-2007)

  B.R. Ambdekar Bihar University, Bihar, INDIA.

 

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATION

Post-Graduation Diploma of Computer Application    :  76.0%, A.C.E, Balasore, Orissa, INDIA.

 

PROJECT WORKS

Ph.D. Project Topic: Evaluation of abiotic stress tolerance factors in the halophyte               Sesuvium portulacastrum L. through physiological, phytochemical and proteomics approaches

 

M.Sc. Project Topic:  Protease from Alcaligenes faecalis Isolated from Seafood   Industrial Effluent and its Activity against Fish Pathogens.

 

B.Sc. Project Topic: “Development of protocol for efficient clonal propagation of              Boerhaavia diffusa L. through in vitro culture of different explants

 

AREA OF INTEREST

Genomics, Molecular Biology, Proteomics, Immunology, Microbiology, Enzymology, Natural Metabolomics

 

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

            Worked as a Senior Research Fellow in research project on Programme Support on identification, isolation and characterization of stress tolerance genes and proteins from Halophytes through genomics and proteomics approaches sanctioned by Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, New Delhi, from Dec. 2011 to Oct. 2013.

Work experience on “Metagenomic Study of Marine Puffer Fish and Production of Active Peptides against the Development of Cancer Therapeutics”, from Nov. 2010 to Oct. 2011.

 

RESEARCH PAPER

                                     

1.      Akshaya Murugesan, Arun Kumar, Anbarasi Gunasekar, Indhumathi Arumugam, Kaarunya Eswaran, Balasubramanian Thangavel, Somasundaram Thirugnanasambandan (2016). “Hsp70 and Theta Subunit of T Complex Protein, a Response to Salt Stress in the Halophyte Sesuvium Portulacastrum” J Bioinfo Proteomics Rev,  2 (2), 1 -9 

2.      Kumar Arun, Kumari Pingal and S Thirugnanasambandan Somasundaram (2016). “Phenolic composition, Antioxidant activity and FT-IR Spectroscopic Analysis of Halophyte Sesuvium portulacastrum L. extract” Int Research Journal of Biological Sciences, 5(1), 1-13

3.      Pingal Kumari, Arun Kumar, S. Thirugnanasambandan Somasundaram (2015). "Identification of genes/ enzymes responsible for antibiotic resistance in Vibrio alginolyticus strain PTS13" Int J Curr Pharm Res, 7(1), 76-83

  1. Arun Kumar, Pingal Kumari, S. Thirugnanasambandan Somasundaram (2014). Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrum (GC-MS) Analysis of Bioactive Components of the Methanol Extract of Halophyte, Sesuvium portulacastrum L. IJAPBC 3(3),766-772
  2. Arun Kumar, Shrabani Paul, Pingal Kumari, S. Thirugnanasambandan Somasundaram, K. Kathiresan (2014). Antioxidant and Free Radical Scavenging Activities of Ipomoea pes-caprae (L.) R. Br. Extracts. IJCPR 5(4), 91-109
  3. Arun Kumar, Shrabani Paul, Pingal Kumari, S. Thirugnanasambandan Somasundaram and K. Kathiresan (2014). “Antibacterial and phytochemical assessment on various extracts of Ipomoea pes-caprae (L.) R. Br through FT-IR and GC-MS spectroscopic analysis” Asian J Pharm Clin Res., 7( 3), 134-138
  4. Pingal Kumari, A. Divya, Arun Kuamr and S. Thirugnanasambandan Somasundaram, (2014). “Prevalence of MDR strains in the dumping region near Vellar estuary”. Indian journal of applied research, 4(5), 392-394

8.      Pingal Kumari, Arun Kumar, S. Thirugnanasambandan Somasundaram (2014). “Identification of Multidrug Resistant Stenotrophomonas maltophilia Strain from Vellar Estuary Sediment, Tamil Nadu”. American Journal of Pharmacy & Health Research , 2(8), 294-303

9.      Ashwinikumar, P. Soundarapandian, K. Jagan, P. Anatharaman, D. Kannan, Sanjeev kumar  and P. Thirunavukkarasu, Arun kumar (2014).  Associated Fauna in Cultured Seaweed Kappaphycus alvarezii of Vellar Estuary (South East Coast of India). International Journal of Research in Marine Sciences, 3(2): 37-43

  1. Arun Kumar, Pingal Kumari, Meenakshi Priyadarshni, Kumari Anjali and L. N. Shukla, (2013). “Development of Protocol for Efficient Clonal Propagation of Boerhaavia diffusa L. Through in vitro Culture of Different Explants”. International Journal of Scientific Research, 2(7), 17-19
  2.  Arun Kumar, Pingal Kumari and L.N.Shukala, (2012). "In vitro rooting in the tissue culture raised plantlets of “Malbhog cultivar” of banana ". Indian J. Innovations Dev., 1 (9) 665-668
  3. N. Annamalai, Arun Kumar, A.Saravanakumar, S. Vijayalakshmi and T. Balasubramanian, (2011). “Characterization of protease from Alcaligens faecalis and its antibacterial activity on fish pathogens”.  J. Environ. Biol., 32, 781-786

 

BOOK CHAPTER

1.      Arun Kumar, M. Sivagama Sundari and S.T. Somasundaram, (2013). “Economic potential of Coastal Halophytes”. Special Publication, Prof. K.Kathiresan and Prof. S. Ajamal Khan, Editors of ENVIS Publication. ISBN No. 978-93-80128-10-8; (1) 45-50

 

NUCLEOTIDE SEQUENCES SUBMITTED IN NCBI GENBANK (#373)

     Accession nos. -HM145896; KC462187; KF443081; KJ690939; KM192138-KM192151; KM251451-KM251459; KM261679-KM261750; KM268394-KM268450; KM387319; KM387320; KM495597-KM495696; KM 505049-KM505124; KM514376-KM514416; KP116294- KP116297; KM495597-KM495696

 

SHORT SEQUENCE ARCHIVE

Ø  Rhizosphere Metagenomes - Accession Numbers (SRS735121 and SRS735123)

Ø  Whole genom

 

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