Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

NAME: Dr. Anita Khera
POST: Associate Professor, Deputy Dean of Physical Science, M.Sc. Coordinator
E.MAIL ID: khera.a.das@gmail.com
Qualification:M.Sc., Ph. D.

Academic Experience: Teaching experience at UG level: 30 years
Teaching experience at PG level: 8 years

EDUCATION

Degree Subject University, place ,year
Ph.D Chemistry, Thesis Title: Structural Studies of some medicinally important compounds . Allahabad University, Allahabad. 1983
M.Sc. Chemistry (Organic special) Allahabad University, Allahabad. 1979
B.Sc. Chemistry Allahabad University, Allahabad. 1977.

RESEARCH INTERESTS: Organic Chemistry

PUBLICATIONS:
Publications in International journals:

1. 'A new isoflavone glycoside from Dolicos biflorus seeds Phytochemistry' Vol 22(4), 1063-1064, 1983.
2. 'Anthraquinones from Cassia sophera root bark' Phytochemistry,Vol.23(11), 2689- 2691,1984.

PAPER PRESENTED:
Papers presented at national level:

1. 'A new isoflavone glycoside from Dolicos biflorus seeds Phytochemistry' Vol 22(4), 1063-1064, 1983.
2. 'Anthraquinones from Cassia sophera root bark' Phytochemistry,Vol.23(11), 2689- 2691,1984

Papers presented at national level: 1. 'A new isoflavone glycoside from heartwood of Pterocarpus marsupium' -National Science Congress 70 session-Tirupati 1983.

2. 'A novel isoflavone glycoside from Dolicos biflorus seeds'-National science congress -70 session - Tirupati, 1983.

3. 'Isolation and characterisation of a new anthraquinone pigment from Cassia sophera root bark' - Convention of chemists-Madras-1981.

CONFERENCE ATTENDED:
1) Organized "International Conference on Electronics, Physics & Chemistry (ICEPC) - 2017", at Jyoti Nivas College Autonomous from 16th to 18th February 2017.

2) Organized 'Recent Trends in Chemistry' - UGC sponsored National Conference as Co-ordinator on 24th February, 2016 in Jyoti Nivas College Autonomous, Bangalore.

3) Organized 'Recent Trends in Medicinal Chemistry' - UGC sponsored National Conference as Co-ordinator 3rd and 4th September 2014 in Jyoti Nivas College Autonomous, Bangalore.

4) Organized 'Science for Mankind' National Science Conference as Chief Co-ordinator on Feb 2nd and 3rd, 2012 in Jyoti Nivas College, Bangalore.

5) 'Recent Trends in Chemistry' - UGC sponsored National Conference 24th February 2016- organized as Co-ordinator in Jyoti Nivas College Autonomous, Bangalore.

6) 'Kill the pain, Not the Patient' UGC sponsored state level conference on Euthanasia in Jyoti Nivas College Autonomous, Bangalore.

7) 'Recent Trends in Medicinal Chemistry' - UGC sponsored National Conference 3rd and 4th September 2014 organized as Co-ordinator in Jyoti Nivas College Autonomous, Bangalore.

8) 'Science for Mankind' - National Science Conference on Feb 2nd& 3rd 2012 - organised as Chief Co-ordinator in Jyoti Nivas College, Bangalore.

9) UGC sponsored National Conference on 'Chemistry for Society & Industry' in March 2011 in Jyoti Nivas College, Bangalore.

10) Sangama - 2011 - State Level Conference on 'Interdisciplinary perspectives on Mind & Body Dynamics' - March 3rd and 4th 2011 in Jyoti Nivas College, Bangalore.

11) 'Chem - Thirst' - NMKRV, Bangalore - 31st March 2010.

12) International Conference on 'Current Trends in Chemistry & Biochemistry', Central College, Bangalore - Dec 18th and 19th 2009.

13) 'Empirical Research & Data Analysis'-Workshop at Christ University, Bangalore - Nov 19th& 20th 2009.

14) 'International Conference on Emerging Trends in Higher Education' - Jyoti Nivas College, Bangalore - 12th to 14th Aug 2008.

15) National level Workshop on 'Internal Quality Audit in Higher Education' - Jyoti Nivas College, Bangalore - Dec 10'2005.

AWARDS/ACHIEVEMENTS: 1. Involved in creating 'Environment Conservation Awareness' by writing articles in Hindi magazines and through awareness programmes in class rooms and outside.

2. Socially active in helping the underprivileged as a member of 'Women in Public Sector'- a Corporate Social Responsibility group.

3. Judged the city finals for "Teenovators 2012" organized by National Geographic Channel and Manipal University on 22nd February 2012.

PROGRAMMES ORGANIZED:
1. Organised National Science Conference 'Science for Mankind' on campus on 2nd and 3rd Feb 2012 as chief co-ordinator.

2. Helped organise UGC sponsored National Conference 'Chemistry fot Society & Industry' in College in March 2011.

3. Helped organise 'Sangama' - a State level conference on 'Inter Disciplinary perspective on Mind and Body Dynamics' in March 2011.

4. Helped organise 'International Conference on Emerging Trends in Higher Education' in August 2008 in Jyoti Nivas College, Bangalore.

MEMBERSHIP(BOS/BOE/GUIDE/CHAIRPERSON)

Membership of Academic Bodies:

1. M. Sc. Co-ordinator.
2. Member of Board of Examiners for M.Sc., Chemistry - Indian Academy Degree College since 2016.
3. Deputy Dean of Physical Science. 
4. Coordinator for Examination Committee since 2012.
5. Member of Board of Examiners at Jyoti Nivas College Autonomous.
6. Member of Board of Studies for B.Sc, Chemistry - JNC Autonomous, Bangalore - 2009 to date.
7. Member of Board of Studies - PG in Chemistry - JNC Autonomous - 2009 to date.