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Dr. S. N. Ramanujam

FACULTY

Name:  Dr. S. N. Ramanujam

Designation:  Professor

Specialization:  Ecophysiology, Fish Biology & Environmental Toxicity

 

Contact Information:

Department of Zoology,

School of Life Sciences
North-Eastern Hill University
Shillong 793022, INDIA

Tel.: +91-364-2534297 (Res.),  +91-364 2722341 (Off.);  9436312432 (Cell)
Fax: +91 364 2550076/2550108

E-Mail: ramanujam_sunkam@yahoo.com, ramanujamsunkam@gmail.com

 

Academic Qualifications:

Degree

Year

University

B. Sc.

1973

Bangalore University

M. Sc.

1976

Bangalore University

Ph. D.

1982

North-Eastern Hill University

 

Fellowships/Awards/Recognitions:

Fellowships:
(National)

CSIR Research Fellow 1976 - 1982

 

Memberships of academic societies, etc.:                                                   

  1. Life Member, Indian Science Congress association
  2. Member, Asian Fisheries Society
  3. Life member, Zoological Society of India
  4. Life member, NESA, New Delhi

 

Major areas of research interests:

  • Fish toxicology – Physiological and biochemical effects of certain piscicidal plants on fishes. Biodiversity of fishes.
  • Ecology of earthworm population in Agroforestry system

 

Number of M. Phil. /Ph. D. produced: 10

Name

Year

Title of Thesis

Dr. H. Lalthanzara

2007

 

Ecological studies on earthworm population in agroforestry systems of Mizoram. (as joint supervisor)  

Dr. Maisnam Manorama Devi

2013

Studies on distribution and biology of  an ornamental fish, Puntius shalynius Yazdani and Talukdar in Meghalaya.  

Dr. Brandon K. Mylliemngap

2015

Studies on icthyofauna in the streams   and rivers of Jaintia Hills, Meghalaya,   with reference to coal mining.

Dr. Ruokuovikho Dominic 

2015

Evaluation of putative piscicidal activity of plants used in traditional fish catching methods in Nagaland, North east India.

 Dr. Icydora Nongtraw 

2015

Study on the diversity of Hemiptera and Coleoptera in some aquatic
ecosystems of Meghalaya. 

Dr. Sankhadipta Dey 

2015

Studies on the distribution and certain aspects of biology of Devario aequipinnatus (McClelland)

Dr. Lily Lianmuankim   Guite

2016 

Studies on toxicity of Copper and Cadmium in the catfish, Heteropneustes fossilis (Bloch) in relation to pH variation

Dr. Lavinia M. Dkhar

2016 

Studies on radioactivity levels and trace elements in earthworms of uranium containing soils of Meghalaya

Dr. Rajiv Paul 

2017

Studies on histopathology and oxidative stress due to copper and cadmium toxicity in the air-breathing catfish Heteropneustes fossilis (Bloch) 

Dr. Singh. P.  

2017

Habitat ecology and ecotoxicological studies on tadpoles of some anuran species from slected habitats of Barak valley, Assam.  Assam University, Silachar. (Co-supervisor) 

 

Number of Ph. D. students working for the degree: 2

Name

Year

Title of Ph. D. Dissertation

Mr. Kermi-u Tariang

2015

Effects of arsenic and lead on selected enzymes of carbohydrate metabolism and MAPK pathway in air-breathing catfish, Heteropneustesfossilis (Bloch, 1794)

Ms. Kduplin Rimon Synnah

2016

Studies on the pathological lesions caused by parasites and heavy metals in fishes of some rivers in Meghalaya

 

Major Research Projects undertaken:

Sl. No.

Title of the Project

Total Grant

Duration

Funding Agency

1.

Ecological studies on Earthworm population in agroforestry systems of Mizoram.

Rs.8.6 Lakhs

 

3 Years

 

ICAR, New Delhi (PI)

 

2.

Ichthyofaunal diversity and s tudies on the biology of some indigenous ornamental fishes of Meghalaya

 

3 Years

 

MoE&F (PI)

 

3.

Histopathological and enzymatic studies on toxicity of Cu and Cd in the catfish, Heteropneustes fossilis (Bloch) in relation to pH variation

 

3 Years

 

UGC (PI)

 

    4. 

Diversity, distribution and  habitat selection by pheasants in Mizoram, India.

                 3 Years 

           DST (Co PI)

.

Publications:

National: 23
International: 11

 
Updated by lakmen_zoology on Nov 08, 2018 12:44:16