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Dr. Prasanna Kumar Patra
Name: Dr. Prasanna Kumar Patra
Designation: Associate Professor
Qualification: M.Sc., Ph.D, Postdocs, PGD in Journalism, M.A. in Japanese
Phone No.: 8763356554
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E-mail ID: pkpatra@utkaluniversity.ac.in
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Delhi University July 1996 – May 2001 Ph.D.
Department: Anthropology
Thesis Title: Demographic Profile with Reference to Development Programme among the Raji of Uttarakhand
Areas: Demographic Anthropology
Advisor: Prof. Anup K. Kapoor
NEHU, Shillongm July 1993 – July 1995 M.Sc.
Department: Anthropology
Thesis Title: Demographic Profile of the Dalu of West Garo Hills, Meghalaya
Areas:  Demographic Anthropology
Advisor: Prof. Alok K. Ghosh
Delhi University July 2001 – July 2003 M.A.
Department: East Asian Studies
Thesis Title:  Ainu no Minzokugakuno Rekishi
Area:  Japanese language & literature
Advisor: Prof. V. Ramalaksmi
Utkal University May, 1983 – August, 1986 Bachelor of Science
Department: Zoology (Banki College)
Hons: Zoology
UGC December,1997 UGC-NET (If Qualified)
Subject: Anthropology, Dec, 1995
Utkal University Dec. 2015 – present Associate Professor
Utkal University Dec.  2010 – Dec. 2015 Reader
University of Sussex, UK                                                                                                                                 

Designation: Research Fellow (Co-PI)

Topics: Bio networking in Asia- an ESRC Project (ELSI Issues in Stem Cell Therapy in India)

May 2013 – November 2014
University of Sussex, UK   

Designation: Postdoctoral Fellow

Topics: Bio networking in Asia- an ESRC Project

April – November, 2010
University of Leiden, The Netherlands

(International Institute for Asian Studies)

Designation: Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Topic: Genomic in Asia – a NWO supported project

Dec 2005 – Sept 2009
University of Kyoto, Japan                                                                                    

Designation: MEXT Mombukagakusho Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Topics: Old Indian Diaspora In Japan

April – November 2005
Course Name- MA/MSc in Anthropology                                                          Dec 2010 – continuing

Papers on:

Biological Anthropology and Human Genetics (ANTH-C2)

Medical Anthropology (ANTH-C9)

Human Biology (ANTH-CE-B1)

Human Molecular Genetics (ANTH-CE-B2)

Medical Genetics (ANTH-CE-B3)

Human Genomics: Methods and Principle (ANTH-CE-4)

Department of Anthropology, Utkal University

Duties: Teaching, Research and Academic Extension Activities

Course Name-M.Phil in Anthropology

Papers on:

Human Evolutionary Genetics (102-Gr.B)

Department of Anthropology, Utkal University

Duties: Teaching, Research and Academic Extension Activities

 

Course Name-Ph.D in Anthropology

Paper on: PhD (Research Methodology –Theory & Practical’s

Department of Anthropology, Utkal University

Duties: Teaching, Research and Academic Extension Activities

 

Course Name-Practical Paper Name (Practical Paper Code)

Practical Papers:
Masters Degree (M.Sc.)

General Practical : Biological and Forensic Anthropology (ANTH-C10)

Advanced Practical in Human Genetics and Bio-Statistics (ANTH-CE-B5)

Fieldwork and Dissertation (ANTH-CE-B6)

M.Phil (Practical (Techniques in Human Molecular Genetics & Biostatistics (201-Gr.B)

Department of Anthropology, Utkal University

Duties: Teaching, Research and Academic Extension Activities

 

Invited lectures:

