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Dept. of Biotechnology
Dr. Sunita Dalal
Assistant Professor
Contact Information
Email : sdalal[at]kuk[dot]ac[dot]in
Phone : NA
Qualification :M.Sc,Ph.D,NET,GATE
Specialization :Biochemistry,Bioinformatics,Molecular biology & Medicinal plants (microbial, enzymatic and in silico)
Others Information :


Teaching: More than ten years (MDU Rohtak and KUK).

Research: More than seven years.

Research Project:Completed .UGC : Major Research Project worth TEN LAKH.(approx.)

Number of Ph.D scholars supervised:  6

Number of Ph.D scholars under supervision: 3

Number of project reports  supervised:  5(M.Sc)


1.Pharmaceutical Biology. [ I.F:1.4].

2. International Journal of Agricultural Policy and Research.[ I.F:1.26].

3.Paperspresentedin various Symposiums/Conferences/Seminars:  27.

Research papers Published: 59

59. Antibiotic Resistant and Efflux Pump Inhibitors of Isolated cultures from poultry, dairy farms and MTCC strains from reservoirs. British Microbiology Research Journal 2014; 5(2):107-115.

58. In vitroantibacterial synergistic efficacy of Punicagranatum ethyl acetate extract against multi drug resistant bacterial strains. American Journal of Advanced Drug Delivery 2014; 2(4): 522-533.

57. Antibacterial, Synergistic and β-lactamase Inhibitory Activity of Oroxylemindicum: An in Vitro and Molecular Interaction Study.British Journal of Pharmaceutical Research 2014; 4(17): 2033-2045.

56. In vitro &in silico approach to evaluate the urease and collagenase inhibitory activity of EmbilicaofficinalisGaertn. Fruit.British Journal of Biotechnology 2014;4(10): 1088-1104.

55.In vitroscreening and evaluation of some Indian medicinal plants for their potential to inhibit Jack bean and bacterial ureases causing urinary infections. DOI:10.3109/13880209.2014.918158) Pharmaceutical Biology 2014; 1-8. [I.F:1.4].

54. LawsoniaInermis: A potent efflux pump inhibitor of fluoroquinolones. Journal of Innovative Biology. (2014) ; 1, (2): 57-62 .

53.Screening of Indian medicinal plants as efflux pump inhibitors of fluoroquinolones. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry 2014; 3 (1): 6-12.

52In Vitro antioxidant activity, total phenolic content and therapeutic potential of Brassica campestris L. (Brassicaceae) seed in inhibiting Human Pathogens”International Journal of Recent Advances in Pharmaceutical Research(2014).4(2): 15-24.

51GC-MS analysis of chloroform extract of Acacia nilotica L. leaves. Journal of PharmacognosyandPhytochemistry(2014). 2 (6): 107-110.

50Free radical scavenging activity, phenolic contents and phytochemical analysis of seeds of TrigonellaFoenumGraecum(2014).Asian Pac. J. Health Sci. 1(3):219-226.

49.Computational modelling and docking studies showed that nitrogen containing pollutants are putative inhibitors of pseudomonas KNK003A carbamoylase.(2013).Indian Journal Of Applied Research.Vol.331-34[I.F:0.8].

48.Antibacterial activity of five medicinal plants against antibiotic resistant strains of Staphylococcus aureus and Klebsiella pneumonia.(2013). Indian Journal of Research Vol.216-18[I.F:0.4].

47.Antibacterial,antioxidant,collagenaseinhibitory,urease inhibitory activities and chemical composition of C.zeylanicum.(2013).  Int. J.Phytomedicine.Vol.5 [I.F:0.9].

46.Characterization of a Phytase (TaPAPhy-al.1)gene in an Indian wheat. Cereal Research Communications DOI: 10.1556/CRC.2013.0046[I.F:0.55].

45.Molecular profiling of dendrocalamusasper and d. Hamiltonii using rapd, issr and ssr markers – effects of DNA extraction methods on PCR amplification. Indian Forester(2013), 139 (11) : 969-977.

44.Ascertaining clonal fidelity of micropropagated plants of DendrocalamushamiltoniiNeesetArn. ex Munro using molecular markers. In Vitro Cell.Dev.Biol.—Plant .DOI 10.1007/s11627-013-9520-1(2013) [I.F:1.5].

43.Suppressors of RNA silencing encoded by tomato leaf curl betasatellites.(2013) J. Biosci. 38(1), [I.F:1.7].

42.Grain Filling Duration and Temperature Pattern Influence on the Performance of Wheat Genotypes under Late Planting. Cereal Research Communications. DOI:10.1556/CRC. 2013.0019 [I.F:0.55].

