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 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)

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)

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)
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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 20lpph16@uohyd.ac.in ---
Vasundhara K (IISER-T) Intern (June 1, 2021 - March 31, 2022) --- ---
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 ---
Dr. Hindu Vemuri Senior Research Fellow --- ---
Pooja Shukla Project Assistant --- ---

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
88 Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Prasad, Manoj., (2021) , Small millets for enduring food security amidst pandemics , Trends in Plant Science, Elsevier Current Trends,26,1,33-40.
87 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 , Adv. Genet, ,107,,89-120.
86 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.
85 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,,7-14.
84 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.
83 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.
82 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.
81 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, ,,,.
80 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,,,101624.
79 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,,,1-25.
78 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,,,1-15.
77 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.
76 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.
75 Shyamli, P Sushree., 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,,,1-19.
74 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,.
73 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,,,1-11.
72 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,,,1-14.
71 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,,,.
70 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.
69 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.
68 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,,,1-9.
67 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.
66 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.
65 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.
64 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.
63 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.
62 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.
61 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,,,1-23.
60 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.
59 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,252,4,1-18.
58 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,,1-38.
57 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.
56 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.
55 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,9,1,1-11.
54 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.
53 Mehanathan, Muthamilarasan., (2019) , Fellowships and Funding Opportunities for School Students: The Way Forward , , Indian National Science Academy,,,.
52 Yadav, Chandra Bhan., Pandey, Garima., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Prasad, Manoj., (2018) , Epigenetics and epigenomics of plants , Plant Genetics and Molecular Biology, Springer,,,237-261.
51 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.
50 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.
49 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.
48 Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Prasad, Manoj., (2017) , Genetic determinants of drought stress tolerance in Setaria , Genetics and Genomics of Setaria, Springer,,,267-289.
47 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.
46 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.
45 Singh, Roshan Kumar., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Prasad, Manoj., (2017) , Foxtail millet: an introduction , The foxtail millet genome, Springer, Cham,,,1-9.
44 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.
43 Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Shweta, Shweta., Prasad, Manoj., (2017) , Foxtail millet genome sequencing, assembly, annotation, and application , The Foxtail Millet Genome, Springer, Cham,,,11-22.
42 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.
41 Bandyopadhyay, Tirthankar., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Prasad, Manoj., (2017) , Millets for next generation climate-smart agriculture , Frontiers in plant science, Frontiers,8,,1266.
40 Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Prasad, Manoj., (2017) , Exploiting Genome Sequence Information to Develop Genomic Resources for Foxtail Millet Improvement , The Foxtail Millet Genome, Springer,,,37-51.
39 Singh, Roshan Kumar., Jaishankar, Jananee., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Shweta, Shweta., Dangi, Anand., Prasad, Manoj., (2016) , Genome-wide analysis of heat shock proteins in C 4 model, foxtail millet identifies potential candidates for crop improvement under abiotic stress , Scientific reports, Nature Publishing Group,6,1,1-14.
38 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,6,1,1-13.
37 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,6,1,1-13.
36 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.
35 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.
34 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.
33 Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Prasad, Manoj., (2015) , Advances in plant sciences for nutritional security , , Astral International Pvt. Ltd.,,,.
32 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.
31 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.
30 Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Prasad, Manoj., (2015) , Advances in Setaria genomics for genetic improvement of cereals and bioenergy grasses , Theoretical and applied genetics, Springer,128,1,1-14.
29 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.
28 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.
27 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.
26 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.
25 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,33,1,43-55.
24 Lata, Charu., Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Prasad, Manoj., (2015) , Elucidation of abiotic stress signaling in plants , vol, ,2,,195-225.
23 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,41,10,6343-6348.
22 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.
21 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.
20 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.
19 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,,,.
18 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.
17 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.
16 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.
15 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.
14 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.
13 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.
12 Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Bonthala, Venkata Suresh., Mishra, Awdhesh Kumar., Khandelwal, Rohit., Khan, Yusuf., Roy, Riti., Prasad, Manoj., (2014) , C 2 H 2 type of zinc finger transcription factors in foxtail millet define response to abiotic stresses , Functional & integrative genomics, Springer Berlin Heidelberg,14,3,531-543.
11 Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Prasad, Manoj., (2014) , Impact of impact factor in quantifying the quality of scientific research , , Indian Academy of Sciences,,,.
10 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.
9 Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Prasad, Manoj., (2013) , Plant innate immunity: an updated insight into defense mechanism , Journal of biosciences, Springer,38,2,433-449.
8 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.
7 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.
6 Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Prasad, Manoj., (2013) , Barley genome sequence emerges as a promising candidate in genetic research and breeding , , Indian Academy of Sciences,,,.
5 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.
4 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.
3 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.
2 Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Prasad, Manoj., (2013) , Wheat genome sequencing: a milestone in cereal genomics and its future potentials , , Indian Academy of Sciences,,,.
1 Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan., Prasad, Manoj., (2013) , Cutting-edge research on plant miRNAs , Current Science, JSTOR,104,3,287-289.
Title Year Duration Amount(In Lakhs) PI/I
Transcriptome dynamics during drought stress in foxtail millet 2017 5 35 M Muthamilarasan
  • Pre-PhD Coursework | SL 804 - Research and Publication Ethics (1 out of 2 credits)
  • M.Sc. Plant Biology & Biotechnology - II Sem | PB 451 - Environmental Biotechnology (1 out of 3 credits)
  • M.Sc. Molecular Microbiology - III Sem | MB 504 - Microbial Genetics (1 out of 2 credits)
  • M.Sc. Plant Biology & Biotechnology - IV Sem | PB 579 - Phylogenomic Biology (2 credits)

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