Scientist Profile

Employee ID BAU0280
Name Tirthartha Chattopadhyay
College Bihar Agricultural College, Sabour
Department Plant Breeding & Genetics
Designation Assistant Professor-cum-Junior Scientist
Qualification Ph.D.
DOB 03/08/1982
DOJ 10/03/2012
Area of Specialisation Plant Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering
Research Activities 1. Plant gene-function analysis through transgenesis 2. Molecular markers 3. Recombinant protein expression and purification
Professional Experience Teaching, research and extension activities at Bihar Agricultural University, since 3rd October, 2012
Training Acquired 21 days’ Winter school on: Novel Genomic Tools and Modern Genetics and Breeding Approaches for Vegetable Crops Improvement, 07-27 November, 2015 at ICAR-IIVR, Varanasi
Award Fellowship 1. Young Scientist Award as project grant (Code: SB/YS/LS-74/2013) from Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) - Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India, in 2013. 2. Merit certificate from Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya for procuring highest OGPA in M.Sc. (Agriculture) in Genetics in 2006. 3. Received the Indira Gandhi Sadbhawana Award from the International Business Council, Delhi, in December, 2015 for achievements.
Editorial Skill
Extension Activities Involved in different extension activities organized by BAU

Research Publication and Books

1 Tirthartha Chattopadhyay, Sudipta Bhattacharyya, Amit K. Das and Mrinal K. Maiti, 2012, A structurally novel hemopexin fold protein of rice plays role in chlorophyll degradation, Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 420, 862 – 868.
2 Tirthartha Chattopadhyay, 2014, In silico analysis of the germinlike protein multigene family members of tomato with predicted oxalate oxidase activity, International Journal of Agriculture, Environment & Biotechnology, 7, 669 – 678.
3 Sanghamitra Atta, Manoranjan Bera, Tirthartha Chattopadhyay, Amrita Paul, Mohammed Ikbal, Mrinal K. Maiti and N. D. Pradeep Singh, 2015, Nanopesticide formulation based on fluorescent organic photoresponsive nanoparticles: for controlled release of 2,4D and real time monitoring of morphological changes induced by 2,4D in plant systems, RSC Advances, 5, 86990 – 86996.
4 Vikash Kumar, Tirthartha Chattopadhyay and Nitish De, 2016, Molecular characterization of a few wheat genotypes using simple sequence repeat markers, International Journal of Science, Environment and Technology, 5(4), 2459 – 2466.
5 Pawan Kumar, Vikash Kumar and Tirthartha Chattopadhyay, 2016, Gene cloning, recombinant expression and purification of a germin-like protein from tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.), Journal of Crop Improvement, 30(5), 595 – 607.
6 Deepak Kumar Baranwal, Tirthartha Chattopadhyay, Nitish De, Lajja Vati and Sudhir Kumar, 2016, Characterization and diversity analysis of elite wheat lines for terminal heat tolerance using SSR markers and selection indices, Progressive Research: An International Journal, 10, 2108 – 2112.
7 Tirthartha Chattopadhyay, Tirthankar Biswas, Mitali Chatterjee, Nirmal Mandal and Somnath Bhattacharyya, 2008, Biochemical and SSR marker based characterization of some Bengal landraces of rice suffixed with ‘sail’ in their name, Indian journal of Genetics and Plant Breeding, 68(1), 15 – 20.
8 Tirthartha Chattopadhyay, Sheuli Roy, Adinpunya Mitra and Mrinal K. Maiti, 2011, Development of a transgenic hairy root system in jute (Corchorus capsularis L.) with gusA reporter gene through Agrobacterium rhizogenes mediated co-transformation, Plant Cell Reports, 30, 485 – 493.
9 Tirthartha Chattopadhyay, Sheuli Roy and Mrinal K. Maiti, 2012, Spatio-temporal regulation of the OsHFP gene promoter establishes the involvement of this protein in rice anther development, Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 426, 280 – 285.
10 Sheuli Roy, Tirthartha Chattopadhyay and Mrinal K. Maiti, 2013, Identification of a new allele of GS3 gene in an aromatic Indica rice cultivar Badshabhog, International Journal of Agriculture and Crop Sciences, 6, 1055 – 1061.
11 Tirthartha Chattopadhyay, Prabir Kumar Das, Sheuli Roy and Mrinal K. Maiti, 2015, Proposed physiological mode of action of rice hemopexin fold protein OsHFP: linking heme-binding with plant cell death, Acta Physiologiae Plantarum, 37, 95.
12 Smriti, Deepti, Tirthartha Chattopadhyay, Satyendra, Suresh Prasad Singh and Mankesh Kumar, 2016, Characterization and purity analysis of a few aromatic indigenous rice genotypes of Bihar using an aroma-specific marker, International Journal of Science, Environment and Technology, 5(3), 1167 – 1176.
13 Tirthartha Chattopadhyay* and Sudhir Kumar, 2016, Diversity analysis of wheat cultivars on the basis of solubility-fractionated seed storage protein polymorphism, Indian Journal of Biotechnology, 15, 190 – 194.
14 Pallavi Neha, Shashank Shekhar Solankey, Lajja Vati and Tirthartha Chattopadhyay, 2016, Molecular screening of tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) genotypes for resistance alleles against important biotic stresses, Journal of Applied and Natural Science, 8(3), 1654 – 1658.
15 Sheuli Roy, Tirthartha Chattopadhyay and Mrinal K. Maiti, 2015, Overexpression of rice OsGAI in rice and tobacco modulates gibberellic acid-dependent responses, Crop Science, 55 (5), 2201 – 2214.
16 Rishav Kumar, Tirthartha Chattopadhyay, Lajja Vati, Shyam Sundar Mandal and Smriti, 2016, Diversity analysis of maize inbred lines on the basis of morphological and simple sequence repeat markers, Ecology, Environment and Conservation, 22, S147 –S153.
17 Vikash Kumar, Pawan Kumar and Tirthartha Chattopadhyay, 2017, A simple method for transient expression of reporter gene in brinjal leaves through agroinfiltration, International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences, 6(3), 317– 323.