National Institute of Plant Genome Research
 

Title of Workshop/ Symposia Dated
Two days national workshop on 'Computational Biology in Plant Science'. November 13-14, 2014
Three days National Workshop and Hands on Training on Plant Gene Repository and Plant Gene Database Handling. September 17-19, 2014
Student Research Symposia "SciEfflux-2014" August 01-02, 2014
Three days National Workshop and Hands on Training on Plant Gene Repository and Plant Gene Database Handling. February 20-22, 2014
11th International Symposium on Rice Functional Genomics   November 20-23, 2013
Student Research Symposia "SciEfflux-2013" August 02-03, 2013
Two days National Workshop on "Computational Genomics & Its Applications to Plant Biology" March 14-15, 2013
Lectures delivered during the Two days National Workshop on "Computational Genomics & Its Applications to Plant Biology"
NameLecture
Prof. V. Tandon, NEHU, SHILLONG Molecular Biosystematics - A Unifying Approach from classical to modern
Dr. D. Biswal, NEHU, SHILLONG In-Silico analysis for DNA Barcoding of water Lilies
Dr. G. Yadav, NIPGR Bioinformatics in Agriculture
Dr. D. Gupta, ICGEB Prediction of miRNAs in NGS data
Student Research Symposia "SciEfflux-2012" July 27-28, 2012
Two days function on the occasion of the Silver Jubilee of Establishment of Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India. February 17 & 21, 2012
Indo-German Symposium on "Plant Biology" October 18 - 20, 2011
Indo-German Symposium on "Plant Biology" was jointly organized by Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi; German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, Halle (Saale), Germany; German Research Foundation (DFG), Bonn, Germany; Max-Planck Institute, Golm, Potsdam, Germany; and National Institute of Plant Genome Research, New Delhi during October 18 - 20, 2011 at INSA.
NameLecture
Prof. Dr. Ralph Bock, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology, Potsdam Taming plastids for biotechnology
Prof. Dr. Axel Hans Karl Brennicke, University of Ulm, Ulm The PPR-protein family and RNA editing in plant mitochondria
Prof. Dr. Andreas Graner, Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK), Gatersleben Sequence based utilization of plant genetic resources of barley: opportunities and constraints
Prof. Dr. Gerd Werner Jurgens, University of Tubingen, Tubingen Plant cytokinesis - a tale of membrane traffic and fusion
Prof. Dr. Christian Johannes Jung, Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel, Kiel Flowering time regulation in two major European crops: from gene identification to application in plant breeding
Prof. Dr. Paul Maria Josef Schulze Lefert, Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Koln Structure of and assembly cues for the arabidopsis root-inhabiting bacterial microflora
Prof. Dr. Dierk Alfred Rudolf Scheel, University of Halle and Leibniz Institute of Plant Biochemistry, Halle Signaling in plant innate immunity
Prof. Dr. Nigel Mark Stitt, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology, Potsdam How do plants balance growth with the carbon supply in a fluctuating environment?
Prof. Dr. Widmar Herwig Tanner, University of Regensburg, Regensburg 45 years of membrane transport proteins - how about the role of lipids?
Prof. Dr. Lothar Otto Eduard Willmitzer, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology, Potsdam Systems analysis of the response of A. thaliana to eight different environmental conditions
Invited speakers from India:
NameLecture
Prof. Sudhir Kumar Sopory, Vice-Chancellor, JNU The role of gene technology in enhancing crop productivity
Dr. Subhra Chakraborty, National Institute of Plant Genome Research, New Delhi Regulatory networks involved in nutrient response in plant
Prof. Bharat Bhushan Chattoo, M.S. University of Baroda, Baroda Engineering for resistance to rice blast
Prof. Sudip Chattopadhyay, National Institute of Technology Durgapur, Durgapur Functional interrelations of ZBF2/GBF1 with other bZIP transcription factors in Arabidopsis seedling development
Dr. Sanjay Kapoor, Delhi University South Campus, New Delhi Functional Characterization of a novel seed-specific MADS box transcription factor involved in hormone homeostasis in rice
Prof. Jitendra Paul Khurana, Delhi University South Campus, New Delhi Functional analysis of cryptochromes in Brassica reveals interaction of light, phytohormone and stress signalling in regulating plant development
Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi Single nucleotide polymorphism in abiotic stress responsive genes and their relevance to ecological adaptation in rice
Dr. Sunil Mukherjee, International Centre for Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology, New Delhi Geminiviruses : viral DNA replication and control of the pathogen
Dr. Utpal Nath, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore The biology of surface curvature
Prof. Deepak Pental, Delhi University South Campus, New Delhi Utilizing natural variation for Improving oilseed mustard, Brassica juncea
Dr. Imran Siddiqi, Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad Clonal seed formation
Dr. Ramesh V. Sonti, Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad Induction and suppression of host innate immunity in plant-pathogen interactions
Dr. Rakesh Tuli, National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute, Mohali Designing proteins, genes and promoters for control of insect pests in field crops
Prof. Akhilesh Kumar Tyagi, National Institute of Plant Genome Research, New Delhi Modulation of transcriptome in natural and transgenic rice unravels the molecular basis of water-deficit stress tolerance
Prof. K. Veluthambi, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai Evidence for trans-TGS from the study of gene silencing in transgenic plants
Dr. Usha Vijayraghavan, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore Functions for some evolutionarily conserved transcription regulators in rice panicle, spikelet and floret development
Invited young scientists from India for poster presentation :
NameLecture
Dr. Nrisingha Dey, Institute of Life Sciences, Bhubaneswar Modification of promoters using molecular evolution and recombination techniques
Dr. Mukesh Jain, National Institute of Plant Genome Research, New Delhi Unraveling the chickpea transcriptome using next generation sequencing technologies
Dr. Ashwani Pareek, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi Towards raising abiotic stress tolerant plants through genetic engineering of cyclophilins
Dr. Kalika Prasad, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Kerala Spiraling around a plethora of patterns: which alternate to choose?
