Dr. Balagopalan Unni

Adviser Research

Assam down town University

S.No

Degree

Subject

Class/Division

Year

University

Rank/Position

1

B.Sc

Zoology, Botany, Chemistry

I

1974

Allahabad

Vth Position

2

M.Sc

Biochemistry

I, 67 %

1976

Allahabad

IInd Rank

3

Ph.D

Biochemistry

 

1981

Allahabad

 

4

PDF

Biochemistry

 

1988-91

Texas A& M, USA

 

Biochemistry, Nutrition, Enzymes, Physiology, Endocrinology, Biotechnology and Molecular Biology

S.No

Period

Place of employment

Designation

1

March-1980-

RRL-Jorhat

Scientist

2

1981-86

RRL-Jt

Sc-B

3

1986-91

RRL-Jt

Sc-C

4

1991-96

RRL-Jt

Sc-E1

5

1996-2003

RRL-Jt

Sc-E-II

6

 

2003-2008

 

RRL-Jt

 

Sc-F

 

7

 

2008-2015

 

NEIST-Jt

 

Chief Scientist

(Director Grade)

 

8

2015-2019

Assam down town University, Ghty

Director Research

9

2019---------

Assam down town University, Ghty

Adviser Research

Research Grants : Dr. Unni is specialized in Biochemistry Molecular Biology, and Biotechnology and well established in his area of research and completed more than 38 years of research in both basic and applied field of research. Dr.Unni got more than 120 research papers 175 abstracts, 35 papers in proceedings, 4 patents,1 technology.18 chapters in books, edited 3 books and 29 students received PhD degree under his guidance and supervision.Dr. Unni had completed more than 20 projects sponsored by Commonwealth Science Council, London, Ministry of Non conventional Energy Sources, Department of Non conventional Energy Sources Govt of India, North Eastern Council Govt of India, Department of Science &Technology, Department of Biotechnology, Central Silk Board,GB Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment and Development, CSIR and DRDO, Ministry of Defense, Govt of India during his scientific tenureat CSIR NEIST

Research Grants

1994-97 : Department of Biotechnology & Central

Silk Board-Project leader

1994-95 : “ Popular Lecture Series by experts” in the area of

Biotechnology and Molecular Biology ( Sponsored by

Department of Biotechnology

Programme Coordinator)

1996-99 : Senior Research Fellowship Grant-CSIR

1997 - -2002 : Research Associateship Grant-CSIR

1998-99 “ Popular Lecture Series by experts” in the area of Bio- technology and Molecular Biology ( Sponsored by Department of Biotechnology )

( Programme Coordinator)

1999-2000 : Extended Senior Research Fellowship Grant-CSIR

2000-2002 : Research Associateship Grant- CSIR ( New

2000-2001 “ Popular Lecture Series by experts” in the area of

Bio- technology and Molecular

Biology ( Sponsored by Department of Biotechnol

( Programme Coordinator)

1997-2002 In House Project-CSIR

2002-2003 Short term training programme “Application of

Molecular Biology & Biotechnology tools for crop

improvement programme ( Sponsored by Deptt.

Biotechnology, Govt of India)

Course Director

2002-2004 Junior Research Fellowship grant ( CSIR )

2004-2007 Senior Research Fellowship grant ( CSIR )

2004-2007 GB Pant Institute of Himalayan Development # Environment

( Ministry of Environment # Forestry, Govt of India)

Project Leader

2005-2008 Department of Science & Technology, Govt of India

Project Leader

2006-2009 Department of Biotechnology

Co-Project Leader

2007-2010 Defence Reserch Laboratory, Tezpur ( DRDO)

Project Leader

2007-2012 Department of Science & Technology

Project Leader

2009-2012 Department of Science & Technology

Project Leader (NEIST)

2007-2012 CSIR Net work Project

Nodal Scientist

2012-2017 CSIR Network Project and DBT

Nodal Scientist

Memberships         

  (1)   Society of Biological Chemists  (India)  ( Life)                                                        

  (2)   Assam Science Society (Life)                    

  (3)   Indian Society of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology (Life)

  (4)   Entomological Society of America, USA.

  (5)   International Sericultural Asso. France

  (6)   Society of Bioscience (Life)

  (7)   Indian Society of Chemists and  Biologists (Life)

  (8)   Indian Society of Agricultural Biochemistry ( Life)

  (9)   Indian  Academy of Sericulture ( Life

  (10) Kerala Academy of  Sciences ( Life) 

  (11) Association for Advancement of Entomology  ( Life)

  (12) Indian Science Congress Association   ( Life)

  (13) Assam Writers Association                   ( Member )

  (14) Neuro Science Society of India             ( Life )

  (15) Indian Academy of Neurosciences        ( Life)

Reading, Music, Stamp collection/Science Fiction stories

During his academic carrier, he received awards and honours such as-

(1) Fulbright Travel  Award/Fellowship, Texas A&M University  (USA) 

(2) Dr. B.M. Das Memorial Science   Award for outstanding contribution in the area of life sciences -Silkworm  Biochemistry  and Endocrinology

(3 ).Hebrew University Award-Awarded in the area of Juvenile  Hormone Research by Hebrew University,Jerusalem, Israel (1999)  

(4) H.R.Cama Memorial Travel Award ( Society of Biological Chemists-India 

(5) COSTED Travel Award (India)

(6) Member  NewYork Academy of Sciences, USA

(7) Member-Board of Advisors ,American Biographical Institute Inc, Raleigh,USA,

(8) Scientific Advisor –International  Foundation of Science, Sweden

(9).DAAD Fellowship- to visit Germany under CSIR - DAAD Exchange programme for Senior scientists for the year 2002

(10) Fellow – International Congress of Chemistry and Environment and

(11) Well Mark International Scholarship, University of Nevada, California  (USA) Awarded by the 8th International Conference of  Juvenile Hormone Organizing Committee to attend  the Conference at California , USA  2004

(12) Best Paper Presentation Award-International Conference of  Chemistry and Environment ( 2005

(13) Best  Fulbright Alumni Chapter Leader-South  Asia Selected by the United States Education Foundation In India ( USEFI), New Delhi .Nominated to represent India at the International Fulbright  Scholars  meet at Marrakech, Morocco- Nominated by United States Education Foundation In India, New Delhi

(14) Fellow Indian Society of Agricultural  Biochemists 

(15)  Fellow Indian Academy of Neuroscience

(16) Vice President, Indian Academy of Neurosciences-India

(17) Vice President Society of Neurochemistry of India –India

(18) Appreciation award by the International Congress of Chemistry & Environment held at Thailand

(18) CSIR- Govt of India Technology Award for life Sciences-2011,

(19)Fellow  :Royal  Entomological Society , London UK

(20) Expert member , Ministry of Environment & Forest, Govt of India

(21) Scientific Advisor International Foundation of Science, Sweden,

(22) Member, Board of Studies Raiganj University ( 2017----),

(23) Member Research Review committee Tea Board of India (2016-----),

(24) Member Advisory Committee Cancer Research Advisory Board, North East Cancer Hospital & Research Institute ( 2017--)

(25) President, Tea Improvement Consortium, Ltd, Tocklai Assam ( 2018-2020) Director Academic & Research GEMS Arts & Science College (Affiliated Calicut University) 2019-

Short Term Training/Workshop Completed:

(a) Recent Advances in Biotechnology and Biochemical Engg - Department of Food Technology and Biochemical Engg, Jadavpur University, Calcutta, 1995 Sponsored by UGC.

(b) Radiological Safety Course, Fall Semester, Texas A&M University, Texas, USA (1989).

Nomination :

Member, Assam Science Society, Annual Conference - 1987

Examiner  Ph.D : Kerala University, Trivandrum,Cochin University of Science & Technology,Jadavpur University, Kolkata University, Gauhati University, Dibrugarh University, Manipur University, Assam Agricultural University,Jadavpur University and Allahabad University, Indian Veterinary Research Institute ( Deemed University)

Executive Member :Society of Biological Chemists (India), Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (1993-

Convenor, Society of Biological Chemists (India), RRL, Branch (1993-  

General Secretary, Fulbright Alumni Association, NE Chapter (1993-

Expert - Non-Mulberry silkworm, Central Silk Board, Ministry of Textiles, Govt of India (1997-           

Member - High Power Committee, Handloom, Textiles and Weaving, Govt. of Assam - Nominated by Governor of Assam.( 1999-)

Vice President : Society of Biological Chemists (India) ( 1999-2000)

Member- Sub Committee Sericultural Developmental Activities in Assam, Govt of Assam, Nominated by the Governor of Assam (1999-

Member- Management Committee, Kendriya Vidyalaya, Air Force Station, Jorhat-1999

Member, Advisory Board, Post Graduate programme, Agricultural Biotechnology, Assam Agricultural University, nominated by Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor ( 2001-2003 )

Member, Academic Council, Assam Agricultural University, Nominated by the Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor, Assam Agri.University ( 2001-2003)

Executive Member, Indian Society of Plant Molecular Biology and Biotechnology  , IARI, New Delhi ( 2001-2003)

Editor, Journal of Assam Science Society - Nominated by the Executive Committee, Assam Science Society ( 2001-2003 & 2003-2005)

Executive Member : Indian Society of Agricultural Biochemists –Jorhat Chapter ( 2004-)

Faculty  ( Hon)Teaching programme  MSc ( Agricultural Biotechnology)  Assam Agricultural University , Jorhat-Assam ( 2003-

Faculty  ( Hon)Teaching programme  MSc ( Botany –Cell Biology and Molecular Biology ) Lumami Campus, Nagaland University ( 2005 -

Member, Research Advisory Council, Central Muga Eri Research & Training Institute, Ministry of Textiles, Govt of India ( 2004-2007)

Executive Member  Indian Academy of Neurosciences ( INA), INDIA ( 2004- )

Member : The Fulbright Academy of Science & Technology, USA ( 2005-)

Member : Board of undergraduate studies, Botany, Nominated by the Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor,Nagaland .University ( 2005-2008)

Member : Board of undergraduate studies, Biotechnology , Nominated by the Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor, Saugar .University ( 2005-2006)

Vice President : Indian Academy of Neuroscience-India, Lucknow ( 2004- 05 )

Executive Member : Society of Neurochemistry of India ( 2006- )

Expert –Biotechnology : BTech Programme, Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology, Gangtok, Sikkim ( 2006 )

Expert-Biotechnology & Molecular Biology, Tezpur University, Tezpur ( 2005 )

Member : DBT’s nominee for Biosafety Committee, Tezpur University ( 2008)

Member : New Biology. Indian Science Congress ( 2009-2010)

Chairman/Reporter/Convenor Conferences/International/National

Co-Chairman, South-West Regional Conference on Comparative Endocrinology, Texas A&M University, Texas, USA 1990).

Convenor-Technical Session, National Conference on Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Kerala University, Trivandrum, Kerala (1995).

Faculty:  Training/workshop on tissue culture and Biochemical techniques for crop improvements with special reference to Citrus and Tea at Assam Agricultural University Sponsored by the Department of Biotechnology (1995).

Rapporter :  Technical Session on Microbial genetics, Genes of interest and  Biochemistry at a National Symposium on Role of plant biochemistry and biotechnology in improving crop  productivity at ICAR Research complex, Barapani, Shillong, Meghalaya (1997).

Chairman - Technical session on Oil Conservation and utilization of non-conventional energy sources, OIL India Ltd., Duliajan (1998)

Rapporter :  Conf on strategies  of development of sericulture in Assam organized by NGO -  Assam Krishi Aru Gramodyog Prashikhon Vidyalaya, Khanapara at Regional Science Center, Khanapara (1999)

Panel Member : VIIth International Conference on Juvenile Hormone  held at Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel   ( 1999)

Chairman : Technical Session at the Symposium on Current trends in Biology in association with the 68th Annual Conf. Society of Biological Chemists ( India) held at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, December-1999

Invitee : Biotechnology Business Meet-organized by TERI and DBT at Gauhati, Assam

Chairman, Physiology and Molecular Biology  Session at the International Conference “ Entomon-2000” held at Technopark, Trivandrum, November 7th,2000

Chairman, Technical Session. Waste management and Environmental Biotechnology, National Conference on Association of  held at Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Feb 23-25th, 2001

Member , Vidyalaya Management committee, Kendriya Vidyalaya, IAF Campus, Jorhat

( 2001-2002)

Member, Executive Committee, Parent Representative, KV, IAF-Jorhat ( 2001-2002)

Panelist , International Education Week, Programme Organized by United States Education Foundation In India and American Center on 13th November at American Center, Kolkata

External Examiner : MSc –Botany ( Plant Biochemistry & Molecular Biology) Nagaland University, Lumami Campus, Mokochung, Nagaland ( 2001)

Radiological Safety Officer-Level-I Nominated by RRL-Jorhat and approved by Atomic Energy Regulatory Board, Govt of India ( 2002-

Member/Convenor ( Lecture arrangements: DST, Govt of India sponsored Short term training course on Landslides hazards & Possible remedial measures, at RRL –Jorhat ( March 3-7th, 2002)

Member : Muga Vision Project-2006 : Nominated by the Deputy Commissioner, Sibsagar District

Member, Executive Committee, Parent Representative, KV, RRL--Jorhat ( 2003 )

Chairman Technical Sub Committee, Indian Society of Agricultural Biochemists held at Assam Agri.University. November 12-14, 2003

Chairman Session Intellectual property rights (IPR) at Ind.Society of Agri.Biochemists held AAU-Jorhat November 13, 2003

Resource Person : Krishak Samaroh-2003 seminar/workshop- at Sibsagar, December 2003

Faculty : RefresherCourse UGC sponsored XI Refresher course in Life Science, University of Manipur, Imphal, Manipur Jan 6-9, 2004

Secretary, Local Org.Committee, 49th Technical Session ,Assam Science Society held at RRL-Jorhat 11th Jan, 2004

Co-Editor,  Research Journal of  Chemistry and environment (2004--

Panel Member :  Brain Storming Session on DNA-Marker-Tea Improvement programme, at Tea Research Association, Tocklai-29th March, 2004

Co-Chairman : Panel Discussion on workshop on Management of pests and diseases of muga eri and mulberry silkworms and their host plants, at Central Muga Eri Research and training institute, Lahdoigarh, March 10th, 2004

Organizing Secretary, Ist National Conf.Silkworm Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology to Improve silk production, Reg.Res.Lab-Jorhat November 18-19, 2004

Rapporter : Conf on  Zoology and Human Health organized by the Dr.Shyama Prasad Mukerjee Govt Degree College ( University of Allahabad ) November 22-24, 2004

Convener : Neuroendocrinology 22nd Annual Conference of Indian Academy of Neuroscience, Gwalior 28-30, Jan,2005

Vice President  :  Indian Academy of Neuroscience, Hq Lucknow  India  ( 2005-2007 )

Resource Person : Workshop on Neurochemical techniques at the International Symposium on Advances in research on neurodegenerative diseases December 6-15, 2005 University of Madras

Chairman : Session –Life Sciences ,2nd International Congress of Chemistry & Environment-Indore @4th-26th December, 2005

Member-Advisory Board-J.B.College  Carrer Councelling Centre-Jorhat- Nominated by the President of the Centre- ( 2006- )

Faculty:   Continuing Education programme on Molecular Approaches in Disease Diagnosis Defence Research Laboratory, Tezpur, Assam . July, 17-21, 2006

Chairman : Session –Life Sciences ,4th  International Congress of Chemistry & Environment-Thailand , jan 21-23rd, 2010

Chairman : session “ Stem Cell research “ at the International symposium on Cellular and molecular Basis of brain Plasticity & Repair mechanism and the annual meeting of Society of Neurosciences held at Defence Institute of High Altitude Research ( DIHAR) Leh Ladakh 4th  September, 2010

Chairman : Session : Cell signalling and response, Society of Biological Chemists Annual Meeting at IISc, Bangalore December 14th 2010

Chairman  :  Session :-International conference on Biomolecules, Gandigram Rural Institute-Deemed University, Madurai (2011)

Chairman:  Session –International conferences on neuroscience, Ravenshaw University, Cuttack

Associated with Regional Research Laboratory, Jorhat in different committees- Research/Administrative/Social activities at different time periods

i.   Staff Club activities                                            - Secretary

ii.    ‘’         ‘’                                                               - EC Member

iii. Selection Committee for JRF/SRF/RA          - Member

iv.  Screening committee                                       - Member

v.   Royalty Committee                                            - Member

vi.  Lab.Modernization Committee                       - Member

vii. Purchase Committee                                       - Member

viii.Suggestion/Advisory Committee                    - Member

ix.  Conference/Seminar                                        - Convenor/Member

x.   Workshop                                                           - Convenor/Member

xi.  Recruitment/Assessment Committee          -  Member

xii  Committee for Redressal

      of grievances in R&D Management              - Member

xiii.Library/LIPP Committee                                  -  Member

xiv  RRL-Colloquium                                              - Convenor

xv   Review Committee for SRF/RA                     - Member

xvi. CSIR Programme on Youth for leadership

        in Science- Science Committee                 - Member

xvii. Screening Committee for Project

        Assistants etc                                                 -   Member

xviii Security Committee                                        -  Member

xix.  Safety Committee                                           -   Member

xx.   Management Council                                    -   Member

xxi   Patent Committee                                          -  Member

xxii  Housing Allottment Committee                   - Member

xxiii  Vigilance week  Celebration

 Committee For inter school competition         - Co-ordinator 

Xxiv,International Science & Technology

         Group ( INTAG)                                             - Chairman        

Xxv, Library Administration and

         Procurement committee                             -  Chairman

Xxvi Sterring Committee ISO Management      - Member

Xxvii  Grievence Committee                                - Chairmai

Xxviii Allottment Committee                                - Chairman

Xxix   Probition Smoking Committee                 - Chairman

Xxx    Science & Technology CSIR-NEIST        - Coordinator

TRAINING IMPARTED

Students of Biotechnology/Molecular Biology of Tezpur Central University and Gauhati University, Assam Agri.University under Winter Training Programme sponsored by DBT for 6 weeks to 12 weeks  Students of Biotechnology, University of Kerala, Trivandrum, Kerala SRM University,Chennai, Amity University Noida,Allahabad Agricultural Deemed University, Allahabad,Bioinformatics center Allahabad University,Mysore university,Nagaland University,Tezpur University, Tezpur and Defence Research Laboratory, Tezpur Assam , and other states Rajstan, Nagpur, , Dehradun and Chandigarh etc  for 4  to 12 weeks under summer training programme sponsored by Department of Biotechnology

Organized Training/Workshop entitled – Application of Molecular Biology Biotechnologicals tools for crop improvement programme- sponsored by Department of Biotechnology in assoc8iation with Assam Agricultural University and Tea Research Association, Jorhat from 20th Jan to 8th Feb, 2003 . 19 participants from all over India participated in the programme. Dr.B.G.Unni was the course Director.

Association with Scientific Journals :

Editorial Board  :  Journal Entomological Research (International) (1996-  )

Editorial Board  :  Journal of Assam Science Society (1993- 99  )

Editorial Board,     Indian J Bioresearch (1997-  )

Editorial Board,     Bioscience Research Bulletin (1997-  )

Editorial Board ,    Journal of Experimental Zoology - India (International) (1999- 

Councilor ,            Advances in Bioscience (1998-   )

Editorial Board      Bulletin  of Indian Academy of Sericulture (1999-

Editorial Board :    Bulletin of Pure and Applied Sciences ( 1999- )

Member- Advisory Board, Journal of Life Sciences, Dibrugarh University ( 2008-)

Editorial Board      Journal of Cell and Tissue research ( 2008-  )

REFEREE

Journal of Chemistry and environment

Indian Journal of Bioresearch

Current Science

Advances Biosciences

Entomon

Indian Journal of Sericulture

Journal of Entomological Research

Journal of Experimental Zoology

Geobios

World Journal of Biotechnology & Microbiology

Journal of Agricultural Biochemistry

Bullettin of Pure and Applied Sciences

Journal of Assam Science Society

Journal of Enzyme Microbial Technology,  USA

Journal of Mushroom Research

Microfolia

African Journal of Microbilogy

African Journal of Biotechnology

Two articles entitled Bugs to boost Assam’s muga silk production by G.S.Mudur, Science correspondent, New Delhi appeared in Telegraph on 6th April and another “King's Shower Experiment in Assam helps worms produce more of better quality silk” by T.V.Jayan Business correspondent , appeared in Business World Magazine based on the paper published by Dr.BG Unni  in current science, 24th March, 2008

Projects Reviewed as  an expert Department of Science & Technology, Govt of India

State Department of Science & Technology, Assam

Central Silk Board, Bangalore, Govt of India

State Sericulture Department, Govt of Assam

Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, Govt of India

International Foundation For Science, Sweden

Department of Biotechnology

Projects  Associated  :

Commonwealth Science Council, London ( 1980-83)

FICCI - CSIR Collaborative Programme (1984)

Department of Non Conventional Energy  Sources, India. (1984-1987)

North Eastern Council, India ( 1987-88 & 1991-92)

National Institute of  Health (USA) ( 1988-90)

Texas A&M University Research  Foundation (USA) (1990-91)

DRDO

Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi. (1980-88  & 1992-97 , 1997-02 & 2002-07,2007-2012-2017 )

Research Guide            

  1. Gauhati University
  2. Dibrugarh University
  3. Assam Agricultural University
  4. University of Science & Technology, Meghalaya
  5. Assam down town University

Students trained

Teacher UGC Fellows    : 4

Sr.Res.Fellow                 : 2

Research Associate        : 2

Junior Research Fellow  : 5

CSIR-TWAS Fellow-Nigeria : ( Pre Doctoral): 1 (2011-2012)

Publication Summary:

Research papers    :    115

Abstracts               :   180

Patents                  :   5,

Technology released for commercial production in the area sericulture, :1

Chapters in books     :    35,

Edited                        :    3 books

Guided  for Ph.D        :   26 students

Trained MSc /B.Tech  :   100 students

Complete list of publications in standard refered journals

1) R. Pant and B.G. Unni (1978), Biochemical studies on Philosamia ricini during development and spinning period. Indian J. Exp. Biol. 16,6,705.  ( IF 1.295)

2)R. Pant and B.G. Unni (1978), Amino acid composition of fibrils of some silkworm species, Philosamia ricini,Antheraea mylitta and Attacus atlas.  Current Science, 47, 18, 681.

3) B.G. Unni, R. Pant and  D.K. Gupta (1979), The effect of exposure to low temperature on the metabolism of carbohydrates, lipids and proteins in the larvae of P. ricini, J. Biosciences, 1, 441-446.

4) B.G.  Unni and  R. Pant (1980), Free amino acids of haemolymph and silk gland in the developing and spinning larvae of P. ricini. Current Science, 44, 538-544.

5)  B.G. Unni (1981), Biogas, Neplantation News, 1, 3-4.

6)  B.G. Unni and R. Pant (1983), Effect of X-ray irradiation on some enzymes of protein metabolism of P. ricini pupae. Ind. J. Comp. Animal Physiol., 1(2), 72-76.

7)B.G. Unni and R. Pant (1984), Changes in the distribution of phosphorous compounds in fat body, silk gland and intestine of P. ricini during fifth instar development  and spinning period. J.Assam Sci. Soc., 26(2), 1-5.

8) B.G. Unni and R. Pant (1985), Photoperiodic response on the silk gland of P. ricini during fifth instar larval development and  spinning period. Ind. J. Comp. Animal Physiol. 3(1), 33-42.

9) B.G. Unni (1985), Anaerobic digestion of cellulose waste material.  Orient. J.Chem., 1, 21-23.

10) B.G. Unni (1986), Effect of X-ray irradiation on some enzymes of carbohydrate metabolism in P. ricini pupae. Orient. J.Chem., 2(2), 149-151.

11)  B.G. Unni (1986), Production of biogas from sugarcane press mud - A pilot plant study, J.Assam Sci.Soc., 29(1), 40-43.

12)  B.G. Unni (1986), Energy scence in India Today, Yesterday and Tomorrow, Yojana, 20(20), 1-4.

13)  B.G. Unni, K.R. Pillai and H.D. Singh (1987), Production of Biogas from sugarcane pressmud - Laboratory and pilot plant studies, Energy management. 11, 23-32.

14)  B.G. Unni (1987), Recycling of various substances through anaerobic fermentation - An alternative source of energy. J. Industrial Pollution Control. 3, 1-5.

15)  B.G. Unni (1987), Variation of total carbohydrate in the ft body, haemolymph and silk gland during the development of P. ricini. Orient.J.Chem. 4(3), 5-8. 

16)  B.G. Unni (1987), Speaking of silk gland. Ind. Silk., 36(8), 56-58.

17) B.G. Unni, G. Bhaskaran, K.H. Dahm and T.K. Hayes (1991), Stimulation of juvenile hormone biosynthesis by analogues of Manduca sexta allatotropin: In vitro studies.Arch. Insect Biochem. Physiol. USA 3, 129-144.

18)  B.G. Unni (1991), Trehalose -the insect blood sugar.Adv. Biosc., 10, 27-32.

19)  B.G. Unni (1992), Silk protein - A review. Ind. J. Comp. Animal Physiol., 10(1), 41-45.

20)  B.G. Unni (1993), The role of science and technology in the North Eastern region of India. J. Multidisciplinary Res. Rev. (India), 2, 11-14.

21)  B.G. Unni , P. Barrera, M.M. Pytel, G. Bhaskaran and K.H. Dahm (1993) Characterization of allatinhibin, a neurohormone of M. sexta. Arch. Insect Biochem. Physiol. USA, 24, 173-185.

22)  B.G. Unni (1994), Juvenile hormone regulatory neuropeptides. J. Neurochem. USA, 63 (2). Suppl. S 17 D.

23)  B.G. Unni, P.C. Deka, L.K. Hazarika and A. Kotoky (1995). Amino acid composition of silk fibres of muga silkworm. A. assama Westwood in relation to host plants. Indian Journal of Comparative Animal Physiology. 13(1-2), 7-9.

24)  B.G. Unni (1995), Effect of pyroglutamate amino peptidase on synthetic peptides of Manduca sexta allatotopin analogues. J. Entomol. Res., 3, 243-247.

25)  B.G. Unni (1995), In Vitro studies with the corpora allata of Manduca sexta. J In Vitro Cell. Mole. Biology USA, 31(3), 86 A.

26) B.G. Unni (1996),  Amino acid analysis of Cricula trifnestrata cocoons - pest of Antheraea assama host plants Machilus bombycina. Sericologia France, 36(1), 173-175.

27)  B.G. Unni et al (1996), Lipid and fatty acid composition of muga silkworm, Antheraea assama host plants in relation to silkworm growth. J. Lipid mediators and Cell signalling. France. 13 (3), 295-300.

28)  B.G. Unni, A. Choudhury, D. Khanikor and  A.C. Ghosh (1996), Studies on trehalase and trehalose content in the fat body, Silk gland, Haemolymph and head region of muga silkworm, Antheraea assama during spinning period.Sericologia France. 37 (1), 31-35.

29)  B.G. Unni, A.C. Kakoty, A. Choudhury, D. Khanikor and A.C.Ghosh (1996). Mineral composition of host plants of muga silkworm, Antheraea assama westwood. J. Environ. and Ecol. 14(2), 371-373.

30)  B.G. Unni and A. Choudhury (1997),  Metabolism of carbohydrate in non mulberry silkworm, Philosamia ricini and Antheraea asama -A comparative investigation. J. Ent. Research, 21 (3), 259-266.

31)  B.G. Unni, A. Choudhyry and P. Das (1997), Effect of low temperature on some epnzymes andmetabolites of carbohydrate metabolism in the pupae of Philosamia ricini. Advances in Biosciences. XVI (2) 99-108

32)  A.Choudhury and B.G. Unni (1998), Influence of juvenile hormone on Eri silkworm, Philosamia ricini with special reference to carbohydrate metabolism. Indian J. Bioresearch. 3,34-38

33)  D. Khanikor, B.G. Unni, A.K.Rai and R. Baruah (1998), Biochemical aspects of protein biosynthesis in the fat body of muga silkworm, Antherea assama during larval and spinning period. Advances in Biosciences. XVII (1) 89-98.

34)  R. Baruah, B.G. Unni, A.Choudhury and M. Hazarika (1998), Effect of hormones and hormone analogues on the economic parameters of the non-mulberry silkworm, P. ricini Biosduval (Lepidoptera : Saturniidae). Geobios. 25 (2-3(, 109-112.

35) A. Choudhury and B.G. Unni (1998), Low temperature acclimative studies on carbohydrate metabolism in muga silkworm, Antheraea assama Westwood during pupal development. J. Nature Conservation. 10(1), 31-36.

36)  A.Choudhury and B.G. Unni (1998), Impact of methoprene on some biochemical parameters in the silk gland and haemolymph of Antheraea assama Westwood during late larval development and spinning period. Bioscience Res. Bull. 14(1), 13-19.

37) J.R.Saikia, B.G. Unni and R. Baruah (1998), Effect of methoprene on transaminase activity in the silk gland of the muga silkmoth (Antheraea assama Westwood). Bulletin of Pure & Applied Science, 17(1), 15-21.

38)  R. Baruah, B.G. Unni and R. Handique (1999), Impact of hydrocarbons on the non mulberry silkworms, Antheraea assama and Philosamia ricini. Ecology, Environment and Conservation 3 ,347-351 

 

39) A.Choudhury , B.G.Unni and H.C.Mahanta (1999) Partial purification and some properties of trehalase from pupae of muga silkworm, Antheraea assama Westwood. Geobios, 26 : 163-166

 

40)  A.Guha, A. Choudhury, A Yadav, B.G. Unni and M.K.Roy (1999), Isolation and characterization of bacterial strains from diseased muga silkworm, Antheraea assamaa (Ww). Asian J. Microbiol., Biotechnol. & Environ. Sci. 1 ( 1-2), 23-24.

41) A Sharma, B.G.Unni and H.D.Singh (1999) A Novel fed-batch digestion system for biomethanation of plant biomasses. J.Biosci and Bioengg. Japan 87 (5) 678-682

42) B.G.Unni (1999) Stimulation of juvenile hormone biosynthesis by juvenile hormone acids and larval haemolymph of Manduca sexta : In Vitro studies. J.Exptl. Zoology India, 2 (2), 175-177

43) B.G.Unni (1999) Sericulture in North Eastern India, Employment News, 243 (6),  p41

44) B.G. Unni et al (2000), Biochemical and molecular aspects of insect hormones and hormone analogues on non mulberry silkworm Antheraea assama with respect to silk protein biosynthesis. International  Journal of Wild silkmoth & Silk ( Japan) ,5 ,p. , 168-172.

45) A.Choudhury, A.Guha, A.Yadav, B.G.Unni and M.K.Roy (2002) Causal organism of flacherie in the silkworm, Antheraea assama Ww. : Isolation, characterization and inhibition by garlic extract. Phytotheraphy Research ( UK ), 16, S89-S90

46) A.Guha, A.Choudhury, B.G.Unni & M.K.Roy (2002) Effect of outer membrane permeabilizers on  the   activity of antibiotics and plant extracts against Pseudomonas .aeruginosa .Folia Microbiol  47 (4 )  379-384

47) B.G.Unni and D.K.Khanikor (2002) Influence of lipid and fatty acid composition of eri ( Philosamia ricini , Boisduval ) host plants in relation to lipid metabolism in the fat body of silkworm during silk protein biosynthesis. Bioscience Res.Bullettin ,17,(2), 59-68.

48)B.G.Unni, M.Hazarika,P.C.Saikia, A.Choudhury & A Yadav (2002) Application of Methoprene ( Mentha) to boost Muga silk yield . SAIC Newsletter ( Publication of SAARC Agricultural Information Centre), Dhaka, Bangladesh. 11(4) p-7

49) P.Das. B.G.Unni, P.R.Bhattacharya & P.C.Deka (2002)  Effect of seasons on consumption and utilization of food ( Persea bombycina) by semi domesticated muga silkworm, Antheraea assama westwood ( Lepidoptera : Saturniidae). J.Ent.Research ,26((3),1-8

50) B G Unni, (2004) Biochemical studies of amylase with silkworm, Antheraea assama westwood and Philosamia ricini Boisduval ( Lepidoptera , Saturniidae) : A comparitive analysis .Sericologia ,  France 44 (1 ), 59-65 (IF 0.3)

51) A.Choudhury, J.R.Saikia and B.G.Unni (2004) Carbohydrate metabolism and changes in haemolymph  protein profiles during development in the silkworms, Antheraea assama ( westwood) and Philosamia ricini ( Boisduval) ( Lepidoptera : Saturniidae).Asian Jr of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Environ.Sci, 6, 13-20

52) A.Choudhury, A,Guha, A.Yadav, B.G.Unni & M.K.Roy (2004) Induced immunity in Antheraea assama Ww larvae against flacherie causing Pseudomonas areuginosa strain AC-.  Exptl.Parasitology,106, 75-84, (USA) ( IF-2.06)

53)B G Unni,Archana Yadav, Arundhati Chaudhary, Jyotsna kumari,S.W.Wann and Ranjun Sarma, (2004) Chebulic Myrobalan for controlling bacterial disease in Muga Silkworm Antheraea assama– A preliminary report, Natural Product Radiance ,3 (5) 347-349

54 )P.Das,B.G.Unni & P.C.Deka ( 2004 ) Acetylcholine esterase activity in the head of semi domesticated tropical silkworm, Antheraea assama  Indian J Sericulture, 43 ( 1), 66-70

55) P.Das, P.R.Bhattacharya, B.G.Unni and P.C.Deka (2004 ) Consumption and utilization of food ( Persea bombycina)  in relation to larval development and silk protein biosynthesis by semi domesticated muga silkworm, Antheraea assama westwood ( Lepidoptera : Saturniidae). Indian J.Sericulture 43 ( 1),  57-65

56) B.G.Unni (2004) Influence of  pharate V haemolymph, JH acids and  allatotropin analogue long term incubation on Manduca sexta : In vitro assay J of Insect Science, (USA).4 ( 28),  pp-14-15 (IF 0.921)

57) B.G.Unni etal (2005) Molecular and functional properties of insect neuropeptides Annals of Neurosciences  ( India),   13 (1), 18

58) P.Das, B.G.Unni & P.C.Deka (2005 ) Endocrinological study with the brain of  silkworm antheraea assama using in vitro technique . Annals of Neurosciences  ( India ),   13 (1), 19-20

59) B.G.Unni, Arundhati Choudhury  and Archana Yadav (( 2005 ) Effect of purified protease of Pseudomonas aeruginosa strain AC-3 on Antheraea assama westwood. Journal of Ent. Science, (USA), 40 (2), 197-205 (IF-1.116)

60) Jyotsna Sharma, Archana Yadav ,B G Unni* and M C Kalita (2005) Antibacterial proteins from non-mulberry silkworms against flacherie causing Pseudomona aeruginosa AC-3 Current Science , 89 ( 9),1613-1618 (IF 0.930)

61)J.Kumari, B.G.Unni, Ranju Sarma,S.B.Wann, Utpala Bora and M.C.Kalita (2005) Induction of Bactericidal immune protein in the haemolymph of muga silk worm , Antheraea assama , Ind.J.Microbiol, 45 (4), 273-276 (IF :0.832)

62) B.G.Unni (2006) Clean Fuel from Waste- A Biotechnological Approach , Research Journal of Chemistry and Environment ( Editorial), 10 (2), 3-5 (IF-0.34)

63) DAS. P, UNNI, B.G , BORA. ARCHANA , DEVI. BARNALI AND DEKA.P.C (2006 ) Endocrinological study with the brain of non mulberry silkworm, Antheraea assama using In  Vitro Technique. Annal of Neurosciences  ,13,99-102

64) B.G.Unni, R.K.Adhikary and P.G.Rao ( 2007) Mushroom, the nutritive food for human health and the conservation of germplasam . In Mush room Biology & Biotechnology Eds. Rd Rai,SK Singh, MC Yadav & RP Tewari,, Pub. Mushroom Society of India   327-329

65) B G Unni, Utpala Bora,H.R.Singh ,Dileep Kumar B S, Barnali Devi, S B Wann, B S Bhau, Archana Bora, K Neog, R Chakravorty (2008) High Yield and Quality Silk Fiber Production by Muga Silkworm, Antheraea assama Through the Application of Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria Current Science- 94(6) 768-774 (IF 0.930)

66) B.G.Unni & U.S.N.Murthy (2008) Sericulture and viable technologies for better silk production .Current Science, 95(1) 14  (IF 0.930)

67) B. G. Unni*, M. Bhattacharjee, . M. Goswami , S. B. Wann  A.Das Chutia,S.Das G. Rajkhowa and  Yelena Kakoty (2008)  ROLE OF INSECT NEUROPEPTIDES AND JUVENILE HORMONES IN SILK PROTEIN BIOSYNTHESIS Annals of Neurosciences, 15, 112-117

68) B. G. Unni, Manoshi Goswami, Yellena Kotoky, Minakshi Bhattacharjee, Sawlang B Wann, Gitashree Rajkhowa, Sangeeta Das, Basab Rani Devi and  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),75-80  (IF-0.438)

69) B.G.Unni & U.S.N.Murthy (2009) Sericulture and viable technologies for better silk production (II) .Current Science, 96(1) 17-18 (IF 0.930)

70) B.G.Unni, Archana Bora  Barnali Devi, S.B.wann and H.R.Singh (2009) Phytochemical and antibacterial study of traditional medicinal plants found in North East India on human pathogen (Asian Journal of Experimental Biology , 23 (1), 103-108

71) BG Unni1*,Ken E.Peck., M.M.Pytel,KH Dahm, G Bhaskaran, H.Ranjit Singh,Y.Kakoty,B.Devi & S.B.Wann (2009).Dimethyl Sulfoxide Inhibits in vitro Biosynthesis of Juvenile Hormone I and II by Corpora Allata of Lepidopteran Insects  Current science, 96 (8) 1114-1119  (IF -930)

72) Kartik Neog, H. Ranjit Singh, Balagopalan Unni and A.K. Sahu (2010)Analysis of genetic diversity of muga silkworm (Antheraea assamensis, Helfer; Lepidoptera : Saturniidae) using RAPD-based molecular markers .African Journal of Biotechnology 9 (12),1746-1752 (I F 0.573)

73) A. K. Mukherjee, P. Kalita, B. G. Unni, S. B. Wann, D. Saikia, and P. K. Mukhopadhyay (2010) Fatty acid composition of four potential aquatic weeds and their possible use as fish-feed neutraceuticals,Food chemistry 123 (4) ,pp1252-1254 (IF : 3.867 )

74) A. Das Chutia1,B. G. Unni1* , M. Bhattacharjee1, P. K. Baruah2, S. Das1, S. B. Wann1, O. P. Sahu3, T. Borah2,  and P. G. Rao (2011) Evaluation of heavy metal exposure in oil drilling sites  Research Journal of Chemistry & Environment ,15(2) 91-95 ( IF.0.636)

75) B.G.Unni ,Ranjit Singh, Kartik Neog M.Bhattacharjee  and S.B.wann (2011) Isolating muga silkworm (Antheraea assamensis, Helfer) genomic DNA without liquid nitrogen suitable for marker analysis . African  Journal of Biotechnology 55 (10) 11365-11372  ( IF.573)

76) IM Singhaa, Yelena Kakoty, BG Unnib*, MC Kalitac, A Naglota, , J Dasa, , SB Wannb, L Singha, (2011) Control of Fusarium wilt of tomato caused by Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. lycopersici using leaf extract of Piper betle L.: a preliminary study World Journal of Microbiology & Biotechnology Online , April, 2011 10.1007/s11274-011-0730-6 pp 1-11 (IF-1.532)

77) Archana Borah, R.N.S. Yadav, B.G. Unni  (2011) In vitro antioxidant and free radical scavenging activity of Alternanthera sessilis  International J .Pharmaceutical Sciences & Research  2(6),1502-1506 ( IF.2.44)

78) Manoj singha,B.G.Unni,Yellena Kakoty, J Das , S.B.Wann, L.C.Singh, M.C.Kalita (2011)Evaluation of in vitro antifungal activity of medicinal plants against phytopathogenic fungi Arch of Phytopathology & plant protection  ,44 (11) 1033-1040

79) Kartik Neog, Das.A BG Unni, G.U. Ahmed andRajan RK .(2011) Studies on  secondary metabolites of Som ( Persa Bombycina Kost), a primary host plant of  muga silkworm antheraea assamensis helfer .International J of Pharmacy & Technology.3 (3), 1441-1447

80) Kartik Neog, Balagopalan Unni  and Giasuddin Ahmed (2011) Studies on the influence of host plants and effect of chemical stimulants on the feeding behaviour in the muga silkworm, Antheraea assamensis, Helfer (Lepidoptera : Saturniidae). Journal of Insect behaviour, USA Vol 11 p1-18.(IF-2.6) 

81) Ranjit Singh, BG Unni, Kartik Neog  and M.Bhattacharjee  (2011)  Sodium Dodecyl Polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis ( SDS-PAGE) and random amplified polymorphic DNA ( RAPD) based genetic  variation studies in eri silkworm ( Samia Cynthia ricini) Lepidoptera : Saturniidae) African  Journal of Biotechnology 10(70) 15684-15690 ( IF.573)

82) Minakshi Bhattacharjee1, B. G. Unni1*, S. Das1,  M. Deka2, and S.B.Wann1 (2011) LUNG FUNCTION DECLINE: A COHORT STUDY IN A POPULATION EXPOSED TO COAL DUST International Journal of Environ.Sciences 2 (2), 957-963

83) Balagopalan Unni, Pallavi Dowarah Sawlang Borsingh Wann Paruchuri Gangadhar Rao (2011) Muga Heal-Terminalia chebula based Bioformulation  as an anti-flacherie agent and a silk fibre enhancer . Journal Science & Culture 77 (11-12),456-460

84) Minakshi Bhattacharjee, B.G.Unni, S.Das, M.Deka, and P.G.Rao. (2011)“LUNG FUNCTION DECLINE: SCREENING OF ALPHA 1 ANTITRYPSIN GENE IN A POPULATION EXPOSED TO COAL DUST. International Journal  for Biotechnology and Molecular Biology Research  .2(11) 195-201

85) 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  11 (19) 4447-4454 ( IF 0.56)

86) Minakshi Bhattacharjee, B.G.Unni, S.Das, P.K.Baruah, P.Sharma, D.Gogoi, M.Deka, S.B.Wann and P.G.Rao. (2012)“Alpha 1 Antitrypsin Gene: A case-control study in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.” Afr. J. Biotech ,2 (11) 207-215 (IF.0.56)

87) Archana Borah, Raj Narayan Singh Yadav , Bala Gopalan Unni (2012) Evaluation of antioxidant activity of different solvent extracts of Oxalis corniculata L. Journal of Pharmacy Research .5(1) 91-93 (IF 2.6)

88) Basab Rani Devi,BG Unni,Pallavi Dwrah,Manoj Singha & S.B.Wann (2012)  Characterizations of selected Alpha-Amylase Producing Bacterial Strains Isolated from Soil Samples of the Alluvial Plains of Southern Brahmaputra Corridor of Assam  African J of Microbiology  research 6(25) 5335-5343 (IF.0.56)

89) Irom Manoj Singha, Bala Gopalan Unni, Yelena Kakoty, Mohan Chandra Kalita, Ravi Bihari Srivasatava Sawlang Borsingh Wann (2014) Development of SCAR marker for detection of pathogenic Fusarium oxysporum causing wilt in tomato from Assam, North East India . International Journal of Biotechnology,  (In Press) IF 2.51

90) Basabrani Devi, B.G.Unni, S.B.Wann and R.Samanta (2012) Immobilization of partially purified alpha-amylase enzyme produced by a soil born Bacillus sp ( USA), Advances in Applied Science Research, USA 3 (5):2739-2744

91) Ola, I. O. Unni, B. G.1, Oloke, J. K.2 and Bordoloi, A. K (2013) Morphological, ultrastructural and molecular variability studies of wild and mutant strains of edible Pleurotus species using growth yield, scanning electron microscopy and random amplified polymorphicDNApolymerase chain reaction (RAPD-PCR). J.African Microbiology Research ,7 (43) 5057-5065 (IF 0.56)

92) Karthik Neog & BG Unni etal (2013) VARIATION IN BIOCHEMICAL COMPOSITION OF DIFFERENT HOSTPLANTS OF MUGA SILKWORM, ANTHERAEA ASSAMENSIS HELFER Sericologia ( France), 53(3) 1-11

93) Karthik Neog & BG Unni etal (2014) STUDIES ON THE ENDOCRINE REGULATION OF REPRODUCTION AND ULTRA STRUCTURE OF BRAIN AND REPRODUCTIVE ORGANS OF MUGA SILKWORM ANTHERAEA ASSAMENSIS, HELFER (LEPIDOPTERA: SATURNIIDAE) World Journal of Pharamacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 3 (1)    (IF 2.576)

94) Moonmee Bharadwaz1, Munmi Kalita1, Kabita Gogoi1, Tapan Dey1, Dibyajyoti Ozah2 , Robin Das1,  Indira Saikia1 and B.G.Unni (2014) PRELIMINARY CHARACTERIZATION OF BLOOD COAGULASE PROTEIN FROM A STAPHYLOCOCCUS STRAIN. International Journal of Pharamacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (Online) (IF 1.59) 

95) BG Unni & A.K.Mukherjee (2014) Recent trends in Science of North East Rehion, Meeting report, Current Science, 106, 1054-1055   (IF 0.93)      

96) Tapan Dey1, Kabita Gogoi1, Bala Gopalan Unni*1, Munmi Kalita1, Moonmee Bharadwaz1, Minakshi Bhattacharjee2, Pranab Kumar Boruah1, Thaneswar Bora1, Dibyajyoti Ozah1, 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 Pdoi:10.1371/journal.pone.0096739 | www.plosone.org  8th May 2014 | Volume 9 | Issue 5 | (IF 3.75)

2015

M. Kalita, M. Bharadwaz, P. Dowarah,T. Dey,  K. Gogoi, B.G.Unni,  J.Kalita,D.Ozah, I.Saikia, (2015) Developing Novel Bacterial Based Bioformulation Having PGPR Properties for Enhanced Production of Agricultural Crops  ,Indian J.Exp.Biology vol 53, 56-60  ( IF 1.129)

Tapan Dey, Kabita Gogoi Bala Gopalan Unni Moonmee Bharadwaz Munmi Kalita Dibyajyoti Ozah Manoj Kalita Jatin Kalita Pranab Kumar Boruah  & Thaneswar Bora  (2015) Role of environmental pollutants in liver physiology:Special references to peoples living in the oil drilling sites of Assam PLOS ONE | DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0123370 April 13, 2015.pp1-9 (IF 3.234)

Tapan Dey1, Prachurjya Dutta1, Jatin Kalita1,*, Hari Prasanna Deka Boruah1, Manoj Kalita2 and Balagopalan Unni (2015) Glutathione S-transferase gene polymorphism and lung cancer in India Toxicology & Pharmacology,  Volume 4 • Issue 3 • 1000141; doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/2325-9841.1000141n

2016

Dibyajyoti Ozah, Jatin Kalita, Prasenjit Manna, Tapan Dey, Robin Das, Robin Kumar Sharma and Balagopalan Unni (2016) Computational analysis of coagulase protein from Staphylococcus Sp. Cobs2Tis23Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research, 8(7):520-524

Irom Manoj Singha,Yelena Kakoty,BG Unni, Jayashree Das and Mohan Cjhandra Kalita (2016) Identification and Characterization of Fusarium Sp.Using ITS and RAPD causing fusarium wilt of tomato isolated from Assam, North East India, Journal of genetic Engineering and Biotechnology 12 (3) 1-8

Tapan Dey,a,b Prachurjya Dutta,a,f Prasenjit Manna,a Jatin Kalita,*a Hari Prasanna Deka Boruah,a Alak Kumar Buragohain,b Balagopalan Unni,c Dibyajyoti Ozah,a Mihir Kumar Goswamid and Ratan Kumar Kotokeye  (2016) Cigarette smoke compounds induce cellular redox imbalance, activate NF-κB, and increase TNF-α/CRP secretion: a possible pathway in the pathogenesis of COPD, Toxicol. Res, 5, 895-904

Sangita Boro, Bhriganka Bharadwaj, B.G. Unni  (2016 )Prickly Amaranth (Amaranthus Spinosus Linn.): a Review on Phytochemistry and Pharmacological Activities. Am Am. J. PharmTech Res. 2016; 6(5). J. PharmTech Res. 2016; 6(5) 81-91

Eeshita Dhar, Sakshita Agnihotri and B. G. Unni (2016)  Comparison of vancomycin against methicilin resistant Staphylococcus aureus and methicilin sensitive S. aureus isolated at a tertiary care centre in Jaipur, India .  Indian Journal of Basic and Applied Medical Research; December 2016: Vol.-6, Issue- 1, P. 76-82

Lhakit Lepcha , B.G Unni  and Manas Pratim Kashyap (2016) Assessment of Oral Cellular proliferative activity among Tamol chewers population in Assam, India International Journal of Research in Medical and Basic Sciences, 2 (11) pp 215

2017

Manasi Garg, Banasmita Decvi & BG Unni ( 2017)‘AN IN VITRO COMPARATIVE STUDY ON ANTIOXIDANT, ANTIBACTERIAL AND NUTRACEUTICAL PROPERTIES OF THREE DIFFERENT COLOURED SCENTED RICE VARIETIES OF NORTH- EASTERN REGION. International Journal of Pharmaceutical sciences and Research.   Vol. 8(7): 1000-07. (IF 1.11)

Moonmee Bhaardwaz, Prasenjit Manna, Balagopalan Unni, Hari Prasanna Deka Boruah, Dhrubajyoti Das, Niren Dutta (2017) Isolation, Purification, and Characterization of Staphylocoagulase, a blood coagulating protein from Staphylococcus sp. MBBJP S43, Journal: International Journal of Biological Macromolecules , 102, pp 1312-1321 ( IF 3.12)

BG Unni (2017) Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Editorial Virol. Immunol J 2017, 1(4): 000122.

