Dr. Nagendra Thakur

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  Dr. Nagendra Thakur
Associate Professor
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Academic record & distinction 

MSc (Microbiology) Maharaja Sayaji Rao University, Baroda, Gujarat, India

PhD (Biology) Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany

PhD Topic: “Functional characterization of the 40 bp internal repeats of Murine Gamma Herpesvirus-68”

Areas of Specialization

Virology, Immunology and Environmental Microbiology

Latest Publications

Google Scholar Citations: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=61Nwh2gAAAAJ&hl=en

  1. Sherpa, M. T., Najar, I. N., Das, S. and Thakur, N. 2020. Distribution Of Antibiotic And Metal Resistance Genes In Two Glaciers Of North Sikkim, India. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Saftey. 203. (4):111037 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoenv.2020.111037 [IF= 6.29; Springer]. ISSN: 1350-0872.
  2. Das, S., Roy, G., Najar, I.N., Sherpa, M.T., Thakur, N. 2021. Diversity and composition of the North Sikkim hot spring mycobiome using a culture independent method. Folia Microbiologica, 66. htpps://doi/10.1007/s12223-021-00859-z. (IF: 2.09)
  3. Najar, I. N., Das, S., Thakur, N. 2020. Reclassification of Geobacillus galactosidasius and Geobacillus yumthangensis as Parageobacillus galactosidasius comb. nov. and Parageobacillus yumthangensis comb. Nov. respectively. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 70(12):6518-6523 https://doi.org/10.1099/ijsem.0.004550 [IF= 2.4; Microbiology Society].
  4. Sherpa, M.T., Najar, I.N., Das, S., Thakur, N., 2020. Exploration of microbial diversity of Himalayan glacier moraine soil using 16S amplicon sequencing and phospholipid fatty acid analysis. Current Microbiology. 78(1):78-85. htpps://doi.org/10.1007/s00284-02259-x. (IF: 1.746)
  5. Najar, I. N. and Thakur, N. 2020. A Review On Geobacillus And Its Applications. Microbiology. 166(9):800-816. doi: 10.1099/mic.0.000945. [IF= 2.18; Elsevier]. ISSN: 1350-0872
  6. Najar, I. N., Sherpa, M. T., Das, S., Thakur, N. 2020. Bacterial diversity and functional metagenomics expounding the diversity of xenobiotics, stress, defense and CRISPR gene ontology providing eco-efficiency to Himalayan Hot Springs. Functional & Integrative Genomics, 20, 479–496. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10142-019-00723-x. [IF= 3.6; Springer].
  7. Najar, I. N., Sherpa, M. T., Das, S., Das, S., Thakur, N. 2020. Diversity analysis and metagenomic insights into the Antibiotic Resistance and Metal Resistances among Himalayan Hot Spring Bacteriobiome- insinuating inherent environmental baseline levels of Antibiotic and Metal tolerance. Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance. 21, 342-352. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jgar.2020.03.026. [IF= 4.03; Elsevier].
  8. Sherpa, M. T., Najar, I. N., Das, S., Thakur, N. 2018. Bacterial diversity in an alpine debris-free and debris-cover accumulation zone glacier ice, North Sikkim, India. Indian Journal of Microbiology,58(4): 470-478. https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12088-018-0747-8 [IF= 2.46; Springer].
  9. Najar, I. N., Sherpa, M. T., Das, S., Verma, K., Dubey V. K., Thakur, N. 2018. Geobacillus yumthangensis sp. nov., a novel thermophilic bacterium isolated from a north-east Indian hot spring. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 68: 3430-3434. https://dx.doi.org/10.1099/ijsem.0.003002 [IF= 2.4; Microbiology Society].
  10. Najar, I. N., Sherpa, M. T., Das, S., Das, S., Thakur, N. 2018. Microbial ecology of two hot springs of Sikkim: Predominate population and geochemistry. Science of The Total Environment, 637-638(1):730-745. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.05.0 37 [IF= 7.963; Elsevier].


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