Dr. Rajreepa Talukdar, M. Sc., SLET, Ph.D

Assistant professor, Department of Botany
[email protected]

Phone: 9954779645
Address: Boragaon, Guwahati

Date of Joining
Area of Interest
Mycology, Plant Pathology, Endophytic microbes, Secondary Metabolites, Microbiology, etc.
Specialization of subjects
Mycology and Plant Pathology

Teacher Activities

Course Covered

Extention Activities


1. Rajreepa Talukdar, Srichandan Padhi, Rai, Amit Kumar Rai, Marco Masi, Antonio Evidente, Dhruva Kumar Jha, Alessio Cimmino, KumanandaTayung. (2021). Isolation and Characterization of an Endophytic Fungus Colletotrichum coccodes Producing Tyrosol from Houttuynia cordata Thunb. using ITS2 RNA Secondary Structure and Molecular Docking Study. Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology. 9: 650247. doi: 10.3389/fbioe.2021.650247. Impact factor-5.890

2. Rajreepa Talukdar and Kumananda Tayung. (2021). Endophytic fungal assemblages of Zanthoxylum oxyphyllum Edgew. and their antimicrobial potential. Plant Science Today. 8(1): 132-139. https://doi.org/10.14719/pst.2021.8.1.979. Impact factor-0.693

3. Rajreepa Talukdar, Sudem Wary, Chiranjib Mili, Subham Roy, Kumananda Tayung. (2020). Antimicrobial secondary metabolites obtained from endophytic fungi inhabiting healthy leaf tissues of Houttuynia cordata Thunb., an ethnomedicinal plant of Northeast India. Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Science. 10(09):099-106. https://doi.org/10.7324/JAPS.2020.10912

4. Subham Roy, Chiranjib Mili, Rajreepa Talukdar, Sudem Wary and Kumananda Tayung (2020). Seed Borne Endophytic Fungi Associated with Some Indigenous Rice Varieties of North East India and Their Growth Promotion and Antifungal Potential. Indian Journal of Agricultural Research. A5581:1-6. https://doi.org/10.18805/IJARe.A-5581

5. Rajreepa Talukdar and Kumananda Tayung (2019). Antimicrobial Activity of Endophytic Fungi Isolated from Eryngium foetidum, an Ethnomedicinal Plant of Assam. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Drug Research. 11(6):370-375. https://doi.org/10.25004/IJPSDR.2019.110614

6. Rajreepa Talukdar and Kumananda Tayung (2020). Antimicrobial Activities of Endophytic Fungi Isolated from Three Ethno-Medicinal Plants of Assam. Journal of Bio Innovation. 9(6):1158-1167. https://doi.org/10.46344/JBINO.2020.v09i06.04

Conference | Seminar | Workshop

1. Isolation of Colletotrichum as host specific endophyte in the healthy leaf tissues of Houttuynia cordata and their antimicrobial activity. Assam Botany Congress (ABC-01) and International Conference on Plant Science dated 4-6 February, 2019.

2. Endophytic fungi associated with Eryngium foetidum L. and their antimicrobial potential. National Seminar on Bioresources, conservation and management strategies for rural development dated 22-23 August, 2019.

3. Endophytic fungal assemblages in the leaf tissues of Houttuynia cordata, an ethno- medicinal plant of Assam. National Seminar on Exploration and utilization of bioresources of NE India dated 28-29 October, 2018.

4. Surveillance of Tomato Wilt disease occurring in Singimari and Bhati Kurua of Assam. National Seminar on Prospects and Challenges of Plant Science Research in India dated 25-26 November, 2017.

5. Identification and Analysis of Aeromycoflora in Fancy Bazaar Area (Guwahati). National Seminar on Harmony with nature in the context of Chemistry, Environmental issues and challenges dated 11-12 September, 2017.

6. DBT, New Delhi, Sponsored Workshop on Application of Tools and Techniques in Biological Sciences-III held on 4 th and 5 th April, 2014.

Books | Chapter in Books

1. Rajreepa Talukdar, Sudem Wary, Rashmeeta Hajowary, Anindita Sarma, Kumanand Tayung. (2021) Antimicrobial Activity of Endophytic Fungi Isolated from Some Selected Ethnomedicinal Plants of Assam, India. In: Patil R.H., Maheshwari V.L. (eds) Endophytes. Springer, Singapore. Online ISBN:78-981-15-9371-0 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-9371- 0_6

2. Rajreepa Talukdar, Sushmita Paul and Kumananda Tayung (2020). Antifungal Drugs from Endophytic Microbes: Present and Future Prospects. In: Utilization and Management: Applications in Therapeutics, Biofuels, Agriculture, and Environmental Science (1st ed.). Apple Academic Press. ISBN: 9781771889339

3. Rajreepa Talukdar and Kumanand Tayung (2019). Antimicrobial activity of some Endophytic Fungi isolated from Houttuynia cordata against some human test pathogens. In: Recent discoveries in medicinal and aromatic plants in North-east India. Vol. 1:347-56. ISBN: 978 93 88881 135

4. Rajreepa Talukdar and Kumanand Tayung (2020). Endophytic fungi associated with Eryngium foetidum L. and their antimicrobial potential. In: Conservation and Management of Bio-resources for Rural Development. ISBN: 978-93-87275-47-8



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