Professional recognition, awards, fellowships received:
Qualified NET and SLET examinations for Lecturership/Asst. Professorship in the subject Biotechnology.
Scholarships and fellowships:
Awarded UGC- JRF of Engg. & Tech. in the subject Biotechnology for pursuing Ph.D.
1. Completed: 1- KUK Minor Project of Rs. 70,000/- named, ‘Tissue culture studies of Commiphorawightii (Arn.) Bhandari,an endangered medicinally important desert plant’ submitted in August, 2014
2. In progress: 1- UGC Minor Project named, ‘Mass multiplication of Commiphorawightii(Arn.)Bhandari, an endangered medicinally important desert plant.’
Year of sanction: 2014
Budget: Rs. 6,00,000/-
Duration: 2 years
1. More than 5 years experience of Post Graduate teaching.
2. More than 5 years experience of Under Graduate teaching.
List of Publications:
Research work published injournals of national and international repute.
Introductory Biotechnology. Rani Sulekha and Rana JS. (2010). ArihantPrakashanPvt. Ltd., New Delhi, ISBN: 978-93-80872-03-2.
Paper Published in referred National/International Journals
1. Micropropagation of Tylophoraindica from petiolar explants without callus intervention. Rani Sulekha and Rana JS. (2009). J. Appl.Biosci.; 35 (2): 127-131
2. Cell Suspension Cultures of Tylophoraindica – Its Potential as a Tool for Plantlet Regeneration. Rani Sulekha and Rana JS. (2009). Biosci. Biotech. Res.Comm; 2(2): 149-155.
3. In Vitro Propagation of Tylophoraindica -Influence of Explanting Season, Growth Regulator Synergy, Culture Passage and Planting Substrate. Rani Sulekha and Rana JS. (2010). Journal of American Science; 6(12):385-392
4. Highfrequency somatic embryogenesis and plant regeneration in root explants cultures of Tylophoraindica. Rani Sulekha and RanaJS.(2010). International journal of Environmental Science and Engineering Research; 1(1):23-29.
Paper Presented /Published in National/International Conferences
1. In vitro culture and Micropropagation studies of Tylophoraindica. Rani Sulekha and Rana JS. (June 3-5, 2010). International Conference on Wildlife & Biodiversity Conservation. SKUAST-K, Srinagar, p.143-145
.2. Hairy Roots of Tylophoraindica: conditions for Long- term Proliferation, Morphological Characterization and Regeneration. RanaJSand Rani Sulekha. (Oct. 14-15, 2010). National Conference on Environmental and Health Issues: In a Changing Climatic Scenario. MDU, Rohtak, p.10.
3.Genetic Transformation of Tylophoraindica with Agrobacterium rhizogenes. Rani Sulekha and Rana JS. (March 4-5, 2011). National Conference on Multidisciplinary Approach in Frontier Areas of Environmental Science and Engineering, GJUS&T, Hisar, p.152.
4. Agrobacterium rhizogenes-transgenic cultures of Tylophoraindica: induction, growth and alkaloid productivity. RanaJS and Rani Sulekha. (March 22 – 24, 2011). Indian - German Workshop in the frame of the program "Initiation and Intensification of Bilateral Cooperation" Organized by Amity Institute of Microbial Technology, Amity University Uttar Pradesh together with Deutsch Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), Germany.
5.Development of efficient plant regeneration and transformation system for Tylophoraindicausing Agrobacterium tumefaciensand leaf cultures as explants. Rani Sulekha and RanaJS. (Feb. 15 – 17, 2012). International Conference on perspectives in Pyllosphere Biology. Amity Institute of Biotechnology, Amity University, Uttar Pradesh, Noida. p.77.
6.Influence of media components manipulation on production of tylophorine by hairy roots of Tylophoraindica. Rani Sulekha and Rana JS. (March 15-16, 2013). National Symposium on Biotechnology: Present Status & Future Prospects (BIOSYM-2013) DCR University of Sc.&Tech., Murthal, Sonepat, p.18
7. Impact of diverse elicitors on Tylophorine contents of Tylophoraindicacallus cultures.RanaJSand Rani Sulekha. (October 22 – 25, 2013). Indraprastha International Conference on Biotechnology (IICB-2013).University school of Biotechnology,GuruGobind Singh IndraprasthaUniversity,Dwarka, New Delhi, p.75.
8.Mass multiplication of Commiphorawightii via seed derived callus.Rani Sulekha(October 22 – 25, 2013). Indraprastha International Conference on Biotechnology (IICB- 2013).University school of Biotechnology, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University,Dwarka, New Delhi, p.76.
9. Influence of sugars and abscisic acid on somatic embryogenesis in Commiphorawightii, an important medicinal plant.Rani Sulekha. (November 28 – 29, 2014). 2nd National Conference on Converging Technologies Beyond 2020 (2CTB-2020). University Institute of Engineering and Technology (UIET), Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra.