Department of Botany

Dr. Subhas Chandra Roy

Dr. Subhas Chandra Roy

M.Sc(Botany), M.Tech(Biotechnology), Ph.D. (Botany)

Associate Professor

Members of Learned Societies: Indian Society of Plant Breeding & Genetics

Contact Addresses:

Contact No. +91- 9434140841
Mailing Address Department of Botany, University of North Bengal, P.O.- NBU, Dist- Darjeeling, West Bengal, Pin -734013, India.
e-Mail subhascr@rediffmail.com , subhascr2011@gmail.com

Subject Specialization: Cytogenetics & Biotechnology

Areas of Research Interest: Rice Genetics and Molecular Breeding:- Genomic Breeding of rice for crop improvement in order to increase the food grain production for world food security. Study of rice genome re-sequencing and Functional genomics analyses also initiated to understand the molecular mechanism of the gene action to improve the crop varieties.

No. of Ph.D. students:    (a) Supervised: 01      (b) Ongoing: 05.

No. of M.Phil. students: (a) Supervised: NA       (b) Ongoing: NA.

No. of Publications:        32

Achievement & Awards: NA

Professional Experiences: 15 years

Administrative Experiences: HOD, EC & