Dr. M Ghosh

Professor

Specialization

Industrial Biotechnology and Environmental Biotechnology

Email

mghosh@thapar.edu

Specialization

Industrial Biotechnology and Environmental Biotechnology

Email

mghosh@thapar.edu

Social-Identitity:https://in.linkedin.com/in/dr-moushumi-ghosh-8040a118?trk=people-guest_profile-result-card_result-card_full-click

Institutional identity at: www.thapar.edu

Research Identities: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Dr_Moushumi_Ghosh

Google scholar: https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=Xn3xRSsAAAAJ&hl=en

Pubfacts: https://www.pubfacts.com/author/Moushumi+Ghosh

Orcid : https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1249-6827

Leadership in development of microbial polymers, biosensors, biofilm based technologies and microbial process development.

SKILL HIGHLIGHTS

  • Strategic Technology Initiatives in biotechnology: Molecular bioprocesses of microorganisms and microbial polysaccharide based applications, sensors in microbial & environmental biotechnology.

MAJOR ACCOMPLISHMENTS

RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT

  • Coordinator, TIET-Tel Aviv University Joint Food Security Centre of Excellence, TIET
  • Secured Extramural research projects worth Rs 100.28lakhs from several govt agencies.
  • Established state of the art laboratory infrastructure worth Rs 73 lakhs for biopolymer and biomaterials research.
  • Supported manpower development in applied microbial processes, microbial materials, industrial process development through direct supervision (dissertations/short term trainings/doctoral) and according international exposure to students.

SCIENTIFIC LEADERSHIP

  • Leading Research,TET-TAU Food Security Centre of Excellence, TIET
  • Established and directing the Microbial biopolymer, biofilm and novel biomaterial research group at Thapar University, India.
  • Supported and developed skills for over 250 students in biotechnology, environmental bioprocesses, novel enzyme applications in agro produce, high throughput detection for waterborne pathogens, biofilm intervention and monitoring systems
  • Contributed through 100 peer reviewed international publications, 6 book chapters, outreach communications, presentations in conferences, workshops to leverage value addition to microbial process applications in biopolymers, environment and human health.
  • Networked with global professionals in sustainable bioprocesses and environmental biotechnology
  • Developed 11 innovations for rapid detection and decontamination (surface engineered microbial polymers) of waterborne microbial and chemical contaminants.

SUPERVISIONS:

Supervised: 5 students for award of PhD, Biotechnology and 48 Masters and M.Tech students for thesis/dissertations in Biotechnology

RESEARCH COLLABORATIONS

  • Tel Aviv University, Israel
  • Agricultural Research Organization, Israel
  • University of Edinburgh,
  • Heriot Watt University, UK
  • Punjab Agricultural University
  • Punjab State Council for Science & Technology
  • Centre for Innovative Agro and Bio-processing ( DBT National Centre), Mohali

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

June, 2019- Coordinator, TIET-TAU Food Security Centre of Excellence, TIET

February, 2016- Head, Department of Biotechnology

July 2015 –till date: Professor

  • Coordinating academic and scientific development programmes in biotechnology, bioprocesses, sustainable environmental microbial processes and health (teaching, curriculum preparation, evaluation, project inception, international/national exchange programmes, industrial immersion programmes for UG, PG).
  • Outreach communication: waterborne Cryptosporidiasis and its rapid detection.

June 2010 – July 2015: Associate Professor, Dept of Biotechnology, Thapar University, INDIA

  • Coordinated skill development programmes in biotechnology, sustainable microbial processes and health (teaching, curriculum preparation, evaluation, project inception, international/national exchange programmes, industrial immersion programmes for UG, PG).
  • Coordinator time table for department and examinations
  • Initiated and finalized Industry placement to ROQUETTE visited Belgium, France for academic exchanges in Industrial processes.
  • Conceptualized and leading bilateral R&D Projects in Green polymers for waterborne pathogens
  • Secured extramural funding from CSIR, GOI, for detection of waterborne phytoesterogens removal and regeneration

June 2006 – June 2010: Assistant professor, Department of Biotechnology & Environmental Sciences, Thapar University, INDIA

