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JAYPEE UNIVERSITY ANOOPSHAHR , UP , INDIA


जेपी विश्वविद्यालय अनूपशहर , उ. प्र. , भारत


ESTABLISHED UNDER UP ACT NO 8 OF 2014 AND APPROVED BY UGC UNDER SECTION 2(F) OF THE UGC ACT, 1956

Name: Dr. Jatin Kumar

Designation: Assistant Professor

Department: Faculty of Life Sciences

Qualification: Ph.D. (University of Delhi, 2021), M.Sc. (University of Delhi, 2013)

Experience: 4 years teaching experience (post Ph.D.)

Contact Details: jatin.kumar@mail.jaypeeu.ac.in

Biography:

Dr. Jatin Kumar joined Jaypee University, Anoopshahr in December 2022 as assistant professor of Botany in the Department of Life Sciences. He has also worked as assistant professor in the Department of Life Sciences, Sharda University, Greater Noida from September 2020 to December 2022. He has obtained his Ph.D. degree in Botany in 2021 on the topic “Assessment of genetic diversity, population structure, and generation of sex-linked molecular and biochemical markers in some multipurpose dioecious plants” from the Department of Botany, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007. His major research areas include genetic diversity assessment, sex determination in plants employing various molecular markers and plant stress biology. He has worked as a project fellow in a SERB major research project entitled “Marker assisted selection of male and female plants of Simmondsia chinesis (Link) Schneider (Jojoba) – A multipurpose dioecious crop” at Department of Botany, University of Delhi, from July, 2013-January, 2017. He has published over 20 research/ review articles in various reputed international and national journals and submitted 2 novel sex specific sequences to NCBI gene bank. He has attended and presented his research work in more than 25 International/National conferences. He is a life-time member of “The Indian Science Congress Association” (Membership No. L25989), w.e.f. November, 2014.

Expertise:

Genetic diversity assessment and sex identification in plants employing DNA fingerprinting technique (molecular markers), plant stress biology

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SCOPUS ID: 56182471600, ORCID ID: 0000-0002-5450-9369

Publications

  1. Kumar, J.*, Das, A. K., Rani, J., and Gupta, P. K. 2022. Assessment of biochemical and physiological tolerance mechanism of the multipurpose paradise tree (Simarouba amara) under zinc and copper stress. Journal of Applied and Natural Science, 14: 477-489.
  2. Dikshit, P. K., Divya, Jamnal, N., Singh, S., Kumar, J., Das, A. K., and Pandit, S. 2022. Advancement of Nanoparticles in Gaseous Biofuel Production. In: Bio-Clean Energy Technologies. Springer, pp. 227-248 (eBook ISBN No. 978-981-16-8090-8)
  3. Das, A. K., Rai, A. K., Bhargava, K. and Kumar, J.* 2022. Biochemical and physiological tolerance evaluation of the oil-yielding paradise tree (Simarouba amara) under salt stress. Journal of Innovation in Applied Research 5: 39-51.
  4. Gupta, P. K., Saraff, M., Gahtori, R., Negi, N., Tripathi, S. K., Kumar, J., Kumar, S., Aldhayan, S. H., Dhanasekaran, S., Abomughaid, M.M. and Dua, K. 2021. Phytomedicines Targeting Cancer Stem Cells: Therapeutic Opportunities and Prospects for Pharmaceutical Development. Pharmaceuticals 14(7): p.676. (MDPI, Switzerland)
  5. Dikshit, P. K. *, Kumar, J., Das, A. K., Sadhu, S., Sharma, S., Singh, S., Gupta, P. K., Kim, B. S. 2021. Green synthesis of metallic nanoparticles: Applications and limitations. Catalysts 11: 902 (MDPI, Switzerland)
  6. Arya, I., Poona, A., Dikshit, P. K., Pandit, S., Kumar, J., Singh, H. N., … & Kumar, S., 2021. Current Trends and Future Prospects of Nanotechnology in Biofuel Production. Catalysts11, 1308 (MDPI, Switzerland)
  7. Kumar, J., Heikrujam, M., Sharma, K. & Agrawal, V. 2019. SRAP and SSR marker-assisted genetic diversity, population structure analysis and sex identification in Jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis). Crops Prod. 133: 118-132. (Elsevier, Netherlands)
  8. Kumar, J. & Agrawal, V. 2019. Assessment of genetic diversity, population structure and sex identification in dioecious crop, Trichosanthes dioica employing ISSR, SCoT and SRAP markers. Heliyon5(3): e01346 (Elsevier, Netherlands)
  9. Kumar, J. & Agrawal, V. 2017. Analysis of genetic diversity and population genetic structure in Simarouba glauca (an important bio-energy crop) employing ISSR and SRAP markers. Ind. Crops Prod. 100: 198-207. (Elsevier, Netherlands)
  10. Kumar, J., Sharma, K., Heikrujam, M., Kumar, R., Agrawal, V. 2017. Genetic Markers: The Potential Tools for Diversity Analysis and Identification of Sex in Dioecious Plants, In: Advances in Life Sciences, Prof. M. U. Charaya Felicitation volume. S. R. Scientific Publications, Delhi, pp. 67-76 (ISBN No. 978-93-83774-28-9)
  11. Kumar, J., Heikrujam, M. & Agrawal, V. 2016. Characterization of Male and Female Jojoba Plants Employing Antioxidants, Lipid Peroxidation and Physiological Studies. J. Am. Oil Chem. Soc. 93: 911-920. (Springer, USA)
  12. Kumar, J. & Agrawal, V. 2016. Current status of diabetes mellitus: a life threatening disease. Env. Appl. Biores. 4 (1): 20-26.
  13. Heikrujam, M., Kumar, J. & Agrawal, V. 2015. Genetic diversity analysis among male and female Jojoba genotypes employing gene targeted molecular markers, start codon targeted (SCoT) polymorphism and CAAT box-derived polymorphism (CBDP) markers. Metagene 5: 90-97. (Elsevier, U.S.A.)
  14. Kumar, J. & Agrawal, V. 2015. Cure of Diabetes mellitus by some medicinally important dioecious plants. Int. J. Res. Biosci. 4 (3): 1-7.
  15. Kumar, J. & Agrawal, V. 2015. Study of some economically important underutilized crops for cultivation on wastelands and biotechnology approaches for propagation and gene cloning. J. Res. Biosci. 4:9-24.
  16. Heikrujam, M., Sharma, K., Kumar, J. & Agrawal, V. 2014. Generation and validation of unique male sex- specific sequence tagged sites (STS) marker from diverse genotypes of dioecious Jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis). Euphytica 199:363-372. (Springer, Netherlands)
  17. Heikrujam, M., Sharma, , Kumar, J. & Agrawal, V. 2014. Validation of male sex specific UBC-807 1200 ISSR marker and its conversion into STS marker in Jojoba: a high precision oil yielding dioecious shrub. Pl. Breed. 133: 667-671. (Wiley, U.S.A.)
  18. Kumar, J. Biohydrogen production by algae. In: Biologix. K. S. Enterprises, Delhi, Mewar Institute of Management, pp. 65-73 (ISBN No. 81-88920-11-8)
  19. Kumar, J. Novel medicines from microbes. In: Biologix. K. S. Enterprises, Delhi, Mewar Institute of Management, pp. 190-200 (ISBN No. 81-88920-11-8)
  20. Kumar, J. Omega-3 fatty acid production by algae. International Journal of Applied Science and Technology. 4(1): 84-89 (ISSN No. 2277-8691)
  21. Kumar, J. Algae in biodiesel production. International Journal of Applied Science and Technology. 4(1): 17-25 (ISSN No. 2277-8691)
  22. Kumar, J. Role of microbes in food production. NCEEBR, Mewar Institute of Management: 39-44 (ISBN No. 81-88919-16-0)

Submission to NCBI gene banks

  1. Heikrujam, M., Sharma, K., Kumar, J. and Agrawal, V. 2014. Simmondsia chinensis male-specific marker and VIS 11 genomic sequences vide their Accession No. KP009976 (1317 bp).
  2. Heikrujam, M., Sharma, K., Kumar, J. and Agrawal, V. 2014. Simmondsia chinensis male-specific marker ISSR-UBC-807 genomic sequences vide their Accession No. KP009975 (1120 bp).

