Ratnesh Chaturvedi, Ph.D. | Department of Biological Sciences

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Ratnesh Chaturvedi, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow
Office: 
Room #A415
Department of Biological Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, University of North Texas, Denton, TX 76203
940-230-4229
Ratnesh.Chaturvedi@unt.edu
Education: 
Ph.D. National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow, U.P. India, 1997
M.Sc. Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, U.P. India, 1998
B.S. Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, U.P. India, 1986
Research: 
2007 - Present Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Plant Biology Division, University of North Texas
2005 - 2007 Postdoctoral Fellow, Kansas State University, Department of Biology, Manhattan, KS
2003 - 2005 Research Associate, Japan Science and Technology Regional Center of Excellence, Nagasaki, Japan
2001 - 2003 Fellow of Japan Society of Promotion of Sciences, Marine Plant Science Laboratory, Faculty of Fisheries, Nagasaki University, Japan
2000 - 2001 Biochemical Geneticist and Molecular Biologist, College of Agriculture and Food Sciences, King Faisal University, Saudi Arabia
1997 - 2000 Research Associate, Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering Division, National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow, U.P. India
Publications: 
  1. Shah, J., Chaturvedi, R., Chowdhury, Z., Venables, B. and Petros, R. (2014). Signaling small metabolites in systemic acquired resistance. Plant J. Vol. 79, 645-658.
  2. Singh, V., Roy, S., Giri, M., Chaturvedi, R., Chowdhury, Z., Shah, J. and Nandi, A.K. (2013). Arabidopsis thaliana FLOWERING LOCUS D is required for systemic acquired resistance. Mol. Plant-Microb. Interact: Vol. 26, (9), 1079-1088.
  3. Chaturvedi, R.,Venables, B., Petros, R., Nalam, V., Li, M., Wang, X., Welti, R., Takemoto, L.J. and Shah, J. (2012). An abietane diterpenoid is a potent activator of systemic acquired resistance. Plant J: Vol.71, 162-171.
  4. Kukuła, K.L., Chaturvedi, R., Roth, M., Welti, R. and Shah, J. (2012). Biochemical and molecular-genetic characterization of SFD1's involvement in lipid metabolism and defense signaling. Frontiers in Plant Science Vol.3, (26). 1-11.
  5. Vu, H.S., Tamura, P., Galeva, N.A., Chaturvedi, R., Williams, T.D., Wang, X., Shah, J. and Welti, R. (2012). Direct infusion mass spectrometry of oxylipin-containing Arabidopsis membrane lipids reveals varied patterns in different stress responses. Plant Physiology, Vol. 158,324-339.
  6. Ragiba, M., Nalam, V., Chaturvedi, R., Jeannotte, Richard J., Alexis, S. and Shah, J. (2010). Involvement of salicylate and jasmonate signaling pathways in Arabidopsis interaction with Fusarium graminearum Mol. Plant-Microb. Interact. 23, (7), 861-870.
  7. Chaturvedi, R., Krothapalli, K., Makandar, R., Nandi, A., Sparks, A., Roth, M., Welti, R. and Shah, J. (2008). Plastid omega-3 desaturase-dependent accumulation of a systemic acquired resistance inducing activity in petiole exudates of Arabidopsis thaliana is independent of jasmonic acid. Plant J. 54, 106-117.
  8. Chaturvedi, R. and Fujita, Y. (2006). Isolation of enhanced eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) producing mutants of Nannochloropsis oculata ST-6 using ethyl methane sulphonate induced mutagenesis techniques and their characterization at mRNA transcript level. Phycol. Res. 54, 211-222.
  9. Chaturvedi, R., Uppalapati, S.R., Alamsjah, M.A. and Fujita, Y. (2004). Isolation of quizalofop resistant mutants of Nannochloropsis oculata (Eustigmatophyceae) with high eicosapentaenoic acid following N-methyl-N-nitrosourea-induced random mutagenesis. J. App. Phycol. 16, 135-144.
  10. Tuli, R., Bhatia, C.R., Singh, P.K. and Chaturvedi, R. (2000). Release of insecticidal transgenic crops and gap areas in developing approaches for more durable resistance. Curr. Sci. 79, 163-169.
  11. Chaturvedi, R., Bkakuni, V. and Tuli, R. (2000). The delta endotoxin proteins accumulate in Escherichia coli as a protein DNA complex that can be dissociated by hydrophobic interaction chromatography. Protein. Expr. Purif. 20, 21-26.
  12. Chaturvedi, R. and Shyam, R. (2000). Degradation and de navo synthesis of D1protein and psbA transcript levels in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii during UV-B inactivation of photosynthesis and its photoreactivation. J. Biosci. 25, 65-71.
  13. Gupta, S.K., Singh, P.K., Sawant, S.V., Chaturvedi, R. and Tuli, R. (2000). Effect of light intensity on in vitro multiple shoot induction and regeneration of cotton (Gossypium hirsutumL.cv. Khandwa-2). Ind. J. Exp. Biol., 38, 399-401.
  14. Chaturvedi, R. and Shyam, R. (1998). Steady state levels of D1 protein and psbA transcript during UV-B inactivation of photosystem II in wheat. Biochem. Mol. Biol. Int. 44, 925-932.

