Dr. D.S. Bora

Professor, Department of Life Sciences

Profile

Education:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree: B.Sc with major in Zoology, Cotton College
  2. Master’s Degree: M.Sc in Zoology with specialization in Entomology, Gauhati University
  3. Ph.D.: Ph.D in Life Sciences (Insect toxicology), Dibrugarh University
  4. Others: Certificate course on " Malaria : Defeating Malaria from the genes to the globe" ,HarvardX , 2019-2020 

Professional Experience:

In teaching and research:

  • Professor from 01.06.2011 till date
  • Reader from 11.11.1999 till 31.05.2011
  • Lecturer from 12.5.1989 till 10.11.1999
  • Worked as part time faculty in “Centre for studies in Biotechnology” from 2011 till 2016; 2021-

Areas of Specialization:

  • Zoology (Entomology)

Areas of interest:

  • Exploration of potential bioresources of NE India
  • Studies on insecticidal mode of action and insect’s resistance/adaptation to insecticides/xenobiotics.
  • Chemical ecology with regard to insect-plant interaction

Research Projects:

  1. As Principal Investigator on “"Detection and Mapping of Insecticide Resistance in wild Aedes population in Upper Brahmaputra valley of Assam". By SERB, DST, New Delhi  for 25th March 2019 to 24th March 2021 by 34.40 Lakhs.
  2. As Principal Investigator on “An in-depth study of host-non-mulberry silkworm interaction with special reference to extra floral nectaries (EFN) and volatile organic chemicals (VOC) of host plants and the silkworm’s adaptations to the host plant’s by DBT (NER-Twinning) from 2016 (Oct) to 2019 (Oct) for  62.90 Lakhs.
  3. As Principal investigator on “Bitrophic perspectives in interaction of Antheraea assama Westwood with its host plants” funded by UGC from 2011 to 2014. Amt. 8.18,300 lakhs.
  4. As Principal Investigator on “A study on host parasitoid interactions with special reference to uzi fly (Diptera: Tachinidae) and Antheraea assama (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae) funded by DST from 2008 to 2011 for 22.11 lakhs (As Principal Investigator )
  5. “Effect of plant extracts on Uzi fly and Antheraea assama (Westwood.)” funded by UGC from 2007-2010 for amt., 4.19 lakhs (As Principal Investigator).

Other Projects:

  1. DST-FIST, 2015 -2016 from development of the proposal till receipt of the grant (No. SR/FST/LSI-635 Dtd. 18.11.2015) ( 118.0 lakhs) ( AS Co-Ordinator )

Patents filed :  Indian , TWO (2)

Ph.D Scholars:

Sl. No.

Name

Topic

Status(On-going /Completed)

1

Bulbuli Khanikor

Evaluation of extracts and essential oil of Ocimum and Ageratum against uzi fly, Exorista sorbillans (Wiedemann), a parasitoid of Antheraea assama Westwood

Awarded

2.

Purnima Das

Formulation of   Beauveria bassiana Vuill. For integrated management of rice hispa, Dicladispa armigera (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)

Awarded

3.

Hiren Gogoi

Pest status of rice case worm (Nymphula depunctalis Guenee) in Dhemaji District , Assam and its response to the extracts of certain plants of ethnic importance

Awarded

4.

Bhabesh Deka

Tritrophic perspectives in parasitization of Antheraea assama (Lepidoptera; Saturniidae) by Exorista sorbillans (Diptera: Tachinidae Wiedemann); a clue for parasitoid managementmanagement

Awarded

5.

Sangeeta Hazarika

Microbial diversity of termite infested tea areas of Assam and possible utilization of microbes for its control

Awarded

6.

Gayatri Baruah

 Characterization of Prophenoloxidase and its activating factors in muga silkworm Antheraea assamamensis Helfer (Lepidoptera: Saturnidae) under in-vitro pathogen induced conditions”.

Awarded

7. Amrita Mech A study on host plant defense induced by feeding of Antheraea assamensis Helfer ( Lepidoptera: Saturniidae) with special reference to Lipoxygenase enzyme, Trypsin inhibitor and insect regurgitant Awarded
8. Sangeeta Borthakur Studies on the role of bioconstituents of Camellia sinensis(L)O.Kuntze and alternate host plants in the process of host selection and utilization by the sucking pest Helopeltis theivora Waterhouse(Hemiptera:Miridae) Awarded
9. Urbi Devi Evaluation of plant extracts affecting growth, development and hormonal status of dengue vectors, Aedes aegypti (Linnaeus) and Aedes albopictus (skuse) Diptera:Culicidae Awarded
10. Sudarshana Bora Defense related transcriptome profiling of Musa paradisiaca L. in response to Odoiporus longicollis Olivier and Cerscopora musae Zimm. infestation Awarded
11. Falgun Chetia,    Ongoing
12. Bardwi Narzari   Awaited
13. Trisha Rajguru   Ongoing
14. Ranjida Ahmed   Ongoing
15. Himadri Borah   Ongoing
16. Eva Rani Hazarika   Ongoing

 

Post Doctoral Registration : Dr. Rupamoni Thakur, DS Kothari fellowship , UGC

Seminars/workshop/Invited talks: (Since 2009)            

  1.      . Participated the hands-on workshop on " DNA Barcoding : A challenge to Linnaeus classification" on 29-30 May, 2021 organized by CytoGene, Lucknow, India

  2. Attended the webinar on " Using mathematical model to understand epidemics" on  19th May, 2021, S. Gupta, University of Oxford,UK and  Mizoram University, India
  3.       Organized DST-sponsored hands-on workshop on " Techniques of research for insects of medical importance" on 19-20 March,2021 in Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh, Assam, India

  4.        Participated in 43 sessions of "Entomological Intelligence, web based capacity building programme on vector borne diseases" organized by Kalicut University and AHCF, New Delhi , July-Dec, 2020

  5.       Delivered talk on “Habitat suitability of dengue vector , Aedes albopictus Skuse, in upper Brahmaputra valley of Assam, India” at “ Entomology,2020, Virtual meeting of Entomological Society of America held on 11-25 Nov. 2020

  6. National Webinar on “ NAAC Assessment and accreditation process (Women Universities)” held on 6th August, 2020 by NAAC, Bengaluru.
  7. National Webinar  on “ Women issues and challenges during Covid-19 Pandemic, 27th June 2020
  8. Webinar held on 12th June,2020 on “ Reflections on higher education scenario- Post Covid-19” by NAAC, Bengaluru.
  9. Webinar  held on 9th June,2020 on “ Forest goers and residual malaria: addressing the challenge” APMEN, Singapore
  10. Invited talk delivered on “ Sensory perception of locust and their management strategies” in Webinar organized by Rajiv Gandhi University, Arunachal Pradesh on 6th June,2020
  11.  Online hands on training on “ Virtual screening and docking of SARS COVID-2” on 2-3rd May,2020 by BDG,Lifesciences.
  12.  Hands on training on “ Metagenomics on NGS data analysis-DNA,RNA and metagenomics” held on 28-29 February, 2020 in Bengaluru .
  13.  Invited talk delivered on “Entomophagy and sustainable existence” in the symposium on “ Potential of edible insect in NE India” held on 30th March, 2019, Gauhati University
  14. The 8th International conference on “ Unexplored horizons of Wild Silk Moth  by ICWS, Japan and CSB, Bangalore held in Guwahati, 22-24 th Jan, 2018
  15. Assessor’s workshop by NAAC, Bangaluru held on 14-15 Nov, 2017 at Tezpur University
  16. The 16th International Congress of Entomology on “Entomology without border” held from 25-30 Sep. 2016 in Orlando, Florida,  USA. Presented on “Restricted Diet breadth and host defense specific adaptation in Antheraea assamensis: A case study”

      17.Workshop on "Research Project Development" held in NAARM, Hyderabad on 24-26 march, 2014 by NFBSFAR

      18.Invited talk on “Talks between insects and plants: an approach for pest management ", National seminar on“ Biodiversity and  sustainable development, RGU, AP,17-19thOctober, '2013

      19.International seminar on "Insect, human and environment" held on 3-5 October, 2012 in Putrajaya, Malayasia.

      20. The 59 th Annual meeting of Entomological Society of America held in Reno, Nevada, 11-13  November, 2011. Virtual presentation.

      21. International seminar held on “Bioresources and Human Sustenance” held on 20-23 october, 2011 organized by Cotton College and  ZSA, Guwahati.

      22. The 6th International seminar on “Molecular insect science” held in Amsterdam on 2-5 October, 2011

      23. The 98th Indian Science Congress held in SRM University, Chennai, January, 2011

     24. International Consultation on DNA Barcoding held on 6-7 November, 2010 in PUSA, ICAR, New Delhi.

     25.Invited talk on ‘From the perspective of an entomologist: Ecotourism in Jeypore Reserve Forest’ Seminar on 'Jeypore Reserve Forest  and Eco- Tourism’  March,  2011

     26.‘Hands on training on DNA Barcoding in NCCS’, Pune 30th September to 5th October, 2010

     27.National Seminar on “Climate change and sustainable development” held on 1-3rd April, 2010 in Tezpur University.

     28. Workshop on “Biotechnology and Bioinformatics Tools in teaching and research”, 11-13 March, 2010

    29. National Seminar on ‘Global Climate change and Frontier Research in Life Sciences’ held in march, 2010, Dibrugarh University

    30. The 96th Indian Science Congress held in NEHU, Shillong, January, 2009.

Administrative Assignments:

  • Presiding Officer, Internal Complaints Committee, DU, 11th Nov,2017 to 10th Nov. 2020.
  • Served as Head, Department of Life Sciences from 1st July, 2012 to 30th June, 2015
  • Co-ordinator DST-FIST proposal 2015 -2016 from development of the proposal till receipt of the grant.
  • Member, co-ordination committee, DST-FIST, Dept. of Life Sciences
  • Chairperson, Board of Studies in Department of Life Sciences from 1st July, 2012 to 30th June, 2015
  • Chairperson, CBCS Board in department of Life Sciences from 1st July, 2012 to 30th June, 2015
  • Member, Research Council in Science since July, 1.7. 2011 to 1.7.2015
  • Member, Academic Council since July, 2011
  • Member, School Board in Science and Engineering
  • Chairperson, Departmental management committee in Life Sciences, two terms

Extension Service:

  • Served as Editor of peer reviewed journal “Bulletin of Life Sciences” from 2008 to 2013
  • Reviewer for Springer Nature
  • Assessor , NAAC

Membership, Professional Organisation:

  • Indian Science Congress (Life member)
  • Entomological Society of America (Regular)
  • Entomological Society of India ( Annual)
  • Zoological society of Assam (Life member)
  • Absolute Human Care Foundation ( Member)

Publications

Research Publications                                       

 

 

  1. T. Rajguru, DS Bora, M K Modi (2021) Identification of promising inhibitors for Plasmodium haemoglobinase Falcipain-2, using virtual screening,Molecular docking and MD simulation.Journal of molecular structure.http://doi.org/10.1016/j.molstruc.2021.131427.
  2. A. Mech, KK Choudhury, DS Bora (2021) Lipoxygenase - trypsin inhibitor activity axis induction in the host plants of muga silkworm, Antheraea assamensis Helfer by feeding.  Entomological Research. https://doi.org/10.1111/1748-5967.12543.
  3.   A. Mech, DS Bora(2021) Differentially induced proteins in the host plants due to feeding by Muga Silkworm, Antheraea assamensis Helfer. Ind. J. Entomology. (Accepted)
  4. Sudarhana Borah, Dipsikha Bora,Priyadarshini Bhorali ( 2020) Morphological studies on yellow sigatoka disease in banana cultivar Kachkal ( Musa paradisiaca Abb) and its causal organism. Plant Archives. 20(2): 6655-6661 e-ISSN 2581-6063
  5.  D. Deori, D. Thengal. DS Bora (2020) A Study on Pest Complex of Persea bombycina (King ex Hook. f.) Kosterm. with Special Reference to Myzus persicae Sulzer. International journal of entomological research 6(1) :46-50. ISSN No.2455-4758
  6. Somnath Roy, Ranjida Ahmed, Asok Kanti Sanyal, Azariah Babu, Dipsikha Bora, Azizur Rahman, Gautam Handique(2020) Biodiversity of soil arthropods with emphasis on oribatid mites in three different tea agro-ecosystem with three different agronomical practices in Assam, India. International journal of tropical insect science.  ISSN:1742-7584DOI: 10.1007/s42690-020-00315-4
  7. Ranjida AhmedSalil Kumar GuptaSomnath RoyDipsikha Bora (2020) Diversity and Seasonal Variation of Mesostigmatid Mites in Three Tea Gardens of Assam (India) with Different Agro-Practices. Proceedings of entomological society of Washington, 122(4):750-756. http://doi.org/10.4289/0013-8797.122.4.750  
  8. T. Rajguru, D. Bora, MK Modi (2020) Combined CADD and virtual screening to identify novel nonpeptide falcipain-2 inhibitors. Current computer -aided drug design. 10.2174/1573409916666200701213526 ISSN 1875-6697  
  9.   S. Borah, SK singh, P. Bhorali and Dipsikha Bora ( 2020) Seasonal incidence pattern and host preference of Odoiporus longicollis Olivier( Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in certain banana cultivars of Assam. J. Ent. Res. 44(1) 59-66.ISSN0378-9519
  10.  Borah S, Boruah A, Sonowal P and Bora D (2020). A study on prevalence of the practice of entomophagy in Upper Brahmaputra Valley of Assam, North-East India. J. Ent. Res., 44 (1) : 135-140 .  ISSN0378-9519
  11.  S. Hazarika, D. Bora, B. Borthakur (2020) Potentiality of novel strain of Metarhizium anisopliae strain (DULS TTRA) against Odontotermes obesus, a pest of Camellia sinensis (L.)O. Kuntze. Indian Journal of Agricultural Research. 1-5. ISSN: 0976-058 (0376-8245print) Article Id: A-5397 DOi: 10.18805/IJARe.A-5397
  12.  S. Hazarika, D. Bora, B. Borthakur (2020) Laboratory evaluation of pathogenesity and biocontrol efficacy of two indigenous tea soil fungi against Odontotermes obesus (Rambur)-a pest of Camellia sinensis (L.)O.Kuntze. Annals of Agri Bioresearch.25(1):129-134. ISSN: 0971-9660 .
  13. Gayatri Sarma Baruah, Hridip Kumar Sarma, Sunayan Bordoloi, Dipsikha Bora (2018) Purification and characterization of phenoloxidase from the hemolymph of healthy and diseased Antheraea assamensis Helfer ( Lepidoptera:Saturniidae):Effect of certain biological components and chemical agents on enzyme activity. Arch. Insect Biochem.Physiol.1-25 https://doi.org/10.1002/arch.21531. ISSN: 1520-6327 .
  14. Amrita Mech, Dipsikha Bora, Krishna Ray(2018) Gut trypsin of Antheraea assamensis and its inhibition by defense induced host plants. International Journal of Basic and applied research.8(7) ISSN.2278-0505.
  15. Trisha Rajguru, Dipsikha Bora, M.K. Modi(2018)Molecular Dynamics Simulation of P.falciparum Haemoglobinase Falcipain 2, in its apo and holo structural state. Current Trends in Pharmaceutical Research . 5(1):24-33 ISSN 2310-4820.
  16. Gayatri SarmaBaruah, Sunayan Bordoloi, Dipsikha Bora (2018)Screening the efficacy of multiple buffers on the optimization of in-vitro activity of prophenoloxidase in both healthy and pebrine infected muga silk worm larvae. International Journal of Basic and applied research.8(5):280-288. ISSN 2278-0505.
  17. Devi U, Bora D. Growth inhibitory effect of phenolic extracts of Ziziphus jujuba Mill. in dengue vector Aedes aegypti (L) in parent and F1 generation.( 2017) Asian Pac J Trop Med 10(8): 787–791. ISSN-1995-7645.
  18. Borthakur Sangita, Bora Dipsikha, Barman Manas (2016) Assessment of certain plants as alternate hosts of Helopeltis theivora (Hemiptera;Miridae) Waterhouse- A pest of Camellia sinensis (L) kuntge. Agricultural research journal. 53(1):62-68. ISSN 2395-1435
  19. Gogoi A, Bora D.S., Samanta, R. and Chutia, M (2016) Lysinibacillus sphaericus infection in muga silkworm (Anthereaea assamensis Helfer (Lepidopter: Saturniidae) larvae:a new report . Sericologia. 56(3)170-177. ISSN  0250-3980
  20.  D.S. BoraB. Deka and A. Sen(2016)  Restricted diet breadth of the larvae of Antheraea assamensis and the role of the labrum-epipharynx and galeal sensilla. Entomological research 46(2)128-138. DOI: 10.1111/1748-5967.12159. Online ISSN: 1748-5967.  
  21.  Bora, D.S., Deka, B., Devi, U. and Mech, A (2015) Lipid profile of plants influence host selection by gustatory sensilla in the larvae of Antheraea assama Westwood (Lepidoptera:Saturniidae). International journal of recent scientific research. 6(6).4681-4687. ISSN 0976-3031
  22.  Devi, U and Bora, D.S. (2015) Larvicidal efficacy of extracts of selected plants against Aedes aegypti (Linnaeus, 1854). International Journal of Science and Applied Research. 2(3):89-94 ISSN 2394-2401
  23.  Bora, D.S.  and Deka, B (2014)The  terpenoids released by Persea bombycina due to feeding by Antheraea assama Westwood. National Academy Science Letters. 37(2):191-197.   ISSN 0250-541X
  24. Hazarika, S., Barthakur, B.K. and Bora, D.S. (2013) Seasonal variation in  microbial diversity in termite infested tea fields of Assam. Two and a Bud. 60(2): 15-19.ISSN 0496-6201
  25. Bora, D.S.  and Deka, B  ( 2013) Role of visual cues in host searching behaviour  of    Exorista sorbillans ,a parasitoid of muga silk worm, Antheraea assama Westwood. J. Insect Behaviour. 27(1) 92-104 .DOI : 10.1007/s10905-013-9409-1.ISSN 0892-7553
  26. Bora, D.S., Deka, B. and  Sen, A. (2013) Host plant selection by larvae of muga silk moth, Antheraea assamaensis  and the role of antenna and maxillary palp. J. of Insect Science. 13(52):1-13.ISSN 1536-2442  
  27. Das, P., Hazarika, L., Bora, D. S, Puzari, K. C. and Dutta, P. (2013) Influence of storage condition on viability and infectivity of talc based WP formulation against rice hispa Dicladispa armigera. J. Biological Control 37(2)191-197 . ISSN 2230-7281
  28. Parida P., Khanikor,B, Yadav,R. and Bora,D.S. (2013) Comparative mode of action of some terpene compounds against octopamine receptor and acetyl cholinesterase of mosquito and human system by the help of homology modeling and docking studies. J. of Applied Pharmaceutical Science.3 (02) 006-012. DOI:10.7324/JAPS.2013.30202. ISSN 2231-3354
  29. Khanikor, B and Bora, D.S(2012) Effect of Plant Based Essential Oil on Immune Response of Silkworm,Antheraea assama Westwood (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae) Int. J. Indust. Entomol. 25(2): 139-146.ISSN 1598-3579
  30. Das, P., Hazarika,L.,  Bora,D.S ,Puzari, K. C.  and Dutta, P. (2012). Mass production of Beauveria bassiana (Bals.) Vuill. for the management of rice hispa,  Dicladispa armigera (Olivier). J. of Biological Control, 26(4):347-350.
  31. Bora, D.S., Deka, B and Fahmi, F (2012) Behavioural response of Exorista sorbillans to volatiles of   host plant  of  Antheraea assama, Westwood. National Academy Science 35(6) 467-473 .Letters. DOI10.1007/s40009-012-0080-4. ISSN 0250-541X 
  32. Gogoi, H. and Bora, D.S. (2012) Spatial distribution of  Nymphula depunctalis Guenée larvae (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae), an early vegetative pest of Oryza sativa L. Academic J of entomology 5(1) 41-46.ISSN 1995-8994
  33. Deka, B. and Bora, D.S. (2012) Development and life table parameters of Uzi fly,     Exorista sorbillans (Wiedemann)(Diptera: Tachinidae), a parasitoid of Antheraea assama (Westwood) in different seasons. Bulletin of Life Sciences..XVIII. ISSN-0971-5746
  34.  Gogoi, H. and Bora, D.S. (2012) Bio-efficacy potential of extracts of certain plants of  ethnic importance against Nymphula depunctalis Guenee (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) larvae. North Bengal University Journal of  Animal sciences.Vo.6 ISSN: 0975-1424
  35.  Gogoi, H. and Bora, D.S. (2012) Bio-efficacy Potential of Some Ethnically Important    Plants  against Nymphula depunctalis Guene´e (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) larvae with special reference to Calotropis procera and Zanthoxylum nitidum. National Academy Science Letters.  35:169–175 DOI 10.1007/s40009-012-0030-1s. ISSN 0250-541X  
  36. Das P., Hazarika, L.K., Bora, D.S., Puzari, K.C. and Dutta, P. (2011) Effect of      temperature on radial growth,  sporulation, germination ,colony forming unit and biomass production of  different strains of Beauveria bassiana  Vuill( Bals.).Pestology. 35(12):50-55.ISSN 0970-3012
  37.  Das P., Hazarika, L.K., Bora, D.S., Puzari, K.C. and Dutta, P. (2011) Screening of biological traits of twenty three Beauveria bassiana strains against rice hispa, Dicladispa armigera ( Olivier)(Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Insect Environment. 17(3):128-130.ISSN 0975-1963
  38. Khanikor,B  and Bora, D.S. (2011) Toxicity of essential oil compounds against Exorista sorbillans (Diptera: Tachinidae), a parasitoid of silkworm. African J. of Biotechnology. 10 (85): 19807-19815.
  39. Bora, D. S. (2011) Endocrine events underlying larval-larval moult and larval-pupal metamorphosis in Philosamia ricini (boisd) (Lepidoptera: saturniidae).  Bulletin of Life Sciences, Vol-XVII : 20-33. ISSN-0971-5746.
  40. Bora, D.S., Tariang, R., Deka, B., Borthakur, S., Saikia, D. and Khanikor,B. (2011)Matrix habitat use by butterfly communities in vicinity of Jokai Reserve forest, Assam.   Bulletin of Life Sciences, Vol-XVII: 1-19.  ISSN- 0971-5746.
  41. Bora, D.S. and Khanikor, B ( 2011) Selective toxicity of Ageratum conyzoides   and Ocimum sanctum against Exorista sorbillans (Diptera:Tachinidae)  and Antheraea assama (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae). National Academy Science Letters. 34 ( 1& 2): 9-14.ISSN 0250-541X  
  42. Bora, D. S., Khanikor, B and Sen, C (2008) Response of Callosobruchus chinensis to heat stress. Bullentin of Life Sciences, Vol -XIV.33-39. Peer Reviewed. ISSN-0971-5746
  43. Bora D. S. and Handique, P. (2005) Haemocytes of Antheraea assama Westwood and their response to Catharanthus roseus.  Procedings, 20th Congress of International Sericultural Commission, Vol-II, 84-93.
  44. Bora, D.S. and R. Handique(2003) Traumatic effect of temperature on Antheraea assama Westwood. Indian Journal of Sericulture 42(2)111-114.
  45. Handique, R., Bora, D., Chetia, P and Kotoky, D. (2002) Effect of diesel exhaust on cholesterol uptake by muga silkworms. Indian J. Seric. 41(1) 29-33.
  46. Bora, D.S. and R. Handique(2000) Malathion intoxication coupled with light action in silkworm Antheraea assama Ww International Journal on Wild Silkmoth and Silk. 5, 207-211.
  47. Bora, D.S. and R. Handique (1999) Lipid content of muga worm, Antheraea assama Westwood : Impact of photoperiod and insecticide Sericologia 39(2) 303-311.
  48. Bora, D.S. and R. Handique (1996 ) Insecticide induced biochemical changes in Antheraea assama Westwood. Proc. Acad. Environ. Biol. 5(2), 221-226.
  49. Bora, D.S. and R. Handique(1994) Effect of photoperiod on food consumption, food utilization, growth and development of Antheraea assama, Westwood larvae Proc. Acad. Environ. Biol. 3(1) 69-76.
  50. Bora, D.S. and R.Handique (1992)  Effect of several synthetic insecticides on growth, development, food consumption and food utilization of Antheraea assama, Westwood larvae, Proc. Acad. Environ. Biol. 1(2) 195-203

