Vishwa Jyoti Baruah

Assistant Professor, Centre for Biotechnology and Bioinformatics
  • Centre for Biotechnology and Bioinformatics
  • Designation - Assistant Professor

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EDUCATION

 

Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Molecular Biology & Biotechnology

Tezpur University, Tezpur, Assam, 2007-2009

                                                                                      

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Zoology(M)

Darrang College, Guwahati University, Assam, 2003-2006

                                                                                                               

                                           

OTHER QUALIFICATION

Qualified (all India) Tata Institute of Fundamental Research- National Centre for Biological Sciences (TIFR-NCBS) yearly entrance exam from 2008-13. (Opted Out)

Qualified (all India) Indian Institute of Sciences, Bangalore (IISc) from 2011, 2012 yearly entrance examination. (Opted Out)

Awarded CSIR-UGC NET-LS securing All India Rank 101 in 2009

Awarded CSIR-UGC for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) & National Eligibility Test (NET) Lecturer-ship (LS) securing AIR 71, in 2012

Qualified Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) Exam (securing All India Rank 59; 99.7 percentile), 2009-2013

ICAR sponsored winter training at G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology (GBPUAT), Pantnagar, 2016

 

 

PROFESSIONAL & RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

 

Centre for Biotechnology and Bioinformatics, Dibrugarh University, Assam                                                             

Assistant Professor, Feb 2016 - Present

 

Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Tezpur (Central) University, Assam

Research Associate, Nov 2012 – Aug 2014

 

Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, Assam Agricultural University, Assam

Junior Research Fellow, Feb 2012 – Jul 2012

 

Department of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati, Assam

Junior Research Fellow, Oct 2009-June 2011

 

Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Tezpur University, Assam

Master’s Research Project (under Dr. Suvendra Kumar Ray), Dec 2008 – May 2009

 

 

 

HONORS & AWARDS

Recipient of DBT, GOI scholarship for pursuing Master of Science in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology in Tezpur University from August 2007 to July 2009

Recipient of Travel grant from ICAR (Indian Council for Agricultural Research) to visit  G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Uttarakhand 2016

Project investigator in two DBT, Govt. of India Sponsored research projects (Role: Co-Principle Investigator)

 

 

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

Invited as a guest speaker on ‘Evolution of Coding Sequences’ at Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Karnataka in 2019

Invited as resource person in DBT-BIF Sponsored Workshop on ‘Newer Frontiers in Bioinformatics and Research Methodology’ at Nagaland Central University, Nagaland, India, 2018

Invited as resource person in DBT Sponsored Workshop on Basic Tools and Techniques in Biotechnology and Bioinformatics at (former) Centre for Studies in Biotechnology, Dibrugarh University, Assam, India,  2016

Invited as resource person in DBT Sponsored Workshop on Important Methodologies in Genomics and Proteomics Research at Centre for Biotechnology and Bioinformatics, Dibrugarh University, Assam, India, 2016

Invited as a resource person on “Basic Biostatistics with special reference to Survival Analysis” at Dr. Suvendra Kumar Ray Lab, Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Tezpur University, Assam, India, 2015

Organized UGC-SAP and DBT-BIF sponsored seminar cum workshop on “Advances in Microbial Biotechnology and Molecular Evolution” at Tezpur University, 2013

Organized DBT sponsored workshop on “Web-Server: Application as Bioinformatics Tool for Genome and Proteome Analysis” at  Tezpur University, 2013

Publications

Google Scholar Account: https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=1-SPdE8AAAAJ

ORCID ID: 0000-0003-0583-6205

Scopus Author ID: 55807823200

 

Article Available Without Subscription for Public Access| Article Available Only With Subscription for Public Access

 

2022

Baruah, V. J., Neog Bora, P., Sarmah, B., Mahanta, P., Sarmah, A., Moretti, S., Kumar, R., and Borkotokey, S. (2022). Game-theoretic link relevance indexing on genome-wide expression dataset identifies putative salient genes with potential etiological and diapeutics role in colorectal cancer. Scientific Reports, 12, 13409 (Impact factor: 4.997; https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-17266-0 ).

Sarmah, B., Sarmah, B., & Baruah, V.J. (2022). Mitochondrial DNA cytochrome-b assisted DNA barcoding for the exploration of spatio-genetic variation among the population of Labeo rohita from different parts of India.  Ecological Genetics and Genomics, 24, 100131 (Impact factor: 1.97; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.egg.2022.100131 ).

Begum, M., Sarmah, B., Kandali, G.G., Baruah, V.J., Borkotoki, B., Talukdar, L., & Barua H.J. (2022). Foliar Application of Microbial and Plant-Based Biostimulants on Plant Nutrition. In: Ramawat, N., Bhardwaj, V. (eds) Biostimulants: Exploring Sources and Applications. Plant Life and Environment Dynamics, 193, Springer-Nature, Singapore. (https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-7080-0_8 )

Biswas, A., Chakraborty, S., & Baruah, V.J. (2022). Estimation of the proportion of true null hypotheses under sparse dependence: Adaptive FDR controlling in microarray data.  Statistical Methods in Medical Research, 31 (5), 917-927 (Impact factor: 2.494; https://doi.org/10.1177/09622802221074164 ).

 

2021

Govindaraju, I., Zhuo, G.-Y., Chakraborty, I., Melanthota, S. K., Mal, S. S., Sarmah, B., Baruah, V. J., Mahato, K. K., & Mazumder, N. (2021). Investigation of Structural and Physico-chemical Properties of Rice Starch with Varied Amylose Content: A Combined Microscopy, Spectroscopy, and Thermal study.  Food Hydrocolloids, 122, 107093. (Impact factor: 11.504; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodhyd.2021.107093 ).

Govindaraju, I., Chakraborty, I., Baruah, V. J., Sarmah, B., Mahato, K. K., & Mazumder, N. Structure and Morphological Properties of Starch Macromolecule using Biophysical Techniques. Starch‚ÄźStärke,73(1-2), 2000030. (Impact factor: 2.688; https://doi.org/10.1002/star.202000030 ).

Das, B., Choudhury, B., Kumar, A., & Baruah, V. J. (2021). Genome Instability and DNA Repair in Cancer. In DNA Repair. IntechOpen (https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.95736 ).

 

2020

Baruah, V. J., Paul, R., Gogoi, D., Mazumder, N., Chakraborty, S., Das, A., ... & Sarmah, B. (2020). Integrated computational approach toward discovery of multi-targeted natural products from Thumbai (Leucas aspera) for attuning NKT cells. Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics, 1-15. (Impact factor: 5.235; https://doi.org/10.1080/07391102.2020.1844056 ).

Chakraborty, I., Govindaraju, I., Zhuo, G. Y., Baruah, V. J., Sarmah, B., Mahato, K. K., ... & Mazumder, N. (2020, September). Structural characterisation of North-east Indian rice starch using Second Harmonic Generation (SHG) microscopy. In Frontiers in Optics (pp. JTu1B-29). Optical Society of America.

Neog Bora, P., Baruah, V. J., Borkotokey, S., Gogoi, L., Mahanta, P., Sarmah, A., Kumar, R., and Moretti, S. (2020). Identifying the Salient Genes in Microarray Data: A Novel Game Theoretic Model for the Co-Expression Network. Diagnostics, 10(8), 586 (Impact factor: 3.992; https://doi.org/10.3390/diagnostics10080586 ).

 

2017

Gogoi, D., Baruah, V.J., Chaliha, A.K., Kakoti, B.B., Sarma, D. and Buragohain, A.K., (2017). Identification of novel human renin inhibitors through a combined approach of pharmacophore modelling, molecular DFT analysis and in silico screening. Computational Biology and Chemistry, 69, pp.28-40 (Impact factor: 3.737; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compbiolchem.2017.04.005 ).

Sarmah, P., Baruah, V.J., Nath, J., Sarma, R.N., Kurian, B., Hemanthkumar, A.S., Sabu, K.K. (2017). ISSR and SSR markers reveal sex-specific DNA sequences in three Calamus species from India. Agroforestry Systems 91(3), pp.509-513 (Impact factor: 2.419; https://doi.org/10.1007/s10457-016-9952-9 ).

 

2016

Gogoi, D., Baruah, V.J., Chaliha, A.K., Kakoti, B.B., Sarma, D., Buragohain, A.K. (2016). 3D pharmacophore-based virtual screening, docking and density functional theory approach towards the discovery of novel human epidermal growth factor receptor-2 (HER2) inhibitors. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 411: 68-80 (Impact factor: 2.405; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtbi.2016.09.016 ).

Baruah, V.J., Satapathy, S.S, Powdel, B.R., Konwarh, R., Buragohain, A.K., Ray S.K. (2016). Comparative analysis of codon usage bias in Crenarchaea and Euryarchaea genome reveals differential preference of synonymous codons to encode highly expressed ribosomal and RNA polymerase proteins. Journal of Genetics 95(3):537–549 (Impact factor: 1.508; https://doi.org/10.1007/s12041-016-0667-5 ).

