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Dr. C. RAJASEKARAN Late. Shri. A. Chandrasekaran 4 th May, 1970 Salem -Tamil Nadu-India Indian Married 18, Kumaraswamy Street, Shevapet, Salem - 636 002. T.N. India. 608, Home Land, VIT Univeristy Quarters, VIT University, Vellore – 632 014, TN India

raja_sekaran123@rediffmail.com

+91-416 -2202542 (Off) 2205608 (Resi)

+91-9442994888

A2909442

e-mail:

Phone

Cell No.

Passport No

http://my.indexcopernicus.com/drcrs70

Academic qualification

drcrs70@gmail.com

Exam. Qualified

Institution/University

Year of Passing

Subjects taken

S.S.L.C.

G.H.M.H.S. School, Salem L.F.H.S. School, Salem Govt. Arts College, Salem. University of Madras. Annamalai University H. N. B. Garhwal Univ.

1986

General Physics, Chemistry, Botany & Zool.

H.S.C.

1988

B.Sc.,

1991

Main: Botany Anc: Zoo & Chem.

M.Sc.,

1994

Botany Plant Physiology

Ph.D.,

2001

Ph.D., Topic

:

"Changes in the activity of Enzymes of ammonium assimilation in plants along an altitudinal gradient".

Ph.D., Supervisors

Dr. P. Prasad - Reader HAPPRC, HNBGU, Srinagar Garhwal - 246 174, U.A., IND.

Honour, Fellowship and Awards

a) Road Safety Patrol (1985) awarded by the Department of Police, Govt. of T.N.

b) Junior Red Cross (1988) awarded by the World Red Cross, U.N.

c) N.C.C.-“B” Certificate(1991), awarded, Directorate of N.C.C., Ministry of Defense, GoI.

d) JRF (1995) awarded by Dept. of Science & Technology, Government of India.

e) Cash award Rs. 10,000/= (1998) awarded by the Dept. of Student Welfare, U.P. India.

f) SRF (1998) awarded by Dept. of Biotechnology, Government of India.

g) SRF-Extended (2001) awarded by Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, GoI.

h) Research Associate (2002) awarded by Dept. of Biotechnology, Government of India.

i) As a Indian Counterpart nominated by Center for Science &Technology of the Non –aligned and Other developing Countries, New Delhi. India.

Dr. S. K. Bhadula - Technical Specialist Architect TPD. - Abbott Laboratories, 200N Abbott Park Rd., Illinois - 60064 USA.

AREA OF INTEREST

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Self interested, motivated and zeal in the field of plant physiology and biochemistry. Having leadership quality to lead team. Impact of altitudinal gradient on the ammonium assimilatory enzymes in plants. Biodiversity conservation of Medicinal and Aromatic plants and its genetic diversity. Conservation through cultivation of MAPs with villagers and tribes. Teaching in the filed of biological sciences.

Conservation through cultivation of MAPs with villagers and tribes. Teaching in the filed of biological sciences.
Conservation through cultivation of MAPs with villagers and tribes. Teaching in the filed of biological sciences.
Conservation through cultivation of MAPs with villagers and tribes. Teaching in the filed of biological sciences.
Conservation through cultivation of MAPs with villagers and tribes. Teaching in the filed of biological sciences.
Conservation through cultivation of MAPs with villagers and tribes. Teaching in the filed of biological sciences.

PRESENT STATUS

Working as an Associate Professor, Division Chair and Programme Chair, Plant Biotechnology Division, School of Bio Sciences and Technology, VIT University. RESPONSIBILITIES (ACADEMIC)

Served as Reader and to look after the Teaching, Research & Developmental activities as well as placement cell at Dept. of Biotechnology, Maharishi Arvind Institute of Engineering & Technology, Jaipur, during Aug., 2005 to April 2006  Served as Lecturer and took a lead on the Teaching, Research & Developmental activities and maintain departmental library at UGC-SAP Dept. of Zoology, HNBGU during Aug. 2003 to

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2005.

 Served as Research team leader, towards Research and Developmental activities besides Motivate the villagers for cultivation of medicinal and aromatic plants and Create environmental awareness among the High school students at Garhwal Unit of GBPIHED from Oct. 2002 to July, 2003. ` Served as a question setter board member for various institutions like HNB Garhwal University, Rajasthan University, Sathybarma University, SRM University, Vinyaga Mission University, Barath University, Kerala Agriculture University, Anna University Madurai, Allagappa University, Annamalai University etc.

Served as a examination evaluation board member for HNB Garhwal University, VIT University, Vinayaga Mission University, Barath University, etc.

Served

as

a

M.

Phil.

and

Ph.D.

thesis

evaluator

for

Haryana

Agriculture

University,

Annamanlai University, Vinayaga Mission University.

 

Served as a panel expert for UCG – BRC fellowship, Annamalai Univresity, Project fellowship - Institute of Socio Economic Change.

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Eighteen years of research experience in plant physiology & biochemistry, Plant Biotechnology in High Altitude Plant Physiology Research Center, G. B. Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment and Development - Garhwal Unit, UGC-SAP Dept. of Zoology, HNB Garhwal University, Centre for Excellence in Medicinal Plant Studies, Periyar University, Dept. of Biotech., Maharishi Arvind Institute of Engineering & Technology, Jaipur and School of Bio Sciences and Technology, VIT University.

Gained an experience in various modern techniques and handling of different instruments related to plant biochemistry. Familiar with estimation and characterization of various plant biochemical attributes through

i. Spectophotometry,

ii. Chromatography,

iii. Electrophoresis,

iv. Immunoblot,

v. Isotope tracer technique,

vi. Iso Electric Focusing,

vii. Rotophore Electrophoresis.

viii. Propagation techniques

a) Vegetative

b) Seed germination

c) Tissue & Cell culture

Have got a good deal of experience in executing scientific experiments in field conditions and trekking at Kodaikannal, Tenmalai, Shervaroy hills, Kolli hills and high altitude areas in Garhwal Himalayas.

Exposure to nursery establishment and maintenance of rare endangered medicinal plants in- situ, ex-situ conservation.

Gained Furteen years of teaching experience in M.Phil., (Environmental Plant Physiology)

at H.A.P.P.R.C., M.Sc., (Biotechnology) at UGC-SAP Dept. of Zoology, HNB Garhwal University, Srinagar Garhwal and in M.Sc. & B.E. (Biotechnology), Dept. of Biotechnology, MAIET, Jaipur, B. Tech and M. Tech. ( Biotechnology) SBST , VIT University, Vellore.

Have a good deal of working knowledge in MS Office package, Internet browsing in IBM and Macintosh environment.

