Name : Dr. Swetlana Nagal
Qualification : M.Sc., Ph.D., CSIR-UGC- NET
Designation : Asst Professor
Department : Microbiology


                                                                                                        Curriculum Vitae 

Name Dr. Swetlana Nagal
Dateof Birth   August 08, 1981
Qualification  M.Sc., Ph.D. (AppliedMicrobiology & Biotechnology)
Sex   Female
Marital Status    Married
Languages Known   English & Hindi
Designation     Assistant Professor
PayScale 15600+6000 AGP
Research Area Production and characterization of MicrobialEnzymes (Keratinases), Microbial Biotechnology (Strain selection,Characterization and Improvement), Bacterial Taxonomy and Dehairing.

Address      Dr. Swetlana Nagal
   Assistant Professor Microbiology
 Govt Mata Karma Girls College Mahasamund CG

PermanentResidence  C/O Mahesh Kumar Nagal
  57-Shivashrya, Shaktinagar

Educational Qualifications 

Board / University
Division (%)
Subjects/ Faculty

AISSCE (12th)
CBSE Board
1st (66.5%)
Biology, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics & English
Dr. Hari Singh
Gour Univ. Sagar

1st (65.1%)
Industrial Microbiology, Botany, Chemistry, F.C.
M. Sc.
Dr. Hari Singh
Gour Univ. Sagar

1st  (65.1%)

Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology

Life Sciences
Dr. Hari Singh
Gour Univ. Sagar

Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
M.Sc. Specialization: Fermentation technology

ProfessionalCareer  (8 Years)  

Post held
Exact Dates
Total Period

Pay Scale
Nature of duties
Govt Mata Karma Girls College Mahasamund CG

Assistant Professor

Till date
3 Years
40,000/- PM
Regular position

Research for PG

Dept Applied Microbiology & Biotechnology (AMB),
Dr. H. S. Gour Vishwavidyalaya Sagar
      Sagar (M.P.) 470003

Ad-hoc Lecturer
9 Months


Guest Faculty
4 Months
Ad-hoc Lecturer
3 Months
Guest Faculty
6 Months
Ad-hoc Lecturer
3 Years
 6 Month

Research  Experience ( 5 years) 

Ph.D.  “Keratinolytic Potential of SomeBacteria from Waste Keratinic Matter”(2009) under the supervision of ProfP.C. Jain, Department of AppliedMicrobiology and Biotechnology, Dr. Hari Singh Gour V.V,  Sagar (M.P.) 470003.

Research Areasof Interest   

· Microbial Biodiversity:Isolation, Identification and Biotechnological potential.
· Production of Amino acidsusing Microbes and their enzymes.
· Bioremediation: Degradationof Polyaromatic Hydrocarbons by Microbes.
· Microbial proteases (Keratinase):Production, Characterization & Application.

Refresher/Orientationcourses attended
· Attended  7 day workshop Global Initiative Academic Network2019  164046H01 : MOLECULAR BENEFICIAL PLANT-MICROBEINTERACTIONS AND FUNCTIONAL MICROBIOME Foreign Faculty : Harsh Bais, Professor atUniversity Of Delaware, United States of America  Host Faculty : Dr. Naveen Kangoheldfrom 25-30 june 2018 at Dept. ofMicrobiology, Dr. H.S.Gour Vishwavidyalaya,Sagar  (M.P).
·  Attended UGC sponsored InterdisciplinaryRefresher course in "Environmental Studies"  held from 16.1.17 to 5.2.17 at UGC-HRDC, Dr.H.S.Gour Vishwavidyalaya,Sagar  (M.P).
· AttendedUGC sponsored 54th orientatuion Programme held from 18.5.15 to 14.6.15 atUGC-HRDC,Dr. H.S.Gour Vishwavidyalaya,Sagar (M.P).

