Dr. Suresh Deka

Research

  1. Isolation of potent rhamnolipid biosurfactant producing microorganisms, methods for production of rhamnolipid biosurfactant, applications of rhamnolipid biosurfactant particularly (i) to recovery of hydrocarbons from refinery sludge (ii) to control of environmental pollution caused due to contamination of hydrocarbons and (iii) to control of plant pathogenic fungi of various crop plants.
  2. Phytoremediation and bioremediation of hazardous substances particularly hydrocarbons and heavy metals from contaminated sites.
  3. Vermicompost technology for the management of biowastes.

PATENTS APPLIED FOR

  1. METHOD FOR CONTROLLING PHYTOPATHOGEN IN TOMATO- Suresh Deka JiumoniLahkar. Application no. 898/KOL/2014 dated 29/08/14
  2. A NEW METHOD FOR CONTROLLING FUSARIUM WILT OF PEA – Suresh Deka Siddhartha N. Borah. Application no. 899/KOL/2014 dated 29/08/14
  3. METHOD FOR PREVENTING STALK AND EAR ROT DISEASE OF MAIZE- Deka Siddhartha Narayan Borah Application no. 546/KOL/2015 dated 20/05/2015
  4. METHOD FOR PRODUCTION OF RHAMNOLIPID- Suresh Deka Rupshkha Patowary. Application no. 201631004581 dated 09/02/2016
  5. A COST-EFFECTIVE RAPID METHOD FOR TREATMENT OF FORMATION WATER OF OIL INDUSTRY. Suresh Deka&Bhaskar Das. Application No.201831020835 dated 04/06/2018
  6. PROCESS FOR REMEDIATION OF FORMATION WATER FOR ITS SAFE DISPOSAL
    AND/OR REUSE. Suresh Deka&Bhaskar Das. Application No.201931000192 A dated 02/01/2019

   Career

  1. 2007: Post Doc. (Biosurfactant)
  2. Institution: University of Ulster, Northern Ireland, UK.
  3. 1991: Ph.D (Microbial ecology)
  4. Title of the thesis Ecology of root nodule bacteria of PhaseolusaureusRoxb. with specia reference to certain carrier materials. Institution: Gauhati University, India.
  5. 1980: MSc (Botany: microbiology special paper)
  6. Institution: Gauhati University, India.

Employment Details

  1. Assistant Microbiologist, Assam Agro-Industry Development Corporation, Guwahati. From June 1983 to April 1985
  2. Senior Research Assistant, Central Silk Board, Boko (Assam) India: From May 1985 to October 1985.
  3. Lecturer, Dudhnoi College, Goalpara, (Assam), India: From October 1985 to April 1989.
  4. Lecturer, B. B. K. College, Nagaon, Barpeta, Assam: From April 1989 to February 1991
  5. Project Fellow, Institute of Advanced Study in Science & Technology, Garchuk, Guwahati – 781035, Assam, India. : From March 1991 to October
  6. Assistant Professor, IASST, Garchuk, Guwahati – 781035. : From November, 1992 to August 2004.
  7. Associate Professor I, IASST, Garchuk, Guwahati 781035: From August 2004 to July 2007.
  8. Associate Professor II, IASST, Garchuk, Guwaharti 781035: From August 2007 to June 2013.
  9. Professor I, IASST, Garchuk, Guwaharti – 781035: From July 2013 to June 2018
  10. Professor II, IASST, Garchuk, Guwaharti – 781035: From July 2018 to September 2018
  11. Honorary Professor, Garchuk, Guwaharti – 781035: From October 2018 to till date.

Publications

  1. Biosurfactant production by a rhizosphere bacteria Bacillus altitudinis MS16 and its promising emulsification and antifungal activity. Goswami and S. Deka (2019) Colloids and Surfaces: B Biointerfaces 178:285-296. IF 3.973
  2. Efficacy of a rhamnolipid biosurfactant to inhibit Trichophyton rubrum in vitro and in a mice model of dermatophytosis. Suparna Sen, Siddhartha Narayan Borah, Arijit Bora, Suresh Deka (2019). Experimental Dermatology. 28: 601-608. IF 2.868   
  3. Recycling of Bakery Waste as an Alternative Carbon Source for Rhamnolipid Biosurfactant Production. Kaustuvmani Patowary, Rupshikha Patowary,. Mohan Chandra Kalita and Suresh Deka (2019). Journal of Surfactants and Detergents 22: 373–384. IF 1.672
  4. Application of biosurfactant in enhancement of bioremediation process of crude oil contaminated soil. Rupshikha Patowary, Kaustuvmani Patowary, Mohan Chandra Kalita and Suresh Deka (2017). International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation 98:120-126. IF 3.562
  5. Production, Characterization, and Antifungal Activity of a Biosurfactant Produced by Rhodotorula babjevae YS3. Suparna Sen, Siddhartha Narayan Borah, Arijit Bora, Suresh Deka (2017). Microbial Cell Factories, DOI 10.1186/s12934-017-0711-z 3.681
  6. Novel approaches for application of biosurfactant produced by Pseudomonas aeruginosa for biocontrol of Colletotrichum capsici responsible for anthracnose disease. Jiumoni Lahkar,Debahuti Goswami,Suresh Deka,Giasuddin Ahmed (2017). European Journal of Plant pathology, DOI 10.1007/s10658-017-1252-3 IF 1.478
  7. Uptake of Total Petroleum Hydrocarbon (TPH) and Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) by Oryza sativa Grown in Soil Contaminated with Crude Oil  R. Patowary, K. Patowary, A. Devi, M. C. Kalita S. Deka (2016). Bull Environ Cont.Toxicol. 98:120–126. IF 1.19
  8. Characterization of biosurfactant produced during degradation of hydrocarbons using crude oil as sole source of carbon. Kaustuvmani Patowary, Rupshikha Patowary,. Mohan Chandra Kalita and Suresh Deka (2017). Microbiol.| https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2017.00279 IF 4.164
  9. Rhamnolipid produced by Pseudomonas aeruginosa SS14 causes complete suppression of wilt by Fusarium oxysporum sp. pisi in Pisum sativum. Siddhartha N. Borah, Debahuti Goswami, Hridip K. Sarma, Swaranjit S. Cameotra and Suresh Deka (2016): Front. Microbiol. DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.01505. IF 4.164
  10. Development of an Efficient Bacterial Consortium for the Potential Remediation of Hydrocarbons from Contaminated Sites. Kaustuvmani Patowary, Rupshikha Patowary, Mohan C. Kalita and Suresh Deka (2016). Frontiers in Microbiology. DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.01092. IF 4.164
  11. Utilization of paneer whey waste for cost-effective production of rhamnolipid biosurfactant. Rupshikha Patowary, Kaustuvmani Patowary, Mohan Chandra Kalita and Suresh Deka (2016).Appl Biochem Biotechnol. DOI 10.1007/s12010-016-2105-9. IF 1.7
  12. First Report of Fusarium verticillioides Causing Stalk Rot of Maize in Assam, India N. Borah, S. Deka & H. K. Sarma (2016). Plant Disease (American Phyto-pathological Society), DOI: 10.1094/PDIS-01-16-0074-PDN. IF 3.02
  13. Phytoremediation of crude oil-contaminated soil employing Crotalaria pallida Aiton Plabita Baruah, Suresh Deka & Partha Pratim Baruah (2016). Environ Sci. Pollut Res. 23:10595–10603, IF 2.828
  14. Biosurfactant of Pseudomonas aeruginosa JS29 against Alternaria solani: the causal organism of early blight of tomato. Lahkar J, Borah SN, Deka S, Ahmed G (2015). BioControl. (Springer) 60:401–411. IF 1.6
  15. Rhamnolipid produced by Pseudomonas aeruginosa SS14 causes complete suppression of wilt by Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. pisi in Pisum sativum. Borah SN, Goswami D, Lahkar J, Sarma HK, Khan MR, Deka S (2015). BioControl. (Springer) 60:375–385. IF 1.6
  16. Antifungal properties of rhamnolipid produced by Pseudomonas aeruginosa DS9 against Colletotrichum falcatum. Debahuti Goswami, Siddhartha Narayan Borah, Jiumoni Lahkar, Pratap Jyoti Handique & Suresh Deka (2015). Journal of Basic Microbiology (Wiley) 55 (11): 1265-1274. IF 1.8
  17. Degradation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) employing biosurfactant producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa K. Patowary, M C Kalita & Suresh Deka (2015). Indian Journal of Biotechnology (NISCAIR) 14: 208-215. IF 0.386
  18. Effect of crude oil contamination on the chlorophyll content and morpho-anatomy of Cyperus brevifolius (Rottb) Hassk. Plabita Baruah, Rashmi Rekha Saikia, Partha Pratim Baruah, and Suresh Deka. (2014). Environ Sci Pollut Res. 21:12530–12538. IF 2.828
  19. Degradation of polyaromatic hydrocarbons employing biosurfactant-producing Bacillus pumilus KS2. Kaustuvmani Patowary & Rashmi Rekha Saikia & Mohan Chandra Kalita & Suresh Deka. (2014). Ann Microbiol/Claudia Sorlini, Germany.  65:225–234. IF 0.998
  20. Rhamnolipid biosurfactant against Fusarium sacchari – the causal organism of pokkah boeng disease of sugarcane. Debahuti Goswami, Pratap Jyoti Handique and Suresh Deka (2014).  Journal of Basic Microbiology/Erika Kothe, Germany. 54: 548–557. IF 1.8
  21. Achieving highest glycolipid biosurfactant by selecting proper carbon-nitrogen ratio. Rashmi Rekha Saikia, Hemen Deka, Debahuti Goswami, Jiumoni Lahkar, Siddhartha Narayan Borah, Kaustuvmani Patowary, Plabita Baruah, Suresh Deka (2014) Journal of Surfactant and Detergent/Jean L. Salager. USA. 17:563-571. IF 1.853
  22. Removal of Hydrocarbon from Refinery Tank Bottom Sludge Employing Microbial Culture. Rashmi Rekha Saikia and Suresh Deka (2013).Environ. Sci Pollu. Res/ Environ Sci Pollut Res/Philippe Garrigues, USA. 20:9026–9033. IF 2.828 
  23. Isolation of potent biosurfactant producing bacterial strain from hydrocarbon-contaminated soil of Assam. Jiumoni Lahkar, Giyasuddin Ahmed and Suresh Deka (2013). Research Journal of Contemporary concerns/ P.K. Baruah/India. 8:63-69. 
  24. Removal of Hydrocarbon from Crude oil Contaminated Soil by Cyperus bravifolius. Plabita B., P. P.Baruah and Deka. (2013). Bull. Environ. Pharmacol. Life Sci/India, 2(6):123-130. 
  25. Vermicomposting of water hyacinth [Eichhornia crassipies (Solms)] employing native and exotic earthworm species. Deka H, Deka S, Baruah CK, Sarmah P and Das J (2012): Journal of Research in Biology/India.  2(8): 716-725. 
  26. Vermicompost assisted phytoremediation for abatement of crude oil contaminated soil. Suresh Deka and Hemen Deka (2012). The Ecoscan/M. P. Sinha, India. Special issue, Vol 1: 131-136. 
  27. Isolation of Biosurfactant Producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa RS29 from Oil-Contaminated Soil and Evaluation of Different Nitrogen Sources in Biosurfactant Production. R.R. Saikia, S. Deka, Deka, I.M. Banat (2012): Annals of Microbiology/ Claudia Sorlini, Germany. 62:753-763. IF 0.998 
  28. Optimization of environmental factors for improved production of biosurfactants by Pseudomonas aeruginosa RS29 on glycerol. R. Saikia, S. Deka, M. Deka and H. Sarma (2012): Journal of Basic Microbiology/ Erika Kothe, Germany 52: 446-457. IF 1.8 
  29. Vermicomposting potentiality of Perionyx excavatus for recycling of waste biomass of java citronella – an aromatic oil yielding plant. Deka, H., Deka, S., Baruah, C.K., Das, J., Hoque, S., Sarma, H., Sarma, N.S. (2011). Bioresource Technology/ Pandey, UK , Bioresource Technology 102: 11212–11217. IF 4.494
  30. Accumulation of heavy metals in selected medicinal plants. Hemen Sarma, Suresh Deka, Hemen Deka, Rashmi Rekha Saikia (2011). Review of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology/ George W. Ware, USA. 214: 63-86. IF 3.744 
  31. Vermicomposting of distillation waste of citronella plant (Cymbopogon winterianus) employing Eudrilus eugeniae. H. Deka, S. Deka, C. K. Baruah, J. Das, S. Hoque, N. S. Sarma (2011). Bioresource Technology / A. Pandey, UK. 102 (13): 6944-6950. IF 4.494 
  32. Impact of paper mill effluent on growth and development of certain agricultural crops. U. J. Medhi, A. K. Talukdar and Deka (2011). J. Env. Biol./ Dr. R.C. Dalela, India 32: 185-188. IF 0.656 
  33. Evaluation of Water Quality Index at Goalpara Town and its surrounding Areas in Assam, India. K. Talukdar, S. Deka and Abul Hussain (2010). Nature Environment and Pollution Technology/P.K. Goel, India. 9 (3): 615-620. 
  34. Studies on Edaphic Factors and Rhizosphere Mycoflora Associated with Gramineae Family of Dibru-Saikhowa Biosphere Reserve Forest of Assam. Das K, Saikia R, Deka S, Sarma S, Azad P (2010). Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany./ Sudhakar Reddy, C. India. 34(4):863-868.
  35. Agro- potentiality of lime sludge waste from paper industry. Utpal Jyoti Medhi, Anup Kumar Talukdar and Suresh Deka (2009). Current Science./P.Balaram, India. 97 (10): 1416-1418. IF 0.926 
  36. Application of vermicompost of native earthworm Perioonyx sp. for cultivation of rice (Oryza sativa). H. Deka and S. Deka (2008). J. Advanced Pl. Sc./ Prof. C. M. Sarma, India. 4 (1&2) 33-37. 
  37. Effect of pulp and paper mill effluent on germination and seedling growth of mustard, pea and rice. U. J. Medhi, A. K. Talukdar and Deka (2008). Poll Res./ Dr. R. K. Trivedy, India. 27(3): 437-442. 
  38. Study on efficiency of native verms for production of Vermicompost. H. Deka, S. Deka and C. K. Baruah (2008). Environment & Ecology/ S. K. Konar, India. 26(4): 1509-1512. 
  39. Phytoremediation of hydrocarbons from refinery sludge contaminated soil. P. Sarma; S. Deka and K. G. Bhattacharyya (2006). J. Appl. Biosci. Biotech/Prof. M. C. Kalita, India. 2(2): 21-25. 
  40. Utilization of lime sludge waste of paper mill for fish culture. Deka, S.; Yasmin, S. (2006). Current Science/ Balaram, India.  90(8): 1126-1130. IF 0.926
  41. Pseudomonas aeruginosa – a potential hydrocarbon-degrading bacterial strain isolated from petroleum-contaminated soil of Assam. Deka (2006). Assian Jr. Microbiol. Biotech. Env. Sc./ Dr. R. K. Trivedy, India 8(1): 87-90.
  42. Impact of lime sludge waste of Jagiroad paper mill on the growth and development of Planktons. Shabeena Yasmin, Ankur Bordoloi and Deka (2005). Ecol. Env & Cons./India. 11(2): 31-36.
  43. Physico-chemical characteristics of lime sludge waste of paper mill and its impact on the growth and production of rice. U. J. Medhi, A. K. Talukdar and Deka (2005). J. Indu. Poll. Cont./ Dr. R. K. Trivedy, India.21 (1): 51-58. 
  44. Degradation of hydrocarbon of refinery sludge. Deka, P. K. Sarma and K. G. Bhattacharyya (2005). IJEP/ India. 25(11): 1029-1032. 
  45. Status and prospects of soil microbial diversity of Dibru-Saikhowa biosphere reserve. R. Saikia, K. Das, Deka and P. Azad (2004). Himalayan Biosphere Reserves/India. Vol. 6 (1&2): 61-63.
  46. Impact of oil exploration on Physico-chemical properties of rice field soil at Moran oil field of upper Assam. Deka, S.; Devi, A.; Barthakur, H. P. and Kagti, L. C. (2004). IJEP/ 24 (4): 273-276.
  47. Impact of oil exploration on the Microflora in the rice filed soil of Assam. Deka, S.; Devi, A.; Barthakur, H. P. and Kagti, L. C. (2001). Asian Jr. Microbiol.Biotech.& Env. Sc./ R. K. Trivedy, India. 3(3):217-222.
  48. Bacterial strains isolated from crude oil polluted soil of Assam. Deka, S. (2000). Pollution Research/ R. K. Trivedy, India.20 (4):517-521.
  49. Crude oil utilization by Azotobacter chroococcum. Deka, S. (1998). Acad. Env. Biol./India. 7 (2):189-192 
  50. Studies on the impact of crude oil pollution on Physico-chemical properties, nature of micro-organisms and growth of rice plants in soil. Deka, S, Devi, A; Barthakur, H.  and Kagti, L. C.(1997). J. Env. Biol./ Dr. R.C. Dalela, India 18(2):167-17.
  51. Impact of gas flaring on physicochemical properties and occurrence of microflora in rice field soil at Rudrasagar oil field of Assam. Deka, Devi,  A., Barthakur H. P., and Kagti L. C., (1994). Environ and  Ecology./ Prof. S. K. Konar, India 12(3):527-531 
  52. Impact of flaring of Groups Gathering Station (GGS) on the Physico-chemical properties of rice field soil at Lakowa oil field of Assam. Deka S and Devi A., (1994). Pollution Research/./ R. K. Trivedy. India. 13(2): 101-105. 
  53. Effect of aeration factor on the growth of Rhizobium. Deka, S., Baruah, C. K., (1993). Assam. Sc. Soc./Prof. H. K. Baruah, India. 35(3): 180-183. 
  54. Studies on the impact of oil pollution on the microflora of rice field soil of Moran (Assam). Deka, S., Devi, A., Kagti, L. C and Barthakur, H.P. (1993). Environment &Ecology/ S. K. Konar, India. 11(3): 543-547. 
  55. Studies on the storage efficiency of different carrier materials for Rhizobium culture. Deka, S.and Baruah, C.K. 1992. and Ecol./ Prof. S. K. Konar, India. 10 (4): 857-860. 
  56. Impact of crude oil on the growth of soil Micro-organism in the rice field soil of Khanapara, Guwahati, Assam. Deka, S., Devi, A. and Azad, P. (1992). Indus .Pollu. Cont. / Dr. R. K. Trivedy. India. 7(1):11-14.

Publications in proceedings/ souvenir etc.

  1. Talukdar, A. K. Deka, & Hussain, A. (2007):  A Study on Drinking Water Quality of South Bank of Extreme Lower Part of Assam. Proceeding of the National Seminar on Environmental Degradation and Remedial Measures, Nabajyoti College, Kolgacia, Barpeta, Assam, India. 53-58.
  2. Deka, S., Deka, H. & Sarma, N. S. (2009): Phytoremediation of hydrocarbon contaminated soil of oil field situated at Lakowa, Upper Assam, India. Proceeding of the International symposium on Envionmental Pollution, Ecology and Human Health, Department of Zoology, S.N. University, Tirupati. 79-84.
  3. Deka, H., Deka, S. & Baruah, C. K. (1009): Biomanagement of water hyacinth (Eichhorina crassipes) through vermicomposting by native earthworm Perionyx sp. Proceedings of the International symposium on Envionmental Pollution, Ecology and Human Health, Department of Zoology, S.N. University, Tirupati. 53-55.
  4. Deka, H. Deka, S., & Baruah, K. (2010): Vermiconversion of wastes of sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum L.) by native earthworm Perionyx sp.Proceedings of the 19th. All India Congress of Zoology on Biodiversity and Human Welfare, Gauhati University, Guwahati, Assam, India. 377-382.
  5. Deka, S., Deka, H & Saikia, R. R. (2011): Cyperus Bravifolius a Potent Herb for Remediation of Hydrocarbon from Contaminated Soil. Proceedings of the International Conference on Environmental Pollution and Remediation, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 68 (1-8).
  6. Saikia, R. R. Deka, S. Deka, M., & Deka, H. (2011): Isolation of Potential Biosurfactant Producing Bacterial Strain from Crude Oil Contaminated Soil. Proceedings of the National Conference on Plant Resource Management and Conservation Strategies in N.E. Region, Cotton College, Guwahati, India 311-320

