M. Sc. (NEHU); Ph.D. (NEHU), NET: (UGC-CSIR)
Areas of Interest: Cyanobacterial diversity, nitrogen metabolism, prospects of biofertilizers and microbial bioremediation
Experience: 25 years of teaching and research experience
Publications/Books: 61 scientific papers in international and national journals, 12 book chapters, 1 laboratory guidelines.
Research projects: completed five.
Ph. D. awarded: Nine
Papers presented in Conferences/Seminars: 68
Prof. Mayashree Syiem joined the Department as Lecture in 2002 after eight years of teaching in the Department of Biotechnology, St. Anthony’s College, Shillong. She was recipient of Government of India Scheme of Scholarships in approved residential secondary schools, NET and CSIR Research Associateship and had worked as a research associate in an Indo-France project. Prof. Syiem has more than 25 years of teaching and research experience and has been working on various aspects of cyanobacterial diversity, nitrogen metabolism, prospects of biofertilizers and microbial bioremediation. She has published 61 scientific papers in international and national journals, 12 book chapters, 1 laboratory guidelines and 68 abstracts in international and national symposium/conferences/ seminars etc. She has completed five research projects from different funding agencies (DST, DBT, UGC). Nine students have completed Ph.D. under her guidance and currently four research scholars are registered under her. She has been a member of MBBS, MD counselling of NEIGRIHMS, Indian Science Congress and is a NAAC assessor since 2014. She is also a reviewer for many journals of repute including Journal of Hazardous Material, Journal of Phytoremediation, Journal of Aquatic Toxicology and CLEAN-Soil, Air, Water.
SELECTED BOOK CHAPTERS: