Prof. A. K. Yadav

Zoology Department

Designation: Professor

Qualifications:

B.Sc. (1982) Agra University, Agra, M.Sc. (1984) Agra University, Agra, M. Phil. (1985) Agra University, Agra, Ph.D. (1991) North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong.

Awards:

  • National
    • Fellow of Zoological Society, Kolkata (F.Z.S.)
    • Gold Medal for securing highest marks in M.Sc. Zoology exam of Agra, University, Agra.
    • Dr. B.P. Pandey Memorial Oration Award (2015) by the Indian Society for Parasitology for outstanding contribution towards teaching of parasitology.
    • SERC Fellow of Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India, New Delhi to work at Visva Bharati, Santi Niketan (1998-1999).
    • Senior Research Fellow, Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, New Delhi to work in in Department of Zoology, NEHU (1989-1990)
    • Research Associate, Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, New Delhi to work in Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI), Lucknow (1992).
  • International
    • Awarded DBT-NER Overseas Fellowship to work at Centrum Für Naturkunde (CeNAK), University of Hamburg, Germany (2016).
    • International Conferences sponsorships from the Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India, Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, New Delhi, NEHU, Korea Association of Health Promotion to attend/present research papers/invited lectures in international conferences held in United States of America, France, Germany, South Korea and Thailand.

Academic affiliations:

  • Associate Editor, BMC Complementary & Alternative Medicine (Springer, Nature)
  • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Parasitic Diseases (Springer)
  • Editorial Member, Journal of Alternative Medical Research, USA
  • Editorial Advisory Member, Humanitis Medicine, South Korea
  • Life Member, Indian Society for Parasitology
  • Life Member, Zoological Society, Kolkata
  • Member, Technical Expert Committee, DBT-NER, Govt. of India, Medical Biotechnology
  • Member-Secretary, Institutional Ethics Committee (Animal Models), NEHU