  • Presented a paper on Forming new ecologies of bioenterpreneurship through bionetworking: the case of Stempeutics at the international conference on ‘Footprints and futures: the time of anthropology’, Organized by the Association of Social Anthropologists of UK & Commonwealth, and University of Durham, UK, 4-7 July, 2016.
  • Presented a Paper on Bioethics & Stem Cell Science in India at the international Seminar on Bioneworking and Regenerative Medicine in Asia organized by the Centre for Bionetworking, University of Sussex,UK, on 04 June, 2016
  • Presented a paper entitled Patient Organization and Stem Cell Research in India, at an international conference organized by the Centre for Bionetworking, University of Sussex, on ‘Patient Organization and Activism around the World’ held on May 18-19, 2015 at the Holiday Inn, Brighton, East Sussex, UK.
  • Presented a paper entitled Strategic linking and stem cell therapy enterprise in India: a case of an Indo-Japanese stem cell centre, presented at the End of Award International Conference on Bionetworking in Asia held at University of Sussex, UK, 12-13 November 2014.
  • Presented a paper entitle  “Screening Culture”: Population genetic screening and emerging healthcare inequalities among tribal and marginalized communities in India”, at 4th Annual Global Health Conference 2014, Genetics, Genomics and Global Health – Inequalities, Identities and Insecurities, 18th July 2014, Conference Centre, University of Sussex.
  • Participated in the 6th World Congress on Preventive and Regenerative Medicine organized by jointly by the World Federation and World Institute Preventive & Regenerative Medicine (WFWI-PYRAMED), ETI Dynamics, UK and KIIT University, Bhubaneswar between 14-16 November 2014 at KIIT campus, Bhubaneswar, India.
  • Attended the 8th Anniversary Symposium on Stem cells and Regenerative Medicine organized by Nichi-In Centre for Regenerative Medicine, Chennai on 19th October 2013 in Chennai, India.
  • Co-organized a, international Deliberative Interview Workshop on Patient needs and stem cell therapy in India (jointly with Centre for Bionetworking, University of Sussex and SOCHARA, Bangalore) on 5th October 2013 at St. Johns Hospital campus, Bangalore.
  • Presented a paper on Socio-ethical and health issues in population genetic screening and biobanking research among tribal communities in India at the 5th SIGENET international, inter-disciplinary conference on “Genetics, Ethnicity and Discrimination” held from 2-6 May, 2013 at Kunming, PRC China.
  • Presented a research paper on Bionetworking and Institutional embeddings in stem cell therapy enterprise in India, at the international workshop on Bionetwrorking in Asia, held between 12-16 December 2011 at the Department of Anthropology, University of Sussex, UK.
  • Presented a paper on Science, ethics and culture in the context of population genetic screening among tribes of India, at the International conference on Culture, Health and Ethics, held between 8-9 September, 2011, at the University of Uppsala, Uppsala, Sweden.
  • Presented two research papers entitled (1) International collaborations – access to and secrecy in the life sciences, and (2) Experimental stem cell therapy: bionetworking in Japan and India, (jointly with Margaret Sleeboom-Faulkner) at an international conference held at Department of Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge between 13-14 March 2010 at Cambridge, UK.
  • Participated in the Biomedical Ethics School on Sex, Gender and Ethics, organized jointly by the Wellcome Trust, UK and Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai between 29 November and 03 December 2009, at Mumbai, India.
  • Delivered a lecture on Patient recruitments through ‘bionetworking’: the case of ‘experimental’ stem cell therapy at the international conference on “Beyond the embryo: translational, transdisciplinary and transnational perspectives on stem cell research” held between 13-15 November 2009 at the Brocher Foundation, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Presented a research paper on Bionetworking typologies and promotion of stem cell therapy in India: ethical, social and policy issues, at the international conference on ‘Mapping the Genomic Era: Measurements and Meanings’, organized by ESRC Genomic Network, held between 9-12 October 2009 at University of Cardiff, UK.
  • Presented two papers (with Margaret Sleeboom-Faulkner) (1) “Experimental adult stem cell therapy in India: bionetworking and patient recruitment”, and (2) “Experimental stem cell therapy in Japan and India: Bionetworking, biohierarchies and boundary objects” at the international conference The Cultural Politics of the Life Sciences in Asia – opportunities, risks and the changing body, organized by the International Institute for Asian Studies, 10-11 April 2009, Leiden, The Netherlands.