EMPLOYMENT DETAILS

Designation

Nature of work

Institute

Period

 

(Organization)

(From

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To)

JRF

Research

GBPIHED

Jan. 95- Feb. 98

SRF*

Teaching & Research

HAPPRC

Mar.98 – Mar. 2001

SRF- EXT

Research

Periyar University

June 2001- 02

 

R.A.

Research

GBPIHED

Oct.02 – July 03

Lecturer**

Teaching & Research

HNB Garhwal Univ.

Aug. 03 – 05

 

Reader

Teaching & Research

MAIET

Aug .05 – Apr. 06

Associate Professor***

Teaching & Research

VIT University

May 06 – Till Date

* Involved in teaching M. Phil. Program. ** Served as Joint –Coordinator for M. Sc., Biotechnology Program. *** Division Chair Plant Biotechnology and Programme Chair for M. Tech. Biotech.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Research

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18 Years;

Teaching

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14 Years

TEACHING EXPERIENCE IN VARIOUS SUBJECTS

Stress Physiology Research Methodology Biological Techniques Plant Biotechnology Microbiology Enzymology Cell & Tissue Culture Outline of Botany Biological Instrumentation Bio ethics, Bio safety and Pattern

Enzymology Cell & Tissue Culture Outline of Botany Biological Instrumentation Bio ethics, Bio safety and Pattern

Industrial Microbiology & Enzyme Technology Molecular Diagnostics Tools Immunology Virology Bio-statistics Food Biotechnology Developmental Biology Cell Biology Bio Business Management

Tools Immunology Virology Bio-statistics Food Biotechnology Developmental Biology Cell Biology Bio Business Management

Registered :

Ph.D. – 6;

M.Sc./ M. Tech./ B. Tech. – 10

Completed :

M.Sc./ M. Tech./ B. Tech. – 60; MS by Research – 1

Invited talks: (7)

National – 3; International – 4.

Demonstration Lecture:4 (1 demonstration telecasted in Makkal TV 2011)

ACHIEVEMENTS

 Successfully established and maintained “ex-situ conservation nursery” at Pothiwasa, Ohimath, Rudraprayag, Uttaranchal, India (1995).  Successfully established “Medicinal Plants Garden” at Periyar Univ. Salem T.N. (2002).  Successfully completed a CSIR awarded individual project on “Impact of Altitudinal Gradient on Ammonium Assimilatory Enzymes in Glycine max L. and Rauvolfia tetraphylla L.” at Periyar Univ., Salem, Tamil Nadu, India (2002).  Actively involved in the proposed “Centre for Excellence in Medicinal Plants Studies”, Periyar University. The proposal submitted to Tamil Nadu State Council for Higher Education, which has approved and recommended to the Government of Tamil Nadu for financial support

of Rs. 330 lakhs (2001).  As a Co-Investigator in the Ministry of Environment and Forests sponsored project on “Establishment of Botanical Garden” at Periyar Univ., Salem, T.N., India (2002).  Organised a Seminar on “Medicinal Plants Research and Its Current Status” at Periyar University, Salem, Tamil Nadu, India (2001).  Organised first ever “National Science Day - 2002” at Periyar University, sponsored by D.B.T. New Delhi, with the involvement of University affiliated colleges of Salem, Dharmapuri and Namakkal Districts of Tamil Nadu, India.  Organised a National Conference on “Medicinal Plants and their Utilization, Cultivation and Marketing” at Govt. Arts College, Salem, T. N., India (2002).  Organised a Training program on “To Create Curiosity and interest towards Science and Environment” under D.S.T. sponsored Project, G.B.P.I.H.E.D., Srinagar Garhwal. Uttaranchal, India (2002).  Organised a training program on “Create Awareness on the Biodiversity”, among the school students on the occasion of “International Biodiversity Day, 2003” at G.B.P.I.H.E.D, Srinagar Garhwal. Uttaranchal, India.  Organised a Workshop on “Proper Utilization & Natural Resource Management”, on the occasion of “International Environment Day, 2003” by G.B.P.I.H.E.D. at Dagar, Takholi Gad, Tehri Garhwal. Uttaranchal, India.  Organised a UNESCO sponsored “Study Cum Observation Tour on Medicinal Plants Cultivation Areas of Uttaranchal”, by GBPIHED, Srinagar Garhwal. U.A., India (2003).  Final technical report on “Biochemical Aspects of Ammonium Assimilation in the Mountain Plants” Submitted to Dept. of Science & Technology, GoI. (1998).  Submitted three years technical report on “Genetic Diversity and Large Scale Propagation of Some Himalayan Threatened Medicinal and Aromatic Species” to Department of Biotechnology, Government of India. (2001).  Submitted final technical report on “Impact of Altitudinal Gradient on Ammonium Assimilatory Enzymes in Glycine max L. and Rauvolfia tetraphylla L.” to Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, GoI. (2002).  Submitted final technical report on “Promoting Cultivation of Medicinal Plants Through Biotechnological Inputs in the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve (NDBR) and Adjacent Niti Valley of Garhwal Himalaya for the Socio-Economic Development of the Bhotiya Tribe” to Dept. of Biotechnology, GoI. (2003).

Submitted report on “Study Cum Observation Tour on Medicinal Plants Cultivation Areas of Uttaranchal”, to UNESCO, New Delhi (2003).

Organised Departmental level Biotechnology exhibition on “Bio-Venture – 2006”, at MAIET, Jaipur.

As a Co-ordinator, organised college level programme on “National Science Day - 2006” at MAIET, Jaipur.

As Co-ordinator, Trekking Club, VIT University, Vellore (2006-07).

As Co-ordinator organised, Workshop on the Lecture Workshop on “Plant Genetic Resources; Mapping, Utilization & Conservation” VIT University Vellore (2009).

South Zone Secretary, Indian Society for Plant Physiology (2010 – 2012).

As Organising committee member of International Research Workshop of “New Innovations in Biotechnological Applications” (16 th – 26 th Feb. 2010).

As Organiser organised, Lecture Workshop on “Genetic Transformation and Transgenic Plants: Concepts, Applications and Concerns” VIT University Vellore (2010).

As Organizing Secretary, Zonal Conference on “Recent Trends in Plant Physiology & Crop Improvement” VIT University Vellore (2010).

As Coordinator, Faculty Development programme on “Recent Trends in Plant Biotechnology & Crop Improvement” VIT University Vellore (2010).

Fellow of Society for Environment and Development, India (FSED) – 2011.

Marquis Who’s Who in the world 2011.

Indian Ambassador for Biochemical Society, UK

As Organiser organised, Lecture Workshop on “Products from Natural Resources:

Prospecting and Utilization” VIT University Vellore (2011).

As organiser, International Laboratory course on “Plant Transgenic Technology”. VIT University Vellore (2011 - 2013).