2018

Tapan Dey1,2, Prachurjya Dutta1,3, Prasenjit Manna1,3, Jatin Kalita1,3,*, Hari Prasanna Deka Boruah1,3, Alak Kumar Buragohain2 and Balagopalan Unni4 (2018) Anti-Proliferative Activities of Vasicinone on Lung Carcinoma Cells Mediated via Activation of Both Mitochondria-Dependent and Independent Pathways.  (Korean Society of Applied Pharmacology)Biomol Ther, https://doi.org/10.4062/biomolther.2017.0971-8 ( IF_2.28)

Abhijit Dutta and BG Unni (2018) Physiotherapy – Meeting Report. Current Science. Vol 114 (8), 1598 (IF : 0.8).

Kabita Gogoi, Prasenjit Manna, Tapan Dey, Jatin Kalita, Bala Gopalan Unni, Dibyajyoti Ozah, Pranab Kumar Baruah  (2018)  Circulatory heavy metals (cadmium, lead, mercury, and chromium) inversely correlate with plasma GST activity and GSH level in COPD patients and impair NOX4/ Nrf2/GCLC/GST signaling pathway in cultured monocytes. Toxicology in Vitro https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tiv.2018.10.010,54 (2019) 269 -279 ( IF: 3.02)

2019

Sudip Some a, b, Banasmita Devi c, Jaydip Mukherjee b, Amit K. Mandal a*, Balgopalan Unni (2019) Microbial Infection in Bombyx mori: the Great Curse of Sericulture .Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences.ISSN: 1319-562  (IF 3.12)

S.J.Islam,P.Manna, B.G.Unni, Jatin kailta* (2019) Higher Concentrations of Airborne Heavy Metals Impair Antioxidant Defense Mechanism and growth response of Muga Silkworm, Antheraeaassamensis.Journal of Entomology And Zoology studies .7(2) 715-724

Sudip Some, Onur Bulut, Kinkar Biswas, Anoop Kumar, Anupam Roy,Ipsita Kumar Sen, Amitava Mandal, Octavio L. Franco, Ä°kbal Agah Ä°nce ,Kartik Neog, Sandip Das, Sayantan Pradhan, Subhadeep Dutta, Debjoy Bhattacharjya, Soumen Saha, Pradeep K. Das Mohapatra, Anil Bhuimali, B. G. Unni, Ahmet Kati,Amit Kumar Mandal, M. Deniz Yilmaz, & Ismail Ocsoy (2019)  Effect of feed supplementation with biosynthesized silver nanoparticles using leaf extract of Morus indica L.V1 on Bombyx mori L. (Lepidoptera:Bombycidae), Scientific Reports  9:14839 | https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-50906-6
 

Sl. No.

Fungal cultures

Host

MTCC No.

NCBI GenBank Accession. Nos.

 
 

1

Fusarium oxysporum F1

 

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HM802271

 

2

Fusarium oxysporum F2

 

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HM802272

 

3

Fusarium oxysporum F3

 

---

HM802273

 

4

Fusarium equiseti F4

Tomato

---

HQ332532

 

5

Fusarium subglutinans F5

Tomato

---

HQ332534

 

6

Fusarium proliferatum F6

Tomato

---

HQ332533

 

7

Fusarium subglutinans F7

Tomato

---

HQ332535

 

8

Fusarium subglutinans F8

Tomato

---

HQ332536

 

 

 

 

 

PATENTS

(1) Balagopalan Unni, Archana Yadav & Arundhati Choudhury ( 2001 )  A  Novel method for improved cocooning of  muga silkworm, Antheraea assama Westwood ( Lepidoptera : Saturniidae) and a devise therefor. (Patent 906/DEL/ 2001) renewed from 2017

(2) Dileep Kumar, B.S.;Mishra, A.K; Unni, B.G. and Yadav A.  A novel process for the enhancedproduction of muga silk fibre through bioactive metabolites of a plant growth promoting rhizobcateria. Indian Patent -0220NF/2004 )

(3) Balagopalan Unni  , Sawlang  Borsing  Wann, Minakshi Bhattacharjee,Yelena Kakoty and Basab Rani Devi  (2010)A novel method for recycling of destaining solvent for SDS (Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate) and Non-SDS (Non- Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate Polyacrylamide Gel Electrophoresis) techniques (Patent No :0039NF2010)

(4) Balagopalan Unni, Yelena Kakoty, Irom Manoj Singha, Jayshree Das, Sawlang Borsingh Wann, L.Singh,R. B. Srivastava and P. G. Rao (2010). “Novel  method for control of vascular wilt of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum) caused by Fusarium sp. by application of Piper betle L. leaf extract based herbal formulation”(.Indian Patent : 2514 DEL 2011)

(5) Kartik Neog; Balagopalan Unni, Sci. G; Sawlang Borsingh Wann, Sci. E1; Momi Das,“A semi-synthetic diet for muga silkworm, Antheraea assamensis, Helfer (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae)for its early stage rearing.( IndianPatent   1581/DEL/2011)

(6) Balagopalan Unni, Chief Scientist. ; Pallavi Dowarah Project Assistant; Sawlang Borsingh Wann, Principal Scientist; Paruchuri Gangadhar Rao, Director (August 2012) Novel bioformulation from bacteria (Pseudomonas rhodesiae) for enhanced production of vegetables and other agricultural crops

(f).List of paper's published in Conferences /Symposia! Seminars, etc.

1. B.G. Unni and R. Pant (1977). Changes in the distribution of  phosphorous compounds in different tissues of P. ricini during fifth instar development and spinning period. 46th Annual meeting S.B.C. (India), Madras University, Madras 22-25 Sept.

2. R. Pant and B.G. Unni (1977). Some biochemical studies on P. ricini during fifth  instar development and spinning period.  2nd All India Symp. Dev. Biol., Poona University, Poona, Nov. 5-7.

3. R. Pant and B.G. Unni (1978).  Photoperiodic effect on some enzyme activities and metabolites in the silk gland of P. ricini during fifth instar and spinning period. 47th Annual meeting S.B.C. (India), V.P. Chest Inst., Deli, Oct. 3-5.

4. B.G. Unni and R. Pant (1979). Effect of X-ray irradiation on pupae of P. ricini. Natn. Symp. on Control of pests and  Diseases of Agricultural crops/commodities and animal. Punjab Agril. Univ., Ludhiana, Feb. 23-24.

5. B.G. Unni and R. Pant (1979).  Photoperiodism-II Biochemical changes in some enzymes and metabolites participating in carbohydrate metabolism in the silk gland of P. ricini durng fifth instar and spinning period.  48th Annual Meetins  S.B.C.(I) ITRC, Lucknow, Oct. 10-13.

6. B.G. Unni and  R. Pant (1979).Free amino acids of haemolymph and silk gland in the developing fifth instar and spinning larvae of P. ricini.  48th Annual Meeting S.B.C.,(I), I.T.R.C., Lucknow, Oct. 10-13.

7. B.G. Unni (1993). Effect  of X-ray irradiation on some enzymes of carbohydrate metabolism in P. ricini pupae.  52nd Annual Meeting S.B.C.(I), National Chemical Laboratory, Poona, Nov. 26-28.

8. B.G. Unni and R. Pant (1984). Variation in tyrosine amino transaminase activity in the haemolymph of P. ricini during fifth instar and spinning period. 3rd Oriental Entomology Symp., Univ. of Kerala, Trivandrum, Feb. 21-24.

9. B.G. Unni (1987). Silkworm and the environment. Int. Conf. of Insect Biochem., Physiol. and Control, brazil, Nov. 10-15.

10. B.G. Unni (1988).  Trehalose - The insect blood sugar. 34th Annual Conf. of Assam Science Society, Bongaigaon, Assam, March 24-26.

11. G. Bhaskaran, B.G. Unni, M.M. Pytel and K.Satyanarayana (1989). Allatinhibin, A new neurohormonal inhibitor of corpus allatum activity in M. sexta. Int. Conf. on Molecular Insect Science, Tuscon, Arizona, USA, Oct. 22-27.

12. B.G. Unni, G. Bhaskaran, K. Satanarayana and K.H.Dahm (1989). Preliminary characterization of a neuropeptide - Al;latinhibin from M. sexta. Entomol. Soc. America, Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, USA, Oct. 22-27.

13. B.G. Unni, G. Bhaskaran, K.H. Dahm and T.K. Hayes (1990). Activity of synthetic allatotropin on corpora allata of M. sexta in vitro.   outh West Reg. Conf. Comp. endocrinol., Texas A&M University,   Texas, USA, April 13-14.

14. K.H. Dahm, B.G. Unni, P. Barrera, G. Bhaskaran (1990). Stim,ulation of JH biosynthesis by analogues of America Annual Meeting, new Orleans Hilton Riverside and Owers, New Orleans, LA, USA, Dec. 2-6.

15. B.G. Unni, G. Bhaskaran and K.H. Dahm (1991). Purification of allatinhibin from M. sexta. 39th Annual Meeting South Western Branch ESA, USA Hilton Hotel,  College Station, Texas, USA, Feb. 11-13.

16  B.G. Unni, L.K. Keeley, G. Bhaskaran and K.H. Dahm (1991). In Vitro activity of corpora allata of virgin and mated Blaberus discoidalis.  39th Annual Meeting South Western Branch ESA, USA Hilton Hotel, College Station, Texas, USA, Feb. 11-13.

17)  B.G. Unni, P. Barrera, G. Bhaskaran and K.H. Dahm (1991).  Characterization of allatinhibin, A neuropeptide from M. sexta. Conf. American Association for Advancement of science, The Neuroscience,Challenges for 90's, Washington D.C., USA, Feb. 16-18.

18.H.D. Singh, B.G. Unni and A. Barthakur (1991). Semi-solid state Anaerobic Digestion of Plant Residues for Bio-gas Production. In All India Exhibition and Symposium on Renewable Energy Utilization.  Shillong, 29-31 Oct.

19.B.G. Unni, G. Bhaskaran, and K.H. Dahm (1993).  The influence of larval haemolymph, juvenile hormone acids on JH biosynthesis : In vitro studies by Radio Chemical Assay. Proceed. 62nd Annual Conference of Society of Biological Chemnists (India).  Madurai Kamaraj University. 19-22nd Dec. pp 3.

20.B.G. Unni, P.C. Saikia and D. Khanikor (1993). Impact of muga host plants on quality and quantity of the muga silk fibres of muga silkworms, Antheraea assama. Proceed. 62nd Annual Conference of Society of Biological Chemists (India). Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, 19-22nd Dec. pp.19-22.

21.  B.G. Unni (1994).  The effect of synthetic peptide (Allatotropin analogues) non-acetylated under long term incubation on juvenile hormone biosynthesis in Manduca sexta: In vitro studies.  Attened National Seminar on Recent Trends in Life Sciences. Dibrugarh University, 10-11th Feb.

22.  B.G. Unni, D. Khanikor and P.C. Saikia (1994).  Variation of Transaminase activity in the haemolymph and silk gland ofmuga silkworm during larval development.  Attended  National Seminar on Recent Trend in Life Sciences. Dibrugarh University, 10-11th Feb.

23.B.G. Unni (1994). Biochemical studies on Muga silkworm, Antheraea assama and host plants. Amino acid composition of muga silk fibres. Proceed.Entomological Society of America, Dallas, Texas USA, 13-17th Dec.

24.  B.G. Unni, A. Choudhury, S.Chattopadhyay and A.C.Ghosh (1994).   Variation of Trehalase activity and trehalose content in the brain and silk gland of A. assama and P. ricini during development : A comparative investigation. Attended annual meeting of the Assam Science Society, Tezpur University, Tezpur, 24th Dec. pp 70.

25.  B.G. Unni, D. Khanikor, A.C. Kakoty, K.R. Pillai and A.C.Ghosh (1994).  Biochemical studies  of muga silkworm, A. assama Westwood host plants and their role on muga silk protein biosynthesis. Attended annual meeting of the Assam Science Society, Tezpur University, Tezpur, 24th Dec. pp 71.

26. P. Goswami, B.G. Unni and A.C. Ghosh (1994).  Studies on the structural and functional properties of hydrocarbons psedosolubilized glycoprotein by enzymic means. 16th International Union of Biologists and Molecular Biologists, 19-22nd Sept.

27. B.G. Unni (1994).  Juvenile hormone regulatory neuropeptides. IInd Asian Pacific Society for Neurochemistry (APSN) Meeting.  University of Hyderabaaad, Hyderabad, 14-16th Sept.

28.  B.G. Unni (1994). Regulation of juvenile hormone biosynthesis in Manducaa sexta,Corpora allata : In Vitro studies. Attended the 16th International Congress of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. New Delhi. 14-16th Sept.

29. B.G. Unni, P.C. Saikia, D. Khanikor and A.C. Kakoty (1995).  Some biochemical studies/aspects of muga silkworm, Antheraea assama Westwood. Proceed. "IInd International Conf. on wild muga silk moths.  Hotak Nagano, Japan, 18th-22nd Aug.

30. B.G. Unni (1995). Insect Neuropeptides with  special reference to Juvenile hormone biosynthesis. National Conference on Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.  Trivandrum, Kerala, 10-12th Oct. pp 2.

31. B.G. Unni, A.Choudhury, P.C. Saikia, P. Daas and  A.C. Ghosh (1995).  Effect of juvenile hormone on Antheraea assaama with special reference to enzymes of carbohydrate metabolism. National Conference on Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Trivandrum, Kerela, 10-12th Oct. pp.11.

32. B.G. Unni, P. Das, A. Choudhury and  A.C. Ghosh (1995). An In vitro approach to study the aldolase activity in the Brains of silkworms during larval development and spinning period. National conference on insect biochemistry and molecular biology. Trivandrum, Kerala, 10-12th Oct. pp 10.

33. B.G. Unni, P.Daas, P.C. Saikia, A.Choudhury, D. Khanikor, H.C. Mahanta, A.K.Rai and  A.C. Ghosh (1995).  Some biochemical and neuroendocrinological aspects of muga silkworm, Antheraea assama :  In vivo-In vitro studies. Attended the IInd EAST Conf., Regional Research Laboratory, Jorhat. 18th-20th oct. 9.

34. B.G. Unni, A. Choudhury, P. Das and  A.C. Ghosh (1995). Effect of low temperature exposure on some enzymes and metabolites of carbohydrate metabolism in the pupae of Philosamia ricini. proceed. Natl. Symp. Recent Advances in Biosciences. Maharashi Dayananda University, Rohtak. 3-5,Nov

35. M. Hazarika, S. Chattopadhyay, B.G. Unni, P.R. Bhattacharyya and A.C.Kakoty (1995).  Effect of host plant extracts and diets on silk gland growth and development of the silkworm, Antheraea assaama.  Proceed. Recent Developments in Biochemistry, IVth Annl. Convention of Agric. Biochemistry. Banaras Hindu University, Banaras, 20-21st March.

36. B.G. Unni, A.Choudhury, P.C. Saikia, D. Khanikor, S. Chattopadhyay and A.C.Ghosh (1995). Studies on trehalase and trehalose in the fat body, haemolymph, silk gland and head region of muga silkworm during spinning period. Proceed. XIII Natl. Symp. on Repro. Biol.  & Comp. Endoctinol.  Osmania University, Hyderabad, 27th-28th Jan.

37. B.G. Unni, A. Choudhury, P. Das, P.C. Saikia and A.C. Ghosh (1995).  Some biochemical studies on the silk gland of Antheraea assama in relation to silk production. Proceed. Natl. Conf. Recent Research in Sci. & Tech. Assam University, Karimganj, 5th-6th Nov. pp. 55-56

38. A. Choudhury, B.G. Unni and H.C. Mahanta (1996). Partial purificaation and properties of trehalase from pupae of muga silkworm, Antheraea assama. Abstract, SBC Annual Conf., IISc, Bangalore, 19th-23rd Nov. pp. 26.

39. A.C. Kakoty, D. Khanikor and B.G. Unni (1996).  Quantitative assay of minerals and fatty acids in the primary host plants of Eri silkworm, Philosamia ricini.Abstract, SBC Annual Conf., IISc, bangalore, 19th-23rd Nov. pp 119.

40. D. Khanikor, B.G. Unni and A.K.Rai (1996).  Some biochemical aspects of protein biosynthesis in the fat body of muga silkworm, Antheraea assama during larval and spinning period. In abstract, Indian Society of Agri. University, Lucknow University, pp. 25-26.

