Dr Chandrika D Nayak

Dr Chandrika D Nayak

Professor of Biochemistry

Department of Biochemistry

Working since inception from September 1997

My Name is Dr Chandrika D Nayak, my profilePage is. I am aProfessor of Biochemistryin Department of Biochemistry - MMMC, Manipal.
  • CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Chandrika D Nayak teaches Biochemistry to year I MBBS, year I BDS and year I Allied Health Science courses.

    She also seves as :

    • Co-ordinator for conducting Digital practicals and objective structured practical examinations (OSPE)
    • Co-ordinator for designing case histories, conducting and assessing students in Problem Based learning (PBL) sessions.
    • Co-ordinator for conducting small group activities as a part of self-directed learning activity among students.
    • Faculty for setting question papers for OSPE, block examinations and university examinations as per blueprint
    • SOAHS coordinator for the department
    • Internal examiner for MBBS, BDS and Aliied Health courses
    • External Examiner for PhD thesis for Indian Universities
    • Guide for undergraduate student scientific projects at MMMC, Manipal
    • Coordinator for compiling student handbook.
    • Block coordinator for MBBS, BDS and Refresher courses
    • Laboratory Signatory for verification of Biochemistry Stat Lab results on assigned days at Dr TMA Pai Hospital, Udupi
    • Reviewer and member of Editorial board in various National and International scientific journals

     

  • SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING
    Subject
    :
    Biochemistry
    Subject code
    :
    Phase I Stage I MBBS course
    Year / Semester
    :
    Year 1 MBBS (Semesters 1 and 2)
    Subject
    :
    Biochemistry
    Subject code
    :
    Phase I Year I BDS course
    Year / Semester
    :
    Year 1 BDS (Semesters 1 and 2)
    Subject
    :
    Biochemistry
    Subject code
    :
    Allied Health Sciences course
    Year / Semester
    :
    Year 1 (Semester 2) and Year 2 (semester 4)
  • ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
    Degree
    :
    PhD (Doctor of Philosophy)
    Specialisation
    :
    Institute
    :
    Manipal Academy of Higher Education
    Year of passing
    :
    2005
    Degree
    :
    MSc (Master of Science)
    Specialisation
    :
    Medical Biochemistry
    Institute
    :
    Manipal Academy of Higher Education
    Year of passing
    :
    1994
    Degree
    :
    BSc (Bachelor of Science)
    Specialisation
    :
    Botany, Zoology, Chemistry
    Institute
    :
    Mangalore University
    Year of passing
    :
    1993
  • EXPERIENCE
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Department of Biochemistry - MMMC, Manipal
    Designation
    :
    Professor
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    Since April 2013
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Department of Biochemistry - MMMC, Manipal
    Designation
    :
    Professor & Head
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    May 2014- May 2017
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Department of Biochemistry - MMMC, Manipal
    Designation
    :
    Associate Professor
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    April 2009-March 2010
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Department of Biochemistry - MMMC, Manipal
    Designation
    :
    Assistant Professor
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    October 2005-April 2009
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Department of Biochemistry - MMMC, Manipal
    Designation
    :
    Senior Grade Lecturer
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    September 2003-October 2005
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Department of Biochemistry - MMMC, Manipal
    Designation
    :
    Lecturer
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    September 1997-September 2003
  • CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Chandrika D Nayak teaches Biochemistry to year I MBBS, year I BDS and year I Allied Health Science courses.

    She also seves as :

    • Co-ordinator for conducting Digital practicals and objective structured practical examinations (OSPE)
    • Co-ordinator for designing case histories, conducting and assessing students in Problem Based learning (PBL) sessions.
    • Co-ordinator for conducting small group activities as a part of self-directed learning activity among students.
    • Faculty for setting question papers for OSPE, block examinations and university examinations as per blueprint
    • SOAHS coordinator for the department
    • Internal examiner for MBBS, BDS and Aliied Health courses
    • External Examiner for PhD thesis for Indian Universities
    • Guide for undergraduate student scientific projects at MMMC, Manipal
    • Coordinator for compiling student handbook.
    • Block coordinator for MBBS, BDS and Refresher courses
    • Laboratory Signatory for verification of Biochemistry Stat Lab results on assigned days at Dr TMA Pai Hospital, Udupi
    • Reviewer and member of Editorial board in various National and International scientific journals

