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Dr. Sanghamitra Nayak
Department: Biotechnology
Designation: Professor & HOD
E-mail ID: snayak@spsiter.ac.in,sanghamitran@yahoo.com
Contact Number: 9437061976
Date of Birth: 28 th May, 1962
Date of joining: 2006
Status as on date of joining: Asst. Professor
Present status:Professor
Educational Qualification
Sl No. Institution Degree Awarded Year Class/Division
1. Utkal University B.Sc (Botany-Hons) 1980 1st class with distinction
2. Utkal University M.Sc.(Botany) 1982 A+ Grade
3. Calcutta University Ph.D. (Botany) 1990  
AREA OF RESEARCH
Bioprospecting of medicinal and aromatic plants
Research Experience in Various Institutions

25 years of research experience in the field of Plant Biotechnology (Plant Tissue Culture, Cytogenetics, Molecular Genetics at different positions).

  • Principal Investigator (DST):    Improvement of drug yielding potential of turmericthrough in vitro mutagenesis
    Funding Agency :   DST, New Delhi
    Duration (From – To) : 2009 to October 2012
    Place of work : Centre of Biotechnology
    School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, ITER
    Ghatikia, Kalinganagar, Bhubaneswar-3
  • Principal Investigator (DBT) :
    Project Title: Assessment of genetic diversity in the genus Zingiber using different molecular markers and in vitro conservation of some rare and economic important taxa.

    Funding Agency : DBT, New Delhi
    Duration (From – To): October 2006 to October 2009
    Place of work: Department of Biotechnology, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, ITER Jagamara, Po-Khandagiri, Bhubaneswar-30
  • Principal Investigator (DST) :
    Project Title:  Cytogenetic evaluation, molecular characterisation and improvement of some promising cultivars of turmeric and ginger through biotechnological methods.

    Funding Agency : Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India. (2002) under “SERC Fast Track Proposals for Young Scientists”
    Duration:   October 2002 ¾ October 2005
    Place of work :   Department of Bioinformatics and Biotechnology, Jaypee University of Information Technology, Waknaghat, Dist – Solan, Himachal Pradesh
  • Principal Investigator (DST) :
    Project Title:  Rapid micro-rhizome production of some commercially important cultivars of turmeric through tissue culture.
    Funding Agency : Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India (2002) under “Young Scientist Scheme”.
    Duration:   September 1999 ¾ March 2002
    Place of work : Aromatic and Medicinal Plants Division,Regional Research Laboratory, Bhubaneswar, Orissa.
  • Pool Officer (CSIR) :
    Project Title:  Conservation, rapid multiplication and improvement of some important species of Zingiberaceae and other economic plants through tissue culture.
    Funding Agency: Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi.
    Duration:   August 1996 ¾ July 1999.
    Place of work :   Aromatic and Medicinal Plants Division, Regional Research Laboratory, Bhubaneswar, Orissa.
  • Research Associate (CSIR):
    Project Title:  Micro-propagation and improvement of Cymbopogon species through tissue culture.

    Funding Agency: Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi.
    Duration :   July 1991 ¾ July 1996.
    Place of work :   Aromatic and Medicinal Plants Division, Regional Research Laboratory, Bhubaneswar, Orissa
  • Senior Research Fellow (CSIR) :
    Project Title :  In vitro propagation, utilisation and induction of genetic variability in species of Asparagus.
    Funding Agency: Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi.
    Duration:   1987 ¾ 1991.
    Place of work : Centre of Advanced Study, Department of Botany, Calcutta University, Calcutta.
  • Junior Research Fellow (UGC) :
    Project Title: Study of control of differentiated tissue of plant organs on chromosomal instability in vitro and its potentialities.
    Funding Agency: Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi.
    Duration: 1983 ¾ 1987.
    Place of work: Centre of Advanced Study, Department of Botany, Calcutta University, Calcutta
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Eight years of teaching experience. Three years of teaching experience (2003-2006) as Senior Lecturer and Assistant Professor in the Department of Bioinformatics, Jaypee University of Information Technology, Waknaghat, Solan, Himachal Pradesh. Five years of teaching experience at SPS and Centre of Biotechnology, SOA University, BBSR-751030.
