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Dr. Panchanand Mishra


Assistant Professor in Botany (Temporary)      


Educational Qualification :  

M.Sc. (Botany), B.Ed.,PhD.(Life Sciences)

Awards :  
  1. CSIR- UGC Joint NET for Lectureship in Life Sciences. (CSIR) 2013,
  2. Young Scientist Travel Award by DBT-CTEP, Government of India to participate in ASPB Plant Biology-2013 conference, Providence, USA, 20-24 July 2013.
Area of Interest:   Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, Plant Molecular Biology, Stress Biology.
Courses Taught:   Plant Systematics, Diversity of lower plants, Plant Physiology, Biochemistry, Plant Molecular Biology, Plant Biotechnology.
Contact:   +91-9438298518, +91-7319715126
Brief Introduction :   Academic Credential
  1. Ph.D. (Life Science)-Utkal University, Bhubaneswar
  2. M.Sc. (Botany)-Utkal University, Bhubaneswar
  3. B.Sc. B.Ed. (Integrated-Botany Hons.)- Regional Institute of Education, Bhubaneswar
Graduate research
  1. “Molecular and biochemical characterization of a recombinantly expressed Cu-Zn superoxide dismutase from Ipomoea carnea”
Research/ Teaching Experience
  1. Assistant Professor (Cont.) Regional Institute of Education (RIE, NCERT), Bhubaneswar, India. (August, 2014-April 2015)
  2. Senior Research Fellow Institute of Life Sciences, Bhubaneswar, India (March 2010-March 2014)
  3. Junior Research Fellow Institute of Life Sciences, Bhubaneswar, India (March 2008-March 2010)
Articles Published/Accepted  
  1. Panchanand Mishra, Anshuman Dixit, Mamata Ray, Surendra Chandra Sabat. Mechanistic study of CuZn-SOD from Ipomoea carnea mutated at dimer interface: Enhancement of peroxidase activity upon monomerization Biochimie. 2014, 97, 181-193
  2. Panchanand Mishra, Surendra C. Sabat. A modified method of total RNA isolation and Quantitative analysis of superoxide dismutase gene expression in different organs of Ipomoea carnea. Acta Biologica Szegediensis 57(2); 2013, 121-129.
  3. Ray M, Mishra P, Das P, Sabat SC.Expression and purification of soluble bio-active rice plant catalase-A from recombinant Escherichia coli. J. Biotechnol. 2012, 157(1):12-19.
  4. Narendra Tuteja, Panchanand Mishra#, Sandep Yadav#, Marjan Tajrishi, Sudhir Baral and Surendra Chandra Sabat. Heterologous expression and biochemical characterization of a highly active and stable chloroplastic CuZn-superoxide dismutase from Pisum sativum. BMC biotechnology, 2015, 15 (1), 3 (# Equal contribution)
  5. Sarvajeet Singh Gill , Naser A. Anjum, Ritu Gill, Sandeep Yadav, Mirza Hasanuzzaman, Masayuki Fujita, Panchanand Mishra, Surendra C. Sabat, Narendra Tuteja. Superoxide dismutase—mentor of abiotic stress tolerance in crop plants. Environ Sci Pollut Res, 2015.
  6. S95C substitution in CuZn-SOD of Ipomoea carnea: impact on the structure, function and stability P Mishra, S Satpati, SK Baral, A Dixit, SC Sabat Molecular BioSystems, 2016
Seminar/Workshop/Conference Participation:  
  1. Participated and presented a poster in the 35th annual meetings of the Indian immunology society organized by Institute of Life Sciences, Bhubaneswar during December 12-14, 2008.
  2. Presented a poster in International conference on emerging trends in biotechnology (ETBT- 2009) at 6th annual convention of the biotech research society, India (BRSI), held at Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi during December4-6, 2009.
  3. Participated in the 99th Indian Science Congress organized by KIIT and NISER, Bhubaneswar during January 3-7, 2012.
  4. Presented a poster in 37th Annual conference of Orissa botanical society at P. Parija memorial national conference on recent advances in plant biotechnology held at Ravenshaw University, Cuttack during 22-23 December, 2012.
  5. Presented a poster entitled “Structural and functional characterization of CuZn-SOD from Ipomoea carnea mutated at conserved dimer interface and β-sheet” at Plant Biology-2013 conference, Providence, USA, 20-24 July 2013 organized by American Society for Plant Biologist (ASPB) .