Others:

 Submission of gene sequence to NCBI GenBank

  1. Hazarika, S,  Borthakur, B.K. and Bora, D. (2015)Metarhizium anisopliae isolate DULS TTRA 18S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.GenBank: Accession no.KT119358
  2. Hazarika, S,  Borthakur, B.K. and Bora, D. (2015) Purpureocillium lilacinaum isolate DULS TTRA 18S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.GenBank (NCBI): Accession no.KT 119357
  3. Hazarika, S,  Borthakur, B.K. and Bora, D. (2015) Aspergillus flavus strain DULS TTRA  18S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.GenBank: Accession no.KP 893282
  4. Hazarika, S, Borthakur, B.K. and Bora, D. (2015) 18s rRNA sequences submitted to GenBank: Accession no. KP833281 for fungal strain DULSTTRA1  and KP833282 for fungal strain DULSTTRA2.

Technical Reports:     Contributed to LNB Library, Dibrugarh University: Three (3) 

Books /Book Chapters/articles :  

  1. Purnima Das, L.K.Hazarika, D. Bora (2021)Study on mass production of Beauveria bassiana (Bals.) Vuill. for the management of Rice hispa, Dicladispa armigera (Olivier)in "Cutting edge research in Agricultural sciencesVol.11edtd. by AEO Elkhalifa, Sudi Arabia.ISBN:978-93-91215-23-1 (Print)DOI:10.9734/bpi/cras/v11/9772D 
  2. Sudarshana Borah, Dipsikha Bora(2020)Biological Cycle and Morphometric Measurement of Banana Pseudostem Weevil, Odoiporus longicollis Olivier (Coleoptera: Curculionidae).“Glimpses of Biological Research in Upper Brahmaputra Basin” . EBH Publishers (India).
  3. Trisha Rajguru, Dipsikha Bora, Mahendra Kumar Modi (2020) Role of CADD in antimalarial drug discovery: A Review. Glimpses of Biological Research in Upper Brahmaputra Valley Ed. By A. Kachari et al. EBH Publishers (India)
  4. Dipsikha Bora (2019) Climate change and UN Conventions in Gyaneya, Children Science Congress, Majuli, Assam
  5. Dipsikha Bora (2018) The golden thread of Assam. The Assam tribune. 31st October, 2018
  6. Dipsikha Bora, Bulbuli Khanikor and Hiren Gogoi (2012) Plant Based Pesticides: Green Environment with Special Reference to Silk Worms. In Pesticides– Advances in Chemical and Botanical Pesticides. In Tech Publisher. Croatia.http://dx.doi.org/10.5772/47832
  7. Bora, D. S. and Khanikor, B. (2010) Plant extracts  for management of Uzi fly Exorista sorbillans Wiedemann ( Diptera: Tachiniidae). Bioresources for rural livelihood, Vol-I Edited by G.K. Kulkarni, B.N. Pandey and B.D. Joshi.  217-224. ISBN No. 978-93-80428-06-2.
  8. Bora, D.S. (2006) Sensitivity of Antheraea assama Westwood  to interaction of photoperiod and thermoperiod. Muga Silkworm (Antheraea assama), Biochemistry, Biotechnology and Molecular Biology. Peer Reviewed. Edited by B.G. Unni, 2006, 67-74. ISO-9091
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Education:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree: B.Sc with major in Zoology, Cotton College
  2. Master’s Degree: M.Sc in Zoology with specialization in Entomology, Gauhati University
  3. Ph.D.: Ph.D in Life Sciences (Insect toxicology), Dibrugarh University
  4. Others: Certificate course on " Malaria : Defeating Malaria from the genes to the globe" ,HarvardX , 2019-2020 

Professional Experience:

In teaching and research:

  • Professor from 01.06.2011 till date
  • Reader from 11.11.1999 till 31.05.2011
  • Lecturer from 12.5.1989 till 10.11.1999
  • Worked as part time faculty in “Centre for studies in Biotechnology” from 2011 till 2016; 2021-

Areas of Specialization:

  • Zoology (Entomology)

Areas of interest:

  • Exploration of potential bioresources of NE India
  • Studies on insecticidal mode of action and insect’s resistance/adaptation to insecticides/xenobiotics.
  • Chemical ecology with regard to insect-plant interaction

Research Projects:

  1. As Principal Investigator on “"Detection and Mapping of Insecticide Resistance in wild Aedes population in Upper Brahmaputra valley of Assam". By SERB, DST, New Delhi  for 25th March 2019 to 24th March 2021 by 34.40 Lakhs.
  2. As Principal Investigator on “An in-depth study of host-non-mulberry silkworm interaction with special reference to extra floral nectaries (EFN) and volatile organic chemicals (VOC) of host plants and the silkworm’s adaptations to the host plant’s by DBT (NER-Twinning) from 2016 (Oct) to 2019 (Oct) for  62.90 Lakhs.
  3. As Principal investigator on “Bitrophic perspectives in interaction of Antheraea assama Westwood with its host plants” funded by UGC from 2011 to 2014. Amt. 8.18,300 lakhs.
  4. As Principal Investigator on “A study on host parasitoid interactions with special reference to uzi fly (Diptera: Tachinidae) and Antheraea assama (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae) funded by DST from 2008 to 2011 for 22.11 lakhs (As Principal Investigator )
  5. “Effect of plant extracts on Uzi fly and Antheraea assama (Westwood.)” funded by UGC from 2007-2010 for amt., 4.19 lakhs (As Principal Investigator).

Other Projects:

  1. DST-FIST, 2015 -2016 from development of the proposal till receipt of the grant (No. SR/FST/LSI-635 Dtd. 18.11.2015) ( 118.0 lakhs) ( AS Co-Ordinator )

Patents filed :  Indian , TWO (2)

Ph.D Scholars:

Sl. No.

Name

Topic

Status(On-going /Completed)

1

Bulbuli Khanikor

Evaluation of extracts and essential oil of Ocimum and Ageratum against uzi fly, Exorista sorbillans (Wiedemann), a parasitoid of Antheraea assama Westwood

Awarded

2.

Purnima Das

Formulation of   Beauveria bassiana Vuill. For integrated management of rice hispa, Dicladispa armigera (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)

Awarded

3.

Hiren Gogoi

Pest status of rice case worm (Nymphula depunctalis Guenee) in Dhemaji District , Assam and its response to the extracts of certain plants of ethnic importance

Awarded

4.

Bhabesh Deka

Tritrophic perspectives in parasitization of Antheraea assama (Lepidoptera; Saturniidae) by Exorista sorbillans (Diptera: Tachinidae Wiedemann); a clue for parasitoid managementmanagement

Awarded

5.

Sangeeta Hazarika

Microbial diversity of termite infested tea areas of Assam and possible utilization of microbes for its control

Awarded

6.

Gayatri Baruah

 Characterization of Prophenoloxidase and its activating factors in muga silkworm Antheraea assamamensis Helfer (Lepidoptera: Saturnidae) under in-vitro pathogen induced conditions”.

Awarded

7. Amrita Mech A study on host plant defense induced by feeding of Antheraea assamensis Helfer ( Lepidoptera: Saturniidae) with special reference to Lipoxygenase enzyme, Trypsin inhibitor and insect regurgitant Awarded
8. Sangeeta Borthakur Studies on the role of bioconstituents of Camellia sinensis(L)O.Kuntze and alternate host plants in the process of host selection and utilization by the sucking pest Helopeltis theivora Waterhouse(Hemiptera:Miridae) Awarded
9. Urbi Devi Evaluation of plant extracts affecting growth, development and hormonal status of dengue vectors, Aedes aegypti (Linnaeus) and Aedes albopictus (skuse) Diptera:Culicidae Awarded
10. Sudarshana Bora Defense related transcriptome profiling of Musa paradisiaca L. in response to Odoiporus longicollis Olivier and Cerscopora musae Zimm. infestation Awarded
11. Falgun Chetia,    Ongoing
12. Bardwi Narzari   Awaited
13. Trisha Rajguru   Ongoing
14. Ranjida Ahmed   Ongoing
15. Himadri Borah   Ongoing
16. Eva Rani Hazarika   Ongoing

 

Post Doctoral Registration : Dr. Rupamoni Thakur, DS Kothari fellowship , UGC

Seminars/workshop/Invited talks: (Since 2009)            

  1.      . Participated the hands-on workshop on " DNA Barcoding : A challenge to Linnaeus classification" on 29-30 May, 2021 organized by CytoGene, Lucknow, India

  2. Attended the webinar on " Using mathematical model to understand epidemics" on  19th May, 2021, S. Gupta, University of Oxford,UK and  Mizoram University, India
  3.       Organized DST-sponsored hands-on workshop on " Techniques of research for insects of medical importance" on 19-20 March,2021 in Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh, Assam, India

  4.        Participated in 43 sessions of "Entomological Intelligence, web based capacity building programme on vector borne diseases" organized by Kalicut University and AHCF, New Delhi , July-Dec, 2020

  5.       Delivered talk on “Habitat suitability of dengue vector , Aedes albopictus Skuse, in upper Brahmaputra valley of Assam, India” at “ Entomology,2020, Virtual meeting of Entomological Society of America held on 11-25 Nov. 2020

  6. National Webinar on “ NAAC Assessment and accreditation process (Women Universities)” held on 6th August, 2020 by NAAC, Bengaluru.
  7. National Webinar  on “ Women issues and challenges during Covid-19 Pandemic, 27th June 2020
  8. Webinar held on 12th June,2020 on “ Reflections on higher education scenario- Post Covid-19” by NAAC, Bengaluru.
  9. Webinar  held on 9th June,2020 on “ Forest goers and residual malaria: addressing the challenge” APMEN, Singapore
  10. Invited talk delivered on “ Sensory perception of locust and their management strategies” in Webinar organized by Rajiv Gandhi University, Arunachal Pradesh on 6th June,2020
  11.  Online hands on training on “ Virtual screening and docking of SARS COVID-2” on 2-3rd May,2020 by BDG,Lifesciences.
  12.  Hands on training on “ Metagenomics on NGS data analysis-DNA,RNA and metagenomics” held on 28-29 February, 2020 in Bengaluru .
  13.  Invited talk delivered on “Entomophagy and sustainable existence” in the symposium on “ Potential of edible insect in NE India” held on 30th March, 2019, Gauhati University
  14. The 8th International conference on “ Unexplored horizons of Wild Silk Moth  by ICWS, Japan and CSB, Bangalore held in Guwahati, 22-24 th Jan, 2018
  15. Assessor’s workshop by NAAC, Bangaluru held on 14-15 Nov, 2017 at Tezpur University
  16. The 16th International Congress of Entomology on “Entomology without border” held from 25-30 Sep. 2016 in Orlando, Florida,  USA. Presented on “Restricted Diet breadth and host defense specific adaptation in Antheraea assamensis: A case study”

      17.Workshop on "Research Project Development" held in NAARM, Hyderabad on 24-26 march, 2014 by NFBSFAR

      18.Invited talk on “Talks between insects and plants: an approach for pest management ", National seminar on“ Biodiversity and  sustainable development, RGU, AP,17-19thOctober, '2013

      19.International seminar on "Insect, human and environment" held on 3-5 October, 2012 in Putrajaya, Malayasia.

      20. The 59 th Annual meeting of Entomological Society of America held in Reno, Nevada, 11-13  November, 2011. Virtual presentation.

      21. International seminar held on “Bioresources and Human Sustenance” held on 20-23 october, 2011 organized by Cotton College and  ZSA, Guwahati.

      22. The 6th International seminar on “Molecular insect science” held in Amsterdam on 2-5 October, 2011

      23. The 98th Indian Science Congress held in SRM University, Chennai, January, 2011

     24. International Consultation on DNA Barcoding held on 6-7 November, 2010 in PUSA, ICAR, New Delhi.

     25.Invited talk on ‘From the perspective of an entomologist: Ecotourism in Jeypore Reserve Forest’ Seminar on 'Jeypore Reserve Forest  and Eco- Tourism’  March,  2011

     26.‘Hands on training on DNA Barcoding in NCCS’, Pune 30th September to 5th October, 2010

     27.National Seminar on “Climate change and sustainable development” held on 1-3rd April, 2010 in Tezpur University.

     28. Workshop on “Biotechnology and Bioinformatics Tools in teaching and research”, 11-13 March, 2010

    29. National Seminar on ‘Global Climate change and Frontier Research in Life Sciences’ held in march, 2010, Dibrugarh University

    30. The 96th Indian Science Congress held in NEHU, Shillong, January, 2009.

Administrative Assignments:

  • Presiding Officer, Internal Complaints Committee, DU, 11th Nov,2017 to 10th Nov. 2020.
  • Served as Head, Department of Life Sciences from 1st July, 2012 to 30th June, 2015
  • Co-ordinator DST-FIST proposal 2015 -2016 from development of the proposal till receipt of the grant.
  • Member, co-ordination committee, DST-FIST, Dept. of Life Sciences
  • Chairperson, Board of Studies in Department of Life Sciences from 1st July, 2012 to 30th June, 2015
  • Chairperson, CBCS Board in department of Life Sciences from 1st July, 2012 to 30th June, 2015
  • Member, Research Council in Science since July, 1.7. 2011 to 1.7.2015
  • Member, Academic Council since July, 2011
  • Member, School Board in Science and Engineering
  • Chairperson, Departmental management committee in Life Sciences, two terms

Extension Service:

  • Served as Editor of peer reviewed journal “Bulletin of Life Sciences” from 2008 to 2013
  • Reviewer for Springer Nature
  • Assessor , NAAC

Membership, Professional Organisation:

  • Indian Science Congress (Life member)
  • Entomological Society of America (Regular)
  • Entomological Society of India ( Annual)
  • Zoological society of Assam (Life member)
  • Absolute Human Care Foundation ( Member)
Publications

Publications

 

Research Publications                                       

 

 

