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Dr. Bengyella Louis

Senior Lecturer
University of Health and Allied Sciences, Ghana


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Plant Biotechnology from University of Burdwan, India

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Biography

Dr. Bengyella Louis is working as Senior Lecturer, the University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS), School of Basic and Biomedical Sciences, Ho, Ghana. He has completed his Ph.D. in Plant Biotechnology from University of Burdwan, India and Post-doctoral fellow at the University of the Witwatersrand, School of Molecular and Cell Biology, Johannesburg, South Africa. He has published 28 research articles in journals contributed as author/co-author.

Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
100%
Plant Biotechnology
62%
Plant Pathology
90%
Agronomy
75%
Virus Genes
55%

Research Publications in Numbers

Books
5
Chapters
10
Articles
47
Abstracts
2

Selected Publications

  1. Nawaz, K., A.A. Shahid, L. Bengyella, M.N. Subhani, M. Ali, W. Anwar, S. Iftikar and S.W. Ali, 2018. Evidence of genetically diverse virulent mating types of Phytophthora capsici from Capsicum annum L. World J. Microbiol. Biotechnol., Vol. 34. 10.1007/s11274-018-2511-y.
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  2. Nawaz, K., A.A. Shahid, L. Bengyella, M.N. Subhani, M. Ali, W. Anwar, S. Iftikar and S.W. Ali, 2018. Diversity of Trichoderma species in chili rhizosphere that promote vigor and antagonism against virulent Phytophthora capsici Sci. Hortic., 239: 242-252.
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  3. Jose, R.C., L. Bengyella, P.J. Handique and N.C. Talukdar, 2018. Cellular and proteomic events associated with localized formation of smut-gall during Zizania latifolia–Ustilago esculenta interaction. Microb. Pathogenesis, 126: 70-84.
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  4. Bengyella, L., L.E. Yekwa, S. Iftikhar, K. Nawaz, R.C. Jose, D.J. Fonmboh, E. Tambo and P. Roy, 2018. Global challenges faced by engineered Bacillus thuringiensis Cry genes in soybean (Glycine max L.) in the twenty-first century. 3Biotech, Vol. 8. 10.1007/s13205-018-1484-8.
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  5. Bengyella, L., E.L. Yekwa, K. Nawaz, S. Iftikhar and E. Tambo et al., 2018. Global invasive Cochliobolus species: Cohort of destroyers with implications in food losses and insecurity in the twenty-first century. Arch. Microbial., 200: 119-135.
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  6. Bengyella L., 2018. Global insight into the distribution of velvet-like B protein in Cochliobolus species and implication in pathogenicity and fungicide resistance. World J. Microbiol. Biotechnol., Vol 34. 10.1007/s11274-018-2569-6.
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  7. Waikhom, S.D., L. Bengyella, R. Pranab and N.C. Talukdar, 2017. Paradigm Host-range Evolution of Cochliobolus lunatus in Post-Genomic Era. In: Pathogenicity of Cochliobolus Species in Post Genomic Era, Bengyella, L. (Ed.). 1st Edn., Studium Press, USA., ISBN: 1-62699-075-1, pp: 106-123.
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  8. Nawas, K., L. Bengyella, A.A. Shahid, W. Anwar, S. Iftikhar and M.N. Subhani, 2017. Current Cochliobolus Metabolites Involved in Plant Disease Development in Post-Genomic Era. In: Pathogenicity of Cochliobolus Species in Post Genomic Era, Bengyella, L. (Ed.). 1st Edn., Studium Press, USA., ISBN: 1-62699-075-1, pp: 66-85.
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  9. Louis, B., S.D. Waikhom, R.C. Jose, S. Goyari, P.K. Bhardwaj, N.C. Talukdar and P. Roy, 2017. Cochliobolus lunatus down-regulates proteome at late stage of colonization and transiently alters StNPR1 expression in Solanum tuberosum L. Arch. Microbiol., 199: 237-246.
