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Title Principal Investigator Start Year Funding Agency Focus Area
Incorporation of biotic stress resistance gene(s) in the genetic background of Pusa Basmati 1509 through marker assisted backcross breeding  Dr. Ashok Kumar Singh Head, Genetics & Plant Breeding, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi Email: head_gen@iari.res.in; sharmak@iari.res.in 2015 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India NA
 Identification of host factors conferring natural resistance in paprika, red chillies and green chillies against chilli leaf Dr. Jitendra  Kumar Professor, School of Life Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi Email: schakraborty@mail.jnu.ac.in 2014 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India NA
Generation and comparative analysis of salinity responsive miRNAs and miRNA-mediated pathways of Nonabokra) Dr. Tapan Kumar Mondal Senior Scientist, ICAR - National Research Centre on Plant Biotechnology, New Delhi Email: mondaltk@yahoo.com 2017 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India NA
Functional genomics of thermal stress tolerance in Indian wheat Prof. Paramjit  Khurana Head, Department of Plant Molecular Biology, Delhi University, South Campus Email: khuranaj@genomeindia.org 2014 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India NA
Expression Analysis of Galactomannan Biosynthesis Pathway Genes in Cluster Bean (Cyamopsis tetragonoloba L) through Transcriptome Sequencing Prof. Ashok Chaudhury Professor & Dean, Department of Environmental Science & Engineering, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar, Haryana Email: ashokchaudhury@ hotmail.com 2014 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India NA
Exploitation of resistance gene derived markers (GDMs) for the development of blast and bacterial blight resistant version of rice var HPR2143 Dr. Rajeev Rathour Senior Scientist, Department of Agricultural Biotechnology, CSK Himachal Pradesh Agricultural University, Kangra Email: molbiol@hillagric.ac.in 2013 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India NA
Erucic acid profiling and Introgression of low erucic acid trait in desirable cultivars of Brassica juncea L. Dr. Gyanendra Kumar Rai Assistant Professor, School of Biotechnology, Sher-E-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences & Technology of Jammu Email: gkrai75@gmail.com 2014 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India NA
Enrichment of Vitamin E in Sesamum Oil by transgenic approach Dr. M Manickavasagam Assistant Profesor, Department of Biotechnology, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu Email: manickbiotech@gmail.com 2014 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India NA
Emergence of Tobacco streak virus infecting Cotton: Investigations on transmission, spread and symptom remission Dr. Renukadevi  P Assistant Professor (Plant Pathology), Dept. of Floriculture and Landscaping, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore Email: Renucbe88@yahoo.com 2015 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India NA
Diversification of canola quality traits to some Important Indian cultivars of B. juncea through marker-assisted backcross breeding (MAB) Prof. Akshay K Pradhan Professor, Department of Genetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi Email: pradhancgmcp@gmail.com 2013 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India NA

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