|College Name||Anand Engineering college Agra|
|Department Name||Department of Biotechnology (Anand Engineering College Agra)|
|Qualification||M.Tech in Biotech (Pursuing PhD from NIT Durgapur)|
|Area of Interest||Microbial technology, Bioprocess engineering, Down Stream Processing, Bioremediation etc|
|Skill sets & Expertise|
|v Bioinformatics: Sequence Analysis, BLAST, Basic bioinformatics tools.|
v Microbiological techniques: Preparation of different media, Isolation and Culturing of Microorganisms, Bioassays, Microscopy, Fermentation Technology.
v Bioprocess Technology: Microbial cell culture, Production of Recombinant Protein product by Shake Flask method and in small scale Bioreactor (CSTR) in Different Modes (Batch, Fed Batch) and their analysis. Downstream processing and purification of Recombinant Protein.
v Biochemical Techniques: Estimation of Biomolecules by UV/VIS Spectroscopy, Isolation of macromolecules from Microbial and plant sources Liquid scintillation.
v Chromatographic techniques: Thin layer chromatography and Paper chromatography, Ion exchange chromatography (cationic and anionic), HPLC.
v Electrophoretic Techniques: Native PAGE, density gradient, PAGE, SDS PAGE (including molecular weight determination), Immuno-electrophoresis.
v Molecular biology techniques : DNA purification, tissue culture techniques, PCR, RAPD, blotting techniques
v Computer proficiency: Familiar with Windows, Linux & proficient in C, MS – office, Excel
|Research and Publications (if any)|
v Completed an in-house Project “Bioremediation Chromium from Tannery Effluent”. (2015-17).
v Completed an in-house Project “To study the antibacterial and antifungal activity of Indigenous plants” ()2013-15)
1. A. K. Singh, A. Pandey, M. Tewari, Kumar Prakash, H. S. Shukla, “A discussion on chemoprevention of Oral Cancer by selective cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibitors” Published in Digest Journal of Nanomaterials and Biostructures, Vol. 5, No 2, April-June 2010, p. 285 –295.
2. Dixit Himisha, Kumar Prakash, Kaushik B.D. , Antimicrobial and phytochemical analysis of some indigenous plants, Research Journal of Biotechnology, Manuscript ID-RJBT-2018-0151.
|Awards and Recognitions (if any)||v Qualified CSIR NET- June 2016 for lectureship in life sciences ranked 73.|
v Qualified GATE 2012 in Biotechnology with Gate score 482 and All India Rank 267, Percentile-98.18.
v Qualified UPSLET 2012 in Life science.
v Qualified GATE 2007 in Life Science with Gate Score 310.
v Qualified GATE 2006 in Pharmacy with Gate Score 351.
v Organized a technical Event on environment “EVIRON-2010” on 17 0ct. 2010.
v Qualified M.Tech Entrance Examination conducted by Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) secured AIR-6.
v Won 1st & 2nd Prize of Pharmacy Quiz Competition in 2005 at College & State Levels.
|Memberships (if any)||NA|
|Certifications (if any)|
|v CSIR NET- June 2016 for lectureship|
v UPSLET 2012 in Life science
v Certificate for Research based Pedagogical tools (RBPT) by IISER-Pune & DBT/DST.
v Certificate for ‘NMR Operation, Handling of Hardware & Software processing’ by IMTECH, Chandigarh.
v Certificate for MATLAB and Its Applications in Engineering, by HCST, Farah, Mathura.
v Certificate for Modern Biotechnology: Applications of Micro-Nano Technology Systems (MB-AMNTS) by NIT Durgapur & CMERI-CSIR Durgapur.
v Certificate for “Environmental Genomics and Biotechnology” by IIT, Kharagpur.
|Link to personal website/Blog|
Prakash Kumar Completed his M.Tech Biotech from Anna University Chennai. And I am pursuing PhD from NIT Durgapur & have 9+ year o experience in teaching and research. Completed two in-house project.