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Amita Kaundal

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Plants, Soils, and Climate

Assistant Professor, Molecular Biology/Microbiology

Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Office Location: AGRS 333
DialPhone: 435-797-0457
SendEmail: amita.kaundal@usu.edu


Educational Background

PhD, Life Sciences, (Molecular Biology), Institute of Microbial Technology (IMTECH-CSIR, Chandigarh) JNU, New Delhi, 2005
Studies on the Large Plasmid in Non-01, Non-0139 Strains of V. Cholerae
MS, Microbiology, (Dairy Microbiology), COBS,CSKHP Agriculture University, Plamapur, HP, INDIA, 1998
BS, Biology, COBS, CSKHP agriculture university, 1995

Research Interests

Molecular mechanisms involved in the plant's responses to abiotic and biotic stress<br>Plant-microbe interaction pathogenic as well as beneficial<br>Metagenomics in Native plants of Utah.

Awards

Senior Research Fellowship, CSIR, 2002

Govt. of India

Joint CSIR-UGC National Eligibility Test (NET) for Junior Research Fellowship and Lectureship, 1999

Govt. of India

Institute Fellowship by National Dairy Research Institute, 1998

Certificate of Honor in Bachelors of Science, 1995

Merit Scholarship in Matriculation , 1990

Govt. of India

Publications - Abstracts

    Publications - Books & Book Chapters

    * Has not been peer reviewed

    Publications - Fact Sheets

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      Publications - Curriculum

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        Publications - Journal Articles

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        Publications - Literary Journal

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          Publications - MultiMedia

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            Publications - Technical Reports

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              Publications - Translations & Transcripts

                Publications - Other

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                  Scheduled Teaching

                  PSC 3500 - Structure and Function of Plants, Spring 2022

                  PSC 6900 - Special Problems in Plants, Soils, and/or Climate, Spring 2021

                  PSC 3500, 6900 - Structure and Function of Plants, Spring 2021

                  PSC 6900 - Special Problems in Plants, Soils, and/or Climate, Spring 2020


                  Graduate Students Mentored

                  Ananta Devakota, Plants, Soils, and Climate, January 2022
                  Teja Sai Narendra, Plants, Soils, and Climate, August 2021
                  Vishal Singh, Plants, Soils, and Climate, January 2020
                  Jyothsna Ganesh, Plants, Soils, and Climate, August 2019 - December 2021