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  • Ramya R, and Utpal Roy "Antimicrobial prowess of a soil isolate Bacillus subtilis" (code: 69) a work presented during II International Conference on Antimicrobial Research – ICAR2012 (Lisbon, Portugal, 21st-23rd November 2012) published in July 2013 in the Proceedings Book entitled: “Worldwide Research Efforts in the Fighting against Microbial Pathogens: From Basic Research to Technological Developments”pp.72-77, (Ed. A. Mendez-Vilas; Pub. BrownWalker Press; ISBN-13: 978-1-61233-636-7).
  • Raeesh Shekh and Utpal Roy (2012). ‘Biochemical characterization of a promising anti-Candida  factor produced by Enterococcus faecalis’ . BMC Microbiology. 12:132-147. [PUBMED]  ISSN: 1471-2180.
  • Veeky Batsh and Utpal Roy (2012) Sequence  analysis of Mycobacterial PE/PPE Proteins. Citation:Sequence analysis of Mycobacterial PE/PPE Proteins. An Invited Book chapter in  Introduction to Sequence and Genome Analysis (Edited by: ). iConcept Press (USA) ISBN: 978-14775549-1-3.
  • Kumar, N., Ponnaluri, C.V.K., Putarjunan, A., Ranganathan, S., Roy, Utpal., Das, A., ‘Characterization of temperature inducible promoters from a novel rolling circle replicating plasmid of Enterococcus faecium DJ1’. PLASMID, [JAN, 2012, 67(3):211-26].  [PUBMED] ISSN: 0147-619X
  • P. Singh, Lisette D’ Souza L, Utpal Roy and S M Singh (2012). Chemical constituents & antioxidant activity of Arctic Mushroom Lycoperdon molle. Polar Research. ISSN: 1751-8369
  • Veeky Baths & Utpal Roy “Novel Intervention Strategy against Tuberculosis:    Insights from Graph Theory and Systems Biology” - Science against microbial pathogens: communicating current research and technological advances, Book Chapter, Formatex Research Centre, SPAIN.  December 2011, Volume 1, page 378- 385.
  • Shekh RM, Singh P, Singh SM, and Roy Utpal (2011) ‘Antifungal activity of Arctic Antarctic bacteria isolates’. Polar Biology, 34: 139–143.    ISSN: 0722-4060 (Print) 1432-2056
  • Veeky Baths, Utpal Roy, Tarkeshwar Singh, (2011) Disruption of cell wall fatty acid synthesis in Mycobacterium tuberculosis using a graph theoretic approach’. Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling, 8: 5 – 19. [ISSN: 17424682
  • Veeky Baths, and Utpal Roy, (2011) ‘Identification of distant coevolving residues in Antigen 85C from Mycobacterium tuberculosis using statistical coupling analysis of esterase family proteins. Journal of Biomedical Research, 25(3): 1-5. [PUBMED] Publisher: Elsevier. ISSN 1674-8301
  • Veeky Baths and Utpal Roy, (2011) Graph Theoretic Approach for metabolism disruption and developing a drug targeting methodology for the cure of Tuberculosis’. International Research Journal of Biological Chemistry and Bioinformatics, 1(3): 66-70.    
  • R L Thakur and Utpal Roy (2009) Antibacterial activity of Leuconostoc lactis isolated from raw cattle milk and its preliminary optimization for the Bacteriocin production. Research   Journal of Microbiology, 4(3) 1222-1234. ISSN: 18164935
  • V Baths, Utpal Roy et al. (2009) ‘Graph Theoretic approach on Metabolomic  networks of Mycobacterial strains for potential drug targets’. Research Journal of Microbiology, 4(3) 122-131. ISSN:18164935                                                                                                            
  • Utpal Roy, Grover S, Batish VK (2009). ‘Partial purification of an antifungal protein  produced by Enterococcus faecalis CHD 28.3’. Annals of Microbiology, 59 (2) 279 – 284. ISSN 1590-4261
  • Shekh R, Utpal Roy et al. (2009) ‘Inhibition of Candida albicans and two selected Gram-negtive pathogens by Polar Enterococcus faecalis and Carnobacterium sp’. Research Journal of Microbiology, 4(3) 138-142. ISSN: 18164935                                                                                                            
  • S K Srivastava and Utpal Roy (2008) ‘Single Nucleotide Polymorphism in Granule Bound Starch Synthase-I (GBSS-I) gene in Indian rice genotypes’. International Journal of Integrative Biology, 3(1): 50-56. ISSN (online): 0973-8363; SSN (print):  0974-2816
  • Utpal Roy, Vaneetha S V, Saha S K and Srivastava R C   (2008) ‘A preliminary study of smelling agents using electrical  potential oscillations at liquid-liquid interface’. Indian  Journal of Biotechnology. 7: 73-82. ISSN: 0975-0967 (Online); 0972-5849 (Print).
  • R Rangarajan, M Pant, P Sharma, R Sangwan, and Utpal Roy et al. (2008) Nonlinear Optimization of Enzyme Kinetic Parameters. Journal  of Biological Sciences. 8(8): 1322 – 1327. ISSN: 1812-5719
  • Utpal Roy, S.K.Saha, Krishnapriya,C.R. and Srivastava,R.C.(2003)  ‘Quantifying taste using a hydrodynamic oscillator’. Instrumentation Science & Technology (Marcel Dekker), vol 31, No. 4, 425-437.    
  • S.K.Saha, Gayathri, P., U.Roy and R.C.Srivastava (2003). ‘A simple method  for estimation of Insulin based on changes in membrane permeability’. Indian Journal of Biotechnology,     vol 2, 236-239. ISSN: 0975-0967 (Online); 0972-5849 (Print)
  • Utpal Roy, Sunita Grover, S. Neelakantan and V.K.Batish.(2001). ‘Mode of Inhibition of Aspergillus flavus IARI Antifungal Substance Produced by Lactococcus lactis  subsp.lactis CHD 28.3’. Journal of Food Science and Technology, vol. 38, No.5, 489-492.    [ISSN. 0022-1155.
  • Batish, V.K., Roy, Utpal, Ram Lal and Sunita Grover (1997). ‘Antifungal attributes of lactic acid bacteria. A review’. Critical reviews in Biotechnology. 17(3): 209-225. ISSN: 0738-8551 (print), 1549-7801 (electronic)
  • Roy, Utpal, Batish, V.K. Grover, S and Neelakantan, S (1996). ‘Production of antifungal substance by Lactococcus lactis subsp. lactis CHD-28.3’.  International  J.Food Microbiol. 32:27-34. ISSN: 0168-1605
  • Roy Utpal, R Shalini, Vanitha,  S.V,   Saha, S, and Srivastava  R.C. A Study on The Smelling Agents Using Electrical Potential Oscillations at   Liquid-Liquid Interface and Fast FourierTransform (2004). Paper published in the Proceedings of the National Conference on Frontiers in Applied and Computational Mathematics (FACM-2005), (March 4-5, 2005), Thapar Institute of Engineering  and Technology, Patiala, Allied Publishers.
  • Veeky Baths, Utpal Roy  et al. (2008) ‘Phylogenetic analysis of some developmental   proteins using Distance-based methods’. ICFAI University Journal of Computational Mathematics, India 1 (3): 17 – 34. ISSN:   0974-6544
  • Veeky Baths, Utpal Roy et al. (2008) ‘Reconstruction of Phylogenetic Tree of Some Selected House- keeping Proteins’. ICFAI University Journal of Computational Mathematics, India.  1(2):7-20. ISSN:   0974-6544
  • Roy, Utpal, Sunita Grover, Neelakanta, S and Batish, V.K. (1997). A new approach to tackle mold problem in dairy industry. Indian dairyman. Dec. issue Dairy Science and Technology. p.56.
  • P.Pattnaik, Roy, Utpal and Prateek, Jain (1997). Biocolours: New generation additives for Indian food industry. Indian Food Industry.16(5):21-27.
  • Khamrui, K, Prateek, Jain and Roy, Utpal (1997). Dairy product analogues – An appraisal. Indian Food Industry. 16(182):42-43.
  • Aggarwal, P.K. Roy, Utpal, Singh, and Harish, Chander “Medicinal use of Dairy Related Microbial Toxins” presented in the Summer Institute in NDRI, Karnal entitled, “Advances in Dairy Microbiology with special reference to techniques for surveillance of mycotoxins in dairy products” held from June 14 to July 3, 1993.


  1. In World Congress of Microbes (WCM-2), on Antifungal Drug Discovery. The speech title “Antimycotic Substances from Wild-type Enterococcus faecalis APR 210 and Bacillus subtilis RLID 12.1” in Guanghzhou, China. 30th July to 1st August, 2012.
  2. “Antifungal Prowess of Wild-type Enterococcus spp.” Invited talk by Utpal Roy in “Conference in Trends in Biological Sciences and Pharmaceutical Sciences (CTBPR)-2011” BITS Pilani, February 2011.
  3. Judith Braganca and Utpal Roy (2012) Effect of Plastic Pollution in Marine Environments. UGC-SPONSORED NATIONAL SEMINAR TO SAVE MARINE ANIMALS FROM  PLASTIC    POLLUTION IN THE MARINE ENVIRONMENT. 20 -21 January 2012. Department of Chemistry, S.N.College, Rajkanika, Orissa.
  1. ‘Antimicrobial Prowess of a Bacillus soil isolate’ by Ramya R, Ram Lal and Utpal Roy, a paper presentation in 2nd ‘International Conference on Antimicrobial Research (ICAR- 2012)’ held at LISBON University, Portugal, 21 -23 rd Nov, 2012.
  2. An attempt to develop membrane permeability based sensor for vasopressin. Utpal Roy, M Srividya and R.C.Srivastava (2005). International Workshop on Biosensors for Environmental Analysis (Feb 21-23, 2006). Paper presentation on the Abstract in the proceedings.
  3. Roy Utpal, R Shalini, Vanitha,  S.V,   Saha, S, and Srivastava  R.C.A Study on The Smelling Agents Using Electrical Potential Oscillations at   Liquid-Liquid Interface and Fast FourierTransform (2004). Paper published in the Proceedings of the National Conference on Frontiers in Applied and Computational Mathematics (FACM-2005), (March 4-5, 2005). Thapar Institute of Engineering  and Technology, Patiala, Allied Publishers.
  4. Paper presentation in the symposium on ‘Emerging Trends in Biotechnology for the New Millennium’ All India Biotech Association 26-27th Feb, 2000 at Hyderabad.
Book Published: 1



Publisher and year

 Utpal Roy; Co-author- Vishal Saxena

A Handbook of Genetic Engineering

Kalyani Publisher, Ludhiana, India, 2007


National/International/Name of Conference


Page and year

Veeky Baths and Utpal Roy

Poster presentation in AMI-2011 Panjab University, Chandigarh.

Analysis of protein – protein interaction network in Mycobacterium tuberculosis using functional distance matrix”

Nov. 3 – 6, 2011

Raeesh Shekh and Utpal Roy

Poster presentation in AMI-2011 Panjab University, Chandigarh

An antimicrobial peptide from Entercococcus faecalis

Nov. 3 – 6, 2011

S M Bharath, J Singh and Utpal Roy

International Symposium on Emerging Trends in Genomics and Proteomics Education & Research organized by BITS, Pilani and UHS, Bethesda, Maryland, USA


Evaluation of cultural; and Environmental conditions for maximum production of antifungal substances by Lactococcus lactis subsp. lactis CHD 28.3 against A flavus var. parasiticus NCIM 898

P-20, Jan 12-13,2003

Veeky Baths & Utpal Roy

CTBPR – 2011 (March 12-13, 2011) at BITS Pilani

Poster presentation on ‘Application of Graph theoretic Approach  to combat M. tuberculosis’

March 12-13, 2011)

S M Bharath, N Saxena and Utpal Roy

As above

Broad-spectrum actibacterial activity of a wild-type isolate Leuconostoc sp. NTi and its species identification, preliminary characterization of the antimicrobial principle and optimization of its production

P-21, 2003

S K Srivastava and Utpal Roy

International Conference in Bioinformatics, of Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Network, Hongkong, 27 -30th August, 2007

Identification, Sequencing and SNP identification of Granule Bound Starch Synthase-I gene of Rice



P-76; 2007


As above

Genome-wide Analysis of Starch Synthase Gene family


P-77; 2007


National conference on Microbial Diversity: Avenues and Applications (17th -18th March, 2007 arranged by Uttarakhand State Council fro Science and Technology DST, Department of Biotechnology, new Delhi

Identification, cloning and sequencing of upstream sequence of the gene involved in the synthesis of fatty and mycolic acid in Mycobacterium tuberculsosis

P-105, 2007


As above

Insilico mapping of starch synthase genes in rice chromosomes and their relation with ESTs/unigenes from important plant species

P-72; 2007

Millie Pant and Utpal Roy

International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biotechnology ‘InCoB 2006’ at New Delhi

Nonlinear optimization of Michaelis-Menten Prarameters: A Genetic Algorithm Approach

P-35,Dec 2006





Anurdaha, S.R, Abbhirami, Nandini Arunkumar, Utpal Roy and S.K. Ray

IIndo-US workshop ‘Applications of Biotechnology for clean Environment and Energy’ Organised by Bangalore University, & Florida Center for Environment Studies, Florida Atlantic University, USA and University of Florida. Gainsville

Biodegradation of bagasse for production of low molecular weight alcohols to be harnessed as automobil fuel.

Aug, 98.


Roy Utpal and Prasad, D.N

International- 94, 35th Annual Conference of AMI, DFRL, Mysore.


Microstructural revelation of indigenous stabilizer added skim milk dahi through SEM.



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  1. Journal of Microbiology and Antimicrobials
  2. African Journal of Microbiology Research
  3. Advances in Microbiology
  4. Journal  of Food Science & Technology
  5. Medical Practice & Reviews
  6. International Journal of Plant and Soil Science
  7. International Journal of Biotechnology Research 

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