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Dr.(M/S).Bhabatarini Panda
Name: Dr.(M/S).Bhabatarini Panda
Designation: Assistant Professor
Qualification: M. Sc., PhD.
Phone No.: 8895294729
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E-mail ID: bhabatarini_panda@rediffmail.com
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Utkal University

 

Sept 2015 –present

 

Assistant Professor

 

Govt. (A) College, Bhawanipatana Aug 2014-  Sept 2015 Lecturer (Adhoc)
 

 

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

2003- 2008  

Ph.D.

Department: Agricultural and Food Engineering department

Thesis Title:Accumulation of polyhydroxyalkanoates in a unicellular cyanobacteriumSynechocystis sp. PCC 6803

Areas: Applied Botany

Advisor: Prof. N. Mallick

Utkal University 2000-2002 M.Sc.

Department: Post Graduate Department of Botany

Areas: Botany with specialization in Environmental Biology

Fakir Mohan University 1997-2000 Bachelor of Science
 

 

 

 

 

 

Department: Department of Botany

Hons: Botany

 

 

  • WomenPost-Doctoral Fellow, UGC, India 2013-2014
  • Research Associate, CSIR, India 2009
  • Senior Research Fellowship, CSIR, India 2006
  • All India GATE Fellowship 2003
  • Merit Scholarship 1989-1994

Utkal University                                                                                                                                                              Sept 2015 – present

Designation: Assistant Professor

 

College of Agricultural Engg& PHT, Gangtok, Sikkim                                                                                               Dec 2013 – July 2014

Designation: Post-Doctoral

Topics: Studies on the Symbiotic Micro Algae- Bacteria based Biofuel Production system

 

ICAR Res. Center for NE Region, Gangtok                                                                                                              May 2009 – May 2012

Designation: Research Associate (CSIR)

Topics: Distribution, Screening and Molecular Characterization of Phosphate Solubilizing Bacteria Isolated from Selected

Cropping Systems of Northeastern States

 

PhD- Research Methodology(Paper I)

P.G Dept. of Botany, Utkal University, Vani Vihar, Bhubaneswar,

2019-contd.
Mphil/PhD- Techniques in Plant Science (Paper I)

P.G Dept. of Botany, Utkal University, Vani Vihar, Bhubaneswar,

 

2015-contd.
Course Name-Practical Paper Name (BOT- 105, 205, 305)

P.G Dept. of Botany, Utkal University, Vani Vihar, Bhubaneswar,

 

2016-contd.
Course Name- Dissertation (403)

P.G Dept. of Botany, Utkal University, Vani Vihar, Bhubaneswar,

 

2016-contd.
Msc –Microbial Biotechnology: Application (AM-302)

P.G Dept. of Botany, Utkal University, Vani Vihar, Bhubaneswar,

 

2018-2019
Msc –Agricultural Microbiology and Plant Pathology (AM-201)

P.G Dept. of Botany, Utkal University, Vani Vihar, Bhubaneswar,

 

2017-2018
Msc –Developmental Biology and Economic Botany (BOT-301)

P.G Dept. of Botany, Utkal University, Vani Vihar, Bhubaneswar,

 

2015-contd.
Msc –Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering of Plants (BOT-202)

P.G Dept. of Botany, Utkal University, Vani Vihar, Bhubaneswar,

 

2015-contd.
Msc –Diversity of Plants (BOT-101, BOT 102)

P.G Dept. of Botany, Utkal University, Vani Vihar, Bhubaneswar,

 

2015-contd.

Invited lectures:

  1. Centre for Environmental Studies Forest and Environment Dept., Gov. of Odisha, 30th Nov, 2018 ‘Introduction to various plant groups’ In: “Certificatte courses under green skill development programme”
  2. IIT-Bhubaneswar (School of Basic Sciences),19th June 2018,‘The world of Microbes in science and technology’
  3. HRDC, Utkal University, 3rd Feb 2018, Bioplastics: Opertunities’ In: Winter school on Research methodology for Research in Applied Science,

State Biodiversity Board, Govt. of Odisha, organized by Dept. of Forest, Govt of Odisha, Puri.7th march 2017,Biodiversity and its conservation: An insight to Floral diversity of Odisha’ In: Capacity building of the Field staffs of Puri wildlife Division,

Book Articles (Authored/Edited)

  1. Jagat S., Samal P. and Panda B. Phytochemical analysis of Hyptissuaveolens from Khordha, Odisha. In: Bioprospecting in Life Sciences (2018) (Behera, RK. and Kariali E. Ed), pp. 197-209.
  2. Chatlod, L.R., Rahman, H., Toppo S., Chandra R., Pal, P. and Panda, B. Role of molecular techniques in disease management. In: Insect pest management through biotechnological approaches (2012) (Kalita H, KundanKishor, Rahman H and Chatlod LR Eds) Biotech Books New Delhi.
  • Panda, B.,Verma, R., Bhati, R., Samantaray, S. and Mallick, N. Prospective to produce polyhydroxyalkanoic acids from cyanobacteria. In: Polymer synthesis (2011) (Kowsari E. Ed) Nova Science Publishers, Inc. New York, ISBN: 978-1-62081-776-6 pp. 237-258.

 

Journal Articles

  1. Tanweer S. and Panda B. (2020) Prospect of Synechocystis PCC 6803 for synthesis of poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-4-hydroxybutyrate). Algal Research 50: 1-10.
  2. Dash K., Mishra P. and Panda B. (2019)Cyanobacterial diversity of Bhitarkanika mangrove forest, Odisha. Plant Science research 41: 34-40.
  3. Panda B., Rahman H., and Panda J. (2016) Phosphate solubilizing bacteria from the acidic soils of eastern Himalayan region and their antagonistic effect on fungal pathogens. Rhizosphere 2: 62-71.
  4. Panda B., Rahman H., Chatlod L.R. and Panda J. (2013) Isolation and characterization of phosphate solubilizing bacteria from the soils of Sikkim. International Journal of Bioresource and Stress Management 4(2): 255-262.
  5. Panda, B., Sharma, L., Singh, A.K. and Mallick, N. (2008) Thin layer chromatographic detection of poly-β-hydroxybutyrate (PHB) and poly-β-hydroxyvalerate (PHV) in cyanobacteria. Indian Journal of Biotechnology 7: 230-234.
  6. Mallick, N., Gupta, S., Panda, B. and Sen, R. (2007) Process optimization for poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate) co-polymer production by Nostocmuscorum. Biochemical Engineering Journal 37: 125-130.
  7. Panda, B. and Mallick, N. (2007) Enhanced poly-β-hydroxybutyrate accumulation in a unicellular cyanobacterium, Synechocystis PCC 6803. Letters in Applied Microbiology 44:194-198.
  8. Sharma, L., Singh, A.K., Panda, B. and Mallick, N. (2007) Process optimization for poly-β-hydroxybutyrate production in a nitrogen fixing cyanobacterium, Nostocmuscorumusing response surface methodology. Bioresource Technology 98: 987-993.
  9. Sharma, L., Panda, B., Singh, A.K. and Mallick, N. (2006) Studies on poly-β-hydroxybutyrate synthase activity of Journal of General and Applied Microbiology 52: 209-214.
  10. Panda, B., Jain, P., Sharma, L. and Mallick, N. (2006) Optimization of cultural and nutritional conditions for accumulation of poly-b-hydroxybutyrate in Synechocystissp. PCC 6803. Bioresource Technology 97: 1296-1301.
  11. Panda, B., Sharma, L. and Mallick, N. (2005) Poly-β-hydroxybutyrate accumulation in Nostocmuscorum and Spirulinaplatensis under phosphate limitation. Journal of Plant Physiology 162: 1376-1379.