Publications

  1. Tobias, J.C., Yadav, A.K., Schmidt-Rhaesa, A., Poulin, R. (2017). Intra- and Interspecific genetic diversity of New Zealand hairworms (Nematomorpha). Parasitology. 144: 1026-1040.
  2. Yadav, A.K., Tobias, J.C., Schmidt-Rhaesa (2017). Gordionus maori (Nematomorpha, Gordiida), a new species of horsehair worm from New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Zoology, doi 10.1080/03014223.2017.1329155.
  3. Yadav AK, Schmidt-Rhaesa A, Limatemjen (2017). First report of the Gondwana genus Beatogordius from India, with further records of two Chordodes species (Gordiida, Nematomorpha). Zookeys. 2017; (643): 53–61.
  4. Gogoi, S., Yadav, A.K. (2016). Therapecutic efficacy of the leaf extract of Croton joufra Roxb. against experimental cestodiasis in rats. J Parasit Dis, DOI 10.1007/s12639-016-0819-9.
  5. Nath, P., Yadav, A.K. (2016). Anthelmintic activity of a standardized extract from the rhizomes of Acorus calamus Linn. (Acoraceae) against experimentally induced cestodiasis in rats. J Inter Ethnopharmacol 14: 390-395.
  6. Deori, K., Yadav, A.K (2016). Anthelmintic effects of Oroxylum indicum stem bark extract on juvenile and adult stages of Hymenolepis diminuta (Cestoda), an in vitro and in vivo study. Parasitology Research, 115:1275-1285.
  7. Vijaya & Yadav, A.K. 2016. In vitro anthelmintic assessment of selected phytochemicals against Hymenolepis diminuta, a zoonotic tapeworm. J Parasit Dis, 40:1082-1086.
  8. Yadav, A.K., Schmidt-Rhaesa,A., Limatemjen (2017).First report of the Gondwana genus Beatogordius from India, with further records of two Chordodes species (Gordiida, Nematomorpha. Zookeys. 643:53–61.
  9. Gogoi, S. & Yadav, A.K. (2016). In vitro and in vivo anthelmintic effects of Caesalpinia bonducella (L.) Roxb. leaf extract on Hymenolepis diminuta (Cestoda) and Syphacia obvelata (Nematoda) Journal of Intercultural Ethnopharmacology, 5:427-433.
  10. Gogoi, S. & Yadav, A.K. (2016). Therapecutic efficacy of the leaf extract of Croton joufra Roxb. against experimental cestodiasis in rats. J Parasit Dis DOI 10.1007/s12639-016-0819-9
  11. Nath, P., Yadav, A.K. (2016). Anthelmintic activity of a standardized extract from the rhizomes of Acorus calamus Linn. (Acoraceae) against experimentally induced cestodiasis in rats. J. Int. Ethnopharmacol. 5:390-395.
  12. Nath P., & Yadav, A.K. (2016). Anticestodal properties of Hibiscus rosa-sinensis L. (Malvaceae): an in vitro and in vivo study against Hymenolepis diminuta (Rudolphi, 1819), a zoonotic tapeworm. J Parasit Dis, 40:1261–1265.
  13. Deori, K., Yadav, A. K. (2016). Anthelmintic effects of Oroxylum indicum stem bark extract on juvenile and adult stages of Hymenolepis diminuta (Cestoda), an in vitro and in vivo study. Parasitol. Res. 115:1275-1285.
  14. Nath, P. & Yadav, A.K. (2015). Acute and sub-acute oral toxicity assessment of the methanolic extract from leaves of Hibiscus rosa-sinensis L. in mice. J Intercult Ethnopharmacol, 4: 70-73.
  15. Vijaya & Yadav, A.K. (2014). In vitro anthelmintic assessment of selected phytochemicals against Hymenolepis diminuta, a zoonotic tapeworm. J Parasit Dis, 40:1082-1086.
  16. Tangpu, V., Deori, K. & Yadav, A.K. (2014). Evaluation of safety and protective effects of Potentilla fulgens root extract in experimentally induced diarrhea in mice. J Intercult Ethnopharmacol, 3:103-108.
  17. Yadav, A.K., Temjenmongla & Deori, K. (2014). In-vitro and in-vivo anthelmintic effects of Gynura angulosa (Compositae) leaf extract on Hymenolepis diminuta, a zoonotic tapeworm. J Biol Act Prod Nat, 4: 171-178.
  18. Yadav A.K. and Temjenmongla. (2012). In vivo anthelmintic activity of Clerodendrum colebrookianum Walp., a traditionally used taenicidal plant in Northeast India. Parasitology Research, DOI: 10.1007/s00436-012-2908-8
  19. Yadav, A.K. and Tangpu, V. (2012). Anthelminthic activity of ripe fruit extract of Solanum myriacanthum Dunal (Solanaceae) against experimentally induced Hymenolepis diminuta (Cestoda) infections in rats. Parasitology Research, 110:1047-1053.
  20. Yadav, A.K. and Temjenmongla. (2012). Efficacy of Lasia spinosa leaf extract in treating mice infected with Trichinella spiralis. Parasitology Research, 110:493-498.
  21. Yadav, A.K. and Temjenmongla. 2011. Anticestodal activity of Houttuynia cordata leaf extract against Hymenolepis diminuta in experimentally infected rats. Journal of Parasitic Diseases, 35:190-194.