As Organiser organised, Workshop on the Lecture Workshop on “Plant Genetic Resources; Mapping, Utilization & Conservation” VIT University Vellore (2012).

As Organiser organised, Workshop on the Lecture Workshop on “Microbes, Mineral and Environment” VIT University Vellore (2013).

As Programme Officer, NSS, VIT University, Vellore (2009 – Till date).

Countries Visited:

Vietnam (2007) Nepal (2010) United Kingdom (2011) China (2011)

FINANCIAL SUPPORT FROM FUNDING AGENCIES

Funding Agency

Duration

Financial support

Description

CSIR

2001-2001

96000

Individual Project

MNEF

2003-2004

8,75,000

As co-investigator

TNSCST

2009-10

10,000

As a Supervisor

British Phycology Society

2009-10

£ 700

As a Supervisor

International

Phycology

2009-10

US$ 600

As a Supervisor

Society

UGC (Maulana Azad National Fellowship)

2009-2012

5,00,000

As a Supervisor

DST

2011-2014

16,00,000

Co-PI

BRNS

2013-2016

22,88,000

Co-PI

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS (49) National Journals (13)

1. Rajasekaran, C., Kuniyal, C.P, Prasad, P. and Bhadula, S.K. (1998). Growth and ammonium assimilation in Glycine max L. and Selinum vaginatum Clarke. Seedlings growth at three different altitudes of Garhwal Himalaya, India. Physiol. Mol. Biol. Plants, 4: 33-37.

2. Anoop Singh, Kuniyal, C.P, Hemant Lata, Rajasekaran, C., Prasad, P., Bhadula, S.K. and Purohit, A.N. (1998). In Vitro propagation of Aconitum atrox (Bruhl), Muk, a threatened medicinal herb from Garhwal Himalaya. Physiol. Mol. Biol. Plants, 4: 171-174.

3. Kuniyal, C.P, Hemant Lata, Rajasekaran, C., Bahuguna, R., Prasad, P. and Bhadula, S.K. (2001). Seed polypetide patterns and esterase isoenzyme characterization in the populations of Aconitum atrox (Bruhl), Muk, a threatened medicinal herb from Garhwal Himalaya. Physiol. Mol. Biol. Plants, 7(2): 145-148.

a path way for effective management and conservation?. Indian Forester, 129(2): 169-178.

5. Rajasekaran, C., Kalaivani, T., Ramya, S. and Jayakumararaj, R. (2009). Studies on Hepatoprotective Activity of Ethanolic Extracts of Fruit pulp of Aegle marmelos (L.) Corr. Journal of Pharmacy Research 2(8): 1419 – 1423.

6. Sivaperumal, R., Ramya, S., Veera Ravi, A., Rajasekaran, C. and Jayakumararaj, R. (2009). Herbal Remedies Practiced by Malayali’s to Treat Skin Diseases. Environ. We Int. J. Sci. Tech. 4: 35-44.

7. Kadhirvel, K., Ramya, S., Palin Sathya Sudha, T., Veera Ravi, A., Rajasekaran, C., Vanitha Selvi, R. and Jayakumararaj, R. (2010). Ethnomedicinal Survey on Plants used by Tribals in Chitteri Hills. Environ. We Int. J. Sci. Tech. 5:35-46.

8. Sivaperumal, R., Ramya, S., Veera Ravi, A., Rajasekaran, C. and Jayakumararaj, R. (2010). Ethnopharmacological studies on the Medicinal Plants used by Tribal Inhabitants of Kottur Hills, Dharmapuri, Tamilnadu, India. Environ. We Int. J. Sci. Tech. 5: 57-64.

9. Kalaivani, T., Rajasekaran, C. and Lazar Mathew, (2010). In vitro free radical scavenging potential of Picrorhiza kurroa. Journal of Pharmacy Research 3(4): 849-854.

10. Mukherjee, A. and Rajasekaran, C (2010). In-vitro hemolytic activity of Allium stracheyi Baker. Journal of Pharmacy Research 3(5): 1160-1162.

11. Rajasekaran, C., Kalaivani, T., Nabeel Ahmad and Maheshwari, S.K. (2010). Ammonium

assimilatory enzymes in Glycine max and Rauvolfia tetraphylla: The effects of altitude acclimatization. J. Plant Sci. Res. 2 (1): 77-87. 12. Navaneethan, P., Nautiyal, S., Kalaivani, T. and Rajasekaran, C. (2011). Cross-cultural

ethnobotany and conservation of medicinal and aromatic plants in the Nilgiris, Western Ghats:

A case study. Medicinal Plants Int. J. Phytomedicines and Related Industries 3(1): 27-45.

13. Kalaivani, T., Sasirekha, M., Arunraj, D. Palanichamy, V. and Rajasekaran, C. (2012). In Vitro Evaluation of Antibacterial Activity of Phytochemical Extracts from aerial parts of Bacopa monnieri (L.) Wettest (Scorphulariaceae). J. Pharmacy Res. 5(3): 1636-1639.

International Journals (22)

1. Kuniyal, C.P, Rajasekaran, C., Prasad, P. and Bhadula, S.K. (2003). Propagation of a

threatened medicinal herb Aconitum atrox (Bruhl) Muk. through tuber segments.

Genetic Resources Newsletter, 135: 59-62.

Plant

2. Ramya, S., Rajasekaran, C., Sundararajan, G., Alaguchamy, N. and Jayakumararaj, R. (2008). Antifeedant Activity of Leaf Aqueous Extracts of Selected Medicinal Plants on VI instar larva of Helicoverpa armigera (Hübner). Ethanobotanical Leaflets, 12: 938-943.

3. Ramya, S., Rajasekaran, C., John Jebaraj, J. and Jayakumararaj, R. (2008). Impact of

changes in the microclimatic conditions on species diversity of insectivorous plants at Karungalagudi, (TN) India. Ethnobotanical Leaflets, 12: 1007-12.

4. Ramya, S., Rajasekaran, C., Sivaperumal, R., Krishnan, A. and Jayakumararaj, R. (2008). Ethnomedicinal perspectives of botanicals used by Malayali Tribes in Vattal Hills of Dharmapuri (TN), India. Ethnobotanical Leaflets, 12: 1054-60.

R. (2008).

5. Ramya, S., Rajasekaran, C., Kalaivani, T., Sundararajan, G. and Jayakumararaj,

Biopesticidal effect of leaf extracts of Catharanthus roseus L. (G.) Don. on the larvae of gram

pod borer - Helicoverpa armigera (Hübner). Ethnobotanical Leaflets, 12: 1096-1101.