 

Refereed Conference Publications

  1. Tanweer S., Panda B. (2020) Process optimization and characterization for poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate) co-polymer production in unicellular cyanobacterium, Synechocystis PCC 6803 using response surface methodology. National Conference on Emerging Trends in Plant Science Research, Ravenshaw University, Odisha, 1st -3rd March 2020, p. 32. (Best poster award)
  2. Dash K. and Panda B. (2020) Antagonistic Effect of Associated Bacteria on Host Cyanobacteria. International Seminar on “Algae, Fungi and Plants: Systematics to Applications, CAS, Department of Botany, University of Calcutta in collaboration with Botanical Survey of India, January 24th -25th, 2020, p. 105.
  3. Panda B. (2020) Physiology of Cyanobacteria-Bacterial Association from mangrove ecosystem and its Effect on Cyanobacterial Biomass Production. International Symposium on Biodiversity, Biology and Biotechnology of Algae, University of Madras, India, 8th -10th Jan 2020, p. 108.
  4. Tanweer S., Panda B. (2020) Optimization for poly(3 hydroxybutyrate-co-4 hydroxybutyrate) co-polymer production in Synechocystis PCC 6803 by response surface methodology and its characterization. National seminar on Green Technology for Environment Management, North Orissa university, Odisha, 22nd-23rd January, P.72.
  5. Mishra P. and Panda B. (2020) Polyhydroxybutyrate accumulation by Trichodesmium isolated from mangrove region of Odisha under varying cultural condition. National seminar on Green Technology for Environment Management, North Orissa university, Odisha, 22nd-23rd January, P.35.
  6. Dash K. and Panda B. (2019) Cyanobacteria bacterial interaction: a comparative study between synergistic and antagonistic effect of bacteria on growth of their associated cyanobacteria with its emerging application. National conference on green technology for clean environment, Siksha O Anusandhan, Odisha, India, 20th May, p. 63-64.
  7. Tanweer S., Panda B. (2019) Synergistic effect of two bacterial isolates on the growth of Synechocystis PCC 6803. National conference on Emerging Trends In Life Sciences For Sustainable Development, Ramadevi University, Odisha, India, 8th and 9th February 2019, p. 35.
  8. Dash K., Mishra P. and Panda B. (2019) Cyanobacteria diversity from Bhitarkanika mangrove region. National conference on Biodiversity, Biotechnology and Bioinformatics: Innovative and Emerging Trends- 2019, Berhampur University, Odisha, India, 22nd-23rd February, 2019, P 78.
  9. Tanweer S., Panda B. (2019) Biosynthesis and characterisation of P(3HB-co-4HB) Copolymer from Synechocystis PCC 6803. International conference on Biodiversity and sustainable Development: Strategies for future, Narasingha Choudhury Autonomous college, Jajpur, Odisha, India, 29th and 30th January, 2019, p 113.
  10. Sahoo C. Subudhi H.N, Panda B. (2019) Floristic diversity of Bolgarh forest of Nayagarh district, Odisha, India. International conference on Biodiversity and sustainable Development: Strategies for future, Narasingha Choudhury Autonomous college, Jajpur, Odisha, India, 29th and 30th January, 2019, p 75.
  11. Dash K., Mishra P. and Panda B. (2019) Exploring the unexplored: the microalgae of Bhitarkanika mangrove ecosystem. International conference on Biodiversity and sustainable Development: Strategies for future, Narasingha Choudhury Autonomous college, Jajpur, Odisha, India, 29th and 30th January, 2019, p 134.
  12. Tanweer S., Panda B. (2019) Biosynthesis and characterization of terpolymer from Synechocystis. Vishleshan, Utkal University, 5th (Second Prize)
  13. Malik J., and Panda B. (2018) Isolation and characterization of zinc solubilizing bacteria from rhizosphere of solanaceae. National seminar on plants for sustainable development and clean environment 43rd Annual Conference of Orissa Botanical Society, CUTM, Odisha, India, Dec. 23-24, p. 134.
  14. Mishra P. and Panda B. (2018) Effect of chromium (VI) on Lyngbya under photoautotrophic and mixotrophic condition. National seminar on plants for sustainable development and clean environment 43rd Annual Conference of Orissa Botanical Society, CUTM, Odisha, India, Dec. 23-24, p. 119.