  • Participated as discussant in International Science and Bioethics Collaborations Colloquium (ISBC) Friday, 9 January to Saturday, 10 January 2008, Location: CRASSH, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK.
  • Presented a research paper “Tall claims and dubious practices: the state of stem cell research, therapy and regulations in India” at the International symposium on The Social Regulation of Stem Cell Research: Lookingbeyond regulatory exteriors in Asia held on 15 December 2008 at the Departmnet of Anthropology, University of Sussex, UK.
  • Presented a research paper Emergence of Risk Perceptions in Genetic Health Care Intervention Programmes among the Marginalized Communities in India at the international conference on Acting with Science, Technology and Medicine, organized by Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) and European Association for the Study of Science and Technology (EASST), between 20 – 23 August 2008 at Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Presented a paper Traditions versus the State? Everyday Experiences with a Governmental ‘Tribal’ Developmental Project in Uttaranchal at a seminar organized by International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS) at Leiden University, on 22 July 2008, Leiden, The Netherlands.
  • Presented a paper and attended the Summer Institute on Genomics and Populations organised by Cesagen, ESRC Genomics Network , CSG and Lancaster University, between 22-26 June 2008at Low Wood Hotel, Lake Windermere (The Lake District) and Lancaster University, UK.
  • Presented a research paper entitled ‘Informed consent and benefit sharing in genetic research and biobanking in India : an anthropological perspective’ International Conference for Junior Researchers on “Justice, Fairness and Biobanking – Conflicting Concepts? Ethical, legal and social perspectives regarding the claims for personal integrity, social obligation and sharing of benefits, October 2007 and also attended a follow up Conference in February 2008, Phillipps-University of Marburg, Marburg, Germany.
  •  Presented a paper (by Jyotsna Agnihotri-Gupta) ‘The concept of informed consent revisited: How informed and how voluntary is consent in the genetic clinics and generation of genetic databases in India?’ IV   Fourth CESAGen/ CSG International Conference on  Genetics and Society: Retrospects and Prospects, March 2007, Royal Society, London, UK.
  • Presented a paper entitled ‘Ethical issues in healthcare research for the marginalized communities in India in the age of genomics’ Master Class on Ethics, Disease and Care with Professor Arthur Kleinman, 23 November 2007 at International Institute for Asian Studies, Leiden University, Leiden,  the Netherlands.
  • Delivered an invited lecture on ‘Indian Tribal Communities and their role in Genetic Research and Genomics- An Anthropological Perspective’ BBE Open Research Seminar at The Ethics of Genetic Population Studies, held in November 2006 at Uppsala University, Sweden.
  • Presented a research paper, “Genetic Bio-banking in India: A Community-based Perspective on ways and means of Data Management” 2006 ELSI Symposium Reexamining the ELSI Implication of Biobanking: A Cross Culture Perception, held between 15-17 September 2006 at Taipei inTaiwan.
  • Presented a paper entitled Bionetworking of Cell Flow: the Trajectories of Umbilical Cord Blood Stem Cell Banking and Translation in India at the INCAA Indian Anthropology Congress’s National Seminar on “Tribal Transformations in Contemporary India: Issues and Challenges” held on 21-23 February 2015 at Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, India
  • Presented a paper entitled New Horizons in Medical Anthropology at the National Seminar on “Medical Anthropology in India: Bio-cultural Perspective” held on 24th and 25th March 2011 in the CAS Department of Anthropology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, India.
  • Attended the Third Annual symposium and plenary session on Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine, organized by Nichi-In Centre for Regenerative Medicine, 11th October 2009, at Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
  • Attended the 1st International Stem Cell Summit, India, organized jointly by Department of Biotechnology, IIT-Madras and Life Line Hospitals, Chennai between 14 – 16 November 2008, at IIT-Madars, Chennai, India.
  • Presented a research paper (with Prof. A.K. Kapoor) on ‘Bioethical issues in biobanking in India; what we anthropologists need to debate?’ as Keynote speaker at the National Seminar on Biological Diversity among Indian Tribes – Issues and Management of Health and Environment, , Department of Anthropology, 18-21, December 2006, University of Delhi, Delhi, India.