     

  • SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING
    Subject Subject code Year / Semester
    Biochemistry Phase I Stage I MBBS course Year 1 MBBS (Semesters 1 and 2)
    Biochemistry Phase I Year I BDS course Year 1 BDS (Semesters 1 and 2)
    Biochemistry Allied Health Sciences course Year 1 (Semester 2) and Year 2 (semester 4)
  • ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
    Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
    PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2005
    MSc (Master of Science) Medical Biochemistry Manipal Academy of Higher Education 1994
    BSc (Bachelor of Science) Botany, Zoology, Chemistry Mangalore University 1993
  • EXPERIENCE
    Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
    Department of Biochemistry - MMMC, Manipal Professor Since April 2013
    Department of Biochemistry - MMMC, Manipal Professor & Head May 2014- May 2017
    Department of Biochemistry - MMMC, Manipal Associate Professor April 2009-March 2010
    Department of Biochemistry - MMMC, Manipal Assistant Professor October 2005-April 2009
    Department of Biochemistry - MMMC, Manipal Senior Grade Lecturer September 2003-October 2005
    Department of Biochemistry - MMMC, Manipal Lecturer September 1997-September 2003
  • AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
    Areas of interest
    :
    Innovations in teaching and evaluations
    Areas of expertise
    :
    Teaching and Evaluation for undergraduate MBBS, BDS & Allied Health courses, Involved in diagnostics, Research: Evaluation of oxidative damage and antioxidant status using erythrocyte markers. Has presented papers both oral and poster at various national and international conferences. Has participated as Debate manager, chairperson and judge at various national conferences and seminars and workshops
    Areas of research
    :
    Head injury, Oxidative damage and antioxidant status, medical education
  • PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS
    • Fellow of the Academy of General Education.
    • Life Member of the Association of Cinical Biochemists of India.
    • Member of the American Association of Clinical Chemistry trainee council
    • PhD Guideship status Manipal University in 2012.
    • Member of the PhD doctoral committee at MAHE for 3 PhD projects
    • Delivered LIVE satellite telecast (VSAT) lectures in Biochemistry in Sep 2007 for Sikkim Manipal University teaching programme.
    • Has served as a judge for science model competition at schools
    • Has been a part of the team to conduct scientific workshops for school teachers in and around Udupi
    • Recorded lectures for DTH- Swayamprabha NPTEL lectures to be delivered online as per MHRD, Government of India instructions.
    • External Refree for Board of Studies of Biochemistry Department at Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore
  • AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
    Areas of interest Innovations in teaching and evaluations
    Areas of expertise Teaching and Evaluation for undergraduate MBBS, BDS & Allied Health courses, Involved in diagnostics, Research: Evaluation of oxidative damage and antioxidant status using erythrocyte markers. Has presented papers both oral and poster at various national and international conferences. Has participated as Debate manager, chairperson and judge at various national conferences and seminars and workshops
    Areas of research Head injury, Oxidative damage and antioxidant status, medical education
  • PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS
    • Fellow of the Academy of General Education.
    • Life Member of the Association of Cinical Biochemists of India.
    • Member of the American Association of Clinical Chemistry trainee council
    • PhD Guideship status Manipal University in 2012.
    • Member of the PhD doctoral committee at MAHE for 3 PhD projects
    • Delivered LIVE satellite telecast (VSAT) lectures in Biochemistry in Sep 2007 for Sikkim Manipal University teaching programme.
    • Has served as a judge for science model competition at schools
    • Has been a part of the team to conduct scientific workshops for school teachers in and around Udupi
    • Recorded lectures for DTH- Swayamprabha NPTEL lectures to be delivered online as per MHRD, Government of India instructions.
    • External Refree for Board of Studies of Biochemistry Department at Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore