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Dr Potshangbam Nongdam Puren Meetei

Designation: Professor & Head

Specialization: Plant Biotechnology

Contact:

Email: nongpuren [AT] gmail.com, nongpuren [AT] manipuruniv.ac.in

NET, JRF, GATE, Ph.D., Post-Doc (University of Florida, USA)

Website: https://www.manipuruniv.ac.in/faculty/74

Name: Dr. Potshangbam Nongdam Puren Meetei

Designation: Professor

 

Department of Biotechnology

Manipur University

Canchipur, Imphal-795003

Manipur, India

Specialization: Plant Biotechnology

Email: nongpuren [AT] gmail.com

 

ResearchGate profile : https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Potshangbam-Nongdam

Google scholar profile : https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=Jp9FNzwAAAAJ&hl=en

Academic profile

Examination

Board/University

Subject

Year of passing

Division

High School

Manipur Board, India

English, Science, Math, Social Science

1992

I

Higher secondary

Manipur Board, India

English, Chemistry, Physics, Math, Biology

1994

I

Bachelor

Degree

Manipur University, India

Botany, Zoology, Chemistry

1998

I

Master Degree

Kurukshetra University, India

Biotechnology

2000

I

Ph.D.

Panjab University, India

Biotechnology

2006

 

Post Doctoral

SIRE (SERB International Research Experience) Awardee, 2022

(University of Florida, USA)


 

Teaching/Research Experience

Designation

Name of the employer

Date of Joining

Date of leaving

Period of teaching/ Research experience

Date of retirement

Assistant Professor

Nagaland University

12.11.2007

17.01.2012

4 years and 3 months

 

Assistant Professor

Manipur University

18.01.2012

17.01.2020

8 years

 

Associate Professor

Manipur University

18.01.2020

 

17.01.2023

3 years

 

Professor

Manipur University

18.01.2023

 

 

30/03/2042


 

Administrative/professional experiences

  • Currently holding the position of Head of Department, Department of Biotechnology, Manipur University from July, 2023.

  • Held the position of Head of Department, Department of Biotechnology, Nagaland University from 2007-10.

  • Held the position of Head of Department (i/c), Department of Agriculture Engineering and Technology from 2011-12.

  • Member of Academic Council, Nagaland University, 2007 to10.

  • Member of Board of Under Graduate Studies in Biotechnology, Nagaland University from 2007 to 11.

  • Member of Board of Post Graduate Studies (BPGS) in Biotechnology, Nagaland University from 2009 to 11.

  • Member of Board of School of Engineering and Technology, Nagaland University from 2008 to 2011.

  • Member for drafting the Rules & Regulations and other relevant academic structures of degree programs for the School of Engineering and Technology, Nagaland University.

  • Member of Anti Ragging Committee, School of Engineering and Technology, Nagaland University, from 2009 to 2011.

  • Co-ordinator, Tranining and Placement Cell, Department of Biotechnology, Nagaland University from 2011 to 12.

  • Member of Place Cell committee for placement of B.Tech Engineering students for the year 2011.

  • Member of Disciplinary Panel for the students of School of Engineering and Technology, Nagaland University, Dimapur for the year 2011 and 2012.

  • Appointed as Subject expert for the selection of Assistant professor (Botany) in Model Christian College, Kohima on 3rd of Febraury, 2011.

  • Member of Departmental Purchase Committee, Department of Biotechnology, Nagaland University from 2007 to 11.

  • Member of Board of Post Graduate Studies (BPGS) in Chemistry, Nagaland University from 2010 to 2011.

  • Member of Departmental Purchase Committee, Department of Biotechnology, Manipur University.

  • Member of Department Board of Studies, Department of Biotechnology, Manipur University.

  • Member of Board of Studies, School of Life Sciences, Manipur University.

  • Member of School Purchase Committee, Life Sciences, Manipur University.

  • Appointed as Subject expert for the selection of Assistant professor (Biotechnology) in S. Kula Womens’ College, Nambol in 2012.

  • Appointed as Subject expert for inspection of B.Voc. programs in Kha Manipur College, Kakching in 2015.

  • Appointed as Subject expert for assessing the facilities for upgradation of B.Sc. Biotechnology course from 2nd year to 3rd year of Don Bosco College, Maram, Manipur, in 2018.

  • Member of the Working Committee for 3rd World Bamboo Workshop held at Imphal in 2019.

  • Appointed as Subject expert for the selection of Consultant (Plant Tissue culture and Molecular Biology) at Central Agriculture University, Manipur, 2021.

  • Appointed as Subject expert for assessing the facilities for upgradation of B.Sc. Biotechnology course from 2nd semester to 3rd semester of Jadonang Memorial College, Noney, in 2022.

Publications

Research papers in Journals

  1. Imlitoshi Jamir, Lipenthung, Ezung, Liyani Merry, Leimapokpam Tikendra, Rajkumari Sanayaima Devi, Potshangbam Nongdam. Heavy metal clean up : the application of fungi for bioasorption ( Geomicrobiology Journal, 2024) (IF-2.5; Scopus Citescore- 4.5).

  2. Soumaya El Merzougui, Imane Boudadi, Khadija Lachguer, David G Beleski, Khalid Lagram, Mohamed Lachheb, Mohamed Ben El Caid, Vania M Pereira, Potshangbam Nongdam, Mohammed Amine Serghini, Wagner A Vendrame. Propagation of Saffron (Crocus sativus L.) Using Cross-Cuttings under a Controlled Environment (International Journal of Plant Biology, 2024, MDPI publication) (Scopus Citescore- 1.4).

