M.Sc. from North Eastern Hill University, Shillong
B.Sc. from St. Anthony’s College, Shillong
8 years of experience in research and STI activities
Research Associate at Citrus Research Station, AAU, Tinsukia handling the project entitled “Network project for establishment of disease free elite Khasi mandarin and sweet orange genetic stocks through Shoot tip grafting (STG) and mass propagation of quality planting materials for North Eastern States of India” from 25th August 2021-30th November 2021.
Project Scientist in Environment division, Assam Science Technology and Environment Council, Guwahati handling the project entitled “Mass propagation and conservation of medicinal and RET plants” from 4Th January 2019-21st August, 2021.
Worked in DBT Twinning project entitled “Functional dissection of geminiviral promoters for developing heterologous gene expression systems” from 20th Feb 2013- 5th March 2016 as JRF/SRF
Career Highlights & Awards:
DBT Studentship during M.Sc.
Qualified SLET 2013 (State level eligibility test) in Life Science conducted by State Level Eligibility Test Commission, N.E. Region.
Received the Best Young Research Forum (YRF) award in 10th International Conference on Agriculture & Horticulture held in London, UK on 2- 4thOctober 2017 for oral presentation on “Insight into the promoter ofIndian cassava mosaic virus(ICMV) by deletion analysis.”
Worked as a State Organizing Committee (SOC) official at 27thState level Children’s Science Congress-2019 held at Tinsukia from 1-4thNovember, 2019.
Invited member in final review & drafting of National Science Congress, India activity guide book 2020 & 2021 (Focal theme: Science for Sustainable Living).
Executive member of Science for Social welfare since February 2021.
Research Papers in Journals and Edited Books
Saikia S.S., Borah B.K.*,Baruah G., Rokozeno, Deka M.K. (2021) Characterization of the gut microbes of greater wax moth (Galleria mellonella Linnaeus) shows presence of potential polymer degraders, Folia Microbiologica, https://doi.org/10.1007/s12223-021-00925-6.
Baruah I., Baldodiya G.M., Sahu J.*,Baruah G.* (2020) Dissecting the Role of Promoters of Pathogen-sensitive Genes in Plant Defense, Current Genomics, 21: 491. https://doi.org/10.2174/1389202921999200727213500
Baruah G., Sahu J.* (2020) Novel Coronavirus Disease and the Current Scenario of the Global Health Emergency, Anti-Inflammatory & Anti-Allergy Agents in Medicinal Chemistry 19: 203. https://doi.org/10.2174/1871523019999200601145931
Baruah I.,Baruah G., Sahu J., Singha D.L., Deakboruah H., Velmurugan N., Chikkaputtaiah C.* (2020) Transient Sub-cellular Localization and In Vivo Protein-Protein Interaction Study of Multiple Abiotic Stress-Responsive AteIF4A-III and AtALY4 Proteins inArabidopsis thaliana.Plant Mol Biol Rep38,538–553. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11105-020-01219-w
Baldodiya G. M.,Baruah G., Nath D., Borah B. K.* (2019). Molecular characterization and study of the genetic diversity of Banana bunchy top virus infecting Banana cultivar Jahaji (Dwarf Cavendish) of Assam, India.3Biotech, 9:110.
Sahu J., Panda D.,Baruah G., Patar L., Sen P., Borah K., Modi M. K.* (2019). Revealing shared differential co-expression profiles in rice infected by virus from reoviridae and sequiviridae group.Gene, 698:82-91.
Borah B. K., Zarreen F.,Baruah G., Dasgupta I.* (2016). Insights into the control of geminiviral promoter.Virology, 495:101-111.
Baruah G., Saikia S. S., Borah B. K.* Presence of polymer degraders in the gut microbiome of great wax moths (Galleria mellonella Linnaeus) at International conference on Advancements in Interdisciplinary Research (ICAIR-2021) on Oct 26-28,2021. ISBN: 978-93-91248-33-8.
Baruah G., Sahu J.* Evaluating research on Geminivirus; A scientometric investigation at CUSAT, Cochin, India. (ReVAB 2018)
Baruah I., Sahu J.,Baruah G.,Chikkaputtaiah C.* Effect of flavonoid over-accumulation on medicinal properties of plants in Arabidopsis thaliana. Conference Proceedings at 7ThGlobal summit on medicinal and aromatic plants, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ISSN 0975-6892. Nov 19-21, 2018.
Baruah G., Panda D., Sen P., Modi M. K., Borah B. K.* Insight into the promoter ofIndian cassava mosaic virus(ICMV) by deletion analysis at London, UK. (Agri 2017)
Baruah G., Borah B. K., Sen P.* Expression pattern of promoters of Indian cassava mosaic virus in tomato fruit at Phuentshling, Bhutan. (ISCA-ISC-2017-3BS-24-Oral)
Baruah G., Sahu J., Borah B. K.* Characterization of promoter regulatory elements inIndian cassava mosaic virusat Shillong, Meghalaya. (VIROCON, 2015)
Sahu J.,Baruah G., Panda D., Patar L., Sen P., Modi M. K.* Characterization of virus mediated Differencial Co-expression Network in rice. (VIROCON, 2015)
Gogoi A., Baruah N., Poudel M., Gupta R.,Baruah G., Borah B.K. * (2021) “Parasitic plants as vectors for pathogens” in Parasitic plants,IntechOpen
Baruah I., Sarki Y.N., Chikkaputtaiah C.,Baruah G.* (2021) “Role of PGPR in conferring drought stress tolerance in Rice” in Antioxidants in Plant-Microbe Interaction,Springer
Gogoi A., Poudel M., Sahu J.,Baruah G.* (2021) “Role of Microbial Biofilms in Agriculture: Perspectives on Plant and Soil Health” in Microbial polymers,Springer, Nature
Baruah I.,Baruah G.*(2020) “Improvement of seed quality: a Biotechnological approach” chapter in Advances in Seed Production and Management,Springer
Baldodiya G.M.,Baruah G., Sen P., Nath P.D., Borah B.K.* (2020) Host-Parasite Interaction during Development of Major Seed-Transmitted Viral Diseases. In: Kumar R., Gupta A. (eds) Seed-Borne Diseases of Agricultural Crops: Detection, Diagnosis & Management. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-32-9046-4_11
Pramod P., Sharma S. K., Raghu A.V, Raghunath T.P,Baruah G. (2020) TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE SYSTEM (TKS) FOR SUSTAINABLE LIVING subtheme in Activity Guide Book for the year 2020 and 2021 of National Children’s Science Congress
Baruah G., Sahu J.* (2019). “A Systematic review on the role of Mycorrhiza in soil genesis using scientometrics analysis” chapter in Mycorrhizosphere and pedogenesis. Springer, Nature
Chatterjee A.,Baruah G., Sahu J.* “Big omics data and medicinal plants”, CRC, Press (in press)