Jyotsana Tilgam (Agricultural Biotechnology)

Designation: Scientist (Agricultural Biotechnology)

Professional Experience: From 4th January, 2019 onwards

Research Interest: Biotechnological approaches towards developing Biotic and Abiotic stress tolerance in plants, RNAi, Microbial Engineering, Metagenomics, Genome Editing

Contact Details:
Address: ICAR-National Bureau of Agriculturally Important Microorganisms (NBAIM)
Kushmaur, Mau Nath Bhanjan-275103. Uttar Pradesh. India

Mobile: 8505909660
Tel: 0547-2530244
E-mail: jyotsana.tilgam@icar.in, tilgam_jyotsana@yahoo.com


 Significant recognition (Awards/Fellowships/ Technologies transferred/ Patents etc.):
  • DBT Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) (2016)
  • GATE (2016)
  • ICAR- Junior Research Fellowship (ICAR-JRF (PGS)) for Post-Graduation (2014-2016)
  • ICAR-NET
  • ICAR-SRF (2016)
  • JOINT CSIR UGC Junior Research Fellowship and NET (2015)
  • ICAR-National Talent Scholarship (NTS) for UG (2010-2014)
 
Research Experience: 5 years
  • Conducted Research on “Combinatorial silencing of acetylcholine esterase-1 and 20-hydroxyecdysone receptor genes for gram pod borer (Helicoverpa armigera) resistance” associated with Masters Research
  • Participated in International Conference on “Extension-Research interface promoting exportable rice varieties and evolving a sustainable development model” on October, 2015
  • Participated in National Symposium on “Germplasm to Genes: Harnessing Biotechnology for food security and health” on August, 2015

Membership of societies: Nil
Ongoing projects: Nil
Publications (no.):
Research papers: Nil;Reviews: Nil;Books: Nil;

Book Chapters: 01;            
Popular articles: 02
 
Others-
Training Manual Chapters: 02

List of Publication:

Priyadarshini, P., Tilgam J., Bharati, A. and Sundaram, R. M., 2019. Biotechnological advances for improved food and nutrition security in India. (Book: Challenges and emerging opportunities in Indian agriculture). ICAR-NAARM, Hyderabad, pp. 51-79, ISBN: 978-81-933781-7-5.
Ashajyothi, M., Kishan, G., Tilgam, J., Paul, S., Balamurugan, A. and Kumar, A. 2019. Seed Health Management (SHM): An overview. In: Indian Farmer, 6(12): 830-834.
Ashajyothi, M., Tilgam, J., and Kishan, G., (2019). Rice seed-borne diseases: An update.  Agrobios, (Article code: 19511)