  3. Potshangbam Nongdam, David G Beleski, Leimapokpam Tikendra, Abhijit Dey, Vanlalrinchhani Varte, Soumaya El Merzougui, Vania M Pereira, Patricia R Barros, Wagner A Vendrame. Orchid Micropropagation Using Conventional Semi-Solid and Temporary Immersion Systems: A Review (Plants, 2023, MDPI publication) (IF-4.65; Scopus Citescore- 5.4).

  4. Karolina Nowakowska, Potshangbam Nongdam, Nabilah Amany Samsurizal, Andrzej Pacholczak. An Efficient Micropropagation Protocol for the Endangered European Shrub February Daphne (Daphne mezereum L.) and Identification of Bacteria in Culture (Agriculture, 2023, MDPI publication) (IF- 3.60; Scopus Citescore- 3.60).

  5. Thoungamba Amom, Leimapokpam Tikendra, Angamba Meetei Potshangbam, Nongthombam Bidyananda, Rajkumari Sanayaima Devi, Abhijit Dey, Manas Ranjan Sahoo, Wagner Aparecido Vendrame, Imlitoshi Jamir, Potshangbam Nongdam. Conservation strategies for endemic Dendrocalamus manipureanus: A study on genetic diversity and population structure based on molecular and phytochemical markers (South African Journal of Botany, 2023, Elsevier publication) (IF-3.3; Scopus Citescore- 5.1).

  6. Protha Biswas, Mimosa Ghorai, Samapika Nandy, Potshangbam Nongdam, Devendra Kumar Pandey, Padmanabh Dwivedi, Mahipal S Shekhawat, Abhijit Dey. Application of CRISPR/Cas system in optimizing nutrients and anti-nutrients content in fruits. (Vegetos, 2022, Springer publication) (Scopus Citescore- 2.5).

  7. Mani, Ruchi Jakhmola, Mridul Anand, Kritie Agarwal, Avi Tiwari, Qazi Amanur Rahman Hashmi, Tumul Vikram Singh, Potshangbam Nongdam, Deepshikha Pande Katare, and Angamba Meetei Potshangabam. A Systematic Review of Molecular Pathway Analysis of Drugs for Potential Use in Liver Cancer Treatment (Drugs and Drug Candidates, 2023, MDPI publication).

  8. Samapika Nandy, Saynati Mandal, Santosh Kumar Gupta, Uttpal Anand, Potshangbam Nongdam, Devendra Kumar Pandey, Mahipal S Shekhawat, Niraj Kumar Jha, Saurabh Kumar Jha, Manoj Kumar, Javad Sharifi-Rad, Abhijit Dey. Role of Polyamines in Molecular Regulation and Cross-Talks Against Drought Tolerance in Plants (Journal of Plant Growth Regulation, 2022, Springer (IF-4.6, Scopus Citescore- 5.10).

  9. Leimapokpam Tikendra, Thoungamba Amom, Oinam Sushma Nandeibam Apana, Paonam Sonia, Nongthombam Bidyananda Singh, Angamba Meetei Potshangbam, Abhijit Dey, Potshangbam Nongdam. Genetic Clonal Fidelity Assessment of Rhizome Derived Micropropagated Acorus Calamus Linn.- A Medicinally Important Plant, by RAPD and ISSR Markers, (Pharmacognosy Magazine, 2022, Medknow Publications) (IF-1.5, Scopus Citescore- 2.10).

  10. Leimapokpam Tikendra, Abhijit Dey, Imlitoshi Jamir , Manas Ranjan Sahoo and Potshangbam Nongdam. Cytokinin influence on in vitro shoot induction and genetic stability assessment of Dendrocalamus latiflorus Munro: a commercially important bamboo in Manipur, North-East India" (Vegetos, 2022, Springer publication) (Scopus Citescore- 2.1).

  11. Facundo Pieniazek, Madhumita Dasgupta, Valeria Messina, Mayengbam Premi Devi, Yumnam Indrani Devi, Sansuta Mohanty, Satyapriya Singh, Bibhuti Bhusan Sahoo, Potshangbam Nongdam, Gobinda Chandra Acharya, Manas Ranjan Sahoo. Differential Occurrence of Cuticular Wax and Its Role in Leaf Physiological Mechanisms of Three Edible Aroids of Northeast India (Agriculture, 2022, MDPI publication) (IF-3.2, Scopus Citescore- 3.1).

  12. Sicon MitraUttpal Anand, Niraj Kumar Jha, Mahipal S. Shekhawat, Suchismita Chatterjee Saha, Potshangbam NongdamKannan R. R. RengasamyJarosław Proćków and Abhijit Dey. Pharmacological Properties of Piperidine and Piperine: A Comprehensive Review on Molecular Mechanisms and Therapeutic Perspectives, (Frontiers in Pharmacology, 2022, https://doi.org/10.3389/fphar.2021.772418) (IF-5.98; Scopus Citescore-6.8).

  13. Nandeibam Apana, Thongamba Amom, Leimapokpam Tikendra, Angamba M Potshangbam, Abhijit Dey, Potshangbam Nongdam. Genetic diversity and population structure of Clerodendrum serratum (L.) Moon using CBDP, IPBS and SCoT markers. (Journal of Applied Research on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, 2021, Elsevier publication) (IF-4.0; Scopus Citescore-5.4).

  14. Leimapokpam Tikendra, Angamba Meetei Potshangbam, Thoungamba Amom, Abhijit Dey, Potshangbam Nongdam. Understanding the genetic diversity and population structure of Dendrobium chrysotoxum Lindl.-An endangered medicinal orchid and implication for its conservation. (South African Journal of Botany, 2021, Elsevier publication) (IF-3.3; Scopus Citescore- 5.1).

