Dr. Ratul Nath

Assistant Professor, Department of Life Sciences

Profile

Education: 

  1. B.Sc. in Botany from Bahona College, Jorhat-2007
  2. M.Sc. in Life Sciences (Botany) from Department of Life Sciences, Dibrugarh University-2009
  3. Ph. D. in Life Science and Bioinformatics, Assam University, Silchar-2015  

Professional Experience: 

  1. Worked as Assistant professor in Botany, B.N. College, Dhubri, Assam (2013-15)
  2. Worked as Assistant Professor in Botany, Biswanath College, Biswanath, Assam (2015-21)
  3. Joined as Assistant Professor in Life Sciences, Department of Life Sciences, Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh (Nov.2021)

Specialization: Microbiology

Areas of Interest: Endophytic microbiology, microbiology

Awards: DST INSPIRE Fellow (IF-10477)

Research Experience: 

  1. Major research project completed: “To prepare a suitable consortium of microorganisms to develop a standard starter culture for locally prepared rice beer by Deori community of Assam”. Funding agency-DBT India.
  2. Ph.D. Research: “A study on endophytic microbial inoculants of Camellia sinensis L.(O) kuntze and their evaluation for promoting plant growth”. Assam University, Silchar.

Papers Presented

  1. R. Nath, G. D. Sharma and M. Barooah. (2012). Screening of Endophytic microorganisms of Tea (Camellia sinensis L.) for Plant Growth Promoting Substances. International Conference on Biodiversity Conservation and Environmental Health. Assam University, Silchar. 16-17 March, 2012.
  2. R. Nath, G. D. Sharma and M. Barooah (2012). Production of plant growth promoting substances by endophytic fungal isolates of tea (Camellia sinensis L.). National Seminar on “Biodiversity of the North East With Special Reference To Brahmaputra Valley”. Majuli College, Kamalabari. Majuli. 26th April 2012.
  3. R. Nath, G. D. Sharma and M. Barooah (2012). Isolation And Characterization of Endophytic Microorganisms from Tea (Camellia sinensis L.). National Seminar on “Biotechnology Research In Sustainable Development”. Dibrugarh University. 27-28 February. 
  4. R. Nath, D. R. Rabha, G. D. Sharma, R. C. Boro and M. Barooah (2011). Population dynamics of endophytic microorganisms in Camellia sinensis L. National Seminar On “Biochemical And Biotechnological Approaches for Bio Resource Management Of North East India Towards Sustainable Rural Development”. Biswanath College of Agriculture. Sonitpur. 11-12 November. 
  5. R. Nath, G. D. Sharma and M. Barooah (2013). Phosphate and Zinc Solubilizing Activity of Endophytic Penicillium Sp. Isolated from Tea (Camellia sinensis L.) UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Research in Biological Sciences for Sustainable Development with the Application of Mathematics and Allied Branches. 10th -11th May.
  6. D. Talukdar, R. K. Dante, R. Nath & G. Gowsami (2013). Non-conventional management of Myrothecium leaf spot of soybean. UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Research in Biological Sciences for Sustainable Development with the Application of Mathematics and Allied Branches. 10th -11th May. 
  7. Ratul Nath, G. D. Sharma & Madhumita Barooah (2014). Endophytic Bacillus sp. isolated from tea (C. sinensis L.) leaves: a promising antifungal and plant growth promoting agent.
  8. Ratul Nath, G. D. Sharma & Madhumita Barooah (2019). Evaluation of biofertilizer potential of Endophytic microbial consortium isolated from tea bush (Camellia sinensis L.) INFES Guwahati University.
  9. Ratul Nath, G. D. Sharma & Madhumita Barooah (20118). Fungal endophytes isolated from Tea (Camellia sinensis L. (O) Kuntze) shrubs and their plant growth promoting activities. ADP College, Nagaon. 
  10. Ratul Nath, Robert Dahanga (2019). Entrepreneurship potentiality and Microbial Analysis of the Starter Cake of Suze, the Traditional Rice Beer of Deori Community, Assam, India. IIE, Guwahati. 
  11. Ratul Nath, Robert Dahanga (2019). Microbial and food value analysis of traditional rice beer prepared by Deori community of Assam. Nowgaon College, Assam.

 

Publications

Book chapters published

  1. Dulumoni Tamuly, Ratul Nath and Mithra Dey (2019). Acute and chronic effects of organophosphate pesticide (Chlorpyrifos) to amphibian tadpoles (Polypedates teraiensis). Role of Biodiversity conservation in promotion of adventure tourism and entrepreneurship. 
  2. Dulumoni Tamuly, Ratul Nath and Mithra Dey (2020). Food and feeding habit of polypedates  tetaiensis ( Rhacophoridae) tadpoles from cachar district of Assam. Environmental issues and policies in India
  3. Ratul Nath (2013). Simplified Protocols for Estimation of Plant Growth Promoting Activities by Microorganisms. Modern approach to microbiology and allied biosciences. Kaustabh prakashan, Dibrugarh, Assam, India. 
  4. Ratul Nath (2013). Isolation and Characterization of Endophytes. Modern approach to microbiology and allied biosciences. Kaustabh prakashan, Dibrugarh, Assam, India.

Research paper published:

  1. Ratul Nath, Dulumoni Tamuly, G. D. Sharma & M. Barooah (2022). Isolation, characterization and evaluation of plant growth promoting activities of bacterial endophytes of tea (Camellia sinensis (L.) O. Kuntze). Research Journal of Biotechnology.  17 (7): 98-110.
  2. Tamuly D. and Nath R. (2020). Acute and chronic effects of imidacloprid to anuran tadpoles ( polypedates teraiensis). Research journal of chemistry and environment. 24(10), 25-30
  3. Ratul Nath, G. D. Sharma & M. Barooah (2018). Endophytic Bacillus spp. of Camellia sinensis (L.) and their plant growth promoting activities. International Journal of Life Sciences Research Vol. 6, Issue 2, pp: (106-118)
  4. Ratul Nath, G. D. Sharma & M. Barooah (2015). Impact of agrochemicals on endophytic bacterial population in tea (Camellia sinensis L.) shrubs, International Journal of Pure And Applied Bioscience. 3 (2): 542-546.
  5. Ratul Nath, G. D. Sharma & M. Barooah (2015). Plant growth promoting endophytic fungi isolated from tea (Camellia sinensis) shrubs of Assam, India. Applied Ecology and Environmental Research, 13(3): 877-891.
  6. Ratul Nath, Swarna Devi, Ananda Nath, G.D. Sharma, Madhumita Barooah (2014). A Few Common Traditional Phytotherapies Among Nath (Yogi) Community of Majuli Island. International Journal of Pure And Applied Bioscience. 2 (3): 71-76.
  7. Ratul Nath, G. D. Sharma & M. Barooah (2013). Screening of endophytic bacterial isolates of tea (Camellia sinensisL.) roots for their multiple plant growth promoting activities. International journal of Agriculture Environment and Biotechnology. 6(2): 211-215.
  8. R. Nath, G. D. Sharma and M. Barooah (2012). Efficiency of Tricalcium Phosphate Solubilization by Two Different Endophytic Penicillium sp. Isolated from Tea (Camellia sinensis L.). European Journal of Experimental Biology, 2 (4):1354-1358.
  9. R. Nath and R. Samanta (2012). Soil pH, microbial population, nitrate reductase and alkaline phosphatase activities of different environment of Dibrugarh district, Assam. Advances in Applied Science Research, 2012, 3 (3):1772-1775.

Sequences submitted to Gene Bank

  1. KC894921.1, KC894920.1, KC894917.1, KC894918.1, KC894919.1, KC894922.1, KC894916.1, KF225783.1, KF225784.1, KF225785.1, KF225786.1, KF225787.1

Research Gate Profile: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Ratul-Nath-2

Profile

Profile

Education: 

  1. B.Sc. in Botany from Bahona College, Jorhat-2007
  2. M.Sc. in Life Sciences (Botany) from Department of Life Sciences, Dibrugarh University-2009
  3. Ph. D. in Life Science and Bioinformatics, Assam University, Silchar-2015  

Professional Experience: 

  1. Worked as Assistant professor in Botany, B.N. College, Dhubri, Assam (2013-15)
  2. Worked as Assistant Professor in Botany, Biswanath College, Biswanath, Assam (2015-21)
  3. Joined as Assistant Professor in Life Sciences, Department of Life Sciences, Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh (Nov.2021)

Specialization: Microbiology

Areas of Interest: Endophytic microbiology, microbiology

Awards: DST INSPIRE Fellow (IF-10477)

Research Experience: 

  1. Major research project completed: “To prepare a suitable consortium of microorganisms to develop a standard starter culture for locally prepared rice beer by Deori community of Assam”. Funding agency-DBT India.
  2. Ph.D. Research: “A study on endophytic microbial inoculants of Camellia sinensis L.(O) kuntze and their evaluation for promoting plant growth”. Assam University, Silchar.

Papers Presented

  1. R. Nath, G. D. Sharma and M. Barooah. (2012). Screening of Endophytic microorganisms of Tea (Camellia sinensis L.) for Plant Growth Promoting Substances. International Conference on Biodiversity Conservation and Environmental Health. Assam University, Silchar. 16-17 March, 2012.
  2. R. Nath, G. D. Sharma and M. Barooah (2012). Production of plant growth promoting substances by endophytic fungal isolates of tea (Camellia sinensis L.). National Seminar on “Biodiversity of the North East With Special Reference To Brahmaputra Valley”. Majuli College, Kamalabari. Majuli. 26th April 2012.
  3. R. Nath, G. D. Sharma and M. Barooah (2012). Isolation And Characterization of Endophytic Microorganisms from Tea (Camellia sinensis L.). National Seminar on “Biotechnology Research In Sustainable Development”. Dibrugarh University. 27-28 February. 
  4. R. Nath, D. R. Rabha, G. D. Sharma, R. C. Boro and M. Barooah (2011). Population dynamics of endophytic microorganisms in Camellia sinensis L. National Seminar On “Biochemical And Biotechnological Approaches for Bio Resource Management Of North East India Towards Sustainable Rural Development”. Biswanath College of Agriculture. Sonitpur. 11-12 November. 
  5. R. Nath, G. D. Sharma and M. Barooah (2013). Phosphate and Zinc Solubilizing Activity of Endophytic Penicillium Sp. Isolated from Tea (Camellia sinensis L.) UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Research in Biological Sciences for Sustainable Development with the Application of Mathematics and Allied Branches. 10th -11th May.
  6. D. Talukdar, R. K. Dante, R. Nath & G. Gowsami (2013). Non-conventional management of Myrothecium leaf spot of soybean. UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Research in Biological Sciences for Sustainable Development with the Application of Mathematics and Allied Branches. 10th -11th May. 
  7. Ratul Nath, G. D. Sharma & Madhumita Barooah (2014). Endophytic Bacillus sp. isolated from tea (C. sinensis L.) leaves: a promising antifungal and plant growth promoting agent.
  8. Ratul Nath, G. D. Sharma & Madhumita Barooah (2019). Evaluation of biofertilizer potential of Endophytic microbial consortium isolated from tea bush (Camellia sinensis L.) INFES Guwahati University.
  9. Ratul Nath, G. D. Sharma & Madhumita Barooah (20118). Fungal endophytes isolated from Tea (Camellia sinensis L. (O) Kuntze) shrubs and their plant growth promoting activities. ADP College, Nagaon. 
  10. Ratul Nath, Robert Dahanga (2019). Entrepreneurship potentiality and Microbial Analysis of the Starter Cake of Suze, the Traditional Rice Beer of Deori Community, Assam, India. IIE, Guwahati. 
  11. Ratul Nath, Robert Dahanga (2019). Microbial and food value analysis of traditional rice beer prepared by Deori community of Assam. Nowgaon College, Assam.

