• Dr Mohan Mondal

    Dr Mohan Mondal
    Senior Scientist

    ICAR-NDRI, Eastern Regional Station, A-12 Block, Kalyani-741235, West Bengal, INDIA

    • Current Research Area

    Qualifications:

    • BVSc & AH, West Bengal University of Animal & Fishery Sciences, Kolkata
    • Master of Science (Animal Physiology), National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal
    • PhD (Animal Physiology), National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal
    • Post Doc (Ovarian Biotechnology at MSU, USA)
    • PGDTMA, University of Hyderabad & NAARM, Hyderabad

    Major Research Accomplishments

    Awards:

    • DST and German Research Foundation (DFG) award for participation in the meeting of Nobel laureate and students/young researchers, Lindau, Germany
    • Indian National Science Academy (INSA) Medal for Young Scientist
    • National Academy of Science, India (NASI) Young Scientist Platinum Jubilee Award
    • Dr. (Mrs.) Gouri Ganguly Memorial Award for Young Scientist of Indian Science Congress Association
    • National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (NAAS) Young Scientists’ Award (Animal Science)
    • Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed Award for Outstanding Agricultural Research in Tribal Areas of ICAR
    • Jawaharlal Nehru Award for outstanding research work in Doctoral Program of ICAR
    • Prof. G. P. Talwar Gold Medal for Middle Career Scientist 2010 of Indian Society for the Study of Reproduction & Fertility (ISSRF), India
    • Lal Bahadur Shastri Outstanding Young Scientist Award of ICAR
    • Task Force Member of DBT’s Animal Biotechnology-I, 2014-2017.
    • Dr. D. N. Mullick Memorial Award 2012 of the Society of Animal Physiologists of India
    • Innovative Young Biotechnologist Award (IYBA) of the Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India
    • Young Biotechnologist Award of the Society for Applied Biotechnology, India
    • Young Scientist Award of the Society of Animal Physiologists of India
    • Associate, National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (NAAS)
    • Long term DBT Overseas Associateship Award of the Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India
    • Fellow of the Society for Applied Biotechnology (F.S.A.B.)
    • Life member of the National Academy of Sciences (M.N.A.Sc.)
    • Best Poster Award of the Animal Nutrition Association, India
    • Research Host Scientist of India under CV Raman Fellowship for African Researchers of the Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India
    • Fellow of Association for the Advancement of Biodiversity Science (F.A.A.B.S)
    • Dr. S. K Sirohi Memorial Outstanding Young Researcher Award : 2017
    • Best Poster Award (First rank): 2017 of the Indian Dairy Association (East Zone), Kolkata

    Training:

    • 77th Foundation Course for Agricultural research service NAARM, Hyderabad during 28.10.2003 to 24. 02.2004
    • Trained on “Identification of objective markers for prediction of bovine oocyte competence through molecular endocrinology and gene expression studies” at Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA under Biotechnology Overseas Award (Long Term): 2006-2007 for 1 year 1 month.
    • Trained in a project entitled “Deciphering the luteal transcriptome: Insights into the mechanisms regulating corpus luteum regression” at Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA during April, 2008 through May, 2009.

    Patents, Technology, Methodology, Genetic Stock, Variety, etc.:

    Publications:

