Faculty Details

Faculty Details

  • Name: Dr. M Muthamilarasan
  • Mail: muthuuohyd.ac.in
  • Contact: 040-29552318
  • Area Of Research:Plant molecular genetics and genomics

Research Focus

Our research focuses on deploying molecular genetics and genomics approaches for dissecting nutritional and climate-resilience traits in millets and disease resistance in tomato.

Professional Profiles

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Honors & Awards

  • Fulbright-Nehru Alumni Award (2019) from United States-India Educational Foundation, New Delhi, India
  • INSA Medal for Young Scientist (2018) from Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi, India
  • NASI Young Scientist Platinum Jubilee Award (2018) from National Academy of Sciences, Allahabad, India
  • Early Career Research Award (2018) from Science and Engineering Research Board, Department of Science & Technology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India
  • Indo-Australian Career Boosting Gold Fellowship (2018) from Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India (not availed)
  • DST INSPIRE Faculty Award (2017) from Department of Science & Technology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India
  • Fulbright-Nehru Doctoral Research Fellowship by United States Department of State to visit and conduct research at Louisiana State University, Louisiana, USA (2015 - 2016)
  • Joint CSIR-UGC Junior Research Fellowship from University Grants Commission (UGC), Govt. of India (2012 - 2016)
  • Maveeran Sundaralingam Endowment Scholarship from Madurai Kamaraj University, Tamil Nadu for standing first in order of merit in M.Sc. (Biotechnology; 2007 - 2009)

Publication Summary

Publication type
Total
First / Corresponding author
Impact Factor
(JCR 2021)
Average Impact Factor
Research articles
43

17

170

4.0

Review articles
22

9

99.5

4.5

General articles
10

10

35.3

3.5

Book chapters
19

12

NA

NA


Membership in Learned Bodies

  • Member (2020) of Indian National Young Academy of Sciences (INYAS), India
  • Member (2019) of National Academy of Sciences, Allahabad, India
  • Life Member (2018) of Indian Science Congress Association, West Bengal

Editorship

  • Academic Editor - PLoS ONE (2018 onwards)
  • Review Editor - Frontiers in Plant Science (2021 onwards)
  • Review Editor - Frontiers in Genetics (2021 onwards)
  • Consulting Editor - Journal of Plant Physiology (2021 onwards)
  • Review Editor - Frontiers in Microbiology (2022 onwards)

Contribution to Science Promotion

  • Authored the book 'Fellowships and Funding Opportunities for School Students: The Way Forward', released by Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi (ISBN: 978-81-939482-2-4) 
  • Coordinator, INYAS Hyderabad Chapter (2020-2021)
Title Details
Internship
PG students (M.Tech. or M.Sc. in any branch of life sciences) willing to pursue their final year dissertation research (six- or twelve-month duration) are encouraged to send their CV by email (mentioning the exact dates of internship). Presently we are not engaging interns for durations less than six months.

Students/Projects Trainees

Name Joined As Mail Contact
Sumi Rana Ph.D. Student (PMRF Awardee) 20lpph09@uohyd.ac.in ---
Appus M. V. Ph.D. Student (Govt. of Kerala Scholarship) 20lpph16@uohyd.ac.in ---
Pronomita Das (20LPMS17) Intern (M.Sc. Dissertation 2021-22) 20lpms17@uohyd.ac.in ---
Shriya Sharma (20LPMS29) Intern (M.Sc. Dissertation 2021-22) 20lpms29@uohyd.ac.in ---
Pooja Shukla Project Assistant (IoE) --- ---
Dr. Pooja Soni SERB N-PDF poojasoni@uohyd.ac.in ---

Former Students/Projects Trainees

Name Joined As Working
Gifty Mammen Intern (March 21 - May 8, 2020) Amity Institute of Biotechnology, Amity University, Madhya Pradesh
Sarita Verma KARYA Fellow (Govt. of Rajasthan) (June 19 - July 17, 2020) University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, Rajasthan
Shubham Verma (19LPMS09) Intern (M.Sc. Dissertation 2020-21) Indian Institute of Science Education and Research - Pune
Urmi Giri (19LPMS03) Intern (M.Sc. Dissertation 2020-21)
Varsa Shukla (19LPMS05) Intern (M.Sc. Dissertation 2020-21) Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Germany
Gauri Bhati KARYA Fellow (Govt. of Rajasthan) (June 19 - July 17, 2020) Jai Narayan Vyas University, Jodhpur, Rajasthan
Subhalakshmi Kandavel Intern (May 16 - July 31, 2020) Indian Institute of Information Technology - Hyderabad, Telangana
Maharshi Dixit (NIT-W) Intern (June 1 - July 1, 2021) National Institute of Technology, Warangal
Vasundhara K (IISER-T) Intern (June 1, 2021 - April 30, 2022)
Dr. Hindu Vemuri Senior Research Fellow
Chanchal Didel KARYA Fellow (Govt. of Rajasthan) (Oct 12 - Dec 11, 2021) Jai Narayan Vyas University, Jodhpur, Rajasthan
94 Supriya, Laha., Durgeshwar, Pullaiahgari., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Padmaja, Gudipalli., (2022) , Melatonin mediated differential regulation of drought tolerance in sensitive and tolerant varieties of upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) , Frontiers in Plant Science, Frontiers,,,596.
93 Singh, R., Dhaka, Annvi., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Prasad, Manoj., (2022) , Nutritional improvement of cereal crops to combat hidden hunger during COVID-19 pandemic: Progress and prospects , Advances in Food Security and Sustainability, ,,,.
92 Suresh, Bonthala Venkata., Choudhary, Pooja., Aggarwal, Pooja Rani., Rana, Sumi., Singh, Roshan Kumar., Ravikesavan, Rajasekaran., Prasad, Manoj., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., (2022) , De novo transcriptome analysis identifies key genes involved in dehydration stress response in kodo millet (Paspalum scrobiculatum L.) , Genomics, Academic Press,,,110347.
91 Rana, Sumi., Aggarwal, Pooja Rani., Shukla, Varsa., Giri, Urmi., Verma, Shubham., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., (2022) , Genome Editing and Designer Crops for the Future , Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, NJ), ,2408,,37-69.
90 Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Prasad, Manoj., (2021) , Small millets for enduring food security amidst pandemics , Trends in Plant Science, Elsevier Current Trends,26,1,33-40.
89 Pramitha, J Lydia., Rana, Sumi., Aggarwal, Pooja Rani., Ravikesavan, Rajasekaran., Joel, A John., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., (2021) , Diverse role of phytic acid in plants and approaches to develop low-phytate grains to enhance bioavailability of micronutrients , Advances in genetics, Academic Press,107,,89-120.
88 Dhaka, Annvi., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Prasad, Manoj., (2021) , A comprehensive study on core enzymes involved in starch metabolism in the model nutricereal, foxtail millet (Setaria italica L.) , Journal of Cereal Science, Elsevier,97,,103153.
87 Tiwari, Shalini., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Lata, Charu., (2021) , Genome-wide identification and expression analysis of Arabidopsis GRAM-domain containing gene family in response to abiotic stresses and PGPR treatment , Journal of Biotechnology, Elsevier,325,,14-Jul.
86 Singh, Roshan Kumar., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Prasad, Manoj., (2021) , Biotechnological approaches to dissect climate-resilient traits in millets and their application in crop improvement , Journal of Biotechnology, Elsevier,327,,64-73.
85 M T, Andrew-Peter-Leon., Ramchander, S., K K, Kumar, Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan, Pillai, M Arumugam., (2021) , Assessment of efficacy of mutagenesis of gamma-irradiation in plant height and days to maturity through expression analysis in rice , PLoS ONE, Public Library of Science,16,1,e0245603.
84 Sharma, Namisha., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Dulani, Priya., Prasad, Manoj., (2021) , Genomic dissection of ROS detoxifying enzyme encoding genes for their role in antioxidative defense mechanism against Tomato leaf curl New Delhi virus infection in tomato , Genomics, Academic Press,113,3,889-899.
83 Prasad, Ashish., Hari-Gowthem, Gunaseelen., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Hussain, Zakir., Yadav, Pawan Kumar., Sandhya, Tripathi., Prasad, Manoj., (2021) , Molecular characterization of SlATG18f in response to Tomato leaf curl New Delhi virus infection in tomato and development of a CAPS marker for leaf curl disease tolerance , Theoretical and Applied Genetics, ,,,.
82 Choudhary, Pooja., Aggarwal, Pooja Rani., Rana, Sumi., Nagarathnam, Radhakrishnan., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., (2021) , Molecular and metabolomic interventions for identifying potential bioactive molecules to mitigate diseases and their impacts on crop plants , Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology, Academic Press,114,,101624.
81 Salvi, Prafull., Manna, Mrinalini., Kaur, Harmeet., Thakur, Tanika., Gandass, Nishu., Bhatt, Deepesh., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., (2021) , Phytohormone signaling and crosstalk in regulating drought stress response in plants , Plant Cell Reports, Springer Berlin Heidelberg,40,8,1305-1329.
80 Mani, Sumithra Devi., Govindan, Muthukumar., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Nagarathnam, Radhakrishnan., (2021) , A sulfated polysaccharide κ-carrageenan induced antioxidant defense and proteomic changes in chloroplast against leaf spot disease of tomato , Journal of Applied Phycology, Springer Netherlands,33,4,2667-2681.