  22. Tandon, V., Yadav, A.K. Roy, B. and Das, B. 2011. Phytochemicals as cure of worm infections in traditional medicine systems. In: Emerging Trends in Zoology. Narendra Publishing House, New Delhi.
  23. Yadav, A.K. and Tangpu, V. (2009). Therapeutic efficacy of Zanthoxylum rhetsa DC extract against experimental Hymenolepis diminuta (Cestoda) infections in rats. Journal of Parasitic Diseases 33: 42-47.
  24. Yadav, A.K. and Tangpu, V. (2008). Anticestodal activity of Adhatoda vasica extract against Hymenolepis diminuta infections in Rats. Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 119: 322-324.
  25. Yadav, A.K. and Tangpu, V. (2008). Therapeutic efficacy of Bidens pilosa L. var. radiata and Galinsoga parviflora Cav. in experimentally induced diarrhoea in mice. Recent Progress in Medicinal Plants. (Eds. Govil, J N. & Singh, VK.). Vol. 23: Standardization of Herbal/Ayurvedic Formulation. ISBN: 1-9336991-4-0. Studium Press, LLC, Houston, USA, pp. 35-45.
  26. Yadav, A.K. and Tangpu, V. (2007). Antidiarrhoeal Activity of Lithocarpus dealbata and Urena lobata extracts: Therapeutic Implications. Pharmaceutical Biology 45: 223-229.
  27. Tangpu, V, Temjenmongla & Yadav, A.K. (2007). Some Important Folklore Medicinal Plants Used by Tangkhul Nagas of Ukhrul District, Manipur. Recent Progress in Medicinal Plants. Vol. 16. Phytomedicines. (Eds Govil, JN, Singh, VK & Bhardwaj, R). Studium Press, LLC, USA, pp. 311-322.
  28. Tangpu,  V,  Temjenmongla  &  Yadav,  A.K.  (2006).  Anticestodal  Property  of Strobilanthes discolor: an experimental study in Hymenolepis diminuta–rat model. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 105: 459-463.
  29. Temjenmongla & Yadav, A.K. (2006). Anticestodal eficacy of Lasia spinosa extract against experimental Hymenolepis diminuta infections in rats. Pharmaceutical Biology 44: 499-502.
  30. Tangpu, V. & Yadav A.K. (2006). Antidiarrhoeal activity of Cymbopogon citratus and its major constituent, Citral. Pharmacologyonline 2: 290-298.
  31. Temjenmongla, Tangpu, V. & Yadav, A.K. (2006). Anticestodal efficacy of Psidium guajava against experimental Hymenolepis diminuta infections in rats. Indian Journal of Pharmacology 38: 29-32.
  32. Yadav, A. K., Tandon, V. & Roy, B. 1988. Filarial Infections in Goats of Tripura: Occurrence of Setaria cervi. Indian Journal of Animal Health 27: 179-180.
  33. Yadav, A. K. & Tandon, V. 1988. Nematode Fauna of Livestock and Poultry of Meghalaya. Records Zoological Survey of India 131:131-145.
  34. Yadav, A. K. & Rana, K. S. 1988. Sexual Dimorphism in the Indian Monitor Lizard, Varanus bengalensis (Daudin). Geobios 15: 210-214.
  35. Yadav, A. K. & Tandon, V. 1989. Nematode Parasite Infections of Domestic Pigs in a Sub- Tropical and High-Rainfall Area of India. Veterinary Parasitology 31:133-139.
  36. Yadav, A. K., & Tandon, V. 1989. Gastro-intestinal Nematode Parasite Infections of Goats in a sub-tropical and Humid Zone of India. Veterinary Parasitology 33:135-142.
  37. Yadav, A. K. & Tandon, V. 1989. Prevalence of Nematode Eggs in the Urban Area of the City of Shillong, India – A Public Health Problem. Health & Hygiene 10: 158-161.
  38. Yadav, A. K. & Tandon, V. 1989. Helminths of Public Health Significance in Domestic Animals of Meghalaya. Indian Journal of Animal Health 28: 169-171.
  39. Yadav, A. K., Tandon, V. & Roy, B. 1989. Prevalence of Nematode Parasites of Livestock in Some North-Eastern States of India. Indian Journal of Helminthology 26: 55-60.
  40. Yadav, A. K. & Tandon, V. 1989. Filarial Infections with Setaria bernardi in Domestic Pigs of Meghalaya: A First Record from India. Journal of Veterinary Parasitology 3: 131-134. Yadav, A. K. & Tandon, V. 1990. Epidemiology of Ascariasis in a High-Rainfall Area of Meghalaya, India: Role of Environmental Factors. Proceedings of International Congress of Parasitology: 70.
  41. Yadav, A. K. & Tandon, V. 1991. Helminth Parasitsm of Domestic Fowl, Gallus domesticus in a Sub-Tropical and High-rainfall Area of India. Beit Trop Landwirt Vet Med 29: 97-104. Yadav, A. K. & Tandon, V. 1991. Seasonal Changes of Major Nematode Parasite Infections of Domestic Pigs in a High-Rainfall Area of Meghalaya, India. Journal of Veterinary Parasitology 5: 116-118.
  42. Yadav, A. K. & Tandon, V. 1991. Morphology of Ascarops dentata (Nematoda: Spirocercidae) by Scanning Electron Microscopy. Japanese Journal of Parasitology 41:118-121. (Full Text)
