KANWAR NARAIN
DIRECTOR

  KANWAR NARAIN

Publications

Date of Joining Present Post: 23-05-2016

Address (Off):

REGIONAL MEDICAL RESEARCH CENTRE
N.E.REGION, EAST-CHOWKIDINGHEEPOST BOX NO. 105
DIBRUGARH - 781022 .
Telephone (off): 91-373-2381506
Fax : 91-0373-2381494
Email : kanwar_narain@hotmail.com
Educational Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. from University of Kashmir (1993)
  • M.Sc. (Zoology)from University of Kashmir(1983)
  • M.Phil. from University of Kashmir(1986)

  • Discipline:
    PARASITOLOGY
    EPIDEMIOLOGY
    BIOINFORMATICS

    Research Experience:
    17 years on Paragonimiasis, Schistosomiasis, Neurocysticercosis

    Project Handled as PI /Co-investigator

    • Prevalence and Molecular Diagnosis of Human Pulmonary Paragonimiasis in North Eastern Region of India ICMR (Extramural) Dec 1st , 2007 to Nov 30th, 2010 (Ongoing) as PI
    • Morphological, molecular and immunological studies on paddy field dermatitis caused by Schistosoma spindale in paddy field workers of Assam. ICMR (Extramural) Nov 1st, 2007 to Oct 31st, 2009 as Co-investigator
    • Studies on fish borne trematode infection in North Eastern region of India ICMR (Extramural) Nov 1st, 2007 to Oct 31st, 2010 as Co-investigator
    • Neurocysticercosis in the epileptic patients attending a referral hospital in upper Assam: a serodiagnostic and radiological study. ICMR (Extramural) March 30th, 2007 to Sep 29th, 2009 as Co-investigator
    • Molecular characterization and infrapopulation differentiation of Paragonimus lung flukes in North Eastern region of India ICMR (Extramural) April 30th 2005 to March 27th 2009 as PI
    • Studies on paragonimiasis in the hill tribes of Arunachal Pradesh ICMR (Extramural) March 25th 2003 to March 24th 2005 as PI
    • Molecular epidemiological analysis of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Assam, India. ICMR (Extramural) March 28th 2003 March 27th 2005 as Co-investigator
    • Study of Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology of Stomach Cancer in Mizoram of North Eastern Region of India ICMR (Extramural) March 31st, 2009 to March 30th, 2012 (Recently initiated) as Co-investigator
    Membership/Fellowship of Professional Societies/Associations :

    Membership:

    • Life member Indian Society for Parasitology
    • Member of Board of Studies, M.Sc. Bioinformatics, Dibrugarh University

    Fellowship:

    • International Fellowship for young Indian biomedical scientist
    • Post Doctoral invitation Fellowship (short-term) by Japanese Society for Promotion of Science (JSPS)
    Awards:
    • Awarded ICMR International Fellowship for young Indian biomedical scientist for working in the laboratory of Prof. Takeshi AGATSUMA, Dept. of Environmental Health Science, Kochi Medical School, JAPAN from 16th December 2005 upto 15th April 2006. [ICMR Sanction No. 13/06/2005 dated: 7th December 2005)
    • Awarded Post Doctoral invitation Fellowship (short-term) by Japanese Society for Promotion of Science (JSPS) at Kochi Medical School, Japan from 15-12-2007 to 11-02-2008.

    Training courses attended during assessment period
    Course/ Title Deputed/Voluntary Form To Institution
    Bioinformatics Training Deputed 3rd Aug 2007 25th Aug 2007 IBAB, Bangalore
    Bioinformatics Training Deputed 15th Jan 2007 21st Jan 2007 Deptt. of Biophysics AIIMS

    Foreign Visits:
    1. 22ND WORLD ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF VETERINARY PARASITOLOGY CONFERENCE(WAAVP 2009). TO CANADA
      FROM 2009-08-08 TO 2009-08-13

    2. TO AVAIL JSPS POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP (SHORT TERM). TO JAPAN
      FROM 2007-12-15 TO 2008-02-14

    3. INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO INFECTIOUS DISEASES. TO JAPAN
      FROM 2006-11-19 TO 2006-11-24


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