Santonu Kumar Sanyal

Mr Santonu Kumar Sanyal

Higher Degree by Research Candidate

PhD Candidate

School of Biological Sciences

Faculty of Sciences

Santonu Kumar Sanyal is a PhD Student in the School of Biological Sciences at The University of Adelaide. His PhD Project is 'Analyzing Microbial Diversity on Metal Rich (specially Gold) Environments'. His research interest aims to unveil complex relationship of Microbes and Metal’s biogeochemical Cycle. Mr. Sanyal received the prestigious Adelaide Scholarship International (ASI) for pursuing his PhD. He obtained his B.S (Hon’s) with Deans Award (2012) and M.S (2014) in Microbiology from The University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Previously He worked on Arsenic Microbiome analysis and bioremediation project as a MS thesis student.

  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2016 Lecturer (On Study Leave) Jagannath University
  • Awards and Achievements

    Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount
    2016 Scholarship Adelaide Scholarship International The University of Adelaide Australia
  • Language Competencies

    Language Competency
    Bengali Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
    English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
    Hindi Can speak and understand spoken
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2013 - 2014 University of Dhaka Bangladesh Master of Science in Microbiology
    2009 - 2013 University of Dhaka Bangladesh Bachelor of Science in Microbiology
  • Research Interests

  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2019 Sanyal, S., Shuster, J., & Reith, F. (2019). Cycling of biogenic elements drives biogeochemical gold cycling. Earth-Science Reviews, 190, 131-147.
    2019 Sanyal, S., Shuster, J., & Reith, F. (2019). Biogeochemical gold cycling selects metal-resistant bacteria that promote gold particle transformation. FEMS Microbiology Ecology.
    2018 Siddique, M., Haque, M., Sanyal, S., Hossain, A., Nandi, S., Alam, A., . . . Hossain, M. (2018). Circulatory white spot syndrome virus in South-West region of Bangladesh from 2014 to 2017: molecular characterization and genetic variation. AMB Express, 8(1), 13 pages.
    2017 Sultana, M., Mou, T., Sanyal, S., Diba, F., Mahmud, Z., Parvez, A., & Hossain, M. (2017). Investigation of Arsenotrophic Microbiome in Arsenic-Affected Bangladesh Groundwater. Groundwater, 55(5), 736-746.
    DOI Scopus5 WoS5 Europe PMC4
    2017 Bashar, S., Sanyal, S., Sultana, M., & Hossain, M. (2017). Emergence of IntI1 associated blaVIM-2 gene cassettemediated carbapenem resistance in opportunistic pathogen Pseudomonas stutzeri. Emerging Microbes and Infections, 6(5), 3 pages.
    DOI Scopus2 WoS2
    2016 Sanyal, S., Mou, T., Chakrabarty, R., Hoque, S., Hossain, M., & Sultana, M. (2016). Diversity of arsenite oxidase gene and arsenotrophic bacteria in arsenic affected Bangladesh soils. AMB Express, 6(1), 21-1-21-11.
    DOI Scopus10 WoS9 Europe PMC5
    2016 Karmaker, M., Sanyal, S., Sultana, M., & Hossain, M. (2016). Association of bacteria in diabetic and non-diabetic foot infection - An investigation in patients from Bangladesh. Journal of Infection and Public Health, 9(3), 267-277.
    DOI Scopus7 WoS3 Europe PMC1
    2016 Sanyal, S., Chakrabarty, R., Hossain, M., & Sultana, M. (2016). Characterization of Arsenite Resistant Escherichia coli Isolated from Tubewell Water of Singair, Manikganj, Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Microbiology, 31(1), 13.
    2015 Sanyal, S., Karmaker, M., Sultana, M., & Hossain, M. (2015). Association of Bacillus circulans with non-diabetic foot infection in Bangladeshi patient. Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology, 33(4), 606-608.
    2015 Hossain, A., Nandi, S., Siddique, M., Sanyal, S., Sultana, M., & Hossain, M. (2015). Prevalence and distribution of White Spot Syndrome Virus in cultured shrimp. Letters in Applied Microbiology, 60(2), 128-134.
    DOI Scopus1 WoS2 Europe PMC1
  • Book Chapters

    Year Citation
    2015 Sanyal, S., Sultana, M., & Hossain, M. A. (2015). Arsenic Pollution in the Environment: Role of Microbes in Its Bioremediation. In S. Singh, & K. Srivastava (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Uncovering New Methods for Ecosystem Management Through Bioremediation (pp. 92-119). IGI Global.
    DOI Scopus2
  • Memberships

    Date Role Membership Country
    2019 - 2019 Member Geochemical Society United States

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