  15. Leimapokpam Tikendra, Angamba Meetei Potshangbam, Abhijit Dey, Tongbram Roshini ,Manas Ranjan Sahoo, Potshangbam Nongdam. RAPD, ISSR, and SCoT markers based genetic stability assessment of micropropagated Dendrobium fimbriatum Lindl. var. oculatum Hk. f.- an important endangered orchid.(Physiology and Molecular Biology of Plants, 2021, Springer publication) (IF-3.1; Scopus Citescore- 5.5).

  16. Angamba Meetei PotshangbamPotshangbam Nongdam, A. Kiran KumarR.S. Rathore. Phenylbenzopyrone of flavonoids as a potential scaffold to prevent SARS-CoV-2 replication by inhibiting its MPRO main protease (Current Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, 2021, Bentham Science publication) (IF-2.837; Scopus Citescore- 4.2).

  17. Abhijit Dey, Potsangbam Nongdam, Samapika Nandya, Sabyasachi Mukherjeea, Anuradha Mukherjeec,Leimapokpam Tikendrab, Alok Kumar Hazrad, Devendra Kumar.Polyamine elicited aristolochic acid production in in vitro clonally fidel Aristolochia indica L.: An ISSR and RAPD markers and HPTLC based study. (South African Journal of Botany, 2021, Elsevier publication) (IF-3.3; Scopus Citescore- 5.1).

  18. Abhijit Dey, Samapika Nandy, Potshangbam Nongdam, Leimapokpam Tikendra, Anuradha Mukherjee, Souryadeep Mukherjee, Devendra Kumar Pandey. Methyl jasmonate and salicylic acid elicit indole alkaloid production and modulate antioxidant defence and biocidal properties in Rauvolfia serpentina Benth. ex Kurz. in vitro cultures. (South African Journal of Botany, 2021, Elsevier publication) (IF-3.3; Scopus Citescore-5.1).

  19. Angamba Meetei Potshangbam, Apana Nandeibam, Thongamba Amom, Nongdam Potshangbam, Hamidur Rahaman, Ravindranath Singh Rathore, Laishram Rajendrakumar Singh, Aslam Khan. An in silico approach to identify potential medicinal plants for treating Alzheimer disease: a case study with acetylcholinesterase. (Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics, 2020, Taylor and Francis publication) (IF-5.23; Scopus Citescore- 9.00).

  20. Thoungamba Amom, Leimapokpam Tikendra, Nandeibam Apana, Moirangthem Goutam, Paonam Sonia, Arunkumar Singh Koijam, Angamba Meetei Potshangbam, Hamidur Rahaman, Potshangbam Nongdam. Efficiency of RAPD, ISSR, iPBS, SCoT and phytochemical markers in the genetic relationship study of five native and economical important bamboos of North-East India (Phytochemistry, 2020, Elsevier Publication) (IF-4.1; Scopus Citescore- 6.2).

  21. Manas Ranjan Sahoo, Roshni Devi Tongbram, Madhumita Dasgupta, Potshangbam Nongdam, Narendra Prakash. Reactive oxygen species scavenging mechanisms associated with polyethylene glycol mediated osmotic stress tolerance in Chinese potato. (Scientific Reports, 2020, Nature publication) (IF-4.57; Scopus Citescore- 7.10).

  22. Angamba Meetei Potshangbam, Ravindranath Singh Rathore, Potshangbam Nongdam, Discovery of sulfone-resistant dihydropteroate synthase (DHPS) as a target enzyme for kaempferol, a natural flavanoid. (Heliyon, 2020, Elsevier Publication) (IF-3.7; Scopus Citescore- 4.9).

  23. Leimapokpam Tikendra, Thoungamba Amom, Potshangbam Nongdam. Molecular genetic homogeneity assessment of micropropagated Dendrobium moschatum Sw.- A rare medicinal orchid, using RAPD and ISSR markers (Plant Gene, 2019, Elsevier Publication) (IF-0.74; Scopus Citescore- 5.2).

  24. A Dey, AK Hazra, P. Nongdam, S. Nandy, L.Tikendra, S. Banerjee, D.K. Pandey. Enhanced bacoside content in polyamine treated in vitro raised Bacopa monnieri (L.) Wettst. (South African Journal of Botany, 2019, Elsevier Publication) (IF-3.3; Scopus Citescore- 5.1).

  25. Leimapokpam Tikendra, Arunkumar Singh Koijam, Potshangbam Nongdam* Molecular markers based genetic fidelity assessment of micropropagated Dendrobium chrysotoxum Lindl. (Meta Gene, 2019, Elsevier Publication) (IF- 0.36; Scopus Citescore- 1.1).

  26. Sharifun Shahnaj, Rimpy Kaur Chowhan, Potshangbam Angamba Meetei, Pushpa Kakchingtabam, Khundrakpam Herojit Singh, Laishram Rajendrakumar Singh, Potshangbam Nongdam, Aron B Fisher, Hamidur Rahaman. Hyperoxidation of Peroxiredoxin 6 Induces Alteration from Dimeric to Oligomeric State. (Antioxidants, 2019, MDPI publication) (IF-7.6; Scopus Citescore-7.0).

  27. Amom T. L. Tikendra, Rahaman H. Angamba P. and P. Nongdam. Evaluation of genetic relationship between 15 bamboo species of North East India based on ISSR marker analysis (Molecular Biology Research Communications, 2018, Shiraz University Publication, Iran) (IF-1.7; Scopus Citescore- 3.2).

  28. Leimapokpam Tikendra, Thoungamba Amom, Potshangbam Nongdam. Effect of phytohormones on rapid in vitro propagation of Dendrobium thyrsiflorum Rchb. f.: An endangered medicinal orchid (Pharmacognosy Magazine, 2018, Medknow Publications) (IF-1.5, Scopus Citescore- 2.10).