Published chapter in edited book

  1. Deka, S (1996):- Hydrocarbon degrading micro-organism and its prospective to control problem of Environmental pollution. In “Sustainable Developmental Strategy” (Eds. S.P. Sukla and N. Sharma) Mittal Publications New Delhi, pp. 111-117.
  2. Deka, S. and Barua, C. K. (1999): – Screening of carrier materials for the Rhizobium Biofertilizer. In “ Recent Advances in Biofertilizer Technology” Published by the Society for promotion and utilization of resources and technology, 10149, East Park Road, Karl Bagh, New Delhi (Eds. A. K. Jadav, M. R. Motsara, and S. Ray Choudhury) pp. 416-418.
  3. S. Deka, (2007): “Phytoremediation of heavy metals: A new strategy for environmental decontamination” published in the book “Biodiversity and Environmental Biotechnology” (Eds. Dwivedi et al) Scientific Publishers (India) Jodhpur, Chapter 16, pp. 337-354.J. Medhi, A. K. Talukdar and S. Deka (2008): Effect of pulp and paper mill effluent on seed germination and seedling growth of pea (Pisum sativum), mustard (Brassica niger) and rice (Oryza sativa) In “Environmental Science and Technology in India” (Eds. A. Kumar and R. K. Somashekar) 154-160, Daya Publishing House, New Delhi-35 (India) ISBN10-81-7035-541-9
  4. Shabeena Yasmine and S. Deka (2008): Lime sludge waste of paper mill as an alternative source of liming material for fish culture. In “Environmental Science and Technology in India” (Eds. A. Kumar and R. K. Somashekar) pp. 342-347, Daya Publishing House, New Delhi-35 (India) ISBN10-81-7035-541-9
  5. D. Goswami, P.J. Handique and S. Deka (2012): Biosurfactant as a biopesticide to control red rot of sugarcane. In the book Agro-Biotech (Ed. Das et al)  140-156 Global Publishing House (India). ISBN: 978-93-81563-15-1
  6. H. Sarma, S. Deka, A. Sarma, H. Deka and R. R. Saikia (2012): Solanum Nigrum L., Herbal Medicine or Invasive Weed. In the book  Agro-Biotech (Ed. Das et al) 363-382 Global Publishing House (India) ISBN: 978-93-81563-15-1
  7. H. Deka, S. Deka and C. K. Baruah (2015):- Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria for Value Addition: Mechanism of Action, In “Plant – Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria (PGPR) and Medicinal Plants” (Eds. Dilfuza Egamberdieva, Smriti Shrivastava and Ajit Varma), Soil Biology Series 42: 305-321(Springer).
  8.  R. Patowary, K. Patowary, M. C. Kalita S. Deka (2017): Role of biosurfactant producing micro-organisms in sustainable agriculture. In “Alternative Approaches in Agriculture” (Ed. K. Choudhury) Purbayan Publication, Satmile, Near Gauhati University, Guwahati -14, ISBN: 978-81-92955-55-1, January 2017, pp. 15-22.

