Gangadhar Mysore Rajagopal, PhD

Professor
Department of Anthropology
University of Mysore
Manasagangotri
Mysore-570006, Karnataka, India

Biography

Dr. Gangadhar is Professor and Chairman, Board of Studies in Anthropology, in the Department of Anthropology at University of Mysore, Mysore where he has been since 1997. He also currently serves as Chairman, Department of Anthropology During 2008-2010. He was the Chairman for Board of Examination in Anthropology for three times. He received M.Sc. Anthropology from Mysore University in 1996. He received his Ph.D. in Anthropology from the University of Mysore in 2000. From 1997 to January, 2003 he worked at Department of Anthropology as a Lecturer. He joined as Reader in February, 2003 and redesignated as Associate Professor in February 2006. He was promoted as Professor in February, 2009. In addition he has made numerous contributions to Tribal Health issues. He has given few invited talks on Applied Biological Anthropology. He is a successful guide of seven PhD. candidates.
Professor Gangadhar is Author of Schedule Caste Population (Mohit Publications, New Delhi, 2005) co-author of Nutrition and Health Status of Tribal Children (2010), Kaniyas of Karnataka: Bio Anthropological Study (VDM Verlag Dr. Muller Gmbh & Co. KG, Germany, 2010), Transgender Challenges in India (In press) Aayu Publication, New Delhi, Child Development Among the Schedule Tribes of Karnataka, (In press) Aayu Publication, New Delhi and is the author of over Ninety research papers. He has organised one session in International Conference, International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences- 2013, Manchester University, UK. He has participated and presented more than fifty papers in National and International seminars / Conferences. He has Chaired several session of the National and International seminar/ Conferences. Prof. Gangadhar has completed Eight major research projects. He is an editorial board Member for few Journals.

Research Interest

His research interest includes: Centre on Public Health, Tribal Health and Nutrition, Occupational Health, Community Genetics.

Scientific Activities

Publications

1. Gangadhar MR. Anthropometric Study among Yerava Tribal Males of Virajpet Taluk of Kodagu District. Journal of Human Ecology. 1999; 10(3).
2. Gangadhar MR, Reddy RK. ABO and Rh (D) Blood Groups among the Adikarnatakas of Karnataka. Journal of Human Ecology. 2001; 12(4).
3. Gangadhar MR, Reddy RK. Anthropometric Study among the Adikarnatakas of Mysore City, Karnataka. Anthropologist. 2001; 3(2).
4. Gangadhar MR, Reddy RK. A Demographic Survey of the Adikarnatakas of Mysore City, Karnataka. Man and Life. 2002; 28(1-2).
5. Gangadhar MR, Reddy RK. Finger Dermatoglyphics of Adikarnatakas: A Scheduled Caste Population of Mysore City, Karnataka. Man in India. 2003; 83(1-2): 183-193.
6. Gangadhar MR, Reddy RK. A Study on Certain Morpho- Behavioural Traits among the Adikarnatakas of Mysore City, Karnataka (India) . Man in India. 2003; 83(3-4): 445-451.
7. Dakshyani B, Gangadhar MR. PTC Taste Sensitivity among the Hakkipikkis of Mysore, . Tribal Research Bulletin. 2004; 27(2): 23-25.
8. Jai Prabhakar SC, Gangadhar MR, Reddy RK. ABO and Rh (D) Blood Groups among the Vishwakarmas of Mysore District, Karnataka. The Anthropologist. 2005; 7(1): 71-72, (2005)
9. Gangadhar MR. Biosocial Study of Adikarnatakas of Mysore City, Karnataka. Journal of Social Anthropology. 2005; 2(2): 175-179.
10. Devi OR, Gangadhar MR. Some Demographic Traits of the Kaniyas of Karnataka. Man and Life. 2006; 32 (1-2): 145-148.
11. Devi OR, Gangadhar MR. ABO and Rh (D) Blood Groups among the Kaniyas of Karnataka. The Anthropologist. 2006; 8(2): 145-146.
