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COORDINATOR's Resume
 
PROF. R.N.K. BAMEZAI, Ph.D.; F.N.A.Sc.; F.I.M.S.A; F.A.M.S; F.N.A.

Coordinator : National Centre of Applied Human Genetics, SLS, JNU
 
 
PROFESSOR
1996 - PRESENT

COORDINATOR:
National Centre of Applied Human Genetics
School of Life Sciences
Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Delhi-10067.

 
 
DEAN (2004 - 2006) 
2004

School of Life Sciences
Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Delhi-10067.

 
 
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
1989
 

School of Life Sciences
Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Delhi-10067.

 
 
SENIOR LECTURER
1986

Institute of Medical Sciences
Banaras Hindu University
Varanasi-221005.

 
 
LECTURER
 

Institute of Medical Sciences
Banaras Hindu University
Varanasi-221005.

 
 
RESEARCH ASSOCIATE
 
(CSIR-accepted /ICMR-not accepted).
 
 
SENIOR RESEARCH FELLOW
1975
CSIR
 
 
Ph.D. Thesis Title : Antenatal Diagnosis of Human Genetic Disorders and Management of High Risk Pregn
 
Organisation : All India Institute of Medical Sciences(A.I.I.M.S, New Delhi.
 
 
DISTINCTIONS
 

UGC - Hari Om Ashram Trust- Jagdish Chander Bose Award for Research in Life Sciences for the Year 2000.

Fellow of The International Medical Sciences Academy

Fellow of The National Academy of Medical Sciences

Fellow of The National Academy of Sciences, India

Member HUGO (Human Genome Organization)

Elected Member Guha Research Conference (GRC)

Member American Society of Human Genetics

Member editorial board of International and National Journal of Human Genetics

Work catalogued in McKusick’s Catalogue, OMIM database and London dysmorphology database

Ex.office bearer, Ex.Committee member of different Indian Scientific socities, Indian Soc. Of Human Genetics, Indian Soc.of Cell Biol., Env.Mutagenesis Soc. Of India, Ex.Comm.Memb.-EMSI till 2002 and Memb.Ed.Board-EMSI NewsLetter-2001.

Monbusho Scholar (1985)

Served as Coordinator, Bioinformatics Centre, JNU, 1997-98.

Member in Different UGC Committees (Xth Plan and Other National and local level-Monitoring and Review Committees), Monitoring committee on University with Potential for Excellence, Special Assistance Programmes, Deemed to be University Status etc.

Member of the XI Plan Committee of the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) and Academic Councils/ Task Forces.

Member of the Advisory Committees, Faculty Boards, Review Committees of Educational / Research Institutions in different parts of the country.

 
 
CURRENT RESEARCH ACTIVITY AND FUTURE PROJECTIONS:
 
1. Genetic Susceptibility to Infectious Diseases
(Leprosy, Tuberculosis, Liver Failure)

2. Genetic Susceptibility to Cancer
(In-Vitro and In-Vivo models and Cancer Patient studies)

3. Molecular Characterization of Pyruvate kinase-M2 and its inhibitor in Bloom syndrome cells.

4. Structural and Functional Genomic studies and offering molecular diagnostic services for common and rare genetic diseases
 
 
MISCELLANEOUS FEATURES
 
Supervised Research Students: 19 Ph.D., 9 M.D/D.M/M.Phil ; Supervising : 22 Ph.D, 2 Post-Doctorals.

Teaching and Guiding Research in Universities: >35 years

Workshop on non-radioactive approach to Southern and Northern hybridization through chemiluminescence in 1991-1992.

Workshop on cytogenetic and molecular techniques for WHO supported young researchers with AIIMS in 1995-96

Organised International Symposium of Environmental Health Sciences in the 21st Century along with the XXVI Annual Conference of Environmental Mutagene Society (EMSI) of India, March 2001& Guest-Edited the Journal volume of JEPTO (Journal of Environmental pathology, Toxicology and Oncogenesis, USA) with selected papers.

Organized International Symposium on Human Genomics and Public Health along with the XXXI Annual Conference of Indian Society of Human Genetics, February 27-March 1, 2006.

