Dr Neelam Gogoi

PhD in Chemistry (Material Nanochemistry)
Innovation Fellow at ARC Training Centre for Future Crops Development, Research School of Biology
ANU College of Science

Areas of expertise

  • Nanotechnology 4018
  • Nanobiotechnology 310607
  • Plant Biology 3108
  • Plant Physiology 310806
  • Genetics 3105
  • Non Genetically Modified Uses Of Biotechnology 300109
  • Genetically Modified Horticulture Plants 300106
  • Microbiology 3107

Research interests

 Nanotechnology driven CRISPR genetic engineering in horticulture crops


Dr Neelam Gogoi is an Innovation Fellow at the ARC Training Centre for Future Crops Development at the Australian National University. Previously, she worked as a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Sydney and Chinese Academy of Sciences. Her research expertise includes CRISPR nanoengineering in Plants, Material Nanochemistry and Polymer Chemistry.

 - Postdoctoral Research Associate, SOLES, University of Sydney, 2018-2022

- Research Affiliate, School of Chemistry, University of Sydney, 2018-2022

- Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, 2017-2018

- Senior Research Fellow of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR-SRF), India, 2014-2017

- Project Research Fellow of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), India, 2011-2014

- PhD in Chemistry, University of Gauhati, India, 2012-2017. Thesis title: Hybrid functional biopolymers as advanced nanocomposite for catalytic, drug delivery and sensing applications.

- Master of Science (Organic Chemistry), Cotton College, India, 2009-2011.

- Bachelor of Science (Chemistry), Jorhat Institute of Science and Technology, India, 2006-2009.

Researcher's projects

- Development of efficient nanoparticle delivered CRISPR gene editing in Agaricus bisporus. Funded by Sylvan Australia Pty Ltd. and Sylvan Inc USA 2020-2022.

- Genetic Engineering in Plants through polymer directed delivery of CRISPR. Funded by University of Sydney. 2018-2020.

- Designing supramolecular fluorescent structures through aggregation induced emmision (AIE). Funded by Chinese Academy of Science. 2017-2018. 

- Development of stimuli responsive polymers surfaces. Funded by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India. 2011- 2014.

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