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  • Dr Sudhakar D

  • Professor
  • Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
Publications 1978 - 2023

Publications

  • 148
    Journal Articles
  • 3
    Book Chapter
  • 4
    Conference
    Proceedings
  • 2
    Phdthesis
  • 1
    Techreport
  • 1
    Review
  • 34
    Projects
  • 12
  • 2
  • 3
  • 24

Citations / H-Index

3302 Citations
22 h-index
1075 Citations

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Expertise

Plant Sciences

Plant Genetic Engineering

Personal Information

Dr Sudhakar D

Male
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Lawley Road
Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, - 641003


Experience

  • Professor

    Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

  • Professor

    Department of Plant Biotechnology

    Tamil Nadu Agricultural University


Qualification

  • Ph.D

    Tamil Nadu Agricultural University


Honours and Awards

2023

Member of 139th Academic Council

IGKV, Raipur

2017

Member of 7th seventh meeting of the Taskforce on Basic Plant Biology, Agriculture and Frontier Area, DBT

Department of Biotechnology, GoI

2007

Overseas Associateship

Department of Biotechnology, GoI

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2023

Member of 139th Academic Council

IGKV, Raipur

2017

Member of 7th seventh meeting of the Taskforce on Basic Plant Biology, Agriculture and Frontier Area, DBT

Department of Biotechnology, GoI

2007

Overseas Associateship

Department of Biotechnology, GoI

1998

Best Researcher in Biotechnology

TNAU

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Doctoral Theses Guided

2022

Engineering iron homeostasis genes in rice for enhancement of iron content in grains

Rajen Choudhaury, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

2022

Genetic manipulation of heat tolerance related traits in rice

Bharathi A, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

2021

Genome editing in rice for resistance against rice tungro virus

Yaiphabi Kumam, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

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2022

Engineering iron homeostasis genes in rice for enhancement of iron content in grains

Rajen Choudhaury, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

2022

Genetic manipulation of heat tolerance related traits in rice

Bharathi A, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

2021

Genome editing in rice for resistance against rice tungro virus

Yaiphabi Kumam, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

2021

Transcriptomics studies of iron homeostasis related genes under iron deficient condition in potato

Clarissa Challam, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

2017

Transgenic expression of iron homeostasis genes in rice for enhancement of grain iron content

Manape Tushar Kashinath, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

2016

Genetic Engineering of tomato for insect resistance

Bamishaiye Eunice, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

2015

Genetic transformation of cotton for expression of cry2ax1 gene

Divya K, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

2013

Genetic engineering of maize for the expression of phytase

Beslin Joshi, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

2011

Development of nutrient rich maize cultivar meant for poultry feed through transgenic means

Geetha S, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

2010

Genetic Engineering of rice for enhanced grain iron content

Salvinder Singh, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

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Membership In Professional Bodies

1997

Indian Society of Plant Breeders

Life Member

1997

Indian Society of Plant Breeders

Life Member

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Membership In Committees

2023

Academic Council of Indira Gandhi Vishwa Vidhyalay, Raipur

Member

2017

Taskforce on Basic Plant Biology, Agriculture and Frontier Area

Member

2015

Institutional Biosafety Committee, Rasi Seeds

Member - DBT nominee

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2023

Academic Council of Indira Gandhi Vishwa Vidhyalay, Raipur

Member

2017

Taskforce on Basic Plant Biology, Agriculture and Frontier Area

Member

2015

Institutional Biosafety Committee, Rasi Seeds

Member - DBT nominee

2014

Institutional Biosafety Committee, Sugarcane Breeding Institute

Member - DBT nominee

2012

Institutional Biosafety Committee, Bharathiar Univeristy

Member - external expert

2010

Institutional Biosafety Committee, Institue of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding

Member - external expert

2006

Institutional Biosafety Committee, PSG College fof Technology

External Expert

2000

Institutional Biosafety Committee, Bharathidasan University

Member - DBT nominee

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Research Projects

Establishment of BUILDER – TNAU interdisciplinary Life science platform for advance research and education

Funding Agency : Department of Biotechnology

CRISPR/Cas9 mediated genome engineering of disease susceptibility genes in rice for sheath blight resistance

Funding Agency : Department of Biotechnology

Development of Fusarium resistant elite banana cultivars of NE India

Funding Agency : Department of Biotechnology

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Establishment of BUILDER – TNAU interdisciplinary Life science platform for advance research and education

Funding Agency : Department of Biotechnology

CRISPR/Cas9 mediated genome engineering of disease susceptibility genes in rice for sheath blight resistance

Funding Agency : Department of Biotechnology

Development of Fusarium resistant elite banana cultivars of NE India

Funding Agency : Department of Biotechnology

Development of seedless Bhimkol (Musa balbisiana) through CRISPR/Cas9 and mutation approaches.

