Dr. Pankaj Chetia

Dr. Pankaj Chetia
Dr. Pankaj Chetia
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Assistant Professor
Life Sciences

Profile

Education:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree : B.Sc. in 2003 from DR College, Golaghat (Botany major)
  2. Master’s Degree : M.Sc. Life Science (Botany) in 2007 from Assam University, Silchar.
  3. Ph.D.: Ph.D. in Life Science & Bioinformatics in 2012 from Assam Univeresity, Silchar
  4. Other: PG Diploma in Bioinformatics (Bioinformatics-A Level) in 2005 from DOEACC Society, Govt. of India

Professional Experience:

  1. Engaged in Department of Life Sciences, Dibrugarh University as Assistant Professor since June 2014.
  2. Worked as Research Associate in Bioinformatics Centre, Assam University, Silchar from March 2012 to June 2014.

 

Areas of Interest/ Specialization: Plant Taxonomy and Bioinformatics

 

Research Projects (as Principal Investigator):

  1. Rs. 118.88800 lakh has been sanctioned by DBT, Govt. of India for the project entitled "Drug discovery approaches for the effective control of tuberculosis – target based virtual screening and whole cell screening of medicinal plants ". (September, 2018 to September, 2021).
  2. Rs. 97.29992 lakh has been sanctioned by DBT, Govt. of India for the project entitled "Diversity assessment, in vitro propagation and DNA Barcoding of Ferns & Fern-allies of Assam". (August, 2018 to August, 2021).
  3. Rs. 64.93 lakh has been sanctioned by DBT, Govt. of India for the project entitled "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". (November 2016 to November 2019)
  4. Completed a project worth Rs. 6.0 lakh sanctioned under UGC Start-up grant entitled "DNA Barcoding studies of few selected traditional medicinal plants of Dibrugarh University campus". (January 2016 to January 2018)

Other Projects:

  • Constructed a Digital Database of Flora of Dibrugarh University campus entitled UDBHID (Unified Database of Herbal Information, Dibrugarh University)

 

Ph.D Scholars:

 

Sl. No.

Name

Topic

Status

1.

Anisha Sehgal

A Study on Process Optimization of Fresh Water Microalgae from Upper Brahmaputra Valley for Biomass and Biodiesel Production

Ongoing

2.

Minakshi Puzari

A study on Efflux Pump Mediated Antibiotic Resistance in Shigella spp. and Search for Remedies from Herbal Resources of North East India.

Ongoing

3.

Mohan Sharma

Study on the Effect of Certain Plant Extracts in combination with carbapenem against multi-drug resistant Enterobacteria from clinical samples of upper Assam

Ongoing

4.

Nakul Neog

An in silico study to identify potent NDM Inhibitors from selected plant derived compounds to combat drug resistant Klebsiella spp.

Ongoing

 

ResearchGate Profile: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Pankaj_Chetia

ORCID Profile: http://orcid.org/0000-0003-4202-5794

 

Publications

 Research Publications:

