Bulbuli Khanikor

Bulbuli Khanikor

Assistant Professor

MSc (Dibrugarh) PhD (Dibrugarh)

Assistant Professor (Grade-II) in Zoology (Specialization Entomology)

Department of Zoology
Gauhati University, Guwahati, 781014
Email:- bkz11@gauhati.ac.in


Book Chapters

1.      Bora, D.S., Khanikor, B. and Konwar, M. (2010) Plant extracts  for management of Uzi fly Exorista sorbillansWiedemann ( Diptera : Tachiniidae). Bioresources for Rural Livelihood – Genetics Biochemistry and Toxicology. Edited by  G.K. Kulkarni, B.N.Pandey and B.D.Joshi. I : 217-224. Narendra Publishing House, New Delhi. (ISBN 978-93-80428-06-2).

  1. Bora, D.S., Khanikor, B. and Gogoi, H. ( 2012) Plant based pesticides : Green environment  with special reference to silk worms. Pesticides - Advances in Chemical and Botanical Pesticides. Edited by: R.P. Soundararajan. 8-171-206.  (ISBN 978-953-51-0680-7). In Tech-Open Access Publisher, Croatia, Europe.


Papers in Refereed Journal

1.      Bora, D.S. and Khanikor, B. (2011) Selective toxicity of Ageratum conyzoides   and Ocimum sanctum against    Exorista sorbillans (Diptera:Tachinidae)  and Antheraea assama (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae). National Academy Science Letters. 34 ( 1& 2) : 9-14. (ISSN-0250-541X).

  1. Bora, D.S.,  Tariang,R., Deka, B., Borthakur,S., Saikia,D. and Khanikor, B. (2011) Matrix habitat use by butterfly communities in vicinity of Jokai Reserve  forest Assam.   Bulletin of Life Sciences, XVII : 1-19. (ISSN-0971-5746).
  2. Khanikor, B. and Bora, D.S. (2011) Toxicity of essential oil compounds against Exorista    sorbillans (Diptera: Tachinidae), a parasitoid of silkworm. African Journal of Biotechnology. 10 (85) : 19807-19815. (ISSN 1684–5315 © 2011 Academic Journals).
  3. Khanikor, B. and Bora, D.S. (2012) Effect of Plant based Essential oil on Immune Response of Silkworm, Antheraea assama Westwood (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae). International Journal of Industrial Entomology. 25(2).139-146. The Korean Society of Sericulture Science.  (ISSN-1598-3579).
  4. Khanikor,B., Parida,P., Yadav,R.N.S. and Bora,D.S. (2013) Comparative mode of action of some terpene compounds against octopamine receptor and acetyl cholinesterase of mosquito and human system by the help of homology modeling and Docking studies. Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Science.  3(02):006-012. (ISSN- 2231-3354).
  5. Khanikor, B., Sorongpong, A. and Saha, P. (2015): Larvicidal efficacy of essential oil of five aromatic plants against lymphatic filariasis vector Culex quinquefasciatus Say (Diptera: Culicidae). Tropical Zoology. 5:66-74. (ISSN-0971-7978).
  6. Das, A.K., Khanikor, B. and Neog, K. (2016): Biology of Cotesia dictyoplocae Watanabe (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) a parasitoid of Antheraea assamensis Helfer (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae).  Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies. 4(2): 236-240. (E-ISSN: 2320-7078 P-ISSN: 2349-6800).
  7. Adhikari, K., Khanikor, B., Sarma, R., Mahanta, S. and Kalita, J. (2016): Study on the life history and protein content of Sarcophaga ruficornis (Diptera: Sarcophagidiae) a forensically important insect. The Journal of Zoology Studies. 3(6): 01-08.
  8. Mahanta, S.,  Khanikor, B. and Sarma, R. (2017): Potentiality of essential oil from Citrus grandis (Sapindales: Rutaceae) against Culex quinquefasciatus Say (Diptera: Culicidae). Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies 2017; 5(3): 803-809. (E-ISSN:2320-7078, P-ISSN:2349-6800).
  9. Sarma, R., Khanikor, B. and Mahanta, S. (2017): Essential oil from Citrus grandis (Sapindales: Rutaceae) as insecticide against Aedes aegypti (L) (Diptera: Culicidae). International Journal of Mosquito Research. 4(3): 88-92. (E-ISSN:2348-5906, P-ISSN: 2348-7941)
  10. Sarma, R., Mahanta, S. and Khanikor, B. (2017): Insecticidal Activities of the Essential Oil of Aegle marmelos (Linnaeus, 1800) against Aedes aegypti (Linnaeus, 1762) and Culex quinquefasciatus (Say, 1823). Universal Journal of Agricultural Research. 5(5): 304-311. (E-ISSN: 2332-2284, P-ISSN: 2332-2268)
  11. Khanikor, B., Barman J., Sarma, R., Mahanta, S., Adhikari, K. (2018): Evaluation of Efficacy of Three Essential Oils against Odontotermesfeae (Isoptera: Termitidae). Journal of Environment Pollution and Human Health, 2018, Vol. 6. (ACCEPTED)


  • 96th Indian Science Congress, conducted by NEHU, Shillong , India. 3-7 January, 2009.
  • 97th Indian Science Congress, conducted by University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram, India. 3-7 January, 2010.
  • UGC sponsored National Seminar on “Global Climate Change : Frontier Research in Biological Sciences”. Organized by Department of Life Sciences, Dibrugarh University, Assam, India. 12th February, 2010.
  • National Seminar on “Climate Change and Sustainable Development”. Organized by Department of Environmental Science, Tezpur University, India. April 1 to 3, 2010.
  • National Seminar on “Recent Advances in Synthesis and Catalysis RASC-2011”. Organized by Department of Chemistry, Dibrugarh University, India. February 10 to 12, 2011.
  • International Seminar on “River, Society and Sustainable Development”. Organized by Dibrugarh University, India. May, 26 to 29, 2011
  • Regional Seminar of Assam Science Society, 56th Annual Technical Session. Organized by Dibrugarh Branch at Dibrugarh University, India. 26th March, 2011.
  • International Seminar on “Bioresources and Human Sustenance”. Organized by Department of Zoology, Cotton College & Zoological Society of Assam (ZSA). India. October 20 to 22,  2011
  • 18thInternational Conference(Post: ISCBC-2012) Perspective and Challenges in Chemical & Biological Sciences Innovation Cross Road. Organized by IASST, Guwahati & ISCB, Lucknow, India. January 28 to 30, 2012.
  • International Symposium On Insects -“Insect, Human & Environment”. Organized by Entomological Society of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. December 3 to 5, 2012
  • International Conference on Entomology. Organized by Department of Zoology and Environmental Sciences, Punjabi University, Patiala, India.  21st Feb-23rd Feb, 2014.
  • Invited talk on “An avenue for reducing constraints in sericulture with special reference to uzi fly, Exorista sorbillans”. Conference on “Exploration of seri biodiversity for novel product development”, organized by Unit of Excellence on Seribiotechnology, Centre for the Environment, Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati. 29th November-30th November, 2014.
  • Internatinal Conference on “Harnessing the Sub-Himalayan Plant Diversity for Human Welfare”. Organized by Dibrugarh University, Assam, India. 11th March-13th March, 2015
  • XXV-International Congress of Entomology (ICE-2016) & 64th Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. Orlando, Florida, USA. September 25-30.
  • National Conference Zoo Con 2017: Animal Sciences in 21st Century. Organized by Department of Zoology, University of North Bengal. February 11-12, 2017
  • National Seminar on Integrated Approach in Zoological Research & Biennial Conference of Zoological Society of Assam. Organized by Department of Zoology, Gauhati University, Assam India in Association with Zoological Society of Assam. 30th & 31st March, 2017.
  • Northeastern Regional Conference and Exhibition on Promotion and Protection of Traditional Health Care Remedy (Translational Approaches for Novel Drugs and Drug Intermediates). Organized by Institutional Biotech Hub, Department of Biotechnology, Gauhati University (IBH-GU) In Association With IASST, USTM, NEBA and IITG. 24th-26th March, 2017.


  1. SPSS 16 Faculty Development Program. Conducted by SPSS South Asia & Dept of Statistics, Dibrugarh University, Assam, India. September 19-20, 2008.
  2. DBT Sponsored training programme on Bioinformatics-Application in Biological Sciences. Organized by BIF, Center for Studies in Biotechnology, Dibrugarh University, Assam, India. March 5-7, 2009.
  3. DBT Sponsored training programme on Biotechnology and Bioinformatics Tools in Teaching and Research. Organized by BIF, Center for Studies in Biotechnology, Dibrugarh University, Assam, India. March 11-13, 2010.
  4. National Workshop on Emerging areas of Seri Biotechnology. Conducted by CMER&TI, Lahdoigarh, Jorhat, Assam, India. September 27-29, 2011
  5. National Workshop on Advanced Analytical Techniques. Conducted by SAIF, IIT, Bombay, India. March 26-29, 2012.
  6. DBT Sponsored Training Programme on Application of Bioinformatics in Teaching and Research. Conducted by Bioinformatics Centre (BIF), Gauhati University, Guwahati-781014, Assam, India. 25th Feb- 4th March, 2013.
  7. 7-days Summer Workshop & Hands on Training on Techniques in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology. Conducted by Golden Jubilee Celebration Committee, Dept. of Zoology, Gauhati University, Guwahati, Assam, India. 6th July, 2015 – 12th July, 2015.
  8. Workshop on Promotion of Ornamental Fishes in the Northeastern Region of India. Organized by Department of Zoology, Gauhati University. 17th July, 2016.

7 days Internship Program on Molecular Biology during 25th July, 2017. Guwahati Biotech Park, IIT Guwahati, Assam, India.


  1. UGC Sponsored Refresher Course in Life Sciences (ID). UGC Academic Staff College, Gauhati University. India. 17th Dec,2012-6th January,2013.
  2. 95th Orientation Course, ASC JNU. UGC Academic Staff College, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India. 6th April, 2015- 1st May, 2015.
  3. UGC Sponsored Refresher Course in Biological Science and Technology. Human Resource Development Center, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India. 22nd  Sep, 2017- 14th Oct,2017.


Name:                                                DR. BULBULI KHANIKOR

Designation:                                     Assistant Professor (Grade-II)

Educational Qualification:            M.Sc., PH.D. (Dibrugarh University)

                                                            Certificate in Food & Nutrition (IGNOU)

Specialization:                                 Life Sciences -Zoology- (Specialization: Entomology)

Extra Curricular:                              NCC “C” Certificate

Date of Joining as permanent faculty at Gauhati University :            31.10.2011

Present Address:              Dept. of Zoology, Gauhati University,  P.O. Gauhati University-                                                                                  Jalukbari , Dist. Kamrup, State-Assam, India, Pin Code- 781014,

                                             Phone No- 091-9365644187 ; 091- 9435294100 .

                                             E-mail: khanikorbulbuli@yahoo.co.in

Academic Qualifications: (HS onwards-)

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Life Sciences- Zoology-(Entomology)


Dibrugarh University



Life Sciences-Zoology



Dibrugarh University



Zoology (Major),Botany, Chemistry, English


Dibrugarh University


Ph.D. Thesis: “Evaluation of extracts and essential oils of Ocimum and Ageratum against uzi fly, Exorista sorbillans (Wiedemann), a parasitoid of Antheraea assama Westwood.”

Research Areas

  1. Insect pest control/management
  2. Biopesticide formulation
  3. Vector control with special reference to control of Aedes and Culex

Presently Working students for Ph.D. :

  1. Miss Riju Sarma
  2. Miss Sudarshana Mahanta
  3. Miss Hridisha Nandana Hazarika
  4. Sri Kamal Adhikari

Ph.D. Degree Awarded: One

1.      Sri Arpan Das

Research Publications:

1.Book Chapters: Two

2.Papers in Refereed Journal: Twelve