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Name : Sanjoy Kumar Chanda
Designation : Technical Officer
Qualification : M.Sc. Botany (Plant Physiology and Plant Biochemistry)
Contact Details : Div. of MAEP CSIR- NEIST Jorhat (ASSAM) INDIA PIN 785006
Email id : schanda@neist.res.in,chandaihbt@yahoo.co.in

Research Interest
  • Proteomics (SDS-PAGE and 2D electrophoresis)
  • Flow cytometry (DNA C-value, endoreduplication and ploidy determination and cell cycle analysis)—Trained at B.D. Sciences training Center, Gurgaon, India.
  • Fluorescence and Confocal microscopy.
  • Plant histology-Trained at Punjab University, Chandigarh, India.
List of Publications (Most Recent Ten)
Total No. of Publications: 10
  • Kundu, M. Chanda, S. Kachari, J. (2002) Germination and storage behavior of Phoebe goalparensis Hutch. Seeds. Seed Sci. & Technol., 31(3) 659-666
  • Kushwaha R., Pandey S, Chanda S, Bhattacharya A, Ahuja P.S. (2007): GA3 induced changes in slow growing endangered Himalayan plant Podophyllum hexandrum and hastening of vegetative growth. Plant Growth Regul (2007) 51:207–215.
  • Kushwaha R., Pandey S, Chanda S, Bhattacharya A, Ahuja P.S. (2008): Temperature-dependent growth and emergence of functional leaves: an adaptive mechanism in the seedlings of the western Himalayan plant Podophyllum hexandrum. J Plant Res (2008) 121:299–309
  • Sreenivasulu Y, Chanda S. K. and Ahuja P.S.(2008): Ethanol induced seed germination in Aconitum heterophyllum ; An endangered medicinal plant of the North –west Himalayas. Indian J. Plant Physiol., Vol. 13, No. 2, pp. 159-165.
  • Sreenivasulu Y, Chanda S. K. and Ahuja P.S. (2009): Endosperm delays seed germination in Podophyllum hexandrum Royle – an important medicinal herb. Seed Sci. & Technol., 37 10-16.
  • Kushwaha R, Chanda S, Ogra R.K and Bhattacharya A. (2010): Cryopreservation criteria of Podophyllum hexandrum and Aconitum heterophyllum seeds based on storage behavior. Seed Technology,32(2)
  • Nag A, Chanda S, Ahuja P.S and Rajkumar S. (2011): Estimation of nuclear genome size of important medicinal plant sps.from western Himalaya using flow cytometry. Journal of Cell and Plant Science,Vol.2(2)
  • Uksha Saini, Devinder Kaur, Sanjoy Chanda, Amita bhattacharya and Paramvir Singh Ahuja (2012): Application of betaine improves solution uptake and invitro shoot multiplication in tea. Plant Growth Regul DIO: 10.1007/s10725-012-9664-8.
  • Priyanka Sood, Amita Bhattacharya, Robin Joshi, Ashu Gulati Sanjoy Chanda, Anil Sood (2013): A method to overcome the waxy surface, cell wall thickening and polyphenol induced necrosis at wound sites- the major deterrents to Agrobacterium mediated transformation of bamboo, a woody monocot. Journal of Plant Biochemistry and Boitechnology 23(1):69-80
  • A Bhattacharya, M Sharma, A Gulati, R Joshi, S k Chanda, P S Ahuja(2014): Histochemical evaluation of catechins in PEG stressed transgenic tea plants using catechin-specific-diazotized sulfanilamide reagent. Biotechnic & Histochemistry (DOI: 10.3109/10520295.2014.942369)
Seminars & Symposia
  • Kundu M. and Chanda S. (2001). Recent trends in seed technology for tree improvement programme. In: Procd. Workshop cum training on application of improved technologies for afforestation in northeast India (eds. B. Goala and K G Prasad). Institute of Rain and Moist Deciduous Forests Research, Jorhat. PP 34-38. presented in National Conference ' Bamboos: Management, Conservation, value addition and promotion held on march 12-14, 2008 at Tropical Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur.
  • Attended the 27th workshop on electron microscopy organized by the Sophisticated Analytical Instrument Facility, Punjab University, Chandigarh held on 8-20 January, 2007.
  • Nag A, Chanda S, Rajkumar S and Ahuja P.S. (2008): Estimation of nuclear genome size of important medicinal plant species from western Himalaya using flow cytometry. In Procd. National Symposium on New Biology in Agriculture held on November7-8, 2008 at Punjab University, Chandigarh.
  • Dogra V, Chanda S.K. and Sreenivasulu Y. (2008): Molecular dissection of seed dormancy/germination in Podophyllum hexandrum Royle- An important medicinal herb. In Procd. National Symposium on New Biology in Agriculture held on November7-8, 2008 at Punjab University, Chandigarh.
  • Rana B, Chanda S. K, Sreenivasulu Y and Ahuja P.S. (2009). Protein changes during ethanol induced seed germination in Aconitum heterophyllum.In Procd., National Symposium on Plant Propagation, Conservation,Modification and Characterization held on 3-4 April,2009 at Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Tecnology(CSIR),Palampur.
  • DograV, Chanda S. K, Sreenivasulu Y and Ahuja P.S.(2009).Analysis of protein profiles during the seed germination in Podophyllum hexandrum Royle. In Procd., National Symposium on Plant Propagation, Conservation,Modification and Characterization held on 3-4 April,2009 at Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Tecnology(CSIR),Palampur.
  • Nag A, Rajkumar S, Bhushan S, Chanda S. K, and Ahuja P.S.(2009). Genome size in relation to environmental factors and plant traits: evidence from western Himalayan medicinal plants using flow cytometry. In Procd., National Symposium on Plant Propagation, Conservation,Modification and Characterization held on 3-4 April,2009 at Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Tecnology(CSIR),Palampur.
  • Sreenivasulu Y, Dogra V, Chanda S. K. and Ahuja P.S. (2009): Molecular characterization of seed dormancy in Podophyllum hexandrum Royle.- an important medicinal herb. Presented an oral presentation by Sreenivasulu Y in the 4th international symposium on plant dormancy held on 8-11 June,2009 at Fargo, North Dakota, USA.
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