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Dr. Bidyadhar Das


Name: Bidyadhar Das, PhD

Designation: Assistant Professor

Specialization: Biological Chemistry


Contact Information:

Department of Zoology
North-Eastern Hill University
Shillong 793022, INDIA

Tel.: + 91 364 2722346 (work)
Fax: + 91 364 2550108



Academic Qualifications:




B. Sc. (Hons.)


Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha

M. Sc.


Berhampur University, Berhampur, Odisha

Ph. D.


North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong



  • CSIR-NET (1999)
  • GATE (1998), IIT, New Delhi


Memberships of academic societies etc.:

  • Life Member of the Indian Society of Parasitology, Lucknow, India


Major areas of research:

  • Enzyme function, structure and its regulatory mechanisms (both transcriptomic - and proteomic - regulation).
  • To dissect these phenomena in the important metabolic enzymes (eg., PEPCK) using primarily enzyme kinetics, protein expression and purification, x-ray crystallography and other molecular and biophysical approaches to develop effective modulators, from medicinal plants, of PEPCK.

Research Interest:

  • Chromatin modulations by epigenetics factors in breast cancer.


Number of Ph. D. students working for the degree: 4


Title of Ph. D. Dissertation

Mr. Ramnath

Admitted and yet to be registered

Mr. Asim Kumar Dutta

Admitted and yet to be registered

Ms. Barilin Dkhar

Admitted and yet to be registered

Ms. Tassel Marak

Admitted and yet to be registered


Major Research Projects completed/undertaken:

  • “Bioprospection for Anthelmintic Efficacy of some Medicinal Plants used in Traditional Medicine System in North-east India”, 2005-2007, funded by Department of Science and Technology, GOI.
  • “Comparative Proteomic and Transcriptomic Analyses of PEPCK under the influence of Flemingia vestita-derived Phytoestrogen (Genistein)”, 2010-2013, funded by DBT, GOI.
  • “Analysis of Molecular Signalling Proteins and Epigenetic Factors Responsible for Regulation of PEPCK Expression”, 2011-2014, funded by DBT, GOI



National: 4
International: 9

Updated by lakmen_zoology on Sep 16, 2013 13:24:08