About

Dr. Madhumati R. Bora


Head, Department of Biotechnology,
Genetics & Bioinformatics
Natubhai V.Patel College of Pure & Applied
Sciences, Vallabh Vidyanagar—388120
Email: madhumatib@yahoo.co.in
Mobile: 9898072437

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

MSc (Environmental Botany) teaching for three years at from 1994-95-1996-97
BSc(Biotechnology and Genetics) teaching since 1998 till date at N V Patel College of Pure & Applied Sciences.
Visiting faculty for two years at GCET Engineering college,Vallabh Vidyanagar
Visiting faculty for three years at Virani Science college,Rajkot
Resource person for worshops conducted by GSBTM at Rajkot and Vallabh vidyanagar

TRAINING / PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS






  • Fall 1987 session of a training course for advanced tissue culture techniques at Tissue Culture for Crops Project, Colorado State University, USA.
  • Interviewed in Krishi Darshan Programme of Delhi Doordarshan (TV) on 20.03.1989
  • A talk on medicinal uses of jira (Cumin) was given in Mahilaon ke liye programme on All India Radio, New Delhi on 12.05.1989.
  • Deputed as Chief internal Auditor in ISO 9001-2000 certification to the college .
  • Deputed as Vice President of college central committee during 2006-07 session.
  • Deputed as core team member for NAAC accreditation (college got A grade)
  • Member of Board of studies Biosciences SP University
  • Member of Examiner’s appointment committee, S P University.
  • Visiting faculty for two years at G H Patel College of Engineering and Technology.
  • Visiting faculty at Virani Science College, Rajkot since last six years.
  • Judged poster session in national seminars at ARIBAS twice.
  • Organized 4 National level seminars two state level seminars and one hands on training program.
  • Guided two students for PhD where, one has been awarded PhD degree in June 2016and another has submitted her thesis for evaluation.

RESEARCH CONTRIBUTION

Published 28 research papers in international and 07 in national scientific journals. Seven chapters in four different edited books.
  • Title of Dissertation submitted for M.Sc –Seed Morphology and Germination of some Grasses of Indian Arid Zone.
  • Title of PhD Thesis “Biological and Phytochemical Evaluation of Some Selected Medicinal Plants”.
  • Title of the Research project for Diploma in Plant Tissue Culture “In Vitro Screening for Drought Tolerance and Plant Regeneration in Pearl Millet.”
  • Title of the Research Project for Research associateship In vitro micropropagation of genetically defined clones of Pinus and Betula –a DBT sponsored project.
  • Attended one day workshop on “Modern Biological Techniques” sponsored by Bangalore Genei at Sardar Patel University V V Nagar on 12th December,2003.
  • Attended a workshop on “Managerial skill building in women Teachers” on 7th &8th September, 2006 at Sardar Patel University V V Nagar.
  • Participated in four week Orientation course on Natural Science organized during November 19- December 14 2001.
  • Participated in the refresher course in Biotechnology from December 19th 2005 to January 7th 2006 and obtained grade A.
  • Received a major research project on ‘Establishment and molecular characterization of resistance against a common pathogen in tomato using specific mycorrhiza’ from UGC New Delhi (Rs 10,09,800/),for three years(July-2011-June,2014).
  • Planary speaker and judge for poster and oral session in an International Conference at Malaysia on 5&6 December,2014.
  • Chaired a plenary session in an international conference at Anand on
  • External examiner for PhD Biotechnology, at Amity University Noida.

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

Degree Year University Subject
BSc 1976-79 Maharani’s
College, Jaipur
Biology group
MSc 1979-81 JNV university
Jodhpur
Botany
PhD 1982-86 University of
Rajasthan Jaipur
Botany
(Plant Tissue Culture)

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION

Degree Year University Subject
BSc 1976-79 Maharani’s
College, Jaipur
Biology group
MSc 1979-81 JNV university
Jodhpur
Botany
PhD 1982-86 University of
Rajasthan Jaipur
Botany
(Plant Tissue Culture)

FELLOWSHIPS / AWARDS

Scholarship Awarding agency Duration Amount
JRF ICMR, NewDelhi, India 2Years1982-84 1 Year 1984-85 Rs 800/month Rs 950/month
Full scholarship to attend a training at TCCP, Colorado state University, USA International Plant Biotechnology Network(USAID) USA 6 months (Aug 1987-March1988) $600/month
Post Doctoral Full Bright Travel Grant United states Information Agency and Board of Foreign Scholarship To and Fro India-USA-India $2000.00
Research associate DBT, New Delhi 1992-1995 2700-3200+HRA
Research assistantship Ministry of forest & environment 1995-1997 2200-4000+ HRA
Mayor for the Day Fort Collins Colorado 28th August 1987 Certificate
First prize XX Meet of PTCA Hyderabad 31.01.1997 Poster presentation 250/-
Second prize Natl. seminar at CIMAP sept.2000 Poster presentation -----
A grade UGC academic staff college jaipur Refresher course Biotechnology
Certificate of exemplary performance Charutar Vidya Mandal V V Nagar 16.03.2007 20,000/-
Award for Excellent Performance Charutar Vidya Mandal V V Nagar For achieving ‘A’ grade in NAAC accreditation process 5,000/-
Invited Speaker University Putra Malaysia International conference,5-6 December,2014 Fully sponsored

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

Research papers in National journals

  1. Jain,S.C. and M . Purohit 1983. Effect of dimethyl sulphate on steroidal sapogenins production in Trigonella-foenum –graecum Linn.(Fenugreek). Bull. Medico. Ethno. Bot. Res. VII:84-88. .(IF:nd)
  2. Jain,S.C. and M . Purohit 1985.Anticancerous agents from some selected Indian medicinal plants I: Screening studies against Sarcoma-180 Ascites. J. Res. Ayur. Siddh. VII:70-73. .(IF:nd)
  3. Srivastava,P.S, T.O.Siddiqui and .M.Purohit 1994. Improvement of medicinal plants through biotechnology. Herbal Bulletin no.1 page -4.
  4. Pande,D. T.O. Siddiqui, M. Purohit and P.S. Srivastava. 1997. In vitro . micropropagation in Betula alnoides. J.Tree Sci. 16:65-68.(IF:0.5)
  5. Johri, BM, P S Srivastava and M.Purohit.1997. Plant tissue culture and biotechnology. The Palaeobotanist 46(3):134-159. .(IF:0.305)
  6. Gupta, D., M.Purohit and P.S. Srivastava 1997. Differentiation of multiple shoots from hypocotyls segments of chilgoza pine ( Pinus gerardiana Wall) J Tree Sci 16:76-79. (IF:0.5)
  7. Katare D, Aeri, V.Bora, M.2009.Secondary metabolites and metabolic engineering. J.Cell Tiss. Res.93 (3):2027-2036.(IF:4.7)

Research papers in International Journals

  1. Jain,S.C. and M. Purohit 1985.Establishment of callus cultures of three medicinally important plants and investigations of their metabolites. Herba Pol.31: 35-38.(IF: 1.018)
  2. Jain,S.C. and M . Purohit 1985. Anthraquinones, sennosides and rhein glycosides in Cassia pumila Lam. Herba Pol. 31:115-117.(IF:1.018)
  3. Jain,S.C. and M . Purohit 1986. Antitumor active pyrrolizidine alkaloids from Heliotropium marifolium Retz. Chem.Pharm.Bull.34:5154-5156.(IF 1.262)
  4. Jain,S.C. and M . Purohit and R.Sharma. 1988.Pharmacological evaluation of Verbesina encelioides. Phytother Res. 2:146-148.( IF:1.144)
  5. Siriwardhana, S. and M . Purohit. 1988 .Preparing solid media for in vitro PEG screening. The International Plant BiotechnologyNetwork TCCP News Lett no.9- pp 6.
  6. Jain,S.C. and M . Purohit 1989. Studies on the callus cultures of selected Indian medicinal plants II. Quantification of various metabolites. Herba Pol. 35:35-38. (IF:1.018)
  7. Jain,S.C., M . Purohit and R.Jain.1992. Ethanopharmacology of Cuminum cyminum. Fitoterapia 63:291-294.(IF:1.363)
  8. Purohit,M.,A. Dutta and P.S.Shrivastava 1992.Opium poppy-recent trends towards its improvements. Hamdard Medicus 35:86-93.
  9. Srivastava,P.S, .M.Purohit, D Pande and A. Datta. 1994.Phenotypic variations and alkaloid content in the androgenic plantlets of Datura innoxia. Phytomorphology 43:209-216. ( IF:1.2 )
  10. Gupta, D., M.Purohit and P.S. Srivastava.1994.Advetitious buds from cotyledonary leaves of Pinus gerardiana.Wall. Beitr.Bio.Pflanzen.68:1-6.(IF:1.246)
  11. Purohit, M.,D. Pande ,A. Datta and P.S.Srivastava.1995.Enhanced xanthotoxin content in regenerating cultures of Ammi majus Linn.and micropropagation. Planta Med.61:481-482. (IF: 2.289 )
  12. Purohit, M., D. Pande ,A. Datta and P.S.Srivastava.1995. In vitro flowering and high xanthotoxinin Ammi majus L. J. Biochem. Biotechnol.4: 73-76. ( IF: 0.414)
  13. Ali, G. M. Purohit, M.H. Mughal, M.Iqbal and P.S. Srivastava.1996. A rapid protocol for micropropagation of Bacopa monniera (L) Wettst an important medicinal plant. Plant Cell Tissue & Organ Culture 2: 208-211.(IF:0.951)
  14. Mohan, V. M. Purohit and P.S. Srivastava.1995.In vitro micropropagation of Moringa pterigosperma. Phytomorphology 45:253-261. ( IF :1.2 )
  15. Ali, G. M. Purohit, Saba, M.Iqbal and P.S. Srivastava.1997. Morphogenic response and isozyme of Bacopa monniera (L) Wettst. Cultures growing under salt stress. Phytomorphology 47:97-106. ( IF :1.2 )
  16. Saba, M. Purohit, M. Iqbal and P.S. Srivastava.1997.Seed germination studies on an important medicinal plant, Silybum marinum(Linn.). Hamdard Medicus XL:31-33.
  17. Purohit, M. Pande, D. Ali, G. and Srivastava, P.S. 1998.In vitro technology in the evaluation of salt tolerance-Review Article. Physiol. Mol. Biol. Plant 4:107-120. (IF:0.5)
  18. Purohit, M. Pande, D. Ali, G. and Srivastava, P.S. 1999. Biotechnological approaches for the crop improvement-Review. Hamdard Medicus XLII:8-11.
  19. Purohit, M. Pande, D. and Srivastava, P.S. 2002. Isolation and characterization of volatile constituents from the seedling-callus of Cuminum cyminum Linn. Hamdard Medicus. XLV:75-78.
  20. Pande, D. Purohit, M. and P.S. Srivastava 2002.Variation in xanthotoxin content in Ammi majus cultures during in vitro flowering and fruiting. Plant Science 162:583-587. (IF: 1.795 )
  21. Pande, D. Malik, S., Bora, M. and P.S. Srivastava 2002. A rapid protocol for in vitro micropropagation of Lepidium sativum L. and enhancement in the yield of lepidine.In Vitro Cell.Physiol.Dev.38: 451-455. (IF: 0.607 ).
  22. Pande Deepshikha, Purohit M, and Srivastava PS (2003) Screening of essential oils in the in vitro cultures of Cuminum cyminum. Hamdard Medicus 45:11-14.(IF nd)
  23. Lokhandwala,A. and Bora M. (2013) Partial Purification and Characterization of Peroxidase from Seedlings of Tomato. Int. J. Pure App. Biosci. 1 (6): 56-66 (IF0.965)
  24. Chaurasia,P., Bora M and Parihar A.(2013). Therapeutic properties and significance of different parts of ashwagandha- a medicinal plant. Int. J. Pure App. Biosci. 1 (6): 96-106 (IF0.965)
  25. Lokhandwala,A. and Bora M. (2014). Comparative analysis of Polyphenol Oxidase, Catalase and Lycopene production in Lycopersicon esculentum Mill. Int. J. Curr. Microbiol. App. Sci (2014) 3(4): 969-983(IF-2.015).
  26. Lokhandwala,A. And Bora M. (2014). Changes acquired in peroxidase –a key marker in plant defense; upon root to root transfer of Glomus geosporum to Lycopersicon esculentum Mill. Biolife journal 2(4):1050-1059.(IF-4.175)
  27. Mishra Kundan K, Fougat RS, Ballani A, Thakur Vinita, Jha Yachana and Bora Madhumati. (2014). Potential and application of molecular markers techniques for plant genome analysis. Int. J. Pure App. Biosci. 2 (1): 169-188 (IF-2.015).
  28. Chaurasia Pratibha, Detroja Rajesh & Bora Madhumati (2015).In Silico annotation and mining of SSR markers from expressed sequence tags of Withania somnifera Dunal. International Journal of Medicine and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 5( 3): 25-32.(IF-5.4638).
  29. Chaurasia Pratibha, Lokhandwala, Ami & Bora Madhumati (2015). Optimization of genomic DNA isolation protocol in polyphenols and polysaccharides rich Withania somnifera for genetic diversity analysis. Biolife Journal 3(1):140-146.(IF- 4.175).

Chapters published in Books

  1. Srivastava, P.S., M. Iqbal and M.Purohit 1993.In vitro culture methods for Citrus improvement. In :Proceedings. Xth Citrus seminar, New Delhi. India
  2. Srivastava, P.S., M. Iqbal and M.Purohit 1997 Biotechnological Approaches in the Improvement of Citrus. In: Role of biotechnology in Medicinal and Aromatic Plants. Khan. I. A. and Khanum, A.(Eds.) Ukkaz Publication.Hyderabad ,pp 199-209.
  3. Srivastava, P.S. and M. Purohit 1998. In vitro approaches to raise triploids through tissue culture. In: Plant Tissue Culture and Molecular Biology, Applications and Prospects. P.S.Srivastava (Ed.) Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi, pp 65-83.
  4. Srivastava, P.S. ,S. Srivastava and M. Purohit 1998.Stress tolerant plants through tissue culture.In: Plant Tissue Culture and Molecular Biology, Applications and Prospects. P. S. Srivastava (Ed.) Narosa Publishing House,New Delhi, pp 554-578.
  5. Purohit M, Pande Deepshikha, and Srivastava PS (2000) Conservation of vegetation through tissue culture technique. In: Environmental Hazards- Plants and People. Iqbal, M., Srivastava, P.S. and Siddiqui, T.O. (Eds).. pp. 367-377. (CBS India: New Delhi)
  6. Nandita Singh, M. Purohit M. Iqbal and P.S. Srivastava(2007).Impact of thermal power pollution on a medicinal plant grown In Vivo and In Vitro. In:Plant Diversity and Conservation,J S Singh & A K Bhatnagar & V P Singh(eds).Satish Serial Publishing House, New Delhi,
  7. Deepshikha Katare and Madhumati Bora. 2009.Environmental stress and secondary metabolites.-.In: Medicinal plants: Research Progress and Environmental Concern I.K. International Publishers, New Delhi.
  8. Bora Madhumati and Ami Lokhandwala.(2016). Mycorrhizal Association--A Safeguard for Plant Pathogen. In: Plant, Soil and Microbes: Interactions and Implications in Crop Science. Khalid Rehman Hakeem, Mohd Sayeed Akhtar (Eds).Springer International Publishing AG, Cham. Vol.2 Mechanisms and Molecular Interactions. Pp253-276.

