Dr. Minakshi Bhattacharjee

Dr. Minakshi Bhattacharjee

Associate Professor

  • Faculty of Science


Name: Specialization:
Dr. Minakshi Bhattacharjee biotechnology


1) PhD from Gauhati University, Deparment of Biotechnology, Guwahati.

2) MSc (Biotechnology), from Gauhati University, Deparment of Biotechnology, Guwahati (68.6%)

3) BSc (Botany), from Assam University, Silchar, Assam.(68%, 1st Rank)

4) HS (Science) from G C College, Silchar (59%)

5)HSLC from South Point School Silchar (70.5%)


6) Qualified SLET-NE, 2017

7)Qualified ICAR- NET, 2018

Personal Interest

Reading, Listening to music

Working Experience

1)Presently working as an Associate Professor in Biotechnology, at Assam down town University since 16th August 2014, till date.

2)Worked as an Assistant Professor in Biotechnology, at University of Science and Technology, Meghalaya since 13th May 2013 to 13th August 2014.

3)Worked as a Junior Research fellow at Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati in the Project entitled “Process optimization of Microbial synthesis of hyaluronic acid (HA) from new isolates: Development of Structure Kinetic Model and Experimental Validations” [24th April 2012 to 23rd April 2013].

4) Worked as a Project Assistant at NEIST, Jorhat under the Project “Environmental Contaminants : New Screening Technologies and Effect on Human Health”. [December 2007 to 31st March, 2012].

5) M.Sc. Dissertation : “Changes in nutritive values of some legume seeds consumed raw during germination”, under supervision of Dr. A.K. Handique, Department of Biotechnology, Gauhati University, Guwahati. [August 2005-November2006].

6) Worked one year as a microbiologist in quality control department at Emami Ltd. (2006-2007). [December – 2006 to November 2007].

7) PhD from Gauhati University, Guwahati w.e.f 3/9/2012 (Registration No. : BT-27/09) on the topic “Environmental and molecular studies of risk factors of lung function of human population surrounding open-cast coal mines of ledo, Assam.”; under supervision of Dr.B.G.Unni, Department of Biotechnology, CSIR-NEIST Jorhat and Dr. Manab Deka, Department of Biological Sciences, Gauhati University, Guwahati.














(i)BG Unni, Manoshi Goswami, Yelena Kakoty, Minakshi Bhattacharjee, Sawlang B Wann, Geethashri Rajkhowa, Sangeeta Das, Basab Rani Devi & Anamika Das Chutia. (2009). Indigenous knowledge of silkworm cultivation and its utilization in North Eastern region of India. Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge. 8(1) : 70-74.


(ii) B G Unni, Archana Borah, S B Wann, H R Singh, Basabrani Devi and Minakshi Bhattacharjee (2009).; “Phytochemical and antibacterial study of traditional medicinal plants of North East India on Escherichia coli.” Asian Journal of Experimental Science, Vol. 23, No. 1, 2009; 103-108.


(iii) B. G. Unni, M. Bhattacharjee, M. Goswami , S. B. Wann, A.Das Chutia, Sangeeta Das, G. Rajkhowa and Yelena Kakoty (2008). Role Of Insect Neuropeptides And Juvenile Hormones In Silk Protein Biosynthesis. Annals of Neurosciences. (15) :112-117.


(iv) Das Chutia A,Unni BG,M Bhattacharjee,Baruah P.K.,Das S,Wann S.B.,Sahu O.P.,Borah T.,and Rao,P.G.(2011).Evaluation of Heavy Metal Exposure in Oil Drilling sites.Research Journal of Chemistry and Environment.15(2):91-95.


(v) Minakshi Bhattacharjee, B.G.Unni, S.Das, Manab Deka and S.B.Wann (2011).“Lung Function Decline: A Cohort Study In A Population Exposed To Coal Dust”. IJES , 2(2):957-964.


(vi)Minakshi Bhattacharjee, B.G.Unni, S.Das, P.K.Baruah, P.Sharma, D.Gogoi, M.Deka, S.B.Wann and P.G.Rao.“Alpha 1 Antitrypsin Gene: A case-control study in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. (2012).” Afr. J. Biotech , 11(1):207-215.


(vii) H. R. Singh, B. G. Unni, K. Neog and M. Bhattacharyya. “Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate Polyacrylamide Gel Electrophoresis (SDS-PAGE) and Random Amplified Polymorphic DNA (RAPD) based genetic variationStudies in eri silkworm (Samia Cynthia Ricini) lepidoptera: Saturniidae) .(2011) Afr. J.Biotech. Vol. 10(70), pp. 15684-15690.


(viii) Minakshi Bhattacharjee, B.G.Unni, S.Das, M.Deka, and P.G.Rao.“Lung Function Decline: Screening Of Alpha -1-Antitrypsin Gene In A Population Exposed To Coal Dust” IJBMBR. Vol. 2(11),pp 105-201


(ix)Sangeeta Das, B.G.Unni, Minakshi Bhattacharjee, S.B.Wann and P.G.Rao (2011).Toxicological effects of Arsenic exposure in a freshwater teleost fish , Chana punctatus. Afr. J. Biotech Vol. 11(19), pp 4447-4454.


(x) Subhash Medhi , Manash Pratim Sarma , Minakshi Bhattacharjee , Md. Ghaznavi Idris , Manab Deka , Giasuddin Ahmed (2012). High content of aflatoxin in the indigenous foods as possible risk factor for liver cancer? an experience from Assam. JERAD. V ol. (7 ) 2A pp 1-5.


(xi) Tapan Dey, Kabita Gogoi, Bala Gopalan Unni, Munmi Kalita, Moonmee Bharadwaz, Minakshi Bhattacharjee, Pranab Kumar Boruah, Thaneswar Bora, Dibyajyoti Ozah, Manoj Kalita (2014). Role of Glutathione S Transferase Polymorphism in COPD with Special Reference to Peoples Living in the Vicinity of the Open Cast Coal Mine of Assam. PLOS ONE Vol (9)5, e96739.


xii)Elangbam Chanbi Devi, Jharna Devi, Partha Pratim Kalita, Nayan Talukdar, Minakshi Bhattacharjee and Manash Pratim Sarma (2015). Phytochemical Analysis of Solanum virginianum and its Effect on Human Pathogenic Microbes with Special Emphasis on Salmonella typhi. J Forensic Toxicol Pharmacol , 4:3 (1-5)


xiii) Manash Pratim Sarma, Giasuddin ahmed, Subhash Medhi, Dipu Bharali, Minakshi Bhattacharjee, Premashish Kar (2016), Exploratory research and Hypothesis in Medicine: 1(47-49): Detection of Nucleoside/ Nucleotide Drug Resistant Mutants in Liver cancer cases: An experience from India.


xiv) Manash Pratim Sarma, Shubhankar Das, Robinson, Surjya Loying, Minakshi Bhattacharjee, Nayan Talukdar, Partha Kalita, Kundal Neog 2017 (2), Applied Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology: Isolation, Antibiotic sensitivity and biochemical characterization of fruit spoiling bacteria from different markets of Guwahati city.


xv) Minakshi Bhattacharjee, Jharna D, Chanbi Devi E, Nayan Talukdar, Partha Kalita, Kundal Neog, Manash Pratim Sarma (2016): Phytochemical analysis of traditional medicinal plants and their antimicrobial activity: An experience from North East India.


xvi)Manash Pratim Sarma, Munim F, Bhattacharjee M (2017). Medicinal Plants from North east India: Does the answer lies within. Bioequivalence and Bioavailibility International Journal. 1(2):000108.


xvii) Bhattacharjee M, Aier LT, Sarma MP, Boro J (2018) A Phylogenetic Study on Five Different Species of Tomato Found in Nagaland. J Biodiversity Management Forestry 7:2. DOI: 10.4172/2327-4417.1000199.


xviii) Bhattacharjee Minakshi, Mahanta Kishore, Sarma Pratim Manash (2018). Synergistic Effect of Cyperus odoratus & PGPR Strain in Hydrocarbon Uptake from Oil Contaminated Soil. BioTechnology: An Indian Journal 14(3):165


xvix) Manash Pratim Sarma, Minakshi Bhattacharjee, Premashis Kar (2018). Detection of HBV Genotype C in Hepatocellular Carcinoma Patients from North East India: a Brief Report. Asia Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention.19:1741-1746


xvx). Minakshi Bhattacharjee, Jutika Boro, Swati Singha, Hitesh Boro, Narbu Gengla, Manash Pratim Sarma.Common Ancestry & Genetic Diversity of Few Indigenous Chilli Land Races of North East India, SAJEB 7(6)


xvxi) Dhiman Chandra Paul, Minakshi Bhattacharjee and Manash Pratim Sarma (2018) . In Silico Study on Tea Flavanoids as Anticlastogens. Advancements in bioequivalence and bioavailibilty. 1(4):1-4.