  • Coordinated development programme in biotechnology, environmental biotechnology, bio analytical techniques, microbiology (teaching, curriculum preparation, revaluation, project inception, arranged lectures from industrial experts, industrial immersion programmes for UG, PG) and evaluation of internee performance.
  • Developed strategies with experts and regulatory bodies for safety, toxicological studies in biomaterials developed for water treatment applications.
  • Initiated novel biomaterial development using indigenous microorganisms for water decontamination and regeneration.
  • Secured extramural projects from UGC, DST(WTI), UGC worth Rs 27.58 lakhs
  • Led R & D team for developing high capacity microbial strains through metabolic engineering for phosphate removal, scale up and feasibility studies.
  • Collaborated with CSIO, Chandigarh for developing nano-biocomposites.

Jan2002 – June 2006: Lecturer, Dept of Biotechnology & Env sciences, Thapar University, India

  • Initiated academic and scientific programmes in environmental biotechnology, through teaching, workshops, practical sessions, developed curricula for biochemistry.
  • Initiated and led research projects (TIFAC, Fast Track- DST) in novel enzyme applications for debitterring of bitter agro produces. Developed enzyme based debitterring process for Kinnow mandarin juices.
  • Supported and contributed as member ISO and internal quality audits for the department of biotechnology

Education

January 2000: Ph.D. (Biotechnology) Banaras Hindu University, India (JRF, SRF MFCS, Govt. of India)

MSc (Biochemistry), Banaras Hindu University Varanasi, India.

BSc (Hons. Chemistry), Banaras Hindu University Varanasi, India.

ADDITIONAL RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

Jan 2001 – December 2002: Postdoctoral Scientist 2002, GSF Research Centre for Environment and Health, Munich, Germany Development of Molecular imaging tools for microbial communities and their response to environmental contaminants

ACHIEVEMENTS AND AWARDS

  • Science and Technology Award for Research Excellence, EET CRS 2017; Awarded on 11th June, Bengaluru
  • DST overseas grant for scientific exchange (2015-2016).
  • Advisor, Scientific Committee of American Academy of Sciences-Env science & Technology (2015)

Performance Excellence Award, TU (2006 -2015)

  • Noel Derr Gold medal: Sugar Technologist Association of India (2003)
  • National Academy of Sciences, India Award for Application Oriented Innovations in Biological Sciences (2000).
  • Junior Research fellowship and Senior Research fellowship: Ministry of Food and Civil supplies (1996-1999)
  • GATE, MHRD, Govt of India, 1996

Reviewer for journals:

  • Elsevier, Wiley, Springer, doctoral theses and projects for DST, DBT and CSIR.

Member of professional societies:

  • Biotech Research Society of India, Association of Microbiologists of India (AMI),European Federation of Biosciences (FEBS), Organisation of Women in Science,(OWSD), Trieste, Italy.

Research Publications (96) Citations: 820, h-index:16, i10-index:23

2019

  1. Jain, S and Ghosh, M: effective removal of Bisphenol A from plastic waste leachates by microbial polymer impregnated with activated carbon, Int.Journal of Environmental science & Technology. DOI: 10.1007/s13762-019-02452-x
  2. Batra, V., Ghosh,M and Ganguli, A: simple fermentative process for ensuring safety and nutrition of legume and legume wheat based sourdoughs ,Quality Assurance and Safety of Crops & Foods, 1-8

2017

  1. Gulati, P. and Ghosh, M. (2017). Biofilm forming ability of Sphingomonas paucimobilis isolated from community drinking water systems on plumbing materials used in water distribution. Journal of water and health.15(6) : 942-954.
  2. Kaur, T., & Ghosh, M. (2017). Characterization and toxicity of a phosphate-binding exobiopolymer produced by Acinetobacter haemolyticus MG606. Journal of Water and Health15:103-111
  3. Sharma, V., Kaur, T., Bridle, H., & Ghosh, M. (2017). Antimicrobial efficacy and safety of mucoadhesive exopolymer produced by Acinetobacter haemolyticus. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 94, 187-193.

2016

  1. Khaira, G.K. & Ghosh, M. (2016). Surface Engineered Green Polymers for Enhanced Water Decontamination. Environmental Science & Technology 1: 143-153.
  2. Gulati, P., Singh, P., Chatterjee, A. K., & Ghosh, M. (2016). Monitoring of biofilm ageing in a Sphingomonas sp. strain from public drinking water sites through changes in capacitance. Environmental Technology Nov 30:1-8 (2016) doi: 10.1080/09593330.2016.1260164.

