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Dr. Kishor U. Tribhuvan Dr. Kishor U. Tribhuvan Designation : Senior Scientist (Agricultural Biotechnology) +917764835360 view resume

Mr. Kishor Uttamrao Tribhuvan graduated in Horticulture from Vasantrao Naik Marathwada Agricultural University, Parbhani, in the year 2005. He completed his M.Sc. and Ph.D. in the discipline of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology from the National Institute for Plant Biotechnology, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi in the year 2011 and 2021, respectively. He joined Agricultural Research Services (ARS) in the year of 2013 and served as Scientist for two years (2013-2015) at ICAR-IINRG, Namkum, Ranchi. He joined ICAR-IIAB, Ranchi in April 2015.

Awards and recognitions

  1. Received ICAR-JRF in 2009 for M.Sc (Molecular Biology and Biotechnology)
  2. Received CSIR-JRF and NET in 2011 for Ph.D (Molecular Biology and Biotechnology)

Actively involved in the winged bean genome sequencing and identification of genes/QTLs for photoperiod sensitivity in winged bean.

Research Article

Pahal S, Srivastava H, Saxena S, Tribhuvan KU, Kaila T, Sharma S, Grewal S, Singh NK, Gaikwad K (2023) Comparative transcriptome analysis of two contrasting genotypes provides new insights into the drought response mechanism in pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan L. Millsp.). Genes Genom.

Tribhuvan KU, Mishra T, Dilip S, Pandey A, Kumar S, Mahato JL, Raiger HL, Pattanayak A, Singh BK (2023) Genic-SSR-based genetic diversity and population structure analysis in a global germplasm collection highlights the African origin of winged bean (Psophocarpus tetragonolobus L.). Genet Resour Crop Evol.

Sanyal R, Pradhan B, Jawed D, Tribhuvan KU, Dahuja A, Kumar M, Kumar N, Mishra GP, Ram C, Mahatma MK, Singh BK, Mangrauthia SK, Singh AK, Sharma TR, Pattanayak A., Bishi SK (2023) Spatio-temporal expression pattern of Raffinose Synthase genes determine the levels of Raffinose Family Oligosaccharides in peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) seed. Sci Rep, 795 (2023).

Karkute SG, Tribhuvan KU, Yadav S (2022) Nutrition Rich Fruits and Vegetables: Status and Opportunities in the Era of Genome Editing. Journal of Allbiosolution.

Kumar K, Anjoy P, Sahu S, Durgesh K, Das A, Tribhuvan KU, Mithra ASV, Joshi R, Jain PK, Singh NK, Rao AR, Gaikwad K (2022) Single trait versus principal component-based association analysis for flowering related traits in pigeonpea. Sci Rep, Volume 12: 10453.

Tribhuvan KU, Singh DK, Pradhan B, Bishi SK, Pandey A, Kumar S, Bhati J, Mishra DC, Das A, Sharma TR, Pattanayak A, Singh BK (2022) Sequencing and de novo transcriptome assembly for discovering regulators of gene expression in Jack (Artocarpus heterophyllus). Genomics, Volume 114 (3), 110356,

Tribhuvan KU, Kaila T, Srivastava H, Das A, Kumar K, Durgesh K, Joshi R, Singh BK, Singh NK, Gaikwad K (2022) Structural and functional analysis of CCT family genes in pigeonpea. Molecular biology reports.

Singh DK, Pandey A, Choudhary SB, Kumar S, Tribhuvan KU, Mishra DC, Bhati J, Kumar M, Tomar JB, Bishnoi SK, Mallick MA, Bhadana VP, Sharma TR, Patanayak A, Singh BK (2021) Development of genic-SSR markers and their application in revealing genetic diversity and population structure in an Eastern and North-Eastern Indian collection of Jack (Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam.). Ecological Indicators, Volume 131, 108143,

Kumar K, Srivastava H, Das A, Tribhuvan KU, Durgesh K, Joshi R, Mithra ASV, Jain PK, Singh NK, Gaikwad K (2021) Identification and characterization of MADS box gene family in pigeonpea for their role during floral transition. 3 Biotech 11, 108.

Kandasamy T, Kumari K, Ghosh J, Tribhuvan KU, Lohot VD, Gargi M, Ghosal S (2020) EST-SSRs reveal genetic distinction between lac and grain yielding genotypes of pigeonpea. Journal of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology,

Tribhuvan KU, Das A, Srivastava H, Kumar K, Kumar D, Sandhya, Mithra ASV, Jain PK, Gaikwad K (2020) Identification and characterization of PEBP family genes reveal CcFT8 a probable candidate for photoperiod insensitivity in C. cajan. 3 Biotech, 10:2190-5738.

Das A, Saxena S, Kumar K, Tribhuvan KU, Singh NK, Gaikwad K (2020) Non-coding RNAs having strong positive interaction with mRNAs reveal their regulatory nature during flowering in a wild relative of pigeonpea (Cajanus scarabaeoides). Molecular Biology Reports,

Tribhuvan KU, Mithra ASV, Sharma P, Das A, Kumar K, Tyagi A, Solanke AU, Sandhya, Sharma R, Jadhav PV, Raveendran M, Fakrudin B, Sharma TR, Singh NK, Gaikwad K (2019) Identification of genomic SSRs in cluster bean (Cyamopsis tetragonoloba) and demonstration of their utility in genetic diversity analysis. Industrial Crops and Products, 133: 221-231

Das A, Nigam D, Junaid A, Tribhuvan KU, Kumar K, Durgesh K, Singh N, Gaikwad K (2019) Expressivity of the key genes associated with seed and pod development is highly regulated via lncRNAs and miRNAs in Pigeonpea. Scientific Reports 9(1). DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-54340-6

Kaila T, Saxena S, Ramakrishna, Tyagi A, Tribhuvan KU, Srivastava H, Sandhya, Chaudhury A, Singh NK, Gaikwad K (2019) Comparative RNA editing profile of mitochondrial transcripts in cytoplasmic male sterile and fertile pigeonpea reveal significant changes at the protein level. Molecular Biology Reports. 46: 2067-2084

Singh BK, Mishra DC, Yadav S, Ambawat S, Vaidya E, Tribhuvan KU, Kumar A, Kumar S, Kumar S, Chaturvedi KK, Rani R, Yadav P, Rai A, Singh VV, Singh D (2016) Identification, characterization, validation and cross-species amplification of genic-SSRs in Indian Mustard (Brassica juncea). J. Plant Biochem. Biotechnol. 25: 410–420

Review Article

Tribhuvan KU, Kumar K, Sevanthi AM, Gaikwad K (2018) MutMap: a versatile tool for identification of mutant loci and mapping of genes. Indian Journal of Plant Physiology. 23 (4): 612-621.

Das A, Kumar K, Tribhuvan K, Das SS, Mishra M (2018) Development of haploid and double haploid in fruit crops-A review. Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(5): 2119-2132

Singh BK, Mishra DC, Yadav S, Ambawat S, Vaidya E, Tribhuvan KU, Kumar A, Kumar S, Kumar S, Chaturvedi KK, Rani R, Yadav P, Rai A, Singh VV, Singh D (2016) Identification, characterization, validation and cross-species amplification of genic-SSRs in Indian Mustard (Brassica juncea). J. Plant Biochem. Biotechnol. 25: 410–420


Tribhuvan KU. Introductory plant biotechnology, Parmar Publication, Dhanbad-828109, Jharkhand.

Tribhuvan KU. Applications of Biotechnology, Parmar Publication, Dhanbad-828109, Jharkhand

Book Chapter

Tribhuvan KU, Mishra T, Raj A, Shivakumaraswamy M, Singh BK (2023) ‘Discovery and annotation of long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) from transcriptome data’ in Dr. Harshada Joshi (eds) Advances in Biotechnology and Bioscience (Volume 14), Akinik Publications, New Delhi, Page 89-112.

Sharma S, Kumar K, Tribhuvan KU, Kumar S, Jain P, Saxena S, Vijayan J, Srivastava H, Gaikwad K (2022) ‘High-throughput Genotyping Platforms’ in Sonah H, Goyal V, Shivaraj SM, Deshmukh RK (eds) Genotyping by Sequencing for crop Improvement. Wiley publication, pages 22-37

Kumar K, Das A, Sandhya, Tribhuvan KU, Janghel D, Srivastava H (2019) ‘Agrobacterium Mediated Gene Transfer in Plants: An Extension and Modification of Natural Process’ in Dr. Gyanendra Kumar Rai (eds) Advances in Biotechnology and Bioscience (Volume 2). Akinik Publications Delhi, Page 01-16

Solanke AU, Tribhuvan KU, Kanika (2016) Genomics: an integrative approach for molecular biology. In: Biotechnology Progress and Prospects (Khurana SMP & Singh M, eds.), Studium Press LLC, USA, pp 234-270.

Popular article

Anshul Watts, Archana Watts, Ritesh Kumar Raipuria, Kishor U. Tribhuvan and Nand Lal Meena (2020) Salsola stocksii-The underutilized plant having various applications. Scientific India, 8(3)

Panzade KP, Kale SS, Manoj ML, Tribhuvan KU (2020) Progress of transgenic crops in India. food and scientific reports, 1(8): 45-46

Panzade KP, Tribhuvan KU, Kale SS (2020) Impact of climate change on agriculture and transgenic crops. Food and scientific reports, 1(4): 22-24

Panzade KP, Tribhuvan KU, Kapale VP (2020) Genome sequencing of Indian Cobra: the way forward towards discovering broad-based antivenom. Food and Scientific reports, 1: 30-31.

Panzade KP, Tribhuvan KU, Damse DN (2020) Hybrid cotton: A hidden truth behind the breakdown of Bt-cotton resistance against bollworm. Indian Farmer - A Monthly Magazine 6(6) 423-426

Tribhuvan KU, Das A, Pawar D, Bhowmick R (2019) Role of refugia crop in maintaining Bt cotton resistance. Indian Farmer - A Monthly Magazine 6(3) 195-197.

Das A, Tribhuvan KU, Kumar K, Das SS (2019) Tissue culture mediated propagation of banana for generation of virus free plants. Indian Farmer - A Monthly Magazine 6(6) 423-426.