Prof. Hirendra Nath Sarma
Professor, Department of Zoology,
Former Head, Department of Zoology
Former Dean, Faculty of Life Science, PS, IT & ET
& Coordinator, Center with Potential for Exellence in Biodiversity
Rajiv Gandhi University, Rono Hills, Itanagar-791112,
Arunachal Pradesh, India
Commonwealth Post Doctoral Fellow, London
DBT Ovearcease Associate, United Staes of America
Rono Hills, Itanagar – 791 112, India
Area of Research:
Cell molecular studies on female reproduction in laboratory model system (rat/mice): Natural product as reproduction modulator, isolation of phytocompound (phytosteroids) and study on its mechanism of action through ER / PR during female reproductive cycle, implantation, decidualizationa, growth of embryo; possibility of its use as agonist and/ or antagonist of H-P-G hormones. Effects of natural products on ovarian follicular development and recruitment; subsequent programmed cellular response of uterine tissues for receptivity and embryo development. Natural products’ docking studies with estrogen and progesterone receptors.
Eastern Himalayan Biodiversity studies in Arunachal Pradesh. Survey and documentation of traditional medicines (TM) and knowledge associated on practice of TM especially for Reproductive health; study of high altitude ecology of Arunachal Pradesh.