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Dr. H.G. Ashok Kumar, Professor

 

Dr. H G Ashok Kumar, Professor
Educational Qualification Ph.D.
Experience Teaching 15 Years
Industrial 02 Years
Research 26 Years
Area of Interest

Plant Biotechnology, Molecular biology and Genetic engineering

Date of joining RVCE 28-06-2007
Email ID hgashok@rvce.edu,in

Project Guided:

Number of UG projects guided : 20

Number of PG projects guided : 15

Publications:

National Journal : 01

National Conference: 08

International Journal: 14

National Journal:

  1. Ashok Kumar H.G., H.N. Murthy, V.G. Jadimath, S.S. Sheelavantmath, A.N. Pyati and B.V. Ravishankar (2000) Direct somatic embryogenesis and plantlet regeneration from leaf explants of niger, Guizotia abyssinica (L.f.) Cass. Indian Journal of Experimental Biology, 38: 1073-1075.

National Conference:

  1. Abhijith, Mega ST, Prajwal M, Vinith MH, Mahesh R, Raviraj K and Ashok Kumar HG (2022), Production of Cellulase enzyme Utilizing Pistachia vera L. as a substrate, National Conference on Bioprospecting and Biotechnology, 9th and 10th June, 2022, Organized by Department of Biotechnology, Arunai Engineering College Tiruvanamlai, Tamilnadu, in Association with Biotech Research Society of India,. Awarded as Best Paper
  2. Anagha SS, Chandrashekar K, Raviraj K and Ashok Kumar HG (2019), “Docking and Anti-Microbial Studies of Quinoline Derivatives”, National Seminar on New Trends in Biotechnology & 14th Conference of Society of Cytologists and Geneticists, Organized by Department of Biotechnology & Research Centre, BIET, Davangere, SS Institute of Medical Science & Research Centre, Davangere, In collaboration with Society of Cytologists and Geneticists, India, 6th to 8th March.
  3. Mahesh R, Ashok Kumar HG and Satyanarayana S “Synthesis, Characterization and plant growth activity of 2-substituted Benzimidazole derivatives and their complexes” in International conference on Advances in Materials Research (ICAMR-2019) from 25-27 th July 2019.
  4. R Mahesh, H G Ashok kumar and S Satyanarayana, “Synthesis and Characterization of Smart Compounds of 2-Mercapto-N-Methyl Imidazole Substituted Benzimidazole Derivatives for Plant Growth Enhancement”. International Conference on Smart Engineering Materials. ICSEM – 2016. Organized by R V C E Bengaluru. TEQIP-II.
  5. Rashmi B.S, Ramya K and Ashok Kumar H.G. (2013) Designing of efficient and low cost media for the enhanced growth of Oncidium Gower Ramsey” In XXXIV Annual Meeting of PTCA (l) & National Symposium On Plant Tissue Culture & Biotechnology for Food and Nutrition Security, Organized by Plant Cell Biotechnology Department, CFTRI, Mysore, March 11-13.
  6. Ramya K, Pushpa Agrawal, Ashok Kumar H.G.(2013) Influence of plant growth regulators on callus induction in anther cultures of cotton (Gossypiumspp). In XXXIV Annual Meeting of PTCA (l) & National Symposium On Plant Tissue Culture & Biotechnology for Food and Nutrition Security, Organized by Plant Cell Biotechnology Department, CFTRI, Mysore, March 11-13.
  7. Suhas Bhandari, AjinkyaPatil, Arshini, Beena Ravi and Ashok Kumar H.G (2012) “Saccharification of fruit rinds for production of ethanol” Organized byBiotrendz, held at IIT, Chennai, from 12th -13th October, IIT, Chennai.
  8. KarthikUrs B.S., Supriya S.K., Gaonkar V., Shetty V. Pushpa Agrawal and Ashok Kumar H.G (2011) Micropropagation of Oncidium- An Ornamental Plant, National Conference on Biodiversity and Biotechnology for Sustainable Develoment, organized by P.G. Department of Studies in Botany, Karnatak University, Dharwad, & UGC-SAP-DRS-III,

International Journal:

