Vinay Bachu, Research Scholar

To pursue a career that provides opportunities and challenges to learn continuously and to evolve myself through a creative environment and put my skills to best use for betterment of science and humanity in general.

Education

Jul 2013 - May 2015: Master of Science, Microbiology, Pondicherry University, India (CGPA: 8.04)

Jul 2009 - May 2012: B.Sc, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Microbiology, Vijaya College Jayanagar (affiliated to Bangalore University), India (76.65%)

Jun 2007 - May 2009: PUC/Class XII, Jyothi Kendriya Vidylaya (Department of Pre-university Education), (74.5%)

March 2007: Green valley public school (KSEEB), Class X (89.60%)

Research Experience

July 2021 - Present: Senior Research Fellow (SRF), Department of BSBE, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, India.

Jan 2016 - present: Research Scholar (PhD), Department of BSBE, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, India.

Aug 2015 - Dec 2015: Junior Research Fellow (JRF), Department of BSBE, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, India.

May 2014 - Jul 2014: Internship, Centre for Cellular and Molecuar Biology, Molecular Biology Research Area (CCMB), Hyderabad, India.

Awards and Grants

Mar 2015: Scholarship: GATE (AIR: 417)

May 2014: Scholarship: INSA Summer Research Fellow

Mar 2011: Award: Aryabhata Award (Award for highest number of prizes in intercollegiate competitions and for highest marks secured in third semester and fourth semester.)

Positions of Responsibility

Jan 2019: Member of Organizing committee in the DBT support program support sponsored workshop on “Therapeutic materials: Techniques and Applications”.

Apr 2014: Member of Organizing committee in the National workshop sponsored by Pondicherry University and UGC on “Wonder of the small: Exploring the microbial world”.

Skills & Activities

Skills: Molecular Microbiology, Bacteriology, General Microbiology, Electrochemiluminescence, Fluorescence.

Languages: Telugu, Kannada, English, Hindi, Tamil.

Scientific Memberships: none

Interests: Badminton, Squash, Swimming, Chess, Scientific writing and Scientific reviewing, Photography.

Publication Highlights

Journal Publications

Lightson Ngashangva, Vinay Bachu, Pranab Goswami: Development of new methods for determination of bilirubin. Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis 09/2018; 162., DOI: 10.1016/j.jpba.2018.09.034.

       Priyanki Das, Vinay Bachu, Lepakshi Barbora, Arup Dutta, Mrinal Kumar Sarma, Pranab Goswami*. Passive fuel delivery and efficient anoxic condition in anode improve performance of methanol biofuel cell. Applied Energy 2022/1/1. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2021.117824.

Patents

A modified syringe for detection of various enzymes for various instrument free detection. Inventors: Pranab Goswami, Naveen Kumar Singh, Vinay Bachu, Phurpa Dema Thungon . Patent Application No. 201831030902 Dated 17.08.2018.

Book Chapter

BIO-ELECTROCHEMILUMINESCENCE AS ANALYTICAL SIGNAL OF EXTREME SENSITIVITY (Book Name: ADVANCED MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES FOR BIOSENSORS AND BIOANALYTICAL APPLICATIONS). Author: Vinay Bachu, Dr. Pranab Goswami

Conference Proceedings

Vinay Bachu, Naveen Kumar Singh, Pranab Goswami. Carbon dots enhanced fluorescence based aptasensing of Plasmodium falciparum Glutamate Dehydrogenase. International conference on Advanced Nanomaterials and nanotechnology (ICANN)-2019, Organized by Centre for Nanotechnology, IIT Guwahati during 18-21 December (2019).


Smita Das, Naveen Kumar Singh, Vinay Bachu and Pranab Goswami. Carbon dots as peroxidase mimetic catalyst for detection of H2O2and cholesterol. International Conference on Advanced Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology (ICANN)-2017, Organized by Centre for Nanotechnology, IIT Guwahati during 18th Dec-21 Dec (2017).


Naveen K Singh, Vinay Bachu and Pranab Goswami. Carbon dots as peroxidase mimetic catalyst for detection of H2O2 and cholesterol. International Conference on Advanced Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology (ICANN)-2017, Organized by Centre for Nanotechnology, IIT Guwahati during 18th Dec-21 Dec (2017).


Naveen K Singh, Phurpa D Thungon, Vinay Bachu. Development of Plasmodium falciparum glutamate dehydrogenase-based sensor for Malaria. poster Presentation, 19-23 Feb 2017 at International Conference on Advances in Biological Systems and Material Science in Nano World (ABSMSNW-2017), IIT BHU.


Two-day Lecture workshop on Plant Biotechnology- A way to Future at Christ University Bangalore held on Jan 27-28, 2012.


A CME on TB-HIV Co-Infection-An Update, conducted under the auspices of IAMM-Puducherry Chapter, by PIMS, Pondicherry.

Notable achievements

Cleared 18 national level entrance examinations, which includes premiere exams like JGEEBILS, IIT JAM, GATE, JNUCBEE.

Selected as Summer Research fellow by Indian Academy of Science in the year 2014, Worked as an intern in CCMB.

Winner in Badminton singles and doubles category conducted by Roots sports academy.

Awarded the first place in All India Biotechnology Quiz competition held in 2011.