Morphophysiological and molecular responses to phosphate deficiency in model plants Arabidopsis thaliana and Oryza sativa (rice).
Cross-talk between sensing and signaling cascades governing homeostasis of phosphate, iron and zinc.
In planta synthesis of gold nanoparticles (AuNPs).
Molecular elucidation of the low dosage KAuCl4-mediated stimulatory growth responses of the root system of Arabidopsis thaliana.
Indian Botanical Society
Active research collaborations with Professors K.G. Raghothama (Purdue University, USA), Shubin Sun (Nanjing Agriculture University, China), Professor Shivendra Sahi (Western Kentucky University, USA), Dr Vanda Rai, NRCPB, Pusa Campus, New Delhi, Dr Saika Ikram, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi and Dr Ananda Sarkar (NIPGR, New Delhi).
Editor for Journal of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology (Springer).