Dr. Bijoy Neog

Dr. Bijoy Neog
Dr. Bijoy Neog
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Professor
Life Sciences

Profile

Education:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree: Biochemistry (Major in Botany)
  2. Master’s Degree: Botany (Cytogenetics & Plant Breeding)
  3. Ph.D.: Life Sciences
  4. Other: Post-Doctoral in Conservation Biology(botany)

Professional Experience:

  1. Delivered Keynote address in the National Seminar on Advances in Agriculture and Plant Sciences, Gargaon College,Assam. June, 10,2017.
  2. Chaired Technical Session in the National Seminar on Advances in Agriculture and Plant Sciences, Gargaon College,Assam. June, 10,2017.
  3. Resource Person in UGC sponsored State level conference on Traditional knowledge systems for  biodiversity  conservation in North Eastern region of India, Dhing College, Assam June 8/2013.
  4. Key Note Speaker in the UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Research in Biological Sciences for Sustainable Development by the application of Mathematics and allied branches. Bahona College, Assam, May/2013.
  5. National Seminar on Bioresources of North East India and Their Conservation, March 22-23/2013, D.K.College, Assam (Sponsored by UGC).
  6. Resource Person in UGC sponsored State level conference on medicinal plants: A re-emerging health aid in northeast India, Dhing College, Assam November 26/2011.
  7. Resource Person in UGC sponsored National Seminar on ‘To find out genetic relationship in sickle cell patient of Kabirdham District’ A.P.S.G.M.N.S. Govt. P.G.College, Kawardha (Chattisgarh), January 29- 30/2011.
  8. Resource Person in UGC sponsored National Seminar on “Recent Trends in Traditionasl Phytotherapy: Safety, Efficacy, Drug Discovery & Priority Issues”,. Namrup College, Namrup, Assam Dec 2 &3 /2010.
  9. Resource Person in UGC sponsored National seminar on “Biodiversity strategies for conservation”, North Bank College, Ghilamora, Lakhimpur, Assam December 2-3/2009.
  10. National Workshop on Forests and Water Conservation- Myths and Realities, June 8 to 10/2004, ICFRE, Dehradun, India (Sponsored by ICFRE, Dehradun, India.
  11. National Workshop on Conservation and Sustainable Utilization of Medicinal Plants of North East India, May 27 to 28/2004. Bioinformatics Centre, North Eastern Hills University (Meghalaya) India (Sponsored by MoEF, Govt. of India).
  12. Regional Workshop on Criteria and Indicators System for Sustainable Forest Management, February 11 to 12/2004. NIPCCD, Guwahati, Assam, India. (Sponsored by Dept. of Forest, Assam and IIFM-ITTO Project, India).
  13. International Conference on Ecorestoration, October 14 to 21/2003, FRI, Dehradun, India (Sponsored by ICFRE, India).
  14. Regional Awareness cum Training Workshop for Preparation of Peoples' Biodiversity Registers. September 11 to 12/2003, Guwahati, Assam, India. (Sponsored By Indian Institute of Science (Bangalore), India and MoEF, Govt. of India).
  15. Workshop on Boisafety issues related to Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO's), Nov 22/2002, Guwahati, Assam, India (Sponsored by Biotech Consortium, New Delhi and MoEF, Govt. of India).
  16. National Seminar on Biodiversity Conservation vis-à-vis Sustainable Development, August 29 to 30/2002, N.L. College, Assam, India (Sponsored by UGC, Govt. of India).
  17. Biennial Tiger Estimation (Tiger Census), December 26/2001 to January 3/2002. Namdapha National Park, Arunachal Pradesh, India (Sponsored by MoEF, Govt. of India).
  18. National Workshop on Accelerator Mass Spectroscopy, October 5/2001, Nuclear Science Centre, New Delhi, India.
  19. National Workshop on Methods of r-DNA Technology, February 22 to March  3/2001. Centre for Plant Molecular Biology (CPMB), Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India (Sponsored by DST, Govt. of India).
  20. Regional Workshop on UV-VIS-NIR Spectroscopy: Modern Instrumentation & Application, November 11 to 13/1997. Regional Sophisticated Instrumentation Centre (RSIC), North Eastern Hills University, Shillong (Meghalaya), India.
  21. Workshop on Electron Microscopy, November 18 to 20/1996, Regional Sophisticated Instrumentation Centre (RSIC), North Eastern Hills University Shillong (Meghalaya), India.
  22. Working on Germplasm collection and conservation of indigenous plant species of Northeast India.
  23. Collection and conservation of tea germplasm during 1993-1994. (Collaborated with National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources, New Delhi).
  24. Senior Scientific Assistant in the Tissue Culture Laboratory, Tocklai Experimental Station (Tea Research Association), Assam from 1992-1994.
  25. One year research experience in Tissue culture for M. Phil dissertation in Gauhati University, Assam.

Areas of Interest/ Specialization:

  • Cytogenetics & Crop Improvement, Biochemical & Molecular Characterization, Genetic Barcoding & Conservation Biology.

Research Projects:

Ongoing Research Projects

  1. Molecular Dynamics Simulation based study of RND Efflux Pump mediated Antibiotic resistance in Gram Negative Bacilli and search for remedies from plant resources of North East India (DBT-Twinning) 2016-2019 (Rs.64.9 L) [As Co PI]
  2. Evaluation of Limonoids And Marker Assisted Characterization of Indigenous Varieties of  Flacourtia jangomas (Lour.) Raeusch. from the North-East India (DST-SERB, GOI) 2014-2017 (Rs.18 L) [As PI]

Completed Research Projects

  1. Molecular Characterization of genetic diversity of wild and cultivated varieties of Garcinia in Assam (ICMR, GOI) 2012-2015 (Rs.33 L) [As PI]
  2. Marker Assisted Germplasm Characterization of Bhut Jolokia, an Indigenous Chilli Variety of Assam (DBT, GOI) 2011-2015 (Rs.34 L) [As PI]
  3. Development of digital data book for certain indigenous medicinal plants in the upper Brahmaputra valley, Assam, India (UGC) 2010-13 (http://www.dibru.ac.in/lifesciences/MedicinalPlant/) (Rs.11.23 L) [As PI]

Other Projects:

  1. Received DST-FIST Program-2015 (Ref. SR/FST/LSI-635 dt. 18, Nov/ 2015) (Rs.115 L)   [As Co-Ordinator]

 

Ph.D Scholars:

Sl. No.

Name

Topic

Status

(On-going /Completed)

1

Sri. Ridip Hazarika

Studies on Intraspecific Genetic Diversity in Capsicum chinense Jacq. (Bhut Jolokia) through Molecular Techniques

Completed

2

Miss. Shanti Chaya Dutta

Effects of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi on Growth and Production of Turmeric in Assam

Completed

3

Sri. Dimbeshwar Das

Taxonomical studies and molecular characterization of some edible Araceae found in upper Brahmaputra valley of Assam

On-going

4

Miss. Sangeeta Das

Studies on biochemical and selective gene expression in relation to arsenic exposure in fish Channa punctata

On-going

5

Miss. Maina Bora

Carbon stocks in seven forest types of Assam and its functional eco-physiological relation on carbon dynamics

On-going

6

Sri. Ankur Gogoi

Extraction and estimation of Hydroxycitric acid (HCA) from Garcinia species of Upper Brahmaputra valley of Assam and its role in anti-obesity activity

On-going

7

Sri. Nabajyoti Gogoi

Study of Genetic Diversity of Garcinia and Evaluation of Antioxidant Properties of Garcinol Extracted from Garcinia Species from Upper Brahmaputra Valley of Assam.

On-going

8

Ms. Pallavi Dowarah

Studies on certain xylanase producing bacteria and their impact on   bleaching of bamboo pulp

On-going

9

Sri. Pranit Saikia

Study on genetic diversity of Joha rice (oryza sativa l.) varieties in the upper Brahmaputra Valley, Assam

On-going

10

Sri. Kaustab Mukherjee

Effects of docosahexaenoic acids (DHA) on oxidative/nitrosative stress mediated apoptosis and epithelial to mesenchymal transition (EMT) in two human TNBC cell lines

On-going

 

Administrative Assignments:

  • Head of the Department, Chairman (Departmental Research Committee), Member (School Board in Science & Engineering), Chairperson (Board of Studies in Life Sciences)

Consultancy:

  • Expert Member in preparation of proposal for declaring Majuli, the Largest River Island in the World, as the Biodiversity Heritage Site by Government of Assam

Publications

Research Publications:

  1. Nabajyoti Gogoi, Ankur Gogoi, Bijoy Neog, Dibyojyoti Baruah and Khumanthem Deepak Singh (2017) Antioxidant and hepatoprotective activity of fruit rind extract of  Garcinia morella (Gaertn.) Desr. Indian Journal of Natural Products and Resources (IJNPR) 8(2): 132-139

  2. Nabajyoti Gogoi, Ankur Gogoi, Bijoy Neog, Dibyojyoti Baruah, Khumanthem Deepak Singh (2017) Evaluation of Antioxidant and Hepatoprotective Activity of Fruit Rind Extract of Garcinia dulcis (Roxburgh) Kurz. Pharmacogn. Res. 9(3): 266-272
  3. D. Baruah and B. Neog (2016) Botanical, phytochemical and pharmacological review of Flacourtia jangomas (Lour.) Raeusch International Journal of Current Medical and Pharmaceutical Research 2(3): 244-247 (ISSN 2395 6429).
  4. S. Dutta and B.Neog (2016) Accumulation of secondary metabolites in response to anti-oxidant activity of Turmeric rhizomes co-inoculated with native arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and plant growth promoting rhizobacteria Scientia Horticulturae 204: 179–184
  5. D. Bora, S. Mehmud, K.K. Das, B.K. Bharali, D. Das, B. Neog, R. Hatimuria, L. Raidongia (2016) Credibility of medico-ethnobotanical uses of members of Aroids family in Assam (India) International Journal of Herbal Medicine 4(3): 09-14.
  6. Md Aminul Islam, Pratima Sinha, Shyam Sundar Sharma, Madan Singh Negi, Bijoy Neog and Shashi Bhushan Tripathi (2016) Analysis of genetic diversity and population structure in Capsicum landraces from North Eastern India using TE-AFLP markers Plant Mol Biol Rep. 33(6) (ISSN 0735-9640).
  7. A. Gogoi and B. Neog (2016) The dark side of thermal printed paper Current Science 110(1):1-2.
  8. S C Dutta and B Neog (2015) Effect of AM fungi and plant-growth promoting rhizobacteria on enzymatic activities of soil under Turmeric (Curcuma longa L.) cultivation J Ind Soc. Soil Sc. 63(4): 442-448 (ISSN 0974-0228).
  9. A. Gogoi, N. Gogoi and B. Neog (2015) Dubious anti-obesity agent HCA from Garcinia: A systematic review Int. J. Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences 7(7): 1-8 (ISSN 957-1491).
  10. N. Gogoi, A. Gogoi and B. Neog (2015) Potential role of garcinol as an antioxidant and anticancer agent: A brief review  IJSMR(2): 109-119 (ISSN 2394-7128).
  11. S C Dutta and B Neog (2015) Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Status in Turmeric (Curcuma longa L.) from Assam, India Micorrhiza News 26(4): 2-5.
  12. N. Gogoi, A. Gogoi and Bijoy Neog (2015) Free radical scavenging activities of Garcinia xanthochymus Hook. F. and Garcinia lanceaefolia Rox. using various in vitro assay models Asian J. Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research 8(3): 138-141 (ISSN: 0974-2441).

  13. M. Bora, D. Das, J. Kalita, H.P. Deka Boruah, B. Phukan, B. Neog (2015) Tree species composition, biomass and carbon stocks in two tropical forest of Assam BIOMASS ANFD BIOENERGY 78:25-35.
  14. Md Aminul Islam, Shyam Sundar Sharma, Pratima Sinha, Madan Singh Negi, Bijoy Neog, Shashi Bhushan Tripathi (2015) Variability in capsaicinoid content in different land races of Capsicum cultivated in north-eastern India Scientia Horticulturae 183: 66–71 (ISSN: 0304-4238).
  15. A. Gogoi, N. Gogoi and B. Neog (2014) Estimation of -(-) hydroxycytric acid (HCA) in Garcinia lanceaefolia Roxb. using novel HPLC methodology IJPSR 5(11): 1000-05 (ISSN: 2320-5148).
  16. R. Hazarika and B. Neog (2014) Capsaicinoid: A potential antioxidant with close interactions against human iNOS in docking study South Asian J Exp Biol 4(4):207-214 (ISSN: 2230-9799).
  17. R. Hazarika and B. Neog (2014) Homology modeling of eugenol-o-methyl transferase (EOMT): A key enzyme involved in phenylpropanoid pathway of Ocimum basilicum (L.) IJSMR 1(1): 65-72 (ISSN: 2394-7128).
  18. Das, D., Das, K. and Neog, B. (2014) Diversity of aroids (Araceae) in Nazira sub division, Sivasagar, Assam Indian Journal of Plant Sciences 3(2): 35-41 (ISSN: 2319–3824).
  19. R. Hazarika and B. Neog (2014) Investigation of intraspecific diversity in Capsicum chinense Jacq. using morphological and molecular markers Indian J. Genet. 74(3): 392-395.
  20. R. Hazarika and B. Neog (2014) Evaluation of genetic diversity in Bhut Jolokia (Capsicum chinense Jacq.) accessions using ISSR marker IJBASR 1(1): 72-79 (ISSN: 2349-1965).
  21. Neog, B. (2013) Traditional knowledge systems for biodiversity conservation in North Eastern region of India In: S.K. Nath & R. Nath (ed) Traditional knowledge system for biodiversity conservation in north eastern region of India Publisher S.K. Dutta, Nagaon, Assam :14-16 (ISBN:978-81-925433-1-4).
  22. B. Neog and R. Hazarika (2013) Conservation of certain indigenous medicinal plant of upper Brahmaputra valley of Assam: Computational Biology Approach Int. J of Pharm. & Life Sci. 4(1): 2276-2277.
  23. R. Hazarika and B. Neog (2013) Designing a web-enabled database for ethno-medicinal plants of upper Brahmaputra valley of Assam In: J. Buragohain (ed) Traditional Phytotherapy. Astral Int. Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi.: 133-140 (ISBN: 978-81-7035-821-3).
  24. R. Hazarika, B. Neog, R.N.S.Yadav and S.B. Tripathi (2013) Genetic variability and diversity study on Bhut Jolokia (Capsicum chinense Jacq.) Electronic Journal of Plant Breeding 4(1): 1101-1107.
  25. R. Hazarika and B. Neog (2012) Binding energy calculation of GSK-3 protein of human against some anti-diabetic compounds of Momordica charantia L Bioinformation 8(6): 251-253.
  26. R. Hazarika, S.K. Singh Abujam and B. Neog (2012) Ethno Medicinal Studies of Common Plants of Assam and Manipur. International Journal of Pharmaceutical & Biological Archives 3(4): 809-815.
  27. R. Hazarika and B. Neog (2012) Homology Modeling and Binding Site Analysis of Some Key Enzymes Involved in Capsaicinoid Biosynthesis Pathway in Capsicum chinense (Bhut Jolokia). Journal of Computational Intelligence in Bioinformatics 5(2): 85-93.
  28. R. Hazarika, S. Borkotoky, R. Sarmah and B. Neog (2012) Evolutionary relationship study of methytrasferase (O-methyltransferase, eugenol O-methyltransferase and orcinol O- methyltransferase) from aromatic medicinal plants Bull. Life Sci. XVIII: 71-81.
  29. B. Neog (2011) Digital Databook for Indigenous Medicinal Plants in Assam In: S.K. Nath (ed) Proceedings of state level conference on medicinal plants: A re-emerging health aid in northeast India Purbottar Prokashan and Printers, Assam: 14-18 (ISBN: 978-81-922919-8-7).
  30. Yi-An Xiao, Bijoy Neog, Yong-Hong Xiao, Xiao-Hong Li, Jin-Chun Liu and Ping He (2009) Pollination biology of Disanthus cercidifolius var. longipes, an endemic and endangered plant in China. Biologia 64/4: 731—736 ( ISSN: 0006-3088 ).