6. Rajasekaran, C., Meignanam, E., Premkumar, N., Kalaivani, T., Siva, R., Vijayakumar, V., Ramya, S. and Jayakumararaj, R. (2008). In vitro evaluation of antibacterial activity of phytochemical extracts from leaves of Aegle marmelos (L.) Corr. (Rutaceae). Ethnobotanical Leaflets, 12: 1124-1128.

Leaflets, 12: 1192-1197.

8. Rajasekaran, C., Meignanam, E., Vijayakumar, V., Kalaivani, T., Ramya, S., Premkumar, N.,

Siva, R. and Jayakumararaj,

of Azardirachta indica A. Juss (Meliaceae): A traditional medicinal plant of India.

Ethnobotanical Leaflets, 12: 1213-1217.

R. (2008). Investigations on antibacterial activity of leaf extracts

9. Kalaivani, T., Premkumar, N., Ramya, S., Siva, R., Vijayakumar, V., Meignanam, E., Rajasekaran, C. and Jayakumararaj, R. (2009). Investigations on hapatoprotective activity of leaf extracts of Aegle marmelos (L.) Corr. (Rutaceae). Ethnobotanical Leaflets, 13: 47- 50.

10. Rajasekaran, C., Maikhuri, R.K., Kusum Chauhan, Laxman Kandari, Kalaivani, T. and Rao, K.S. (2009). “Multiplication and Conservation of Dactylorhiza hatagirea (D Don) Soo - Endangered Medicinal Orchid of Higher Himalaya”. The MIOS Journal 10(1): 7-16.

11. Kalaivani, T., Meignanam, E., Premkumar, N., Siva, R., Vijayakumar, V., Rajasekaran, C., Ramya, S. and Jayakumararaj, R. (2009). Studies on Hepatoprotective Properties of Leaf Extracts of Azadirachta indica A. Juss (Meliaceae). Ethnobotanical Leaflets, 13: 165-70.

12. Rajasekaran, C., Kalaivani, T., Jayakumararaj, R., Abhijeet Singh, Pusalkar, V. R. and Marimuthu, R. (2009). Studies on the Impact of Altitudinal Gradient on Ammonium Assimilatory Metabolism in Glycine max L. (Fabaceae). Ethnobotanical Leaflets, 13: 301-

309.

13. Rajasekaran, C., Kalaivani, T., Jayakumararaj, R., Abhijeet Singh, Pusalkar, V. R. and Marimuthu, R. (2009). Impact of Altitudinal Gradient on Ammonium Assimilatory Enzymes in Rauvolfia teraphylla L. (Apocyanaceae) – A Perennial Medicinal Herb. Ethnobotanical Leaflets, 13: 413-421.

14. Siva, R., Rajasekaran, C. and Mudgal, G. (2009). Induction of somatic embryogenesis and organogenesis in Oldenlandia umbellata L., a dye-yielding medicinal plant. Plant Cell Tiss. Organ Cult. 98: 205–211.

15. Siva, R., Mudgal, G., Rajesh, D., Nawazkhan, F., Vijayakumar, V. and Rajasekaran, C. (2009). Characterization of novel pH indicator of natural dye Oldenlandia umbellata L. Natural Product Research 23 (13): 1210–1217.

16. Kalaivani, T., Rajasekaran, C., Suthindharan, K. and Lazar Mathew, (2010). “Free radical scavenging, cytotoxic and hemolytic activities from leaves of Acacia nilotica (L.) Wild. ex. Delile subsp. indica (Benth.) Brenan”. eCAM, doi:10.1093/ecam/neq060

17. Kalaivani, T., Rajasekaran, C. and Lazar Mathew, (2011). Free Radical Scavenging, Cytotoxic, and Hemolytic Activities of an Active Antioxidant Compound Ethyl Gallate from Leaves of Acacia Nilotica (L.) Wild. Ex. Delile Subsp. Indica (Benth.) Brenan. J. Food Sci. DOI: 10.1111/j.1750-3841.2011.02243.x

18. Navaneethan, P. Kalaivani, T., Rajasekaran, C. and Nautiyal, S. (2011). Nutritional status of children in rural India: a case study from Tamilnadu, first in the world to initiate the Mid-Day Meal scheme. Health 3 (10): 647–655. doi:10.4236/health.2011.310109

19. Siva, R, Mayes, S., Behera, S.K. and Rajasekaran, C. (2012). Anthraquinones dye production using root cultures of Oldenlandia umbellata L. Industrial Crops and Products 37: 415– 419.

20. Laxmi, J., Palanichamy, V., Reddy, N.N., Rajasekaran, C., Kumari, NV.D. and Mitra, B. (2012). Standardization of cultivation parameters for the extraction of caroteniod from pink pigmented facultative methylotrophic (PPFM) bacteria. Asia. J. Pharmaceutical and Clinical Res. 5(2): 52-57.

21. Siva, R., Kumar, K. and Rajasekaran, C. (2013). Genetic diversity study of important Indian rice genotypes using biochemical and molecular markers. Afr. J. Biotech. 12(10): 1004-1009. DOI: 10.5897/AJB10.797.

22. Balaji, S. Kalaivani, T. and Rajasekaran, C. (2013). Bio sorption of Zinc and Nickel and its

effect on growth of different Spirulina strains. Clean - Soil Air Water

DOI:

10.1002/clen.201200340 (In Press).

23. Benson, A., Joe, M.M., Karthikeyan, B., Sa, T. and Rajasekaran, C. (2013). Role of Achromobacter xylosoxidans AUM54 in Micropropagation of Endangered Medicinal Plant – Naravelia Zeylanica (L.) DC. J. Plant Growth Regulation. (Accepted for publication).

Book Chapters (12)

1. Rajasekaran, C. (2000). Himalayan Plant Wealth, Nirjharni, pp. 180, H.N.B.G.U.

2. Maikhuri, R.K., Rao, K.S., Kusum Chauhan, Laxman Kandari, Prasad, P., Negi, G.S., Nautiyal, S., Purohit Aditya, Rajasekaran, C. and Saxena, K.G. (2005). Cultivation and conservation of higher Himalayan medicinal plants through participatory and action research:

A case study from the Central Himalaya (Uttaranchal), India. Himalayan Medicinal Plants, Balancing Use and Conservation, 281-301.

3. Sivaperumal, R., Ramya, J. Rajasekaran, C., Krishnan, K., Manoharan, K. and Jayakumararaj, R. (2008). Ethanobotanical investigations among malayali tribes in Vattal hills, Dharmapuri District, Tamil Nadu (India). Modern Tends in Healthcare Biotechnology and Environment, 80-90.

4. Rohan Pai, B., Manasa, A., Kalaivani, T., Mohammed Ajeesh, C.P., Rajasekaran, C. and Prasad, B.N. (2008). Simplified cost effective media variants for the rapid culture of Spirulina platensis. Recent Advances in Biotechnology, (Eds. Prasad, B.N. and Mathew, L). Excel India Publishers, New Delhi, ISBN 9788190719612 pp: 129-135.

