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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)

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)

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