Kandarpa Kumar Saikia

Kandarpa Kr Saikia

Department of Bioengineering and Technology (GUIST)
Gauhati University
Guwahati 781 014, Assam, India.

Phone : +91-9954813689

Email  kksaikia@gauhati.ac.in



  • In-Charge of Bioinformatics
  • Molecular Epidemiology
  • Molecular Diagnostics
  • Advanced Medical Biotechnology in M.Tech
  • Animal Biotechnology in B.Tech

  1. Commonwealth Professional Fellowship, 2016-17
  2. Qualified for Junior and Senior Research Fellowships in July 2004, through National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Govt. of India.
  3. Society of Young Scientists®, a national forum for young researchers as General Secretary (2006-2007) and Vice President (2007-2008).

Ongoing Research Projects

Principal Investigator
  1. Synthesis, characterization and evaluation of anticancer activity of novel bioessential transition metal complexes having tumor targeting and antitumor active ligands, Funding Agency : Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India, 2014 - 2017
  2. Molecular profiling of Acute myeloid leukaemia, Funding Agency : Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India, 2013 - 2016
  3. Molecular characterization of clinically important bacterial isolates and evaluation of antibacterial efficacy of some indigenous medicinal plants, Funding Agency : Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India, 2011 - 2014
Co-Investigator
  1. Nephroprotective therapeutic validation of ethnomedicinal plants of N E India against cisplatin induced chemotherapeutic toxicity, Funding Agency : Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India, 2013 - 2014
  2. Study of Molecular Epidemilogy and Genetic Characterization of Hospital and Community Acquired Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus from Assam, Funding Agency : Indian council of Medical Research, 2013 - 2015
  3. Therapeutic Targets And Intervention Of Insulin Signalling In Oxidative Stress: A Molecular Approach, Funding Agency : Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India, 2013 - 2016
  4. Understanding host pathogen interaction in Aquilaria malaccensis and molecular mechanism of agar wood formation, Funding Agency : Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India, 2013 - 2016
  5. Hepatitis C virus: A study on Prevalence, Genotype distribution and Co-infection status in Assam, Funding Agency : Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India, 2012 - 2015

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