 

PhD thesis

  • Patra, P.K. “Demographic Profile with reference to Development Programmes among the Rajis: A Primitive Tribe of Uttanchal”. Departmental Research Committee: DRC in Anthropology (Prof. M.K. Bhasis), Name of the Supervisor: Prof. Anup K. Kapoor (Guide), University of Delhi (1996-2001).

Books / Edited Volume

  • Gautam R.K. and P.K.Patra (2016). Human Growth and Nutrition: A Biocultural Synthesis (Eds.). Kalpaz Publ., New Delhi,  ISBN:93512204X, 9789351282044
  • Dash J, P.K.Patra and K.C. Satapathy (Eds.) (2014). Dimensions of healthcare systems among tribal and other communities. S.K. Book Agencies, New Delhi. (ISBN 978-93-8315-828-7).
  • Dash J, P.K.Patra and K.C. Satapathy (Eds.) (2013). Ethnomedical Practices in Tribal areas. S.K.Book Agencies, New Delhi. (ISBN 978-93-8183-918-8).
  • Patra P.K. and A.K.Kapoor (2009). Demography and Development Dynamics in a Primitive Tribe of the Himalayas. International Book Distributors, Dehradun, India. (ISBN 9788170893622)

 

Book Articles (Authored/Edited)

  • Satapathy KC, P K Patra and S. Mohapatra(2019). Epidemiology of Blood Pressure among the Tribes of Odisha,pp-291-312 In. M. C. Behera (Ed.), Shifting Perspective in Tribal Studies, Springer.
  • Patra P.K. and M. Sleeboom-Faulkner (2015). Recruiter-patients as ambiguous symbols of health – bionetworking and stem cell therapy in India. In: Sleeboom-Faulkner, M. (ed.), Stem Cell Research in Asia- looking beyond regulatory exteriors, Pp. 19-30. London/New York, Routledge. ISBN 13:978-1-138-82931-2.
  • Patra P.K. (2014). Reassembling populations: questions of eugenics in China, India and Japan (a Case study contribution, case-4, as a co-author with MSF, Chapter-2, pp.24-53). In: Sleeboom-Faulkner, M. (ed.), Global morality and life science practices in Asia: assemblages of life. Health, Technology and Society series. Palgrave MacMilan, UK/USA. ISBN: 978-0-230-27483-9.
  • Patra P.K. (2014). Biopower and life assemblages: genetic carrier testing in India, China and Japan. (a Case study contribution, case-7, as a co-author with MSF, Chapter-3, pp.54-79). In: Sleeboom-Faulkner, M. (ed.), Global morality and life science practices in Asia: assembleges of life. Health, Technology and Society series. Palgrave MacMilan, UK/USA. ISBN: 978-0-230-27483-9.
  • Patra P.K. (2014). Life assembledges and Bionetworking: Developments in experimental stem cell therapies in India and Japan, (two Case studies, cases 16&17, contribution as a co-author with MSF, Chapter-7, pp. 159-184). In: Sleeboom-Faulkner, M. (ed.), Global morality and life science practices in Asia: assembleges of life. Health, Technology and Society series. Palgrave MacMilan, UK/USA. ISBN: 978-0-230-27483-9.
  • Patra P.K. and M. Sleeboom-Faulkner (2012). Informed consent and benefit sharing in genetic research and biobanking in India: some common impediments in practice’Pp. 237-256. In: Dabrock, Peter; Ried, Jens; Taupitz, Jochen (eds.): Trust in Biobanking. Dealing with Ethical, Legal and Social Issues in an Emerging Field of Biotechnology. Springer: Heidelberg / Berlin. (ISBN/ISSN: 9783540788447; 3540788441).
  • Patra P.K.  and M. Sleeboom-Faulkner (2010). Population genetic screening among the rural and tribal communities in India: the limitation of socio-ethical choice, Chapter-4, pp.65-89. In: Sleeboom-Faulkner, M. (ed.). Predictive & genetic testing in Asia: social-science perspectives of ramifications of choice, Amsterdam University Press. (ISBN 978 90 8964 1656).
  • Patra P.K. and M. Sleeboom-Faulkner (2009). The Indian Genomic Biobank Initiative and Emerging Bioethical Issues: a Community-based Perspective, Chapter-8 pp.151-167. In: M. Sleeboom-Faulkner (ed.) Human Genetic Biobanks in Asia: Politics of trust and scientific advancement. Routledge, London. (ISBN-10: 0710313411).
  • Patra P.K. and A.K.Kapoor (2006). A study on mortality among the tribes of India with special reference to the Rajis: a primitive tribal group of central Indian Himalayas’. In: P.D. Sharma (ed.), Anthropology of Primitive Tribes in India (Serial Publications, New Delhi). ISBN : 8183870074
  • A.K.Kapoor  and Patra P.K.(2005). Development and socio-cultural dimensions of need for implementation in a primitive tribe of Uttaranchal. In: S.K. Chaudhari and S.S.Chaudhari (eds.), Primitive Tribes in Contemporary India: Concept, Ethnography and Demography (Mittal Publications, New Delhi, 2005), vol. II. ISBN: 81-8324-028-3
  •  Patra P.K. and A.K. Kapoor (2003). A study on mortality among the tribes of India with special reference to the Rajis: a primitive tribal group of Indian central Himalayas’, in A.K. Kalla and D.K. Bhattacharya (eds.), Understanding people of India: Anthropological Insight, Department of Anthropology, University of Delhi, 2003.
  • Patra P.K., S. Kapoor, G. K.Kshatriya and A. K.Kapoor (2002). Fertility and mortality differentials among four caste groups of Haryana’, In: A.N Sharma (ed.), Tribal Welfare and Development Emerging Role of Anthropological Explorations (Sarup and Sons Publishers, New Delhi, 2002). ISBN 10: 817625309X , ISBN 13: 9788176253093
  • C. Dash, P.K. Patra and A.K. Kapoor (2002).Variations in growth patterns among the tribes of India’, in P Singhal (ed.), Advances in human biology at the turn of the millennium (Publication Bureau, Punjabi University, Patiala, 2000).
  • Patra P.K. and A.K. Kapoor (1998). Interaction of various evolutionary forces on an isolated ethnic group of West Garo Hills, Meghalaya. In: M.K. Bhasin and S.L. Malik (eds.), Contemporary Studies in Human Ecology – Human Factors, Resource Management and Development (Kamal-Raj Enterprises, New Delhi, 1998). ISBN: 81-85264-20-1

