Dr. Swagata Ray

Qualification : M.Sc. ,Ph.D
Designation : Associate professor
Phone : 

98303-59595


Email : 

ray swagata@gmail.com


Area of Specialization : Plant Biotechnology
Research Extension :

Plant Biotechnology, Tissue Culture, Cytogenetics


Teaching Experience : 

1. Under-Graduate Course in Botany (Plant Biotechnology, Tissue Culture, Cytogenetics, Bryophytes)

2. Post-Graduate Course in Botany (Plant Biotechnology, Tissue Culture, Cytogenetics)


Awards : 

1. National scholarship scheme (1990-91)

 2. National scholarship scheme (1992-93)


Professional Membership : Not yet taken
Important Publication :
  1. Ray, S., Ghosh, B., Sen, S., Jha, S., 1996. Withanolide production by root cultures of Withania somnifera transformed with Agrobacterium rhizogenes. Planta Medica 62, 571 – 573.
  2. Ray, S., Jha, S., 1999. Withanolide synthesis in cultures of Withania somnifera transformed with Agrobacterium rhizogenes. Plant Science 146, 1 – 7.
  3. Jha. S., Mukherjee, S., Ray, S., 2000. Development of transformed organ cultures using Agrobacterium for production of secondary metabolites. Paper presented at CIMAP – Lucknow September 16th – 18th, 2000.
  4. Jha, S., Ghosh, B., Ray, S., Bandyopadhyay, M., Datta, M. M., 2000. Production of secondary metabolites in tissue cultures and Agrobacterium transformed cultures of some Indian medicinal plants. Paper presented in The Asia Pacific Conference on Plant Tissue Culture and Agribiotechnology: at Singapore November 19th – 23rd, 2000.
  5. Ray, S., Jha, S., 2001. Production of withaferin A in shoot cultures of Withania somnifera. Planta Medica 67, 1 – 5.
  6. Ray, S., 2001. Tissue culture and Agrobacterium mediated transformation in Withania somnifera for production of withanolides. Paper presented in 88 th Indian Science Congress, New Delhi January 3rd – 7th, 2001.
  7. Ray, S., Jha, S., 2001. Production of pharmaceuticals by plant shoot cultures: Withaferin A, an antitumor drug. Agricell Report 37(4).
  8. Ray, S., Jha, S., 2002. Regeneration of Withania somnifera plants. J. Trop. Med. Plants 3(1), 89 – 95.

Research Projects :

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Collaborations : Not Yet
Special Achievements :

No such achievement till now