41. B.G. Unni, A.Choudhury, P. Das and A.C. Ghosh (1996). Some biochemical and molecular aspects of Eri silkworm, Philosamia ricini.  In Abstract, 12th FAO Biochemistry and MOlecular Biology Symposium.  Tokushima Japan, 29th-31st July.

42. B.G. Unni, P. Das, P.C.Saikia, A. Choudhury and  A.C. Ghosh (1996).  The distribution of silk protein-peptides in the silkgland region of muga silkworm, Antheraea assama during developmental stages. XX International Congress of Entomology. Italy, 25th-31st Aug.

43. B.G. Unni and A. choudhury (1996). Metabolism of carbohydrate during developmental stages of silkworms, Philosamia ricini and Antheraea asama - A comparative analysis. IVth All India Conf. Cytology and Genetics. M.D. University Rohtak, 8th-10th March.

44. B.G. Unni, P. Das and A. Choudhury (1997). In vitro studies with insect brain and other tissues. In abstract "Int. Conf. on Frontiers in Biotechnology".  Trivandrum, Kerala IB-85, 26th-29th Nov.

45. B.G. Unni (1997).  Natural resources of NE region - Preservation and Utilization.  In Proceed. "Army Environmental and Nature Conservation Workshop".  Eastern Command 41 Sub Area, Jorhat, 19th-25th Nov. pp 45-47.

46. A. Choudhury, B.G. Unni and R. Baruah (1997).  Effect of allototropin analogue on aldolase activity and glucose content in the larval tissues of muga silkworm, Antheraea assama. Int. Symp. of Tropical Crop Research and Development. Kerala Agric. University, Trichur. Kerala, 9th-12th Sept.

47. B.G. Unni (1997). Biochemical analysis of muga host plants and its fole in the growth and development of silkworm, Antheraea assama. The  Natl. Symp. on role of plant biochemistry and biotechnology in improving crop productivity. ICAR Reseaarch Complex, Barapani, Shillong, 18th-20th March.

48. B.G. Unni, M. Hazarika, P.R. Bhattacharjee and H.C. Mahanta (1997).  The studies on the ultrastructure of the neurosecetory system and silk gland of muga silkworm,  Antheraea assama in relation to the state of development. In Proceed. 66th Annual Conf. Society of Biological Chemists (India), 22-24th Dec. Andhra University, Vishakapatnam,pp 31.

49. B.G. Unni (1998). Use ofAgricultural and Industrial Biomass Waste for the Production of Bioenergy.  In Oil Conservation Week and Utilisation of Non-conventional energy sources. Oil India ltd., Duliajan, 10th Feb.

50. B.G. Unni, A. Choudhury, P. Das, P.C. Saikia, D. Khanikor, J.R. Saikia, and R. Baruah (1998).  Biochemical and Ultrastructural studies on silkgland and brain of muga silkworm, Antheraea asama (Westwood) during developmental stages. Proceed. IIIrd International Symposium on Molecular Insect Science.  Snowbird Utah (USA) 5-10th June, pp.42.

51. B.G. Unni, R. Baruah, A.Choudhury, J.R. Saikia, A. Yadav and R. Handique (1998). Effects of Vetebrate hormones on protein biosynthesis in the silkgland and fat body of muga silkworm, A. assama during  larval development and spinning period. Proceed. International Conf. on Environment and Agriculture.Tribhuvan University. kathmandu, Nepal. 1-3rd Nov. pp.13.

52. B.G. Unni (1998). In vitro studies with the leopdopteran insect tissues of Manduca sexta and non-mulberry silkworms with respect to neuropeptides. Proceed. Symposium on Biotechnology Health, Agriculture and Environment. Bose Institute,Calcutta, 10-12th Novpp.70.

53. B.G. Unni, A. Choudhury, P. Das, D. Khanikor, J.R. Saikia, R. Baruah, P.C. Saikia and A. Yadav (1998). Biochemical and molecular aspects of Insect Hormones and Hormones Analogues on non-mulberry silkworm, A. assama with respect to silk protein biosynthesis. Proced. 3rd International Conf. on Wild Silkmoths. Bhubeneswar, 11-14th Nov. pp 59.

54. B.G. Unni, A. Yadav,  P. Sharma, A. Choudhury, R. Baruah and J.R. Saikia (1998).  Silk protein: an inhibitor of Transminase activity. Proceed. 67th Annual Conf. Society of   Biological Chemists, JNU, N. Delhi. 19-21st Dec. pp 62.

55. B.G.Unni, D.Khanikor, R.Baruah and A.C.Kakoty (1998) Lipid and fatty acid mobilization in the fat body of non mulberry silkworm ( Muga, Antheraea assama) and eri ( Philosamia ricini) during developmental stages. VIth Australian  Applied  Entomology Research Conference. Brisbane, Australia 29th Sep to 2nd October.

56. B.G. Unni, A. Choudhury, P. Das, R. Baruah, J.R. Saikia, A. yadav, D. Khanikor, P.C. Saikia and M. Hazarika (1999). Effect of JH andJH-like substances on some biochemical parameters in the silk gland of muga silkworm, A. assama (Ww).  7th Int. Conf. on Juvenile Hormone, Hebrew University,Rehovot, Israel, Aug. 29-Sept.3.

57. A. Choudhury, B.G. Unni and H.C. Mahanta (1999).  Effect of synthetic neuropeptide on the silk gland of P. ricini during larval and spinning period. XVIIth Cong. Int. Sericultural Comm., Cairo, Egypt, 12-16 Oct.

58. B.G.Unni ( 1999) Role of Insect neuropeptides with special reference to juvenile hormone biosynthesis : In Vitro studies :Abstract : 68th Annual Conf.Society of Biological Chemists ( India), 27-29th December, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

59.. A. Choudhury, A.Guha, A.Yadav, B.G.Unni and M.K.Roy (2000) Casual organism of muga silkworm disease : Isolation, characterization and their inhibition. 40th Annual conference of Association of Microbiologists ( India) held at Bhubaneswar. Jan, 22-24th

60. B.G.Unni (2000) Production of commercially important biomolecules from insects/silkworm : A biotechnological approach : Regional Brainstorming Session, NMITLI, Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, Calcutta. May, 10

61. B.G.Unni & M.Hazarika ( 2000) Ultrastructural studies of the neurosecretory system and the silk gland of muga silkworm, Antheraea assama in relation to silk protein biosynthesis. Entomoncongress-2000, Technopark, Trivandrum, Kerala. November 5-8

62. B.G.Unni (2000) The function property of natural and synthetic neuropeptides at the molecular and cellular level :A comparitive investigation : Refresher course lecture, Sponsored by UGC, Gauhati University. July, 13,

63. B.G.Unni (2000) Application of molecular biology in enhancing the quality of crops : Refresher course lecture, Sponsored by UGC, Gauhati University, Gauhati. July,13

64. B.G.Unni, A.Choudhury, A.Guha, A.Yadav and M.K.Roy (2000) Studies on antibacterial activity of some medicinal plants against causal organism of flacherie in muga silkwormAntheraea assama Ww. 69th Annual conf. Society of Biological Chemists ( India ), Science City, Calcutta. December 7-9

65. A.choudhury, A.Guha,A.Yadav, B.G.Unni and M.K.Roy (2001) Biochemical approach to induce immunity in Antheraea assama Ww larvae against flacherie causing Psedomonas aeruginosa strain AC-3. 70th Annual conf.Society of Biological Chemists, Osmania University, Hyderabad. December 26-29.

66. M.Hazarika, B.G.Unni and H.C.Mahanta (2002) Studies on the posterior silk gland of the silkworm, Antheraea assama Ww ( Lepidoptera, Saturniidae ) : Some biochemical and ultrastructural studies. 47th Annual Technical Session Assam Science Society, Dibrugarh

67. R.Baruah, B.G.Unni and R.Handique ( 2002 ) Effect of diesel fumes on protein profiles of haemolymph during larval development in the silkworm, Antheraea assama. 47th Annual Tech.Session. Assam Sci.Society, Dibrugarh

68) Bala G Unni, Mohan Hazarika, Arundhati Choudhury, Putul Ch. Saikia, Archana Yadav, Priyanka Das and Jyoti R Saikia (2002)The Role of Insect Neuropeptides in Lepidoptera Insects with special Reference to Juvenile Hormone and Silk Protein Biosynthesis. International Symposium of Neurodegeneration and Neuroprotection XIX Annual Meeting of the Indian Academy of Neuroscies . March 18-20, 2002. Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, Kolkata

69) A.Choudhury, Jyoti Rekha Saikia, Archana Yadav & B.G.Unni (2002) Comparative Biochemical studies of non mulberry silkworms, A.assama and P.ricini during developmental stages. IVth International Conference on Wild Silkmoths, Indonesia, April, 23-26, 2002

70) Bala G Unni, Martina Meyering-Vos and Klaus H.Hoffmann (2003)Studies on Allatostatin type-A gene expression in brain,fat body and accessory  glands of cricket  Gryllus bimaculatus     ( Ensifera, Gryllidae)    10thCongress of Asian and Oceanic Biochemistry and Molecular  Biology , J.N.Tata Seminar Complex, Indian Institute of Science,   Bangalore. India .December, 7-11, 2003

71) A Yadav, A Choudhury, J Sharma & B G Unni (2003)*Antibacterial activities of some folk medicinal plants against the disease causing bacteria in muga silkworm, Antheraea assama IX CONVENTION AND NATIONAL SEMINAR Indian Society of Agricultural Biochemists (November 12-14, 2003 Department of Agricultural Biochemistrt department,Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat 785013

72) Jyotsna sharma, Archana Yadav , & Bala.G. Unni- (2004)   Immune Response of A. assama (Ww)  to some bacterial  antigens. 91st Indian Science Congress at Panjab University, Chandigarh January 3-7, 2004  

73) R.Baruah, B.G.Unni & R.Handique ( 2004) Effect of diesel fumes on the phosphorylase activity in the haemolymph and fat body of the muga silkworm Antheraea assama west wood. Annual Tech Session, Assam Science Society, at RRL-Jorhat Jan 11, 2004

74) Mohan Hazarika, B.G.Unni & H.C.Mahanta ( 2004) Architecture of central neurosecretory cell system of muga silkworm, Antheraea assama Westwood ( Lepidoptera :Saturniidae) Zoological Society of Assam, Annual technical session, Nalbari College, Nalbari. Assam Jan 18th 19th 2004. p 1

75) Jyotsna Kumari  sharma ,  Archana Yadav , Bala.G. Unni  & M.C.Kalita (2004)  Isolation  and preliminary characterization of antibacterial proteins from pupal haemolymph  and its properties against the flacherie  disease in silkworm. National Symposium on Current Trends in Chemical Research  , Department of Chemistry, Gauhati University,  Guwahati-781014, Assam, February 27 & 28, 2004

76) R.Baruah, B.G.Unni & R.Handique ( 2004) Effect of diesel fumes on  some enzyme  activities in the  tissues of the muga silkworm Antheraea assama west wood National Symposium on Current Trends in Chemical Research  , Department of Chemistry, Gauhati University,  Guwahati-781014, Assam, February 27 & 28,

77) B.G.Unni (2004) Radiochemical assay with respect to the studies of insect neuropeptides  In National seminar on Radiation and biomolecular techniques in animal sciences and human health , Khanapara, Gauhati. March 10-12, 2004

78) B.G.Unni (2004) Insect neuropeptides : Recent developments Joint International Neuroscience Conference ( Indian Academy of Neurosciences  and Society  For Neurochemistry, India University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad May 6th to 8th ,2004

79) B.G.Unni (2004) Effect pharate V haemolymph, JH acids and  allatotropin analogue long term incubation on Manduca sexta : In vitro assay. 8th International conference on juvenile hormones, North Lake Tahoe conference center, King’beach, Reno, California, USA, June 20th to 24th , 2004

80) J.Kumari, B.G.Unni,S.B.Wann and Ranju Sarma (2004) Purification and characterization of antibacterial protein from non mulberry silkworms. 73rd Annual Meeting of SBC ( India), November 21-24, 2004. GB Pant University, Pant Nagar  p35

81) Ranju Sarma & B.G.Unni (2004) Muga Sericulture : Farmers View. Ist National Conference on muga silkworm biochemistry, molecular biology and biotechnology to improve silk production, Regional Res.Laboratory, Jorhat. November 18 & 19th

82) Wann S.B & B.G.Unni ( 2004) Patending of  life forms in the area of muga sericulture. . Ist National Conference on muga silkworm biochemistry, molecular biology and biotechnology to improve silk production, Regional Res.Laboratory, Jorhat. November 18 & 19th

83) B.G.Unni etal (2004) Biochemical and Molecular studies of muga silkworm, Antheraea assama. . Ist National Conference on muga silkworm biochemistry, molecular biology and biotechnology to improve silk production, Regional Res.Laboratory, Jorhat. November 18 & 19th

84) R.Baruah, B.G.Unni & R.Handique (2004) Effect of pollutants on muga silkworm Antheraea assama Ist National Conference on muga silkworm biochemistry, molecular biology and biotechnology to improve silk production, Regional Res.Laboratory, Jorhat. November 18 & 19th

85) J.Kumari, B.G.Unni,R.Sarma, S.B.Wann and M.C.Kalita (2005) Effect of antibacterial protein on in vitro and vivo growth of Pseudomonas aeruginosa. 50th National Conf.Current  trends in research in science & technology “ University of Gauhati, Assam Jan 28th and 29th ,2005

86) Unni BG   Kumari J  Wann S B Sarma R Bora U( 2005 )Biochemical and Functional Properties of Antibacterial Proteins from Non- Mulberry Silkworms , 17th National congress of Parasitology, ICMR Regional Medical Research Centre, NE Region, Dibrugarh- 19-21st, November,2005

87) Bala G. Unni, Jyotsna Kumari, Ranju Sarma & Sawlang B. Wann( 2005) Novel Antibacterial proteins from non mulberry Silkworm against thedreaded disease ‘Flacherie’ in Silkworm INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON PLANT GENOMICS AND BIOTECHNOLOGY: Challenges & Opportunities”October 26-28, 2005 Organized: INDIRA GANDHI AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY, RAIPUR, CHHATTISGARH, INDIA

88) B.G.Unni, J.Kumari, S.B.Wann, R.Sarma and U Bora ( 2005 ) In Vitro and  In Vivo studies of antoibacterial proteins from non mulberry silkworms. XXth Congress of International Sericultural Commission, Bangalore 15-18, December, 2005

89) Unni BG   Kumari J  Wann S B Sarma R Bora U (2005)Biochemical and Functional Properties of Antibacterial Proteins from Non- Mulberry Silkworms International Conference on “ Advances in Research on Neurodegenerative Diseases” Organized by Society for Neurochemistry India (SNCI) December 16-17, 2005  ,Department of Pharmacology and Environmental Toxicology, Society for  Neurochemistry- India Chennai

90) B.G.Unni, J.Kumari, S.B.Wann ,Ranju Sarma (2005 ) Antibacterial proteins from non mulberry silkworms. International Congress of Chemistry  and Environment ICCE-2005, Indore, December 24-26, 2005

91) B.G.Unni ( 2005) Radiochemical Assay and its application with respect to the functional properties of insect neuropeptides and hormones. In Awareness programme on Aplication of radioisotopes and Radiation technology for Societal benefit. Published by National Association ForApplication of Radioisotopes and Radiation in Industry ( NARRI ), Anushakti nagar, Mumbai. Pp 99-102

92) B.G.Unni, Ranju Sarma, S.B.Wann, Archana Yadav and Arundhati Choudhury ( 2005 ) Properties of folk medicinal plants with respect to herbal and antibacterial  activities. International symposium on medicinal plants and herbal products in biomedicine and their efficacy in the present era & XXXXVI annual conference of Indian association of biomedical scientists , November 25-27, 2005 at Science city, Kolkata.pp 39-40

93) B.G.Unni, Ranju Sarma, S.B.Wann, Priyanka das  and Arundhati Choudhury ( 2005) Bioassay of insect neuropeptides by In Vitro Techniques  Symposium on Emerging Trends in Neurosciences & XXIII Annual meeting of Indian Academy of Neurosciences.at National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore December, 11-14, 2005. pp 29

94) B. G. Unni, S. B. Wann and Archana Borah (2006 )In Vitro and In Vivo Studies and Functional Properties of Biomolecules from Some Herbal Medicinal Plants of North East IndiaNational Symposium on Current Trends in the development of Herbal Drugs & 27th Annual Conference of Indian Association of Biomedical Seientists , Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute, Palode, TVM, Kerala-25-27th Nov, 2006

95) B.G.Unni, R.K.Adhikary & P.G.Rao ( 2007 ) Mushroom, the nutritive food for human health and the conservation of germplasam .  Proceedings 3rd International conference on Mushroom Biology and Biotechnology organized by the Mushroom Society of India at the National Research Centre for Mushroom ( Solan) H.P pp 156-157

