Shri Ram Yadav - Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering,Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Shri Ram Yadav
Shri Ram Yadav Associate professor +91-1332-284782
Areas of Interest
  • Plant Developmental Biology; Functional genomics of plant root organogenesis; Transcriptional regulation of cell fate determination and tissue trans-differentiation; Epigenetic control of gene expression
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, FINLAND2013
Ph.D.Plant Developmental BiologyIndian Institute of Science, Bangalore, INDIA2009
M.Sc.BiotechnologyUniversity of Jammu, Jammu, INDIA2002
B.Sc.Botany, ChemistryUdai Pratap Autonomous College, Varanasi, INDIA2000
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyStart DatePeriod
Investigating gene regulatory networks operating downstream of OsAP2/ERF-40 during rice adventitious root developSERB India2020-06-112 years 11 months 30 days
Systematic transcript profiling and functional analysis of regulators during rice root developmentDBT2017-014 years
Functional Genomics of Rice Root System Architecture (RSA): hormonal regulationSERB2016-013 years 8 months
Functional Studies of Transcriptional Network downstream of Crown Rootless1INSA2016-013 years 1 month
Auxin-cytokinin interaction and its functional significanceDBT2015-014 years 4 months
Participation in seminars
NamePlaceSponsored ByDate
Plant-Microbe Interaction and their implication in AgricultureNational Institute of Technology, Rourkela, INDIA2020-11
Developing tools for sustainable crop developmentDurham University, United Kingdom2020-05
Biosangam-2020MNNIT Prayagraj2019-02
International Symposium on Auxins and Cytokinins in Plant Development (ACPD-2018)Prague, CZECH REPUBLICIIT Roorkee2020-08
Biosangam 2018MNNIT, AllahabadMNNIT, Allahabad2020-08
Arabidopsis 2016IISER, MohaliIIT Roorkee2020-08
  • Indian National Young Academy of Science (INYAS) , Member
  • Genetics Society of America, Member
  • The Japanese Society of Plant Physiologists, Member
  • American Society of Plant Biology (ASPB), Member
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Genetics and Developmental BiologyBE-201B.TechAutumn
Genetic EngineeringBT-511M.Sc. and Ph.D.Autumn
Gene RegulationBTN-628M.Sc. and Ph.D.Spring
Plant System PhysiologyBTN-642M.Sc. and Ph.D.Spring
Critical Analysis of Classical PapersBT-603M.Sc.Autumn
Research Scholar Groups
Scholar NameInterest
Dr. Ananya Neogy, PostdocHormonal Responses during rooting
Dr. Tushar Garg, PostdocIdentifying regulators of root development
Ms Zeenu Singh, PhD ScholarHormonal Responses during rooting
Ms Harshita Singh, PhD ScholarCell-cell communication in roots
Mr. Khrang Khrang MushaharyHormonal Responses during rooting
Mr. Kesava Kunchapu Root stem cell niche
Ms. Komal, Ph.D. ScholarRoot Development
Mr. Akshay Kumar, Ph.D. ScholarRoot Development
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Date
Hormonal Responses during rootingDr Ananya NeogyA2015-01
Identifying regulators of root developmentDr Tushar GargA2016-01
National International Collaboration
Prof. Pascal GantetUniversité de Montpellier, France
Prof. Kalika PrasadIISER, Thiruvananthapuram
Prof. Ive De Smet ProteomicsGhent University, Belgium
Prof. Mukesh Jain, Genomics & BioinformaticsJNU, New Delhi
Prof. Divya Chandran, Laser Capture MicrodissectionRegional Centre for Biotechnology, Faridabad, India
Dr. Krishan Gopal, Protein Structure & FunctionIMTECH, Chandigarh
Process development - Vatén, A., Dettmer, J., Miyashima, S., Yadav, S. R., Campilho, A., Bulone, V., Lichtenberger, R., Lehesranta, S., Mähönen, A. P., Carlsbecker, A., Helariutta Y., Furuta, K. Title of Invention: POLYPEPTIDE: US Patent; Filing Date: 11/29/2012; Publication number: US 2016/0002659 A1; Publication Date:01/07/2016. - Vatén, A., Dettmer, J., Miyashima, S., Yadav, S. R., Campilho, A., Bulone, V., Lichtenberger, R., Lehesranta, S., Mähönen, A. P., Carlsbecker, A., Helariutta Y., Furuta, K. (2014) Title of Invention: MUTANT CALLOSE SYNTHASE: Canada Patent; Filing Date: 11/29/2012; Publication number: CA2856621 A1; Publication Date:06/06/2013. - 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) Use of cals3-d mutations in engineering plant metabolism and architecture. Finnish Patent: Patent number: FI20116212; 2013; Awarded. - Vatén, A., Dettmer, J., Miyashima, S., Yadav, S. R., Campilho, A., Bulone, V., Lichtenberger, R., Lehesranta, S., Mähönen, A. P., Carlsbecker, A., Helariutta Y., Furuta, K. Title of Invention: POLYPEPTIDE: World Intellectual Property Organization Patent; Filing Date: 11/29/2012; Publication number: WO2013079796 A1; Publication Date: 06/06/2013.
Particulars of course - NPTEL Course: Plant Developmental Biology
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) Chennakesavulu, K., Singh, H., Trivedi, P.K., Jain, M. and Yadav, S.R. (2021) State-of-the-Art in CRISPR Technology and Engineering Drought, Salinity, and Thermo-tolerant crop plants. Plant Cell Reports. (IF: 4.57)