D. Poster presentation in National/International Conferences:

  1. Srivastava, P.S., M. Purohit, Pande Deepshikha and A. Datta, 1993. Phenotypic variation and alkaloid content in the androgenic plantlets of Datura innoxia. In Symp. Plant Tissue Culture and its Biotech. Application. March 1-3, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.
  2. Pande Deepshikha , M. Purohit, T.O. Siddiqi and P.S. Srivastava, 1994. In vitro propagation of Indian birch Betula alnoides. In: Second Asia-Pacific Conference on Agricultural Biotechnology, Madras, 6-10 March.
  3. Srivastava, P.S., Datta, A., Purohit, M., Pande Deepshikha , and Gupta, D. 1994. In vitro propagation of medicinally important plants. In 17th Symposium on Role of Plant Tissue Culture in Biotechnology in India: Assessment and Perspective. Varanasi India. 17-19 March.
  4. Pande Deepshikha , M. Purohit, T.O. Siddiqi and P.S. Srivastava. 1994. A viable approach towards afforestation programme. In: National Symposium on Emerging Technologies in Environmental Conservation, New Delhi, India, March 29-30, 1994.
  5. Purohit, M., Pande Deepshikha and P.S. Srivastava. 1994. In vitro raised zinc tolerant plants useful for reclamation of degraded land. In: National Symposium on Emerging Technologies in Environmental Conservation, New Delhi, India, March 29-30, 1994.
  6. Purohit, M., Pande Deepshikha and P.S. Srivastava. 1994. Enhanced secondary metabolites in in vitro regenerants of Ammi majus and Datura innoxia. In: VIII International Congress of Plant Tissue and Cell Culture, Firenze, Italy, 17June, 1994.
  7. Pande Deepshikha , M. Purohit, T.O. Siddiqi and P.S. Srivastava. 1995. A rapid and viable approach to conserve and propagate Betula alnoides- a multipurpose tree. In: International Seminar on Recent Trends in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ootacamund, India, 18-20 February, 1995.
  8. Pande Deepshikha , M. Purohit, T.O. Siddiqi and P.S. Srivastava. 1995. Biotechnology: An efficient approach to save our heritage of traditional system of medicine. In: National Seminar on Res. Meth. in Unani Med., New Delhi, India, April 3-4, 1995.
  9. Srivastava, P.S., M. Purohit, Pande Deepshikha , T.O. Siddiqi, G. Ali and M. Iqbal. 1995. Tissue Culture methods to enhance drug yield in Atrilal, Datura, Brahmi and other herbs used in unani system. In: National Seminar on Res. Meth. in Unani Med., New Delhi, India, April 3-4, 1995.
  10. Pande Deepshikha , M. Purohit, Saba and P.S. Srivastava, 1996. Enhanced production of secondary metabolites in micropropagated Ammi majus and Datura innoxia In: National Symposium on Plant Tissue Culture: Commercialization, Diversification of Agriculture and Preservation of Fragile Ecosystem Pant Nagar, Uttar Pradesh. April 10-12.
  11. Purohit, M., Pande Deepshikha , M.H. Mughal and P.S. Srivastava, 1997. Regenerating cultures of Ammi majus - a potential source of xanthotoxin. In: National Symposium on Emerging Trends in Plant TIssue Culture and Molecular Biology. Jan 29-30, Osmania University, Hyderabad.(First prize winner)
  12. Pande Deepshikha , Purohit, M. and Srivastava, P.S. 1998. An efficient in vitro method for mass propagation of Psoralea corylifolia. In: National Symposium on Commercial Aspects of Plant Tissue Culture, Molecular Biology and Medicinal Plant Biotechnology. Feb. 25-27, Hamdard University, New Delhi.
