Lab Members

Dr. Kalika Prasad
Principal Investigator

 

Anju PS
Graduate Student

About Me

Vijina VP
Graduate Student

About Me

Mabel Maria Mathew
Graduate Student

About Me

Mohammed Aiyaz
PostDoc

About Me

Raji Krishna
Junior Research Fellow

About Me

Aanchal Verma
Junior Research Fellow

About Me


Lab Alumni

Dhanya Radhakrishnan
Graduate Student

What am I doing now?

Dr. Abdul Kareem Valiya Kadavu
Graduate Student

What am I doing now?

Dr. Kavya Durgaprasad
Graduate Student

What am I doing now?

Zankhana Trivedi
Graduate Student

What am I doing now?

Thejasvi Beleyur
Undergraduate Student

What am I doing now?

Yash Sondhi
Undergraduate Student

What am I doing now?

U. Vignesh
Undergraduate Student

What am I doing now?

Madhuja Palaparambil
Undergraduate Student

What am I doing now?

Ajai Pulianmackal
Undergraduate Student

What am I doing now?

Merin V. Roy
Undergraduate Student

What am I doing now?

Abhayadev Pazhoor
Undergraduate Student

What am I doing now?

Amit Landge
Undergraduate Student

What am I doing now?

Gunjan Shukla
Undergraduate Student

What am I doing now?

Devisree Valsakumar
Undergraduate Student

What am I doing now?

Anjali Venugopal M
Undergraduate Student

What am I doing now?


Collaborators

Ari Pekka Mähönen
Collaborator

https:// www2.helsinki.fi/ en/researchgroups/ plant-growth-dynamics

Enrico Scarpella
Collaborator

https://grad.biology. ualberta.ca/ scarpella/

Dr. Idan Efroni
Collaborator

https://plantscience. agri.huji.ac.il /people/idan-efroni

Prof. Ben Scheres
Collaborator

https://www.wur.nl/ en/Research-Results/ Chair-groups/ Plant-Sciences/ Plant-Developmental- Biology.htm

Viola Willemsen
Collaborator

https://research.wur.nl /en/persons/ viola-willemsen

Recent Publications

● Radhakrishnan D, Shanmukhan AP, Kareem A, Aiyaz M, Varapparambathu V, Toms A, Kerstens M, Valsakumar D, Landge AN, Shaji A, Mathew MK, Sawchuk MG, Scarpella E, Krizek BA, Efroni I, Mähönen AP, Willemsen V, Scheres B, Prasad K*. (2020) A coherent feed-forward loop drives vascular regeneration in damaged aerial organs of plants growing in a normal developmental context. Development. 147(6):dev185710. doi:10.1242/dev.185710 (Selected for highlights of the issue and Featured on Cover)
https://dev.biologists.org/content/147/6/dev185710

● Shanmukhan AP, Mathew MM, Radhakrishnan D, Aiyaz M, Prasad K*. (2020) Regrowing the damaged or lost body parts. Current Opinion in Plant Biology. 53:117‐127. doi:10.1016/j.pbi.2019.12.007
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1369526619301220

● Durgaprasad K, Roy MV, Venugopal MA, Kareem A, Raj K, Willemsen V, Mähönen AP, Scheres B, Prasad K*. Gradient Expression of Transcription Factor Imposes a Boundary on Organ Regeneration Potential in Plants.
Cell Reports. 2019;29(2):453‐463.e3. doi:10.1016/j.celrep.2019.08.099 (Recommended by F1000 and Featured on Cover)
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2211124719311611

● Radhakrishnan D, Kareem A, Durgaprasad K, Sreeraj E, Sugimoto K, Prasad K*. (2018) Shoot regeneration: a journey from acquisition of competence to completion. Current Opinion Plant Biology. 41:23‐31. doi:10.1016/j.pbi.2017.08.001
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S136952661730095X

● Kareem A, Durgaprasad K, Sugimoto K, Du Y, Pulianmackal AJ, Trivedi ZB, Abhayadev PV, Pinon V, Meyerowitz EM, Scheres B, Prasad K*. (2015) PLETHORA Genes Control Regeneration by a Two-Step Mechanism. Current Biology. 25(8):1017‐1030. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2015.02.022 (Featured on Cover)
https://www.cell.com/current-biology/references/S0960-9822(15)00161-X

● Santuari L, Sanchez-Perez GF, Luijten M, Rutjens B, Terpstra I, Berke L, Gorte M, Prasad K, Bao D, Timmermans-Hereijgers JLPM, Maeo K, Nakamura K, Shimotohno A, Pencik A, Novak O, Ljung K, Heesch SV, de Bruijn E, Cuppen E, Willemsen V, Mähönen AP, Lukowitz W, Snel B, de Ridder D, Scheres B, Heidstra R (2016) The PLETHORA Gene Regulatory Network Guides Growth and Cell Differentiation in Arabidopsis Roots. Plant Cell. 28(12):2937‐2951. doi:10.1105/tpc.16.00656 (Featured on Cover)
http://www.plantcell.org/content/28/12/2937

● Mähönen AP, Ten Tusscher K, Siligato R, Smetana O, Díaz-Triviño S, Salojärvi J, Wachsman G, Prasad K, Heidstra R, Scheres B. (2014) PLETHORA gradient formation mechanism separates auxin responses. Nature. 515(7525):125‐129. doi:10.1038/nature13663
https://www.nature.com/articles/nature13663

Vacancies

Inquiries from prospective students, graduate trainees, postdocs and visitors are welcome.
Please email on kalika.prasad@iiserpune.ac.in with your detailed cv and an outline of your interests.