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DR. PURABI MAZUMDAR

Centre for Research in Biotechnology for Agriculture (CEBAR)
Deputy Vice Chancellor(Research & Innovation) Office Office
 
  03-79676990
  03-79676991
  purabi@um.edu.my
  Centre for Research in Biotechnology for Agriculture (CEBAR), Deputy Vice Chancellor(Research & Innovation) Office Office, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA
 
ResearcherID Link
  http://www.researcherid.com/rid/T-4293-2017
Scopus ID Link
  http://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.url?authorId=35362394500

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).



PROFESSIONAL
(Organisation), (Role), (Year), (Level).


  • Malaysian society for Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Active Member, 2019 to 2020, (National)

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role), (Level), (Start date),(End Date).


  • Higher Institution Centre of Excellent (HICoE) Task Force of CEBAR,, University Malaya, 11/11/2017 to 29/06/2019
  • Operational Facility manager for plant biotech facility (PBF), GP BSL2, CEBAR , University Malaya, 05/11/2015 to 01/07/2019
  • Journal Club Coordinator , University Malaya, 01/08/2015 to 28/02/2018

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).


  • Transgenic Plant (Molecular biology, tissue culture, abiotic stress, biodiesel)


RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).


Chapter in Book

2017
  • Ee, L. S., Mazumdar, P., Singh, P., & Harikrishna, J. A. (2017). Use of dsRNA in Crop Improvement. In Crop Improvement (pp. 217-252). Springer, Cham. 

2015
  • Maravi, D. K., Mazumdar, P., Alam, S., Goud, V. V., & Sahoo, L. (2015). Jatropha (Jatropha curcas L.). Agrobacterium Protocols: Volume 2, 25-35. 
Article in Academic Journals

2019
  • Mazumdar, P., Lau, S. E., Singh, P., Takhtgahi, H.M., Harikrishna JA (2019). Impact of sea-salt on morpho-physiological and biochemical responses in banana (Musa acuminata cv. Berangan). Physiology and Molecular Biology of Plants. 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12298-019-00659-3 (ISI-Indexed)

2018
  • Wong, G. R., Mazumdar, P., Lau SE, Harikrishana, J.A. (2018). Ectopic expression of a Musa acuminata Root Hair Defective 3 (MaRHD3) in Arabidopsis enhances drought tolerance (ISI-Indexed)
  • Mazumdar, P., Singh, P., Babu, S., Siva, R., & Harikrishna, J. A. (2018). An update on biological advancement of Jatropha curcas L.: New insight and challenges. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 91, 903-917. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Ranganath Gudimella, Pooja Singh, Purabi Mazumdar, Gwo Rong Wong, Su-Ee Laub and Jennifer Ann Harikrishna (2018) Genome-wide regulatory network mapping of miRNA and transcription factors in banana roots. Tropical Plant Biology DOI: 10.1007/s12042-018-9207-1 (ISI-Indexed)

2017
  • Purabi Mazumdar, Pooja Singh, Wee Wei Yee, Lau SuEe, Jennifer Ann Harikrishna (2018) Genome-Wide Analysis of CCCH Zinc-Finger Family Transcription Factors in Banana (Musa acuminata). Tropical Plant Biology (ISI-Indexed)
  • Kashan, M. A. M., Kalavally, V., Mazumdar, P., Lee, H. W., & Ramakrishnan, N. (2017). QCM Coupled Resonating Systems Under Vacuum: Sensitivity and Characteristics. IEEE Sensors Journal, 17(16), 5044-5049. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Mazumdar P, Othman R.Y, Mebus K. Ramakrishnan N., Harikrishna J.A. (2017) Codon usage and codon pair patterns in non-grass monocot genomes. Annals of Botany 120 (6), 893–909 (ISI-Indexed)

2014
  • Lau, S. E., Mazumdar, P., Hee, T. W., Song, A. L. A., Othman, R. Y., & Harikrishna, J. A. (2014). Crude extracts of bacterially-expressed dsRNA protect orchid plants against Cymbidium mosaic virus during transplantation from in vitro culture. The Journal of Horticultural Science and Biotechnology, 89(5), 569-576. (ISI-Indexed)

2013
  • Mazumdar, P., Dasari, S. R., Borugadda, V. B., Srivasatava, G., Sahoo, L., & Goud, V. V. (2013). Biodiesel production from high free fatty acids content Jatropha curcas L. oil using dual step process. Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, 3(4), 361-369. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Mazumdar, P., Borugadda, V. B., Goud, V. V., & Sahoo, L. (2013). Effect of storage parameters on stability of Jatropha-derived biodiesel. International Journal of Energy and Environmental Engineering, 4(1), 13. (SCOPUS-Indexed)

2012
  • Thounaojam, T. C., Panda, P., Mazumdar, P., Kumar, D., Sharma, G. D., Sahoo, L., & Sanjib, P. (2012). Excess copper induced oxidative stress and response of antioxidants in rice. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, 53, 33-39. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Mazumdar, P., Borugadda, V. B., Goud, V. V., & Sahoo, L. (2012). Physico-chemical characteristics of Jatropha curcas L. of North East India for exploration of biodiesel. biomass and bioenergy, 46, 546-554. (ISI-Indexed)

2010
  • Purkayastha, J., Sugla, T., Paul, A., Solleti, S. K., Mazumdar, P., Basu, A., ... & Sahoo, L. (2010). Efficient in vitro plant regeneration from shoot apices and gene transfer by particle bombardment in Jatropha curcas. Biologia Plantarum, 54(1), 13-20. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Paul, A., Thapa, G., Basu, A., Mazumdar, P., Kalita, M. C., & Sahoo, L. (2010). Rapid plant regeneration, analysis of genetic fidelity and essential aromatic oil content of micropropagated plants of Patchouli, Pogostemon cablin (Blanco) Benth.–An industrially important aromatic plant. Industrial Crops and Products, 32(3), 366-374. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Mazumdar, P., Basu, A., Paul, A., Mahanta, C., & Sahoo, L. (2010). Age and orientation of the cotyledonary leaf explants determine the efficiency of de novo plant regeneration and Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated transformation in Jatropha curcas L. South African Journal of Botany, 76(2), 337-344. (ISI-Indexed)
Monograph

2016
  • Mazumdar P, Su Ee L, Bakar, FA, Harikrishna JA (2016). GROWING ARABIDOPSIS: A guide to use in the growth room at the Plant Biotech Facility (GPBSL2). (ISBN NO: 978-967-0380-85-8). 
Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)

2018
  • Purabi Mazumdar, Jennifer Ann Harikrishna, Pooja Singh (2018) Jatropha curcas: A Renewed Promise To Meet Sustainable Future Energy Needs. DOI: 10.31988/SciTrends.22714 

AREAS OF RESEARCH
(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Level), (Source).


  • Transciptome Analysis and Gene Functional Studies of Banana and Fingerroot Ginger, Consultant, 2018 - 2019, Others MOHE-Top 100, (National)
  • Investigation Into The Role Of R2r3 Myb Transcription Factors Related To Flower Shape And Colour In Dendrobium Orchids, Consultant, 2017 - 2019, UM Grant - Frontier Research Grant, (National)

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
(Name of Award), (Awarding Institution), (Year Awarded), (Level).


  • State Level Eligibility Test for Lectureship Commission, Government of India, 2007, (National)
  • Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (Gate) Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, Government of India, 2007, (National)

PRESENTATIONS
(Title), (Event), (Date Presented), (Organiser), (Level).


INVITED SPEAKER
  • Genetically Modified Crops and Biosafety, SIL3015/SHEN3174 Current topics in Genetics and Molecular Biology, 2018-10-05 to 2018-10-05, University Malaya, (University)
POSTER
  • Efficient regeneration from nodal explants of medicinal plant Phyllanthus niruri. , International conference on Plant Biotechnology and Molecular Biology, India, 2008-08-15 to 2008-08-17, Kakatiya University, Warangal, India, (International)
  • Age of the cotyledonary leaf explants of Jatropha curcas L. determines the efficiency of de novo plant regeneration and Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated transformation, National Symposium on Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture: The Present Scenario and XXXI Annual Meeting of Plant Tissue Culture Association (India), 2010-03-03 to 2010-03-05, Department of Botany, University Calcutta, Kolkata, (National)
  • Genetic variability and divergence studies in seed trait and oil content of Jatropha curcas in Assam, North East India., National Symposium on Recent advances in plant tissue culture and biotechnological researches in India and XXXII Annual meet of Plant Tissue Culture Association, India, 2011-02-04 to 2011-02-05, M.N. Institute of applied science, (National)
  • Characterization and molecular cloning of Root Hair Defective 3 (RHD3): a candidate salt stress responsive gene in banana (Musa acuminata cv Berangan), International conference for molecular biology and biotechnology in conjunction with the 23rd MSMBB scientific meeting Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, 2016-03-09 to 2016-03-11, MSMBB, (International)
  • Molecular cloning of an anti-toxoplasma single-chain variable fragment into plant expression vectors., International conference for molecular biology and biotechnology in conjunction with the 23rd MSMBB scientific meeting Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, 2016-03-09 to 2016-03-11, MSMBB, (International)
ORAL
  • Development of transgenic Jatropha expressing Cry1Ac gene, International conference for molecular biology and biotechnology in conjunction with the 23rd MSMBB scientific meeting Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, 2016-03-09 to 2016-03-11, MSMBB, (International)

EVALUATION ACTIVITIES
(Description), (Evaluation Activity),(Year).


  • Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, Transactions A: Science, Article In Journal ,  (2019 - 2019)
  • Plant Biotechnology Journal, Article In Journal ,  (2019 - 2019)
  • Current Alternative Energy, Article In Journal ,  (2018)
  • Microbiology Open, Article In Journal ,  (2018)
  • Asia Pacific Journal of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Article In Journal ,  (2018)