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Mukul Joshi

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Assistant Professor
3277-K, Department of Biological Sciences
Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), Pilani
Pilani Campus, Vidya Vihar
Pilani 333031, Rajasthan, India

Phone: +91-1596-255766
About the Faculty
Dr. Mukul Joshi completed his masters in Biotechnology from Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Udaipur in 2006 and PhD in Biotechnology from CSIR-Central Salt & Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Bhavnagar in affiliation with MKB University, Bhavnagar (Gujarat) in 2013. He has six years of postdoctoral research experience from the Volcani Center, Agricultural Research Organization (Israel) and Department of Botany, University of Delhi, Delhi. He has worked on abiotic stress genomics and enhancing abiotic stress tolerance in transgenic plants, root system architecture, molecular characterization of apple and pomegranate peel development and fruit-cracking resistance following the application of PGRs. Dr. Joshi joined BITS Pilani as Ramalingaswami fellow in the Department of Biological Sciences in November, 2019 and later on as Assistant Professor in December, 2020. Now, Dr. Joshi is interested in exploring known and novel heat-shock proteins and factors in a thermotolerant plant Prosopis cineraria by transcriptome study and producing abiotic stress tolerant rice by transgenics and genome editing. 

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