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Name: Dr. Prarabdh C. Badgujar
Designation: Assistant Professor
Department: Food Science and Technology
Contact No: 0130-2281249
Email: prarabdh.niftem[at]gmail[dot]com
Area of Interest/Specialization:
  1. Food Toxicology and Safety studies, Risk assessment, Bioaccessability and Bioavailability, in vitro and in vivo studies in animal models
  2. Nutraceuticals and Health foods, Antioxidants, Protein hydrolysates & Bioactive peptides
Degree NameSubject/Research AreaUniversity/CollegeYear
Ph.D. Veterinary Pharmacology Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, Bareilly, UP 2014
M.V.Sc. Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, Haryana 2010
Degree/Designation NameSubject(s) Taught*University/CollegeYear
B.Tech 1. Food additives, Ingredients and their Safety
2. Meat, Fish and Poultry Product Technology
NIFTEM Since 2014
M.Tech 1. Toxicology of Foods and Nutraceuticals
2.Nutraceuticals, Functional and Health Foods
3.Advances in Animal Food Processing
NIFTEM Since 2012
PhD 1. Advanced Food Toxicology NIFTEM Since 2014
Awards & Honours (if any):
  1. MASHAV Scholarship by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Govt. of Israel in 2018
  2. Neomac Project Shiksha Scholarship, a Merit based scholarship by Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
  3. Awarded first prize three times and Annual second prize twice (Best VAP Team & Best Mentor Award for year 2014-15 and 2015-16) in the Institute's flagship, Village Adoption Programme (VAP).
Major Publications (Last 5 years):

Publications in the SCOPUS

  1. Kumar, D., Jyoti, A., Tarafdar, A., Kumar, A., and Badgujar, P.C. 2020. Comparative functional and spectroscopic analysis of spent hen meat hydrolysate by individual and combined treatment of microbial proteases. Preparative Biochemistry and Biotechnology,
  2. Verma, K., Tarafdar, A., and Badgujar, P.C. 2021. Microfluidics assisted tragacanth gum based sub-micron curcumin suspension and its characterization. LWT Food Science and Technology, 135, 110269.
  3. Kumar, Y., Singhal, S., Tarafdar, A., Pharande, A., Ganesan, M., and Badgujar, P.C. 2020. Ultrasound assisted extraction of selected edible macroalgae: Effect on antioxidant activity and quantitative assessment of polyphenols by liquid chromatography with tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS). Algal Research, 52, 102114.
  4. Meenakumari, R., Jadhav, V.J., and Badgujar, P.C. 2020. Development of a HPLC Fluorescence Method for Determining Efficacy of Milk Pasteurization. Food Analytical Methods, 1-8.
  5. Chandratre, G.A., Wagh, V., Badgujar, P.C., Patil, V., and Nehte, R.S. 2020. p53 Gene Mutation in Blood of Zebu Cattle with Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Horn. Journal of Comparative Pathology, 181, 53-57.
  6. Kumar, A., Badgujar, P.C., Mishra, V., Sehrawat, R., Babar, O.A., and Upadhyay, A. 2019. Effect of microfluidization on cholesterol, thermal properties and in vitro and in vivo protein digestibility of milk. LWT Food Science and Technology, 116, 108523.
  7. Kumar, D., Tarafdar, A., Kumar, Y., and Badgujar, P.C. 2019. Intelligent modeling and detailed analysis of drying, hydration, thermal, and spectral characteristics for convective drying of chicken breast slices. Journal of Food Process Engineering, 42(5), e13087.
  8. Kumar, Y., Tarafdar, A., Kumar, D., and Badgujar, P.C. 2019. Effect of Indian brown seaweed Sargassum wightii as a functional ingredient on the phytochemical content and antioxidant activity of coffee beverage. Journal of Food Science and Technology. 56(10), 4516-4525.
  9. Ravichandran, C., Badgujar, P.C., Gundev, P., and Upadhyay, A. 2018. Review of toxicological assessment of d-limonene, a food and cosmetics additive. Food and Chemical Toxicology, 120, 668-680.