2015

  1. Kaur,T Ghosh M.2015.Characterization and upregulation of bifunctional Phosphoglucomutase/Phosphomannomutase enzyme in an exobiopolymer overproducing strain of Acinetobacter haemolyticus, Microbiological Research, 181: 8-14.
  2. Kaur T, Ghosh M, 2015.Acinetobacter haemolyticus MG606 produces a novel, phosphate binding exobiopolymer, Carbohydrate polymers ,132, 72-79

2014

  1. Khaira, G.K., Ganguli, A. and Ghosh, M. 2014. Antimicrobial efficacy and in vivo toxicity studies of a quaternized biopolymeric flocculant. Journal of Water and Health, 12(4):656-62.
  2. Khaira, G.K., Ganguli, A. and Ghosh, M. 2013. Synthesis and evaluation of antibacterial activity of quaternized biopolymer from K. terrigena. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 116,3: 511-518.
  3. Khaira, G.K., Ganguli, A. and Ghosh, M. 2014. Rapid inactivation of Salmonella by a quaternized biopolymeric flocculant. Water Science & Technology. 14, 1:31-37.
  4. Kaur, T., Sharma, J., Ganguli, A. and Ghosh, M. 2014.Application of biopolymer produced from metabolic engineered Acinetobacter sp. for the development of phosphate optoelectronic sensor. Composite Interfaces. 21, 2: 143-151.

2013

  1. Khaira, G.K., Kumarya, R., Chibber, M. and Ghosh M. 2013. Development of a quaternized chitosan with enhanced antibacterial efficacy. Journal of water and health. 11, 3: 410–418.
  2. Kaur, T., Ganguli, A. and Ghosh, M. 2013. Development of exobiopolymer-based biosensor for detection of phosphate in water. Water Science & Technology, 68, 12:2619–2625.
  3. Kaur, T. and Ghosh M. 2013. Modelling of phosphate exobiopolymer interaction. International Journal of Biotechnology and bioengineering research. 4:355-358.
  4. Bhanwar S., Bamnia M., Ghosh, M.and Ganguli, A. 2013. Use of Lactococcus lactis to enrich sourdough bread with γ-aminobutyric acid. International Journal of Food Science and Nutrition. 64:77-81.
  5. Jain, A., Kumar, M., Ghosh, M., and Ganguli, A. 2013. Modeling in vitro cholesterol reduction in relation to growth of probiotic Lactobacillus casei. Microbiology and immunology. 57: 100–110.

2012

  1. Singla R., Ganguli A., Ghosh M. 2012. Physicochemical and nutritional characteristics of organic acid-treated button mushrooms (Agaricus bisporous). Food and Bioprocess Technology 5 (2), 808-815.
  2. Puri, R., Malik, M. and Ghosh, M. 2012. Development of an amperometric biosensor for detection of limonin levels in kinnow-mandarin juices. Annals of Microbiology. 62:1301–1309.
  3. Malik, M., Ganguli, A. and Ghosh, M. 2012. Modeling of permeabilization process in Pseudomonas putida G7 for enhanced Limonin bioconversion. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 95,1:223-231.
  4. Malik, M., Ganguli, A. and Ghosh, M. 2012. Enhancement of bioconversion efficiency of limonin by Pseudmonas putida G7. International Journal of Food Science and Nutrition. 63, 1:59-65.
  5. Malik, M., Ganguli, A. and Ghosh, M. 2012. Statistical optimization of process parameters influencing the biotransformation of limonin by Pseudomonas putida G7. Research Journal of Biotechnology. 7.
  6. Malik, M. and Ghosh, M. 2012. Immobilization parameters statistically optimized for whole cells of P. putida G7 to enhance limonin biotransformation. Journal of Advanced Laboratory Research in Biology. 3.
  7. Kumar, M., Jain, A., Ghosh, M. and Ganguli, A. 2012. Industrial whey utilization as a medium supplement for biphasic growth and bacteriocin production by probiotic Lactobacillus casei LA-1. Probiotic and Antimicrobial Protein. 4,3:198-207.
  8. Kumar, M., Jain, A., Ghosh, M. and Ganguli, A. 2012. Statistical optimization of physical parameters for enhanced bactericin production by L casei. Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering. 17, 3:606-616.
  9. Kumar, M., Singla, R., Singh, A., Ghosh, M. and Ganguli, A. 2012. Survival of probiotic strains in non-dairy indian spice condiment exhibiting cholesterol reducing properties. Food Science and Biotechnology. 21,5:1309-1315.
  10. Kumar, M., Ghosh, M. and Ganguli, A. 2012. Mitogenic response and probiotic characteristics of lactic acid bacteria isolated from indigenously pickled vegetables and fermented beverages. World Journal of Microbiology Biotechnology. 28:703–711.
  11. Kumar, M., Jain, A., Ghosh, M. and Ganguli, A. 2012. Potential application of an anti-aeromonas bacteriocin of Lactococcus lactis ssp. lactis in the preservation of vegetable salad. Journal of Food Safety. 32:369–378.

