Dr. Anshul Shakya

Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Designation - Assistant Professor

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Educational Qualifications

  • Bachelor`s Degree: B. Pharm. [Uttar Pradesh Technical University]
  • Master`s Degree: M. Pharm. [Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University)]
  • Ph.D. (Pharmaceutical Sciences) [Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh]
  • Others:
    • GATE-2007, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
    • GATE-2008, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
    • GPAT-2010, M.S. University, Baroda
    • Certificate on IPR World Intellectual Property Organization, 2009.
    • Certificate Course on IPR (TIFAC, DST, GoI), B.R. Nahata College of Pharmacy, Mandsaur, 2010-2011.
    • Senior Research Fellow (UGC), Department of Pharmaceutics, IIT (BHU), Varanasi, 2011-2013.

Area of Research: Pharmacology and Toxicology, Pre-clinical Screening and Validation of Therapeutic Leads Against Behavioural and Metabolic Disorders.

Contact

Phone No.: 2370254

E-mail: [email protected]

Publications

Papers Published

1. Ineedi, S., Shakya, A., Singh, G.K., Kumar, V. Role of hyperforin in diabetes and its associated hyperlipidemia in rats. TANG [Humanitas Medicine]. 2012, 2(3):25.1-25.6. [ISSN No. 2233-8985].

2. Shakya, A., Chatterjee, S.S., Kumar, V. Holistic psychopharmacology of Fumaria indica (Fumitory). Chinese Medicine. 2012, 3(4):182-199. [ISSN No. 2151-1926].

3. Kumar, A., Agarwal, P., Shakya, A., Thakur, A.K., Kumar, V. Key Role of carnosic acid in the anxiolytic-like activity of Rosmarinus officinalis Linn. in rodents. Journal of Pharmacology and Clinical Toxicology. 2013, 1(2):1013. [ISSN No. 2333-7079].

4. Ahirwar, M., Sinha, A., Shakya, A., Kumar, V. Computer-assisted learning in pharmacology: an update. http://www.pharmainfo.net/files/groupsimages/CAL-04.01.13.pdf

5. Shakya, A., Sharma, N., Gupta, D., Goswami, A. Antidepressant activity of Ficus religiosa L. fruits in rodents. Current Trends in Pharmaceutical Research. 2013, 2(1):32-44. [ISSN No. 2319-4820].

6. Thakur, A.K., Shakya, A., Husain, G.M., Emerald, M., Kumar, V. Gut-microbiota and mental health: current and future perspectives. Journal of Pharmacology and Clinical Toxicology. 2014, 2(1):1016. [ISSN No. 2333-7079].

7. Shakya, A., Singh, G.K., Chatterjee, S.S., Kumar, V. Role of fumaric acid in anti-inflammatory and analgesic activities of a Fumaria indica extracts. Journal of Intercultural Ethnopharmacology. 2014, 3(4):173-178. [ISSN No. 2146-8397].

8. Rauniyar, B.K., Shakya, A., Thakur, A.K., Chatterjee S.S., Kumar, V. Anti-stress activity of phloroglucinol: A transient metabolite of some plant polyphenolics. Pharmacologia. 2015, 6(1):21-30. [ISSN No. 2044-4648].

9. Shakya, A., Chatterjee, S.S., Kumar, V. Role of fumarates in adaptogenic like efficacies of traditionally used Fumaria indica extracts. TANG [Humanitas Medicine]. 2015, 5(1):6.1-6.10. [ISSN No. 2233-8985].

10. Shakya, A., Chatterjee, S.S., Kumar, V. Efficacies of fumaric acid and its mono and di-methyl esters in rodent models for analgesics and anti-inflammatory agents. EC Pharmaceutical Science. 2015, 1(2):76-88.

11. Shakya, A., Soni, U.K., Rai, G., Chatterjee, S.S., Kumar, V. Gastro-protective and anti-stress efficacies of monomethyl fumarate and a Fumaria indica extract in chronically stressed rats. Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology. 2016, 36(4):621-635. [ISSN No. 1573-6830; IF. 3.606].

12. Goswami, A.K., Sharma H.K., Shakya, A. Evaluation of analgesic and anti-inflammatory activity of standardized methanolic extract of Coptis teeta (Wall.) rhizomes. Current Trends in Pharmaceutical Research. 2017, 4(1):4-18. [ISSN No. 2319-4820].

13. Shakya, A., Bhat, H.R., Ghosh, S.K. Update on nitazoxanide: A multifunctional chemotherapeutic agent. Current Drug Discovery Technologies. 2018; 15(3):201-213. [ISSN: 1875-6220].

14. Kashyap, A., Adhikari, N., Das, A., Shakya, A., Ghosh, S.K., Singh, U.P., Bhat, H.R. Review on synthetic chemistry and antibacterial importance of thiazole derivatives. Current Drug Discovery Technologies. 2018; 15(3):214-228. [ISSN: 1875-6220].

15. Chanu, M.B., Labala, R.K. Sheikh, Y.,  Borah, J.C., Ghosh, S.K., Sahoo, D., Singh O.J., Shakya, A., Thongam, B. Bioassay-guided isolation of α-glucosidase inhibitory compound, in vivo postprandial anti hyperglycemia and docking study of the isolated compound from the leaves of the methanolic extract of Quercus serrata. Bioscience Biotechnology Research Communications. 2018; 11(4):647-657. https://doi.org/10.21786/bbrc/11.4/16. [ISSN: 2321-4007].

16. Das, A., Chaudhary, S.K., Bhat, H.R., Shakya, A. Cuphea carthagenensis: A Review of its ethnobotany, pharmacology and phytochemistry. Bulletin of Arunachal Forest Research. 2018; 33(2), 1-14. [ISSN: 0970-9487].

17. Das, A., Shakya, A., Ghosh, S.K., Singh, U.P., Bhat, H.R. A review of phytochemical and pharmacological studies of Inula species. Current Bioactive Compounds. 2019; 15: 1. [ISSN: 1875-6646]. https://doi.org/10.2174/1573407215666190207093538

18. Goswami, A.K., Gogoi, N., Shakya, A., Sharma H.K. Development and validation of high-performance thin-layer chromatographic method for quantification of berberine in rhizomes of Coptis teeta Wall, an endangered species collected from Arunachal Pradesh, India. Journal of Chromatographic Science. 2019; 57(5):411-417. [ISSN: 0021-9665; IF: 1.280].

19. Shakya, A., Chaudhary, S.K., Garabadu, D., Bhat, H.R., Kakoti, B.B., Ghosh, S.K. A comprehensive review on preclinical diabetic models. Current Diabetes Reviews. 2020; 16(2):104-116. [ISSN: 1875-6417].

20. Shakya, A., Gogoi, N., Chaudhary, S.K., Bhat, H.R., Ghosh, S.K. Development and validation of the HPTLC method for quantification of rutin in fruit pulp of Benincasa hispida (Thunb.) Cogniaux. Journal of Planar Chromatography. 2019; 32(5), 371-377. [ISSN: 1789-0993; IF: 0.815].

21. Shakya, A., Chaudhary, S.K., Bhat, H.R., Gogoi, N., Ghosh, S.K. A rapid HPTLC method to estimate quercetin in Benincasa hispida (Thunb.) Cogn. fruit pulp. Journal of Planar Chromatography. 2019; 32(6), 467-474. [ISSN: 1789-0993; IF: 0.815].

22. Shakya, A., Bhat, H.R., Ghosh, S.K. Assessment of neurobehavioral properties of hydroalcoholic extract of Benincasa hispida (Thunb.) Cogn. fruit pulp in mice. Journal of Biologically Active Products from Nature. 2019; 9(4), 299-310. [ISSN: 2231-1866].

23. Bhat, H.R., Masih, A., Shakya, A., Ghosh, S.K., Singh, U.P. Design, synthesis, anticancer, antibacterial and antifungal evaluation of 4-aminoquinoline-1,3,5-triazine derivatives. Journal of Heterocyclic Chemistry. 2020; 57(1): 390-399. https://doi.org/10.1002/jhet.3791 [ISSN: 1943-5193; IF: 1.484].

24. Zothantluanga, J.H., Bhat, H.R., Shakya, A. A systematic review on the nutraceutical potential of Acacia pennata (L.) Willd. Current Trends in Pharmaceutical Research. 2019, 6(2):12-26. [ISSN: 2319-4820].

25. Zothantluanga, J.H., Lalnunpuii, H.S., Bhat, H.R., Shakya, A. Awareness on the possible adverse effects of Garcinia cambogia: A scientific approach. Science Vision. 2019. 19(4):120-133. [ISSN: 2229-6026]. https://doi.org/10.33493/scivis.19.04.02 

26. Vanlalhriatpuii, C., Zothantluanga, J.H., Bhat, H.R., Shakya, A. Preclinical research techniques for investigating therapeutic leads against gastrointestinal ulcer. Current Trends in Pharmaceutical Research. 2020, 7(1): 65-89. [ISSN: 2319-4820].

27. Adhikari, N., Kashyap, A., Shakya, A., Ghosh, S.K., Bhattacharyya, D.B., Bhat, H.R., Singh, U.P. Microwave-assisted synthesis, docking and antimalarial evaluation of hybrid PABA-substituted 1,3,5-triazine derivatives Journal of Heterocyclic Chemistry. 2020; 57: 2389- 2399. [ISSN: 1943-5193; IF: 1.484]. https://doi.org/10.1002/jhet.3955 

28. Zothantluanga, J.H., Sailo, N., Paul, A., Shakya A. Pharmacognostical characterization and in vitro antioxidant activity of Acacia pennata (L.) Willd. leaves: A Southeast Asian medicinal plant. Science Vision. 2020. 20(1):16-28. https://doi.org/10.33493/scivis.20.01.02 [ISSN: 2229-6026].

29. Pathak, K., Das, A., Shakya, A., Saikia, R., Sarma, H. Evaluation of anti-diabetic and anti-hyperlipidemic activity of isolated bioactive compounds of leaves of Annona reticulata Linn. The Natural Products Journal. 2020;10:1. [ISSN: 2210-3163]. https://doi.org/10.2174/2210315510999200511132940.

30. Sinha, S.K., Shakya, A., Prasad, S.K., Singh, S., Gurav, N.S., Prasad, R.S., Gurav, S.S. An in-silico evaluation of different Saikosaponins for their potency against SARS-CoV-2 using NSP15 and fusion spike glycoprotein as targets. Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics.  2020. 1-12. [ISSN: 1538-0254]. https://doi.org/10.1080/07391102.2020.1762741 

31. Verma, S., Kuhad, A., Bhandari, R., Prasad, S.K., Shakya, A., Prasad, R.S., Sinha, S.K. Effect of ethanolic extract of Solanum virginianum Linn. on neuropathic pain using chronic constriction injury rat model and molecular docking studies. Naunyn-Schmiedeberg's Archives of Pharmacology. 2020. [ISSN: 1432-1912; IF: 2.050]. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00210-020-01872-8

32. Sinha, S.K., Prasad, S.K., Islam, M.A., Gurav, S.S., Patil, R.B., AlFaris, N.A., Aldayel, T.S., AlKehayez, N.M., Wabaidur, S. M., Shakya, A. Identification of bioactive compounds from Glycyrrhiza glabra as possible inhibitor of SARS-CoV-2 spike glycoprotein and non-structural protein-15: A pharmacoinformatics study. Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics.  2020.1-15. [ISSN: 1538-0254]. https://doi.org/10.1080/07391102.2020.1779132 

33. Chikhale, R.V., Gurav, S.S., Patil, R.B., Sinha, S.K., Prasad, S.K., Shakya, A., Shrivastava, S.K., Gurav, N.S., Prasad, R.S. Sars-cov-2 host entry and replication inhibitors from Indian ginseng: An in-silico approach. Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics.  2020. 1-12. [ISSN: 1538-0254]. https://doi.org/10.1080/07391102.2020.1778539 

34. Chikhale, R.V., Sinha, S.K., Patil, R.B., Prasad, S.K., Shakya, A., Gurav, N., Prasad, R., Dhaswadikar, S.R., Wanjari, M., Gurav, S.S. In-silico investigation of phytochemicals from Asparagus racemosus as plausible antiviral agent in COVID-19. Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics.  2020. 1-15. [ISSN: 1538-0254]. https://doi.org/10.1080/07391102.2020.1784289 

35. Zothantluanga, J.H., Vanlalhriatpuii, C., Lalthanzara, H., Lalhlenmawia, H., Bhat, H.R., Shakya, A. Ethnomedicinal Plants Used Against Diarrhea Available in Mizoram, Northeast India: A Systematic Review. Science and Technology Journal. 2020. 8(1):5-23. https://doi.org/10.22232/stj.2020.08.01.01.