  29. Angamba Meetei Potshangbam, Raja Polavarapu, Ravindranath Singh Rathore, Damuka Naresh, Nagu Prakash Prabhu, Nongdam Potshangbam, Pravind Kumar, Vaibhav Vindal Med PS erver: A database for identification of therapeutic targets and novel leads pertaining to natural products. (Chemical Biology and Drug Design, 2018, Wiley online publication). (IF-2.80; Scopus Citescore- 5.2 ).

  30. Nilkanta,L. T. Amom, L. Tikendra, Rahaman H. and P. Nongdam. ISSR marker based population genetic study of Melocanna baccifera (Roxb.) Kurz: A commercially important bamboo of Manipur, North-East India (Scientifica, 2017, Hindawai publication). (IF-3.3; Scopus Citescore- 5.3).

  31. Amom T. and P.Nongdam. The use of Molecular marker methods in plants: A review. ( IJCRR, 2017, Scopus Citescore- 0.30).

  32. P. Nongdam. Development of synthetic seed technology in plants and its application: A review (International Journal of Current Science, 2016).

  33. Thingujam Suson, Heisnam Rameshwari, Leimapokpam Tikendra, Potshangbam Nongdam, Genetic variability and relationship study of six bamboo species using Isozyme markers (International Journal of Latest Research in Science and Technology, 2015)

  34. Chirom,O, T. Doni, L. Tikendra and P. Nongdam, Establishment of Efficient in vitro Culture and Plantlet Generation of Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) and Development of Synthetic Seeds (Journal of Plant Sciences, 2015) (Scopus Citescore- 1.20).

  35. P. Nongdam and L.Tikendra, Establishment of efficient in vitro regeneration protocol for rapid and mass propagation of Dendrobium chrysotoxum Lindl. using seed culture. (The Scientific World Journal, 2014, Hindawai publication) (Scopus Citescore- 4.0).

  36. P. Nongdam and L.Tikendra, The Nutrinional facts of bamboo shoots and their usage as important traditional foods of northeast Inda (International Scholarly Research Notices, 2014, Hindawai publication).

  37. P. Nongdam, Ethno-medicinal uses of some orchids of Nagaland, North-East India (Research Journal of Medicinal plant. 2014,8(3),126-139 (Scopus Citescore - 1.50).

  38. P. Angamba Meetei, P. Singh, P. Nongdam, N.P. Prabhu, R.S. Rathore and V. Vindal, NeMedPlant: a database of therapeutic application and chemical constituents of medicinal plants from north-east region of India (Bioinformation, 2012).

  39. P. Nongdam and C. Nirmala, In vitro seed germination and mass propagation of Cymbidium dayanum Reichb.: An important ornamental orchid of north-east India (Trends in Horticultural Research, 2012, 2(2):28-37).

  40. P. Nongdam and C. Nirmala, In vitro rapid propagation of Cymbidium aloifolium (L.) Sw.: A Medicinally Important Orchid via Seed Culture (Journal of Biological Sciences, 2011, 11(3): 254-260) (Scopus Citescore-1.10).

  41. P. Nongdam and C.Nirmala, Genetic variability in four species of Cymbidium based on isozyme markers (Physiology and Molecular Biology of Plant, 2007, Springer publication) (IF-3.9; Scopus Citescore- 5.4).

  42. P.Nongdam and C. Nirmala, Biotechnological and molecular approaches for improvement of orchids (Plant Cell Biotechnology and Molecular Biology, 2006.Vol. 7 (1&2): 1-10). (Scopus Citescore-0.40).

  43. P. Nongdam, N. Tewari and C. Nirmala, In vitro propagation of Cymbidium lowianum Rchb.F using immature seeds: A Floriculturally important orchids (Plant Cell Biotechnology and Molecular Biology, 2006.Vol. 7 (1&2): 47-52). (Scopus Citescore-0.40).

  44. P.Nongdam and C. Nirmala In vitro multiplication of Cymbidium pendulum orchids via embryo culture ((Plant Cell Biotechnology and Molecular Biology, 2006.Vol. 7: 145-150). (Scopus Citescore-0.40).

Note: IF= Thomson Reuters Impact Factor; Scopus cite score= Citescore tracker, 2022

 

 

Book chapters

  1. Strategies and application of genomic editing in plants with CRISPR/Cas9. Ishfaq Majid HurrahTabasum MohiuddinSayanti MandalMimosa GhoraiSayan BhattacharyaPotshangbam NongdamAbdel Rahman Al-TawahaErcan BursalMahipal S ShekhawatDevendra Kumar Pandey (In Book: CRISPR and Plant functional Genomics, 2024, CRC Press).

  2. Applicability of molecular markers in ascertaining genetic diversity and relationship between 5 edible bamboos of Northeast India, Leimapokpam Tikendra, Hamidur Rahaman, Abhijit Dey, Manas Ranjan Sahoo, Potshangbam Nongdam (In Book : Molecular Marker Techniques-A Potential Approach of Crop Improvement, 2023, Springer Nature, Switzerland).

  3. Genetic stability in micropropagated orchids: Assessment by molecular markers and flow cytometry. Leimapokpam Tikendra, Abhijit Dey, Manas Ranjan Sahoo, Potshangbam Nongdam (In Book : Genome size and Genetic homogeneity of regenerated : Methods and Applications, 2023, Betham Science, Singapore).

  4. Regulatory Role (s) of Plant Small Non-Coding RNAs in Relation to Trait Improvement in Crops. Sicon Mitra, Niraj Kumar Jha, Devendra Kumar Pandey, Milan Kumar Lal, Sayanti Mandal, Mahipal S Shekhawat, Mimosa Ghorai, Potshangbam Nongdam, Satarupa Dey ( In Book : Non-Coding RNAs, 2023, CRC Press, Tylor & Francis Group, New York).

