Dr. Bhupendra Chaudhary

Assistant Professor

University School Of BioTechnology
Ph.D. (2006) (University of Delhi South Campus)
Plant Genomics and Biotechnology



Book Chapters

1.     Pandey, D. K. and Chaudhary, B. (2015). Genes and Trans Factors Underlying Embryogenic Transition in Plant Soma Cell, In Advances in the Understanding of Biological Sciences Using Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) Approaches. (Eds.) Sablok, G., Kumar, S., Ueno, S., Kuo, J., Varotto, C. (Eds.) (155-178), Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Print ISBN:978-3-319-17156-2

2.     Verma, N. and Chaudhary, B. (2012) Natural History of Modern Cotton Fiber: Elongated Single Fiber Cell with Double Genome Size, In Current Trends in Biotechnology (Eds.) Tiwari, S.K. & Singh, B. (152-158), Publisher: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing; ISBN:978-3-659-15773-8

3.     Chaudhary B. (2006) Proteomics: Basic Concepts and Application, In Biodiversity and Biotechnology (Eds.) S. Ray and A.K. Ray Publisher: New Central Book Agency (P) Ltd, Kolkatta, India, ISBN: 81-7381-505-4   


Patents (filed)

1.   Chaudhary, B., and Arora S. (2022) Method of Phenotypic Regulation of Somatic Embryogenesis and Plant Development In Cotton. India Patent Application No. 202211026119, 5th May 2022 

2.   Chaudhary, B., Arora S. and Pandey, D. K. (2018) Method of plant phenotype alteration via target-mimicry based diminution of miRNA167. India Patent Application No. 201811032478 A, 30 August 2018 (Page-33427; Date of Publication- 07/09/2018; https://search.ipindia.gov.in/IPOJournal/Journal/Patent). 

3.    Chaudhary, B. and Pandey, D. K. (2017) Bioengineering of Cotton for Increased Floral Inception and Fiber Initiation. India Patent Application No. 201711026325 A, 04 August 2017 (Page- 25580; Date of Publication- 04/08/2017; https://search.ipindia.gov.in/IPOJournal/Journal/Patent). 

4.    Chaudhary, B. and Pandey, D. K. (2017) Method for enhanced tetrahydrofolate production by deregulation of allosteric inhibition of dihydroneopterin aldolase (DHNA). India Patent Application No.201711000033 A, 05 January 2017 (Page-610; Date of Publication- 13/01/2017; https://search.ipindia.gov.in/IPOJournal/Journal/Patent).   

5.     Chaudhary, B. and Pandey, D. K. (2016) Methods of Producing Early Flowering and Enhanced Agronomic Traits in Plants. India Patent Application No.201611036458 A, 28 October 2016 (Page-71959; Date of Publication- 28/10/2016; https://search.ipindia.gov.in/IPOJournal/Journal/Patent)




Research Publications

1.   Pandey, D.K., Kumar, V. and Chaudhary, B. (2022). Concomitant expression evolution of cell wall cytoskeletal geneic triad(s) controls floral organ shape and fiber emergence in cotton (Gossypium). Frontiers in Plant Science doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2022.900521 

2.    Pandey, D.K., Chaudhary, B. (2021). Transcriptional loss of domestication-driven cytoskeletal GhPRF1 gene causes defective floral and fiber development in cotton (Gossypium). Plant Molecular Biology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11103-021-01200-5 (highlighted on Journal’s cover page) 

3.    Arora, S., and Chaudhary, B. (2021). Global expression dynamics and miRNA evolution profle govern foral/fber architecture in the modern cotton (Gossypium). Planta 254:62 

4.    Makkar, H., Arora, S., Khuman A.K., and Chaudhary, B. (2021). Target-mimicry based miR167-diminution confers salt stress tolerance during in vitro organogenesis of tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum L. cv. Xanthi). Journal Plant Growth Regulation https://doi.org/10.1007/s00344-021-10376-5 

