Prabhu Manickam

PhD Student

Ph.D. Student

Location:

B2/R3287-WS06

Research Interest

My interest span a diversity of topics within plant biology. I am especially interested in Plant MAPK signalling pathway, and Plant-Microbe interactions. 

Selected Publications

  • Abulfaraj A., Mariappan, K., Bigeard, J., Manickam, P., Blilou, I., Guo, X., . . . Rayapuram, N. (2018). The Arabidopsis homolog of human G3BP1 is a key regulator of stomatal and apoplastic immunity. Life Sci Alliance, 1(2), e201800046. doi:10.26508/lsa.201800046

Education

  • MSc, Molecular Biology (Biotechnology), Bangor University, United Kingdom, 2016.
  • B.Tech, Biotechnology, Government College of Technology, Anna University, Coimbatore, India, 2011. 

Professional Profile

  • August 2017: PhD student, Centre for Desert Agriculture, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia
  • March 2017: Visiting Student Research Program (VSRP), Centre for Desert Agriculture, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia
  • 2013-2015: Junior Research Fellow, Department of Microbiology and Cell Biology, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
  • 2011-2012: Assistant, Central Institute for Cotton Research, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India 

Awards

  • Awarded scholarship of 5000 GBP to pursue Master of molecular biology with biotechnology at Bangor University. (Sept 2015)
  • Awarded Great Indian scholarship of 3000 GBP to pursue Master of Molecular Biology with biotechnology at Bangor University (Sept 2015)
  • Summer Research Fellowship of Central Institute for Cotton Research, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, (October 2010 to April 2011)
  • Awarded merit scholarship to pursue Bachelor of Technology in Biotechnology at Government of Technology Coimbatore (June 2008)
  • Junior Research Fellowship of Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India (January 2013 to September 2015) 

KAUST Affiliations

Prof. Heribert Hirt's Group

CDA - Center for Desert Agriculture

BESE - Biological and Environmental Science and Engineering Division

Research Interests Keywords

Plant genetics Plant signalling and plant Biochemistry