Research Guidance

  • Seven M.Sc. biotechnology students have completed their dissertation projects under his guidance at Sharda University, Greater Noida.
  • Ten B.Sc. biotechnology students have completed their dissertation projects under his guidance at Sharda University, Greater Noida.

Conferences/workshops/ FDP attended/ delivered lectures

  1. Delivered an online invited lecture on the topic “Significance of sex identification and genetic diversity research for the conservation of dioecious crop plant species” to the faculty members and students of Starex University, Gurugram on November 17, 2023.
  2. Delivered an online invited lecture on the topic “Importance of genetic diversity and sex identification studies for conservation of dioecious crop plants” on the occasion of International Day for Biological Diversity to the faculty members and students of K. L. University, Andhra Pradesh on May 20, 2023.
  3. Delivered a lecture on the topic “Significance of genetic diversity and sex identification studies for conservation of crop plants” on the occasion of International Day for Biological Diversity at Jaypee University, Anoopshahr on May 22, 2023.
  4. Attended one day workshop on ‘Hydroponics- Smart Urban Farming’ on March 11, 2023 organized by Department of Botany, Kirori Mal College in collaboration with IARI, New Delhi.
  5. Attended a 6 days online Faculty development program on “Green technology and approaches for waste valorization” from 13th June to 18th June 2022.
  6. Delivered online lecture on the topic “Significance of genetic diversity, population structure, and sex identification studies for conservation of dioecious crop plants” in a two day online national conference on sustainable environmental perspectives: a journey from ancient India organized by Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College, w.e.f. June 5-6, 2022.
  7. Attended webinar on “International Day for biological diversity” organized by Forest research centre for eco-rehabiliation, Prayagraj on May 22, 2022.
  8. Attended one week online National Faculty Development Program on “National Education Policy: Institutional Development Plan (IDP) for Academic Excellence” organized by Sharda University, Greater Noida, India, w.e.f. August 20-August 27, 2021.
  9. Attended one week online National Faculty Development Program on “Strengthening Academic & Research Pursuit in the 21st Century” organized by Guru Angad Dev Teaching Learning Centre, a centre under PMMMNMTT, Ministry of Education, Government of India in collaboration with Sharda University, Greater Noida, India, w.e.f. June 28-July 04, 2021.
  10. Attended the five days online Faculty Development Program on “Outcome Based Education” organized by Sharda University, Greater Noida, India, w.e.f. July 5-9, 2021.
  11. Delivered an online lecture on the topic “Importance of molecular markers for genetic diversity assessment and sex identification in some multipurpose dioecious crop plants for their conservation” in the online event “Emerging trends of molecular biology in crop improvement” organized by of Life Sciences, SBSR, Sharda University, India, on July 16, 2021.
  12. Attended the five days online Faculty Development Program on “Good Laboratory Practices” organized by Department of Life Sciences, Sharda University, Greater Noida, India, w.e.f. 8-12, 2021.
  13. Presented work (oral presentation) entitled “Importance of genetic diversity and sex identification studies for conservation of valuable dioecious crop plants” at the International conference on Advances in Agricultural & Food Sciences to face the challenges to environment and biosecurity organized by School of Agricultural Sciences, Sharda University,

Greater Noida, India, w.e.f. Jan. 16-20, 2021.

