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Teaching and Research: 12 years

Dr. Satish Kumar

Designation : Associate Professor Qualification : B.Sc. Biotechnology, M.Sc. Biotechnology, PhD (IIT, Guwahati) Experience : Teaching and Research: 12 years

Details of Experience

  • 17/02/2018- Present: Associate Professor, School of Forensic Science, NFSU, Gandhinagar, India.
  • 20/09/2013 to 16/02/2018: Assistant Professor, Institute of Forensic Science, GFSU Gandhinagar (Now NFSU), India
  • 01/08/2011 to 31/07/2013: Guest Scientist, Max-Planck Institute for Neurological Research, Cologne, and German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases, Bonn, Germany
  • 29/09/2008 to 31/07/2011: Max-Planck unit for  Structural Molecular Biology Hamburg, Germany 

Specialization

Forensic Biotechnology and Biochemistry

Research Area

  • Forensic Biochemistry and Proteomics
  • Effect of Xenobiotics on biological macromolecules
  • Neurodegeneration

Books

01 Book

Book(s) Chapter(s)

01 Chapter

Publications

After Joining National Forensic Sciences University
 
*Corresponding Author
 
  1. Pawan Shankarsingh Rathore, Satish Kumar*. Identification of Different Body Fluids through Novel Deep Blue Autofluorescence. Forensic Science International (2021). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.forsciint.2021.110976. Impact factor 2.395
  2. Abhishek Singh Vivek Sahajpal, Satish Kumar, Malay Shukla, Deepika Bhandari, Shivkant Sharma, Lalit Kumar Sharma, Mukesh Thakur. Key genetic and forensic attributes of Uttarakhand population of India. International Journal of Legal Medicine. (2021).  (https://doi.org/10.1007/s00414-021-02637-5) Impact factor 2.686  
  3. NeelakantVarma, Abhishek Singha, Vijay K.Ravi, Mukesh Thakur, Satish Kumar*. Deltamethrin modulates the native structure of Hen Egg White Lysozyme and induces its Aggregation at Physiological pH. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces (2021). (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.colsurfb.2021.111646) Impact factor 5.268
  4. Abhishek Singh Vivek Sahajpal, Satish Kumar, Malay Shukla, Kailash Chandra, Lalit Kumar Sharma, Mukesh Thakur. Genetic evidence of shared ancestry among diverse ethno-linguistic human populations of Himachal Pradesh. Gene. (2020), (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gene.2020.145373).  Impact factor 3.688 
  5. Vivek Sahajpal,  Abhishek Singh, Mukesh Thakur, Arun Sharma, Deepika Bhandari,  Lalit Kumar Sharma, Kailash Chandra, Satish Kumar. Genetic polymorphism of 20 autosomal short tandem repeats (STRs) in Himachal Pradesh population, India. International Journal of Legal Medicine. (2020), (https://doi.org/10.1007/s00414-020-02254-8). Impact factor 2.686
  6. Vivek Sahajpal, Abhishek Singh, Mukesh Thakur, Arun Sharma, Kailash Chandra, Satish Kumar. Assessment of genetic polymorphism at 20 autosomal STR loci in scheduled caste population of Himachal Pradesh. International Journal of Legal Medicine (2019) (https://doi.org/10.1007/s00414-019-02204-z). Impact factor 2. 686 
  1. Neelakant Varma, Himanshi Kukrety, Vijay K. Ravi, Satish Kumar*. Bacopa monnieri Inhibit Hen Egg White Lysozyme Fibrillation and Help in Retaining its Activity at Acidic Condition. Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics (2019). DOI 10.1080/07391102.2019.1617784. Impact factor 3.549 
  1. Malay Shukla, Bheem Dutt Joshi, Ved Prakash Kumar, Satish Kumar, Anil Kumar Mehta, Surendra Prakash Goyal. Forensic Examination of Goral samples seized under Wildlife offence cases in India using DNA based techniques. J. Env. Bio-Sci. (2018) 32, 313-317. 
  2. Drashti Bhuptani, Satish Kumar*, Maarisha Vats, Rahul Sagav. Age and gender related changes of salivary total protein levels for forensic application. Journal of Forensic Odonto-Stomatology (2018), 35, 26-33.   
  3. Pawan Shankar Singh Rathore, Nigel Fernandes, Bhargav Chamanlal Patel, Mohinder Singh Dahiya, Satish Kumar*. Investigation of meat quality using protein profiling. Journal of Food Safety and Food Quality Archiv für Lebensmittelhygiene. (2018), 69, 99-103. Impact factor 0.356 
  4. Neelakant Varma, Inderbhan Singh, Mohinder Singh Dahiya, Vijay Kumar Ravi, Satish Kumar. Structural perturbation by arsenic triggers the aggregation of hen egg white lysozyme by promoting oligomers formation. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules (2018). 109, 1108-1114. Impact factor: 6.953 
  5. Harindranath Kadavath, Romina Vanes Hofele, Jacek Biernat, Satish Kumar, Katharina Tepper, Henning Urlaub, Eckhard Mandelkow and Markus Zweckstetter. Tau stabilizes microtubules by binding at the interface between tubulin heterodimers. Proc. Natl Acad. Sci. USA (2015), 112, 7501-7506. Impact factor: 11.205 
  6. Sarah L. Shammas, Gonzalo A. Garcia1, Satish Kumar, Magnus Kjaergaard, Mathew H. Horrocks, Nadia Shivji1, Eva Mandelkow, Tuomas P.J. Knowles, Eckhard Mandelkow and David Klenerman. A mechanistic model of tau amyloid aggregation based on direct observation of oligomers. Nature Communication (2015), DOI: 10.1038/ncomms8025. Impact factor: 14.919 These authors contributed equally to this work.  
  7. Katharina Tepper, Jacek Biernat, Satish Kumar, Susanne Wegmann, Thomas Timm, Sabrina Hübschmann, Lars Redecke, Eva-Maria Mandelkow, Daniel J. Müller and Eckhard Mandelkow. Oligomer Formation of Tau Hyperphosphorylated in Cells. Journal of Biological Chemistry (2014), 289, 34389-34407. Impact factor: 5.157 
  8. Satish Kumar, Katharina Tepper, Senthilvelrajan Kaniyappan, Jacek Biernat, Susanne Wegmann, Eva-Maria Mandelkow, Daniel Müller and Eckhard Mandelkow. Stages and Conformations of Tau Repeat Domain during Aggregation and Effects on Neuronal Toxicity. Journal of Biological Chemistry (2014), 289, 20318-20332. Impact factor: 5.157
 
Before Joining National Forensic Sciences University
 
  1. Claire H. Michel, Satish Kumar, Dorothea Pinotsi, Alan Tunnacliffe, Peter St George-Hyslop, Eckhard Mandelkow, Eva-Maria Mandelkow, Clemens F. Kaminski and Gabriele S. Kaminski Schierle. Extracellular monomeric tau protein is sufficient to initiate the spread of tau protein pathology. Journal of Biological Chemistry (2014), 289, 956-967. Impact factor: 5.157 
  2. Maike H. Hinrichs, Avesta Jalal, Bernhard Brenner, Eckhard Mandelkow, Satish Kumar, and Tim Scholz. Tau protein diffuses along the microtubule lattice. Journal of Biological Chemistry (2012), 287, 38559-38568. Impact factor: 5.157 
  3. Giovanni Coppola, Subashchandrabose Chinnathambi, Jason JiYong Lee, Beth A. Dombroski, Matt Baker, Alexandra I. Soto-Ortolaza, Suzee E. Lee, Eric Klein, Alden Huan1, Jessica Lane, Anna Karydas, Robert O. Kenet, Jacek, Biernat, Carl Cotman, Charlie DeCarli, Allan Levey, John Ringman, Mario Mendez, Helena Chui, Isabelle Le Ber, Alexis Brice, Michelle K Lupton, Elisavet Preza, Simon Lovestone, John Powell, Neill Graff-Radford, Ronald Petersen, Bradley Boeve, Carol Lippa, Eileen Bigio, Ian Mackenzie, Elizabeth Finger, Andrew Kertesz, Richard Caselli, Marla Gearing, Jorge L. Juncos, Bernardino Ghetti, Salvatore Spina, Yvette Bordelon, Wallace W. Tourtellotte, Matthew P. Frosch, Jean Paul G. Vonsattel, Chris Zarow, Thomas G. Beach, Roger L. Albin, Andrew P.  Lieberman, Virginia M. Lee, John Q. Trojanowski, Vivianna M. Van Deerlin, Thomas D. Bird, Douglas R. Galasko, Eliezer Masliah, Charles L. White, Juan C. Troncoso, Michael Geschwind, Satish  Kumar, Eva- Maria Mandelkow, Zbigniew K. Wszolek, Ryan J. Uitti, Dennis W. Dickson, Owen A. Ross, Rosa Rademakers, Gerard Schellenberg, Bruce L. Miller, Eckhard Mandelkow, and Daniel H. Geschwind. Evidence for a role of the rare p.A152T variant in MAPT in increasing the risk for FTD-spectrum and Alzheimer's diseases. Human Molecular Genetics (2012), 21, 3500-3512. Impact factor: 6.150 
  4. Ulrike Krüger, Yipeng Wang, Satish Kumar and Eva Maria Mandelkow. Autophagic degradation of Tau in primary neurons and its enhancement by trehalose. Neurobiology of Aging (2012), 33, 2291-2305. Impact factor: 4.673 
  5. Satish Kumar, Vijay Kumar Ravi, and Rajaram Swaminathan. Suppression of lysozyme aggregation at alkaline pH by tri-N-acetylchitotriose. Biochim. Biophys. Acta (2009), 1794, 913-920. Impact factor: 3.036 
  6. Satish Kumar, Vijay Kumar Ravi and Rajaram Swaminathan. How do surfactants and DTT, affect the size, dynamics, activity and growth of soluble lysozyme aggregates? Biochemical Journal (2008), 415, 275-288. Impact factor: 3.857  
  7. Satish Kumar, Atul Kumar Singh, G. Krisnamoorthy and Rajaram Swaminathan. Thioflavin T displays enhanced fluorescence selectivity inside anionic micelles and mammalian cells. Journal of Fluorescence. (2008), 18, 1199-1205. Impact factor: 2.217 
  8. Satish Kumar and Rajaram Swaminathan. Employing the fluorescence anisotropy and quenching kinetics of tryptophan to hunt for residual structures in denatured proteins. Journal of Chemical Sciences. (2007), 119, 141-145. Impact factor: 1.573 
  1. Lopamudra Homchaudhuri, Satish Kumar and Rajaram Swaminathan. Slow aggregation of lysozyme in alkaline pH monitored in real time employing the fluorescence anisotropy of covalently labelled probe. FEBS Lett. (2006), 580, 2097-2101. Impact factor: 4.124 

Research Guidance

Ph.D. Students
  • Awarded: 02
  • Pursuing: 04

Awards / Honours / Achievements / Appreciation

  • Ministry of Human Resource and Development, Govt. of India Fellowship.
  • Max-Plank Post-Doctoral Fellowship by Max-Planck Society, Germany

Academic / Administrative Responsibilities

  • Associate Dean, School of Forensic Science, NFSU, Gandhinagar
  • Program co-coordinator, M.Sc. Forensic Biotechnology.
  • Coordinator of University Student Startup and Innovation Policy (SSIP) cell.
  • Member, University Internal Quality Assurance Cell, NFSU, Gandhinagar
  • University co-coordinator SHODH scheme, Govt. of Gujarat 
  • Member Faculty of Doctoral Studies, NFSU, Gandhinagar.
  • Member Secretary of Faculty, School of Forensic Science NFSU, Gandhinagar.
  • Member Secretary Board of Study, School of Forensic Science NFSU, Gandhinagar. 
  • Member University Library Committee.
  • Reviewer of several prestigious research journals

Membership

  • Life Member, The Indian Science Congress Association, India
  • Life Member, The Indian Biophysical Society, India

Extramural Research Grant

Title: “Investigating the effects of pesticides on structure and function of protein leading to cellular toxicity” from GUJCOST, Dept. of Science and Technology, Govt. of Gujarat