Department of Microbiology

  

Department Faculties

  

Prof. Shaon Ray Chaudhuri

Name: Prof. Shaon Ray Chaudhuri
Date of Birth : 09/12/1973
Phone number's : 9831034236
E-mail's : shaonraychaudhuri[at]tripurauniv.in ; shaon.raychaudhuri[at]gmail.com
Academic Qualifications : Ph.D. (Calcutta University in 2001)
Present Designation/position : Professor
Topics Taught : Tools and Techniques in Microbiology, Microbial Technology for Water and Wastewater treatment, Innovative concept development, Applied Microbiology (Lab courses).

Educational Qualification :

  • PhD in Biophysics, Molecular Biology and Genetics from Calcutta University in 2001
  • MSc in Physiology from Calcutta University in 1996
  • BSc in Physiology from Calcutta University in 1994
  • Higher secondary from CBSE in 1991
  • High School from CBSE in 1989

Research Papers :

  • Tethi Biswas, Srimoyee Banerjee, Amrita Saha, Abhishek Bhattacharya, Chaitali Chanda, Lalit Mohan Gantayet, Punyasloke Bhadury, Shaon Ray Chaudhuri. 2021. Bacterial consortium based petrochemical wastewater treatment: from strain isolation to industrial effluent treatment Bacterial consortium based petrochemical wastewater treatment: from strain isolation to industrial effluent treatment. Environmental Advances. Accepted.
  • Mandakini Gogoi, Somok Banerjee, Swatilekha Pati, Shaon Ray Chaudhuri. 2021. Microbial bioconversion of dairy wastewater in packed bed biofilm reactor into liquid biofertilizer. GeoMicrobiology. https://doi.org/10.1080/01490451.2021.1980921.
  • Mandakini Gogoi, Indranil Mukherjee, Shaon Ray Chaudhuri. 2021. Characterization of ammonia remover Bacillus albus (ASSF01) in terms of biofilm formation ability with application in aquaculture effluent treatment. Environmental Science and Pollution Research.  DOI: 10.1007/s11356-021-16021-8.
  • Mandakini Gogoi, Pinaki Bhattacharya, Sudip Kumar Sen, Indranil Mukherjee, Shashi Bhushan, Shaon Ray Chaudhuri 2021. Aquaculture effluent treatment with ammonia remover Bacillus albus (ASSF01). Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 9(4): 105697. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jece.2021.105697
  • Tethi Biswas, Shashi Bhushan, Sanjeev Kumar Prajapati, Shaon Ray Chaudhuri 2021. An eco-friendly strategy for dairy wastewater remediation with high lipid microalgae-bacterial biomass production. Journal of Environmental Management. 286: 112196. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2021.112196.
  • Mandakini Gogoi, Tethi Biswas, Prasandeep Biswal, Tuhin Saha, Ajoy Modak, Lalit Mohan Gantayet, Rajib Nath, Indranil Mukherjee, Ashoke Ranjan Thakur, Mathumal Sudarshan, Shaon Ray Chaudhuri 2021. A novel strategy for microbial conversion of dairy wastewater into biofertilizer. Journal of Cleaner Production. 293: 126051 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2021.126051
  • Shaon Ray Chaudhuri, Mandakini Gogoi, Tethi Biswas, Soumya Chatterjee, Chaitali Chanda, Ronald Jamatia, Ajoy Modak, Sunil K Sett, Indranil Mukherjee. 2020. Optimization of bio-chemical degumming of Ramie fiber for improved strength & luster. Biotechnology Reports. 28. e00532. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.btre.2020.e00532
  • Chaitali Chanda, Mandakini Gogoi, Indranil Mukherjee, Shaon Ray Chaudhuri 2020. Minimal medium optimization for soluble sulfate removal by tailor-made sulfate reducing bacterial consortium. Bioremediation Journal. https://doi.org/10.1080/10889868.2020.1811633
  • Sanjit Debnath, Goutam Chakraborty, Suvendhu S Dutta, Shaon Ray Chaudhuri, Panna Das, Ajay Krishna Saha. 2020. A small review on roles of Trichoderma species on Rice plant (Oryza sativa L.) Biotechnologia Vegetal. 20(1): 1-16.
  • AshishYadav, Anees Ahmed Mahaboob Ali, Mrunal Ingawale, Shaon Ray chaudhuri, Lalit Mohan Gantayet, Aniruddha Pandit. 2020. Enhanced co-production of pectinase, cellulase and xylanase enzymes from Bacillus subtilis ABDR01 upon ultrasonic irradiation. Process Biochemistry. doi:10.1016/j.procbio.2020.01.011 
  • Nabanita Halder, Mandakini Gogoi, Jaweria Sharmin, Manjila Gupta, Srimoyee Banerjee, Tethi Biswas, Basant Kumar Agarwala, Lalit Mohan Gantayet, Mathummal Sudarshan, Indranil Mukherjee, Arindam Roy, Shaon Ray Chaudhuri. 2020. Microbial consortium-based conversion of dairy effluent into biofertilizer. Journal of Hazardous, toxic, and radioactive waste. 24(1):04019039-1to7.
  • Tethi Biswas, Debasmita Chatterjee, Sinchini Barman, Amrita Chakraborty, Nabanita Halder, Srimoyee Banerjee, Shaon Ray Chaudhuri. 2019. Cultivable bacterial community analysis of dairy activated sludge for value addition to dairy wastewater. Microbiology and Biotechnology Letters. 47(4):585-595
  • Shashi Bhushan, Mandakini Gogoi, Abhispa Bora, Sourav Ghosh, Sinchini Barman, Tethi Biswas, Mathummal Sudarshan, Ashoke Ranjan Thakur, Indranil Mukherjee, Subrata Kumar Dey, Shaon Ray Chaudhuri. 2019. Understanding bacterial biofilm stimulation using different methods – a criterion for selecting epiphytes by plants. Microbiology and Biotechnology Letters. 47(2), 1–7.
  • Somenath Das, Vipin Kumar Singh, Abhishek Kumar Dwivedy, Anand Kumar Chaudhari, Neha Upadhyay, Akanksha Singh, Ajay Krishna Saha, Shaon Ray Chaudhury, Bhanu Prakash, and Nawal Kishore Dubey. 2018. Assessment of chemically characterised Myristica fragrans essential oil against fungi contaminating stored scented rice and its mode of action as novel aflatoxin inhibitor. Natural Product Research. 17:1-5.
  • Srimoyee Banerjee, Manjila Gupta, Arindam Roy, Amtita Chakraborty, Shaon Ray Chaudhuri. 2018 Ramie (Boehmeria nivea) gum: A natural feed to sustain and stimulate the growth of bacteria. Journal of Bacteriology and Mycology. 5(2): 1067 (1-3).
  • Amrita Chakraborty, Ankurita Bhowmik, Sangita Jana, Pranami Bharadwaj, Dimpal Das, Bhaskar Das, Basant Kumar Agarwala and Shaon Ray Chaudhuri 2018. Evolution of waste water treatment technology and impact of microbial technology in pollution minimization during natural fiber processing.  Current Trends in Fashion Technology and Textile Engineering. 3(4): 555620 (001-004).
  • Amrita Saha, Shashi Bhushan Pallavi Mukherjee, Chaitali Chanda, Moumita Bhaumik, Madhurima Ghosh, Jaweria Sharmin, Poulami Datta, Srimoyee Banerjee, Parthasarathi Barat, Ashoke Ranjan Thakur, LalitMohan Gantayet, Indranil Mukherjee and Shaon Ray Chaudhuri 2018.Simultaneous sequestration of nitrate and phosphate from wastewater using a tailor-made bacterial consortium in biofilm bioreactor. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology. 93: 1279–1289
  • Shaon Ray Chaudhuri. 2016. Draft genome sequence of an industrially important Bacillus sp from Mandarmani coastal waters in Midnapur District, West Bengal, India. Genome Announcement. Jul-Aug; 4(4): e00867-16. doi:  10.1128/genomeA.00867-16
  • Manjila Gupta, Arindam Roy, Srimoyee Banerjee, Raman Kapoor, Basudam Adhikari, AshokeRanjan Thakur, Shaon Ray Chaudhuri. 2015. Bacillus sp MCC2138: a potential candidate for microbial degumming of Ramie. International Journal of Fiber and Textile Research. 5 (3):39-43.
  • B Antizar-Ladislao, BD Bhattacharya, S Ray Chaudhuri, S K Sarkar 2015. Impact of silver nanoparticles on benthic prokaryotes in heavy metal-contaminated estuarine sediments in a tropical environment. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 99 (1-2): 104-111.
  • Thungri Ghoshal, Sourav Ghosh, Amrita Saha, Nabanita Haldar, Ashoke Ranjan Thakur and Shaon Ray Chaudhuri, 2014. Combination of conventional and in-silico approach for identifying industrially important isolates of Aeromonas. OnLine Journal of Biological Sciences.14(2): 70-83doi: 10.3844/ojbsci.2014.70.83
  • Madhusmita Mishra, Savita Jain, Ashoke Ranjan Thakur, Shaon RayChaudhuri. 2014. Microbial Community in packed bed bioreactor involved in nitrate remediation from low level radioactive waste. Journal of Basic Microbiology. 54(3): 198–203, DOI: 10.1002/jobm.201200676.
  • Shaon RayChaudhuri, Amrita Saha, Thungri Ghoshal, Ashoke Ranjan Thakur, 2013. Draft Genome of an Ammonia-Producing Aeromonas sp. MDS8 (Strain MCC2167) from Sludge of Dairy Effluent Treatment Plant. Genome Announcements, September/October 2013 1:e00710-13; doi:10.1128/genomeA.00710-13
  • Debasmita Chatterjee, Ashoke Ranjan Thakur, Shaon Ray Chaudhuri 2013 Draft Genome of an ammonia producing Acinetobacter sp strain MCC2139 from dairy effluent. Genome announcements. DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.00410-13 Genome Announcement. July/August 2013 vol. 1 no. 4 e00410-13
  • Poulomi Nandy, Ashoke Ranjan Thakur, Shaon Ray Chaudhuri 2013 Rapid real time PCR based detection of cell count in case of urinary tract infection. American Journal of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 9 (2): 133-143.