5. Abhijeet Singh, Kavita Mathur, Rajasekaran, C., Kalaivani, T., Navneet Sidhu and Sarika Gupta (2008). In Vitro regeneration in Vigna aconitifolia cultivar RMO-40. Plant Tissue Culture and Molecular Markers: Their Role in Improving Crop Productivity (Eds. Ashwani Kumar & Shekhawat, N.S.). I.K. International Publishing House Pvt.Ltd. New Delhi. ISBN: 8189866105 pp: 307-314.

6. Rajasekaran, C. , Meignanam, E., Premkumar, N., Kalaivani, T., Siva, R. and Vijayakumar, V. (2009). Traditional and Modern applications of Aegle marmelos (L.) Corr. & Azadirachta indica A Juss – vital trees of South India. Traditional and alternative medicine Research and policy Perspectives (Eds. De Silva, T., Bahorun, T., Shau, M., & Huong, L.M.) NAMS&T Daya Publishing House, New Delhi. ISBN: 978-81-7035-614-1 pp: 241-257.

7. Rajasekaran, C., Kuniyal, C.P, Kalaivani, T., Prasad, P. and Bhadula, S.K. (2011). Influence of environmental stress on Adaptation and Conservation of medicinal plants. Ed. Das R., Choudhry, H and Kalita, P. Summer School Compodium Assam Agriculture University, Jorhat

8. Das, R., Rajasekaran, C., Uprety, D.C. and Kalita, P. (2012). Crop adaptation strategies towards elevated CO 2 in relation to moisture deficit: A case study in Brassica. 3 rd International Agronomy congress. Vol 2. New Delhi India.

9. Kalaivani, T. and Rajasekaran, C. (2012). 5.Introduction to Molecular Biology. Ed: Vaisla, KS. Bioinformatics tools & its applications. Uttarakhand State Biotechnology Department (Ministry of Science & Technology and Biotechnology), Government of Uttarakhand. ISBN: 978-81-

923296-3-5

10. Kalaivani, T. and Rajasekaran, C. (2012). 12. Proteomics. Ed: Vaisla, KS. Bioinformatics tools & its applications. Uttarakhand State Biotechnology Department (Ministry of Science & Technology and Biotechnology), Government of Uttarakhand. ISBN: 978-81-923296-3-5

11. Rajasekaran, C., Kalaivani, T., Kuniyal, C.P, Prasad, P. and Bhadula, S.K. (2013). 3. Influence of environmental stress on Adaptation and Conservation of Medicinal Plants. Ed. Das R., Climate variability and its on crop production, Agrotech Publishing Academy, Udaipur, India.

12. Rajasekaran, C., Kuniyal, C.P, Kalaivani, T., Prasad, P. and Bhadula, S.K. (2013). Influence

of climatic changes on adaptation of plants against altitudinal gradient. (In Press). SEQUENCES SUBMISSION (2)

1. Rajasekaran, C., Kalaivani, T., Alaguchamy, N., Kalyanasundaram, M., Ramya, S. and Jayakumararaj, R. (2009) Isolation and characterization of the predominant plant growth

promoting rhizobacteria population in rice plant rhizosphere soil samples using 16S rRNA gene-based analysis.

2. Pseudomonas putida - bankit1236876

GQ330904; bankit1236879

GQ330905

PAPERS PRESENTED IN SEMINARS (43) National (15)

1. Kuniyal, C.P., Prasad, P., Bhadula, S.K. and Rajasekaran, C. (1998). Growth and ammonium assimilation in Glycine max L. and Selinum vaginatum Clarke. Seedlings growth at three different altitudes of Garhwal Himalaya. National Symposium on “Current Trends in Plant Physiology and Biochemistry” at Central Univ. of Hyderabad. January 29-31.

2. Bisht, H., Rajasekaran, C., Prasad, P., Nautiyal, M.C. and Vinay Prakash. (1998). Biochemical changes in three Polygonum species grown at different altitudes of Garhwal Himalaya. National Symposium on “Current Trends in Plant Physiology and Biochemistry” at Central Univ. of Hyderabad. January 29-31.

3.

Kuniyal, C.P., Prasad, P., Bhadula, S.K. and Rajasekaran, C. (1998). In Vitro propagation of Aconitum atrox (Bruhl), Muk, a threatened medicinal plant from Garhwal Himalaya. National Symposium on “Future Goals of Physiological Research for the Improvement of Plant Resources” at Annamalai University. December 18-20 8.31: 124.

4.

Kuniyal, C.P., Rajasekaran, C., Bhadula, S.K. and Prasad, P. (1999). Distribution pattern and morpho-biochemical variation in populations of Aconitum atrox (Bruhl), Muk, a threatened medicinal plant species from Garhwal Himalaya. Symposium on “Plant Physiology and Biochemistry in Relation to Agriculture and Environment” at Devi Ahilya Univ., February 15-17. O-28.

5.

Rajasekaran, C., Kalaivani, T., Jayakumararaj, R., Abhijeet Singh, Pusalkar, V. R. and Marimuthu, R. (2006). Impact of altitudinal gradient on the enzymes of ammonium assimilation: Comparative study on nodulated and non-nodulated plant species. National Conference on “Role of Plant Physiology and Biotechnology In Biodiversity Conservation and Agricultural Productivity”, at University of Rajasthan, February 24-26.

6.

Abhijeet Singh, Kavita Mathur, Rajasekaran, C. and Sarika Gupta (2006). In-vitro regeneration of Vigna aconitifolia cultivar RMO 40. National Conference on “Role of Plant Physiology and Biotechnology In Biodiversity Conservation and Agricultural Productivity”, at University of Rajasthan, February 24-26.

7.

Rajasekaran, C., Kalaivani, T., Abhijeet Singh and Prasad, P. (2006). Effect of protein and enzyme inhibitors on ammonium assimilation of in vitro grown glycine max cells. National seminar on “Frontiers of Biosciences in New Millennium” at Gyan Vihar Universe, February 27-28.

8.

Rajasekaran, C., Kalaivani, T., Kusum Chauhan, Kandari, L.S., Abhijeet Singh, Nautiyal, S., Rao, K.S. and Maikhuri, R.K. (2006). Conservation through cultivation of higher Himalayan medicinal plants: A case study from Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve – Garhwal Himalaya, India. National Symposium on “Biotechnology for Sustainable Agriculture & Conservation Biodiversity” at University of Rajasthan, March 24-25.

9.

