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Dr. Monica Misra

Dr. Monica Misra (Teacher-in-charge) (Lecturer in Senior Scale), an endocrinologist is a fun-loving teacher. Her way of teaching is very well appreciated by the students. She loves to do theatre and the Dramatics society of the college has gained new heights under her leadership.

Title Dr. First Name Monica Last Name Misra
Designation Associate Professor
Department Zoology

Address
(Campus)

Acharya Narendra Dev College
Govind Puri,
Kalkaji
New Delhi-110019.

Phone Number
(Campus)

+ 91 11 2629 4542

Fax

+ 91 11 2647 5406

Email

monica801a@yahoo.com
Education Subject Institution
 B.Sc(Hons) Zoology Miranda House, University Of Delhi
 M.Sc  Zoology Department of Zoology, University of Delhi

 M.Phil


Reproductive Endocrinology


Department of Zoology, University of Delhi

Ph.D Reproductive Endocrinology Department of Zoology, University of Delhi,
Research Interests/ Specialization
Developmental Biology and Reproductive Endocrinology
Teaching Experience
13 years
Scholarships/Awards

1. Award of GATE fellowship in 1995.
2. Award of financial assistance from Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi to participate in 3. International Symposium of AOSCE in 1998.

Research/ Academic Projects
M.Phil. in the field of Reproductive Endocrinology .
Area of research : Photoperiodic modulation of pituitary sensitivity to LHRH in male Indian weaver bird Ploceus phillipinus.
Ph.D. in the field of Reproductive Endocrinology.
Area of research : Effect of Neuropeptide-Y and Epinephrine in the regulation of Hypothalamo-Hypophyseal axis and luteinizing hormone secretion in male albino rat.
Publications (Last Five Years)
In Indexed/Peer Reviewed Journals
Year of Publication Title Journal Co-author/s
1999 Modulation of Luteinizing Hormone secretion by Neuropeptide-Y and Epinephrine in the male rat. Recent progress in Molecular and Comparative Endocrinology Dr.Poonam . A.  Kant and
Prof.R. N. Saxena
2000 Neuropeptide-Y and Epinephrine in the regulation of Luteinizing Hormone secretion in male rat. Recent advances in Comparative Endocrinology Prof.R. N. Saxena
Conference Publications.
Year of Publication Title Journal Co-author/s
1997 Regulation of Gonadotropin secretion by Neuropeptide-Y and Epinephrine in the male rat Satellite Symposium on Neural Control of the Endocrine System,Deptt. Of Zoology,Nagpur Prof. R. N. Saxena
1998 Effect of Neuropeptide-Y and Epinephrine on Gonadotropin secretion  in sexually maturing and adult rat. National Symposium in Advances in Endocrine Research and its relevance to Biotechnology,Utkal University,
Bhubaneshwar
Prof. R. N. Saxena

1998

Endorphin decreases the self-priming effect of LHRH and pituitary  response in LH release.