PhD SCHOLARS GUIDED
No of scholar Awarded –( 5), No of PhD Scholar Registered-Eight -(8)
LIST OF ONGOING PROJECTS
1 Title of  Project (Ongoing) Chemical profiling of turmeric from different agroclimatic regions and optimization of environmental parameters for high curcumin yield
Funding Agency DBT, Govt. of India
Duration  (2013-2016)
Name of Scientist (PI) Dr. S.Nayak
Project Cost     Rs. 34.52 lakhs
2. Title of  Project (Completed) Evaluation of cytogenetic diversity in some genera of Cucurbitaceae and characterization of sex-linked genes in Coccinia through SCAR marker approach (In collaboration with University of Calcutta)
Funding  Agency DBT, Govt. of India
Duration  (2013-2016)
Name of Scientist (PI) Dr. S.Nayak
Project Cost     Rs. 42.5 lakhs
3. Title of  Project (Completed) Ecotyping, chemotyping and genotyping of some important drug yielding plants of eastern India for authentic identification, selection and conservation of elites. (In collaboration with RMVC College, Kolkata)
Funding  Agency DBT, Govt. of India
Duration  (2013-2016)
Name of Scientist (PI) Dr. S.Nayak
Project Cost     Rs. 76.46 lakhs
4. Title of  Project (Completed) Development and characterization of SSR’s and SNA s for cultivar identification in turmeric (Curcuma longa L)
  Funding  Agency DST, Govt. of India
  Duration  (2013-2016)
  Name of Scientist (PI) Dr. S. Nayak
  Project Cost     Rs. 29.93 lakhs
5. Title of  Project (Completed) Phytochemical and molecular profiling of ginger from different agroclimatic regions of Odisha emphasizing on high essential oil, high oleoresin and low fibre containing genotypes
  Funding  Agency DST, Govt. of India
  Duration  (2013-2016)
  Name of Scientist (Co-PI) Dr. S. Nayak
  Project Cost     Rs. 35.35 Lakhs
6. Title of  Project (Completed) Pilot initiative for sustainable livelihood generation of rural community through production of value added products from commercially important plants
  Funding  Agency DST, Govt. of India
  Duration  (2013-2016)
  Name of Scientist (Co-PI) Dr. S. Nayak
  Project Cost     Rs. 22.31 Lakhs
7. Title of  Project (Completed) Rapid detection of Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax in human urine and saliva samples: a non invasive approach for malaria diagnosis
  Funding  Agency DST, Govt. of India
  Duration  (2014-2017)
  Name of Scientist (Co-PI) Dr. S. Nayak
  Project Cost     Rs. 33 Lakhs
8. Title of Project (Completed) Development of diagnostic ELISA kit for detection of Pythium infection causing rhizome rot in turmeric
  Funding  Agency MSME, Govt. of India
  Duration (2010-2011)
  Name of Scientist
(Co-PI)
Dr. S.Nayak
  Project Cost Rs. 4.8 lakh
LIST OF COMPLETED PROJECTS
1. Title of  Project
(Ongoing)
“ Improvement of drug yielding potential of turmeric through in vitro mutagenesis ”
Funding Agency DST, New Delhi
Duration 2009 to October 2012
Name of Scientist Dr. S.Nayak
Project Cost  Rs. 35.8 Lakhs
2 Title of  Project
(Ongoing)
“Assessment of genetic diversity in the genus Zingiber using different molecular markers and in vitro conservation of some rare and economic important taxa”
Funding Agency DBT, New Delhi
Duration October 2006 to October 2009
Name of Scientist Dr. S.Nayak
Project Cost     Rs. 27.92 lakhs
3. Title of  Project
(Completed)
“Cytogenetic evaluation, molecular characterization and improvement of some promising cultivars of turmeric and ginger through biotechnological methods”
Funding  Agency DST
Duration October 2002 to October 2005
Name of Scientist Dr. S.Nayak
Project Cost     Rs. 9,64,000
4. Title of Project
(Completed)
“Rapid micro-rhizome production and improvement of some commercially important cultivars of turmeric through tissue culture”
Funding  Agency DST
Duration September 1999 to March 2002
Name of Scientist Dr. S.Nayak
Project Cost Rs. 6,02,963
VISIT TO FOREGIN COUNTRIES
  • Bangladesh - December 1993 for paper presentation in an International Plant Tissue Culture Conference at Dhaka .
  • Hungary - July 2001 for paper presentation in World Conference on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants at Budapest .
  • Australia - August 2004 for paper presentation in an International Symposium on Horticultural Education and Training at Perth .
  • China - October 2008 for paper presentation in International Biotechnology Symposium at Dalian , China .
SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTIONS
  • Mass scale propagation of elite and improved varieties of several medicinal aromatic and ornamental plants of economic importance belonging to family of Liliaceae, Gramineae and Zingiberaceae
  • Methods for controlling the instability of culture-grown tissues, thereby developing relatively stable regenerants.
  • Genetic improvement of aromatic and medicinal plants through induction of somaclonal variation and mutation.
  • Study of genetic diversity using different molecular markers (RAPD, ISSR, AFLP etc.).
  • Assessment of stability of tissue culture plants through analysis of chromosome number and nuclear DNA content.
  • In vitro production of disease free planting materials, (i.e. bulbs and micro-rhizomes)
  • Plant genotyping using cytological, biochemical and molecular markers.
  • Methods of controlling diseases of spice plants (turmeric, ginger, etc).
