Area: Agricultural Microbiology
Qualification: M.Sc , Ph.D
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Dr. Mrs. Sonali Nigam is the faculty of Department of Botany and Microbiology from 1st July 2005 at St. Aloysius College.


  • Certificate of Appreciation by Lions Club on Teachers Day. 
  • Best Paper Award in International Science Congress Thailand 2017 at Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand, October 2nd -3rd,2017.
  • International Best Paper Presentation Award in 8th International Science Congress (ISC-2018) on 8th- 9th December 2018, at Maharishi Markandeshwar (Deemed to be University), Mullana, Ambala, Haryana, India.


  • Co-investigator Major Research Project sanctioned by University Grants Commission, Bhopal  entitled “Antifungal Compound: Novel therapeutic compounds against emerging pathogens from Bacillus sp.”(2012-2014) 
  • Minor Research Project sanctioned by University Grants Commission, Bhopal entitled “Antimicrobial Activity of Certain Plants Flavonoid Compounds of Fabaceace family against some Gram positive and Gram negative bacteria” (2013-2015). 
  • Supervise M.Sc. Microbiology students for Dissertation.


  • Mosquito larvicidal activity of saponin isolated form Euphorbia hirta linn of Euporbiaceae. International Journal of Chemical Sciences: 9(3), 1511-1517 
  • Screening for Antimicrobial activity of methanol extract of roots of Tephorsia purpurea against Staphylococcus aureus. International Journal of Environmental Research and Development Vol.06 pg 1044-1046.
  • Phytochemical screening and antimicrobial activity of Clitoria ternatea leaves against Staphylococcus aureus. International Journal of Pharma and Bio Sciences July; 4(3): (B) 963 – 968.  (powered by scopus of Elsevier) 
  • Estimation of Antimicrobial and Phytochemical activity of Clitoria ternatea stem and leaf extracts against some selected Bacterial Strain. International Journal of Research and Development in Pharmacy & Life Sciences: Volume 03, Issue 06, pp:1194-1199 (IJRDPL) (ISSN 2278–0238)  
  • Phytochemical screening and tlc profiling of Tephrosia purpurea leaves and stem. European Journal of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences [EJBPS] Volume 02, Issue 07, pp:162-165 ISSN 2349-8870 
  • Isolation, biochemical characterization and metabolic fingerprinting of rhizobium from root nodules of Clitoria ternatea. International Journal of Applied Biology and Pharmaceutical Technology [IJABPT] pp 19 - 30, volume-8, issue-1, Jan-Mar-2017. ISSN 0976-4550.
  • Green synthesis characterization and antimicrobial activities of silver nanoparticles from Clitoria ternatea plant extract. International Journal of Recent Scientific Research Vol. 9, Issue, 11(B), pp. 29539-29544, November, 2018. ISSN 0976-3031.


  • Presented paper in International Science Congress Thailand 2017 (2nd  -3rd  October 2017): In- vitro Antioxidant Activity, Total Phenolic, Total Flavonoids and Antifungal activity of Clitoria ternatea”, at Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand.


  • Attended and Presented papers in many National Seminar and Conferences.


  • Organized Two days workshop on ‘Mushroom cultivation’ in collaboration with  Dept. of Adult/ continuing education and extension, R. D. University, Jabalpur for college / University students from 22 – 23 Nov., 2005 sponsored by R.D. University, Jabalpur.
  • Organized Two days Environment Awareness programme on “Home Composting” sponsored by Ministry of Environment and Forestry, New Delhi on 17th – 18th  July, 2006 under National Environmental Awareness Campaign.
  • Organized Environment awareness programme: Clean Earth: Green Earth on 25th  – 27th   September 2007.National Environmental Awareness Campaign by   ECSDS, Jabalpur, 2007
  • Organized National Seminar as  Organising Secretary on “Contemporary Trends in Life Sciences Prospects and Challenges Ahead” (16th -17th April 2008) Department of Botany and Microbiology, St.Aloysius’College(Autonomous)College sponsored by Madhya Pradesh council of Science and Technology, MPCST ,Bhopal.
  • Organized National Seminar as Chief Organising Secretary on “Frontiers in Modern Biology: From Discovery to Applications” (6th -7th September, 2013) Department of Botany and Microbiology, St. Aloysius ‘College (Autonomous) College, sponsored by UGC, CRO, Bhopal.
  • Organized Inter Disciplinary Seminar for P.G Students: Quest for career prospects (9th-10th October, 2013) Department of Botany and Microbiology, sponsored by St. Aloysius ‘College (Autonomous) College, Jabalpur.
  • Organised Adult training programme (6th-11th February 2014) sponsored by Department of PG studies and Research in Rural Development, Rani Durgawati University, Jabalpur.



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