Coordinator: Prof. R. K. Singh, Dean, Faculty of Life Sciences
Year of Establishment: 2008
Academic Programme Offered : Advance Post-Graduate Diploma in Biodiversity
Students: Sixth batch of students get admitted in the first semester of Advance Post Graduate Diploma in Biodiversity, under Center with Potential for Excellence in Biodiversity. Ten students out of 12 admitted students appeared in the first semester end examinations held on December, 2018. All of them passed to second semester.
Faculty Member: Following faculty members have been involved in teaching of Advance Post Graduate Diploma in Biodiversity (Theory and practical).
Semester I (July – December, 2018): Dr. Achom Darshan Singh & Dr. Goatham Gogoi
Semester II (January – May, 2019): Dr. Goatham Gogoi
Prof. I. K. Pai (October 24 – November 9, 2018)
Department of Zoology Goa University, Goa 403 206
Dr. K. Sivakumar (September 21 – 30, 2018) CAS in Marine Biology
Faculty of Marine Sciences Annamalai University, Parangipettai 608 502, Tamil Nadu
Conducted field training of Advance Post Graduate Diploma in Biodiversity in the Mouling National Park in Upper Siang, Arunachal Pradesh October 27-November 1, 2018.
Field trip (Avian Survey) at different areas of Lower Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh: February 23-March 2, 2019.
Field trip at Sangti valley and adjacent areas of West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh: January 14-20, 2019.
Field trip (Avian fauna study) in Daparijo and Riga: November 26-December 3, 2018.
Prof. H. N. Sarma attended International Seminar on “International Conference on Reproduction, Endocrinology and Development” and 37th Meeting of the Society for Reproductive Biology and Comparative Endocrinology (SRBCE), January 18 – 21; Navrachana University, Vadodara, India.
Ms. Kanmuna Ray Talukdar: Global Conference on Reproductive Health with Focus on Occupational, Environment and Life Style factors (ISSRF-2019). 22 – 24 February, 2019, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
Mr. Ram Kumar (Research Scholar, Fish Biology): 31st All India Congress of Zoology (31st AICZ) and national Seminar on Climate-Smart Aquaculture & Fisheries (CSAF). 15 – 16 January, 2019. College of Fisheries (CAU(I), Lembucherra, Tripura.
Ms. Upasa Gowala, (5). Ms. Krishnakhi Misra, (6). Mr. Amarjyoti Saikia. “International Conference on Reproduction, Endocrinology and Development” and 37th Meeting of the Society for Reproductive Biology and Comparative Endocrinology (SRBCE), January 18 – 21; Navrachana University, Vadodara, India.
Awareness programme at Government Middle School, Boleng, Siang district, Arunachal Pradesh, 29th October, 2018
Meet with the traditional healers and villagers: Lillang village
Dr. Franz Bairlein donated copy of journals and Binoculars for the students and researchers under CPEB-II (Ecology and Wildlife Biology)
Ms. Rashmi Dutta (Zoology): Title of the Thesis: The Reproductive Biology of Assamese King Fish Semiplotus semiplotus (McClelland, 1839) with special emphasis on gonad development cycle. October, 2018
Mr. Karsing Megu ( Zoology): Title of the Thesis: Assessment of Nutritional Potential of Weaver Ant (Oecophylla smaragdina) from Arunachal Pradesh, India: Perspective on seasonal and Altitudinal variation
Hirendra Nath Sarma (Author): Discovering Eastern Himalaya: The Arunachal Pradesh: West Kameng and Tawang. ISBN: 978-81937-3276-2, South Asian Publication, Guwahati, 2018.
Hirendra Nath Sarma and Sanjay Talukdar (Authors): Butterflies of Arunachal Pradesh. ISBN: 978-81-287- 0027-9.Scientific Book Center, Guwahati, 2018
Achom Darshan Singh, Santoshkumar Abujam & D. N. Das: Biodiversity of Fishes in Arunachal Himalaya. ISBN: 9780128155561. Academic Press. 2018
A group of school students from Biswanath District of Assam visited the Center with Potential for Excellence in Biodiversity on 29th March, 2019. The group of five students from different five schools of Biswanath district of Assam were selected at state level reading in class IX and X under Rastriya Madhyamik Siksha Abhiyan (R.M.S.A). The students participated were from (1). Roopjyoti High School, (2) Kalabari Higher Secondary School, (3) Tetunpukhuri High School, (4) Kalabari High Scool and (5) Nehru High School. Objectives of this state level school students’ academic programme was to give them exposure to the University / Higher Education Institute, its teaching and research environment. The students lead by Mr. Neelamoni Sharma, Principal, Tetunphukhuri High School, Biswanath visited laboratories, museums, botanical garden and Orchidarium under the Center with Potential for Excellence in Biodiversity.