Dr. Rahul Sarma

Dr. Rahul Sarma
M.Sc., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Department of Zoology
Date of Joining: 10/02/2020
Mobile: +919706706675
E-mail: ahulsarmaghy@gmail.com
Area of Specialization: –

Teaching experience:

College NameDesignationCourses
D.K College, Mirza, KamrupAssistant Professor (Non-sanctioned)2017-2018, Courses: M.SC/B.Sc. in Zoology
S.B Deorah College, GuwahatiAssistant Professor (Non-sanctioned)2019, Courses: B.Sc. in Zoology
Biswanath College, BiswanathAssistant Professor (Sanctioned)From 10/02/2000-till

Research experience:

University/Institute NameDesignationDuration
Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology, DST, Government of India, Ghy. Junior Research Fellow (JRF) 2013-2015
Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology, DST, Government of India, Ghy. Senior Research Fellow (SRF) 2016-2017

Major & Minor projects (If any): No

List of Publications:

Author NameTitle with Journal NameScopus, Impact Factor
 Sarma, R., Kumari, S., Elancheran, R., Deori, M., and Devi, R. (2016).Polyphenol Rich Extract of Garcinia pedunculata Fruit Attenuates the Hyperlipidemia Induced by High Fat Diet. Journal of Frontiers inPharmacology, vol. 7.  4.2
  Sarma, R., Das, M., Mudoi, T., Sharma, K., Kotoky, K., and Devi, R. (2016).Evaluation of Antioxidant and Antifungal Activities of Polyphenol Rich Extracts of Dried pulp of Garcinia pedunculata Roxb. and GarciniamorellaGaertn. (Clusiaceae).” Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research, vol.15.  0.58
  Sarma, R., and Devi, R. (2015).Ethnopharmacological Survey of Garcinia pedunculata Roxb. Fruit in Six Different Districts of Assam, India.” International Journal of Pharmaceutical Science Invention, vol.4. 
 Gogoi, D., Arora, N., Kalita, B., Sarma, R., Islam, T., Ghosh, S., Devi, R., and Mukherjee, A. (2018).Anticoagulant mechanism, pharmacological activity, and assessment of preclinical safety of a novel fibrin(ogen)olytic serine protease from leaves of Leucas indica.” Scientific Reports, Nature, vol.8.  4.5
Kalita, H., Boruah, D., Deori, M., Hazarika, A., Sarma, R., Kumari, S., Kandimalla, R., Kotoky, J., and Devi, R. (2016).Antidiabetic and Antilipidemic Effect of Musa balbisiana Root Extract: A potent Agent for Glucose Homeostasis in Streptozotocin- Induced Diabetic Rat.”Journal of Frontiers in Pharmacology, vol.7.  4.2
 Sarma, R. (2015).Diversity and Conservation Threats of Birds Fauna in Deepor Beel.” Journal of Tropical Zoology, vol.5. 

List of Book Chapters:

Author NameTitle with Book NamePublication (ISBN)
 Sarma, R. (2020)Environmental policies in India (Wildlife crimes and Laws), Environmental Issues and Policies in India, Vol-1. Purbayon, ISBN: 978-93-89940-56-5

List of Books, edited Books & Journals:

Author NameTitle with Book NamePublication (ISBN)
 Sarma, R. (2020)Microorganisms, 1stEdition: January, 2019.HD International,ISBN: 978-93-88493-02-4.

Paper presented in National & International seminars:

