INDIAN INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE EDUCATION AND RESEARCH KOLKATA

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An Autonomous Institution, Under the Ministry of Education, Government of India

Punyasloke Bhadury

Professor
Dept: Biological Sciences (DBS)
E-mail: pbhadury [at] iiserkol.ac.in

All Publications:

  1. Ghosh, Anwesha and Bhadury, Punyasloke. 2021."Genome description of Nostoc ellipsosporum strain NOK (Nostocales, Cyanobacteria) isolated from an arsenic contaminated paddy field of the Bengal Delta Plains." IOP SciNotes, 2, 3
  2. Ghosh, Anwesha and Bhadury, Punyasloke. 2021."Exploring changes in bacterioplankton community structure in response to tannic acid, a major component of mangrove litterfall of Sundarbans mangrove ecosystem: a laboratory mesocosm approach." Environmental Science and Pollution Research, X, X
  3. Kumar, Chakresh; Ghosh, Anwesha; -, Yash; Debnath, Manojit and Bhadury, Punyasloke. 2021."Seasonal dynamicity of environmental variables and water quality index in the lower stretch of the River Ganga." Environmental Research Communications, 3, 075008
  4. Ghosh, Pooja; Bera, A; Bhadury, Punyasloke and De, P. 2021."From small molecules to synthesized polymers: potential role in combating amyloidogenic disorders." ACS Chemical Neuroscience, 12, 1737-1748
  5. Asha, Kannan and Bhadury, Punyasloke. 2021."Myceligenerans indicum sp. nov., an actinobacterium isolated from mangrove sediment of Sundarbans, India." Archives of Microbiology, 203, 1577–1585
  6. Sinha, Swagata; Banerjee, A; Rakshit, N; Akkur, RV; Bhadury, Punyasloke and Ray, S. 2020."Importance of benthic-pelagic coupling in food-web interactions of Kakinada Bay, India." Ecological Informatics , 61, 101208
  7. Ghosh, Anwesha and Bhadury, Punyasloke. 2020."The large genome of Synechococcus moorigangaii CMS01 isolated from a mangrove ecosystem- evidences of motility and adaptive features." IOP SciNotes, 1, 034001
  8. Mukherjee, Rishmita; Dutta, MK; Sanyal, P; Bhadury, Punyasloke and Mukhopadhyay, S. 2020."Bacterioplankton abundance and community structure during post-monsoon in mangrove dominated estuaries of the Indian Sundarbans: an insight into biogeochemical processes. ." Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 243, 106895
  9. Sievers, Michael; Roy Chowdhury, M; Adame, MF; Bhadury, Punyasloke; Bhargava, R; Buelow, C; Friess, DA; Ghosh, A; Hayes, MA; McClure, EC; Pearson, RM; Turschwell, MP; Worthington, TA and Connolly, RM. 2020."Indian Sundarbans mangrove forest considered endangered under Red List of Ecosystems, but there is cause for optimism." Biological Conservation , 251, 108751
  10. Dutta, Soumyajit and Bhadury, Punyasloke. 2020."Effect of arsenic on exopolysaccharides production in a diazotrophic cyanobacterium." Journal of Applied Phycology, 32, 2915-2926
  11. Ghosh, Pooja; Bera, A; Ghosh, A; Bhadury, Punyasloke and De, Priyadarsi. 2020."Side-chain proline-based polymers as effective inhibitors for in vitro aggregation of insulin." ACS Applied Bio Materials, 3, 5407-5419
  12. Mukherjee, Subhankar; Naha, Sharmi; Bhadury, Punyasloke; Saha, Bijan; Dutta, Moumita; Dutta, Shanta and Basu, Sulagna. 2020."Emergence of OXA-232-producing hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae ST23 causing neonatal sepsis." Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy , 75, 2004-2006
  13. Bhadury, Punyasloke and Singh, Tarkeshwar. 2020."Analysis of marine planktonic cyanobacterial assemblages from Mooriganga Estuary, Indian Sundarbans using molecular approaches." Frontiers in Marine Science, 7, 222
  14. Bhadury, Punyasloke and Sen, Areen. 2020."Understanding impact of seasonal nutrient influx on sedimentary organic carbon and its relationship with Ammonia spp. in a coastal lagoon." Frontiers in Marine Science, 7, 177
  15. Ghosh, Anwesha; Debnath, Manojit and Bhadury, Punyasloke. 2020."Datasets of surface water microbial populations from two anthropogenically impacted sites on the Bhagirathi-Hooghly River." Data In Brief , 29, 105371
  16. Chakraborty, Anirban; DasGupta, Chanchal K and Bhadury, Punyasloke. 2020."Diversity of Betaproteobacteria revealed by novel primers suggests their role in arsenic cycling." Heliyon, 6, e03089
  17. Land, Peter; Findlay, H S; Shutler, J D; Ashton, IGC; Holding, T; Grouazel, A; Girard-Ardhuin, F; Reul, N; Piolle, J-F; Chapron, B; Quilfen, Y; Bellerby, RGJ; Bhadury, Punyasloke; Salisbury, J; Vandemark, D and Sabia, R. 2019."Optimum satellite remote sensing of the marine carbonate system using empirical algorithms in the global ocean, the Greater Caribbean, the Amazon Plume and the Bay of Bengal." Remote Sensing of Environment , 235, 111469
  18. Ghosh, Anwesha and Bhadury, Punyasloke. 2019."Vibrio chemaguriensis sp. nov., from Sundarbans, Bay of Bengal." Current Microbiology, 76, 1118-1127
  19. Mukherjee, Ishita; Ghosh, Anwesha; Bhadury, Punyasloke and De, Priyadarshi. 2019."Matrix assisted antibacterial activity of polymer conjugates with pendant antibiotics, bioactive and biopassive moieties." Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 7, 3007-3018
  20. Singh, Tarkeshwar and Bhadury, Punyasloke. 2019."(2019) Description of a new marine planktonic cyanobacterial species Synechococcus moorigangaii (Order Chroococcales) from Sundarbans mangrove ecosystem. ." Phytotaxa, 393, 263-277
  21. Mukherjee, Ishita; Ghosh, Anwesha; Bhadury, Punyasloke and De, Priyadarshi. 2019."Matrix assisted regulation of antimicrobial properties: mechanistic elucidation with ciprofloxacin-based polymeric hydrogel against Vibrio sp." Bioconjugate Chemistry, 30, 218-230
  22. Ghosh, Anwesha and Bhadury, Punyasloke. 2018."Exploring biogeographic patterns of bacterioplankton communities across global estuaries." MicrobiologyOpen, 10, e741
  23. Singh, Tarkeshwar and Bhadury, Punyasloke. 2018."Distribution patterns of marine planktonic cyanobacterial assemblages in transitional marine habitats using 16S rRNA phylogeny." Phycological Research, 66, 189-198
  24. Samanta, Brajogopal and Bhadury, Punyasloke. 2018."Study of diatom assemblages in Sundarbans mangrove water based on light microscopy and rbcL gene sequencing." Heliyon, 4, e00663
  25. Saha, Mahasweta; Goecke, Franz and Bhadury, Punyasloke. 2018."Minireview: Algal natural compounds and extracts as antifoulants." Journal of Applied Phycology, 30, 1859-1874
  26. Sen, Areen; Saha, Ratul; Sivakumar, Kuppuswamy and Bhadury, Punyasloke. 2018."Inventorizing the modern benthic foraminiferal assemblage from marginal marine environments across the North West coast of Bay of Bengal." Zootaxa, 4441, 245-260
  27. Ansari, Kapuli Gani Mohamed Thameemul; Pattnaik, Ajit K; Rastogi, Gurdeep and Bhadury, Punyasloke. 2018."Characterization of benthic habitat settings in a lagoonal ecosystem using free-living nematodes as proxy." Wetlands Ecology and Management, 26, 175-194
  28. Ghosh, Devanita; Bhadury, Punyasloke and Routh, Joyanto. 2018."Coping with arsenic stress: Adaptations of arsenite-oxidizing bacterial membrane lipids to increasing arsenic levels.." MicrobiologyOpen, 7, e00594
  29. Gupta, V K; Sen, Areen; Pattnaik, Ajit K; Rastogi, Gurdeep R and Bhadury, Punyasloke. 2018."Long-term monitoring of benthic foraminiferal assemblages from Asia’s largest tropical coastal lagoon, Chilika, India." Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, XX, XX
  30. Ghosh, Anwesha and Bhadury, Punyasloke. 2018." Investigating monsoon and post-monsoon variabilities of bacterioplankton communities in a mangrove ecosystem." Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 25, 5722-5739
  31. Mukherjee, Ishita; Ghosh, Anwesha; Bhadury, Punyasloke and De, Priyadarshi. 2018."Leucine based polymer architecture induced antimicrobial properties and bacterial cell morphology switching." ACS Omega, 3, 769-780
  32. Ghosh, Devanita; Routh, Joyanto and Bhadury, Punyasloke. 2017."Sub-surface biogeochemical characteristics and its effect on arsenic cycling in the Holocene grey sand aquifers of the Lower Bengal Basin." Frontiers in Environmental Science, 5, 1-14
  33. Ansari, Kapuli Gani Mohamed Thameemul; Lyla, Somasundharanair; Khan, Syed Ajmal and Bhadury, Punyasloke. 2017."Trophic diversity, size and biomass spectrum of Bay of Bengal nematodes: A study case on depth and latitudinal patterns." Continental Shelf Research, 148, 139-149
  34. Debnath, Manojit; Singh, Tarkeshwar and Bhadury, Punyasloke. 2017."New records on Cyanobacterial morphotypes with Leptolyngbya indica sp. nov. from terrestrial biofilms of the lower Gangetic plain, India." Phytotaxa, 316, 101-120
  35. Ansari, Kapuli Gani Mohamed Thameemul and Bhadury, Punyasloke. 2017." An updated species checklist for free-living marine nematodes from the world’s largest mangrove ecosystem, Sundarbans. Zootaxa." Zootaxa, 4290, 177-191
  36. Sen, Areen and Bhadury, Punyasloke. 2017."Intertidal foraminifera and stable isotope geochemistry from world’s largest mangrove, Sundarbans: assessing a multiproxy approach for studying changes in sea-level." Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science, 192, 128-136
  37. Behera, Pratiksha and Ramana, V Venkata. 2017."Mangrovibacter phragmitis sp. nov., an endophyte isolated from the roots of Phragmites karka." International Journal of Systematic and Eukaryotic Microbiology, 67, 1228-1234
  38. Mukherjee, Ishita; Ghosh, Anwesha; Bhadury, Punyasloke and De, Priyadarsi. 2017."Side-chain amino acid based cationic antibacterial polymers: investigating the morphological switching of polymer treated bacterial cell." ACS Omega, 2, 1633-1644
  39. Ansari, Kapuli Gani Mohamed Thameemul; Pattnaik, Ajit K; Rastogi, Gurdeep and Bhadury, Punyasloke. 2017."Multiple spatial scale analysis provide an understanding of benthic macro-invertebrate community structure across a lagoonal ecosystem." Wetlands, 37, 277-287
  40. Ghosh, Anwesha and Bhadury, Punyasloke. 2017." Insights into bacterioplankton community structure from Sundarbans mangrove ecoregion using Sanger and Illumina MiSeq sequencing approaches." Genomics Data, 11, 39-42
  41. Debnath, Manojit and Bhadury, Punyasloke. 2016."Adaptive responses and arsenic transformation potential of diazotrophic Cyanobacteria isolated from rice fields of arsenic affected Bengal Delta Plain." Journal of Applied Phycology, 28, 2777-2792
  42. Sen, Areen; Bhadury, Punyasloke and Bhadury, Punyasloke. 2016."Exploring the seasonal dynamics within the benthic foraminiferal biocoenosis in a tropical monsoon-influenced coastal lagoon." Aquatic Biology, 25, 121-138
  43. Samanta, Brajogopal and Bhadury, Punyasloke. 2016."A comprehensive framework for functional diversity patterns of marine chromophytic phytoplankton using rbcL phylogeny." Scientific Reports, 6, 20783
  44. Srichandan, Suchismita; Kim, Ji Yoon; Kumar, Abhishek; Mishra, Deepak R; Muduli, Pradipta R; Muduli, Pradipta R; Pattnaik, Ajit K and Rastogi, Gurdeep. 2015."Interannual and cyclone-driven variability in phytoplankton communities of a tropical coastal lagoon." Marine Pollution Bulletin, 101, 39-52
  45. Ghosh, Devanita; Routh, Joyanto and Bhadury, Punyasloke. 2015." Elemental and biomarker characteristics in a Pleistocene aquifer vulnerable to arsenic contamination in the Bengal Delta Plain, India." Applied Geochemistry, 61, 87-98
  46. Ansari, Kapuli Gani Thameemul; Pattnaik, Ajit K; Rastogi, Gurdeep and Bhadury, Punyasloke. 2015."An inventory of free-living marine nematodes from Asia’s largest coastal lagoon, Chilika, India." Wetlands Ecology and Management, 23, 881-890
