Home > People > Alumni > Muppala Reddy
People

Muppala P. Reddy

Director, Greenhouses

Selected Publications

 
  • N. Kumar and M.P. Reddy. Thidiazuron (TDZ) induced plant regeneration from cotyledonary petiole explants of elite genotypes of Jatropha curcas: A candidate biodiesel plant. Industrial Crops and Products, 39:2012. p. 62-68;DOI: 10.1016/j.indcrop.2012.02.011
  • R.A Bressan, M.P Reddy , S.H, Chun, D.Jyen,L.S. Hardin and H.J. Bohnert.  Stress adapted extremophiles provide energy without interference with food production. Food. Sec. 3: 93-105, 2011
  • T. Sarkar • K. G. Vijayanand and  M. P. Reddy.  Biometals Effect of nickel on regeneration in Jatropha curcas L. and assessment of genotoxicity using RAPD markers. Biometals,  23:1149–1158, 2011.
  • D. V. N. Sudheer Pamidimarri, S G. Mastan, H Rahman, Ch. R Prakash, S Singh and   M.P Reddy. Cross species amplification ability of novel microsatellites isolated from Jatropha curcas and genetic relationship with sister taxa. Molecular Biology Reports, 38:1383–1388, 2011.
  • N. Kumar , K.G. Vijayanand and M. P. Reddy. In vitro regeneration from petiole explants of non-toxic Jatropha curcas.  Industrial Crops and Products. 33: 146-151 2011.

Education Profile

  • 2003:Visiting Scientist , Okayama University, Japan
  • 1996-97;1999-2000:Postdoctoral Visiting Scientist,Purdue University, USA
  • 1985 :Ph.D.  (Plant Physiology), Gujarat University, Ahmedabad,India
  • 1999:Master of Science (Botany),S.V University, Tirupati, India

Professional Profile

  • 09/2009  to present : Director, Greenhouses, Center for Desert agriculture, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology,

Scientific and Professional Memberships

 
  • 09/2009-present: Director, Greenhouses, Center for Desert agriculture, King Abdullah University of  Science and Technology, Thuwal,Saudi Arabia
  • 04/ 1995 -08/ 2009: Deputy Director and coordinator for Waste Land Research, Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute ( CSIR) Bhavnagar, Gujarat India
  • 07/ 2003/ - 10 / 2003: Visiting Scientist, Okayama University, Japan
  • 
06/1997 -07/ 2000: Visiting Scientist, Center for Environmental Stress physiology, Purdue University,  West Lafayette, IN 47907 – 2010, USA
  • 04 / 87 -04/95: Senior Scientist, Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute ( CSIR) Bhavnagar, Gujarat India,

Awards

  • Biotechnology National Associate award, (DBT,India),1995
  • Raman Research Fellowship award, (CSIR, India), 1996
  • Daimler Chrysler Environmental leadership award( Germany)2005
  • VikramSarabhai award, (Gujarat, India) , 2006