About the Department

The Department of Molecular Biology & Biotechnology (MBBT) of Cotton University had its genesis as the Department of Biotechnology in the erstwhile Cotton College in 2008, offering an undergraduate, BSc in Biotechnology (Hons) programme. Subsequently, the postgraduate programme of M.Sc in Molecular Biology & Biotechnology (MBBT) was initiated in 2015. With Cotton University Act 2017, coming into force, the departments of Biotechnology and MBBT were unified as the Department of Molecular Biology & Biotechnology (MBBT) on January 1, 2018. The department currently has six permanent faculty, one scientific assistant and a few contractual staff. Currently, the department offers undergraduate, post-graduate and PhD programmes. The areas of research...

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Recent Publications

  • Raju Bharalee, Genetic Diversity and Population Structure of a Medicinal Herb Houttuynia cordata Thunb. of North-East India, Plant Mol Biol Report , vol.39, 434–442, [2021], 10.1007/s11105-020-01260-9

  • Lambert Academic Publishing, Book Title: Deciphering Transcriptome Derived Drought Tolerance Mechanism in Tea-Exploring Candidate Genes for Enhance Drought Tolerance. Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany,  ISBN No. 978-620-2-5232, Book , [2020]

  • Dibyayan Deb, Santanu Das, Atanu Adak, Mojibur R Khan , Traditional rice beer depletes butyric acid-producing gut bacteria Faecalibacterium and Roseburia along with fecal butyrate levels in the ethnic groups of Northeast India, 3 Biotech (2020) 10:283 Springer , [2020], https://10.1007/s13205-020-02280-8

  • Suruchi Aggarwal, Ajay Kumar, Shilpa Jamwal, Mukul Kumar Midha, Narayan Chandra Talukdar, and Amit Kumar Yadav, HyperQuant-A Computational Pipeline for Higher Order Multiplexed Quantitative Proteomics , ACS Omega , vol.5, 10857–10867, [2020], https://10.1021/acsomega.0c00515

  • Suruchi Aggarwal, Sanjay K. Banerjee, Narayan Chandra Talukdar,and Amit Kumar Yadav, Post-translational Modification Crosstalk and Hotspots in Sirtuin Interactors Implicated in Cardiovascular Diseases, Frontiers Media S.A. Front. Genet , [2020], https://doi.org/10.3389/fgene.2020.00356

  • Springer, Genetic Diversity and Population Structure of a Medicinal Herb Houttuynia cordata Thunb. of North-East India., Plant Molecular Biology Reporter (2020); https://doi.org/10.1007/s11105-020-01260-9 , [2020]

  • Medscape, Impact of modulation of telomerase and cancer stem-cell marker OCT4 axis in cervical cancer pathogenesis with underlying HPV16 infection., Journal of cellular biochemistry; 2020 Apr;121(4):2782-2791. , [2019]

  • BABRONE, College of Veterinary Science, Assam Agricultural University, Khanapara, Recent Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy, BioNE, E-zine of Biological Sciences. ISSN: 2456-7264 | Issue – 12 | , [2019]

  • Springer, Transgenic Tea Over-expressing Solanum tuberosum Endo-1,3-beta-D-glucanase Gene Conferred Resistance Against Blister Blight Disease, Plant Molecular Biology Reporter(2018) 36:107–122 , [2018]

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