Sequence submitted to NCBI databases
  • R K Joshi, Mohanty S, Subudhi E and Nayak S (2010). Five NBS-LRR resistance gene analogs from Curcuma longa cv Surama, partial cds (Accession no. HM117001-HM117005).
  • R K Joshi, Kar B, Mohanty S, Subudhi E and Nayak S (2010). 14 NBS-LRR resistance like protein sequences from Kaempferia galanga (Accession no. HQ650147-HQ650160).
  • R K Joshi, Kar B, Mohanty S, Subudhi E and Nayak S (2011). 21 CC-NBS-LRR resistance gene candidates from three wild species of turmeric, Curcuma aromatica, Curcuma angustifolia and Curcuma zedoaria (Accession no. JN426969-JN426989).
LIST OF PUBLICATIONS
Total number of publication: 89
Papers published in International journals: 75 (Published)
Papers published in national journals: 14
Abstract Published: 22
PAPERS PUBLISHED IN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL:
  • S. Nayak & S. Sen (1991). Cytological and cytophotometric analysis of direct explant and callus derived plants of Ornithogalum thyrsoides Jacq. Cytologia 56: 297-302.
  • S. Nayak & S. Sen (1992). Karyological and cytophotometric study of explants derived clones of non-polysomatic and polysomatic species of Kniphofia. Biologia Plantarum, 34(1-2) : 135-141.
  • S. Nayak & S. Sen (1992). Propagation of Ornithogalum umbellatum L. through tissue culture. Nucleus 35(1) : 74-77.
  • S. Nayak & S. Sen (1993). Growth, chromosome number and DNA content of callus tissues as influenced by different auxins. Cytobios 79 : 209-216.
  • S. Nayak & S. Sen (1995). Rapid and stable propagation of Ornithogalum umbellatum in long term culture. Plant Cell Reports 15: 150-153.
  • S. Nayak, B.K. Debata & S. Sahoo (1996). Rapid propagation of lemongrass through somatic embryogenesis in vitro. Plant Cell Reports 15: 367-370.
  • S. Nayak (1996). Plant regeneration from callus culture of Cymbopogon (Jamrosa). Journal of Herb, Spices and Medicinal Plants, 42(2): 39-46.
  • S. Nayak & S. Sen (1997). Cytological and cytophotometric analysis of callus and regenerated plant of Ornithogalum virens. Cytobios 91: 135-142.
  • S. Nayak & S. Sen (1998). Regeneration of Asparagus robustus Hort. Journal of Herb, Spices and Medicinal Plants, 54: 43-50.
  • S. Nayak & S. Sen (1998). Differential resistance of three species of Ornithogalum to extent of polyplodization in vitro. Nucleus, 41: 48-52.
  • S. Nayak (2000). In vitro multiplication and microrhizome induction in Curcuma aromatica Salisb. Plant Growth Regulation, 32: 41-47.
  • S. Nayak, B.K. Debata, H.K. Srivastava & N.S. Sangwan, 2003, Evaluation of somaclonal variants in a hybrid Cymbopogon (Jamrosa) and detection of genetic changes through RAPD.  Plant Science, 164:,1029-1035.
  • S. Nayak and P. K. Naik (2004),Factors affecting in  vitro microrhizome formation and growth in Curcuma longa L. and improved field performance of micropropagated plants.In Science Asia, 32: 31-37.
  • S. Nayak (2005). Community mobilization for conservation and cultivation of medicinal plants: A   case    study   in  Keonjhar District, Orissa,India inActa Horticulture 672,291- 296.
  • p.k. naik and S. Nayak (2005).  Differential mode of plant regeneration and factors effecting in vitro bulblet prodiction in  Ornithogalum virens. in  international journal  Science Asia 31:409-414.
  • S. Nayak, P.K. Naik, L.K. Acharya, A.K. Mukherjee, P.C. Panda and P.Das (2005). Assessment of Genetic Diversity Among 16 Promising Cultivars of Ginger Using Cytological and Molecular Markers. In Z. Naturforsch  60C :485-492.
  • S. Nayak, P K .Naik, L.K .Acharya, A.K. Pattnaik. (2006),  Detection and evaluation of genetic variation in 17 promising cultivars of Turmeric (Curcuma longa L.) using 4c nuclear DNA content and RAPD markers Cytologia 71:49-55.
  • M.K.Panda, S.Mohanty and E. Subudhi and S. Nayak (2007) Assessment of genetic stability of micropropagated plants of Curcuma longa L. by cytophotometry and RAPD analyses. International journal of integrative Biology. 1:189-195.
  • Ghosh, E. Subudhi and S. Nayak (2008) Antimicrobial assay of Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni leaf extracts against 10 pathogens. International journal of integrative Biology 2(1) 27-31.
