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The Assam Kaziranga University

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The Assam Kaziranga University

Dr. Pinky Moni Bhuyan

Designation: Assistant Professor, Microbiology


Academic Qualifications:

  • Ph.D from Dibrugarh University
  • MSc. from Dibrugarh University


  • Eight and a half year of research experience.

Worked in:

  • Worked as a Project Assistant at North East Institute of Science and Technology, Jorhat, Assam in the Project entitled New Advances in the integrated Management of food processing waste in India and Europe: use of Sustainable Technologies for the Exploitation of by-products into new foods and feeds (NAMASTE) Project No: GAP 0234 under P.K. Goswami, Scientist G & H.O.D Chemical Engineering Division, NEIST, Jorhat, Assam from 31st May 2010 to 31st July 2012.
  • Worked as SRF in Central Muga Eri Research and Training Institute, Central Silk Board, Jorhat, Assam in the project entitled “Molecular approaches in characterization and utilization of gut microflora from Muga silkworm Antheraea assamensis for enhancing productivity of muga culture in North Eastern India” under Dr. D. K. Gogoi, Scientist, Biotechnology Division, CMER&TI, Central Silk Board, Jorhat, Assam from 3rd August 2012 to 23rd October 2015.
  • Worked as Project Fellow in Rain Forest Research Institute, Jorhat on “Preparation of Biodiversity Management Plan, Regional Wildlife plan and Carrying capacity study of the Makum Coal Fields in Assam” from 1st December 2015 to 31st December 2016.
  • Worked as Junior Research Fellow in CMER&TI, Lahdoigarh on “Formulation of semi-synthetic diet for rearing of muga silk-worm, Antheraea assamensis Helfer” From 15th November 2017 to 31st May 2019.

Career Highlights & Awards:

  • Awarded consolation prize in the Popular Science Writing, (Among 100 best articles) in AWSAR (Augmenting Writing Skills for Articulating Research) in the Year 2019, conducted by the Department of Science Technology, Government of India
  • Third Winning Team in Biotechnology Entrepreneurship Student Team (BEST)- 2017, conducted by ABLE- India and the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India


  • Pinky Moni Bhuyan, Sosanka Protim Sandilya, Pranab Kumar Nath, Sakshi Gandotra, Sabtharishi Subramanian, David Kardong, Dip Kumar Gogoi (2018). Optimization and characterization of extracellular cellulose produced by Bacillus pumilus MGB05 isolated from midgut of muga silkworm (Antheraea assamensis Helfer). Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology, Vol: 21(4): 1171-1181.
  • Sakshi Gandotra, Archna Kumar, Kailash Naga, Pinky Moni Bhuyan, Dip K.Gogoi , Kirti Sharma., Sabtharishi Subramanian (2018). Bacterial community structure and diversity in the gut of Muga silkworm, Antheraea assamensis (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae) from India.. Insect Molecular Biology Vol: 27 (5). D.O.I.  10.1111/imb.12495.
  • Sosanka Protim Sandily, Palash Dutta, Pinky Moni Bhuyan, Rajal Debnath, Anupam Changmai, Kartik Neog & Dip Kumar Gogoi (2017). Aeromonas caviae CSB04, a causal organism of bacterial flacherie in muga silkworm (Antheraea assamensis Helfer). Current Science, Vol. 112:1.
  • Sakshi Gandotra, Pinky Mony Bhuyan, Dip Kumar Gogoi, Archna Kumar & Sabtharishi Subramanian (2016). Screening of Nutritionally Important Gut Bacteria from the Lepidopteran Insects Through Qualitative Enzyme Assays. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, India Section B: Biological Sciences. DOI 10.1007/s40011-016-0762-7.
  • K. Gogoi , S.P. Sandilya, P.M. Bhuyan, P.Dutta, K. Neog, L.S.K. Singh and T.C. Bora (2016). Effect of submerged culture parameters on growth and antimicrobial activity of paenibacillus lautus rrt ay-2, against some pathogens of  Antheraea assamensis helfer. Sericologia. Vol 56(2): pp 103-116.
  • Ashma Begum, Jahnabi Sarma, Preetismita Borah, Pinky Moni Bhuyan, Ruprekha Saikia, Tobiul Hussain Ahmed, Susma Karki, Jyoti Rupa Dowarah, Priti Gupta, Ritika R Khanna, Luna Rai, Judy Lalhmangaihzuali, Aradhana Goswami and Pritish Chowdhury (2015). Microwave (MW) Energy Deactivation: Stabilization of Rice Bran from few widely consumed indigenous Rice Cultivers (Oryza sativa) from Eastern Himalayan Range. Current Nutrition & Food Science. 11,00-00.
  • P. M. Bhuyan, P. Sandilya and D. K. Gogoi (2014). Isolation and characterization of gut-bacteria of muga silkworm (Antheraea assamensis helfer) collected from different localities of Assam. Sericologia. Vol. 54(1): pp. 28-35.
  • P. Sandilya, A. Gogoi, P.M. Bhuyan and D.K.Gogoi (2014). Phosphatase Activity of Microbial Populations in Different Milk Samples in Relation to Protein and Carbohydrate Content. Notulae Scientia Biologica. Vol. 6(4): pp. 465-469.
  • P. Sandilya, P. M. Bhuyan and D. K. Gogoi (2013) Seasonal variation of soil biological properties in Castor (Ricinus communis L.) cultivated soils: A possible index towards soil fertility. Research Journal of Agriculture and Forestry Sciences. Vol. 1(9): pp. 1-7.
  • M. Bhuyan, S. P. Sandilya and D. K. Gogoi (2013) Phyllosphere Microflora of Muga Silkworm Host Plant Persea bombycina Kost (Som) Leaves in Jorhat District of Assam, India. International Research Journal of Biological Sciences. Vol. 2(12): pp. 60-65.

BOOK CHAPTER:                                              

  • M. Bhuyan, C. Momin, S.P. Sandilya and D. K. Gogoi (2014-15). “Exploration of gut microbial diversity of Muga Silkworm (Antheraea assamensis, Helfer) and their characterization”, Biodiversity: Conservation, crisis & sustainable use. Proceeding volume, pp. 352-358.