B. K. Birla College of Arts, Science & Commerce (Autonomous), Kalyan Affiliated to University of Mumbai
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Dr. Narayan Totewad
Assistant Professor
Department : Microbiology
Qualification : Ph.D, M.Sc.
Date of Joining : 02/01/2014
Email : [email protected]
Thrust Area
Food Microbiology, Environmental Microbiology, Applied Microbiology

 

Title of Thesis
Probiotics as feed supplements for growth and development of potential aquatic organisms
Awards, Recognition and Accomplishment
  • Rajiv Gandhi National Junior Research Fellowship
  • Rajiv Gandhi National Senior Research Fellowship
  • Nominated by the Students for iB Hubs Super 30 - nationwide initiative to honour inspiring teachers across India
Research Projects
Books Publications
Paper Publications
1. T. A. Kadam, L. Rupa, D.K. Balhal, N. D. Totewad and G. Gyananath (2009) “Determination of the degree of Hydrophobicity- a technique to assess bacterial colonization on leaf surface and root region of Lotus plant. Asian Journal of Experimental Sciences, Vol. 23, No. 1, 135-139.
2. M.P. Chitanand, T. A. Kadam, G. Gyananath, N. D. Totewad and D.K. Balhal (2010) “Multiple antibiotic resistance indexing of coliforms to identify high risk contamination sites in aquatic environment”, Indian Journal of Microbiology, 50, 216-220.
3. Narayan Totewad (2015) “Effect of pH and detergents on bacteriocin activity of Enterococcus gallinarum isolated from the fish intestine of Cyprinus carpio (L.).” Journal of Vaccine and Vaccination, 2015, 6:5.
4. T. Kadam, Dhaliwal, Patil R. N., Totewad N. D. & Shekhawat D. (2017) “Study of siderophore production by rice growth promoting rhizobacteria”, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Emerging Technologies for Sustainable Agriculture, Vol. 1, 67-74.
5. N. D. Totewad and G. Gyananath (2018). “Removal of Fluoride from groundwater sample using fly ash as an adsorbent”. International Journal of Research and Analytical Reviews, Volume 5 (4): 935-940.
6. N. D. Totewad and G. Gyananath (2018). “Identification of Bacteriocin producing Enterococcus gallinarum N3 from intestine of freshwater fish Cyprinus carpio”, Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research, Vol.5 (10): 255- 263.
Other Publications
Patent Published 1. Patents published in Indian Patent Office, Application No: 3797/MUM/2014/A Publication Date: 26/12/2014, Title of the invention: Stable Squash Preparation and Method for Preparation Thereof.

 

Workshops Attended
1. Two day’s workshop on “Assessment of Mycorrhizal Biodiversity” organized by School of Life Sciences, S.R.T.M. University, Nanded (MS), 24th -25th September 2009.
2. One day workshop on “Advances in computer aided drug designing” organized by School of Life Sciences, S.R.T.M. University and University sub-centre, Latur in collaboration with Life Science Technologies Pvt. Ltd. Pune on 18th Feb 2010.
3. National workshop on “Quantitative techniques in Biodiversity Assessment” organized by School of Life Sciences, S.R.T.M. University, Nanded, (MS) on 26th -27th Feb. 2010.
4. Workshop on “Microscopy for Life Sciences” held on 12th- 14th January 2012 at Venture Centre, Pune.
5. Participated in one day workshop on “S.Y. B.Sc. Microbiology syllabus revised for choice-based credit system” (2017-2018) on 24th June 2017 at Bhavan’s College, Andheri, Mumbai 58.
6. One day workshop on “Achieving Excellence at Under Graduate level through Interdisciplinary Approach”, held on 11th January 2018 at Birla College, Kalyan.
7. Participated in one day workshop on “API System and New Amendments in the UGC Act” Jointly organized by University of Mumbai and B. K. Birla College, Kalyan, held on 10th May 2018 at B. K. Birla College, Kalyan.
Refresher Courses
1. Participated in Refresher course in Biosciences: Contribution of Biology in 21st Century conducted by UGC-HRDC, University of Mumbai at B. K. Birla College of Arts, Science & Commerce (Autonomous), Kalyan during 10th October 2019 to 24th October 2019.
Other Training Programs Attended
1. Three-month Summer Training Program on “Repeated blood transfusion and serum ferritin levels in Thalassemia Patients” from May 2005 to July 2005 at Institute of Genetics and Hospital for Genetic Diseases, Osmania University, Ameer Peth, Hyderabad- 500016 (A.P).
2. Winter School training program on “Applications of molecular and Serological tools in fish disease diagnosis” organized by the Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture, Kausalyaganga, Bhubaneshwar from 9th to 29th November 2009.
3. Structuring your article correctly on Thursday 07 March, 2019, Online web based training courses of Elsevier Publishing Campus.
4. How to write case reports on Tuesday 05 March, 2019. Online web based training courses of Elsevier Publishing Campus.
5. Why writes a book? on Tuesday 05 March, 2019.Online web based training courses of Elsevier Publishing Campus.
6.How to write an abstract and improve your article on Wednesday 13 March, 2019. Online web based training courses of Elsevier Publishing Campus. Online web based training courses of Elsevier Publishing Campus.
7. Structuring your article correctly on Thursday 07 March, 2019. Online web based training courses of Elsevier Publishing Campus.
8. Social Media for Researchers on Monday 11 March, 2019. Online web based training courses of Elsevier Publishing Campus.
9. 10 reasons to get – and use – an ORCID ID 6th March 2019. Online web based training courses of Elsevier Publishing Campus.
Other Details
1. Oral paper Presentation on “effect of plant leaf extracts on alkaline phosphatase and alanine aminotransferase activity- A base line study in the freshwater fish, Channa gachua” in National conference on plants: Biology to Biotechnology organized by Department of Botany, Yeshwant Mahavidyalaya, Nanded (MS) during 23rd -24th February, 2008.
2. Oral Paper presentation on “Effect of E. gallinarum as a probiotic on growth of freshwater fish Cyprinus carpio (L.)” in International conference on Microbial world: Recent innovations and future trends”, held at KIIT University, Bhubaneshwar, Odisha on 22nd – 25th November 2012.
3. Oral Paper Presentation on “Effect of Probiotic mix (E. gallinarum and L. plantarum) on growth of freshwater fish Cyprinus carpio (L.)” in National symposium on opportunities in Aquaculture Biotechnology organized by School of Life Sciences, SRTM University, Nanded (MS) during 27-28 January 2013.
4. Oral paper presentation on “Neurological diseases and disorders in ancient times in India” in Two days VIII Annual National Conference on Ancient Sciences and Archaeology organize by Dept. of History, Birla College, Kalyan sponsored by ICSSR, and Century Rayon held on 9th - 10th March, 2015.
5. Poster paper presentation on “Effect of pH and detergents on bacteriocin activity of Enterococcus gallinarum isolated from the fish intestine of Cyprinus carpio (L.) In “8th Indo Global summit and expo on Vaccines, Therapeutics & Healthcare” held on November 02-04, 2015 in Hyderabad, India.
6. Presented Poster in One Day National Seminar on “Recent Trends in Bio-Sciences” (RTBN-2017) Organized by Department of Chemistry, Birla College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Kalyan on 29th March 2017.
Presented poster in One Day National Seminar on “Biosciences: A Journey Towards Innovation” on Characterization of potential probiotic bacteria L. plantarum isolated from freshwater fish intestine Cyprinus carpio (L.).