Gulbarga University
Year of establishment:1980-81
Gulbarga - 585 106, Karnataka State - India
DEPARTMENT OF P.G. STUDIES AND RESEARCH IN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

Dr. Pratima Mathad

Asso.Prof

Dept. of PG Studies and Research in Botany

Jnana Ganga, Gulbarga University

Gulbarga - 585 106

Karnataka, India

E-mail: unipm@rediffmail.com

Tel No.: +91 8472-263291 (O)

           +91 8472-263205/06(Fax)

Residence

H.No.104

Near Devikrupa Shop Complex

Yamuna Nagar, Kusnoor Road

Gulbarga - 585 105

Karnataka, India

Tel No.: +91 8472-246500 (R)

+91 9880887154 (Cell)

Date of Birth:

Academic Qualifications: M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.

M.Sc.

University of Mysore, Mysore, Karnataka, India

 

M.Phil.

Gulbarga University, Gulbarga, Karnataka, India (Topic :

 

Ph.D.

Gulbarga University, Gulbarga, Karnataka, India (Topic :  

Areas of Specialization

Palynology, Taxonomy of Angiosperms and Medicinal plants Phytochemistry and Pharmacology

Teaching Experience : 13 years
1.

Research Fellow, Department of Botany, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga

15.06.1990- 14.09.1995
2.

Lecturer, Department of Botany, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga

15.09.1995-14.09.1999

3.

Sr. Lecturer, Department of Botany, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga

15.09.1999-14.09.2004
4.

Reader, Department of Botany, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga

15.09.2004- Onwards
Research Projects

Completed

Sl.No. Title of the project Funding Agency Duration

Amount sanctioned

1. Heavy ion irradiation of Cyanobacteria UGC/NSC 1998-2002  
Research Publications
1. Angadi S B and Pratima M: Effect of chromium and nickel on Scenedesmus quadricauda (Turp.) de Breb: Phykos, 1994, 33 (1& 2) 99-103.
2. Pratima M and Angadi S B: Effect of copper, cadmium and mercury on the morphological, Physiological and biochemical characteristics of Scenedesmus quadricauda (Turp.) de Breb: J. Environ. Biol., 1998, 19 (2) 119-124.
3. Pratima M, Angadi S B and Mathad R D: Effect of nonionising radiations on nitrogen fixing cyanobacterium Hapalosiphon stuhlmannii and Photosynthetic green alga Scenedesmus quadricauda subjected to heavy metal stress: J. Environ. Biol., 2000, 21(3) 211-214.
4. Pratima M, Choudhary D, Sarma A and Mathad R D: Effect of 7Li (61 Me V) heavy ion irradiation on the diazotropic cyanobacterium Spirulina sabsalsa: New Frontiers on Heavy ion Radiation Biology, 2000, 39-41.
5. Pratima M, Angadi S B and Mathad R D: Growth responses of microalgae to multiple metal ion stress: Int. J. Ecol. Environ. Sci., 2001, 27, 97-103.
6. Pratima M, Angadi S B and Mathad R D: Metal sorption by microalgae for employment in biotreatment of environment heavy metal contamination: Algal Biotechnology, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Netherlands, 2001, 163-179.
7. Pratima M, Angadi S B and Mathad R D: Short and Long term effects of exposure of microalgae to heavy metal stress:  Asian J. Microbiol. Biotech. & Environ. Sciences, 2004, 6(1), 99-106.
8. Pratima Mathad, Uttam V G and Mathad R D: Interactive effect of metal ions over exponential growth period of micro-algal cells: J. Environ. Biol., 2006, 27(2), 413-417.
9. Siddamallayya N and Pratima Mathad: Role of Limno-chemical factors on Phytoplankton Productivity, J. Advances in Aquatic Ecology, 2006, 1(9), 216-219.
10. Pratima Mathad and Siddalinga N C: Antioxidant Properties of Cajanas Cajan. L over different growth periods, J. Advances in Plant Sciences, 2006, 19(2) 431-434.
11. Siddamallayya N and Pratima Mathad: Influence of abiotic factors and polluting sources on the structure of cyanophycean community in the fresh water tank, Bhalki, Karnataka, India:  J. Indian Hydrobiology, 2007, 9(1) 45-50.
12. Siddamallayya N and Pratima Mathad: Studies on Phytoplankton Community with special reference to physicochemical factors in Bhalki tank, Bhalki, Karnataka, India, J. Ecol. Environ. & Conservation, 2007, 13(2): 361-365.
13. Siddamallayya N and Pratima Mathad: A study on Phytoplankton community of Papnash Pond, Bidar, Karnataka, India: J. Ecol. Environ. & Conservation, 2007, 13(2): 367-370.
14. Siddamallayya N and Pratima Mathad: Impact of domestic sewage on fresh water bodies, International J. Environ. Biology, 2008, 29 (1/2).
15. Uttam V G, Shrishail and Pratima Mathad: Distribution and Periodicity of phytoplankton in Khazi Kottnoor reservoir of Gulbarga region, India: J. Ecol. Environ. & Conservation, 2008, II (1/2).

