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Editorial Board
Prof. P. P. Sood
Retired Professor and Head and Emeritus Medical Scientist, Department of Boisciences
Retired Emeritus Scientist, Department of Biochemistry, Saurashtra University, Rajkot .
Scientific Advisor to Amity Institute of Microbial Tchnology, Amity University, Noida
Editor: Dr. K. P. Mohanakumar, Director, IUCBR & SSH, M. G. University Campous, Kottayam, Kerala
Editor International Affairs: Prof. K. P. Sood, 309 Willow Ridge Court, Fortworth, Texas 76103, USA

Phone: 001.817.457.7586 (R). 001.817.831.0238 (O)

Associate Editor, Europe
Prof. B. Sawicka, Department of Plant Production Technology and Commodity Science, University of Life Science,Lubilin, Poland.
Associate Editor, USA
Prof. Naseem H. Ansari, Department of Human Biology, Chemistry and Genetics, University of Taxas, Galveston, Taxas, USA
Dr. Mithun Pasham, Department Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School, Harvard, Boston, MA 02115
Associate Editor, Canada
Prof. P. Sivasubramanian, Department of Biology, University of New Brunswick, Frederactrion, E3B 6E1, Canada
Associate Editor, Asia
Ex. Prof. Tetsuji Nagata, Emeritus Professor, Shinsju University School of Medicine, Mastumoto, Japan
Associate Editor, Australia and New Zealand
Dr. Ravindra Telang, Department of Clinical Pharmacology, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Associate Editor, South Africa
Dr. Du Toit Loots, North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa
Associate Editor, North Zone :

Prof. Kiran Kalia, Director, NIPER, Gandhinagar.
Dr. W. Selvamurthy, Distinguished Scientist, Ex. Chief Controller (R & D), Ministry of Defence, DRDO, New Delhi.
Associate Editor, South Zone :
Dr. P. Balakrishna Murthy, Director, IIBAT, Padappai, Tamil Nadu.
Prof. Vishnupriya, Department of Genetics, Osmania University, Hyderabad.
Associate Editor, East Zone :
Dr. Swapna Chaudhuri, Department of Lab, Medicine, School of Tropical Medcine, Kolkata.
Associate Editor West Zone :
Dr. Naresh Chandra, Princpal, Birla College, Kalyan. (Ex. Pro.-Vice Chancellor, Mumbai Universtiy, Mumbai.)
Prof. Maheep Bhatnagar, Ex. Head, Department of Zoology, M. L. Sukhadia University, Udaipur - 313 001.
Prof. P. D. Gupta, Adjunct Professor, Manipal University, Manipal.
Associate Editor, Central Zone :
Dr. Shalini Tyagi, MD, DNB, DCH, New Born & Child Specialist, Metro Hospital, Noida - 201 301.
Prof. Ajit Varma, Director General, ASTIF, Amity University, Noida.


Padmashri Dr. G. C. Misra, Ex. Director, National Centre for Cell Science, Pune.
Dr. S. Manoharan, Dept. of Biochem. Annamalai University, Annamalainagar.
Prof. M.K. Thakur, Department of Zoology, Vanarasi Hindu University, Vanarasi.
Dr. R. S. Chundawat, Dept. Zoology, FASC, Modi University. Laxmangarh.(Raj.)
Dr. K. G. Raghu, Scientist, NIIST-CSIR, Govt. of India, Thiruvananthapuram
Prof. Kiran Kalia, Director, NIPER, Gandhinagar.
Prof. Madhusudan Sharma, Ex. Vice Chancellor, Kota University, Kota.
Dr. A.D. Taranalli, Dept. of Pharmacol, KLES’s College of Pharmacy, Belgaun.
Prof. Anamic Shah, Vice Chancellor, Gujarat Vidyapeeth, Ahmedabad.
Dr. Sasikumar Menon, Director Therapeutic Drug Monitoring, Sion East, Mumbai
Prof. Sasanka Chakrabarti, Department of Biochemistry, IPGME&R, Kolkata.
Prof. M. Krishnan, Dept. Environ. Bitchnol, Bharati Darsan Uni., Truchirappalli.
Dr. Kamal Parikh, MD, Chief Medical Administrator, Strerling Hospital, Rajkot.
Dr. N. Udupa, Research Director, Manipal University, Manipal.
Dr. B. G. Unni, Deputy Director, CSIR-NEIST, Jorhat, Assam.
Prof. S. R. Dave, Dept. of Microbiology & Biotech., Gujarat Uni., Ahmedabad.
Prof. P.K. Sheth, Chief Executive Officer, Biotech Park, Lucknow.
Prof. G. R. Rout, Head, Dept. of Agricul. Biotech., Orissa University, Bhuvneswar.
Prof. K. D. Vachhrajani, Department of Zoology, M.S. University, Baroda.
Dr. B. S. Shankaranarayana Rao, Dept.of Neurophysiol., NIMHANS, Bengaluru

Dr. Naresh Chandra.