 

2009-2015

Ray S.K., Baruah, V.J., Satapathy, S.S., Banerjee, R. (2014). Co-translational protein folding is revealing the selective use of synonymous codons along the coding sequence of a low expression gene. Journal of Genetics 93(3):613-7. (Impact factor: 1.508; https://doi.org/10.1007/s12041-014-0429-1 ).

Barman, A.,Baruah, V.J., Ray. S.K. (2013). A critical insight into the double strand break repair model of homologous recombination. Indian Journal of Fundamental and Applied Life Sciences 3, 233-236. (ICV: 5.49; SIF: 1.54).

Virk,S.S., Baruah,V.J., Goswami, P. (2013). Giant vesicles as encapsulating matrix for stabilizing alcohol oxidase and as container for coupled enzymatic reactions. Artificial Cells, Nanomedicine, and Biotechnology 41(4):255-8. (Impact factor: 6.355; https://doi.org/10.3109/10731199.2012.731413 )

 

Conference/Poster/Abstract/Oral Presentation

Vishwa Jyoti Baruah, Siddhartha Sankar Satapathy, Bhes Raj Powdel, Suvendra Kumar Ray. “Crenarchaea and Euryarchaea are different from each other with respect to amino acid specific favored codons”. National Conference on “Contemporary Bioinformatics Researches in India”, Silchar held on 10th November, 2013, Bioinformatics Centre (DBT-BIF), Assam University, Silchar, India.

Courses Taken

MSc in Bioinformatics Studies

| Genetics and Genomics (BI 20100)

| Bio-DB and Computational Biology (BI 20300)

| Drug & Drug  Development And IPR   

         

MSc in Biotechnology and Bioinformatics

| Genetics (C 101)

| Cell and Developmental Biology (C-102)(CC-101)

| Microbiology (C 104)

| Basic Bioinformatics (C 106)

| Molecular Biology (C 201)

| Immunology (C 201)

| Genomics and Proteomics (C- 203)

| Structural Biology (C-302)

| Molecular Evolution (C- 307f )

| Agricultural Statistics

 

MSc in Biotechnology and Bioinformatics (New Course since 2019)

Integrative Biology I: Biosystems and Computational Biology (DSE-105)

| Cell and Developmental Biology (CC-101)

Genetics (CC 202)

Integrative Biology II: Quantitative and Evolutionary Genetics (DSE-205)

Genomics and Proteomics (CC 301)

Integrative Biology III: Omics and System Biology (DSE-305)

| Structural Biology (CC-402)

 

 

 

 

Sponsored Projects

  • DBT, Govt. of India sponsored research project (Role: Co-Principle Investigator): Root exudates modified hydrogel – nano LDH – bacteria loaded composite system for efficient generation of plant available phosphorous. Duration: 2021-2024. Sanctioned Amount: INR 32.7812 Lakhs (Grant number-BT/PR36255/NNT/28/1728/2020 dated 01/12/2021)

 

  • DBT, Govt. of India sponsored research project (Role: Co-Principle Investigator): Identification of genetics associated with resistance starch content in rice for nutraceutical benefit.(In collaboration with AAU, Jorhat and MAHE). Duration: 2018-2022. Sanctioned Amount: INR 1.1 crore (Grant number- BT/PR25099/NER/95/1014/2017 dated 29-05-2018)

 

 

Profile

Profile

EDUCATION

 

Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Molecular Biology & Biotechnology

Tezpur University, Tezpur, Assam, 2007-2009

                                                                                      

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Zoology(M)

Darrang College, Guwahati University, Assam, 2003-2006

                                                                                                               

                                           

OTHER QUALIFICATION

Qualified (all India) Tata Institute of Fundamental Research- National Centre for Biological Sciences (TIFR-NCBS) yearly entrance exam from 2008-13. (Opted Out)

Qualified (all India) Indian Institute of Sciences, Bangalore (IISc) from 2011, 2012 yearly entrance examination. (Opted Out)

Awarded CSIR-UGC NET-LS securing All India Rank 101 in 2009

Awarded CSIR-UGC for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) & National Eligibility Test (NET) Lecturer-ship (LS) securing AIR 71, in 2012

Qualified Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) Exam (securing All India Rank 59; 99.7 percentile), 2009-2013

ICAR sponsored winter training at G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology (GBPUAT), Pantnagar, 2016

 

 

PROFESSIONAL & RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

 

Centre for Biotechnology and Bioinformatics, Dibrugarh University, Assam                                                             

Assistant Professor, Feb 2016 - Present

 

Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Tezpur (Central) University, Assam