    • Mondal M, Beau S, Folger J, Stiebel JP, Buchnick H, Zalman Y, Ireland JJ, Meidan R, Smith GW 2011 Deciphering the luteal transcriptome: Potential mechanisms mediating stage specific luteolytic response of the corpus luteum to prostaglandin F2a. Physiological Genomics 43:447-456
    • Ruiwen Fan, Rui Bai, Pengfei Li, Zhiwei Zhu, Weiye Zhang, Jing Cao, Yanjun Dong, Yan Li, Guoming Liu, Yifei Liu, Hongyang Du, Li Gao, Xiaoyan He, Lihua Lv, Jianbo Yao, M Mondal, G.W. Smith and Changsheng Dong. 2011. Gene expression profile in white alpaca (Lama pacos) skin. Animal 5: 1157-1161
    • Mondal M, Karunakaran M, Lee K and Rajkhowa C. 2010. Characterization of mithun (Bos frontalis) ejaculate and fertility of cryopreserved sperm. Animal Reproduction Science 118: 210-216.
    • Yulia Zalman , Eyal Klipper, Svetlana Farberov, Mohan Mondal, George W. Smith, and Rina Meidan. 2012. Regulation of angiogenesis-related Prostaglandin F2a-induced genes in the bovine corpus luteum. Biology of Reproduction 86(3): 92-98
    • Lihua Lv, Fermin Jimenez-Krassel, Aritro Sen, Anilkumar Bettegowda, Mohan Mondal, Joseph K. Folger, Kyung-Bon Lee, James J. Ireland and George W. Smith. 2009. Evidence supporting a role for cocaine- and amphetamine-regulated transcript (CARTPT) in control of granulosa cell estradiol production associated with dominant follicle selection in cattle. Biology of Reproduction 81(3):580-6.
    • Fermin Jimenez-Krassel, Joseph K. Folger, Mohan Mondal, Danielle M. Scheetz, Janet L. H. Ireland, George W. Smith, Francesca Mossa, Pat Lonergan, Alexander C. O. Evans, and James J. Ireland. 2009. Evidence that the Inherently High Variation in Ovarian Reserves Is Positively Associated with Androgen and Estradiol Production in Cattle. Biology of Reproduction 81: 541.
    • Krushna Chandra Das, Nazrul Haque, K. K. Baruah, C. Rajkhowa and M. Mondal. 2011. Comparative nutrient utilization, growth, and rumen enzyme profile of mithun (Bos frontalis) and Tho-tho cattle (Bos indicus) fed on tree-leaves-based ration. Tropical Animal Health and Production 43(1): 209-14.
    • Sagar Sanyal, Pradip Kumar Das, Probal Ranjan Ghosh, Kinsuk Das, Kezha V. Vupru, Chandan Rajkhowa, and Mohan Mondal. 2010. Electrocardiogram of Clinically Healthy Mithun (Bos frontalis): Variation among Strains. Veterinary Medicine Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 790310, 8 pages, doi:10.4061/2010/790310
    • K. K. Baruah, A. Dhali, A. Mech, B. Bora, J. Das, R. Bora, M. Mondal, B.C. Sarmah, B. C. Deka and C. Rajkhowa 2012. Effect of concentration and addition method of glycerol on the quality of cryopreserved mithun (Bos frontalis) spermatozoa. Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition. DOI: 10.1111/jpn1 2012
    • Mondal M, Rajkhowa C & Prakash B S 2007. Development and validation of a highly sensitive economic enzymeimmunoassay for prolactin determination in blood plasma of mithun (Bos frontalis) and its application during milk let down and cyclicity. Animal Reproduction Science 99: 182-195.
    • Mondal M, Rajkhowa C & Prakash B S 2006. Relationship of plasma estradiol-17ß, total estrogen and progesterone to estrous behavior in mithun (Bos frontalis) cows. Hormones and Behavior 49:626-633.
    • Mondal, M., Rajkhowa, C., Prakash, B.S. 2005. Relationship of blood growth hormone and temperament in mithun (Bos frontalis). Hormones and Behavior 49 (2):190-196.
    • Mondal, M. and Prakash, B.S. 2004. Effects of long-term growth hormone-releasing factor (GRF) administration on patterns of GH and LH secretion in growing female buffaloes (Bubalus bubalis). Reproduction 127(1) 45-55.
    • Mondal, M., Meyer, H. H. D., Rajkhowa, C., Prakash, B. S. 2006. Highly sensitive second antibody format enzymeimmunoassay for determination of 13,14-dihydro-15-keto-PGF2a in blood plasma of mithun (Bos frontalis). Prostaglandins and Other Lipid Mediators 80: 100-109.
