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Prof. Suman Kapur

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Senior Professor, Department of Biological Sciences  
Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani
Hyderabad Campus, Jawahar Nagar
Shamirpet Mandal, Ranga Reddy Dist.
Telangana - 500078
 
 
Email: skapur@hyderabad.bits-pilani.ac.in
Phone: 040-66303563
 
About the Faculty
 
1. B.Sc. Zoology(Hons) from Delhi University, Delhi, 1977.

2. M.Sc. Medical Biochemistry from AIIMS, New Delhi, 1980.

3. Ph.D from AIIMS, New Delhi, 1986.
 

Scholarly Publications                                 

Articles in reviewed journals            :   > 200 papers (Total citations 3192, h-index 29, i10-index 77)

Books and Book Chapters published :  

  • Rapid bacterial culture and antimicrobial susceptibility test for reducing inappropriate use of antibiotics in India, Suman Kapur, Manish Gehani, Nagamani Kammili, Pankaj Bhardwaj, Vijayalakshmi Nag, Sudha D Madhuri, Shashwat Sharad. Published by Clinical Medicine for Healthcare and Sustainability, 2020, Edited by: Teen-Hang Meen, Yusuke Matsumoto and Kuan-Han Lee, Publisher: MDPI https://www.mdpi.com/books/pdfview/book/2745 ISBN 978-3-03936-862-4 (Hbk)  ISBN 978-3-03936-863-1 (PDF)
  • Antisense Therapy: an overview Shashwat Sharad and Suman Kapur Published by IntechOpen 2020
  • Immunosuppression: Role in Health and Disease, (Edited by Dr Suman Kapur and Maristela Barbosa Portela) Published by InTech, 2012 (> 50,561downloads)
  • Empowering Women in Developing Countries through Information & Communication Technologies, Edited by Dr S. Kapur & Dr Finarya Legoh)
  • Endorphin:  The feel good hormone edited by Pooja Soneja and Suman Kapur
  • Immune Cell Activation: Stimulation, Co-stimulation, and Regulation of Cellular Activation S Kapur and A Pal 2018, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.81568
  • Biotechnological exploitation of cyanobacteria and microalgae for bioactive compounds Shailendra Kumar Singh, Rupali Kaur, Ajay Bansal, Suman Kapur, Shanthy Sundaram Biotechnological Production of Bioactive Compounds. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-444-64323-0.00008-4 
  
Chapters in Books/Newspaper articles :  9 chapters & several newspaper articles 
 
Presentations and Invited Lectures   :   >  200 talks
 
Editor and reviewer for peer-reviewed international & National Journals
  • Editorial board member for Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science (JTAS) 
  • Member Board of Editors, Internet Journal of forensic Medicine and Toxicology.
  • Reviewer for International journals such as Eye (Nature Publications), BiOMARKERS, USA and National journals such as IJBB, IJCB, Cell and Tissue Research, etc
Membership of several professional bodies
 
  • Member, Board of Governors, Vivekananda Global University, Jaipur.
  • Member Board of Studies for Department of Biotechnology, CBIT, Hyderabad
  • Member Board of Studies, Department of Life Sciences, J C Bose University of Science and Technology, YMCA Faridabad
  • Vice President for the Institutional Committee for Ethics for Stem Cell Therapy and Research at the LV Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India
  • Member of “Scientific Panel for Additives” providing scientific opinions to the Food Safety & Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), FDA Bhawan, Kotla Road, New Delhi, India
  • Member Jury, B M Birla Science Prize-2015, Hyderabad, India
  • Member Institutional Ethics Committee, Lonza India
  • Chairperson for the Institutional Committee for Ethics for Stem Cell Therapy and Research at the Global Medical Education and Research, Global Hospital, Hyderabad
  • Member Secretary for the Institutional Human Ethics Committee at BITS, Pilani, Hyderabad Campus
  • Member of “Scientific Panel for functional foods, nutraceuticals, dietetic products & other similar products” providing scientific opinions to the Food Safety & Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), FDA Bhawan, Kotla Road, New Delhi, India
  • Member of Working Group II for functional foods, nutraceuticals, dietetic products & other similar products” providing scientific opinions to the Food Safety & Standards Authority of India.
  • Member, Steering Committee for National Guidelines on, Minimum Standards of Sanitation for Disaster Relief and National Guidelines on Minimum Standards of Water for Disaster Relief, under the aegis of National Disaster Management Authority, Delhi, India 
  • Member Selection Committee for King Faisal International prize for Science, King Faisal Foundation, Saudi Arabia
  • Member Selection Committee for King Abdullah Discovery Scholarships (KAUST), King Abdullah University, S. Arabia
  • Member Jury, Young Scientist Ranbaxy Science Scholars-2008 Ranbaxy Science Foundation, New Delhi, India
  • Member Selection Committee, Commonwealth Scholarships, MHRD, GOI, New Delhi.
  • Reviewer for projects submitted for funding to ICMR, DBT and DST, GOI, New Delhi. 
 
Life Member of several professional bodies
National
  • Association of Clinical Biochemist in India (ACBI) 
  • Indian Immunology Society (IIS)
  • Indian Academy of Neuro Sciences (IANS)
  • Society of Biological Chemists (SBC)
  • Indian Psychiatry Society (IPS)
  • Research Society for Studies in Diabetes in India (RSSDI)
  • Society for DNA fingerprinting 
International 
  • Research Society for Alcoholism (RSA) 
  • International Society for Biomedical Research in Alcoholism (ISBRA)
  • European Society for Biomedical Research in Alcoholism (ESBRA) 
  • Society for Neuroscience (SFN)
  • Asian Society for Biomedical Research in Alcoholism (ASBRA)

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