Paper presented in Seminar /Conference etc. since 1995

  1. Deka, S. Microbiological Method(s) for cleanup Hydrocarbonaceous pollutants. “East Conference”. held at RRL, Jorhat on  October 18-20, 1995 Abstract p. 33
  2. Deka S.; Devi, A. Barthakur, H.P. and Kagti LC. Effect of formation water on germination and growth of certain pluses and cereal seed. p 76 Ann Tech. Scs. Assam.Sci Soc. (1995).
  3. Deka, S. Biotechnology in relation to control environmental pollution. Paper presented in young scientist’s session of DST Govt. of India at Osmania University on the occasion of 85th India science Congress Association held on January 3, 1998.
  4. Medhi, U., Devi, A., Deka, S. and Boishya, N.K. Agropotenciality study of Jagiroad Paper Mill Waste. Abstract C-7,Ann.Tech.Ses.Assam Sci.Soc.19, 1997
  5. Sharma, P., Devi, A., Deka, S. and Bhattacharyya K. G. Physico-chemical characterization of refinery sludge. .Abstract C-8 Ann.Tech.Ses.Assam Sci.Soc. Dec.19, 1997
  6. Sharma, P. Devi, A. and Deka, S.: “Concentration of heavy metals in the drinking water of Guwahati Refinery”. Abstract, C- 7 Ann. Tech. Ses. Assam. Sci. Soc. Dec.19, 1998
  7. U. Ahmed, M. C. Kalita, M. Deka, S. Deka, S. Hazarika, and B. Medhi: Distributional pattern of blue-green algae in rice field soil of Nagaon sub – division Nagaon in the state of Assam. .Abstract B-1 Annual Tech. Ses. Assam Sci. Soc. Dec.19, 1998.
  8. U. Ahmed, M.C.Kalita, M.Deka, S.Deka, S.Hazarika and B. Medhi: Nitrogen-fixing potentials of Cyanobacteria isolated from Nagaon sub-division, Nagaon, in the state of Assam. Abstract. p.39, North Eastern Regional Conference on Biofertilizer. Jan. 22-23,1999
  9. Deka, S. and Azad, P: Impact of Petroleum production on Ecosystem of N.E. Region. Paper presented in UGC sponsored Seminar organized by Dudhnoi College, Dudhnoi on 17-18.1999
  10. K. Sharma, Devi, A. Deka, S., and Bhattacharyyee: Studies on biodegradation of refinery sludge and its impact on plant growth. : National Conference on Industry and Environment held at Karad, Maharastra on 28 – 30 December 1999.
  11. Deka, S.: Terrestrial biomass a conventional source of energy. Workshop on the role of coupling processes between earth near-earth parameters and biosphere (WOCEB – 2K) held on 16 – 18 January 2000 at the Department of Physics, G. U.
  12. Deka, A. Devi, L.C. Kagti, and H. P. Barthakur: Impact of oil exploration on physicochemical properties in rice field’s soil at Moran Assam. National Conference on Environmental Biology. 17 – 18th. October 2002, Saurashtra University, Rajkot (Gujrat).
  13. Deliver a talk on “Biofertilizer and Environmental Pollution” Organised by Regional Biofertilizer Development Corporation, Imphal on September 24 & 26, 2003.
  14. J. Medhi, A. K., Talukdar, and S. Deka: Effect of Pulp and Paper Mill Effluent on Seed Germination and Seedling Growth of Pea, Mustard, and Rice. Paper presented in the National Seminar on New Horizons in Environmental Sciences and Engineering in India held at Bangalore University on November 17-18,2004
  15. Shabeena Yasmin and S. Deka: Lime Sludge Waste of Paper Mill as an Alternative Source of Liming Material for Fish Culture. Paper presented in the National Seminar on New Horizons in Environmental Sciences and Engineering in India held at Bangalore University on November 17-18, 2004 and published in the abstract p.56.
  16. Shabeena Yasmin, Jagannath Bhuyan and S. Deka: Probability of Use of Lime Sludge Waste of Paper Mill in Fisheries in Assam. Paper presented in the National conference on current trends of research in science and technology held at Gauhati University on January 28-29, 2005 and published in the Abstract OP-A18 p. 20.
  17. K. Sarma, S. Deka, and K. G. Bhattacharyya: Inoculated Bacterial Degradation Study of Guwahati Refinery sludge. Paper presented in the National conference on current trends of research in science and technology held at Gauhati University on January 28-29, 2005 and published in the Abstract OP – C5 p. 38
  18. Jagannath Bhuyan and S. Deka: Physico-chemical Characteristics of Water and Soil Samples of Some Selected Fisheries of Lakhimpur District of Assam. Paper presented in the National conference on current trends of research in science and technology held at Gauhati University on January 28-29, 2005 and published in the Abstract OP – C27, p. 60.
  19. J. Medhi, A. K. Talukder and S. Deka: Physico-chemical Characteristics of Paper Mill Effluent and Its Impact on Growth and Production of Rice, Mustered and Pea. Paper presented in the National conference on current trends of research in science and technology held at Gauhati University on January 28-29, 2005 and published in the Abstract OP – C31, p. 64.
  20. K. Sarma, S. Deka, and K. G. Bhattacharyya: Phytoremediation of Guwahati refinery sludge contaminated soil. Paper presented in the National Seminar on Biodiversity Conservation and Future Concern, June 17-18, 2005, Gauhati University, Guwahati – 14.
  21. J. Medhi, A. K. Talukdar and S. Deka: Impact of paper mill effluent on the production of certain agricultural crops of Assam. Paper presented in the National seminar on challenging frontiers in applied zoology held at Rangia College, Rangia Assam, during August 25-26, 2006.
  22. Deka and S. Deka: A Study of Efficacy of Native Verms for Production of Vermicompost. Paper presented in the National Seminar on challenging frontiers in applied zoology held at Rangia College, Rangia, Assam, during August 25-26, 2006.
  23. Hussain, S. Deka, and A. K. Talukdar: A Study on Drinking Water Quality of South Bank of Extreme Lower Part of Assam. Paper presented in the National Seminar on Environmental Degradation and Remedial Measures Held at Nabajyoti College, Kolgacia, Barpeta, Assam, during February 16-17, 2007
  24. Shabeena Yasmin, Suresh Deka, and Amalesh Datta: Impact of lime sludge waste of paper mill on water quality and fish growth. Paper presented in the “Workshop on sustainability of Indian aquaculture industry” held at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, West Bengal on September 28-29, 2007.
  25. Deka and S. Deka: A study on suitability of different raw material for production of vermicompost by exotic earthworm Eudrilus eugeniae (Kinberg). Paper presented in the National Seminar on Environmental Issues in North East India: Past, Present and Challenges Ahead Organized by the Gargaon College, Sivasagar from May 10- 11, 2008.
  26. Das, S. Deka and P. Azad: Soil microbial diversity of Dibru-Saikhowa biosphere reserve with special reference to Physico-chemical properties. Paper presented in the 53rd. Technical Session of the Assam Science Society held on March 15, 2008, at College of Veterinary Science, Assam Agricultural University, Khanapara, Guwahati – 22.
  27. Deka, S. Deka, and C. K. Baruah: Vermiconversion of wastes of sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum L.) by native earthworm Perionyx sp.). Paper presented in the National Seminar on Biodiversity and Human welfare organized by Department of Zoology, Gauhati University in Association with Zoological Society of India held on 29-31 December 2008. Abstract  p.154
  28. Deka, S. Deka, and C. K. Barua: Effect of Rhizosphere microflora on certain agricultural crops as influenced by the application of Vermicompost. Paper presented in the National Seminar on “Exploitation, Utilization and Strategy Action Plan for Sustainable Management of Plant Resources” Organized by the Department of Botany, Gauhati University, Guwahati, held on February 27-28, 2009.
  29. Suresh Deka, Hemen Deka and Neelotpal Sen Sarma: Phytoremediation of hydrocarbon contaminated soil of oil field situated at Lakowa, Upper Assam, India. Paper presented in the International Symposium on Environmental Pollution, Ecology, and Human Health. Department of Zoology, S.N. University, Tirupati, held on July 25-27, 2009. (Abstract p. 186).
  30. Deka, S. Deka, and C. K. Baruah: Bio management of water hyacinth (Eichhorina crassipes) through vermicomposting by native earthworm Perionyx sp. Paper presented in the International Symposium on Environmental Pollution, Ecology, and Human Health. Department of Zoology, S.N. University, Tirupati held on July 25-27, 2009 (Abstract p. 153).
