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Dr. MOUSUMI DAS

Assistant Professor

Email : dasmousumi9@gmail.com

Contact No : +91 9972319432, 0816-2214039

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BIOGRAPHY


Dr. Mousumi  Das is working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biotechnology in S.I.T., Tumkur since 2014. She graduated with B.Sc, Degree from the University of Calcutta, West Bengal, India and M.Sc, M.Phil. and Ph.D. from Gulbarga University, Gulbarga, Karnataka, India in the Department of microbiology. She has also worked in Department of Microbiology, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga, Karnataka. She also worked as Biology lecturer in Sri Sainath PU College of Science, Gulbarga, Karnataka and worked as Guest Lecturer in Govt. Degree College, Gulbarga, Karnataka. Her areas of interest are molecular and chemotaxonomy of actinobacteria, enzyme kinetics and fermentation technology, peptidomimetics and its biological attribute study, gene level studies of melanogenesis in actinobacteria and study of antimicrobial, antioxidant attributes of novel secondary metabolites. She is a recipient of many prestigious awards and fellowships. Also she is a recipient of gold medal in MSc. She has over 5 publications and a published book to her credit. She has also been a supervisor for 17 graduate and undergraduate projects. She is also a member of many professional bodies.

EDUCATION DETAILS


Degree Specialization Year University
Ph.D. Microbiology 2014 Gulbarga University, Gulbarga, Karnataka, India
M.Phil. Microbiology 2008 Gulbarga University, Gulbarga, Karnataka, India
M.Sc. Microbiology 2006 Gulbarga University, Gulbarga, Karnataka, India
B.Sc. Botany  [Hons.], Chem., Zoo, Env Sc. 2004 University of Kolkata, Kolkata, WestBengal, India.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE


Designation Work Place Duration Type
Assistant Professor Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Tumkur Sep 2014 to till date Teaching
Guest Lecturer Govt. Degree College, Gulbarga, Karnataka. Sep 2008 to Aug 2009 Teaching
 Biology lecturer  Sri Sainath PU College, Gulbarga, Karnataka  Jun, 2007 to Mar 2008 Teaching
 A teaching associate Dept of Microbiology, GUG, Gulbarga , Karnataka May 2007 to Jun 2008 Teaching

FUNDED PROJECT


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AREA OF INTERESTS / RESEARCH


  1. Biodiversity  and bioprocess engineering studies on actinomycetes and its secondary metabolites
  2. Peptidomimemtics and its antimicrobial and antioxidant attribute study
  3. Enzyme technology and kinetic studies
  4. Biological attribute studies of  microbial novel secondary metabolites

HONOURS & ACHIEVEMENTS


  1. Received VIWA 2017 Award for YOUNG WOMEN IN SCIENCE (SC/YWS/   Microbiology / AAP-I) dated 19.01.2017.
  2. HARGOBIND KHORANA BEST YOUNG SCIENTIST AWARD 2015  for Microbiology, received from BOSE SCIENCE SOCIETY, Tamilnadu ,  (15.10.2015)
  3. Received First Prize for best presenter in National conference ASTEG and  BIoLim BioSolutions (P) Ltd conducted One day Regional conference on   the theme  “ Implementing Research For Future  India” being held at Chennai on 21st    Feb, 2015
  4. Received a prestigious fellowship Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund Fellowship for Doctoral Studies while pursuing Ph.D in Microbiology (2009-2011)
  5. 3 Gold Medals in M.Sc. Microbiology (2006) for securing Highest marks in Medical Microbiology and stood 2nd in Dept of Microbiology, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga, Karnataka in 2006

COLLABORATIONS


  1. Dr. Hemant Kumar Daima,  Assistant Professor, NBIRL,  Assistant Professor, School of LifeSceineces; AMITY University, Jaipur, Rajastha and Ms. Navya P.N, Assistant Professor, NBIRL,  Department of Biotechnology, SIT, Tumkur (enzyme immobilization with nanoparticles, antimicrobial attribute studies)
  2. Raghu G.K., Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, SIT, Tumkur ( enzyme sensor -tyrosinase)
  3. Dr. G Nagaraju, Assistant Professor  and Dr. H.S Lalithamba Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, SIT, Tumkur (biological attributes of nanoparticles and biological attributes of peptidomimetics respectively)
  4. Mr. Vivek Chandra Mohan, Assistant Professor Department of Biotechnology, SIT, Tumkur (biological attributes of peptidomimetics)
  5. Ms. Anupama C. Assistant Professor Department of Biotechnology, SIT, Tumkur (biological attributes of nanoparticles and paper work for research publications )
  6. Dr. Hemalatha P, Assistant Professor, Dept of Chemistry, SSIT, Tumkur (biological attributes of peptide compounds and paper work for research publications)
  7. Dr. K.V. Anusuya , A Assistant Professor, Dept of Chemistry, Govt. First Grade College, Koratagere, Tumkur
  8. Dr. Rashmi Hosmani, Assistant Professor Department of Microbiology, Tumkur University, Tumkur (biological attributes of enzymes from actinobacteria)
  9. Prof. Sathyanarayana N. Gummadi, Bioprocess Engineer, IIT , Madras (Cloning , over expression studies of tyrosinase and purification studies.
  10. Prof. H.K. Makari, Professor and Head, Dept of  Microbiology and Biotechnology, IDSG College, (affiliated under Kuvempu University, Shivamoga), Chikmangalur

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS


JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

  1. Mousumi Das., Dayanand Agsar., ShivaveeraKumar S. 2013. Production of L-glutaminase by Streptomyces rochei detected from the lime stone quarries of deccan trap. Journal of Pure and Applied Microbiology. 7 (3) : 2251-2260. ISSN No.: 0973-7510; Impact Factor:0.073 (2013 ); NAAS RATING 6.04 (2015); Web of Science and Scopus Indexed.
  2. Deene ManikPrabhu, Juan Cheng, Wei Chen, Anil Kumar  Sunkara, Sunilkumar, B .Mane, Ram Kumar, Mousumi Das, Wael N. Hozzein, Wael N. Hozzein, Yan-Qing, Duan, Wen – Jun Li. 2016.Sunlight mediated  synthesis  of silver nanoparticles by a novel actinobacterium (Sinomonas mesophila MPKL 26) and its antimicrobial activity against multidrug resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology, B : Biology. 158:202-205.; Impact Factor ( 5yrs) 3.4.
  3. Enhanced Production of Secondary Metabolites and Synthesis of New PhenolicCompounds Due to VAM Fungus Inoculation in Ocimum sanctum Venkat M Shinde, Mousumi Das and Jai Shanker Pillai H P.2015 International Journal of Advanced  Research in Biological Sciences. 2(10):170–175.
  4. Venkat M Shinde, Mousumi Das and Jai Shanker Pillai H P.2015. Diversity and Distribution of VAM Fungi in soils of Kalaburagi District, Karnataka. International Journal of Advanced Research in Biological Sciences. 2(8):24–28.
  5. Das Mousumi and Agsar Dayanand 2013. Production and antioxidant attribute of L-glutaminase from Streptomyces enissocaesilis DMQ-24.Internationa Journal of Latest Research in Science and Technology.2 (3): 1-9.
  6. Mousumi Das and Daynand Agsar. 2014. Studies on enhanced production, optimization and anticancer attributes of   L-glutaminase from Streptomyces enissocaesilis DMQ 24 mu 4. UGC Sponsored National Conference Proceedings on Emerging Protein Technologies for Formulation Solutions. ISBN No.: 9789382694182.

BOOK AND BOOK CHAPTERS

  1. A book entitled “Synthesis, characterization and application of gold  nanoparticles: A brief introduction on synthesis of gold  nanoparticles using Actinobacteria; 2016. In Lambert Academic Publishing; Manikprabhu Narsing Rao, Wen-Jun Li.,  Mousumi Das.