  15. Tanweer S. and Panda B. (2018) Biosynthesis of terpolymer from National seminar on plants for sustainable development and clean environment 43rd Annual Conference of Orissa Botanical Society, CUTM, Odisha, India, Dec. 23-24, p. 124.
  16. Dash K. and Panda B. (2018) Antagonistic effect of cyanobacteria bacteria association on the growth of cyanobacteria. National seminar on plants for sustainable development and clean environment 43rd Annual Conference of Orissa Botanical Society, CUTM, Odisha, India, Dec. 23-24, p. 107.
  17. Tanweer S. and Panda B. (2018) Can Synechocystis synthesize terpolymer? National conference on Biotechnological interventions for environmental stress management in plants and microbes and 42nd Annual Conference of Orissa Botanical Society, Utkal University, Odisha, India, Jan. 20-21, p. 166.
  18. Dash K. and Panda B. (2018) Effect of cyanobacterial associated bacteria on its growth and PHB production. National conference on Biotechnological interventions for environmental stress management in plants and microbes and 42ndAnnual Conference of Orissa Botanical Society, Utkal University, Odisha, India, Jan. 20-21, p. 102.
  19. Mishra P. Mohanty N. and Panda B. (2018) Effect of chromium (VI) on biochemical composition of filamentous cyanobacteria. National conference on Biotechnological interventions for environmental stress management in plants and microbes and 42ndAnnual Conference of Orissa Botanical Society, Utkal University, Odisha, India, Jan. 20-21, p. 103.
  20. Giri S., Panda B. (2017) Isolation of Zinc solubilizing bacteria from the rhizosphere of groundnut. National seminar on Stress management in Plants, India, March 17.
  21. B. and Panda. J. (2016) Effect of locally isolated Phosphate Solubilizing Bacteria on growth and yield of cowpea (Vignaaunguiculata) L. Walp. 40th annual conference of Orissa Botanical Society, F. M. University, Balasore, Feb 9-10, p. 32.
  22. Sahoo, P.C., Swain, S.P., Sahoo S.L., Panda, B. and Mohanty, S. (2015) Nickel stress induced antioxidant activity of Abutilon indicum(L.). The National Academy of Sciences, India, KIIT University, India, December 6-8, p81.
  23. Panda B., Rahman H., Chatlod L.R. and Panda J. (2013) Isolation and characterization of phosphate solubilizing bacteria from the soils of Sikkim. The first international conference on bioresource and stress management, Kolkata, India February 6-9, p.3.21.
  24. Panda B. and Mallick N. (2007) Statistical optimization of nutritional factors for poly-β-hydroxybutyrate production by Synechocystis PCC 6803. National symposium on recent advances in phycology from molecule to ecosystem, Punjab University, Chandigarh, Nov 14-16, p. 45.
  25. Sharma L, Panda B and Mallick N (2005) Photoautotrophic production of poly-β-hydroxybutyrate in cyanobacteria. International Congress of Chemistry and Environment. Indore (India), Dec 24-26, pp. 502-508.
  26. Panda B. and Mallick N. (2005) Enhancement of poly-β-hydroxybutyrate accumulation in Synechocystis PCC 6803 under nutrient deficiency, chemoheterotrophy and gas-exchange limitations. National conference on Plant and Microbial Diversity: Prospects and Potentials, Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan, Dec 17-19, p. 61.
  1. Attendee of One week Short term course on Stress Management,From 20-25th July 2017 organise byUGC-HRDC, at Utkal University, Vani Vihar
  2. Attendee of Orientation programme in ‘capacity building in higher education from18thAug -14th Sept 2017organise byUGC-HRDC, at Utkal University, Vani Vihar
  3. Attendee ofPedagogy workshop from 18thAug -14th Sept 2017organise byNISER, Jatani (Bhubaneswar)
  4. Attendee of Refresher Course in Bioscience from 21st Aug -10th Sept 2018organise by UGC-HRDC, Utkal University, Vani Vihar
  5. Attendee Faculty Development Programfrom 2nd -6th March 2020organise by National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration (NIEPA), New Delhi

 

 

Journal Reviewing: List of Journals.