Organized Guha Research Conference (GRC) 2006 at Leh, Ladakh, J&K as a Co-Coordinator.
 
 
RESEARCH EXPERIENCE 34 years
 
 
VISITS ABROAD
 
Japan 1985; Monbusho Scholar

France and Germany 1986; Visiting different laboratories

U.S.A 1987; Visiting different laboratories in Boston and Bar-Harbor, Attending a course at Jackson Laboratory, Bar-Harbor.

U.S.A. 1993; Lectured at NIH, Bethesda, Attended a course on Linkage Analysis at the Columbia University, New York.

The Netherlands 1998; Fellow at the Medical Genetics Centre, Sylvius Laboratories.

Salzburg, Austria 2000; Participated in Salzburg Seminar on Policy , Ethical , --issues in Modern Biotechnology and Human Genomics.

Kandy, Sri-Lanka 2000; Delivered a Key-Note Address in a Plenary Session on Bioethical Issues—Human Genome research.

Edinburgh, HGM 2001; Meeting of the Human Genome Organization.

Pattaya-Thailand 2002; Delivered Invited lecture in one of the Symposia in HUGO-PACIFIC meeting and the Asia-Pacific Human Genetics Conference.

Tehran- Iran 2003; Delivered invited lecture in the 8th Iran Genetics Society Meeting.

Tehran- Iran 2004;
Delivered an Invited Lecture in the International workshop on “Application of Advance Molecular Methods for Diagnosis of Human Genetics Disease” from 13th – 17th September 2004 at National Research Center for Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology, Iran.

Lahore, Pakistan 2006;
Delivered Invited Lecture on “Recent Trends in Genomics” and chaired a session at Annual Conference of International Medical Academy, Dental College, Lahore, Pakistan on 3rd November, 2006.

Tehran-Iran 2007; Delivered an Invited Lecture in the 1st International Congress on Health Genomics and Biotechnology, Tehran, Iran.
 
 
ADMINISTRATIVE AND ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE
 
1. Served as Member Xth Plan Committee of UGC for different Universities and XIth Plan of DBT.

2. Member Sub-Committee on “Promotion of Science Education in Universities” constituted by UGC at the behest of HRD-Ministry,2003.

3. UGC- Committee Member to “Formulate the Xth Plan Profile of Higher Education in India”, May 2001.

4. Served as Member of the UGC Committee for evaluating the Deemed University status to be given to TIFR, Mumbai/NCBS,Bangalore.

5. Member, DBT-UGC Joint Committee on Biotechnology Programme in Universities since 2000.

6. Member Sub-Committee National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration (NIEPA)-on Higher Education System, 2001; also for Post retirement service.

7. Expert Committee Member to see the feasibility to establish Human Genomics Centre in the Chandigarh University, Chandigarh.

8. Member UGC-Committee –Absorption of Migrant Teachers of Kashmir University, 2000.

9. Expert Committee member for selecting teachers for travel grant, major research projects, seminars and symposia , research awards, National Lecturer, etc.

10. Expert Member-Advisory Committee of SAP (DRS,DSA etc) –UGC at different universities, Calcutta University, Gwalior University, Indian Institue of Sciences, Bangalore.

11. Expert Member to review DSA programmes in different Universities.

12. Expert Member on Faculty Boards, Departmental Boards of different Universities: Garhwal, Chandigarh, Amritsar.

13. DBT-UGC Task Force on Human Resource Development in Biotechnology, 2003.

14. Within JNU: Dean, Chairman of Admission Committee of the School of Life Sciences, Different Committees of the University and the School, Senior Warden of one of the Hostels (in the past), Academic Council (in the past).

15. Coordinator, Bioinformatics Centre of JNU, 1997-1998.

16. Past and present Academic Committee Member of different institutions outside JNU: National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi (in the past), Military College of Engineering , Pune (in the past), IMMTECH, Chandigarh, CDRI, Lucknow.

17. Established Human Genetics set ups at Instt.Of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University in 1980 and at the School of Life Sciences at J.N.U., New Delhi.

18. One of the first to start research in Prenatal Diagnosis in early 70s’ at A.I.I.M.S., New Delhi.
 
 
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