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     Poulomi Sarkar

Ph.D. fromIndian Institute of Technology Kharagpur - Department of Biotechnology
Supervisor(s)  Dr. Pinaki Sar
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2012 :: In progress
AddressRani Laxmi Bai Hall of Residence, Scholars Avenue
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
M.Tech.Birla Institute of Technology Mesra RanchiBiotechnology2012
B.Tech.West Bengal University of TechnologyBiotechnology2009
12West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary EducationScience2005
10West Bengal Board of Secondary EducationBasic2003

Research Areas
  • Environmental Biotechnology
  • Metagenomics

  • DNA isolation from environmental samples
  • Polymerase chain reaction and analysis
  • Restriction digestion, cloning, DNA sequencing and analysis
  • Isolation and Characterization of Bacteria
  • Metagenome library preparation
  • Molecular analysis of functional genes
  • Bioinformatics analysis of metagenome sequences

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • Institute Research Fellowship, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

Papers Published in Journals
  • Enrichment and characterization of hydrocarbon degrading bacteria from petroleum refinery waste as potent bioaugmentation agent by Poulomi Sarkar, Ajoy Roy, Siddhartha Pal, Balaram Mohapatra, Sufia K. Kazy, Mrinal K. Maiti, Pinaki Sar Bioresource Technology 242, 15-27 (2017)
  • Biostimulation and bioaugmentation of native microbial community accelerated bioremediation of oil refinery sludge by Ajoy Roy, Avishek Dutta, Siddhartha Pal, Abhishek Gupta, Jayeeta Sarkar, Ananya Chatterjee, Anumeha Saha, Poulomi Sarkar, Pinaki Sar, Sufia K. Kazy Bioresource Technology 253, 22-32 (2018)
  • Characterization of culturable bacterial communities in petroleum hydrocarbon contaminated sludge of oil refineries and oil exploration sites by Ajoy Roy, Siddhartha Pal, Sufia K. Kazy , Poulomi Sarkar, Pinaki Sar, Aloke K. Ghoshal Journal of Environmental Research And Development 8(3), 451-458 (2014)

Papers Presented at Conferences
  • Development of in situ bioremediation strategy with biosurfactant producing hydrocarbon degrading bacteria from refinery waste by Poulomi Sarkar, Sufia K. Kazy, Pinaki Sar 13th Asian Congress on Biotechnology Oral presentation (2017)
  • Bio-remediation potential of bacterial strains from petroleum refinery waste Strain characterization and microcosm based kinetic study for field trial by Poulomi Sarkar, Sufia K. Kazy, Pinaki Sar International conference on current trends in Biotechnology, BRSI-2016 Poster Presentation (2016)
  • Characterization of microbial communities within petroleum refinery wastes and their catabolic potential in bioremediation by Poulomi Sarkar, Sufia K. Kazy, Pinaki Sar 6th Congress of European Microbiologists-FEMS 2015 Poster Presentation (2015)
  • Identification and Characterization of Autochthonous Hydrocarbonoclastic Bacterial Strains Isolated from Oil Refineries in North-East India by Poulomi Sarkar, Ajoy Roy, Siddhartha Pal, Sufia K. Kazy, Pinaki Sar 55th Annual Conference on National Conference on Empowering Mankind with Microbial Technologies (AMI-EMMT) Association of Microbiologists of India (AMI) Poster Presentation (2014)

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