NAME DR. NILOFER KHATOON
EMAIL nilu_1211@yahoo.co.in
DESIGNATION DEPARTMENT
Assistant Professor Botany
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Ph.D in Botany

7 years UG and PG
SPECIALIZATION

Advanced Phycology 

AREA OF RESEARCH

Algal diversity study, Algal biotechnology – Aquaculture, biofuel production, Mass cultivation and Technology Transfer at rural level.

PUBLICATIONS

Book Chapters

  • “Microalgae in biotechnological application-a commercial approach”, Nilofer Khatoon and R. Pal. in Plant Biology and Biotechnology, Vol II: Plant genomics and Biotechnology, Springer pp 27-47. ISBN 9788132222835
  •  “Microalgal culture and cultivation”, Nilofer Khatoon and R. Pal.  in Manual of Cryptogamic Botany, pp 147, 2013.

 

Research Papers

  1. Nilofer Khatoon, A. Chaudhuri, S. Mukherjee, S. HomeChaudhuri & R. Pal. “The effect of algal meal as fish feed ingredient on the growth, nutrient utilization and carcass composition of Indian Major Carp Labeo rohita (rohu)”. Turkish Journal of Aquatic Science.
  2. Nilofer Khatoon, P. Chattopadhyay, A. Mukhopadhyay, M. Mukhopadhyay and R. Pal. “Algal diet in Prawn Aquaculture” Fishing Chimes, Vol. 28 No. 10/11 pp44.
  3. Nilofer Khatoon, A. Chaudhuri, S. Sen Roy, N. Kundu, S. Mukherjee, D. Mazumdar, S. Homechaudhuri and R. Pal. “Algae as feed supplement in fish nutrition”. Journal of the Botanical Society of Bengal, 64 (2), 2010. S/8866
  4. Nilofer Khatoon, P. Sengupta, S. Homechaudhuri & R. Pal.  “Evaluation of Algae based feed in Goldfish (Carassius auratus) nutrition”. Proceedings of Zoological Society, Springer (2010) 63(2): 109-114. ISSN 09746919
  5. S. Mukherjee, D.Parial, Nilofer Khatoon, A. Chaudhuri, S. Senroy S. HomeChaudhuri & R. Pal. “Effect of formulated Algal diet on growth performance of Labeo rohita Hamilton”. Journal of Algal Biomass Utilization, 2011, 2 (4): 1– 9.ISSN 22296905
  6. N. Barman, G. G. Satpati, S. Roy, Nilofer Khatoon, R Sen,  S Kanjilal, RBN Prasad and R Pal “Mapping algae of sundarban origin As Lipid feedstock for potential biodiesel application” Journal of Algal Biomass Utilization,3 (2): 2012,42- 49.
  7. P Mukherjee, I. Banerjee, Nilofer Khatoon and R. Pal. “Cyanobacteria as Elicitor of Pigment in Ornamental Fish Hemigrammus caudovittatus (Buenos Aires Tetra)” J. Algal Biomass Utln. 2013, 4 (3): 59–65.

 

SEMINAR & SYMPOSIA

INTERNATIONAL:-

  • International Phycological Conference 10 on Algae in a Changing World organised by IPS, Orlando, Florida, USA, 4th -10th August, 2013.
  • International conference on “Estuarine coastal and shelf science” organized by Elsevier, Venice, Italy, 2nd -7th June, 2012.
  • “International Algal Summit on Algae for sustainable development”, organized by Indian Phycological Society and Teri University, New Delhi. 21st -22nd February, 2012.
  • “9th Asian Fisheries and Aquaculture Forum” organized by Asian Fisheries Society with Shanghai Ocean University, Shanghai, China. 21st-25th April, 2011.
  • “International Conference on 15th World Congress on Clinical Nutrition” organized by National Research Centre, Ein Sokhna, Egypt. 19th-22nd September, 2010.
  • International Symposium on Phycological Research” organized by Centre for Advanced Studies in Botany, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, 2010.
  • “7th Asia Pacific Conference on Algal Biotechnology” organized by Department of Botany, University of Delhi and Indian Phycological Society, New Delhi, India, 2009.
  • “9th International Phycological Congress, Japan” organized by International Phycological Society in association with Japanese Society of Phycology, Japan, 2009.
  • “The International Symposium on Algal fuel Researches” organized by Tsukuba International Congress Centre, Tsukuba, Japan, 2009.

  

 NATIONAL:-

  • National conference on “Current Trends in Algal Biodiversity and Biotechnology’’ organized by Centre for Advanced Studies in Botany, University of Madras, Chennai, 2008.
  • Cryptogamic Botany” organized by Probir Chatterjee Research Foundation, Department of Botany, University of Calcutta, 2008.
  • Cryptogamic Botany” organized by Probir Chatterjee Research Foundation, Department of Botany, University of Calcutta, 2009.
  • UGC Sponsored State Level Seminar on “Playing God-Expanding Frontier of Biotechnology” organized by Gurudas College in collaboration with Indian Institute of Chemical Biology (IICB), 2009.
  • “National Conference on Diversity and Biotechnology of Crytogams”  organized by  Department of Botany & Centre for Biotechnology, Visva Bharati in collaboration with Probir Chatterjee Research Foundation, Department of Botany, University of Calcutta, 3rd-5th December, 2010..

National Seminar and Workshop on “Present Scenario and future prospect of Cryptogamic  Botany” organized by  Probir Chatterjee Research Foundation and Department of Botany, University of Calcutta, 9th to 11th November, 2011.

ACHIEVEMENTS

AWARDS/PRIZE:

  • Awarded the “Endowment Foreign Travel Scholarship” from University of Calcutta for the poster presentation in the 9th International Phycological Congress, Tokyo, Japan, 2nd-8th August, 2009.
  • Awarded the Travel Fellowship from the International Phycological Society for attending the 9th International Phycological Congress, Tokyo, Japan, 2nd-8th August, 2009.
  • Awarded the “Travel Assistance” from CSIR (Council of Scientific & Industrial Research) for attending the 9th International Phycological Congress, Tokyo, Japan, 2nd-8th August, 2009.
  • Awarded the Travel Fellowship from CICS for oral presentation “9th Asian Fisheries and Aquaculture Forum”, Shanghai, China. 21st-25th April, 2011.

Awarded the “Foreign Travel Scholarship” from University of Calcutta for the oral pre

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