Dr. Saurabh Raghuvanshi, Delhi University South Campus, New Delhi Dynamic drought-stress modulated regulation of small RNA population in a drought tolerant indica rice variety 'Nagina 22'
Dr. Joy K. Roy, National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute, Punjab Towards understanding of molecular basis of processing quality in wheat
Dr. Aniruddha P. Sane, National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow SlERF6, an AP2/ERF domain transcription factor, represses ABA responses in tomato
Dr. P.K. Singh, National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow Next generation macromolecules for the control of crops insect pests : Looking beyond Bt
Dr. Y. Sreelakshmi, School of Life Sciences, Hyderabad Proteomic analysis reveals modulation of multiple metabolic pathways by high pigment1 locus of tomato during fruit ripening
Dr. Sudesh Kumar Yadav, Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology, Palampur Metabolic engineering of flavonoid biosynthesis pathway in tobacco and its applications
Student Research Symposia "SciEfflux-2011" July 22-23, 2011
Three days National Workshop on "Advances and Challenges In Next Generation Sequencing & Bioinformatics of Genome Analysis" March 28-30, 2011
Lectures delivered during the Three days National Workshop on "Advances and Challenges In Next Generation Sequencing & Bioinformatics of Genome Analysis"
NameLecture
Prof. V. Brahmachari, ACBR, University of Delhi Genetic Plasticity In Clinical Isolates of M. Tuberculosis and Its Implications
Dr. S. Raghuvanshi, UDSC Exploring miRNA World With NGS
Dr. A. Gupta, Roche Diagnostics India Pvt ltd Pyrosequencing With ROCHE-454 GS FLX
Dr. R. Sharma, IGIB NGS Analysis
Dr. M. Jain, NIPGR Optimization of De Novo Transcriptome Assembly Using Ngs Data
Dr. N. Alam, Premas Biotech Pvt Ltd Enabling Meaningful Genome Biology Using Illumina NGS Technology
Dr. G. Yadav, NIPGR Bioinformatics of Genome Analysis
Dr. D. Chattopadhyay, NIPGR Next Generation Sequencing and its applications in genomics and epigenomics
Two days National Workshop on "Use of Bioinformatics in Agriculture/ Plant Sciences" March 12-13, 2010
Lectures delivered during the Two days National Workshop on "Use of Bioinformatics in Agriculture/ Plant Sciences"
NameLecture
Prof. R. Geeta, University of Delhi Phylogenetic Biology: Making Sense of Biology in the Light of Evolution
Dr. G. Yadav, NIPGR Bioinformatics in Agriculture
Dr. S.M. Leighton, University of Delhi Bioinformatics & the Pedagogy of Plant Sciences
Dr. D. Chattopadhyay, NIPGR Next Gen Sequencing & Applications
Symposia on "Self-reliance through Innovations in Science & Technology" organized by National Academy of Sciences, India in commemoration of the 150th year of Sir J. C. Bose May 2, 2009
Lectures delivered during Symposia on "Self-reliance through Innovations in Science & Technology"
NameLecture
Prof. Bikas K. Chakrabarti, Saha Institue of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata Symposium on "Self-reliance through Innovations in Science & Technology"
Prof. Ajoy Kumar Ghatak, IIT, New Delhi Symposium on "Self-reliance through Innovations in Science & Technology"
Prof. Dipankar Home, Bose Institute, Kolkata Symposium on "Self-reliance through Innovations in Science & Technology"
Prof. Arun Kumar Sharma, CAS on Cell & Chromosome Research, Calcutta University, Kolkata Symposium on "Self-reliance through Innovations in Science & Technology"
Prof. Amitabha Ghosh, Bengal Engineering and Science University, Howrah Symposium on "Self-reliance through Innovations in Science & Technology"
Prof. Sibaji Raha, Bose Institue, Kolkata Symposium on "Self-reliance through Innovations in Science & Technology"
Seminar Session on "Crop Biofortification" during Indo-US Joint working group meeting April 23-24, 2009
Lectures delivered during the "Indo-US Working Group meeting"
NameLecture
Dr. Sneha Lata Pareek, ICGEB Development & Evaluation of Salt & Drought Tolerant rice
Dr. R. K. Gautam, CSSRI Development & Evaluation of Salt & Drought Tolerant rice
