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Samik  Bhattacharya

Samik Bhattacharya


Ph.D. in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Jadavpur University, 2008

Current position

Group leader in 'Plant Mate Choice' group and Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Department of Molecular Ecology, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena, Germany (2009 - present)


  1. Bhattacharya, S. and Baldwin, I. T. (2012). The post-pollination ethylene burst and the continuation of floral advertisement are harbingers of non-random mate selection in Nicotiana attenuata. Plant J 71(4): 587-601.
  2. Kessler, D., Bhattacharya, S., Diezel, C., Rothe, E., Gase, K., Schottner, M. and Baldwin, I. T. (2012). Unpredictability of nectar nicotine promotes outcrossing by hummingbirds in Nicotiana attenuata. Plant J 71(4): 529-538.
  3. Bhattacharya, S., Ghosh J. S., Sahoo, D. K., Dey, N. and Pal, A. (2010) Screening of superior fiber-qualitytraits among wild accessions of Bambusa balcooa: Efficient and non-invasive evaluation of fiber developmental stages. Ann For Sci. 67 (6): 611.9.
  4. Bhattacharya, S., Das, M., Ghosh J. S. and Pal, A. (2009). Morphological and molecular characterization of Thamnocalamus spathiflorus subsp. spathiflorus at population level. Plant Syst Evol 282:13-20.
  5. Das, M., Bhattacharya, S., P. Singh, T. S. (2008) Filgueiras and A. Pal. Chapter 5. Bamboo taxonomy and diversity in the era of molecular markers. Adv Bot Res 47:226-268.
  6. Das, M., Bhattacharya, S., Basak, J. and Pal, A. (2007). Phylogenetic relationships among the bamboo species as revealed by morphological characters and polymorphism analyses. Biologia Plantarum 51 (4):667-672.
  7. Bhattacharya, S., Das, M., Bar, R. and Pal, A. (2006). Morphological and molecular characterization of Bambusa tulda with a note on flowering. Ann Bot 98(3): 529-535.
  8. Das, M., Bhattacharya, S. and Pal, A. (2005). Generation and characterization of SCARs by cloning and sequencing of RAPD products: a strategy for species-specific marker development in bamboo. Ann Bot 95(5): 835-841.
Protocols by Samik Bhattacharya
  1. High-throughput Method for Determination of Seed Paternity by Microsatellite Markers