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Designation: Scientist- C

Qualification:  M. Sc. (Biotechnology),

Area of Specialization:   

  • Plant tissue culture and Genetic transformation

Research interest:

  • Timber forensics

  • Gene function analysis


  • Qualified GATE 2010.

  • Executive Member of the 'Society for Promotion of Tropical Biodiversity’, Jabalpur (MP) and Member of the Editorial Board of ‘Indian Journal of Tropical Biodiversity’ during 2014.

  • Editor & Co-ordinator of the monthly e-magazine, Van Sangyan during 2014.

Training/Symposia Attended: 8


Research publication:

  • International: 1

  • National: 1

  • Scientific magazines: 16

Papers published in Proceedings of Symposiums/Conferences:

  • “Genetic variation studies in tree species using carbonic anhydrase isozyme analysis” in Proceedings of national seminar on tree biotechnology 2013: Emerging opportunities in forestry and tree science, held at IFGTB, Coimbatore (pp. 145-7)

Pamphlets/Brochures Published:

  • IWST Technical bulletin on ‘Micropropagation of Bamboo Species’


Research Project as PI:

  • Studies on propagation of a valuable timber species, Diospyros ebenum J.Koenig ex Retz. through seeds and in vitro techniques (Funding Agency: ICFRE)

  • Development of procedure for forensic identification of illegally cut mangrove trees using molecular marker techniques (Funding Agency: Mangrove & Marine Biodiversity Conservation Foundation)

  • Production of transgenic teak tolerant to defoliating pests (ICFRE)

M. Sc. Dissertation guidance: 11


S. No.

Name of the student




Sudeepta Mishra,

Rajiv Gandhi College, Satna

Carbonic anhydrase isozyme analysis in Dalbergia sissoo

6 months


Hemant Ahirwar,

Extol College, Bhopal

Isozyme analysis of carbonic anhydrase in economically important tree species

6 months


Roli Jhariya,

Mata Gujri Mahila Mahavidyalaya, Jabalpur

Callus culture for somatic embryogenesis in Tectona grandis using different seedling explants

6 months


Binita Tigga,

St. Aloysius College, Jabalpur

Alignment and phylogenetic analysis of carbonic anhydrase nucleotide and protein sequences from plant species

6 months


Kanchan Agrawal,

Mahatma Gandhi Chitrakoot Gramodya University, Satna

Multiple sequence alignment and phylogenetic analysis of cellulose synthase sequences of forestry species

6 months


Deepti Hardaha,

Mata Gujri Mahila Mahavidyalaya, Jabalpur

A study on the effect of BA and Picloram on somatic embryo induction using seedling derived callus of Tectona grandis

6 months



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