Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra
   
Dr. Manish Kumar
Associate Professor, Bioengineering and Biotechnology
M.Sc., Ph.D.
Contact Address
Permanent Address Dept. of Bio-Engineering
Local Address Dept. of Bio-Engineering
Phone (Office) 916512276223
Phone Residence 916512276223
Email Id manish@bitmesra.ac.in
Joined Institute on : 4-May-2005
  Work Experience
 
Teaching : 16 Years

Research : 18 Years

  Research Areas
 
  • Environmental Biotechnology
  • Plant-Pathogen Interactions
  • Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry
  • Metabolomics
   Publications
 

 

RECENT PUBLICATIONS IN PEER REVIEWED JOURNALS:

  1. Shweta Singh S., Banerjee M., Kumar M. (2021) Analysis of secondary metabolites present in Phlogacanthus thyrsiflorus Nees plant parts using LC-ESI-MS, South African Journal of Botany, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2021.08.013.
  2. Singh S., Banerjee M., Kumar M. (2020) Rhizobium rhizogenes Mediated Hairy Root Transformation and Analysis of Secondary Metabolites in Phlogacanthus thyrsiflorus Nees Hairy Roots using GC-MS. Journal of Scientific & Industrial Research, 79:590-594.
  3. Dutta S, Afreen U, Kumar M, Mukhopadhyay K (2020) Small RNA in tolerating various biotic stresses. In: Guleria P and Kumar V (ed.) Plant Small RNA, 1st Edition, Biogenesis, Regulation and Application. ELSEVIER BV. Publishing Date: 1st February 2020. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-817112-7.00008-0
  4. Singh A, Ghosh Sachan S, Mukhopadhyay K, Kumar M, Sachan A (2020) A rapid and simple ultra-high-performance liquid chromatography method for the simultaneous determination of methoxyphenol derivatives involved in the eugenol catabolic pathway. Journal of Separation Science 43(5): 848-1018. DOI: 10.1002/jssc.201900939
  5. Gaggar P, Kumar M, Mukhopadhyay K (2020) Genome-scale identification, in silico characterization and interaction study between wheat SNARE and NPSN gene families involved in vesicular transport. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics. DOI: 10.1109/TCBB.2020.2981896
  6. Gidhi A, Kumar M, Mukhopadhyay K (2020) The Auxin Response Factor gene family in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.): Genome-wide identification, characterization and expression analyses in response to leaf rust. South African Journal of Botany. DOI:1 0.1016/j.sajb.2020.06.017

2019

  1. Dutta S., Kumar M. and Mukhopadhyay K. (2019) Identification and validation of leaf rust responsive wheat isomiRs and their target genes in both wheat and Puccinia triticina. Tropical Plant Biology. DOI: 10.1007/s12042-019-09235-1.
  2. Dutta S., Kumar D., Jha S. Prabhu K. V., Kumar M. and Mukhopadhyay K. (2019) Leaf rust (Puccinia triticina) mediated RNAi in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) prompting host-susceptibility. Functional & Integrative Genomics. DOI: 10.1007/s10142-019-00655-6.
  3. Dutta S., Kumar M. and Mukhopadhyay K. (2019) Development of a rapid RNA extraction procedure from urediniospores of the leaf rust fungus, Puccinia triticina. Journal of Microbiological Methods. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mimet.2019.01. 010

2018

  1. Singh S., Banerjee M., Kumar M. (2018) Gas Chromatography analysis of different plant parts of Phlogacanthus thyrsiflorus Nees. Res. J. Biotech. 13 (3):66-70. E-ISSN 2278-4535; PRINT-ISSN 0973-6263.
  2. Satapathy L., Kumar D., Kumar M., Mukhopadhyay K. (2018) Functional and DNA–protein binding studies of WRKY transcription factors and their expression analysis in response to biotic and abiotic stress in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). 3 Biotech. 8: 40. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13205-017-1064-3
  3. Singh S., Sarkar B., Mukhopadhyay K., Banerjee M., Kumar M. (2018) Antioxidants, DNA Damage Protective Properties and Antibacterial Activity of Leaf Extract of Phlogacanthus thyrsiflorus Nees. Asian Jr. of Microbiol. Biotech. Env. Sc. 20: S145-S151.

