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Shri Ram Yadav
Shri Ram Yadav Assistant Professor srydbfbt[at] +91-1332-284782 Website
Areas of Interest
  • Plant Developmental Biology, Functional genomics of root morphology in rice and Arabidopsis: Forward and Reverse Genetics
Honors and Awards
"INSA MEDAL FOR YOUNG SCIENTISTS - 2015" by "Indian National Science Academy, INDIA" Department of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee2015
"NASI-YOUNG SCIENTIST PLATINUM JUBILEE AWARD-2015" by "The National Academy of Sciences, INDIA"Department of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee2015
“INNOVATIVE YOUNG BIOTECHNOLOGIST AWARD (IYBA-2014)” by Dept of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of INDIA Department of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee2014
"GOLD-MEDAL" during M.Sc. BiotechnologyDepartment of Biotechnology, Jammu University, Jammu2002
Educational Details
Post-doctoral Research Plant Developmental BiologyUniversity of Helsinki, FINLAND2009-2013
Ph.D.Plant Developmental BiologyIndian Institute of Science, Bangalore, INDIA2003-2009
M.Sc.BiotechnologyUniversity of Jammu, Jammu, INDIA2000-2002
B.Sc.Botany, ChemistryUdai Pratap Autonomous College, Varanasi, INDIA1997-2000
Research Scholar Groups
Scholar NameInterest
Mr Anil Kumar, PhD ScholarPhD Scholar: Hormonal Regulation of Root Development
Ms. Ananya Neogy, PhD ScholarHormonal Responses during rooting
Mr Tushar Garg, PhD ScholarIdentifying regulators of root development
Ms Zeenu Singh, PhD ScholarHormonal Responses during rooting
Ms Harshita Singh, PhD ScholarCell-cell communication in roots
Khrang Khrang Mushahary, Project JRFHormonal Responses during rooting
Books Authored

Sevilem, I., Yadav, S. R., and Helariutta. Y. (2015) Plasmodesmata - channels for intercellular signaling during plant growth and development. Methods in Molecular Biology: 1217:3-24. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-1523-1_1.

Refereed Journal Papers

1. Siligato, R., Wang, X., Yadav, S. R., Lehesranta, S., Ma, G., Ursache, R., Sevilem, I., Zhang, J., Gorte, M., Prasad, K., Wrzaczek, M., Heidstra, R., Murphy, A., Scheres, B. & Mähönen A. P. (2015) MultiSite Gateway compatible cell type-specific gene inducible system for plants. Plant Physiol. pii: pp.01246.2015.

2. Furuta-Miyashima, K.*, Yadav, S. R.*, Lehesranta, S.*, Belevich I, Miyashima S, Heo JO, Vatén A, Lindgren O, De Rybel B, Van Isterdael G, Somervuo P, Lichtenberger R, Rocha R, Thitamadee S, Tähtiharju S, Auvinen P, Beeckman T, Jokitalo E, Helariutta Y.  (2014) Arabidopsis NAC45/86 direct sieve element morphogenesis culminating in enucleation. Science, 345: 933-937.

*Joint first authors.

3. Dettmer, J.*, Ursache, R.*, Campilho, A.*, Miyashima, S., Belevich, I., O’Regan, S., Mullendore, D.L., Yadav, S.R., Lanz, C., Papagni, A., Schneeberger, K., Weigel, D., Stierhof, Y., Moritz, T., Knoblauch, M., Jokitalo, E & Helariutta, Y. (2014) CHOLINE TRANSPORTER LIKE1 (CHER1) is required for sieve plate development to mediate long distance cell-to-cell communication. Nature Communication 2014 Jul 10;5:4276. doi: 10.1038/ncomms5276.. *These authors contributed equally.

4. Yadav, S. R. and Helariutta, Y. (2014) Programmed Cell Death: New Role in Trimming the Root Tips. Current Biology: 24: R374-R376 (Dispatch).

5. Yadav, S. R.*, Yan, D.*, Sevilem, I. and Helariutta, Y. (2014) Plasmodesmata mediated intercellular signaling during plant growth and development. Front Plant Sci.: 5:44 (Review).

*Joint first authors.

6. Khanday, I. *, Yadav, S. R.*, and Vijayraghavan, U. (2013) Rice OsLHS1/OsMADS1 controls floret meristem specification by coordinated regulation of transcription factors and hormone signaling pathways.  Plant Physiology: 161: 1970-1983* Joint first authors.

7. Lucas, W.J.*, Groover, A.*, Lichtenberger, R.*, Furuta, K.*, Yadav, S. R.*, Helariutta, Y.*, He, X.Q.*, Fukuda, H.*, Kang, J.*, Brady, S.M.*, Patrick, J.W.*, Sperry, J.*, Yoshida, A.*, López-Millán, A.F.*, Grusak, M.A.* and Kachroo, P.* (2013) The Plant Vascular System: Evolution, Development and Functions.  J. Integr. Plant Biol.: 55: 294-388 (Review).

*Joint first authors.

8. Yadav, S. R., Khanday, I., Majhi, B. B., Veluthambi, K and Vijayraghavan, U. (2011) Auxin-responsive OsMGH3, a common target of OsMADS1 and OsMADS6 controls rice floret fertility. Plant and Cell Physiology: 52: 2123-2135.

9. Vatén, A., Dettmer, J., Wu, S.**, Stierhof, Y.**, Miyashima, S.**, Yadav, S. R., Roberts, C. J., Campilho, A., Bulone, V., Lichtenberger, R., Lehesranta, S., Mähönen, A. P., Kim, J. Y., Jokitalo, E., Sauer, N., Scheres, B., Nakajima, K., Carlsbecker, A.*, Gallagher, K. L.* and Helariutta, Y. (2011) Callose Biosynthesis Regulates Symplastic Trafficking During Root Development. Developmental Cell: 21: 1144-1155. *, ** These authors contributed equally.

10. Yadav, S. R., Bishopp, A. and Helariutta, Y. (2010) Plant development: early events in lateral root initiation. Current Biology: 20: R843-R845 (Dispatch).

11. Yadav, S. R. and Vijayraghavan, U. (2008) OsMADS1 as a transcriptional regulator of rice floral organ fate affects auxin and cytokinin signaling pathways. Developmental Biology: 319: A151 (Abstract).

12. Yadav, S. R.*, Prasad, K.* and Vijayraghavan, U. (2007) Divergent Regulatory OsMADS2 Functions Control Size, Shape and Differentiation of the Highly Derived Rice Floret Second-Whorl Organ. Genetics: 176: 283-294.

* Joint first authors.

  • Vatén, A., Dettmer, J., Miyashima, S., Yadav, S. R., Campilho, A., Bulone, V., Lichtenberger, R., Lehesranta, S., Mähönen, A. P., Carlsbecker, A and, Helariutta Y (2013) “POLYPEPTIDE” (Finnish Patent Number: FI20116212).