Professional Trainings Undergone

Sl.No.

Orientation/ Refresher

Institution Duration
1. Refresher Course for College and University Teachers, UGC, New Delhi. Gulbarga University Gulbarga 30.09.1995-21.09.1995
2. Refresher Course for College and University Teachers, UGC, New Delhi. Gulbarga University Gulbarga 20.01.1997-02.02.1997
3. Refresher Course for College and University Teachers, UGC, New Delhi. Gulbarga University Gulbarga 16.07.1998-05.08.1998
4. Orientation Course in Science, UGC, New Delhi. Karnataka University Dharwad 13.12.2000-09.01.2001
5. Participated in SERC Second Indian School in Chronobiology, DST, New Delhi Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur 08.10.2003- 21.10.2004
6. Refresher Course for College and University Teachers, UGC, New Delhi. Bangalore University Bangalore 25.03.2004-16.04.2004
Membership of Professional Organizations
1.

Academy of Environmental Sciences

2. Indian Biophysical Society
Seminars/Conferences/Workshops/Training Programmes Attended :
1. International Conference on Nonlinear Analysis in Biosciences: Gulbarga University, Gulbarga, 1992.
2. Pratima M and Angadi S B: Impact of heavy metals on algae: Workshop on Environmental pollution held at Dept of Biotechnology, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga, August 1993
3. Workshop on Sugarcane Tissue Culture sponsored by Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India: Gulbarga University, Gulbarga, September 1994.
4. National Seminar on Biotechnology for Rural and Industrial Development: Department of Biotechnology, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga, December 1995.
5. Accelerator Users Workshop on Heavy ion irradiation effects on Living Cells, Nuclear Science Centre, New Delhi, December 1997.
6. Seminar on Role of Women in Education: Gulbarga University, Gulbarga, February 1998.
7. Pratima M, Angadi S B and Mathad R D: Influence of non ionizing radiations and heavy metals on the algae Hapalosiphon stuhlmannii and Scenedesmus quadricauda: VII All India Conference on Cytology and Genetics held at Gulbarga University, Gulbarga, 26-28 October 1998.
8. Pratima M and Angadi S B: A Short and long time exposure of nitrogen fixing cyanobacterium Hapalosiphon stuhlmannii to heavy metals: National Environmental Science Academy, XIII Annual Congress & Symposium on Environmental issues in the 21 century, 12-14 December 1998
9. Ishwaralal S, Angadi S B and Pratima M: Limnological studies of Jagath tank- Phytoplankton: NESA Symposium, 12-14 December 1998
10. Pratima M, Angadi S B and Mathad R D: Interactive effect of radiation and metal ion on the diazotropic cyanobacterium Hapalosiphon stuhlmannii: International Conference on Tropical Aquatic Ecosystem: Health, Conservation and Management, Nainital (India), 25-30 October 1999.
11. Pratima M, Angadi S B and Mathad R D: Metal sorption by microalgae for employment in biotreatment of environment heavy metal contamination: International conference on Algal Biotechnology, Department of Botany, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, July, 2000
12. Workshop on Bioengineering and Bioremediation: The role of Cyanobacteria, Department of Ecology and Biodiversity, university of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 4 July 2000.
13. Workshop on Remote sensing awareness, Department of studies in Applied Electronics, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga, 11& 12 October 2000.
14. Pratima M, Choudhary D, Sarma A and Mathad R D: Effect of Lithium ion irradiation on the diazotropic cyanobacterium Spirulina subsala: New frontiers of heavy ion Radiation Biology, NSC, May 2000
15. Bharathi M, Mathad R D and Pratima M: On biosorption in Aloe vera plant cells: National Seminar on Landmarks in Twentieth Century Physics, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga, March 2000
