Dr. Lavkush Dwivedi

Dr. Lavkush Dwivedi

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Dr. Lavkush Dwivedi joined Department of Biomedical Sciences, Bundelkhand University, Jhansi as Assistant Professor of Immunology and Human Physiology in year 2011. Before that, he worked as a Lecturer in the same department from year 2006-2011. Presently, he is working as Coordinator UGC-STRIDE (I) Programme of Research Capacity Building & Human Resource Development funded by the UGC to Bundelkhand University, Jhansi . Also, he is Co-Coordinator of Innovation Centre, the high end Research Centre of Bundelkhand University. He has been Coordinator/HOD and Convener, Board of Studies (BoS) of Biomedical Sciences from 27.03.2015 - 07.08.2018. 

During doctoral research (2006-2010), he worked on Human Health Risk Assessment & Management of Indian population and in collaboration with CSIR-Indian Institute of Toxicology Research, Lucknow and developed a predictive in-silico tool for online self health risk assessment & management. Later in 2010, Bundelkhand University awarded him Ph.D. degree for the said works. At present, he is engaged in identification, isolation, evaluation & characterization of immunomodulatory and other therapeutic compounds of medicinal plants found in Bundelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh therefore, his research interest lies in Immunomodulatory therapeutics & Human healthcare.

Since 14 years as a teacher, Dr. Dwivedi is making committed efforts to impart quality education to the students by widening his horizons and coming up with the advancements in teaching methods. As a result, his 100+ students qualified CSIR-UGC NET exam and completed/pursuing PhD from national & international research institutes, 50+ students serving education as a teacher, 150+ students working in R&D section of various pharmaceutical companies like CIPLA, CADILA, Ranbaxy, Sun Pharma, etc. Dr. Dwivedi is passionate to materialize imaginations of students from his teaching efforts and provide the depth of knowledge of Biomedical Sciences. His teaching interest covers Immunology, Human Physiology, Molecular Biology & Genetics.

As a researcher, Dr. Dwivedi has published more than 50 research & review articles in national and international journals of high repute. He authored 03 books on ‘Human Health Risk Assessment’ and ‘Important Medicinal Plants of India’ & 'Instant Notes on Human Physiology' published by international publishers. Moreover, he delivered several invited lectures at different Universities/Institutes of India during the >40 conferences he participated so far.  He is Technical Editor/Reviewer of about 12 international journals of Life Sciences including International Journal of Immunology Research, Journal of Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology, International Journal of Pharmaceutical Science and Research, Immunology Innovation, South Asian Journal of Experimental Biology (SAJEB) etc. Moreover, he is a scholarly reviewer and international faculty of Immunology of Webmedcentral, an international journal of Biomedical Sciences published in UK. He has been Guest Editor of 02 special issues on ‘Immunomodulation & Therapeutic Approaches against the Infectious Diseases’ published by South Asian Journal of Experimental Biology (Online ISSN: 2230-9799) in year 2011 & 2013. 

He has been Organizing Secretary/Convenor of about a dozen national conferences/symposia/science quizzes organized at Bundelkhand University. He is one of the Lead Auditors ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System duly certificated by International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA), SGS Academy, England UK. Dr. Dwivedi is a member of international scientific societies like Indian Science Congress, The World Association of Young Scientists (WAYS), International Chemical Biology Society (ChEMBL), The World Society of Interdisciplinary of Anti-Aging Medicine (WOSIAM), UK and ITHEA International Scientific Society, Bulgaria etc. He is involved in upliftment of schools education as Educationist member of Vidyalaya Management Committee (VMC) of Kendriya Vidyalaya-II Jhansi. 

His teaching and research efforts are recognized by several awards including Bright Educator, Outstanding Faculty Award in Science, IARDO Award for Promising Educators, Hon’ble Jury Mention Faculty, Young Faculty, Young Scientist, Excellence in Teaching & Research, Hon’ble Mention Certificate and Bright Educator Awards.
Coordinator, UGC-STRIDE(I) Program
Co-Coordinator, Innovation Centre 
Head, Department of Biomedical Sc. (2015-18)
Bundelkhand University, Jhansi, UP, India 
(No. 1 state University of Uttar Pradesh, INDIA)