79 Mani, Sumithra Devi., Pandey, Saurabh., Govindan, Muthukumar., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Nagarathnam, Radhakrishnan., (2021) , Transcriptome dynamics underlying elicitor-induced defense responses against Septoria leaf spot disease of tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) , Physiology and Molecular Biology of Plants, Springer India,27,4,873-888.
78 Das, Prajna Priyadarshini., Rana, Sumi., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Kannan, Monica., Ghazi, Irfan Ahmad., (2021) , Omics Approaches for Understanding Plant Defense Response , Omics Technologies for Sustainable Agriculture and Global Food Security Volume 1, Springer, Singapore,,,41-83.
77 Sushree Shyamli, P., Rana, Sumi., Suranjika, Sandhya., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Parida, Ajay., Prasad, Manoj., (2021) , Genetic determinants of micronutrient traits in graminaceous crops to combat hidden hunger , Theoretical and Applied Genetics, Springer Berlin Heidelberg,134,10,3147-3165.
76 Sharma, Namisha., Sahu, Pranav Pankaj., Prasad, Ashish., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Waseem, Mohd., Khan, Yusuf., Thakur, Jitendra Kumar., Chakraborty, Supriya., Prasad, Manoj., (2021) , The Sw5a gene confers resistance to ToLCNDV and triggers an HR response after direct AC4 effector recognition , Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Sciences,118,33,.
75 Thakur, Tanika., Gandass, Nishu., Mittal, Kajal., Jamwal, Pallavi., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Salvi, Prafull., (2021) , A rapid, efficient, and low-cost BiFC protocol and its application in studying in vivo interaction of seed-specific transcription factors, RISBZ and RPBF , Functional & Integrative Genomics, Springer Berlin Heidelberg,21,5,593-603.
74 Shukla, Varsa., Choudhary, Pooja., Rana, Sumi., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., (2021) , Structural evolution and function of stress associated proteins in regulating biotic and abiotic stress responses in plants , Journal of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Springer India,,,14-Jan.
73 Choudhary, Pooja., Pramitha, Lydia., Rana, Sumi., Verma, Shubham., Aggarwal, Pooja Rani., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., (2021) , Hormonal crosstalk in regulating salinity stress tolerance in graminaceous crops , Physiologia Plantarum, Blackwell Publishing Ltd Oxford, UK,173,4,1587-1596.
72 Andrew-Peter-Leon, MT., Selvaraj, Ramchander., Kumar, KK., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Yasin, Jeshima Khan., Pillai, M Arumugam., (2021) , Loss of Function of OsFBX267 and OsGA20ox2 in Rice Promotes Early Maturing and Semi-Dwarfism in γ-Irradiated IWP and Genome-Edited Pusa Basmati-1 , Frontiers in plant science, Frontiers,,,1968.
71 Rana, Sumi., Pramitha, Lydia., Aggarwal, Pooja Rani., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., (2021) , Genomic Designing for Biotic Stress Tolerance in Foxtail Millet (Setaria italica L.) , Genomic Designing for Biotic Stress Resistant Cereal Crops, Springer,1,,295-311.
70 Choudhury, Aparajita., Verma, Shubham., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Rajam, Manchikatla Venkat., (2021) , Identification of suitable reference genes for expression profiling studies using qRT-PCR in an important insect pest, Maruca vitrata , Molecular Biology Reports, Springer Netherlands,48,11,7477-7485.
69 Dhaka, Annvi., Singh, Roshan K., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Prasad, Manoj., (2021) , Genetics and genomics interventions for promoting millets as functional foods , Current Genomics, Bentham Science Publishers,22,3,154-163.
68 Jency, James Poornima., Rajasekaran, Ravikesavan., Singh, Roshan Kumar., Muthurajan, Raveendran., Prabhakaran, Jeyakumar., Mehanathan, Muthamilarasan., Prasad, Manoj., Ganesan, Jeeva., (2020) , Induced mutagenesis enhances lodging resistance and photosynthetic efficiency of kodomillet (Paspalum scrobiculatum) , Agronomy, Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute,10,2,227.
67 Singh, Roshan Kumar., Deshmukh, Rupesh., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Rani, Rekha., Prasad, Manoj., (2020) , Versatile roles of aquaporin in physiological processes and stress tolerance in plants , Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, Elsevier Masson,149,,178-189.
66 Prasad, Ashish., Sharma, Namisha., Hari-Gowthem, Gunaseelen., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Prasad, Manoj., (2020) , Tomato yellow leaf curl virus: impact, challenges, and management , Trends in plant science, Elsevier Current Trends,25,9,897-911.
65 Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Singh, Roshan Kumar., Suresh, Bonthala Venkata., Rana, Sumi., Dulani, Priya., Prasad, Manoj., (2020) , Genomic dissection and expression analysis of stress-responsive genes in C4 panicoid models, Setaria italica and Setaria viridis , Journal of Biotechnology, Elsevier,318,,57-67.
64 Prasad, Ashish., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Prasad, Manoj., (2020) , Synergistic antiviral effects against SARS-CoV-2 by plant-based molecules , Plant Cell Reports, Springer Berlin Heidelberg,39,9,1109-1114.
63 Vetriventhan, M., Azevedo, Vania CR., Upadhyaya, HD., Nirmalakumari, A., Kane-Potaka, Joanna., Anitha, S., Ceasar, S Antony., Muthamilarasan, M., Bhat, B Venkatesh., Hariprasanna, K., (2020) , Genetic and genomic resources, and breeding for accelerating improvement of small millets: current status and future interventions , The Nucleus, Springer India,63,3,217-239.
62 Sharma, Namisha., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Prasad, Ashish., Prasad, Manoj., (2020) , Genomics approaches to synthesize plant-based biomolecules for therapeutic applications to combat SARS-CoV-2 , Genomics, Academic Press,112,6,4322-4331.
