Dr Panda Kusuma Kumari

Associate Professor

Amity Institute of Biotechnology
 
  • Qualifications

    Graduation : B.Sc.(Botany, Zoology, Chemistry)-1992,Andhra University

    Post Graduation : M.Sc.(Botany (Genetics & Plant Pathology))-1994,Andhra University

    Doctorate : Ph.D.(Genetics & Tissue Culture)-2003,Andhra University

  • Experience

    15 Apr 2010 - Present
    Associate Professor,
    Amity Institute of Biotechnology

    15 Apr 2010 - 19 May 2014
    Asst.Professor(III),
    Amity Institute of Biotechnology,
    Amity University,Sec-125,Noida,U.P





  • Current Courses Taught

    Advanced biology

    Advanced Genetics

    Basic Genetics

  • Publications

    • Molecular Markers for screening salinity response in Sorghum. ,
    Indian Journal of Biotechnology

    • Genetic Analysis of Sodium Content and Na/K ratio in relation to salinity tolerance in Pearl Millet Pennisetum glaucum (L). R.Br. P. Kusuma Kumari, P.V. Arjuna rao, ,
    J. Crop Sci. Biotech.Springer

    • Genetic Analysis of Sodium Content and Na/K ratio in relation to salinity tolerance in Pearl Millet Pennisetum glaucum (L). R.Br. P. Kusuma Kumari, P.V. Arjuna rao, ,
    J. Crop Sci. Biotech.Springer

    •In vitro Response of Sorghum Accessions under Different Salinity Levels ,
    Indian sociey of agricultural Biochemists

    • Biosystematic Studies in the Genus Pennisetum ,
    Regency publications

    • Karyomorphology and heterochromatin patterns in three species of Sesbania Scop., ,
    Springer

    Cadmium toxicity-induced proline accumulation is coupled to iron depletion ,
    Springer

    Cadmium toxicity-induced proline accumulation is coupled to iron depletion ,
    Springer

    Cadmium toxicity-induced proline accumulation is coupled to iron depletion ,
    Springer

    RNAseq revealed the important gene pathways controlling adaptive mechanisms under waterlogged stress in maize ,
    Nature

    In Silico Characterization and Functional Validation of Cell Wall Modification Genes Imparting Waterlogging Tolerance in Maize ,
    SAGE

    Development and validation of multiplex-PCR assay to simultaneously detect favourable alleles of shrunken2, opaque2, crtRB1 and lcyE genes in marker-assisted selection for maize biofortification ,
    Springer

    Development of multinutrient-rich biofortified sweet corn hybrids through genomics-assisted selection of shrunken2, opaque2, lcyE and crtRB1 genes ,
    SPRINGER HEIDELBERG

  • Projects

    Network programme for Enrichment and Update of Plant Chromosome Database for Spermatophyta and Arche(Calcutta University, Amity University,Llucknow)
    The project aims to collect information and prepare database regarding chromosomes and nuclear content of angiosperms and Archegoniataby (DBT)

    Mapping Yellow Mosaic Virus (YMV) tolerance trait loci in Vigna radiata(L.) Wilczek using doubled ha(IIT, Guwahati)
    Mapping of genes related to Yellow Mosaic Virus with the help of haploid production and subsequent diploidization of haploids.by (DBT)

    Assaying patterns of polymorphism at DNA, chromosomal and phenotypic levels in Black rice leading to(IBSD, Manipur)
    Assaying Diversity of Black riceby (IBSD)

    Autotetraploid induction in critically endangered high value Himalayan medicinal plant Podophyllum h(University of Kashmir, J&K)
    Autotetraploid induction in critically endangered high value Himalayan medicinal plant Podophyllum hexandrum as a means of preventing extinction, to mitigate climatic change(s), colonize new eco geographical regions and genetic improvement. by (DBT)

  • Activities

    AWARDS/ HONOURS • Obtained University 1st rank in M.sc and have been awarded 3 Gold Medals • 1)Prof. J.Venkateswarulu Shastiabdi Purthi Gold Medal • 2) Shri P.V.V. Seshagiri Memorial Gold Medal • 3) Shri T. Sreeramulu Memorial Gold Medal • Qualified GATE (1995) with 97.4 percentile score. • Qualified SRF (CSIR) 1999

  • Conferences attended

    90th DAE BRNS-IANCAS National workshop on “Radiochemistry and Application of Radioisotopes” which w
    Organized By :AINST

    molecular modeling and docking studies.
    Organized By :AIB

    Recent Advances in Cardiovascular Sciences
    Organized By :International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences

    Biogenesis-III: Emerging Trends in Medical Biotechnology and Health Care
    Organized By :CET-IILM

    UGC & DST sponsored National seminar - Plant Biotechnology: Challenges and opportunities in 21st cen
    Organized By :Hamdard University

    UGC & DST sponsored National seminar - Plant Biotechnology: Challenges and opportunities in 21st cen
    Organized By :Hamdard University

    UGC & DST sponsored National seminar - Plant Biotechnology: Challenges and opportunities in 21st cen
    Organized By :Hamdard University

    UGC & DST sponsored National seminar - Plant Biotechnology: Challenges and opportunities in 21st cen
    Organized By :Hamdard University

    UGC & DST sponsored National seminar - Plant Biotechnology: Challenges and opportunities in 21st cen
    Organized By :Hamdard University

    UGC & DST sponsored National seminar - Plant Biotechnology: Challenges and opportunities in 21st cen
    Organized By :Hamdard University

    Indo-US International Congress cum workshop on IPR
    Organized By :AIMT

    Training Workshop on “Drosophila-an excellent model to study Biology”,
    Organized By :Department of Zoology, Delhi University.

    Global R&D Summit 2013
    Organized By :FICCI, New Delhi

    3rd World Congress on Biotechnology
    Organized By :OMICS group

    International conference on Biosciences & Bioengineering. A Collaborative Approach,
    Organized By :IMSEC Ghaziabad

    National Symposium on HIV and AIDS: Biology to Bedside
    Organized By :AIB

    International Conference on Perspectives in Phyllosphere Biology
    Organized By :Amity institute of biotechnology