 

Journal Articles

  • Sahoo S, Patra P K , Satapathy K C and L K Sahoo. Maternal health among the Santals of tiring Block of Mayurbhanj District, Odisha, Man in Society, 25, pp.52-55, (2018).
  • Patra P.K. and M. Sleeboom-Faulkner (2017). Bionetworking and Strategic Linking between India and Japan: How Clinical Stem Cell Intervention Continues despite New Regulatory Guidelines. East Asian Science, Technology and Society: An International Journal. 11:353–372. (ISSN:1875-2160, e-ISSN: 1875-2152).
  • Sleeboom-Faulkner, M., Chekar, C.K., Faulkner, A., Heitmeyer, C., Marouda, M., Rosemann, A., Chaisinthop, N., Chang, H.-C.(J.), Ely, A., Kato, M., Patra, P.K, Su, Y., Sui, S., Suzuki, W., Zhang, X. (2016) Comparing National Home-Keeping and the Regulation of Translational Stem Cell Applications: An International Perspective. Social Science & Medicine, 153: 240-249. (ISSN:0277-9536), (IF: 2.89).
  • Mohapatra S, Das A, L. Mohanty, K.C. Satapathy and P.K.Patra (2017) ABO and Rh frequency distribution and gene frequency among the Munda community of Jajpur district, Odisha, Journal of physical Anthropology and Human Genetics.
  • J Badamali, Satapathy, K. C. and P K Patra (2017) Growth pattern of Height and Body weight during childhood and Adolescence: A Crosssectional Study on three rural populations of Odisha, Man in Society, Vol. 23.
  • Sahoo,  P. K. Partra and Satapathy, KC(2017) Prevalence of Under nutrition among three Tribes of Nabarangpur, Odisha, Man in Society, Vol. 23.
  • Das A, L. Mohanty, K.C. Satapathy and P.K.Patra (2017) Association study of alcohol consumption with perceived stress among Munda and Pano communities of Jajpur district, Odisha, Man in Society, Vol. 23.
  • Baral, S, Satapathy, KC and Patra, PK. (2017) Maternal and Child health among the ethenic groups of Turuniji village of Nabarangpur district, Odisha, Man in Society, Vol. 23
  • Puja, Satapathy, K. C. and P K  Patra (2017)  Study on Age at Menopause: Menopausal Symptoms and problems among ethnic groupds of South Odisha, Man in Society, Vol. 23.
  • Mohapatra S, Satapathy, K. C, Patra, PK and Das PK. Epidemiology of blood pressure among some tribes of India:Bhumij, Bathudi and Savar . The Tribal Tribune, Vol. 7;No.2 January 2015.
  • Das L, KC Satapathy and PK Patra (2015). Health status of Tribal Women of Mayurbhanj, Odisha: A Case study. The Tribal Tribune. VoI.7; Issue (3). See: http://www.etribaltribune.com , April-2015. (ISSN: 2249-3433).
  • Sahoo A, P.K.Patra and R.P. Mohanty (2013). Opportunity for Natural Selection among the migrant Santal community of Bhubaneswar. The Anthropologist, 16 (3):pp. 761-763. (ISSN: 0972-0073), Print: ISSN 0972-0073, Online: ISSN 2456-6802.
  • Patra P.K. and M. Sleeboom-Faulkner (2011). Notions of Risk among marginalized communities in India: Sickle cell intervention programmes and risk as a precursor of change. International Journal of Development and Social Research (IJDSR), Vol.5, Pp. 47-61.
  • Patra P.K. and S. Kumar (2010). Socio-ethical implications of genetic screening programmes: an anthropological study on two tribal communities. Jharkhand Journal of Social Research. Vol. No. 8, No.4, pp. 4135-4147. (ISSN : 0973-8444).