Research Associate, Nov 2012 – Aug 2014

 

Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, Assam Agricultural University, Assam

Junior Research Fellow, Feb 2012 – Jul 2012

 

Department of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati, Assam

Junior Research Fellow, Oct 2009-June 2011

 

Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Tezpur University, Assam

Master’s Research Project (under Dr. Suvendra Kumar Ray), Dec 2008 – May 2009

 

 

 

HONORS & AWARDS

Recipient of DBT, GOI scholarship for pursuing Master of Science in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology in Tezpur University from August 2007 to July 2009

Recipient of Travel grant from ICAR (Indian Council for Agricultural Research) to visit  G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Uttarakhand 2016

Project investigator in two DBT, Govt. of India Sponsored research projects (Role: Co-Principle Investigator)

 

 

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

Invited as a guest speaker on ‘Evolution of Coding Sequences’ at Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Karnataka in 2019

Invited as resource person in DBT-BIF Sponsored Workshop on ‘Newer Frontiers in Bioinformatics and Research Methodology’ at Nagaland Central University, Nagaland, India, 2018

Invited as resource person in DBT Sponsored Workshop on Basic Tools and Techniques in Biotechnology and Bioinformatics at (former) Centre for Studies in Biotechnology, Dibrugarh University, Assam, India,  2016

Invited as resource person in DBT Sponsored Workshop on Important Methodologies in Genomics and Proteomics Research at Centre for Biotechnology and Bioinformatics, Dibrugarh University, Assam, India, 2016

Invited as a resource person on “Basic Biostatistics with special reference to Survival Analysis” at Dr. Suvendra Kumar Ray Lab, Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Tezpur University, Assam, India, 2015

Organized UGC-SAP and DBT-BIF sponsored seminar cum workshop on “Advances in Microbial Biotechnology and Molecular Evolution” at Tezpur University, 2013

Organized DBT sponsored workshop on “Web-Server: Application as Bioinformatics Tool for Genome and Proteome Analysis” at  Tezpur University, 2013

Publications

Publications

 

Google Scholar Account: https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=1-SPdE8AAAAJ

ORCID ID: 0000-0003-0583-6205

Scopus Author ID: 55807823200

 

Article Available Without Subscription for Public Access| Article Available Only With Subscription for Public Access

 

2022

Baruah, V. J., Neog Bora, P., Sarmah, B., Mahanta, P., Sarmah, A., Moretti, S., Kumar, R., and Borkotokey, S. (2022). Game-theoretic link relevance indexing on genome-wide expression dataset identifies putative salient genes with potential etiological and diapeutics role in colorectal cancer. Scientific Reports, 12, 13409 (Impact factor: 4.997; https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-17266-0 ).

Sarmah, B., Sarmah, B., & Baruah, V.J. (2022). Mitochondrial DNA cytochrome-b assisted DNA barcoding for the exploration of spatio-genetic variation among the population of Labeo rohita from different parts of India.  Ecological Genetics and Genomics, 24, 100131 (Impact factor: 1.97; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.egg.2022.100131 ).

Begum, M., Sarmah, B., Kandali, G.G., Baruah, V.J., Borkotoki, B., Talukdar, L., & Barua H.J. (2022). Foliar Application of Microbial and Plant-Based Biostimulants on Plant Nutrition. In: Ramawat, N., Bhardwaj, V. (eds) Biostimulants: Exploring Sources and Applications. Plant Life and Environment Dynamics, 193, Springer-Nature, Singapore. (https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-7080-0_8 )

Biswas, A., Chakraborty, S., & Baruah, V.J. (2022). Estimation of the proportion of true null hypotheses under sparse dependence: Adaptive FDR controlling in microarray data.  Statistical Methods in Medical Research, 31 (5), 917-927 (Impact factor: 2.494; https://doi.org/10.1177/09622802221074164 ).

 

2021

Govindaraju, I., Zhuo, G.-Y., Chakraborty, I., Melanthota, S. K., Mal, S. S., Sarmah, B., Baruah, V. J., Mahato, K. K., & Mazumder, N. (2021). Investigation of Structural and Physico-chemical Properties of Rice Starch with Varied Amylose Content: A Combined Microscopy, Spectroscopy, and Thermal study.  Food Hydrocolloids, 122, 107093. (Impact factor: 11.504; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodhyd.2021.107093 ).

Govindaraju, I., Chakraborty, I., Baruah, V. J., Sarmah, B., Mahato, K. K., & Mazumder, N. Structure and Morphological Properties of Starch Macromolecule using Biophysical Techniques. Starch‚ÄźStärke,73(1-2), 2000030. (Impact factor: 2.688; https://doi.org/10.1002/star.202000030 ).

