Research

Agricultural Sciences

Research Agricultural

Title Principal Investigator Start Year Funding Agency Focus Area
Bio-formulation containing Mycorrhiza and micro-encapsulated nodulating Rhizobacteria species to meliorate its usage as Biofertilizer Dr. Alok Adholeya, Senior Fellow & Senior Director, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), New Delhi 2014 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India Biofertilizer
Assessing the genome sequences of Termitomyces clypeatus for novel metabolite discovery through whole genome sequencing methods and characterization of the metabolites for application in biotechnology Dr. Sucheta Tripathy, Principal Scientist, Structure Biology & Bioinformatics, Indian Institute of Chemical Biology (IICB), Kolkata 2016 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India Genome sequencing and metabolites characterization
A Gene Pyramiding approach to improve salt tolerance involving vacuolar transporters by co-expressing Na+/H+ antiporter PgNHX1 and H+ pyrophosphatase AVP1 and identification of flanking sequence of T-DNA in putative transformants of Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) Dr. DL Savithramma, Professor, Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, University of Agricultural Sciences 2014 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India Gene Pyramiding
A combined approach of metabolomic, proteomic, transcriptomic and organization of photosynthetic apparatus from Chlamydomonas reinhardtii under various light intensities with different growth conditions Dr. Subramanyam Rajagopal, Reader, Department of Plant Sciences, School of Life Science, University of Hyderabad 2017 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India Photosynthetic apparatus from Chlamydomonas sp.
Microalgae as alternate source of bioavailable vitamin B12 Dr. Sarada Ravi, Sr. Principal Scientist, CSIR-Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI), Mysuru 2015 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India Vitamin in microalgae
Construction of Cold Inducible Expression System Dr. Ashish Kumar Singh, Assistant Professor (INSPIRE Faculty), School of Material Science and Technology, Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi 2017 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India Cold Inducible System
Understanding the molecular intricacies of Rice-Rhizoctonia interactions Dr. Gopaljee Jha, Staff Scientist IV, National Institute of Plant Genome Research (NIPGR), New Delhi 2015 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India Molecular interaction of pathogen and rice
Understanding molecular mechanism of sheath blight resistance in rice Dr. P M Reddy, Department of Biotechnology, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), New Delhi 2014 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India Sheath blight resistance in rice
Symmetric somatic hybridization for late blight resistance in potato  Dr. Jagesh Kumar Tiwari, Scientist (Senior Scale), Division of Crop Improvement, ICAR-Central Potato Research Institute, Shimla 2013 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India Hybridization in potato
 Marker assisted selection for Phytophthora and powdery mildew resistance and effective nodulation in soybean (Glycine max L.Merr.) Prof. Ramalingam J, Professor and Head, P.M.B.& Bioinformatics, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore 2013 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India Nodulation in Soybean

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