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


B.Sc., 1970, BHU
M.Sc., 1972, BHU
Ph.D. 1976, BHU 

Areas of Interest/Specialization

Molecular Biology, Ribozymes and RNA Aptamers, Targeted aptamers 


42 years post-Ph.D. 

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. Interaction of Piriformospora indica with Azotobacter chroococcum. Nature Scientific Reports (in press)

2. Bhuyan S, Bandyopadhya P, Kumar P, Prasad R, Kumari A., Upadhyaya KC, Varma AK, and Yadava PK (2015)

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 3*, Pramod K. Yadava (2014) Expression of Targeted Ribozyme Against Telomerase RNA Causes Altered Expression of Several Other Genes in Tumor Cells. Tumor Biology 03/2014; 35(6). DOI:10.1007/s13277-014-1729-z 

Recent Peer Reviewed Journals/Books (upto 3)

1. Bhuyan S, Bandyopadhya P, and Yadava PK (2015) Extraction of proteins for 2 dimensional gel electrophoresis andproteomic analysis from and endophytic fungus. Protocol Exchange (npg) doi:10.1038/protex.2015.084, published online 14 September 2015

2. Baby Santosh, Akhil Varshney and Pramod Yadava (2015) Non-coding RNAs: Biological functions and application. Cell Biochemistry and Function DOI:10.1002/cbf.3079.

3. Yadava PK (2014) Aptamers: Emerging Applications. Publisher: Smith and Franklin Briefs in Biosciences. Editor: Pramod Yadava. Publication date: Sat, 20 Sep 2014.  

Patents (if any)