Sharada Mallubhotla Potukuchi
Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra
Dr. Sharada Mallubhotla Potukuchi is a Plant Biotechnologist is currently working as a Professor at Department of Biotechnology, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra, J&K. Her area of Specialization is Plant Tissue Culture for Secondary Metabolite Production and Genetic Engineering. She has authored two Books, published 25 research papers in National and International journals and presented 60 papers in National & International Conferences. She is also one of the Councillors for The Orchid Society of India, Punjab University, Chandigarh and Honorary Secretary for J&K Society of Biologists.
Her research interests include production and manipulations of bioactive phytochemical metabolites from cell and organ cultures, micropropagation, medicinal plant conservation Biotechnology, Genetic engineering of medicinal plant species and Orchid Biotechnology. Currently she is working on application of bioreactor systems as Future Technology for production of plant bioactives, value additions through biotic and abiotic elicitation, precursor feeding and production of therapeutic bioactive proteins from plant cultures.