  43. Tandon, V. & Yadav, A. K. 1991. SEM Observations on Swine Kidney Worm, Stephanurus dentatus (Nematoda: Syngamidae). Indian Journal of Animal Health 30:105-107. Yadav, A. K. & Tandon, V. 1992. SEM Structure of Bourgelatia diducta (Nematoda: Chabertiidae). Acta Parasitologica 38: 128-130.
  44. Yadav, A. K., Tandon, V. & Rao, H. S. P. 1992. In Vitro Anthelmintic Activity of Root-Tuber’s Extract of Flemingia vestita against Ascaris suum. Fitoterapia LXIII: 395-398.
  45. Yadav, A. K. & Tandon, V. 1992. Stereoscan Studies of Two Species of the Genus Oesopagostomum (Nematoda: Chabertiidae). Acta Parasitologica 37: 135-137. 
  46. Yadav, A. K. & Tandon, V. 1992. Scanning Electron Microscopy of Setaria digitata (Nematoda: Filariodea). Journal of Veterinary Parasitology 5: 76-80. (Full Text)
  47. Yadav, A . K. & Tandon, V. 1993. Scanning Electron Microscopy of Globocephalus connorfilii (Nematoda: Ancylostomatidae). Indian Journal of Animal Health 32: 67-68.
  48. Yadav, A. K. & Tandon, V. 1994. Scanning Electron Microscopy of Head and Cuticular Armature of Gnathostoma doloresi (Nematoda: Gnathostomatidae). Acta Parasitologica 39:150- 152.
  49. Tandon, V., Lyndem, L. & Yadav, A. K. 1998. Hookworm Infection: Influence of Ambient Climatic Factors on the Development and Hatching of Eggs and Development and Survival of Infective Larvae. Proceedings of International Congress of Parasitology 791-794.
  50. Lyndem, L., Tandon, V. & Yadav, A. K. 1998. Hookworm Infection: A Cross-Sectional Study of a Rural Community in a Sub-Tropical, High-rainfall Area of Meghalaya, India. Journal of Parasitic Diseases 22: 44-47.
  51. Yadav, S., Singh, H. S. & Yadav, A. K. 2000. Wallagotrema orientalis n. sp. - a New Monogenean from Wallago attu Bloch. And Schn., with a note on Functional and Morphological Peculiarities of its Haptor. Proceedings of Zoological Society 53: 60-64.
  52. Yadav, A. K. 2001. Species Diversity and Population Pattern of Nematode Parasites of Livestock and Poultry in a High-Rainfall Area of Meghalaya, India. Prof. V. N. Capoor Comm. Vol. 1-5.
  53. Yadav, A. K. 2001. Parasites as Bioindicators of Status of Water Quality. In: Water Quality Assessment Biomonitoring and Zooplankton Diversity, Proceedings of Young Scientists’ Workshop, Department of Zoology, NEHU, Shillong, pp. 131 - 138.
  54. Lyndem, L. M., Tandon, V. & Yadav, A. K. 2002. Hookworm Infection among the Rural Tribal Populations of Meghalaya (North-East India). Journal of Parasitic Diseases 26: 60-68. (Full Text)
  55. Tangpu, V. & Yadav, A. K. 2003. In vitro Filaricidal Activity of some Folklore Medicinal Plants of Manipur, India. Biology, Epidemiology and Immunology of Parasites. 45 – 50.
  56. Temjenmongla & Yadav, A. K. 2003. Filaricidal Efficacy of Some Folklore Medicinal Plants against Setaria cervi (Nematoda: Filarioida). Proceedings of Zoological Society 56: 57-61.
  57. Yadav , A. K. 2003. Development and Survival of Ascaris lumbricoides Eggs under the High-Rainfall and Humid Conditions Prevailing in Meghalaya, India. Proceedings of Zoological Society. 56; 109-112.
  58. Tangpu, V. & Yadav, A. K. 2004. Antidiarrhoeal Activity of Rhus javanica Ripen Fruit Extract in Albino Mice. Fitoterapia. 75: 39-44.
  59. Schmidt-Rhaesa, A. & Yadav, A. K. 2004. On the occurrence of Chordodes cf. furnessi (Nematomorpha) from praying mantis in India, and a note on Indian nematomorph species. Current Science 86: 1023- 1027.
  60. Tangpu, V., Temjenmongla & Yadav, A. K. 2004. Anticestodal activity of Trifolium repens extract. Pharmaceutical Biology 42: 656-658.
  61. Temjenmongla & Yadav, A. K. 2005. Anticestodal Efficacy of Folklore Medicinal Plants of Naga Tribes in North-East India. African Journal of Traditional & Complementary Medicines 2: 129-133.
  62. Tangpu, V. & Yadav, A. K. 2005. Antidiarrhoeal efficacy of Swertia angustifolia. Proceedings - International Conference on Botanicals: Promotion and Development with International Coordination (Ed. P. K. Mukherjee). Allied Book Agency, Kolkata, pp. 418-421.
  63. Lalramliana, Yadav, A. K. & Shylesha, A. N. 2005. Effects of Temperature and Relative Humidity on the Emergence of Infective Juveniles of Heterorhabditis indica - A Locally Isolated Entomopathogenic Nematode in Meghalaya, India. Indian Journal of Nematology 35: 157-159.