61 Singh, Roshan Kumar., Prasad, Ashish., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Parida, Swarup K., Prasad, Manoj., (2020) , Breeding and biotechnological interventions for trait improvement: status and prospects , Planta, Springer Berlin Heidelberg,252,4,18-Jan.
60 Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Singh, Nagendra Kumar., Prasad, Manoj., (2019) , Multi-omics approaches for strategic improvement of stress tolerance in underutilized crop species: a climate change perspective , Advances in genetics, Academic Press,103,,Jan-38.
59 Singh, Roshan Kumar., Shweta, Shweta., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Rani, Rekha., Prasad, Manoj., (2019) , Study on aquaporins of Setaria italica suggests the involvement of SiPIP3; 1 and SiSIP1; 1 in abiotic stress response , Functional & Integrative Genomics, Springer Berlin Heidelberg,19,4,587-596.
58 Pandey, Saurabh., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Sharma, Namisha., Chaudhry, Vaishali., Dulani, Priya., Shweta, Shweta., Jha, Sarita., Mathur, Saloni., Prasad, Manoj., (2019) , Characterization of DEAD-box family of RNA helicases in tomato provides insights into their roles in biotic and abiotic stresses , Environmental and Experimental Botany, Elsevier,158,,107-116.
57 Jaiswal, Vandana., Gupta, Sarika., Gahlaut, Vijay., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Bandyopadhyay, Tirthankar., Ramchiary, Nirala., Prasad, Manoj., (2019) , Genome-wide association study of major agronomic traits in foxtail millet (Setaria italica L.) using ddRAD sequencing , Scientific reports, Nature Publishing Group,9,1,11-Jan.
56 Prasad, Ashish., Sharma, Namisha., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Rana, Sumi., Prasad, Manoj., (2019) , Recent advances in small RNA mediated plant-virus interactions , Critical Reviews in Biotechnology, Taylor & Francis,39,4,587-601.
55 Mehanathan, Muthamilarasan., (2019) , Fellowships and Funding Opportunities for School Students: The Way Forward , , Indian National Science Academy,,,.
54 Yadav, Chandra Bhan., Pandey, Garima., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Prasad, Manoj., (2018) , Epigenetics and epigenomics of plants , Plant Genetics and Molecular Biology, Springer, Cham,,,237-261.
53 Mandal, Arunava., Mishra, Awdhesh Kumar., Dulani, Priya., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Shweta, Shweta., Prasad, Manoj., (2018) , Identification, characterization, expression profiling, and virus-induced gene silencing of armadillo repeat-containing proteins in tomato suggest their involvement in tomato leaf curl New Delhi virus resistance , Functional & integrative genomics, Springer Berlin Heidelberg,18,2,101-111.
52 Mehanathan, Muthamilarasan., Bedre, Renesh., Mangu, Venkata., Rajasekaran, Kanniah., Bhatnagar, Deepak., Baisakh, Niranjan., (2018) , Identification of candidate resistance genes of cotton against Aspergillus flavus infection using a comparative transcriptomics approach , Physiology and Molecular Biology of Plants, Springer India,24,3,513-519.
51 Mandal, Arunava., Sharma, Namisha., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Prasad, Manoj., (2018) , Ubiquitination: a tool for plant adaptation to changing environments , The Nucleus, Springer India,61,3,253-260.
50 Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Prasad, Manoj., (2017) , Genetic determinants of drought stress tolerance in Setaria , Genetics and genomics of Setaria, Springer, Cham,,,267-289.
49 Sharma, Shambhavi., Pandey, Saurabh., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Chaudhry, Vaishali., Dulani, Priya., Prasad, Manoj., (2017) , Genomics Resources for Abiotic Stress Tolerance in Solanaceae Crops , The Potato Genome, Springer,,,195-216.
48 Singh, Roshan Kumar., Sahu, Pranav Pankaj., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Dhaka, Annvi., Prasad, Manoj., (2017) , Genomics-assisted breeding for improving stress tolerance of graminaceous crops to biotic and abiotic stresses: progress and prospects , Plant tolerance to individual and concurrent stresses, Springer, New Delhi,,,59-81.
47 Singh, Roshan Kumar., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Prasad, Manoj., (2017) , Foxtail millet: an introduction , The foxtail millet genome, Springer, Cham,,,9-Jan.
46 Yadav, Amita., Hari-Gowthem, Gunaseelen., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Prasad, Manoj., (2017) , Regulation of Development and Stress Response by miRNAs , The Foxtail Millet Genome, Springer,,,137-152.
45 Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Shweta, Shweta., Prasad, Manoj., (2017) , Foxtail millet genome sequencing, assembly, annotation, and application , The Foxtail Millet Genome, Springer, Cham,,,22-Nov.
44 Pandey, Garima., Yadav, Chandra Bhan., Sahu, Pranav Pankaj., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Prasad, Manoj., (2017) , Salinity induced differential methylation patterns in contrasting cultivars of foxtail millet (Setaria italica L.) , Plant cell reports, Springer Berlin Heidelberg,36,5,759-772.
43 Bandyopadhyay, Tirthankar., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Prasad, Manoj., (2017) , Millets for next generation climate-smart agriculture , Frontiers in plant science, Frontiers,8,,1266.
42 Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Prasad, Manoj., (2017) , Exploiting Genome Sequence Information to Develop Genomic Resources for Foxtail Millet Improvement , The Foxtail Millet Genome, Springer,,,37-51.
41 Singh, Roshan Kumar., Jaishankar, Jananee., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Shweta, Shweta., Dangi, Anand., Prasad, Manoj., (2016) , Genome-wide analysis of heat shock proteins in C4 model, foxtail millet identifies potential candidates for crop improvement under abiotic stress , Scientific reports, Nature Publishing Group,6,1,14-Jan.
