Assam Don Bosco University

Yumnam Lokeshwor Singh

Associate Professor

About

Designation : Associate Professor
Department : Zoology
Date of Joining : 2019-03-01
Qualification : Ph.D., M.Sc., SET, B.Ed.

Experience

Teaching : 12 Years
Teaching details :
1. 4 (four) years as Lecturer (Zoology) in International School of Resources, Manipur (2001-2005).
2. 3 (three) years as Lecturer and HoD in Department of Zoology, Don Bosco College Maram, Manipur (2006-2009).
3. 5 (five) years (2014-2019) as Assistant Professor in Department of Zoology, USTM.
4. Visiting faculty in the Department of Zoology, Gauhati University, April 5, 2015.
Area of Interest :
Fish Systematics, Taxonomy, Phylogeny, DNA Barcoding; Fish Karyotyping, Biology, Biogeography; Limnology; Biodiversity and conservation

SERB DST Startup young scientist fellow 2015 :
3 YEARS POSTDOCTORAL EXPERIENCE AS SERB DST STARTUP YOUNG SCIENTIST FELLOW 2015-2019
Research : 9 Years

Award / Recognition / Achievement / Professional Membership / Grant

  1. Grant - SERB-DST, International Travel Support Scheme
    Awarded on 2018-03-15
    Awarded by SERT DST
    Reason Participation of the 1ST SOUTH EAST EUROPEAN ICHTHYOLOGICAL CONFERENCE (SEEIC) 2017 - Presented research paper (oral) entitle "north-eastern india: a natural repository of stone loaches, schiturids (cypriniformes:Nemacheilidae)"
    Grant Amount 75,177/-
  2. Grant - SERB/ DST Startup young Scientist Fellow 2015
    Awarded on 2015-12-21
    Awarded by SERB/ DST Govt. of India
    Reason Research Grant to start up the research career
    Grant Amount Rs. 39,85,000/-
  3. Grant - DST inspire science camp 2015
    Awarded on 2015-08-21
    Awarded by Dst govt of India
    Reason For conducting science camp for Meghalaya state to provide awareness on science as future career to 10+2 science stream students
    Grant Amount 5,20,000/-
  4. Professional membership - Founding member of Asian Society Ichthyologist
    Awarded on 2014-04-09
    Awarded by Asian Society of Ichthyology

    Grant Amount Nil
  5. Professional membership - Member Freshwater Fish Species Survaival Group Southeast Asia
    Awarded on 2013-08-01
    Awarded by The IUCN-SSC/WI Freshwater Fish Specialist Group - South Asia & the Freshwater Fish Conservation Network of South A
    Reason Active participation in fish discovery and conservation in the northeastern India
    Grant Amount NIL
  6. Recognition - Certificate of appreciation for mobilizing funds through projects in the academic session 2015-16
    Awarded on 2016-10-27
    Awarded by ERD Foundation, Guwahati and University of Science & Technology Meghalaya
    Reason CERTIFICATE OF APPRECIATION FOR MOBILIZING FUNDS THROUGH PROJECTS
    Grant Amount 00