  1. Anisha Sehgal, Kongkana Goswami, Mintu Pal,  Channakeshavaiah Chikkaputtaiah, Pankaj Chetia and  Hari Prasanna Deka Boruah (2019). Morpho-taxonomic, genetic, and biochemical characterization of freshwater microalgae as potential biodiesel feedstock. 3 Biotech. 9:137. (Impact Factor: 1.497). Read
  2. Seema Barman, Bonashree Phukan, Partha Sarathi Borah, Minakshi Puzari, Mohan Sharma and  Pankaj Chetia (2018). An in silico approach to identify potential NDM-1 inhibitors to fight multidrug resistant superbugs. Current Drug Therapy (Online first) Read
  3. Debarati Choudhury, Anupam Das Talukdar, Pankaj Chetia, Amitabha Bhattacharjee and Manabendra Dutta Choudhury (2016). Screening of Natural Products and Derivatives for Identification of RND Efflux Pump Inhibitors. Comb. Chem. High Throughput Screen. 19(9):705-713. (Impact Factor: 1.041). Read
  4. Pankaj Chetia, Banashree Chetia Phukan, Dilip Tamang (2016). rbcL Gene Based Molecular Phylogenetic Studies of Certain Pteridophytes of Assam. Research & Reviews: A Journal of Bioinformatics 3(1): 18–21. Read
  5. Amrita Kashyap Chaliha, Dhrubajyoti Gogoi, Pankaj Chetia, Diganta Sarma and Alak Kumar Buragohain (2016). An In Silico Approach for Identification of Potential Anti-Mycobacterial Targets of Vasicine and Related Chemical Compounds. Combinatorial Chemistry & High Throughput Screening. 19(1):14-24. (Impact Factor: 1.222). Read
  6. Ningthoujam Sanjoy Singh, Manabendra Dutta Choudhury, Potsangbam Kumar Singh, Pankaj Chetia, Noorazah Basar, L. Nahar, S.D. Sarkar, Anupam Das Talukdar (2014). NoSQL Data model for semiautomatic integration of ethnomedicinal plant data from multiple sources. Phytochemical Analysis. 25(6):495-507. (Impact Factor: 2.48). Read
  7. Rupjyoti Saikia, Anupam Das Talukdar, Pankaj Chetia and Manabendra Dutta Choudhury (2013). Preliminary phytochemical investigation and TLC profiling of ethnomedicinally important plant, Scoparia dulcis Linnaeus. Pleione 7(2): 366 - 372. ISSN: 0973-9467
  8. Parinita Neog, Shuvasish Choudhury, Amitabh Bhattacharjee, Pankaj Chetia, Manjur Ahmed Laskar and Manabendra Dutta Choudhury (2013). Cassia javanica Linnaeus [Caesalpiniaceae]: Phytochemical analysis and antimicrobial activity against multi-drug resistant hospital isolates of Staphylococcus aureus. Pleione 7(2): 406 - 412. ISSN: 0973-9467
  9. Arpita Das Choudhury, Manabendra Dutta Choudhury, Pankaj Chetia, Abhishek Chowdhury and Anupam Das Talukdar (2013). An In Silico Appraisal of Azoic and Disulphide Derivatives for Anticancer Activity Against HPV E6 Oncoprotein to Medicate Cervical Cancer. Comb Chem High Throughput Screen. (E-pub ahead of print) (Impact Factor: 2.0). ISSN: 1875-5402 (Online), ISSN: 1386-2073 (Print). Read
  10. Manabendra Dutta Choudhury, Pankaj Chetia, Karabi Dutta Choudhury, Anupam Das Talukdar and Mohan Datta-choudhari (2012). Atherogenic effect of Arecoline: A computational study. Bioinformation. 8(5):229-232. (Impact Factor: 1.15). ISSN: 0973-2063
  11. Abhishek Chowdhury, Paulomi Paul, Pankaj Chetia and Manabendra Dutta Choudhury (2013). Screening of few epoxides as mt-MAPK inhibitor preventing granuloma formation to serve as tubercular antidote. Letters in Drug Design and Discovery.10(2):164-168. (Impact Factor: 0.872) ISSN: 1875-628X (Online) ISSN: 1570-1808 (Print)
  12. Rupjyoti Saikia, Manabendra Dutta Choudhury, Anupam Das Talukdar and Pankaj Chetia (2012). An in silico insight into molecular mechanism of hypoglycemic rctivity Of Scoparic Acid D, a diterpenoid from Scoparia dulcis L. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research. 5(Suppl.2):153-158. (Impact factor: 0.7). ISSN- 0974-2441
  13. Abhishek Chowdhury, Pradip Dey, Shantanu Sen, Pankaj Chetia, Manabendra Dutta Choudhury and Gauri Dutta Sharma (2012). An in silico appraisal of few bioactive compounds against kas-a for antitubercular drug efficacy. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research. 5(1):60-62. (Impact factor: 0.7). ISSN- 0974-2441
  14. Abhishek Chowdhury, Shantanu Sen, Pradip Dey, Pankaj Chetia, Anupam Das Talukdar, Amitabha Bhattacharjee and Manabendra Dutta Choudhury (2012). Computational validation of 3-ammonio-3-(4-oxido-1H-imidazol-1-ium-5-yl) propane-1, 1-bis (olate) as a potent anti-tubercular drug against mt-MetAP. Bioinformation. 8(18):875-880. (Impact Factor: 1.15). ISSN: 0973-2063
  15. Manabendra Dutta Choudhury, Monjur Ahmed Laskar, Shuvasish Choudhury and Pankaj Chetia (2013). Molecular mechanism of analgesic action of solanoglycosydane – An in silico study. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research. 6(1):80-82. (Impact factor: 0.7). ISSN- 0974-2441
  16. Pankaj Chetia, Manabendra Dutta Choudhury, Sally Freeman, Shuvasish Choudhury, Anupam Das Talukdar and Rupjyoti Saikia. Antibacterial activity of different extracts of Dipteris wallichii (R.Br.) Moore: an endemic plant of North East India. AUJ Sc. Tech. 9(1):177-181. ISSN: 0975-2773

 REVIEW ARTICLES:

  1. Minakshi Puzari, Mohan Sharma and Pankaj Chetia* (2017). Emergence of Antibiotic Resistant Shigella species: A matter of concern. Journal of Information and Public Health. (Online first). Read
  2. Minakshi Puzari and Pankaj Chetia* (2017). RND efflux pump mediated antibiotic resistance in Gram-negative bacteria Escherichia coli and Pseudomonas aeruginosa: a major issue worldwide. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology; 33:24. (Impact Factor: 1.532). Read
  3. Minakshi Puzari and Pankaj Chetia* (2016). Molecular Dynamics simulation of RND Efflux Pumps involved in Multidrug Resistance. Research & Reviews: A Journal of Bioinformatics 3(2): 20-24. Read
  4. Parinita Neog, Shuvasish Choudhury, Amitabh Bhattacharjee, Pankaj Chetia and Manabendra Dutta Choudhury (2013). A review on ethnomedicinal plants and their active secondary metabolites in antibacterial drug discovery research. Pleione 7(2): 413 - 423. ISSN: 0973-9467
  5. Rupjyoti saikia, Manabendra Dutta Choudhury, Anupam Das Talukdar and Pankaj Chetia (2011). Antidiabetic activity of Ethnomedicinal plant Scoparia dulcis L. (family: Scrophulariaceae): A Review. Assam University Journal of Science & Technology. 7(1): 173-180. ISSN: 0975-2773

Books and Book Chapters:

  1. Minakshi Puzari, Mohan Sharma and Pankaj Chetia (2018). Green Synthesis, characterisation and antimicrobial activity assessment of silver nanoparticles. Recent Trends in Life Sciences. Purbayon Publication on behalf of UGC-HRDC, Gauhati University. ISBN: 978-93-87263-67-3
  2. Manabendra Dutta Choudhury, Walid A. Atteya, Keshav dahal, Pankaj Chetia, Karabi D. Choudhury and Anant Paradkar (2018). Virtual Screening of Phytochemicals. Computational Phytochemistry. Ed: Satyajit D. Sarker & Lutfun Nahar, Pub: Elsevier Inc. ISBN: 978-0-12-812364-5
  3. Minakshi Puzari, Mohan Sharma and Pankaj Chetia (2017). Bioremediation: To undo the damage done to nature. Reviews on Environmental Issues. Pub: Hohozatri. ISBN: 978-81-2028-827-0
  4. Anupam Das Talukdar, Pankaj Chetia, Amitabha Bhattacharjee and Manabendra Dutta Choudhury (2013). An Approach to Drug Discovery. Modern Biotechnology its applications (Part-II). New India Publishing Agency, New Delhi. 1st Ed.: 593-610. ISBN: 978-93-61450-83
  5. Pankaj Chetia, Manabendra Dutta Choudhury, Anupam Das Talukdar, Shuvasish Choudhury and Gauri Dutta Sharma (2011). Molecular Mechanism of Eugenol Activity: A Computational Study. Advanced Computing Applications, Databases and Networks. Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi, 1st Ed.: 61-65. ISBN: 978-81-8487-109-8
  6. Jayashish Mazumdar, Monjur Ahmed Laskar, Manabendra Dutta Choudhury, Shuvasish Choudhury, Pankaj Chetia, Anupam Das Talukdar and Gauri Dutta Sharma (2012). Antituberculic property of Guaiacol. Researches in Medicinal and Aromatic Plants. Swastik Publications, New Delhi, 1st Ed.:15-22. ISBN:978-93-81084-95-3
  7. Suparna Datta, Manabendra Dutta Choudhury, Shuvasish Choudhury, Anupam Das Talukdar, Pankaj Chetia and Deepa Nath (2012). Hepatoprotective activity of Bark Extracts of Pajanelia longifolia (Willd) K. Schumann. Researches in Medicinal and Aromatic Plants. Swastik Publications, New Delhi, 1st Ed.:23-26. ISBN:978-93-81084-95-3.
  8. Rupjyoti saikia, Anupam Das Talukdar, Manabendra Dutta Choudhury, Pankaj Chetia and Deepa Nath (2012). Phytochemical screening and Antimicrobial activity of Scoparia dulcis L. Researches in Medicinal and Aromatic Plants. Swastik Publications, New Delhi, 1st Ed.:115-119. ISBN:978-93-81084-95-3.
  9. Sandipan Mazumder, Suparna Datta, Shuvasish Choudhury, Manabendra Dutta Choudhury and Pankaj Chetia (2012.) Phytochemical characterization and antimicrobial activity evaluation of a medicinal plant. Researches in Medicinal and Aromatic Plants. Swastik Publications, New Delhi, 1st Ed.:120-124. ISBN:978-93-81084-95-3. 

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