12. Dakshyani B, Gangadhar MR. ABO and Rh (D) Blood Groups among the Hakkipikkis of Karnataka. South Asian Anthropologist. 2006; 6(1): 29-31.
13. Somyashree KN, Gangadhar MR. The Hakkipikkis of Mysore: A Socio-Economic Study, Proc. of National Seminar on Marginal History of Tribes 2006.
14. Dakshyani B, Gangadhar MR. Red Green Colour Blindness among the Hakkipikkis: A Tribal Population of Mysore District, Karnataka. The Anthropologist. 8(2): 141-142 (2006).
15. Dakshyani B, Chandran SM, Gangadhar MR. Menarche and Menopause among the Iruliga Tribal Women. The Anthropologist. 2007; 9(3): 255-256.
16. Gangadhar MR. A Study of Some Behavioral Traits among the Adikarnatakas. Behavioral Scientist. 2007; 8 (1): 45-48 (2007).
17. Devi OR, Gangadhar MR. The Kaniyas of Karnataka: A Study on Some Aspects of Demography. Man and Life. 2007; 33 (3-4): 61-66.
18. Kalamma HCB. Dakshyani B, Gangadhar MR, Chandran SM. Red Green Colour Blindness among the Lingayaths of Karnataka. The Anthropologist. 2008; 10 (3): 237-238.
19. Dakshyani B, Gangadhar MR. Breast Feeding Practices among the Hakkipikkis: A Tribal Population of Mysore District, Karnataka. Ethno-Med. 2008; 2(2): 127-129.
20. Bilodi AKS, Gangadhar MR. Congenital Anomalies in the Rural Areas of Kolar District of Karnataka. Journal of Institute of Medicine. 2008; 30(1): 55-58.
21. Bilodi AKS, Gangadhar MR. A Rare case of Congenital Anomaly of Upper Limb in a Twelve year old Boy- A Case Report. Anatomical Adjuncts. 2008; 5(2): 37-40.
22. Bilodi AKS, Gangadhar MR. Study of Congenital Musculo-Skeletal Anomalies of Raja Rajeshwari Medical College Teaching Hospital, Bangalore. Anatomica Karnataka. 2008; 3(2): 67-76.
23. Gangadhar MR. Somatoscopic Study of Adikarnatakas of Mysore city, Karnataka. Man and Life. 2008; 34(3-4): 27-32.
24. Dakshyani B, Gangadhar MR. Breast feeding practices among Iruliga Tribal population of Mysore District, Karnataka. Man and Life. Vol. 34(3-4), pp.33-38 (2008).
25. Jai Prabhakar SC, Gangadhar MR. Prevalence of Anemia in Jenu Kuruba Primitive Tribal Children of Mysore District, Karnataka. The Anthropologist. 2009; 11(1): 49-51.
26. Jai Prabhakar SC, Gangadhar MR. Study of ABO and Rh (D) Blood Groups among Gangadikara Vokkaligas of Mysore, Karnataka. The Anthropologist. 2009; 11(1): 63-64 (2009).
27. Jai Prabhakar SC, Gangadhar MR. Nutritional Status of Jenukuruba Tribal Children in Mysore District, Karnataka. The Anthropologist. 11(2): 83-88 (2009).
28. Chandran SM, Gangadhar MR. Demographic profile of Dungri Garasia: A scheduled tribe population of Mysore district, Karnataka. Man and Life. 35(1-2): 15-20
29. Bilodi AKS, Gangadhar MR. A Comparative Study of Incidences of Anomalies in the Rural Areas of Bangalore and Kolar Districts of Karnataka, India. Anatomica Karnataka. Vol.4 (65-73), 2009
30. Somyashree KN, Gangadhar MR. The Hakkipikkis of Mysore: A Study on Some Aspects of Demography. Man and Life. 2009; 35 (3-4): 55-60 .