Reviewer:

VEGETOS (2018), BAB (2019), BIODIVERSITAS (2020)

  • Microalgae from Mangrove Ecosystems of Odisha: Bio-prospectingfor Bio-plastics and Bio-fuel production(PI), S&T, Govt. of Odisha, 9.76 L..
  • Eco-physiology study of algal-bacterial interaction in mangrove ecosystems of Odisha (PI), UGC-BSR START-UP GRANT, 10 L.
  • Characterization and biodegradation of polyhydroxylalkanoates (PHA) from Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803(PI): University Research Grant, Utkal University,

 

Ph. D.

  1. Ms.Prateekya Mishra, Ph.D. candidate,–Mangrove associated microbial biopolymer accumulation and its characterization, 2021- contd.
  2. Ms.Karisma Dash, Ph.D. candidate,–Eco-Physiology study of Cyanobacteria-Bacteria interaction and its effect on cyanobacterial Biomass, 2021- contd.
  3. Mrs.ChinmayeeSahoo, Ph.D. candidate,–Studies on agro-morphological characteristics and aromatic compounds in scented rice of Odisha, 2017- contd.
  1. SadafTanweer, Ph.D. candidate, Biosynthesis of Polyhydroxyalkanoates in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 and its Degradation, 2017- contd.

 

M.Phil

  1. Sarmistha Rout, M.Phil. candidate,Attenuation of heavy metal stress on submergence rice by the application of cyanobacteria, 2021

 

  1. Jayanti Malik, M.Phil. candidate, (Utkal University) – Isolation and characterization of zinc solubilising bacteria and their effect on brinjal (Solanummelongena L.), 201­9
    • Currently working as a Lecture as Agarpada degree college
  2. Prateeksha Mishra, M.Phil. candidate, (Utkal University) – Effect of chromium (VI) on biochemical composition of filamentous cyanobacteria, 2018
    • Currently Ph.D. student at theUtkal University
  3. Karishma Dash, M.Phil. candidate, (Utkal University) – Isolation of cyanobacterial associated bacteria and their effect on growth and PHB production, 2018
    • Currently Ph.D. student at the UtkalUniversity
  4. SadafTanweer, M.Phil. candidate, (Utkal University) – Characterization of Polyhydroxyalkanoates from Synechocystis sp. PCC6803, 2017
    • Currently working as a Lecture as VedvyasMahavidyalaya, Rourkela
  1. ShivaniGiri, M.Phil. candidate, (Utkal University) – Isolation and Characterization of Zn Solubilizing bacteria from the rhizosphere of Groundnut and Amaranthus, 2017
    • Currently working as PGT in KV , BBSR
  2. SasmitaJagat, M.Phil. candidate, (Utkal University) – Phytochemical analysis of Hyptissuaveolens (L.) Poit., 2016
    • Currently working as a Lecture as NSBMahavidyalaya, Nuapada

Conference / Seminar organized: 01

  1. Organised as Associate Organising secretary cum Treasurer, National conference on ‘Biotechnological interventions for environmental stress management in plants and microbes’ & 42nd Annual conference of Orissa Botanical Society, P. G. Department of Botany, Utkal University,2018
  2. Organized National seminar and 44th OBS 2020 at North Orissa University as Treasurer,
  3. Organized Academic Training on CBCS Syllabi under WB-OHEPEE-SAC Programme as Departmental Co-ordinator.2020