96) B.G.Unni,Archana Bora,Barnali Devi,Ranjit Singh,S.B.Wann ( 2007) Recent developments in insect neuropeptides and their molecular and functional properties. 3rd International Symposium on Neuroprotection & Neurodegeneration “ at Indian Institute of Chemical Biology , Kolkata, p17

97) BG Unni1*,Ken E.Peck., SB Wann1, Barnali Devi1, and H Ranjit Singh1 KH Dahm, G Bhaskaran,(2007).Dimethyl Sulfoxide Inhibits in vitro Biosynthesis of Juvenile Hormone I and II by Corpora Allata of Lepidopteran Insects (Manduca sexta, samia cynthia ricini & Antheraea assama). At 9th International conference on Juvenile Hormone, Yorkshire Museum Garden,  City, York. UK 5th August to 10th , 2007 pp

98) SB Wann, BG Unni and HR Singh (2007) Studies on Medicinal Properties and Biochemical Characterization of Indigenous Antidiabetic Plant of North East IndiaFirst Indian National Seminar Plants in Diabetics: Prospects & Challenges5-6 November 2007 atNorth East Institute of Science & Technology (Formerly known as Regional Research Laboratory) Jorhat 785 006, Assam, India Organiser Asian Network of Research on Antidiabetic Plants (ANRAP), Dhaka, Bangladesh Co-Organiser North East Institute of Science & Technology, Jorhat, Assam, India

99) B.G.Unni, Hijam R.Singh ,Basab Rani Devi and Sawlang B Wann, (2007) Molecular studies of brain regulated Juvenile Hormone biosynthesis in Lepidopteran Insects  International Symposium on Advances in Neurosciences & Silver Jubilee    Conference  of Indian Academy of Neuroscienc  at Banaras Hindu University,  Varanasi  November 22-25.2007

100) B.G.Unni  ( 2007 )Potentail of Bioenergy from  Agricultural and Industrial Waste abstract, International Congress of Environmental Research ,Bhopal December 28th 30th , 2007

101)  B. G. Unni, Hijam R.Singh , Sawlang B Wann and Basab Rani Devi  (2008) Biodiversity and Genetic variability of Non mulberry silkworms by Molecular Marker studies,  95th Session Indian Science Congress At Andhra University, Visakhapatnam from 3rd to 7th January, 2008

102) B.G.Unni,H.R.Singh,S.B.Wann,K.Neog,BasabRani Devi,Minakshi Bhattacharjee and Rajen Chakraborty(2008) DNA finger printing of non-mulberry silkworms, Eri (Samia cynthia ricini) and Muga (Antheraea assama), Lepidoptera: Saturniidae using RAPD .Abstract  XXI congress of International Sericulture Congress, 3-5 November, 2008 at Athens.Greece

103) B.G.Unni, Swalang B Wann, Minaksi Bhattacarjee,Sangeeta Das,Geethashri Rajkhowa, Anamika Das and Yellena Kotoky (2008) MoleculaNeurosecretory system of Lepidopteran insects :Molecular and functional properties of few neuropeptides   “International Conference on Advances in Neurosciences ” &XXVI Annual Meeting of Indian Academy of Neurosciences  at Department  of Biotechnology, Centre For Neuroccience Cochin University of   Science & Technology, Cochin, Kerala. December 12-14 , 2007

104) B. G.Unni, H. R. Singh, Sawlang B Wann, Minakshi Bhattacharjee, Basab Rani Devi, Sangeeta Das, Gitashree Rajkhowa, Anamika Das Chutia and Manoshi 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  Abstract  77th Annual Conference of Society of Biological Chemists,India at Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, December 18-20th 2008

105) Irom Manoj Singha, B. G. Unni, Yelena Kakoty, Jayshree Das, Sangeeta Das, Imtiaz Rahman, S. B. Wann, M. C. Kalita and R. B. Srivastava (2008) Antifungal activity of medicinal plant extracts against some phytopathogenic fungi and RAPD profile of Fusarium sp.: Preliminary screening studies . Abstract 77th Annual Conference of Society of Biological Chemists,India at Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, December 18-20th 2008

106) B.G.Unni (2008) IMPACT OF ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS ON SILK PRODUCTIVITY WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO MUGA SERICULTURE .Abstract 18th Swadeshi Science Congress at Rajiv Gandhi Center For Biotechnology, Trivandrum, Kearala 5th to 7th November, 2008 pp 25

107) M. Bhattacharjee, B. G. Unni, A. Das Chutia, P. K. Baruah, S. Das, S. B. Wann, G. Rajkhowa, M. Goswami, N. C. Dey, L. Borah, O. P. Sahu, T. Borah, K Tamuly, R. C. Bharali and P. G. Rao (2008) Persistent environmental contaminants in and around oil drilling sites of Borholla (Assam): An epidemiological study, Abstract International Congress of Environmental Research (ICER08) Birla Institute of Technology and Science Pilani Goa Campus ,December 18-20, 2008

(108) Yelena Kakoty, B. G. Unni, Irom Manoj Singha, Jayshree Das, Imtiaz Rahman, S. B. Wann, and P.G.Rao (2008) Screening and RAPD analysis of some phytopathogenic fungi and their control by ethno medicinal plant extracts at 96th Indian Science Congress, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong. Jan 307, 2009

(109) Basabrani Devi, B. G. Unni*, S. B. Wann and Manoshi Goswami (2008)Characterization and screening of bacterial population from Southern Brahmaputra corridor of Assam at 96th Indian Science Congress, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong. Jan 307, 2009

(110) S. B. Wann, B. G. Unni, A. Das Chutia, P. K. Baruah, S. 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)  abstract  International Conference on Recent Trends in Environmental Impact Assessment (RTEIA 2008) National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI), Nagpur ,November 23-25, 2008 pp 16

111) Basabrani Devi1, B. G. Unni, S. B. Wann and R. Samanta (2009) Biochemical and molecular characterization of alpha-amylase producing bacterial strains isolated from soil samples of Dibrugarh and Tinsukia Districts of Assam at 50th Association of Microbiologists of India ( Golden Jubilee) Organised by: National Chemical Laboratory, Pune December 16-18th

112) Yelena Kakoty1, Irom Manoj Singha2, Bala Gopalan Unni1*, Jayshree Das (2009)Isolation and Molecular Characterization of few Phytopathogenic Fungi from North-East India and their control by ethnomedicinal plant extracts at 50th Association of Microbiologists of India ( Golden Jubilee) Organised by: National Chemical Laboratory, Pune December 16-18th

113) B. G. Unni1*, A. Das Chutia1, P. K. Baruah2, S. Das1, M. Bhattacharjee1, M.Das, S. B. Wann1, N. C. Dey3, T. Borah2, and P. G. Rao (2009)2Impact of pollution on environment and health: A case study  at International Conference on Emerging Technologies in Environmental Science and Engineeringat Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, 26-28th October

114) I. M. Singha1, Y. Kakoty2, B. G. Unni2* and J. Das (2009)Molecular haracterization of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. lycopersici and evaluation of plant extracts for control and management of Fusarium wilt of tomato at International Conference on Emerging Technologies in Environmental Science and Engineering at Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, 26-28th October

115) Bala Gopalan Unni 1*, Yelena Kakoty1, Basab Rani Devi1, Irom Manoj Singha2, Jayshree Das2  and Sawlang Borsingh Wann1  (2009) Molecular Characterization of few Soil Bacteria and Phytopathogenic Fungi isolated from North East India 5th World Congress on Cellular and Molecular Biology 2nd to 6th November, 2009 Indore, India Jointly Organised By: World Society of Cellular and Molecular Biology, France And School of Biotechnology, Devi Ahilya University, Indore, India

116) B. G. Unni, (2009) Juvenile Hormone Biosynthesis in Insects: Is it regulated by Neuropepides or Chemical factors? The International Conference on Neuroscience organized by Society of Neuro Chemistry India with  ISN,APSN and IBRO at Cochin University of Science & Technology , Cochin, Kerala ,December 12-14, 2009

117) Basabrani Devi, B. G. Unni, S. B. Wann and R. Samanta (2009) Biochemical and molecular characterization of alpha-amylase producing bacterial strains isolated from soil samples of Dibrugarh and Tinsukia Districts of Assam ( Abstract) Golden Jubilee Annual Conference of Association of Microbiologists of India at National Chemical Laboratory, Pune16th to 18th December, 2009 pp160

118) Archana Borah1, R.N.S.Yadav1 and B.G.Unni2   (2009)Antioxidant activity of some medicinal plants of North East India containing Phenolics compound.UGC Sponsored National seminar on “Population, environment and development in North East India”Arya Vidyapeeth College, Guwahati-781016. 20th and 21st Oct 2009.

119)Yelena Kakoty, Irom Manoj Singha, Bala Gopalan Unni, Jayshree Das   (2009) Isolation and Molecular Characterization of few Phytopathogenic Fungi from North-East India and their control by ethnomedicinal plant extracts (Abstract) Golden Jubilee Annual Conference of Association of Microbiologists of India at National Chemical Laboratory, Pune16th to 18th December, 2009 pp -92

120) B. G. Unni & Neelima Saikia  Microbes: Clean Energy, Bioremediation and to check the environmental pollution. (Abstract) Golden Jubilee Annual Conference of Association of Microbiologists of India at National Chemical Laboratory, Pune16th to 18th December, 2009  Pp 38-39

121)B.G.Unni (2009) Molecular and functional properties of Biomolecules from insects, plants and microbes (Abstract)19th Swadeshi Science Congress at Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur, Kerala pp-27.

122) B.G.Unni, Yelena Kakoty & Basab Rani Devi (2010) Molecular Biodiversity of few bacterial and fungal strains from North East India and their functional properties 97th Indian Science Congress,ISRO & U*niversity of Kerala, Trivandrum 3-7th Jan, 2010 pp 46-47

123) B. G. UnniMinakshi 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: Epidemiological and biochemical studies  (ICCE- 2009) Organised by:  Research Journal of Chemistry and Environment, India and Ubonratchathani University, Thailand 21st to 23rd Jan pp 55

124) Yelena Kakoty, B. G. Unni, Irom Manoj Singha, S. B. Wann, Jayshree Das, P. G. Rao andR B Srivastava (2010) Biochemical and Molecular Characterization of few Phytopathogenic Fungal Strains from Indo-China border and Antifungal activity  of Piper betel L. extract towards the strains at  (ICCE- 2009) Organised by:  Research Journal of Chemistry and Environment, India and Ubonratchathani University, Thailand ,Jan 21st to 23rd 24-25

125) B. G. Unni, Minakshi Bhattacharjee, Sangeeta Das, Anamika Das Chutia1, P. K.  Baruah, T. Borah, S. B. Wann, P. G. Rao  (2010)Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease:Gene-Environment Interaction ? A sensitive issue in coalminers. 2nd International Conference on Applied Biotechnology (ICAB –2010) Africa City of Technology, Khartoum, Sudan October 25-27

126) B.G.Unni (2010) Molecular and Endocrinological Studies with the Silkworm and Other Insects, 5th Congress of Federation of Asian and Oceanian Neurosciences & XXVIII Annual Meeting of Indian Academy of Neurosciences , Nov. 25 -28th ,2010 at, Lucknow…

127) 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 International Conference on Environment, Energy and Development (ICEED-2010) December 10-12, 2010 Organised by PG Department of Environmental Sciences (Autonomous) Sambalpur University, Jyoti Vihar 768 019, Orissa (India)

128) S. Das1, M. Bhattacharjee1, B. G. Unni1*, , A. Das Chutia1 P. K. Baruah2  S. B. Wann (2010)Acute Effects of arsenic exposure on Hematological and Biochemical profiles in Channa punctatus79th SBC (I) ANNUAL MEETING October 13-15, 2010 Organised by J N Tata Auditorium , IISc. Campus, Bangalore-560012

129) elena Kakoty, Irom Manoj Singha Bala Gopalan Unni and Jayshree Das (2010)Genetic Characterization and Identification of Fusarium sp. isolates associated with vascular wilt of Lycopersicon esculentum 79th SBC (I) ANNUAL MEETING October 13-15, 2010 Organised by J N Tata Auditorium , IISc. Campus, Bangalore-560012

130) I. M. Singha, B. G. Unni, M. C. Kalita (2010)Fusarium wilt of tomato: Isolation of pathogens, molecular characterization, development of SCAR marker and control of the pathogen using plant extracts NATIONAL SEMINAR ON Medicinal Plant and Microbe Diversity & their Pharmaceuticals(19-21 December 2010)

131) Basabrani Devi , Bala Gopalan Unni  Sawlang Borsing Wann and Ram Krishna Samanta (2010) PCR based characterization of Alpha amylase producing bacterial strains isolated from Southern Brahmaputra Corridor of Assam 79th SBC (I) ANNUAL MEETING October 13-15, 2010 Organised by J N Tata Auditorium , IISc. Campus, Bangalore-560012

132) 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. 98th  Indian Science Congress, 2011 Jan, 3-7th SRM University, Chennai. Pp-9

133) B.G.Unni*M.Bhattacharjee,P.KBaruah,S.Das,A.Das, P.G.Rao and S.B.Wann (2011) Alpha-1-Antitrypsin deficiency :role in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease  International Conference on protein/peptides (PepCon-2011) to be held at China National Convention Center, Beijing, China from March 23-25, 2011,

134) P. Dowarah, B.G.Unni, R.Hazarika, S.Das,M.Bhattacharjee (2011) Isolation and Characterization of Extracellular Protein(Coagulase) from a Bacterial  sp. International Seminar on Bioresources and Human Sustenance, Department of Zoology, Cotton College, in Collaboration with Zoological Society of Assam October 20-22nd  pp 98

135) Sangeeta Das, B. G. Unni, M. Bhattacharjee and P. G. Rao (2011)Toxicological Effects and Molecular Changes Due To Arsenic Toxicity in Freshwater Snakehead Channa punctatus,  International Seminar on Bioresources and Human Sustenance, Department of Zoology, Cotton College, in Collaboration with Zoological Society of Assam October 20-22nd  pp168

136) Minakshi Bhattacharjee1  , B. G. Unni1*,  S. Das1, P. K. Baruah2,T.Borah2 , M. Deka3 and P. G. Rao (2011)STUDY OF ALPHA 1 ANTITRYPSIN GENE IN CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE International Seminar on Bioresources and Human Sustenance, Department of Zoology, Cotton College, in Collaboration with Zoological Society of Assam October 20-22nd  pp 99

137) Ola I.O., 1B.G. Unni., 2 Oloke J.K., 1 Majolagbe O.N and 1P.G.Rao (2011)Honey;   A Reservoir For Microorganism As well as Inhibitory Agent for Microbes, a Role Conflict? DISEASE International Seminar on Bioresources and Human Sustenance, Department of Zoology, Cotton College, in Collaboration with Zoological Society of Assam October 20-22nd  pp 185-186

138) B.G.Unni1* S.Das1,M. Bhattacharjee,P.K.Baruah2, R.Hazarika1, O. P.Sahu 3  and P.G.Rao (2011)Impact of Environmental pollution on Human health: Epidemiological and biochemical studies. National  Conference on  interface of Science and Environment :Emerging Public Health challenges & 13th Annual meeting of Society of Science & Environment  November 24-26th , Kolkata pp 38-39

139) S.Das as1, B. G. Unni1*, M. Bhattacharjee1, P.K.Baruah2, S.B.Wann1 and P. G. Rao (2011)Evaluation of Acute toxicity levels and biochemical changes under heavy metal arsenic exposure in fresh water teleost, channa punctatus International Congress of Environmental Research 2011, (ICER- December 15-17

140) Minakshi Bhattacharjee1 , B. G. Unni1,  P. K. Baruah2, S. Das1, T.Borah2 and P. G. Rao (2011)ANTIOXIDANT GENE POLYMORPHISM AND COAL DUST EXPOSURE: ROLE IN CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE. International Congress of Environmental Research 2011, (ICER- December 15-17

141) B. G. Unni1*, Minakshi Bhattacharjee, S. Das, P. K. Baruah, and P.G. Rao (2011)Environmental Pollution: Impact Of Environmental Pollutants on Human health : Epidemiological Molecular and Biochemical Studies 3rd International Conference on Climate Change Forest Resource And Environment  (ICCFRE-2011) and 6th National Environment Congress December 9- 11, 2011 Organized by Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram

142) Archana Bora , R.N.S.Yadav and  B. G. Unni (2011) Phenoloic profile and antioxidant activity of some medicinal plants. International Seminar on Bioresources and Human Sustenance, Department of Zoology, Cotton College, in Collaboration with Zoological Society of Assam October 20-22nd  pp  86

143) BG Unni . (2012)  “Unique Biodiversity of NE region-Proper conservation and Utilization” Proceedings , 22nd Science Congress eld at Central Plantation crops Research Institute ( ICAR), Kasargod. Pp 18-20.