5.    Pandey D.K. and Chaudhary, B. (2020). Evolution of functional diversity among actin-binding profilin genes in land plants. Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology, 8:588689 

6.    Arora, S., Singh, A.K. and Chaudhary, B. (2020). Target-mimicry based miRNA167-diminution ameliorates cotton somatic embryogenesis via transcriptional biases of auxin signaling associated miRNAs and genes. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture  141pages511–531 

7.    Yadav, S.K., Santosh Kumar, V.V., Verma, R.K., Yadav, P., Sariha, A., Wankhede, D.P., Chaudhary, B. and Chinnusammy, V. (2020). Genome-wide identification and characterization of ABA receptor PYL gene family in rice. BMC Genomics 21, 676. 

8.    Khuman A., Arora S., Makkar H., Patel A. and Chaudhary B. (2020) Extensive intragenic divergences amongst ancient WRKY transcription factor gene family is largely associated with their functional diversity in plants. Plant Gene 22:100222 

9.    Upadhyay, A.K., Arora, S., Pandey, D. K. and Chaudhary, B. (2019) Interspersed 5′cis-regulatory elements ascertain the spatio-temporal transcription of cytoskeletal profilin gene family in Arabidopsis. Computational Biology and Chemistry 80:177-186

10.  Jain KK, Kumar A, Shankar A, Pandey D, Chaudhary B, Sharma KK (2019). De novo transcriptome assembly and protein profiling of copper-induced lignocellulolytic fungus Ganoderma lucidum MDU-7 reveals genes involved in lignocellulose degradation and terpenoid biosynthetic pathways. Genomics. 112(1):184-198

11.  Pandey, D. K. and Chaudhary, B. (2019) Synchronous transcription of cytoskeleton-associated genes is critical to cotton fiber elongation. J Plant Growth Regulation 38pages1037–1061

12.  Arora S, Pandey DK, Chaudhary B. (2019) Target-mimicry based diminution of miRNA167 reinforced flowering-time phenotypes in tobacco via spatial-transcriptional biases of flowering-associated miRNAs. Gene 682: 67-80

13.  Chaudhary, B., Singh, N., and Pandey, D. K. (2018) Bioengineering of crop plants for improved tetrahydrofolate production. Bioengineered  doi.org/10.1080/21655979.2017

14.  Pandey, D. K. and Chaudhary, B. (2017) Evolutionary expansion and structural functionalism of the ancient family of profilin proteins. Gene 626: 70-86

15.  Pandey, D. K., Kumar, A., Rathore, J.S., Singh, N., and Chaudhary, B. (2017) Recombinant overexpression of dihydroneopterin aldolase catalyst potentially regulates folate-biofortification. J Basic Microbiology  9999:1-8

16.  Pandey, D. K. and Chaudhary, B. (2016) A botanist’s cognitive view on plant growth: cross-talk between developmental and sensitivity networks. American Journal of Plant Sciences 7: 2307-2322

17.  Pandey, D. K. and Chaudhary, B. (2016) Domestication-driven Gossypium profilin 1 (GhPRF1) gene transduces early flowering phenotype in tobacco by spatial alteration of apical/floral-meristem related gene expression. BMC Plant Biology 16: 1-21

18.  Pandey, D. K. and Chaudhary, B. (2014) Role of Plant Somatic Embryogenesis Receptor Kinases (SERKs) in Cell-to-Embryo Transitional Activity: Key at Novel Assorted Structural Subunits. American Journal of Plant Sciences 5: 3177-3193

19.  Chaudhary, B., Chattopadhyay, P. and Banerjee, N. (2014). Modulations in seed micromorphology reveal signature of adaptive species-diversification in Dendrobium (Orchidaceae). Open Journal of Ecology 2:33-42

20.  Pandey, D. K. and Chaudhary, B. (2014) Oxidative stress responsive SERK1 gene directs the progression of somatic embryogenesis in cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L. cv. Coker 310). American Journal of Plant Sciences 5:80-102

21.  Chaudhary, B. (2013). Plant Domestication and Resistance to Herbivory. International Journal of Plant Genomics doi.org/10.1155/2013/572784

22.  Pandey, D. K., Singh, A.K. and Chaudhary, B. (2012) Boron-mediated Plant Somatic Embryogenesis: A provocative model. Journal of Botany doi :10.1155/2012/375829

23.  Chaudhary, B., Chattopadhyay, P., Verma, N. and Banerjee, N. (2012). Understanding the phylomorphological implications of pollinia from Dendrobium (Orchidaceae). American Journal of Plant Sciences 3: 816-828

24.  Chattopadhyay, P., Banerjee, N. and Chaudhary, B. (2012). Genetic characterization of selected medicinal Dendrobium (Orchidaceae) species using molecular markers. Research Journal of Biology 2:117-125

25.  Rawat, P., Singh, A.K., Ray, K., Chaudhary, B., Kumar, S., Gautam, T., Kanoria,   S.,Kaur, G., Kumar, P., Pental, D. and Burma, P.K. (2011). Detrimental effect of  expression of Bt endotoxin Cry1Ac on in vitro regeneration, in vivo growth and development of tobacco and cotton transgenics. Journal of Biosciences 36(2): 363–376

26.  Chattopadhyay, P., Banerjee, N. and Chaudhary, B. (2010). Precise seed micromorphometric markers as a tool for comparative phylogeny of Dendrobium (Orchidaceae). Floriculture and Ornamental Biotechnology 4:36-44

27.  Chaudhary, B., Hovav, R., Flagel, L., Mittler, R. and Wendel, J.F. (2009). Parallel evolution of oxidative stress-related genes in fiber from wild and domesticated diploid and polyploid cotton (Gossypium). BMC Genomics 10:378

28.  Chaudhary,B., Flagel, L., Stupar M. R., Udall, J.A., Verma, N., Springer, N.M. and Wendel, J.F. (2009). Reciprocal silencing, transcriptional bias and functional divergence of homoeologs in polyploid cotton (Gossypium). Genetics 182:503-517

29.  Flagel L., Liping C., Chaudhary B. and Wendel J.F. (2009). Coordinated and fine-scale control of homoeologous gene expression in allotetraploid cotton. Journal of Heredity 100(4) :487-490

30.  Chaudhary, B., Hovav, R., Rapp, R., Verma, N., Udall, J.A. and Wendel, J.F. (2008). Global analysis of gene expression in cotton fibers from wild and domesticated Gossypium barbadense. Evolution and Development 10(5) :567-582

31.  Hovav*, R., Chaudhary*, B., Udall, J.A., Flagel, L. and Wendel, J.F. (2008). Parallel domestication, convergent evolution and duplicated gene recruitment in allopolyploid cotton. Genetics 179:1725-1733 (*equal contribution)

32.  Hovav, R., Udall, J. A., Chaudhary, B., Rapp,R., Flagel, L. and Wendel, J.F. (2008). Partitioned expression of duplicated genes during development and evolution of a single cell in a polyploid plant. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 105:6191-6195 

33.  Hovav, R., Udall, J. A., Chaudhary, B., Hovav, E., Flagel, L., Hu, G. and Wendel, J. F. (2008). The evolution of spinable cotton fiber entailed natural selection for prolonged development and a novel metabolism. PLoS Genetics 7:e25

34.  Kumar S., Birah A., Chaudhary B., Burma P.K., Gupta G.P. and Pental D. (2005). Plant codon optimized cry genes of Bacillus thuringiensis can be expressed as soluble proteins in E. coli BL21 Codon Plus strain as NusA-Cry protein fusions. Journal Invertebrate Pathology 88: 83-86


35.  Chaudhary B., Kumar S., Prasad K.V.S.K., Oinam G.S., Burma P.K. and Pental D. (2003). Slow desiccation leads to high frequency shoot recovery from transformed somatic embryos of cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L. cv. Coker 310 FR). Plant Cell Reports 21: 955-960


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