40 Yadav, Chandra Bhan., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Dangi, Anand., Shweta, Shweta., Prasad, Manoj., (2016) , Comprehensive analysis of SET domain gene family in foxtail millet identifies the putative role of SiSET14 in abiotic stress tolerance , Scientific reports, Nature Publishing Group,6,1,13-Jan.
39 Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Mangu, Venkata R., Zandkarimi, Hana., Prasad, Manoj., Baisakh, Niranjan., (2016) , Structure, organization and evolution of ADP-ribosylation factors in rice and foxtail millet and their expression in rice , Scientific reports, Nature Publishing Group,6,1,13-Jan.
38 Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Prasad, Manoj., (2016) , Role of genomics in enhancing nutrition content of cereals , Advances in Plant Breeding Strategies: Agronomic, Abiotic and Biotic Stress Traits, Springer,,,77-96.
37 Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Dhaka, Annvi., Yadav, Rattan., Prasad, Manoj., (2016) , Exploration of millet models for developing nutrient rich graminaceous crops , Plant Science, Elsevier,242,,89-97.
36 Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Khan, Yusuf., Jaishankar, Jananee., Shweta, Shweta., Lata, Charu., Prasad, Manoj., (2015) , Integrative analysis and expression profiling of secondary cell wall genes in C4 biofuel model Setaria italica reveals targets for lignocellulose bioengineering , Frontiers in plant science, Frontiers,6,,965.
35 Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Prasad, Manoj., (2015) , Advances in plant sciences for nutritional security , , Astral International Pvt. Ltd.,,,.
34 Yadav, Chandra Bhan., Bonthala, Venkata Suresh., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Pandey, Garima., Khan, Yusuf., Prasad, Manoj., (2015) , Genome-wide development of transposable elements-based markers in foxtail millet and construction of an integrated database , DNA research, Oxford University Press,22,1,79-90.
33 Kole, Chittaranjan., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Henry, Robert., Edwards, David., Sharma, Rishu., Abberton, Michael., Batley, Jacqueline., Bentley, Alison., Blakeney, Michael., Bryant, John., (2015) , Application of genomics-assisted breeding for generation of climate resilient crops: progress and prospects , Frontiers in plant science, Frontiers,6,,563.
32 Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Prasad, Manoj., (2015) , Advances in Setaria genomics for genetic improvement of cereals and bioenergy grasses , Theoretical and applied genetics, Springer Berlin Heidelberg,128,1,14-Jan.
31 Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Bonthala, Venkata S., Khandelwal, Rohit., Jaishankar, Jananee., Shweta, Shweta., Nawaz, Kashif., Prasad, Manoj., (2015) , Global analysis of WRKY transcription factor superfamily in Setaria identifies potential candidates involved in abiotic stress signaling , Frontiers in plant science, Frontiers,6,,910.
30 Lata, Charu., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Prasad, Manoj., (2015) , Drought stress responses and signal transduction in plants , Elucidation of abiotic stress signaling in plants, Springer,,,195-225.
29 Yadav, Chandra Bhan., Bhareti, Priyanka., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Mukherjee, Minakshi., Khan, Yusuf., Rathi, Pushpendra., Prasad, Manoj., (2015) , Genome-wide SNP identification and characterization in two soybean cultivars with contrasting mungbean yellow mosaic India virus disease resistance traits , PloS one, Public Library of Science,10,4,e0123897.
28 Kumar, Karunesh., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Bonthala, Venkata Suresh., Roy, Riti., Prasad, Manoj., (2015) , Unraveling 14-3-3 proteins in C4 panicoids with emphasis on model plant Setaria italica reveals phosphorylation-dependent subcellular localization of RS splicing factor , PloS one, Public Library of Science San Francisco, CA USA,10,4,e0123236.
27 Yadav, Chandra Bhan., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Pandey, Garima., Prasad, Manoj., (2015) , Identification, characterization and expression profiling of Dicer-like, Argonaute and RNA-dependent RNA polymerase gene families in foxtail millet , Plant molecular biology reporter, Springer US,33,1,43-55.
26 Lata, Charu., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Prasad, Manoj., (2015) , Elucidation of abiotic stress signaling in plants , vol, ,2,,195-225.
25 Bonthala, Venkata Suresh., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Roy, Riti., Prasad, Manoj., (2014) , FmTFDb: a foxtail millet transcription factors database for expediting functional genomics in millets , Molecular biology reports, Springer Netherlands,41,10,6343-6348.
24 Lata, Charu., Mishra, Awdhesh Kumar., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Bonthala, Venkata Suresh., Khan, Yusuf., Prasad, Manoj., (2014) , Genome-wide investigation and expression profiling of AP2/ERF transcription factor superfamily in foxtail millet (Setaria italica L.) , PLoS One, Public Library of Science San Francisco, USA,9,11,e113092.
23 Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Khandelwal, Rohit., Yadav, Chandra Bhan., Bonthala, Venkata Suresh., Khan, Yusuf., Prasad, Manoj., (2014) , Identification and molecular characterization of MYB transcription factor superfamily in C4 model plant foxtail millet (Setaria italica L.) , PloS one, Public Library of Science San Francisco, USA,9,10,e109920.
22 Khan, Yusuf., Yadav, Amita., Bonthala, Venkata Suresh., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Yadav, Chandra Bhan., Prasad, Manoj., (2014) , Comprehensive genome-wide identification and expression profiling of foxtail millet [Setaria italica (L.)] miRNAs in response to abiotic stress and development of miRNA database , Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture (PCTOC), Springer Netherlands,118,2,279-292.