  • Patra P.K. and M. Sleeboom-Faulkner (2013). Discursive Dialects of Bioethics: Understanding the institutional embeddings of human stem cell experimentation in India. BioSocieties, Vol. 8, No.1, pp. 75-92. (ISSN: 1745-8552)
  • Patra P.K. and M. Sleeboom-Faulkner (2011). Recruiter-patients as ambiguous symbols of health – bionetworking and stem cell therapy in India. New Genetics and Society, Vol.30, No.2, 155-166. (ISSN 1463-6778 (Print), 1469-9915 (Online)
  • Sleeboom-Faulkner M and P.K. Patra(2011). Experimental Stem Cell Therapy: Biohierarchies and Bionetworking in Japan and India. Social Studies of Science, Vol. 41, No.5, pp. 645-666. (ISSN:0306-3127 (Print), 1460-3659 (Online).
  • Patra P.K. and M. Sleeboom-Faulkner (2010). Bionetworking: between guidelines and practice in stem cell therapy enterprise in India. SCRIPTed – A Journal of Law, Technology and Society.7, No.2, pp.295-310. (ISSN:1744-2567).
  • Patra P.K. (2009). Double discrimination – sickle cell anemia programmes in India. The IIAS Newsletter. Vol. 52, p.22. (ISSN 0929-8738)
  • Patra P.K. and M. Sleeboom-Faulkner (2009). ‘Experimental stem cell therapy’ and patient recruitmnet in India: questionble practices through ‘bionetworking’. Anthropology & Medicine, Vol.16, No.2,pp. 147-163. (ISSN 1364-8470 (Print), 1469-2910 (Online).
  • Patra P.K. and M. Sleeboom-Faulkner (2009). Informed consent in genetic research and biobanking in India: some common impediments. Genomics, Society and Policy, Vol.5, No.1, pp. 26-39. (ISSN: 1743-5354).
  • Sleeboom-Faulkner and P.K.Patra (2008). The bioethical vacuum: national policies on human embryonic stem cell research in India and China. Journal of International Biotechnology Law, Vol. 05, No.06, pp. 221-234. (ISSN:1612-6068 (Print)).
  • Patra P.K. and M. Sleeboom-Faulkner (2007).Genetic biobanking in India – a community based perspective on ways and means of data generation. ­Taiwan Journal of Law and Technology Policy. 4/1, pp. 67-97. (ISSN 1819-2203).
  • K. Kapoor and P.K. Patra (2002). Raji – a food gatherer and hunter Primitive Tribe of Uttaranchal: a study of Selection Intensity. Anthropologist. 4/4, 253-56. (ISSN/EISSN: 09720073).
  • Biswas, P.K.Patra and AK Kapoor (2001). Demographic profile of Kamar: a primitive tribe of Madhya Pradesh. Bulletin of Tribal Research Institute, Bhopal, XXVII 1/2 (2001), 67-77.
  • K. Kapoor and P.K. Patra (1998). Selection intensity in a high altitude tribe of central Himalayas. Indian Anthropologist. 28/2, 81-87 (ISSN: 0970-0927).
  • Kapoor, P.K. Patra, S. Sandhu and A.K. Kapoor (1998). Fatness and its Distribution Pattern among Jat Sikhs. Journal of Indian Anthropological Society. 33, 223-28. (ISSN: 0019-4387).
  • Patra P.K., C. Dash and A.K. Kapoor (1998). Role of Media in Tribal development. Vanyajati 46(2), 11-16. (ISSN: 0042-2622)
  • Patra P.K. and A.K. Kapoor (1997). Opportunity for Natural Selection among the Dalu of West Garo Hills, Meghalaya. Journal of Human Ecology 8/2, 127-29. (ISSN: 0970-9274)
  • Patra P.K. and A.K. Kapoor (1996). Some demographic traits among the Dalu of West Garo Hills, Meghalaya. Man in India 76/3, 273-78. (ISSN: 0025-1569).

