Plant proteomics, Stress Biology and Molecular biology
01894-233339 Ext. 306, 09816153466

Plant Adaptation, Abiotic stress, Post-translational modifications and Organelle proteomics


Academic achievements:

SERB Early Carrier Research Award 2018

Awarded D.S Kothari Postdoctoral Fellowship (2014-2017)

Awarded DBT-RA (2014-2019)

Qualified for DBT-JRF (2008-2013)

Qualified NET-LS in 2008

Qualified GATE in Life Science (Percentile: 98.93%), in December 2007

Received DBT fellowship for two years (2006-2008) during M.Sc.

Qualified in JNU CEEB (2006) 



Elevated CO2 and temperature influence key proteins and metabolites associated with photosynthesis, antioxidant and carbon metabolism in Picrorhiza kurroa. Rajiv Kumar, Robin Joshi, Manglesh Kumari, Reema Thakur, Dinesh Kumar, Sanjay Kumar. Journal of proteomics. 2020; 219:103755.

Unveiling Taenia solium kinome profile and its potential for new therapeutic targets. Naina Arora, Anand Raj, Farhan Anjum, Rimanpreet kaur, Suraj Singh Rawat, Rajiv Kumar, Shweta Triphati, Gagandeep Singh & Amit Prasad. Expert review of proteomics. 2020; 17:85-91

Regulation of color transition in purple tea (Camellia sinensis). Manglesh Kumari, Shweta Thakur, Ajay Kumar, Robin Joshi, Prakash Kumar, Ravi Shankar, Rajiv KumarPlanta. 2020; 251:35.

 Neglected Agent Eminent Disease: Linking Human Helminthic Infection, Inflammation, and Malignancy. Naina Arora, Rimanpreet Kaur, Farhan Anjum, Shweta Tripathi, Amit Mishra, Rajiv Kumar and Amit Prasad. Front. Cell. Infect. Microbiol2019,

 Usnic acid modifies MRSA drug resistance through down-regulation of proteins involved in peptidoglycan and fatty acid biosynthesis. Sneha Sinha, Vivek Kumar Gupta, Parmanand Kumar1, Rajiv Kumar, Robin Joshi, Anirban Pal and Mahendra P. Darokar FEBS Open Bio. 2019; 9:2025–2040.

Adaptive mechanisms of medicinal plants along altitude gradient: contribution of proteomics. Kumar, R. & Kumari, M. Biologia Plantarum 2018; 62(4):630-640.

Nuclear phosphoproteome of developing chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) and protein-Kinase interaction network. Kumar R, Kumar A, Subba P, Gayali S, Barua P, Chakraborty S, Chakraborty N. J Proteomics2014 13; 105:58-73.

Comparative proteomics of dehydration response in the rice nucleus: new insights into the molecular basis of genotype-specific adaptation. Jaiswal DK, Ray D, Choudhary MK, Subba P, Kumar A, Verma J, Kumar R, Datta A, Chakraborty S, Chakraborty N. Proteomics2013;13(23-24):3478-97.

Characterization of the nuclear proteome of a dehydration-sensitive cultivar of chickpea and comparative proteomic analysis with a tolerant cultivar. Subba P, Kumar R, Gayali S, Shekhar S, Parveen S, Pandey A, Datta A, Chakraborty S, Chakraborty N. Proteomics. 2013,12-13,1973-92.

Phosphoproteomic Dynamics of Chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) Reveals Shared and Distinct Components of Dehydration Response. Subba P, Barua P, Kumar R, Datta A, Soni KK, Chakraborty S, Chakraborty N. J Proteome Res2013;12(11):5025-47.

Analysis of the grass pea proteome and identification of stress-responsive proteins upon exposure to high salinity, low temperature, and abscisic acid treatment. Chattopadhyay A, Subba P, Pandey A, Bhushan D, Kumar R, Datta A, Chakraborty S, Chakraborty N. Photochemistry. 2011,72,1293-307.





Miss Manglesh kumari (Ph.D Student)

Miss Shweta Thakur (Ph.D student)

Mr. Satyakam (Ph.D student)

Dr. Robin Joshi (STO)

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