|Dr.Ginny Antony,Assistant Professor
Ph.D. (Kansas University,USA),MS.c
Department Of Plant Science
School of Biological science
|Other designations:|| External Expert(DBT nominee) - Institutional Bio-safety Committee, Central Plantation Crop Research Institute, Kerala, India.
Member- Institutional Bio-safety Committee, Central University of Kerala, India.
|Specialisation:||Molecular Plant Pathology, Molecular tools for crop improvement|
|Course Offered:||BPS514 Cell and Molecular Biology
BPS 524 Omic approaches in Plant Science (team taught) BPS532 Plant-Pathogen interactions
BPS533 Methods in Plant Biology (team taught)
|Elective Course:||BPS510 Current Topics in Plant Biology|
|Brief Profile:||Dr. Ginny Antony did her M.Sc.in Biochemistry from Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi under the guidance of Dr. Shelley Praveen . She graduated in 2004 and her thesis is titled ' Gene stacking for the development of dual resistance against leaf curl disease and mosaic disease of tomato using pathogen derived resistance.’ Soon she joined the Ph.D program in Department of Plant Pathology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, USA and earned her PhD in 2010 under the guidance Dr. Frank F. White (Professor and Distinguished faculty). Her dissertation work was published in high impact journals like The Plant Cell and Nature. She continued to work in Dr. Frank White's lab as a Research Associate prior to her appointment as Assistant Professor in Central University of Kerala in 2013.She has 13 publications in peer reviewed journals and one book chapter.