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Dr. Jatin Kumar

Assistant Professor, Life Science

Jatin.kumar1@sharda.ac.in

About

I am Dr. Jatin Kumar. I have completed my Ph.D. in Botany from the Department of Botany, University of Delhi in 2020. I have worked as a Project Fellow in a SERB Major Research Project at the Department of Botany, University of Delhi, from July, 2013-January, 2017. I have also worked as a RGNF-Fellow (Rajiv Gandhi National Fellow) at the Department of Botany, University of Delhi, from April, 2017 to September, 2019. .

 

Experience
  • 6 years (Research)
Qualification
  • Ph.D. in Botany
Award & Recognition

  • Qualified the eligibility test for lectureship-CSIR-NET with all India rank 66, held on 23.12.2012.
  • Awarded National fellowship for SC (RGNF, UGC) in April, 2017 for a tenure of five years.
  • Awarded certificate of best 'Future Twenty' poster presenters for presenting work entitled "Identification and authentication of sex linked molecular markers and genetic diversity studies in Jojoba : a molecular approach for crop improvement for dioecious taxa" in the National Symposium on Plant Biotechnology for Crop Improvement & 37th Annual Meeting of PTCA (India), held at CSIR-NBRI, Lucknow, on 25th to 27th February, 2016.
  • Awarded best Oral presentation certificate for presenting work entitled " Identification and validation of sex linked molecular markers and genetic diversity studies in Jojoba - important dioecious petrocrop" in National Conference on Plant Science Research: Looking Beyond 21st Century for Environmental and Agricultural Revolution, organized by Society for Plant Research (VEGETOS), held at Department of Botany, University of Delhi, on 5th to 7th February, 2016.

Research

  • Kumar, J., Heikrujam, M., Sharma, K. & Agrawal, V. 2019. SRAP and SSR marker-assisted genetic diversity, population structure analysis and sex identification in Jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis). Ind. Crops Prod. 133: 118-132. (Elsevier, Netherlands) (I.F. 4.244)
  • Kumar, J. & Agrawal, V. 2019. Assessment of genetic diversity, population structure and sex identification in dioecious crop, Trichosanthes dioica employing ISSR, SCoT and SRAP markers. Heliyon 5(3): e01346 (Elsevier, Netherlands)
  • Kumar, J. & Agrawal, V. 2017. Analysis of genetic diversity and population genetic structure in Simarouba glauca DC. (an important bio-energy crop) employing ISSR and SRAP markers. Ind. Crops Prod. 100: 198-207. (Elsevier, Netherlands) (I.F. 4.244)
  • Kumar, J., Sharma, K., Heikrujam, M., Kumar, R., Agrawal, V. 2017.  Genetic Markers: The Potential Tools for Diversity Analysis and Identification of Sex in Dioecious Plants, In: Advances in Life Sciences, Prof. M. U. Charaya Felicitation volume. S. R. Scientific Publications, Delhi, pp. 67-76 (ISBN No. 978-93-83774-28-9)
  • Kumar, J., Heikrujam, M. & Agrawal, V. 2016. Characterization of Male and Female Jojoba Plants Employing Antioxidants, Lipid Peroxidation and Physiological Studies. J. Am. Oil Chem. Soc. 93: 911-920. (Springer, USA)  (I.F. 1.659).
  • Kumar, J. & Agrawal, V. 2016. Current status of diabetes mellitus: a life threatening disease. J. Env. Appl. Biores. 4 (1): 20-26.
  • Heikrujam, M., Kumar, J. & Agrawal, V. 2015. Genetic diversity analysis among male and female Jojoba genotypes employing gene targeted molecular markers, start codon targeted (SCoT) polymorphism and CAAT box-derived polymorphism (CBDP) markers. Metagene 5: 90-97. (Elsevier, U.S.A.)
  • Kumar, J. & Agrawal, V. 2015. Cure of Diabetes mellitus by some medicinally important dioecious plants. Int. J. Res. Biosci. 4 (3): 1-7.
  • Kumar, J. & Agrawal, V. 2015. Study of some economically important underutilized crops for cultivation on wastelands and biotechnology approaches for propagation and gene cloning. Int. J. Res. Biosci. 4:9-24.
  • Heikrujam, M., Sharma, K., Kumar, J. & Agrawal, V. 2014. Generation and validation of unique male sex- specific sequence tagged sites (STS) marker from diverse genotypes of dioecious Jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis). Euphytica 199:363-372. (Springer, Netherlands) (I.F. 1.614)
  • Heikrujam, M., Sharma, K., Kumar, J. & Agrawal, V.  2014. Validation of male sex specific UBC-807 1200 ISSR marker and its conversion into STS marker in Jojoba: a high precision oil yielding dioecious shrub. Pl. Breed. 133: 667-671. (Wiley, U.S.A.) (I.F. 1.662)

​​​​​​​SUBMISSION TO NCBI GENE BANKS:

  • Heikrujam, M., Sharma, K., Kumar, J. and Agrawal, V. 2014. Simmondsia chinensis male-specific marker and VIS 11 genomic sequences vide their Accession No. KP009976 (1317 bp).
  • Heikrujam, M., Sharma, K., Kumar, J. and Agrawal, V. 2014. Simmondsia chinensis male-specific marker ISSR-UBC-807 genomic sequences vide their Accession No. KP009975 (1120 bp).

Certifications

  • Life-time member of "The Indian Science Congress Association" (Membership No. L25989), w.e.f. November, 2014.

Area of Interest

  • Plant Biotechnology (Molecular Biology)