  13. Pande Deepshikha , Purohit, M. and Srivastava, P.S. (2000). Heavy Metal stress enhances xanthotoxin content in cultures of Ammi majus. In: National Symposium on Prospects and Potentials of Plant Biotechnology in India in 21st Century 18-21, Oct., Jodhpur.
  14. Pande Deepshikha , Purohit, M., Malik, S. and Srivastava, P.S. (2000). Regenerants of Psoralea corylifolia - A potential source of psoralen. In: National Seminar on Plant Physiological Paradigm for Fostering Agro and Biotechnology and Augmenting Environmental Productivity in Millennium 2000. 7-9 Nov., IISR, Lucknow(Second prize winner).
  15. Pande Deepshikha , Bora, M. and Srivastava P.S. (2001) Quantification of psoralen in the regenerating cultures of Psoralea corylifolia. In: National Symposium on Plant Biotechnology and Molecular Biology. University of Delhi (South Campus) New Delhi. (First prize winner).
  16. Pande Deepshikha, Bora M, Sopory SK and Srivastava PS 2003 Effect of CuSO4 on Psoralen Content in Psoralea corylifolia and Establishment of Agrobacterium-mediated Transformation In : National Symposium on Plant Biotechnology and Molecular Biology. University of Jaipur ,Rajasthan 17-19 Feb.
  17. Maulika S Patel, and M. Bora, 2010. Recent Developments in Protein Structure prediction Using Neural Networks. 1st IFIP International Conference on Bioinformatics ,Surat, Gujarat.(March 25-28, 2010)
  18. Lokhandwala, A. and M. Bora.2012. Establishment of Vesicular Arbuscular Mycorrhiza via root to root transfer in tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill) and its effect on peroxidase activity upon coinoculation with pathogen. In: 53rd AMI Annual conference-KIIT University,Bhubaneshwar, Odisha 22nd Nov to 25th Nov.,2012.( won Best Poster Award in agriculture Microbiology).
  19. Lokhandwala, A and M Bora.2013. Changes acquired upon association with arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in Lycopersicon esculentum Mill in peroxidase –a key marker in plant defense.In: BRSI,Pune.25th Nov2013 to 27th November,2013.
  20. Lokhandwala A; Bora M. (2014). Elucidating the production of both enzymatic (Polyphenol oxidase and Catalase) and Non-enzymatic (Lycopene) equivalent in antioxidant network of Lycopersicon esculentum Mill. In: National symposium on microbial biotechnology : advances & future trends at Natubhai V Patel College of Pure and Applied Sciences, 26th Feb,2014.Gujarat, India.
  21. Lokhandwala, A and M Bora.2015. Expression pattern of four defense related enzymes upon co-inoculation of Glomus geopsporum MBAL and Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. Lycopersici in Lycopersicon esculentum Mill .In Xth International Conference on Mycology at Thailand. July 2014
  22. Lokhandwala A; Bora M. (2015). Mycorrhiza mediated remediation: a potential option for phytostabilization of heavy metal contaminated soil. In: National Seminar on Advances in Environmental Science & Technology, Vallabh Vidyanagar, Gujarat, India.
  23. Lokhandwala A. and Bora,M.(2015). In:An international conference on Recent trends in Applied Sciences: Building Institutional and Industrial avenues.at A N Patel Institute of Biotechnology, Anand, Gujarat. 10-12th Dec, 2015
  24. Chaurasia P and Bora,M.(2015). In:An international conference on Recent trends in Applied Sciences: Building Institutional and Industrial avenues. at A N Patel Institute of Biotechnology, Anand, Gujarat. 10-12th Dec, 2015