  5. Effects of Drought Stress on Agricultural Plants, and Molecular Strategies for Drought Tolerant Crop Development. Shashi Ranjan, Aman Prakash, Raj Bahadur Singh, Pragalbh Tiwari, Sayan Bhattacharya, Potshangbam Nongdam, Abdel Rahman Al-Tawaha, Milan Kumar Lal, Rahul Kumar Tiwari, Sayanti Mandal, Abhijit Dey ( In Book :New Frontiers in Plant-Environment Interactions: Innovative Technologies and Developments, 2023, Springer Nature, Switzerland).

  6. Endophytes Associated with Boswellia Species: Developments and Prospects, C.K. Tudu, A.R. Al-Tawana, Ercan Bursal, Mallappa Kumara Swamy, Potshangbam Nongdam, Mahipal S Shekhawat, Devendra Kumar Pandey, Abhijit Dey (In Book: Frankincense – Gum Olibanum Botany, Oleoresin, Chemistry, Extraction, Utilization, Propagation, Biotechnology, and Conservation, 2023, CRC Press, Tylor & Francis Group, New York).

  7. Sheep Polypore (Polyporus confluens), Ikbal Hasan, Tuyelee Das, Mimosa Ghorai, Abdel Rahman Al-Tawaha, Ercan Bursal, Mallappa Kumara Swamy, Potshangbam Nongdam, Mahipal S Shekhawat, Devendra Kumar Pandey, Abhijit Dey (In Book: Mushrooms: Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods, 2023, CRC Press, Tylor & Francis Group, New York).

  8. CRISPR/Cas Editing in Relation to Phytoremediation: Progress and Prospects, Satarupa Dey, Uttpal Anand, Devendra Kumar Pandey, Mimosa Ghorai, Mahipal S Shekhawat, Muddasarul Hoda, Potshangbam Nongdam, Abhijit Dey (In Book: Genomics Approach to Bioremediation: Principles, Tools, and Emerging Technologies, 2023, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.).

  9. Improvements in Taxol Biosynthesis by Metabolic Engineering: Recent Trends. Sicon Mitra, Mimosa Ghorai, Arabinda Ghosh, Uttpal Anand, Niraj Kumar Jha, Mahipal S Shekhawat, Devendra Kumar Pandey, Satarupa Dey, Muddasarul Hoda, Potshangbam Nongdam, Mallappa Kumara Swamy, Abhijit Dey (In Book : Phytochemical Genomics: Plant Metabolomics and Medicinal Plant Genomics, 2023, Springer, Singapore).

  10. Deciphering the Potential of RNAi Technology as Modulator of Plant Secondary Metabolites with Biomedical Significance. Sicon Mitra, Mimosa Ghorai, Vineet Kumar, Sayanti Mandal, Niraj Kumar Jha, Muddasarul Hoda, Satarupa Dey, Uttpal Anand, Arabinda Ghosh, Potshangbam Nongdam, Mahipal S Shekhawat, Devendra Kumar Pandey, Mallappa Kumara Swamy, Abhijit Dey (In Book: Phytochemical Genomics: Plant Metabolomics and Medicinal Plant Genomics, 2023, Springer, Singapore).

  11. Microbial community and their role in bioremediation of polluted e-waste sites. Satarupa Dey, Mahipal S Shekhawat, Devendra Kumar Pandey, Mimosa Ghorai, Uttpal Anand, Muddasarul Hoda, Sayan Bhattacharya, Rahul Bhattacharjee, Arabinda Ghosh, Potshangbam Nongdam, Vineet Kumar, Abhijit Dey (In Book: Metagenomics to Bioremediation, 2023, Academic Press, Elsevier Inc).

  12. Molecular Clonal Fidelity Assessment of Micropropagated Orchids Using DNA Markers Paonam Sonia, Nandeibam Apana, Leimapokpam Tikendra, Abhijit Dey, Imlitoshi Jamir and Potshangbam Nongdam (In Book: Biotechnology and Crop Improvement, Tissue Culture and Transgenic Approaches, 2023, CRC Press, Tylor & Francis Group, New York).

  13. Microbial community and their role in bioremediation of polluted e-waste sites. Satarupa Dey, Mahipal S Shekhawat, Devendra Kumar Pandey, Mimosa Ghorai, Uttpal Anand, Muddasarul Hoda, Sayan Bhattacharya, Rahul Bhattacharjee, Arabinda Ghosh, Potshangbam Nongdam, Vineet Kumar, Abhijit Dey (In Book: Metagenomics to Bioremediation, 2023, Academic Press, Elsevier Inc).

  14. Tuyelee Das, Mimosa Ghorai, Devendra Kumar Pandey, Mamta Thakur, Sonia Rathour, Abdel Rahman Al-Tawaha, Ercan Bursal, Vinay Kumar, Potshangbam Nongdam, Mahipal S Shekhawat, Gaber El-Saber Batiha, Arabinda Ghosh, Padmanabh Dwivedi, Manoj Kumar, Abhijit Dey. CRISPR/Cas Genome Editing in Engineering Plant Secondary Metabolites of Therapeutic Benefits (In Book: Metabolic Engineering in Plants, 2022, Springer, Singapore).

  15. Leimapokpam Tikendra, Nandeibam Apana, Angamba Meetei Potshangbam, Thoungamba Amom, Ravish Choudhary, Rajkumari Sanayaima, Abhijit Dey, Potshangbam Nongdam. Dendrobium sp.: In vitro Propagation of Genetically Stable Plants and Ethno-medicinal Uses. (In Book: Orchids Phytochemistry, Biology and Horticulture, 2022, Springer Nature, Switzerland).