Dr. P. Balasubramanian, TNAU, Coimbatore Fruit and Shoot borer resistant eggplant
Dr. Major Singh, IIVR Fruit and Shoot borer resistant eggplant
Dr. Bharat Char, Mahyco, Jalna Fruit and Shoot borer resistant eggplant
Dr. K.K. Sharma, ICRISAT Development and evaluation of transgenic groundnut for resistance to the groundnut stem becrosis disease caused by the Tobacco Steak Virus (TSV)
Dr. S.K. Chakraborti, CPRI Engineering late blight resistance in susceptible commercial potato cultivars of India
Dr. Vic Knauf, Arcadia Biosciences, US Arcadia-Mahyco collaboration on drought, salinity and NUE in rice and wheat
Dr. Bharat Char, Mahyco, Jalna Collaboration with Arcadia
Dr. Navtej Sinha Bains, PAU Heat Stress Tolerance in Wheat
Dr. Cory Christensen, Ceres INC., USA Update on a Commercial Rice Trait Pipeline: Rice as a Model Species and Food Crop
Dr. N.K. Singh, IARI Search for salt tolerance genes in rice
Dr. Paresh Verma, Shriram Bioseed, Hyderabad Development of Abiotic Stress Tolerance in Crops: Seed Industry Perpective
Dr. George John, DBT Small Business Innovation Research Initiative
Dr. Renu Swarup, DBT Biotechnology Industry Partnership Programme
Dr. Anthony Cavalieri, IFPRI Market segmentation strategies for public-private partnerships in the seed sector
Dr. Saharah Moon Chapotin, USAID Brief update on Cereals Systems Initiative for South Asia
Dr. Jane Silverthrone, NSF Basic research to Enable Agricultural Development
Prof. J.P. Khurana, UDSC Plant Genomics - progress and Indian perspective
Dr. Sabhyata Bhatia, NIPGR Chickpea Genomics
Dr. Sarah Moon Chapotin, USAID Virology Chip Diagnostics Project - brief update
Dr. Ajay Parida, MSSRF, Chennai Rice biofortification with enhanced iron and zinc in high yielding non-basmati cultivars through marker assisted breeding and transgenic approaches.
Dr. H.S. Gupta, IARI, New Delhi Development of micronutrient enriched maize through molecular breeding.
Dr. Anju Mahendru, IARI, New Delhi Biofortification of wheat for micronutrients through conventional and molecular breeding approaches.
Dr. S. Mauria, ICAR IPR & Technology Transfer in Agriculture
Dr. R.K. Trivedi, PVP&FR Authority Protection of Plant Variety & Farmers Right Act & IPR related issues
Dr. Vibha Ahuja, BCIL Brief on South Asia Bio-safety Program
Dr. Kalyanaraman Balakrishnan, USTDA USTDA Biosafety program
Dr. S.R. Rao, DBT Current Status of National Biotechnology Regulatory Authority
Dr. K.K. Tripathi, DBT Present Bio-safety Regulatory Regime
Two days National Workshop on "Use of Bioinformatics in Plant Biology" March 12-13, 2009
Two days Indo-Australian Joint International Workshop on Transgenic Crops April 21-22, 2008
More Crop per Drop February 28, 2007
Shaping the Future of Food and Nutritional Security September 21-22, 2006
Plant Genomics 2006: Application of DNA based Molecular Markers for Crop Improvement and one day National Symposium on Genomics 2006: Challenges and Opportunities March 16-29, 2006
Plant Genomics 2005: Regulation of Gene Expression and one day National Symposium on Genomics 2005: Challenges and Opportunities April 25 - May 5, 2005
Plant Genomics 2004: Gene Expression during Stress Adaptation and one day National Symposium on Genomics 2004: Challenges and Opportunities September 2-14, 2004
Solanaceae Genome Sequencing July 28, 2004
Nutritional Enhancement and Abiotic Stress Tolerance May 15-17, 2003
Plant Biology Research in the Era of Genomics: An Indian Perspective June 20, 2003
Plant Genome - A Ten-Year Perspective for the Country November 21, 2003
Plant Genomics: DNA Sequencing and Data Analysis and one day National Symposium on Genomics: Challenges and Opportunities  March 27-April 9, 2003
India 2020: Projections and Technologies April 9, 2003
Biotechnology with specific emphasis on Agricultural and Medical Biotechnology. August 4-7, 2003
Plant Genomics March 31-April 10, 2002
Recent Trends in Plant Genomics April 11-12, 2002
Regeneration and Transformation of Chickpea November 30, 2000
Molecular Marker Techniques in Plant Genomics  March 7-13, 1999