School of Natural Sciences
Centre for Life Sciences

Profile of Faculty

Dr. Ashish Sachan, Ph.D

Associate Professor
Centre for Life Sciences

Specialization  

Plant Developmental Biology and Plant-Microbe Interaction

Academic Record  
  1. Ph.D(2007) in Applied Microbiology, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

  2. M.Tech (2001) in Applied Botany, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

  3. M.Sc (1999) in Microbiology, C.C.S. University Meerut

Employment Record  
  1. Associate Professor (2017 onwards): Centre for Life Sciences, Central University of Jharkhand, Ranchi

  2. Assistant Professor (17 August 2007-03 January 2018): Department of Bio-engineering, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi - 835215, Jharkhand , India
Project  
  1. Principal Developer “Bioprocess Development for efficient Triclosan Degradation (CSIR NO. 24(030)/16/EMR II)” CSIR, Govt. of India; July 2016-June 2019
  2. Principal Developer “Developing suitable pedagogical methods for various classes, intellectual calibers and research in e-learning-Course Name: Enzyme Technology (Main Phase)”; MHRD, Govt. of India & IIT Kharagpur; 2013-2016
  3. Principal Investigator “Exploiting Agricultural Wastes for Harnessing a value-added product ferulic acid (DST SERB No. SR/FT/LS-46/2012)” SERB-DST, Govt. of India; March, 2013-March, 2016
  4. Co-Principal Investigator “Centre of Excellence in Bioresources and Bioprospecting, Department of Biotechnology, BIT Mesra (Area: Microbial Transformation)” TEQIP, World Bank; April, 2013- December, 2016
  5. Principal Investigator “Process Optimization for Bioemulsifier Production By Microorganisms (UGC Project F. No. 40-160/2011 (SR))” UGC, Govt. of India; July, 2011-June2015
Publications  

