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Biochemistry      (12 scientists)

Dr Ranjeet Ranjan Kumar


Field of Specialisation : Stress ProteoGenomics

Dr Ranjeet Ranjan Kumar

Sr. Scientist

M.Sc. : Acharya Narendra Deva University of Agriculture & Technology, Faizabad

Ph.D : Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi

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PG School, Faculty Disciplines : Biochemistry

No. of Students Guided : -    M.Sc :   4

   Ph.D :   3

Top 10 Publications having NAAS rating 6 and above with first or corresponding author only

  1. Kumar, R. R.*, Hasija, S., Goswami, S., Tasleem, M., Sakhare, A., Kumar, S., Bakshi, S., Jambhulkar, S., Rai, G.K., Singh, B., Singh, G.P., Pathak, H., Viswanathan, C., Praveen S.* (2019) Gamma irradiation protect the developing wheat endosperm from oxidative damage by balancing the trade-off between the defence network and grains quality. Ecotoxicol. Environ. Saf. 174: 637-648.
  2. Kumar, R. R.*, Tasleem, M., Jain, M., Ahuja, S., Goswami, S., Bakshi, S., Jambhulkar, S., Singh, S.D., Singh, G.P., Pathak, H., Viswanathan, C., Praveen, S.* (2019) Nitric oxide triggered defense network in wheat: Augmenting tolerance and grain-quality related traits under heat-induced oxidative damage. Env. Exp. Bot. 158: 189-204.
  3. Kumar, R.R., Singh, K., Ahuja, S., Tasleem, M., Singh, I., Kumar, S., Grover, M., Mishra, D., Rai, G.K., Goswami, S., Singh, G.P (2018). Quantitative proteomic analysis reveals novel stress-associated active proteins (SAAPs) and pathways involved in modulating tolerance of wheat under terminal heat. Funct. Integra. Genomics 22:1-20.
  4. Kumar, R.R., Goswami, S., Singh, K., Dubey, K., Rai, G.K., Singh, B., Singh, S., Grover, M., Mishra, D., Kumar, S. and Bakshi, S., Chinnusamy V., and Praveen, S. (2018). Characterization of Novel Heat-Responsive Transcription Factor (TaHSFA6e) Gene Involved in Regulation of Heat Shock Proteins (HSPs)A Key Member of Heat Stress-Tolerance Network of Wheat. J. Biotechnol. 279:1-12.
  5. Kumar, R. R., Pathak, H., Sharma, S. K., Kala, Y. K., Nirjal, M. K., Singh, G. P. et al. (2015) Novel and conserved heat-responsive microRNAs in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Funct. Integra. Genomics 15(3):323-348.
  6. Kumar, R. R., Goswami, S., Shamim, M., Mishra, U., Jain, M., Singh, K., Singh, J.P. et al. (2017). Biochemical Defense Response: Characterizing the Plasticity of Source and Sink in Spring Wheat under Terminal Heat Stress. Front. Plant Sci. 8: 1603.
  7. Kumar RR, Goswami S, Shamim M, Dubey K, Singh K, Singh S, Kala YK, Niraj RR, Sakhrey A, Singh GP, Grover M. (2017) Exploring the heat-responsive chaperones and microsatellite markers associated with terminal heat stress tolerance in developing wheat. Funct. Integra. Genomics. 1:1-20.
  8. Kumar, R.R., Goswami, S., Singh, K., Dubey, K., Singh, S., Sharma, R., Verma, N., Kala, Y.K., Rai, G.K., Grover, M., Mishra, D.C., Singh, B., Pathak, H., Viswanathan, C., Rai, A., and Praveen, S. (2016) Identification of putative RuBisCo activase (TaRca1) ? the catalytic chaperone regulating carbon assimilatory pathway in wheat (Triticum aestivum) under the heat stress. Front. Plant Sci. 7: 986. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2016.00986.
  9. Kumar, R.R., Goswami, S., Gupta, R., Verma, P., Singh, K., Singh, J.P., Kumar, M., Sharma, S.K., Pathak, H., Rai, R.D. (2016) The stress of suicide: temporal and spatial expression of putative heat shock protein 70 protect the cells from heat injury in wheat (Triticum aestivum L). J. Plant Growth Regul. 35:65-82. DOI: 10.1007/s00344-015-9508-7.
  10. Kumar, R. R., Goswami, S., Sharma, S. K., Kala, Y. K., Rai, G. K., Mishra, D. C., Grover, M., Viswanathan, C., Rai, A. K., Rai, R. D. (2015) Harnessing Next Generation Sequencing in Climate Change: RNA-Seq Analysis of Heat Stress-Responsive Genes in Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). OMICS: A Journal of Integrative Biology, doi:10.1089/omi.2015.0097.

Patent / Technologies / Methodologies / System etc. (Upto Five) :

  1. Identified and validated four novel heat-responsive SSR markers which will be useful for the development of climate-smart wheat through breeding program.
  1. Developed thermostable RuBisCO activase enzyme from wheat through protein engineering (site-directed mutagenesis). The enzyme can tolerate temperature up to 42C for 1 h without losing its activity. This engineered enzyme will be useful for developing hea
  1. A BioProject on Whole transcriptome Sequencing of wheat cvs. HD2985 and HD2329 under control (22C) and heat stress-treated (42C, 2 h) conditions were submitted in Sequence Read Archive of NCBI (IARI is the first institution to submit NGS raw data on HS-
  1. Thirty seven novel miRNAs were identified from wheat and five were validated to be heat-responsive (First time heat-responsive miRNAs reported from wheat). These novel miRNAs can be used in wheat breeding program for the development of thermotolerant crop
  1. Sixty four novel starch biosynthesis pathway associated transcripts and 11 novel soluble starch synthase genes were identified through de novo transcriptomic approach. Eight BioProjects were generated for the remodeling of starch biosynthesis pathway and

Awards / Recognitions / Fellowship (Upto Five) :

  1. NASI Associateship Award
  1. RH Dastur Gold Medal Award
  1. Young Scientist Award
  1. Young Scientist Associate Award
  1. Scientist of the Year Award