Author NameTitleInternational/ National
  Sarma, Rahul (2019)Traditional Knowledge Based Drug Development and Delivery.” Paper presented at the International Workshop on Development of Novel Antibiotics to tackle Antimicribial Resistance, Dhaka University, Bangladesh.  International
Sarma, Rahul (2018)Garcinia pedunculata and its medicinal value.” Paper presented at National Seminar Biodiversity and Wildlife Conservation Biology, Digboi College, Digboi.National
  Sarma, Rahul (2016)“A chemical investigation and antioxidant status of dried pulp of Garcinia pedunculata fruit.” Paper presented at the Annual Technical Session of Assam Science Society, Goalpara College, Goalpara.  National
  Sarma, Rahul (2015)“Antioxidant, phytochemical and conservation status of Garcinia species.” Paper presented at the National seminar on Sustainable Conservation Strategies for Bio- Resources of NE India, Aryavidyapeeth College, Guwahati.  National
   Sarma, Rahul (2014)“Comparative study of the In vitro antioxidant properties in the aqueous and hydro alcoholic extracts of North-eastern Traditional Piper betel leaf.” Paper presented at the InternationalConferenceMultidisciplinary Healthcare,AIIMS, New Delhi.   International
  Sarma, Rahul (2014)“Screening of antioxidant and phytochemical properties of Garcinia pedunculata.” Paper presented at the International Conference on Disease Biology andTherapeutics, IASST, DST, Guwahati.  International
   Sarma, Rahul (2014)“Antioxidant and phytochemical screening of different extracts of dried pulp of Garcinia pedunculata and Garcinia morella.” Paper presented at the International Congress of Environmental Research, R.V. College ofEngineering, Bangalore.   International
  Sarma, Rahul (2013)“In vitro antioxidant properties of NE region of piper betel leaves.” Paper presented at the National Conference on plant resource of NE region and their bioprospecting, Gauhati University, Guwahati.  National
 Sarma, Rahul (2012)“Contribution of Charan Beel in socioeconomic development of Morigaon district, Assam and its contribution: A study.” Paper presented at the National Conference on Hydrology and Water Quality Management, Morigaon College, Morigaon. National

Workshop/Training attended:

