Dr. Nishu Goyal Bansal

Assistant Professor - Selection Grade (DOJ - 01.07.2017, Regular)


B.Tech (Biotechnology), Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi

M.Tech (Biosciences and Bioengineering), IIT Bombay

Ph.D. (Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering), National University of Singapore


Area of Specialization:


Biofuels and Bioenergy, Metabolic network modeling and optimization of cellular network, Systems Biology, Non-Invasive drug delivery using nano/microparticles, Ongoing research area – Dairy wastewater treatment.


Research & Publications: 


International Journals:


Nishu Goyal, Zhou Zhi, and I A Karimi. “Metabolic processes of M. Maripaludis and potential applications” Microbial Cell Factories (2016), Vol. 15, 107


Nishu Goyal, Zhou Zhi, and I A Karimi. “Flux measurements and maintenance energy for CO2 Utilization by M. Maripaludis”. Microbial Cell Factories (2015), Vol. 14, 146


Nishu Goyal, I A Karimi, and Zhou Zhi. “Genome-scale metabolic model of M. Maripaludis S2 for CO2 capture and conversion to methane”. Molecular BioSystems (2014), Vol.10, 1043-1054


Nishu Goyal, Jyoti Sharma, Anupam Singh, J. K. Pallavi, Humira Sonah, K.V. Prabhu, and Promila Gupta. “Assessment of genetic relationships among bread wheat genotypes using microsatellite markers". International Journal of Applied Agricultural Research (2010) Vol.5 No.5, 575-582


International Conferences:


Poster Presentation entitled “Influence of nitrogen limitation on methanogenesis and growth in M. Maripaludis”, International Conference on CO2 Utilization (ICCDU), Singapore, July 5, 2015


Oral highlights plus poster presentation entitled “Experimental validation of in silico flux predictions from a genome-scale model (iMM518) for CO2 utilization by M. Mariplaudis”, 12th International Symposium on Process Systems Engineering (PSE) and 25th European Symposium on Computer-Aided Process Engineering (ESCAPE), Copenhagen, Denmark, May 31, 2015


Oral presentation entitled “Genome-based Metabolic Flux Analysis (MFA) of M. Maripaludis for improved methane productivity”, AIChE Annual Meeting, Atlanta GA, USA, Nov 16, 2014


Oral presentation entitled “Genome-scale metabolic network reconstruction and in silico analysis of M. Maripaludis S2”. 23rd European Symposium on Computer-Aided Process Engineering (ESCAPE), Lappeenranta, Finland, June 9, 2013


Book Published:

Goyal, Nishu. In silico Modeling and Experimental Validation for Improving Methanogenesis from CO2 via M. Marip