36. Zothantluanga, J.H., Lalthanzara, H., Shakya, A., Lalmawizuala, J.H. COVID-19 incidence in Mizoram, India. Science Vision. 2020. 20(3):93-105. https://doi.org/10.33493/scivis.20.03.01.

37. Shakya, A., Chaudhary, S.K., Bhat, H.R., Ghosh, S.K. Acute and sub-chronic toxicity studies of Benincasa hispida (Thunb.) cogniaux fruit extract in rodents. Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology. 2020;118:104785. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.yrtph.2020.104785.

38. Paul, A., Rajiung, M., Zaman, K., Chaudhary, S.K., Shakya, A. Quantification of the bioactive marker resveratrol in Morus alba Linn. fruits by high–performance thin–layer chromatography. JPC–Journal of Planar Chromatography–Modern TLC. 2020. 33:481-487. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00764-020-00062-9.

39. Paul, A., Zaman, K., Shakya, A. Assessment of acute and sub-chronic neurotoxicity of Morus alba L. fruits in rodents. Future Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2020.  6:88. https://doi.org/10.1186/s43094-020-00110-5.

40. Chanu, M.B., Thongam, B., Nongalleima, K., Bhat, H.R., Ghosh, S.K., Shakya, A. Investigation of Oral Subacute Toxicity and In-Vitro Antioxidant Activity of Standardized Methanolic Extract of Quercus serrata Leaves. Current Bioactive Compounds. 2020. https://doi.org/10.2174/1573407216999201224150602.

41. Paul, A., Rajiung, M., Zaman, K., Chaudhary, S.K., Bhat, H.R., Shakya, A. An Overview on Phytochemical and Pharmacological Profile of Morus alba Linn. Current Bioactive Compounds. 2020. https://doi.org/10.2174/1573407216666201228114004.

42. Gogoi, P., Shakya, A., Ghosh, S. K., Gogoi, N., Gahtori, P., Singh, N., Bhattacharyya, D. R., Singh, U. P., Bhat, H. R. In silico study, synthesis, and evaluation of the antimalarial activity of hybrid dimethoxy pyrazole 1,3,5-triazine derivatives. Journal of Biochemical and Molecular Toxicology. e22682. https://doi.org/10.1002/jbt.22682.

43. Deka, B., Bhattacharjee, B., Shakya, A., Ikbal, A. M. D., Goswami, C., Sarma, S. Mechanism of Action of Wound Healing Activity of Calendula officinalis: A Comprehensive Review. Pharmaceutical and Biosciences Journal2021. 9(1): 28-44.

44. Sinha, S.K., Prasad, S.K., Islam, M.A., Chaudhary, S.K., Singh, S., Shakya, A. Potential Leads from Liquorice against SARS-CoV-2 Main Protease using Molecular Docking Simulation Studies. Combinatorial Chemistry & High Throughput Screening. 2021. 24(4):591-597.  https://doi.org/10.2174/1386207323999200817103148.

 

Abstracts Published in Indexed Journals

  1. Shakya, A., Garabadu, D., Ojha, R., Saxena, B., Sairam, K. Risperidone reversed repeated restraint stress-induced behavior changes. Indian Journal of Pharmacology. 2009, 41(1):S82. [ISSN: 0253-7613].
  2. Shakya, A., Singh, G.K., Kumar, V. Anti-oxidant and cytokines modulating property of Fumaria indica in chronic stressed rats. Indian Journal of Pharmacology. 2011, 43(1):S150. [ISSN: 0253-7613].
  3. Shakya, A., Chatterjee, S.S., Kumar, V. Comparative study of Fumaraia indica extracts for analgesic and anti-inflammatory activity in rodents. Annals of Neuroscience. 2012, 19(suppl):38. [ISSN: 0972-7531].
  4. Shakya, A., Chatterjee, S.S., Kumar, V. A comparative pharmacological study with a Fumaria indica extract and monomethyl-fumarate. PharmaNutrition. 2014, 2(3):92. [ISSN: 2213-4344].
  5. Shakya, A., Rai, G., Chatterjee, S.S., Kumar, V. Comparative evaluation of standardized methanolic extract of Fumaria indica and monomethyl fumarate on cold restraint stress induced ulcer in rats. Indian Journal of Pharmacology. 2014, 46(Suppl 1):S79-S80. [ISSN: 0253-7613].
  6. Shakya, A., Soni, U.K., Rai, G., Chatterjee, S.S., Kumar, V. Preventive effects of monomethyl fumarate and a methanolic Fumaria indica extract against chronic foot shock stress triggered ulcers and other pathologies in rats. Obzory po kliniceskoj farmacologii i lekarstuennoj terapii [Reviews of Clinical Pharmacology and Drug Therapy]. TOM/ 13/2015, (Suppl):81. [ISSN: 16834100].
  7. Shakya, A., Chatterjee, S.S., Kumar, V. Monomethyl fumarate as an anti-ulcerative and stress response protective constituent of Ayurvedic medicinal herb Fumaria indica. Obzory po kliniceskoj farmacologii i lekarstuennoj terapii [Reviews of Clinical Pharmacology and Drug Therapy]. TOM/ 13/2015, (Suppl):81-82. [ISSN: 16834100].
  8. Shakya, A., Soni, U.K., Rai, G., Chatterjee, S.S., Kumar, V. Fumarates as bioactive constituents of a Fumaria indica extract with modulating effects on expressions of toll like receptors and cytokines. Obzory po kliniceskoj farmacologii i lekarstuennoj terapii [Reviews of Clinical Pharmacology and Drug Therapy]. TOM/ 13/2015, (Suppl):82. [ISSN: 16834100].
  9. Bhuyan, B., Shakya, A., Rajak, P. Optimization of rhythmic physiological functions in an environment driven by the solar centric EMF: an observatory concept. Obzory po kliniceskoj farmacologii i lekarstuennoj terapii [Reviews of Clinical Pharmacology and Drug Therapy]. TOM/ 13/2015, (Suppl):15. [ISSN: 16834100].
  10. Bhat, H.R., Shakya, A., Ghosh, S.K., Singh, U.P. Bhattacharya, D.R. Hybrid 4-Aminoquinoline 1,3,5,-Triazine: Synthesis and In-vitro Antimalarial Evaluation. Current Trends in Pharmaceutical Research. 2018, 5(2):55. [ISSN No. 2319-4820].
  11. Paul, A., Rajiung, M., Shakya A., Zaman, K. A Phytopharmacological Review on the Morus alba Linn. Current Trends in Pharmaceutical Research. 2018, 5(2):84. [ISSN No. 2319-4820].

