Birendra Kumar Bindhani

Associate Professor

Dr. Bindhani has more than 18 years of teaching experiences and more than 15 years of research experiences in the different fields of Life Sciences & Nano biotechnology. Presently, he has been working as Associate Professor-I in the School of Biotechnology, KIIT Deemed to be University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India. Dr. Bindhani has D. Sc. Degree in the emerging field of Plant Nano biotechnology. He has availed Senior Research Fellowship from CSIR, Government of India and also recipient of Sorojini G. Panigrahi young scientist award for the best presentation of research paper from Orissa Botanical Society. Research interests of his laboratory include: Plant Tissue Culture, Plant Biotechnology and Nanobiotechnology. Dr. Bindhani has already been produced 4 Ph. D. Scholars under his active supervision. So far, he has published numbers of peer reviewed International & National reputed Journals papers, Text books and chapters in books.

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Educational Qualification
M.Sc., M. Phil, Ph. D., D.Sc.

  1. Completed one R & D Project of Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), Govt. of India, Vide Letter No. 02(0058)/12/EMR-II at School of Biotechnology, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India. [Title of the Project: Chitosan Based Matrix Systems for Controlled Drug Release].
  2. Ongoing one Minor Research project of UGC, Govt. Of India at School of Biotechnology, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India. [Title of the Project: To Study of Biochemical / Microbial indices of Water / Soil Sample of Mangrove Ecosystem of Mahanadi River Delta, Odisha, India]

Administrative Responsibility
  1. Batch Coordinator.
  2. Mentor of students.
  3. Ph. D. Course work coordinator.
  4. Syllabus Committee.
  5. Plant Biotechnology Lab. in charge.
  6. Board of studies member of KISS

Awards & Honours
  1. Recipient of Sorojini G. Panigrahi young scientist award for the best presentation of research paper in 26th Annual conference, 2001 of Odisha Botanical Society, Organized by CRRI, Cuttack, Odisha, India.
  2. Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) from CSIR, Govt. of India.

  1. Life Member of Indian Science Congress, India.
  2. Life Member of Odisha Botanical Society (OBS), Odisha, India.
  3. Life Member of BARC (Botanist Association of Ravenshaw College).

Outreach Activity
  1. Board of studies member of KISS.
  2. Help the patients for Admission in KIMS , perform different types of tests & purchase of medicines from KIMS pharmacy.

Journals/Conferences :
1. Siddharth, S., Nayak, A., Nayak, D., Bindhani, B. K., & Kundu, C. N. (2017). Chitosan-Dextran sulfate coated doxorubicin loaded PLGA-PVA-nanoparticles caused apoptosis in doxorubicin resistance breast cancer cells through induction of DNA damage. Scientific reports, 7(1), 1-10.
2. Hembram, K. C., Kumar, R., Kandha, L., Parhi, P. K., Kundu, C. N., & Bindhani, B. K. (2018). Therapeutic prospective of plant-induced silver nanoparticles: application as antimicrobial and anticancer agent. Artificial cells, nanomedicine, and biotechnology, 46(sup3), S38-S51.
3. Kumar, R., Kumari, K., Hembram, K. C., Kandha, L., & Bindhani, B. K. (2019). Expression of an endo α-1, 3-Glucanase gene from Trichoderma harzianum in rice induces resistance against sheath blight. Journal of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 28(1), 84-90.
4. Hembram, K. C., Chatterjee, S., Sethy, C., Nayak, D., Pradhan, R., Molla, S., Bindhani, B. K. & Kundu, C. N. (2019). Comparative and mechanistic study on the anticancer activity of quinacrine-based silver and gold hybrid nanoparticles in head and neck cancer. Molecular Pharmaceutics, 16(7), 3011-3023.
5. Mohapatra, R. K., Parhi, P. K., Pandey, S., Bindhani, B. K., Thatoi, H., & Panda, C. R. (2019). Active and passive biosorption of Pb (II) using live and dead biomass of marine bacterium Bacillus xiamenensis PbRPSD202: Kinetics and isotherm studies. Journal of environmental management, 247, 121-134.
6. Hembram, K. C., Dash, S. R., Das, B., Sethy, C., Chatterjee, S., Bindhani, B. K., & Kundu, C. N. (2020). Quinacrine based gold hybrid nanoparticle caused apoptosis through modulating replication fork in oral cancer stem cells. Molecular Pharmaceutics.
7. Rout, A., Jena, P. K., Sahoo, D., Parida, U. K., & Bindhani, B. K. (2014). Green synthesis and characterization of silver nanoparticles for antimicrobial activity against burn wounds contaminating bacteria. International Journal of Nanoscience, 13(02), 1450010.
8. Bindhani, B. K., & Panigrahi, A. K. (2015). Biosynthesis and characterization of silver nanoparticles (SNPs) by using leaf extracts of Ocimum Sanctum L (Tulsi) and study of its antibacterial activities. J. Nanomed. Nanotechnol, 1, S6.
9. Parida, U. K., & Bindhani, B. K. (2015). Cross-linked chitosan-sodium sulfate matrix systems using gel casting method for sustained drug release of doxorubicin hydrochloride. matrix, 19, 20.
10. Kandha, L., Kumar, R., Hembram, K. C. & Bindhani B. K. (2019). Chitosan-based in-vitro propagation of banana (Cv. Grand Naine) and its genetic uniformity assessment. Research Journal of Biotechnology, 14 (12), 22–29.

Books :
1. Parida, U. K., Bindhani, B. K., Biswal, S. K. & Nayak P. L. (2015). Advances in cellulose based graft copolymers prepared via controlled polymerization methods: A comprehensive Review. Name of the Book: Cellulose – Based Graft Copolymers, Structural Chemistry, CRC Press, TAYLOR & FRANCIS GROUP, Boca Raton, London, New York. Pp. 89 - 122.
2. Parida, U. K., Das, S., Jena, P. K., Rout, N. & Bindhani B. K.(2016). Plant Mediated Green Synthesis of Metallic Nanoparticles: Challenges & Opportunities. Name of the Book: Fabrication & Self Assembly of Nanobiomaterials - Apllications of Nanobiomaterials, Vol-1, Publisher of ELSEVIER, Pp. 148 - 177.
3. Nayak, P. L., Nayak, P. & Bindhani, B. K., 2014. Environmental Studies (For Degree Students of All Universities and Autonomous Colleges), Kalyani Publishers, India.
4. Parida, U. K. & Bindhani B. K. (2017). A scientific Research Data Analysis Book-Green Gold, Newredmars Education Pvt. Ltd. India