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

  1. Hemalatha P., M. K. Veeraiah., K. V. Anasuya., Anupama C. Mousumi Das.2016. Studies on Copoly (N-Vinylpyrrolidone – Acrylic acid) – as an Antimicrobial. International Journal Of Innovative Research & Development. 5 ( 11).A National Conference Proceeding  on  “Recent Advances in Industrial Engineering and Applied Chemistry” (Under TEQIP-II 1.2) being organized by SSIT, Maraluru, Tumkur-572105 on 21st and 22nd Oct,2016.
  2. Online conference proceedings; Mousumi Das., Dayanand Agsar., ShivaveeraKumar S. 2013. Production of L-glutaminase by Streptomyce rochei detected from the lime stone quarries of deccan traA published paper in JPAM; LINK: http://books.biolimpublishers.com/pub/BOB003A0015; ISBN Number : 978-81-929527-3-4.
  3. K. Veeraiah, P. Hemalatha, K. V. Anasuya, C. Anupama, Mousumi Das.2016. A Comparative Study on the Antimicrobial Property of Quaternised Copolymers N-vinylpyrrolidone – Dimethyl Amino Ethyl Methacrylate and N-vinylpyrrolidone – Vinyl Benzyl Chloride. Indian Journal of Advances in Chemical Science. S1: 17-21. ISSN No.: 2320-0898.( An International Peer Reviewed Chemistry Journal). GIF:0.453; SJIF :2.63; An International Conference Proceeding “ICMAT”2016,28th-29th May-2016.
  4. Hemalatha P., M. K. Veeraiah., K. V. Anasuya., Anupama C. Mousumi Das.2016. Studies on Copoly (N-Vinylpyrrolidone – Acrylic acid) – as an Antimicrobial. International Journal Of Innovative Research & Development. 5 ( 11).A National Conference Proceeding  on  “Recent Advances in Industrial Engineering and Applied Chemistry” (Under TEQIP-II 1.2) being organized by SSIT, Maraluru, Tumkur-572105 on 21st and 22nd Oct,2016.

REVIEWER OF NATIONAL / INTERNAL JOURNALS

  1. Reviewed the articles in British Microbiology Research Journal an International Journal of  SCIENCE DOMAIN International Publishers