  • Shreya DebRoy, Pallavi Mukherjee, Sujata Roy, Ashoke Ranjan Thakur, Shaon RayChaudhuri. 2013 Draft Genome of a phosphate accumulating Bacillus sp WBUNB004. Genome Announcement, January/February 2013 Volume 1 Issue 1 e00251-12.
  • Shreya DebRoy, Pallavi Mukherjee, Sujata Roy, Ashoke Ranjan Thakur, Shaon RayChaudhuri. 2013 Draft Genome of a nitrate and phosphate removing Bacillus sp WBUNB009. Genome Announcement, January/February 2013 Volume 1 Issue 1 e00254-12.
  •  V Helen Shiphrah, Sayanti Sahu, Ashoke Ranjan Thakur and S RayChaudhuri. 2013 Screening of bacteria for lactic acid production from whey water. American Journal of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 9 (2): 118-123.
  • Poulomi Nandy, Md Aftabuddin, Ashoke Ranjan Thakur and Shaon RayChaudhuri. 2013 Differential banding pattern based identification of UTI causing bacteria. American Journal of Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 9 (2): 124-132.
  • Shreya DebRoy, Amrita Bhattacharjee, Ashoke Ranjan Thakur and Shaon RayChaudhuri. 2013 Draft Genome of a nitrate and phosphate accumulating Bacillus sp MCC0008. Genome Announcement, January/February 2013 Volume 1 Issue 1 e00189-12.
  • Sumana, D., M. Sudarshan, A.R. Thakur and S. RayChaudhuri, 2013 Degumming of raw silk fabric with help of marine extracellular protease. American Journal of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 9: 12-18
  • Ghosh Saurav, Indranil Mukherjee, Ashoke Ranjan Thakur and Shaon Ray Chaudhuri. 2012 Assay for Rapid Screening of Phytochemicals as Antimicrobial Agents. American Journal of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 8 (4), 288-291
  • S. Das, I. Mukherjee, M. Sudarshan, T.P. Sinha, A.R. Thakur and Shaon RayChaudhuri. 2012. Bacterial isolates of marine coast as commercial producers of protease. OnLine J. Biol. Sci., 12 (3): 96-107.
  • DebRoy, S., S. Das, S. Ghosh, S. Banerjee, D. Chatterjee, A. Bhattacharjee, I. Mukherjee and Shaon RayChaudhuri. 2012. Isolation of Nitrate and Phosphate Removing Bacteria from Various Environmental Sites. OnLine J. Biol. Sci. 12(2): 62-71
  • Mishra, M., S. Ghosh, L.E. Alex, I. Mukherjee, T.P. Sinha, A.R. Thakur and S RayChaudhuri, 2012. Developing a system for antibacterial treatment of dental caries using culture based approach. OnLine J. Biol. Sci., 12: 44-53.
  • S. Ray Chaudhuri, I. Mukherjee, D. Ghosh and A. R. Thakur. 2012 East Kolkata Wetland: a multifunctional niche of international importance. Online Journal of Biological Sciences. 12(2) 80-88.
  • Raychaudhuri, S., Mewis, I., and Ulrichs, C. 2010. Leaf Surface Bacterial Colonization in Response to Brevicoryne brassicae (L.) Infestation of Brassica chinensis L. American Journal of Microbiology 1(2): 36-41.
  • Nasipuri,P.,  Pandit,G. G.,  Thakur, A.R., and Ray Chaudhuri, S. 2011. Microbial Consortia from Taptapani Hot Water Springs for Mining Effluent Treatment. American Journal of Microbiology 1(2): 23-29.
  • Madhusmita Mishra, Poulomi Nandy, Sarvani Debsarma, Mainak Dutta, Aditya Kunar Sarkar, Anindita Chakraborty, Timir Baran Samanta, Ashoke Ranjan Thakur and Shaon Ray Chaudhuri. 2011. Condoms-As Sources of Extracellular Enzyme Producing Microbes. American Journal of Microbiology 1(2): 14-22.
  • Chowdhury S., Thakur, A.R., Ray Chaudhuri, S., 2011. Novel Microbial Consortium for Laboratory Scale Lead Removal from City Effluent. Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 4: 41-54.
  • P. Nasipuri, L.E. Alex, I. Mukherjee, G.G. Pandit, A.R. Thakur and S. Ray Chaudhuri, 2011. Enhancement of Crystal Size by Microbes. Research Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 1 (1): 42-47.
  • Jaysankar Sing Yadav, Sanhita Chowdhury and Shaon Ray Chaudhuri 2010. Purification and Characterization of an Extracellular Protease from Pseudomonas aeruginosa Isolated from East Calcutta Wetland. Journal of Biological Sciences, 10(5): 424-431.
  • Nasipuri, P., Pandit, G.G., Thakur, A.R., RayChaudhuri, S., 2010. Comparative Study of Soluble Sulfate Reduction by Bacterial Consortia from Varied Regions of India. American Journal of Environmental Science, 6 (2): 152-158.
  • Indranil Mukherjee, Pranami Bhaumik, Madhusmita Mishra, Ashoke Ranjan Thakur and Shaon RayChaudhuri, 2010. Bheri- a unique example of Biological Complex System. Special Issue on Biological Complexity: Trends and Perspectives. Online Journal of Biological Sciences. 10(1): 1-10.
  • Sanhita Chowdhury, Anindita Chakraborty, Ashoke R Thakur and Shaon RayChaudhuri, 2009. Radiation Induced DNA Double Strand Break Studies Of A Metal Sensitive Novel Bacterial Isolate From East Calcutta Wetland. American Journal of Environmental Sciences. 5(3): 398-405.
  • Aditya Kumar Sarkar, Susmita Roy, Ananya Pal, Sourav Pakrashi, Prahlad Kumar Mahra, Sayanti Sahoo, Aritra Deb, Madhusmita Mishra, Sudip Kumar Sen, Ashoke Ranjan Thakur and Shaon Ray Chaudhuri. 2008 Microbial Biodiversity Screening for Metal Accumulators from Mineral Ore Rich Site in Andhra Pradesh, India. Online Journal of Biological Sciences. 8(2): 32-40.
  • Poulomi Nandy, Soumen Roy, Ashoke Ranjan Thakur and Shaon Ray Chaudhuri (2008-2009) Comparative study on characterization of three Staphylococcal isolates from varied origin. Journal of Culture Collection 6: 52-60.
  • Susmita Roy, Kaushal Prasad Mishra, Ashoke Ranjan Thakur and Shaon Ray Chaudhuri. 2008 Isolation and characterization of novel metal accumulating extracellular protease secreting bacteria from marine coastal region of Degha in West Bengal, India. Online Journal of Biological Sciences, 8(1):25-31.
  • Ramesh Malathu, Sanhita Chowdhury, Madhusmita Mishra, Sumana Das, Prabhat Moharana, Joydeep Mitra, Ujjal K. Mukhopadhyay, Ashoke Ranjan Thakur and Shaon Ray Chaudhuri. 2008 Characterization and Wash Performance Analysis of Microbial Extracellular. American Journal of Applied Sciences, 5 (12): 1650-1661.
  • Sanhita Chowdhury, Madhusmita Mishra, Adarsh V K, Anindita Mukherjee, Ashoke Ranjan Thakur, Shaon Ray Chaudhuri. 2008. Novel Metal Accumulator and Protease Secretor Microbes from East Calcutta Wetland. American Journal of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 4 (3): 255-264
  • Ray Chaudhuri, S., S. Salodkar, M. Sudarshan, I. Mukherjee and A. R. Thakur. 2008 Role of Water hyacinth mediated Phytoremediation in Waste Water Purification at East Calcutta Wetland. Environmental Sciences, (Renamed Journal of Integrative Environmental Sciences) 5(1): 53-62.
  • Shaon Ray Chaudhuri, Ashoke Ranjan Thakur, Poulomi Nandy and Santanu Samanta. 2008 Urinary Tract Infection-A Survey of Local Population. American Journal of Infectious Diseases 4(2): 117-123.
  • Ray Chaudhuri, S., M. Mishra, P. Nandy and A. R. Thakur, 2008. Waste management: A case study of ongoing traditional practices at East Calcutta Wetland. American Journal of Agricultural and Biological Sciences, 3: 315-320.
  • Raychaudhuri, S., M Mishra, S Salodkar, M Sudarshan and A R Thakur 2008. Traditional Aquaculture Practice at East Calcutta Wetland:  The Safety Assessment American Journal of Environmental Sciences, 4 (2): 140-144.
  • Pradhan, A., P. Bhaumik, S. Das, M. Mishra, S. Khanam, B. Amin Hoque, I. Mukherjee, A.R. Thakur and S. Ray Chaudhuri, 2008. Phytoplankton diversity as indicator of water quality for fish cultivation. American Journal of Environmental Sciences, 4(4):271-276.
  • Adarsh V K, Madhusmita Mishra, Sanhita Chowdhury, M Sudarshan, A. R. Thakur and S Ray Chaudhuri. 2007 Studies on metal microbe interaction of three bacterial isolates from East Calcutta Wetland. Online Journal of Biological Sciences, 7(2):80-88.
  • Ray Chaudhuri, S., S. Salodkar, M. Sudarshan and A. R. Thakur, 2007. Integrated Resource Recovery at East Calcutta Wetland – how safe is these? American Journal of Agricultural and Biological Scienes, 2: 75-80.
  • Nandy, P., A. R. Thakur, and S. Ray Chaudhuri, 2007 Characterization of bacterial strains isolated through microbial profiling of urine samples. Online Journal of Biological Sciences. 71(1): 44-51.
  • Ray Chaudhuri S, Pattanayak A K and Thakur A R. 2006 Microbial DNA extraction of samples of varied origin.  Current Science 91(12), 1697-1700.
  • S Ray Chaudhuri and A R Thakur. 2006 Microbial genetic resource mapping of East Calcutta Wetland.  Current Science 91(2), 212-217.
  • S Ray Chaudhuri, P Karmakar, D Choudhary, A Sarma and A R Thakur. 2003 Effect of heavy ion irradiation on DNA DSB repair in Methanosarcina barkeri.  Anaerobe 9, 15-21.
  • S Ray Chaudhuri, P Karmaker and A R Thakur. 2000 g- ray induced DNA damage and repair in Methanosarcina barkeri.  Anaerobe 6(6), 325-331.
  • S De, S Ray Chaudhuri, A Sarma and A R Thakur 1999 Effect of ionizing radiation induced damage and protection in normal and denatured supercoiled DNA and minichromatins formed on them. Indian J. Phys. 73B(5),795-804.
  • M Chattopadhyay, AK Banik and S Ray Chaudhuri. 1999 Production and purification of Lipase by a mutant strain of Rhizopus arrhizus. Folia Microbiol. 44(1), 37-40.