Amrita Mukherjee, T. Kalaivani and C. Rajasekaran (2009). Antimicrobial and antioxidant properties of Allium stracheyi baker – an important medicinal herb. National Conference on “Biotechnology for Human Development”, VIT University. Nov. 27 & 28.

plant- Camellia sinensis. National Conference on “Biotechnology for Human Development”, VIT University. Nov. 27 & 28.

Biodiversity of rice varieties in north-eastern

zone of Tamilnadu. Zonal conference on “Recent Trends in Plant Physiology & Crop

Improvement”, VIT University Oct. 22.

11. Thenmozhi, P. and Rajasekaran, C. (2010).

12. Thenmozhi, P. and Rajasekaran, C. (2010).

Biodiversity of rice varieties in north-eastern

zone of Tamilnadu. Zonal conference on “Recent Trends in Plant Physiology & Crop

Improvement”, VIT University Oct. 22.

13. Rajasekaran, C., Kalaivani, T. and Prasad, P. (2010). Effect of inhibitors on ammonium assimilatory enzymes of in vitro grown Glycine max cells. National Conference on “Physiological and molecular approaches for crop improvement under changing environment”. BHU Nov. 25-27.

14. Shalini, M., Kalaivani, T. and Rajasekaran, C. (2012). Acute toxicity sudy of Acacia nilotica (L.) Wild. Ex. Delile subsp. indica (Benth.) Brenan on albino wister rats. “National Level Conference on Computatinal Biology, Pharamaceutical and Life Sciences”, Maharani Lakshmi Ammanni College for Women, DBT-BIF centre, Bangalore Nov. 23-24.

15. Abita, B. and Rajasekaran, C. (2012). In vitro propagation of Naravelia zeylanica: an endangered medicinal plant. “National Level Conference on Computatinal Biology, Pharamaceutical and Life Sciences”, Maharani Lakshmi Ammanni College for Women, DBT-BIF centre, Bangalore Nov. 23-24.

International (28)

1. Maikhuri, R.K., Rao, K.S., Kusum Chauhan, Laxman Kandari, Prasad, P., Nautiyal, S., Purohit Aditya and Rajasekaran, C. (2002). Cultivation and conservation of higher Himalayan medicinal plants through participatory and action research: A case study from the Central Himalaya (Uttaranchal), India. International Seminar on “Wise Practices on Himalayan Medicinal Plants” at ICMOD, Kathmandu, Nepal, December 15-20.

2. Rajasekaran, C. and Prasad, P. (2003). Effect of protein and enzyme inhibitors on nitrogen metabolism of in vitro grown soybean cells. 2 nd International Congress of Plant Physiology on “Sustainable Plant Productivity Under Changing Environment”, at Indian Agricultural Research Institute, January 8-12. S8-P63.

3. Rajasekaran, C., Kalaivani, T., Kuniyal, C.P., Abhijeet Singh and Prasad, P. (2006). Micropropagation of a threatened medicinal plant herb from Central Himalaya – Aconitum atrox (Bhruhl) Muk. “International Conference & Expo on Botanical products” at University of Rajasthan, March 25-27.

4. Abhijeet Singh, Navneet Sidhu, Rajasekaran, C. and Kalaivani, T. (2006). Isolation of secondary metabolites from Vigna aconitifolia cultivar –RMO 40. “International Conference & Expo on Botanical products” at University of Rajasthan, March 25-27.

5. Rajasekaran, C. , Meignanam, E., Premkumar, N., Kalaivani, T., Siva, R. and Vijayakumar, V. (2007). Traditional and Modern applications of Aegle marmelos (L.) Corr. & Azadirachta indica A Juss – vital trees of South India. International work shop on “Herbal Medicinal Plants and Traditional Herb Remeides” at INPC, Hanoi, Vietnam. Sep. 20-21.

6. Rajasekaran, C., Kuniyal, C. P., Kalaivani, T., Prasad, P. and Bhadula, S.K. (2008). Impact of altitudinal gradient on Glutamine synthetase isoforms in Selinum vaginatum (Edgew) C. B. Clarke. “International Conference on Biotechnology”, VIT Univ., Feb, 6-8.

8.

Kalaivani, T., Meignanam, E., Premkumar, N., Vijayaku mar, V. and Rajasekaran, C. (2008) Conventional and Recent uses of Aegle marmelos (L.) Corr. – A vital tree of India, “International Conference on Biotechnology”, VIT University, Feb, 6-8.

9. Vanitha Selvi, R., Kalaivani, T., Rajasekaran, C., Ramya, J. and Jayakumaraj, R. (2008). Effect of instensive treatment of diabetes – from the perspective of development and progression of long-term complications associated with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. International Conference on Biotechnology”, VIT University, Feb, 6-8.

10. Ramya, J., Vanitha Selvi, R., Kalaivani, T., Rajasekaran, C. and Jayakumaraj, R. (2008). Comparative analysis of insulin, insulin sensitizer and herbal preperations on treatment of long-term complications associated with insulin –dependent diabetes mellitus. “International Conference on Biotechnology”, VIT University, Feb, 6-8.

11. Kalyani, K., Govindaraji, V., Kalaivani, T., Rajasekaran, C., Ramya, J. and Jayakumaraj, R. (2008). PCE mediated In vitro metabolic engineering of alkaloid production in somatic explants of Cartharanthus resus (L.) G. Don. “International Conference on Biotechnology”, VIT University, Feb, 6-8.

12. Govindaraji, V., Kalyani, K., Rajasekaran, C., Kalaivani, T., Ramya, J. and Jayakumaraj, R. (2008). Role of plant growth regulators in development of multiple shoots in nodal explants of Cartharanthus resus (L.) G. Don. “International Conference on Biotechnology”, VIT University, Feb, 6-8.

13. Ajeesh M.C.P, Agarwal, A., Sharma, A. and Rajasekaran, C. (2009). Comparative growth pattern study of different Spirulina strains in microenvironment. 9 th International Phycological Congress, Japanese Society of Phycology, Aug, 2-8.

14. Ajeesh, M.C.P, Vishwakarama, A., Sridhar, A. and Rajasekaran, C. (2009). Survey of Exo and Endo Lipase in different Spirulina strains. Functional Molecules from Natural Sources. UK. July, 6-8.

15. Abitha, B., Ramya, M., Kalaivani, T. and Rajasekaran, C. (2009). In vitro micropropagation of Camellia Sinensis. Sliver Jubilee International Conference on “Biotechnology Solutions for Environmental Sustainability”, VIT Univ. Oct, 21-13.

16. Mohammed Ajeesh, C.P., Bohra, N., Gupta, N., Kalaivani, T. and Rajasekaran, C. (2009). Comparative Growth Pattern Study of Spirulina Platensis in Sea Water Based Media. Sliver Jubilee International Conference on “Biotechnology Solutions for Environmental Sustainability”, VIT University. Oct, 21-13.

