Scientist Profile

Employee ID BAU0253
Name Dr. AWADHESH KUMAR PAL
College Bihar Agricultural College, Sabour
Department Plant Breeding & Genetics
Designation Assistant Professor-cum-Jr. Scientist
Qualification Ph.D.
DOB 17/08/1978
DOJ 21/09/2012
Mobile 7549271602
Email awapal@gmail.com
Area of Specialisation Molecular Stress Physiology, Transgenic Plants, Tissue Culture
Research Activities Member of Wheat, Weed Management, Climate Change and Pulses Research Teams of BAU, Sabour * Projects held: As Principal Investigator: National - 2; State Plan- 3 As Co-Principal Investigator: National: 2; State Plan- 6 Coordinator of Tissue Culture Research Team Officer In Charge, Tissue Culture Laboratory
Professional Experience Asst. Prof., BAU Sabour (4.5 years); Production Supervisor, Mahindar Subh Labh; Asst. Manager R&D, Merino Industries, Hapur, Ghaziabad; SRF, mahindra Subh Labh; SRF/JRF, IHBR CSIR, Palampur, HP
Training Acquired 1. Winter school (21 days) on “Genomics and Phenomics Assisted Crop Breeding: Principles and Practices”, IARI, New Delhi, India, 2015 (18.11.2015 to 08.12.2015)
Award Fellowship Young Scientist Award, Thailand (2016); Best Oral presentation, Thialand (2016); Young Scientist Award, DST, New Delhi (2014), Best Oral presentation, DBT workshop (2015), CSIR JRF (June & Dec, 2014)
Editorial Skill Reviewers of three journals
Extension Activities i. Participation in Kisan Mela through exhibition of research product to farmers. ii. Participation Kisan Chaupal programmes. iii. Monthly duty for Farmers helpline and advisory; Partcipation in Bihar Diwas etc.

Research Publication and Books

1 Anil Kumar Singh, Vishal Sharma, Awadhesh Kumar Pal, Vishal Acharya and Paramvir Singh Ahuja, 2013, Genome-wide organization and expression profiling of NAC transcription factor family in potato (Solanum tuberosum L.), DNA Research, 20(4), 403-423.
2 Amita Bhattacharya, Uksha Saini, Robin Joshi, Devinder Kaur, Awadhesh Kumar Pal, Nitish Kumar, Ashu Gulati, Prashant Mohanpuria, Sudesh Kumar yadav, Sanjay Kumar, Paramvir Singh Ahuja, 2014, Osmotin-expressing transgenic tea plants have improved stress tolerance and are of higher quality, Transgenic Research, 23, 211-223.
3 B.D. Prasad, P. Kumar, S. Sahni, V. Kumar, S. Kumari, P. Kumar, and A.K. Pal, 2016, An improved protocol for Agrobacterium-mediated genetic transformation and regeneration of Indica rice (Oryza sativa l. var. Rajendra kasturi), Journal of Cell and Tissue Research, 16(2), 5597-5606.
4 Awadhesh Kumar Pal, Karan Acharya, Surinder Kumar Vats, Sanjay Kumar and Paramvir Singh Ahuja, 2013, Over-expression of PaSOD in transgenic potato enhances photosynthetic performance under drought, Biologia Plantarum, 57(2), 359-364.
5 Awadhesh Kumar Pal, Karan Acharya, and Paramvir Singh Ahuja, 2012, Endogenous auxin level is a critical determinant for in vitro adventitious shoot regeneration in potato (Solanum tuberosum L.), of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 21(2), 205-212.
6 Karan Acharya, Awadhesh Kumar Pal, Arvind Gulati, Sanjay Kumar, Anil Kumar Singh, Paramvir Singh Ahuja, 2013, Overexpression of Camellia sinensis Thaumatin-Like Protein, CsTLP in potato confers enhanced resistance to Macrophomina phaseolina and Phytophthora infestans infection, Molecular Biotechnology, 54(2), 609-622.
7 Tribhuwan Kumar, Ravi S. Singh, Awadhesh Kumar Pal and Ravi Kesari, 2016, Biotechnological advancement in banana (Musa spp.) with perspective on value addition—a review, Progressive Research – An International Journal, 11(2), 139-149.
8 Tribhuwan Kumar, Ravi S. Singh, Awadhesh Kumar Pal and Ravi Kesari, 2016, Biotechnological advancement in banana (Musa spp.) with perspective on value addition—a review, Progressive Research – An International Journal, 11(2), 139-149.
9 R.D. Ranjan, A.S. Gontia, A.K. Pal, S. Kumar, B. Kumar, K. Bhawni and Nishi Kumari, 2016, Morphological and physiological responses of dual purpose wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) varieties to nitrogen & seed rates, Agricultural Reviews, , .