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Dr. Anupam V. Sharma

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION: M.Sc; Ph.D.



  1. Courses taught in the session 2019-20:–
    B.Sc (H) Zoology, Semester III Animal Physiology: Controlling and Coordinating Systems
    B.Sc (H) Zoology, Semester IV Animal Physiology: Life Sustaining Systems
    B.Sc (H) Zoology, Semester V Animal Behaviour and Chronobiology
    GE paper for Semester-I students Insect Vector and Diseases
    GE paper for Semester-II students Human Physiology
  2. Name of the academic society and its annual activities.

    Faculty Advisor, Earthlings-the Wildlife Society
    • Orientation Program: Participated in the Butterfly census program organized by BNHS in Delhi: Breakfast with Butterflies to Asola Bhati Wildlife Sanctuary on 8th Sept. 2019
    • Orientation Program: Participated in the Butterfly census program organized by BNHS in Delhi: Breakfast with Butterflies to Asola Bhati Wildlife Sanctuary on 8th Sept. 2019
  3. Department magazine, if any, and its mode of publication (e-mode or print). N.A.


Area of Interest.

    Entomology (Insect Behaviour; Integrated Pest Mangement)

    Dr. Anupam V. Sharma was conferred her Doctorate of Philosophy by the University of Delhi on 14th March 1999, for her thesis entitled “Certain Aspects of the Behavioural Responses of Maize Stem Borer, Chilo partellus (Swinhoe) towards maize cultivars in relation to their susceptibility and resistance” (submitted in June 1998). She had been teaching since August 1998 in ad-hoc temporary positions in different colleges (including Hindu) of DU until she became permanent in Jan. 2006. She has also worked as a Research Associate from Nov.1999- Jan. 2001, Division of Genetics, IARI, New Delhi.

    No. of Ph.D. scholars co-supervised: (1) Degree awarded in Nov. 2016


    1. Research activities and publication:
      Dr Anupam V. Sharma has been regularly associated with the research activities in the college, though on a small scale during the DBT-Star College project in 2013-14, and 2014-15.
      • Project Supervisor, Entomology Module “Bioefficacy of Neem Seed Kernel Exract (NSKE) in disrupting growth and development of the red cotton bug, Dysdercus koenigii (Hemiptera: Pyrrochoridae)” in DBT STAR COLLEGE PROJECT 2013-14.
      • Project Supervisor, Entomology Module “Biological activity of Tea Leaf Exract against the red cotton bug, Dysdercus koenigii (Hemiptera: Pyrrochoridae)” in DBT STAR COLLEGE PROJECT 2014-15.

      Dr Sharma has participated in a number of National and International Conferences:
      • XXV International Congress of Entomology, 25-30 Sept. 2016, Orlando, FLORIDA, USA
      • International Conference on Public Health: Issues, Challenges, Opportunities, Prevention, Awareness (Public Health: 2016), Daulat Ram College, 15-16 Jan. 2016.
      • Workshop on DNA Fingerprinting, Science Setu, Hindu College, 22 Jan. 2016
      • Hindu Rao Hospital, July-Aug. 2015
      • National Symposium on Vector Biology and Management, Deshbandhu College, New Delhi 12 Feb. 2015.

      She has provided research guidance to various students:
      • Winter Internship project for BS-MS Dual degree: Rounak Chaurasia from IISER-Bhopal (Dec. 2016-Jan. 2017)
      • M.Sc. Dissertation: Varsha Warrier, Department of Anthropology, DU (Jan.-April, 2019)
      • Summer Internship project to 3 B.Sc. (Zoology) students, Riya, Komal and Simran, from Amity University, Noida (UP) (May-July, 2019).

      Research Guidance: Co-guide of a Ph.D. student
      S.N0. Name and registration number Title of the thesis Submitted/Pursuing
      1 Vagisha Rawal Antifeedant, Growth inhibitory and Oviposition deterrent activity of Datura innoxia Mill. (Solanaceae) against Spodoptera litura (Fab.) (Lepidoptera : Noctuidae) Submitted in July, 2015; Degree awarded in 2016


      C. Publication in peer reviewed journals (last five years): None

      D. Publication in book chapters (last five years)
      S.No. Title Author’s Name Publisher Year of Publication
      1 Chapter entitled "Simplified perspective of Complex Insect-plant interactions” in "Plant-Insect Interactions: From molecular Mechanism to chemical ecology  Dr Anupam V. Sharma Springer-Nature To be published by Dec.'19

Personal Information

Departments Zoology
Designation Assistant Professor

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