Associate Professor
+91-9908592005 Fax: 08562 225419
pcoreddy@gmail.com ; coreddy@yogivemanauniversity.ac.in
Qualification :
M.Sc ., Ph.D.
Work experience (PDF/Teaching etc.):
1.DST-DAAD Fellow at IPK, Germany.
2.Post doctoral Fellow at ICGEB, New Delhi.
3.UGC-Raman postdoctoral fellow Oklahama State University, USA.
Area of research interest :
Genome Editing, Phytoremediation, Abiotic stress tolerance, Crop Improvement by Transgenic plant technology.
Research grants (during the last Five years):
As Principal Investigator
1. Development of groundnut (Arachis hypogaea, L.) transgenics carrying HD-START transcription factor for improved drought stress tolerance by Department of Science and Technology (D.S.T), Govt. of India, New Delhi
2. Development of sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) transgenics carrying HD-START and DREB1F transcription factors for improved abiotic stress tolerance by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (C.S.I.R), Govt. of India, New Delhi.
3. Phytoremediation of Uranium enriched soils: Molecular, Biochemical and Transgenic approach by Department of Biotechnology (D.B.T), Govt. of India, New Delhi.
4. Identification of drought responsive microRNAs in groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.) using drought tolerant and drought sensitive groundnut genotypes by UGC, New Delhi.
As Co-Investigator
1. Molecular Tagging of Tobacco Streak Virus gene: Screening Sunflower for Resistance to Tobacco Streak Virus and Mapping the TSV Resistance Gene by Vibha Agrotech, Ltd, Hyderabad.
Research students (Ph.D awarded/working)
Awarded : 02
Working :02
Awards and achievements:
Raman Postdoctoral Fellow by UGC, Govt of India to work at Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Oklahama State University, USA.
Conference/symposia attended (during the last five years):
Conference/symposia/workshop organized (during the last five years):
Selected best publications:
1. Banavath, J.N., Chakradhar, T., Pandit, V., Konduru, S., Guduru, K.K., Akila, C.S., Podha, S., and Puli C.O.R (2018) Stress Inducible Overexpression of AtHDG11 Leads to Improved Drought and Salt Stress Tolerance in Peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.). Frontiers in Chemistry. 634. doi: 10.3389/fchem.2018.00034 (IF:4.1).
2. Hivrale, V., Zheng, Y., Puli, C.O.R., Jagadeeswaran, G., Kakani, G., Barakat, A. and Sunkar, R. Characterization of drought- and heat-responsive microRNAs in switchgrass. Plant Science (2015) 242, 214-223. (ISSN 0168-9452; IF: 3.712; SNIP:1.477; SJR:1.460).
3. Sekhar, A. C., Ramesh, P., Reddy, PCO., Munirathnam, P., Ravisankar, P., Reddy, PVRM and Reddy, CVCM.(2015) Inheritance pattern of pigmented traits in foxtail millet (setaria italica (l.) Beauv. SABRAO Journal of Breeding and Genetics. 47 (4): 460-466. (ISSN: 1029-707; IF: 0.72; SNIP: 0.663; SJR:0.203).
4. Reddi, K. V.N. R., Rajesh, S. S., Narendra, K., Jangala, S., Reddy, P. C. O., Satya, A. K., Sivaramana, T., and Sekhar, A. C. In vitro anti-venom potential of various Jatropha extracts on neutralizing cytotoxic effect induced by phospholipase A2 of crude venom from Indian cobra (Naja naja). Bangladesh Journal of Pharmacology. (2014); 9: 22-28. (ISSN 1991-007X; IF: 1.052; SNIP:0.77; SJR:0.33).
5. M. Thippeswamy,M. Sivakumar, O. Sudhakarbabu, P. Chandraobul Reddy, G. Veeranagamallaiah, M. Pandurangaiah, M. Ramya, A. Nareshkumar, T. Kirankumar, Sudhakar C. Generation and analysis of drought stressed subtracted expressed sequence tags from safflower (Carthamus tinctorius L. Plant Growth Regulation (2013) 69, 29-41. (ISSN: 0167-6903; IF: 2.081; SNIP:1.119; SJR:0.71).
6. G. S. Ranganayakulu, P. Chandraobulreddy, M. Thippeswamy, G. Veeranagamallaiah, Chinta Sudhakar Identification of drought stress-responsive genes from drought-tolerant groundnut cultivar (Arachis hypogaea L. cv K-134) through analysis of subtracted expressed sequence tags. Acta Physiologiae Plantarum (2012).34, 1; 361- 377. (ISSN: 1861-1664; IF: 1.438; SNIP: 1.060; SJR: 0.555).
7. M. Thippeswamy, P. Chandra Obul Reddy, B. Sinilal, M. Shivakumar and Chinta Sudhakar Proline accumulation and the expression of ∆-pyrroline-5-carboxylate synthetase in two safflower cultivars Biolgia Plantarum (2010) 54 (2): 386-390 (ISSN: 0006-3134 ; IF: 1.849; SNIP:0.982; SJR:0.651)
8. P. Chandra Obul Reddy, G. Sairanganayakulu, M. Thippeswamy, P. Sudhakar Reddy , M.K. Reddy Identification of stress-induced genes from the drought tolerant semi-arid legume crop horsegram (Macrotyloma uniflorum (Lam.) Plant Science (2008) 175; 372- 84 (ISSN 0168-9452; IF: 3.712; SNIP:1.477; SJR:1.460).
9. G. Veeranagamallaiah, G. Jyothsnakumari, M. Thippeswamy, P. Chandra Obul Reddy, S. Giridarakumar, G. Sriranganayakulu, Y. Mahesh, B. Rajasekhar, Ch. Madhurarekha,and Chinta Sudhakar Proteomic analysis of salt stress responses in foxtail millet (Setaria italica L. cv. Prasad) seedlings Plant Science (2008) 175; 631–641. (ISSN 0168-9452; IF: 3.712; SNIP:1.477; SJR:1.460).
10. G. Veeranagamallaiah, G. Jyothsnakumari, P. Chandraobul Reddy and Chinta Sudhakar Glutamine synthetase expression and pyrroline-5-carboxylate reductase activity influence proline accumulation in two cultivars of foxtail millet (Setaria italica L.) with differential salt sensitivity Environmental and Experimental Botany (2007), 60, 239-244. (ISSN 0168-9452; IF: 3.666; SNIP:1.477; SJR:1.460).
Other Information (books, patents, collaborations etc.):
Book chapters 06

Prof. Sunkar Ramanjulu
Department of Biochemistry
Oklahama State University,
Stillwater, USA.

Group Leader, Crop Improvement
ICGEB, New Delhi, India

Prof.Chinta Sudhakar
Department of Botany

Dr.P.Sudhakar Reddy
Dry Land Cereals
ICRISAT, Hyderabad

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