Dr. Sharmistha Barthakur
Principal Scientist
Phone :
011-25841787 Ext 280,276
Education :
Ph D: Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat
Education :
Post Doc: University of Texas, Austin, USA

Research Interest

Plant abiotic stress tolerance in a systems biology approach through various genomics, proteomics and metabolomics tools

Awards & Honors

  • Jawaharlal Nehru Award (2000) for outstanding Ph.D. research in Plant Biotechnology conferred by Indian Council of Agricultural Research, India.
  • Indian Science Congress Association Young Scientist Award 1999-2000.
  1. Barthakur, S., Babu, V. and Bansal, K. C. (2002) Bioengineering for reducing post-harvest losses in vegetable crops (Review) In: Emerging scenario in vegetables research and development Ed G Kallo and Kirti Singh, Research Periodicals and Book Publishing House, Texas, USA.
  2. Barthakur, S. Babu, V. and Bansal, K. C.(2001). Over expression of osmotin induces proline accumulation and confers tolerance to osmotic stress in transgenic tobacco J. Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology 10, 31.
  3. Bansal, K C., Barthakur, S. and Roy, S. K. (2000). Post harvest biotechnology for fruits and vegetables (Review) In: Biotechnology and its application in Indian horticulture editor: Ghosh, S. P Narosa Publications, New Delhi.
  4. Barthakur, S., Mondal, T. K., Parveen, S. S., Guha, A., Sen, P., Barthakur, A. and Deka, P. C.(1998). Isolation of chloroplast DNA from tea Camellia sinensis. Indian J. Exp Biology 36,1165.
  5. Barthakur, S., Mondal, T. K., Barthakur, A. and Deka, P. C.(1998). Variation in peroxidase and esterase isoenzymes in tea leaves Two and a bud, 1.
  6. Barthakur, S., Roy, M. K. and Ghosh, A C.(1996). Steroid transformation by Mycobacterium sp with altered response to antibiotics J. Basic Microbiology (Germany) 1996,42,36
  7. Barthakur, S., Roy, M. K. and Ghosh, A C. Sterol side chain cleavage by fusants of Alcaligenes faecalis and Arthbacter oxydans. Folia Microbiology (Czech Republic) 1997,130.