Gulbarga University
Year of establishment:1980-81
Gulbarga - 585 106, Karnataka State - India
DEPARTMENT OF P.G. STUDIES AND RESEARCH IN Biotechnology
Dr. Ramesh L. Londonkar
Professor
Dept. of PG Studies and Research in Biotechnology
Jnana Ganga, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga - 585 106
Karnataka, India
Tel No.: +91 8472-263290 (O)
Fax No.: +91 8472-245633(O)
Residence
H.No.35/D, PWD Quarters, Old Jewargi Road Colony, Gulbarga - 585 102, Karnataka, India
Tel No.: +91 8472 251611 (R)
+91 9880416391(Cell)
Date of Birth: 23rd October, 1967
Academic Qualifications: M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.

M.Sc.

Gulbarga University, Gulbarga

1992

M.Phil.

Gulbarga University, Gulbarga

Topic:

1993

Ph.D.

Gulbarga University, Gulbarga

Topic: “Studies on the effect of CNS influencing drugs on male accessory reproductive organs in mammals”

2000

Areas of Specialization

Animal biotechnology, Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Bioinformatics.

Teaching Experience
1. As a Guest Lecturer at Dept. of Zoology, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga from 1994 to 1996
2. As a Lecturer in Govt. Degree College in Gulbarga from 1996 to 2003
3. As a Reader at Dept. of Biotechnology, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga from 2003 to till date
Administrative Experience
1. Worked as a Chairman Dept of Biotechnology, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga from 2004 to 2006
2. Worked as a Hostel warden for two hostels from 2007 to 2008
3. Worked as a Secretary College Staff Association Govt. College, Gulbarga from 1998 to 2000
Research Guidance

Doctor of Philosophy

Sl.No.

Name of the student

Title of the Thesis

   Year

1. Abhay kumar K. Phytochemical screening & Evaluation  of Asclepias curassavica 2008
2. Rani Rukmini Phytochemical & pharmacological  of Butea frondosa 2008

Master of Philosophy

Sl.No.

Name of the student

Title of the Thesis

   Year

1. Srinivas Nandi  Antifertility activity of Sida acuta in Female rats. 2006
2. Shankarppa Hatti Influence of Cassia auriculata L Weed waste on growth & Reproduction of Earth, Endrilus enginae. 2006
3. Pramod Poddar Studies of Phytochemical, Antimicrobial Antiulcer activity of Mentha aruensis on Albino rats 2008
Research Projects