  16. Tuyelee Das, Mimosa Ghorai, Uttpal Anand, Arabinda Ghosh, Potshangbam Nongdam, Mahipal S. Shekhawat, Devendra Kumar Pandey, and Abhijit Dey. Nano-adjuvants as Effective Next-Generation Antimicrobial Agents (In Book: Nano-Strategies for Addressing Antimicrobial Resistance, Nanotechnology in the Life Sciences, 2022, Springer, Switzerland).

  17. Tuyelee Das, Samapika Nandy, Abdel Rahman Al-Tawaha, Potshangbam Nongdam, Ercan Bursal, Mahipal S Shekhawat, Abhijit Dey. Modulation of Physiological and Molecular Switches in Thermophilic Fungi: A Brief Outlook (In Book: Extrimophillic Fungi, 2022, Springer, Singapore).

  18. Tuyelee Das, Samapika Nandy, Devendra Kumar Pandey, Abdel Rahman Al-Tawaha, Potshangbam Nongdam, Ercan Bursal, Mahipal S Shekhawat, Abhijit Dey. Physiology and Molecular Biology of Psychrotrophic Fungi: An Insight (In Book: Extrimophillic Fungi, 2022, Springer, Singapore).

  19. Tuyelee Das, Abdel Rahman Al-Tawaha, Devendra Kumar Pandey, Potshangbam Nongdam, Mahipal S Shekhawat, Abhijit Dey, Kanak Choudhary, Sanjay Sahay. Halophilic, Acidophilic, Alkaliphilic, Metallophilic, and Radioresistant Fungi: Habitats and Their Living Strategies (In Book: Extrimophillic Fungi, 2022, Springer, Singapore).

  20. Protha Biswas, Mimosa Ghorai, Devendra Kumar Pandey, Joginder Singh, Abdel Rahman Al-Tawaha, Ercan Bursal, Vinay Kumar, Potshangbam Nongdam, Mahipal S Shekhawat, Gaber El-Saber Batiha, Arabinda Ghosh, Padmanabh Dwivedi, Abhijit Dey. Regulation of Expression of Transcription Factors for Enhanced Secondary Metabolites Production Under Challenging Conditions. (In Book: Environmental Challenges and Medicinal Plants, 2022, Springer Nature, Switzerland).

  21. Tuyelee Das, Mimosa Ghorai, Devendra Kumar Pandey, Radha, Mamta Thakur, Sonia Rathour, Abdel Rahman Al-Tawaha, Ercan Bursal, Vinay Kumar, Potshangbam Nongdam, Mahipal S. Shekhawat, Gaber El-Saber Batiha, Arabinda Ghosh, Padmanabh Dwivedi, Vinay Kumar, Manoj Kumar, and Abhijit Dey. CRISPR/Cas Genome Editing in Engineering Plant Secondary Metabolites of Therapeutic Benefits (In Book: Metabolic Engineering in Plants, 2022, Springer Nature, Switzerland).

  22. Protha Biswas, Samapika Nandy, Abhijit Dey, Leimapokpam Tikendra, Nongdam Puren Meetei. Molecular markers in assessing genetic fidelity for in vitro propagated endangered medicinal plants. (In Book: Molecular Genetics and Genomics Tools in Biodiversity Conservation, 2022, Springer Nature).

  23. Samarpita Banerjee, S Nandy, D.K. Pandey, Potshangbam Nongdam, S. Ghosh, V. Kumar, Abhijit Dey. Herbal medicines against Huntington’s disease; Preclinical evidences and future directions (In Book: Herbal Medicine: A boon for healthy life, 2022, Academic Press, Elsevier Inc.).

  24. Tuyelee Das, Samapika Nandy, Anuradha Mukherjee, Potshangbam Nongdam, Abhijit Dey. Plant Essential Oils for Combating Antimicrobial Resistance via Re-potentiating the Fading Antibiotic Arsenal (In Book: Antimicrobial Resistance, 2022, Springer, Singapore).

  25. Tuyelee Das, Samapika Nandy, Devendra Kumar Pandey, Abdel Rahman Al-Tawaha, Mallappa Kumara Swamy, Vinay Kumar, Potshangbam Nongdam, Abhijit Dey. An update on paclitaxel treatment in breast cancer (In Book: Paclitaxel, 2022, Academic Press, Elsevier Inc.).

  26. Leimapokpam Tikendra, Ravish Choudhary, Rajkumari Sanayaima, Abhijit Dey, Angamba Meetei Potshangbam, Potshangbam Nongdam. ­Micropropagation of bamboos and clonal fidelity assessment using molecular markers. (In Book: Biotechnological Advances in Bamboo: The “Green Gold” on the Earth, 2021, Springer Nature).

  27. SS Mitra, P Biswas, A Mukherjee, Potshangbam Nongdam, DK Pandey, A Dey. Endophytes producing bioactive compounds from Piper spp.: a review on utilization, bottlenecks, and future perspectives. (In Book: Volatiles and Metabolites of Microbes, 429-448, 2021, Elsevier Inc Publication).

  28. SS Mitra, A Mukherjee, Potshangbam Nongdam, DK Pandey, A Dey.Endophytes producing active constituents in Centella asiatica with a special emphasis on asiaticoside and madecassoside: a review update. (In Book: Volatiles and Metabolites of Microbes, 409-427, 2021, Elsevier Inc Publication).

 

Publication in Conference proceedings

1. In vitro mass propagation of commercially important orchids of north east India via seed culture (In: Proceedings, 2nd Annual International Conference on Advances in Biotechnology, 2012, Bangkok, pp.18-21).

