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Rucha S. Karanjekar

Name               : Rucha S. Karanjekar

Designation     : Assistant Professor, Department of Zoology, Sevadal Mahila Mahavidyalaya, Nagpur

Mobile No.        : +91-9527203703

Email Id             : ruchagabhane@gmail.com

 

I. EDUCATION

Ph.D.  2012.        Rashtrasant Tukdoji Maharaj Nagpur University, Nagpur, India. "Ptilochronology-Feather study and biology of Coturnix coturnix japonica quail bird". Advisor: Prof. Reuven Yosef, Israel and Prof. Pravin Charde, India.

M.Sc. 2008.         Rashtrasant Tukdoji Maharaj Nagpur University, Nagpur, India. (Lifescience-Zoology) (specialisation-Environmental Biology).

B.Sc. 2006.         Rashtrasant Tukdoji Maharaj Nagpur University, Nagpur, India. (Biological Sciences).

 

II. ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS & EMPLOYMENT

2012-Present.     Assistant Professor, Ornithology, Department of Zoology, Sevadal Mahila Mahavidyalaya, RTM Nagpur University, India. 

2011-2012.          Adhoc Lecturer, Post-Graduate Teaching Department, Zoology, RTM Nagpur University, India.

2008-2011.          Research Assistant, Department of Zoology, RTM Nagpur Universty, India.

 

III. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2012.                    Worked as Associate Editor for Journal of Biological and Physical Sciences.

2012.                    Developed Course content for UGC sponsored PG Diploma course in Ornithology for RTM Nagpur University, India

2010.                    Attended Workshop on metagenomic study of environmental samples. SMV Centre for Biotechnology, Nagpur.

2009.                    Attended Training programme on “Ptilochronology – Study of feather growth”. International Birding and Research Center, Eilat, Israel.

 

IV. AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

2012.                    Young Scientist Award (Senior) in 2nd World Congress for Man and Nature – 2012.

2012.                    Outstanding Research Scholar Award by University Women’s Association, Nagpur.

2012.                    Felicitated by HSBC Bird Race 2012 for the work on birds.

2009.                    Honoured as an Ambassador of Goodwill for Israel by Ministry of Tourism, Israel.

V. PUBLICATIONS

  1. Karanjekar R. and P. Charde. 2015. Development of experimental model to study the effect of ambient temperature on mate choice in Japanese Quail. International Journal of Management and Applied Science, 1(10): 69-70.
  2. Karanjekar R. and P. Charde. 2015. Males inhabiting in dark are more preferred by females for sexual pairing In Japanese Quail: Evidence from Ptilochronology. International Journal of Science and Research, Vol. (5): 1323-1326.
  3. Karanjekar R. and S. Zade. 2013. Sexual pairing in Japanese Quail and Ptilochronology. Online International Interdisciplinary Research Journal, 3(5):1-7.
  4. Ramteke J., S. Zade and R. Karanjekar. 2013. Comprehensive study of organogenesis during embryonic development of Japanese Quail, Coturnix coturnix japonica. International Journal of Life Sciences, Vol.1(3): 193-197.
  5. Karanjekar R. and P. Charde. 2012. Quality of food affects mate selection in Japanese Quail: A Ptilochronology study. Bionano Frontier, 5(2-I): 177-180.
  6. Gabhane R., P. Charde and S. Zade. 2012. Aberrant sexual behavior in Japanese Quail, Coturnix coturnix japonica. Bionano Frontier, 5(1): 99-101.
  7. Gabhane R., R. Yosef, P. Charde and S. Zade. 2011. Beak abnormality in Coturnix coturnix japonica. Environment Conservation Journal, 12(3): 169-170.

Book chapters:

  1. Ramteke J., P. Charde, S. Zade and R. Gabhane. 2012. Effect of environmental factors on production and quality of eggs of Japanese Quail, Coturnix coturnix japonica. Biodiversity Conservation and Environmental Management, authors: Khanna et al., first edition, 429-435. ISBN: 978-81-7622-262-4.

 

VI. BOOKS

  1. Karanjekar R. 2012. Bird Feather Science. Biotech Books, New Delhi.

 

VIII. PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS OF INVITED SYMPOSIUM

2012–3-5 November. World Congress for Man and Nature, Nagpur, India. Karanjekar R. Females choose cooler males for mating in Japanese Quail: Evidence from Ptilochronology.  

2009 – 14-16 August. Emerging Trends in Environmental Research. Ernakulam, Kerala, India Dubey, K. V., P. Charde, S. R. Nimbbarte, S. V. Kulkarni, R. Gabhane, R. Yosef & A. A. Juwarkar. Approach of Bioaugumentation Process Using Site-specific Biofertilizers for Rejuvenation of Barren Patches of Gorewada Forest, Nagpur, India.

 

IX. PAPER PRESENTED IN CONFERENCES

2015 – 31 August. International Conference of Engineering and Science, London, UK. Karanjekar R. and P. Charde. Development of experimental model to study the effect of ambient temperature on mate choice in Japanese Quail.

2012 – 3-5 November. World Congress for Man and Nature, Nagpur, India. Karanjekar R. Females choose cooler males for mating in Japanese Quail: Evidence from Ptilochronology.

 

X. OTHER CONFERENCES/WORKSHOPS ATTENDED

2012 – 3-5 November International Conference (WCMANU 2012) on “Global Change: Impact on Biodiversity, Culture & Technology”, Nagpur, India.

2011 – Workshop on Molecular Biology (X-Pert Teaching Kits), Department of Microbiology and Biotechnology, Sevadal Mahila Mahavidyalaya, Nagpur, India.

2009 – 29-30 December National Seminar on “Enhancing efficiency of extension for sustainable agriculture and livestock production”, Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar  U. P., India.

2010 – 2 January National Seminar on “Green Revolution to Gene Revolution: G M Crops”, Department of Botany, Sevadal Mahila Mahavidyalaya, Nagpur, India.

2009 – 29-30 December National Seminar on “Enhancing efficiency of extension for sustainable agriculture and livestock production”, Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar  U. P., India.

2006 – 1-7 October Workshop on “Clean and Green Environment”, Department of Forest, Nagpur, India.

              25 September National Seminar on “Pali, Its Importance and Developments”, Nagpur, India.

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