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  10. Jose, R.C., N.D. Grihalakshmi, L. Bengyella, P.J. Handique and N.C. Talukdar, 2017. Confined enzymatic activity of S. scitamineum and U. esculenta at the smut gall during Infection. Biol. Syst. Open Access, Vol. 6. 10.4172/2329-6577.1000182.
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  11. Iftikhar, S., A.A. Shahid, K. Nawaz and L. Bengyella, 2017. New Insights in to the Taxonomic Placement of Bipolaris- Cochliobolus-Curvularia Complex in Post–Genomics Era. In: Pathogenicity of Cochliobolus Species in Post Genomic Era, Bengyella, L., O. Degani, K. Nawaz, S.D. Waikhom and S. Iftikhar (Eds.). 1st Edn., Studium Press, USA., ISBN: 1-62699-075-1, pp: 1-46.
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  12. Bengyella, L., O. Degani, K. Nawaz, S.D. Waikhom and S. Iftikhar, 2017. Pathogenicity of Cochliobolus Species in Post Genomic Era. 1st Edn., Studium Press, USA., ISBN: 1-62699-075-1, Pages: 250.
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  13. Bengyella, L., L.E. Yekwa, S.D. Waikhom, K. Nawaz and S. Iftikhar et al., 2017. Upsurge in curvularia infections and global emerging antifungal drug resistance. Asian J. Scient. Res., 10: 299-307.
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  14. Bengyella, L., E.L. Yekwa, S.D. Waikhom, N.Y. Feto and R. Pranab, 2017. First Secretome Analysis of Cochliobolus lunatus Interacting with Potato Leaf in the Liquid Phase at Different Temperature Regimes Reveal A CL[XXXX]LHM-motif. In: Pathogenicity of Cochliobolus Species in Post Genomic Era, Bengyella, L. (Ed.). 1st Edn., Studium Press, USA., ISBN: 1-62699-075-1, pp: 141-173.
  15. Bengyella, L., E.L. Yekwa, M.N. Subhani, E. Tambo and K. Nawaz et al., 2017. Invasive Aspergillus terreus morphological transitions and immunoadaptations mediating antifungal resistance. Infect. Drug Resist., 10: 425-436.
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  16. Bengyella, L., E.L. Yekwa, A. Alisotani, E. Tambo, N.A. Feto and R. Pranab, 2017. Insights into Cochliobolus lunatus Diseases in Post-Genomics Era. In: Pathogenicity of Cochliobolus Species in Post Genomic Era, Bengyella, L., E.L. Yekwa, A. Alisotani, E. Tambo, N.A. Feto and R. Pranab (Eds.). 1st Edn., Studium Press, USA., ISBN: 1-62699-075-1, pp: 47-65.
  17. Tambo, E., G. Madjou, C. Khayeka-Wandabwa, E.N. Tekwu and O.A. Olalubi et al., 2016. Can free open access resources strengthen knowledge-based emerging public health priorities, policies and programs in Africa. F1000Research, Vol. 5. 10.12688/f1000research.8662.1.
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  18. Louis, B., S.D. Waikhom and P.W. Atadja, 2016. Current trends in outwitting resistance development in Candida infections through photodynamic and short peptide therapies: A strategic-shift from conventional antifungal agents. Expert Rev. Anti-infective Therapy, 14: 345-352.
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  19. Jose, R.C., S. Goyari, B. Louis, S.D. Waikhom, P.J. Handique and N.C. Talukdar, 2016. Investigation on the biotrophic interaction of Ustilago esculenta on Zizania latifolia found in the Indo-Burma biodiversity hotspot. Microb. Pathogenesis, 98: 6-15.
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  20. Jose, R.C., B. Louis, S. Goyari, S.D. Waikhom, P.J. Handique and N.C. Talukdar, 2016. Biotrophic interaction of Sporisorium scitamineum on a new host-Saccharum spontaneum. Micron, 81: 8-15.
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  21. Bengyella, L. and S.D. Waikhom, 2016. Bamboo Shoot on the Table is Rich with Histone-Like Proteins. In: Natural Products in Food: Prospects and Applications, Kumar P.J. (Ed.). Studium Press, USA, ISBN: 162699-0743 pp: 51-63.
  22. Sayanika, D.W., B. Louis, R. Pranab and C.T. Narayan, 2015. Insights on predominant edible bamboo shoot proteins. Afr. J. Biotechnol., 14: 1511-1518.
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  23. Louis, B., S.D. Waikhom, S. Goyari, R.C. Jose, P. Roy and N.C. Talukdar, 2015. First proteome study of sporadic flowering in bamboo species (Bambusa vulgaris and Dendrocalamus manipureanus) reveal the boom is associated with stress and mobile genetic elements. Gene, 574: 255-264.
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  24. Louis, B., S.D. Waikhom, R.C. Jose, S. Goyari, N.C. Talukdar and P. Roy, 2015. Cochliobolus lunatus colonizes potato by adopting different invasion strategies on cultivars: New insights on temperature dependent-virulence. Microb. Pathog., 87: 30-39.
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  25. Louis, B. and C. Rey, 2015. Resistance gene analogs involved in tolerant cassava-geminivirus interaction that shows a recovery phenotype. Virus Genes, 51: 393-407.
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  26. Goyari, S., S.H. Devi, L. Bengyella, M. Khan, C.K. Sharma, M.C. Kalita and N.C. Talukdar, 2015. Unveiling the optimal parameters for cellulolytic characteristics of Talaromyces verruculosus SGMNPf3 and its secretory enzymes. J. Applied Microbiol., 119: 88-98.
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  27. Bengyella, L., S.D. Waikhom, N.C. Talukdar and P. Roy, 2015. Black list of unreported pathogenic bambusicolous fungi limiting the production of edible bamboo. J. Microbiol. Plant Pathol., Vol. 6. 10.4172/2157-7471.1000264.
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  28. Bengyella, L., S.D. Waikhom, F. Allie and C. Rey, 2015. Virus tolerance and recovery from viral induced-symptoms in plants are associated with transcriptome reprograming. Plant Mol. Biol., 89: 243-252.
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  29. Waikhom, S.D., B. Louis, P. Roy, W.M. Singh, P.K. Bharwaj and N.C. Talukdar, 2014. Scanning electron microscopy of pollen structure throws light on resolving Bambusa-Dendrocalamus complex: Bamboo flowering evidence. Plant Syst. Evol., 300: 1261-1268.
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  30. Waikhom, S.D. and B. Louis, 2014. An effective protocol for micropropagation of edible bamboo species (Bambusa tulda and Melocanna baccifera) through Nodal culture. Scient. World J., Vol. 2014. 10.1155/2014/345794.
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  31. Waikhom, S.D. and L. Bengyella, 2014. Current Topics in Redox Biology: Free Radical Scavenging Activity and Neutriceutical Values of Edible Bamboo Shoots Revealed A Potential Healthy Food for the Mileninium. In: Natural Products in Food: Prospects and Applications, Sharma G.J. and R.N. Sharan (Eds.). McGraw Hill Education (India) Private Limited, New Dehli, ISBN: 10:93-492-142-1420-X, pp: 191-202.
  32. Louis, B., S.D. Waikhom, P. Roy, P.K. Bhardwaj, M.W. Singh, S.K. Chandradev and N.C. Talukdar, 2014. Invasion of Solanum tuberosum L. by Aspergillus terreus: A microscopic and proteomics insight on pathogenicity. BMC Res. Notes, Vol. 7. 10.1186/1756-0500-7-350.
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  33. Louis, B., S.D. Waikhom, P. Roy, P.K. Bhardwaj, C.K. Sharma, M.W. Singh and N.C. Talukdar, 2014. Host-range dynamics of Cochliobolus lunatus: From a biocontrol agent to a severe environmental threat. BioMed Res. Int., Vol. 2014. 10.1155/2014/378372.
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  34. Louis, B., S.D. Waikhom, P. Roy, P.K. Bhardwaj and M.W. Singh et al., 2014. Secretome weaponries of Cochliobolus lunatus interacting with potato leaf at different temperature regimes reveal a CL [xxxx] LHM-motif. BMC Genomics, Vol. 15. 10.1186/1471-2164-15-213.
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  35. Louis, B., D.W. Sayanika, M.S. Wakambam, N.C. Talukdar and R. Pranab, 2014. Diversity of ascomycetes at the potato interface: New devastating fungal pathogens posing threat to potato farming. Plant Pathol. J., 13: 18-27.
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  36. Louis, B., 2014. Engineered pathogenesis related protein crops and consumer behavioural patterns. Eubios J. Asian Int. Bioeth., 24: 26-30.
  37. Bengyella, L., S.D. Waikhom, P. Roy, P.K. Bhardwaj, M.W. Singh, S.K. Chandradev and N.C. Talukdar, 2014. Data from: Invasion of Solanum tuberosum L. by Aspergillus terreus: A microscopic and proteomics insight on pathogenicity. Dryad Digital Repository. 10.5061/dryad.590j0.
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  38. Waikhom, S.D., B. Louis, C.K. Sharma, P. Kumari, B.G. Somkuwar, M.W. Singh and N.C. Talukdar, 2013. Grappling the high altitude for safe edible bamboo shoots with rich nutritional attributes and escaping cyanogenic toxicity. BioMed Res. Int., Vol. 2013. 10.1155/2013/289285.
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  39. Louis, B., P. Roy, D.W. Sayanika and N.C. Talukdar, 2013. Aspergillus terreus thom a new pathogen that causes foliar blight of potato. Plant Pathol. Quarantine, 3: 29-33.
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  40. Louis, B., P. Roy, D.S. Waikhom and N.C. Talukdar, 2013. Report of foliar necrosis of potato caused by Cochliobolus lunatus in India. Afr. J. Biotechnol., 12: 833-835.
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  41. Waikhom, S.D., B. Louis and G.J. Sharma, 2012. In vitro seed germination and micropropagation of edible Dendrocalamus giganteus munro using seeds. Biotechnology, 11: 74-80.
  42. Louis, B., P. Roy, T. Ousman, S.D. Waikhom and N.C. Talukdar, 2012. Overcoming heat shock protein inhibition at critical temperature vital for survival in Solanum tuberosum L. in vivo condition. Afr. J. Biotechnol., 11: 10769-10774.
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  43. Bengyella, L., R. Pranab, E.L. Yekwa and S.D. Waikhom, 2012. The farmers cry: Impact of heat stress on Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. dianthi, interaction with fungicides. Asian J. Plant Pathol., 6: 19-24.
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  44. Ousman, T., L. Bengyella, N. Julienne, J.B.L. Dongmo and C.D. Dakole, 2011. Synergism and antagonism of essential oil fractions of Cymbopogon citratus, Ocimum gratissimum and Thymus vulgaris against Penicillium expansum. Int. J. Plant pathol., 2: 51-62.
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  45. Louis, B., J. Nguefack and P. Roy, 2011. Evaluation of antifungal potential of Ocimum gratissimum extracts on two seedborne fungi of rice (Oryza sativa L.) in cameroon. Asian J. Biol. Sci., 4: 306-311.
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  46. Louis, B. and P. Roy, 2011. Switching between heat shock proteins and cold inducible proteins under temperature fluctuation in Solanum tuberosum L. Cultivars in in vivo condition. Br. Biotechnol. J., 1: 101-112.
  47. Bengyella, L. and R. Pranab, 2011. Switching between heat shock proteins and cold inducible proteins in four Solanum tuberosum L cultivars in in vivo condition. Br. Biotechnol. J., 1: 23-34.
  48. Bengyella, L. and P. Roy, 2010. Engineered Pathogenesis related and Antimicrobial Proteins weaponry against Phytopthora infestans in potato plant: A review. Biotechnol. Mol. Biol. Rev., 5: 61-66.
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