Research Journal

  1. S.K.V. Manjari, R. Kumari, A. Sachan; Efficient Degradation of Micropollutant Triclosan by Microorganisms, International Journal of Basic and Applied Biology, 4, 8-11 (2017). p-ISSN: 2394-5820, e-ISSN: 2349-2539,
  2. V. Acharya, A. Sachan; Isolation and Screening of Triclosan Degrading Microorganism, Journal of Agroecology and Natural Resource Management, 3, 192-195 (2016) p-ISSN: 2394-0786, e-ISSN: 2394-0794
  3. S. Roy Choudhary and A. Sachan, Enhanced Production of Ferulic Acid Esterase by Microorganism, Journal of Agroecology and Natural Resource Management, 3, 196-199, (2016), p-ISSN: 2394-0786, e-ISSN: 2394-0794
  4. Mishra S, Kullu M, Sachan A, Vidyarthi AS, Ghosh Sachan, S (2016) Bioconversion of ferulic acid to vanillic acid by Paenibacillus lactis SAMS-2001. Annals of Microbiology: 66: 75–882
  5. Jha P, Ghosh S, Mukhopadhyay K, Sachan A, Vidyarthi AS (2015) Syntrophics Bridging the Gap of Methanogenesis in the Jharia Coal Bed Basin. J Data Mining Genomics Proteomics 6:177.
  6. 6. Singh S, Nigam VK, Sachan A (2015) Parametric optimization of ferulic acid esterase production from Mucor hiemalis NCIM 837. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 7:230-233
  7. Panjiar N Ghosh Sachan S, Sachan A (2015) Screening of bioemulsifier-producing micro-organisms isolated from oil-contaminated sites, Ann Microbiol 65:753-764
  8. Sachan A, Mishra S, Singh S, Nigam VK (2014) Production of ferulic acid esterase from Trichophyton ajelloi MTCC4878. International Journal of Basic and Applied Biology. 2: 13-17.
  9. Mishra S, Sachan A, Vidyarthi AS, Ghosh Sachan S (2014) Microbial production of 4-vinylguaiacol from ferulic acid by Bacillus cereus SAS-3006. Biocatalysis and Biotransformation. 32: 259-266.
  10. Mishra S, Sachan A, Vidyarthi AS, Ghosh Sachan S (2014)Transformation of ferulic acid to 4-vinyl guaiacol as a major metabolite: a microbial approach, Rev Environ Sci Biotechnol 13: 377-385
  11. Jha P, Ghosh S, Mukhopadhyay K, Sachan A, Vidyarthi AS (2013) Diversity and role of sulfate reducing prokaryotic communities in coal mines using metagenomics. International Journal of Advanced Life Sciences 6: 297-302.
  12. Mishra S, Sachan A, Sachan Ghosh S (2013) Production of natural value-added compounds: An insight into eugenol biotransformation pathway. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. 40: 545-550.
  13. Gupta P, Singh R S, Sachan A, Vidyarthi A S, Gupta A (2012) A re-appraisal on intensification of biogas production. Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews. 16: 4908–4916.
  14. Gupta P, Singh R S, Sachan A, Vidyarthi A S, Gupta A, Tripathi N (2012) Study on biogas production by anaerobic digestion of garden-waste. Fuel 95: 495-498.
  15. Gupta P, Singh R S, Sachan A, Vidyarthi A S, Gupta A, Tripathi N (2010) Study on Biogas Production from Vegetable Waste Indigenous Microbes. International Journal of Applied Environmental Sciences 5: 169-178.
  16. Sachan A, Ghosh S, Mitra A (2010) Transforming p-coumaric acid into p-hydroxybenzoic acid by the mycelial culture of a white rot fungus Schizophyllum commune. African J Microbiol Res 4: 267-273.
  17. Ghosh S, Sachan A, Sen S K, Mitra A (2007) Microbial transformation of ferulic acid to vanillic acid by Streptomyces sannanensis MTCC 6637. J Ind Microbiol Biotechnol 34: 131-138.
  18. Sachan A, Ghosh S, Sen S K, Mitra A (2006) Co-production of caffeic acid and p-hydroxybenzoic acid from p-coumaric acid by Streptomyces caeruleus MTCC 6638. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 16: 1-8.
  19. Sachan A, Ghosh S, Mitra A (2006) Biotransformation of p-coumaric acid by Paecilomyces variotii. Lett Appl Microbiol 42: 35-41.
  20. Ghosh S, Sachan A, Mitra A (2006) Formation of vanillic acid from ferulic acid by Paecilomyces variotii MTCC 6581. Curr Sci 90: 825-829.
  21. Mukherjee G, Sachan A, Ghosh S, Mitra A (2006) Conversion of sinapic acid to syringic acid by a filamentous fungus Paecilomyces variotii . J Gen Appl Microbiol 52:131-135.
  22. Ghosh S, Sachan A, Mitra A (2005) Degradation of ferulic acid by a basidiomycetes Schizophyllum commune. World J Microbiol Biotechnol 21: 385-388.
  23. Sachan A, Ghosh S, Mitra A (2004) An efficient isocratic separation of hydroxycinnamates and their corresponding benzoates from microbial and plant sources by high performance liquid chromatography. Biotechnol Appl Biochem 40: 197-200.
  24. Dey G, Sachan A, Ghosh S, Mitra A (2003) Detection of major phenolic acids from dried mesocarpic husk of mature coconut by thin layer chromatography. Ind Crops Prod 18: 171-176.

Book Chapter

  1. Biosurfactants: A Multifunctional Microbial Metabolite (2017) Neha Panjiar, Shashwati Ghosh Sachan, and Ashish Sachan; Microbial Applications Vol.2; pp. 213-229; Springer International Publishing AG 2017 V.C. Kalia (ed.), ISBN 978-3-319-52668-3, ISBN 978-3-319-52669-0 (eBook); DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-52669-0_12
  2. Biosurfactant Production by Pseudomonas fluorescens NCIM 2100 Forming Stable Oil-in-Water Emulsions (2017) Neha Panjiar, Shashwati Ghosh Sachan and Ashish Sachan; Applications of Biotechnology for Sustainable Development; pp. 97-107; SpringerNature; K. Mukhopadhyay et al. (eds.), ISBN 978-981-10-5537-9, ISBN 978-981-10-5538-6 (eBook); DOI 10.1007/978-981-10-5538-6_13
  3. Ferulic Acid Decarboxylase from Bacillus cereus SAS-3006: Purification and Properties (2017) Shashank Mishra, Neha Panjiar, Ashish Sachan, Ambarish Sharan Vidyarthi and Shashwati Ghosh Sachan; Applications of Biotechnology for Sustainable Development; pp. 169-179; SpringerNature; K. Mukhopadhyay et al. (eds.), ISBN 978-981-10-5537-9, ISBN 978-981-10-5538-6 (eBook); DOI 10.1007/978-981-10-5538-6_20

Book Publication

  1. Applications of Biotechnology for Sustainable Development (2017) Kunal Mukhopadhyay, Ashish Sachan, Manish Kumar; SpringerNature; ISBN 978-981-10-5537-9, ISBN 978-981-10-5538-6 (eBook); DOI 10.1007/978-981-10-5538-6