  1. Joined online Faculty Development Programme on “Outcome based teaching learning processes” organized by the Internal Quality Assurance Cell, held at Sharda University, Greater Noida, India, w.e.f. 11-16, 2021.
  2. Joined Faculty Induction Program, 2020, organized for the newly inducted faculty by the Internal Quality Assurance Cell, held at Sharda University, Greater Noida, India, w.e.f. 5-17, 2020.
  3. Presented work (oral presentation) entitled “Assessment of genetic diversity, population structure and sex identification in Jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis) employing DNA fingerprinting” at the 5th International conference on “Plant genetics and genomics: Germplasm to genome engineering” held at NASC Complex, PUSA, New Delhi, India, w.e.f. 17-18, 2019.
  4. Presented work (oral presentation) entitled “Genetic diversity and population structure analysis in Simarouba glauca (an important bio-energy crop) employing ISSR and SRAP markers” during National Symposium on Plant Biotechnology: Recent Trends in Plant Propagation, Genetic Improvement & Industrial Applications held at Arid Forest Research Institute, Jodhpur, w.e.f. Feb. 16-18, 2018.
  5. Presented work (poster presentation) entitled “Elucidation of phyto-toxicity through antioxidant profiling, lipid peroxidation and physiological parameters in Simarouba glauca seedlings under salinity, heavy metals and drought stresses” during International Conference on Technological Advancement for Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development (TASARD-India) held at National Agricultural Science Complex (NASC), New Delhi, India w.e.f. Feb. 20-22, 2017.
  6. Presented work (oral presentation) entitled “Identification and validation of sex linked molecular markers and genetic diversity studies in Jojoba [Simmondsia chinensis (Link) Schneider] – important dioecious petrocrop” during National Conference on Plant Science Research: Looking beyond 21st century for environmental and agricultural revolution held at Department of Botany, University of Delhi w.e.f. 5-7, 2016.
  7. Presented work (oral presentation) entitled “Identification and authentication of sex linked molecular markers and genetic diversity studies in Jojoba [Simmondsia chinensis (Link) Schneider]: a molecular approach for crop improvement for dioecious taxa” during National symposium on Plant biotechnology for crop improvement and 37th annual meeting of PTCA held at CSIR- National Botanical Research Institute (Lucknow) w.e.f. 25-27, 2016.
  8. Presented work (oral presentation) entitled “Screening of male and female plants and genetic diversity studies in Jojoba [Simmondsia chinensis (Link) Schneider] employing PCR based molecular markers” during 6th World Congress on Biotechnology, held at New Delhi, India w.e.f. October 5-7, 2015.
  9. Presented work (poster presentation) entitled “Screening of male and female plants in Jojoba [Simmondsia chinensis (Link) Schneider] employing DNA finger printing technique” during 102nd Indian Science Congress, held at University of Mumbai, Mumbai from 3-7, 2015.
  10. Participated in the Workshop on Information Literacy & Competency, organised by Delhi University Library System, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007 on December 4, 2014.
  11. Participated in 7th Annual Convention of ABAP & International Conference on Plant Biotechnology, Molecular Medicine & Human Health, held at Department of Genetics, University of Delhi, South Campus, New Delhi- 110021, w.e.f. October 18-20, 2013.
  12. Participated in National Seminar on “Current environmental challenges and possible solutions” held on 15-16, 2013, organised by Dept. of Botany, Ramjas College ,University of Delhi and Nature club.
  13. Participated in National Conference on “Energy, Environment and Biotechnology Research (NCEEBR-2013)” held at Department of Biotechnology, Mewar Institute of Management, Ghaziabad, w.e.f. October 5-6, 2013.
  14. Participated in International Conference on “Global IPR System and WTO Issues”, held at Ch. Charan Singh University, Meerut, U.P., w.e.f. November 16-17, 2013.
  15. Participated in National Conference on “Emerging Trends in Biotechnological Researches” held on October 28, 2012 at Department of Biotechnology, Mewar Institute of Management, Ghaziabad.

Awards

  • Awarded certificate of best ‘Future Twenty’ poster presenters for presenting work entitled “Identification and authentication of sex linked molecular markers and genetic diversity studies in Jojoba [Simmondsia chinensis (Link) Schneider]: a molecular approach for crop improvement for dioecious taxa” in the National Symposium on Plant Biotechnology for Crop Improvement & 37th Annual Meeting of PTCA (India), held at CSIR-NBRI, Lucknow, on 25th to 27th February, 2016.
  • Awarded best Oral presentation certificate for presenting work entitled ” Identification and validation of sex linked molecular markers and genetic diversity studies in Jojoba [Simmondsia chinensis (Link) Schneider] – important dioecious petrocrop” in National Conference on Plant Science Research: Looking Beyond 21st Century for Environmental and Agricultural Revolution, organized by Society for Plant Research (VEGETOS), held at Department of Botany, University of Delhi, on 5th to 7th February, 2016.
  • Qualified the eligibility test for lectureship-CSIR-NET with all India rank 66, held on 23.12.2012.
  • Awarded National fellowship (RGNF, UGC) in April, 2017 for a tenure of five years.
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