  • Mohanty, S., Panda, M.K., Subudhi, E., Acharya, L.K. and Nayak, S. (2008) Plant regeneration from callus culture of Curcuma aromatica Salisb. and in vitro detection of somaclonal variation through cytophotometric analysis.  Biologia Plantarum. 52(4), 783-786. (IF-1.9).
  • Patra, B., Acharya, L., Panda, M.K., Mukherjee, A.K. and Panda, P.C.(2008) Genomic relations among 10 cultivars of Canna (Cannaceae)eae) revealed through random amplified polymorphic DNA and ISSR techniques. IJIB 2: 101-108. Indexed in scopus
  • Mohanty, S., Panda, M.K., Subudhi, E. and Nayak, S. (2008) Genetic stability of micropopagated ginger derived from axillary bud through cytophotometric and RAPD analysis. Z. Naturforsch.63c, 747-754. (IF-1.0).
  • S. Kumar, E. Subudhi, S. Nayak   and S. Sahoo (2008) Antimicrobial activity of essential oils from 15 lemongrass genotypes-a comparative assay. Internet Journal of Microbiology. 6 (1).
  • A K Jena, M K Panda, S Nayak (2009). Effect of phytoregulators on in vitro mass propagation of Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni. International Journal of Integrative Biology, 8(1) : 56-59.
  • E. Subudhi, S Mohanty, R K Joshi, R C Mohanty, S.Nayak. (2010) Retention of drug yielding potential of long term micropopagated gingers through periodic monitoring of genetic stability in vitro. Journal of Pharmacy Research, 3(10), 2421-2424.
  • R K Joshi, S Mohanty, E. Subudhi, S Nayak (2010). Isolation and characterization of NBS-LRR resistance gene candidates in Curcuma longa cv. surama. Genetics and Molecular Research 9(3): 1796-1806. (IF-1.2).
  • R.K.Joshi, A.Kuanar, S. Mohanty, E. Subudhi and S.Nayak (2010). In-silico mining and characterization of EST derived microsatellites from Curcuma longa L. Bioinformation, 5(3) 128-131. (IF-1.0).   
  • S Singh, A Kuanar, S Mohanty, E. Subudhi and S Nayak (2010) Evaluation of phytomedicinal yield potential and molecular profiling of micropropagated and conventionally grown turmeric (Curcuma longa L.). Plant Cell Tissue and Organ Culture, DOI: 10.1007/s11240-010-9811-8. (IF-3.6)   
  • S Singh, M K Panda, E. Subudhi and S Nayak (2010). Chemical Composition of Leaf and Rhizome Oil of an Elite Genotype Curcuma longa L. from South Eastern Ghats of Orissa. Journal of Pharmacy Research, 3(7):1630-1633.
  • S Mohanty, R K Joshi, E. Subudhi, S Sahoo, S Nayak (2010). Assessment of genetic stability of micropropagated Curcuma caesia through cytophotometric and molecular analysis. Cytologia 75(1): 73–81. (IF-0.5)   
  • S. Singh, B.S.Satapathy, R.K.Sahoo, E.Subudhi and S. Nayak (2010), In vitro validation and phytoconstituent analysis of turmeric extract: An ethnological alternative for eye treatment, Research journal of medicinal plants.
  • S Nayak ,T Kaur , S Mohanty, G Ghosh, R Choudhury, L  Acharya, E. Subudhi (2010) In-vitro and ex-vitro evaluation of long-term micropropagated turmeric as analyzed through cytophotometry, phytoconstituents, biochemical and molecular markers. Plant Growth regulations 64(1) 91-98. (IF-1.7) 
  • R Parida, S Mohanty, A Kuanar, S Nayak (2010) Rapid multiplication and in vitro  production of  leaf  biomass  in Kaempferia  galanga through tissue culture. Electronic Journal of Biotechnology, 13(4).
  • Raj Kumar Joshi, Enketeswara Subudhi, Basudeba Kar and Sanghamitra Nayak, (2010), Comparative Genetic Analysis of Lowland Rice Cultivars of India using Microsatellite Markers, Bioresearch Bulletin (2010) 4: 213-223.
  • R K Joshi, B Kar, S Nayak (2011) Survey and characterization of NBS-LRR (R) genes in Curcuma longa transcriptome. Bioinformation 6(9): 360-363. (IF-1.0) 
  • A.P. Das , L.B. Sukla , N. Pradhan , S. Nayak (2011)Manganese biomining: A review Bioresource Technology 102(16):7381-7. (IF-4.75) 
  • S Mohanty, M K Panda, S Sahoo, S Nayak (2011) Rapid and stable propagation of an economically important endemic species of Zingiber rubens Roxb. in vitro. Biologia Plantarum 55(1) 16-20. (IF-1.9).
