पूर्वोत्तर क्षेत्रीय विज्ञान एवं प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान   
North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology 
deemed-to-be-university under the Ministry of Education, Govt. of India
Nirjuli - 791109, Arunachal Pradesh 
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faculties

Dr. Meera Yadav

Assistant Professor

Purification, characterization and applications of Metalloenzymes- Lignin peroxidase, Mn-peroxidase, Laccase and Chloroperoxidase, isolation of fungal strains producing ligninolytic enzymes, their structural-functional studies using X-ray crystallography, spectroscopic and fast reaction kinetic techniques. Use of enzymes in synthetic inorganic and organic chemistry.

e-mail: my[AT] nerist(dot)ac(dot)in,
Phone(EPBX/Office):2257401 - 410 extn. 6122 (off)

  • Professional Background
  • Honors and Awards
  • Educational Details
  • Administrative Background
  • Sponsored Research Projects
  • Memberships in Professional bodies
  • Teaching Engagements
  • Projects and Thesis Supervised/ Currently Supervising
  • PHDs Supervised
  • Participation in short term courses
  • Publications
  • Miscellaneous
From To Designation Organisation
Jan 06, 2015 Till to date Assistant Professor NERIST, Nirjuli, Itanagar.
Oct 21, 2013 Jan 03, 2015 DST-Woman Scientist (WOS-A) DDU Gorakhpur University
July, 2012 Oct 19, 2013 Guest Faculty MMM Technical University, Gorakhpur
May 19,2009 May 18,2012 UGC-Dr D S Kothari Post doctoral Fellow DDU Gorakhpur University
April 16,2005 April 15, 2008 DST-Woman Scientist (WOS-A) DDU Gorakhpur University
Oct 03, 2000 Oct 02,2003 CSIR- SRF DDU Gorakhpur University
Award Institute Year
Fellow Award 2013 from Society for Applied Biotechnology (INDIA). DDU Gorakhpur University 2013
DST-Woman Scientist (WOS-A) DDU Gorakhpur University 2013
UGC- Dr D S Kothari Postdoctoral Fellow DDU Gorakhpur University 2009
DST-Woman Scientist (WOS-A) DDU Gorakhpur University 2005
CSIR- SRF DDU Gorakhpur University 2000
Degree Subject University Year
Ph.D Chemistry DDU Gorakhpur University 2003
M.Sc Chemistry DDU Gorakhpur University 1997
B.Sc Chemistry, Botany,Zoology DDU Gorakhpur University 1994
Intermediate English, Hindi, Maths, Physics, Chemistry and Biology. K V Kalaikunda No.1 (WB) 1991
High School English, Hindi, Maths, Science and Social studies. K V Kalaikunda No.1 (WB) 1989
From           To Designation Organisation
March 2015 Till to date Chemistry Lab II  incharge Dept of Chemistry, NERIST
Topic Funding Agency Year
Mn-peroxidase from Musa paradisiaca stem juice. DST-New Delhi 2013
Coal depolymerising enzymes from indigenous fungi: Identification, Purification and application. UGC-New Delhi 2009
Semi-solid state cultivation, purification and biotechnological applications of ligninperoxidase from the fungal strains Gleophyllum striatum, Hexagona tenuis, Lenzites betulina, Lenzites  sepiaria , and Loweporus  lividus DST- New Delhi 2005
Isolation, characterization and biotechnological applications of ligninperoxidase from Pleurotus sajor caju. CSIR-New Delhi 2000
  1.  Indian council of Chemist LF/1544
  2. Indian Society of Chemists and Biologists LF/105/2010
Title Course Code Module Semester
Chemistry-III      3101        Diploma  Semester-I
Engineering Chemistry-I 3201 Diploma Semester-II
Inorganic Chemistry-I 7101 M.Sc Semester-I
Inorganic Chemistry-II 7201  M.Sc Semester-II

Ongoing Project: DST File no. SR/WOS-A/CS-138/2012 Title: Mn-peroxidase from Musa paradisiaca stem juice.

Topic Scholar Name Status of PHD Registration Year
ISOLATION, PURIFICATION AND APPLICATIONS OF VERSATILE PEROXIDASE FROM EDIBLE FRUITS AND VEGETABLES. NIVEDITA  RAI Enrolled 2015
Course Name Sponsored By Date
Short term course and training on Bioinformatical Approaches for Protein Sequences Analyses and Structure Predictions. BIF, COEBI, Dept. of Biochemistry, University of Lucknow, Lucknow.  DBT-New Delhi
And  Dept. of Higher Education, UP
Feb 8-9, 2013.
Short term programme on Induction Training. NERIST, Nirjuli, Itanagar. NITTTR-Kolkata Sept 11-20, 2015
4th INDEST User Convention (E-journals User Training Workshop) NERIST, Nirjuli, Itanagar. AICTE-INDEST User Committee, NERIST Aug 22-23, 2015 and Oct 31, 2015.
  1. Yadav, M., Yadav, H.S. and  Rai, N. ” Enzymatic Characterisation of Lignin peroxidase from Luffa aegyptiaca fruit juice.”Am J of Plant Science. Accepted (2016).
  2. Yadav, M. and Yadav, H. S. “Applications of ligninolytic enzymes to pollutants, wastewater, dyes, soil, coal, paper and polymers.” Environ Chem Letts. 13, 309-318, (2015).
  3. Yadav, M., Singh, S.K., Yadava, S. and Yadav, K.D.S “Biofuel Production by Lignolytic enzymes” in a book series entitled “Energy Science and Technology”. Edited by Prof. U C Sharma, Shiva Kumar and Ram Prasad volume 3.  Studium Press LLC, USA, Pp 475-494. (2015).
  4. Yadav, M., Singh, S.K. and Yadav, K.D.S.  “Lignolytic Enzymes for Water Depollution, Coal Breakdown and Paper Industry.” in a book entitled “CO2 sequestration, Biofuels and Depollution” in a series of  “Environmental chemistry for a Sustainable World”. Vol 5. DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-11906-9_10. pp 359-376. E.Lichtfouse et al. (eds). Springer International Publishing Switzerland Jan 14, (2015).
  5. Yadav,M., Singh, S.K. and Yadava, S. “Coal depolymerizing activity from Indigenous fungi”. International conference proceedings. Acta Biologica Indica, 2(2):444-450© (2013).
  6. Yadav,P.,  Yadav, M., Yadav, K.D.S.,  Sharma, J. K. and Singh, V.K. “Purification of Chloroperoxidase from Musa paradisiaca stem juice.” International Journal  of Chemical Kinetics, DOI 10.1002/kin.20746, pp 92-100, (2013).
  7. Yadav,M., Singh, S.K. and Yadava, S. “Purification, Characterisation and coal        depolymerising activity of lignin peroxidase from Lenzitus betulina MTCC – 1183”. Appl.              Biochem and Microbiology. 48, No.6, 583-589, (2012).
  8. Yadav,P., Singh, V.K., Yadav, M.,  Singh, S.K. and Yadav, K.D.S. “Purification and characterization of Mn-peroxidase from Musa paradisiaca (banana) stem juice.” Indian Journal of Biochem and Biophysics, 49, 42-48, (2012).
  9. Yadav,M., Singh, S.K., Yadava, S. and Yadav, K.D.S.  “Coal depolymerisation and haloperoxidase activity of Mn-peroxidase from Fomes durissimus MTCC-1173.”           Bioinorganic Chemistry and Application Vol. 2011. Article ID 260802, 8 pages          doi:10.1155/2011/260802. (2011)
  10. Yadav, M.,  Sharma, J.K.,  Singh, S.K. and Yadav, K.D.S.  “Oxidation of polyaromatic  hydrocarbons  in system containing organic solvent by ligninperoxidase from Gleophyllum  striatum MTCC- 1117”. Environmental Technology. 32, 1287-1294, (2011).
  11. Sharma, J.K., Yadav, M., Singh, N.P. and Yadav, K.D.S.  “Purification and Characterisation of         ligninperoxidase from Pycnoporus sanguineus MTCC – 137”.Appl.  Biochem and Microbiology. 47, 532-537 (2011).
  12. Yadav, M., Yadav, K.S.,  Singh, S.K. and Yadav, K.D.S.  “Purification of  ligninperoxidase from Hexagona tenuis MTCC – 1119 and its kinetic properties in  aqueous medium containing  miscible organic solvents.” Indian Journal of Chemistry (Sec-B)  Vol. 49B, No.4, 489-494, (2010).
  13. Yadav, P., Singh, V.K., Yadav, M. and Yadav, K.D.S.  “Purification of lignin  peroxidase from the juice of Musa paradisiacal stem”. Oriental Journal of Chemistry, 25, 1113- 1116, (2009).
  14. Yadav, M., Yadav, P. and Yadav, K.D.S. “Purification and Characterisation of          ligninperoxidase from Loweporus lividus MTCC – 1178”. Eng. in life Sciences 9, 124 -         129, (2009).
  15. Yadav,M., Yadav, P. and Yadav, K.D.S. “Characterisation and coal  depolymerizing activity of ligninperoxidase from Lenzitus seperia MTCC – 1170”.  Biochemistry (Moscow). 74, No. 10. 1125-1131, (2009).
  16. Yadav, M., Singh, S.K. and Yadav K.D.S. “Purification and Characterisation of ligninperoxidase from Pleurotus sajor caju”. Journal of wood Chemistry and Technology.     29, 59-74 (2009).
  17. Yadav, M. and Yadav, K.S. “Decolorization of pulp and paper mill effluent by               Pleurotus sajor caju.”  Journal of Environmental Science and Engineering. 50, 89-92 (2008).
  18. Yadav, M. and Yadav, K.D.S. “Structural and functional aspects of lignolytic enzymes” Chapter in a book entitled “Lignocellulose Biotechnology: Future Prospects”. I.K. International Pvt. Ltd. New Delhi pp 63-88 (2007).
  19. Yadav, M. and Yadav, K.D.S “Enzymatic characteristics of ligninperoxidase by Penicillium     citrinum, Fusarium oxysporum and Aspergillus terreus using n-propanol as the substrate”    Indian J. of Biochem.& Biophy., 43, 48-51 (2006).
  20. Yadav, M., Yadav, R.S.S.  and Yadav, K.D.S. “Secretion of ligninperoxidase by Penicillium      citrinum, Fusarium oxysporum and Aspergillus terreus,” Indian J. of Expt. Biol., 40, 802-806 (2002).
  21. Shanmugam, V., Yadav, M and Yadav,  K.D.S. “n-propanol as a substrate for assaying the ligninperoxidase activity of Phanerochaete chrysosporium,” Indian J. of Biochem and Biophys, 36, 39-43 (1999).
  22. Patent:     Chloroperoxidase from Musa Paradisiaca. (in press). Ref No. 2988/DEL/2012  dated 25/09/2012 16:47:15”. 
Seminar and Symposia participated and attended

