HomeDean of Faculty
Prof. Sant Prakash
Professor & Head
Educational Qualification - M.Sc. Zoology, Ph.D. in Zoology (Genetics)
Department of Zoology
Dayalbagh Educational Institute (Deemed to be University)
Dayalbagh, Agra 282 005 (UP), India
Tel.: (0562) 280 1545
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Prof. Sant Prakash has a rich experience of Teaching & Research at the university levels. His areas of teaching interests are Cell & Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Evolution, Environmental Conservation; Gene, Genomics & Bioinformatics; Genetic Diversity Assessments & Statistical applications. He holds keen research interest in the areas like Biochemical & Molecular Genetics; Molecular Evolution; Molecular Microbiology; Quantitative Genetics; Geno-toxicity and ex situ Conservation.

Prof. Sant Prakash has registered 18 Ph.Ds, 25 M.Phil. and 60 PG dissertation works and his students are occupying various high positions in research and administrations. Prof. Prakash has wide administrative experience of being the Academic Council Member, Member Board of Governors, Member Research Screening Committee, Member of the Faculty Board, Chairman of the Board of Studies in Zoology, Member Secretary UGC Innovative Project for Special Paper, Coordinator of the Steering Committee for Integrated Courses, Chief Editor DEI Journal of Science & Engineering Research of the Institute and currently the Head of the Department. Prof Prakash is on the Selection and Academic Board of Various Central and State Universities and Consultancy board of Ministry of Environment and Forest UP. Editorial board member and reviewer for various National and International research Journals. He was also the member of the drafting committee for the National Biodiversity and Strategy Action Plan (NBSAP), Ministry of Environment and Forest and Climate Change.

Prof.  Prakash has contributed 41 Gene Bank Unique Sequences to NCBI, USA. He has over 60 research publications, articles, 4 books chapters/technical reports, and 4 review articles to his authorship credit. Various Research projects sanctioned by UGC and DST have su been successfully completed. He is also in the Advisory board of various Government and Non Government Institutions. He is a member of the IUCN Species Survival Commission. He remains Jury member of the DST INSPIRE programme.

Significant Publications:

  • Ritu Aurora, Alka Prakash and Sant Prakash (2009) Phenotypic characterization of Listeria monocytogenes isolated from milk and ready-ro-eat indigenous milk products. Food Control 20, 835 – 839. (imp factor, 3.19)
  • A H, Misro MM, Sharma SB and Prakash S (2012). siRNA as a tool to delineate pathway channelization in H2O2-induced apoptosis of primary Leydig cells in vitro. Apoptosis.17(11): 1131-1143
  • A H anand and Prakash S (2012) Cryoprotective effect of Fruit pulp of Eugenia jambolana  on  H2O2 indused oxidative stress and apoptosis in rat leydig cells in vitro. Andrologia. (Blackwell Verlaug) XX,1-13 (imp 2.7)
  • A H, Misro MM, Sharma SB and Prakash S (2013). Protective effects of N-acetyl cysteine versus Eugenia jambolana extractagainst cisplatin induced damage in rat testis. Andrologia.  44(1): 45-51.
  • A H, Misro MM, Sharma SB and Prakash S (2013). Cytoprotective effects of fruit pulp of Eugenia jambolana on H2O2 induced oxidative stress and apoptosis in rat Leydig cells in vitro. Andrologia.  45(3): 145-157.
  • Anjali and Sant Prakash (2015) “Genetic profiling of spiders of semi-arid habitat by using dehydrogenase and esterase isozyme” Indian journal of Arachnology, 4(2)  pp 22-30
  • Anjali and Sant Prakash(.2017) Ecological structure for spiders of semi-arid habitat.Indian  Journal of Arachnology. 6(1): 15-19.
  • Khadpekar Y, Durrant B, Whiteman J, Owen M and Sant Prakash (2018) Approaches to studying behavior in captive sloth bears through animal Keeper feed back. Zoo Biology 6 (2) 28-48 2018

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