31. Devi OR, Gangadhar MR. Menarche and Menopause among the Kaniya Women of Karnataka. Man and Life. 2009; 35 (3-4): 61-64.
32. Gangadhar MR, Dakshyani B. Demographic trends among the Iruligas: A Tribal population of Mysore. The Eastern Anthropologist. 2009; 62(3): 389.
33. Prasad HSS, Gangadhar MR, Malini SS, Shivabasavaiah, Komala M. An Outlook on the Health Status of Tribal Population in India. Man and Life. 2010; 36 (3-4): 165-174.
34. Bhavani M, Gangadhar MR, Jai Prabhakar SC. Age at Menarche and Menopause among Vokkaliga Women of Mysore District. Man and Life. 2010; 36 (3-4): 175-180.
35. Asha KR, Lakshmi Prabha R, Gangadhar MR. Morphometry of Hand-A Predictor of Stature in Indian Population. Man and Life. 2010; 36 (3-4): 181-186.
36. Devi OR, Gangadhar MR. Fertility and Mortality among Kaniyas of Karnataka. Man and Life. 2010; 36 (3-4): 187-194.
37. Devi OR, Gangadhar MR. Anthropometric Study Among the Kaniyas: A Schedule Tribe Population of Karnataka. Tribal Research Bulletin. 2010; XXXI)(2): 1-9.
38. Vidya CS, Shamasundar NM, Nithin MD, Gangadhar, MR. Dermatoglyphics in essential Hypertensive patients of South Indian Male population . Man and Life. 2010; 36(1-2): 55-62.
39. Jai Prabhakar SC, Gangadhar MR. Dietary status among Jenu Kuruba and Yerava Tribal Children of Mysore District, Karnataka. The Anthropologist. 2011; 13(2): 159-162 .
40. Jai Prabhakar SC, Gangadhar MR. Baluvu : A Ritual among Kadu Kuruba Tribe of Karnataka. Studies Tribes Tribals. 2011; 9(2): 129-132.
41. Devi OR, Gangadhar MR. Ritual Practices among the Kaniyas of Karnataka. Man and Life. 2011; 37 (3-4): 55-60.
42. Shibu P, Gangadhar MR.:ABO and Rh Blood Group Systems and Red Green Colour Blindness among the Kurichiyan of Waynad District, Kerala State. Man and Life. 2011; 37 (3-4): 49-54.
43. Geetanjali HT, Asha KR, Subash LP, Gangadhar MR. Estimation of Length of Femur Based on the Metric Evaluation of its Proximal Fragments. Man and Life. 2011; (3-4): 119-130.
44. Malini SS, Gangadhar MR, Vineeth VS, Kavitha P, Najafi M. Impact of Parental Consanguinity on Chromosomal Aneuplody in Mysore Population, India. Man and Life. 2011; 37 (1-2): 85-92.
45. Devi OR, Gangadhar MR. Selection Intensity among the Kaniyas of Karnataka. Man and Life. 2011; 37(1-2): 93-96.
46. Shibu P, Gangadhar MR. Age at Menarche and Menopause among the Kurichian Women of Wynad District Kerala State. Man and Life. 2011; 37(1-2): 79-84.
47. Bilodi AKS, Gangadhar MR. Cystic Duct Remnant Syndrome Associated with Symptomatic Dilatation of Cyst Duct . International Journal of Anatomical Sciences. 2(2):34-36(2011).
48. Prasad HSS, Gangadhar MR, Komala M, Malini SS. Awareness and Significance of Health, Sexual Diseases, Genetic Disorders and Dietetic Issues among Tribal Women of India. World Journal Life Sciences and Medical Research. 2011; 1(5): 99.
49. Bilodi AKS, Gangadhar MR. Kumari VV, Shetty HV. Study of Anomalous Babies of Neural Tubal defests and their Mothers . Journal of Institute of Medicine. 2011; 33:1 49-53 (2011).
