Dr Vanita Chandel

Asst. Professor (Grade-III)

Amity Institute Of Virology & Immunology
 
  • Qualifications

    Graduation : B.Sc(Medical)-2000,Himachal Pradesh University

    Post Graduation : M.Sc(Mycology and Plant Pathology)-2003,Y.S. Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry Nauni, Solan Himachal Pradesh

    Doctorate : Ph.D.(Biotechnology)-2009,Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar

    NET : NET (Plant Pathology)-2004,ICAR

  • Experience

    01 Dec 2010 - Present
    Asst. Professor (Grade-III),
    Amity Institute Of Virology & Immunology

    01 Aug 2009 - 30 Nov 2010
    Research Associate,
    Indian Agriculture Research Institute(IARI),
    New Delhi

    01 Oct 2003 - 31 Jul 2009
    Principal Investigator,
    Institute of Himalayan Bioresourse Technology Palampur,
    Palampur, Himachal Pradesh

  • Current Courses Taught

    EPIDEMIOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT OF EPIDEMICS

    Plant Genomics

    Viral Disease Management

    Viral Diseases of Legumes and Spices

    Virology

  • Publications

    Detection of Prunus necrotic ring spot virus in plum, cherry and almond by serological and molecular techniques from India ,
    Archives of Pytopathology and Plant Protection

    Molecular diagnosis of apple virus and viroid pathogens from India. ,
    Archives of Pytopathology and Plant Protection

    Apple chlorotic leaf spot virus Coat Protein in Heterologous System: Production and Use in Immunodiagnosis ,
    Journal of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology

    Molecular Variability Analyses of Apple Chlorotic Leaf Spot Virus Capsid ,
    Journal of Biosciences

    Correlation of disease with meteorological factors and management of Septoria leaf spot of chrysanthemum(Chrysanthemum grandiflorum) ,
    Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences

    Evidence for the occurrence of a distinct potyvirus on naturally growing Narcissus tazetta ,
    Archives of Pytopathology and Plant Protection

    Molecular evidence for the presence of Apple chlorotic leaf spot virus in infected peach trees in India. ,
    Scientia Horticulture

    Occurrence of Peanut stripe virus on Patchouli and Raising of Virus Free Patchouli Plants by Meristem Tip Culture ,
    Journal of Plant disease and protection

    Occurrence of Prunus necrotic ringspot virus on nectarine (Prunus persica) in India ,
    European plant protection organization

    Characterization of apple chlorotic leaf spot virus infecting almonds in India. ,
    Australasian Plant pathology

    Molecular evidence for Apple Chlorotic Leaf Spot Virus in wild and cultivated apricot in Himachal Pradesh, India ,
    Journal of Plant Pathology

    Incidence of Prunus necrotic ring spot virus on Malus domestica in India ,
    Journal of Phytopathology

    Natural infection of Ornithogalum mosaic virus on Iris from India. ,
    Plant Pathology

    Natural occurrence of a Potyvirus on Murraya koenigii in India. ,
    Plant Disease

    Incidence of Prunus necrotic ring spot virus on Malus domestica in India ,
    Journal of Phytopathology

    Himalayan wild cherry (Prunus cerasoides D. Don) as a new host of Apple chlorotic leaf spot virus ,
    Forest Pathology

    Molecular evidence of Apple chlorotic leaf spot virus in Himachal Pradesh. Indian Journal of Virology ,
    Indian Journal of Virology

    Cydonia oblonga as reservoir of Apple chlorotic leaf spot virus in India ,
    Plant Pathology

    Wild Himalayan Cherry (Prunus cerasoides) as natural host of Prunus necrotic ring spot virus in India ,
    Plant Disease

    Stone fruit viruses: economic importance and biotechnological approaches towards management strategies ,
    Studium Press LLC, USA

    Scenario of viruses on apple and their management: An Indian perspective Recent Trends in plant Virology ,
    Studium Press, LLC, USA

    Viruses infecting Prunus spp. characterization and diversity analysis ,
    LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing

    Prunus necrotic ringspot virus: incidence on stone and pome fruits and diversity analysis ,
    Archives of Phytopathology and Plant Protection

    EMERGING SATELLITES ASSOCIATED WITH BEGOMOVIRUSES: WORLD SCENERIO ,
    Springer

    Replacement of magnesium chloride with magnesium nanoparticles in polymerase chain reaction ,
    Protocol Exchange, Nature Publishing Group

    EMERGING SATELLITES ASSOCIATED WITH BEGOMOVIRUSES: WORLD SCENERIO In Book : Plant Viruses Evolution and Management. ,
    Springer

    RNA silencing suppressor activity of Velvet bean severe mosaic begomovirus DNA-A encoded proteins ,
    Archives of phytopathology and plant protection

    . In-silico interaction of RNA silencing suppressors of velvet bean severe mosaic virus with DICER domains ,
    Taylor and Francis

  • Projects

    Potyviruses and Prunus spp.: (exploitation in virus management)
    Incidence of potyviruses and other viruses on Prunus spp (plum, peach, cherry, almond and nectarine) was studied by different serological and molecular techniques. Different viruses those were reported were PNRSV, ApMV, ACLSV, and PPVby (Department of Science and Technology)

    Production of antibody-cocktail using bacterial expressed recombinant coat protein for ACLSV, ASGV, (NA)
    To develop diagnostics for major apple virusesby (DST SERB)

  • Affiliations

    Indian Virological society Since 01 Jan 2006

    International Society of Horticultural Science Since 19 Jun 2008

  • Activities

    Reviewed papers of reputed peer reviewed impact factor journals: Journal of virological methods-Elsevier-2014 Journal of Phytopathology-Wiley Online Library-2014

  • Patents

    Method for enhancing the pcR amplification by using MgO nanoparticles ,Noida,India - Provisional ( 3972/del/2015 )

    A system and method for smearless detection of DNA with various morphologies of Zinc nanomaterials in agarose gel electrophoresis ,Noida,India - Complete ( 201611012990. 2016 )

  • Conferences attended

    Humboldt Kolleg on Bio-Nano-Geo-Sciences: Addressing issues of concern to mankind
    Organized By :Humboldt Fellows

    8th National seminar Orchid conservation, improvement and commercialization & satellite symposium on
    Organized By :Punjab University

    10th International Plant Virus Epidemiology Symposium
    Organized By :ICRISAT

    International Symposium on Viruses of Ornamental and Temperate Fruit Crops
    Organized By :IHBT CSIR

    13th Congress of the Mediterranean Phytopathological Union 2010, 20-25 JUNE ,ITALY
    Organized By :Mediterranean Phytopathological Union Italy

    Workshop on LAMP and Real time RT-PCR
    Organized By :VIROCON PGI Chandigarh

    National conference on Advancement in Convergence of Technologies
    Organized By :Amity University Gurgaon

    XX National Conference on Managing Emerging and re-emerging plant, animal, human and acquatic viral
    Organized By :IVS

    National Workshop Pollution prevention paradigm. May 11,2012, Amity University UP, Noida India
    Organized By :Amity University Noida

    National Symposium on Plant Propagation, Conservation, Modification and Characterization
    Organized By :IHBT CSIR

    National symposium on ‘Immune mechanisms in host-pathogen interactions:Emerging trends’
    Organized By :Amity Institute of Virology and Immunology

    Immune Mechanisms in host pathogen interactions: Emerging Trends and Workshop onFlow cytometry and Q
    Organized By :Amity Institute of Virology and Immunology

    Influenza: An omnipresent global health threat and workshop on Molecular and Immunological Assays
    Organized By :Amity Institute of Virology and Immunology

    National Conference on " Agrotechnology, Commerce and Sustainable Use of Medicinal and Aromatic p
    Organized By :society for conservation and resource development of medicinal plants new delhi

    2. IPS 6th International Conference on “Plant, Pathogens and People”, Feb. 23-27, 2016, New Delhi, I
    Organized By :Indian Phytopathological Society

    Delhi Zone Annual Meeting & National Symposium on “Biosecurity in Food Value Chain
    Organized By :ICAR-NBPGR

    8th International Geminivirus Symposium & the 6th International ssDNA Comparative Virology Workshop
    Organized By :IVS

    VIROCON 2016
    Organized By :Indian Virological Society

    International seminar on Biosafety and Regulatory Affairs on GMOs and GE plants’ In association with
    Organized By :AIB

    International seminar on Biosafety and Regulatory Affairs on GMOs and GE plants’ In association with
    Organized By :AIB

  • Short Description

    I have a research experience of 12 years post my masters degree with specialization in molecular plant virology and virus diagnostics. My teaching experience is of 5 years. I wish to develop diagnostics for important plant viruses and also diagnostics which are economic and can be used on the farm.