Dr Kamalesh D Mumbrekar

Assistant Professor

Department of Radiation Biology and Toxicology

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Kamalesh D Mumbrekar is Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiation Biology & Toxicology at Manipal School of Life Sciences.

    He:

    • Teaches theory/practical to BSc, MSc, PG diploma students
    • Guides students (BSc/ MSc) in their project work
    • Participates in ongoing research at the department by writing new grants and publishing the findings
    • Class In-charge for III Year BSc Biotechnology
    • Participates in institutional activities like workshops, science day, inspire program, refresher course etc.
    • Radiation Safety Officer (RSO-1)
    • Internal Auditor- ISO

     

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Semester / Year
Biology-1 (Theory) BSc, I Semester
Biology-1 (Practical) BSc, I Semester
Cell Biology-1 (Theory) BSc, II Semester
Cell Biology-1 (Practical) BSc, II Semester
Basics of Biotechnology (Theory) BSc Biotechnology, I Semester
Molecular Biology (Practical) BSc, III Semester
Project BSc BSc, VI Semester
Project MSc MSc, IV Semester
Radiobiology First Year BSc MRT
Radiobiology First Year MSc MRP

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD Radiation Biology (Cellular and Molecular Analysis of Normal Tissue Toxicity Induced by Radiotherapy In Breast Cancer Patients) Department of Radion Biology & Toxicology, School of Life Sciences, Manipal University, Manipal 2015
MPhil Zoology Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu 2011

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Division of Radiobiology & Toxicology, School of Life Sciences Assistant Professor October 2015 to present
Division of Radiobiology & Toxicology, School of Life Sciences Lecturer 2008 - 2015
Division of Radiobiology & Toxicology, School of Life Sciences Senior Research Fellow 2007 - 2008

A Structural and Behavioral Study on Neurological Changes in Adult Mice Co-Exposed to Low-Dose Radiation and Organophosphate Pesticides during Neonatal and Postnatal Stages of Development.

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Radiation biology and Environmental Toxicology

Area of Expertise

DNA repair, Radiogenomics.Neurotoxicity, DNA damage & repair

Area of Research

in vitro and in vivo toxicity, radiation response

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Life member of Indian Society for Radiation Biologists, India.
  • Life member of Society for Radiation Research, India.
  • Life member of Environmental Mutagen Society of India.
  • Life member Indian Association for Radiation Protection.

Full Publications List

List of Students project

POST GRADUATE THESIS
2021

  1. Exploring the brain metabolomic changes in response to pesticide and its link with neurodegenerative diseases

2018
  1. Effect of Probiotic Treatment on Radiation-Induced Gut Damage in Mouse Model
  2. Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticle Induced Histological and Biochemical Changes in Mouse Model

2016
  1. Influence of SNPs in Genes Involved in DNA Repair Pathways on the Radiotherapy Induced Acute Skin Toxicity

2014
  1. Role of Single Nucleotide Polymorphism in Breast Cancer Predisposition

2012
  1. Genetic polymorphisms and its role in radiotherapy induced acute skin reactions

2011
  1. Visualization and Counting of Damage-spots in Lymphocyte Nuclei from Fluorescence-Microscope-images
  2. Cellular and Molecular Evaluation of Normal Tissue Acute Skin Reaction Induced by Radiotherapy

2009
  1. 2D Fluorescent Image Analysis for Automation Approach to Quantifying DNA Damages using γ-H2AX

UNDERGRADUATE THESIS SUPERVISED
2021
  1. Understanding the mechanism of genotoxicity induced by Malathion in glial cells
  2. The Effect of Antibiotics on the Gut-Brain Axis in rat model
  3. Investigating The Effects of Malathion on Mitochondria in Neuroglial Cells

2020
  1. Understanding the Effect of Environmental Neurotoxicants on the Genes Involved in Neuronal Survival and Plasticity
  2. To Understand the effect of Pesticides on Brain Metabolites in Mouse Model

2019
  1. Mitigation of Cisplatin Induced Cognitive Impairments by Naringenin
  2. Role of Naringinin in Mitigating the Cisplatin Induced Organ Toxicity in Mouse Model

2018
  1. Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticle Exposure and Structural Changes in the Hippocampal Neuron -Preclinical Study