CONFERENCE / WORKSHOP / FDP ATTNDED / GUEST LECTURES DELIVERED


  1. A paper presented by B.E. Biotechnology 2016-17 SIT, Tumkur student project (under co guide ship ) in a National Conference (Under TEQIP II 1.2) NCRAIEAC-2016, on a topic entitled “Designing, synthesis and biological activities of thiozoles derived from Fmoc/Boc/Cbz-α amino acids” held at SSIT, Tumkur, Karnataka on 21st and 22nd Oct, 2016.
  2. A paper presented by B.E. Biotechnology 2011-15 batch student of SIT, Tumkur student project (under co guide ship) in a National Conference (Under TEQIP II 1.2) NCRAIEAC-2016, on a topic entitled “Design, synthesis and biological evaluation of peptide as potential antibacterial agent using in vitro and in silico studies” held at SSIT, Tumkur, Karnataka on 21st  and 22nd  Oct ,2016.
  3. A paper presented in DST, NEERI and European Commission International Conference on Innovations in Sustainable Water & Wastewater Treatment Systems on a Co-guided topic of B.E. Chem Engg. on a topic entitled” Comparative study of defluoridation of water employing chemically and biologically synthesized nanoparticles” being organized by ESF, India at Yashada, Pune on 21-23, April,2016 .
  4. Participated in a B.E Biotech (2013-16) student project (as a guide) paper entitled“ Enhanced Production, purification and characterization of a novel enzyme Streptomyces Tyrosinase”  in a National Conference “Biorujivith,2016”being organized by Garden City College of Science and Management Studies, Bangalore on 19th  Oct, 2016.
  5. E. Biotech Students (ACY 2013-17) presented and participated project (B.E. Biotech curriculum) entitled Production of Melanin synthesizing Polyphenol oxidase by Streptomyces rubrocyanodiataticus UGC 13 through SsF & its antioxidant attributes in an DBT sponsored National Conference on “Applications of Recent Methodologies in Exploring Revolutionary Biopharmaceuticals for Lifestyle Diseases” : A Multidisciplinary Outlook, at Dept of Biotechnolology, Karpaga Vinayaga College of Eng and Technology, Kanchipuram, Chennai, on 4th and 5th March, 2016.
  6. A Poster of BTFS (batch 2015) student project presented entitled Design, Screening, Synthesis and Evaluation of Peptidomimetics using in-silico and in-vitroApproach at “‘Poster – Walkway of Discovery’ Bangalore INDIA BIO 2016” held at Hotel Ashoka, Bangalore from 09th to 11th February 2016.
  7. Participated in “ Make In India-Make in Karnataka-2017” at Hotel Lalith AShoka , Bangalore on 13.02.2017 .
  8. Participated in TEQIP-II sponsored Advanced Lecture Series in OcularPharmacology-I based on Recent trends with a focus on Nanomedicine a Two Day workshop being organized by Department of Chemical Engineering andBiotechnology, SIT, Tumkur on 8 th and 9th August,2015.
  9. Participated in TEQIP II Sponsored one day Workshop on” Application of Radioisotope and Radiation Technology’ held on 11th May 2015 organized by Department of Biotechnology, SIT, Tumkur, 572103, Karnataka, India
  10. Participated, presented poster on ASTEG and BIoLim BioSolutions (P) Ltd conducted One day Regional conference on the theme “Implementing Research For Future India” on the topic “Production of L-glutaminase by Streptomyces rochei detected from the Lime Stone Quarries of Deccan Trap “a published paper in Journal of Pure and Applied Microbiology, September 2013. Vol.7(3), p. 2251-2260, being held at Chennai on 21st Feb, 2015.
  11. Participated and presented a paper on a National Seminar on Science and Technology for Human Development (NASSTHUD) being organized by The Indian Science Congress at Krishtu Jayanti College, Bangalore from 23-25th February,2015.
  12. Participated presented poster entitled “Studies on enhanced production,optimization and anticancer attribute of L- glutaminase by Streptomyces enissocaesilis DMQ 24 mu 4 and its anticancer attributes” on UGC Sponsored National Conference on Emerging Protein Technologies for Formulation Solutions organized by Dept of Microbiology, University College of Science and Tumkur University, a UGC Sponsored National Conference , held at University College of Science , Tumkur, Karnataka, on Nov 16, 2014.
  13. Participated, presented poster on UGC Sponsored National Conference themed on Biotechnology for Human Welfare, entitled “Enhanced production of L-glutaminase by Streptomyces rochei mu4 and its anticancer attributes” organized by Dept of Biotechnology, University College of Science and Tumkur University, a UGC Sponsored National Conference , held at University College of Science , Tumkur, Karnataka, on Nov 27,2014.
  14. Participated in one day seminar on Intensive Industrial Motivation Campaign for Educated Youth organized by Vishweshwaraiah College of Applied Sciencs and Management, held at Vishweshwaraiah College in Gulbarga on 6th March 2012.
  15. Participated and presented poster entitled “Screening of Streptomyces and standardization of media for the production of L-glutaminase under submerged and solid state systems” organized by New Horizons in Biotechnology (NHBT-2011), an International Conference, held at Trivandrum Kerala,from November 21-24, 2011.
  16. Participated in National Seminar on Environment Education for Sustainable Development organized by Purushottam Walawalkar Higher Secondary School, Mapusa in collaboration with C.E.E(Centre for Environment Education ) ; Goa from 25th  to 27th  November, 2010.