Conference / Workshop / Symposium / Training

  1. Paper Presenter in Conference - International conference on (International)
    Organised at Department of zoology, sikkim university from 2019-08-09 to 2019-08-10
  2. Participant in Conference - Bridge'19 (National)
    Organised at Hotel Vivanta by taj, guwahati from 2019-06-21 to 2019-06-21
  3. Paper Presenter in Conference - National seminar of Harnessing wetlands for Sustainable livelihood (National)
    Organised at Assam Science Technology & Environment Council (ASSTEC) and Cotton University, Guwahati, Assam from 2018-11-26 to 2018-11-27
  4. Paper Presenter in Conference - 1st Southeast European Ichthyological Conference (SEEIC 2017) (International)
    Organised at University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina from 2017-09-27 to 2017-09-29
  5. Paper Presenter in Conference - International conference on Natural Resources Manageent and Technology Trends (ICNRM-17) (International)
    Organised at Center of Advance Study, Department of Life Sciences, Manipur University and SLNA Planning Department, Manipur from 2017-03-27 to 2017-03-29
  6. Paper Presenter in Conference - National seminar on faunal diversity and ecophysiology (National)
    Organised at Department of Zoology, NEHU, Shillong, Meghalaya from 2012-02-28 to 2012-02-29
  7. Participant in Conference - National seminar on carbon sequestration in terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems (National)
    Organised at Centre of advanced study in Life Sciences, Department of Life Sciences, Manipur University from 2012-02-24 to 2012-02-25
  8. Paper Presenter in Conference - Diversification of Aquaculture through locally available fish species (DALAF-2010) (National)
    Organised at Central Institute of Fisheries Education (Deemed University), Kolkata from 2010-08-27 to 2010-08-28
  9. Paper Presenter in Conference - National seminar on Contemporary trends in Life Sciences: Prospects & Challenges ahead (National)
    Organised at Department of Botany & Microbiology, St. Aloysius’ College (Autonomous), Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh from 2008-04-16 to 2008-04-17
  10. Participant in Conference - National seminar on Conservation of Bioresources (National)
    Organised at Department of Life Sciences, Manipur University from 2008-02-21 to 2008-02-22
  11. Invited Speaker in Symposium - Lecture series for the students of fisheries resource management on (National)
    Organised at Icar-central institute of fisheries of fisheries education, mumbai from 2018-01-17 to 2018-01-17
  12. Paper Presenter in Symposium - National seminar on Advances in life sciences (National)
    Organised at Centre for Advanced Study in Life Sciences, Manipur University from 2015-03-23 to 2015-03-24
  13. Paper Presenter in Symposium - National Symposium on Biodiversity status and conservation strategies with special reference to north-east India (National)
    Organised at Department of Life Sciences, Manipur University, from 2011-03-17 to 2011-03-18
  14. Participant in Training - DBT-HRD Gov. of India sponsored training course on “Three months National traning in Molecular biology and Biotechology for Fisheries professionals” (National)
    Organised at ICARCentral Instirute of Fisheries Education, Mumbai from 2017-12-11 to 2018-03-09
  15. Participant in Training - Science Academies’ Refresher course on “Immunology Laboratory Techniques using Fish model” (National)
    Organised at Vels University, Chennai from 2016-12-05 to 2016-03-17
  16. Invited Speaker in Training - Hands on training on recent advances in practical curricula of under graduate courses in zoology (National)
    Organised at Department of zoology, guwahati university from 2015-03-09 to 2015-03-15
  17. Invited Speaker in Training - INspire science camp 2013 (National)
    Organised at Manipur University from 2014-08-08 to 2014-08-14
  18. Participant in Training - UGC sponsored refresher course in the subject Life Science (National)
    Organised at UGC Academic Staff College Manipur University from 2008-12-22 to 2009-01-11
  19. Participant in Training - Training programme for Science writers/ journalists for enhancing science coverage in the media (National)
    Organised at NEC Secretariat, Shillong from 1994-10-25 to 1994-10-29
  20. Participant in Workshop - 7 days workshop on Bioinformatics - tools and techniques (National)
    Organised at Bioinformatics facilities, department of biotechnology, st edmund's college, shillong from 2019-06-28 to 2019-07-05
  21. Participant in Workshop - Workshop on Hands on Training in Basic Techniques in Genomics and Proteomics at Department of Biotechnology (National)
    Organised at St. Edmund’s College, Shillong from 2016-09-20 to 2016-09-26
  22. Participant in Workshop - Workshop on promotion of ornamental fishes in the northeastern region of INdia (National)
    Organised at Guwahati University from 2016-07-17 to 2016-07-17
  23. Invited Speaker in Workshop - National workshop on Freshwater fish taxonomy (National)
    Organised at Manipur University and National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources, Lucknow from 2014-09-22 to 2014-09-26
  24. Participant in Workshop - Fish taxonomy training for North east India (National)
    Organised at Manipur University & NBFGR, Deptt. of Life Sciences, Manipur University from 2001-01-05 to 2001-01-09