Associate Editor West Zone, India

Dr. Naresh Chandra is the Pro-Vice-Chancellor of University of Mumbai, a premier and one of the three oldest Universities of the Country, established in 1857. The University today has 57  PG departments and more than 734 affiliated colleges / institutions catering to over 7,00,000 students. The University has been granted with a status of “University with Potential for Excellence” by UGC and has been recently re-accredited by NAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council) with ‘A’ Grade.  

This is Dr. Chandra’s second tenure as the Pro Vice-Chancellor having earlier worked on the post from 17th April, 1997 to 4th May, 2000.  He played a key-role in introducing relevant, innovative and need based academic courses.

 He has served as the Principal of Birla College, Kalyan from 15th October, 1988 onwards.  Birla College was accredited by NAAC with a 5 Star status in 2002, re-accredited in 2008 and awarded ‘A’ Grade with CGPA 3.37 and now re-accredited in 2014 (third cycle) and awarded “A” Grade with CGPA 3.58.  UGC has conferred the status of “College with Potential for Excellence” (CPE) during phase-III (March 2010) and now conferred with College of Excellence (from 1st April, 2015 to 31st March, 2020).

Dr. Chandra is a Research Guide of the University of Mumbai for M.Sc. and Ph.D. (Science) Degree in Botany and Biotechnology. He is the Fellow and Life Member, Indian Botanical Society (FBS).  18 students have been awarded Ph.D. Degree under his guidance.  He has worked on a major research project sanctioned by UGC and presently working on a major research project sanctioned by NMPB.  He has  published several research papers in National as well as International journals. He is the Associate Editor (West Zone) of “Journal of Cell and Tissue Research”.

He has been Chairman / Member of several Expert Committees of Universities / UGC.  As Chairman, Peer Team, NAAC visited many colleges in the country.  He has visited several Universities/Institutions in UK, USA, Australia and China. In 2008 he was invited to attend International Visitor Leadership Program on “Higher Education – Administration and Curriculum Development: A Project for India”, at Washington and New York from 3rd to 7th November, 2008.  Recently he has attended five days Workshop on “Multidisciplinary Approach to University Leaders Development” held at Harvard University, USA from 30th July, 2012 to 3rd August, 2012.

 His rich experience in academic administration and his contribution for the cause has helped him carve a niche for himself in the field of higher education.

  Dr. Barbara Sawicka,
Associate Editor, Europe

"Barbara Sawicka, full professor at Department of Plant Technology and Commodities Science, Faculty of Agrobioengineering, University of Life Science in Lublin, Poland. She is head of the Department of Plant Production Technology and Commodites Science. She has published over 740 scientific papers, including 280 original works, 60 chapters and 9 books. She has a significant contribution to the development of plant cultivation technologies, assessment of post-harvest quality of plant raw materials, food safety, and food product commodity. She completed national and foreign internships (Belgium, Germany, Lithuania). Professor Sawicka organized 2 International Scientific Conferences: in 2015 and 'Meet India' in 2017. She is a member of several scientific associations and promoted 10 PhD, 125 masters and 180 engineers."




Dr. Naseem Hasan Ansari, B.S. (1970), M.S. (1972), Ph.D. (1986), Professor, Department of Human Biological Chemistry and Genetics, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, is deeply involved to understand the biochemical mechanism(s) of oxidative pathologies such as senile cataract, Age-Related Macular Degeneration and secondary complications of diabetes. Her research has shown that lipid peroxidation end products are the toxic mediators in the above-mentioned oxidative pathologies. The presence of an a-b unsaturated double bond and aldehyde group impart reactivity to these lipid derived aldehydes, due to which they readily conjugate the protein having a reactive cysteine, histidine or epsilon amino group. Cytoskeletal proteins such as actin, vimentin and tubulin, and gap junction proteins such as connexins are specifically susceptible to modification by HNE and HHE which could be critical in the development of oxidative pathologies. She and her group have found that HNE can be metabolized by conjugation with GSH (catalyzed by glutathione-S-transferase), Using antisense and SiRNA specific to various isozymes of ALDH as well as knock out mice, her studies show that ALDH1 is the main isozyme involved in the oxidation of HNE. Structural and kinetic studies on ALDH1 are underway to develop specific activators of this enzyme an approach which will be therapeutic towards preventing oxidative pathologies.


Dr. Shalini Tyagi, MD, DNB, DCH, FWSCMB ( Associate Editor, Central Zone, India)

Dr. Shalini Tyagi, is a leading pediatrician in renowned Metro Hospital at Noida. After completing her MBBS she did MD in pediatrics from NHL Medical College, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad. She also is DNB  in pediatrics from National Board of Examinations. Thereafter, she gained rich experience in neonatology and intensive care  at state of art Nursery and Pediatric intensive care unit of St. Stephen Hospital, New Delhi and Metro Hospital, Noida. Dr. Tyagi is attached to various hospitals in Delhi and Noida and actively involved in clinical researches. She has published several papers in International Journal of repute. Dr. Tyagi is an active member of Indian Academy of Pediatrics, Society for Science and Environment and World Society of Cellular and Molecular Biology (France). She has participated in number of conferences and continuing the medical education program.