Book Chapters:

  1. Shah, J. and Chaturvedi, R. (2012). Long-Distance Signaling in Systemic Acquired Resistance: In 'Signaling and Communication in Plants: Long-Distance Systemic Signaling and Communication' (eds, František Baluška and Jorge Vivanco), Springer, Dodrecht, Netherlands
  2. Shah, J. and Chaturvedi, R. (2008). Lipid signals in plant-pathogen interaction. In "Annual Plant Reviews- Molecular Aspects of Plant Disease resistance" ed Parker J, vol. 34: pp 292-318, John Wiley & Sons, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, UK.
  3. Chaturvedi, R. and Shah, J. (2007). Salicylic acid in plant disease resistance. In "Salicylic Acid-A Plant Hormone" (eds., S. Hayat and A. Ahmad), Springer, Dodrecht, Netherlands, pp 335-370.

Manuscripts under preparation:

  1. Chaturvedi, R., Chowdhury, Z., Venables, B., Petros, R. and Shah, J. (2014). Role of Arabidopsis Cytochrome P450 Monooxygenase gene (AT1G73340) in Dehydroabietinal (DA) induced Systemic Acquired Resistance.
  2. Chowdhury, Z., Chaturvedi, R., Venables, B., Petros, R., and Shah, J. (2014). Dehydroabietinal signaling in systemic acquired resistance and flowering.
  1. Ratnesh Chaturvedi, (University of North Texas, USA)" Role of Arabidopsis Cytochrome P450 Monooxygenase gene (AT1G73340) in Dehydroabietinal (DA) induced Systemic Acquired Resistance Super-group meeting of Plant signaling cluster, Department of Biological Sciences, University of North Texas, Denton, TX 76203-5017.Feb3 -2014 in ESAT building.
  2. Ratnesh Chaturvedi, (University of North Texas, USA) "Identification of a Diterpenoid as a Vasculature Translocated Signal Associated with the Activation of Systemic Acquired Resistance" Session XI. Biotic Plant Interactions II on 07/28/2010 in International conference on Plant Vascular Biology 2010, held at Ohio State University, Columbus, OH- USA.
  3. Ratnesh Chaturvedi, (University of North Texas, USA) "Diterpenoid Dehydobiatinal (DA) as a potent activator of Systemic Acquired Resistance" Super-group meeting of Plant signaling cluster, Department of Biological Sciences, University of North Texas, Denton, TX 76203-5017. March 5 -2012 in Hickory Hall.
  4. Ratnesh Chaturvedi, (University of Nagasaki-Japan),"Identification and characterization of mutants of Nannochloropsis showing enhanced eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA 20:5 n-3) production" The 2nd international symposium on Aquatic genomics held at Tokyo, Japan from 09/27/2003.
  5. Ratnesh Chaturvedi, (University of North Texas, USA), Role of lipids and lipid derived signals in Systemic Acquired resistance in Arabidopsis thaliana". National Botanical Research Institute, Ranapratap Marg, Lucknow- India, 21/03/2008.
  6. Ratnesh Chaturvedi, (University of North Texas, USA) "Identifying Systemic Acquired Resistance Signaling Molecule in Arabidopsis thaliana" Department of Biotechnology, Purvanchal University, UP, India, 14/03/2008.

Patents: 
  1. Yuji Fujita and Ratnesh Chaturvedi. (2005). MUTANT AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME. (Patent No. JP2005218402) JAPAN SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY AGENCY. http://www.sumobrain.com/patents/JP2005218402.html

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