Govt. of West Bengal
Bethune College
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Dr. Rina Rani Ray

General Information
Department Zoology
Designation Associate Professor, WBES
Qualification M.Sc in Zoology, University of Calcutta (1987)
Ph.D., Bose Institute , University of Calcutta (1996)
Specialization Endocrinology and Microbiology
Email raypcmicro@gmail.com

Teaching Experience

  • 18 years of teaching experience.
  • 23 years of research experience (including doctoral research)

Colleges Served

  • Barasat Govt. College. August, 1997 to July, 2005.
  • Presidency College. July, 2005 to September, 2013.
  • Bethune College. September, 2013- till date.

Awards

  • Obtained National Scholarship for securing high position in the list of meritorious candidates qualifying for awards from West Bengal in 1980.
  • Awarded a Junior Research Fellowship under a DBT sponsored Project in Bose Institute (1992).
  • Awarded a CSIR Senior Research Fellowship (1995).
  • Awarded First Prize for deliberation of the research paper in the International Symposium '2006 organized by Indian Mycological Society
  • Received a "Special mention award for Excellence in Research" in 3rd Academic Brilliance Awards-2015 by EET CRS, India.
  • Biographical profile is selected to be included in Marquis Who's Who in the World 2016 (33rd Edition).

Research

Research Guidance

  • Two students, Moumita Karmakar & Barnita Ghosh, were awarded Ph.D (Sc) degree in Biotechnology under the sole guidance of Dr. Rina Rani Ray from Maulana Abul Kalam University of Technology (formerly known as WBUT).

Presented papers and attended following seminars in last 10 years

  • Presented poster at "Recent Trends in Microbiology" at R.K.Mission Vidyamandira, 14th January, 2017.
  • Presented poster at Recent Advances in the Life Science in the light of chemistry at Bethune College, 9th September, 2016
  • Presented paper, posters in the 1st Regional Level Science Congress (Presidency Division), 13th &14th November, 2016.
  • 4th National Conference on pollution in urban industrial environment, 2014 at Jadavpur University.
  • Science Academics' Lecture Workshop on Recent Advancement in Animal Research, 2013 at Bethune College.
  • 100th Indian Science Congress, 2013 (ISCA), Calcutta University.
  • 20th State Science & Technology Congress , 2013 
  • 19th State Science & Technology Congress, 2012 at IIEST, Shibpur.
  • 18th State Science & Technology Congress, 2011 at NarendrapurR.K.Mission.
  • National Symposium on Modern Trends in Animal Science Research and Challenges of the Day, 2011 at Presidency College, Kolkata.
  • Technological Conference on "Fibre to Fashion: Role of latest Technologies", 2010 by The Textile Association (India) West Bengal Unit.
  • 17th State Science & Technology Congress, 2010 DST, West Bengal
  • National Symposium on Dimensions of Animal Science Researches and Human need, 2009 Presidency College.
  • 15th State Science & Technology Congress, 2009 DST, West Bengal.
  • National Seminar on "Science since Linnaeus, 2009" at Bidhannagar College, Kolkata
  • International Seminar on Computational Chemistry, Drug discovery and design, 2009 DBT centre of Bioinformatics Presidency College.
  • National Symposium on Microorganisms and their role in plant and human affairs, 2009 by
    Indian Mycological Society at University of Calcutta.
  • 14th State Science & Technology Congress, 2008 DST, West Bengal
  • National Level Seminar on Recent Advances in Genetics & Molecular Biology, 2008 Vidyasagar College, UGC sponsored
  • 13th State Science & Technology Congress, 2007 DST, West Bengal.
  • National Symposium on Current Trends in Zoological Research,2007 Presidency College
  • National Seminar on Dimensions in Zoological Research in Human welfare,2007 at Univ. of Calcutta.
  • UGC sponsored National seminar on Contemporary Research in Biological Science , 2006
  • International Symposium on Agriculturally Important Microorganisms, 2006 Indian Mycological Society
  • 12th State Science & Technology Congress, 2006. West Bengal.
  • National Symposium on Current Trends in research on Microorganisms, 2006 Indian Mycological Society
  • 11th State Science & Technology Congress, 2005 DST, West Bengal
  • 55th Anniversary One Day Technological Conference, 2006 The Textile Association (India) West Bengal Unit
  • UGC sponsored National Seminar on contemporary Zoology: Ex-Classroom Highway to Industry, 2005

Workshops attended

  • National Workshop on Structural Bioinformatics and PERL, 2010, Presidency College
  • Workshop on basic Techniques in Molecular Biology, 27-30th Dec, 2008, Presidency College
  • Workshop on Suggestive Curriculum on Practical Teaching in Zoology24th Feb, 2007 Calcutta University
  • Workshop on Biodiversity Conservation (WB Biodiversity Board), 29th March, 2006, Scottish Church College.
  • Training Course on Sustainable Management of Water Supply, 17th-18th Nov, 2005. Jadavpur University
  • Orientation cum Workshop for Counselors in Science Laboratory Course, 11th March, 2001
  • Netaji Subhas Open University
  • Workshop on Teaching Methods in Zoology, 16th -19th March, 2000, Maulana Azad College

Supervised PG dissertations of Zoology in Presidency & Bethune College, Molecular Biology in Presidency College and Environmental Science for the students of Asutosh College (supervision invited).

Publications

List of publications in International and National level journals

  • Ray R. R. (2016) Haemotoxic Effect of Lead: A Review. Proc Zool Soc (Springer) 69(2):161-172.
  • Ray RR, Debpali S, Kundu A. (2016) Preliminary Characterization of a NADPH Dependent Chromate Reductase from Trichoderma pseudokoningii. J Microbiol Microb Technol;1(1): 4.
  • Ray R.R. and Sur. D (2016) Optimization of Process Parameters for Effective Bioremediation of Chromium Contaminated Soil by Trichoderma Pseudokoningii. Russian Journal of Biological Research 8, Is. 2, pp. 69-79
  • Ray R. R. (2016) Metal Resistance and bactericidal activities of a new strain of Klebsiella variicola isolated from iron mine. Asian Journal of Biological and Life Sciences 5: 66-70.
  • Karmakar M and Ray R. R. (2016) End product analysis of Dried grass hydrolysis by extracellular cellulose of Rhizopus oryzae. Heritage .3:159-163.
  • Kundu A. and Ray, R. R. (2014) Effect of salicin on induction and carbon catabolite repression of endoxylanase synthesis in Penicilliumjanthinellum MTCC 10889. Chemical Papers 68(4): 451-456. (IMPACT FACTOR: 1.193)
  • Ghosh, B. and Ray, R. R. (2014) Induction and carbon catabolite repression of isoamylase production in Rhizopusoryzae PR7. Microbiology 83:135-139. (IMPACT FACTOR: 0.712)
  • Karmakar, M, Ghosh, B. and Ray, R.R. (2011) Effect of extra cellular factors on growth and dimorphism of Rhizopusoryzaewith multiple enzyme synthesizing ability. Indian Journal of Microbiology. (Online First). (IMPACT FACTOR: 0.938)
  • Sur D, Dutta, W, Ghosh B and Ray, R.R (2014) Optimization of biotechnological parameters and characterization of catalytic properties of thermostablepolygalacturonase from a chromium tolerant strain of Ttrichodermapseudokoningii'Innovative Romanian Food Biotechnology . 14: 54-60
  • Ray, R.R, Dutta, W., Sur, D and Kundu, A. (2013) Optimization of fermentation parameters for the production of extracellular endoglucanase, β -glucosidase and endoxylanase by a chromium resistant strain of Ttrichodermapseudokoningii',Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Food Sciences, 3(1): 54-58.
  • Karmakar, M, and Ray, R.R. (2013). Inducing Effect of salicin for extra cellular endoglucanase synthesis in Rhizopusoryzae PR7 MTCC 9642. Applied Biochemistry and Microbiology 49:395-399 (IMPACT FACTOR: 0.658.)
  • Kundu A. and Ray, R. R. (2013) Production of intracellular β -xylosidase from the submerged fermentation of citrus wastes by PenicilliumjanthinellumMTCC 10889 .3 Biotech (Springer) 3:241-246
  • Kundu A, Karmakar M and Ray, R.R. (2012).Simultaneous Production of Animal Feed Enzymes (Endoxylanase and Endoglucanase) by Penicilliumjanthinellum from Waste Jute Caddies.International Journal of Recycling of Organic Waste in Agriculture 1:13
  • Karmakar, M and Ray, R. R. (2013). Endoglucanase Synthesis from Submerged Fermentation of dried grass by Streptomyces sp. American Journal of Bioengineering and Biotechnology. 1:1-10.
  • Kundu A. and Ray, R. R. (2012).Endoxylanase production from the solid state fermentation of Mustard pod husk by PenicilliumjanthinellumSouth Asian J ExpBiol; 2 (2): 44-50.
  • Ray, R.R. and Sarkar, N. K. (2012).Light and Scanning Electron Microscopic Studies on Chromium-Induced Anemia in a Murine Model. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination Toxicology 88(1):10-4. (IMPACT FACTOR: 1.216)
  • Mukherjee, S., Karmakar, M and Ray, R. R. (2011). Production of extra cellular exoglucanase by Rhizopusoryzae from submerged fermentation of agro wastes.Recent Research in Science and Technology. 3(3): 69-75
  • Ray, R.R. and Sarkar, N. K. (2011). AReport on Myelosuppressive and Lymphopenic Effects of Hexavalent Chromium in a Murine Model. Journal of Experimental Sciences, 2(8): 33-36
  • Bandyopadhyay, S., Karmakar M and Ray, R.R. (2012) . Increase in Endoglucanase Productivity and Mycelial Stability of Rhizopusoryzaeby Classical Mutagenesis British Biotechnology Journal (2):60-72.
  • Karmakar M and Ray, R.R. (2011) A Statistical Approach for Optimization of Simultaneous Production of β-Glucosidase and Endoglucanase by Rhizopusoryzae from Solid-State Fermentation of Water Hyacinth Using Central Composite Design. Biotechnology Research International. Volume 2011, Article ID 574983, 7 pages,doi:10.4061/2011/574983
  • Ghosh, B. and Ray, R. R. (2011).Current Commercial Perspective of Rhizopusoryzae - a review. Journal of Applied Sciences. 11: 2470-2486.
  • Karmakar, M and Ray, R. R. (2011) Optimization of Endoglucanase Production in Liquid State Fermentation from Waterhyacinth byRhizopusoryzaeUsing Response Surface Methodology. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences. 5(3): 713-720
  • Karmakar, M and Ray, R. R. (2011). Current Trends in research and application of Microbial Cellulases. Research Journal on Microbiology 6(1): 41-53.
  • Ray, R.R. Microbial Isoamylases: An Overview. (2011) American Journal of Food Technology. 6: 1-18
  • Ghosh, B. and Ray, R. R. (2011).Extra-cellular Isoamylase Production by Rhizopusoryzaein Solid-State Fermentation of Agro Wastes. Brazilian Archives of Biology and Technology. .54: 867-876. (IMPACT FACTOR: 0.1997)
  • Ghosh, B. and Ray, R. R. (2010).Characterization of raw starch digesting and adsorbing extra cellular Isoamylase from Rhizopusoryzae. Recent Research in Science and Technology. 2(3): 64-70
  • Ghosh, B. and Ray, R. R. (2010). Saccharification of raw native starches by extracellular isoamylase of Rhizopusoryzae. Biotechnology. 9: 224-228.
  • Karmakar, M and Ray, R. R. (2010) Extra Cellular Endoglucanase Production byRhizopusoryzae in Solid and Liquid State Fermentation of Agro Wastes. Asian Journal of Biotechnology. 2 (1): 27-36.
  • Ray, R.R. (2010).Extra cellular endoxylanase production from solid state fermentation of dried grass by Streptomyces sp OM 09. Journal of Experimental Sciences 1(12): 33-36.
  • Ray, R. R. (2004). β-amylases from various fungal strains. ActaMicrobiologiaetImmunologicaHungarica. 51:85-95.(IMPACT FACTOR: 0.625)
  • Ray, R.R. (2001). Production of α -amylase and xylanase by an alkalophilic strain of Penicilliumgriseoroseum RR 99. ActaMicrobiologicaPolonica. 50:305-309.(IMPACT FACTOR: 0.083)
  • Ray, R. R. (2000). Purification and characterization of extracellular β-amylase of Bacillusmegaterium B6. ActaMicrobiologiaetImmunologicaHungarica. 47(1):29-40.(IMPACT FACTOR:0.625)
  • Ray, R. R. and Chakraverty R. (1998) .Extra cellular β-amylase from Syncephalastrumracemosum. Mycological Research 102:1563-1567.(IMPACT FACTOR: 2.921)
  • Ray, R. R. and Nanda, G (1997). Production and characterization of xylanase from a β-amylolytic strain of Bacillusmegaterium. MICROBIOS, Germany. 90(362):7-16.(IMPACT FACTOR: 0.399)
  • Ray, R. R. and Nanda, G. (1996). Isolation and application of a hyper β-amylolytic mutant of Bacillusmegaterium.ActaMicrobiologicaPolonica. 45: 241-248. (IMPACT FACTOR: 0.083)
  • Ray, R. R. and Nanda, G. (1996). Microbial β-amylases: biosynthesis, characteristics and industrial applications. CRC Critical Reviews in Microbiology. 22:181-199.(IMPACT FACTOR: 5.345)
  • Ray, R. R., Jana, S. C. and Nanda, G. (1996). Induction and catabolite repression in the biosynthesis of β-amylase from Bacillusmegaterium B6. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology International.38:223-230.
  • Ray, R. R., Jana, S. C. and Nanda, G. (1995). Optimization and physico chemical conditions for improved production of β-amylase from Bacillusmegaterium . ActaMicrobiologicaPolonica. 44:15-21 (IMPACT FACTOR:0.083)
  • Ray, R. R., Jana, S. C. and Nanda, G. (1995). Immobilization of beta amylase from Bacillusmegaterium B6 on gelatin by cross linking. Journal of Applied Bacteriology. 79:157-162. (IMPACT FACTOR:1.647)
  • Ray, R. R., Jana, S. C. and Nanda, G. (1995). Beta amylase production by immobilized cells of Bacillusmegaterium B6.Journal of Basic Microbiology.35 (2):113-116. (IMPACT FACTOR: 1.395)
  • Ray, R. R., Jana, S. C. and Nanda, G. (1994). Approaches of increasing thermo stability of β-amylase from Bacillusmegaterium B6. FEBS Letters 356:30-32. (IMPACT FACTOR:3.601)
  • Ray, R. R., Jana, S. C. and Nanda, G. (1994) .β-amylase from Bacillusmegaterium B6. Folia Micribiologica 39(6): 567-570. (IMPACT FACTOR:0.977)
  • Ray, R. R., Jana, S. C. and Nanda, G (1994). Saccharification of indigenous starches by β-amylase from Bacillusmegaterium. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology.10:691-693 (IMPACT FACTOR:1.214)
  • Ray, R. R., Jana, S. C. and Nanda, G (1994). Adsorption of β-amylase from Bacilluscarotarum B6 onto different native starches. Letters in Applied Microbiology.19: 454-457. (IMPACT FACTOR:1.647)
  • Karmakar, M, and Ray, R.R. (2015). Adsorption kinetics study of endoglucanase from Rhizopusoryzae on activated charcoal.International Journal of Applied Biology and Pharmaceutical Technology. (In press)
  • Saha, P. and Ray, R.R. (2015). Production of polysaccharide degrading enzymes by the gut microbiotaof Leucinodesorbonalis and Bactroceradorsalis.Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies. 3 (1): 122-125
  • Ghosh, B. Karmakar, M and Ray, R.R. (2014) Production of Extracellular Isoamylase and Endoglucanase by Entrapped Spores of Rhizopusoryzae PR7. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, India Section B: Biological Sciences (online first) (IMPACT FACTOR: 0.396)
  • Sur, D and Ray, R.R. (2014) Characterization of some Bacterial isolates collected from water samples of Hooghly River. Heritage.1:105-109.
  • Bose P and Ray, R.R. (2014). Role of MMP-9 in metastasis: an overview. Heritage.1:110-112.
  • Ray, R.R. (2014) Microbial Avicelase: an overview. Bulletin of Environment, Pharmacology and Life Sciences.4[1] (In Press)
  • Ray, R. R. and Roy, S (2014) Tradition, Trend and Prospect of fermented food products: a brief overview World Journal of pharmacy and Pharmaceutical sciences, 3 (10): 272-286.
  • Kundu, A andRay, R.R. (2014). Characterization of Immobilized endoxylanase from Penicilliumjanthinellum MTCC 10889. BIOJOURNAL, 9(1): 55-63
  • Karmakar, M, and Ray, R.R. (2013).Characterization of a Hexavalent Chromium Reducing Bacterial strain isolated from Tannery Effluents of Kolkata', International Journal of Pharmaceutical & Biological Archives,4: 337-341.
  • Ray, R.R (2013) Saccharification of agro wastes by endoxylanase from Streptomyces sp. OM 09',International Journal of Life Science Biotechnology &Pharma Research, 2 : 2250-3137.
  • Ghosh, B. and Ray, R. R. (2013).Isolation of a hyperamylolytic mutant strain of Rhizopusoryzae PR7 by classical mutagenesis. International Journal of Pharma Sciences and Research. 4 (3) : 36-41
  • Ray, R.R. and Sarkar, N. K. (2013). Lead (Pb) induced anaemia in swiss mice- light and scanning electron microscopic studies. International Journal of Pharma and Bio Sciences 4(1)(B) 22-30
  • Kundu A. and Ray, R. R. (2012).Valorization of Jute Caddies for production of extra cellular endoxylanase by PenicilliumjanthinellumJournal of Chemical, Biological and Physical Sciences 2(4) :1849-1861.
  • Ray, R. R. and Sarkar, N. K. (2011).Light and scanning electron microscopic studies of Echinocytosis in chronic arsenic intoxication.Annals of Biological Research, 2 (4): 238-243
  • Karmakar, M and Ray, R. R. (2011).Optimization of production conditions of extra cellular β-glucosidase in submerged fermentation of waterhyacinth byRhizopusoryzaeusing Response Surface Methodology.Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences.2:299-308.
  • Ghosh, B. and Ray, R. R. (2011).Adsorption and Elution of Isoamylase from RhizopusoryzaePR7 onto different native raw starches. Archives of Applied Biological Sciences. 3 (1):241-249
  • Karmakar, M and Ray, R. R. (2011) Saccharification of agro wastes by the Endoglucanase of Rhizopusoryzae. Annals of Biological Research, 2 (1): 201-208
  • Dey, A, Karmakar, M and Ray, R. R. (2011). Extra cellular thermostablepolygalacturonase from Bacillussp AD1. Der Pharmacia Lettre, 3(2): 358-367.