(2) Singh, H., Bhat, J.A., Singh, V.P., Corpas., F.J., and Yadav, S. R. (2021) Auxin metabolic network regulates the plant response to metalloids stress. Journal of Hazardous Materials. (IF: 10.588)

 (3) Singh, H., Singh, Z., Zhu, T., Xu, X., Waghmode, B., Garg, T., Yadav, S., Sircar, D., De Smet, I., and Yadav S.R. (2021) Auxin-responsive (phospho)proteome analysis reveals regulation of cell cycle and ethylene signaling during rice crown root development. bioRxiv,

 (4) Garg, T., Singh, Z., Dwivedi, A.K., Varapparambathu, V., Singh, R.S., Yadav, M., Chandran, D., Prasad, K., Jain, M., and Yadav S.R. (2020) Genome-wide high resolution expression map and functions of key cell fate determinants reveal the dynamics of crown root development in rice. bioRxiv,

(5) Neogy, A., Singh, Z., Mushahary, K.K.K, and Yadav, S.R. (2020) Dynamic cytokinin signaling and function of auxin in cytokinin responsive domains during rice crown root development. Plant Cell Reports. (IF: 4.57)

(6) Yadav, A., Garg, T., Singh, H., and Yadav, S.R. (2020) Tissue-specific expression pattern of Calcium-dependent protein kinases-related kinases (CRKs) in rice. Plant Signaling and Behavior: 15: 1809846. (IF: 1.7)   

 (7) Neogy, A. #, Garg, T. #, Kumar, A., Dwivedi, A. K., Singh, H., Singh, U., Singh, Z., Prasad, K., Jain, M. and Yadav, S.R. (2019) Genome-Wide Transcript Profiling Reveals an Auxin-Responsive Transcription Factor, OsAP2/ERF-40, Promoting Rice Adventitious Root Development. Plant and Cell Physiology: 60: 2343-2355. #Joint first author. (IF: 4.062)

(8) Yan, D.#, Yadav, S. R.#, Paterlini, A., Nicolas, W. J., Petit, J. D., Brocard, L., Belevich, I., Grison, M. S., Vaten, A., Karami, L., El-Showk, S., Lee, J., Murawska, G. M., Mortimer, J., Knoblauch, M., Jokitalo, E., Markham, J. E., Bayer, E. M. and Helariutta, Y (2019) Sphingolipid biosynthesis modulates plasmodesmal ultrastructure and phloem unloading. Nature Plants: 5: 604-615. #Joint first author. (IF: 10.33)

 (9) Garg A, Singhania T, Singh A, Sharma S, Rani S, Neogy A, Yadav S. R., Sangal VK, and Garg N. (2019) Photocatalytic Degradation of Bisphenol-A using N, Co Codoped TiO2 Catalyst under Solar Light. Scientific Reports: 9:765. (IF: 4.12)

(10) 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. and Mähönen, A.P. (2016) MultiSite Gateway compatible cell type-specific gene inducible system for plants. Plant Physiology: 170: 627-641. (IF: 6.841)

(11) Furuta-Miyashima, K#., Yadav, S.R.#, Lehesranta, S#., Belevich, I., Miyashima, S., Heo, J., Vaten, 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. and Helariutta, Y.  (2014) Arabidopsis NAC45/86 direct sieve element morphogenesis culminating in enucleation. Science: 345: 933-937. #Joint first author. (IF: 33.61)

(12) 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: 10;5:4276. (IF: 11.47)

(13) 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 author. (IF: 7.39)

(14) 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. Helariutta, Y. (2011) Callose Biosynthesis Regulates Symplastic Trafficking During Root Development. Dev Cell: 21: 1144-55. (IF: 14.03)

(15) 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. (IF: 4.7)

(16) 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 author. (IF: 4.00)

(17) Yadav, S. R., Kumar, A., Neogy, A., and Garg, T. (2017) OsMADS1/OsLHS1: diversified regulatory functions in ensuring transition and completion of sexual reproduction in rice. Proc Indian Natn Sci Acad 83: 67-79 (Review). (IF: 0.921)

(18) Sevilem, I., Yadav, S.R., and Helariutta. Y. (2015) Plasmodesmata - channels for intercellular signaling during plant growth and development. Methods Mol Biol.: 1217:3-24. (Book Chapter)

(19) Yadav, S. R. and Helariutta, Y. (2014) Programmed Cell Death: New Role in Trimming the Root Tips. Current Biology: 24: R374-R376 (Dispatch). (IF: 9.571)

(20) Yadav, S. R.#, Yan, D#., Sevilem, I. and Helariutta, Y. (2014) Plasmodesmata mediated intercellular signaling during plant growth and development. Front in Plant Sci: 5:44 (Review). #Joint first authors. (IF: 3.95)

(21) 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. #Joint first author. (IF: 3.367)

(22) Yadav, S. R., Bishopp, A. and Helariutta, Y. (2010) Plant development: early events in lateral root initiation. Current Biology: 20: R843-R845 (Dispatch). (IF: 10.025)

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