 

Book/Book Chapter Published

        1. Zothantluanga, J.H., Lalthanzara, H., Shakya, A., Chetia D. The outbreak of COVID-19 in Mizoram, India. Rizug, Kahilipara, Guwahati. 2020. [ISBN: 978-81-941488-6-0].

 

Paper Presentations in International/National Conferences

  1. Presented paper entitled ‘Risperidone reversed repeated restraint stress-induced behavioral changes’ as a poster in “International conference on integrative & personalized medicine and 42nd Annual Conference of the Indian Pharmacological Society”, organized by National Research Institute of Ayurveda for Drug Development and Indian Pharmacology Society, West Bengal Branch, Kolkata, December, 10-12, 2009.
  2. Presented paper entitled ‘Anti-oxidant and cytokines modulating property of Fumaria indica in chronic stressed rats’ as a poster in “44th Annual Conference of the Indian Pharmacological Society (IPSCON-2011)”, organized by Department of Pharmacology, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University, Manipal, December, 19-21, 2011.
  3. Presented paper entitled ‘Comparative study of Fumaria indica extracts for analgesic and anti-inflammatory in rodents’ as a poster in “XXX Annual Conference of Indian Academy of Neuroscience (IAN) & International Symposium on Translational Neurosciences: Unraveling Mysteries of Brain in Health and Disease” organized by Department of Biotechnology, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, India, October 27-30, 2012.
  4. Presented paper entitled ‘A comparative pharmacological study with a Fumaria indica extract and monomethyl fumarate' as a poster in 2nd International Conference “PHARMA-NUTRITION 2013” organized by Elsevier Ltd., at Singapore Expo, Singapore, April 15-17, 2013.
  5. Presented paper entitled ‘Comparative evaluation of standardized methanolic extract of Fumaria indica and monomethyl fumarate on cold restraint stress-induced ulcer in rats’ as a poster in “47th Annual conference of the Indian Pharmacological Society IPSCON-2014” Organized by the Department of Pharmacology, GMCH, and NIPER Guwahati, from December 28-30, 2014.
  6. Presented paper entitled ‘Potential of fumaric acid and its mono- and di-methyl esters for analgesic and anti-inflammatory activities: an in-vivo study’ as a poster in “International Conference on Harnessing the sub-Himalayan Plant Diversity for Human Welfare” organized by Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh, India, March 11 – 13, 2015.
  7. Presented paper entitled ‘Hectic lifestyle of current scenario triggering the diabesity bomb’ as a poster in 4th Indian National Seminar of Asian Network of Research on Antidiabetic Plants (ANRAP) “Plants in Diabetes: Prospects & Challenges organized by Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh, India, 13 March 2015.
  8. Presented paper entitled ‘Preventive effects of monomethyl fumarate and a methanolic Fumaria indica extract against chronic foot shock stress triggered ulcers and other pathologies in rats’ as oral talk in “The 19th International Congress of PHYTOPHARM – 2015” organized by Bonn University, Bonn, Germany, July 21-24, 2015.
  9. Presented paper entitled ‘Monomethyl fumarate as an anti-ulcerative and stress response protective constituent of Ayurvedic medicinal herb Fumaria indica’ as a poster in “The 19th International Congress of PHYTOPHARM – 2015” organized by Bonn University, Bonn, Germany, July 21-24, 2015.
  10. Presented paper entitled ‘Fumarates as bioactive constituents of a Fumaria indica extract with modulating effects on expressions of toll-like receptors and cytokines’ as a poster in “The 19th International Congress of PHYTOPHARM – 2015” organized by Bonn University, Bonn, Germany, July 21-24, 2015.
  11. Presented paper entitled ‘Validation of Ulcero-Protective Efficacy of Helixanthera ligustrina (wall.) Danser Leaves: A Preclinical Study’ as a poster in “49th Annual Conference of the Indian Pharmacological Society (IPSCON-2016)”, organized by PGIMER Chandigarh, Chandigarh, India. October 20-23, 2016.
  12. Presented paper entitled ‘Protective effect of the Acmella paniculata against ethanol-induced liver and stomach pathologies: a preclinical study as a poster in “7th Euro-India International Conference on Holistic Medicine (ICHM-2017)”, organized by Institute for Holistic Medical Sciences (IHMS), Kottayam, Kerala, India & Ayurveda-Und Venen-Klink, St. Primus Weg 68, A-9020, Klagenfurt, Austria at Kottayam, Kerala, India. September 15-17, 2017.
  13. Presented paper entitled ‘A Report on Phytotherapeutic aspect of Benincasa hispida (Thunb.) Cogn.’  as a poster in “National Seminar on Natural Resources for Drug Discovery and Development” organized by the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh, Assam, India. February 24-25, 2018.
  14. Presented paper entitled ‘Evaluation of Neuropharmacological Effect of Hydro-alcoholic Extract of Benincasa hispida (Thunb.) Cogn. Fruit in Mice’ as a poster in the “International Conference on Neuroscience” and “XXXVI Annual Meeting of Indian Academy of Neurosciences” organized by Department of Zoology, Institute of Science, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India. October 29-31, 2018.
  15. Presented paper entitled ‘Investigation of Anti-Fatigue Effect of Benincasa hispida (Thunb.) Cogn. Fruits Extract in Mice’ in the “World Congress of Ayurveda & Ayushman India Expo 2019 (WCABHU-2019)” organized by the Faculty of Ayurveda, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi-221005, India. March 14-16, 2019.
  16. Presented paper entitled ‘Evaluation of Adaptogenic Potential of Chemically Characterized Extract of Fruit Pulp of Benincasa hispida (Thunb.) Cogn.: A Preclinical Study’ as a poster in the “Young Scientists’ Conference (YSC)”, organized by the India International Science Festival (IISF-2019), Ministry of Earth Sciences, New Delhi, India; during November 05-07, 2019.

