Dr. Rajib Majumder

Present Position: Assistant Professor

Department of Biotechnology, School of Life Science & Biotechnology

E-mail: rajib.majumder@adamasuniversity.ac.in


  • Ph.D. (Biochemistry), (University of Calcutta)
  • M.Sc. in Microbiology, University of Calcutta
  • B.Sc. in Microbiology, University of Calcutta

Research Key Areas:

  • Protein biochemistry & purification
  • Environmental Biotechnology
  • CRISPR-Cas9 based genome editing
  • Microbial Drug Resistance
  • Enzyme & Microbial Technology
  • Nanobiotechnology

Research Highlights:


  • Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biotechnology, Adamas University, India, 2018-till date
  • Post Doc Fellow, CSIR-IICB, Govt. of India 2015-2018.
  • Senior Research Fellow, CSIR-IICB, Govt. of India, 2012-2015.
  • Junior Research Fellow, CSIR-IICB, Govt. of India, 2009-2012.

Research Publication (s):

  • Number of research papers published in International peer-reviewed SCI/Scopus Proceedings: 20
  • Number of invited Book-Chapters: 6

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Selected Publication (s):
           Manuscripts communicated (in 2021):

  1. ‘Evaluation of Antimicrobial Applications of Nanoparticles: A Novel Green Synthesis Approach’, by Mukherjee R et al., 2021. JEPAM journal. (As Corresponding Author).
  2. Biosorption of Acid dye by Jackfruit Leaf Powder: Isotherm, kinetics and Response surface methodology study by Naskar et al., 2021. RSC advances. (As Corresponding Author).
  3. Book chapter on ‘Beneficial Role of Healthy Microbiome in Metabolic Syndrome, Obesity and Cardiovascular Health’ in Microbiome Book 2021, Elsevier.

          Manuscripts published:Adamas University Affiliation

  1. Das, Ahana, Basak, P., Pramanik, A., Majumder, Rajib, Ghosh, A., Hazra, S., & Banik, S.P. (2020). Ribosylation induced structural changes in Bovine Serum Albumin: understanding high dietary sugar induced protein aggregation and amyloid formation. Heliyon, 6(9). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2020.e05053[JIF: 2.85]
  2. Naskar Animesh, Majumder Rajib, Goswami Mitrabrata (2020). Bioaccumulation of Ni (II) on growing cells of Bacillus sp.: Response surface modeling and mechanistic insight. Environmental Technology & Innovation, 20: 101057.
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eti.2020.101057.[JIF: 5.263]
  3. Naskar Animesh, Majumder Rajib, Goswami Mitrabrata, Mazumder Saikat, Maiti Samik & Ray Lalitagauri (2020). Implication of greener biocomposite bead for decontamination of Nickel (II): Column dynamics study. J Polymer Environ. 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10924-020-01746-3 [JIF: 3.66]
  4. Das Ahana, Basak Pijush, Pramanick Arnab, Majumder Rajib, Pal Debadrita, Ghosh Avishek, Guria Manas, Bhattacharyya Maitree, & Banik SP (2020). Trehalose mediated stabilisation of cellobiase aggregates from the filamentous fungus Penicillium chrysogenum. Int. J Biol. Macromol. 127: 365–375. [JIF: 6.95]

          CSIR-IICB Affiliation

  1. Das Ahana, Basak Pijush, Pattanayak Rudradip, Kar Turban, Majumder Rajib, Pal Debadrita, Bhattacharya Anindita, Bhattacharyya Maitree, & Banik SP (2017). Trehalose induced structural modulation of Bovine Serum Albumin at ambient temperature. Int. J Biol. Macromol. 105: 645-655. [JIF: 6.95]
  2. Majumder Rajib, Sheikh Lubna, Naskar Animesh, Vineeta, Mukherjee Manabendra, & Tripathy Sucheta (2017). Depletion of Cr(VI) from aqueous solution by heat dried biomass of a newly isolated fungus Arthrinium malaysianum: A mechanistic approach, Scientific Reports (npg) 7(1), 11254. [JIF: 4.37]
  3. Naskar Animesh & Majumder Rajib (2017). Understanding the adsorption behaviour of Acid yellow 99 on Aspergillus niger biomass. J Mol. Liquids. 242: 892-899. [JIF: 6.16]
  4. Chowdhury S, Banik SP, Majumder Rajib, Ghorai S, Pal S, Basak P & Khowala Suman (2017). Prevention of protein aggregation by extracellular fungal sucrase of Termitomyces clypeatus. Turkish J Biochem. 42(3): 355-364. [JIF: 0.4]
  5. Majumder Rajib, Banik SP & Khowala Suman (2016). AkP from mushroom Termitomyces clypeatus is a proteoglycan specific protease with apoptotic effect on HepG2. Int. J Biol. Macromol. 91: 198-207. [JIF: 6.95]
  6. Majumder Rajib, Banik SP & Khowala Suman (2015). Purification and characterization of a novel k-casein specific milk-clotting metalloprotease from Termitomyces clypeatus MTCC 5091. Food Chem. 173: 441-448. [JIF: 7.5]
  7. Majumder Rajib, Banik SP, Ramrakhiani Lata & Khowala Suman (2014). Bioremediation by alkaline protease (AkP) from edible mushroom Termitomyces clypeatus: Optimization approach based on statistical design and characterization for diverse applications. J Chem. Technol. Biotechnol. 90 (10): 1886-1896. [JIF: 3.17]
  8. Karamoko, O., Abou, O., Lacinan, O., Majumder, Rajib, Banerjee, D., Das, P., & Khowala, S (2016). In vitro antioxidant activity and antibacterial properties of trunk bark of Pericopsis laxiflora Benth. (Leguminosae). J. Microbiol. Biotech. Res., 6 (5):17-23. [JIF:none]
  9. Banik SP, Mukherjee Soumya, Pal Swagata, Majumder Rajib & Khowala Suman (2014). Enhancement of extracellular cellobiase activity by reducing agents in the filamentous fungus Termitomyces clypeatus. Biotechnol. Lett. 37 (1): 175-181. [JIF: 2.4]
  10. Banik SP, Pal Swagata, Ghorai Shakuntala, Chowdhury Sudeshna, Majumder Rajib, Mukherjee Soumya & Khowala Suman (2012). In situ reversible aggregation of extracellular cellobiase in the filamentous fungus Termitomyces clypeatus. Biotechnol. Bioproc. Eng. 17: 925-936. [JIF: 2.8]
  11. Ramrakhiani Lata, Majumder Rajib & Khowala Suman (2011). Removal of hexavalent chromium by heat inactivated fungal biomass of Termitomyces clypeatus: Surface characterization and mechanism of biosorption. Chem. Eng. J. 171 (3): 1060-1068. [JIF: 9.1]
  12. Banik S. P, Pal S, Ghorai S, Majumder Rajib, Mukherjee S, Chowdhury S & Khowala Suman. (2011). Comparative elucidation of properties of sucrase-cellobiase co-aggregate produced in media containing sucrose by Termitomyces clypeatus. Ind J Biotechnol. 10(4): 468-479. [JIF: 0.4]

           BOOK CHAPTERS
           Adamas University Affiliation

  1. Majumder Rajib, Das Arpita (2021). Chapter 4: Biopolymers, Chemistry of Food and Packaging in Biopolymer-Based Food Packaging: Innovations and Technology Applications/UK/pISBN: 9781119702252. John Wiley & Sons. (Just Accepted).
  2. Ghosh Rituparna, Das Ahana, Bandopadhyay Arnab & Majumder Rajib (2020). Chapter 19: vanadium toxicity revisited: striking the right balance between potential new generation therapeutics and adverse side effects in Metal Toxicology Handbook. In Press with CRC Press/Taylor & Francis. ISBN: 0429795734, 9780429795732. https://books.google.co.in/books?id=Th__DwAAQBAJ
  3. Banik S. P., Bhattacharyya M., Ghosh R., & Majumder Rajib , (2020). Glycation-induced protein aggregation and cellular toxicity: an insight into the disease realm of high dietary sugar intake. In Dietary Sugar, Salt and Fat in Human Health (pp. 251-275). Academic Press.https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-816918-6.00011-1

       CSIR-IICB Affiliation

  1. Swarnakar S, Roy A, Ghosh S, Majumder Rajib, Paul S, (2017). Gastric Pathology and Metalloproteinases. In: Chakraborti S., Dhalla N. (eds) Pathophysiological Aspects of Proteases. Springer, Singapore. Chapter 19, pp 489-513. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-6141-7_19
  2. Verma Deepak, Majumder Rajib, Mukherjee Soumya & Khowala Suman, (2009). Termitomyces: a nutritive alternative for food and food bioproducts, submitted in ‘Current Topics on Bioprocesses in Food Industry, edited by Professor LV Rao, Professor Christian Larroche, Professor Ashok Pandey, Asiatech Publishers, Inc. New Delhi, pp 118-129. ISBN: 81-87680-21-0. https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Deepak-Verma-

Research Projects:

Adamas University Seed Grant in 2021. Rs. 80K for 1st year.

Research Advisor / Supervisor:

  • Doctoral Thesis Advisor / Supervisor : 2 (Under progress)
  • Post Graduate Thesis Advisor : 7 (Awarded)

Award/ Academic Recognition/ Major Professional Activity:

  • Journal Reviewer: Peer J, Scientific Reports, iScience, Archives of Microbiology
  • Professional body Life membership
    1. The Biotech Research Society, India
    2. The Society Of Biological Chemists (India)
  • Awarded International Travel Grant by DST-SERB-ITS, Govt. of India to attend ‘World Biotechnology Congress 2013’ in Boston, MA, USA.