    58. Chatterjee, S, Ghosh, B. and Ray, R. R. (2011).Isolation and Characterization of local Yeast strains from waste fruit juices, jaggery and dahi .International Journal of Chemical Sciences. 9(2): 647-656.
  • Karmakar M and Ray, R. R. (2011).Optimization of saccharification conditions and sugar production by endoglucanase from Rhizopusoryzae PR7 MTCC 9642 using response surface methodology. International Journal on Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Research 2(3): 72-80
  • Karmakar M and Ray, R. R. (2011).Production of Extracellular Endoglucanase by the Hyperproductive pellets of Rhizopusoryzae .World Journal of Science and Technology. 1(6): 26-32.
  • Kundu A. and Ray, R. R. (2011). Agrowaste Utilization and Production of Extra cellular endoxylanase byPenicilliumjanthinellumMTCC 10889 in solid state fermentation. International Journal of Current Research. 3 (7):120-124.
  • Karmakar, M and Ray, R. R. (2011). A Maltotriose producing thermostable amylase from Bacillus sp KR11. Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology Research (3):91-99
  • Karmakar, M and Ray, R. R. (2011).Utilization of cellulosic wastes by Rhizopusoryzae PR 7 Went &Geerlings for the production of extracellular endoglucanase and β-glucosidase. Journal of Mycopathological Research. 48(1):119-122.
  • Karmakar, M and Ray, R. R. (2011)Statistical optimization of FPase production from water hyacinth using RhizopusoryzaePR 7. Journal of Biochemical Technology 3(1):225-229 (IMPACT FACTOR : 0.9642)
  • Karmakar, M and Ray, R. R. (2010).Characterization of Extra Cellular ThermostableEndoglucanaseFromRhizopusOryzae Using Response Surface Methodology.2010. Research & Reviews in BioSciences. 4(1): 50-55
  • Ghosh, B. and Ray, R. R. (2010) Production of Isoamylase from Rhizopusoryzae in submerged fermentation .International Journal of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (IJGEB). 1(1):1-10.
  • Ray, R. R. (2009).Production of extra cellular amylase from waste starches by Pseudomonas stutzeri. Journal of Mycopathological Research. 47(1):75-77.
  • Ray, R. R. (2006).Dyeing of cotton and jute fabrics with natural dyes extracted from wastes. Flora and Fauna 12:17-20.
  • Ray, R. R., Jana, S. C. and Nanda, G (1997). Production of β-amylase from starchy wastes by a hyperamylolytic mutant of Bacillusmegaterium. Indian Journal of Experimental Biology.35: 285-288. (IMPACT FACTOR:0.702)
  • Ray, R. R (2014)Process optimization for the production of polygalacturonase from citrus wastes by
    Saccharomyces cerevisaeInternational Journal of Advanced Life Sciences, 7 (4): 639-644
  • Bhor, S and Ray, R. R. (2009) Production of endoxylanase by a strain of Streptomyces in submerged fermentation of dried grass. The Bioscan, 4(4): 675-678.
  • Sasmal, M andRay, R. R. (2015) Production of extracellular enzymes by the gut and gill microflora of Tilapia fish (Oreochromisniloticus).Asian Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies, 3(8): 44-49
  • Chowdhury, S. and Ray, R. R (2015) A study of biofilm production by a multi-metal tolerant strain of Klebsiellasp.International Journal of Advanced Research, 3(6) : 744-750.
  • Majumder, J andRay, R. R (2015) Production of polysaccharide degrading enzymes from Yeasts. Heritage Heritage,II:119-122
  • Mondal, S., Chowdhury, S. and Ray, R. R (2015) Bactericidal activities in a new bacterial strain from iron mine.Heritage,II:135-137
  • Ray, R. R (2015) Haemotoxic Effect of Lead: a review. Proceedings of the Zoological Society (In Press)

