AMIT K. TRIPATHI
SCIENTIST B

  AMIT K. TRIPATHI

Publications

Date of Joining Present Post: 02-12-2016

Address (Off):

NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR RESEARCH IN ENVIRONMENTAL
HEALTH KAMLA NEHRU HOSPITAL BUILDING GANDHI MEDICAL COLLEGE CAMPUS
BHOPAL - 462001 .
Telephone (off): 0755-2533106
Fax : 0755-2533976
Email : ak.tripathi.nireh@gov.in
Educational Qualifications:

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in 2016 from International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB)-Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, India
  • Master’s Degree (2010) from Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore, India

Discipline:
MOLECULAR BIOLOGY



Research Experience:
Research Highlight

Understanding the role of various epigenetic factors (such as histone chaperones, histone modifying enzymes, chromatin remodeling complexes, and DNA methylation machinery) in mediating physiological changes associated with exposure to sub-optimal environmental conditions.

Membership/Fellowship of Professional Societies/Associations :
Member of the Indian Science Congress Association
Workshops/Conferences/Symposiums :

Posters presented in International Conferences/Symposia

  1. Tripathi AK, Pareek A, Singla-Pareek SL (2015) Rice nuclear protein OsNAPL6 is an H3/H4 histone chaperone functioning in response and adaptation to various abiotic stresses. 3rd International Plant Physiology Congress, New Delhi (Best Poster Award)  

  2. Tripathi AK, Singh K, Pareek A, Singla-Pareek SL. (2013). Genome-wide analysis of histone chaperones in rice indicates their role in plant development and stress response. 11th International Symposium on Rice Functional Genomics.

  3. Tripathi AK, Pareek A, Sopory SK, Singla-Pareek SL (2012). Microarray-based expression profiling of yield-related genes in rice identifies targets for crop improvement. International Conference on Plant Biotechnology for Food Security: New Frontiers, New Delhi.

  4. Sahoo KK, Gupta B, Tripathi AK, Pareek A, Sopory SK, Singla-Pareek SL (2013). Multigene engineering bridges the yield gap in rice under abiotic stress conditions. 11th International Symposium on Rice Functional Genomics.

  5. Joshi R, Sahoo KK, Tripathi AK, Kumar R, Teotia PS, Pareek A, Singla-Pareek SL (2013). Knockdown of a floral meristem specific cytokinin oxidase OsCKX2 in rice reduces yield penalty under abiotic stress conditions. 11th International Symposium on Rice Functional Genomics.

  6. Sahoo KK, Gupta B, Tripathi AK, Pareek A, Sopory SK, Singla-Pareek SL (2013). Bridging the yield gap in plants by gene pyramiding. 7th International Rice Genetics Symposium Manila, Philippines.

  7. Mustafiz A, Ghosh A, Tripathi AK, Kaur C, Pareek A, Sopory SK, Singla-Pareek SL (2013). A novel Ni(II)-dependent substrate inducible glyoxalase I, OsGLYI11.2, plays an important role in abiotic stress tolerance. Glyoxalase Centennial: 100 Years of Glyoxalase Research and Emergence of Dicarbonyl Stress, Warwick (United Kingdom)

 

Workshops, Seminars and Symposia Attended

  1. Attended Scientific Communication Workshop, 2012 organized by Dr. Geoff Hyde, NCBS, Bangalore at ICGEB, New Delhi.
  2. Attended a Course of specialized 2D-gel electrophoresis titled ‘Ettan DIGE Course’ (2011) conducted by GE Healthcare, India
  3. Participated in the ABLE-BEST Entrepreneurship Workshop (2011) in Bengaluru, India
  4. Participated in Bio-Epoch, 2011, 3rd Annual Conference of School of Biotechnology, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India
  5. Participated in Impact of Biotechnology on Man and Environment” BIOTIKOS 2011 organized by TERI University, New Delhi, India
  6. Attended and worked as a volunteer in 5th World Congress of Cellular and Molecular Biology (Nov 2nd-6th, 2009) organized by the World Society of Cellular and Molecular Biology, France and DAVV, India.
  7. Attended a workshop on “Structural Bioinformatics and Systems Biology” (25th-27th, Nov. 2009) organized at Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore.
  8. Participated in Regional Seminar on “Intellectual Property and Innovation Management in Knowledge Era” organized by National Research Development Corporation, at Indore, India
  9. Participated in the National Conference of Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award Winners -2009 at Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore.
  10. Attended “Scientific Foresight” -- a symposium on current developments in Science & Technology (2006) organized by Dept. of Science & Technology GoB.

 

Awards:

Academic achievements, Awards and Scholarships

  • Secured All India Rank 19 in CSIR-JRF (June 2010) and awarded the Junior/Senior Research Fellowship with NET.

  • Gold Medalist & University Topper at the Master’s level.

  •  Secured All India Rank--23 in Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineering (GATE)-2011 conducted by the IITs.

  •  Selected for Indian Council of Medical Research-JRF (2010)

  •  Secured the First rank (82% marks) and qualified for ICAR-NET (A. Biotechnology) (2013).

  • Led a team of five and secured the third position (carrying a cash award of Rs. 1.5 lacs) in Biotechnology Entrepreneurship Student Team (BEST) Competition organized by Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India.

  • Secured All India Rank-19 in BET (Biotechnology Eligibility Test)-2010 for DBT-JRF/SRF (Junior/Senior Research Fellowship) conducted by Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India.

  • Awarded “All India DBT-Postgraduate Scholarship” (2008-10).

  • Best poster award at the 3rd International Plant Physiology Congress, 2015.

Positions of distinction held

  •  Led a team of five and won the third prize in Biotechnology Entrepreneurship Student Team competition jointly organized by DBT, Govt. of India and ABLE.

  •  Member of the SPICMACAY organizing committee at ICGEB.

Co- Curricular and Extra-curricular activities 

  • Secured the First position in an Essay competition organized under the aegis of Hindustan Times– a reputed English Daily.

  • Secured the second position in Curioso Quiz contest organized by TERI university, New Delhi

  • Won the First prize in Saturday Suspense -- A Quiz contest organized by Hindustan- a reputed Hindi daily.

  • Won prizes in many debate and essay competitions.

 Team Work

  • Led a team of five and secured the third position carrying a cash award of Rs. 1.5 lacs in Biotechnology Entrepreneurship Student Team (BEST) Competition organized by Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India

  • Worked as a part of the Scientific Resource Team in an international workshop titled "Theoretical and Practical Course: “Adaptation Responses Towards Abiotic Stress” organized by ICGEB, New Delhi, India

  • Worked as a volunteer in organizing the 5th World Congress of Cellular and Molecular Biology, 2009 organized by World Society of Cellular and Molecular Biology, France and DAVV, India

Teaching Interests

  •  Molecular Biology

  • Genomics and Proteomics

  •  Genetic Engineering

  •  Biochemistry

 


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