Plant Cell And Molecular Biology


Faculty

Dr. Rajani S. Nadgauda - Emeritus Professor

Dr. Budhi Sagar Tiwari - Associate Professor

 

Research Activities:

 Plant Tissue Culture

 

Study of diversity of CAXs: The study of the diversity of secondary transporters, specifically cation exchangers (CAX),  in different plants from diverse families.

 

DNA barcoding : For documentation of some of the plants of desert ecology, such as, Acacia.

 

Prospecting of Genes for Oil Biosynthesis and Storage in Jatropha curcas

  •   Screening of available germplasm for stages of active oil biosynthesis and accumulation
  •   Functional analysis of expressed sequence tags (ESTs) from the seeds of Jatropha
  •   Isolation of full-length gene(s) of the fatty acid synthesis pathway in Jatropha

  • Genetic Garden: Established with 76 different species of medicinal and aromatic plants collected from different regions in Gujarat.

     

    Infrastructure Facilities