  10. Badgujar, P.C., Selkar, N.A., Chandratre, G.A., Pawar, N.N., Dighe, V.D., Bhagat, S.T., Telang, A.G., and Vanage, G.R. 2017. Fipronil-induced genotoxicity and DNA damage in vivo: protective effect of vitamin E. Human & Experimental Toxicology, 36(5), 508-519.
  11. Pawar, N.N., Badgujar, P.C., Sharma, L.P., Telang, A.G., and Singh, K.P. 2017. Oxidative impairment and histopathological alterations in kidney and brain of mice following subacute lambda-cyhalothrin exposure. Toxicology and Industrial Health, 33(3), 277-286.
  12. Lonare, M., Kumar, M., Raut, S., More, A., Doltade, S., Badgujar, P., and Telang, A. 2016. Evaluation of ameliorative effect of curcumin on imidacloprid‐induced male reproductive toxicity in wistar rats. Environmental Toxicology, 31(10), 1250-1263.
  13. Badgujar, P.C., Chandratre, G.A., Pawar, N.N., Telang, A.G., and Kurade, N.P. 2016. Fipronil induced oxidative stress involves alterations in SOD 1 and catalase gene expression in male mice liver: Protection by vitamins E and C. Environmental Toxicology, 31(9), 1147-1158.
  14. Badgujar, P.C., Pawar, N.N., Chandratre, G.A., Telang, A.G., and Sharma, A.K. 2015. Fipronil induced oxidative stress in kidney and brain of mice: protective effect of vitamin E and vitamin C. Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology, 118, 10-18.
  15. Chandratre, G.A., Telang, A.G., Badgujar, P.C., Raut, S.S., and Sharma, A.K. 2014. Toxicopathological alterations induced by high dose dietary T-2 mycotoxin and its residue detection in Wistar rats. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 67(1), 124-138.
  16. Lonare, M., Kumar, M., Raut, S., Badgujar, P., Doltade, S., and Telang, A. 2014. Evaluation of imidacloprid-induced neurotoxicity in male rats: a protective effect of curcumin. Neurochemistry International, 78, 122-129.
  17. Badgujar, P.C., Jain, S.K., Singh, A., Punia, J.S., Gupta, R.P., and Chandratre, G.A. 2013. Immunotoxic effects of imidacloprid following 28 days of oral exposure in BALB/c mice. Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology, 35(3), 408-418.
  18. Deshmukh, P.V., Badgujar, P.C., and Gatne, M.M. 2009. In vitro red blood cell partitioning of doxycycline. Indian Journal of Pharmacology, 41(4),173-175.
International Experience(s)/Collaboration(s)/Consultancy:
  1. Completed consultancy project on polyvinyl acetate awarded by Jubilant Agri and Consumer Products Ltd.
  2. Selected and attended International Course on "Feeding the Future: Food Safety and Technology In Times of Global Change" at The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food & Environment, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel from 7th to 26th October 2018.
Externally Funded Projects:
Sr. No. Project title PI/Co-PI Awarding/Funding agency Cost(INR) Status & Year
1. Effect of thermal processing on proximate composition and antioxidant activity of Indian edible brown seaweed Sargassum wightii and development of nutraceuticals and functional food from it PI MoFPI, Govt. of India 35.86 Lakh On-going
2. Polyvinyl Acetate as fruits and vegetable coating additive: Preparation of a document with special reference to safety for FSSAI approval and to conduct shelf life study of selected fruits and vegetables coated with PVAc PI Jubilant Agri and Consumer Products Ltd. 4.13 Lakh On-going
April - Oct. 2019
3. Evaluation of green functional foods fortified with cereal grasses in reducing risk of metabolic syndrome Co-PI DST-SERB 25 Lakh Completed
Patent(if any):
S. No. Patent Title Name of Inventors Patent No. Award Date Agency/Country Status
1. Design and Fabrication of Low-Cost Meat Storage Structure Prarabdh C. Badgujar & Sanjaupu Narzary 201711039976 - India Published by Indian Patent office Journal No. 23/2019 and FER filed
Books(if any):
  1. Shrikant Katole, Ravindra Jadhav, Prarabdh C. Badgujar, K. L. Khurana, Ajit Kumar, (2012). Diagnostic approach to the infections of the mammary glands - an overview. Animal Science Reviews, 1(7) : 1 - 23.
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