Affiliated to Dibrugarh University

Dr. Khirod Deori

Designation: Assistant Professor

Phone No: 9435054132

Specialization : Biochemistry
Qualification: M.Sc., Ph.D. (Zoology)
Area of Interest: Pharmacology, Parasitology, Traditional medicine, Toxicology

Publications :

Research Papers

1. Khirod Deori and Arun K Yadav. Anthelmintic effects of Oroxylum indicum stem bark extract on juvenile and adult stages of Hymenolepis diminuta (Cestoda), an in vitro and in vivo study. Parasitology Research 2015; DOI: 10.1007/s00436-015-4864-6.

2. Temjenmongla, Arun K. Yadav, and Khirod Deori. Anthelmintic Effects of Psidium guajava and Lasia spinosa on Hymenolepis diminuta (Cestoda): A Scanning Electron Microscopic Study. Journal of Advanced Microscopy Research 2015; 10(1): 1−4.

3. Arun K Yadav, Temjenmongla, Khirod Deori. In-vitro and In-vivo anthelmintic effects of Gynura angulosa (Compositae) leaf extract on Hymenolepis diminuta, a zoonotic tapeworm. Journal of Biologically Active Products from Nature 2014; 4(3): 171−178.

4. Vareishang Tangpu, Khirod Deori, Arun Kumar Yadav. Evaluation of safety and protective effects of Potentilla fulgens root extract in experimentally induced diarrhea in mice. Journal of Intercultural Ethnopharmacology 2014; 3(3): 103−108

5. Devid Kardong, Khirod Deori, Kaushal Sood, R.N.S.Yadav, T.C. Bora, B.K.Gogoi. Evaluation of Nutritional and Biochemical aspects of Po:ro apong_ (Saimod)- A home made alcoholic rice beverage of Mising tribe of Assam, India. Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge 2012; 11(3): 499−504.


Book Chapters

1. Bharat Borah and Khirod Deori. A light ray to the origin of the universe and dark energy. In: R. Borah and J Phukan (Eds.) Science Galaxy. ISBN: 978-93-82283-67-6; pp. 317−323.

2. Mohua Kashyap, Swarnali Dasgupta, Luit Protim Borah, Khirod Deori & Sajidur Rahman. A review on flying jewels of Nambor-Doigrung Wild Life Sactuary (NDWLS). In: B. Baruah & L. Rabha (Eds.) New Horizon Vol. V. ISBN-978-93-82931-25-6; pp. 37-52.

3. Khirod Deori, Rashmi Rekha Nath, Pranati Kalita, Anisha Thapa, Samiron Borgohain & Rakhi Saikia. Ethnoveterinary practices in some rural areas,of Golaghat and Jorhat District, Assam. In: D. Boruah and J. Borkotoky (Eds.) Reflection Vol-IV. ISBN: 978-93-82931-24-9; pp. 197-211.

4. Khirod Deori, Akip Ahmed, Sangita Bora, Biju Konwar, Somiron Boruah & Manas Borah. Preliminary ethnozoological survey of animal based medicines used by traditional healers of south-East area of Golaghat District, Assam. In: Bapan Banik (Ed) Recent Discoveries in Medicinal & Aromatic Plants in North East India. ISBN: 978-93-88881-13-5; pp. 140-150.

5. Mohua Kashyap, Rajkanya Borkakoti, Khirod Deori, Sajidur Rahman and Rimen Bordoloi. In-vitro antiurolithiatic activity of Withania somnifera (L.) Dunal Root Extract. In: B. Bonik & M Bhowmik (Eds) The Herbal Wealth of North East India. ISBN: 978 81 94747 51 2; pp. 77-84.

OP/RC/Seminar/wokshop Partcipation :

1. Attended UGC Sponsored Orientation Programme organised by UGC-HRD Centre, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong during 18th February, 2019 to 17th March, 2019.

2. Attended Faculty Development Program on e-Learning and e-Content Development of 6 (Six) days duration conducted by Jorhat Extension Centre of NIELIT Guwahati at D.R. College, Golaghat, held from 26th March 2019 to 31" March' 2019


Seminar/Workshop/Conference Presentation:

1. Presented a paper entitled “Evaluation of anticestodal efficacy and safety profile of Evolvulus nummularious L. crude extract” in the National Seminar on “Trends in Biological Sciences and Sustainable Development” hosted by Department of Life Sciences, held at Dibrugarh University on 5th and 6th February, 2020.