41.Isolation and identification of promoter elements of Cotton leaf curl Multan Betasatelliteassociated with tomato leaf curl viruses.Archives of Phytopathology and Plant Protection. Archives of Phytopathology and Plant Protection, 2013.Vol. 46, No. 9, 1015–1029,  H Index: 8.

40.Antibacterial Activity and Chemical Composition of Essential Oils of Ten Aromatic Plants against selected Bacteria. Int. J. Drug Dev. and Res., Oct-Nov 4(4):342-351. (2012).[I.F:0.2]H Index: 2.

39.Limitations, progress and prospects of application of biotechnological tools in                improvement of bamboo—a plant with extraordinary qualities. PhysiolMolBiolPlants(2012) DOI 10.1007/s12298-012-0147-1 H Index: 11 Springer

38.Evaluation of genetic fidelity of in vitro raised plants of Dendrocalamusasper,a sweet edible bamboo,using DNA based markers. ActaPhysiologiaeplantarum.[NAAS:7.5,IF:1.64].(2012).

37.Heat shock protein based SNP marker for terminal heat stress in wheat (Triticumaestivum L.).Australian journal of Crop Sciences.[NAAS:7.1,IF:1.63]. (2012).

36.Seasonal influences on in vitro bud break in Dendrocalamushamiltoniinodal explants and effect of culture microenvironment on large scale shoot multiplication and plantlet regeneration. Indian Journal of Plant Physiology 17(1):9-21.[NAAS:5.5].(2012).

35. Evaluation of the Antimicrobial activity of the phyllanthusEmlica against some microbial pathogens”Reviewed Proceedings of National Seminar on Challenges in Combating Diseases: cause to cure.130-134.[ISBN:978-81-920945-2-6].(2012).

34. Microbial Contamination of Poultry Drinking Water.Reviewed Proceedings of National Seminar on “Challenges in Combating Diseases: cause to cure”.130-134.[ISBN:978-81-920945-2-6].(2012).

33. Purification and characterization of PAP phytase from Indian wheat variety DBW 17 J. Wheat Res. 3(2) : 44 (2011).

32.Factors controlling micropropagation of Dendrocalamusasper{Schult. &Schult. F.} Backer ex k. Heyne): an exotic edible bamboo”.J.PlantBiochem.Biotechnol. 21(2):220-228.[NAAS:6.9,IF:0.6](2011).

31.Application of metabolic engineering to production of   WedelolactoneJ.Indian Bot.Soc.,Vol.89 (3-4):297-302.[NAAS: 4.0][Best Paper published: Indian Botanical Society,2011].

30.“Effect of Wedelolactone on CCl4 induced liver damage. Indian journal of Applied Research Vol. 1(2): 8-10. (2011).

29.Optimization of Selection-system Based on Antibiotic Resistence Marker Genes for Ricebean [Vignaumbellate(Thunb.)Ohwi and Ohashi] Annals of Biology.27(1):1-8. (2011).

28.Phylogenetic Analysis of Archaebacteria on 16s rRNA sequence” in Rewieved Proceedings of National Seminar on”Internet: Applications in Research.149-151.[ISBN: 978-81-920945-1-9].(2011).

27.Antimicrobial activity of Indian medicinal plants”Rewieved Proceedings of National Seminar on Internet:Applications in Research.98-100.[ISBN:978-81-920945-1-9].(2011).

26.  Identification of different rice cultivars by SDS-PAGE and Isozyme Analysis”. ActaBotanicaIndica 37-38 : 1-9. (2010).

25.Application of Tannase in Wine Clarification Produced UnderSubmerged Fermentation Using Aspergillus rubber”. International Journal of tropical Agriculture.Vol. 28, No. 3-4:529-533.[NAAS:1] (2010).

24.Antimicrobial activities of Dietry Indian Spices” in Proceedings of National Conference on Environmental and Health Issues: In Changing Climatic Scenario,17-21.[ISBN:978-81-921571-0-8].(2010).

23.Fermentation technology: Use of various cultures for Deracemisation of Secondary Alcohols”. J. Adv. Lab. Res. Bio.Vol. I (2).176-180.(2010).

22.Computational prediction of putative micro-RNA candidates in Arabidopsis thaliana genome”.Plant Archives.Vol.10(2):933-940.[NAAS:3.0]. (2010).

21.In VitroEnhanced Production of Demethylwedelolactone”. International Journal of Contemporary Research and Review. Vol.1 (4):1-3.[IC=4.52] (2010).