2. Bamboo shoot as resource for health food and socio-economic development in North-East India (In: Proceedings,9th World Bamboo Congress, 2012, Antwerp, Belgium,393-402).

3. Bamboos as a source of nutrient rich ethnic foods of NE India and their conservation via micropropagation (In: Proceedings, 3rd Annual International Conferences on Advances in Biotechnology, Singapore, pp7-13).

4. Traditional fermented bamboo shoot foods of North-East India and their characteristic natural microbial flora (In: Proceedings,10th World Bamboo Congress, 2015, Damyeng, South Korea, 390-395).

5. Molecular markers in clonal fidelity assessment of plants (In: Proceedings, International Conference on Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences, 2019, Bangalore).

 

Paper/ poster presentation in Workshop/ National/International conferences

 

Sl.no.

Topic

Conference

1.

Cymbidium orchid propagation through embryo culture

91st Indian Science Congress, Panjab University, Chandigarh, 2004, India

2

Plant tissue culture of commercial orchids

8th Panjab Science Congress, 2005, Panjabi University, Patiala, Panjab, India.

3

Genetic diversity study of Cymbidium using isozymes

International Symposium on Frontiers in Genetics and Biotechnolnology, Osmania University, Hyderabad, 2006, India

4

Medicinal orchids of Nagaland

National Conferenece of Medicinal orchids, sustainable use and beneifits, Panjab University, Chandigrah, India, 2011.

5.

In vitro mass propagation of commercial important Cymbidium orchids of North east India via seed culture

2nd Annual International Conference on Advances in Biotechnology, 2012, Bangkok, Thailand

6

Bamboos as a source of nutrient rich ethnic foods of NE India and their conservation via micropropagation

3rd Annual International Conferences on Advances in Biotechnology, Singapore

7

Traditional fermented bamboo shoot foods of North-East India and their characteristic natural microbial flora

10th World Bamboo Congress, 2015, Damyeng, South Korea

8

Establishment of efficient in vitro culture and plantlet generation in two species of Vigna: Vigna mungo and Vigna radiata

2nd International Conference on “Innovative Trends in Science, Engineering and Management”. 2016, New Delhi, India

9

Molecular markers in clonal fidelity assessment of plants

Conference on Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences, 2019, Bangalore, India

10

Molecular markers in plant tissue culture and genetic diversity study

Invited talk at DM college of Science, 2021, Manipur, India

11

Molecular markers in plant genetic resource conservation: application in plant tissue culture and genetic diversity study

National Webinar on BIOTECHNOLOGY IN PLANT GENETIC RESOURCE CONSERVATION, 2021, Model Cristian College, Kohima, Nagaland, India

12

Molecular characterization and genetic population structure studies of two endangered medicinal plants using DNA markers

 

BioTecnica- 2023, Bangkok, Thailand

12

IPR in Plant Biotechnology

Workshop on “ Importance of Intellectual property Rights for Academia and Entrepreneur”, held at Naorem Birahari College, Imphal, 2023

 

Reveiwer of peer reviewed Journals

  • Frontier in Plant sciences ( Frontier Publication, Impact factor – 6.62)

  • Plants (MDPI publications, Impact Factor – 4.68)

  • Forest (MDPI publications, Impact Factor – 3.68)

  • Sustainability (MDPI publications, Impact Factor – 3.9)

  • Metabolites (MDPI publications, Impact Factor – 4.1)

  • Agriculture (MDPI publications, Impact Factor – 3.4)

  • Scientifica (Hindawai publications, Impact Factor – 3.3

  • Industrial Cops and Products (Elsevier Journal, Impact factor - 6.6)

  • BMC Plant Biology (BioMed Central, Impact factor- 5.2)

  • Plant Gene (Elsivier Journal, Impact factor- 1.88)

  • Plose One (Impact Factor – 3.75)

  • Agronomy ( MDPI publications, Impact Factor – 4.0)

  • Horticultural Sciences (Czech academy of Agricultural Sciences, Impact factor-1.1)

  • BioCell (Tech Science Press, USA, Impact factor-1.25)

  • Peer J (Impact Factor – 3.06)

  • Journal of Plant Growth Regulation (Springer, Impact factor-4.69)

  • Journal of Applied Research on Medicinal & Aromatic Plants (Elsivier, Impact factor- 4.0)

  • Electronic Journal of Biotechnology ( (Elsivier, Impact factor- 2.82)

  • Iranian Journal of Science and Technology (Springer, Impact factor-1.8)

  • Journal of Biomolecular Structure & Dynamics (Tylor & Francis, Impact factor-3.3)

  • Journal of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (Springer Nature)

  • Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Food sciences (Scopus Cite score- 1.3)

  • Annals of Forest Research (Impact Factor- 2.0)

  • Turkey journal of Botany (Impact factor-1.5)

  • South African Journal of Botany ( Impact factor-3.3)

  • Current Plant Biology (Scopus Cite score- 5.2)

  • Arabian Journal of Chemistry (Impact Factor-6.2)

 

Research Projects

  1. DST sponsored project entitled ‘Micropropagation and in vitro molecular characterization of some rare and edible bamboos of Nagaland’’. (2012-15) (Principal Investigator).

  2. UGC Major Research Project entitled ‘Micropropagation of two rare and commercially important orchids of Nagaland’’. (2013-16) (Principal Investigator).

  3. DST funded project entitled “Computational dissection and validation of traditional medicinal system of Manipur” (2017-20) (Co- Principal Investigator)

  4. DBT Mission for North-East for quality Planting materials production and utilization for North-East (2009-11) (Co-cordinator).