2017

  1. Singh D., Kumar D., Satapathy L., Pathak J., Chandra S., Riaz A., Bhaganagre G., Dhariwal R., Kumar M., Prabhu K. V., Balyan H.S., Gupta P. K., Mukhopadhyay K. (2017) Insights of Lr28 mediated wheat leaf rust resistance: Transcriptomic approach. Gene 637: 72–89. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gene. 2017.09.028. IF-2.415 ISSN: 0378-1119
  2. Dutta S., Kumar D., Jha S. Prabhu K. V., Kumar M. and Mukhopadhyay K. (2017) Identification and molecular characterization of a trans-acting small interfering RNA producing locus regulating leaf rust responsive gene expression in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Planta. 246(5):939-957 DOI 10.1007/s00425-017-2744-2. IF: 3.361
  3. Chandra S., Singh D., Pathak J., Kumari S., Kumar M., Poddar P., Balyan H. S., Prabhu K.V., Gupta P. K. and Mukhopadhyay K. (2017) SNP discovery from next-generation transcriptome sequencing data and their validation using KASP assay in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Mol Breeding. 37:92-1-15. DOI 10.1007/s11032-017-0696-7. IF: 2.465
  4. Chandra S., Kazmi A. Z., Ahmed Z. Choudhary G., Kumari V., Kumar M and Mukhopadhyay K. (2017) Genome-wide identification and characterization of NB-ARC resistant genes in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) and their expression during leaf rust infection. Plant Cell Rep. 36:1097–1112. DOI 10.1007/s00299-017-2141-0. IF – 3.088
  5. Chandra S, Halder P, Kumar M, Mukhopadhyay K. (2017) Genome-wide identification, cloning and characterization of SNARE genes in bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) and their response to leaf rust. Agri Gene. 3:12-20. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aggene.2016.11.002.

2016

  1. Kumar D., Dutta S., Singh D., Prabhu K. V., Kumar M., Mukhopadhyay K Uncovering leaf rust responsive miRNAs in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) using high throughput sequencing and prediction of their targets through degradome analysis. Planta. 245:161–182. DOI 10.1007/s00425-016-2600-9. IF – 3.361
  2. Singh D, Pathak J, Kumari S, Kumar M, Poddar R, Balyan HS, Gupta P K., Prabhu K V., Mukhopadhyay K. (2016) De Novo Assembled Wheat Transcriptomes Delineate Differentially Expressed Host Genes in Response to Leaf Rust Infection. PLoS ONE 11(2): e0148453. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0148453. IF – 3.54
  3. S. Chandra, K. Mukhopadhyay, M. Kumar (2016) Mining Single Nucleotide Polymorphism from publicly available ESTs of bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Int J Pharm Pharm Sci., 8 (1):189-196. IF – 1.59

2015

  1. Kumar A., Sasmal. D., Sharma N., Bhaskar A., Chandra S., Mukhopadhyay K., Kumar M. (2015) Deltamethrin, a pyrethroid insecticide, could be a promising candidate as an anticancer agent. Medical Hypotheses. 85:145-147. IF – 1.1136

2014

  1. Kumar M. (2014) Estimation and characterization of flavonoids in two different forma of O. tenuiflorum. International Journal of Basic and Applied Biology. 2(2):34-37.
  2. Bhaskar A., Mukhopadhyay K. and Kumar M. (2014) Effect of polysorbate-80 concentration on G-CSF formulation using liquid chromatography. Int J Pharm Pharm Sci., 6(9):299-302. (IF= 1.59)
  3. Kumar D., Kapoor A., Singh D., Satapathy, L., Singh A., Kumar M., Prabhu K. V., Mukhopadhyay K. (2014) Functional characterization of a WRKY Transcription Factor of wheat and its expression analysis during leaf rust pathogenesis. Functional Plant Biology. 41:1295–1309. http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/FP14077. (IF= 2.471)
  4. Satapathy, L., Singh D., Ranjan P., Kumar M., Prabhu K. V., Mukhopadhyay K. (2014) Transcriptome-wide analysis of WRKY transcription factors in wheat and their leaf rust responsive expression profiling. Mol Genet Genomics. 289:1289–1306. DOI 10.1007/s00438-014-0890-9. (IF= 2.881)
  5. Kumar D., Singh D., Kanodia P., Prabhu K. V., Kumar M., Mukhopadhyay K. (2014) Discovery of novel leaf rust responsive microRNAs in wheat and prediction of their target genes. Journal of Nucleic Acids. Article ID 570176, 12 pages. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/570176. IF – 2.98
  6. Vyas P., Haque I., Kumar M., Bandopadhyay R. and Mukhopadhyay K. (2014) Photocontrol of differential gene expression and alterations in foliar anthocyanin accumulation: a comparative study using red and green forma Ocimum tenuiflorum L. Acta Physiol Plant. 36:2091–2102. DOI 10.1007/s11738-014-1586-9. (IF= 1.305).
  7. Renu I.K., Haque I., Kumar M., Poddar R., Rai A., Bandopadhyay R. and Mukhopadhyay K. (2014) Characterization and functional analysis of Eugenol O-methyltransferase gene reveal metabolite shifts, chemotype specific differential expression and developmental regulation in Ocimum tenuiflorum L. Mol Biol Rep.  41:1857–1870. DOI 10.1007/s11033-014-3035-7. (IF= 2.506).
  8. Manaswita S., Bhaskar A., Poddar R., Mukhopadhyay K. and Kumar M. (2014) Insilico study to evaluate the molecular interactions between somatostatin and its receptor (sstr5). World Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. 3(3): 1824-1837. ISSN 2278 – 4357.

2013

  1. Mehta K., Poddar R., Mukhopadhyay K. and Kumar M. (2013). Insight into interaction of γ- synuclein inhibiting α- synuclein oligomers – A possible strategy to cure Parkinson’s disease. Int. J. Adv. Biotechnol. Res., 4(4): 488-495.ISSN  0976-2612. (IF= 1.506).

2009

  1. Haque I., Kumar M. and Mukhopadhyay K. (2009) Rapid and simultaneous determination of medicinally important E- and Z-guggulsterone from oleogum-resins of Commiphora wightii by ultra-performance liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry. Chromatographia.70: 1613-1619. DOI: 10.1365/s10337-009-1347-x. (IF= 1.437)

BOOK CHAPTERS PUBLISHED:

  1. Singh S., Banerjee M., Kumar M. (2017) An Efficient Protocol for Plant Regeneration of Phlogacanthus thyrsiflorus Nees: An Important Medicinal Shrub. In: Mukhopadhyay K., Sachan A., Kumar M. (eds) Applications of Biotechnology for Sustainable Development. Springer, Singapore. DOI 10.1007/978-981-10-5538-6_3. ISBN 978-981-10-5537-9.
  2. Sarkar B, Kumar M., and Mukhopadhyay K. (2017) A Rapid Method for Detection and Characterization of Anthocyanins from Hibiscus, Ocimum and Syzygium Species and Evaluation of Their Antioxidant Potential. In: Mukhopadhyay K., Sachan A., Kumar M. (eds) Applications of Biotechnology for Sustainable Development. Springer, Singapore. 10.1007/978-981-10-5538-6_16. ISBN 978-981-10-5537-9
  3. Bioinformatics Analysis of Triticum aestivum L. WRKY1B Protein. In: Biotechnology for People.pp.168-172, 2013, ISBN:978-9380663-86-9
  4. Interspecific competitive inhibition of respiration among some earthworms in laboratory experiment. In: Biodiversity Conservation, Environmental Pollution and Ecology – APH Publishing House. pp. 197-204, 2002.
  5. Diurnal variation in soil respiration in tropical deciduous forest and pasture ecosystems. In: Biodiversity Conservation, Environmental Pollution and Ecology - APH Publishing House. pp. 181-190, 2002.
  6. Ecotaxonomy and Biomonitoring of lake for conservation and management. I. Abiotic Profile. In A. Kumar (Ed.) ‘Ecology & conservation of Lakes, Reservoir and Rivers’. Oxford Publishers, Jaipur, pp- 248-289, 2002.
  7. Ecotaxonomy and Biomonitoring of lake for conservation and management. II. Biotic Profile. In A. Kumar (Ed.) ‘Ecology & conservation of Lakes, Reservoir and Rivers’. Oxford Publishers, Jaipur. pp- 290-349 2002.
  8. Bioaccumulation of zinc in a megascolocid earthworm Perionyx sansibaricus (Michaelsen) and its impact on growth and secondary production.  Contributions to BIOSCIENSES (Eds. B. N. Pandey and P. S. Murthy, Published by Zoological Society of India. Pp 189-201, 2003.
  Member of Professional Bodies
 
  • Life membership of Zoological Society of India, (M-14/2004)
  • Life Membership of Association of Microbiologist of India, (AMI 2153/2007)
  • Life Member of Indian Society of Technical Education, (70005/2010)
  Current Sponsored Projects
 

 

S. No.
Title
Agency
Grant/ Amount Mobilized (Rs
Lakhs)
1
Development of recombinant human Growth Colony Stimulating Factor (PI)
File No.- 40-186/2011 (SR)
University Grants Commission, New Delhi
13.693
2
Discovery, annotation, validation and characterization of SNPs in Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) and haplotype structure determination using Next-Generation Sequencing Data (CO-PI)
File No.- BT/PR3925/BID/7/384/2011
Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India
49.80
 
3 Identification and Molecular Characterization of SNARE Genes in Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) in Response to Leaf Rust Disease DST-SERB, Govt. of India                      34.37
  Text and Reference Books
 
  1. Applications of Biotechnology for Sustainable Development. Springer, Singapore. DOI 10.1007/978-981-10-5538-6. ISBN 978-981-10-5537-9. Mukhopadhyay K., Sachan A., Kumar M. (eds)
  Fellow
 
  1.  Fellow of Zoological Society of India