  1. Patagara D, Uttarkarc A , Patraa SM, Patil JH, Kusanura R, Niranjan V, and Ashok Kumar HG (2021) Spiro Benzodiazepine Substituted Fluorocoumarins as Potent Anti-Anxiety Agents, Russian Journal of Bioorganic Chemistry, Vol. 47 (2), pp. 390–39
  2. Mahesh R, Ashok Kumar HG, and Satyanarayana S (2020) Synthesis, characterization and plant growth activity of 2-substituted benzimidazole derivatives and its Co(II) complexes, AIP Conference Proceedings 2274, 050016.
  3. Mahesh R, Ashok Kumar HG and Satyanarayana S (2018) Synthesis and characterization of smart compounds of 2-substituted benzimidazole derivatives for plant growth enhancement. Material Today: proceedings. 5 (10), 21505-21511.
  4. Maheh R, Ramya K, Ashok Kumar HG, Satyanaryana S (2015) Synthesis and characterization of 2-mercapto-N-methyl imidazole substituted benzimidazole derivatives and investigation of their effect on production of Plantlets in Oncidium Gower Ramsey. Afri J Biotech, 14 (15):1297-1303 (SCI).
  5. Ashok Kumar H.G., Ku A.T., Agrawal P., Mahesh S and K-W. Yeh (2013) Protuberance-mediated high frequency of adventitious shoot regeneration from sweetpotato leaf explants [Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.], Biotechnologia, 94: 445-450 (SCI).
  6. Ashok Kumar H.G., A.T. Ku and K.W. Yeh (2007) An efficient and rapid plant regeneration system for sweet potato [Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.], European Journal of Horticultural Science, 72: 85-89 (SCI).
  7. Chen C.C., H.G. Ashok Kumar, S. Kumar , S.S. Tzen and K.W. Yeh (2007) Molecular cloning, characterization, and expression of a chitinase from the entomopathogenic fungus Paecilomyces javanicus, Current Microbiology, 55, 8-13 (SCI).
  8. Hiregoudar L.V., H.G. Ashok Kumar and H.N. Murthy (2005) In vitro culture of Feronia limonia (L.) Swingle from hypocotyl and internodal explants, Biologia Plantarum, 49: 41-45 (SCI).
  9. Ashok Kumar H.G., B.V. Ravishankar and H.N. Murthy (2004) The influence of polyamines on androgenesis of Cucumis sativus L. European Journal of Horticultural Science, 71: 2001-2005 (SCI).
  10. Ashok Kumar H.G. and H.N. Murthy (2004) Effect of sugars and amino acids on androgenesis of Cucumis sativus L. Plant Cell Tissue and Organ Culture, 78: 201-208 (SCI).
  11. Ashok Kumar H.G., H.N. Murthy and K.Y.Paek (2003) Embryogenesis and plant regeneration from anther cultures of Cucumis sativus L. Scientia Horticulturae, 98: 213-222 (SCI).
  12. Ashok Kumar H.G., H.N. Murthy and K.Y. Paek (2002) Somatic embryogenesis and plant regeneration in Gymnema sylvestre Plant Cell Tissue and Organ Culture, 71: 85-88 (SCI).
  13. Murthy H.N., H.G. Ashok Kumar and K.Y. Paek (2000) Anther culture of niger. Korean Journal of Plant Tissue Culture, 27: 353-358.
  14. Sheelavantmath S.S., H.N. Murthy, A.N. Pyati, H.G. Ashok Kumar and B.V. Ravishankar (2000) In vitro propagation of the endangered orchid, Geodorum densiflorum (Lam.) Schltr. through rhizome section culture. Plant Cell Tissue and Organ Culture, 60: 151-154 (SCI).

Interaction with Outside World:

  1. Collaborative research work on areas of Plant Biotechnology with Institute of Plant Biology, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.
  2. Department of Botany, Karnataka University, Dharwad.
  3. Department of Chemistry, R V College of Engineering Bengaluru.

Funded Projects:

Title of the project: Haploid plant regeneration from Anther and microspore cultures of Cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.).

Funding Agency: Visvesvaraya Technological University, Karnataka

Amount: Rs. 10.02 Lakhs

Awards:

  1. RSST award in 2008 for research publication in International Journal,
  2. Post Doctoral Fellowship, National Science Council, Taiwan 2004-2006.
  3. Junior Research Fellowship, DBT, New Delhi 1998-2000.