  • S Mohanty, R Parida, S Singh, R K Joshi, E Subudhi, S Nayak (2011)  Biochemical and molecular profiling of micropropagated and conventionally grown Kaempferia galanga. Plant Cell Tissue Organ Culture. DOI: 10.1007/s11240-010-9891-5. (IF-3.6) 
  • R K Joshi, B Kar and Nayak S (2011) Exploiting EST databases for mining and characterization of short sequence repeat (SSR) markers in Catharanthus roseus L. Bioinformation. 5(9): 378-381. (IF-1.0) 
  • R K Sahoo, A Kuanar, R K Joshi, A P Das, S Nayak and E Subudhi Anti-dermatophytic activity of eucalyptol rich turmeric somaclone oil against human pathogenic isolates (2011) Journal of Medicinal Plants Research 5(9), 1594-1597.
  • S Singh, B.S. Sathpathy, E Subudhi and S Nayak (2011) In vitro validation and phyto-constituent Analysis of Turmeric Extract: An Ethnological Alternative for Eye Treatment Research Journal of Medicinal plants 5(3):330-337.
  • R K Joshi and Nayak S (2011) Functional characterization and signal transduction ability of the nucleotide binding site leucine rich repeats (NBS-LRR) resistance genes in plants. Genetics and Molecular Research.10 (4):2637-2652. (IF-1.2) 
  • R K Joshi, B Kar and S Nayak (2011) Characterization of mitogen activated protein kinases (MAPKs) in the Curcuma longa expressed sequence tag database. Bioinformation 7(4): 180-183. (IF-1.0).
  • R. K. Joshi, S. Mohanty, B. Kar and S. Nayak, (2011), Assessment of Genetic Diversity in Zingiberaceae Through Nucleotide Binding Site-Based Motif-Directed Profiling, Biochem Genet (2012) 50:642–656.
  • Shikha Singh, Bhawani Sankar Sathpathy , Enketeswara Subudhi, SanghamitraNayak (2011) Chemical composition of turmeric oil (Curcuma longa L. cv. Roma) and its antimicrobial activity against eye infecting pathogens, Journal of Essential Oil Research, 23:6, 11-18. (IF- 0.5) 
  • R K Joshi, B Kar and S Nayak (2011) Development of an efficient marker assisted backcrossing scheme in rice using microsatellite markers. Research Journal of Biotechnology. (IF- 0.3) 
  • R Parida, S Mohanty and S Nayak (2011) Evaluation of genetic diversity of in vitro propagated greater galangal (Alpinia galanga L.) using DNA based markers. International Journal of Plant, Animal and Environmental Sciences.1(3).
  • A.K. Jena, R.K. Sahoo, E. Subudhi, G. Ghosh, B.B. Subudhi and S. Nayak (2011). Studies on antioxidant, antimicrobial and phytochemical analysis of Zingiber capitatum Roxb. extract. International journal of integrative Biology. 11(3):127-133. Indexed in SCOPUS.
  • R.K.Joshi, B. Kar, S. Mohanty, E. Subudhi and  S Nayak (2012) Molecular cloning, characterization, and expression analysis of resistance gene candidates in Kaempferia galanga L. Mol Biotechnol 50(3):200-10. (IF- 2.3) 
  • S. Singh, M K Panda, S Nayak (2012). Evaluation of genetic diversity in turmeric using RAPD and ISSR markers.  Industrial Crops and Products. 37(1) 284-291. (IF- 2.5)
  • S Mohanty, R K Joshi, E Subudhi, Santilata Sahoo and Sanghamitra Nayak (2012) Genetic stability assessment of micropropagated mango ginger (Curcuma amada Roxb.) through RAPD and ISSR markers. Research journal of Medicinal Plants. 6:529-536.
  • S. Mohanty, R. Parida, A. Kuanar, S. Sahoo  and S.Nayak (2012) Evaluation of genetic fidelity of in vitro propagated shampoo ginger (Zingiber zerumbet L.) using DNA based markers. Journal of Medicinal plant research. 6(16): 3143-3147.
  • R.K.Joshi, B. Kar, S. Mohanty, E. Subudhi and  S Nayak (2012) Molecular cloning, characterization, and expression analysis of resistance gene candidates in Kaempferia galanga L. Mol Biotechnol 50(3):200-10. (IF- 2.3) 
  • Kuanar A, Kar, B., Acharya, L.,Nayak, S. (2012).Detection of somaclonal variation in callus derived regenerants of Curcuma longa L using cytological, biochemical and molecular markers. Nucleus .55:101-106.
  • Nayak ,S. A., S. Kumar, K. Acharya, L.  Mohapatra, P. K., Jena P. K. and Naik. K. (2012). In vitro plant regeneration from.b  cotyledonary nodes of Withania somnifera (L.) Dunal and assessment of clonal fidelity using RAPD and ISSR markers Acta Physiol Plant DOI 10.1007/s11738-012-1063-2. (IF- 1.5) 
  • Shikha Singh, Raj Kumar Joshi and Sanghamitra Nayak (2013), Identification of elite genotypes of turmeric through agroclimatic zone based evaluation of important drug yielding traits, Industrial Crops and Products. 43 165– 171. (IF- 2.5) .