144) Dr. B.G.Unni  (2012) “ COPD is it a serious issue for coal miners? Proceedings, Society of Biological Chemists ( India) Indian Institute of Science,Bangalore pp 44.

145) BG Unni . (2012) Prospects of Seribiotechnology Reseach In North East Region .Souvenir, “Muccalung” Institute of Bioresources & Sustainable Development ( IBSD), Imphal Manipur pp 9

146) BG Unni (2012) Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: is it a serious concern for coal miners?  NIMH Founadtion day, National Institute  of Miners Health,  Nagpur

147)BG Unni (2013) Impact of Global Warming on Health and Agricultural Crops   International Conference, Assam Central University, Silchar, 11-14th November

148) BG Unni (2013)Molecular Aspects of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) in relation to nervous system and other environmental factors. International Conference on Neurosciences, Ravnshaw University, Cuttack, November 9-11th

149) B.G. Unni, T. Dey, M. bharadwaz, M. Kalita, K. Gogoi, PK Baruah, T.Bora  & D. Ozah  (2014) GST Gene Polymorphism and the impact of Coal Dust Exposure and other factors in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in Tribal Population Living Near the Open Coal Mine  101 Indian Science Congress University of Jammu, Feb 3-7

(150) *B.G. Unni, T. Dey, M. bharadwaz, M. Kalita, K. Gogoi, PK Baruah, T.Bora  & D. Ozah (2014) GST Gene Polymorphism and the impact of Coal Dust Exposure and other factors in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in Tribal Population Living Near the Open Coal Mine, 1st Annual meeting of Society of Biological Chemists ( India) North East Chapter and Symposium, CSIR-North East Institute of Science & Technology, Jorhat Assam Feb 22nd

(151) D. Ozah, M. Bharadwaz, M. Kalita, B.G. Unni, T. Dey, K. Gogoi, R.K. Sharma, R.K.Baruah, P.K. Baruah, T. Borah. (2014 )Structural Analysis and Functional Properties of Coagulase Protein from a Novel Bacterial Strain.  National Seminar on Recent trends in Science & Technology, Annual meeting of Assam Science Society, Cotton State University, Gauhati Assam 29-31st March p.12

(152) D. Ozah, M. Bharadwaz, M. Kalita, B.G. Unni, T. Dey, K. Gogoi, R.K. Sharma, R.K.Baruah, P.K. Baruah, T. Borah. (2014) Isolation, identification and preliminary characterization of staphylococcal coagulase. National seminar on Advances In Biotechnology Research : Current trends and Future prospects. Assam Central University, Silchar Assam March 25th-26th  p 36

153) Moonmee Bharadwaz, M Kalita, BG Unni, K Gogoi, T. Dey, SJ Islam: “Role of Pseudomonas rhodesiae as PGPR: A Practical Approach” in a  National Seminar on Emerging Bio-inputs in Biotechnology for a Green Environment” held at Gauhati University on 9-10th May, 2014(OP: 22; pp 39).

154) D. Ozah, M. Bharadawaz, M. Kalita, BG Unni, T.Dey, K. Gogoi, R.K. Sharma, R.K. Baruah and T. Borah: “Structural analysis and functional properties of coagulase protein from a novel bacterial strain” in a  National Seminar on Emerging Bio-inputs in Biotechnology for a Green Environment” held at Gauhati University on 9-10th May, 2014 (OP: 40; pp 57).

155) Tapan Dey, Kabita Gogoi, Moonmee Bharadwaz, Munmi Kalita, Dibyajyoti Ozah, Pranab Kumar Baruah, Thaneswar Bora, Jatin Kalita, Bala Gopalan Unni* (2014) Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: role of environmental pollutants in genetically susceptible individuals “ International  conference on New Frionters in Functional  Genomics & Proteomic’ at Department of Biotechnology, Invertis University, Bareilly, UP September 27-28th

156) BG Unni*, Sebrin Jahan Islam and Jatin Kalita (2014) ”Muga Silkworm (Antheraea assama), the Pride of Assam – Application of Biotechnological tools for developing Muga industry” In 23rd International Congress of Sericulture & Silk Industry, Central Silk Board, Bangalore November 24th to 27th

157) BG Unni, Kabita Gogoi, Tapan Dey, J Kalita (2014) Relation of environmental pollution and genetic susceptibility in developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease . Abstract in The  national conference on recent advances  in Biotechnological research In North East India : Challenges and Prospects November , Department of Biotechnology & Molecular Biology  Tezpur University , Naapam. Assam pp 4 .

158) M . Bharadwaz, M. Kalita, BG  Unni, Kabita Gogoi, T dey, SJ Islam (2014): “Role of Pseudomonas rhodesidae as PGPR:Apractical Approach” National seminar on emerging Bioinputs in Biotechnology for a Green Environment Held at Gauhati University on 9-10th May.”

2015

159) B.G. Unni (2015), Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary disease; Gene – Environment interaction? A sensitive issue in Coal miners, Society of Neuro Chemistry of India, NEHU.pp-9

160)Luna Dutta Baruah ,Rojita K Devi& BG Unni (2015) AN ETHNOBOTANICAL SURVEY OF THE MEDICINAL PLANTS OF MANIPUR USED IN TREATING SOME COMMON AILMENTS, Annam Festival  December 7-9 , Trivandrum Kerala.pp34

161)BG Unni (2015) Simple, Viable and Eco-friendly technology for muga sericulture –future scope for entrepreneurs. Conference on Promotion of Rural Micro-enterprises: Prospects & Challenges. At National Institute of Rural development and Panchayati Raj, NE Region Khanaparta Assam December 7-8 

162)BG Unni (2015) Impact of Environmental Pollutants on Human health: Epidemiological Molecular and Biochemical Studies. Annual conference of Society of Neurochemistry of India , 19-21st December NEHU Shillong-pp23

 

2016

163)BG Unni (2016) Impact Of Environmental Pollutants on Human health: Epidemiological Molecular and Biochemical Studies .International congress Scenario Biotechnology 20126- Indore  March 10-16 pp89

164)Tapan Dey1, Kabita Gogoi1, Jatin Kalita1, Minakshi Bhattacharjee1,2 Balagopalan Unni1, (2016)COPD and its Association with Gene Polymorphism and Cigarette Smoke, Conference COPD, Brisbane Australia June pp67

165)Lhakit Lepcha, M. Kashyap, A.C. Deka and B G Unni (2016), Assessment of Oral Cellular proliferity activity among Tamul Chewers population in Assam, All India Medical Laboratory Technology Annual Meeting, Patna in April ,pp81.

166) J. Majumdar, S. Boro, B. Bharadwaj, R.Das, G. Hussain, P. Borah, H. Das, B.G. Unni  (2016) Screening of Phytochemicals from the leaves of Amaranthus spinosus and its anti microbial properties against Staphylococcus aureus , 57th International annual Conference of the Association of Microbiologists of India (AMI-2016), (24 – 27 November),.pp45

167) Rubi Das, Sangita Boro, Bhriganka Bharadwaj, Jayashree Majumdar, Gultaj Hussain, B.G. Unni (2016),  Phytochemical Characterization and Antimicrobial properties of Amaranthus spinosus linn against enteric bacteria, 57th International annual Conference of the Association of Microbiologists of India (AMI-2016), (24 – 27 November).pp34

168)Mansi Garg (2016) Drug incorporated polyelectrolyte complex biomaterial against bacteria causing chronicity’ and ‘Physicochemical characterization of Chloramphenicol encapsulated polyelectrolyte composite nanocapsule against chronicity’ International conferenceon Technologically Advanced Mterials and Asian Meeting on Ferroelectricity (ICTAM-AMF10)  University of Delhi, Delhi October pp-021

169)S. SINGH1*, M. SENGUPTA1, B.G. UNNI2 (2016) STUDY OF THE PREVALENCE OF METHICILLIN RESISTANT STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS IN THE nursing community. , 57th International annual Conference of the Association of Microbiologists of India (AMI-2016), (24 – 27 November).pp28

170)Eeshita Dhar1*, Sakshita Agnihotri3, B. G. Unni2 (2016) Comparison of vancomycin against methicilin resistant Staphylococcus aureus and methicilin sensitive S. aureus isolated at a tertiary care centre in Jaipur, India57th International annual Conference of the Association of Microbiologists of India (AMI-2016), (24 – 27 November).pp56

2017

171)Sebrin Jahan Islam, Prasenjit Manna, Balagopalan Unni, Jatin Kalita, (2017) Effect of air borne heavy metal pollution in antioxidative defense mechanisms of Muga Silkworm, Antheraea assamensis, in the abstract Molecular Insect Science (February 6 - 8, 2017), Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat, Assam, Pp45.

172)Tapan Dey, Prachurjya Dutta, Prasenjit Manna, Jatin Kalita, Hari Prasanna Deka Boruah, Alak Kumar Buragohain, Balagopalan Unni, (2017)Effect of Cigarette Smoke Compounds in the Pathogenesis of Copdand its prevention by Curcumin, in the abstract International Conference on Advances in Cellular, Genomic and Epigenomic Insights on Environmental Mutagenesis and Health & 41st Annual Meeting of Environmental Mutagen Society of India (EMSI) School of Life Sciences, Manipal University, Manipal, Karnataka, (27th – 29th) pp45

173) B G Unni (2017). “Unique Biodiversity and Bioresources of North ast Region: Proper consideration and utilization abstract in proceedings national seminar on Promotion and Protection of Traditional Health Care remedy, Gauhati University on 24 – 26 March, 2017.p-4-6

174) ManashiGarg, Banasmita Devi, B.G Unni (2017). An in vitro comparative study on antioxidant, antibacterial and nutraceutical properties of three different colored scented rice varieties of north eastern region. Abstract in Natural Products Chemistry as a Curative Medicine” at the 3rd World Congress on Natural Product Chemistry and Research American Journal of Ethanomedicine,4:2 DOI 1021767/2348-9502-CI-002:

175)Banasmita Devi, ManashiGarg, Rashna Devi and B.G Unni (2017). Extraction, isolation and Charactrtization of Tocotrienol from glutinous black rice variety of North East India and its active nanoformulation against chronicity.  Abstract in Natural Products Chemistry as a Curative Medicine” at the 3rd World Congress on Natural Product Chemistry and Research , American Journal of Ethanomedicine,4:2 DOI 1021767/2348-9502-CI-002:

2018

176) Sangita Boro and BG Unni (2018). Anti icrobial activity of the methanolic leaf extract of Amaranthus spinosus and a comparative analysis of its anti oxidant activity against a standard drug silymarin (Abstract in Drug Discovery from Natural Products and their traditional uses, University of Science and Technology, Meghalaya (March 23 – 24, 2018).

177) Sabrin Jahan Islam and BG Unni (2018). Impact of Cadmian and lead on the antioxidant defence mechanism of Eri Silk Worm.  Abstract – Conference Banya Sericulture and Seri Biodiversity for economic upliftment. 12th & 13th March, 2018. CMER&TI, Central Silk Board, Lahdoigarh, Jorhat.Assam

178) BG.Unni (2018) Research and Development based technology for the benefit of the society Abstract in Cionference on The Frontiers in Chemical Biology, CVSIR NEIST Jorhat Assam in association with Materials Research Society of India , NE Chapter, 26-28 June. p.07

179) Lhakit Lepcha, Manas Pratim Sarma, Amal Chandra Kataki, B.G Unni (2018) XRCC1 polymorphism in patients of OSCC and in long term Tamol chewers. Abstract in Conference on Ethno-Medicine and Traditional health practices in North East region of India at NIPER, Gauhati Assam on 25th July, p21

180) S. BORO, J. MAJUMDAR, M. RAHMAN , P. BORAH, M. BHATTACHARYA, B.G. UNNI (2018) study on the antioxidant  profile of the leaf extract of Amaranthus spinosus, Abstract in Conference on Ethno-Medicine and Traditional health practices in North East region of India at NIPER, Gauhati Assam on 25th July, p128

Books Edited

(1) Application of Molecular biology and biotechnological tools for crop improvement programme   Training/workshop held at Regional Research Laboratory, Jorhat Sponsored by Department of Biotechnology, Govt of India Jan 20th to 8th Feb, 2003 Edited by Dr.B.G.Unni

(2) Proceedings “ Bioprospecting of commercially important plants “ ( 2004 ) edited by RC Bora, P.C.Deka, B.G.Unni, J.C.S.Kataky, M.K.Modi and A.Talukdar, Indian  Society of Agricultural Biochemists and Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat  Assam Printing press, Jorhat  p 230-235

3) “Muga Silkworm, Antheraea assama Biochemistry, Biotechnology and Molecular Biology” (2006) Editor .B.G.Unni, Barkakati  & Company (p) Ltd  Press, Jorhat, Assam  pp 1-204

CHAPTERS IN BOOKS

1)  K.R. Pillai, B.G. Unni, A. Borthakur, H.D. Singh and  J.N. Baruah (1984), Production of biogas from waste hyacinth (Ed.) G. Thyagrajan. In Water Hyacinth. United Nation Environmental Progra. Series-07, Box-30552, Nairobi, Kenya.

2)  G. Bhaskaran, B.G. Unni, M.M. Pytel, K. Satyanarayana and K.H. Dahm (1990, Allatinhibin, a neurohormonal inhibitor of corpus allatum activity in Manduca sexta (eds.), H.H. Hagedorn, J.G. Hildbrand, M.G. Kidwell, J.H. Law. In Molecular Insect Science, Plenum Press. 233 Spring St., NY 10013 USA, 279-280.

3) B.G. Unni, P. Das and A.C. Ghosh (2000), Silk gland and biosynthesis of silk by silkworms. In Sericulture in India (Eds H.O. Agarwal & M.K. Seth) Pub: M/s Bishen Singh & M.P. Singh, Dehradun, India pp. 245-262.

4)  B.G. Unni, A. Choudhury and A.C. Ghosh (2000), Application of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology to sericulture with special reference to Muga culture. In Sericulture in India (Eds. H.O. Agarwal & M.K. Seth), Pub:  M/s Bishen Singh & M.P. Singh, Dehradun, India. pp. 915-920.

5) B.G.Unni, Archana Yadav and Rosalita Baruah ( 2000) Potential of sericulture in North Eastern India     for rural development : In Natural Resources Conservation and Management of Mountain Development ( Eds SC Tewari and P.D.Dabral ), International Book Distributors, Dehradun, India , 519-527

6) B.G.Unni (2001 ) Anaerobic fermentation of cellulose waste materials- an alternative sources of energy. In Recent Advances in Waste Management, Editors- Prof. S.N.Upadhyay, B.N.Rai and P.K.Mishra, Department of Chemical Technology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi. Publishers. Brzark Inf.System.Pvt.Ltd, New Delhi.