BOOKS:

  1. Yadav, A.K., Tandon, V., Hoti, S.L. 2018. ‘’Advances in Medico-Veterinary Parasitology: An Indian Perspective’ (Eds). Panima Publishing Corporation, New Delhi, ISBN: 9781865358024, 511 pp.
  2. Tandon, V, Yadav, AK. and Roy, B. 2009. ‘Current Trends in Parasitology’, Proceedings of the 20th National Congress of Parasitology, Shillong, India”. (Edited volume). Panima Publishing Coroporation, New Delhi, ISBN 81-86535-69-1, 279 pp.
  3. Yadav, A. K. 2000. ‘Identification & Diagnosis of Parasites of Biomedical Importance’ (Ed.) Proceedings of Young Scientists’ Workshop, Department of Zoology, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong, 127 pp.

Edited Volumes:

  1. Tandon, V, Yadav, AK. and Roy, B. 2009. ‘Current Trends in Parasitology’, Proceedings of the 20th National Congress of Parasitology, Shillong, India”. (Edited volume). Panima Publishing Coroporation, New Delhi, ISBN 81-86535-69-1, 279 pp.
  2. Yadav, A. K. 2000. ‘Identification & Diagnosis of Parasites of Biomedical Importance’ (Ed.) Proceedings of Young Scientists’ Workshop, Department of Zoology, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong, 127 pp.

Book Chapters:

  1. Tandon, V., Yadav, AK. Roy, B. and Das, B. 2011. Phytochemicals as cure of worm infections in traditional medicine systems. In: Emerging Trends in Zoology (Eds. Srivastava, U. C. and Kumar, S.). ISBN: 978-93-8042-825-3, Narendra Publishing House, New Delhi.
  2. Lalramliana and Yadav, AK. 2009. Compatability of chemical pesticides with locally isolated entomopathogenic nematodes (Steinernematidae and Heterorhabdae) from Meghalaya, North-East India. In: Current Trends in Parasitology, Proceedings of the 20th National Congress of Parasitology, Shillong, India. (Eds. Tandon, V, Yadav, A. K. & Roy, B.). Panima Publishing Coroporation, New Delhi, ISBN 81-86535-69-1, pp. 261-267.
  3. Yadav, AK. and Tangpu, V. 2008. Therapeutic efficacy of Bidens pilosa L. var. radiata and Galinsoga parviflora Cav. in experimentally induced diarrhoea in mice. Recent Progress in Medicinal Plants. (Eds. Govil, J. N. & Singh, V. K.). Vol. 23: Standardization of Herbal/Ayurvedic Formulation. ISBN: 1-9336991-4-0. Studium Press, LLC, Houston, USA, pp. 35-45.
  4. Tangpu, V., Temjenmongla & Yadav, AK. 2007. Some Important Folklore Medicinal Plants Used by Tangkhul Nagas of Ukhrul District, Manipur. Recent Progress in Medicinal Plants. Vol. 16. Phytomedicines. (Eds: Govil, J. N., Singh, V. K. & Bhardwaj, R.). Studium Press, LLC, U.S.A., pp . 311-322.
  5. Tangpu, V. & Yadav, AK. 2005. Antidiarrhoeal efficacy of Swertia angustifolia. Proceedings - International Conference on Botanicals: Promotion and Development with International Coordination (Ed. P. K. Mukherjee). Allied Book Agency, Kolkata, pp. 418-421.
  6. Tangpu, V. & Yadav, AK. 2005. Antidiarrhoeal efficacy of Swertia angustifolia. Proceedings - International Conference on Botanicals: Promotion and Development with International Coordination (Ed. P. K. Mukherjee). Allied Book Agency, Kolkata, pp. 418-421.
  7. Yadav, AK. 2001. Parasites as Bioindicators of Status of Water Quality. In: Water Quality Assessment Biomonitoring and Zooplankton Diversity, Proceedings of Young Scientists’ Workshop, Department of Zoology, NEHU, Shillong, pp. 131-138.