    • Mondal M, Rajkhowa C & Prakash B S 2005 Twenty-four-hour secretion patterns of luteinizing hormone in captive prepubertal female mithuns (Bos frontalis). General and Comparative Endocrinology 144: 197-203.
    • Mondal M, Rajkhowa C & Prakash B S 2006 Exogenous GH-releasing hormone increases GH and LH secretion in growing mithuns (Bos frontalis). General and Comparative Endocrinology 149: 197-204.
    • Mondal, M. and Prakash, B.S. 2004. Effects of long-term growth hormone-releasing factor administration on plasma growth hormone, luteinizing hormone and progesterone profiles in growing female buffaloes (Bubalus bubalis). Reproduction in Domestic Animals 39:333-339.
    • Mondal M, Rajkhowa C & Prakash B S 2006. Timing of Ovulation in Relation to Onset of Estrus and LH Peak in Mithun (Bos frontalis) Cows. Reproduction in Domestic Animals 41: 479-484.
    • Mondal M, Rajkhowa C & Prakash B S 2006. Behavioral estrous signs can predict the time of ovulation in mithun (Bos frontalis). Theriogenology 66: 1391-1396.
    • Mondal M, Rajkhowa C & Prakash B S 2005. Diurnal Changes in Blood Metabolites and Their Relation to Plasma Growth Hormone and Time of Feeding in Mithun Heifers (Bos frontalis). Chronobiology International 22: 807-816.
    • Mondal M, Rajkhowa C & Prakash B S 2006. Development of a biotin-streptavidin amplified enzyme immunoassay for oxytocin and its application during milk ejection and reproductive cycle in the mithun (Bos frontalis). Zoological Science 23: 633-639.
    • Mondal, M., Dhali, A., Rajkhowa, C., Prakash, B.S. 2004. Secretion Patterns of Growth Hormone in Growing Captive Mithuns (Bos frontalis). Zoological Science 21: 1125-1129.
    • Mondal M, Rajkhowa C & Prakash B S 2005. Secretion patterns of luteinizing hormone in growing captive mithuns (Bos frontalis). Reproductive Biology 5: 227-235.
    • Mondal M, Rajkhowa C & Prakash B S 2006. Determination of effective dosage of GH-releasing factor for blood GH responses in Mithun (Bos frontalis). Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition 90: 453-458.
    • Mondal M, Rajkhowa C & Prakash B S 2006. Plasma growth hormone concentration in mithun (Bos frontalis) of different ages : relation to age and body weight. Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition 91:68-74.
    • Mondal, M. and Prakash, B.S. 2004. Changes in plasma non-esterified fatty acids (NEFA), glucose and alpha-amino nitrogen and their relationship to body weight and plasma growth hormone (GH) in buffaloes (Bubalus bubalis). Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition 88 (5-6) 223-228.
    • Mondal, M. and Prakash, B.S. 2005. Effects of long-term growth hormone-releasing factor treatment on growth, feed conversion efficiency and dry matter intake in growing female buffaloes (Bubalus bubalis). Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition 89: 260-267.
    • Mondal M, Rajkhowa C & Prakash B S 2005. Development and validation of a sensitive radioimmunoassay for progesterone estimation in unextracted mithun (Bos frontalis) plasma. Journal of Immunoassay and Immunochemistry 26: 273-283.
    • Mondal, M., Prakash, B., Rajkhowa, C. and Prakash, B. S. 2005. Development and validation of a simple, sensitive, second antibody format enzyme immunoassay (EIA) for LH determination in mithun (Bos frontalis) plasma. Journal of Immunoassay and Immunochemistry. 26:157-167.
    • Mondal, M. and Prakash, B.S. 2004. Changes in plasma growth hormone (GH) and secretion patterns of GH and luteinizing hormone (LH) in buffaloes (Bubalus bubalis) during growth. Endocrine Research 30:301-313.
    • Mondal M, Rajkhowa C & Prakash B S. 2005. Twenty-four-hour rhythmicity of growth hormone in captive adult mithuns (Bos frontalis). Biological Rhythm Research 36: 255-262.