17. Mukherjee, A., Kalaivani, T. and Rajasekaran, C. (2009). Bio-Activities of Allium Stracheyi Baker - An Important Medicinal Herb. Sliver Jubilee International Conference on “Biotechnology Solutions for Environmental Sustainability”, VIT Univ. Oct, 21-13.

18. Rajasekaran, C., Kalaivani, T. and Prasad, P. (2010). Domestication and conservation of medicinal and aromatic plants through enzyme markers. “International Conference on Biodiversity, livelihood and climatic change in the Himalayas”. Tribhvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal. Dec. 12-14.

19. Rajasekaran, C., Kuniyal, C.P., Kalaivani, T. and Prasad, P. (2011). Influence of Climatic Changes on Adaptation of Plants against Altitudinal gradient. International Humboldt Kolleg on “Adaptive Management of Ecosystems: The Knowledge Systems of societies for adaptation and mitigation of impacts of climate changeat CEENR, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore Oct. 19-21.

20. Balaji. S., Shalini, M., Abita, B., Kalaivani, T. and Rajasekaran, C. (2012). Protective effect of Spirulina species on oxidative stress induced by heavy metals. “CAMTech – India Medical Hackathon” – The International Consortium in Affordable Medical Technologies – CAMTech at VIT University Vellore Nov. 26.

21. Shalini, M., Abita, B., Balaji. S., Kalaivani, T. and Rajasekaran, C. (2012). Pharmacological activities of unexplored medicinal plants. “CAMTech – India Medical Hackathon” – The International Consortium in Affordable Medical Technologies – CAMTech at VIT University Vellore Nov. 26.

22. ------and Rajasekaran, C. (2012). Metabolic engineering of tomato for in vitro production of

pharmaceutically important stigmasterol. “CAMTech – India Medical Hackathon” – The International Consortium in Affordable Medical Technologies – CAMTech at VIT University Vellore Nov. 26.

23. Balaji. S., Shalini, M., Abita, B., Kalaivani, T. and Rajasekaran, C. (2012). Bioremediation potential of Spirulina species against chromium. “International Conference n Environmental Impact on Human and Therapeutic Challenges” at S.V. University, Tirupati Dec. 20-22.

24. Shalini, M., Abita, B., Balaji. S., Kalaivani, T. and Rajasekaran, C. (2012). Acute oral toxicity and cytotoxicity of Acacia nilotica ethnolic leaf extract. “International Conference n Environmental Impact on Human and Therapeutic Challenges” at S.V. University, Tirupati Dec. 20-22.

25. Balaji. S., Shalini, M., Abita, B., Kalaivani, T. and Rajasekaran, C. (2013). Bioremediation capabilities of Spirulina species against zinc metal ion. “International Conference on Advances in Biotechnology and patenting” at Bharathidasan University, Trichy Feb. 18-21.

26. Shalini, M., Abita, B., Balaji. S., Kalaivani, T. and Rajasekaran, C. (2013). In vitro and In vivo anti-cancer effect of Acacia nilotic (L) ethanolic leaf extract in oral squamous cell carcinoma. “International Conference on Advances in Biotechnology and patenting” at Bharathidasan University, Trichy Feb. 18-21.

27. Abita, B., Shalini, M., Balaji. S. and Rajasekaran, C. (2013). Rapid propagation of Naravelia zeylanica (L,): An endangered medicinal plant. “International Conference on Advances in Biotechnology and patenting” at Bharathidasan University, Trichy Feb. 18-21.

28. Kalaivani, T. and Rajasekaran, C. (2013). Conservation and sustainable usage of unexplored flora. “International Conference on Advances in Biotechnology and patenting” at Bharathidasan University, Trichy Feb. 18-21.

SEMINARS/ SYMPOSIA/ CONFERENCES ATTENDED (21)

National (14)

1. Symposium on “Harvesting Herbs 2000” at High Altitude Plant Physiology Research Centre, Srinagar Garhwal (1996).

2. National Symposium on “Current Trends in Plant Physiology and Biochemistry” at University of Hyderabad, (1998).

3. National Symposium on “Future Goals of Physiological Research for the Improvement of Plant Resources” at Annamalai University, (1998).

4. National Symposium on “Plant Physiology and Biochemistry in Relation to Agriculture and Environment” at Devi Ahilya University, (1999).

5. Seminar on “Medicinal Plants Research & Its Current Status” at Periyar University, (2001).

6. National Symposium on “Functional Genomics” at Madurai Kamaraj Univ. (2002).

7. National Conference on “Medicinal Plants Their Utilization, Cultivation and Marketing” at Government Arts College, Salem (2002).

8. National Conference on “Role of plant physiology and biotechnology in biodiversity conservation and agricultural productivity”, at University of Rajasthan, (2006).

9. National seminar on “Frontiers of Biosciences in New Millennium” at Gyan Vihar Universe,

(2006).

10. National Symposium on “Biotechnology for Sustainable Agriculture & Conservation Biodiversity” at University of Rajasthan (2006).

11. National seminar on “Protein Engineering” VIT University, Vellore (2007).

12. National Conference on “Biotechnology for Human Development”, VIT University. (2009).

13. Zonal Conference on “Recent Trends in Plant Physiology & Crop Improvement” VIT University Vellore (2010).

International (7)

1. International “Siddha Congress 2002” at Gandeepam, Kilavayal (2002).

2. 2 nd International Congress of Plant Physiology on “Sustainable Plant Productivity Under Changing Environment”, at Indian Agricultural Research Institute, (2003).

3. “International Conference & Expo on Botanical products” at Univ. Rajasthan (2006).

4. “International Conference on Biotechnology”, VIT University, Vellore (2008).

5. Sliver Jubilee International Conference on “Biotechnology Solutions for Environmental Sustainability”, VIT University. Vellore (2009).

6. As a Rappertor, “International Conference on Biodiversity, livelihood and climatic change in the Himalayas”. Tribhvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal. Dec. 12-14. (2010).

7. International Symposium on “Environmental Exposures to Mutagens and Carcinogens on Human Health” VIT University, Vellore (2011).

8. International Humboldt Kolleg on “Adaptive Management of Ecosystems: The Knowledge Systems of societies for adaptation and mitigation of impacts of climate change” at Centre for Ecological Economics and Natural Resources, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore (2011).

PARTICIPATION IN TRAINING PROGRAM/ WORKSHOPS (36) National (28)

1. Participation in the training program on “Environmental Awareness” at Secardart Heart College, Kodaikanal (1987).

2. Participation and organization of training programs on “Nursery and Plantation Technology” at H.A.P.P.R.C, Srinagar Garhwal, during the years 1996 - 1998.

3. Participation and organization of plantation programs on “Establishment of Green Belt” in association with S.S.B., Srinagar Garhwal, during years 1995 - 1997.