  1. T. Rajguru, DS Bora, M K Modi (2021) Identification of promising inhibitors for Plasmodium haemoglobinase Falcipain-2, using virtual screening,Molecular docking and MD simulation.Journal of molecular structure.http://doi.org/10.1016/j.molstruc.2021.131427.
  2. A. Mech, KK Choudhury, DS Bora (2021) Lipoxygenase - trypsin inhibitor activity axis induction in the host plants of muga silkworm, Antheraea assamensis Helfer by feeding.  Entomological Research. https://doi.org/10.1111/1748-5967.12543.
  3.   A. Mech, DS Bora(2021) Differentially induced proteins in the host plants due to feeding by Muga Silkworm, Antheraea assamensis Helfer. Ind. J. Entomology. (Accepted)
  4. Sudarhana Borah, Dipsikha Bora,Priyadarshini Bhorali ( 2020) Morphological studies on yellow sigatoka disease in banana cultivar Kachkal ( Musa paradisiaca Abb) and its causal organism. Plant Archives. 20(2): 6655-6661 e-ISSN 2581-6063
  5.  D. Deori, D. Thengal. DS Bora (2020) A Study on Pest Complex of Persea bombycina (King ex Hook. f.) Kosterm. with Special Reference to Myzus persicae Sulzer. International journal of entomological research 6(1) :46-50. ISSN No.2455-4758
  6. Somnath Roy, Ranjida Ahmed, Asok Kanti Sanyal, Azariah Babu, Dipsikha Bora, Azizur Rahman, Gautam Handique(2020) Biodiversity of soil arthropods with emphasis on oribatid mites in three different tea agro-ecosystem with three different agronomical practices in Assam, India. International journal of tropical insect science.  ISSN:1742-7584DOI: 10.1007/s42690-020-00315-4
  7. Ranjida AhmedSalil Kumar GuptaSomnath RoyDipsikha Bora (2020) Diversity and Seasonal Variation of Mesostigmatid Mites in Three Tea Gardens of Assam (India) with Different Agro-Practices. Proceedings of entomological society of Washington, 122(4):750-756. http://doi.org/10.4289/0013-8797.122.4.750  
  8. T. Rajguru, D. Bora, MK Modi (2020) Combined CADD and virtual screening to identify novel nonpeptide falcipain-2 inhibitors. Current computer -aided drug design. 10.2174/1573409916666200701213526 ISSN 1875-6697  
  9.   S. Borah, SK singh, P. Bhorali and Dipsikha Bora ( 2020) Seasonal incidence pattern and host preference of Odoiporus longicollis Olivier( Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in certain banana cultivars of Assam. J. Ent. Res. 44(1) 59-66.ISSN0378-9519
  10.  Borah S, Boruah A, Sonowal P and Bora D (2020). A study on prevalence of the practice of entomophagy in Upper Brahmaputra Valley of Assam, North-East India. J. Ent. Res., 44 (1) : 135-140 .  ISSN0378-9519
  11.  S. Hazarika, D. Bora, B. Borthakur (2020) Potentiality of novel strain of Metarhizium anisopliae strain (DULS TTRA) against Odontotermes obesus, a pest of Camellia sinensis (L.)O. Kuntze. Indian Journal of Agricultural Research. 1-5. ISSN: 0976-058 (0376-8245print) Article Id: A-5397 DOi: 10.18805/IJARe.A-5397
  12.  S. Hazarika, D. Bora, B. Borthakur (2020) Laboratory evaluation of pathogenesity and biocontrol efficacy of two indigenous tea soil fungi against Odontotermes obesus (Rambur)-a pest of Camellia sinensis (L.)O.Kuntze. Annals of Agri Bioresearch.25(1):129-134. ISSN: 0971-9660 .
  13. Gayatri Sarma Baruah, Hridip Kumar Sarma, Sunayan Bordoloi, Dipsikha Bora (2018) Purification and characterization of phenoloxidase from the hemolymph of healthy and diseased Antheraea assamensis Helfer ( Lepidoptera:Saturniidae):Effect of certain biological components and chemical agents on enzyme activity. Arch. Insect Biochem.Physiol.1-25 https://doi.org/10.1002/arch.21531. ISSN: 1520-6327 .
  14. Amrita Mech, Dipsikha Bora, Krishna Ray(2018) Gut trypsin of Antheraea assamensis and its inhibition by defense induced host plants. International Journal of Basic and applied research.8(7) ISSN.2278-0505.
  15. Trisha Rajguru, Dipsikha Bora, M.K. Modi(2018)Molecular Dynamics Simulation of P.falciparum Haemoglobinase Falcipain 2, in its apo and holo structural state. Current Trends in Pharmaceutical Research . 5(1):24-33 ISSN 2310-4820.
  16. Gayatri SarmaBaruah, Sunayan Bordoloi, Dipsikha Bora (2018)Screening the efficacy of multiple buffers on the optimization of in-vitro activity of prophenoloxidase in both healthy and pebrine infected muga silk worm larvae. International Journal of Basic and applied research.8(5):280-288. ISSN 2278-0505.
  17. Devi U, Bora D. Growth inhibitory effect of phenolic extracts of Ziziphus jujuba Mill. in dengue vector Aedes aegypti (L) in parent and F1 generation.( 2017) Asian Pac J Trop Med 10(8): 787–791. ISSN-1995-7645.
  18. Borthakur Sangita, Bora Dipsikha, Barman Manas (2016) Assessment of certain plants as alternate hosts of Helopeltis theivora (Hemiptera;Miridae) Waterhouse- A pest of Camellia sinensis (L) kuntge. Agricultural research journal. 53(1):62-68. ISSN 2395-1435
  19. Gogoi A, Bora D.S., Samanta, R. and Chutia, M (2016) Lysinibacillus sphaericus infection in muga silkworm (Anthereaea assamensis Helfer (Lepidopter: Saturniidae) larvae:a new report . Sericologia. 56(3)170-177. ISSN  0250-3980
  20.  D.S. BoraB. Deka and A. Sen(2016)  Restricted diet breadth of the larvae of Antheraea assamensis and the role of the labrum-epipharynx and galeal sensilla. Entomological research 46(2)128-138. DOI: 10.1111/1748-5967.12159. Online ISSN: 1748-5967.  
  21.  Bora, D.S., Deka, B., Devi, U. and Mech, A (2015) Lipid profile of plants influence host selection by gustatory sensilla in the larvae of Antheraea assama Westwood (Lepidoptera:Saturniidae). International journal of recent scientific research. 6(6).4681-4687. ISSN 0976-3031
  22.  Devi, U and Bora, D.S. (2015) Larvicidal efficacy of extracts of selected plants against Aedes aegypti (Linnaeus, 1854). International Journal of Science and Applied Research. 2(3):89-94 ISSN 2394-2401
  23.  Bora, D.S.  and Deka, B (2014)The  terpenoids released by Persea bombycina due to feeding by Antheraea assama Westwood. National Academy Science Letters. 37(2):191-197.   ISSN 0250-541X
  24. Hazarika, S., Barthakur, B.K. and Bora, D.S. (2013) Seasonal variation in  microbial diversity in termite infested tea fields of Assam. Two and a Bud. 60(2): 15-19.ISSN 0496-6201
  25. Bora, D.S.  and Deka, B  ( 2013) Role of visual cues in host searching behaviour  of    Exorista sorbillans ,a parasitoid of muga silk worm, Antheraea assama Westwood. J. Insect Behaviour. 27(1) 92-104 .DOI : 10.1007/s10905-013-9409-1.ISSN 0892-7553
  26. Bora, D.S., Deka, B. and  Sen, A. (2013) Host plant selection by larvae of muga silk moth, Antheraea assamaensis  and the role of antenna and maxillary palp. J. of Insect Science. 13(52):1-13.ISSN 1536-2442  
  27. Das, P., Hazarika, L., Bora, D. S, Puzari, K. C. and Dutta, P. (2013) Influence of storage condition on viability and infectivity of talc based WP formulation against rice hispa Dicladispa armigera. J. Biological Control 37(2)191-197 . ISSN 2230-7281
  28. Parida P., Khanikor,B, Yadav,R. and Bora,D.S. (2013) Comparative mode of action of some terpene compounds against octopamine receptor and acetyl cholinesterase of mosquito and human system by the help of homology modeling and docking studies. J. of Applied Pharmaceutical Science.3 (02) 006-012. DOI:10.7324/JAPS.2013.30202. ISSN 2231-3354
  29. Khanikor, B and Bora, D.S(2012) Effect of Plant Based Essential Oil on Immune Response of Silkworm,Antheraea assama Westwood (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae) Int. J. Indust. Entomol. 25(2): 139-146.ISSN 1598-3579
  30. Das, P., Hazarika,L.,  Bora,D.S ,Puzari, K. C.  and Dutta, P. (2012). Mass production of Beauveria bassiana (Bals.) Vuill. for the management of rice hispa,  Dicladispa armigera (Olivier). J. of Biological Control, 26(4):347-350.
  31. Bora, D.S., Deka, B and Fahmi, F (2012) Behavioural response of Exorista sorbillans to volatiles of   host plant  of  Antheraea assama, Westwood. National Academy Science 35(6) 467-473 .Letters. DOI10.1007/s40009-012-0080-4. ISSN 0250-541X 
  32. Gogoi, H. and Bora, D.S. (2012) Spatial distribution of  Nymphula depunctalis Guenée larvae (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae), an early vegetative pest of Oryza sativa L. Academic J of entomology 5(1) 41-46.ISSN 1995-8994
  33. Deka, B. and Bora, D.S. (2012) Development and life table parameters of Uzi fly,     Exorista sorbillans (Wiedemann)(Diptera: Tachinidae), a parasitoid of Antheraea assama (Westwood) in different seasons. Bulletin of Life Sciences..XVIII. ISSN-0971-5746
  34.  Gogoi, H. and Bora, D.S. (2012) Bio-efficacy potential of extracts of certain plants of  ethnic importance against Nymphula depunctalis Guenee (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) larvae. North Bengal University Journal of  Animal sciences.Vo.6 ISSN: 0975-1424
  35.  Gogoi, H. and Bora, D.S. (2012) Bio-efficacy Potential of Some Ethnically Important    Plants  against Nymphula depunctalis Guene´e (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) larvae with special reference to Calotropis procera and Zanthoxylum nitidum. National Academy Science Letters.  35:169–175 DOI 10.1007/s40009-012-0030-1s. ISSN 0250-541X  
  36. Das P., Hazarika, L.K., Bora, D.S., Puzari, K.C. and Dutta, P. (2011) Effect of      temperature on radial growth,  sporulation, germination ,colony forming unit and biomass production of  different strains of Beauveria bassiana  Vuill( Bals.).Pestology. 35(12):50-55.ISSN 0970-3012
  37.  Das P., Hazarika, L.K., Bora, D.S., Puzari, K.C. and Dutta, P. (2011) Screening of biological traits of twenty three Beauveria bassiana strains against rice hispa, Dicladispa armigera ( Olivier)(Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Insect Environment. 17(3):128-130.ISSN 0975-1963
  38. Khanikor,B  and Bora, D.S. (2011) Toxicity of essential oil compounds against Exorista sorbillans (Diptera: Tachinidae), a parasitoid of silkworm. African J. of Biotechnology. 10 (85): 19807-19815.
  39. Bora, D. S. (2011) Endocrine events underlying larval-larval moult and larval-pupal metamorphosis in Philosamia ricini (boisd) (Lepidoptera: saturniidae).  Bulletin of Life Sciences, Vol-XVII : 20-33. ISSN-0971-5746.
  40. Bora, D.S., Tariang, R., Deka, B., Borthakur, S., Saikia, D. and Khanikor,B. (2011)Matrix habitat use by butterfly communities in vicinity of Jokai Reserve forest, Assam.   Bulletin of Life Sciences, Vol-XVII: 1-19.  ISSN- 0971-5746.
  41. Bora, D.S. and Khanikor, B ( 2011) Selective toxicity of Ageratum conyzoides   and Ocimum sanctum against Exorista sorbillans (Diptera:Tachinidae)  and Antheraea assama (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae). National Academy Science Letters. 34 ( 1& 2): 9-14.ISSN 0250-541X  
  42. Bora, D. S., Khanikor, B and Sen, C (2008) Response of Callosobruchus chinensis to heat stress. Bullentin of Life Sciences, Vol -XIV.33-39. Peer Reviewed. ISSN-0971-5746
  43. Bora D. S. and Handique, P. (2005) Haemocytes of Antheraea assama Westwood and their response to Catharanthus roseus.  Procedings, 20th Congress of International Sericultural Commission, Vol-II, 84-93.
  44. Bora, D.S. and R. Handique(2003) Traumatic effect of temperature on Antheraea assama Westwood. Indian Journal of Sericulture 42(2)111-114.
  45. Handique, R., Bora, D., Chetia, P and Kotoky, D. (2002) Effect of diesel exhaust on cholesterol uptake by muga silkworms. Indian J. Seric. 41(1) 29-33.
  46. Bora, D.S. and R. Handique(2000) Malathion intoxication coupled with light action in silkworm Antheraea assama Ww International Journal on Wild Silkmoth and Silk. 5, 207-211.
  47. Bora, D.S. and R. Handique (1999) Lipid content of muga worm, Antheraea assama Westwood : Impact of photoperiod and insecticide Sericologia 39(2) 303-311.
  48. Bora, D.S. and R. Handique (1996 ) Insecticide induced biochemical changes in Antheraea assama Westwood. Proc. Acad. Environ. Biol. 5(2), 221-226.
  49. Bora, D.S. and R. Handique(1994) Effect of photoperiod on food consumption, food utilization, growth and development of Antheraea assama, Westwood larvae Proc. Acad. Environ. Biol. 3(1) 69-76.
  50. Bora, D.S. and R.Handique (1992)  Effect of several synthetic insecticides on growth, development, food consumption and food utilization of Antheraea assama, Westwood larvae, Proc. Acad. Environ. Biol. 1(2) 195-203