    • Mondal, M., Rajkhowa, C. and Prakash, B. S. 2005. Standardization and validation of a simple, sensitive, second antibody format enzyme immunoassay (EIA) for GH determination in mithun (Bos frontalis) plasma. Zoo Biology 24: 483-493.
    • Mondal, M. and Prakash, B.S. 2003. Changes in plasma GH, LH and progesterone and blood metabolites following long-term exogenous somatoliberin administration in growing buffaloes (Bubalus bubalis). Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances 2(4) 259-270.
    • Mondal M, Rajkhowa C & Prakash B S 2007. Development and validation of a highly sensitive economic enzymeimmunoassay for prolactin determination in blood plasma of mithun (Bos frontalis) and its application during milk let down and cyclicity. Animal Reproduction Science 99: 182-195.
    • Mondal, M., Karunakaran, M., Rajkhowa, C., Prakash, B. S. 2008. Development and validation of a new method for visual detection of estrus in mithun (Bos frontalis). Applied Animal Behaviour Science 114: 23-31.
    • Mondal M, Rajkhowa C & Prakash B S 2007. Highly sensitive second antibody format enzymeimmunoassays for determination of estradiol-17ß concentration in blood plasma of mithun (Bos frontalis). Zoological Science 24, 408–413.
    • Karunakaran, M., Mondal, M., Rajarajan, K., Karmakar, H.D., Bhat, B.P., Das, J., Bora, B., Baruah, K.K., Rajkhowa, C. 2009. Early puberty in local Naga boar of India: assessment through epididymal spermiogram and in vivo pregnancy. Animal Reproduction Science 111: 112-119.
    • Prakash, B., Dhali, A., Mondal, M., Sangtam, M., Khate, K., Rathore, S. S., Rajkhowa, C. 2008. Effect of feeding Lagerstroemia speciosa and conventional fodder based rations on nutrient utilization, ruminal metabolites and body weight gain in mithun (Bos frontalis). J. Anim. Physiol. Animal. Nutri. 92: 591-596.
    • Prakash, BS., Sarkar, M. and Mondal, M. 2008. An Update on Reproduction in Yak and Mithun. Reprod Dom Anim 43 (Suppl. 2), 217–223.
    • Prakash, B.; Mondal, M.;. Rajkhowa, S and Rajkhowa, C.. 2005. Nutritional evaluation of tree lopping based ration in Mithun. Indian J. Animal Nutrition, 22 (3): 166-169.
    • Prakash B, Mondal M, Rongsensusang A, Hannah K and Rajkhowa C 2006: Chemical composition and in sacco degradability of forest based fodders of Nagaland state of India in Mithun (Bos frontalis). Livestock Research for Rural Development. Volume 18, Article #119. Retrieved September 9, 2006, from http://www.cipav.org.co/lrrd/lrrd18/8/prak18119.htm
    • Akela, A., Nandi, S. K. Banerjee, D., Das, P., Roy, S., Joardar, S. N., Mondal, M., Das, P. K. and Pradhan, N. R. (2012). Evaluation of autologous bone marrow in wound healing in animal model: a possible application of autologous stem cells. International Wound Journal. 9(5):505-16. doi: 10.1111/j.1742-481X.2011.00909.x.
    • M. Mondal, KK. Baruah, A. Chatterjee and MK. Ghosh. 2013. Characterization and Gene Expression Profiling of Epididymal Sperm Collected from Dead Mithun (Bos Frontalis) Bulls and its Preservation. International Journal of Biotechnology and Bioengineering Research. Volume 4, Number 6 (2013), pp. 535-542.
    • Mondal M, Baruah K K and Rajkhowa C 2014: Mithun: An Animal of Indian Pride. Livestock Research for Rural Development. Volume 26, Article #6. Retrieved April 1, 2014, from http://www.lrrd.org/lrrd26/1/mond26006.html
    • MONDAL, Mohan; BARUAH, Kishore Kumar; RAJKHOWA, Chandan. 2014. Application of Biotechnology for Augmentation of Productivity in Mithun (Bos frontalis). Global Journal of Animal Scientific Research, [S.l.], v. 2, n. 4, p. 357-364, sep. 2014. ISSN 2345-4385. Available at: . Date accessed: 20 Dec. 2014.
    • Mondal, M., Baruah, KK., Prakash, BS. 2014. ENDOCRINE REGULATION OF GROWTH AND ITS MANIPULATION IN MITHUN (BOS FRONTALIS), A RARE BOVINE OF SOUTHEAST ASIA. Journal of Biology and Nature. In Press. http://www.ikpress.org/articles-press/36