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Dr. Narendra Kumar

Associate Professor

Contact:-  079-6180-4300
Email:- head.dbsb@iar.ac.in

Professional & Educational Qualification

  • Ph.D.: Microbiology (Anti-Arthritic Response of Dietary Spirulina in Collagen Induced Arthritis (CIA) in Rats), Jiwaji University, Gwalior, India (2009).
  • M.Sc.: Applied Microbiology, Jiwaji University, Gwalior, India (2002).
  • B.Sc.: Biology,  Jiwaji University, Gwalior, India (2000).

Current research interest and area working on

  • Microbial Biotechnology (production of antibiotics, enzymes etc.)
  • Bioremediation of emerging contaminants from industrial waste

Latest 5 Publications

  1. Kavita Dubey, Suneha Goswami, Narendra Kumar, Ranjeet R. Kumar and Shelly Praveen (2020) Characterization of Putative Heat Shock Transcription Factor (Hsf2) Gene Involved in Regulating the Expression of HSP90 in Wheat Under Terminal Heat Stress, Journal of Experimental Biology and Agricultural Sciences, Volume – 8(6) page 765 – 773.
  2. Keshawanand Tripathi, Narendra Kumar, Meenakshi Singh, Ravi Kant Singh (2020) Fungal Siderophore: Biosynthesis, Transport, Regulation, and Potential Applications in book entitled “Rhizosphere Microbes: Soil and Plant Functions” edited by Sushil Kumar Sharma, Udai Bhan Singh, Pramod Kumar Sahu, Harsh Vardhan Singh, Pawan Kumar Sharma, Springer Nature, in press.
  3. Mudassir Hasan, Md Mamoon Rashid, Muhammad M. Hossain, Mohammed K. Al Mesfer, Muhammad Arshad, Mohd Danish, Moonyong Lee, Atef El  Jery, Narendra Kumar  (2019). Fabrication of polyaniline/activated carbon composite and its testing for methyl orange removal: Optimization, equilibrium, isotherm and kinetic study,  Polymer Testing, Volume 77, 105909.
  4. Shomini Parashar, Narendra Kumar (2019). Isolation and Characterization of A Novel Agardegrading Bacterium, Microbacterium barkeri sp. SELA 4, From Soil Enriched With Laboratory Agar. Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Food Sciences, 9(1), 78-83.
  5. Dubey Kavita , Goswami Suneha , Kumar Narendra , Kumar Ranjeet R. , Niraj Ravi Ranjan Kumar , Singh Khushbu , Verma Pooja and Singh Jyoti Prakash (2019). Cloning and in silico characterization of Heat shock factor (Hsf) from Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Research Journal of Biotechnology, 14 (7), 74-80.

Book published:

  1. Microbes and Sustainable Agriculture (2017) Edited book published by I. K. International Publishing House, New Delhi (ISBN: 978-93-85909-48-1).
  2. Role of Photosynthetic Microbes in Agriculture and Industry (2018) Edited book submitted for publication to Nova Science Publishers, Inc. Hauppauge, NY 11788 USA.


Gene sequence submitted:

  1. Shomini Parashar, Narendra Kumar (2017) Microbacterium sp. strain SELA4 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nuccore/MG203882.1/


Bacterial Culture deposited:

  1. Shomini Parashar, Narendra Kumar (2018) Microbacterium sp. strain SELA4 Culture deposited at MTCC with accession number : MTCC 12916..

Courses Taught at UG/PG

Microbiology/Industrial Microbiology/ Immunology/ Nano-biotechnology/ Molecular Biology/ Recombinant DNA Technology


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