Bijay Kumar Barik

Senior Grade Lecturer

Department of Biochemistry

Qualification: MSc Medical Biochemistry

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Bijay Kumar Barik teaches Biochemistry to first year MBBS, BDS, Allied Health Science students and second year BSc helath science students emphasizing the clinical relevance’s.

    He:

    • Is involved in teaching theory classes for MBBS, BDS, Allied health and BSc health science students.
    • Conducts practical classes, Problem Based Learning (PBL) sessions, Self-Directed Learning (SDL) activities. for year I MBBS and year I BDS courses.
    • Is involved in preparing question papers for both theory and practical examinations for MBBS and BDS students.
    • Is involved in preparing university question paper sets for Allied health science courses.
    • Coordinates theory and practical examinations for MBBS students.
    • Evaluates theory and practical papers of MBBS and BDS students.
    • Is involved in invigilation for class tests, internal examinations and university examinations for MBBS and BDS students.
    • Is faculty mentor for a group of medical students.
    • Is involved in block exam coordination and invigilation.
    • Is teaching Cell Biology and Genetics for B.Sc Health Sciences (ICHS) students
    • Guides mentored student projects
    • Is a coordinator for Personal and Professional Development (PPD) module at MMMC
    • Is a coordinator for the preparation of student brochure for MBBS students
    • Scrutinises and signs the biochemical reports of the blood/urine/other biological fluid samples of patients at the Biochemistry lab of Dr TMA Pai Hospital, Udupi

     

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Semester / Year
Biochemistry MBBS first year, BDS first year, Allied Health Science Courses-Semester 2 & 4
Cell Biology B.Sc Health Sciences- Semester 3
Genetics B.Sc Health Sciences- Semester 4

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MSc (Master of Science) Medical Biochemistry KMC, Kasturba Medical College Manipal 2008

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Biochemistry and Genetics, KMC International Centre, Manipal Lecturer August 2009- December 2012
Department of Biochemistry - MMMC, Manipal Lecturer January 2013- July 2015
Department of Biochemistry - MMMC, Manipal Senior Grade Lecturer August 2015 – present

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Molecular Modelling, Nanotechnology, Molecular Biology and others

Area of Expertise

Spectroscopic Techniques, Electrophoresis, Raman Spectra & IR Spectra Analysis.

Area of Research

Peptides in Urine, Protein Thiols in urine, Kidney Stone analysis, Molecular Modelling Software, Biomolecule interaction studies

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Life Member of Society of Biological Chemists. 

Laser‐induced breakdown spectroscopy‐Raman: An effective complementary approach to analyze renal‐calculi." Journal of biophotonics 11, no. 6 (2018): e201700271

2018 Muhammed Shameem, K. M Arun Chawla Madhukar Mallya Bijay Kumar Barik V. K. Unnikrishnan V. B. Kartha C. Santhosh

Copper and ceruloplasmin levels in relation to total thiols and GST in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients." Indian journal of clinical biochemistry 25, no. 1 (2010): 74-76.

2010 Sarkar, A S. Dash B. K. Barik Manjunatha S. Muttigi V. Kedage J. K. Shetty M. Prakash

Determination of urinary peptides in patients with proteinuria." Indian journal of nephrology 18, no. 4 (2008): 150.

2008 Prakash, Mungli J. K. Shetty S. Dash B. K. Barik A. Sarkar R. Prabhu

Urinary protein thiols in different grades of proteinuria." Indian Journal of Clinical Biochemistry 23, no. 4 (2008): 404-406

2008 Prakash, Mungli Jeevan K. Shetty Sambit Dash Bijay K. Barik Abhirup Sarkar Sharanabasappa M. Awanti Ravindra Prabhu

1. Stress in medical students and its correlation to substance abuse

2. Cross sectional study on the opinions of MMMC students on abortion depending on different situations

3. Feet Hygiene: Is It A Concern Among Students?