Antibacterial activity of Euphorbia hirta.- Molecular Characterization of Anogeissus acuminata genotypes employing RAPD markers.- An efficient protocol for plant regeneration of Phlogacanthus thyrsiflorus Nees: An important medicinal shrub.- Cloning, evolutionary relationship and microarray based expression analysis of WRKY transcription factors in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.).- Leaf rust responsive expression profiling of TIFY transcription factor family in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.).- A correlation study between drug resistance and plasmid profiling.- Optimization of surface sterilization process of selected dye yielding plants for isolation of bacterial endophytes.- Insights into fungal pectin lyase: an overview.- Control of Aflatoxin Biosynthesis in Peanut with Geocarposphere Bacteria : A Biotechnological Approach for Sustainable Development.- Developing efficient methods for unravelling headspace floral volatilome in Murraya paniculata for understanding ecological interactions.- Studies on nutraceutical properties of Annaona Squamosa.- Automated Detection of Chronic Alcoholism Using Hilbert Huang Transformation.- Biosurfactant production by Pseudomonas fluorescens NCIM 2100 forming stable oil-in-water emulsions.- Identification and screening of potent inhibitors against spore wall proteins of Flacherie infected B. mori through molecular modelling and docking studies.- Growth Phase Dependent synthesis of Gold Nanoparticles Using Bacillus licheniformis.- A rapid method for detection and characterization of anthocyanins from Hibiscus, Ocimum and Syzygium species and evaluation of their antioxidant potential.- Phytochemical screening and antioxidant property of anthocyanins extracts from Hibiscus rosa-sinensis.- Study of biochemical changes on freeze dried and conventionaly dried white button mushroom as a sustainable method of food preservation.- Computational modeling of hepatocellular carcinoma associated parp-1 protein and structure base screening of potential inhibitor.- Ferulic acid decarboxylase from Bacillus cereus SAS-3006: purification and properties.- Marker assisted breeding of recombinant 1rs -1bl chromosome for improvement of bread making quality and yield of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.).- Modelling of L-protein from Ebola virus and development of its new inhibitor molecules: an in-silico approach.
Dr. Kunal Mukhopadhyay is a professor at the Department of Bio-Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology in Jharkhand, India. He obtained his Bachelor's degree from the Presidency College, Kolkata and M.Sc. and Ph.D degrees from the University of Calcutta, India. He was selected for the Rockefeller Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship in Rice Biotechnology Program and pursued his research at the University of Georgia, USA. He has worked extensively on wheat crop improvement. Dr. Mukhopadhyay has also worked in other areas of plant biotechnology, particularly genomics-driven metabolomics of medicinal plants like Guggul and Tulsi for the identification of key metabolites and regulation of genes involved in Guggulsterone and phenylpropanoid biosynthesis. He has completed seven research projects, published more than 30 research articles and contributed to three book chapters.
Dr. Ashish Sachan is an assistant professor at the Department of Bio-Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology, Jharkhand, India. He obtained his M.Tech. and Ph.D degrees from the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT Kharagpur), India. His main area of research is exploring the microorganisms for degradation of pollutants and production of value-added products. He is actively involved in research and has published more than 20 papers in international and national journals such as FUEL, Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, Applied Microbiology & Biotechnology, Journals of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology, Annals of Microbiology and Letters in Microbiology. He is a life member of the Association of Microbiologists of India and the Biotech Research Society of India (BRSI).Dr. Manish Kumar is an assistant professor at the Department of Bio-Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology, Jharkhand, India. He obtained his M.Sc. and Ph.D degrees from Ranchi University. His main area of research is exploring the environment for degradation of pollutants and instrumentation. He is actively involved in research and has published more than 25 papers in international and national journals such as Planta, Plant Cell Reports, PLoS ONE and Gene. He is a life member of the Association of Microbiologists of India and the Indian Society for Technical Education.