Funding Agency : Department of Biotechnology

Establishing an efficient plantform for precise genome editing in rice

Funding Agency : Department of Biotechnology

Programme support for Developing resilient rice through genomics

Funding Agency : Department of Biotechnology

Genetic improvement of rice for yield, NUE, WUE, abiotic and biotic stress tolerance through RNA Guided Genome Editing (CRISPR/Cas9/Cpf1)

Funding Agency : ICAR

BPH and False smut resistant rice

Funding Agency : ICAR

Sustainable cocoa production in Tamil Nadu (Co-PI)

Funding Agency : Kraft Foods, UK

Cloning nematicidal protein encoding cry genes from Indian isolates of Bt and expression in tomato (Co-PI)

Funding Agency : Department of Biotechnology

Rice Biofortification with enhanced iron and zinc in high yielding non-basmati cultivars through marker assisted breeding and transgenic approach – Phase II

Funding Agency : Department of Biotechnology

Development of lnsect Resistance Technology for Crop Plants through cry2Ai gene

Funding Agency : Bioseeds

Engineering rice for resistance to major lepidopteran pests using a novel synthetic cry2AX1 gene (PI)

Funding Agency : Department of Biotechnology

Development of insect Resistance Technology for Crop Plants (Co-PI)

Funding Agency : Bioseeds

Genetic engineering of major crops for insect resistance

Funding Agency : JK Agrigenetics

Genetic engineering of cotton for leaf curl virus disease resistance through RNAi technology

Funding Agency : Rasi Seeds

Programme support for Research and Development in Agricultural Biotechnology at TNAU – Development of micro-nutrient rich maize cultivars meant for poultry feed through transgenic means

Funding Agency : Department of Biotechnology

Development of Indica rice lines capable of synthesizing Provitamin A in endosperm by marker assisted back-cross breeding

Funding Agency : Department of Biotechnology

Seed multiplication of BASF transgenic rice events in transgenic greenhouse

Funding Agency : BASF

Rice Biofortification with enhanced iron and zinc in high yielding non-basmati cultivars through marker assisted breeding and transgenic approaches

Funding Agency : Department of Biotechnology

Novel approaches for production of hybrid seeds with characteristics of improved insect resistance and higher yield Phase I (Co-PI)

Funding Agency : CSIR-NMITLI

Evaluation of BASF transgenic rice exhibiting yielding enhancing traits in transgenic greenhouse condition

Funding Agency : BASF

Greenhouse evaluation of BASF transgenic rice events

Funding Agency : BASF

Development of Adapted Germplasm for India with High Levels of pro-Vitamin Carotenoid

Funding Agency : International Rice Research Institute

Development of molecular markers for leaffolder, brown planthopper and yellow stemborer and pyramiding insect resistance genes in rice.

Funding Agency : Department of Biotechnology

Establishment of Transgenic greenhouse at Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

Funding Agency : Department of Biotechnology

Development of indica rice lines capable of synthesizing provitamin A in endosperm by genetic transformation

Funding Agency : Department of Biotechnology

Development of transgenic Bt eggplant resistant to Leucinodes orbonalis Guenee and field evaluation of IPM in vegetable crops

Funding Agency : USAID-IPM-CRSP

Development of transgenic banana with increased shelf life

Funding Agency : Department of Biotechnology

Cloning of cry genes from new Bt strains and transformation of rice with Bt genes

Funding Agency : Rockefeller Foundation

Genetic Transformation of indica rice with mungbean late embryogenesis abundant proteinfor drought tolerance

Funding Agency : ICAR

Development of molecular markers for insect and disease resistance and production of transgenics in rice.

Funding Agency : Rockefeller Foundation

Genetic Engineering of elite rice cultivars for resistance to major pest and diseases

Funding Agency : Rockefeller Foundation

Consortiium Research Platform on Rice Biofortification

Funding Agency : ICAR

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