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Research & Development Detail

Molecular Diagnostics

  • Gene construct development
  • Transgene tracking through PCR
  • Copy number analysis through Southern Blotting
  • Copy number and Gene expression analysis using qRT-PCR
  • Protein expression studies using Western Blotting
  • Virus characterization and diagnosis


Genetic Transformation
  • Insect Resistance – Brinjal, Cotton
  • Yield Enhancement and Drought Tolerance – Rice
  • Virus Resistance – Okra, Cotton and Cassava

Bioassay Lab

  • Diet Based insect rearing and maintanence (Helicoverpa armigera, Spodoptera litura, and Pectinopora gossypiela, Leucinodas arbonalis and Scirpophaga incertulas) of lab cultures
  • Rearing and maintenance of white fly population to screen the transgenics for virus resistance
  • Bioassay analysis of transgenics for insect resistance

Molecular Biology Lab