2011

  1. Richu Singla, Ghosh, M. and Ganguli, A. 2011. Combined organic acid and ozone inactivates Shigella spp. in sprouts but retains antioxidant activity. Food Control. 22,7:1032-1039.

2010

  1. Ghosh, M. and Pathak, S. Application of Microbial Exopolymers for removal of protozoan parasites from potable water. Research Journal of Biotechnology. 2010. 5, 1:58-62.
  2. Kumar, M., Goyal, R, Khandal, H, Khilwani, B, Gupta, S, Lomash, H, Ghosh, M. and Ganguli, A. 2010. Perception and attitudes of Indian consumers to probiotic foods, International Journal of Prebiotics & Probiotics.
  3. Verma, J., Ghosh, M. and Singh. S, Srivastava, P.K. 2010. Identification and characterization of cellular locus of limonin biotransforming enzyme in Pseudomonas putidain the Journal of Food Science & Technology. 45:319-326.
  4. Singla, R., Ganguli, A. and Ghosh, M. 2010. Antioxidant activities and polyphenolic properties of raw and osmotically dehydrated dried mushroom (Agaricus bisporous) snack food. International Journal of food properties. 13 (6), 1290-1299.

2009

  1. Ghosh, M., Pathak, S. and Ganguli, A. 2009. Effective Removal of Cryptosporidium by a Novel Bioflocculant. Water Environment Research. 81:123-128.
  2. Ghosh, M., Ganguli, A., Pathak, S. 2009. Application of a novel biopolymer for removal of Salmonella from poultry waste water. Environmental Technology, 30: 337-344.
  3. Ghosh, M., Ganguli, A, and Tripathi, A.K. 2009. Decolorization of anaerobically digested molasses spent wash by Pseudomonas putida. Applied Biochemistry and Microbiology. 41:113-119.
  4. Ghosh, M. and Pathak S. 2009. Biopolymer based intervention for Salmonella in water. Indian Journal of Biotechnology. 8:298-303.
  5. Singla, R., Ghosh, M., Ganguli, A, and Sohal, S. 2009. Evaluation of sanitizing efficacy of acetic acid on piper beetle leaves and its effect on antioxidant properties. International Journal of Food Science and Nutrition. 31: 221-227.
  6. Singla, R, Ghosh, M. and Ganguli, A. 2009. Phenolics and antioxidant activity of a ready-to-eatsnack food prepared from the edible mushroom (Agaricus bisporous). Nutrition and Food Sciences. 39,3:227-235.

2007

  1. Ghosh, M., Wahi, S., Kumar, M. and Ganguli, A. 2007. Prevalence of enterotoxigenic Staphylococcus aureus and Shigella spp. in some raw street vended Indian foods. International Journal of Environment Health Research. 17,2:151-156.
  2. Ganguli A., Ghosh, M. and Singh N. 2007. Antioxidant activities and total phenolics of pickles produced from the edible mushroom Agaricus bisporous. Journal of Culinary Science & Technology. 5,2-3:131-142.
  3. Ghosh, M., Dhillon, S. and Ganguli A. 2007. Probiotic properties of Lactobacillus plantarum Ch1 isolated from Indian green sauces. International Journal of Prebiotics and Probiotics. 3:13-18.
  4. Ghosh, M., Kaur S. and Ganguli, A, Inactivation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 by cinnamon extracts in carrot-kinnow mandarin blends. 2007. Indian Journal of Microbiology. 47:377–381.

2006

  1. Ghosh, M., Ganguli, A. and Mallik M. 2006. Curing of indigenous NAH Plasmid of naphthalene degrading Pseudomonas putida PpG7 strain implicated in limonin degradation. Journal of Microbiology. 473-479.
  2. Sarvnarinder Kaur, Ghosh, M. and Ganguli A. 2006. Microbiologcal quality and safety of street vended fresh squeezed juices in Patiala. Asian Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology & Environmental Sciences. 8,1:23-25.
  3. Kumar M., Agarwal D., Ghosh, M., Ganguli A. 2006. Microbiological safety of street vended fruit chats in Patiala. Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology. 24,1:75-76.
  4. Wahi S., Bansal S., Ghosh M., Ganguli A. 2006. Growth and survival of Escherichia coli O157: H7 during manufacture and storage of Indian cheese (paneer). Foodborne Pathogens & Disease 3 (2), 184-189.

2005

  1. Ghosh, M., Bansal, S., Malik, N., and Ganguli, A. 2005. Recovery of bacterial pathogens from Indian green chutneys by thin agar layer method. Journal of Food Science and Technology. 42, 6:495-497.

2004

  1. Ghosh, M., Verma S., Mengoni A and Tripathi A.K. 2004. Enrichment and identification of bacteria capable of reducing chemical oxygen demand of anaerobically treated molasses spent wash. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 94, 203-207.
  2. Ghosh, M., Ganguli, A. and Mudgil, S. 2004. Microbiological quality of carrots used for preparation of fresh squeezed street vended carrot juices in India. Journal of Food Agriculture and Environment. 2,2:143-145.
  3. Ganguli A., Bansal,S. , Malik, N., Rana, A.K and Ghosh, M. 2004. Microbiological quality and safety of two popularly consumed, raw street vended foods in India. Food Science and Biotechnology. 13,4: 417-420.
  4. Ghosh, M., Bansal, S. and Ganguli, A. 2004. Prevalence and survival of S. aureus in street vended Indian Green chutneys, Journal of Food Technology. 2, 2:67-70.
  5. Ghosh, M., Ganguli, A, and Prakash, N.T. 2004. Quality issues of Kinnow-mandarin juices sold by street vendors. ASEAN Food Journal. 13,3:143-148.
  6. Lim SH, Salmah I, Ooi WL, Sushil K, Sahilah AM, Son R, Ghosh M, Bansal S, Ganguli A. 2004. PCR Primers Designed from the UidA Gene Sequence for the Detection of Escherichia coli O157: H7. Journal of Food Technology 2 (1), 59-62.

2002

  1. Ghosh, M., Ganguli A. and Tripathi A.K. 2002. Treatment of anaerobically digested spent wash by a two stage bioreactor using Pseudomonas putida and Aeromonas sp. Process Biochemistry. 37:857-862.

Book Chapters :

  1. Helen Bridle and Moushumi Ghosh. 2015. Polymers for use in the monitoring and treatment of waterborne protozoa. Biomaterial Applications: Macro to nanoscales. Oakville, ON: Apple Academic Press, Inc.; Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.
  2. Arashdeep Singh, Mukesh Kumar, Moushumi Ghosh and Abhijit Ganguli. 2014. Traditional Foods and Beverages as Delivery Vehicles for Probiotics. Series Recent Developments in Biotechnology Vol. 8: Drug Delivery. Studium Press LLC, USA.
  3. Sandeep Mudgil, Sunita Bansal, Moushumi Ghosh and Abhijit Ganguli: Emerging trends in food borne diseases in Applied Microbiology, Ed; P.C Trivedi, pp169-174; 2006, Agrobios India.
  4. Sandeep Mudgil, Abhijit Ganguli and Moushumi Ghosh: Microbiological quality of carrots and Kinnow-mandarins in Applied Microbiology, Ed: P.C Trivedi, pp175-180; 2006, Agrobios India.
  5. Moushumi Ghosh, Shivani Kalia and Abhijit Ganguli. 2004. Application of a novel bioflocculant produced by a bacterial isolate for pathogen removal, Biotechnological Approaches for Sustainable Development. Allied Publishers, India.

Conferences

  1. Gurpreet Kaur Khaira and Moushumi Ghosh, Surface engineered green polymer for enhanced water decontamination-International Conference on Environmental Science & Technology (ICEST-2016), American Association for Advancement of Science, Houston, Texas, July, 2016
  2. Supriya Arora and Moushumi Ghosh, Bacterial Production of Gamma-aminobutyric Acid and its recovery using biopolymers, INDOUK workshop on Sustainable Polymeric Applications (IUWSPA) Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala, Punjab, 9-10 October, 2015.
  3. Tarnpreet Kaur and Moushumi Ghosh, Biopolymer hydrogels for rapid removal and recovery of phosphate from water, INDOUK workshop on Sustainable Polymeric Applications (IUWSPA) Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala, Punjab, 9-10 October, 2015.
  4. Gurpreet Kaur Khaira and Moushumi Ghosh, Potential role of quaternized biopolymeric flocculants in cell membrane damage and inactivation of Shigella flexneri, INDOUK workshop on Sustainable Polymeric Applications (IUWSPA) Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala, Punjab, 9-10 October, 2015.
  5. Parul Gulati and Moushumi Ghosh, Evidence of quorum quenching and inhibition of biofilm formation in Sphingomonas sp INDOUK workshop on Sustainable Polymeric Applications (IUWSPA) Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala, Punjab, 9-10 October, 2015
  6. Vivek Sharma, Helen Bridle and Moushumi Ghosh,Studies on Biopolymeric Material-Cryptosporidium Interactions for Developing Detection/Treatment Systems in Water. (International Society for Biomedical Polymers & Polymeric Biomaterials, Orlando, Florida, U.S, Date: 8-10 July, 2015.
  7. Moushumi Ghosh, A permeabilized whole cell bioprocess for efficient transformation of limonin, 10th European Symposium on Biochemical Engineering Sciences and 6th International Forum on Industrial Bioprocesses in collaboration with ACS, Lille, September 7-10, 2014, France.
  8. Gurpreet Kaur Khaira and Moushumi Ghosh, Synthesis and characterization of antibacterial quaternized biopolymeric flocculants. 4th Annual International Conference on Advances in Biotechnology (BIOTECH 2014), BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus, UAE, Date: 10th – 11th March 2014.
  9. Meenakshi Malik and Moushumi Ghosh, 2nd International Society of Biotechnology Conference (ISBT-2013), University of Antwerp, Belgium,
  10. Gurpreet Kaur Khaira and Moushumi Ghosh, Exploring quaternized chitosan as potential flocculant-disinfectant in water treatment. 54th Annual Conference of Association of Microbiologists of India AMI held at Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, Haryana, Nov. 17-20, 2013.
  11. Taranpreet Kaur and Moushumi Ghosh, Overexpression of phosphoglucomutase (PGM) enzyme in metabolically engineered Acinetobacter sp. 54th Annual Conference of Association of Microbiologists of India AMI held at Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak , Haryana, Nov. 17-20, 2013.
  12. Taranpreet Kaur, Jatin Sharma and Moushumi Ghosh, Novel phosphate biosensor based on biopolymer. BRSI, ICIB-2012, Punjabi University, Patiala. Nov. 21-23, 2012.
  13. Taranpreet Kaur, Jatin Sharma and Moushumi Ghosh, Development of phosphate selective biopolymer-sensor using metabolically engineered strain of Acinetobacter sp. ICNP-International Conference on natural polymers, Kottayam Kerala. Oct. 26-28, 2012.
  14. Gurpreet Kaur Khaira, ManmohanChibber and Moushumi Ghosh, Development of quaternized biopolymer flocculant for effective removal and inactivation of Salmonella in potable water. 13th International Symposium on Biopolymers, ISBP2012, Cairns, Queensland, Australia. Oct. 7-10, 2012.
  15. Gurpreet Kaur Khaira and Moushumi Ghosh, Quaternized biopolymeric derivative as disinfectant for water treatment. International Congress on Environmental Research, ICER-2011, SVNIT, Surat, Gujarat. Dec. 15-17, 2011.
  16. Moushumi Ghosh, Gurpreet Kaur Khaira and Pritanshu, Studies on Microbial Polymers for Development of Antibiodeteriogens, AMI-2011, Nov. 3-6, 2011.
  17. Gurpreet Kaur Khaira and Moushumi Ghosh. Evaluation of Quaternized biopolymeric flocculant derivative as disinfectants for Potable water treatment. 51st Annual Conference of Association of Microbiologists of India AMI held at BIT Mesra, Ranchi. Dec. 14-17, 2010.
  18. Gurpreet Kaur Khaira and Moushumi Ghosh, Role of Biopolymers in mitigating pathogenic contaminants in water. International Biomedicine and Technology and Healthcare summit Jiangjyn, China. Nov. 26-27, 2010.
  19. Gurpreet Kaur Khaira, Manmohan Chhibber and Moushumi Ghosh, Mitigation of Microbial contaminants in Potable Water using Quaternized derivative. National Conference on Emerging Trends in Biopharmaceuticals: Relevance to Human Health, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala. Nov.11-13, 2010.
  20. Moushumi Ghosh, Santosh Pathak and Abhijit Ganguli, Application of microbial exopolymers for removal of pathogens from potable water. First international Biotechnology conference, SMIT, Sikkim, 28-39 December, 2008.
  21. Moushumi Ghosh and Santosh Pathak, Removal of high risk pathogens in waste water by novel biopolymeric flocculants. 49th Annual conference of Association of Microbiologists of India, University of Delhi, Delhi, November 18-20, 2008.
  22. Moushumi Ghosh, Simrata Dhillon, Mukesh Kumar, Abhijit Ganguli and A. Goswami, Preformulated, herbal, non –fermented beverages as a novel alternative option for delivering probiotics to consumers. First European food congress (EFFOST) Ljubljana, Slovenia, 4-9 November, 2008.
  23. Moushumi Ghosh and Santosh Pathak. Targeted removal of Salmonella spp. by a novel biopolymer – a futuristic biodefense tool at XIthPunjab Science Congress, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, during 7-10th February, 2008.
  24. Moushumi Ghosh, Richu Singla and AbhijitGanguli,Antioxidant activities and polyphenolic properties of raw and osmotically dehydrated dried Agaricus bisporous snack food. International drying conference, Hyderabad, India, 3-6 October, 2008.
  25. Moushumi Ghosh, Simrata Dhillon, and Abhijit Ganguli, Biotechnological production of lactic acid from potato processing waste water by Lactobacillus plantarum isolated from fermented green chutneys International conference on Biotechnology Engineering (ICBioE07) 8-10 May 07 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, 2007.
  26. Moushumi Ghosh, Santosh Pathak and Abhijit Ganguli, Biotechnological evaluation of a novel exopolymeric flocculant produced by Klebsiella terrigena for removal of Cryptosporidium parvum-an emerging water borne pathogen International conference on Biotechnology Engineering (ICBioE07) 8-10 May 07 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, 2007.
  27. Moushumi Ghosh, Biofilms: Challenges and Applications BRC Mumbai, 12th-13th Jan 2007
  28. Moushumi Ghosh, Santosh Pathak and Abhijit Ganguli, Physicochemical properties of a novel polymeric flocculant material from microbial source. ProcNational Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering Materials. 2007.
  29. Moushumi Ghosh, Santosh Pathak and Abhijit Ganguli, Removal and retention of Cryptosporidium parvumoocystsfrom water samples by a novel exopolymeric bio-flocculant produced by Klebsiella terrigena 47th Annual Conference Association of Microbiologists (AMI) India Dec. 6-8. 2006
  30. Moushumi Ghosh, S. Kaur and Abhijit Ganguli, Inactivation of E.coli O157:H7 in carrot-kinnow-mandarin blends by cinnamon extracts” in: “New frontiers in Food & Fermentation biotechnology,March21-22, Punjabi University, Patiala, ”, 2006.
  31. Moushumi Ghosh, Santosh Pathak and Abhijit Ganguli, Physicochemical properties of a novel polymeric flocculant material from microbial source at National Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering Materials, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, during February 1-3, 2005
  32. Moushumi Ghosh, S. Arora, M. Kalia, Application of a novel bioflocculant produced by a bacterial isolate for pathogen removal. Proc. Biotechnological approaches for sustainable development. Nov. 2004
  33. S. Bansal, Moushumi Ghosh and Abhijit Ganguli, Microbiological quality of popularly consumed street vended foods in Patiala. Proc. of 91st Indian Science Congress, Jan. 2004 Moushumi Ghosh, Tripathi A.K., and Agarwal P.K. Toxicological evaluation of quality of distillery spentwash. Proc. of 66th annual convention of STAI, Nov. 2004.
  34. Moushumi Ghosh, Tripathi A.K., and Agarwal P.K. Decolorization of distillery spent wash by Pseudomonas putida. Proc. of 65th annual convention of STAI, Aug. 2003.
  35. AbhijitGanguli, Moushumi Ghosh Bansal, S and Mudgil, S. “Microbiological quality and safety of street vended Indian chutneys and carrot juices” in 91st Indian science Congress, 1-5 Jan, 2003, Chandigarh, India.
  36. Moushumi Ghosh and Anil Tripathi, Microbial diversity and characterization of bacteria involved in degradation of recalcitrant compounds of anaerobically treated molasses spentwash. Proc. International Congress of Microbial societies (IUMS)Paris Aug. 2002.
  37. Moushumi Ghosh, Anil Kumar Tripathi, and P.K. Agarwal, Isolation and structural analysis of a colored compound from distillery spentwash and its biotransformed products. Proc. of 64th annual convention of STAI, Aug. 2002.
  38. Moushumi Ghosh, A. Hartman, B. Mogge, , M. Schmidt, J.C Munch “Characterization of the bacterial community in the groundwater and aquifer of the “Bitterfeld” area, polluted with chloro-organic compounds by in situ-hybridization with phylogenetic probes and confocal laser scanning microscopy” Proc.International Symposium on “Biotechnological Remediation of water pollution by acid inorganic and aromatic chlorinated compounds” UFZ Center for environmental Research. Leipzig, Germany. March 2001.
  39. Moushumi Ghosh and Ram Chandra Microbial Population Dynamics in Biphasic Distillery Effluent Treatment Process” Proc. Advances in Bioprocessing and r-DNA Technology, Mar.1998.
  40. Moushumi Ghosh and Ram Chandra, Microbial decolourisation of Melanoidin and Metabolite Characterization” by 1H NMR and Mass Spectrometry from Anaerobically Treated Distillery Effluent. Proc.XVII Conference of Society of Toxicology, Dec. 1998.
  41. Moushumi Ghosh and Ram Chandra, Chemical Characterization of Coloring Compound in Treated Distillery Effluent”. Proc. XVI Annual Conference of Society of Toxicology. Dec. 1997.

Book chapters

  • Sandeep Mudgil, Sunita Bansal, Moushumi Ghosh and Abhijit Ganguli: Emerging trends in food borne diseases in Applied Microbiology, Ed; P.C Trivedi, pp169-174; 2006, Agrobios India.
  • Sandeep Mudgil, Abhijit Ganguli and Moushumi Ghosh: Microbiological quality of carrots and Kinnow-mandarins in Applied Microbiology, Ed: P.C Trivedi, pp175-180; 2006, Agrobios India.
  • Arashdeep Singh, Mukesh Kumar, Moushumi Ghosh and Abhijit Ganguli. 2013. Traditional Foods and Beverages as Delivery Vehicles for Probiotics. Series Recent Developments in Biotechnology Vol. 8: Drug Delivery. Studium Press LLC, USA.
  • Helen Bridle and Moushumi Ghosh, 2014, Biomaterial Applications: Macro to nanoscales, Apple Academic Press
  • Ghosh, M. 2017. Lychee Juice and Pulp Extracts as Potential Components for Production of Extracellular Phosphate-Binding Biopolymer from Acinetobacter haemolyticus. In Lychee Disease Management (pp. 181-190). Springer Nature,Singapore.
  • Ghosh,M, Balamurugan, K and Ganguli,A,2019. Health Implications of a Plant Beneficial and Probiotic Lactobacillus casei in Foods Containing the Isoflavone-Daidzein In vitro Plant Breeding towards Novel Agronomic Traits(pp135-148).Springer Nature, Singapore