21 Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Parida, Swarup K., Prasad, Manoj., (2014) , Advances in wheat genomics and its potential in ensuring food security in the scenario of climate change , , Indian National Science Academy,,,.
20 Mishra, Awdhesh Kumar., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Khan, Yusuf., Parida, Swarup Kumar., Prasad, Manoj., (2014) , Genome-wide investigation and expression analyses of WD40 protein family in the model plant foxtail millet (Setaria italica L.) , PloS one, Public Library of Science,9,1,e86852.
19 Sahu, Pranav Pankaj., Sharma, Namisha., Puranik, Swati., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Prasad, Manoj., (2014) , Involvement of host regulatory pathways during geminivirus infection: a novel platform for generating durable resistance , Functional & integrative genomics, Springer Berlin Heidelberg,14,1,47-58.
18 Muthamilarasan, MEHANATHAN., Venkata Suresh, B., Pandey, GARIMA., Kumari, KAJAL., Parida, SWARUP KUMAR., Prasad, MANOJ., (2014) , Development of 5123 intron-length polymorphic markers for large-scale genotyping applications in foxtail millet , DNA research, Oxford University Press,21,1,41-52.
17 Gupta, Sarika., Kumari, Kajal., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Parida, Swarup Kumar., Prasad, Manoj., (2014) , Population structure and association mapping of yield contributing agronomic traits in foxtail millet , Plant cell reports, Springer Berlin Heidelberg,33,6,881-893.
16 Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Prasad, Manoj., (2014) , An overview of wheat genome sequencing and its implications for crop improvement , Journal of Genetics, Springer India,93,3,619-622.
15 Yadav, Chandra Bhan., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Pandey, Garima., Khan, Yusuf., Prasad, Manoj., (2014) , Development of novel microRNA-based genetic markers in foxtail millet for genotyping applications in related grass species , Molecular breeding, Springer Netherlands,34,4,2219-2224.
14 Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Bonthala, Venkata Suresh., Mishra, Awdhesh Kumar., Khandelwal, Rohit., Khan, Yusuf., Roy, Riti., Prasad, Manoj., (2014) , C2H2 type of zinc finger transcription factors in foxtail millet define response to abiotic stresses , Functional & Integrative Genomics, Springer Berlin Heidelberg,14,3,531-543.
13 Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Prasad, Manoj., (2014) , Impact of impact factor in quantifying the quality of scientific research , , Indian Academy of Sciences,,,.
12 Prasad, Manoj., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., (2014) , An overview of wheat genome sequencing and its implications for crop improvement , , Indian Academy of Sciences,,,.
11 Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Misra, Gopal., Prasad, Manoj., (2013) , FmMDb: a versatile database of foxtail millet markers for millets and bioenergy grasses research , PloS one, Public Library of Science,8,8,e71418.
10 Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Prasad, Manoj., (2013) , Plant innate immunity: an updated insight into defense mechanism , Journal of biosciences, Springer-Verlag,38,2,433-449.
9 Kumari, Kajal., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Misra, Gopal., Gupta, Sarika., Subramanian, Alagesan., Parida, Swarup Kumar., Chattopadhyay, Debasis., Prasad, Manoj., (2013) , Development of eSSR-markers in Setaria italica and their applicability in studying genetic diversity, cross-transferability and comparative mapping in millet and non-millet species , PloS one, Public Library of Science,8,6,e67742.
8 Gupta, Sarika., Kumari, Kajal., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Subramanian, Alagesan., Prasad, Manoj., (2013) , Development and utilization of novel SSR s in foxtail millet [S etaria italica (L.) P. Beauv.] , Plant Breeding, Wiley Online Library,132,4,367-374.
7 Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Prasad, Manoj., (2013) , Barley genome sequence emerges as a promising candidate in genetic research and breeding , , Indian Academy of Sciences,,,.
6 Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Theriappan, P., Prasad, Manoj., (2013) , Recent advances in crop genomics for ensuring food security , Current Science, Current Science Association,105,2,155-158.
5 Kumar, Karunesh., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Prasad, Manoj., (2013) , Reference genes for quantitative real-time PCR analysis in the model plant foxtail millet (Setaria italica L.) subjected to abiotic stress conditions , Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture (PCTOC), Springer Netherlands,115,1,13-22.
4 Sahu, Pranav Pankaj., Pandey, Garima., Sharma, Namisha., Puranik, Swati., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Prasad, Manoj., (2013) , Epigenetic mechanisms of plant stress responses and adaptation , Plant cell reports, Springer Berlin Heidelberg,32,8,1151-1159.
3 Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Prasad, Manoj., (2013) , Wheat genome sequencing: a milestone in cereal genomics and its future potentials , , Indian Academy of Sciences,,,.
2 Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Prasad, Manoj., (2013) , Cutting-edge research on plant miRNAs , Current Science, JSTOR,104,3,287-289.
1 Prasad, Manoj., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., (2013) , Cutting-edge research on plant miRNAs , , Indian Academy of Sciences,,,.
Title Year Duration Amount(In Lakhs) PI/I
Understanding the genetic ……… using genome-editing approach 2021 3 40 M Muthamilarasan
Development of low phytic acid ……… micronutrients 2018 3.4 33 M Muthamilarasan
Comparative and functional genomics …………. foxtail millet (Setaria italica L.) 2017 5 35 M Muthamilarasan

Title of talk

Event

Organizer

Date

Plant Genome Analysis
One day Workshop on plant genome analysis
PSG College of Arts & Science, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
March 28, 2022
Writing Research Proposals-Projects for Grants-Funding
Research Guidance Workshop
Jaipur National University, Jaipur, Rajasthan
March 19, 2022
Basic concepts of genes, genome, genomics, & genomic databases (Day 1)
&
Transcriptomics & integrated omics approaches (Day 2)
DBT-STAR College Scheme sponsored training program (Two-days hands on training on plant genome analysis)
Sri Krishna Arts & Science College, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
March 16 – 17, 2022
Introduction to Economic Botany (Sesson I)
&
Medicinal Plants & Folklore/ Traditional Indian Medicinal Systems (Session II)
MoEFCC (GOI) sponsored GSDP on Advance Course in Para-Taxonomy
Madras Christian College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
March 11, 2022
Academic Honesty & Integrity (Session I)
&
National and Global Trends in Higher Education (Session II)
UGC-HRDC sponsored Faculty Induction Programme,
Batch-X
UGC HRDC, University of Madras, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
February 1, 2022
Academic Honesty & Integrity (Session I)
&
National and Global Trends in Higher Education (Session II)
UGC-HRDC sponsored Faculty Induction Programme,
Batch-VIII
UGC HRDC, University of Madras, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
December 29, 2021
Next Generation Sequencing Approaches to Decode Millet Genomes
National seminar on   “Barnyard millet – A Promising Crop for Future Needs”
Agricultural College and Research Institute, Madurai, Tamil Nadu
November 10, 2021
Career Paths in Life Science
National Webinar on Career Paths in Life Science
The American College, Madurai, Tamil Nadu
November 1, 2021
Can Biotechnology feed 10 billion by 2050?
Faculty Development Program on "Application of Omics Technologies in Life Sciences Research”
PSG College of Arts & Science, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
October 22 & 23, 2021
2-days Practical session on Genome Analysis using in silico Tools
Designer crops for the ever-growing population
 