xvxii)Minakshi Bhattacharjee, Y Vitolu Sema , Manash Pratim Sarma(2019). Study On Multipotent Medicinal Aspects Of Schima Wallichii (Bark) From Nagaland, NE India. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and clinical research.(in press)



xvxiii)Manash Pratim Sarma, Dipu Bharali, Akan Das, Minakshi Bhattacharjee, Premashish Kar (2019). Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms in dendritic Cell (dendritic cell specific intercellular adhesion molecule 3- grabbing nonintegrin) gene of hepatocellular carcinoma patients from India. Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics.(In Press)


V)b) Book Chapter:

i) Moushumi Dey and Minakshi Bhattacharjee (2014). Antimicrobial Resistance. In: Recent advances in Chemical and Biological Sciences Perspectives to North East India. (ISBN: 978-93-81563-41-0). Global Publishing House India. pp 9-13.




Abstracts: (National/International)

(i) S.B.Wann, B. G. Unni, A. Das Chutia, P.K. Baruah, Sangeeta Das, M.Bhattacharjee, G. Rajkhowa, M.Goswami, and P. G. Rao (2008). “ A case study of environmental contamination in Oil Drilling Sites of Borholla (Assam)”; In proceedings of International Congress on Recent Trends in Environmental Impact Assessment NEERI, Nagpur,(pp-16) November 23-25.


(ii) B.G Unni, H.R Singh, S.B Wann, M. Bhattacharjee, B. Devi, Sangeeta Das, G.Rajkhowa,A Das Chutia and M Goswami (2008). “Detection of Polymorphic Patterns of Genomic DNA Amplified by PCR-based RAPD primers in Non Mulberry Silkworms, Antheraea assama and Samia Cynthia ricini. in proceedings 77th Society of Biological Chemists Conference at Indian Institute of Technology , Madras, December 18-20.


(iii) B. G. Unni, A. Das Chutia, P. K. Baruah, Sangeeta Das, M. Bhattacharjee, M.Das, S. B. Wann, N.C. Dey, T. Borah and P. G. Rao. (2009).“Impact of Pollution On Environment And Health: A Case Study”. In proceedings International Conference on Emerging Technologies in Environmental Science and Engineering, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, (pp-131).26-28thOctober.


(iv) B.G.Unni ,Minakshi Bhattacharjee ,Anamika Das Chutia, Sangeeta Das,Gitashree Rajkhowa, Momi Das,S.B.Wann,N.C.Dey,P.K.Baruah and P.G.Rao (2010). “Environmental Health Implications of pollutants From Oil Drilling Sites: An Epidemiological and Biochemical Studies”. In proceedings 4th International Congress of Chemistry and Environment, Thailand,(pp55) January 21-23.


(v) B. G. Unni, M. Bhattacharjee, S. Das , A. Das Chutia, P. K. Baruah,T. Borah, Momi Das, S. B. Wann, O. P.Sahu and P. G. Rao (2010). Hazards of Heavy Metal Exposure on Human Health. Abstract at International Conference on Environment, Energy and Development PG Department of Environmental Sciences (Autonomous) Sambalpur University, Jyoti Vihar 768 019, Orissa (India) (pp-94). December 10-12.


(vi)Sangeeta Das, M. Bhattacharjee, B. G. Unni, A. Das Chutia, P. K. Baruah, S. B. Wann, and P. G. Rao (2010).“Acute Effects of arsenic exposure on Hematological and Biochemical profiles in Channa punctatus”.In proceedings of 79th SBC (I) Annual Meeting Organised by J N Tata Auditorium , IISc. Campus, Bangalore, (pp-105) December 13-15.


(vii)B. G. Unni, M. Bhattacharjee, A. Das Chutia, P. K. Baruah, Sangeeta Das, S. B. Wann, T. Borah, and P. G. Rao (2010). “Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Gene-Environment Interaction?: A sensitive issue in coalminers. Abstract at International Conference on Applied Biology, Sudan, October 25-27.)

(viii) B. G. Unni, M. Bhattacharjee, A. Das Chutia, P. K. Baruah, T. Borah, Sangeeta Das, Momi Das, S. B. Wann, G. Rajkhowa, O. P. Sahu and P. G. Rao (2010). Anthropogenic Emissions: Environmental Exposure and Impact on Human Health . Abstract at 3rd International Congress of Environmental research, University of Mauritius,Reduit, Mauritius september 16-18.


(ix) B. G. Unni, Minakshi Bhattacharjee, Sangeeta Das, Anamika Das Chutia, P. K. Baruah, T. Borah, S.B. Wann, P. G. Rao (2011).Associative study of GST gene polymorphism and lung function decline in coal miners.In proceedings of 98th Session of the Indian Science Congress at SRM University, ( pp9) Chennai January 3-7.