50. Saraswathi YS, Najafi M, Gangadhar MR, Malini SS. Prevalence of Childhood Obesity in school Children from Rural and Urban Areas in Mysore, Karnataka, India. Journal of Life Science. 3(1):51-54 (2011).
51. Bilodi AKS, Gangadhar MR. Omphalocele Associated with Cardiac and Vertebral Anomalies: A Case Report. National Journal of Basic Medical Sciences. 2012; 11 (3): 222-223.
52. Guruprasad SL, Ningaiah N, Gangadhar MR. Indigenous Knowledge of the Jenukuruba Tribe of Western Ghats of Karnataka. Man and Life. 2012; 38 (1-2): 73-78 .
53. Bilodi AKS, Gangadhar MR. Gastroschsis Associated with other Anomalies – A case report. International Journal of Current Research and Review. 2012; 4(18).
54. Vidya CS, Prashantha B, Gangadhar MR. Anthropometric Predictors for Sexual Dimorphism of Skulls of South Indian Origin. International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications. 2012; 2(10).
55. Asha KR, Prabha LR, Gangadhar MR. Sex Determination from Hand Dimensions in Indian Population. Indian Journal of Public Health Research and Development. 2012; 3(3).
56. Shivaprasad HS, Gangadhar MR, Malini SS, Komala, M. Taste Sensitivity of Phenylthiocarbamide (PTC) as a genetic marker – A Comparative taste sensitivity study among Siddhi tribes and urban group of South Karnataka, India. Journal of Pharmacy Research. Vol. 5 (12) (2012).
57. Bilodi AKS, Gangadhar MR. A Study of cases of Heredity Ectodermal Dysplasia- A rare Dental Anomaly. J. Anat. Soc. India. 2012; 61(2): 214-220. doi:10.1016/S0003-2778(12)80034-7
58. Bilodi AKS, Gangadhar MR. Xeroderma Pigmentosa- A Rare Clinical Entity. Indian Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2013; 2(1).
59. Bilodi AKS, Gangadhar MR. Supernumerary of Digits and Toes: A Case Report. International Journal of Current Research and Review. 2013; 5(6): 36-41.
60. Bilodi AKS, Gangadhar MR. Some Observations on Aborted Fetuses for Multiple Congenital Anomalies. Indian Journal of Fundamental and Applied Life Sciences. 2013; 3(1).
61. Manjunath RK, Kumar J, Begum K, Gangadhar MR. Bottle fed child with severe stunting: A case report on practice in Jenu Kuruba tribe from Southern India. . International Journal of Nutrition, Pharmacology, Neurological Disease. 2013; 3(3): 320-322.
62. Renuka M, K Jagadish Kumar, Praveen Kulkarni, Khyrunissa Begum and M R Gangadhar: Determinants of Bottle Feeding Practices in Soliga Tribe of Mysore District,Karnataka, India, Asian . Academic Research Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities. 2013; 1(9).
63. Jai Prabhakar SC, Gangadhar MR. Assessment of Nutritional Status among Kadu Kuruba Tribal Children of Mysore District, Karnataka IN Explorations in Indian Medical Anthropology , vol. ii Disease, Health and Culture Essays in Honour of Professor RK Mutatkar. 2013; 2.
64. Bilodi AKS, Gangadhar MR. Feeding and Weaning Practices among the Jenukuruba Tribal Population of Mysore District, Karnataka IN Explorations in Indian Medical Anthropology , vol. ii Disease. Health and Culture Essays in Honour of Professor RK Mutatkar. 2013; 2.
65. Bilodi AKS, Gangadhar MR. Biogenetic Anomalies in Karnataka IN Explorations in Indian. Medical Anthropology, vol. ii Disease, Health and Culture Essays in Honour of Professor R.K. Mutatkar. 2013; 2.
66. Gangadhar MR , Komala M, Jai Prabhakar SC. Health Care Practices Among The Hakkipikkis: A Tribal Population Of Mysore District, Karnataka. Man and Life. 2013; 39 (3-4): 23-30
67. Desal T, Gangadhar MR. Fertility Rates of Tibetans in Exile: Comparison with Indias Declining Fertility. Man and Life. 2013; 39 (3-4): 31-40.
