Dr. Sajay Mohan Gupta did his PhD degree in Biochemistry in 2007 from University of Lucknow, Lucknow and worked on genetic manipulation of banana fruit ripening. Presently, he is working as scientist-D at DIBER, DRDO, Min. Of Defence, Govt of India, Goraparao, Haldwani, Uttarakhand and involved in investigation of the antimicrobial and antioxidant activity of different leaf, seed extract and seed oil of Camelina sativa and stinging plants against various pathogenic microorganisms. He is also involved in isolation and characterization of frankia from rhizosphere of high-altitude actinorhizal plants for sustained soil fertility and ecological restoration of strategic border areas. He has published more than 55 research papers in leading national and international journals. He has 65 accession numbers of various genes submitted to NCBI and EST database in his credit. He is a co-author of 03 books and 14 chapters in the field of biotechnology. He has delivered various invited lectures/presentations in the national and international symposium/conferences. He has been awarded with “Laboratory Scientist of the Year-2010” by DRDO. He received “Young Scientist Award” by Society for Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology in nation conference at G.B.P. U. A. and T., Pantnagar during 4-6th Mar 2014. Recently, he has also been awarded the “National Technology Day-2015” by DRDO.
Dr. Sanjay Mohan Gupta resarch of interests are Plant Molecular Biology; Plant Biochemistry and Genetic Engineering.