Brief biography of Prof. Prakash S. Bisen, M.Sc., Ph.D., D.Sc.
Academic Career: Prof. Bisen earned Ph.D in 1972 and was awarded D.Sc in 1981 After his postdoctoral work, he joined as Assistant Professor at Jabalpur University and was elevated as Associate Professor. He then joined at Bhopal University as a Professor of Microbiology in 1985. Prof. Bisen was Visiting Professor at Institute of Environmental and Biological Sciences, University of Lancaster, Lancaster, England and Visiting Research Professor at the Department of Biological Sciences, The University of Illinois at Chicago. He was U.S. National Science Foundation Fellow at University of California at Davis and Barklay to work in the Department of Bacteriology on DNA recombinant technology. Prof. Bisen was WHO/ UNESCO Fellow for One Year at Institute of Microbiology, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, Budejovika, Praha, Czechoslovakia; UNESCO/UNDP/ICRO and Hungarian Academy of Sciences Fellow at the Institute of Plant Physiology, Biological Research Center, Szeged, Hungary. He is honoured with Life Time Professorship of Bundhelkhand University, Jhansi, India and with the highest award of the Bundelkhand University, Jhansi, U.P.. He is also Honorary Professor of Biotechnology at Jiwaji University and is currently pursuing his research in the field of Medical Biotechnology as Emeritus Scientist at Defence Research Development Establishment, Defence Research Development Organization, Ministry of Defence, Govt. of India, Gwalior, India. Professor Bisen is the external scientific advisor to a Barcelona (Spain) based multinational company Biokit involved in the manufacture of Diagnostic kits and also the Chief of Research and Development Centre of an upcoming industry M/s Tropilite Foods based at Gwalior involved in Food Biotechnology developing several innovative products for food industry.
Prof Bisen guided sixty doctoral theses and has to his credit 175 publications in indexed International journals of repute. Over the years Prof. Bisen has been a leader in rapid tuberculosis diagnostics. He served as Director of a Technical Institute and Vice Chancellor of Jiwaji University, Gwalior, India. He is honorary advisor to a number of Technical Instituions in India. He had been the member of the University Grants’ Commission, New Delhi and Member Task Force, AICTE, New Delhi consultant to National Organisations. He served a member of Governing Council of National Accreditation and Assessment Board for Indian Universities/Educational Institutions. He was in the Board of Directors in the United States Education Foundation in India, Fulbright Foundation, Member, Governing Council, Indian Institute of Advance Studies, Shimla. Member, Governing Council of National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration, Member, Governing Council of Nuclear Science Center, New Delhi and Member of the Governing Council of CBSE, New Delhi.
Award/ Fellowships : Among other awards and honours, Prof. Bisen had been recipient of Career Award of University Grants Commission, Indira Gandhi Fellowship, UNDP, UNESCO, WHO, International Cell Research Organisation (ICRO), US National Science Foundation Fellowship to work in US Universities as Post Doctoral Fellow; Govt of India Overseas Associate ship to work in USA, CSIR – CNRS Exchange Fellowship to work in Paris University, Paris, France and was a member of Indian delegation to visit Turkey, European Commission’s Marie Curie Fellowship to work in UK universities, DAAD (German Academic Exchange Fellowship). Recipient of Bundelkhand University’s Highest Honour in 2003 for his outstanding contributions in Biology.
Scientific Society : Prof. Bisen is elected Fellow of National Academy of Sciences India for his enormous contributions in the field of biology.
Patents : The diagnostic technology developed by Prof. Bisen’s group is unique in several respects and received wide applause from scientists working in the field of tuberculosis across the Globe. The technology was patented in India, US, Europe and in Japan. Other patent is under active consideration by Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, New Delhi for financial support. He has published six international patents in US, Europe, Japan and India.
A unique liposome based immunodiagnostic kit based on immunoblotting of anti-glycolipid antibodies and glycolipid antigen in patients body fluids, for early diagnosis of pulmonary as well as extra-pulmonary tuberculosis caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis Strain H37Rv has been developed first of its kind in the world by employing a fourth generation blotting “Eastern Blotting” ( Bisen et al., 2003; Tiwari et al., 2005; Bisen and Tiwari US Patent No. US7,888,037 B2 (February 2011); Japanese Patent No. 4601628 (2006-553765) January 2011).
List of Patents Granted :
Indian Patent The ‘TB Screen test’ was patented in India vide No. 226/DEL/2004/3631 Dated 01 August, 2004 received from Govt. of India, Patent Office Branch, Plot No. 32, Sector-14, Dwarka, New Delhi-110078 Europe & USA. “A Diagnostic Kit for pulmonary & Extrapulmonary tuberculosis”
US Patent was published vide Publication No. US-2007-0287165-A1 Bisen et al. (2007)
Dececember 13, 2007 entitled Diagnostic Kit for detecting Pulmonary and Extrapulmonary Tuberculosis.
World Patent was published on 1st September, 2005 vide publication No. WO 2005/080987 A1 entitled “A Diagnostic Kit For detecting pulmonary and Extra-pulmonary tuberculosis”
European Patent was published on 23 April 2008 vide patent No. 1716417 application No. 05718967.2 entitled “A Diagnostic Kit For detecting pulmonary and Extra-pulmonary tuberculosis” and also can be viewed esp@cenet database – worldwide.
Japanese Patent Published on 31 January 2011 No. 4601628 (2006-553765) “A Diagnostic Kit For detecting pulmonary and Extra-pulmonary tuberculosis”
US Patent Published on 15 February, 2011 No. US7,888,037 B2 “Diagnostic Kit For detecting pulmonary and Extra-pulmonary tuberculosis”
List of Patents Applied :
Indian Patent “Rapid liposomal agglutination (TB/M Card) test for detection of glycolipid antigens in patients with meningial, pulmonary and other extra-pulmonary tuberculosis” 13 April, 2012 vide # 1629/DEL/2012.
List of Books Published :
HIV:AIDS : Basic Elements and Priorities a global perspective published by Springer Verlag, 2007 pp 428 by S. Kartikeyan, R. N. Bharmal, R.P. Tiwari and P.S. Bisen www.springer.com/biomed/virology/book/978-1-4020-5788-5 ISBN 13: 9781402057885 ISBN 10: 1402057881
Review: This book is recommended by the World Health Organization Eastern Mediterranean Region Office (WHO-EMRO) as a basic resource for medical faculty libraries. www.amazon.ca/HIV-AIDS-Basic-Elements-Priorities/dp/1402057881/ref=pd_sxp_f_pt/702-9218820-1295210
Molecular Diagnostics: Promises and Possibilities by Springer Verlag, pp 650 by Mousumi Debnath, G.B.K.S. Prasad and P.S. Bisen ISBN 13: 9789048132607 ISBN 10: 9048132606 and 9789048132614 pp 508 Released in March, 2010.
Microbes: Concepts and Applications by Wiley-Blackwell, New York (USA): Prakash S Bisen, Mousumi Debnath, and G.B.K.S. Prasad ISBN-10: 0470905948 ISBN-13: 9780470905944 Publication date 20 March, 2012 www.amazon.com
Introduction to Instrumentation in Life Sciences by CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group, LLC., California (USA): Prakash S Bisen and Anjana Sharma ( Publication date May 15 2012) www.amazon.com ISBN-10: 1466512407 ISBN-13: 978-1466512405
Laboratory Protocols in Applied Life Sciences by CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group, LLC., California (USA): Prakash Singh Bisen ISBN13: 9781466553149 ISBN10: 1466553146 Pubication Date: 2/15/2013
Emerging Epidemics : Management and Control by : Wiley-Blackwell, New York (USA) Prakash S Bisen, Ruchika Raghuvanshi ( December, 2012).
List of publications in indexed International Journals during 2001-2012: (Published 175 research papers during 1974-2012)
Bisen, J Cancer Sci Ther 2013, 5.3 http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/1948-5956.1000e120
Guided 55 students for the award of Ph.D. degree in the area of Life Sciences, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Plant Sciences.