  31. Pranab Sarma, Suresh Deka, and Krishnagopal Bhattachayy: Management of refinery sludge. Paper presented in the National Conference on Energy Resources of North East India, Organised by Oil India Limited, held on November 11-12, 2009 at Pragjyoti ITA cultural complex, Machkhowa, Guwahati (Abstract p.142)
  32. H. Deka, S. Deka, C. K. Baruah, J. Das and R. R. Saikia: Vermicompost assisted phytoremediation for removal of hydrocarbons from contaminated soil. Paper presented in the national seminar on ‘Plant resource management and conservation strategies in N. E. region’ held at Cotton College, Guwahati, Assam, India during February 18-19, 2011.
  33. R. R. Saikia, S. Deka, M. Deka and H. Deka: Isolation of potential biosurfactant producing strain from contaminated soil for bioremediation study. Paper presented in the national seminar on ‘Plant resource management and conservation strategies in N. E. region’ held at Cotton College, Guwahati, Assam, India during February 18-19, 2011.
  34. R. R. Saikia, S. Deka, and M. Deka: Factors affecting production of biosurfactant by Pseudomonas aeruginosa RS29. Paper presented in The 56th Annual Technical Session of Assam Science Society held at Dibrugarh University on 26th March 2011.
  35. Suresh Deka, Hemen Deka, and Rashmi Rekha Saikia: Cyperus bravifolius a potent herb for remediation of hydrocarbon from contaminated soil. Paper presented in the “International Conference on Environmental Pollution and Remediation” held on 17-19 August 2011 at Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
  36.  D. Goswami, P. J. Handique and S. Deka: Application of biosurfactant for controlling Redrot of sugarcane diseases. Paper presented in the national seminar on “Prospects of biotechnological Applications for Sustainable Agriculture” held on January 30-31, 2012 at Baosi Banikanta Kakati College, Nagaon, Barpeta.
  37. Suresh Deka, Pranab Kumar Sarma, and Krishna Gopal Bhattachryya: Investigation of a suitable method for removal of hydrocarbon from refinery sludge. Presented in the “International Congress of Pollution Research” held at Surat on December 15-17, 2011.
  38. Rashmi Rekha Saikia, Suresh Deka, and Manab Deka: Production of bio-surfactant on different carbon sources by a native isolate of Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Presented in the “International Congress of Pollution Research” held at Surat on December 15-17, 2011.
  39. Hemen Sarma, Suresh Deka, and C M Sarma: Impact of aerial ammonia depositions on Camellia sinensis (l.) Kuntze in the industrial area. Presented in the “International Congress of Pollution Research” held at Surat on December 15-17, 2011.
  40.  H. Deka, S. Deka, C. K. Baruah, and J. Das: Utilization of distillation wastes of Java Citronella for vermicompost production employing exotic and local earthworm species. Presented in the “International Congress of Pollution Research” held at Surat on December 15-17, 2011.
  41. Suresh Deka and Hemen Deka: Vermicompost assisted phytoremediation for abatement of crude oil-contaminated soil. Paper presented in the “International Conference on Anthropogenic Impact on Environment & Conservation Strategy” held on November 2-4, 2012 at Ranchi.
  42. Suresh Deka,Kaustuvmani Patowary, Dhrub Jyoti Dutta and Krishnendu Dey :Hydrocarbon degrading potentialities of biosurfactant producing native bacterial strains.  Presented in the “5th International Congress of Pollution Research” held at Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT), Malaysia, held on November 22-24, 2012
  1. Siddhartha Narayan Borah, Hridip Kumar Sarma and Suresh Deka: Control of Gibberella monilliformis using biosurfactant produced by Pseudomonas aeruginosa Presented in the “First International Conference on Bio-resource and Stress Management”, held at Science City, Kolkata during February 6-9th 2013.
  2. Jiumoni Lahkar and Suresh Deka: Isolation and screen­ing of biosurfactant producing bacteria from a different environment. Presented in the “First International Conference on Bio-resource and Stress Management”, held at Science City, Kolkata during February 6-9th
  3. Debahuti Goswami, Suresh Deka, and Pratap Jyoti Handique: Biological control of Fusarium sacchari by Rhamnolipid Biosurfactants. Presented in the “First International Conference on Bio-resource and Stress Management” held at Science City, Kolkata during February 6-9th
  4. Deka, S. Deka, C.K. Baruah, P. Sarmah and J. Das: Vermitechnology for recycling of citronella waste employing indigenous and exotic earthworm species. Presented in the “First International Conference on Bio-resource and Stress Management” held at Science City, Kolkata during February 6-9th 2013.
  5. Baruah, S. Deka, and P.P. Baruah: Effect of Crude oil on the leaf pigment content of Cyperus bravifolius. Presented in the “First International Conference on Bio-resource and Stress Management” held at Science City, Kolkata from February 6-9th 2013.
  6. Rashmi Rekha Saikia and Suresh Deka: Production of Biosurfactant by Pseudomonas aeruginosa RS29 on Various Carbon Sources. Presented in the “First International Conference on Bio-resource and Stress Management” held at Science City, Kolkata during February 6-9th
  7. Kaustuvmani Patowary and Suresh Deka: Recovery of hydrocarbon from refinery sludge by biosurfactant producing native bacterial strain. Presented in the “First International Conference on Bio-resource and Stress Management” held at Science City, Kolkata during February 6-9th
  8. Plabita Baruah, Partha Pratim Baruah, Suresh Deka: Impact of crude oil on chlorophyll content of Cyperus brevifolius. Presented in UGC SPONSORED “National Seminar on Bio-Resources of North East India and Their Conservation”, held at D.K.College, Mirza, Assam during March 22-23, 2013.
  9. Plabita Baruah, Partha Pratim Baruah, and Suresh Deka: Phytoremediation of crude oil contaminated soil by Cymbopogon winterianus Presented in National Seminar on “Plant Resources of NE Region and Their Bioprospecting”, held at Dept. of Botany. Gauhati University, Guwahati during March 30, 2013.
  10. Debahuti Goswami, Siddhartha Narayan Borah, Jiumoni Lahkar, Suresh Deka and Pratap Jyoti Handique: Antimicrobial potential of Rhamnolipid biosurfactant. Presented in National Seminar on “Plant Resources of NE Region and Their Bioprospecting”, held at Dept. of Botany. Gauhati University, Guwahati on March 30, 2013.
  11. Rashmi Rekha Saikia, Kaustuvmoni Patowary, Manab Deka and Suresh Deka: Production kinetics of rhamnolipid biosurfactant. Presented in National Seminar on “Plant Resources of NE Region and Their Bioprospecting”, held at Dept. of Botany. Gauhati University, Guwahati on March 30, 2013.
  12. Siddhartha N. Borah, Hridip K. Sarma, and Suresh Deka: Antifungal activity of Biosurfactant produced by Pseudomonas aeruginosa SS14 against Maize stalk and ear rot fungus Gibberella moniliformis. Presented in the “International Congress of Environmental Research” held at Aurangabad, India during December 19-21, 2013.
  13. Siddhartha Narayan Borah, Suresh Deka, and Hridip Kumar Sarma: Rhamnolipid biosurfactant produced by Pseudomonas aeruginosa SS14. Presented in the “International Conference on Harnessing Naturals Resources for Sustainable Development: Global Trends” held at Cotton College, Guwahati during January 29-31, 2014.
  14. Jiumoni Lahkar Suresh Deka and Giyasuddin Ahmed: Antifungal activity of biosurfactant produced by Pseudomonas aeruginosa JS29 on various carbon sources. Presented in the “International Conference on Harnessing Naturals Resources for Sustainable Development: Global Trends” held at Cotton College, Guwahati during January 29-31, 2014.
  15. Debahuti Goswami, Suresh Deka, and Pratap Jyoti Handique: Biosurfactant as biopesticide to control pokka boeing disease of sugarcane. Presented in the “International Conference on Harnessing Naturals Resources for Sustainable Development: Global Trends” held at Cotton College, Guwahati during January 29-31, 2014.