Book Chapters :

  • Spent coffee waste conversion to value added products for pharmaceutical industry. Priya Sarkar, Tethi Biswas, Chaitali Chanda, Amrita Saha, Mathumal Sudarshan, Chanchal Majumder, Shaon Ray Chaudhuri. 2020. In Bioresource Utilization in Therapeutics, Biofuel, Agriculture and Environmental Protection, book edited by Thatoi, Das and Mahapatra. Apple Academic Press (AAP), Inc., Canada, a Taylor & Francis group. Accepted.
  • Self-sustained ramie cultivation: an alternative livelihood option. Shaon Ray Chaudhuri, Basant Kumar Agarwala, Sunil K Sett, Priyasankar Chaudhuri, Piyali Paul, Gourav Bhattacharjee, Sumona Deb, Sukanya Chowdhury, Purnasree Devi, Sinchini Barman, Mandakini Gogoi, Tethi Biswas, Purabi Baidya, Abhispa Bora, Amrita Chakraborty, Chaitali Chanda, Saurav Saha, Ajoy Modak, Gautam Das, Priya Sarkar, Ronald Jamatia, Amitava Mukherjee, Ashutosh Kumar, Ashoke Ranjan Thakur, Mathumal Sudarshan, Rajib Nath, Leena Mishra, Indranil Mukherjee, Gautam Bose, Amarpreet Singh, Ranjan Kumar Naik. 2020. In Bioresource Utilization in Therapeutics, Biofuel, Agriculture and Environmental Protection, book edited by Thatoi, Das and Mahapatra. Apple Academic Press (AAP), Inc., Canada, a Taylor & Francis group. Accepted.
  • Algae - and bacteria - driven technologies for pharmaceuticals remediation in wastewater. Mamta, Neelesh Nandan, Shashi Bhushan, Shaon Ray Chaudhuri, Halis Simsek, Sanjeev Kumar Prajapati. August 2020 In Removal of Toxic Pollutants through Microbiological and Tertiary Treatment, book edited by Maulin P. Shah, 1st Edition. Elsevier, ISBN 9780128210147. Chapter 15. Pg 373-408.
  • Successful technology transfer of waste water fed aquaculture from India to Bangladesh: a case study. 2016. In Life Science: Recent Innovation and Research (LS). ISBN: 987-93-84443-53-5; pg: 352-368.
  • A polyphasic approach of species identification for genus Bacillus. 2016. In Life Science: Recent Innovation and Research (LS). ISBN: 987-93-84443-53-5; pg: 227-255.
  • Understanding plant microbe interaction on the leaf surface. 2016. In Life Science: Recent Innovation and Research (LS). ISBN: 987-93-84443-53-5; 2016; pg: 119-149.
  • Developing tailor made microbial consortium for effluent remediation. 2016. In Nuclear Material Performance, book edited by Rehab O. Abdel Rahman and Hosam El-Din Mostafa Saleh, ISBN 978-953-51-2448-1, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2447-4, Chapter 2, pg 17-35.
  • Novel microbial system developed from low level radioactive waste treatment plant for environmental sustenance. 2016.In "Management of Hazardous Wastes", book edited by Hosam El-Din Mostafa Saleh and Rehab O. Abdel Rahman, Intech, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2616-4; Chapter 8, pg 121-154
  • Comparison of the response of albicans and non albicans group of candida isolated from different parts of West Bengal, India upon exposure to several stresses. 2016; In Life Science: Recent Innovations and Research, ISBN: 987-93-84443-53-5, pg: 151-178.
  • Photobacterium leiognathi cmb_001: New-generation oxygen detection biosensor for environmental quality monitoring. 2016; In Life Science: Recent Innovations and Research, ISBN: 987-93-84443-53-5, pg: 273-285.
  • Microbe-Based Strategy for Plant Nutrient Management.  2017. In “Waste Water Treatment and Resource Recovery” book edited by Robina Farooq and Zaki Ahmed, Intech, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3045-1, Intech, Chapter 3, pg 38-55
  • Studies on East Calcutta Wetland: A unique biological complex system. Shaon Ray Chaudhuri, Ashoke Ranjan Thakur and Christian Ulrichs. 2011. In Advances in Environmental Research, Ed: Albert T. Riley, Volume 3, Chapter 7, ISBN: 978-1-60876-168-5, Nova Science Publishers, Inc.
  • Understanding the multi potent novel Acinetobacter isolates from East Calcutta Wetland. Shaon Ray Chaudhuri, Madhusmita Mishra, U Mukherjee, M Sudarshan and Ashoke Ranjan Thakur. 2010, In Microbial Biotechnology by B B Mishra and H N Thatoi, APH Publishing Corporation, Chapter 8, ISBN: 978-81-313-0849-3; pg: 169-197.
  • Heavy metal accumulating and enzyme secreting novel Pseudomonas sp. from East Calcutta Wetland: Implications for environmental sustainance. Madhusmita Mishra, Pragyan Ranjan Rout, Sudhir Mohapatra, M Sudarshan, Ashoke Ranjan Thakur and Shaon Ray Chaudhuri, 2012 In Microbial Biotechnology: Methods and Applications by Thatoi and Mishra, Narosa Publishing, ISBN: 978-81-8487-131-9; pg: 216-233.

Patents :

  • Microbial Enzymes as detergent additives, 599/KOL/2010 dt June 1 2010; US20120021489, CN102985539A, WO 2011151666 A1 (Technology transferred to IVIN)
  • Hide Processing Methods and Compositions, 863/KOL/2010 dt August 5, 2010; CN103080340A, CN103080340B, EP2601316A1, US20120142073, US8524481B2, WO2012017264A1. (Technology transferred to IVIN).
  • Rapid real time PCR based detection of pathogen in bacteremia facilitating antibiotic selection, 1155/KOL/2010 dt October 19th, 2010 (filed)
  • A process of sterilization of commonly available male condoms, 1154/KOL/2010 dt October 19th 2010. (filed)
  • A device for securing the fuel tank in Automobiles and the like from unauthorized access and pilferage, 408/KOL/2011 dt March 28th, 2011. (filed)
  • Nitrate reducing microbial consortium as biofertilizer from plant growth promotion, 518/KOL/2011 dt April 11th, 2011.
  • Self-sustained microbial de-toxification of soluble sulfate from environmental effluent. 789/KOL/2011 dt June 10th, 2011; US8398856B2; US 20120312743 A1; (Technology transferred to IVIN).
  • Microbial combination for environmental protection and agricultural sustenance. 203/KOL/2013, dt 21st Feb 2013.
  • Microbial Consortium for nitrate and phosphate sequestration for environmental sustenance. 1179/KOL/2013, dt 16th Oct 2013; WO2015075607A2; 1005753(Bangladesh) dt 14th Oct 2014 (awarded on 24th Oct 2017).
  • Methods for treating sulphate containing water.WO 2015071833 A1, 341914 Granted Indian Patent on 17th July, 2020 filed on 13thNov 2013.
  • Method of Improving Elemental and Nutritional Content of Plant Seeds Using Bacillus Strain MCC0008 as a Biofertilizer. 1328/KOL/2013, dt 25th Nov 2013; WO 2015075607 A2.
  • Rapid detection of in-vivo sensitivity of a microorganism to an antimicrobial agent. No. 201631003917 dt 3rd Feb 2016.
  • Bio-fertilizer production from bacterial consortium. 201731003023 dated 27th January 2017.
  • Microbial consortium and process for degumming of Ramie fiber. 201931048663 dated 27th November 2019.
  • Formulation of bacterial consortium for bioremediation of petrochemical wastewater. 202031011766 dated 18th March 2020.
  • A process and system for ammonia removal from wastewater. 202131002964 dated 21st January 2021.

Seminar/Conference/Workshop/Training Program Participation (last 5 years) :

  • Talk on Tailor made microbial consortium for customized wastewater treatment on 98th Annual Session of NASI on 25th -27th February, 2021.

  • Talk on Dairy wastewater treatment on Conference series of National Productivity Council on 26th August, 2021.

  • Talk on Sewage treatment on Conference series of National Productivity Council on 9th September, 2021.

  • Talk on Aquaculture effluent treatment on Conference series of National Productivity Council on 23rd September, 2021.

  • Talk on Petrochemical effluent treatment on Conference series of National Productivity Council on 7th October, 2021.

  • Invited talk at the International Symposium on Biological Sciences: Impacts on modern civilization, current and future challenges on 27th September 2020.

  • Talk at DBT-BIRAC Webinar- Showcase of Demonstrated Waste-to-value and other clean technologies on 1st October 2020.

  • Invited lecture at MBB University on August 26, 2020.

