Dr Rajashekar Rao Barkur

Associate Professor

Department of Biochemistry

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Rajashekar Rao Barkur teaches Biochemistry to year I MBBS, year I BDS and allied heath courses.

    He:

    • Conducts practical, PBL, SDL sessions for year I MBBS, year I BDS courses.
    • Sets question paper.
    • Is External Examiner for various theory examinations of Manipal University and other institutions.
    • Is Internal Examiner for Year I MBBS degree examination.
    • Prepares and conducts OSPE for MBBS phase I stage I (MBBS batch) and refresher batch.
    • Is involved in exam coordination and invigilation.
    • Guides year II MBBS student research projects.
    • Mentors MBBS students.
    • Is involved in periodic departmental meetings for review of curriculum and internal auditing as member of internal audit.

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Biochemistry MBBS Phase1 stage 1
Biochemistry BDS Phase1 stage 1
Biochemistry Allied health courses-First year

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
Internal Auditor Course on Integrated Management System Auditing Manipal university 2013
PhD Biochemistry Manipal University 2012
Certificate course in Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research methodology Biomedical Research TUV Rheinland 2008
MSc Medical Biochemistry Manipal Academy of Higher Education(MAHE),Manipal 1998

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Biochemistry - MMMC, Manipal Associate Professor April 2012 till date
Department of Biochemistry - MMMC, Manipal Selection Grade Lecturer January 2011 to March 2012
Department of Biochemistry - MMMC, Manipal Senior Grade Lecturer January 2006 to January 2011
Department of Biochemistry - MMMC, Manipal Lecturer September 2005 to December 2005
Sikkim Manipal institute of Medical Science (SMIMS),Sikkim Manipal University, Gangtok, Sikkim Lecturer Taught Biochemistry for first year MBBS, BPT, DMLT students and involved in reporting of biochemistry investigation at Central Referral Hospital, Gangtok attached to SMIMS. 5 years 7 months

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Biochemistry, Toxicology

Area of Expertise

Biochemistry, Toxicology

Area of Research

Biochemistry, Toxicology

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Life Member of Association of Clinical Biochemists of India, 2000.
     

Correlation between academic achievement goal orientation and the performance of Malaysian students in an Indian medical school

2013-02-11 Govindan S Kamath A

Education for Health (Educ Health) [serial online], 26:98-102, November 2013, [cited 2013 November 2.

Impairment in spatial memory in adult rats following developmental low lead exposure

2012-01-11 Laxminarayana K Bairy

International Journal of Pharma Sciences and Research (IJPSR), Vol 3 No 11 512-522, November 2012.

Low lead impairs passive avoidance learning in rats

2011-01-06 Rao MS Bairy LK

Archives of Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology (Arh Hig Rada Toksikol), 2011, June 1, 62(2):147-53.

Study on correlations between glycated haemoglobin, lipid profiles and blood glucose levels in Type 2 diabetics living at moderate high altitude

2010-01-12 Parineetha B Venkata Raman V

The International Medical Journal Malaysia, Vol 9 No 2, December 2010.

Freeing didactic lectures from monotony with a mid-lecture presentation unrelated to the original lecture

2010-27-04 U Kamath Mohandas Rao KG

Medical Physiology Online 2010, 27 April 2010.

Extended response essay questions - A relook

2008-01-02 Bhat PP Kamath U

Indian Journal for the Practising Doctor, Vol. 4, No. 6, 2008-01 - 2008-02.

Perspectives on self-directed learning - the Importance of attitudes and skills

2007-01-12 Parineetha P Bhat Ullas Kamath

Bioscience Education-e-journal, Vol 10, December 2007.Perspectives on self-directed learning - the Importance of attitudes and skills

A review on infections transmitted by pets

2014-01-01 Wayne Amiela

batch 18, (MBBS students).

Evaluation of AST/ALT ratio in patients with hepatitis

Anisah Farah

batch 18, (MBBS students).

A review on pectus excavatum (Congenital chest wall deformity)

Lee Kian Hian

batch 18, (MBBS student).

Avian influenza a (H5N1) virus -is the time bomb ticking

2014-01-01 Jasbir Singh Malathi Sashini

batch 18, (MBBS students).

Perception of medical student in MMMC about complementary and alternative medicines

2014-01-01 Amardeep Singh Koh Huah Chian Teo Siok Har

batch 23, (MBBS students).A questionnaire study was under taken to know the perception of medical student in MMMC about complementary and alternative medicines.

Reliability of Iridology - A cross-sectional study in MMMC students

2014-01-01 Abdullah Syahmi Danial Faris bin Hilmi Puteri Helena Sandhya Aruljoethy

batch 23, (MBBS students).A questionnaire study was under taken to know the Reliability of Iridology among the students of MMMC.

Mental stress, job satisfaction and job stress among medical staffs (medical officers, houseman ship officers, and nurses) in Malaysian hospitals

2014-01-01 Muhammad Hadri Ahmad Wafiy Rasyihah Wan Mahirah Nurul Ilmi

batch 23, (MBBS students). A questionnaire study on mental stress, job satisfaction and job stress among medical staff in Malaysian hospitals.

What do medical students want from their professional and private life

2014-01-01 Seetha Jeganathan Kivishna Dewi Lishantini Ng Teo Soo Lin

batch 29, (MBBS students).A questionnaire study on what medical students want from their professional and private life was carried out.

Awareness of sexually transmitted diseases among MMMC students

2014-01-01 Yashantha Lau Yi Peng

batch 29, (MBBS students). A questionnaire study on Awareness of Sexually Transmitted Diseases among MMMC students.