4. Farmers training programs on “Social Forestry” under Biomass project. H.A.P.P.R.C., Srinagar Garhwal, during 1997 & 1998.

5. Farmers training program on “Utilization and Management of Plant Waste Product” under M.N.E.S. project. H.A.P.P.R.C., Srinagar Garhwal (2000).

6. Training program on “Medicinal Plants Cultivation” under Medicinal Plant Board Project, H.A.P.P.R.C., Srinagar Garhwal (2002).

7. Training program on “To Create Curiosity and interest towards Science and Environment” under D.S.T. Project, G.B.P.I.H.E.D., Srinagar Garhwal (2002).

8. Training program on “Create Awareness on the Biodiversity”, organized by G.B.P.I.H.E.D., Srinagar Garhwal. Uttaranchal, India (2003).

9. Workshop on “Proper Utilization & Natural Resource Management”, organized by G.B.P.I.H.E.D. at Dagar, Takholi Gad, Tehri Garhwal. Uttaranchal, India (2003).

10. Short term AICITE sponsored course on “Intellectual property rights and patent system in India”, organised by NITTTR, Chandigarh and Entrepreneurship Cell, MNIT, Jaipur (2006).

11. Faculty Development Programme, VIT University Vellore (2006).

12. Training programme on “Geomatics in Natural Disaster Management” organised by Centre for Disaster Mitigation and Management, VIT University, Vellore (2007).

13. Workshop on “Trends in Medical Biotechnology”, VIT University, Vellore (2007).

14. Faculty Induction Training Programme, VIT University, Vellore (2008).

15. Faculty Development Programme on “Bio-Materials”, VIT University Vellore (2009).

17. Faculty Development Workshop on “Bloom’s Taxonomy, Project based teaching and learning and Experiential learning techniques”, VIT University Vellore (2009).

18. Workshop on the Lecture Workshop on “Agro bacterium mediated transformation – horizontal gene transfer” VIT University Vellore (2009).

19. Lecture workshop on “Multidimensional NMR: Basic Principle and its Applications” VIT University Vellore (2010).

20. Lecture Workshop on “Genetic transformation and transgenic plants: Concepts, applications and concerns” VIT University Vellore (2010).

21. Faculty Development programme on “Recent Trends in Plant Biotechnology & Crop Improvement” VIT University Vellore (2010).

22. Faculty Development programme on “Microbial Diagnostics, Public Health & Modeling in Health Sciences” VIT University Vellore (2010).

23. Faculty Development programme on “Protein Interactions and Dysnamics” VIT University Vellore (2011).

24. “Awareness workshop on Intellectual Property Rights” VIT University Vellore (2011).

25. Faculty Development programme on “Molecular Docking, Simulation and Visualization” VIT University Vellore (2011).

26. Lecture Workshop on “Products from Natural Resources: Prospecting and Utilization” VIT University Vellore (2011).

27. Lecture Workshop on “Plant Genetic Resources; Mapping, Utilization & Conservation” VIT University Vellore (2012).

28. Lecture Workshop on “Microbe, Mineral and Environment” VIT University Vellore (2013).

International (6)

Cum

1. “Study

Observation

Tour

on

Medicinal Plants

organized by UNESCO & G.B.P.I.H.E.D.-GU (2003).

Cultivating

Areas

of

Uttaranchal”,

2. As a Indian counterpart, International work shop on “Herbal Medicinal Plants and Traditional Herb Remeides” at INPC, Hanoi, Vietnam. Oraganised by NAM S&T Center (2007).

3. International Research Workshop on “New Innovations on Biotechnological Applications”. VIT University Vellore (2010).

4. International Laboratory course on “Plant Transgenic Technology”. VIT University Vellore

(2011).

5. International Laboratory course on “Plant Transgenic Technology”. VIT University Vellore

(2012).

6. International Laboratory course on “Plant Transgenic Technology”. VIT University Vellore

(2013).

Three Weeks Training Programmes (2)

1. ICAR sponsored summer school on “Climate Variability and Its Impacts on Crop Production –Physiological Perspective Towards Mitigation Strategies” Department of Crop Physiology, Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat, Assam (2011).

2. “Workshop on Biodiversity Conservation & Management” sponsored by Bureau of International Cooperation and organised by South China Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guangzhou, People’s Republic of China (2011).

MEMBER IN EDITORIAL BOARD Past

American Journal of Plant Physiology

Asian Journal of Plant Sciences

International Journal of Botany

Research Journal of Medicinal Plant

Research Journal of Botany

Present

Journal of Pharmacy Research

International Journal of Phytomedicines and Related Industries

Research in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

International Journal for Biotechnology and Molecular Biology Research

An International Journal of Biotechnology

International Journal of Biological Technology

Journal of Advanced Scientific Research*

Environment and We International Journal for Science and Technology**

* - Associate Editor; ** - Editor

MEMBER IN PROFESSIONAL BODIES

1. Indian Society for Plant Physiology

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Life member

2. Society for Plant Physiology and Biochemistry-

Life member

3. Seaweed Utilization Research Association

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Life member

4. Himalayan Research Foundation

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Founder member

5. The Gene Tech

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Advisory Board member

6. Thaiulam Social work organisation

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Life member

7. Society for Environmental research Education- & National Evolution (SERENE)

Executive member

8. Ethino Botanical Society of Nepal

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Associate Member

9. European Federation of Biotechnology

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Member

10. Society for Environment and Development, India-

11. Biochemical Society UK

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Life member Ambassador –India

12. Prof.H.S. Srivastava Foundation for Science and Society – Life member

13. Botanical Garden Conservation International -

Member

REFERENCES

1. Prof. P. Prasad HAPPRC Post Box - 14, HNBGU

Phone

:

+91-1346-252172 (Off.) +91-1370-267711 (Resi.)

Srinagar Garhwal - 264 174.

Fax

:

+91-1346-252070

Uttaranchal, India.

Email

:

ppratti@gmail.com

2. Dr. S. K. Bhadula Technical Specialist, Architect TPD

Phone

:

USA-847-935-8259

Abbott Laboratories Email : shailendra.bhadula@add.ssw.abbott.com

200N Abbott Park Rd. Abbott Park, Illinois - 60064 USA.

3. Dr. R. K. Maikhuri, Scientist - E

Phone

:

+91-1346-252603 (Off.)

GBPIHED (Garhwal Unit)

+91-1346-252581 (Resi.)

Srinagar Garhwal - 264 174.

Fax

:

+91-1346-251159

Uttaranchal, India.

Email

:

rkmaikhuri@yahoo.com

DECLARATION I here by declare that the information given above is true and best of my knowledge and

belief.

Date :

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(Dr. C. Rajasekaran)