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Designation: Assistant Professor

Department: Food Technology

Type of Appointment: Contract Basis

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Educational Qualifications: M.Sc. (Biochemistry), MH-SET

Years of Teaching Experience: 2 years

Subjects Taught: Food Engineering, Research Methodology, Food Packaging and Food Laws, Food Microbiology and Food Biochemistry, Entrepreneurship and Business Management, Snack Technology, Cereal, Legumes and Oil seed Processing Technology, Dairy Technology, Food Additives, Adulteration and Toxicology

Areas of Interest: Biochemistry, Microbiology, Nanotechnology, Waste management, Entrepreneurship, Digital Marketing, Food Analysis, Enzymology, Skill Development

Chapters Published:

  • Kharangate-Lad A, D’Souza NC (2021) Remediation of Toxic Environmental Pollutants Using Nanoparticles and Integrated Nano-Bio Systems. In: Kumar V, Prasad R, Kumar M (eds) Rhizobiont in Bioremediation of Hazardous Waste. Springer, Singapore.
  • Kharangate-Lad A, D’Souza NC (2021) Current Approaches in Bioremediation of Toxic Contaminants by Application of Microbial Cells; Biosurfactants and Bioemulsifiers of Microbial Origin. In: Kumar V, Prasad R, Kumar M (eds) Rhizobiont in Bioremediation of Hazardous Waste. Springer, Singapore.

Papers Presented:

  • Janice Fernandes, Nezlyn Cressida D’Souza. Dehydrated Root Vegetable Sticks as a Colourful and Nutritious Snack. National Seminar on Combating Malnutrition through Dietary Diversification: Strategies and Challenges, Goa College of Home Science, Campal, in association with DHE-Goa and National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development, Goa, 13-14th March 2020
  • Nezlyn Cressida D’Souza, SaishaSatarkar, Amrita Kharangate-Lad. Food Packaging Waste Degradation Using Multi-Enzyme Producing Bacteria Isolated From Garden Soil. National Seminar on Bioprospecting for Sustainable Development, Department of Microbiology, St. Xavier’s College, Mapusa, in collaboration with DSTE-Goa, 24-25thJanuary 2020
  • Nezlyn Cressida D’Souza, Prof.Dr.Sarita Winifred Nazareth. Parkinsonism in Goan Patients and its progression. New Perspectives in Biosciences, Department of Microbiology, Goa University, 7thDecember 2017

Activities as Guest Speaker:

  • Webinar Series on Life Skills, Invited Speaker, Obesity and Obesogens: Linking Environmental Pollution to Fat Gain. St. Xavier’s College, Mapusa, 15th March 2021
  • Cancer Awareness Seminar, Invited Speaker, Do We Need Cancer Awareness?, Max Life Insurance, Panaji, 5th September 2019