Faculty Profile

 

Name : P.K.  Yadava
Designation : Professor
Centre/School/Special Centre : School of Life Sciences
Room No : 401
Off. Phone : 0091-11-26704520
Residence : 0091-11-26741419
Email : pky0200@mail.jnu.ac.in   pkyadava1953@gmail.com
Personal webpage : http://www.jnu.ac.in/faculty/pkyadava

Qualifications

Ph.D 
                                    

Areas of Interest/Specialization

RNA Biology, Cancer Molecular Biology, Virology 
                                    

Experience

Teaching:
Experimental Phycology during 1974-79 for M.Sc. (Botany) at Banaras Hindu University Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Molecular Genetics and Applied Molecular Biology and Virology for M.Sc. and RNA Biology for M.Phil students at the School of Life Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University since 1990.

Research:
1. 1972-76: Genetic Studies on Nitrogen Fixation by Blue-green Algae, as Jr Research Fellow and Ph.D. student, BHU
2. 1977-79: Harvesting of Pollutant-grown Algae and their Use as Animal Feed etc, as Sr Research Fellow, BHU
3. 1979-81: Primary Processes in Photosynthesis, as a Research Associate, JNU
4. 1981(Jul-Dec): Effects of Pesticides on Soil Microorganisms, as a Research Associate, JNU
5. Dec 1981-Mar1985: Cognitive Mechanisms in Interaction of Nitrogen-fixing Microorganisms with Plants, as a Senior Scientific Officer, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
6. Apr 1985-Oct 1985: Polymorphism in Plant Lectin Genes, as Senior Fellow of the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
7. Oct 1985-Sept 1986: Assessment of Environmental Impact of Certain Industries, as Consltant Scientist to Central India Consultancy Organization, Bhopal.
8. Oct 1986-Jan 1990: Development of RNA Replicons based on Q? RNA Replicase, as a post-Doctoral Scientist at the Institute of Molecular Biology I, University of Zurich, SWITZERLAND.
9. 1990-current: Design and Developement of targeted ribozymes and chimeric flagellin molecules as potent molecular medicines and vaccine candidates, and Construction and rescue of recombinant measles viruses with heterologous inserts as Associate Professor ( till 1998) and Professor (since 1998) SLS, JNU, New Delhi
10. Jan-Jun 30, 1997, Measles virus reverse genetic system as Visiting Professor at the Institute of Molecular Biology I, University of Zurich, SWITZERLAND
11. Selection, evolutionary relations and biological effects of RNA aptamers, School of Life Sciences, JNU, 2002-current
12. Tracing spread of outbreak strains of Vibrio cholerae in various parts of India (2012-current) . 
                                    

Awards & Honours

JRF (UGC), SRF (UGC), RA (DST), Post-doctoral Scientist (Swiss National Fond) 
                                    

International Collaboration/Consultancy

Visiting Professor, Institute for Molecular Biology I, University of Zurich, Zurich (Jan-July, 1997)
Visiting Professor , ETH Zurich, (January , 2007) 
                                    

Best Peer Reviewed Publications (upto 5)

1. Bhuyan SK, Vairale MG, Arya N, Yadav P, Veer V, Singh L, Yadava PK & Kumar P (2015) Molecular epidemiology of Vibrio cholerae associated with flood in Brahamputra River valley, Assam, India Dec 2015 Infection, genetics and evolution: Journal of Molecular Epidemiology and Evolutionary Genetics in Infectious Diseases (MEEGID) 40: 352-356. doi: 10.1016/j.Infection Genetics and Evolution,11.029.

2. Bhuyan SK, Bandyopadhyay P, Kumar P, Mishra DK, Prasad R, Kumari A, Upadhyaya KC, Varma A & Yadava PK (2015) Interaction of Piriformospora indica with Azotobacter chroococcum Sep 2015 Scientific Reports 5: 13911. DOI: 10.1038/srep13911

3. Varshney AK, Ramkrishnan, SK, Sharma AK, Santosh B, Bala J and Yadava PK (2014) Global expression profile of telomerase-associated genes in HeLa cells. Gene 547: 211-217.

4. Kumar P., Mishra DK, Deshmukh P, Jain M, Zade AM, Ingole KV, Goel AK , Yadava PK (2014) Vibrio cholerae O1 Ogawa El Tor strains with ctx B7 allele driving cholera outbreaks in south-western India in 2012. Infection Genetics and Evolution 25, 93-96.

5. Suresh Kumar. R1, Akhil Varshney, Amod Sharma, Bhudev C. Das *, Pramod K. Yadava (2014) Expression of Targeted Ribozyme Against Telomerase RNA Causes Altered Expression of Several Other Genes in Tumor Cells. Tumor Biology 35: 5539-5550. 
                                  

Recent Peer Reviewed Journals/Books (upto 3)

1. Bandyopadhyay P, Bhuyan S, Yadava PK, Varma AK and Narendra Tuteja (2016) Emergence of plant and rhizospheric microbiota as stable interactomes, Protoplasma, doi:10.1007/s00709-016-1003-x

2. Mani A, Varshney A, Bhaskar A, Bala J, Yadava PK & Gupta DK (2016) Differential Expression of Middle Silk Gland Proteins Caused by Cold Stress in Philosamia ricini. Mar 2016 National Academy Science Letters.

3. Bhuyan SK, Vairale MG, Arya N, Yadav P, Veer V, Singh L, Yadava PK & Kumar P (2015) Molecular epidemiology of Vibrio cholerae associated with flood in Brahamputra River valley, Assam, India Dec 2015 Infection, genetics and evolution: Journal of Molecular Epidemiology and Evolutionary Genetics in Infectious Diseases (MEEGID) 40: 352-356. doi: 10.1016/j.Infection Genetics and Evolution,11.029. 
                                    

Patents (if any)

Nil