  • S. Sahoo, G. Ghosh, S. Nayak, (2012), Evaluation of in vitro anti oxidant activity of leaf extract of Alpinia malaccensis, Journal of medicinal plant research, 6(23), 40322-4038.
  • Shikha Singh, K.Gopinath Achary, Sanghamitra Nayak, (2012) Chemical composition of essential oil of Curcuma longa L. cultivar Lakadong and its antimicrobial activities against Vibrio cholerae strains, (Accepted Journal of Essential Oil Research. (IF: 0.8, SCOPUS).
  • Basudeba Kar, Sanghamitra Nayak & Raj Kumar Joshi, (2012), Classification and comparative analysis of Curcuma longa L. expressed sequences tags (ESTs) encoding glycine-rich proteins (GRPs), Bioinformation 8(3): 142-146 (2012)
  • A.Kuanar, P.Nayak,E.Subudhi and S.Nayak (2013) In vitro selection of turmeric somaclone resistant to Fusarium oxysporoum f.sp.Zingiberaceae.Proceedings of National Academy of Science.In press. (Scopus) (springer).
  • R. Parida, S. Mohanty, S.Nayak (2013) In vitro propagation of Hedychium coronarium Koen. through axillary bud proliferation. Plant Biosystems doi- 10.1080/11263504.2012.748102. (IF- 1.9) 
  • B Kar, A. Kuanar, S Singh, S Mohanty, R K Joshi, E Subudhi S Nayak (2013) In vitro induction, screening and detection of high essential oil yielding somaclones in turmeric (Curcuma longa L.) Plant Growth Regulation, DOI 10.1007/s10725-013-9836-1. (IF- 1.7) 
  • Joshi R K, Nanda S, Rout E, Kar B, Nayak P K, Nayak S (2013) Molecular modeling and docking characterization of CzR1, a coiled-coil-nucleotide-binding-site-leucine-rich repeat R-gene from Curcuma zedoaria Loeb. That confers resistance to Pythium aphanidermatum, Bioinformation. (IF- 1.0) .
  • B Kar, S Nanda, P.K Naik, S Nayak and R K Joshi (2013) Molecular characterization and functional analysis of CzR1, a coiled-coil-nucleotide-binding-site-leucine-rich repeat R-gene from Curcuma zedoaria Loeb. That confers resistance to Pythiumaphanidermatum. Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology 83:59-68. (IF- 1.5)
  • B Kar, S Nayak and R K Joshi (2013) Molecular cloning, characterization and transcriptional variability study of resistance gene candidates from wild Curcuma spp. for resistance against Pythiumaphanidermatum. Plant Omics Journal 6(1):86-94. (IF- 0.4) 
  • S Nanda, B Kar, S Nayak, S Jha and R K Joshi (2013) Development of an ISSR based STS marker for sex identification in pointed gourd (Trichosanthes dioica Roxb.) Scientia Horticulturae 150:11-15. (IF- 1.4) 
  • B Kar, R K Joshi and S Nayak (2013) Cross amplification polymorphism of rice microsatellites in Zingiberaceae. Research Journal of Biotechnology 8(3):76-83.(IF- 0.3) 
  • S. Sahoo, R. Parida, S. Singh, R.N. Padhy, S. Nayak (2013) Evaluation of yield, quality and antioxidant activity of essential oil of in vitro propagated Kaempferia galangal Linn., Journal of Acute diseases, ISSN-No. 22221-6189, (Accepted).
  • S. Sahoo, G. Ghosh, D.Das, S. Nayak, (2013), Phytochemical investigation and in vitro antioxidant activity of an indigenous medicinal plant Alpinia nigra B.L. Burtt. Asian pacific journal of tropical biomedicine, 3(12).
  • B Kar, S Nayak and R. K. Joshi (2013) Development and evaluation of STS diagnostic marker to track turmeric (Curcuma longa L.) resistance against rhizome rot caused by Pythium aphanidermatum.Australasian plant pathology 2013, 1-9
  • S Mohanty, R Parida, S Sahoo, S Nayak (2013) In vitro conservation of nine medicinally and economically important species of Zingiberaceae from eastern India. Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences, DOI 10.1007/s40011-013-0251-1.
  • E Rout, S Nanda, S Nayak and R K Joshi (2013) Molecular characterization of NBS encoding resistance genes and induction analysis of a putative candidate gene linked to Fusarium basal root resistance in Allium sativum. Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology. DOI:10.1016/2013.11.003 (Elsevier, IF-1.5)
  • S Mohanty, M K Panda, L Acharya,  S Nayak (2013)  Genetic diversity and gene differentiation among ten species of Zingiberaceae from Eastern India. 3Biotech, DOI: 10.1007/s13205-013-0166-9.
