Dr. (Miss) Nisha Tak
Name: Nisha Tak
Designation: Assistant Professor
DOB: 13/09/1984
E-mail: nishatak13@gmail.com
Mobile No.: +91 - 9461212680
Address: Shri Ram Bhawan Near Rajmahal Senior Secondary School, Gulabsagar, Jodhpur

Academic Qualification:

S.No. Name of Examination Year Name of University Subjects offered Division
1 Bachelor of Science 2005 Jai Narain Vyas University, Jodhpur Botany, Biotechnology and Zoology First
2 Master of Science 2007 Jai Narain Vyas University, Jodhpur Botany, Specialization: Biotechnology First
3 Doctor of Philosophy 2012 Jai Narain Vyas University, Jodhpur Botany -
4 National Eligibility Test 2008 Joint CSIR-UGC (NET)Test Life Science JRF

Teaching & Research Experience Details:

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1 Jai Narain Vyas University, Jodhpur Assistant Professor of Botany 13/02/2013 09/09/2020

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Academic Award/Honor / Fellowships::

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1 ATSE Crawford Training Fund, Supporting International Agricultural Research, Sydney, Australia 2011
2 2012-ASM-IUSSTF Indo-US Research Professorship by American Society for Microbiology 2012
3 DST- Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) International Travel Support scheme award 2016
4 International award of Travel Fellowship from CCSTDS, India 2019
5 Certificate of Honor for academic distinction by SPEHE-INDIA 2012
6 DBT-CTEP, India [Travel Support for attending International Conference] 2016
7 CSIR-Senior Research Fellowship 2010
8 CSIR-Junior Research fellowship 2008

Research Projects:

Major Research Project: 3

Minor Research Projects: N/A
Mentor in student projec: N/A

Consultancy projects:N/A

S.No. Title of the Project Funding Agency Duration Status
1 Phylogenetic studies of novel root nodule bacterial strains isolated from native legumes of Indian Thar Desert on the basis of multi locus sequence analysis (MLSA) UGC-BSR Research Start-Up-Grant Two Years Completed
2 Molecular Characterization and Symbiotic promiscuity studies using GFP reporter gene of some novel root nodule microsymbiont associated with native arid legumes of Indian Thar Desert DST-SERB- Young Scientist Project Three Years Completed
3 Diversity and molecular characterization of microsymbiont Legume association in Meghalaya and Nagaland for developing consortia of microsymbionts with wide host range DBT-Twinning Project Three Years Ongoing

Overseas PDF Supervised :N/A

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Post Graduate Dissertations Supervised : N/A

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Membership of Academic Societies:

Indian Botanical Society (IBS-2163); Association of Microbiologist of India (AMI/LM-092/2011);American Society for Microbiology (ASM 56687650)

Academic Post: Life member

Detail of Publications

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International Journal: 13

National Journal: 4

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Other Research Publications: 2

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1 An invasive Mimosa in India does not adopt the symbionts of its native relatives. Annals of Botany 112 179-96 3.5
2 Genetically diverse root nodule bacteria associated with Alysicarpus vaginalis from alkaline soil of Rajasthan, India Plant Archives 17 495-05 N/A
3 Molecular characterization and phylogeny of novel diverse nitrogen fixing microsymbionts associated with Vachellia (Acacia) leucophloea in arid and se The Indian Forester 143 266-78 N/A
4 Molecular characterization of nitrogen fixing Ensifer species from Vigna trilobata growing in alkaline soil of Thar Desert Green Farming 7 300-4 N/A
5 Phenotypic and molecular characterization of microsymbionts associated with Crotalaria medicagenia, a native legume of the Indian Thar Desert Plant Archives 15 1003-1 N/A
6 Characterization and documentation of nitrogen fixing root nodule bacterial diversity from the two contrasting eco-regions of India: Thar desert and w Proceedings: Perspectives on Biodiversity of India 3 338-47 N/A
7 Indigenous and Modern Scientific Strategies for Characterization, Conservation and Sustainable Utilization of Bio-resources of the Indian Thar Desert Journal of Arid land Studies 24 5-8 N/A
8 Nodulation of legumes from the Thar desert of India and molecular characterization of their rhizobia. Plant and Soil 357 227-43 3.3
9 The widely distributed legume tree Vachellia (Acacia) nilotica subsp. indica is nodulated by genetically diverse Ensifer strains in India Symbiosis 80 1531 2.009
10 Selection of Bradyrhizobium or Ensifer symbionts by the native Indian caesalpinioid legume Chamaecrista pumila depends on soil pH and other edaphic an FEMS-Microbiology Ecology 94: fiy180 1-17 4.09
11 Identification and molecular characterization of root nodule microsymbiont of Trigonella foenum-graecum L. growing in different soils from Western Raj Journal of Environmental Biology 39 684-92 0.55
12 Molecular characterization of microsymbionts associated with root nodules of Crotalaria burhia, a native key stone legume species from the Thar Desert Indian Journal of Experimental Biology 56 373-84 0.93
13 Phylogeny and genetic diversity assessment of Ensifer strains nodulating Senegalia (Acacia) senegal (L.) Britton. in arid regions of Western Rajasthan Microbiology 87 127-42 1.02
14 Molecular characterization of novel Bradyrhizobium strains nodulating Eriosema chinense and Flemingia vestita, important unexplored native legumes of Systematic and Applied Microbiology 40 334-44 2.8
15 Genomic characterization of Ensifer aridi, a proposed new species of nitrogen-fixing rhizobium recovered from Asian, American and African deserts BMC Genomics 18 85 3.5
16 Molecular characterization of nitrogen fixing microsymbionts from root nodules of Vachellia (Acacia) jacquemontii, a native legume from the Thar Deser Plant and Soil 410 21-40 3.3
17 Multi locus sequence analysis and symbiotic characterization of novel Ensifer strains nodulating Tephrosia spp. in the Indian Thar Desert. Systematic and Applied Microbiology 39 534-45 2.8
18 High-quality permanent draft genome sequence of Ensifer sp. PC2, isolated from a nitrogen-fixing root nodule of the legume tree (Khejri) native to the Standards in Genomic Sciences 11 43 1.45
19 Genome sequence of Ensifer sp. TW10; a Tephrosia wallichii (Biyani) microsymbiont native to the Indian Thar Desert Standards in Genomic Sciences 9 304-14 1.45

Published Book/ Book Chapters:

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1 Methods for isolation and characterization of nitrogen-fixing legume-nodulating bacteria. In: Kapuganti JG (ed.) Nitrogen metabolism in plants: method In: Kapuganti JG (ed.) Nitrogen metabolism in plants: methods and protocols. Methods Mol Biol 2057 11943
2 Diversity of Nitrogen-Fixing Symbiotic Rhizobia with Special Reference to Indian Thar Desert. In: Satyanarayana T., Das S., Johri B. (eds) Microbial Diversity in Ecosystem Sustainability and Biotechnological Applications. Springer, Singapore N/A 31-55
3 Genetic diversity analysis of rhizobial symbionts associated with legumes of India for Efficient Biological Nitrogen Fixation (BNF) Technology and Nat In: Biology, Biotechnology and Sustainable Development. Research India Publications. N/A 183-96
4 Nodulated Native Legumes in an Arid Environment of Indian Thar Desert. In: M.H.Fulekar & R.K.Kale (eds.) Recent Trends in Plant Sciences-I.K. International Publishing House Pvt. Ltd. New Delhi, India N/A 284-98
5 Bacterial endophytes and their significance in the sustainable production of food in non-legumes. In: Narendra Tuteja and Saravjeet S. Gill (eds.) Climate change and plant abiotic stress toleranceVCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA Weinheim N/A 1013-1
6 Nodulating legumes and associated rhizobia found in arid regions of The Indian Thar Desert In: Parihar P, Parihar L (eds.) Advances in Applied Microbiology. Agrobios India, Jodhpur N/A 27-36

Details Fellowships: National/International/Awards:

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1 ATSE Crawford Training Fund, Supporting International Agricultural Research, Sydney, Australia Crawford, Australia Murdoch University, Perth, Western Australia
2 2012-ASM-IUSSTF Indo-US Research Professorship American Society for Microbiology (ASM) University of California, Los Angeles, USA.

Other Research Pertaining Activities:

Paper presented in Seminars/Conferences: 4

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Overseas international conferences: 2

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Citation indices:

Total Citations: 297

h-index : (Scopus): 8

h-index : (Google Scholar): 8

i10 index: 8

Orcid ID :0000-0002-3097-4119

Scopus ID: 55008935200

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