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  • Prof Bolin Kumar Konwar

  • Senior Professor
  • Tezpur University
Publications 1984 - 2024

Publications

  • 157
    Journal Articles
  • 18
    Book Chapter
  • 10
    Book
  • 14
    Conference
    Proceedings
  • 2
    Review
  • 102
    Other
  • 10
    Projects
  • 2
  • 2
  • 2
  • 51

Citations / H-Index

1992 Citations
26 h-index
2368 Citations

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Expertise

Biology

Metagenomics, Petroleum Biotechnology, Genetic Engineering

Personal Information

Prof Bolin Kumar Konwar

Male
Department of Molecular Biology & Biotechnology Tezpur University Main Road, Napaam, Tezpur, Assam, India
Tezpur, Assam, India - 784028


Experience

  • Senior Professor

    Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

    Tezpur University

  • Vice Chancellor

    Nagaland University

  • Professor

    Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

    Tezpur University

  • Professor

    Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

    Tezpur University

  • Senior Scientist

    Department of Botany and Biotechnology

    Tocklai Tea Research Institute

  • Associate Professor

    Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding

    Assam Agricultural University

  • Assistant Professor

    Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding

    Assam Agricultural University


Qualification

  • Ph D, DIC

    University of London, Imperial College


Honours and Awards

2015

Life Time Achievement Award – 2014 in Int. Conf. TIAS-2014

Society for Recent Dev in Agriculture

2013

Sadbhavana Gold Medal Award

GEPRA

2012

Distinguished Teacher Award

DMSBM

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2015

Life Time Achievement Award – 2014 in Int. Conf. TIAS-2014

Society for Recent Dev in Agriculture

2013

Sadbhavana Gold Medal Award

GEPRA

2012

Distinguished Teacher Award

DMSBM

2010

Outstanding contribution to the field of Genomics Education, Ocimum

Pioneers of Genomics Education

1998

Young Scientist

Marquis World’s Who’s Who

1992

Citizens recognition of Cheraideo Sub-division, Sibsagar dist, Assam.

Cheraideo Nagarik Sanstha

1991

St Gregory Fund support to participate in Int. Conf. In Netherland

St Gregory Trust, UK

1988

State Overseas Scholarship, Govt of India to Imperial College, London, UK.

Govt of India

1984

Distinction (above 80% marks) in M Sc Agri (PBG)

Assam Agril University, Jorhat

1982

Merit Grade I Scholarship from AAU, Jorhat for M Sc (Agri) degree

Assam Agril University, Jorhat

1981

Gold medal in B Sc (Argi)

Assam Agril University

1978

Selected for ITA/TBI scholarship

Indian Tea Assoc/ Tea Board of India

1975

Monthly stipend on HSLC result

Towkok TE, Jayashree Tea Co

1975

Selected for Post Metric National/ICAR/State Merit scholarship.

GoI/ICAR/Govt of Assam

1968

LPL Stipend Exam. 2nd topper of Sibsagar dist. Assam

Govt of Assam

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Doctoral Theses Guided

2016

Metagenomics in the production of industrially important cellulase

Dr Yasir Basir , Tezpur University

2016

Metagenomics through bioinformatics tools

Dr Salam Pradeep Singh , Tezpur University

2015

Bioremediation of Crude oil contaminated soil

Dr. Pranjal Bharali , Tezpur University

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2016

Metagenomics in the production of industrially important cellulase

Dr Yasir Basir , Tezpur University

2016

Metagenomics through bioinformatics tools

Dr Salam Pradeep Singh , Tezpur University

2015

Bioremediation of Crude oil contaminated soil

Dr. Pranjal Bharali , Tezpur University

2015

Phytopharmaceuticals for Hair Growth

Dr. Anggana Roy , Tezpur University

2015

Biomass and biofuel characterization of some microalgal species of Assam, India

Dr. Mayur Mousum Phukon , Tezpur University

2015

Cloning and expression of a lipase coding gene from a soil metagenomic library

Dr. Kalpana Sagar , Tezpur University

2015

Medicinal compound isolation and diversified use of Musa balbisiana

Dr. Krishna Gogoi , Tezpur University

2013

Biochemical and molecular genetic assessment of bacterial biopolymer.

Dr. Pinkee Phukan , Tezpur University

2011

Molecular and Biochemical characterization of four Araceae species.

Dr Jyoti Prasad Saikia , Tezpur University

2010

Biochemical and molecular genetic assessment of yeast strains used by certain tribal communities of Assam in alcohol production

Dr. Khanindra Ratna Barman , Tezpur University

2008

Assessment on biodiversity of medicinal plants: cytological, biochemical and molecular characterization of a few major plants.

Dr. Jitu Buragohain , Tezpur University

2007

Structural elucidation of major bioactive compounds and genome analysis of Spondias pinnata Kurz and Streblus asper Lour.

Dr. Ranjan Kandali , Tezpur University

2007

Floral biology, karyotype, biochemical and genomic study oF Etlingera species – A medicinal and aromatic plant.

Dr. Dhiren Chowdhury , Tezpur University

2007

Biochemical and molecular characterization of certain bacteria for application in bioremediation of petroleum contaminated soil.

Dr. Naba Bordoloi , Tezpur University

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Membership In Professional Bodies

2019

Union Public Service Commission

Expert

2013

Nagaland University Alumni Association

Associate Member

2005

Tezpur University Alumni Association

Associate Member

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2019

Union Public Service Commission

Expert

2013

Nagaland University Alumni Association

Associate Member

2005

Tezpur University Alumni Association

Associate Member

1988

Green Plus Society

Life Member

1987

Crop Improvement Society of India

Life Member

1987

Indian Society of Biochemistry and Biotechnology

Life Member

1986

Assam Science Society

Annual Member

1985

Indian Society of Genetics and Plant Breeding

Life Member

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Membership In Committees

2015

NAAC Peer Team visit to Kekri College, Rajasthan in 2015

Chairman

2014

NAAC Peer Team visit to Moridhal College, Lakhimpur, Assam in 2014

Chairman

2014

Board of Governors, NIT Nagaland, Dimapur

Board Member

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2015

NAAC Peer Team visit to Kekri College, Rajasthan in 2015

Chairman

2014

NAAC Peer Team visit to Moridhal College, Lakhimpur, Assam in 2014

Chairman

2014

Board of Governors, NIT Nagaland, Dimapur

Board Member

2014

Research Council of CSIR-North East Institute of Science and Technology (RRL), Jorhat 2014 – 2016

Member

2014

Research Advisory Committee, 2014-17, Central Muga and Eri Research & Training Institute, Central Silk Board, Ministry of Textile, Lahdoigarh, Jorhat, Assam

Chairman

2014

NAAC Peer Team visit to Moridhal College, Lakhimpur, Assam in 2014.

Chairman

2012

Executive Council, Central University of Jharkhand, Ranchi 2012-15 & 2015-17, 2 terms

EC Member

2012

Training Programme at NAAC Head Office, Banlgalore in 2012.

Chairman

2011

RAC, CMERTI, Central Silk Board, Ministry of Textile, Lahdoigarh, Jorhat, Assam 2011-14

Member

2011

Session IV of NATPAS, School of Sci & Tech, Tezpur Univ, Napaam, Assam, 2011 and 2013

Chairman

2010

NAAC Peer Teams visit to Tezpur University for reaccreditation in 2010

Organizing Committee Member

2009

Organizing Com. National Seminar on “Medicinal Plant and Microbe Diversity and their Pharmaceuticals, Dept of Mol Biol & Biotech, Tezpur University

Secretary General

2007

Selection Committees in CSIR-NEIST (RRL), Jorhat, Assam 2007, 2008, 2012, 2015, 2016

Expert Member

2005

IQAC (NAAC), TU, Napaam (May 2005-2010)

Coordinator cum Director

2004

Organizing Com. of the National Workshop on ‘Science & Technology for regional development: case for North east India’, IITG, Assam.

Member

2004

First National Symposium on “Muga Silkworm Biochem., Mol. Biol. & Biotech. to improve silk production”, RRL, Jorhat, Nov.

Member

2004

BoS, DRC, T&P Cell, QCC, Q Allotment Com, Training and Placement Committee, Univ Campus Beautification Committee, Grievance Redressal Committee, University Quality Committee (Goods and Supplies), Construction Monitoring Committee, Tezpur University, Napaam, Tezpur, Assam, 2004-2011

Chairman

2004

BoS, DRC, T&P Cell, QCC, Quarter Allotment Com, Training and Placement Committee, Univ Campus Beautification Committee, Grievance Redressal Committee, University Quality Committee (Goods and Supplies), Construction Monitoring Committee, Tezpur University, Napaam, Tezpur, Assam, 2004-2011

Chairman

2004

Research Committee, Insurance Investment Committee, Purchase Improvement Committee, Security Committee, Review Committee for Act, Statutes and Ordnances, Space Allottment Committee, Library Committee, Panning and Academic Committee, Academic Council, Board of Management, Tezpur University, Napaam. 2004-2011

Member

2003

Organizing Com, National Seminar on ‘Hydrocarbon degrading microbes”, Dec.

Scretary

2003

Organizing Com. DNA double helix Golden Jubilee National Seminar-cum-Exhibition, Tezpur University, Napaam, October

Organizing Secretary

2003

National Research Institute on Rain Forests and Deciduous Trees, ICFR, Jorhat, Assam DRL (DRDO), Tezpur, Assam 2003,2004

Expert Member

1997

Nomination Council, Infosis Awards

Member

1995

Scientific Advisory Committee, and Agricultural Sub-Committee, Tocklai Expt. Station, TRA, Jorhat for 4 years. 1995-2002

Member

1994

Board of Studies, Faculty of Agriculture, Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat from August, 1994 to April,1995.

Member

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Research Projects

Bioremediation of crude oil contaminated soil

Funding Agency : ONGCL

Medicinal plants of NE India

Funding Agency : Nat Medicinal Plant Board

Petroleum Biotechnology

Funding Agency : ONGCL

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Bioremediation of crude oil contaminated soil

Funding Agency : ONGCL

Medicinal plants of NE India

Funding Agency : Nat Medicinal Plant Board

Petroleum Biotechnology

Funding Agency : ONGCL

Collection, conservation and evauation of tea germplasm

Funding Agency : Tea Board of India

Studies on functional genomics of tea, mentha and ashwagandha (New Millenium Techno Initiative: NMITLI)

Funding Agency : CSIR

Recycling of tea and other organic wastes to value added compost

Funding Agency : DBT, GoI

Advanced work on Plant Biotechnology

Funding Agency : DBT, GoI

Embryo rescue and haploidy for cold tolerant rice improvement

Funding Agency : AAU

Breeding tomato for fruit size and resis tance/tolerance to late blight

Funding Agency : AAU

Collection, evaluation and improvement of Azolla-Anabaena symbiosis

Funding Agency : ICAR

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