Scientist Profile

Employee ID BAU0251
Name Dr. Ravi Shankar Singh
College Bihar Agricultural College, Sabour
Department Plant Breeding & Genetics
Designation Assistant Professor cum Jr Scientist
Qualification PhD
DOB 02/02/1979
DOJ 21/09/2012
Mobile 7781896931
Area of Specialisation Molecular breeding and Plant Biotechnology
Research Activities 1. Modulation of in vitro production of bioactive molecules using biotechnological and mutagenic approaches in medicinal plants. 2. Molecular and conventional breeding of oilseeds (mustard) and fruit crops (guava) for high yield and improved quality traits. Research Projects (as PI/Co-I): BRNS-DAE (2), SERB-DST (1), DBT (1), State (1) and University (1) funded
Professional Experience 07 Years
Training Acquired 1. Summer school on “Experimental Approaches in Utilization of Genomic Resources for the Improvement of Horticultural Crops” from 05 Jul 2017 to 25 Jul 2017 (21 days) at College of Horticulture, UHS Campus, GKVK Post, Bengaluru, 2. Technology Led Entrepreneurship Training Programme for research scholars organized by CSIR (HRDG), Feb.12th to March 11th 2007 at CLRI, Chennai
Award Fellowship 1. CSIR-UGC NETJRF/SRF 2. ASRB-NET, 3.DST-SERB Young Scientist Research Grant Award, 4. Outstanding Scientist Award-2016 by Venus International Foundation, 5. Best Poster award at International Conference Harnessing the sub-Himalayan Plant Diversity for Human Welfare, at Dibrugarh University, Assam, 11-13 March 2015, 6. Best Paper Award for for “Plant metabolic engineering for enhanced in vitro production of phytochemicals and conservation of natural resources in National conference at TMBU
Editorial Skill Published several research and review articles in journals of repute
Extension Activities 04

Research Publication and Books

1 Ravi S. Singh and Sanjay Kumar, 2012, A protocol to remove colored metabolites and other inhibitors (RECOIN) from plant tissues to facilitate RNA isolation suitable for downstream applications, Biotechnology Progress, , doi: 10.1002/btpr.1577.
2 Sanjay Ghawana, Asosii Paul, Hitesh Kumar, Arun Kumar, Harsharan Singh Pardeep Kumar Bhardwaj, Arti Rani, Ravi S. Singh, Jyoti Raizada, Kashmir Singh, and Sanjay Kumar, 2012, An RNA isolation system for plant tissues rich in secondary metabolites, BMC Research Notes, 4, 85.
3 Etika Goyal, Ravi S. Singh, K. Kanika, 2013, Isolation and functional analysis of salt-induced promoter of Salt overly sensitive 1 (SOS1) gene from Salicornia brachiata., Biologia Plantarum, 57 (3), 465-473.
4 Ravi S. Singh, B.C. Sood and Naresh Kumar, 2012, Identification of yield attributes for selection through correlation and path analysis of lentil (Lens culinaris Medik), Crop Research, 43 (1, 2 & 3), 171-177.
5 Ravi S. Singh, B.C. Sood and Naresh Kumar, 2012, The nature and magnitude of variability and disease reaction of lentil (Lens culinaris Medik) genotypes across cropping systems, Agriculture Science Digest, 32 (1), 66 -70.
6 Chandan Roy, Ravi S. Singh et al., 2015, Secondary Metabolites: Evolutionary Perspective, In-Vitro Production, and Technological Advances, AAP-CRC-Press USA, 2, ISBN: 9781771883542, .
7 Vikash Kumar, Sanjay Sahay, Feza Ahmad, Vishal Nirgude, Ravi S. Singh*, and Ashish Khandelwal, 2016, Genetic Divergence of Cape Gooseberry (Physalis peruviana L.) Genotypes in India, International Journal of Agriculture, Environment and Biotechnology, 9(1), 1-4.
8 Ravi S. Singh, Ruchi Kumari, Tribhuwan Kumar, Chandan Kishore, Ujjwal Kumar and Prabhash K. Singh, 2016, Plant metabolic engineering for enhanced in vitro production of phytochemicals and conservation of natural resources, In proceedings of National Conference on Conservation of Medicinal Plants: Conventional and Modern Approaches, Omega Publications, New Delhi, , 84-94.
9 Tribhuwan Kumar, Ravi S Singh, Ravi Kesari and A.K. Pal, 2016, Biotechnological advancement in banana with perspective on value addition, Progressive Research – An International Journal, 11, 139-149.
10 Ravi S. Singh, Naresh Kumar, B C Sood, 2012, Genetic Differentiation of Lentil Genotypes --Diversity analysis in lentil, Lambert Academic Publishing (Germany), ISBN-13: 978-3-8465-4719-9., .
11 Ravi S. Singh, Sood B. C., Naresh Kumar, 2011, Identification of potential lentil (Lens culinaris Medik) genotypes for monocropping and lentil-linseed cropping system based on genetic divergence, Legume Research, 34(2), 79-89.
12 Rafat Sultana, Ravi S Singh et al., 2015, Pulse Secondary Metabolites: A Perspective on Human and Animal Health, AAP-CRC-Press USA, 1, ISBN: 9781771883528, .
13 Etika Goyal, Amit K. Singh, Ravi S. Singh et al., 2016, Transcriptome profiling of the salt-stress response in Triticum aestivum cv. Kharchia local, Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing Group), 6, 27752.
14 Ravi S. Singh, Rishi K Gara, Pardeep K Bhardwaj, Anish Kaachra, Sonia Malik, Ravi Kumar, Madhu Sharma, Paramvir S Ahuja, Sanjay Kumar, 2010, Expression of 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-CoA reductase, p-hydroxybenzoate-m-geranyltransferase and genes of phenylpropanoid pathway exhibits positive correlation with shikonins content in arnebia [Arnebia euchroma (Royle) Johnston], BMC Molecular Biology, 11, 88.
15 Vikash Kumar, Sanjay Sahay , Vishal Nirgude, Amrita Kumari, Ravi S. Singh , Hidayatullah Mir , Shiv S. Mahesh, Vinod Kumar, 2017, Assessment of genetic variability among different genotypes of Cape gooseberry (Physalis peruviana L.) in India, Journal of Applied and Natural Science, 9 (3), 1735 –1739.
16 R.K. Sharma, Ravi Shankar Singh*, Arun Kumar, 2016, Correlating fruit yield with important attributing traits Abelmoschus esculentus (L.), Journal of Biotechnology and Crop Sciences, 5 (7), 84-94.
17 R.K. Sharma, Ravi Shankar Singh*, Arun Kumar, 2017, Genetic variability, heritability and genetic advance Abelmoschus esculentus (L.)., Journal of Biotechnology and Crop Sciences, 6 (8), 77-85.
18 Rafat Sultana, Raviranjan Kumar, P.K. Singh, Abhijeet Ghatak, R.S. Singh, V. B. Patel, and R. K. Sohane, 2016, Proceedings of National Conference on Bringing Self Sufficiency in Pulses for Eastern India, Proceedings published by Bihar Agricultural University, , 1-29.