Courses Taken

  • Human Anatomy and Physiology (B. Pharm.)
  • Pharmacology (B. Pharm.)
  • Pharmacological and Toxicological Screening Methods (M. Pharm.)
  • Pathophysiology and Pharmacotherapeutics (B. Pharm. Practice Course)
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Educational Qualifications

  • Bachelor`s Degree: B. Pharm. [Uttar Pradesh Technical University]
  • Master`s Degree: M. Pharm. [Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University)]
  • Ph.D. (Pharmaceutical Sciences) [Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh]
  • Others:
    • GATE-2007, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
    • GATE-2008, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
    • GPAT-2010, M.S. University, Baroda
    • Certificate on IPR World Intellectual Property Organization, 2009.
    • Certificate Course on IPR (TIFAC, DST, GoI), B.R. Nahata College of Pharmacy, Mandsaur, 2010-2011.
    • Senior Research Fellow (UGC), Department of Pharmaceutics, IIT (BHU), Varanasi, 2011-2013.

Area of Research: Pharmacology and Toxicology, Pre-clinical Screening and Validation of Therapeutic Leads Against Behavioural and Metabolic Disorders.

Contact

Phone No.: 2370254

E-mail: [email protected]

Publications

Publications

 

Papers Published

1. Ineedi, S., Shakya, A., Singh, G.K., Kumar, V. Role of hyperforin in diabetes and its associated hyperlipidemia in rats. TANG [Humanitas Medicine]. 2012, 2(3):25.1-25.6. [ISSN No. 2233-8985].

2. Shakya, A., Chatterjee, S.S., Kumar, V. Holistic psychopharmacology of Fumaria indica (Fumitory). Chinese Medicine. 2012, 3(4):182-199. [ISSN No. 2151-1926].

3. Kumar, A., Agarwal, P., Shakya, A., Thakur, A.K., Kumar, V. Key Role of carnosic acid in the anxiolytic-like activity of Rosmarinus officinalis Linn. in rodents. Journal of Pharmacology and Clinical Toxicology. 2013, 1(2):1013. [ISSN No. 2333-7079].

4. Ahirwar, M., Sinha, A., Shakya, A., Kumar, V. Computer-assisted learning in pharmacology: an update. http://www.pharmainfo.net/files/groupsimages/CAL-04.01.13.pdf

5. Shakya, A., Sharma, N., Gupta, D., Goswami, A. Antidepressant activity of Ficus religiosa L. fruits in rodents. Current Trends in Pharmaceutical Research. 2013, 2(1):32-44. [ISSN No. 2319-4820].

6. Thakur, A.K., Shakya, A., Husain, G.M., Emerald, M., Kumar, V. Gut-microbiota and mental health: current and future perspectives. Journal of Pharmacology and Clinical Toxicology. 2014, 2(1):1016. [ISSN No. 2333-7079].

7. Shakya, A., Singh, G.K., Chatterjee, S.S., Kumar, V. Role of fumaric acid in anti-inflammatory and analgesic activities of a Fumaria indica extracts. Journal of Intercultural Ethnopharmacology. 2014, 3(4):173-178. [ISSN No. 2146-8397].

8. Rauniyar, B.K., Shakya, A., Thakur, A.K., Chatterjee S.S., Kumar, V. Anti-stress activity of phloroglucinol: A transient metabolite of some plant polyphenolics. Pharmacologia. 2015, 6(1):21-30. [ISSN No. 2044-4648].

9. Shakya, A., Chatterjee, S.S., Kumar, V. Role of fumarates in adaptogenic like efficacies of traditionally used Fumaria indica extracts. TANG [Humanitas Medicine]. 2015, 5(1):6.1-6.10. [ISSN No. 2233-8985].

10. Shakya, A., Chatterjee, S.S., Kumar, V. Efficacies of fumaric acid and its mono and di-methyl esters in rodent models for analgesics and anti-inflammatory agents. EC Pharmaceutical Science. 2015, 1(2):76-88.

11. Shakya, A., Soni, U.K., Rai, G., Chatterjee, S.S., Kumar, V. Gastro-protective and anti-stress efficacies of monomethyl fumarate and a Fumaria indica extract in chronically stressed rats. Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology. 2016, 36(4):621-635. [ISSN No. 1573-6830; IF. 3.606].

12. Goswami, A.K., Sharma H.K., Shakya, A. Evaluation of analgesic and anti-inflammatory activity of standardized methanolic extract of Coptis teeta (Wall.) rhizomes. Current Trends in Pharmaceutical Research. 2017, 4(1):4-18. [ISSN No. 2319-4820].

13. Shakya, A., Bhat, H.R., Ghosh, S.K. Update on nitazoxanide: A multifunctional chemotherapeutic agent. Current Drug Discovery Technologies. 2018; 15(3):201-213. [ISSN: 1875-6220].

14. Kashyap, A., Adhikari, N., Das, A., Shakya, A., Ghosh, S.K., Singh, U.P., Bhat, H.R. Review on synthetic chemistry and antibacterial importance of thiazole derivatives. Current Drug Discovery Technologies. 2018; 15(3):214-228. [ISSN: 1875-6220].

15. Chanu, M.B., Labala, R.K. Sheikh, Y.,  Borah, J.C., Ghosh, S.K., Sahoo, D., Singh O.J., Shakya, A., Thongam, B. Bioassay-guided isolation of α-glucosidase inhibitory compound, in vivo postprandial anti hyperglycemia and docking study of the isolated compound from the leaves of the methanolic extract of Quercus serrata. Bioscience Biotechnology Research Communications. 2018; 11(4):647-657. https://doi.org/10.21786/bbrc/11.4/16. [ISSN: 2321-4007].

16. Das, A., Chaudhary, S.K., Bhat, H.R., Shakya, A. Cuphea carthagenensis: A Review of its ethnobotany, pharmacology and phytochemistry. Bulletin of Arunachal Forest Research. 2018; 33(2), 1-14. [ISSN: 0970-9487].

17. Das, A., Shakya, A., Ghosh, S.K., Singh, U.P., Bhat, H.R. A review of phytochemical and pharmacological studies of Inula species. Current Bioactive Compounds. 2019; 15: 1. [ISSN: 1875-6646]. https://doi.org/10.2174/1573407215666190207093538

18. Goswami, A.K., Gogoi, N., Shakya, A., Sharma H.K. Development and validation of high-performance thin-layer chromatographic method for quantification of berberine in rhizomes of Coptis teeta Wall, an endangered species collected from Arunachal Pradesh, India. Journal of Chromatographic Science. 2019; 57(5):411-417. [ISSN: 0021-9665; IF: 1.280].

