Neera Bhalla Sarin
  • School of Life Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India
  • Plant science


Ph.D. in Life Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India

Current position

Professor at School of Life Science, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India

Publications (since 2010)

  1. Rustagi, A., Kumar, D., Shekhar, S., Yusuf, M. A., Misra, S. and Sarin, N. B. (2014). Transgenic Brassica juncea Plants Expressing MsrA1, a Synthetic Cationic Antimicrobial Peptide, Exhibit Resistance to Fungal Phytopathogens. Mol Biotechnol.
  2. Kumari, P., Kant, S., Zaman, S., Mahapatro, G. K., Banerjee, N. and Sarin, N. B. (2014). A novel insecticidal GroEL protein from Xenorhabdus nematophila confers insect resistance in tobacco. Transgenic Res 23(1): 99-107.
  3. Kumar, D., Yusuf, M. A., Singh, P., Sardar, M. and Sarin, N. B. (2013). Modulation of antioxidant machinery in alpha-tocopherol-enriched transgenic Brassica juncea plants tolerant to abiotic stress conditions. Protoplasma 250(5): 1079-1089.
  4. Singh, M., Kumar, D., Yusuf, M. A., Sardar, M. and Sarin, N. B. (2013). Effects of wild-type and alpha-tocopherol-enriched transgenic Brassica juncea on the components of xenobiotic metabolism, antioxidant status, and oxidative stress in the liver of mice. Transgenic Res 22(4): 813-822.
  5. Rajwanshi, R. and Sarin, N. B. (2013). Selection of genetically transformed Brassica juncea L. cv. Varuna (Indian mustard) based on Positech system. Journal of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology 22(2): 214-221.
  6. Kumar, D., Singh, P., Yusuf, M. A., Upadhyaya, C. P., Roy, S. D., Hohn, T. and Sarin, N. B. (2013). The Xerophyta viscosa aldose reductase (ALDRXV4) confers enhanced drought and salinity tolerance to transgenic tobacco plants by scavenging methylglyoxal and reducing the membrane damage. Mol Biotechnol 54(2): 292-303.
  7. Jain, S., Kumar, D., Jain, M., Chaudhary, P., Deswal, R. and Sarin, N. B. (2012). Ectopic overexpression of a salt stress-induced pathogenesis-related class 10 protein (PR10) gene from peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) affords broad spectrum abiotic stress tolerance in transgenic tobacco. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture (PCTOC) 109(1): 19-31.
  8. Roy, S. D., Saxena, M. and Bhalla-Sarin, N. (2011). Cloning and expression studies of a LFY cDNA from Brassica juncea. Advances in Bioscience & Biotechnology 2(4).
  9. Saxena, M., Roy, S. D., Singla-Pareek, S. L., Sopory, S. K. and Sarin, N. B. (2011) Overexpression of glyoxalase II gene leads to enhanced salinity tolerance in Brassica juncea. The Open Plant Science Journal 5, 23-28.
  10. Yusuf, M. A., Kumar, D., Rajwanshi, R., Strasser, R. J., Tsimilli-Michael, M. and Sarin, N. B. (2010). Overexpression of γ-tocopherol methyl transferase gene in transgenic Brassica juncea plants alleviates abiotic stress: Physiological and chlorophyll a fluorescence measurements. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA)-Bioenergetics 1797(8): 1428-1438.