Completed

Sl.No. Title of the project Funding Agency Duration

Amount sanctioned

1. Studies on the Antifertility activities of Monordica carantia     ICMR 3 years 4.00 lakhs
Awards/Honours received:
1. Received ICMR senior research fellowship.
Books Published
1. A Text Book of Zoology  Vol – I, Bioseries Publication Gulbarga, 2003.
2. A Text Book of Zoology  Vol – II, Bioseries Publication Gulbarga, 2003.
3. A Text Book of Zoology  Vol – III, Sri Siddalingeshwar Publication Gulbarga, 2005
4. A Text Book of Zoology  Vol – IV, Sri Siddalingeshwar Publication Gulbarga, 2005
5. A Text Book of Biology Vol – I, Bioseries Publication, Gulbarga, 2005
6. Environmental Studies, Sri Siddalingeshwar Publication Gulbarga, 2007
7. Parisar Adhayana (Kannada), Sri Siddalingeshwar Publication Gulbarga, 2007
Research Publications
1. Shivayogi P Hiremath, Shrishailappa M Badami, H.K.S.Swamy, Saraswati. Saraswati B. Patil and Ramesh L Londonkar(1994). Antifertility activity of striga orobranchoides; j Biological and Pharmaceutical Bulletin.   Japan; 17(8):1029*-1031.
2. Shivayogi P Hiremath, H.K.Shanmukha Swamy, Shrishailappa M Badami, Saraswati B Patil and Ramesh L Londonkar (1996).Postcoital Antifertility activity of the plant striga densiflora (scrophulariaceae)on fenale albino rats; International Journal of Ethnopharnacology; 34;1-5.
3. Shivayogi P Hiremath, Shrishailappa M Badami, H.K.Shanmukha Swamy, Saraswati B Patil and Ramesh L Londonkar (1997). Antiandrogenic effect of Striga orobranchoides. Journal of Ethnopharnacology;56:55-60.
4. Ramesh L Londonkar, P. Srinivasreddy, P. Somanathreddy and Saraswati B Patil (1998). Nicotine inhibition of the activities of accessory reproductive ducts in rats.  Journal of Ethnopharnacology; 60; 215-221.
5. Avadoot Sonar, Ramesh L Londonkar, and Saraswati B Patil(1998). Role of Non pituitary gonadotrophins on reproductive activities in fenale lizard calotes. Versicolr, Philippine Journal of science: 127(2); 133-138.
6. Avadoot Sonar, Ramesh L Londonkar, Ravindra, Somanath reddy and Saraswati B Patil(1998). Testicular changes due to graded doses of nicotine in albino mice; Indian. J. physiiol pharmacol; 42(2): 276-280.
7. Srinivasreddy Patil, Somanath reddy Patil, Ramesh L Londonkar, Saraswati B Patil(1998). Effect of pethidine on spermatogenesis in albino rats. Indian journal of pharmacology; 30:249-253.
8. Ramesh L Londonkar, Avadoot Sonar, Srinivasreddy Patil, and Saraswati B Patil(2000). Nicotine delays puberty in male rat. Pharmaceutical biology, swets and zeitlinger publishers, Netherlands; 38(4): 291-297.
9. Ramesh L Llondonkar, and Saraswati B Patil(2008). Morphine induced inhibition of the activities of epidiynis and vasdeferens; Pharmaceutical biology, swets and zeitlinger publishers, Netherlands ;(in press).
10. Ramesh L Londonkar, and Saraswati B Patil(2008). Nicotine effect of seminal vesicle and prostate gland activities in albino rats,  Journal of Ethnopharnacology; (communicated)
11. Ramesh L Londonkar, and Saraswati B Patil(2008).Evaluation of Hypoglyceamic activity of Strychnos potatorum in albino rats; Oriental journal of Experimental Medicine, Korea(communicated).
12. Ramesh L Londonkar, and Saraswati B Patil(2008). Antifertility activity of Sida acuta in female albino rats; Journal Pharmacy & Pharmacology UK (communicated)
13. Ramesh L Londonkar, and Saraswati B Patil(2008): Phytochemical & Pharmacological studies of momardica cymbalaria fenzlex naudinan endangered medicinal plants; Journal Pharmacy & Pharmacology UK (communicated)
14. Ramesh L Londonkar, and Shankarappa Hatti (2008): Influence of cassia Auriculate l weed waste food on growth & reproduction of earthworm, eudrilus eugeniae. Indian journal of experimental biology. (communicated)
Special Invited Lectures
1. Delivered special Lecturer on Natural Resources at Environmental Science workshop conducted by GUG.
2. Delivered special Lecturer on Biotechnology boon or bane at Shams Education Society college, Bijapur.
3. Delivered special Lecturer at Neo Noble College on prospectus of Biotechnology.
4. Delivered special Lecturer on the Topic Environmental Awareness at S.B. Science College, Gulbarga.
5. Delivered special Lecturer on Biodiversity at Dist. Science centre, Gulbarga.
Membership of Professional Organizations
1. Life member for the Indian Society for the Study of Reproduction & Fertility.
2. Member for Indian Science Congress Association.
Seminars/Conferences/Workshops/Training Organized
1. Organized Natural Conference on Biotechnology for Industrial & Rural Development.
2. Organized Environmental Science workshop for Degree college Teachers.
Seminars/Conferences/Workshops/Training Programmes Attended
Sl.No. Name of the seminar/ symposium Name of the sponsored institution Place held at & date
1. International symposium on male contraception present & future. All India Institutes of medical sciences, new Delhi. New Delhi nov.27 to 29, 1995
2. National seminar on biotechnology for rural and industrial development. Dept. of Biotechnology, GUG and UGC New Delhi. Gulbarga University, Gulbarga December 22-23, 1995.
3. XV annual conference of ISCAP and symposium on biomedical aspects of Department of zoology, GUG Gulbarga University, Gulbarga December 16-18, 1993.
4. Workshop on science communication Gulbarga university, Gulbarga Gulbarga University, April 8-9,1996.
5. Workshop on environmental pollution Gulbarga university, Gulbarga Gulbarga University, Gulbarga August 21,1993.
6. Regional workshop on challenges issue of quality in higher education. Dept. of collegiate education. Dist.Task force, NAAC etc. V.G. Women's College, Gulbarga. 3rd & 4th dec 2003
7. A seminar on scenario of research & business opportunities in Medicinal & Aromatic plants in 21st century. Dept. of chemistry & industrial chemistry, Kuvempu university, Shimoga

Kuvempu University, Shimoga.

29th to 31st December 2003

8. Remote Sensing Awareness Workshop Dept. of Environmental Science , Gulbarga university Gulbarga

Gulbarga University, Gulbarga

20th March 2004

9. Indian society for the study of Reproductive & Fertility (ISSRF)-2004 Annual meeting & Conference Dept. of Molecular Reproduction, Development & Genetics, Indian Institute of Science Bangalore. Indian Institute of Science Bangalore. 23rd to 25th June 2004
10. Symposium of biology, biotechnology, epidemiology & management of plant diseases & IPS annual meeting (south zone) Dept .of  Botany, Gulbarga university, Gulbarga 9th & 10th Dec. 2004
11. National seminar on vermitechnology & waste management. Dept. of Biotechnology, New Delhi Dept. of Applied Zoology, Mangalore University, Mangalore 28th & 29th Jan 2005
12. International congress on gamete biology: emerging frontiers in fertility & contraceptive development National institute of immunology & Hyogo college of medicine Japan. National institute of immunology New Delhi Feb 22nd to 25th 2006