Bagged the 1st Prize for Good Practices @ ANTARDHVANI 2015 | Awarded POSCO Asia Fellowship 2014 | Awards @ Innovation Plaza | ANDC figures amongst top 50 in INDIA | Principal Dr. Savithri Singh facilitates relaunch of Creative Commons in India | Dr. Gagan Dhawan selected for Delhi Govt's Meritorious Teachers' Award
Dr. Seema Makhija, a protozoologist has excelled in cellular and molecular research using heterotrophic protists as model organisms. In addition to fulfilling academic responsibilities, she has enriched the departmental library as the convenor of departmental library committee and magazine committee. She is friendly to students and is a much admired teacher.
|Title||Dr.||First Name||Seema||Last Name||Makhija|
|Acharya Narendra Dev College
|Phone Number(Campus)||+ 91 11 2629 4542|
|Fax||+ 91 11 2647 5406|
|Research Interests/ Specialization|
|Stress response in ciliates/ Cell Biology.|
|16 years: Presently teaching Evolutionary biology, Cell biology & Molecular biology.|
Distinguished Teachers Award by Univ. of Delhi in 2009.
Awarded GSF-ICMR fellowship to work in Tuebingen University, Germany in 1995.
CSIR- Research Associate 1999-2001.
UGC- CSIR JRF 1993-1995.
UGC- CSIR 1995-1998.
|Research/ Academic Projects|
|Publications (Last Five Years)|
|In Indexed/Peer Reviewed Journals|
|Year of Publication||Title||Journal||Co-author/s|
|1999||Influence of cadmium on development of surface ciliary structures in the ciliate Stylonychia Seema mytilus (Ciliophora, Oxytrichidae).||European Journal of Protistology. 35, 281-289||Renu Gupta, Swati Machwe and Gulshan Rai Sapra.|
|1999||Characterization of Paraurostyla coronata sp. n. including a comparative account of other members of the genus.||Acta Protozoologica. 38, 133-144||Renu Gupta, Komal Kamra, and Gulshan Rai Sapra|
|2001||Stylonychia ammermanni sp. n. a new oxytrichid (Ciliophora, Hypotrichida) ciliate from the river Yamuna, Delhi, India.||Acta Protozoologica. 40, 75-82||Renu Gupta, Komal Kamra, and Gulshan Rai Sapra|
|2001||Cisplatin induces modifications in the development of cell surface patterns of ciliates.||Cell Biology International. 25 (11), 1131-1138||Renu Gupta, Komal Kamra, and Gulshan Rai Sapra|
|2002||Developmental toxicity of lithium in the ciliate, Stylonychia||The Jap. Journ. of Protozoology, Vol. 35 (suppl.), 42.||Gupta, R., Sapra, G. R.|
|2002||Biodiversity of genus Oxytricha in Delhi region of the Indian||The Jap. Journ. Of Protozoology, Vol. 35 (suppl.)42||Gupta, R., Sapra, G. R.|
|2003||Pleurotricha curdsi (Shi, Warren and Song 2002) nov. comb. (Ciliophora : Hypotrichida ) : morphology and ontogenesis of an Indian population; redefinition of the genus.||Euro.J.Protistol. 39, 275-285.||Gupta, R., komal kamra Sapra, G. R.|
Authored one chapter
|e-book being developed by NISCAIR, Delhi.|
Authored five chapters
Biology Laboratory Course Workshop (B.Sc. Programme LS part II) Manual. Workshop was organized by Acharya Narendra Dev College in collaboration with the Institute of life long learning
|2009||Uploaded contents of e-learning||www.edufarame.net|
|2013||Cadmium induced ultrastructural changes in the ciliate, stylonychia mytilus (Ciliophora, Hypotrichida) (Submitted)||Acta Protozoologica|
|Year of publication||Title||Journal||Co-author/s|
|2000||Inhibition of membrane associated cellular functions by cadmium chloride in unicellular ciliates||International Congress on Differentiation and Cell Biology||Gupta R and Sapra GR|
|2001||Pleurotricha yamunii n. sp., a new hypotrich ciliate: description and systematic relationships.||Int. Cong. Protozool||Gupta, R., Kamra, K., Arora, S., Sapra, G. R|
|2001||Lithium chloride induces alterations in the ciliary pattern of ciliated protozoa, Stylonychia.||Int. Cong. Protozool>||G. R>Gupta, R., Machwe, S., Sapra, G>|
|2001||Characterization of nine species of Stylonychia (including three new descriptions) from Delhi, India.||Int. Cong. Protozool.||Gupta, R., Arora, S., Kamra, K., Sapra, G. R|
|2007||Ultrastructural changes in Stylonchia(Hypotrichida; Oxytrichidae) exposed to cadmium||International Symposium on Ciliate Biology||Gupta, R. and Sapra, G. R.|
|2007||Modification of the cortical pattern by metals in the ciliate, Stylonychia lemnae||International Symposium on Ciliate Biology||Gupta, R. and Sapra, G. R.|
|2007||Inhibition of Membrane Associated cellular functions by cadmium in unicellular ciliates||International Symposium on Ciliate Biology||Gupta, R. and Sapra, G. R.|
|2013||Use of Bioluminescent Ciliate Sensors as an Alernative Method for Measuring Heavy Metals in Fresh Water Samples.||Redefining Science Teaching: Future of Education|
|2013||Ciliate microbial biodiversity at Sanjay Lake, Delhi.||54th Annual confrence of AMI|
|2013||Bio-Monitoring heavy metal pllution in fresh water bodies by single celled eukaryotic microorganisms.||54th Annual confrence of AMI|
|Participation in Corporate Life|