Third Interntional Symposium of AOSCE, Korea

Dr.Poonam . A.  Kant and
Prof.R. N. Saxena
Participation in Corporate Life
Initiated and formed the ANDC Dramatics Society Reflections-Pratibimb and as the Convenor three productions of plays were staged in the College Annual Day functions from 2003-2007. The Dramatics society also participated in various competitions
  1. The Indian Womens Association on 24th Sept. 2003 held competition on National Integration in Hindu College, University of Delhi, where the Dramatics Society won certificates and a prize of Rs.1000 for the play Mat Baton Insan Ko.
  2. In the 75th Youth Festival, YMCA held in the Heinz Auditorium New Delhi from 3-5th Dec. the students  won First, Second and Third prizes for Group song, Instrumental and Choreography respectively.
  3. Worked as a member in various committees Aesthetic Committee,Annual Function committee, Chairperson of College Complaint Committee on Sexual harassment and Convenor of NSS in 2004.
  4. Was the first Chairperson of College Complaint Committee  on Sexual harassment and during this tenure coordinated and helped in raising awareness among students.
  5. As the Convenor of NSS organized various NSS programs including Blood donation camp in the college and Civil Defence Program.
  6.  At the Departmental level, initiated the Departmental Library and organized an Ecological trip of Zoology students to Pachmari, Bhopal in 2003 and Entomological trip of Zoology students to Dharamshala in 2007.  
  7. As convenor of "Niche", Zoological society of the college, organized a Zoological Fest 'Oikos' in 2008-09 in which various Intercollegiate competitions like Science Quiz, Rangoli, Poster making etc. were held in. The society also organized a lecture on the killer disease Thalassemia by Ms. Shobha Tuli, Secretary, Thalassemic India (NGO); Vice-President Thalassemia Federation Center, Cyprus. It was followed by another talk on the same disease by Ms. Poonam Anand, Member, Thalassemic India. The Society also released a newsletter on the occasion which was followed by screening of short documentaries on animal diversity.
  8.  Organized and led an Educational tour to Nainital and Jim Corbett for B.Sc. (Hons.) Zoology students in 2008 for collection of various species of insects.
  9.  Organized Educational tours to Zoological Park, Biodiversity Park and Centre for Advanced Studies in Zoology, University of Delhi for B.Sc. (Hons.) Zoology, B.Sc. Foundation, B.Sc. Life Sciences and Applied Life sciences students in 2008-09 to study Ex-situ conservation of animals, diversified flora and fauna, tissue culture techniques and methods of animal breeding.
  10.  As convenor of "Niche", Zoological Society of the college, organized an inaugural lecture in Aug 2009 on Advances in genome sequencing technology by  Dr. Sailesh Gochhait, Application Support Specialist, Molecular biology Group, Applied Biosystems, Labindia Lifesciences Pvt. Ltd., Gurgaon, Haryana. It was followed by the skit on adulteration of food presented by the students.
  11.  Organized a lecture on "Silk Mark" by Central Silk Board, New Delhi for the benefit of students of Applied Life Sciences in Sept. 2009 educating them of the importance of "Silk Mark" in assuring the quality of silk fabrics and products.
  12.  Organized a Zoological and Sericulture science festival 'Zeal 2009'  in which various Intercollegiate competitions like Science Quiz, Extempore,Skit competition,Model making etc. were held in Dec 2009.  
  13. Highlights-2009" of the department  of Zoology and Sericulture was also published and released.
Workshops Conducted
  1. Resource person for the practical training workshop on Understanding Complexities of Life from Molecules to System : Concepts and tools held in the College from 12-23 May 2008.
  2. Resource person in the workshop for Biology Laboratory Course of B.Sc. Program III year by Institute of Lifelong Learning and Centre for promotion of Undergraduate Research and Training- Acharya Narendra Dev College held in the College from 21-24 October 2008. 
  3. Member of the organizing committee of  National Symposium Chemistry in Biology: The Future of Life Science" organized by Acharya Narendra Dev College to be held from 12th  to  13th  Feb, 2010 at India International Centre, New Delhi.
Other Academic Contributions
  1. Participated and presented the oral presentation in the Satellite Symposium on Neural Control of the Endocrine System held by the Deptt. Of Zoology in Nagpur from 26-28th Nov 1997.
  2. Participated and presented the oral presentation of the paper in 3rd International Symposium of AOSCE held in Kwangju, Korea from 22-25th Sept.1998
  3. Participated as member of the Subcommittee for B.Sc. (Hons.) Zoology for the paper Developmental Biology and for the B.Sc. (Gen.Gr.B) for the paper Developmental Biology  and Evolution and subsidiary for B.Sc. (Hons.) Botany for the paper Developmental Biology during revision of Undergraduate Syllabi in Zoology by Deptt. Of Zoology, University of Delhi, in 2003.
  4. Participated in two day workshop on Ecology and Environmental Management at Sri Venkateswara College, University of Delhi in July 2005.
  5. Participated in two day lecture-workshop on Molecular Endocrinology & Gamete Biology held at Daulat Ram College, University of Delhi in October 2005.
  6.  Participated in National Symposium on Comparative Endocrinology and Reproductive Physiology organized under ISCE by Deptt. Of Zoology, Univ. of Delhi from 17th to 19th Nov. 2005.
  7. A lecture was presented on 9th June 2005 on In vitro fertilization (IVF) to the Institute Of Advanced Studies in Education (Deptt. Of Teacher Training), Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.
  8. Participated in National Symposium on Science of Life: The New Horizon from 21-23rd Nov. 2007 organized by Miranda House, University of Delhi.
  9. Participated in National Symposium on New Frontiers in Cell Biology from 29-30th Nov. 2007 organized by Deptt. Of Biochemistry, Dehbandhu College, University of Delhi.
  10. Member of Academic Council from the year 2010 - 2012.
  11. Member of Academic Council from the year 2012 - 2014.
  12. Member of the committe involved in the syllabus of DC-I Zoology paper (Developmental Biology) of FYUP.
  13. Convenor of Eco club for the year 2012 - 2014.
  14. Member of NSS & Proctorial committe for the year 2012 - 2014.