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Ajit Ghosh


Ph.D. in Plant Molecular Biology, International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, New Delhi, India, 2014

Current position

Research Associate, Plant Molecular Biology Group, International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), New Delhi, India


  1. Tanmoy, A. M., Alam, M. M., Moosa, M. M., Ghosh, A., Quarni, W., Ahmed, F., Zaman, N. R., Sharmin, S., Islam, M. T., Islam, M. S., Hossain, K., Ahmed, R. and Khan, H. (2015) Corchorus L. and Hibiscus L.: molecular phylogeny helps to understand their relative evolution and dispersal routes. Biores Comm 1(1):01-10.
  2. Ghosh, A., Pareek, A., Sopory, S. K. and Singla-Pareek, S. L. (2014). A glutathione responsive rice glyoxalase II, OsGLYII-2, functions in salinity adaptation by maintaining better photosynthesis efficiency and anti-oxidant pool. Plant J 80(1): 93-105.
  3. Mustafiz, A.*, Ghosh, A.*, Tripathi, A. K., Kaur, C., Ganguly, A. K., Bhavesh, N. S., Tripathi, J. K., Pareek, A., Sopory, S. K. and Singla-Pareek, S. L. (2014). A unique Ni2+ -dependent and methylglyoxal-inducible rice glyoxalase I possesses a single active site and functions in abiotic stress response. Plant J 78(6): 951-963.(*authors contributed equally).
  4. Kaur, C., Ghosh, A., Pareek, A., Sopory, S. K. and Singla-Pareek, S. L. (2014). Glyoxalases and stress tolerance in plants. Biochem Soc Trans 42(2): 485-490.
  5. Reza, A., Sharmin, S., Moosa, M. M., Mahmood, N., Ghosh, A., Begum, R. A., Khan, H. (2013). Identification and molecular characterization of a receptor-like protein kinase gene from Corchorus capsularis. Turk. J. Biol. 37: 11-17.
  6. Ahmed, S., Shafiuddin, M., Azam, M. S., Islam, M. S., Ghosh, A. and Khan, H. (2011). Identification and characterization of jute LTR retrotransposons:: Their abundance, heterogeneity and transcriptional activity. Mob Genet Elements 1(1): 18-28.
  7. Ghosh, A., Sharmin, S., Islam, S., Pahloan, M. U., Islam, S. and Khan, H. (2010). SSR markers linked to mite (Polyphagotasonemus latus Banks) resistance in jute (Corchorus olitorius L.). Czech J Genet Plant Breed 46: 64-74.
Protocols by Ajit Ghosh
  1. Leaf Disc Stress Tolerance Assay for Tobacco
  2. Stress Tolerance Assay at the Seed Germination Stage for Tobacco