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Poonam Khatri, PhD

Post-doctoral Scientist

(478) 825-4359


Research Area: Bioenergy and Climate Change

Research Interests:
  • Plant tissue culture
  • Medicinal Plants
  • Genetic transformation
  • Peanut aflatoxins

Doctor of Philosophy: Biotechnology - DCRUST, Haryana, India (2018)

Master of Science: Biotechnology - Bangalore University, Karnataka, India (2010)

Bachelor of Science: Life Sciences - Kurukshetra University, Haryana, India (2008)

Recent Publications/Presentations:

Book chapters

Jamdagni P., Sidhu PK., Khatri P., Nehra K., Rana JS. 2017. Metallic Nanoparticles: Potential Antimicrobial and Therapeutic Agents. In: Gahlawat, S.K., Duhan, J.S., Salar, R.K., Siwach, P., Kumar, S., Kaur, P. (Eds.) Advances in Animal Biotechnology and its Applications. Springer, Singapore. DOI: 10.1007/978-981-10-4702-2_9

Peer reviewed publications

Khatri P., Rana JS., Sindhu A., Jamdagni P. 2019.  Effect of Additives on Enhanced In-vitro Shoot multiplication and their Functional Group Identification of Chlorophytum borivilianum Sant. Et Fernand. SN Applied Sciences. (Springer).

Khatri P., Rana JS., Jamdagni P., Sindhu A. 2017. Phytochemical screening, GC-MS and FT-IR analysis of methanolic extract leaves of Elettaria cardamomum. International Journal of Research – Granthaalayah. 5(2): 213-224.

Jamdagni P., Khatri P., Rana J.S. 2018. Biogenic synthesis of silver nanoparticles from leaf extract of Elettaria cardamomum and their antifungal activity against phytopathogens. Advanced Materials Proceedings. 3(3): 129-135.

Jamdagni P., Rana J.S., Khatri P. 2017. Rapid Optical Detection Strategy for Human Pathogens: A Brief Review. Journal of Infectious Diseases and Diagnosis. 2: 115.

Jamdagni P., Rana J.S., Khatri P., Nehra K. 2018. Comparative account of antifungal activity of green and chemically synthesized Zinc Oxide nanoparticles in combination with agricultural fungicides. International Journal of Nano Dimension. DOI: 10.22034/ijnd.2018.74981.1526

Rohilla A.K., Sindhu A., Sharma R.K., Khatri P., Jamdagni P., Rana J.S. 2017. Molecular assessment of genetic diversity among accessions of medicinal shrub Nyctanthes arbor-tristis (L.) from north and central India. Research on Crops. 18(1): 176-184.

Posters/Conference oral presentations

Rana J.S., Jamdagni P., Khatri P. 2017. Antifungal activity of silver nanoparticles in combination with carbendazim. In: “International Conference for Academic Disciplines” held at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Italy from June 20-23, 2017.

Genbank Submissions

Crossman A., Baron S., Jamdagni P., Khatri P., Sharma D., Pandey M., Goyal S., Kumar S., Phogat A., Chawla G., Pasricha M., Gupta K., Bazzad D., Aggarwal V., Poughat A., Singh K., Rana P., Gautam R., Sharma V., Tyagi D., Shahi A., Jangra N., Malik M., Sidhu Pk., Malik S., Ghalyan Y., Sharma SS., Malik A., Chuttani R., Bamal N., Bhadula D., Batra A., Temple L., Nehra K. 2016. Complete Genome Sequence of Streptomyces 5a Phage Brock. Kx925554.1