19. Shakya, A., Chaudhary, S.K., Garabadu, D., Bhat, H.R., Kakoti, B.B., Ghosh, S.K. A comprehensive review on preclinical diabetic models. Current Diabetes Reviews. 2020; 16(2):104-116. [ISSN: 1875-6417].

20. Shakya, A., Gogoi, N., Chaudhary, S.K., Bhat, H.R., Ghosh, S.K. Development and validation of the HPTLC method for quantification of rutin in fruit pulp of Benincasa hispida (Thunb.) Cogniaux. Journal of Planar Chromatography. 2019; 32(5), 371-377. [ISSN: 1789-0993; IF: 0.815].

21. Shakya, A., Chaudhary, S.K., Bhat, H.R., Gogoi, N., Ghosh, S.K. A rapid HPTLC method to estimate quercetin in Benincasa hispida (Thunb.) Cogn. fruit pulp. Journal of Planar Chromatography. 2019; 32(6), 467-474. [ISSN: 1789-0993; IF: 0.815].

22. Shakya, A., Bhat, H.R., Ghosh, S.K. Assessment of neurobehavioral properties of hydroalcoholic extract of Benincasa hispida (Thunb.) Cogn. fruit pulp in mice. Journal of Biologically Active Products from Nature. 2019; 9(4), 299-310. [ISSN: 2231-1866].

23. Bhat, H.R., Masih, A., Shakya, A., Ghosh, S.K., Singh, U.P. Design, synthesis, anticancer, antibacterial and antifungal evaluation of 4-aminoquinoline-1,3,5-triazine derivatives. Journal of Heterocyclic Chemistry. 2020; 57(1): 390-399. https://doi.org/10.1002/jhet.3791 [ISSN: 1943-5193; IF: 1.484].

24. Zothantluanga, J.H., Bhat, H.R., Shakya, A. A systematic review on the nutraceutical potential of Acacia pennata (L.) Willd. Current Trends in Pharmaceutical Research. 2019, 6(2):12-26. [ISSN: 2319-4820].

25. Zothantluanga, J.H., Lalnunpuii, H.S., Bhat, H.R., Shakya, A. Awareness on the possible adverse effects of Garcinia cambogia: A scientific approach. Science Vision. 2019. 19(4):120-133. [ISSN: 2229-6026]. https://doi.org/10.33493/scivis.19.04.02 

26. Vanlalhriatpuii, C., Zothantluanga, J.H., Bhat, H.R., Shakya, A. Preclinical research techniques for investigating therapeutic leads against gastrointestinal ulcer. Current Trends in Pharmaceutical Research. 2020, 7(1): 65-89. [ISSN: 2319-4820].

27. Adhikari, N., Kashyap, A., Shakya, A., Ghosh, S.K., Bhattacharyya, D.B., Bhat, H.R., Singh, U.P. Microwave-assisted synthesis, docking and antimalarial evaluation of hybrid PABA-substituted 1,3,5-triazine derivatives Journal of Heterocyclic Chemistry. 2020; 57: 2389- 2399. [ISSN: 1943-5193; IF: 1.484]. https://doi.org/10.1002/jhet.3955 

28. Zothantluanga, J.H., Sailo, N., Paul, A., Shakya A. Pharmacognostical characterization and in vitro antioxidant activity of Acacia pennata (L.) Willd. leaves: A Southeast Asian medicinal plant. Science Vision. 2020. 20(1):16-28. https://doi.org/10.33493/scivis.20.01.02 [ISSN: 2229-6026].

29. Pathak, K., Das, A., Shakya, A., Saikia, R., Sarma, H. Evaluation of anti-diabetic and anti-hyperlipidemic activity of isolated bioactive compounds of leaves of Annona reticulata Linn. The Natural Products Journal. 2020;10:1. [ISSN: 2210-3163]. https://doi.org/10.2174/2210315510999200511132940.

30. Sinha, S.K., Shakya, A., Prasad, S.K., Singh, S., Gurav, N.S., Prasad, R.S., Gurav, S.S. An in-silico evaluation of different Saikosaponins for their potency against SARS-CoV-2 using NSP15 and fusion spike glycoprotein as targets. Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics.  2020. 1-12. [ISSN: 1538-0254]. https://doi.org/10.1080/07391102.2020.1762741 

31. Verma, S., Kuhad, A., Bhandari, R., Prasad, S.K., Shakya, A., Prasad, R.S., Sinha, S.K. Effect of ethanolic extract of Solanum virginianum Linn. on neuropathic pain using chronic constriction injury rat model and molecular docking studies. Naunyn-Schmiedeberg's Archives of Pharmacology. 2020. [ISSN: 1432-1912; IF: 2.050]. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00210-020-01872-8

32. Sinha, S.K., Prasad, S.K., Islam, M.A., Gurav, S.S., Patil, R.B., AlFaris, N.A., Aldayel, T.S., AlKehayez, N.M., Wabaidur, S. M., Shakya, A. Identification of bioactive compounds from Glycyrrhiza glabra as possible inhibitor of SARS-CoV-2 spike glycoprotein and non-structural protein-15: A pharmacoinformatics study. Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics.  2020.1-15. [ISSN: 1538-0254]. https://doi.org/10.1080/07391102.2020.1779132 

33. Chikhale, R.V., Gurav, S.S., Patil, R.B., Sinha, S.K., Prasad, S.K., Shakya, A., Shrivastava, S.K., Gurav, N.S., Prasad, R.S. Sars-cov-2 host entry and replication inhibitors from Indian ginseng: An in-silico approach. Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics.  2020. 1-12. [ISSN: 1538-0254]. https://doi.org/10.1080/07391102.2020.1778539 

34. Chikhale, R.V., Sinha, S.K., Patil, R.B., Prasad, S.K., Shakya, A., Gurav, N., Prasad, R., Dhaswadikar, S.R., Wanjari, M., Gurav, S.S. In-silico investigation of phytochemicals from Asparagus racemosus as plausible antiviral agent in COVID-19. Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics.  2020. 1-15. [ISSN: 1538-0254]. https://doi.org/10.1080/07391102.2020.1784289 

35. Zothantluanga, J.H., Vanlalhriatpuii, C., Lalthanzara, H., Lalhlenmawia, H., Bhat, H.R., Shakya, A. Ethnomedicinal Plants Used Against Diarrhea Available in Mizoram, Northeast India: A Systematic Review. Science and Technology Journal. 2020. 8(1):5-23. https://doi.org/10.22232/stj.2020.08.01.01.