68. Bilodi AKS, Bahaddur A, Gangadhar MR. A Radiological Study of Potters Syndrome Baby in Utero. Indian Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2013; 2 (4): 38-42.
69. Bilodi AKS, Singh S, Gangadhar MR. Study of Congenital Anomalies of Lower Limbs in two Districts of Karnataka and Banke District of Nepal. Anatomica Karnataka. 2013; 7(3): 23-28 .
70. Bilodi AKS, Gangadhar MR. Study of Various Types Congenital Anomalies of Hand. International Journal of Interdisciplinary and Multidisciplinary Studies. 2014, 1(3): 56-60.
71. Manjunath R, Kumar JK, Kulkarni P, Begum K, Gangadhar MR. Malnutrition Among Under-Five Children of Kadukuruba Tribe: Need to Reach the Unreached. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 2014; 8(7).
72. Bilodi AKS, Gangadhar MR. A Study on Human Skulls and Its Anthropological Importance. World Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.2014; 3(9): 496-502.
73. Swamy SN, Gangadhar MR. Tribulations of male to female transsexuals EXCEL. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Management Studies. 2014; 4 (10): 77- 84.
74. Swamy SN, Gangadhar MR. Impact of Family Exclusion on The Male To Female Transsexuals Life. ZENITH International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research. 2014; 4( 10); 211- 218.
75. Desal T, Gangadhar MR. ABO and Rh (D) Blood Groups among The Tibetans in Bylakuppee Settlement of Mysore District, Karnataka State. ZENITH International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research. 2014; 4( 11): 44-47.
76. Bilodi AKS, Gangadhar MR, Dakshyani KR. Multiple Notches and Fissures in the Upper Border of Spleen. Indian Journal of Medical Reports. 2014; 3(3): 84-86.
77. Bilodi AKS, Yogananda RS, Gangadhar MR. A Case of Micrognathia, Microdontia Microstomia and Crowding in Bilateral Temparo Mandibular Joint Ankylosis, World . Journal of Pharmaceutical Research. 2014; 3(10): 590-595.
78. Dakshayani B, Gangadhar MR. Child Rearing Practices among the Tribes of Mysore District, Karnataka, Edited vol. Health and Tribes in India Challenges and Opportunities published by Sarup Book publishers (P) Ltd., New Delhi. 2015.
79. Dakshayani B, Gangadhar MR. Cognitive Development of Tribal Preschool Children of Mysore District, Karnataka. Asian Mirror. International Journal of Research. 2015; 2(1): 1-12.
80. Anuradha P, Bilodi AKS, Kumar H, Gangadhar MR. Absence of Horizontal Fissure In Right Lung – A Case Report. World Journal of Pharmaceutical Research. 2015; 4(3): 1216-1220..
81. Radha MS, Gangadhar MR. Prevalence of knee osteoarthrthritis patients in Mysore City, Karnataka. International Journal of Recent Scientific Research.2015; 6(4): 3316-3320.
82. Radha MS, Gangadhar MR. Estimation of Hemoglobin level among Adijambavas of Nanjanagud taluk of Mysore District, Karnataka. Man and Life. Vol.41 (1-2), (2015).
83. Dakshayani B, Gangadhar MR. Nutritional Status of Hakkipikki and Iruliga Tribal Children in Mysore District, Karnataka. Indian Journal of Anthropology. vol. 1(1), (2015).
84. Radha MS, Gangadhar MR. Serum enzyme of matrix metalloproteinase-3 in patients with knee Osteoarthritis. International Journal of Recent Scientific Research. 2015; 6(6): 4457- 4460.
85. Swamy NS, Gangadhar MR. Economic Aspects of Male to Female Transsexuals: An Empirical Study, Asian Mirror. International Journal of Research. 2015; 2(2).