  1. Sarma, Rahul (2006). Workshop on Taxidermy Through Taxonomy. Organized by Department of Zoology, Arya vidyapeeth College in association with Zoological Society of Assam, Guwahati, India, 27-28th December.
  2. Sarma, Rahul (2009). UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Biodiversity Spectrum of North-East India. Organized by Department of Zoology, Arya vidyapeeth College in association with Zoological Society of Assam, Guwahati, India, 18-19th September.
  3. Sarma, Rahul (2010). 55th Annual Technical Session. Organized by Gauhati University, Guwahati, India, 15th February.
  4. Sarma, Rahul (2011). Training Programme on Introduction to Molecular Genetics and Bioinformatics. Organized by NRC on pig (ICAR), Guwahati, India, 7-8th September.
  5. Sarma, Rahul (2011). Short term course on Cancer Biology: Basics Theoretical Aspects. Organized by Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, India, 26-27th August.
  6. Sarma, Rahul (2012). National Training on Embryonic and Spermatogonial Stem Cell Biology. Organized by Embryo Biotechnology Lab, Animal Biotechnology Centre, National Dairy Research Institute, ICAR, Karnal, Haryana, India, From 3-23 February.
  7. Sarma, Rahul (2012). 57th Annual Technical Session. Organized by Gauhati University, Guwahati, India, 16th March.
  8. Sarma, Rahul (2012). Workshop on Advanced Techniques on Molecular Biology. Organized by Institutional Biotech Hub, Cotton State University, Guwahati, India, 27-30th March.
  9. Sarma, Rahul (2012). Workshop on ELISA Techniques. Organized by Institutional Biotech Hub, Handique Girls’ College, Guwahati, India, 6th July.
  10. Sarma, Rahul (2013). Conference cum live surgical workshop. Organized by North East Cancer Hospital and Research Institute, Guwahati, India, 1st December.
  11. Sarma, Rahul (2013). Workshop on Recent Trends in Biological Electron Microscopy. Organized by North Eastern Hill University, Shillong, India, 5-8th March.
  12. Sarma, Rahul (2013). Participated in the Indian Science Congress. Organized by Calcutta University, Kolkata, India, 3-7th January.
  13. Sarma, Rahul (2013). Training on Techniques in metagenomics. Organized by Institutional Biotech Hub and Bioinformatics Centre, IASST, DST, Government of India, Guwahati, India, 26-28thNovember.
  14. Sarma, Rahul (2013). Short term Training program on Analytical Instruments and its Application (Mass Spectrometry-GCMS and LCMS and Spectrophotometry-FTIR, UV-Vis and Fluorescence. Organized by Guwahati Biotech Park Incubation Centre, Guwahati, India, 22-24thJuly.
  15. Sarma, Rahul (2014). Participated in the workshop on Next Generation Sequencing Techniques of DNA. Organized by Institutional Biotech Hub and Bioinformatics Centre, IASST, DST, Government of India, Guwahati, India, 20-22nd October.
  16. Sarma, Rahul (2014). National Seminar on Cell Phone/ Tower Radiation Hazards and Solutions. Organized by IASST, DST, Government of India, Guwahati, India, 18th February.
  17. Sarma, Rahul (2015). DBT funded Symposia on Research Methodology and Biomaterials. Organized by NEIGRIHMS, Shillong, India, 20-21st March.
  18. Sarma, Rahul (2015). Symposium on Pharmacovigilance of Natural Products-A Preliminary Approach. Organized by Department of Pharmacology, Gauhati Medical College and Hospital, Guwahati, India, 26th September.
  19. Sarma, Rahul (2016). Training course in Current Regulations, Handling, Breeding, Maintenance and Techniques in Laboratory Animal Experimentation. Organized by National Centre for Laboratory Animal Sciences, National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad, India, 29th February.
  20. Sarma, Rahul (2016). One day workshop on Writing Skill. Organized by Gauhati University Wing for International Relations and GU Alumni Association in collaboration with GU Institute of Science and Technology, Guwahati, India, 12th August.
  21. Sarma, Rahul (2017). State level workshop on quality improvement in newly provincialized degree colleges of Assam to face NAAC. Organized by Samaguri College, Assam, India, 2nd May.
  22. Sarma, Rahul (2020). National webinar on “Time For Nature- Appreciate and Protect Biodiversity” organized by the Department of Zoology, Biswanath College, Chariali, Assam on 5th June, 2020.
  23. Sarma, Rahul (2020). National webinar on “Biodiversity Conservation of NE with Special Reference to Endangered Species Conservation” organized by the Department of Zoology, Pragjyotish College, Guwahati, Assam on 5th June, 2020.
  24. Sarma, Rahul (2020). National webinar on “Covid 19: The pandemic of mistreated Biodiversity and its impact on environment” organized by the Department of Botany, Biswanath College, Chariali, Assam on 12th June, 2020.
  25. Sarma, Rahul (2020). National webinar on “Emotional Regulation During Covid-19” organized by the Department of Education, S.B. Deorah College, Guwahati, Assam on 17th June, 2020.
  26. Sarma, Rahul (2020). International webinar on “Anthropogenic impact on Environment” organized by the Department of Zoology, Diphu Government College, Diphu on 18th June, 2020.
  27. Sarma, Rahul (2020). National webinar on “Emerging Modes of Economic interactions at Global, National and Local Levels: Challenges and opportunities” organized by the Department of Economics, S.B. Deorah College, Guwahati, Assam on 28th June, 2020.
  28. Sarma, Rahul (2020). National webinar on “Grassland Ecosystem-its Significance, Conservation and Management” organized by the Dakhin Kamrup College, Mirza, Assam in association with Zoological Society of Assam (ZSA), India on 18th July, 2020.
  29. Sarma, Rahul (2020). International webinar on “Covid 19 Pandemic and Biodiversity- The Good, The Bad and The Ugly” organized by the Zoological Society of Assam (ZSA), India on 20th July, 2020.
  30. Sarma, Rahul (2020). National webinar on “Fish Diversity of NE India: Its Opportunity And Challanges” organized by the Zoological Society of Assam (ZSA), India on 28th July, 2020.
  31. Sarma, Rahul (2020). International webinar on “Insights from transdisciplinary approaches for responding to Covid-19 impacts in aquatic-social-ecological systems” organized by the Department of Zoology, Jawaharlal Nehru College, Boko, Assam in association with the Zoological Society of Assam (ZSA), India on 15th August, 2020.

Other activities:

  1. Invitee speaker: Sarma Rahul (March, 22-23rd, 2019), “Traditional Knowledge Based Drug Development and Delivery”. Paper presented at the international workshop on development of Novel Antibiotics to tackle Antimicrobial Resistence, Dhaka University, Bangladesh.
  2. Certificate of Appreciation to Dr. Rahul Sarma of Biswanath College, Biswanath Chariali in recognition of valuable contributions to the Zoological Society of Assam (ZSA) You Tube Channel, Topic: “Terrestrial Ecosystems”, Date of publishing -May 23rd 2020”.

Professional Membership:

  1. Society for Ethnopharmacology (SFE-INDIA). (SFE/14/1-440).
  2. Zoological Society of Assam (ZSA). (Executive Member).