 Membershipof Professional Bodies and Associations (3)
· LifeMember, Association of Microbiologists of India (AMI). [ LM No.1789 / 2004 ]
· LifeMember, Indian Science Congress Association (ISC). [L14549 / 2009]
· LifeMember, Probiotic Association of India (PAI, KARNAL).
 [  148/2012 ]
· Academic/Adminstrative ResponsibilitiesHeld (8)
· ProgramOfficer, Youth Red Cross Unit, GMKG College Mahasamund (2013 to til date).
· CentreSuperintendent, Pt RSU Examination at GMKG College Mahasamund (2013 to tildate).
· UGC-NAACCoordinator, GMKG College Mahasamund (2017 to til date).
· CoordinatorPurchase Committee at GMKG College Mahasamund (2013 to Aug 2017).
· AsMember in Alumini Association, Guest lecturer selection committee, JanBhagidari Samiti, Carrer Guidance and Placement committee

Participation in Workshops / CertificateCourses /seminars(7)

1. Attended the workshop on The State ofQuality in Higher Education-Measures to improve it held at Govt College,Fingeshwar sponsored by RUSA in Nov 2015.
2. Attended the workshop on The State of Qualityin Higher Education-Measures to improve it held at Govt MVPG College,Mahasamund sponsored by RUSA on 30 sep2015.
3. Attended First Mentorship Workshop for theEast Zone under “Biotechnology Career Advancement and Reorientation Program forwomen Scientists (BIOCARE) held at 16th November 2011 at Department of Botany, University of Calcutta.
4. Attended the workshop on “Fermentation and downstream processingtechniques for production and purification of cellulolytic enzymes” held atCentral Institute of Post Harvest Engineering & Technology (CIPHET) PAU,Ludhiana, March 2-12, 2012.
5. Attended the workshop on Bioprocess Technology held at IIT,Madras, July 12-21, 2010.
6. Provided hands on training during theworkshop on Microbial Technology andMolecular Biology, held at Department of. Applied Microbiology andBiotechnology, Dr. Hari Singh Gour Vishwavidyalaya, Sagar (M.P.). Mar.10-19, 2008 and Sep. 10-19, 2009.
7. Attended the workshop on Recombinant DNA Technology held atCentral Facility for Biotechnology Teaching and Research (CFBTR), Madurai. Jun 3-12, 2005.
8. Attended one month training program on Certificate Course on Bioinformatics(CCBI), held at M.P.STEP Bhopal. Jun. 1-30, 2004.
List of Dissertations Submitted for the Award of M.Sc. DegreeUnder supervision (6)
1. Dissertationentitled “Isolation of NapthaleneDegrading Bacteria from Oil Contaminated Soil Samples” by Ms. Sonam JainM.Sc. Microbiology, college of Life Sciences, Cancer Research Institute,Gwalior (2010).
2. Dissertationentitled “Survey of Bacteriocin producingLactobacilli from Milk and MilkProducts” by Ms. Amita Mishram M.Sc. Applied Microbiology andBiotechnology, Dr. Hari Singh Gour University, Sagar (2010).
3. Dissertationentitled “Biotransformation of featherWaste into Amino acids by Bacillus cereus”by Ms. Ankita Rai, M.Sc. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, Dr. Hari SinghGour University, Sagar (2010).
4. Dissertationentitled “Production of AlkalineProtease by Bacillus cereus usingchicken feathers” by Ms. Mansi Pranjpae M.Sc. Applied Microbiology andBiotechnology, Dr. Hari Singh Gour University, Sagar (2010).
5. Dissertationentitled “Isolation of keratinophilicFungi from School Playground Soil” by Ms. Darshna Saraf M.Sc. AppliedMicrobiology and Biotechnology, Dr. Hari Singh Gour University, Sagar (2010).
6. Dissertationentitled “Hair Penetration Pattern ofDermatophytic and Non Dermatophytic Fungi” by Ms. Vandana Bharti M.Sc.Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, Dr. Hari Singh Gour University, Sagar(2009).

