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S. C. Bhatla
Professor

bhatlasc@gmail.com; scbhatla@hotmail.com

Research: Plant Physiology and Biochemistry - Nitric oxide modulated plant development, Salt stress physiology, Physiology of adventitious rooting.
Current Teaching: Plant Physiology and Biochemistry

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S. B. Babbar
Professor

Research: In Vitro Plant Morphogenesis: Androgenesis, Micropropagation, Alternative Gelling Agents for Microbial and Plant Tissue Culture Media, Role of NO, DNA Barcoding of Plants.
Current Teaching: Cell Biology, Plant Biotechnology

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V. P. Singh
Professor

vpsingh_biology@rediffmail.com

Research: Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology: Microbial Genetics, Microbial Adaptation (Thermophily), Biotransformations, Biological Control
Current Teaching: Molecular Genetics and Cytogenetics, Microbiology; Microbial Technology, Biostatistics

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K. S. Rao
Professor
srkottapalli@botany.du.ac.in, srkottapalli@yahoo.com
http://people.du.ac.in/~ksrao

Research: Ecosystem analysis, Plant nutrition, Ecosystem redevelopment, Agroforestry systems, Land use/cover analyses, Soil and water conservation, Reserve-People conflict mitigation, Sustainable rural development models/approaches.
Current Teaching: Environmental Science, Principles of Ecology, Agroecology, Population Biology

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A. K. Pandey
Professor
arunkpandey@botany.du.ac.in;
arunpandey79@gmail.com

Research: Angiosperm Taxonomy: Asteraceae, Araliaceae, Cucurbitaceae and Fabaceae; Ethnobotany; Reproductive biology of flowering plants

Current Teaching: Angiosperm taxonomy, ethnobotany, biology of reproduction, molecular systematics

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Amar Kumar
Professor
akumar@botany.du.ac.in
akumar23j@gmail.com

Research: Molecular basis of plant-nematode interactions; nematode genomics, Plant molecular genetics and genomics, Plant tissue culture and biotechnology, crop improvement (tomato, petunia, tobacco), plant retrotransposons - biology and genome evolution.
Current Teaching: Cell and Molecular Biology; Pathogens and Pest of Crop plants; Genetics and Biotechnology of Crop Plants; Molecular Interactions of Plants with Symbionts, Pathogens and Pests.

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R. Geeta
Professor
rgeeta@botany.du.ac.in
http://people.du.ac.in/~rgeeta/

Research: Phylogenetic Biology; Systematics and evolution of angiosperms (Dioscorea, Rhododendron, Impatiens, Justicia); Evolution of leaf form and development; Molecular and genome evolution
Current Teaching: Evolutionary Biology; Phylogenetic Biology and Analysis; Population Biology

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Veena Agrawal
Professor

drveena_du@yahoo.co.in

Research: Tissue culture and biotechnology of medicinal plants; Plant biotechnology, evaluation, isolation, and metabolic engineering of naturally occurring anticancerous, larvicidal bioactive compounds; Sex-linked molecular markers for dioecious crops, molecular basis of metal stress-induced phytotoxicity and its amelioration
Current Teaching: Plant Biotechnology and Resource Utilization; In vitro technologies and industrial applications.

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D.B. Sahoo
Professor

dbsahoo@hotmail.com

Research: Algal carbon sequestration, Biofuel, Algal Nutraceuticals
Current Teaching: Developmental Biology; Algae, Environment and Human Welfare

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Suman Lakhanpaul
Professor

Research: Plant Developmental Biology, Mechanisms controlling apomixis in plants
Current Teaching: Genetics, Molecular Genetics, Plant Anatomy, Genetics and Biotechnology of Crop plants, Biotechnology in management of Plant Genetic Resources

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Renu Deswal
Professor

renudeswal@yahoo.co.in

Research: Nitric oxide and cold stress signaling, Functional Genomics (Proteomics)
Current Teaching: Physiology and Biochemistry, Genomics and Proteomics, Plant Physiology and Biochemistry.

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Sudeshna Mazumdar-Leighton
Professor

smceres21@yahoo.co.in

Research: Interactions of Plants with the Biotic Environment; Sustainable Agricultural Biotechnology
Current Teaching: Pathogens and Pests of Crop Plants, Molecular interactions of plants with symbionts, pathogens and pests, Plant Cell Biology, Population Biology

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Rajesh Tandon
Professor

tandon.raj@gmail.com

Research: Reproductive Biology of Flowering Plants; Conservation Biology
Current Teaching: Developmental Biology, Reproductive biology of flowering plants

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P.L. Uniyal
Professor

uniyalpl@rediffmail.com

Research: Biology of Bryophytes, Pteridophytes,
Gymnosperms, Population Biology, Aquatic Plants
Current Teaching: Developmental Biology, Advances in Archegoniatae.

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Vishnu Bhat
Professor

bhatv64@rediffmail.com

Research: Plant Developmental Biology, Mechanisms controlling apomixis in plants
Current Teaching: Developmental Biology, Reproductive Biology of Flowering Plants.

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Shailendra Goel
Professor

shailendragoel@yahoo.com

Research: Plant Genetics and Genomics, Transgenics.
Current Teaching: Genetics and Cytogenetics, Advanced Genetics and Plant Breeding, Genomics

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Arun Jagannath
Professor

jagannatharun@yahoo.co.in

Research: Crop genetics and genomics of Brassica juncea (Indian mustard) and Carthamus tinctorius (Safflower); Transgenic technology for crop improvement and validation of gene function; Candidate genes influencing agronomic traits; Aphid biology and genomics
Current Teaching: Plant Biotechnology and Resource Utilization; Bioinformatics; Comparative Genomics.

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Manu Agarwal
Professor

agarwalm71@gmail.com

Research: Genetics and genomics of abiotic stresses in plants
Current Teaching: Recombinant DNA Technology and Proteomics, Genomics and Proteomics

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Rupam Kapoor
Professor

kapoor_rupam@yahoo.com

Research: Plant-Microbe interactions, Plant pathology, Stress Physiology
Current Teaching: Pathogens and Pests of Crop Plants, Molecular interactions of plants with symbionts, pathogens and pests.

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Sandip Das
Associate Professor
sdas@botany.du.ac.in

sandipdas04@gmail.com

Research: Regulatory genes and elements in plant morphological diversity and adaptive variation; Polyploidization and genetic networks; Genome organisation of plants; Genetic engineering of agronomic traits in plants.
Current Teaching: Cell Biology; Molecular Biology and Genetics; Archaegoniatae; Bio-informatics

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Priya Panjabi-Massand
Assistant Professor
ppriyagen@yahoo.com

Research: Plant-Pathogen interactions & Phytosterol biosynthesis in Brassica spp.
Current Teaching: Genetics and Cytogenetics; Advanced Genetics and Plant Breeding

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Yashwanti Mudgil
Assistant Professor

ymudgil@gmail.com

Research: Cell signaling networks and Regulation of plant growth and Development
Current Teaching: Recombinant DNA technology and Proteomics; Immunology; Cell biology

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Girish Mishra
Assistant Professor

girishmishra@yahoo.com

Research: Plant Lipid Biochemistry and Metabolic engineering
Current Teaching: Plant Physiology and Biochemistry; Chromatography and Lipid metabolism, Algae in human welfare

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Ratul Baishya
Assistant Professor

rbaishyadu@gmail.com

Research: Ecosystem Research; Ecology and Biodiversity Conservation; Carbon Sequestration; Climate Change Impact Assessment
Current Teaching: Plant Ecology; Environmental Science; Principles of Ecology; Agricultural Ecology; Population Biology; Ecological Adaptations

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C.S. Seth
Assistant Professor

seth_bhu@yahoo.co.in

Research: Plant Physiology and Biochemistry; Chelate assisted phytoextraction of heavy metals; Mechanism of metal detoxification via glutathione and phytochelatins; Phytohormones and their role under abiotic stress management; Plant adaptation by carbon-nitrogen metabolism and gas exchange attributes
Current Teaching: Plant Biotechnology and Resource Utilization; In Vitro Tissue Culture and Industrial Application; Algae, Environment and Human Welfare

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