  47. Boufahja, Fehmi; Semprucci, Federica; Beyrem, Hamouda and Bhadury, Punyasloke. 2015."Marine nematode taxonomy in Africa: promising prospects against scarcity of information." Journal of Nematology, 47, 198-206
  48. Ghosh, Devanita; Routh, Joyanto and Bhadury, Punyasloke. 2015."Characterization and microbial utilization of dissolved lipid organic fraction in arsenic impacted aquifers (India)." Journal of Hydrology, 527, 221-233
  49. Bhadury, Punyasloke. 2015."Effects of ocean acidification on marine invertebrates- a review." Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences, 44, 454-464
  50. Srichandan, Suchismita; Kim, Ji Yoon; Bhadury, Punyasloke; Barik, Saroja K; Muduli, Pradipta R; Samal, Rabindro N; Pattnaik, Ajit K and Rastogi, Gurdeep. 2015."Spatiotemporal distribution and composition of phytoplankton assemblages in a coastal tropical lagoon; Chilika, India." Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 187, 1-17
  51. Land, Peter E; Shutler, Jamie D; Findlay, Helen S; Girard-Ardhuin, Fanny; Sabia, Roberto; Reul, Nicolas; Piolle, Jean-Francois; Chapron, Bertrand; Quilfen, Yves; Salisbury, Joseph; Vandemark, Douglas; Bellerby, Richard and Bhadury, Punyasloke. 2015."Salinity from space unlocks satellite-based monitoring of ocean acidification." Environmental Science and Technology, 49, 1987-1994
  52. Samanta, Brajogopal and Bhadury, Punyasloke. 2015."Thalassiosira sundarbana sp. nov. (Bacillariophyta), an estuarine diatom from Sundarbans mangrove ecoregion based on morphology and molecular phylogeny." Phycological Research, 63, 102-109
  53. Ghosh, Devanita; Bhadury, Punyasloke and Routh, Joyanto. 2014."Diversity of arsenite oxidizing bacterial communities in arsenic-rich deltaic aquifers in West Bengal, India." Frontiers in Microbiology, 605, 1-14
  54. Choudhury, Avik Kumar; Das, Mayukh; Philip, Priscilla and Bhadury, Punyasloke. 2014."An assessment of the implications of seasonal precipitation and anthropogenic influences on a mangrove ecosystem using phytoplankton as proxies." Estuaries and Coasts, 38, 854-872
  55. Kumar, Amit; Sen, D and Bhadury, Punyasloke. 2014."Unraveling free-living marine nematode community structure from a biodiversity rich tropical coastal setting based on molecular approaches." Marine Biodiversity, 45, 537-547
  56. Bhadury, Punyasloke. 2014."Molecular biodiversity of benthic communities in deep-sea sediments- examples from the phylum Foraminifera and Nematoda." Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences, 43, 709-713
  57. Samanta, Brajogopal and Bhadury, Punyasloke. 2014."Analysis of diversity of chromophytic phytoplankton in a mangrove ecosystem using rbcL gene sequencing." Journal of Phycology, 50, 328-340
  58. Bhattacharjee, Dola; Sharma, Charu and Bhadury, Punyasloke. 2013."Chromotypes of Globigerinoides ruber in the surface sediments from the North-West coast of the Bay of Bengal." Marine Biodiversity Records, 6, 1-5
  59. Bhattacharjee, Dola; Samanta, Brajogopal; Danda, Anamitra Anurag and Bhadury, Punyasloke. 2013."Temporal succession of phytoplankton assemblages in a tidal creek system of the Sundarbans mangroves." International Journal of Biodiversity, ID 824543, 1-15
  60. Bhattacharjee, Dola; Choudhury, Binod C; Sivakumar, Kuppusamy; Sharma, Charu; John, Sajan; Behera, Satyaranjan; Behera, Subrata and Bhadury, Punyasloke. 2013."Benthic foraminifer assemblages in turtle congregation sites along the North East coast of India." Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom , 93, 877-887
  61. Bhadury, Punyasloke; Bik, Holly; Lambshead, John D; Austen, Melanie C; Smerdon, Gary R and Rogers, Alex D. 2011."Molecular diversity of fungal phylotypes co-amplified alongside nematodes from coastal and deep-sea marine environments." PLoS One, 6, e26445
  62. Bhadury, Punyasloke and C, Annapurna. 2011."Marine barcoding- how will it help Indian marine benthic studies?." Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences, 40, 645-647
  63. Bhadury, Punyasloke; Song, Bongkeun and Ward, Bess B. 2011."Intron features of key functional genes mediating nitrogen metabolism in marine phytoplankton." Marine Genomics, 4, 207-213
  64. Bhadury, Punyasloke and Austen, Melanie C. 2010."Barcoding marine nematodes- an improved set of nematode 18S rRNA primers to overcome eukaryotic co-interference." Hydrobiologia, 641, 245-251
  65. Bhadury, Punyasloke and Ward, Bess B. 2009."Molecular diversity of marine phytoplankton communities based on key functional genes." Journal of Phycology, 45, 1335-1347
  66. Bhadury, Punyasloke; Bridge, Paul D; Austen, Melanie C; Bilton, David T and Smerdon, Gary R. 2009."Detection of fungal 18S rRNA amplicons in conjunction with marine nematode 18S rRNA amplicons." Aquatic Biology, 5, 149-155
  67. Bhadury, Punyasloke; Austen, Melanie C; Bilton, David T; Lambshead, John; Rogers, Alex D and Smerdon, Gary R. 2008."Evaluation of combined morphological and molecular techniques for marine nematode (Terschellingia spp.) identification." Marine Biology, 154, 509-518
  68. Bhadury, Punyasloke; Austen, Melanie C; Bilton, David T; Lambshead, John D; Rogers, Alex D and Smerdon, Gary R. 2007."Exploitation of archived marine nematodes- a hot lysis DNA extraction protocol for molecular studies." Zoologica Scripta, 36, 93-98
  69. Bhadury, Punyasloke; Austen, Melanie C; Bilton, David T; Lambshead, John D; Rogers, Alex D and Smerdon, Gary R. 2006."Development and evaluation of a DNA barcoding approach for the rapid identification of nematodes.." Marine Ecology Progress Series, 320, 1-9
  70. Bhadury, Punyasloke; Austen, Melanie C; Bilton, David T; Lambshead, John D; Rogers, Alex D and Smerdon, Gary R. 2006."Molecular detection of marine nematodes from environmental samples: overcoming eukaryotic interference." Aquatic Microbial Ecology, 44, 97-103
  71. Bhadury, Punyasloke; Mohammad, Balsam T and Wright, Phillip C. 2006."The current status of natural products from marine fungi and their potential as anti-infective agents." Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology, 33, 325-337
  72. Bhadury, Punyasloke; Austen, Melanie C; Bilton, David T; Lambshead, John D; Rogers, Alex D and Smerdon, Gary R. 2005."Combined morphological and molecular analysis of nematodes through short term preservation in formalin.." Molecular Ecology Notes, 5, 965-968
  73. Cook, Adam A; Bhadury, Punyasloke; Debenham, Nicola J; Meldal, Birgit HM; Blaxter, Mark L; Smerdon, Gary R; Austen, Melanie C; Lambshead, John D and Rogers, Alex D. 2005."Denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis as a tool for the identification of marine nematodes." Marine Ecology Progress Series, 291, 103-113
  74. Bhadury, Punyasloke and Wright, Phillip C. 2004."Exploitation of marine algae: biogenic compounds for potential antifouling applications." Planta, 219, 561-578


  1. Chakraborty, Anirban; Dasgupta, Chanchal K and Bhadury, Punyasloke. 2014." Application of molecular techniques for assessment of microbial communities in contaminated sites", " Microbial Biodegradation and Bioremediation". Elsevier, ISBN: 9780128000212
  2. Bhadury, Punyasloke. 2013." Nanotechnology- application in biomedical sciences", "Modern Biotechnology and its Applications Part II ". NIPA, ISBN: 9789381450833
  3. Bhattacharjee, Dola; Samanta, Brajogopal; Danda, Anurag and Bhadury, Punyasloke. 2013." Understanding the impact of climate change in the Sundarbans aquatic ecosystem- phytoplankton as proxies", "Climate Change and Island and Coastal Vulnerability". Springer, ISBN: 9789400760158
  4. Bhadury, Punyasloke. 2012." Biodiversity of nematodes in the era of "omics"", "Nematodes: Morphology, Functions and Management Strategies". Nova Publishers, ISBN: 9781614707844