  17. Participated in State Inter University Symposium (Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Microbiology and Bioinformatics) sponsored by Vision Group on Science and Technology, Department of Science and Technology, Government of Karnataka, held at Gulbarga University, Gulbarga on 3rd and 4th March, 2010.
  18. Attended National Symposium on “Role of Biology and Biotechnology in Conservation of Biodiversity and Sustainable Development” held at Department of Botany, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga from 22nd – 24th December, 2009.
  19. Participated and presented poster entitled “Production of L-glutaminase by Streptomyces sp. through Solid state Fermentation” Organized by 3rd Food International Congress on Bioprocess in Food Industries and 5thConvention of Biotech Research Society Of India held at  Osmania University, Hyderabad, India from 6th – 8th November, 2008.
  20. Participated in One Day Seminar on Nano Science and Technology –  Curriculum Development held at Department of Material Science, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga on 11th April 2008.
  21. Participated in One Day National Seminar on Nano Science and Technology – Curriculum Development held at Department of Material Science, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga on 11th April , 2008.
  22. Participated and presented poster entitled “Screening of novel strains of actionmycetes for the production of L-glutaminase “ in National Conference of Association of Microbiologist of India (AMI) held at Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai from 18th  – 21st  December, 2007.
  23. Participated in One Day Awareness Training Programme on Biodiversity Related Issues and People’s Biodiversity Registrar, organized by Dept. of P.G. Studies and Research in Biotechnology, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga and Karnataka Biodiversity Board, Bangalore on 21st  Sept. 2007.
  24. Actively participated in Science Exhibition as a part of Silver Jubilee Year Celebrations of Gulbarga University, Gulbarga, held at Department of Microbiology, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga, from 23rd -27th Sept. 2004
  25. Actively participated, an In house One day FDP on “Research Literacy, Academic writing, E-resources and Research Quality Indicators” by SIT, Tumkur on 19.02.2017 at Birla Auditorium, SIT, Tumkur, Karnataka
  26. Actively participated and completed a workshop on STEM teacher training RBPT based Pedagogy from 23-25th Jan, 2017 being organized by IISER, Mohali, IISER, Pune, British Council, U.K., and MHRD, Govt. of India at IISER, Mohali,  Chandigarh, Punjab
  27. Successfully completed a 3 wks Teachers Training Programme from 23rd Nov to 13th  Dec, 2016 being organized by Dept of Biological Sciences IISC Challakere Campus, Chitradurga, Karnataka
  28. Actively participated, an In house TEQIP-II sponsored a 5 days (23.11.2015- 28.11.2015) FDP Workshop on ‘Synthesis, characterization , electrical , Magnetic properties, application of nanomaterials’ organized by Dept of Physics and Chemistry on Nano science at SIT, Tumkur, Karnataka
  29. Actively participated, in an out house 5 days TEQIP-II sponsored FDP Workshop at 5 days TEQIP-II sponsored FDP programme on ‘Downstream  Processing of Biologics and Nutraceuticals’ from 4th-8th Jan, 2016  being organized by Dept of Biotechnology, MSRIT, Bangalore, Karnataka
  30. Attended Faculty Development Program workshop on DATA ANALYSIS  with SPSS V.17.0 using PASW Statistics organized by Gulbarga University Library, Gulbarga, Karnataka from Aug. 28-29, 2009
  31. Attended a CRASH COURSE on Bioinformatics held at Computer Centre in Gulbarga University Library, Gulbarga, Karnataka from  1st  -31st   March, 2009
  32. Attended a English conversation skill Level 2 from British Council, Shakespear Sharani Kolkata in 1999 for 2.5   months
  33. Attended computer learning at basic level from NSACT , Computer Education, Sodepur, 24 Parganas (N) in 1999 for  2.5 months.
  34. UGC  Sponsored Two Day Lecture Workshop on “ Techniques in Molecular Biotechnology and Bioinformatics”, organized by SSCASCW, Tumkur on 25th and 26th Aug,2015

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES


  1. Life member of AMI, India , dated 30.12.2016; Life membership   number/ID – 4496-2016
  2. Member (MBSS) of Bose Science Society, Tamilnadu M147/BSS/2015
  3. Fellow of Bose Science Society (FBSS) – F147/BSS/2015
  4. Senior Member of the APCBEES- Asia-Pacific Chemical, Biological & Environmental Engineering Society (Member No. – 101234) dated Nov 9,2016

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES


  1. Member of organizing committee of “International Technical Seminar on Contemporary Advances in Biotechnology & Allied Sciences” held at the Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Tumkur, Karnataka, India on 20th May 2015.
  2. Member of organizing committee of “International Conference on Green and Clean Technology” held at the Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Tumkur, Karnataka, India on 14-15 February 2015.
  3. Member of organizing committee of annual “National Technical Symposium BioChESS” held at the Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Tumkur, Karnataka, India on 17th October 2014.