  • Raj Kumar Joshi1*, Satyabrata Nanda1, Ellojita Rout1, Basudeba Kar1, Pradeep Kumar Naik2 & Sanghamitra Nayak1, (2013), Molecular modeling and docking characterization of CzR1, a CC-NBS-LRR R-gene from Curcum zedoaria Loeb. that confers resistance to Pythium aphanidermatum, Bioinformation 9(11): 560-564 (2013).
  • R Parida, S Mohanty, S Nayak (2014)Chemical composition of leaf and rhizome oil of micropropagated and conventionally grown Hedychium coronarium from eastern India. Journal of essential oil bearing plants (In Press). (IF: 0.3).
PAPERS PUBLISHED IN NATIONAL JOURNAL:
  • S. Nayak & S. Sen (1987). Relative cytological stability of callus and regenerated plans of Ornithogalus thyrsoides Jacq. Proc. Symp. Plant Cell & Tissue Culture of Economically Important Plants (Ed. G.M. Reddy), Hyderabad, India, pp. 265-269.
  • S. Nayak & S. Sen (1989). Cytological study of Ornithogalum thyrsoides Jacq. In vitro following gamma-ray treatment. Cell and Chromosome Research12: 45-48.
  • S. Nayak & S. Sen (1990). Differential requirement for organogenesis in two species of Kniphofia. Indian Journal of experimental Biology 28: 171-173.
  • S. Nayak & S. Sen (1992). Effect of growth regulators on direct and indirect plant regeneration in Ornithogalum Species. Plant Science Research 14(1-2): 13-16.
  • S. Nayak, S. Sahoo & B.K. Debata (1992). Differential requirement of growth regulators for plant regeneration in two species of Cymbopogon. Orissa Journal of Horticulture, 20(2): 47-50.
  • S. Nayak & S. Sen (1995). In vitro propagation of Ornithogalum umbellatum through direct organogenesis. Indian Journal of Experimental Biology, 33: 144-146.
  • S. Nayak, S. Sahoo & B.K. Debata (1995). Plant regeneration and essential oil synthesis in Lemongrass in vitro. Plant Science Research,17(1-2):29-31.
  • S. Nayak, B.K. Debata & S. Sahoo (1997). Effect of gamma irradiation on callus of Lemongrass [Cymbopogon flexuosus (Nees) Wats]. Indian Perfumer, 41(2): 41-44.
  • S. Nayak (2000). In vitro microrhizome production in four cultivars of turmeric (Curcuma longa L). Proceedings of the Centennial Conference on Spice and Aromatic Plants, held at Calicut, 20-23 September, 2000, pp. 3-9.
  • S. Nayak (2001). Turmeric in test tube, RRL Bulletin, pp.14.
  • S. Nayak (2002), High frequency in vitro microrhizome production in mango ginger (Curcuma amada Roxb.), Indian Journal of Experimental Biology, vol. 40, 230-232.
  • S. Nayak (2002).  Somatic embryogenesis and plant regeneration in a hybrid Cymbopogon (Jamrosa) Journal of Medicinal and Aromatic Plant Sciences, 24 : 669-674.
  • S. Nayak (2002) In vitro clonal multiplication and short term conservation of four promising cultivars of turmeric.  Plant Science Research, Vol, 24(1 & 2) : 7-10
  • Kuanar A,  Mohanty, S., Panda, M.K., and Nayak, S. (2009)  Essential oil from leaves of micropopagated turmeric, Current science, Vol,96,No.9:1166-1167
LIST OF PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS
Sl.No. Name of Seminar/ Symposia/ Conference Name of Sponsoring Agency Country & Date Paper contributed Authors
1. XIII Plant Tissue Culture Conference Association of Plant Tissue Culture India
(Shillong)
18-20 Oct. 1989
Propagation of Ornithogalum umbellatum through tissue culture. S. Nayak &
S. Sen
2. VII International Conference on Plant Tissue and Cell International Association of Plant Tissue Culture Netherlands (Amsterdam)
24-29 June, 1990
Cytological and Cytophotometric analysis of regenerated plants in three species of Ornithogalum S. Nayak &
S. Sen
3. International Botanical Conference CSIR, Bangladesh Bangladesh
(Dhaka)
9-12 Jan. 1991
In vitro regeneration and cytological analysis in Ornitho-galum virens S. Nayak &
S. Sen
4. 81st Session of the Indian Science Congress Indian Science Congress Association India (Goa)
January 1993
In vitro plantlet regeneration of a high yielding dwarf lemongrass mutant [Cymbopogon flexuosus (Nees) Wats.] through somatic embryogenesis S. Nayak,
B.K. Debata &
S. Sahoo
5. International Plant Tissue Culture Conference Plant Tissue Culture Association of Bangladesh Bangladesh
(Dhaka)
19-21 Dec. 1993
Plantlet regeneration from a high oil yielding dwarf lemongrass mutant in long term culture s. Nayak,
B.K. Debata &
S. Sahoo
6. 17th Annual Conference of Orissa Botanical Society Orissa Botanical Society India
