Central University of Kerala

Dr.Jasmine Shah Dr.Jasmine M.Shah - Assistant Professor
Ph.D. (Madurai Kamaraj University), M.Sc
Department Of Plant Science
School of Biological science
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Other designations:       1. Board of Studies Member, Department of Plant Science, Central University of Kerala
2. Committee Member, Unnath Bharath Abhiyaan (UBA) - Central University of Kerala Cell
3. Advisory member, National Service Scheme (NSS) - Central University of Kerala
Specialisation: Plant Genetic Engineering, Plant-Agrobacterium interaction, Plant Molecular Biology, Plant Functional Genomics, Epigenetics
Course Offered: Genetics (BPS515)
Molecular Genetics (BPS521)
Genetic Engineering and Genetically Modified Organisms (BPS531)
Plant Genomics (BPS533)
Elective Courses Embryology and Plant Tissue Culture (BPS503)
Brief Profile: Dr. Jasmine M. Shah did her B.Sc. in Botany and M.Sc. in Genetics and Plant Breeding from the University of Kerala, INDIA. Her Ph.D. (in Biotechnology) was from Madurai Kamaraj University, INDIA and post-doctorate from the Department of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology - Madras (IIT-M), INDIA.
During her M.Sc. dissertation she identified in vitro conditions for inducing somatic embryogenesis in Plumbago rosea. During her Ph.D. she developed transgenic rice lines exhibiting resistance against the sheath blight disease. She studied the influence of Agrobacterium infection on somatic mutations during her post-doctoral tenure. She published eight research articles (first author in seven) and one monograph during her Ph.D. and Post-doctoral tenure. Currently, her lab is involved in research on plant-Agrobacterium interaction, stress-induced mutations, plant functional genomics and epigenetics.
She has received many fellowships like the prestigious DST INSPIRE Faculty fellowship, SERB Fast track Young Scientist Fellowship, DBT Research Associateship, IIT-M post-doctoral fellowship and CSIR Junior Research Fellowship. She has received funding of Rs.66,72,000/- from two research grants. She is also recipient of the Young Scientist award and Best oral presentation award at national and international symposiums, respectively.                                                                                                Readmore

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