Genetics and Plant Breeding

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    1. Identification and development of high throughput and functional markers associated with the quality and quantity of secondary metabolites in medicinal and aromatic plants 2. LD-based association mapping to study marker-trait association in the natural population 3. TILLING in MAPs to identify novel alleles associated with economically important traits 4. Development of improved varieties in MAPs using conventional and marker-assisted breeding
  • M.Sc. Genetics and Plant Breeding
  • Ph.D. Major in Genetics & Plant Breeding and Minor in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
  • National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources, New Delhi, Division of Genomic Resources - Research Associate (September 2013- December 2016 )
  • Eternal University, Barusahib, Sirmour, Himachal Pradesh, Division of Agricultural Sciences (Genetics and Biotechnology) - Assistant Professor (August 2018- October 2019 )
  • Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (CIMAP), Lucknow, Division of Plant Breeding and Genetic Resource Conservation - Scientist C (November 2019- till date )
  • INSPIRE fellowship, DST, Govt of India in 2011-2013
  • Singh R., Singh, A., Mahato, A. K., Paliwal, R., Tiwari, G., and Kumar, A. . De Novo Transcriptome Profiling for the Generation and Validation of Microsatellite Markers, Transcription Factors, and Database Development for Andrographis paniculate. . International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 24(11), 9212; (IF- 6.208). 2023
  • Gunjan Tiwari,Trishna Chaturvedi, Raj Kishori Lal, Ram Swaroop Verma, Ramesh Kumar Srivastava, Pooja Singh, Bhavana Gangwar, M. P. Darokar and Sunita Singh Dhawan. Assessment of Genetic Diversity, Micromorphology and Antimicrobial Activity in Nepeta cataria L. . Chemistry and Biodiversity, 20, e202200241. (IF-2.7) 2023
  • Yash Pandey, Trishna Chaturvedi, Harsh Swaroop, Anil Kumar Gupta, Karuna Shanker and Gunjan Tiwari. Phytochemical and genetic marker (SCoT and CBDP) based study of genetic diversity and population structure in natural populations of Cannabis sativa L.: A high-value sustainable biodiversity of North-Indian Himalaya.. Industrial Crops and Products. (IF- 6.448) 2023
  • Trishna Chaturvedi, Anil Kumar Gupta, Karuna Shankar, Basant Kumar Dubey and Gunjan Tiwari . Maximizing genetic gain through unlocking genetic variation in different ecotypes of kalmegh (Andrographis paniculata (Burm. f.) Nee). . Front. Plant Sci. 13:1042222. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2022.1042222 (IF- 6.6) 2022
  • Chaturvedi, T., Gupta, A. K., Lal, R.K., and Tiwari, G.. March of molecular breeding techniques in the genetic enhancement of herbal medicinal plants: present and future prospects. . The Nucleus 1-24. (IF-1.8) 2022
  • Paliwal, R., Singh, R., Choudhury, D.R., Tiwari, G., Kumar, A., Bhat, K.C., and Rita Singh, R. . Molecular Characterization of Tinospora cordifolia (Willd.) Miers Using Novel g-SSR Markers and Their Comparison with EST-SSR and SCoT Markers for Genetic Diversity Study. . Gene, Vol.13(11): 2042. (IF- 4.141) 2022
  • Chavlesh Kumar, Sanjay K. Singh, Rakesh Singh, Kallol K. Pramanick, Mahendra K.Verma, Manish Srivastav, Gunjan Tiwari, Debjani R. Choudhury . Genetic diversity and population structure analysis of wild Malus genotypes including the crabapples collected from the Indian Himalayan region using microsatellite markers. . Genomic Resources and Crop Evolution:1-16 (IF-1.9) 2019
  • Nivedita Singh, Debjani Roy Choudhury, Gunjan Tiwari, Amit Kumar Singh, Sundeep Kumar, Kalyani Srinivasan, R K Tyagi, AD Sharma, N K Singh and Rakesh Singh . Genetic diversity trend in Indian rice varieties: an analysis using SSR markers.. BMC Genetics,17:127-139. (IF-2.26) 2016
  • Gunjan Tiwari, Kamendra Singh, Pushpendra and N.K. Singh . Stability analysis for various quantitative traits in soybean [Glycine max (L.) Merrill]. . Legume Research-An International Journal, 39(4): 517-522 (IF-0.23) 2016
  • Gunjan Tiwari, Rakesh Singh, Nivedita Singh, Debjani Roychaudhury, Ritu Paliwal, Ashok Kumar and Veena Gupta . Study of arbitrarily amplified (RAPD and ISSR) and Gene targeted (SCoT and CABD) markers for genetic diversity in Andographis paniculata (Burm. f.) Nees. . Industrial Crops and Products, 86:1-11. (IF-3.5) 2016
  • K. Rajeshwari, Beena Uppal, Rakesh Singh, Gunjan Tiwari, Ajay Kumar Mahato . Multidrug-Resistant Enteropathogenic E.Coli Diarrhea in Children. . American Journal of Research Communication, 3(9):1-22 2015
  • Pooja Samant, Kamendra Singh, Pushpendra and Gunjan Tiwari . Heterosis studies in Soybean [Glycine max (L.) Merrill]. . International Journal of Basic and Applied Agricultural Research, 12(2):200-07 2014
  • Gunjan Tiwari, Pushpendra, Kamendra Singh, Manoj Kumar Gupta, and Aneta Yadav . Evaluation of F1 Hybrids for grain Yield Components in Soybean [Glycine max (L.) Merrill] . Soybean Research 12(2):54-62 2014

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