Research and Publication

    Book
  1. Vishwanath, W., Nebeshwar, K., Lokeshwor, Y., Shangningam, BD. & Y. Rameshori , Freshwater Fish Taxonomy & a manual for identification of fishes of northeast India., National workshop on Freshwater fish taxonomy, on September 22–26, 2014, organised by Manipur University and National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources, Lucknow, volume 01, pages 139, 2014
    Indexing - Others,, Impact factor - 0.0
    ISSN , ISBN ,
  2. Book Chapter
  3. Yumnam lokeshwor singh, Ichthyofaunal resources of manipur, Food bioresources and ethnic foods of manipur, northeast India, volume 1, pages 16-37, 2019
    Indexing - Others,, Impact factor - NIL
    ISSN , ISBN 978-81-944069-0-7,
  4. Conference
  5. Kishorkumar bharali, Yumnam Lokeshwor Singh, Human-leopard conflicts in and around the Maligaon Gaushala Farm land, Guwahati Metro, Assam, Biodiverse 2018, volume 1, pages 9-10, 2018
    Indexing - Others,, Impact factor - 0
    ISSN , ISBN ,
  6. Lokeshwor,Y. & W. Vishwanath, Diversity of Nemacheiline fishes of the genus Schistura (Cypriniformes:Balitoridae) in Manipur, India., Symposium Proceedings : Biodiversity Status & Conservation Strategies with reference to NE India, , volume 01, pages 299-309, 2012
    Indexing - Others,, Impact factor - 0.0
    ISSN , ISBN 978-81-923343-1-8 ,
  7. Journal
  8. Kishore Kumar Bharali, Kusumbor Bordoloi, Kuleswar Singha, Dhrubajyoti Sahariah, Dhirendra Kumar Sarma, Yumnan Lokeshwor Singh, Identification of Human-Leopard Conflicts, Conservation Threats and Habitat Suitability in the Urban Landscapes of Guwahati City, Assam, India using Field-based and Geospatial Techniques , International Journal of Advanced Science and Technology, volume 29, pages 4064 - 4073, 2020
    Indexing - Scopus,, Impact factor - 0.41
    ISSN 2005-4238 IJAST, ISBN ,
  9. Arup Nama Das, Yumnam Lokeshwor Singh, Avian Diversity in an Around Dhir Beel in Dhubri District of Assam., Asian resonance, volume 5, pages 1-5, 2016
    Indexing - UGC list,, Impact factor - 0
    ISSN 2349-9443, ISBN ,
  10. Arup Nama das and yumnam lokeshwor singh, Diversity of Dheer beel with reference to its fish and macrophytic diversity in dhubri district of assam, Helix+, Journal of the school of biological sciences, ustm, volume 1, pages 62-68, 2016
    Indexing - Others,, Impact factor - 0.0
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  11. Yumnam Lokeshwor, Waikhom Vishwanath, Schistura liyaiensis, a new nemacheilid loach from Barak River, Manipur, India (Cypriniformes: Nemacheilidae), Ichthyological Research, The Ichthyological Society of Japan , volume 62, pages 313-319, 2015
    Indexing - SCI,, Impact factor - 2.258
    ISSN ISSN 1341-8998, ISBN ,
  12. Yumnam LOkeshwor Singh, bungdon shangningam, waikhom vishwanath, Schistura phamrhingi, a new stone loach form Chindwin basin in Manipur, India (Cypriniformes: Nemacheilidae), Zootaxa , volume 3786, pages 181-191, 2014
    Indexing - SCI,, Impact factor - 1.06
    ISSN 1175-5334, ISBN ,
  13. Y. Lokeshwor singh, w. vishwanth singh, Two new species of stone loaches of the genus Schistura from the Koladyne basin, Mizoram, India (Teleostei: Cobitoidei: Nemacheilidae), Zootaxa, volume 3731, pages 561-576, 2013
    Indexing - SCI,, Impact factor - 1.06
    ISSN 1175-5326 (printed edition), 1175-5334 (online edition) , ISBN ,
  14. Lokeshwor,Y., Northeastern India- a natural repository of stone loaches. , MIN [Newsletter of the IUCN-SSC/WI Freshwater fish specialist group-South Asia & the Freshwater Fish Conservation Network of South Asia, India]., volume 01, pages 27-29, 2013
