The faculty of Zoology department, university of Lucknow, boasts a great diversity in research specializations, ranging from the smallest organisms (Protozoa), to parasitic helminths, insects, fishes, reptiles, birds, mammals and humans. Faculty in the department engage in research in a wide variety of fields:
|Parasitology||Prof. AM Saxena
Dr. Amit Tripathi
|Identification & Characterization of parasites.
Protozoology & Infectious diseases.
|Entomology & Pest Management||Prof. Omkar
Dr. Geetanjali Mishra
Dr. Kalpana Singh
|Specialists in Ladybird Beetles
Developmental & reproductive biology
Behavioural ecology & evolution
Pre- & post-copulatory sexual selection.
Behavioural and population genetics.
|Chronobiology & Reproductive Biology||Prof. Sangeeta Rani
Dr. Shalie Malik
|Biological rhythms & seasonal behaviour
Molecular biology, Physiology, Neurobiology & Endocrinology
|Toxicology and Fish Genetic Research||Prof. M Serajuddin
Dr. Manoj Kumar
|Fish Genetic Research
Environmental Biology & Toxicology
Metal & Pesticide Toxicity
|Molecular & Human Genetics||Prof. Sudhir Kumar
Prof. Monisha Banerjee
Dr. Suchit Swaroop
|Nanotechnology, Environmental Toxicology, Genotoxicity,
Expertise in Molecular Genetics and Genomics
Genotyping & gene expression studies, Protein characterization etc.
Basic Biochemistry, Cell & Molecular biology facilities.
|Molecular Endocrinology & Bone Biology||Dr. M Arshad
Dr. Madhu Gupta
|Postmenopausal osteoporosis, Osteosarcoma & Diabetic osteopathy..
Identification & characterization of phytochemicals.
|Biodiversity and Wildlife||Prof. Amita Kanaujia
Dr. Ashish Kumar
|Wildlife census, ecological investigations and threat assessment.
Extension activities: wildlife conservation awareness and research training.
The UGC-SAP DRS-II program, however, recognizes four broad inclusive thrust areas in the department.