List of publications in books

  • Ray, R.R. 2014. Endocrine disorders of human. In: Vegetables and Human Health (Ed. Rana, M.K.). Scientific Publisher, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, Chapter 26, pp. 404-422 ISBN: 878-81-7233-901-2.
  • Ray, R.R. 2014. Human diseases of microbial origin. In: Vegetables and Human Health (Ed. Rana, M.K.). Scientific Publisher, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, Chapter 38, pp. 569-585.ISBN: 878-81-7233-901-2.

List of publications in proceedings

  • Kundu, A. and Ray, R. R. (2011).Isolation and characterization of extra cellular enzyme producing fungal strain of Penicilliumjanthinellum PU 10. Proceedings of DST (Govt. of India)-Sponsored Sir J.C. Bose Memorial National Symposium on Modern Trends in Animal Science Research and Challenges of the Day, pp 26
  • Ray, R. R. (2011). Production of extracellular polygalacturonase by Saccharomyces cerevisiae from submerged fermentation of citrus wastes. Proceedings of DST (Govt. of India)-Sponsored Sir J.C. Bose Memorial National Symposium on Modern Trends in Animal Science Research and Challenges of the Day, pp 31.
  • Karmakar, M and Ray, R. R. (2011).Optimization of extra cellular β- glucosidase production in submerged fermentation by RhizopusoryzaeMTCC 9642 using agrowastes. Proceedings of DST (Govt. of India)-Sponsored Sir J.C. Bose Memorial National Symposium on Modern Trends in Animal Science Research and Challenges of the Day, March, 2011, pp 29
  • Ghosh, B. and Ray, R. R. (2011). Production of Isoamylase by Rhizopusoryzae utilizing food wastes. Proceedings of DST (Govt. of India)-Sponsored Sir J.C. Bose Memorial National Symposium on Modern Trends in Animal Science Research and Challenges of the Day, March, 2011, pp 27
  • Ghosh, B. and Ray, R. R. (2009). Morphological and Biochemical characterization of a strain of Rhizopusoryzae isolated from soil. Proceeding of DST (Govt. of India) and Higher Education Department (Govt of West Bengal) -Sponsored National Symposium on Dimensions of Animal Science Researches and Human need, pp 37-40.
  • Karmakar, M and Ray, R. R. (2009).Endoglucanase from Rhizopusoryzae.Proceeding of DST (Govt. of India) and Higher Education Department (Govt of West Bengal) -Sponsored National Symposium on Dimensions of Animal Science Researches and Human need,pp 33-36.
  • Bhor, S and Ray, R. R. (2009). Isolation and characterization of an endoxylanase producing Actinomycetes strain from soil. Proceeding of DST (Govt. of India) and Higher Education Department (Govt of West Bengal) -Sponsored National Symposium on Dimensions of Animal Science Researches and Human need, pp 41-44.
  • Bhattacherjee, A, Mondal, L ,Bera, C and Ray, R. R. (2007). Effects of various natural and chemical additives on growth and sugar production by Micrococcussp M1. Proceeding of UGC Sponsored National Symposium on Current Trends in Zoological Research, pp 47.
     

Administrative Responsibilities

  • At present working as Chairperson, Postgraduate Expert Committee of Zoology, Bethune College.
  • Have the experience of working as Convener, Postgraduate Expert Committee of Zoology in college served earlier.
  • Supervised 3 students for their Ph.D degrees (Registered in WBUT and University of Calcutta)

LIST OF GRANTS

  • Project 1: Production of extracellular amylase and xylanaseby micro organisms isolated from soil. UGC -MINOR RESEARCH PROJECT F.P.S W-7/98-99 (ERO), dt 30.12.98
  • Project 2: Studies on synthesis of pigments and their applications. UGC -MINOR RESEARCH PROJECT F.P.S W-035/01-02 (ERO), dt 14.08.01
  • Project 3: Isolation of amylolytic and xylanolytic microorganisms and their application in enzyme production and waste utilization. UGC -MINOR RESEARCH PROJECT F.P.S W-058/05-06 (ERO), dt 21.03.06
  • Project 4: Production of microbial cellulase and their application in waste utilization. ST (W.B) PROJECT: No: 409 (Sanc)/ST/P/S^T/5G-8/2006, DT 30.09.2008
  • Project 5:Studies on thermo stable isoamylase from Rhizopusstolonifer and its application in sugar and alcohol production from starchy wastes.UGC MAJOR RESARCH PROJECTNo F: 248/2008(SR), dated 24.12.08
  • Project 6: Production of fungal xylanase and its application in saccharification and xylitol production from wastes. LSRB,DRDO PROJECT: No: No.LSRB-215/BTB/2010. dated 02.08.10
  • Project 7:Supervisinga project under Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship for SC/ST students. (F1-17.1/2011-12/RGNF-SC-WES-6784/(SA-III/Website), dated 06.06.12

Academic Membership

  • Life Member of Indian Science Congress Association.
  • Life Member of Mycological Society of India.
  • Fellow of Zoological Society, India.
  • Life Member of Biochemical Technology Society.
  • Fellow Member in Academy for Environment and Life Sciences, India.