Dr Herman Sunil DSouza

Professor

Department of Radiation Biology and Toxicology

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Herman Sunil DSouza is Professor at Department of Radiation Biology and Toxicology, School of Life Sciences.

    • Involved in research and teaching for UG and PG programs.
    • Co-ordinator for Biotechnology Skill Enhancement Program – BiSEP (PG Diploma in Cellular and Molecular Diagnostics)

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD Biochemistry Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore 2005

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
School of Life Sciences, MAHE Professor Teaching/Research 9th Jan 2018- till date
School of Life Sciences, MAHE Associate Professor Teaching/Research Oct 2010 – 8th Jan 2018
School of Life Sciences, MAHE Assistant Professor Oct 2006 – Oct 2010
St. John’s Medical College. Bangalore Assistant Professor Teaching/Research Sep 2005-Sep 2006
St. John’s Medical College. Bangalore Lecturer Teaching/Research March 2001-Aug 2005
St. John’s Medical College. Bangalore Scientific Assistant Research Oct 1996 - Feb 2001

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Research in the area of toxic metal lead

Area of Expertise

Biochemistry, Biotechnology Genetics

Area of Research

Effect of toxic metal lead on the human health and the association of genetic polymorphism on the toxicokinetics of the lead

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  1. Association of Clinical Biochemists of India (ACBI) - Life Member
  2. Society of Biological Chemists (India) -Life Member
  3. Environmental Mutagen Society of India (EMSI)-Life Member

Trends Clin Biochem Lab Medicine

2003-01-01 Geraldine Menezes T Venkatesh

This chapter emphasises the role of essential trace minerals on the absorption of heavy metals with special reference to lead.

Screening for lead poisoning in urban school children of Southern India using capillary and venous blood samples

2002-01-01

2002, Indian Journal of Clinical Biochemistry.

Fetal lead exposure: encephalopathy in a child

2002-01-01

Indian Journal of Clinical Biochemistry”, 2002, Indian Journal of Clinical Biochemistry.

Use of portable Lead Analyser to locate sources of lead

2004-01-01

2004, Indian Journal of Paediatrics.

Comparison of isotope dilution and a portable anodic stripping voltammetry device for blood lead measurements: Source of lead in blood of female adults from Bangalore

2004-01-01

2004, Australian Journal of Chemistry.

Content of lead in paint and soil in Karnataka and Gujarat, India

2005-01-01

2005, Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene.

Health hazards by lead exposure: evaluation using ASV and XRF

2006-01-01

2006, Toxicology and Industrial Health.

Lead poisoning as result of infertility treatment using herbal remedies

2007-01-01

2007, Archives of Gynaecology and Obstetrics.

Evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of lead poisoning in a patient with occupational lead exposure: A case presentation

2007-01-01

2007, Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology.

Full Publications List

2018-01-01