 

Refereed Conference Publications

 

Refereed Workshop Publications:

 

Selected Unrefereed Reports:

  • List of Author Names, “Title of the White Paper / Report/ News Paper Article”. Name of the News Paper, Internatinal / National/ Local, Number and Date, 2010.
  • List of Author Names, “Title of the White Paper / Report/ News Paper Article”. Name of the News Paper, Internatinal / National/ Local, Number and Date, 2010.
  1. Coordinator of Centre of Excellence in Tribal & Marginalized Communities (CoE in STMC) – a World Bank- OHEPEE supported programme, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar-4 (265 lakhs).
  2. Co-PI in an ICMR sponsored Project on Adolescent Health Behaviours among the Schedule Tribe communities of India (operated at RMRC-ICMR, Bhubaneswar) – 52 lakhs.
  3. As Co-PI , received Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) funded grant to do research project Bionetworking in Asia at Department of Anthropology, School of Global Studies, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK, between 2013-14, (Grant Amt: 10.1 crore).
  4. Associated with a multi-centre research project network called Culture, Health and Ethics (CHE), based at UppsalaUniversity, Uppsala, Sweden (2011-13).
  5. Associate with (as a Postdoc fellow) a joint project of Cambridge-Durham-Sussex univerrsities on International Science and Bioethics Collaboration ISBC) to work on ELSI issues in stem cell tourism in India (2010).
  6. Associate with (as a Postdoc fellow) in a comparative cross-national research project called Socio-genetic Marginalization in Asia Programme (SMAP) at IIAS, Leiden University, the Netherlands. SMAP dealt with ELSI and anthropological issues in biobanking, genetic screening, and stem cell research and therapy in China, India and Japan.
  7. KC Satapathy and PK Patra. “Demogenetic Study on three Tribes (Bathudi, Savar and Bhumija) of Mayurbhanj District, Odisha”, UGC CAS Depat. Of Anthropology, Utkal University, 2014.
  • Young Progressive Carrier Achievement Award, 2018, Department of Anthropology, University of Delhi.
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellowship awarded by ESRC, UK to work as a Co-Investigator in a project named Bionetworking in Asia at School of Global Studies, Department of Anthropology, University of Sussex, UK (May 2013 and Nov. 2014).
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellowship awarded by ESRC, UK to work in a collaborative project of Cambridge-Durham-Sussex universities at School of Global Studies, Department of Anthropology of the University of Sussex, UK (Jan-Nov., 2010).
  • Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship awarded by The Royal Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO), (December 2005 – September 2009)
  • Mombukagakusho Fellowship (Post-Doctoral Research) at ASAFAS, Kyoto University, Japan, awarded by the Government of Japan (April – November 2005)
  • Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship at International Institute for Asian Studies, Leiden, sponsored by IIAS/ NWO/ASSR, The Netherlands, (November 2004- February 2005)
  • Doctoral Fellowship awarded by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India, New Delhi (1997 – 2000)
  • Doctoral Fellowship (Partial) awarded by the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi (2000)
  • PG Merit scholarship awarded by NEHU, Shillong, India (1993 – 1995)
  • UGC/NET for Lectureship in Anthropology cleared (1995)
  • University Gold Medal awarded for securing first position in M.Sc. Anthropology by NEHU,  Shillong (1995)