Invited talk (online)
G.D.Goenka University, Gurugram, Haryana
November 17, 2020
Funding opportunities in Life Sciences
UGC-HRDC sponsored “Refresher Course on Life Sciences”
UGC HRDC, University of Hyderabad, Telangana
November 16, 2020
Conducting discipline specific research (Session I)
&
Designing inter-disciplinary and collaborative research proposals (Session II)
UGC-HRDC sponsored Faculty Induction Programme,
Batch-I
UGC HRDC, University of Madras, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
November 9 & 11, 2020
The neglected and underutilized crops (Session I)
&
Genes, genetics and genomics (Session II)
UGC-HRDC sponsored “Refresher Course in Botany” Batch-XIII
University of Madras, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
October 7 & 8, 2020
Achievements & success stories of omics in Indian agriculture
World Bank sponsored National Agricultural Higher Education Project – Conference
Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University, Pusa, Bihar
October 9, 2020
‘Small’ millets for ‘large’ population
Invited talk (online)
Govt. Degree College, Kukatpally, Telangana
September 5, 2020
Securing ExtraMural Funding in Life Sciences: Tactics and Strategies
Invited talk
Online National Faculty Development Programme

Ethiraj College for Women, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
July 27, 2020
Designer Crops
Invited talk (online)
The Biomics
[https://www.thebiomics. com/]
July 25, 2020
Mainstreaming underutilized crops to address food and nutrition security
Mentor Talk (Online)
 CSIR-Summer Research Training Program 2020

CSIR-NEIST, Assam
 [http://www.neist.res.in/ srtp2020/project6.php]

July 14, 16, 17 & 21, 2020
Development of genetic and genomic resources in foxtail millet: Progress and prospects
Invited talk (online)
Bioingene
[http://bioingene.com/]
July 8, 2020
Pandemic & Hunger: A Hidden Truth
Invited talk (online)
The Standard Fireworks Rajaratnam College for Women, Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu
June 22, 2020
Life in Biotechnology: Challenges and Opportunities
Invited talk (online)
SAFI Institute of Advanced Study, Malappuram, Kerala
June 13, 2020
Career in Biotechnology: Challenges and Opportunities
Invited talk (online)
Sri Kaliswari College, Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu
June 6, 2020
Next generation genomics for crop improvement to address hunger and malnutrition
Invited talk (online)
Vel’s Institute of Science Technology and Advanced Studies, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
May 21, 2020
Tips and Strategies for Publishing in Science
Invited talk (online)
Lady Doak College, Madurai, Tamil Nadu
April 29, 2020
Publishing in Science : Strategies and Tactics
Invited talk (online)
World Bank sponsored National Agricultural Higher Education Project – Workshop
Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri, Maharashtra
April 22, 2020
Funding and fellowship opportunities for students in agricultural sciences
Invited talk
World Bank sponsored National Agricultural Higher Education Project - Workshop

ICAR-National Institute for Plant Biotechnology, New Delhi
February 22, 2020

 

Subjects handled at present

Program

Semester

Course code

Course

Credits

Teaching since

M.Sc. Plant Biology & Biotechnology

II

PB 451

Environmental Biotechnology*

1 out of 3

2020

M.Sc. Molecular Microbiology

III

MB 504

Microbial Genetics* (Theory)

1 out of 2

2020

MB 505

Microbial Genetics* (Practical)

1 out of 6

2021

M.Sc. (all programs in SLS)

IV

PB 579

Phylogenomic Biology* (Elective)

2 out of 2

2021

IMSc (Science stream)

IV

SB 253

Evolution and Diversity (Elective)

1 out of 2

2022

Ph.D. (Pre-Ph.D. Coursework at SLS)

I

SL 803

Research and Scientific Communication

3 out of 4

2022

*For detailed syllabus, visit http://sls.uohyd.ac.in/new/admin/uploads/departments/2.pdf

Subjects handled in the past

Program

Semester

Course code

Course

Credits

Years

Ph.D. (Pre-Ph.D. Coursework at SLS)

I

SL 804

Research and Publication Ethics

1 out of 2

2019 to 2022

 

  • Convenor of World Water Day Commemorative Seminar at Department of Plant Sciences, School of Life Sciences, University of Hyderabad, Telangana (March 22, 2022)
  • Coordinator of 13th Plant Sciences Colloquium organized by the Department of Plant Sciences, School of Life Sciences, University of Hyderabad, Telangana (October 29, 2021)
  • Coordinator of Plant Science Lecture Series of Department of Plant Sciences, School of Life Sciences, University of Hyderabad, Telangana to organize invited lectures in the Department (April 2021 – till date)
  • Convenor of World Food Safety Day commemorative National Webinar on ‘Pandemics and Hunger: Mainstreaming Millets for Addressing Food and Nutritional Security’ organized by Department of Plant Sciences, School of Life Sciences, University of Hyderabad, Telangana (June 8, 2020)