  16. Deka, S. Deka, and C.K. Baruah: Vermitechnology for bio- management of water hyacinth employing indigenous earthworm species. Presented in the “International Conference on Harnessing Naturals Resources for Sustainable Development: Global Trends” held at Cotton College, Guwahati during January 29-31, 2014.
  17. Baruah, P.P. Baruah, and S. Deka: Phytoremediation of crude oil contaminated soil employing Crtotolaria anagyroides. Presented in the “International Conference on Harnessing Naturals Resources for Sustainable Development: Global Trends” held at Cotton College, Guwahati during January 29-31, 2014.
  18. Kaustuvmani Patowary, Suresh Deka and Mohan Chandra Kalita: Development of bacterial consortia for remediation of hydrocarbon contaminated site. Presented in the “International Conference on Harnessing Naturals Resources for Sustainable Development: Global Trends” held at Cotton College, Guwahati during January 29-31, 2014.
  19. Rupshikha Patowary, and Suresh Deka: Utilization of whey for cost-effective production of biosurfactant produced by Pseudomonas aeruginosa strain SR17. National seminar on Bioprospecting of the gene pool: trends and prospects in North East India 26-27 th July 2015,  K. College Mirza
  20. Vaswati Das, Rajkumari Sikha and Suresh Deka: Antifungal activity of Biosurfactant against three plant pathogenic fungi of Capsicum chinense Jacq. National seminar on Bioprospecting of the gene pool: trends and prospects in North East India. 26-27 th July 2015, K. College Mirza
  21. Rupshikha Patowary, Mohan Chandra Kalita and Suresh Deka: Uptake of PAHs by rice (Oryza sativa) grown near Lakowa Oil Fields of Upper Assam. International Conference on New Horizons in Biotechnology. 22-25th November 2015, Trivandrum, Kerala
  22. Kaustuvmani Patowary and Suresh Deka: Characterization of Biosurfactant during Crude Oil Biodegradation Employing Pseudomonas Sp. PG1. Sixth European Bioremediation Conference (EBC-VI). June 29- July 2, 2015, Chania, Crete, Greece
  23. Kaustuvmani Patowary and Suresh Deka: Recovery of Petroleum hydrocarbons from refinery sludge by biosurfactant producing Bacillus pumilus  Sixth European Bioremediation Conference (EBC-VI). June 29- July 2, 2015, Chania, Crete, Greece.
  24. Suresh Deka, Kaustuvmoni Patowary and Mohan Chandra Kalita: Degradation of Poly Aromatic Hydrocarbon (PAH) by biosurfactant producing bacterial Strains. The 6th World Congress on Biotechnology. October 05-07, 2015, New Delhi, India.
  25. Kaustuvmani Patowary, Mohan Chandra Kalita and Suresh Deka: Crude Petroleum Oil Degradation Efficiency of Bacillus Cereus R2 Strain Isolated From Crude Oil Contaminated Rice Field. The 2nd Conference on Environmental Chemistry (CEC2015). December 18 to 20, 2015, Guilin, China.
  26. Rupshikha Patowary, Mohan Chandra Kalita, and Suresh Deka (2016): Biosurfactant Mediated Biodegradation of Petroleum Crude Oil. National Conference on “Recent Advancements in Environmental Research-2016″, June 4-5, 2016 at IIT Guwahati, India.
  27. Kaustuvmani Patowary, Mohan Chandra, Rupshikha Patowary, and Suresh Deka (2016): Biodegradation of naphthalene by Pseudomonas aeruginosa SR17 and simultaneous production of biosurfactant. International Symposium on Microbes and Biosphere: What’s New and What Next, November 24-27, 2016 at Gauhati University, Guwahati, India.
  28. Rupshikha Patowary, Kaustuvmani Patowary, Mohan Chandra Kalita, and Suresh Deka (2016): Biosurfactant facilitated biodegradation of naphthalene by pseudomonas aeruginosa SR17, International conference on Environmental Pollution and Prevention, ICEPP, December 25-27, 2016 at Kyoto, Japan
  29. Madhurankhi Goswami and Suresh Deka (2016): Isolation, characterization, and evaluation of antifungal activity of lipopeptide biosurfactant produced by Bacillus altitudinis International Conference on Environment and Ecology (ICEE), February 12-14, 2018 at Gauhati University, Assam
  30. Chandana Malakar, Mohan Chandra Kalita and Suresh Deka (2018): Antibacterial effect of rhamnolipid biosurfactant of SR17 against Staphylococcus aureus. 4th International Conference on Environment and Ecology (ICEE), February 12-14, 2018 at Gauhati University, Assam.
  31. Madhurankhi Goswami and Suresh Deka (2016): Bacillus altitudinis MS16, a beneficial Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacterium with potential biocontrol properties against broad spectrum phytopathogens. An International Conference on Innovation and Translational Dimension: Food, Health, And Environmental Biotechnology, March 9-11, 2018 at NIT, Allahabad, UP.
  32. Chandana Malakar, Mohan Chandra Kalita and Suresh Deka (2018): Rhamnolipid biosurfactant of Pseudomonas aeruginosa SR17 against Staphylococcus aureus. Biosangam: An International Conference on Innovation and Translational Dimension: Food, Health, And Environmental Biotechnology, March 9-11, 2018 at NIT, Allahabad, UP.
  33. Sen, R. Kandimalla, S.N. Borah, A. Bora, and S. Deka (2018): Application of sophorolipid biosurfactant for controlling dermatophytosis caused by Trichophyton rubrum 28th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID-2018). 21st -24th April 2018 Madrid, Spain.
  34. Sen, A. Bora, and S. Deka (2018): Rhamnolipid biosurfactant can control cutaneous dermatophytosis caused by Trichophyton rubrum 12th Annual Convention of ABAP and International conference on Biodiversity, Environment, and Human Health: Innovations and Emerging Trends (BEHIET-2018) 12th – 14th November 2018 Mizoram University, Aizwal, Mizoram, India.
  35. Sen, S.N. Borah, A. Bora, and S. Deka (2018): Efficacy of a rhamnolipid biosurfactant against dermatophytosis caused by Trichophyton mentagrophytes International Conference on Bio-Innovation for Environmental and Health Sustainable Developments (BEHSD-2018). 27th and 28th November 2018 CSIR-Indian Institute of Toxicology Research (CSIR-IITR), Lucknow.
  36. Bhaskar Das, Suresh Deka (2018): An environmentally sustainable and eco-friendly process for remediation of petroleum hydrocarbons in oil field formation water. International Conference on Bio-Innovation for Environmental and Health Sustainable Developments (BEHSD-2018). 27th and 28th November 2018 CSIR-Indian Institute of Toxicology Research (CSIR-IITR), Lucknow
  37. Bhaskar Das, Suresh Deka (2018): Phycoremediation: A new dimension to organic pollutant remediation. 4th International Conference on “Recent Advancements in Chemical, Environmental and Energy Engineering (RACEEE 2019)” 14th and 15th February 2019, SSN College of Engineering, Tamil Nadu
  38. Sarma, R. Gogoi and S. Deka (2019): In vitro assay of antifungal property of rhamnolipid biosurfactant against the Phytopathogenic fungi – Colletotrichum gloeosporioides and Corynespora cassiicola, 71st Annual Meeting-Indian Phytopathological Society (IPS) and National Symposium on “Recent Challenges and Opportunities in Sustainable Plant Health Management” (RCOSPHM-IPS2019) February 26-28, 2019, at Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India.
  39. Malakar, M.C. Kalita and S. Deka (2019): Antifungal activity of biosurfactant of Bacillus licheniformis SCV1 against dermatophytic fungus Trichophyton ajelloi and Microsporum fulvum. Recent Advancements in Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology [RABEB-2019]  15th and 16th of March, 2019 School of Biochemical Engineering Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi, India
  40. Goswami and S. Deka (2019): Bacillus altitudinis MS16, a beneficial Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria with potential bio-control properties against broad spectrum phytopathogens. Recent Advancements in Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology [RABEB-2019] 15th and 16th of March, 2019 School of Biochemical Engineering Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi, India.
  41. Deka (2019): Development of a microbiological method for remediation of Petroleum hydrocarbon from contaminated sites. National Conference on Microbiome Research: Understanding the diversity to improve plant, animal, human and environmental health. March 7-9th, 2019, Uka Tarsadia University, Bardoli, Surat

