National Institute of Plant Genome Research
Digital India   Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav     
    Dr. Alok Krishna Sinha
    FNA, FNASc, Staff Scientist VII
    JC Bose National Fellow
    Ph.D: National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow
    Postdoctoral Fellow: University of Regensburg (AvH fellow) and University of Wuerzburg Germany
    Tel: 91-11-26741612,14,17 Ext. - 188
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 List of Ph. D. Students

S. NoNameThesis TitleYear
1. Jyoti BatraMolecular and phytochemical studies of Catharanthus roseus (L.) G. Don hairy root cultures for production of terpenoid indole alkaloids2008
2. Santosh KumarCloning and characterization of gene encoding peroxidase from Catharanthus roseus2009
3. Kundan KumarInvestigation of the role of Mitogen activated protein kinase in Oryza sativa under abiotic stress conditions2009
4. Monika JaggiInvestigations on Catharanthus roseus and Agrobacterium rhizogenes interactions for the production of terpenoid indole alkaloids2009
5. K. Prabhakara RaoCharacterization of Mitogen activated protein kinase gene family in Oryza sativa2010
6. Susheel Kumar RainaStudy of effects of abiotic stress on terpenoid indole alkaloid production in Catharanthus roseus2010
7. Dhammaprakash P WankhedeStudy of the interactome map among the members of Mitogen activated Protien Kinase (MAPK) cascade in Oryza sativa.2011
8. Vishmita Sethi Investigation of overlapping functions of ZBF1/ MYC2 in MAPK and light signaling pathways in Arabidopsis seedling development 2013
9. B. Raghuram Regulation of MAP Kinase signaling cascade by microRNAs in Oryza sativa 2014
10.. Arsheed Hussain Sheikh Identification and Characterisation of Novel Interacting Partners of Mitogen Activated Protein Kinases in Oryza sativa 2015
11. Siddhi K Jalmi Functional Characterization of a Group-C Mitogen Activated Protein Kinase, OsMPK7 in Rice 2015
12. Pallavi Singh Investigation of mitogen activated protein kinase (MAPK) signaling components involved during rice root development 2016
13. Deepanjali Verma Investigation of novel regulators involved in MAP kinases and light signaling pathways in Arabidopsis seedling development 2019
14. Prakash Kumar Bhagat Investigation of the role of MAP kinase in biogenesis of microRNA (miRNA) in plants 2019
15. Stanzin Noryang Investigation of crosstalk between auxin signaling and MAP kinase cascade during plant development 2021
16. Kirti Singh Investigation of the role Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase in regulating ARGONAUTE proteins during small RNA dependent gene regulation 2022
17. Sumaira Tayyeba Investigation of Signaling Crosstalk During Submergence Stress in Rice 2022
18. Gopal Banerjee Regulation of Cell-cycle by Mitogen Activated Protein Kinase in Plant. 2023

 Current Members

S. No.
Designation E-mail ID

Dr. Deepika Sharma


Dr. Neetu Verma

DBT Biocare Women Scientist

Dr. Mrinalini Manna

NPDF Fellow

Gopal Banerjee

Ph. D. Student

Dhanraj Singh

Ph. D. Student

Sarvesh Jonwal

Ph.D. Student


Ph.D. Student

Lavnya Mittal

Junior Research Fellow

Uttam Pal

Ph.D. Student

Muskan Bansal

Ph.D. Student

Shubanghi Pndey

Ph.D. Student

Aseem Bala

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