(Berhampur)
27-28 Feb. 1993
In vitro plantlet regeneration of Palmarosa and Lemongrass through somatic embryogenesis S. Nayak,
B.K. Debata &
S. Sahoo
7. National Seminar on Modern Trends in Plant Resource Develop-ment, Conservation and Management Orissa Botanical Society India
(Bhubaneswar)
29-30 Jan. 1994
In vitro propagation of elite Cinnamon genotype J. Pattnaik,
S. Nayak,
B.K. Debata & S. Pal
8. International Conference on Plant Tissue Culture Plant Tissue Culture Association of Bangladesh Bangladesh
(Dhaka) 9-12 Dec.1995
Rapid in vitro propagation of a high oil yielding Jamrosa S. Nayak
9. National Conference on Recent Trends in Spices and Medicinal Plant Academy of Plant Sciences, India & Spice Board, India India
(Calcutta)
2-4 April, 1998
In vitro induction of microrhizome in turmeric (Curcuma longa Linn.)  S. Nayak
10. National Seminar on potential aromatic plants of India : Exploration and Utilisation. Regional Research Laboratory, Bhubaneswar India
(Bhubaneswar)
30-31 July, 1998
Mocropropagation and microrhizome production in Mango Ginger (Curcuma aromatica Roxb.) S. Nayak
11. National Conference on Plant Biotechnology : Towards Strategic Agriculture. Central Institute of Medicinal & Aromatic Plants (CIPAM) India
(Lucknow)
15-17 March 1999
High frequency in vitro multiplication and microrhizome induction in Curcuma aromatica S. Nayak
12. International Conference on “Women :
Biotechnology, Environment and Non-Conventional Energy”.
Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT) India
(Hyderabad)
17-22 Oct. 2000
Rapid production & conservation of disease-free planting materials of turmeric (Cuurcuma longa Linn) through tissue culture. S. Nayak
13. World Conference on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Hungarian Academy of Science, Budapest Hungary
(Budapest)
8-11 July 2001
Factors regulating in vitro microrhizome production in three medicinally important species of Curcuma S. Nayak
14. International Sumposium on Horticultural Education Extension and Training Curtin University,
Perth, Western Australia
Australia
18-21 August, 2004
Community Mobilization for Conservation and Cultivation of Medicinal Plants: A case study in Keonjhar District, Orissa, India. S. Nayak
15. National Seminar on Intellectual Property Rights in Horticultural Crops Y.S. Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Solan India
12-13 Oct., 2004
Rights of farmers cultivating medicinal plants and some recommendations S. Marla, S. Nayak, P.K. Naik, R. Arora
16. National level Semiinar on “Drug Design & New Drug Discovery Techniques” AICTE Sponsored India (Orissa) 
28th to 30th April’06
Test tube turmeric S. Nayak
17. International Biotechnology Symposium-2008. DST sponsered Dalian, china
2008
Genetic stability of    micropopagated ginger cultivars as assessed through in vitro and ex vitro evaluation. E.Subudhi S.Mohanty, M.Panda, L.K.Acharya S.Nayak
18. International Biotechnology Symposium-2008. DST sponsored Dalian, china
12-17 Oct 2008
Differential synthesis of essential oil in callus derived microshoots of turmeric (Curcuma longa L.) in vitro S.Nayak S.Mohanty  E.Subudhi
19  The Fifth International symposium on the Family Zingiberaceae DST sponsored Xishuangbanna,
China
6-9th july 2009
Rapid and Stable propagation of an economically important endemic species, Z.rubens Roxb. in vitro. S Mohanty M K .Panda S Sahoo
S Nayak
20 The National  Symposium on plant tissue and organ culture: the present scenario & XXXI annual meeting of plant tissue culture association (INDIA),. DST sponsored ,Kolkata
3-5th March 2010
In quest of high essential somaclones in Curcuma aromatic S Mohanty, R Parida, R K Joshi, E Subudhi, S Nayak
21 The National conference on Sustainable production and utilization of medicinal and aromatic plants: Current trends and future prospects,   Regional Plant Resource Centre, Bhubaneswar. 8-9th March 2010. Biochemical analysis of essential oil from micropropagated Kaempferia galanga S Mohanty, R Parida, B Kar, R K Joshi, E Subudhi, S Nayak
22 A novel method of in vitro screening of turmeric with improved yield of leaf essential oil   Christ College, Cuttack, Orissa.   Proceedings of 35th Annual Conference of Orissa Botanical Society, 2010. B Kar, A. Kuanar, S. Mohanty, R.K Joshi, E.Subudhi,  S. Nayak