Prof. Maheep Bhatnagar, M.Sc. Ph.D. FIANS, FSSE (Associate Editor): Prof. Maheep Bhatnagar is a renowned Neurobiologist from M.L. Sukhadia University, Udaipur. His postdoctoral research at Royal Postgraduate Medical School, London (1986-1987) led him for the first time show a relationship and role of atrial natriuretic peptide secreted by pulmonary vein myocardial cells in essential hypertension. His studies at Oregon Regional Primate Research Centre, Portland, USA (1989-1991) also led him to demonstrate for the first time, that stress conditions modulate both secretion and synthesis of somatostatin peptide from hypothalamus. He was a Guest Scientist at Karolinska Institute, Stockholm to work on glucorticoid receptors and nerve growth factors in the brain that modulate ageing. He received gold medal for getting first position in M.Sc. (1976) and DASS award (1986-1987). He delivered several plenary and invited lectures in National and International conferences. He is an editorial board member of several National and International Journals and has published about 100 original papers, several articles and contributed chapters and 10 books.

Dr. K. P.
Mohanakumar, M.Sc., Ph. D.,  FIANSc. (Editor): 
Kochupurackal P. Mohanakumar is currently the Director of Inter University Centre for Biomedical Research and Super Speciality Hospital (IUCBR & SSH) at Mahatma Gandhi University at Thalappady Campus, Kottayam, Kerala, a new Institute of National Importance of Govt. of Kerala. A former Professor of IISER, Thiruvananthapuram, and Professor of AcSIR, Dr. Mohanakumar was Chief Scientist at CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Biology and Headed of the Institute’s three Divisions (Cell Biology & Physiology; Project Monitoring & Evaluation, and Business Development Divisions).
His major contribution is in the area of neurodegenerative diseases, with special reference to Parkinson’s disease; its pathophysiology, mitochondrial genetics, and drug development. He has published more than 125 peer-review-ed publications several Chapters in Books, and has edited several Special Issues of Peer Reviewed International Neuroscience Journals. H has an average impact factor 3.76 per article, more than 3,500 citations, an h-index of 34 as per Web of Science or Google Scholar, and an i10 index of 63.
He is an elected Fellow of the National Academy of Science, India; Fellow of the West Bengal Academy of Science & Technology; and Indian Academy of Neuroscience. He is the recipient of DBT-National Bioscientist Award for 2000, ICMR Prize in 1991 and of several Society founded awards such as Uvnas Prize of Indian Pharmacological Society; Tulsabai Somani Educational Trust Award of Indian Academy of Neuroscience, Coln RN Chopra Memorial Oration of Indian Pharmacological Society, Dr. Lalitha Kameswaran Memorial Oration of Southern Regional Indian Pharmacological Society; etc. He is an elected member of Guha Research Conference for the past one and a half decade. He served as Visiting Professor of the Third World Academy of Science, UNESCO for two terms, and was an elected Council Member of International Society for Neurochemistry (ISN), and serves as Review Member of NIH, USA Review Committee. He has received CV Raman Fellowship, USAID S&T Fellowship, ICMR International Senior Fellowship and DBT Overseas Senior Associateship.
His higher advanced trainings were at the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda; University of Essen and Gottingen University in Germany; University of Virginia at Charlottesville and University of Kentucky, Lexington. He is Handling Editor of Journal of Neurochemistry, and editorial board member of Neurochemistry International (John Wiley & Sons and International Society for Neurochemistry), Neurochemical Research (Springer-Nature), Neuroscience & Medicine (Scientific Research Publishers), and Anatomy & Cell Biology (Korean Society of Anatomists). He serves J Cell Tissue Res from its inception. Webpage:;;

Dr. R.S.Telang, M.V.Sc., Ph.D. (Associate Editor) is involved in teaching and research in Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, HP Agricultural University, Palampur. He is through out first class and a meritorious scholar. His main interests include smooth muscle pharmacology, regulation of neurotransmitter receptors and ethno pharmacology. At present he teaching the concepts of Pharmacology and Toxicology through computer-aided learning software. He has published 20 original research papers, 3 chapters in books and 30 presentations in various national and international conferences. He has contributed and compiled 4 laboratory manuals for the undergraduate and postgraduate students of Pharmacology and Toxicology. Dr Telang received Young Scientist Award and Gold Medal in 2000.


Dr. (Mrs.) Kiran Kalia currently a Professor of Biochemistry in the Department of Biosciences at the Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidya Nagar, Gujarat, got her Ph.D. from ITRC Lucknow. Prof. Kalia Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidya Nagar, Gujarat, got her Ph.D. from ITRC Lucknow. Prof. Kalia has contributed significantly in the area of Metal Toxicology, Protein Biochemistry, Immunology & Environmental Biotechnology. She has published over 40 research papers and review articles in highly rated peer reviewed journals. She is the guest reviewer of number of scientific journals and has delivered number of invited/ Guest/ plenary lectures at international and national conferences in India and abroad. She was awarded prestigious Government of India National Award of Bharat Scout and Guide 1974 by His Excellence President of India Sri V.V. GIRI. She has been visiting Fellow of Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi, 1991-92 and has worked at the National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi. She is member of many prestigious scientific societies.






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