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  • Dr Rita Sharma

  • Associate Professor
  • Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani
Publications 1989 - 2024

Publications

  • 52
    Journal Articles
  • 4
    Book Chapter
  • 8
    Review
  • 1
    Editorial
  • 1
    Short Survey
  • 4
    Projects
  • 29
  • 6
  • 4
  • 28

Citations / H-Index

4308 Citations
26 h-index
4514 Citations

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Expertise

Plant Sciences

Plant Biotechnology and Computational Biology

Personal Information

Dr Rita Sharma

Female
Department of Biological Sciences, BITS Pilani BITS Pilani, Pilani, Rajasthan, India
, Rajasthan, India - 333031


Experience

  • Associate Professor

    Department of Biological Sciences

    Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani

  • Visiting Scientist

    Joint BioEnergy Institute, LBNL

    University of California, Berkeley

  • Assistant Professor

    School of Computational and Integrative Sciences

    Jawaharlal Nehru University

  • Scientist Fellow

    School of Life Sciences

    Jawaharlal Nehru University

  • Post-Doctoral Fellow

    Plant Pathology

    University of California, Davis, California State, USA


Qualification

  • Ph.D

    University of Delhi


Honours and Awards

2018

GETin OverSeas Fellowship

Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India and Indo U.S. Science & Technology Forum

2014

Ramalingaswami Re-entry Fellowship

Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India

2018

GETin OverSeas Fellowship

Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India and Indo U.S. Science & Technology Forum

2014

Ramalingaswami Re-entry Fellowship

Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India

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Doctoral Theses Guided

2021

Identification and characterization of genes regulating stem elongation and biomass accumulation in rice

Manu Kandpal, Jawaharlal Nehru University

2021

Identification and characterization of reproductive organ-specific genes and regulatory elements in Sorghum

Kushagra Krishnan, Jawaharlal Nehru University

2019

Mechanistic Insights Into the Functions of Plant Class C GH9 EndoglucanasesĀ 

Siddhartha KunduĀ , Jawaharlal Nehru University

2021

Identification and characterization of genes regulating stem elongation and biomass accumulation in rice

Manu Kandpal, Jawaharlal Nehru University

2021

Identification and characterization of reproductive organ-specific genes and regulatory elements in Sorghum

Kushagra Krishnan, Jawaharlal Nehru University

2019

Mechanistic Insights Into the Functions of Plant Class C GH9 EndoglucanasesĀ 

Siddhartha KunduĀ , Jawaharlal Nehru University

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Membership In Professional Bodies

2018

Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Interaction and Networking Society

Founding Member

2016

Indian Society for Plant Physiology

Lifetime

2018

Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Interaction and Networking Society

Founding Member

2016

Indian Society for Plant Physiology

Lifetime

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Research Projects

Characterization of transcriptional dynamics during male and female reproductive organ development in Sorghum

Funding Agency : DST-SERB

Transcriptome profiling during stem elongation in rice

Funding Agency : University of Potential Excellence funding to JNU by UGC

Whole genome transcriptomic analysis to identify key genes regulating sugar accumulation during drought stress in sweet sorghum

Funding Agency : DST-SERB

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Characterization of transcriptional dynamics during male and female reproductive organ development in Sorghum

Funding Agency : DST-SERB

Transcriptome profiling during stem elongation in rice

Funding Agency : University of Potential Excellence funding to JNU by UGC

Whole genome transcriptomic analysis to identify key genes regulating sugar accumulation during drought stress in sweet sorghum

Funding Agency : DST-SERB

Elucidating TCP interactome for directed modification of plant architecture and stress tolerance.

Funding Agency : DBT

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