  5. DST Extra Mural project entitled “Conservation genetics and in vitro clonal multiplication of some rare and endangered medicinal plants of Manipur”. (2018-21) (Principal Investigator).

 

Awards and Fellowship

 

  • Recipient of SIRE (SERB International Research Experience) Fellowship (2022-23) for Post Doctoral work at University of Florida, USA.

  • Recipient of DBT Overseas Travel Support Scheme, 2015, for presenting research paper in 10th World Bamboo Congress held at South Korea.

  • Cleared NET(ASRB) exam (July, 2004) conducted by ICAR, New Delhi, for eligibility of lectureship in any of the UGC/ICAR recognized colleges and universities in India.

  • Cleared GATE (2001) conducted by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), New Delhi with 93.33 percentile.

  • Cleared NET exam (July, 2000) conducted jointly by CSIR/ UGC for eligibility of lectureship in any of the UGC recognized colleges and universities in India.

  • Cleared NET for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) conducted jointly by CSIR/UGC (Dec, 2000) for pursuing Ph.D. and related research works in any CSIR approved institutes and Universities in India.

  • Awarded the “Best Graduate Award”, 1999 by DM College Alumni, Imphal, Manipur, India, for securing highest marks in graduation.

  • Certificate of Merit by Manipur Students Association Kurukshetra (MSAK), Kurukshetra, India, for recurring the highest marks in Arts/Science/ Professional streams for the academic session 1999-2000.

  • Awarded Rajkumar Mutasana Memorial Award for recurring the highest marks in Arts/Science/ Professional streams in KUK for the Academic session 1999-2000.

 

Video talks/ classes on higher Education channels of UGC & Gyandarshan, New Delhi

Sl.

Topic

Academic program

1

Direct and indirect gene transfer methods

B.Sc. Agriculture

2

Genetic engineering and restriction enzymes

B.Sc. Agriculture

3

Transgenic plants and their applications

B.Sc. Agriculture

4

In vitro callus induction and plantlet formation in Dendrobium orchid

B.Sc. Agriculture

5

In vitro embryo/seed culture and plantlet development in Pisum sativum (Pea)

B.Sc. Agriculture

6

Protoplast isolation, purification, culture and fusion

B.Sc. Agriculture

7

Production of somatic hybrids and cybrids and their application in crop

B.Sc. Agriculture

8

Synthetic seed technlogy

B.Sc. Agriculture

9

Vectors for gene transfer

B.Sc. Agriculture

10

Cytoskeletons and cell membrane

B.Sc. Biochemistry

11

Endoplasmic reticulum, Gogi apparatus, Lysosomes and peroxisomes

B.Sc. Biochemistry

12

Mitochondria, Chloroplats, ribosomes and Nucleus

B.Sc. Biochemistry

13

Randomly Amplifies polymorphic DNA

B.Sc. Life Sciences

 

 

Workshop/ Orientation/ Refresher courses attended

Nature of the course/workshop

Organising Institute

Year

Workshop (Technology Enhanced Learning, Teaching and Evaluation)

Nagaland University, Kohima, India

2008

Short term course (Advances in Drug Discivery)

IIT, Guwahati, India

2009

Orientation programme

GU, Guwahati, India

2011

Refresher course (Biotechnology)

JNU, New Delhi, India

2013

Refresher course (Life Sciences)

NBU, Silliguri, India

2017

Refresher course (Life Sciences)

G U, Guwahati , India

2019

3rd World Bamboo Workshop

World Bambo Organization and Govt. of Manipur, Imphal, India

2019

 

Ph.D. students (Guided/ Guiding)

 

Name of the students

Status of the Ph.D. work

Dr. L. Tikendra

Degree awarded

Dr.Thongamba Amom

Degree awarded

N. Apana Devi

On going

P. Sonia Devi

On going

Bidyananda

On going

Babypyari

On going

Dainantab

On going

Zunaid

On going

 

B.Sc./B.Tech./M.Sc. project students (Guided)

Name of the students

Institute/University

Academic program

Year

H. Nilakanta Singh

Manipur University

B.Sc.(Biotech)

2013

T. Doni Devi

Manipur University

B.Sc.(Biotech)

2014

H.Rameshwori Devi

Manipur University

B.Sc.(Biotech)

2014

Ksh. Vimi

Amity University

B.Tech.(Biotech)

2015

H. Nilakanta Singh

Manipur University

M.Sc. (Biotech)

2015

Thupten Chudup

Manipur University

M.Sc. (Forestry & Env. Sc)

2016

H.Rameshwori Devi

Manipur University

M.Sc. (Biotech)

2016

S. Thoithoisana Devi

Manipur University

M.Sc. (Biotech)

2016

Sushma Salam

Manipur University

M.Sc. (Biotech)

2017

Irenbam Victoria

Amity University

M.Sc. (Biotech)

2019

P. Priya Devi

B.R. Ambedkar University

M.Sc. (Biotech)

2019

  1. Saibond

Manipur University

M.Sc. (Biotech)

2019

L. Bobi Singh

Manipur University

M.Sc. (Biotech)

2019

K. Dayananda

Manipur University

M.Sc. (Biotech)

2019

T. Sachirani Devi

Manipur University

M.Sc. (Biotech)

2020

Rabiya Khanam

Manipur University

M.Sc. (Biotech)

2020

Jonishchandra Thongam

Manipur University

M.Sc. (Biotech)

2021

A Laummi

Manipur University

M.Sc. (Biotech)

2021

Paonam Anjana Devi

Manipur University

M.Sc. (Biotech)

2022

L.Sulekha Devi

Manipur University

M.Sc. (Biotech)

2022

P. Omini Devi

Manipur University

M.Sc. (Biotech)

2022