36. Zothantluanga, J.H., Lalthanzara, H., Shakya, A., Lalmawizuala, J.H. COVID-19 incidence in Mizoram, India. Science Vision. 2020. 20(3):93-105. https://doi.org/10.33493/scivis.20.03.01.

37. Shakya, A., Chaudhary, S.K., Bhat, H.R., Ghosh, S.K. Acute and sub-chronic toxicity studies of Benincasa hispida (Thunb.) cogniaux fruit extract in rodents. Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology. 2020;118:104785. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.yrtph.2020.104785.

38. Paul, A., Rajiung, M., Zaman, K., Chaudhary, S.K., Shakya, A. Quantification of the bioactive marker resveratrol in Morus alba Linn. fruits by high–performance thin–layer chromatography. JPC–Journal of Planar Chromatography–Modern TLC. 2020. 33:481-487. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00764-020-00062-9.

39. Paul, A., Zaman, K., Shakya, A. Assessment of acute and sub-chronic neurotoxicity of Morus alba L. fruits in rodents. Future Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2020.  6:88. https://doi.org/10.1186/s43094-020-00110-5.

40. Chanu, M.B., Thongam, B., Nongalleima, K., Bhat, H.R., Ghosh, S.K., Shakya, A. Investigation of Oral Subacute Toxicity and In-Vitro Antioxidant Activity of Standardized Methanolic Extract of Quercus serrata Leaves. Current Bioactive Compounds. 2020. https://doi.org/10.2174/1573407216999201224150602.

41. Paul, A., Rajiung, M., Zaman, K., Chaudhary, S.K., Bhat, H.R., Shakya, A. An Overview on Phytochemical and Pharmacological Profile of Morus alba Linn. Current Bioactive Compounds. 2020. https://doi.org/10.2174/1573407216666201228114004.

42. Gogoi, P., Shakya, A., Ghosh, S. K., Gogoi, N., Gahtori, P., Singh, N., Bhattacharyya, D. R., Singh, U. P., Bhat, H. R. In silico study, synthesis, and evaluation of the antimalarial activity of hybrid dimethoxy pyrazole 1,3,5-triazine derivatives. Journal of Biochemical and Molecular Toxicology. e22682. https://doi.org/10.1002/jbt.22682.

43. Deka, B., Bhattacharjee, B., Shakya, A., Ikbal, A. M. D., Goswami, C., Sarma, S. Mechanism of Action of Wound Healing Activity of Calendula officinalis: A Comprehensive Review. Pharmaceutical and Biosciences Journal2021. 9(1): 28-44.

44. Sinha, S.K., Prasad, S.K., Islam, M.A., Chaudhary, S.K., Singh, S., Shakya, A. Potential Leads from Liquorice against SARS-CoV-2 Main Protease using Molecular Docking Simulation Studies. Combinatorial Chemistry & High Throughput Screening. 2021. 24(4):591-597.  https://doi.org/10.2174/1386207323999200817103148.

 

Abstracts Published in Indexed Journals

  1. Shakya, A., Garabadu, D., Ojha, R., Saxena, B., Sairam, K. Risperidone reversed repeated restraint stress-induced behavior changes. Indian Journal of Pharmacology. 2009, 41(1):S82. [ISSN: 0253-7613].
  2. Shakya, A., Singh, G.K., Kumar, V. Anti-oxidant and cytokines modulating property of Fumaria indica in chronic stressed rats. Indian Journal of Pharmacology. 2011, 43(1):S150. [ISSN: 0253-7613].
  3. Shakya, A., Chatterjee, S.S., Kumar, V. Comparative study of Fumaraia indica extracts for analgesic and anti-inflammatory activity in rodents. Annals of Neuroscience. 2012, 19(suppl):38. [ISSN: 0972-7531].
  4. Shakya, A., Chatterjee, S.S., Kumar, V. A comparative pharmacological study with a Fumaria indica extract and monomethyl-fumarate. PharmaNutrition. 2014, 2(3):92. [ISSN: 2213-4344].
  5. Shakya, A., Rai, G., Chatterjee, S.S., Kumar, V. Comparative evaluation of standardized methanolic extract of Fumaria indica and monomethyl fumarate on cold restraint stress induced ulcer in rats. Indian Journal of Pharmacology. 2014, 46(Suppl 1):S79-S80. [ISSN: 0253-7613].
  6. Shakya, A., Soni, U.K., Rai, G., Chatterjee, S.S., Kumar, V. Preventive effects of monomethyl fumarate and a methanolic Fumaria indica extract against chronic foot shock stress triggered ulcers and other pathologies in rats. Obzory po kliniceskoj farmacologii i lekarstuennoj terapii [Reviews of Clinical Pharmacology and Drug Therapy]. TOM/ 13/2015, (Suppl):81. [ISSN: 16834100].
  7. Shakya, A., Chatterjee, S.S., Kumar, V. Monomethyl fumarate as an anti-ulcerative and stress response protective constituent of Ayurvedic medicinal herb Fumaria indica. Obzory po kliniceskoj farmacologii i lekarstuennoj terapii [Reviews of Clinical Pharmacology and Drug Therapy]. TOM/ 13/2015, (Suppl):81-82. [ISSN: 16834100].
  8. Shakya, A., Soni, U.K., Rai, G., Chatterjee, S.S., Kumar, V. Fumarates as bioactive constituents of a Fumaria indica extract with modulating effects on expressions of toll like receptors and cytokines. Obzory po kliniceskoj farmacologii i lekarstuennoj terapii [Reviews of Clinical Pharmacology and Drug Therapy]. TOM/ 13/2015, (Suppl):82. [ISSN: 16834100].
  9. Bhuyan, B., Shakya, A., Rajak, P. Optimization of rhythmic physiological functions in an environment driven by the solar centric EMF: an observatory concept. Obzory po kliniceskoj farmacologii i lekarstuennoj terapii [Reviews of Clinical Pharmacology and Drug Therapy]. TOM/ 13/2015, (Suppl):15. [ISSN: 16834100].
  10. Bhat, H.R., Shakya, A., Ghosh, S.K., Singh, U.P. Bhattacharya, D.R. Hybrid 4-Aminoquinoline 1,3,5,-Triazine: Synthesis and In-vitro Antimalarial Evaluation. Current Trends in Pharmaceutical Research. 2018, 5(2):55. [ISSN No. 2319-4820].
  11. Paul, A., Rajiung, M., Shakya A., Zaman, K. A Phytopharmacological Review on the Morus alba Linn. Current Trends in Pharmaceutical Research. 2018, 5(2):84. [ISSN No. 2319-4820].

