Pranit Saikia

Assistant Professor, Centre for Biotechnology and Bioinformatics
  • Phone No. - 8472038137
  • Centre for Biotechnology and Bioinformatics
  • Designation - Assistant Professor

Profile

Education:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree: B. Sc. Biotechnology, Microbiology and Chemistry (Bangalore University)
  2. Master’s Degree: M. Sc. Biotechnology (Bangalore University)
  3. Other: SLET-NER 2015

Professional Experience:

  • 5 years as Research Fellow in DBT sponsored - Institutional Level Biotech HUB, Pragjyotish College

Areas of Interest/ Specialization:

  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biotechnology

Conference Poster/Abstract/Oral Presentation:

  1. P. Saikia*, B. Neog, D. Baruah, N. Gogoi and A. Gogoi. “Characterization of fifteen varieties of aromatic rice of Upper Brahmaputra Valley, Assam on PPV and FRA guidelines”. International Conference on Recent Advances in Animal Sciences-2019 held on 6th-8th November 2019, at Pachhunga University College, Aizawl, India
  2. P. Saikia*and B. Neog. "Morphological Variation Among Fifteen Varieties of Joha Rice of Upper Brahmaputra Valley, Assam". National Seminar on Trends in Biological Sciences and Sustainable Development, Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh. 5th-6th February, 2020

Industrial Training Program:

  • “Augmentation of Technical Competence in North-East India for Large Scale Propagation of Disease Free Tissue Cultured Plants” TERI, New Delhi, 2015 from 1st of December 2015 to 15th of December 2015
  • “Hands on training in basic techniques in genomics and proteomics” at Department of Biotechnology, St. Edmud’s College, Shillong from 20th to 26th of September 2016.
  • “Industrial Training on Wastewater Management” Pranava Environmental Management System, IHMA, Bangalore, from 1st of February 2009 to 31st of March 2009.
  • Intensive practical training on “Animal Cell Culture” organized by Sri Raghavendra Biotechnologies Pvt. Ltd. from 18th August 2010 to 24th August 2010

Publications

Saikia, P. and Neog, B., “Present status of Joha rice and its diversity in the Upper Brahmaputra Valley, Assam”. Glimpses of Biological Research in Upper Brahmaputra Basin (2020) 25-32. ISBN:9788194692201

Gogoi, N., Gogoi, A., Neog, B., Baruah, D., & Saikia, P. (2021). Phylogenetic Analysis and Genetic Diversity of Garcinia Species Using ITS Region and ISSR Markers. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, India Section B: Biological Sciences, 1-9.

 

Saikia, P., Neog, B., Gogoi, N. and Baruah, D. (2021). Assessment of the Genetic Diversity of Joha Rice Germplasms by using Simple Sequence Repeat Markers. Indian Journal of Agricultural Research. DOI: 10.18805/IJARe.A-5689

Courses Taken

Faculty Development Programme on Moodle Test for Teachers on 2020-09-16 organized by Dibrugarh University with course material provided by Spoken Tutorial Project, IIT Bombay.

Profile

Profile

Education:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree: B. Sc. Biotechnology, Microbiology and Chemistry (Bangalore University)
  2. Master’s Degree: M. Sc. Biotechnology (Bangalore University)
  3. Other: SLET-NER 2015

Professional Experience:

  • 5 years as Research Fellow in DBT sponsored - Institutional Level Biotech HUB, Pragjyotish College

Areas of Interest/ Specialization:

  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biotechnology

Conference Poster/Abstract/Oral Presentation:

  1. P. Saikia*, B. Neog, D. Baruah, N. Gogoi and A. Gogoi. “Characterization of fifteen varieties of aromatic rice of Upper Brahmaputra Valley, Assam on PPV and FRA guidelines”. International Conference on Recent Advances in Animal Sciences-2019 held on 6th-8th November 2019, at Pachhunga University College, Aizawl, India
  2. P. Saikia*and B. Neog. "Morphological Variation Among Fifteen Varieties of Joha Rice of Upper Brahmaputra Valley, Assam". National Seminar on Trends in Biological Sciences and Sustainable Development, Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh. 5th-6th February, 2020

Industrial Training Program:

  • “Augmentation of Technical Competence in North-East India for Large Scale Propagation of Disease Free Tissue Cultured Plants” TERI, New Delhi, 2015 from 1st of December 2015 to 15th of December 2015
  • “Hands on training in basic techniques in genomics and proteomics” at Department of Biotechnology, St. Edmud’s College, Shillong from 20th to 26th of September 2016.
  • “Industrial Training on Wastewater Management” Pranava Environmental Management System, IHMA, Bangalore, from 1st of February 2009 to 31st of March 2009.
  • Intensive practical training on “Animal Cell Culture” organized by Sri Raghavendra Biotechnologies Pvt. Ltd. from 18th August 2010 to 24th August 2010
Publications

Publications

 

Saikia, P. and Neog, B., “Present status of Joha rice and its diversity in the Upper Brahmaputra Valley, Assam”. Glimpses of Biological Research in Upper Brahmaputra Basin (2020) 25-32. ISBN:9788194692201

Gogoi, N., Gogoi, A., Neog, B., Baruah, D., & Saikia, P. (2021). Phylogenetic Analysis and Genetic Diversity of Garcinia Species Using ITS Region and ISSR Markers. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, India Section B: Biological Sciences, 1-9.

 

Saikia, P., Neog, B., Gogoi, N. and Baruah, D. (2021). Assessment of the Genetic Diversity of Joha Rice Germplasms by using Simple Sequence Repeat Markers. Indian Journal of Agricultural Research. DOI: 10.18805/IJARe.A-5689

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