(x)B. G. Unni, M. Bhattacharjee, P. K. Baruah, Sangeeta Das, A. Das , P. G. Rao and S. B. Wann (2011). “Alpha-1-Antitrypsin Deficiency: role in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Abstract at PepCon (pp168) at Beijing, China March 18th to 21st .


(xi) Minakshi Bhattacharjee , B. G. Unni, P. K. Baruah, Sangeeta Das, T.Borah and P. G. Rao (2011). “Polymorphism of Glutathione S-Transferase M1 And T1 Gene Loci In COPD: An Immunogenetic Study”. Proceedings of the World Congress of Biotechnology, 2011 to be held at International Convention Centre, Hyderabad;( pp438), 21st to 23rd March.


(xii) Minakshi Bhattacharjee , B. G. Unni, , S. Das, P. K. Baruah, T.Borah , M. Deka and P. G. Rao (2011). “Study of Alpha 1 Antitrypsin gene in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Abstract at International Seminar on Bioresources and human sustenance, Cotton College, in collaboration with Zoological society of Assam,(pp99) October 20th to 22nd .


(xiii) Sangeeta Das, B. G. Unni, M. Bhattacharjee, and P. G. Rao. “Toxicological Effects and Molecular Changes due to Arsenic Toxicity in Freshwater Snakehead Chana Punctatus.” (2011).Abstract at International Seminar on Bioresources and human sustenance, Cotton College, in collaboration with Zoological society of Assam,(pp168) October 20th to 22nd .


(xiv) B. G. Unni, Sangeeta Das, M. Bhattacharjee, P. K. Baruah, R.Hazarika, O.P.Sahu, S. B. Wann and P.G. Rao (2011).“Impact of Environmental pollution on Human health: Epidemiological and biochemical studies”. Abstract at National conference on interface of science and environment: emerging public health challenges & 13th annual meeting of society of science and environment .(Scienviron-11), Kolkata, November 24th -26th.


(xv)Minakshi Bhattacharjee , B. G. Unni, P. K. Baruah, S. Das, T.Borah , M. Deka and P. G. Rao (2011). “Antioxidant Gene Polymorphism And Coal Dust Exposure: Role In Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease”.Abstract at International Congress of Environmental Research ,December 15-17, Surat , Gujarat.


(xvi) S. Das, B. G. Unni, M. Bhattacharjee, P.K.Baruah, S.B.Wann and P. G. Rao (2011).” Evaluation of Acute toxicity levels and biochemical changes under heavy metal arsenic exposure in fresh water teleost, Channa punctatus”.Abstract at International Congress of Environmental Research .December 15-17, Surat , Gujarat.


(xvii) Pallavi Dowarah, B. G. Unni, R.Hazarika, S.Das and M. Bhattacharjee. “Isolation and characterization of extracellular protein(Coagulase) from a bacterial species” Abstract at International Seminar on Bioresources and human sustenance, Department of Zoology, Cotton College, in collaboration with Zoological society of Assam, (Pp98).October 20th to 22nd , 2011.

(xviii)B. G. Unni, M. Bhattacharjee, Sangeeta Das, P. K. Baruah, and P.G. Rao. “Environmental Pollution: Impact of Environmental Pollutants on Human Health: Epidemiological Molecular and Biochemical Studies”. In proceedings, 3rd International Conference on climate change forest resource and Environment (ICCFRE) organized by the Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Kerela, Thiruvanathapuram, 9th to 11th December, 2011.(pp38-39).

(xvix) Bikas C Maharaj, Minakshi Bhattacharjee , Saumya Ahlawat, Muthusivaramapandian Muthuraj, Basavaraj Palabhanvi, Debasish Das.”Streptococcus sp. W3: A new isolate as a cell factory for hyaluronic acid production”. In proceedings, International Conference on Advances in Biotechnology and Patenting (ICABP -2013), Bharathidasan University Tiruchirappalli

Tamil Nadu; February 18 –21st, 2013


xvx) Manash Pratim Sarma, Minakshi Bhattacharjee, Premashis Kar 2015, Mutation profile of DC sign gene and its association with hepatocellular carcinoma patients from New Delhi. JCEH , In abstracts of INASL , New Delhi 2015.pp: 60-61


Membership :

i) Life Member of Society of Biological Chemists, India.2011 .(Life Membership No. 2580)

ii) Annual Member of Research Journal of Chemistry and Environment. 2011.

Awards & Achievements

1) Qualified SLET – NE , exam 2017.