 

Publications

Publications

 

Book chapters published

  1. Dulumoni Tamuly, Ratul Nath and Mithra Dey (2019). Acute and chronic effects of organophosphate pesticide (Chlorpyrifos) to amphibian tadpoles (Polypedates teraiensis). Role of Biodiversity conservation in promotion of adventure tourism and entrepreneurship. 
  2. Dulumoni Tamuly, Ratul Nath and Mithra Dey (2020). Food and feeding habit of polypedates  tetaiensis ( Rhacophoridae) tadpoles from cachar district of Assam. Environmental issues and policies in India
  3. Ratul Nath (2013). Simplified Protocols for Estimation of Plant Growth Promoting Activities by Microorganisms. Modern approach to microbiology and allied biosciences. Kaustabh prakashan, Dibrugarh, Assam, India. 
  4. Ratul Nath (2013). Isolation and Characterization of Endophytes. Modern approach to microbiology and allied biosciences. Kaustabh prakashan, Dibrugarh, Assam, India.

Research paper published:

  1. Ratul Nath, Dulumoni Tamuly, G. D. Sharma & M. Barooah (2022). Isolation, characterization and evaluation of plant growth promoting activities of bacterial endophytes of tea (Camellia sinensis (L.) O. Kuntze). Research Journal of Biotechnology.  17 (7): 98-110.
  2. Tamuly D. and Nath R. (2020). Acute and chronic effects of imidacloprid to anuran tadpoles ( polypedates teraiensis). Research journal of chemistry and environment. 24(10), 25-30
  3. Ratul Nath, G. D. Sharma & M. Barooah (2018). Endophytic Bacillus spp. of Camellia sinensis (L.) and their plant growth promoting activities. International Journal of Life Sciences Research Vol. 6, Issue 2, pp: (106-118)
  4. Ratul Nath, G. D. Sharma & M. Barooah (2015). Impact of agrochemicals on endophytic bacterial population in tea (Camellia sinensis L.) shrubs, International Journal of Pure And Applied Bioscience. 3 (2): 542-546.
  5. Ratul Nath, G. D. Sharma & M. Barooah (2015). Plant growth promoting endophytic fungi isolated from tea (Camellia sinensis) shrubs of Assam, India. Applied Ecology and Environmental Research, 13(3): 877-891.
  6. Ratul Nath, Swarna Devi, Ananda Nath, G.D. Sharma, Madhumita Barooah (2014). A Few Common Traditional Phytotherapies Among Nath (Yogi) Community of Majuli Island. International Journal of Pure And Applied Bioscience. 2 (3): 71-76.
  7. Ratul Nath, G. D. Sharma & M. Barooah (2013). Screening of endophytic bacterial isolates of tea (Camellia sinensisL.) roots for their multiple plant growth promoting activities. International journal of Agriculture Environment and Biotechnology. 6(2): 211-215.
  8. R. Nath, G. D. Sharma and M. Barooah (2012). Efficiency of Tricalcium Phosphate Solubilization by Two Different Endophytic Penicillium sp. Isolated from Tea (Camellia sinensis L.). European Journal of Experimental Biology, 2 (4):1354-1358.
  9. R. Nath and R. Samanta (2012). Soil pH, microbial population, nitrate reductase and alkaline phosphatase activities of different environment of Dibrugarh district, Assam. Advances in Applied Science Research, 2012, 3 (3):1772-1775.

Sequences submitted to Gene Bank

  1. KC894921.1, KC894920.1, KC894917.1, KC894918.1, KC894919.1, KC894922.1, KC894916.1, KF225783.1, KF225784.1, KF225785.1, KF225786.1, KF225787.1

Research Gate Profile: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Ratul-Nath-2

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