Dr. Liza Handique Bhattacharyya

Assistant Professor




ASSISTANT PROFESSOR                                         
J.B.College, Jorhat, Assam, India                                           

MOBILE NO: +91 8876044626                                                          

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Date of Birth: 15-12-1988



Jagannath Barooah College, Jorhat, Assam, India (working since, 2017 till date)




Assistant Professor

Jagannath Barooah College,

Baruah chariali, Kakoti Gaon, Tarajan, Jorhat, Assam 785001




                        Ph.D. (Forest Botany)  

Title:     Actinorhizal, Endomycorrhizal and Endophytic microbiota associated with Elaeagnus       latifolia L. rhizosphere and their role in its conservation and bioactive secondary metabolites production

Nodal Centre    : Rain Forest Research Institute, Jorhat, Assam

                        University        : Forest Research Institute University, Dehradun, India


Master of Science, Botany (Hons.)         

College :Hansraj College,

University        :University of Delhi, Delhi

            Result              : First Class (70%)


Bachelor of Science, Botany (Hons.)      

College :J.B. College, 

University        : Dibrugarh University, Assam

            Result              : First Class (84.6%) with Distinction


2005: Anandaram Baruah award for securing star marks in 10th exams

2010: Best Graduate in science from Dibrugarh university

2010: Manik Lal Phookan Memorial Award for Best Graduate in TDC Science examination, 2010, Jaagannath Barooah College, Jorhat, Assam

2020: “InSc Institute of Scholars” Research Excellence Award in Nov, 2020

2020: SADHNA “ Young achiever award”, 2020.

Papers published in Journals and Books

  1. Liza Handique, Vipin Parkash and Arunima Das Hazarika (2013) Phylogeny of Musa paradisiaca, Ravenala madagascariensis and Heliconia rostrata based on morphological, biochemical, amino acid sequences of rbcL protein and matK DNA sequences. International Journal of Theoretical and Applied Sciences, 5(2): 69-78.
  2. Liza Handique and Vipin Parkash (2014) Nodular micro-endosymbiontic and endomycorrhizal colonization in Elaeagnus latifolia: A noble host of symbiotic actinorhizal and endomycorrhizal association. International journal of Science and Research, 3(7): 1713-1717.
  3. Borah, L. H. Bhattacharyya, Parkash Vipin and P. N. Bhattacharyya (2015) Rhizospheric Fungal Diversity Associated with Meyna spinosa Roxb.: A Threatened and Ethno-Medicinally Important Plant of North-East India. Int. J. Curr. Microbiol. App. Sci 4(11): 295-303.
  4. Bhattacharyya PN, Bhattacharyya LH (2015) Identifying and formulating the keys of ideal research strategies. International Journal of Applied Research 2015; 1(13): 371-376.
  5. Liza Handique Bhattacharyya, Pranaba Nanda Bhattacharyya (2016) Indigenous knowledge on the exploitation and utilization of medicinal plants by the Thengal Kachari tribe of Jorhat district, Assam, North-east India. Current Life Sciences 2 (4): 92-101.
  6. N. Bhattacharyya, M. P. Goswami, L. H. Bhattacharyya (2016) Perspective of beneficial microbes in agriculture under changing climatic scenario: A review. Journal of Phytology 8: 26-41. doi: 10.19071/jp.2016.v8.3022.
  7. Aatreyee Nath, Liza Handique Bhattacharyya, Pranaba Nanda Bhattacharyya, Vipin Parkash, Bijay Sharma. Comparative assessment of arbuscular mycoorhizal fungi (AMF) associated with Oroxylum indicum (Kurz.)- an ethno-medicinal plant of N. E. India. Annals of Plant Sciences 5.9 (2016): 1428-1431. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.21746/aps.2016.10.004.
  8. H. Bhattacharyya, Gayatree Borah, Vipin Parkash, P. N. Bhattacharyya (2017) Fungal endophytes associated with the ethnomedicinal plant Meyna spinosa Roxb.

Current Life Sciences 3(1): 1-5.

  1. Vipin parkash, Liza Handique, Priya Dhungana (2019) Diversity and Distribution of Endomycorrhizae and Dark Septate Endophytes of some Economically Important Bamboos of Assam, India. Not Sci Biol 11(3):447-454. doi: 10.15835/nsb11310343
  2. H. Bhattacharyya (2020) Ethno-medicinal aspects of certain weeds collected from the Paddy fields of Jorhat district, Assam, India. Pragyanjyoti 10: 177-184.
  3. PN Bhattacharyya, LH Bhattacharyya, V Parkash (2021) Fungal Endophytes Associated With the Actinorhizal Plant Species, Elaeagnus Latifolia L.(Elaeagnaceae) And Evaluating Their Antagonistic Potential Against Grey Blight Disease in tea. (Under Review in World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology).
  4. N. Bhattacharyya, S.R. Sarmah, A. Rahman, S. Borchetia, L.H. Bhattacharyya, C. Handique, M. Madhab (2021) Biological Management of looper pests in tea (old looper, Biston (=Buzura) suppressaria and emerging looper species, Hyposidra talaca) using entomopathogens: a novel approach for sustainability. (Under Review in International Journal of Tropical Insect Science).

Book chapters:

  1. Liza Handique and Vipin Parkash Endomcorrhizal diversity and colonization in rhizosphere and root cortical region of Gnetum gnemon Assam, India. In: Das, K. (eds.), Interdisciplinary approach to Biological sciences Research and sustainable development, ISBN: 978-93-8320-03-07.
  2. Liza Handique, Vipin Parkash and Ankur Jyoti Saikia (2015) Indigenous Conservation Of Aquilaria Malaccensis In Assam: A Historical Perspective With Present Scenario.” In: Das, K. (eds.), BIOTIK, pp. 131-142.
  1. Sudeshna Dutta, Liza Handique, Gayatree Bora and Vipin Parkash (2015) Diversity of arbuscular mycorrhizae associated with the natural populations of Meyna spinosa of upper Brahmaputra valley, India. In: Das, K. (eds.), BIOTIK, pp. 143-154.


  1. H. Bhattacharyya P. N. Bhattacharyya (2021) Actinorhizal plants, Elaeagnus latifolia L. conservation: Perspectives in reclamation of degraded land including tea soil. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Omniscriptum Publishing Group, Chisinau 2068, Republic of Moldova Europe, pp 1-125. (ISBN 978-620-3-85481-7).

Research Interest: Evolutionary biology, Microbiology, Biochemistry and Plant Pathology


Professional Experience : Internal and external examiner, scrutinizer ,etc, As a guide to the students in projects works and preparation of dissertations, As a guide of the students in field trips and educational tours.


Jagannath Barooah College (Autonomous)
Barpatra Ali, Jorhat-785001
Assam, India
Phone: +91 376 3510156
Email:  jbcollege@rediffmail.com
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