Seminars/Symposia/ Conferences Attended (11) 
1. Presented a paper entitled"Metagenomics: Recent trends in Biotrechnology" at InternationalSeminar on emerging trends in IT and Applied Sciencesorganised by MATSSchool of IT and Life Sciences, MATS University, Raipur from 28-30 march2015.
2. Presented a paper entitled Isolation and Identification ofNapthalene Degrading Bacteria from oil contaminated soil samples. at 15th PunjabScience Congress-2012 held at GNDU, Amritsar from7-9 Feb 2012. (Poster presentation )
3. Attended First Mentorship Workshop for theEast Zone under “Biotechnology Career Advancement and Reorientation Program forwomen Scientists (BIOCARE) held at 16th November 2011 at Department of Botany, University of Calcutta.
4. Research paper entitled “Biotechnological Applications ofKeratinases for management of poultry Wastes” in National Seminar on Environment Safety and Solid waste Management Indiaheld at Government Arts and Commerce (Nodal) College, Sagar (M.P.)  Mar. 9-10, 2010. (oral presentation )
5. Research paper entitled “Production of Dehairing Enzyme UsingChicken Feathers by Elizabethkingia meningoseptica KB042” in AnnualConference of Association of Microbiologist of India held at NCL, PuneDec.15-18, 2009. (Poster presentation )
6. Research Paper entitled “Productionof Feather Protein Hydrolysate and Keratinolytic Protease by Elizabethkingiameningoseptica KB042 (MTCC8360),”held at 24th M.P.Young Scientist Congress, Bhopal.Feb. 28, 2009. (Oral presentation)
7. Research Paper entitled “Biotechnological Importance of Elizabethkingia meningoseptica KB042 in poultrywaste management,” in National Conference on Biodiversity, Conservation andSustainable Development (NACBCSD-08), organized by Dept. of Botany, R.T.M.Nagpur University, Nagpur. Jan. 7-9, 2008. (Oralpresentation)
8. Presented a paper entitled “Featherhydrolysis by a hyper-keratinolytic bacterium KB042 for generation of valueadded products from poultry waste” at 22nd M.P. YoungScientist Congress, held at Samrat Ashok Technological Institute, Vidisha. Feb.28, 2007. (Oral presentation)
9. Presented a paper entitled “Evaluationof Enzymic potential of a hyperkeratinolytic strain of bacterium KB042”, inAnnual Conference of Association of Microbiologist of India organized by Deptof Biotechnology & Bioinformatics Centre, BarkatullahUniversity, Bhopal.Dec. 6-8, 2006.
10. Presented a paper entitled “Isolation and Partial Characterization offeather degrading Bacteria”, in Microtech-2K4 and Annual Conference ofAssociation of Microbiologist of India held at NDRI, Karnal. Nov. 23-25, 2004.
11. Presenteda poster on “Stem Cells: MagicSeeds  For Evaluating Human GeneticDisorders and their Therapy” in NationalConference on 50 Years of DNA, 25 Years of IVF, held at Dr. Hari Singh Gour University,Sagar Oct.11, 2003.

Publications (8)
1. TuliM,Gurumayum S,Kaur S, Nagal S and Attri I(2015). Isolation and Screeningof cellulolytic fungi by baiting method from soils of Jalandhar. Res.J.Pharm.Biol.Chem.Sci 6(2) 375-380. .  (Impact factor 0.35)  ISSN0975-8585
2. Yadav V, NagalS and Kumar M (2012). Antagonistic Activity of Microorganisms isolated fromRhizospheric soil against Fusarium oxysporium f sp Cumini.  International Conference on suistanableAgriculture 2012 held at PAU ,Ludhiana Vol C 1085 ISSN:
3. NaveenKango and Nagal, Swetlana (2012).Metagenomics: Unravelling the obscure. InternationalJournal of Current Research  4(2):17-20, ISSN-0975-833X
4. Jain,R., Nagal, Swetlana and Jain, P.C.  (2012)Poultry waste management using microorganisms’.In Microorganisms inEnvironmental Management. Edited by Satyanarayan  T., Johri , B.N. and Anil Prakash. SpringerPublication Ltd., XVII, 948, 745-766.ISBN 978-94-007-2229-3
5. Nagal,Swetlana, Naveen Kango and Jain, P.C. (2010). Production  of  Alkaline Protease from Elizabethkingia meningoseptica KB042 using chicken feathers. Annals of Microbiology 60: 629-635 (impactfactor 1.607).ISSN 1869-2044
6. Nagal, Swetlana  and Jain, P.C.  (2010). Production of feather hydrolysate by Elizabethkingia meningoseptica KB042(MTCC 8360) in submerged fermentation. IndianJournal of Microbiology 50 (1): S41-S45. (Impact factor 1.31). ISSN0973-7715
7. Nagal, Swetlana  and Jain, P.C.  (2010). Feather Degradation By Strains of Bacillus Isolated From DecomposingFeathers. Brazilian Journal of Microbiology 41:196-200. (Impact factor 1.81) ISSN-1517-8382
8. Nagal Swetlana and Jain, P.C.  (2009). Isolation of bacteria  from decomposing feathers. Journal of Microbial World 11 (1),15-20.    [ISSN-0972-1487] 

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