  • Invited talk at Online Webinar on Women’s rights and safety the one day online Webinar on “Women’s Right and Safety” supported by National Institute of Technology Agartala on 3rd August, 2020.
  • Invited talk at the Online Webinar on "Challenges and Opportunities in Startup" on 30th July, organized by Government College of Engineering Kalahandi, Bhawanipatna, Odisha
  • Invited talk on Microbial Technology for clean and green environment with nutritious food for masses on 17th July 2020 at a webinar organized by Departments of Microbiology of Raidighi College and Sammilani College, West Bengal.
  • Invited talk on Microbial Approach on Environmental Sustenance on 20th June 2020, at a Webinar organized by Amity University, Kolkata.
  • Invited talk at National Seminar “Probing biology: In vitro, in vivo and insilico” at Department of Biophysics, Molecular Biology and Bioinformatics on 25th February 2020.
  • Invited talk and hands on training at Advanced waste water treatment: the Microbial approach at MAKAUT, WB, Haringhata on 24th and 25th February 2020.
  • Invited talk at 2 days National Seminar on Diversity in the era of globalization: challenges and management organized by Bidhannagar College on 23rd February 2020.
  • Invited talk at 12thAcia-Pecific Microscopy Conference 2020; 03-07, February 2020 at Hyderabad International Convention Centre (HICC), Hyderabad, India.
  • Invited talk at Indian Institute of Science Education and Research- Kolkata, Department at Biological Sciences, on 3rd January 2020.
  • Talk by at 8th International conference on Nutrition, Food Science and Technology, 9th -10th Dec 2019, Dubai.
  • Invited talk at the Induction Training of Faculty in Universities/Colleges/Institutes, Tripura University, 25th September 2019.
  • Invited talk at National workshop on River and Water Management for sustainable development with policy perspectives on 3rd and 4th July 2019 at Tripura University.
  • Invited talk at International Conference on Electron Microscope and Allied Analytical Techniques (EMAAT 2019), EMSI and Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla, 7th May 2019.
  • Invited talk at National Workshop on reskilling of Indian youth, organized by Tripura University and Holy Cross College, 17-19 February 2019.
  • Trained on advanced microscopy in Zeiss Microscopy Conclave 2019, Carl Zeiss India (Bangalore) Pvt Ltd, 14th to 16th February 2019.
  • Invited talk at Emerging Trends in Life Sciences for Sustainable Development, Rama Devi Women’s University, 8th Feb 2019.
  • Talk at 3rd International conference on Water Microbiology, Water Sustainability and Reuse Technologies. International, December 3-4, 2018, Chicago, USA.
  • Keynote Speaker at 24th Biotechnology Congress: Research and Innovation (Video presentation) at Conference Series LLC Ltd Applaud, 24th -25th October 2018.
  • Participation at BIG Conclave 2018 held at Venture Centre, Pune on 27th and 28th July 2018 as a Biotech Ignition Grant Awardee showcasing the technology developed.
  • Invited talk at International conference on Microscopy during 18th - 20th July 2018, Mayfair convention center, Bhubaneswar, India.
  • Participated in Pre-Conference Workshop on ESEM in Medicine at Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswer during 16th and 17th July 2018.
  • Invited talk on World Environment Day organized by the Institute of Engineers (India) at Agartala on 5th June 2018.
  • Invited talk  at NIT Agartala in the National Seminar on “Sustainable bio-resource utilization- Prospects of North-East India” funded by TEQIP III from 11th  to 13th April 2018.
  • Invited talk on 16th October 2017 at 6th Annual Conference on Microbiology" held during October 16-17, 2017 in Baltimore, USA.
  • Invited talk at “Materials Science Research of Societal Relevance” organized by UGC-DAE CSR jointly with the Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune during May 25-26, 2017 at the Physics Department, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune.
  • Invited talk at International Seminar entitled "Regional Conference on Water Conservation, Drinking Water and Organic Agriculture for Sustainable Ecosystem Services" organized by EPRC Dhaka and IBRAD, Kolkata at Indian Institute of Bio-Social Research and Development (IBRAD) on 12th April 2017.
  • Invited talk at the Industry Academia conclave at Milan Mala Prangan, Kolkata on 27-29th March 2017 on Setting up of Technology Business Incubator (EKTA Incubation Centre) through Research of the Microbial Technology Group.
  • Invited talk at National Conference on Study of matter using Intense Radiation Sources and under extreme condition, 3-6th Nov 2016, Indore on “Radiation for environmental sustenance”.
  • Invited Talk at International Conference: Nanobiocon 2016, 3-5 October 2016, Kolkata, on “Integrated microbial waste water treatment for environmental sustenance”.
  • Talk at Drug Discovery and Therapy World Congress 2016 at Boston on 25th August 2016 on “Rapid detection of in vivo sensitivity of a microorganism to an antimicrobial agent” under the track Green technique for Medicinal Chemistry.
  • Talk at the Global Biotechnology Congress 2016 at Boston on 24th August 2016 on “Microbial biofilm based fixed bed bioreactor involved in simultaneous sequestration of nitrate and phosphate from wastewater” under the track Proteomics and Bioinformatics.
  • Invited talk on “From nature to product: a journey with the microbe” at NIT Agartala, Chemical Engineering Department on 26th November 2015 and Womens College, Agartala on 10th December 2015
  • Invited talk on “Yield and nutritional quality enhancement of Mung bean using integrated management approach” at Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar on 9th November 2015.
  • 11th Biofilm Summer School, Washington State University, Pullman, 27th July to 7th Aug 2015.

Membership/Positions in Learned Academic Bodies/Organizations :

  • Member of the Executive Council of Electron Microscope Society, Calcutta Chapter.
  • Life member of Electron Microscope Society, Calcutta Chapter.
  • Member of Executive Council of Electron Microscope Society of India.
  • Life membership of Association of Microbiologists of India,
  • Member of the American Chemical Society
  • Member of American Society of Microbiology.
  • Membership of Society of Wetland Scientists.
  • Member of National Academy of Science India
  • Fellow of the Society for Applied Biotechnology.
  • Fellow of the Eurasian Academy of Environmental Science.

Scholarship/Award/Recognitions of National and International Status :

  • Won NASI-Reliance Industries Platinum Jubilee Award in Biological Sciences 2020
  • Won the Visitor’s award in Technology Category in December 2019.
  • One of thirteen innovators representing India in the Global Grand Finals of Climate Launchpad 2019 at the Netherlands in November 2019.
  • Winner of Regional finals of Climate Launch Pad 2019 (Odisha)
  • Excellence in Microscopy in Life Sciences from Electron Microscope Society of India on 18th July 2018 at EMSI 2018, Bhubaneswar
  • 16th position in DST-Lockheed Martin India Innovation Growth Program 2014..
  • Awarded the 4 months Associateship for young Scientist under the specialized training in NICHE areas of Biotechnology 2007-2008 scheme at Humboldt University, Berlin by DBT 30th June 2008 onwards.
  • 30 days Bioinformatics training at Technical University of Munich, Germany as a part of DAAD-DST Exchange Program 30th December 2004 to 30th Jan 2005.
  • 21 days Bioinformatics training at Technical University of Munich, Germany as a part of DAAD-DST Exchange Program 10th March 2004 to 1st April 2004.
  • DST Fast Track for Young Scientists, DST, India from 2003
  • PDF in Life Sciences and Biotechnology of DBT, India from May 2001 till April 2003.
  • JRF of State DST & NES, Gov. of West Bengal from July 1999 to May 2001.

Research Projects :

  • Validation of the efficacy of treated dairy effluent as biofertilizer for cultivation of economic crop. UGC DAE. 2019-2022. Rs 8,39,400/-
  • Microbial consortium based biofertilizer for increased Ramie Fiber yield. BIRAC. 2017-2019. Rs 46,82,000/-
  • Establishment of a culture collection Centre in North East Region of India Phase II , DBT, 2017-2020, Rs 27,10,400.00
  • Microbe based value addition to the fibre quality of ramie: technology based quality improvement with environmental sustenance, IISWBM, November 2016 – May 2017, Rs 6,00,000/-
  • Microbial roles in yield management of scented rice of north east India, DBT, 2016-2019, Rs 51,44,000/-
  • Microbial enzyme based natural fibre (Ramie) finishing: an ecofriendly approach, DBT, 2016-2019, Rs 63,60,000/-
  • Nationwide Environmental Gamma Radiation Monitoring using TLDs, BARC, 2014-16, Rs 12,03, 400/-
  • Understanding the effect of Plant growth promoting bacteria (PGPB) formulation on nutritional quality on gamma irradiated mung bean seeds, IUC-DAE, 2014-17, Rs 7,30,200/-
  • Understanding the impact of phytochemical elemental content on biofilm stimulation by epiphytic bacteria. UGC-DAE, 2015-2018, Rs 8,58,837/-
  • Centre of Excellence in Environmental Technology and Management. MHRD, 2014-18, Rs 2,50,00,000/-
  • Genetic manipulation based enhancement of microbial phosphate and nitrate remediation for waste water treatment, ICAR, 2011-14, Rs 1,98,00,800/-
  • Studies on bioreactor (200lt) using SRB for sulfate bioremediation of Uranium mining effluent (UCIL effluent). BARC, 2010-14, Rs 34,36,600/-
  • Developing a laboratory scale biofilm based metal removal system using heavy metal tolerant radioresistant marine coastal microbes.IUC-DAE, 2009-13, Rs 7,98,837/-
  • Development of a bioremedial microbial package based on Bioinformatic approaches for removal of metal toxicity. DST, 2008-11, Rs 8,19,000/-
  • Characterization and optimization of functioning of bacterial consortia for nitrate reduction in low level radioactive liquid waste. BRNS, 2008-10, Rs 15,18,200/-
  • Application of East Calcutta Wetland Biodiversity: Purification, characterization and overexpression of extracellular lipase from a strain of Acinetobactergrimontii isolated from East Calcutta Wetland. WBPCB, 2008-11, Rs 3,75,360/-
  • Studies on nanocrystal formation in microbes undergoing Heavy ion irradiation. IUAC-UGC, 2007-09, Rs 2,91,653/-
  • Studies on Heavy ion irradiated metal induced radiation sensitization in Bacillus subtilis. IUAC-UGC, 2007-09, Rs 2,88,051/-
  • Development of sulphate reducing bioremediation package from Jaduguda effluent discharge. BRNS, 2006-09, Rs 62,40,488.22/-
  • Ionizing radiation induced DNA DSB studies of methanogens isolated from East Calcutta Wetlands. IUC-DAE, 2006-08, Rs 4,88,859/-
  • Genetic Resource Management of East Calcutta Wetlands. DST (under DST Fast Track Scheme), 2003-06, Rs 10,80,000/-
  • Studies on microbial and genetic diversity screening from wetlands in and around Kolkata. DBT (under DBT PDF in Life Sciences and Biotechnology Scheme), 2001-03, Rs 3,75,437/-

Area of Research Interest :

  • Broadly Microbial Technology which includes
  • Development of technology using microbes for environmental protection and sustenance with emphasis on Biofilm bioreactors.
  • Developing techniques for rapid diagnostics.
  • Microbial isolation and characterization at the genomic level.

Research Supervisions :

  • Dr Sanhita Chowdhury: Tapping of multifunctional microbes from East Calcutta wetland, 21 st May 2010.
  • Dr Madhusmita Mishra: Bioremedial studies using microbes from East Calcutta Wetland, 16 th June 2010.
  • Dr Poonam Nasipuri: Isolation and characterization of efficient sulfate reducing bacterial consortia from different environmental sites, 13 th December 2011.
  • Dr Poulami Nandy: Rapid pathogen detection in case of Urinary tract infection among women folk in and around Kolkata, 14 th August 2012.
  • Dr Sumana Das: Characterization of Marine isolates with extracellular protease production, 28 th July 2014.
  • Dr Sufia Khanam: An experimental study on scopes for transferring sewage fed aquaculture (Bheri) from Kolkata, India to Bangladesh, 8 th June 2016.
  • Dr Sourav Ghosh: Plant microbe interaction on the epiphytic leaf surface in case of traditional Indian plants and herbs, 29 th September 2016.
  • Dr Anirban Mukherjee: Study on the effect of phytochemicals as well as synthetic protease inhibitors on secreted serine aspartyl protease from Candida sp, 8th January 2018.
  • Dr Srimoyee Banerjee: Understanding the effect of plant growth promoting bacteria (PGPB) formulation on nutritional quality of Mung bean seeds on 21st August 2018.
  • Dr Nabanita Halder: Microbial conversion of dairy waste product (effluent) into Ammonia on 13th March 2019.
  • Dr Tethi Biswas: Development of tailor-made consortia for efficient effluent treatment on 10th August 2021.
  • Ms Mandakini Gogoi submitted thesis entitled “Development of microbial prototype for treatment and reuse in dairy and aquaculture industry” on 24th September 2021 at Tripura University.

Awards :

  • NASI-Reliance Industries Platinum Jubilee Award in Biological Sciences 2020
  • Visitor's Award in Technology Category, 2019
  • Regional Climate LaunchPad Winner (Odisha), 2019
  • Excellence in Microscopy in Life Science, 2018

 

 

Educational Qualification

  • PhD in Biophysics, Molecular Biology and Genetics from Calcutta University in 2001
  • MSc in Physiology from Calcutta University in 1996
  • BSc in Physiology from Calcutta University in 1994
  • Higher secondary from CBSE in 1991
  • High School from CBSE in 1989

Membership/Positions in Learned Academic Bodies/Organizations:

  • Member of the Executive Council of Electron Microscope Society, Calcutta Chapter.
  • Life member of Electron Microscope Society, Calcutta Chapter.
  • Member of Executive Council of Electron Microscope Society of India.
  • Life membership of Association of Microbiologists of India,
  • Member of the American Chemical Society
  • Member of American Society of Microbiology.
  • Membership of Society of Wetland Scientists.
  • Member of National Academy of Science India
  • Fellow of the Society for Applied Biotechnology.
  • Fellow of the Eurasian Academy of Environmental Science.

Scholarship/Award/Recognitions of National and International Status:

  • Won the Visitor’s award in Technology Category in December 2019.
  • One of thirteen innovators representing India in the Global Grand Finals of Climate Launchpad 2019 at the Netherlands in November 2019.
  • Winner of Regional finals of Climate Launch Pad 2019 (Odisha)
  • Excellence in Microscopy in Life Sciences from Electron Microscope Society of India on 18th July 2018 at EMSI 2018, Bhubaneswar
  • 16th position in DST-Lockheed Martin India Innovation Growth Program 2014..
  • Awarded the 4 months Associateship for young Scientist under the specialized training in NICHE areas of Biotechnology 2007-2008 scheme at Humboldt University, Berlin by DBT 30th June 2008 onwards.
  • 30 days Bioinformatics training at Technical University of Munich, Germany as a part of DAAD-DST Exchange Program 30th December 2004 to 30th Jan 2005.
  • 21 days Bioinformatics training at Technical University of Munich, Germany as a part of DAAD-DST Exchange Program 10th March 2004 to 1st April 2004.
  • DST Fast Track for Young Scientists, DST, India from 2003
  • PDF in Life Sciences and Biotechnology of DBT, India from May 2001 till April 2003.
  • JRF of State DST & NES, Gov. of West Bengal from July 1999 to May 2001.

 

Research Papers

  • Mandakini Gogoi, Pinaki Bhattacharya, Sudip Kumar Sen, Indranil Mukherjee, Shashi Bhushan, Shaon Ray Chaudhuri. 2021. Aquaculture effluent treatment with ammonia remover Bacillus albus (ASSF01). Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 9 (4): 105697. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jece.2021.105697
  • Tethi Biswas, Shashi Bhushan, Sanjeev Kumar Prajapati, Shaon Ray Chaudhuri. 2021. An eco-friendly strategy for dairy wastewater remediation with high lipid microalgae-bacterial biomass production. Journal of Environmental Management.15;286:112196.  doi: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2021.112196.
  • Mandakini Gogoi, Tethi Biswas, Prasandeep Biswal, Tuhin Saha, Ajoy Modak, Lalit Mohan Gantayet, Rajib Nath, Indranil Mukherjee, Ashoke Ranjan Thakur, Mathumal Sudarshan, Shaon Ray Chaudhuri  2021. A novel strategy for microbial conversion of dairy wastewater into biofertilizer. Journal of Cleaner Production. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2021.126051
  • Shaon Ray Chaudhuri, Mandakini Gogoi, Tethi Biswas, Soumya Chatterjee, Chaitali Chanda, Ronald Jamatia, Ajoy Modak, Sunil K Sett, Indranil Mukherjee2020. Optimization of bio-chemical degumming of Ramie fiber for improved strength & luster. Biotechnology Reports. 28.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.btre.2020.e00532

  • Chaitali Chanda, Mandakini Gogoi, Indranil Mukherjee, Shaon Ray Chaudhuri 2020. Minimal medium optimization for soluble sulfate removal by tailor-made sulfate reducing bacterial consortium. Bioremediation Journal. https://doi.org/10.1080/10889868.2020.1811633
  • Sanjit Debnath, Goutam Chakraborty, Suvendhu S Dutta, Shaon Ray Chaudhuri, Panna Das, Ajay Krishna Saha. 2020. A small review on roles of Trichoderma species on Rice plant (Oryza sativa L.) Biotechnologia Vegetal. 20(1): 1-16.
  • AshishYadav, Anees Ahmed Mahaboob Ali, Mrunal Ingawale, Shaon Ray chaudhuri, Lalit Mohan Gantayet, Aniruddha Pandit. 2020. Enhanced co-production of pectinase, cellulase and xylanase enzymes from Bacillus subtilis ABDR01 upon ultrasonic irradiation. Process Biochemistry. doi:10.1016/j.procbio.2020.01.011 
  • Nabanita Halder, Mandakini Gogoi, Jaweria Sharmin, Manjila Gupta, Srimoyee Banerjee, Tethi Biswas, Basant Kumar Agarwala, Lalit Mohan Gantayet, Mathummal Sudarshan, Indranil Mukherjee, Arindam Roy, Shaon Ray Chaudhuri. 2020. Microbial consortium-based conversion of dairy effluent into biofertilizer. Journal of Hazardous, toxic, and radioactive waste. 24(1):04019039-1to7.
  • Tethi Biswas, Debasmita Chatterjee, Sinchini Barman, Amrita Chakraborty, Nabanita Halder, Srimoyee Banerjee, Shaon Ray Chaudhuri. 2019. Cultivable bacterial community analysis of dairy activated sludge for value addition to dairy wastewater. Microbiology and Biotechnology Letters. 47(4):585-595
  • Shashi Bhushan, Mandakini Gogoi, Abhispa Bora, Sourav Ghosh, Sinchini Barman, Tethi Biswas, Mathummal Sudarshan, Ashoke Ranjan Thakur, Indranil Mukherjee, Subrata Kumar Dey, Shaon Ray Chaudhuri. 2019. Understanding bacterial biofilm stimulation using different methods – a criterion for selecting epiphytes by plants. Microbiology and Biotechnology Letters. 47(2), 1–7.
  • Somenath Das, Vipin Kumar Singh, Abhishek Kumar Dwivedy, Anand Kumar Chaudhari, Neha Upadhyay, Akanksha Singh, Ajay Krishna Saha, Shaon Ray Chaudhury, Bhanu Prakash, and Nawal Kishore Dubey. 2018. Assessment of chemically characterised Myristica fragrans essential oil against fungi contaminating stored scented rice and its mode of action as novel aflatoxin inhibitor. Natural Product Research. 17:1-5.
  • Srimoyee Banerjee, Manjila Gupta, Arindam Roy, Amtita Chakraborty, Shaon Ray Chaudhuri. 2018 Ramie (Boehmeria nivea) gum: A natural feed to sustain and stimulate the growth of bacteria. Journal of Bacteriology and Mycology. 5(2): 1067 (1-3).
  • Amrita Chakraborty, Ankurita Bhowmik, Sangita Jana, Pranami Bharadwaj, Dimpal Das, Bhaskar Das, Basant Kumar Agarwala and Shaon Ray Chaudhuri 2018. Evolution of waste water treatment technology and impact of microbial technology in pollution minimization during natural fiber processing.  Current Trends in Fashion Technology and Textile Engineering. 3(4): 555620 (001-004).
  • Amrita Saha, Shashi Bhushan Pallavi Mukherjee, Chaitali Chanda, Moumita Bhaumik, Madhurima Ghosh, Jaweria Sharmin, Poulami Datta, Srimoyee Banerjee, Parthasarathi Barat, Ashoke Ranjan Thakur, LalitMohan Gantayet, Indranil Mukherjee and Shaon Ray Chaudhuri 2018.Simultaneous sequestration of nitrate and phosphate from wastewater using a tailor-made bacterial consortium in biofilm bioreactor. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology. 93: 1279–1289
  • Shaon Ray Chaudhuri. 2016. Draft genome sequence of an industrially important Bacillus sp from Mandarmani coastal waters in Midnapur District, West Bengal, India. Genome Announcement. Jul-Aug; 4(4): e00867-16. doi:  10.1128/genomeA.00867-16
  • Manjila Gupta, Arindam Roy, Srimoyee Banerjee, Raman Kapoor, Basudam Adhikari, AshokeRanjan Thakur, Shaon Ray Chaudhuri. 2015. Bacillus sp MCC2138: a potential candidate for microbial degumming of Ramie. International Journal of Fiber and Textile Research. 5 (3):39-43.
  • B Antizar-Ladislao, BD Bhattacharya, S Ray Chaudhuri, S K Sarkar 2015. Impact of silver nanoparticles on benthic prokaryotes in heavy metal-contaminated estuarine sediments in a tropical environment. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 99 (1-2): 104-111.
  • Thungri Ghoshal, Sourav Ghosh, Amrita Saha, Nabanita Haldar, Ashoke Ranjan Thakur and Shaon Ray Chaudhuri, 2014. Combination of conventional and in-silico approach for identifying industrially important isolates of Aeromonas. OnLine Journal of Biological Sciences.14(2): 70-83doi: 10.3844/ojbsci.2014.70.83
  • Madhusmita Mishra, Savita Jain, Ashoke Ranjan Thakur, Shaon RayChaudhuri. 2014. Microbial Community in packed bed bioreactor involved in nitrate remediation from low level radioactive waste. Journal of Basic Microbiology. 54(3): 198–203, DOI: 10.1002/jobm.201200676.
  • Shaon RayChaudhuri, Amrita Saha, Thungri Ghoshal, Ashoke Ranjan Thakur, 2013. Draft Genome of an Ammonia-Producing Aeromonas sp. MDS8 (Strain MCC2167) from Sludge of Dairy Effluent Treatment Plant. Genome Announcements, September/October 2013 1:e00710-13; doi:10.1128/genomeA.00710-13
  • Debasmita Chatterjee, Ashoke Ranjan Thakur, Shaon Ray Chaudhuri 2013 Draft Genome of an ammonia producing Acinetobacter sp strain MCC2139 from dairy effluent. Genome announcements. DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.00410-13 Genome Announcement. July/August 2013 vol. 1 no. 4 e00410-13
  • Poulomi Nandy, Ashoke Ranjan Thakur, Shaon Ray Chaudhuri 2013 Rapid real time PCR based detection of cell count in case of urinary tract infection. American Journal of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 9 (2): 133-143.
  • Shreya DebRoy, Pallavi Mukherjee, Sujata Roy, Ashoke Ranjan Thakur, Shaon RayChaudhuri. 2013 Draft Genome of a phosphate accumulating Bacillus sp WBUNB004. Genome Announcement, January/February 2013 Volume 1 Issue 1 e00251-12.
  • Shreya DebRoy, Pallavi Mukherjee, Sujata Roy, Ashoke Ranjan Thakur, Shaon RayChaudhuri. 2013 Draft Genome of a nitrate and phosphate removing Bacillus sp WBUNB009. Genome Announcement, January/February 2013 Volume 1 Issue 1 e00254-12.
  •  V Helen Shiphrah, Sayanti Sahu, Ashoke Ranjan Thakur and S RayChaudhuri. 2013 Screening of bacteria for lactic acid production from whey water. American Journal of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 9 (2): 118-123.
  • Poulomi Nandy, Md Aftabuddin, Ashoke Ranjan Thakur and Shaon RayChaudhuri. 2013 Differential banding pattern based identification of UTI causing bacteria. American Journal of Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 9 (2): 124-132.
  • Shreya DebRoy, Amrita Bhattacharjee, Ashoke Ranjan Thakur and Shaon RayChaudhuri. 2013 Draft Genome of a nitrate and phosphate accumulating Bacillus sp MCC0008. Genome Announcement, January/February 2013 Volume 1 Issue 1 e00189-12.
  • Sumana, D., M. Sudarshan, A.R. Thakur and S. RayChaudhuri, 2013 Degumming of raw silk fabric with help of marine extracellular protease. American Journal of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 9: 12-18
  • Ghosh Saurav, Indranil Mukherjee, Ashoke Ranjan Thakur and Shaon Ray Chaudhuri. 2012 Assay for Rapid Screening of Phytochemicals as Antimicrobial Agents. American Journal of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 8 (4), 288-291
  • S. Das, I. Mukherjee, M. Sudarshan, T.P. Sinha, A.R. Thakur and Shaon RayChaudhuri. 2012. Bacterial isolates of marine coast as commercial producers of protease. OnLine J. Biol. Sci., 12 (3): 96-107.
  • DebRoy, S., S. Das, S. Ghosh, S. Banerjee, D. Chatterjee, A. Bhattacharjee, I. Mukherjee and Shaon RayChaudhuri. 2012. Isolation of Nitrate and Phosphate Removing Bacteria from Various Environmental Sites. OnLine J. Biol. Sci. 12(2): 62-71
  • Mishra, M., S. Ghosh, L.E. Alex, I. Mukherjee, T.P. Sinha, A.R. Thakur and S RayChaudhuri, 2012. Developing a system for antibacterial treatment of dental caries using culture based approach. OnLine J. Biol. Sci., 12: 44-53.
  • S. Ray Chaudhuri, I. Mukherjee, D. Ghosh and A. R. Thakur. 2012 East Kolkata Wetland: a multifunctional niche of international importance. Online Journal of Biological Sciences. 12(2) 80-88.
  • Raychaudhuri, S., Mewis, I., and Ulrichs, C. 2010. Leaf Surface Bacterial Colonization in Response to Brevicoryne brassicae (L.) Infestation of Brassica chinensis L. American Journal of Microbiology 1(2): 36-41.
  • Nasipuri,P.,  Pandit,G. G.,  Thakur, A.R., and Ray Chaudhuri, S. 2011. Microbial Consortia from Taptapani Hot Water Springs for Mining Effluent Treatment. American Journal of Microbiology 1(2): 23-29.
  • Madhusmita Mishra, Poulomi Nandy, Sarvani Debsarma, Mainak Dutta, Aditya Kunar Sarkar, Anindita Chakraborty, Timir Baran Samanta, Ashoke Ranjan Thakur and Shaon Ray Chaudhuri. 2011. Condoms-As Sources of Extracellular Enzyme Producing Microbes. American Journal of Microbiology 1(2): 14-22.
  • Chowdhury S., Thakur, A.R., Ray Chaudhuri, S., 2011. Novel Microbial Consortium for Laboratory Scale Lead Removal from City Effluent. Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 4: 41-54.
  • P. Nasipuri, L.E. Alex, I. Mukherjee, G.G. Pandit, A.R. Thakur and S. Ray Chaudhuri, 2011. Enhancement of Crystal Size by Microbes. Research Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 1 (1): 42-47.
  • Jaysankar Sing Yadav, Sanhita Chowdhury and Shaon Ray Chaudhuri 2010. Purification and Characterization of an Extracellular Protease from Pseudomonas aeruginosa Isolated from East Calcutta Wetland. Journal of Biological Sciences, 10(5): 424-431.
  • Nasipuri, P., Pandit, G.G., Thakur, A.R., RayChaudhuri, S., 2010. Comparative Study of Soluble Sulfate Reduction by Bacterial Consortia from Varied Regions of India. American Journal of Environmental Science, 6 (2): 152-158.
  • Indranil Mukherjee, Pranami Bhaumik, Madhusmita Mishra, Ashoke Ranjan Thakur and Shaon RayChaudhuri, 2010. Bheri- a unique example of Biological Complex System. Special Issue on Biological Complexity: Trends and Perspectives. Online Journal of Biological Sciences. 10(1): 1-10.
  • Sanhita Chowdhury, Anindita Chakraborty, Ashoke R Thakur and Shaon RayChaudhuri, 2009. Radiation Induced DNA Double Strand Break Studies Of A Metal Sensitive Novel Bacterial Isolate From East Calcutta Wetland. American Journal of Environmental Sciences. 5(3): 398-405.
  • Aditya Kumar Sarkar, Susmita Roy, Ananya Pal, Sourav Pakrashi, Prahlad Kumar Mahra, Sayanti Sahoo, Aritra Deb, Madhusmita Mishra, Sudip Kumar Sen, Ashoke Ranjan Thakur and Shaon Ray Chaudhuri. 2008 Microbial Biodiversity Screening for Metal Accumulators from Mineral Ore Rich Site in Andhra Pradesh, India. Online Journal of Biological Sciences. 8(2): 32-40.
  • Poulomi Nandy, Soumen Roy, Ashoke Ranjan Thakur and Shaon Ray Chaudhuri (2008-2009) Comparative study on characterization of three Staphylococcal isolates from varied origin. Journal of Culture Collection 6: 52-60.
  • Susmita Roy, Kaushal Prasad Mishra, Ashoke Ranjan Thakur and Shaon Ray Chaudhuri. 2008 Isolation and characterization of novel metal accumulating extracellular protease secreting bacteria from marine coastal region of Degha in West Bengal, India. Online Journal of Biological Sciences, 8(1):25-31.
  • Ramesh Malathu, Sanhita Chowdhury, Madhusmita Mishra, Sumana Das, Prabhat Moharana, Joydeep Mitra, Ujjal K. Mukhopadhyay, Ashoke Ranjan Thakur and Shaon Ray Chaudhuri. 2008 Characterization and Wash Performance Analysis of Microbial Extracellular. American Journal of Applied Sciences, 5 (12): 1650-1661.
  • Sanhita Chowdhury, Madhusmita Mishra, Adarsh V K, Anindita Mukherjee, Ashoke Ranjan Thakur, Shaon Ray Chaudhuri. 2008. Novel Metal Accumulator and Protease Secretor Microbes from East Calcutta Wetland. American Journal of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 4 (3): 255-264
  • Ray Chaudhuri, S., S. Salodkar, M. Sudarshan, I. Mukherjee and A. R. Thakur. 2008 Role of Water hyacinth mediated Phytoremediation in Waste Water Purification at East Calcutta Wetland. Environmental Sciences, (Renamed Journal of Integrative Environmental Sciences) 5(1): 53-62.
  • Shaon Ray Chaudhuri, Ashoke Ranjan Thakur, Poulomi Nandy and Santanu Samanta. 2008 Urinary Tract Infection-A Survey of Local Population. American Journal of Infectious Diseases 4(2): 117-123.
  • Ray Chaudhuri, S., M. Mishra, P. Nandy and A. R. Thakur, 2008. Waste management: A case study of ongoing traditional practices at East Calcutta Wetland. American Journal of Agricultural and Biological Sciences, 3: 315-320.
  • Raychaudhuri, S., M Mishra, S Salodkar, M Sudarshan and A R Thakur 2008. Traditional Aquaculture Practice at East Calcutta Wetland:  The Safety Assessment American Journal of Environmental Sciences, 4 (2): 140-144.
  • Pradhan, A., P. Bhaumik, S. Das, M. Mishra, S. Khanam, B. Amin Hoque, I. Mukherjee, A.R. Thakur and S. Ray Chaudhuri, 2008. Phytoplankton diversity as indicator of water quality for fish cultivation. American Journal of Environmental Sciences, 4(4):271-276.
  • Adarsh V K, Madhusmita Mishra, Sanhita Chowdhury, M Sudarshan, A. R. Thakur and S Ray Chaudhuri. 2007 Studies on metal microbe interaction of three bacterial isolates from East Calcutta Wetland. Online Journal of Biological Sciences, 7(2):80-88.
  • Ray Chaudhuri, S., S. Salodkar, M. Sudarshan and A. R. Thakur, 2007. Integrated Resource Recovery at East Calcutta Wetland – how safe is these? American Journal of Agricultural and Biological Scienes, 2: 75-80.
  • Nandy, P., A. R. Thakur, and S. Ray Chaudhuri, 2007 Characterization of bacterial strains isolated through microbial profiling of urine samples. Online Journal of Biological Sciences. 71(1): 44-51.
  • Ray Chaudhuri S, Pattanayak A K and Thakur A R. 2006 Microbial DNA extraction of samples of varied origin.  Current Science 91(12), 1697-1700.
  • S Ray Chaudhuri and A R Thakur. 2006 Microbial genetic resource mapping of East Calcutta Wetland.  Current Science 91(2), 212-217.
  • S Ray Chaudhuri, P Karmakar, D Choudhary, A Sarma and A R Thakur. 2003 Effect of heavy ion irradiation on DNA DSB repair in Methanosarcina barkeri.  Anaerobe 9, 15-21.
  • S Ray Chaudhuri, P Karmaker and A R Thakur. 2000 g- ray induced DNA damage and repair in Methanosarcina barkeri.  Anaerobe 6(6), 325-331.
  • S De, S Ray Chaudhuri, A Sarma and A R Thakur 1999 Effect of ionizing radiation induced damage and protection in normal and denatured supercoiled DNA and minichromatins formed on them. Indian J. Phys. 73B(5),795-804.
  • M Chattopadhyay, AK Banik and S Ray Chaudhuri. 1999 Production and purification of Lipase by a mutant strain of Rhizopus arrhizus. Folia Microbiol. 44(1), 37-40.