Others:

 Submission of gene sequence to NCBI GenBank

  1. Hazarika, S,  Borthakur, B.K. and Bora, D. (2015)Metarhizium anisopliae isolate DULS TTRA 18S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.GenBank: Accession no.KT119358
  2. Hazarika, S,  Borthakur, B.K. and Bora, D. (2015) Purpureocillium lilacinaum isolate DULS TTRA 18S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.GenBank (NCBI): Accession no.KT 119357
  3. Hazarika, S,  Borthakur, B.K. and Bora, D. (2015) Aspergillus flavus strain DULS TTRA  18S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.GenBank: Accession no.KP 893282
  4. Hazarika, S, Borthakur, B.K. and Bora, D. (2015) 18s rRNA sequences submitted to GenBank: Accession no. KP833281 for fungal strain DULSTTRA1  and KP833282 for fungal strain DULSTTRA2.

Technical Reports:     Contributed to LNB Library, Dibrugarh University: Three (3) 

Books /Book Chapters/articles :  

  1. Purnima Das, L.K.Hazarika, D. Bora (2021)Study on mass production of Beauveria bassiana (Bals.) Vuill. for the management of Rice hispa, Dicladispa armigera (Olivier)in "Cutting edge research in Agricultural sciencesVol.11edtd. by AEO Elkhalifa, Sudi Arabia.ISBN:978-93-91215-23-1 (Print)DOI:10.9734/bpi/cras/v11/9772D 
  2. Sudarshana Borah, Dipsikha Bora(2020)Biological Cycle and Morphometric Measurement of Banana Pseudostem Weevil, Odoiporus longicollis Olivier (Coleoptera: Curculionidae).“Glimpses of Biological Research in Upper Brahmaputra Basin” . EBH Publishers (India).
  3. Trisha Rajguru, Dipsikha Bora, Mahendra Kumar Modi (2020) Role of CADD in antimalarial drug discovery: A Review. Glimpses of Biological Research in Upper Brahmaputra Valley Ed. By A. Kachari et al. EBH Publishers (India)
  4. Dipsikha Bora (2019) Climate change and UN Conventions in Gyaneya, Children Science Congress, Majuli, Assam
  5. Dipsikha Bora (2018) The golden thread of Assam. The Assam tribune. 31st October, 2018
  6. Dipsikha Bora, Bulbuli Khanikor and Hiren Gogoi (2012) Plant Based Pesticides: Green Environment with Special Reference to Silk Worms. In Pesticides– Advances in Chemical and Botanical Pesticides. In Tech Publisher. Croatia.http://dx.doi.org/10.5772/47832
  7. Bora, D. S. and Khanikor, B. (2010) Plant extracts  for management of Uzi fly Exorista sorbillans Wiedemann ( Diptera: Tachiniidae). Bioresources for rural livelihood, Vol-I Edited by G.K. Kulkarni, B.N. Pandey and B.D. Joshi.  217-224. ISBN No. 978-93-80428-06-2.
  8. Bora, D.S. (2006) Sensitivity of Antheraea assama Westwood  to interaction of photoperiod and thermoperiod. Muga Silkworm (Antheraea assama), Biochemistry, Biotechnology and Molecular Biology. Peer Reviewed. Edited by B.G. Unni, 2006, 67-74. ISO-9091
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