Research

Agricultural Sciences

Research Agricultural

Title Principal Investigator Start Year Funding Agency Focus Area
Improvement in silicon uptake, fruit ripening, and yield by targeting multiple genes (SINIP2-1, SIAP2a, SP5G, and PL) with CRISPR/CAS9 approach in tomato Dr. Rupesh Deshmukh, Ramalimgaswamy Fellow, National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute (NABI), Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar, Punjab 2018 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India NA
Identification of trans-factors interacting partners of promoters of a miRNA-transcription factor module from Brassica juncea Dr. Sandip Das, Assistant Professor, Department of Botany, University of Delhi, Delhi 2017 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India NA
Identification of the major players behind the root nodule symbiosis in legumes and understanding their roles in nitrogen fixation Dr. Senjuti Sinharoy, Staff Scientist III & Ramalingaswami Fellow, National Institute of Plant Genome Research (NIPGR), New Delhi 2015 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India NA
Identification and Characterization of MicroRNAs Regulating Embryonic Shoot and Root Meristems Dr. Ananda K Sarkar, Staff Scientist IV, National Institute of Plant Genome Research (NIPGR), New Delhi 2016 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India NA
Identification and breeding of Tospovirus resistance in chillies (Capsicum annuum L.) using molecular markers Dr. Krishna Reddy M, Division of Plant Pathology, ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticultural Research (IIHR), Bengaluru 2015 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India NA
Functional Characterization and Implications of Plant Inositol Pyrophosphate Kinase Dr Ajay Kumar Pandey, Scientist-E, National Agri - Food Biotechnology Institute (NABI), Punjab 2017 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India NA
Functional analysis of a Mediator subunit gene, Med17, in rice and Arabidopsis Dr. Jitendra K Thakur, Staff Scientist V, Plant Mediator Lab, National Institute of Plant Genome Research (NIPGR), New Delhi 2016 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India NA
Fine mapping of nuclear male sterility gene ms10 in chilli pepper and its introgression from chilli pepper to bell pepper through MAS Dr. Major Singh Dhaliwal, Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), Ludhiana 2017 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India NA
Engineering drought tolerance for increased sugar accumulation in potential biofuel crop sweet sorghum Dr. Manoj Kumar Sharma, Assistant Professor (UGC), School of Biotechnology, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi 2014 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India NA
Effect of different arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal isolates on heavy metal uptake, growth and productivity in Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp. genotypes grown under cadmium (Cd) stress Dr. Neera Garg, Professor, Department of Botany, Panjab University, Chandigarh 2017 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India NA

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