CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES
- 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)
Herman Sunil DSouza is Professor at Department of Radiation Biology and Toxicology, School of Life Sciences.
|Degree||Specialisation||Institute||Year of passing|
|PhD||Biochemistry||Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore||2005|
|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
- Association of Clinical Biochemists of India (ACBI) - Life Member
- Society of Biological Chemists (India) -Life Member
- 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, Indian Journal of Clinical Biochemistry.
Fetal lead exposure: encephalopathy in a child
Indian Journal of Clinical Biochemistry”, 2002, Indian Journal of Clinical Biochemistry.
Use of portable Lead Analyser to locate sources of lead
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, Australian Journal of Chemistry.
Content of lead in paint and soil in Karnataka and Gujarat, India
2005, Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene.
Health hazards by lead exposure: evaluation using ASV and XRF
2006, Toxicology and Industrial Health.
Lead poisoning as result of infertility treatment using herbal remedies
2007, Archives of Gynaecology and Obstetrics.
Evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of lead poisoning in a patient with occupational lead exposure: A case presentation
2007, Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology.