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Birendra  Mishra

Name :

Birendra Mishra

Title :

Assistant Professor

Unit :

Department of Human Nutrition, Food & Animal Sciences

Address :

1955 East-West Road
                  Honolulu, HI 96822

Room :

Ag Sciences Building 314M

Phone :

(808)956-7021

E-mail :

bmishra@hawaii.edu

Specialties :

Reproductive Physiology of Domestic Animals and Poultry, Environmental stress on reproduction, Transcriptional regulation of egg formation in the laying hens, nutritional programming to increase the reproductive efficiencies.

Professional Prep/Appointments :


Post-Doc. (Reproductive Toxicology)  University of California, Irvine, CA (2014-2016)
               (Reproductive Endocrinology) University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY (2011-2014)
Ph.D.      (Veterinary Physiology) Gifu University, Japan (2007-2011)
M.S.       (Theriogenology) Bangladesh Agricultural University, Bangladesh (2003 -2004)
D.V.M.    (Veterinary Medicine) Bangladesh Agricultural University, Bangladesh (1998-2003)


Projects :


  1. Genetics and hormonal regulation of egg formation in the poultry (Funded by NIFA/USDA)
  2. Nutritional programming to rescue the heat stress in poultry (Funded by USDA-Multistate project/CTAHTR)
  3. Improving the reproductive efficiencies of livestock in Hawaii (Funded by Hawaii Dept. of Agriculture).

Lab members:

Graduate students

   
  1. Ajay Chaudhary, M.S. in Animal Sciences
  2. Prem Lal Mahato, M.S. in Animal Sciences
  3. Sadid Al Amaz, Ph.D. in Nutritional Sciences
  4. Ahosanul Haque Shahid, Ph.D. in Nutritional Sciences

 

Research awards to mentees:

  • Poultry Science Association (PSA) Student of the year Award to Mentee (Sanjeev Wasti), Louisville, Kentucky, 2020
  • PSA Best Poster Presentation Award to Mentee (Sanjeev Wasti), Montreal, Canada, 2019
  • CTAHR's Best Undergraduate Student Presentation to Mentee (Sabrina Nicole), 2019
  • PSA Best Poster Presentation Award to Mentee (Nirvay Sah) San Antonio, Texas, 2018
  • PSA Graduate Student Travel Award to Mentee (Nirvay Sah), San Antonio, Texas, 2018
Lab Alumni

  1. Mahfuz Rahman Adnan, (01.2020-05.2022) M.S. in Animal Sciences (completed) 
  2. Bindu Adhikari (01.2019-12.2020) M.S. in Animal Sciences (completed)
  3. Sanjeev Wasti (01.2018-05.2020) M.S. in Animal Sciences (Completed)
  4. Nirvay Sah (01.2017-12.2019) M.S. in Animal Sciences (Completed)
  5. Victoria Mevel (09.2018-01.2019), AGROCAMPUS OUEST, France (internship completed)
  6. Angeline Lee, Biology major/Premed, UH Manoa
  7. Sabrina Nicole, B.S. Animal Science, UH Manoa
  8. Destiny Apilado, Leeward Community College, University of Hawaii
  9. Marian Houle, Leeward Community College, University of Hawaii
  10. Anna Micah Ang, Leeward Community College, University of Hawaii
  11. Valeria Alicea-colon, Leeward Community College, University of Hawaii
  12. Dionne Sesepasara, B.S. Animal Science, UH Manoa
  13. Parina Pantari, Wells International School, Thailand
  14. Kendrick Acda, Wells International School, Thailand
  15. Kayla Scott, Leeward Community College, University of Hawaii
  16. Emily Rhoads, Leeward Community College, University of Hawaii
  17. Kody Remington, Leeward Community College, University of Hawaii
  18. Blaise DeSa, Leeward Community College, University of Hawaii
  19. David Sakihara, Leeward Community College, University of Hawaii
  20. Arn Nagun, Leeward Community College, University of Hawaii


Courses:


ANSC 451, Physiology of Domestic Animals (3 credits)
ANSC 462, Reproduction and Artificial Insemination (3 credits)
ANSC 491, Topics in Animal Sciences: Poultry Production (3 credits)
ANSC 492, Field Experiences (4 credits)
ANSC 499, Directed Study or Research (3 credits)
ANSC 641, Seminar in Animal Science (2 credits)
ANSC 699, Directed Research (3 credits)

Research Interests :


Dr. Mishra’s research interest includes the regulation of egg formation in the oviduct of laying hens, effects of nutrition and/or environmental stress on meat and egg production, Ovarian and uterine physiology of poultry and cattle.