20.  Phytochemical Screening of Ethanolic Extract and Antibacterial ActivityEcliptaProstrata”. Asian Journal of Chemistry.Vol22(9).7336-7342.[IF:0.25] (2010).

19.Genomic studies in Rice:A Review”.Plant Archives.Vol.10(1):21-24.[NAAS:3.0] (2010).

18.Removal of Endosulfan residues from Cucumber by Household Processing” .Environment and Ecology.Vol.28(3):1630-1633. (2010)

17.Phytochemical Screening of Methanolic Extract and Antibacterial Activity of Active Principles of HepatoprotectiveHerb,Ecliptaalba.Ethnobotanical Leaflets 14: 248-58.(2010)

16.Role of NMR in Rational Drug Discovery.In Proceedings of National Seminar on “Computing life: Raw to Refined”: 38-43.[ISBN:978-81-920945-0-2]. (2010)

15.Computer aided drug design and bioinformatics. InProceedings of National Seminar on “Computing life: Raw to Refined”: 7-15.[ISBN:978-81-920945-0-2].(2010)

14. Review: Role of Biotechnology in Ayurveda.Proceedings of National Seminar on New Science Horizons: 71-73. (2010)

13.Zero budget technology, institutional innovation for its transfer and some successess in India.In Proceedings of National Seminar on “Computing life: Raw to Refined”: 50-62.[ISBN:978-81-920945-0-2]. (2010)

12.Ground drinking water Fluoride and prevalence of dental Fluorosis among school children in two blocks of Rohtak District of Haryana, Proceedings of National Conference on Environmental Degradation :44-47. (2010)

11.Removal of Endosulfan Residues in Milk by Processing Methods.“Proceedings of National Seminar on New Science Horizons“:29-31. (2010)

10.“Microbial Ecology of Livestock Drinking Water. International Journal of tropical Agriculture, Vol. 27(3-4):525-527.[NAAS:1.0] (2009)

9. Wedelolactone as an Antibacterial Agent extracted from Ecliptaalba. The Internet Journal of Microbiology7 (1).(2009)

8. Pharmacological investigation of   Ecliptaalba as potent Antibacterial Agent.Annals of Biology,Vol.25, (2): 99-104. (2009)

7. Antibacterial activity of Wedelolactone extracted from Ecliptaalba. Plant Archives Vol.9 (2): 651-654.[NAAS:7.7] (2009)

6.“Enhanced production of wedelolactone and demethylwedelolactone in cultures of Eclipta alba”. Plant Archives, 8(2), 675-678 .[NAAS:7.7] (2008)

5.“Pharmacokinetics Interactions of Antihepatotoxicwedelolectone with Paracetamol in Wistar Albino Rats”.Pharmaceutical Biology, 44(7), 554-561.[IF:1.2] (2006)

4.Microbial Contamination, Evaluation and its Control in Non-Sterile Formulations”The Indian Pharmacist, 2004, III, 28,:15-24.(2004).

3.“Hepatoprotective Activity of Ethanolic Extracts of Plant Leaves and Leaf Callus of Achyranthesaspera Linn.” The Indian Pharmacist, III (23), 63-67.(2004).

2.“Essential Oils” The Indian Pharmacist, II (18), 30-37. (2003).

1.“Protein Content and Protein pattern of Some Rice Varieties on SDS –Polyacrylamide Gels. International Journal of tropical Agriculture, 21 (1-4), 79-83.[NAAS:1] (2003).

Chapter in Book:

Ayurveda to biotechnology:New frontier in drug discovery”.Current Trends in Biotechnology,Principles and Applications, Lambert Academic Publications. 401-431 (2012).

BOOK Published:

General Studies-HCS. The Bright Law Publication House, New Delhi. Edition 2009.

Workshops attended:

1. Five Days hands - on Workshop on “Molecular Biology and Bioinformatics”.15 July -19 July 2013 at the International center for stem cells, cancer and biotechnology (ICSCB), Pune, India.

2.Threedays workshop (14-16 Sep.2010)”National workshop on Bioinformatics”(DBT).Centre for Biotechnology.MDURohtak.

3.One Week- (March 12-19, 2010) “National workshop on Bioinformatics in Plant sciences” (DBT).CCSHAU.HISAR.

4. “Patent awareness workshop” organized by Department of Biosciences, M.D.U  Rohtak and Punjab State Council for Science and Technology, Chandigarh, December 21, 2002.

5.Short term course in Intellectual Rights and Patents at NITTTR, Chandigarh from 21st to 25th April 2014.