  31. Neog, B., H. Ping, Gong Chuan Xiu and Luo Tao (2007) Phytogeographical study of certain prioritized species of Mt.Jinyun, Chongqing, P.R.China. Journal of Southwest University, P.R.China (in press).
  32. Neog, B, Ping, He, Gong Chuan Xiu and Luo Tao (2007) Development of biodiversity informatics for endemic, rare and endangered plants of Mt.Jinyun, Chongqing, P.R.China. Bull..Life Sc.(13), pp 62-72.
  33. Fang Chen, Liu Guanghua, Song Qinzhi, Ji Cun flower, Bijoy Neog (2007)Floristic characteristics of seed plants in RAP evaluation in Kangding, Danba and Yajiang of Ganzi Prefecture, (Journal of Southwest University (Natural Science Edition), Vol. 29(6), pp 124-130.
  34. Luo Tao, He Ping, Zhang Zhiyong, Bijoy Neog, Ji Cun flower, Liu Guanghua (2007) Dynamics of species diversity of burn blanks under different restoration ways in Western Chongqing, (Journal of Southwest University (Natural Science Edition), Vol. 29(6), 118-123.
  35. Neog,B. and Ping, He (2006) Development of information system for endemic, rare and endangered plants of Mt.Jinyun, Chongqing, P.R.China. Southwest University Publications Chongqing, P.R.China.
  36. Neog, B. and Tomanr, D.S. (2005) Ethnomedicine and Biodiversity Conservation: A study in upper Assam, India. Proceedings of National Conference on Current Trends of Research in Science and Technology. Gauhati University, Assam, India.
  37. Neog, B. and Tomanr, D. S. (2004). IPR’s and Sustainable Management of Biodiversity in Northeast India. Proceedings of National Seminar on Intellectual Property Rights, Gauhati University, Assam, India.
  38. Neog, B., Yadav, R. N. S. and Singh, I. D. (2004). Peroxidase, Polyphenol Oxidase and Acid Phosphatase activities in the stigma- style tissue of Camellia sinensis (L) O. Kuntze following compatible and incompatible pollination. J. Ind. Inst. Sc. (84), pp 47-52.
  39. Tomanr, D.S. and Neog, B (2004). Wasteland Management and Biodiversity Conservation: A Socio-economic Approach (A case study). Proceedings of National Workshop on Forests and Water Conservation: Myths and Realities. ICFRE, India.
  40. Neog, B. and Saikia, L.R. (2003). Role of Indigenous Knowledge System in Ecorestoration and Sustainable Development. International Conference on Ecorestoration. ICFRE, India.
  41. Neog, B. and Singh I. D. (2003). Study of Floral Biology of some cultivated Tea (Camellia sp.) growing in the Upper Assam region of Northeast India. J. Pl. Crops. 31(I), pp 50-52.
  42. Tomanr, D.S. and Neog, B. (2003). Indigenous Knowledge ands Sustainable Management of Ethnobotanical resources on N. E. India. Proceedings of National Seminar on Biodiversity Conservation vis-à-vis Sustainable Development, N.L. College, Assam, India.
  43. Neog, B. and Tomanr D.S. (2004) Ethonomedicinal Utilization of certain endemic plants and Biodiversity Conservation: A Study in Upper Assam, India. Annals of Forestry, ICFRE, India.
  44. Neog, B. and Tomanr, D.S. (2005a) Ethnomedicinal utilization of certain endemic plants of northeast India. Proceeding of 50th Annual Technical Session and National Conference on Current Trends of Research in Science and Technology. Gauhati University. Assam, India.
  45. Neog, B. and Tomanr, D.S. (2005b), IPR’s and Sustainable Management of Biodiversity in Northeast India. Proceedings of National Seminar on Intellectual Property Rights, Gauhati University, Assam, India
  46. Neog, B. (2000). Conservation of Biodiversity: Indigenous Rice Needs Special Attention In: M.A. Khan(ed) Environment, Biodiversity and Conservation. A.P.H. Publishing Corpn. New Delhi. (23) pp 371-376.

Books and Book Chapters:

  1. Neog, B. (2000). Conservation of Biodiversity: Indigenous Rice Needs Special Attention In: M.A. Khan (ed) Environment, Biodiversity and Conservation. A.P.H. Publishing Corpn. New Delhi. (23) pp 371-376

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