Sanjay Kumar Singh
Research Analyst

Professional Profile

I have worked at KTRDC since 2011

 2011-2015           Post-doctoral scholar with Dr. Ling Yuan

2016-present        Research Analyst with Dr. Ling Yuan 

Research Interests

  • Transcriptional and posttranscriptional regulation of secondary metabolism in plants
  • DNA damage and repair in plants

Education

I hold a Ph.D. in Plant Science from the Bose Institute/Jadavpur University, India

Additional Information

Selected Publications

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=singh+sk+%5Bau%5D+bose+institu...

  • Paul, P., Singh, S.K., Patra, B., Sui, X., Pattanaik, S., and Yuan, L. (2017) A differentially regulated AP2/ERF transcription factor gene cluster acts downstream of a MAP kinase cascade to modulate terpenoid indole alkaloid biosynthesis in Catharanthus roseus. New Phytologist 213, 1107-1123. 
  • Shen, E.M., Singh, S.K., Ghosh, J.S., Patra, B., Paul, P., Yuan, L., and Pattanaik, S. (2017). The miRNAome of Catharanthus roseus: identification, expression analysis, and potential roles of microRNAs in regulation of terpenoid indole alkaloid biosynthesis. Scientific Reports 7: 43027. 
  • Singh, S.K., Wu, Y., Ghosh, J.S., Pattanaik, S., Fisher, C., Wang, Y., Lawson, D., and Yuan, L. (2015) RNA-sequencing reveals global transcriptomic changes in Nicotiana tabacum responding to topping and treatment of axillary-shoot control chemicals. Scientific Reports 5: 18148. 
  • Pattanaik, S., Patra, B., Singh, S.K., and Yuan, L. (2014) An over view of the gene regulatory network controlling trichome development in the model plant, Arabidopsis. Frontiers in Plant Science 5: 259. 
  • Singh, S.K., Heng, C., Braker, J.D., Chan, V.J., Lee, C.C., Jordan, D.B., Yuan, L., and Wagschal, K. (2014) Directed evolution of GH43 beta-xylosidase XylBH43 thermal stability and L186 saturation mutagenesis. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. 41: 489-498.
  • Roy, S., Choudhury, S.R., Singh, S.K., and Das, K.P. (2012). Functional analysis of light-regulated promoter region of AtPoll gene. Planta. 235: 411-432. 
  • Choudhury, S.R., Roy, S., Nag, A., Singh, S.K., and Sengupta, D.N. (2012). Characterization of an AGAMOUS-like MADS box protein, a probable constituent of flowering and fruit ripening regulatory system in banana. PLoS One. 7: e44361. 
  • Suttipanta, N., Pattanaik, S., Kulshrestha, M., Patra, B., Singh, S.K., and Yuan, L. (2011). The transcription factor CrWRKY1 positively regulates the terpenoid indole alkaloid biosynthesis in Catharanthus roseus. Plant Physiology 157: 2081-2093. 
  • Singh, S.K., Choudhury, S.R., Roy, S., and Sengupta, D.N. (2011). Understanding DNA repair and recombination in higher plant genome: information from genome-wide screens in Arabidopsis and rice. Plant Signaling Behavior 6:120-122. 
  • Roy, S., Choudhury, S.R., Singh, S.K., and Das, K.P. (2011). AtPolλ, a homolog of mammalian DNA polymerase λ in Arabidopsis thaliana, is involved in the repair of UV-B induced DNA damage through the dark repair pathway. Plant Cell Physiology 52: 448-467. 
  • Choudhury, S.R., Roy, S., Singh, S.K., and Sengupta, D.N. (2009) MA-ACS1: a key operator in ethylene biosynthesis in banana-its role and regulation during fruit ripening. Acta Horticulturae 187-194. 
  • Choudhury, S.R., Roy, S., Singh, S.K., and Sengupta, D.N. (2010). Understanding the molecular mechanism of transcriptional regulation of banana sucrose phosphate synthase (SPS) gene during fruit ripening: An insight into the functions of various cis-acting regulatory elements. Plant Signaling and Behavior 5: 553-557. 
  • Choudhury, S.R., Roy, S., Singh, S.K., and Sengupta, D.N (2010). Molecular characterization and differential expression of ß-1,3-glucanase during ripening in banana fruit in response to ethylene, auxin, ABA, wounding, cold, and light–dark cycles. Plant Cell Reports 29: 813-828. 
  • Singh, S.K., Roy, S., Choudhury, S.R., and Sengupta, D.N. (2010). DNA repair and recombination in higher plants: insights from comparative genomics of arabidopsis and rice. BMC Genomics 11: 443. 
  • Choudhury, S.R.*, Singh, S.K.*, Roy, S., and Sengupta, D.N. (2010). An insight into the sequential, structural and phylogenetic properties of banana ACC synthase and study of its interaction with PLP and AVG. Journal of Bioscience. 35; 281–294. (* equal contributing authors). 
  • Roy, S., Singh, S.K., Choudhury, S.R., and Sengupta, D.N. (2009). An insight into the biological functions of family X-DNA polymerase in DNA replication and repair of plant genome. Plant Signaling and Behavior 4: 678-681. 
  • Singh, S.K., Choudhury, S.R., Roy, S., and Sengupta, D.N. (2008). Sequential, structural, and phylogenetic study of BRCT module in plants. Journal of Bimolecular Structure and Dynamics 26: 163-272. 
  • Choudhury, S.R., Roy, S., Saha, P.P., Singh, S.K., and Sengupta, D.N. (2008). Characterization of differential ripening pattern in association with ethylene biosynthesis in the fruits of five naturally occurring banana cultivars and  detection of a GCC-box-specific DNA-binding protein. Plant Cell Reports 27: 1235–1249.
  • Roy, S., Sarkar, S.N., Singh, S.K., and Sengupta, D.N. (2007). A dideoxynucleotide-sensitive DNA polymerase activity characterized from endoreduplicating cells of mungbean (Vigna radiata L.) during ontogeny of cotyledons. FEBS Journal. 274: 2005-2023.

 

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