Dr Richa Nagar

Asst. Professor (Grade - II)

Amity Institute of Environmental Sciences
 
  • Qualifications

    Graduation : B.Sc(Botany, Chemistry, Zoology)-2005,Lucknow University

    Post Graduation : M.Sc(Environmental Science )-2007,Lucknow University

    Doctorate : Ph.D.(Environment Science )-2014,University of Lucknow

  • Experience

    25 Jul 2011 - Present
    Asst. Professor (Grade - II),
    Amity Institute of Environmental Sciences

    19 Feb 2008 - 21 Jul 2011
    Project Assistant Level-II,
    National Botanical Research Institute,
    Rana Pratap Marg, Lucknow

    21 Mar 2007 - 03 Apr 2007
    Trainee,
    Nicholas Piramal India Limited,
    Bhatauli Khurd, Baddi, Solan, Himachal Pradesh

  • Current Courses Taught

    Environment and Economics

    Environmental Management Strategies

  • Publications

    arsenate exposure affects amino acids mineral nutrient status and antioxidants in rice oryza sativa l genotypes ,
    American Chemical Society

    Arsenic affects mineral nutrients in grains of various Indian rice (Oryza sativa L.) genotypes grown on arsenic-contaminated soils of West Bengal ,
    Springer

    Arsenic tolerances in rice (Oryza sativa) have a predominant role in transcriptional regulation of a set of genes including sulphur assimilation pathway and antioxidant system ,
    Elsevier

    Characterization of native microalgal strains for their chromium bioaccumulation potential: phytoplankton response in polluted habitats ,
    Elsevier

    Bioremediation potential of genus Portulaca L. collected from industrial areas in Vadodara, Gujarat, India ,
    Springer

    Arsenic Accumulation in Native Plants of West Bengal, India: Prospects for Phytoremediation but Concerns with the use of Medicinal Plants ,
    springer

    Antioxidant Response and Amino Acid Profile of an Indian Rice (Oryza sativa L.) Cultivar Tolerant to Arsenic ,
    ICPEP-4 Fourth International Conference on Plants & Environmental Pollution

    Consequences of Climate Change for India ,
    National Conference on Science of Climate Change and Earth’s Sustainability: Issues and Challenges ‘

    Climate Change, Towards a Booming Bane ,
    ENVIRONEWS

    Arsenic affects essential and non-essential amino acids differentially in rice grains: Inadequacy of amino acids in rice based diet ,
    Elsevier

    Arsenate and Arsenite Exposure Modulate Antioxidants and Amino Acids in Contrasting Arsenic Accumulating Rice (Oryza sativa L.) Genotypes ,
    Elsevier

    Arsenite tolerance is related to proportional thiolic metabolite synthesis in rice (Oryza sativa L.) ,
    Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology

    STRESS METABOLITES AS TOLERANCE INDICATORS ,
    5th International Congress of Environmental Research

    Arsenite tolerance is related to proportional thiolic metabolite synthesis in rice (Oryza sativa L.) ,
    Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology

    Heterologous expression of Ceratophyllum demersum phytochelatin synthase, CdPCS1, in rice leads to lower arsenic accumulation in grain ,
    Nature Publishing Group

  • Affiliations

    International Society of Environmental Botanists Since 16 Nov 2011

  • Activities

    Chancellor’s Gold Medal (best student all round in all the faculties) of Lucknow University 2007

    Dr. Chakravarty Gold Medal (for exemplary work in social service) of Lucknow University 2007

    Smt. Pushpawati Tandon Memorial Gold Medal (for securing first position in M.Sc. Environmental Science examinations) of Lucknow University 2007

    Best poster award at the 4th International Conference on Plants and Environmental Pollution (ICPEP-4) at the National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow, India from 8 - 11 December 2010.

    Best Research Paper award 2012-13 for securing the highest impact factor of National Botanical Research Institute

    Best Research Paper award 2014-15 for securing the highest impact factor of National Botanical Research Institute

  • Conferences attended

    ICPEP-4 Fourth International Conference On Plants & Environmental Pollution
    Organized By :National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow

    National Conference on Science of Climate Change and Earth’s Sustainability: Issues and Challenges ‘
    Organized By :University of Lucknow

    International Workshop on Climate Change Its Impact on Flora in the South Asia Region
    Organized By :National Botanical Research Institute (NBRI)

    National Seminar on Excessive Use of Pesticides and Chemicals (Problems and Solutions)
    Organized By :Government College, Panchkula, Haryana

    National Science Congress
    Organized By :National Science Congress

    Faculty Training on Conduct of ‘Environmental Study’ course in UG programmes
    Organized By :Amity Academic Staff College