7) B.G.Unni (2004)Bioenergy from wastes-An alternative to reduce the impact of environmental pollution In Biotechnology in Environmental management “ Edited by G.R.Pathade and P.K.Goel, M/S ABD Publishers, Jaipur, Rajastan p.164-181

8) B.G.Unni etal (2004) Recent developments in insect neuropeptides and its functional molecular properties in Manduca sexta and Silkworm  In Zoology and Human Health  ( Ed.Dr.Ashok Verma, Dr.SP Mukerjee Degree College, ( Allahabad University)  Printed at Graphic Offset Allad.143-145

9) B.G.Unni etal ( 2006) Biochemical and Molecular Studies of Muga silkworm, Antheraea assama .In “ Muga Silkworm, Antheraea assama Biochemistry, Biotechnology and Molecular Biology “ Editor Dr.B.G.Unni, Barkakati  & Company (p) Ltd  Press, Jorhat Assam pp4-10

10) Ranju Sarma & B.G.Unni ( 2006 ) Muga sericulture : Farmers View .In “ Muga Silkworm, Antheraea assama Biochemistry, Biotechnology and Molecular Biology “ Editor Dr.B.G.Unni, Barkakati  & Company (p) Ltd  Press, Jorhat  Assam pp 11-15

11) S.B.Wann & B.G.Unni (2006) Patenting of life forms in the area of muga sericulture ..In “ Muga Silkworm, Antheraea assama Biochemistry, Biotechnology and Molecular Biology “ Editor Dr.B.G.Unni, Barkakati  & Company (p) Ltd  Press, Jorhat Assam pp 16-20

12) D.Khanikor & B.G.Unni ( 2006 ) Food plant biochemistry and its role in growth and development of muga silkworm, Antheraea assama westwood  .In “ Muga Silkworm, Antheraea assama Biochemistry, Biotechnology and Molecular Biology “ Editor Dr.B.G.Unni, Barkakati  & Company (p) Ltd  Press, Jorhat  Assampp 88-101

13) B.G.Unni ( 2006 ) Muga sericulture research activities at Regional Research Laboratory, Jorhat. .In “ Muga Silkworm, Antheraea assama Biochemistry, Biotechnology and Molecular Biology “ Editor Dr.B.G.Unni, Barkakati  & Company (p) Ltd  Press, Jorhat Assam pp 193-197

14) B G Unni, S B Wann, Archana Borah and Barnali Devi (2006) Potential of Medicinal, Aromatic and Essential Oil Yielding Plant Resources and Prospects of their Commercial Cultivation in North East India ( Editor: S.C.Tewari), Studium Press LIC,PO Box-722200, Houston, Texas-77072, USA

15) B.G.Unni & Mohan Hazarika ( 2006) Biochemistry and Endocrinology of Muga silkworm, Antheraea assama ( Westwood) In Integrated Pest Management and Biocontrol, Editors S.C.Dwivedi and Nalini Dwivedi,Pointer Publishers,807,Vyas Building, Jaipur-302003, Rajstan. Pp 260-274

16) B.G.Unni (2007) My memorable experiences In “ Beyond boundaries” Editors,Zeeshan Ul Hassan Usmani & NIbir Ghosh , iUNiverse Inc,2021 Pine Lake Road,Lincoln,, Newyork.USA pp 233-238

17)B.G.Unni, J Kumari,Utpala Bora,Barnali Devi and S.B.Wann (2007) An Overview on Sericulture Biotechn ology In India  “In Biodiversity and Environmental Biotechnology”( Eds. Dr.P.Dwivedi,Dr.S.K.Dwivedi & Dr.M.C.Kalita) Jodhpur Scientific Publications, 564 p

18) B.G.Unni, B.Devi,Y.Kotoky,,SB Wann, A Bora and P.Dowarah (2012) Role of Plant: Microbe interactions in the sustainable development of Muga Sericulture . In Bacteria In Agrobiology :Plant probiotics. (Ed) DK Maheshwari, Springer Heidelberg New York Dordrecht London,ISBN 978-3-642-27514-2, pp 213-226

19) B.G.Unni (2012) Eco friendly and viable technologies in non mulberry  sector ( Muga silkworm (Antheraea assama), In Appropriate Technologies for North East India ( Ed) USN Murthy,Associated  Publishing company , Karol Bagh, New Delhi pp 1-12

PAPERS IN PROCEEDINGS ( National & International )

1)  B.G. Unni, K.R. Pillai, J.N. Nigam, H.D. Singh and J.N. Baruah (1983), Steady state kinetics of biogas production from water hyacinth (eds.) S.K. Vyas and N.S. Grewal. In Biogas technology, 27, 33, USG publishers, Ludhiana.

2) J.N. Baruah, H.D. Singh,K.R. Pillai, B.G.Unni and A. Borthakur (1983), Biological recovery of energy from waste biomass. Proceed. Seminar on Development and Conversion of Energy Resources in NE India, Institution of Engineers, India.

3) B.G. Unni and R. Pant (1984). Variation in tyrosine amino transaminase activity in the haemolymph of P. ricini during fifth instar and spinning period.  Proceed. 3rdOriental Entomol. symp. (Eds.) N.R. Prabhoo, V.K.K.  Prabhoo, N. Mohan Das and G.K.Kaarnavar, Sb Press, Trivandrum, 2, 27-35.

4)  A. Borthakur, B.G. Unni, K.R. Pillai and H.D. Singh (1985), Biogasification of waste biomass. proceed. Natl. Workshop on Energy from Agri. residues. NE&RT, Allahabad, 173-193.

5)  G. Bhaskaran, B.G. Unni, K. Satyanarayana and K.H.Dahm (1991), Physiological and biochemical studies on allatinhibin of M. sexta. Proced. Vth Inter. Conf. on Juvenile Hormone, Physiol., Biochem. and Chem. Lab. de Physiol., de insecta, INRA 78026, France, p 3.

6)  K.H. Dahm, G. Bhaskaran, B.G. Unni, Y. Jeong Heui, P. Greg and  T.K. Hayes (1991), REgulation of corpus allatum activity in pharate and adult M. sexta. Proceed. Vth Inter. Conf. JH Physiol. Biochem., INRA, France.

7)  A. Borthakur, B.G. Unni and H.D. Singh (1991), Semi solid state anaerobic digestion of plant residues for biogas production. B. Bhattacharjee, Khasi Offset Printers, 47-57.

8)  B.G. Unni, P. Barrera, G. Bhaskaran and K.H.Dahm (1991), Characterization of allatinhibin, a neurohormone from M. sexta. proceed. The Neuropeptides Challenges for 90's. AmericanAssociation for Advancement of Science, AAAS, Washington D.C., USA  Ab. 323.

9) B.G. Unni (1992),  Hurdles to the promotion of S&T temper.  Proceed. Natl. Seminar on Impediments of Science and Technology Temper (Ed.)  Prof. K.M. Pathak, Assam Science Society, Swastika Printers, Guwahati, 47-48.

10)  P. Goswami, B.G. Unni and H.D. Singh (1992), Structure function relationship studies of an alkane pseudosolubilizing glycoprotein.  Proceed. In Recent Trends Carbohydrate Res. (Eds.) K.C.M. Raja, A. Pandey, Pub.  The Association of Carbohydrate Chemistry, Regional Research Lab., Trivandrum, Kerala.

11) B.G. Unni, P.C. Saikia, D. Khanikor and A.C. Kakoty (1994), Some biochemical studies/aspects of muga silkworm, Antheraea assama Westwood. Proceed. 2nd Int. Conf. Wild silkmoths, 18-22 Aug., Notak, Nagama, Japan.

12)  B.G. Unni, D. Khanikor and P.C. Saikia (1995). Variation of tansaminase activities in the haemolymph and silkgland of Antheraea assama - A comparative biochemical study. Proceed. Ed. A.K.Rai ) National Seminar on Life Sciences. Dibrugarh University,Dibrugarh. 13-18.

13)  B.G. Unni, P.C. Saikia, A.C. Ghosh and H.C. Mahanta (1995). Silkglands Distribution of silk protein biosynthesis and functional property of the silk gland region of the muga silkworm Antheraea assama Westwood.   Proceed. 4th International Conf. on Protein Structure, Function and Relationship. HEG Research Institute Chem., Karachi, Pakistan, 117.

14)  B.G. Unni, P.C. Saikia, A. Choudhury, D. Khaninor and A.C. Ghosh (1995), Silkglands : Studies on some biochemical parameters in the muga silkworm, Antheraea asama during development. VIth International Sericultural Congress, Bandung, Indonesia, 1-5.

15)  B.G. Unni (1995), Isolation and purification of small peptides. In Proceed.Course manual workshop Tissue Culture and Biochemical techniques for crop improvement with special reference toCitrus and Tea. Sponsored by Department of Biotechnology. Assam Agric. University. November 6-25, p. 117-121.

16)  B.G. Unni, P. Das and A. Choudhury (1997), In vitro and In vivo studies with the brain and silk gland of muga silkworm Antheraea assama. XVIIth Inter. Seri. Congress, Londrina, Brazil, April 22-26, S-03, p. 1-8.

17)  A. Choudhury, B.G. Unni (1997), Impact of juvenile hormone-III on some enpzymatic activities of muga silkworm, Antheraea assama. XVIIthCongress of International Sericultural Commission, Londrina, Brazil, April 22-26, p. 108.

18) B.G.Unni (1997) Natural Resources of NE region- Preservation and Uti;lization. In Army Environment and Nature Conservation Workshop on Conservation. Publisher- Eastern Command, B Composite Signal Regiment. p 45-47

19) A. Choudhury, B.G. Unni, R. Baruahy and H.C. Mahanta (1997), Effect of allatotropin analogue on aldolase activity and glucose content in the larval tissues of muga silkworm, Antheraea assama. In Tropical Cropology (Ed. N.M. Nayar),  International Society for Tropical Crop Research and Development, Kerala Agricultural University

20)  B.G. Unni, A.Sharma and J.N. Nigam (1998), Use of agricultural and industrial biomass waste for the production of bioenergy. Proceed. Workshop on Conservation of Hydrocarbon and   use of Non-conventional Energy Sources. Feb. 10, 1998, OIL Duliajan, p. 63-65.

21) B.G. Unni et al. (1998), Biochemical and ultrastructural studies on the silk gland and brain of muga silkworm, Antheraea asama Westwood during developmental stagesProceed. 3rd International Symp. Mol. Insect Sci., June 5-10, Utah, USA, p.136.

22)  B.G. Unni (1999), Sericulture in North-East India with special reference to muga culture. In: Sericulture in Assam (Ed. D.C. Mahanta), Assam Krishi Aru Gramodyog Parhikhon Vidyalaya, Khanapara, Guwahati. Diamond Printers, Gauhati. p.25-28.

23) J.R.Saikia & B.G.Unni  (2002) Comparitive study of amylase activity in two  non mulberry silkworms. Antheraea assama and Philosamia ricini found in the North Eastern part of India. XIX Congress of the International Sericultural Commission, Bangkok, September 21-25.

24) B.G.Unni, S.B.Wann and A.Yadav ( 2002) Preliminary studies on purification and biochemical characterization of peptides/proteins from some indigenous plants of Meghalaya. 72nd annual session of the National Academy of Sciences, India. North Eastern Hill University, Shillong, October 25-27th , 2002

25) B.G.Unni, P.Das and P.C.Deka (2002) Endocrinological study with the brain of non mulberry silkworms using In Vitro techniques. 72nd annual session of the National Academy of Sciences, India. North Eastern Hill University, Shillong, October 25-27th , 2002

26) B.G.Unni (2003)Bioenergy from agricultural and industrial residues   . INTERNATIONALCONFERENCE ENERGY  AND  ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGIES FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT  AT  Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur, October, 8-10, 2003

27) B.G.Unni (2003) Radiochemical Assay for Juvenile Hormone. In Proceed, Training/Workshop on DBT sponsored  entitled ,Application of Molecular biology and biotechnological tools for crop improvement programme   Training/workshop held at Regional Research Laboratory, Jorhat Jan 20th  to 08th Feb p 41-44

28) B.G.Unni (2003) Isolation and purification of small peptides by In Vitro method : Studies on insect cell culture techniques In Proceed, Training/Workshop on DBT sponsored  entitled ,Application of Molecular biology and biotechnological tools for crop improvement programme   Training/workshop held at Regional Research Laboratory, Jorhat Jan 20th to  08th Feb p 45-51

29) B.G.Unni (2004) Radiochemical assay with respect to the studies of insect neuropeptides  In Compendium “National seminar on Radiation and biomolecular techniques in animal sciences and human health , Khanapara, Gauhati. March 10-12, 2004

30) B.G.Unni (2004) The functional properties of Sensors  and systems in Agricultural and and industry monitoring > Wokshop  sponsored by DST, Govt of India, Physics department, Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh, September 21st to 1st October, 2004)

31) A Yadav, A Choudhury, J Sharma & B G Unni (2004)*Antibacterial activities of some folk medicinal plants against the disease causing bacteria in muga silkworm, Antheraea assama Proceedings “ Bioprospecting of commercially important plants “ edited by RC Bora, P.C.Deka, B.G.Unni, J.C.S.Kataky, M.K.Modi and A.Talukdar, Indian  Society of Agricultural Biochemists and Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat  Assam Printing press, Jorhat  p 230-235

32) B.G.Unni ( 2005 ) Radiochemical Assay and its Application  with respect to the functional properties of Insect Neuropeptides and Hormones  At the National Seminar on Awareness programme of Radiation and Radioisotope  Technology for Societal BenefiT (Organized jointly by Regional Research Laboratory, Jorhat  Board of Radiation & Isotope Technology ( BRIT) and National Association for Application of Radioisotopes & Radiatio in Industry ( NAARRI) Mumbai ) October 19-20 , Jorhat , Assam

33) B.G.Unni (2005) Biochemical and Molecular approach to control the flacherie disease in muga silkworm, Antheraea assama  Assamensis helfer “ In workshop- “-Diseases and pests forewarning system for muga silkworm and host plants “ by Central muga Eri Research and training Institute, CSB, Lahdoigarh, 5th December, 2005 pp11-16

34) B.G.Unni ( 2006) Biochemical and molecular aspects of muga sericulture .In  souvenir “  workshop on problems and prospects of muga silkworm seed production organized by the Muga silkworm seed organization, Central Silk Board, Gauhat.Assam  pp-35-39

35) B.G.Unni (2006) The biotechnological tools in health sector : advances and applications In Lecture Notes “ Continuing Programme on Molecular Approaches in Disease Diagnosis” Defence Research Laboratory, Tezpur. Assam July 17-21, 2006 .pp 82-86

36) B.G.Unni (2006 )Biochemical and Functional properties of Insect  and Plant based biocontrol agents against the insects pests and diseases “ In Conference Recent Trends in Biological Control of Insect Pests and Diseases of Forestry Importance “ Rain Forest Research Institute, Jorhat. September, 15th.

37) B.G.Unni ,H.R.Singh,Basab Rani Devi and Purabi Saikia (2008) Antibacterial Biomolecules from Insects and plants against the flacherie disease in muga silkworm, Antheraea assama In proceedings Workshop on Disease and Pest Management in Muga culture at Cooch Behar, West Bengal, Feb, 29th, pp 15-23

38) R. CHAKRAVORTY, K. NEOG, A.K. SAHU , R. SINGH AND B.G. UNNI (2008) MORPHO-MOLECULAR CHARACTERIZATION OF MUGA SILKWORM ANTHERAEA ASSAMENSIS, HELFER (LEPIDOPTERA : SATURNIIDAE) XXI International Congress of Sericulture, Greece, Nov

39) B.G.Unni,H.R.Singh,S.B.Wann,K.Neog,BasabRani Devi,Meenakshi Bhattacharjee and Rajen Chakraborty ( 2008) 2Molecular biodiversity of non-mulberry silkworms, Eri (Samia cynthia ricini) and Muga (Antheraea assama), Lepidoptera: Saturniidae .International Congress of Sericulture, Greece, November

40) D.Khanikor & B.G.Unni (2008) Seri Biodiversity conservation and Biochemistry of Muga silkworm, Antheraea assama food plants and its role in silk protein biosynthesis . Proceed. Natl Seminar on Biopiracy, DKD college, Assam. Pp 141-148, LIPI Offset press, Jorhat. Assam

41) B.G.Unni (2009) Clean fuel from Agricultural and Industrial wastes  IN Recent Advances in waste management , Conference at Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi pp20-21

42) BG Unni  and  Karthik  Neog  (2011)RECENT TREND OF BIOTECHNOLOGICAL AND MOLECULAR  RESEARCH IN NON-MULBERRY SILKWORM, ANTHERAEA ASSAMENSIS, HELFER In Proceedings - XXIInd Congress of the International SericulturalCommission 14th  to 18th  December, 2011 at Chiang Mai-Thailand  pp 155-161

43) BG Unni and Karthik Neog (2012) Current trend of biotechnological and molecular research in muga silkworm Antheraea assamensis, Helfer and future prospects . In Recent trend in Research & Development in Muga Culture-Ideas to Action organized by Central Silk Board  at Gauhati 3-4 May 2012  pp 12-20

9.Significant foreign assignments:

S.No

Period of Visit

From-To

Institute/Country

Visited

Purpose of Visit

Scholarship/Award

1

1988-91

Texas A&M University, USA

Post Doctoral Study

Fulbright Travel Grant

2

August-September 1999

University of Hebrew, Jerusalem, Israel

VII International Conference-Juvenile Hormone

Hebrew University Award

3.

Sep-Dec-2002

University of Bayreuth, Germany

DAAD-CSIR Exchange programme for Senior Scientists

 

4

June-2004

Unnniversity of Nevada, California

VIII  Internastional conf.Juvenile Hormone

WellMark Scholarship, USA

5

November-2006

Marakech,Morrocco

Nominated by United Education Foundation India (UEIEF)-Delhi To represent the Fulbright Alumnii/USEFI

Sponsored By USEFI/USIEF)-New Delhi

6

August-2007

Yorkshire, UK

IX International Conference on Juvenile Hormone

Partial sponsorship by the Organizing committee of the conference.

7

Jan-2010

Bangkok,Thailand

International Congress of Chemistry & Environment

Partial Sponsorship from the Organizing Committee

8

March 2011

Beijing,China

Invited speaker,4th Protein and Peptide Conference

Partial Registration exempted, DST sponsored the travel expenditure

9

December 2011

Bangkok ,Chian Mai, Thailand

Invited Speaker, Team Leader

Sponsored by ARDA, Thailand & CSIR

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