Projects

Completed

Sl. No. Name of project Funding agency Total amount (Rs. in Lakh) Year PI/Co-PI Result
1. Development of microbiological method for control of hydro carbonaceous pollutants of oil fields soil of upper Assam – a feasibility study DST, Govt. of India, New Delhi 0.97 1995-97 Principal Investigator (PI)  Four potent hydrocarbon-degrading bacterial strains have been isolated and deposited at IMTCH, Chandigarh
2. Utilization of lime sludge waste of Jagiroad paper mill for fish culture ICAR, New Delhi 11.34 2001-2005 PI Lime sludge waste of Jagiroad HPC could be used as alternative liming material for fish culture
3. Phytoremediation of hydrocarbon contaminated soil of Assam Ministry of Environment and Forests Govt. of India, New Delhi 13.22 2007-2010 PI Cyperus bravifolius –a potent herb could be used for remediation of hydrocarbon
4. Bio-surfactant and its uses for recovery of hydrocarbons from refinery sludge – a feasibility study DBT, Govt. of India, New Delhi 27.62 2008-2011 PI Biosurfactant produced by Pseudomonas aeruginosa could be used for recovery of hydrocarbon from refinery sludge
5 Studies on native VAM fungi and their combined application with selected strains of Rhizobia for improvement of pulse production in N. E. region DBT, Govt. of India 6.70 2003-2006 Co-PI   Dual inoculation of VAM and Rhizobium had increased the production rate of pulse
6 Micrbial diversity of Dibru – Saikhowa and Manas biosphere reserves of Assam Ministry of Environment and Forests, Govt. of India 24.13 2004-1007 Co-PI
7 Biodegradability study of refinery sludge In-house 1998 -2002 Supervisor Pseudomonas aeruginosa was found suitable degraders of hydrocarbon from refinery sludge
8 Utilization of lime sludge waste of Paper mill for management of Acid soil of Assam In-house 2002-2006 Supervisor Lime sludge waste of paper mill could be used as an alternative source of liming material for management of acid soil of agricultural land of Assam
9. Utilization of bio- waste for production of vermicomposting In-house 2006-2010 Supervisor Citronella plant waste could be utilized for production of vermicomposting by using a native earthworm species of Assam
10 Evaluation of possible candidate species of Phytoremediation of Vanadium and Chromium DBT, Govt. of India 3.67 2011-2013 Supervisor Cassia angustifolia has quite promising plant with scavenging potential of Chromium Cr6+and can be used this plant for reclamations of Chromium Cr6+ contaminated sites
11 Virulence factors & antibiotic resistance profile of biosurfactant producing strains of Pseudomonas aeroginosa DBT, Govt. of India 18.0 2012-2015 Supervisor Six bacterial strains which produced biosurfactant were found to be antibiotic resistance (due to leave the post of woman scientist, project  could not incomplete)
12 Plant assisted bioremediation for decontamination of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon CSIR, Govt. of India 2.84 2012-2014 Supervisor
13. Antifungal properties of biosurfactants produced by the native bacterial strains and their application to control certain fungal diseases of field crops of Assam DBT, Govt. of India 44.95 2012-2015 PI A range of bacteria was isolated from the hydrocarbon contaminated soil and screened the efficient stains which could produce biosurfactant. The efficacy of the produced biosurfactant was tested in vitro as well as in planta against some important fungal plant pathogens.
14 Biosurfactant Enhanced Bioremediation of PAHs Contaminated Soil of oil field situated at upper Assam DBT, Govt. of India 24.20 2013-17 PI
15 Development of Bacterial Consortia for Removing Hydrocarbons from Contaminated sites of Assam In-house 2012-17 Supervisor Consortia  of two bacterial strains are developed and found suitable

Ongoing

Sl. No. Name of the project Funding agency Total amount Year PI/Co-PI Result
1. Studies on the Antifungal Activity of Biosurfactant Produced by Bacterial and Yeast Species against Certain Dermatophytic Fungi In-house 2015-2018 Supervisor
2. Degradation of hydrocarbon by cyanobacterial species and its application for cleaning hydrocarbonaceous pollutants from formation water of oil field of upper Assam. DST, Govt. Of India  19.20 2018-20 Supervisor
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Application of Glycolipid Biosurfactantfor general welfare of Economically Important Crops with special reference to Management of Phytopathogenic Fungi

 

DBT, Govt. of India  25.93 2017-2020 PI

Group

  1. Dr. Bhaskar Das, NPDF (DST), Contact: +91 9954069930, E-mail: dasbhaskar160[at]gmail[dot]co
  2. Miss RupshikhaPatowary,Senior research Fellow (CSIR), Contact: +91 9401659899, E-mail: ruprin_03[at]yahoo[dot]co[dot]in
  3. Miss SuparnaSen,Senior Research Fellow (Core), Contact: +91 8721976632, E-mail: suparnasen[dot]08[at]gmail[dot]com
  4. Miss MadhurankhiGoswami, JuniorResearch Fellow (Core), Contact: +91 9365423181, E-mail: madhurankhigoswami90[at]gmail[dot]com
  5. Miss ChandanaMalakar, Junior Research Fellow (DBT), Contact: +91 8486973836, E-mail: chandanamalakar63[at]gmail[dot]com
  6. Miss NilamSarma,Junior Research Fellow (Project), Contact: +91 9706788932, E-mail: nilamsharma959[at]gmail[dot]com

Opportunity

  1. The formation water which is generated during oil exploration and contains some toxic materials like hydrocarbons and heavy metals, as a result of which it cannot be released in the surroundings without its treatment. A cost-effective rapid method has been developed for treatment of formation water of oil industry by using potent hydrocarbon utilizing bacterial strain.
  2. Rhamnolipidbiosurfactant producing bacterial strains of Pseudomonas aeruginosa were isolated and studied the potentiality of the biosurfactant against plant pathogenic fungi of tomato, pea and maize and a formulation prepared to control the diseases.
  3. An economically important and potent hydrocarbon remediation by medicinal plant is investigated and a method is developed for remediation of hydrocarbon from crude oil contaminated soil of oil field situated at upper Assam using this medicinal plant.