2. Presented a paper entitled “Anthelmintic efficacy and safety profile of Phlogacanthus thyrsiflorus (Roxb.) Nees (Acantheceae) leaves extract: An in vitro and in vivo study” in the “International Multidisciplinary Research Conference on Biodiversity, Climate Change, Physical and Life Sciences” (IMRCBCPL), held at DHSK Kanoi College, Dibrugarh, 21st & 22nd January, 2019.

3. Presented a paper entitled “Anticestodal efficacy and safety profile of Sarcochlamys pulcherrima Gaudich (Urticaceae) leaf extract” in DST sponsored National Seminar “Recent Discoveries in Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Research and its Sustainable Development in North East India” (REDIMAP) 2018, held at ADP College, Nagaon, 17th & 18th August, 2018.

4. Presented a paper (as a mentor of hands on training workshop) entitled “Drug discovery – new drug development process” in DST Sponsored Inspire Science Camp organized by P.G. Department of Life Sciences, D. R. College, Golaghat during 18th to 22nd January, 2018

5. Presented a poster “Anthelmintic and toxicological evaluation of Oroxylum indicum a medicinal plant of North-Eastern India” in 2nd National Symposium on Fish Parasites hosted by Department of Zoology, Rajiv Gandhi University, Itanagar, on 23rd and 24th November, 2015.

6. Presented an electronic poster entitles “Assessment of safety and anthelmintic efficacy of Oroxylum indicum, a medicinal plant of Northeast India” in 13th International Congress of Parasitology hosted by The Mexican Society of Parasitology and the World Federation of Parasitologists held at Camino Real Hotel, Maxico City on 10th to 15th August, 2014.

7. Presented a poster in 23rd National Congress of Parasitology hosted by Centre for Biotechnology, Anna University, in collaboration with Indian Society for Parasitology, entitled “In vitro anticestodal efficacy of Oroxylum indicum vent and Phlogacanthus thyrsiflorus (roxb.): two commonly used traditional anthelmintic plants of upper assam, india”, during 18th to 20th November, 2011.


Seminar/Workshop/Conference Participation:

1. Participated in a Seminar on “Biodiversity of North-East India-Issues and Concerns” organized by Regional Centre, NAEB, NEHU on 22nd May, 2010 held at NEHU, Shillong.

2. Participated in a workshop at 23rd National Congress of Parasitology held at Anna University, Chennai, 18th - 20th November 2011.

3. Participated in a National Workshop on e-Governance, sponsored by Department of Electronics & Information Technology, Ministry of Communication & Information Technology, Govt. of India, 9th April, 2012, held at NEHU, Shillong.

4. Participated in a “National Seminar on Science for Shaping the Future of India: Focused on North-Eastern Region” organized by The Indian National Science Congress Association (ISCA) Shillong Chapter on 25th and 26th September, 2012 at NEHU, Shillong.

Awards/Achievement received:

1. Qualified State Eligibility Test for Lectureship, 2012 (N.E. Region).

2. UGC Research fellowship in science for meritorious student, 2010-11 (Award letter no.F.4-1/2006 (BSR)/5-120/2007 (BSR) dated 24th June 2011)

3. Senior Research Fellow under the Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship for SC/ST candidates 2011-12 to till date (Award letter no.F1-17.1/2011-12/RGNF-ST-ASS-368/SA-III Dated: 6th June, 2012).

4. Best young scientist poster presentation award in 2nd National Symposium on Fish Parasites hosted by Department of Zoology, Rajiv Gandhi University, Itanagar, 2015.

5. Awarded Ph.D. by North Eastern Hill University, Shillong for the thesis entitled “Studies on therapeutic efficacy and safety profile of some traditional anthelmintic plants used by tribes of upper Assam” on 17th December, 2015.

Other Responsibility :

1. Acting as teacher in charge for Football and Gymnasium secretary portfolio of students union since 2017 to till date.

2. Member of IQAC Health and hygiene Cell since March, 2019 to till date

3. Member of IQAC Students Activity Cell since March, 2019 to till date

Membership in Professional Bodies/organization/Committees :

1. Member of Aaranyak, a wild life NGO

2. Member of Assam College Teacher Association (ACTA)

3. Member of organising committee of the national seminar on “Recent discoveries in medicinal and aromatic plants research and its sustainable development in North East India” hosted annually by ADP College, Nagaon.

Extension Activities :

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