 

Book/Book Chapter Published

        1. Zothantluanga, J.H., Lalthanzara, H., Shakya, A., Chetia D. The outbreak of COVID-19 in Mizoram, India. Rizug, Kahilipara, Guwahati. 2020. [ISBN: 978-81-941488-6-0].

 

Paper Presentations in International/National Conferences

  1. Presented paper entitled ‘Risperidone reversed repeated restraint stress-induced behavioral changes’ as a poster in “International conference on integrative & personalized medicine and 42nd Annual Conference of the Indian Pharmacological Society”, organized by National Research Institute of Ayurveda for Drug Development and Indian Pharmacology Society, West Bengal Branch, Kolkata, December, 10-12, 2009.
  2. Presented paper entitled ‘Anti-oxidant and cytokines modulating property of Fumaria indica in chronic stressed rats’ as a poster in “44th Annual Conference of the Indian Pharmacological Society (IPSCON-2011)”, organized by Department of Pharmacology, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University, Manipal, December, 19-21, 2011.
  3. Presented paper entitled ‘Comparative study of Fumaria indica extracts for analgesic and anti-inflammatory in rodents’ as a poster in “XXX Annual Conference of Indian Academy of Neuroscience (IAN) & International Symposium on Translational Neurosciences: Unraveling Mysteries of Brain in Health and Disease” organized by Department of Biotechnology, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, India, October 27-30, 2012.
  4. Presented paper entitled ‘A comparative pharmacological study with a Fumaria indica extract and monomethyl fumarate' as a poster in 2nd International Conference “PHARMA-NUTRITION 2013” organized by Elsevier Ltd., at Singapore Expo, Singapore, April 15-17, 2013.
  5. Presented paper entitled ‘Comparative evaluation of standardized methanolic extract of Fumaria indica and monomethyl fumarate on cold restraint stress-induced ulcer in rats’ as a poster in “47th Annual conference of the Indian Pharmacological Society IPSCON-2014” Organized by the Department of Pharmacology, GMCH, and NIPER Guwahati, from December 28-30, 2014.
  6. Presented paper entitled ‘Potential of fumaric acid and its mono- and di-methyl esters for analgesic and anti-inflammatory activities: an in-vivo study’ as a poster in “International Conference on Harnessing the sub-Himalayan Plant Diversity for Human Welfare” organized by Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh, India, March 11 – 13, 2015.
  7. Presented paper entitled ‘Hectic lifestyle of current scenario triggering the diabesity bomb’ as a poster in 4th Indian National Seminar of Asian Network of Research on Antidiabetic Plants (ANRAP) “Plants in Diabetes: Prospects & Challenges organized by Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh, India, 13 March 2015.
  8. Presented paper entitled ‘Preventive effects of monomethyl fumarate and a methanolic Fumaria indica extract against chronic foot shock stress triggered ulcers and other pathologies in rats’ as oral talk in “The 19th International Congress of PHYTOPHARM – 2015” organized by Bonn University, Bonn, Germany, July 21-24, 2015.
  9. Presented paper entitled ‘Monomethyl fumarate as an anti-ulcerative and stress response protective constituent of Ayurvedic medicinal herb Fumaria indica’ as a poster in “The 19th International Congress of PHYTOPHARM – 2015” organized by Bonn University, Bonn, Germany, July 21-24, 2015.
  10. Presented paper entitled ‘Fumarates as bioactive constituents of a Fumaria indica extract with modulating effects on expressions of toll-like receptors and cytokines’ as a poster in “The 19th International Congress of PHYTOPHARM – 2015” organized by Bonn University, Bonn, Germany, July 21-24, 2015.
  11. Presented paper entitled ‘Validation of Ulcero-Protective Efficacy of Helixanthera ligustrina (wall.) Danser Leaves: A Preclinical Study’ as a poster in “49th Annual Conference of the Indian Pharmacological Society (IPSCON-2016)”, organized by PGIMER Chandigarh, Chandigarh, India. October 20-23, 2016.
  12. Presented paper entitled ‘Protective effect of the Acmella paniculata against ethanol-induced liver and stomach pathologies: a preclinical study as a poster in “7th Euro-India International Conference on Holistic Medicine (ICHM-2017)”, organized by Institute for Holistic Medical Sciences (IHMS), Kottayam, Kerala, India & Ayurveda-Und Venen-Klink, St. Primus Weg 68, A-9020, Klagenfurt, Austria at Kottayam, Kerala, India. September 15-17, 2017.
  13. Presented paper entitled ‘A Report on Phytotherapeutic aspect of Benincasa hispida (Thunb.) Cogn.’  as a poster in “National Seminar on Natural Resources for Drug Discovery and Development” organized by the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh, Assam, India. February 24-25, 2018.
  14. Presented paper entitled ‘Evaluation of Neuropharmacological Effect of Hydro-alcoholic Extract of Benincasa hispida (Thunb.) Cogn. Fruit in Mice’ as a poster in the “International Conference on Neuroscience” and “XXXVI Annual Meeting of Indian Academy of Neurosciences” organized by Department of Zoology, Institute of Science, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India. October 29-31, 2018.
  15. Presented paper entitled ‘Investigation of Anti-Fatigue Effect of Benincasa hispida (Thunb.) Cogn. Fruits Extract in Mice’ in the “World Congress of Ayurveda & Ayushman India Expo 2019 (WCABHU-2019)” organized by the Faculty of Ayurveda, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi-221005, India. March 14-16, 2019.
  16. Presented paper entitled ‘Evaluation of Adaptogenic Potential of Chemically Characterized Extract of Fruit Pulp of Benincasa hispida (Thunb.) Cogn.: A Preclinical Study’ as a poster in the “Young Scientists’ Conference (YSC)”, organized by the India International Science Festival (IISF-2019), Ministry of Earth Sciences, New Delhi, India; during November 05-07, 2019.
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