    Indexing - Others,, Impact factor - 0.0
    ISSN 2321-9033, ISBN ,
  15. Y. lokeshwor, w. vishwanth, l. kosygin, Schistura paucireticulata, a new loach from Tuirial River, Mizoram, India (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae), Zootaxa, volume 3683, pages 581-588, 2013
    Indexing - SCI,, Impact factor - 1.06
    ISSN 1175-5326 (printed edition), 1175-5334 (online edition) , ISBN ,
  16. Yumnam Lokeshwor, W. Vishwanath, Schistura ferruginea, a new species of loach from Northeast India (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae), Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, volume 24, pages 49-56, 2013
    Indexing - SCI,, Impact factor - 2.27
    ISSN 0936-9902, ISBN ,
  17. Yumnam Lokeshwor and waikhom vishwanath, Schistura porocephala, a new nemacheilid loach from Koladyne basin, Mizoram, India (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae). , Ichthyological Research [Springer, Japan] , volume 60, pages 159-164, 2013
    Indexing - SCI,, Impact factor - 1.258
    ISSN 1341-8998 , ISBN ,
  18. Yumnam Lokeshwor and waikhom vishwanath, A new loach of the genus Physoschistura Banarescu&Nalbant (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae) from Chindwin basin, Manipur, India , Zootaxa [Magnolia Press, New Zealand] , volume 3586, pages 95-102, 2012
    Indexing - SCI,, Impact factor - 1.06
    ISSN 1175-5326 (printed edition), 1175-5334 (online edition) , ISBN ,
  19. Lokeshwor, Y., A. Barat, J. Sati, A. Darshan, W. Vishwanath & P.C. Mahanta , Schistura obliquofascia, a new loach from Uttarakhand, India (Cypriniformes: Nemacheilidae) Zootaxa , Zootaxa [Magnolia Press, New Zealand] , volume 3586, pages 255-265, 2012
    Indexing - SCI,, Impact factor - 1.06
    ISSN 1175-5326 (printed edition), 1175-5334 (online edition) , ISBN ,
  20. Lokeshwor,Y. & W. Vishwanath. , Physoschistura dikrongensis, a new loach from Arunachal Pradesh, India (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae). , Zootaxa [Magnolia Press, New Zealand] , volume 3586, pages 249-254, 2012
    Indexing - SCI,, Impact factor - 1.06
    ISSN 1175-5326 (printed edition), 1175-5334 (online edition) , ISBN ,
  21. Yumnam Lokeshwor and waikhom vishwanath, Schistura koladynensis, a new species of loach from the Koladyne basin, Mizoram, India (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae)., Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters [Dr. Friedrich Pfeil, Germany], volume 23, pages 139-145, 2012
    Indexing - SCI,, Impact factor - 2.27
    ISSN 0936-9902, ISBN ,
  22. Yumnam lokeshwor and waikhom vishwanath, Physoschistura chindwinensis, a new nemacheilid loach from Chindwin basin, Manipur, India (Teleostei: Balitoridae). , Ichthyological Research [Springer, Japan] , volume 59, pages 230-234, 2012
    Indexing - SCI,, Impact factor - 1.258
    ISSN 1341-8998 , ISBN ,
  23. Lokeshwor,Y., W. Vishwanath & K. Shanta. , Physoschistura tuivaiensis, a new species of loach (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae) from Tuivai River, Manipur, India. , Taprobanica [Taprobanica Private Limited, Indonesia], volume 04, pages 5-11, 2011
    Indexing - Scopus,, Impact factor - 0.0
    ISSN 1800-427X, ISBN ,
  24. Lokeshwor,Y. & W. Vishwanath, Schistura fasciata, a new nemacheilid species (Cypriniformes: Balitoridae) from Manipur, India , Journal of Threatened Taxa [JoTT, India], volume 03, pages 1514-1519, 2011
    Indexing - Scopus,, Impact factor - 0.0
    ISSN 0974-7907 (online) 0974-7893 (print), ISBN ,


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