Department of biotechnology
Department of Biotechnology
Dr. Paresh N. Kundu
Teaching: 03 years Industry : 25 years R&D: 11 years of R & D
Industrial Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Genetic
Engineering, Environmental Science, Renewable energy
List of Publications:
Papers Published in National and International Journals:
1. Synthesis and antimicrobial activity of some benzimidazoles N J Datta, A.R.Parikh, K. Deo,
S.B.Bhatt & P.N. Kundu
. Indian J.Pharmaceutical Sci.
,65(1),39 – 43, 2003.
2. Antimicrobial screening and single step synthesis and antimicrobial screening of some aryl amino
coumarins. Mausami Chavda,Anamik Shah, Surendra Bhatt, Keshav Deo & Pareshnath Kundu.
42B(6),1502 – 1507 (2003)
3. S. Bhattacharya, B.K. Chakraborty, A. Das, P.N.Kundu
& P.C.Banerjee, Acidiphilium
sp. nov., an acidophilic bacterium From Thiobacillus ferooxidans cultures isolated from Indian mines.Can. J.Microbiol.,
4. Das, S. Bhattacharya & P.N. Kundu
. Bioextraction of copper from Surda mine ore with mixed
cultures. Trans. Ind. J. Metals
, 43, No. 5, Oct.1990.
5. Das & P.N.Kundu
. Microbial production of gluconic acid, J.Scient. Ind. Res.,
46 (7), 307- 311,
and A. Das. A note on crossing experiments with Aspergillus niger for the production
of calcium gluconate, J. Appl. Bacteriol
., 59, 1-5, 1985
and A. Das. Glucose oxidase activity in strains of Aspergillus niger
, Indian J. Mycol. Res
., 22, 97-100. 1984
, M.Yabuta, S.Sugimoto and H. Taguchi. Hyperproduction of lambda phage cI 857
repressor protein by thev use of runaway replicationplasmid vector, Ann. Repts. of International Centre of Co-operativeResearch and Development in Microbial engineering. Osaka University, Japan, 7, 217-227,1984.
, T.Yoshida and H. Taguchi. The effect of temperature shift on the production of
cyclosophoraoses by Agrobacterium radiobacterA1-5, Ann. Repts. of International Centre of Co-operative Research and Development in Microbial engineering. Osaka University, Japan, 7,209-215,1984.
10. Paresh N. Kundu
and Arati Das. Utilisation of cheap carbohydrate source for production of
calcium gluconate by Penicillium funiculosum MN238, Indian J. Expt. Biol.
11. Paresh N. Kundu
and Arati Das. Calcium gluconate production by a non-conventional
fermentation method, Biotechnology Letters
, 4, 365-368,1982.
12. Paresh N. Kundu
and Arati Das. Development of a Calcium gluconate prooducing strain of
. Indian J. Microbiol.
13. Ponty Roy. Paresh Kundu
and Arati Das. Sodium Pentachlorophenate as a mutagenic agent.
& A. Das, Production of calcium gluconate by Apergillus niger. Ind. J.
Abstracts / Presentations
1. Paresh N. Kundu
and Arati Das, Hyperproduction of calcium gluconate by Penicillium
mutant MN238, VII International Biotechnology Symposium, Vol.1., New Delhi, February 19-25, 1984 ; p.87.
2. Presented a paper entitled Experiments with Penicillium funiculosum for calcium gluconate
production in the 69th session of the Indian Science Congress held at Mysore from 3-8th, January, 1982.
List of funded projects sanctioned
Name of PI & Co- PI
Year of sanction & Funding Agency
b) Dr. Rajendra Parsad, Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine (IIIM), Jammu c) Dr. Rakesh Vohra, IMTECH, Chandigarh Dr. P. N. Kundu
Saurastra Univ, Rajkot, anti-bacterial Gujarat
Seminar/Workshop Attended (at other institutions and industries)
Hyperproduction of calcium gluconate by Penicillium funiculosum mutant MN238, VII International
Biotechnology Symposium, Vol.1., New Delhi, February 19-25, 1984 ; p.87.
Presented a paper entitled Experiments with Penicillium funiculosum for calcium gluconate
production in the 69th session of the Indian Science Congress held at Mysore from 3-8th
Books Published: - Nil-
Research Guidance: -Nil-
09 UG Projects
Projects Coordinated and Consultancy Work: - Nil-
2) Society of Industrial Microbiology (SIM), USA.
3) All India Biotech Association. (Life Member)
Awards and Distinctions:
1. Bose Institute Research Fellowship for pursuing Ph. D
2. UNESCO Fellowship at Osaka University, Japan
PROFESSIONAL TRAINING ABROAD
Received special training on strain selection/improvement, preservation/ maintenance, shake flask
fermentation, inoculum preparation, in process microbiological quality control and pilot scale
i) Penicillin G at Panlabs, Taipei, Taiwan
ii) Erythromycin at Gnosis s.r.l. Italy
iii) Cephalosporin-C at Gnosis s.r.l. Italy
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