Selected Publications :


  1. Adhikari B, Lee CN, Khadka VS, Deng Y, Jha R, and *Mishra B. (2022). RNA-Sequencing based analysis of bovine endometrium during the maternal recognition of pregnancy. BMC Genomics 23, 494.
  2. Mishra R, Kim YS, Mishra B, Jha R. (2022). Practices and issues of molting programs for laying hen: A review. British Poultry Science (Accepted).
  3. Singh AK, Tiwari UP, Mishra B, and Jha R. (2022). Effects of in ovo delivered xylo- and mannan- oligosaccharides on growth performance, intestinal immunity, cecal short-chain fatty acids, and cecal microbiota of broilers. Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology, DOI: 10.1186/s40104-021-00666-z.
  4. Adnan MR, Lee CN, and *Mishra B. (2022). Adverse effects of phytoestrogens on mammalian reproductive health.  Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences 10:1.
  5. Narushin VG, Romanov MN, Mishra B, and Griffin DK. (2022). Egg Quality Parameters: Mathematical Evolution of Volume and Surface Area of Avian Eggs. The New York Academy of Sciences (Accepted).
  6. Tiwari UP, Mandal RK, Neupane K, Mishra B, and Jha R. (2022). Starchy and fibrous feedstuffs differ in their in vitro digestibility and fermentation characteristics and differently modulate the gut microbiota of pigs. Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 13 (1), 1-11.
  7. Wasti S, Sah N, Lee CN, Jha R, Mishra B.(2021)Dietary Supplementation of Alpha-lipoic Acid Mitigates the Negative Effects of Heat Stress in Broilers. PLOS ONE16(7): e0254936. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0254936
  8. Singh AK, Mishra B, Bedford MR, and Jha R. (2021).Effects of supplemental xylanase and xylooligosaccharides on production performance and gut health variables of broiler chickens. Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 12:98.
  9. Sun X, Niu X, Qin N, Shan X, Zhao J, Ma C, Xu R, Mishra B. (2021). Novel insights into the regulation of LATS2 kinase in prehierarchical follicle development via the Hippo pathway in hen ovary. Poultry Science 100:101454.
  10. Sah N, Kuehu DN, Khadka VS, Deng Y,  Jha R, Wasti S, Mishra B. (2021). RNA sequencing-based analysis of the magnum tissues revealed the novel genes and biological pathways involved in the egg-white formation in the laying hen. BMC Genomics 22:318. 
  11. Wasti S, Sah N, Singh AK, Lee CN, Jha R, Mishra B. (2021). Dietary supplementation of Dried Plum: A novel strategy to mitigate heat stress in broiler chickens. Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 12, 58. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40104-021-00571-5.
  12. Yadav S, Caliboso KD, Nanquil JE, Zhang J, Kae H, Neupane K, Mishra B, and Jha R. (2021). Cecal microbiome profile of Hawaiian feral chickens and pasture-raised broiler (commercial) chickens determined using 16S rRNA amplicon sequencing. Poultry Science 100:101181. 
  13. Wasti S, Sah N,  Mishra B. (2020). Impact of Heat Stress on Poultry Health and Performances, and Potential Mitigation Strategies. Animals, 10, 1266; doi:10.3390/ani10081266.
  14. Wasti S, Sah N, Kuehu DN, Kim YS, Jha R, Mishra B. (2020). Expression of follistatin is associated with egg formation in the oviduct of laying hens. Animal Science Journal 91(1):1-9. https://doi.org/10.1111/asj.13396
  15. Mishra B., and Luderer U. (2019). Reproductive Hazards of Space Travel in Women and Men.  Nature Reviews Endocrinology 154:123–133. (Impact Factor: 47.56)   
  16. Zhu H, Qin N, Xu X, Sun X, Chen X, Zhao J, Xu R, Mishra B. (2019).  Synergistic inhibition of csal1 and csal3 in granulosa cell proliferation and steroidogenesis of hen ovarian prehierarchical development.Biology of Reproduction, 1–15.
  17. Mishra B., Sah N and Wasti S. (2019). Genetics and hormonal regulation of egg formation in the oviduct. Poultry, ISBN 978-1-78923-820-4.  
  18. Mishra B, and Jha R. (2019). Oxidative stress in the poultry gut: Potential challenges and intervention. Frontiers in Veterinary Science,  Animal Nutrition and Metabolism 6:60.
