Department of Microbiology

Academic Profile of Popy Devnath


Popy Devnath

About Popy Devnath

Publications


Popy Devnath, H.M. Abdullah Al Masud. The Nipah virus: A potential pandemic agent in the context of the current severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 pandemic. .New Microbes and New Infections. 2021. 

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2052297521000378?via%3Dihub

Popy Devnath, Imam Hossain, Mohammad Sharif Uddin, Md Hasibul Hossain, Md Riyadh Al Rakib. 2021. Responses to COVID-19 pandemic in a developing country
a scenario based on Bangladesh. Journal of Experimental Biology and Agricultural Sciences. 9(3):254-262

https://www.jebas.org/abstract.php?article_id=526

Rahman MM, Devnath P, Jahan R, Talukder A. Detection of multiple antibiotic-resistant bacteria from the hospital and non-hospital wastewater sources of a small town in Noakhali, Bangladesh. J App Biol Biotech. 2021;9(3):59-65. DOI: 10.7324/JABB.2021.9308.

https://jabonline.in/abstract.php?article_id=569&sts=2

Devnath, Popy, et al. "Mucormycosis coinfection in the context of global COVID-19 outbreak: A fatal addition to the pandemic spectrum." International Journal of Surgery (London, England) (2021): 106031-106031.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1743919121001655?via%3Dihub

Experiences and Activities


TECHNICAL EXPERIENCES AND HANDS ON TRAINING:

Basic microbiological methods, UV-visible Spectrophotometry, DNA extraction and purification, Gel Electrophoresis (Agarose gel electrophoresis, SDS-PAGE), Thin layer chromatography, Column chromatography, Enzyme-linked Immuno-sorbent assay (ELISA), Polymerase chain Reaction (PCR), RT-PCR.

1. Hands on training on RT-PCR: DBD International Molecular Diagnostics Course, May 7-11, 2018 in Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA. Arranged by CDC and APHL (Association of Public health laboratories).

[The training covers identification of bacterial meningitis agents such as Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae, and Neisseria meningitidis by multiplex Real time-PCR method]

2. Hands on training on “Identification of Bacterial meningitis pathogens”, Oct 28th- Nov 2, Atlanta, Georgia Public health laboratory arranged by CDC, GPHL (Georgia Public Health Laboratory) and APHL (Association of Public health laboratories).

 [The training covers cultural and biochemical based identification of bacterial meningitis agents such as Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae, and Neisseria meningitidis. Moreover, training on antimicrobial sensitivity test, CSF analysis was also included on the study]

3. Bangladesh Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (BCSIR), Chittagong. M. S Research student 2 months Training on Gas Chromatography – Mass spectrometry