International

  1. International Seminar on “Emerging trends in Biotechnology Dec 4 – 6, 2009. Venue: IT-BHU, Varanasi.
  2. International Seminar on “ Chemical Biology For Discovery: perspectives and  Challenges” Jan 15 – 18, 2010.Venue: CDRI - Lucknow.
  3. World Congress on Biotechnology 2012, May 4-6, 2012. Venue: Leonia International  Convention Centre, Hyderabad, A.P., India.
  4. International Conference on Environmental Impact on Human Health and Therapeutic Challenges, 6th Annual Convention of Association of Biotechnology and Pharmacy (ABAP) 2012. Venue: Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, A.P
  5. International Conference on Chemistry and Materials Prospects and Perspectives (ICCMPP-2012), Dec 14-16, 2012. Venue: Dept. of Applied Chemistry, School for Physical Sciences, Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow.
  6. International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICNN-2013), Nov 18-20, 2013. Venue: Dept. of Physics, School for Physical Sciences, Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow.
  7. International Conference on Biodiversity, Bioresources and Biotechnology, Jan 30-31, 2014. Venue: The Quoram Hotel, Mysore, Karnataka.
  8. International Conference on Chemistry and Medicinal Plants in Translational Medicine for Healthcare, March 1-4, 2014. Venue: Department of Chemistry, University of Delhi.
  9. Asian Plant Science Conference, Nov 1-3, 2014. Venue: Hotel Nirvana, Bhairahawa, Nepal.

National

  1. National Seminar on “Heterocyclic Chemistry – New DimensionsMarch 18-20, 2001. Venue : Deptt. of Chemistry, DDU Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur.
  2. National Seminar on “Thermodynamics and Reaction Dynamics March 23 – 25, 2003     Venue : Deptt. of Chemistry, DDU Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur.
  3. Harnarain Lal Memorial National Seminar on “Some Concepts as  function of molecular structure Jan 9 – 10, 2005 Venue : Deptt. of  Chemistry, M G P G College, Gorakhpur.
  4. National Seminar on “ Biological Chemistry: Advancing Frontiers” March 22 –23, 2005 Venue : Deptt. of Chemistry, DDU Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur.
  5. National Seminar on “Recent Advances in Chemical Sciences” March 28 – 29, 2007. Venue : Deptt. of Chemistry, DDU Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur.
  6. Sensitization workshop on DST’s Women Scientists scheme (WOS-A) June 20 21,2007.Venue : Sugarcane Research Station,Kunraghat, Gorakhpur.
  7. DSA seminar in Chemistry March 13-14, 2008. Venue : Deptt. of Chemistry, DDU Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur.
  8. National Seminar on “Emerging trends in Chemical Sciences” September 26  27, 2008.Venue : Deptt. of Chemistry, DDU Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur.
  9. National Seminar on “Thermodynamics of living and non-living systems” Dec 17 – 18, 2009. Venue: Deptt. of Chemistry, DDU Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur.
  10. National Seminar on “Frontier areas of Chemical Sciences” March 20-21, 2010. Venue: Deptt. Of Chemistry, St. Andrew’s College, Gorakhpur.
  11. National Seminar on “Computational Chemistry –Current Prospectives” March 14 – 15, 2011.  Venue: Deptt. of Chemistry, DDU Gorakhpur University,Gorakhpur.
  12. National Seminar on “Biotechnology for Sustainable Development” Nov 15-17, 2011.Venue: Deptt. of Biotechnology, DDU Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur.
  13. XXX Annual conference of “Indian Council of Chemists” Dec 28-30, 2011. Venue: Deptt. of Chemistry, Osmania University, Hyderabad.
  14. Workshop on DST-Woman Sencitization 2012, Aug 13, 2012. Venue: Dept. of Botany, DDU Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur.
  15. National Workshop on Nanaotechnology and its Applications (Jan 18-20, 2013). Venue: Dept. of Applied Sciences, MMM Engineering College, Gorakhpur.
  16. First U.P Science Congress March 2-4, 2013. Venue: DDU Gorakhpur University,Gorakhpur.
  17. National Symposium on Chemistry and Environment (NSCE-2013). March 15-16, 2013. Venue: Department of Chemistry, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi.
  18. National Seminar on Current Perspectives in Chemical Sciences Research, March 26, 2014.Venue: Department of Chemistry, DDU Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur.