S K Bhatnagar

Editor In Chief

Department of Cell Biology
College of Biotechnology

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More than 30 years of experience in research and teaching of post graduate and undergraduate students of Botany. Teaching Molecular Biotechnology, Recombinant DNA Technology and Tissue Culture since 1997. Currently working as Reader in Botany and Head, Department of Biotechnology since October 2, 1997. Started research work with Cytotaxonomy and mutagenesis in Indian Charophyta and continued with Giemsa C-banding techniques; Biochemical markers like Superoxide dismutase and Glycollate oxidase in Charophyta; mutagenesis of medicinal plant extracts; molecular characterization and DNA fingerprinting for biodiversity of Charophyta; Molecular characterization of sugarcane viruses; Micropropagation of Bambusa sp.; Genetic transformation of tomato for delaying shelf life etc. Currently busy with PCR based techniques, Tissue culture and micropropagation, Gene transfer experiments on various plants.

Research Interest

Breeding of Crops, Cytotaxonomy of Charophytes of Rohilkhand division and effect of different chemicals on selected taxon.

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