 

Book Chapters:

 

  • Spent coffee waste conversion to value added products for pharmaceutical industry. Priya Sarkar, Tethi Biswas, Chaitali Chanda, Amrita Saha, Mathumal Sudarshan, Chanchal Majumder, Shaon Ray Chaudhuri. 2020. In Bioresource Utilization in Therapeutics, Biofuel, Agriculture and Environmental Protection, book edited by Thatoi, Das and Mahapatra. Apple Academic Press (AAP), Inc., Canada, a Taylor & Francis group. Accepted.
  • Self-sustained ramie cultivation: an alternative livelihood option. Shaon Ray Chaudhuri, Basant Kumar Agarwala, Sunil K Sett, Priyasankar Chaudhuri, Piyali Paul, Gourav Bhattacharjee, Sumona Deb, Sukanya Chowdhury, Purnasree Devi, Sinchini Barman, Mandakini Gogoi, Tethi Biswas, Purabi Baidya, Abhispa Bora, Amrita Chakraborty, Chaitali Chanda, Saurav Saha, Ajoy Modak, Gautam Das, Priya Sarkar, Ronald Jamatia, Amitava Mukherjee, Ashutosh Kumar, Ashoke Ranjan Thakur, Mathumal Sudarshan, Rajib Nath, Leena Mishra, Indranil Mukherjee, Gautam Bose, Amarpreet Singh, Ranjan Kumar Naik. 2020. In Bioresource Utilization in Therapeutics, Biofuel, Agriculture and Environmental Protection, book edited by Thatoi, Das and Mahapatra. Apple Academic Press (AAP), Inc., Canada, a Taylor & Francis group. Accepted.
  • Algae - and bacteria - driven technologies for pharmaceuticals remediation in wastewater. Mamta, Neelesh Nandan, Shashi Bhushan, Shaon Ray Chaudhuri, Halis Simsek, Sanjeev Kumar Prajapati. August 2020 In Removal of Toxic Pollutants through Microbiological and Tertiary Treatment, book edited by Maulin P. Shah, 1st Edition. Elsevier, ISBN 9780128210147. Chapter 15. Pg 373-408.
  • Successful technology transfer of waste water fed aquaculture from India to Bangladesh: a case study. 2016. In Life Science: Recent Innovation and Research (LS). ISBN: 987-93-84443-53-5; pg: 352-368.
  • A polyphasic approach of species identification for genus Bacillus. 2016. In Life Science: Recent Innovation and Research (LS). ISBN: 987-93-84443-53-5; pg: 227-255.
  • Understanding plant microbe interaction on the leaf surface. 2016. In Life Science: Recent Innovation and Research (LS). ISBN: 987-93-84443-53-5; 2016; pg: 119-149.
  • Developing tailor made microbial consortium for effluent remediation. 2016. In Nuclear Material Performance, book edited by Rehab O. Abdel Rahman and Hosam El-Din Mostafa Saleh, ISBN 978-953-51-2448-1, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2447-4, Chapter 2, pg 17-35.
  • Novel microbial system developed from low level radioactive waste treatment plant for environmental sustenance. 2016.In "Management of Hazardous Wastes", book edited by Hosam El-Din Mostafa Saleh and Rehab O. Abdel Rahman, Intech, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2616-4; Chapter 8, pg 121-154
  • Comparison of the response of albicans and non albicans group of candida isolated from different parts of West Bengal, India upon exposure to several stresses. 2016; In Life Science: Recent Innovations and Research, ISBN: 987-93-84443-53-5, pg: 151-178.
  • Photobacterium leiognathi cmb_001: New-generation oxygen detection biosensor for environmental quality monitoring. 2016; In Life Science: Recent Innovations and Research, ISBN: 987-93-84443-53-5, pg: 273-285.
  • Microbe-Based Strategy for Plant Nutrient Management.  2017. In “Waste Water Treatment and Resource Recovery” book edited by Robina Farooq and Zaki Ahmed, Intech, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3045-1, Intech, Chapter 3, pg 38-55
  • Studies on East Calcutta Wetland: A unique biological complex system. Shaon Ray Chaudhuri, Ashoke Ranjan Thakur and Christian Ulrichs. 2011. In Advances in Environmental Research, Ed: Albert T. Riley, Volume 3, Chapter 7, ISBN: 978-1-60876-168-5, Nova Science Publishers, Inc.
  • Understanding the multi potent novel Acinetobacter isolates from East Calcutta Wetland. Shaon Ray Chaudhuri, Madhusmita Mishra, U Mukherjee, M Sudarshan and Ashoke Ranjan Thakur. 2010, In Microbial Biotechnology by B B Mishra and H N Thatoi, APH Publishing Corporation, Chapter 8, ISBN: 978-81-313-0849-3; pg: 169-197.
  • Heavy metal accumulating and enzyme secreting novel Pseudomonas sp. from East Calcutta Wetland: Implications for environmental sustainance. Madhusmita Mishra, Pragyan Ranjan Rout, Sudhir Mohapatra, M Sudarshan, Ashoke Ranjan Thakur and Shaon Ray Chaudhuri, 2012 In Microbial Biotechnology: Methods and Applications by Thatoi and Mishra, Narosa Publishing, ISBN: 978-81-8487-131-9; pg: 216-233.

 

  • NASI-Reliance Industries Platinum Jubilee Award 2020
  • Visitors Award in Technology Category, 2019
  • Regional Climate LaunchPad Winner (Odisha), 2019
  • Excellence in Microscopy in Life Science, 2018

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Patents:

  • Microbial Enzymes as detergent additives, 599/KOL/2010 dt June 1 2010; US20120021489, CN102985539A, WO 2011151666 A1 (Technology transferred to IVIN)
  • Hide Processing Methods and Compositions, 863/KOL/2010 dt August 5, 2010; CN103080340A, CN103080340B, EP2601316A1, US20120142073, US8524481B2, WO2012017264A1. (Technology transferred to IVIN).
  • Rapid real time PCR based detection of pathogen in bacteremia facilitating antibiotic selection, 1155/KOL/2010 dt October 19th, 2010 (filed)
  • A process of sterilization of commonly available male condoms, 1154/KOL/2010 dt October 19th 2010. (filed)
  • A device for securing the fuel tank in Automobiles and the like from unauthorized access and pilferage, 408/KOL/2011 dt March 28th, 2011. (filed)
  • Nitrate reducing microbial consortium as biofertilizer from plant growth promotion, 518/KOL/2011 dt April 11th, 2011.
  • Self-sustained microbial de-toxification of soluble sulfate from environmental effluent. 789/KOL/2011 dt June 10th, 2011; US8398856B2; US 20120312743 A1; (Technology transferred to IVIN).
  • Microbial combination for environmental protection and agricultural sustenance. 203/KOL/2013, dt 21st Feb 2013.
  • Microbial Consortium for nitrate and phosphate sequestration for environmental sustenance. 1179/KOL/2013, dt 16th Oct 2013; WO2015075607A2; 1005753(Bangladesh) dt 14th Oct 2014 (awarded on 24th Oct 2017).
  • Methods for treating sulphate containing water.WO 2015071833 A1, 341914 Granted Indian Patent on 17th July, 2020 filed on 13thNov 2013.
  • Method of Improving Elemental and Nutritional Content of Plant Seeds Using Bacillus Strain MCC0008 as a Biofertilizer. 1328/KOL/2013, dt 25th Nov 2013; WO 2015075607 A2.
  • Rapid detection of in-vivo sensitivity of a microorganism to an antimicrobial agent. No. 201631003917 dt 3rd Feb 2016.
  • Bio-fertilizer production from bacterial consortium. 201731003023 dated 27th January 2017.
  • Microbial consortium and process for degumming of Ramie fiber. 201931048663 dated 27th November 2019.
  • Formulation of bacterial consortium for bioremediation of petrochemical wastewater. 202031011766 dated 18th March 2020.
  • A process and system for ammonia removal from wastewater. 202131002964 dated 21st January 2021

Research Projects:

  • Validation of the efficacy of treated dairy effluent as biofertilizer for cultivation of economic crop. UGC DAE. 2019-2022. Rs 8,39,400/-
  • Microbial consortium based biofertilizer for increased Ramie Fiber yield. BIRAC. 2017-2019. Rs 46,82,000/-
  • Establishment of a culture collection Centre in North East Region of India Phase II , DBT, 2017-2020, Rs 27,10,400.00
  • Microbe based value addition to the fibre quality of ramie: technology based quality improvement with environmental sustenance, IISWBM, November 2016 – May 2017, Rs 6,00,000/-
  • Microbial roles in yield management of scented rice of north east India, DBT, 2016-2019, Rs 51,44,000/-
  • Microbial enzyme based natural fibre (Ramie) finishing: an ecofriendly approach, DBT, 2016-2019, Rs 63,60,000/-
  • Nationwide Environmental Gamma Radiation Monitoring using TLDs, BARC, 2014-16, Rs 12,03, 400/-
  • Understanding the effect of Plant growth promoting bacteria (PGPB) formulation on nutritional quality on gamma irradiated mung bean seeds, IUC-DAE, 2014-17, Rs 7,30,200/-
  • Understanding the impact of phytochemical elemental content on biofilm stimulation by epiphytic bacteria. UGC-DAE, 2015-2018, Rs 8,58,837/-
  • Centre of Excellence in Environmental Technology and Management. MHRD, 2014-18, Rs 2,50,00,000/-
  • Genetic manipulation based enhancement of microbial phosphate and nitrate remediation for waste water treatment, ICAR, 2011-14, Rs 1,98,00,800/-
  • Studies on bioreactor (200lt) using SRB for sulfate bioremediation of Uranium mining effluent (UCIL effluent). BARC, 2010-14, Rs 34,36,600/-
  • Developing a laboratory scale biofilm based metal removal system using heavy metal tolerant radioresistant marine coastal microbes.IUC-DAE, 2009-13, Rs 7,98,837/-
  • Development of a bioremedial microbial package based on Bioinformatic approaches for removal of metal toxicity. DST, 2008-11, Rs 8,19,000/-
  • Characterization and optimization of functioning of bacterial consortia for nitrate reduction in low level radioactive liquid waste. BRNS, 2008-10, Rs 15,18,200/-
  • Application of East Calcutta Wetland Biodiversity: Purification, characterization and overexpression of extracellular lipase from a strain of Acinetobactergrimontii isolated from East Calcutta Wetland. WBPCB, 2008-11, Rs 3,75,360/-
  • Studies on nanocrystal formation in microbes undergoing Heavy ion irradiation. IUAC-UGC, 2007-09, Rs 2,91,653/-
  • Studies on Heavy ion irradiated metal induced radiation sensitization in Bacillus subtilis. IUAC-UGC, 2007-09, Rs 2,88,051/-
  • Development of sulphate reducing bioremediation package from Jaduguda effluent discharge. BRNS, 2006-09, Rs 62,40,488.22/-
  • Ionizing radiation induced DNA DSB studies of methanogens isolated from East Calcutta Wetlands. IUC-DAE, 2006-08, Rs 4,88,859/-
  • Genetic Resource Management of East Calcutta Wetlands. DST (under DST Fast Track Scheme), 2003-06, Rs 10,80,000/-
  • Studies on microbial and genetic diversity screening from wetlands in and around Kolkata. DBT (under DBT PDF in Life Sciences and Biotechnology Scheme), 2001-03, Rs 3,75,437/-

Area of Research Interest:

Broadly Microbial Technology which includes

  • Development of technology using microbes for environmental protection and sustenance with emphasis on Biofilm bioreactors.
  • Developing techniques for rapid diagnostics.
  • Microbial isolation and characterization at the genomic level.

Research Supervisions:

  • Dr Sanhita Chowdhury: Tapping of multifunctional microbes from East Calcutta wetland, 21 st May 2010.
  • Dr Madhusmita Mishra: Bioremedial studies using microbes from East Calcutta Wetland, 16 th June 2010.
  • Dr Poonam Nasipuri: Isolation and characterization of efficient sulfate reducing bacterial consortia from different environmental sites, 13 th December 2011.
  • Dr Poulami Nandy: Rapid pathogen detection in case of Urinary tract infection among women folk in and around Kolkata, 14 th August 2012.
  • Dr Sumana Das: Characterization of Marine isolates with extracellular protease production, 28 th July 2014.
  • Dr Sufia Khanam: An experimental study on scopes for transferring sewage fed aquaculture (Bheri) from Kolkata, India to Bangladesh, 8 th June 2016.
  • Dr Sourav Ghosh: Plant microbe interaction on the epiphytic leaf surface in case of traditional Indian plants and herbs, 29 th September 2016.
  • Dr Anirban Mukherjee: Study on the effect of phytochemicals as well as synthetic protease inhibitors on secreted serine aspartyl protease from Candida sp, 8th January 2018.
  • Dr Srimoyee Banerjee: Understanding the effect of plant growth promoting bacteria (PGPB) formulation on nutritional quality of Mung bean seeds on 21st August 2018.
  • Dr Nabanita Halder: Microbial conversion of dairy waste product (effluent) into Ammonia on 13th March 2019.
  • Ms Tethi Biswas submitted on “Development of tailor-made consortia for efficient effluent treatment” submitted on 24th August 2020 at Tripura University.

 

  • Invited lecture at MBB University on August 26, 2020.
  • Invited talk at Online Webinar on Women’s rights and safety the one day online Webinar on “Women’s Right and Safety” supported by National Institute of Technology Agartala on 3rd August, 2020.
  • Invited talk at the Online Webinar on "Challenges and Opportunities in Startup" on 30th July, organized by Government College of Engineering Kalahandi, Bhawanipatna, Odisha
  • Invited talk on Microbial Technology for clean and green environment with nutritious food for masses on 17th July 2020 at a webinar organized by Departments of Microbiology of Raidighi College and Sammilani College, West Bengal.
  • Invited talk on Microbial Approach on Environmental Sustenance on 20th June 2020, at a Webinar organized by Amity University, Kolkata.
  • Invited talk at National Seminar “Probing biology: In vitro, in vivo and insilico” at Department of Biophysics, Molecular Biology and Bioinformatics on 25th February 2020.
  • Invited talk and hands on training at Advanced waste water treatment: the Microbial approach at MAKAUT, WB, Haringhata on 24th and 25th February 2020.
  • Invited talk at 2 days National Seminar on Diversity in the era of globalization: challenges and management organized by Bidhannagar College on 23rd February 2020.
  • Invited talk at 12thAcia-Pecific Microscopy Conference 2020; 03-07, February 2020 at Hyderabad International Convention Centre (HICC), Hyderabad, India.
  • Invited talk at Indian Institute of Science Education and Research- Kolkata, Department at Biological Sciences, on 3rd January 2020.
  • Talk by at 8th International conference on Nutrition, Food Science and Technology, 9th -10th Dec 2019, Dubai.
  • Invited talk at the Induction Training of Faculty in Universities/Colleges/Institutes, Tripura University, 25th September 2019.
  • Invited talk at National workshop on River and Water Management for sustainable development with policy perspectives on 3rd and 4th July 2019 at Tripura University.
  • Invited talk at International Conference on Electron Microscope and Allied Analytical Techniques (EMAAT 2019), EMSI and Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla, 7th May 2019.
  • Invited talk at National Workshop on reskilling of Indian youth, organized by Tripura University and Holy Cross College, 17-19 February 2019.
  • Trained on advanced microscopy in Zeiss Microscopy Conclave 2019, Carl Zeiss India (Bangalore) Pvt Ltd, 14th to 16th February 2019.
  • Invited talk at Emerging Trends in Life Sciences for Sustainable Development, Rama Devi Women’s University, 8th Feb 2019.
  • Talk at 3rd International conference on Water Microbiology, Water Sustainability and Reuse Technologies. International, December 3-4, 2018, Chicago, USA.
  • Keynote Speaker at 24th Biotechnology Congress: Research and Innovation (Video presentation) at Conference Series LLC Ltd Applaud, 24th -25th October 2018.
  • Participation at BIG Conclave 2018 held at Venture Centre, Pune on 27th and 28th July 2018 as a Biotech Ignition Grant Awardee showcasing the technology developed.
  • Invited talk at International conference on Microscopy during 18th - 20th July 2018, Mayfair convention center, Bhubaneswar, India.
  • Participated in Pre-Conference Workshop on ESEM in Medicine at Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswer during 16th and 17th July 2018.
  • Invited talk on World Environment Day organized by the Institute of Engineers (India) at Agartala on 5th June 2018.
  • Invited talk  at NIT Agartala in the National Seminar on “Sustainable bio-resource utilization- Prospects of North-East India” funded by TEQIP III from 11th  to 13th April 2018.
  • Invited talk on 16th October 2017 at 6th Annual Conference on Microbiology" held during October 16-17, 2017 in Baltimore, USA.
  • Invited talk at “Materials Science Research of Societal Relevance” organized by UGC-DAE CSR jointly with the Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune during May 25-26, 2017 at the Physics Department, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune.
  • Invited talk at International Seminar entitled "Regional Conference on Water Conservation, Drinking Water and Organic Agriculture for Sustainable Ecosystem Services" organized by EPRC Dhaka and IBRAD, Kolkata at Indian Institute of Bio-Social Research and Development (IBRAD) on 12th April 2017.
  • Invited talk at the Industry Academia conclave at Milan Mala Prangan, Kolkata on 27-29th March 2017 on Setting up of Technology Business Incubator (EKTA Incubation Centre) through Research of the Microbial Technology Group.
  • Invited talk at National Conference on Study of matter using Intense Radiation Sources and under extreme condition, 3-6th Nov 2016, Indore on “Radiation for environmental sustenance”.
  • Invited Talk at International Conference: Nanobiocon 2016, 3-5 October 2016, Kolkata, on “Integrated microbial waste water treatment for environmental sustenance”.
  • Talk at Drug Discovery and Therapy World Congress 2016 at Boston on 25th August 2016 on “Rapid detection of in vivo sensitivity of a microorganism to an antimicrobial agent” under the track Green technique for Medicinal Chemistry.
  • Talk at the Global Biotechnology Congress 2016 at Boston on 24th August 2016 on “Microbial biofilm based fixed bed bioreactor involved in simultaneous sequestration of nitrate and phosphate from wastewater” under the track Proteomics and Bioinformatics.
  • Invited talk on “From nature to product: a journey with the microbe” at NIT Agartala, Chemical Engineering Department on 26th November 2015 and Womens College, Agartala on 10th December 2015
  • Invited talk on “Yield and nutritional quality enhancement of Mung bean using integrated management approach” at Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar on 9th November 2015.
  • 11th Biofilm Summer School, Washington State University, Pullman, 27th July to 7th Aug 2015.

 

 

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