Prof. S. B. Prasad

Zoology Department

Designation: Professor

Areas of Interest/Specialization:

Cell and tumor Biology- My research activities involve the studies on cellular, biochemical and ultrastructural aspects on the effect of anticancer drugs, cisplatin, cyclophosphamide, chlorambucil, rutin, etc treated alone or in combination on malignant cells. The other aspect of the research work covers the documentation of various traditional zootherapeutic medicinal remedies including cancer suspected cases used by the indigenous people in North-east India and the experimental evaluation in the lab.  In an attempt to highlight the detrimental social-economic impact of tobaccos,  the assessment of toxicological and mutagenic effects of different types of commonly used smokeless tobaccos is also being explored.

Experience:

Research-40 years; Teaching- 37 years

Publication/Books:   90

Research Project:  Presently nil

Awards (if any): nil

Ph.D. Awarded/Supervised:   12

 Administrative responsibilities undertaken (if any): 

  • Proctor – 7 years (1999-2006);
  • Head of  Zoology Department, 3 years (2005-2008)

Academic affiliations (if any):

  • Member of Board of Studies,
  • School board,
  • Academic Council,
  • University Court,
  • Board of Research Studies in  NEHU and
  • Academic bodies of other Universities

Papers presented in Conferences/Seminars: Various papers were presented as invited  speakers at the national and international conferences.

Collaboration/Consultancy: (if any):  nil

Patents (if any):  nil

Any other:  Diploma in Yoga; NCC ‘B’ certificate