  19. Jha R, Singh AK, Yadav S, Berrocoso JFD and Mishra B. (2019). Early nutrition programming (in ovo and post-hatch feeding) as a strategy to modulate gut health of poultry. Frontiers in Veterinary Science,  Animal Nutrition and Metabolism 6:82. 
  20. Yadav S, Mishra B, and Jha R. (2019). Cassava (Manihot esculenta) root chip inclusion in the diets of broiler chickens: effects on growth performance and gut health parameters. Poultry Science98(9) 4008-4015.
  21. Sah N, Kuehu DN, Khadka VS, Deng Y, Peplowska K, Jha R, Mishra B. (2018). RNA sequencing-based analysis of the laying hen uterus revealed the novel genes and biological pathways involved in the eggshell biomineralization. Scientific Reports 8:16853. 
  22. Sah N., and Mishra B. (2018). Regulation of egg formation in the oviduct of laying hen. World's Poultry Science Journal 74(3), 509-522. . 
  23. Mishra B., Ripperdan R., Ortiz L., Lawson, G.W., and Luderer U. (2018).  Charged iron particles found in galactic cosmic rays are potent inducers of epithelial ovarian tumors. Radiation Research 190(2):142-150..
  24. Xu XX., Mishra B., Qin N., Sun X., Zhang SM., Yang JZ., and Xu RF (2018). Differential transcriptome analysis of early postnatal developing longissimus dorsi muscle from two pig breeds characterized in divergent myofiber traits and fatnessAnimal Biotechnology, DOI: 10.1080/10495398.2018.1437045.
  25. Ali M.S., Hossain T.M., and  Mishra B. (2018). Transcriptional Profiling Shows that BHR4 and E74A Are the Regulators of CPH33 and CPH34 Gene Expression. Journal of Advances in Molecular Biology, 2 (1): 1-8.
  26. Mishra B., Ripperdan R., Ortiz L., and Luderer U. (2017) Charged oxygen particles, typical of space radiation, induce premature ovarian failure in mice. Reproduction 154: 123–133.
  27. Mishra B., Ortiz L., and Luderer U (2016) Charged iron particles, typical of space radiation induce ovarian failure in mice. Human Reproduction 31(8):1816-26.
  28. Michelle L., Park J., Mishra B., Curry T.E., and Jo M. (2016) Core binding factor beta (CBFb) is essential for female fertility in mice. Molecular Endocrinology 30: 733–747.
  29. Mishra B., and Jo M. (2015) X-linked lymphocyte-regulated gene-5c (Xlr5c): A novel target and mediator of the action of progesterone receptor in rat periovulatory ovaries. Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology 412:226-38.
  30. Mishra B., Koshi K., Kizaki K., Ushizawa K., Takahashi T., Hosoe M., Sato T., Ito A., and Hashizume K. (2013) Expression and hormonal regulation of ADAMTS1 in the bovine endometrium during gestation. Domestic Animal Endocrinology 45: 43-48.
  31. Mishra B., Kizaki K., Sato T., Ito A., and Hashizume K. (2012) The role of extracellular matrix metalloproteinase inducer (EMMPRIN) in the regulation of bovine endometrial cell functions. Biology of Reproduction 87: 1-8.
  32. Mishra B., Kizaki K., Koshi K., Ushizawa K., Takahashi T., Hosoe M., Sato T., Ito A., and Hashizume K. (2012) Expression of extracellular matrix metalloproteinase inducer (EMMPRIN) and its expected roles in the bovine endometrium during gestation. Domestic Animal Endocrinology 42: 63-73.
  33. Mishra B., Kizaki K., Koshi K., Ushizawa K., Takahashi T., Hosoe M., Sato T., Ito A., and Hashizume K. (2010) Expression of extracellular matrix metalloproteinase inducer (EMMPRIN) and its related extracellular matrix-degrading enzymes in the endometrium during the estrous cycle and early gestation in cattle. Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 8:60.
  34. Mishra B., Alam M.G.S., Khandokar M., Mazumder S., and Munsi M.N. (2010) Qualities of goat semen in Tris-Citrate-Glucose extender containing glutathione. Bangladesh Veterinarian 27: 46-55.
  35. Alam M.G.S., Yeasmin S., Yeasmin F.B., and Mishra B. (2005) The effect of duration of preservation on the quality of chilled bull semen. Bangladesh Veterinarian 22: 16-22.


Languages :


English, Japanese, Nepali, Maithili, Bangla, Hindi