16. Discussion meeting on biomolecular studies using neutrons and x-rays, IUC-DAE facility, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai 10-12 January 2001
17. Seminar on Higher Education and Proposed Karnataka State University Bill-2000, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga, 22 January 2001
18. Workshop on experiments with Lasers, Department of Physics, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga, 23 January 2001.
19. Pratima M and Mathad R D: Interactive effect of metal ions during exponential growth period of microalgal cells: XV National symposium on Chronobiology, Department of Zoology, Pt Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur, October, 2003
20. Pratima M: Microalgae in environmental biotreatment and bioremediation processes: Seminar on Environmental management and Pollution Control, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga, February, 2003
21. Uttam V G and Pratima M: Distribution and periodicity of phytoplankton in Khaji Kottnoor reservoir: National Seminar on Water Conservation and Water Security- Current scenario and envisaging the future held at National Environmental Engineering Research Institute, Nagpur, 20-21 January 2004.
22. Uttam V G and Pratima M: Ecological Studies on Khaji Kottnoor reservoir of Gulbarga Region, India: National Conference on Emerging Pollutants- Impact on health, agriculture and environment held at BAM University, Aurangabad, 29-31 January 2004.
23. Pratima M, Uttam V G and Mathad R D: Interactive effect of Metal ions on Microalgal Cells: National Symposium on Microalgal Biotechnology held at Bharathidasan University, Trichy, March 2004.
24. Siddalinga N C and Pratima M: Antioxidant Properties of Cajanas Cajan. L over different growth periods: Symposium on Biology, Biotechnology, Epidemiology and Management of Plant Diseases to be held Gulbarga University, Gulbarga during 9-10 December 2004.
25. Workshop on Remote sensing awareness, Department of Environmental Sciences, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga, 20 March 2004.
26. Siddamallayya N and Pratima Mathad: Impact of periodical fluctuations on phytoplankton community of Papnash Pond, Bidar, Karnataka, India: 25th Annual Session of the Academy of Environmental Biology held at the Dept of Zoology, GU, Gulbarga, 15 October, 2005
27. National Seminar and Caf Scientifique on trends in Physics, Department of Physics, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga, 20 December 2005.
28. UGC Infonet Lecture-Cum online demonstration on improving search strategies in life sciences research using biological abstracts database and establishing online links to full text research papers, Department of Library Sciences, GU, Gulbarga, 25-26 Feb. 2007
29. Pratima Mathad and Shrishail C: Floristic diversity of a famous historic Barid-Shahi fort of Bidar in Karnataka, India: National seminar on plant and fungal biodiversity and Bioprospecting, Department of Botany, Goa University, Goa, 18 & 19 Jan. 2007.
30. Genomics and Biotherapy, Vishweshwaraiah College of Applied Sciences, Gulbarga, 19 April 2007.
31. One day awareness training program on biodiversity related issues and people’s diversity register, Department of Biotechnology, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga, 21 September 2007.
32. One day sensitization-cum-awareness Programme for technology information facilitation, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga, 17 November 2007.
33. One day workshop on quality issues in higher education and NAAC, Department of Zoology, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga, 12 December 2007.
34. National Conference on Biotechnology for Industrial and Rural development, Department of Biotechnology, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga, 17-19 January 2008.