Das, B., Choudhury, B., Kumar, A., & Baruah, V. J. (2021). Genome Instability and DNA Repair in Cancer. In DNA Repair. IntechOpen (https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.95736 ).

 

2020

Baruah, V. J., Paul, R., Gogoi, D., Mazumder, N., Chakraborty, S., Das, A., ... & Sarmah, B. (2020). Integrated computational approach toward discovery of multi-targeted natural products from Thumbai (Leucas aspera) for attuning NKT cells. Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics, 1-15. (Impact factor: 5.235; https://doi.org/10.1080/07391102.2020.1844056 ).

Chakraborty, I., Govindaraju, I., Zhuo, G. Y., Baruah, V. J., Sarmah, B., Mahato, K. K., ... & Mazumder, N. (2020, September). Structural characterisation of North-east Indian rice starch using Second Harmonic Generation (SHG) microscopy. In Frontiers in Optics (pp. JTu1B-29). Optical Society of America.

Neog Bora, P., Baruah, V. J., Borkotokey, S., Gogoi, L., Mahanta, P., Sarmah, A., Kumar, R., and Moretti, S. (2020). Identifying the Salient Genes in Microarray Data: A Novel Game Theoretic Model for the Co-Expression Network. Diagnostics, 10(8), 586 (Impact factor: 3.992; https://doi.org/10.3390/diagnostics10080586 ).

 

2017

Gogoi, D., Baruah, V.J., Chaliha, A.K., Kakoti, B.B., Sarma, D. and Buragohain, A.K., (2017). Identification of novel human renin inhibitors through a combined approach of pharmacophore modelling, molecular DFT analysis and in silico screening. Computational Biology and Chemistry, 69, pp.28-40 (Impact factor: 3.737; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compbiolchem.2017.04.005 ).

Sarmah, P., Baruah, V.J., Nath, J., Sarma, R.N., Kurian, B., Hemanthkumar, A.S., Sabu, K.K. (2017). ISSR and SSR markers reveal sex-specific DNA sequences in three Calamus species from India. Agroforestry Systems 91(3), pp.509-513 (Impact factor: 2.419; https://doi.org/10.1007/s10457-016-9952-9 ).

 

2016

Gogoi, D., Baruah, V.J., Chaliha, A.K., Kakoti, B.B., Sarma, D., Buragohain, A.K. (2016). 3D pharmacophore-based virtual screening, docking and density functional theory approach towards the discovery of novel human epidermal growth factor receptor-2 (HER2) inhibitors. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 411: 68-80 (Impact factor: 2.405; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtbi.2016.09.016 ).

Baruah, V.J., Satapathy, S.S, Powdel, B.R., Konwarh, R., Buragohain, A.K., Ray S.K. (2016). Comparative analysis of codon usage bias in Crenarchaea and Euryarchaea genome reveals differential preference of synonymous codons to encode highly expressed ribosomal and RNA polymerase proteins. Journal of Genetics 95(3):537–549 (Impact factor: 1.508; https://doi.org/10.1007/s12041-016-0667-5 ).

 

2009-2015

Ray S.K., Baruah, V.J., Satapathy, S.S., Banerjee, R. (2014). Co-translational protein folding is revealing the selective use of synonymous codons along the coding sequence of a low expression gene. Journal of Genetics 93(3):613-7. (Impact factor: 1.508; https://doi.org/10.1007/s12041-014-0429-1 ).

Barman, A.,Baruah, V.J., Ray. S.K. (2013). A critical insight into the double strand break repair model of homologous recombination. Indian Journal of Fundamental and Applied Life Sciences 3, 233-236. (ICV: 5.49; SIF: 1.54).

Virk,S.S., Baruah,V.J., Goswami, P. (2013). Giant vesicles as encapsulating matrix for stabilizing alcohol oxidase and as container for coupled enzymatic reactions. Artificial Cells, Nanomedicine, and Biotechnology 41(4):255-8. (Impact factor: 6.355; https://doi.org/10.3109/10731199.2012.731413 )

 

Conference/Poster/Abstract/Oral Presentation

Vishwa Jyoti Baruah, Siddhartha Sankar Satapathy, Bhes Raj Powdel, Suvendra Kumar Ray. “Crenarchaea and Euryarchaea are different from each other with respect to amino acid specific favored codons”. National Conference on “Contemporary Bioinformatics Researches in India”, Silchar held on 10th November, 2013, Bioinformatics Centre (DBT-BIF), Assam University, Silchar, India.

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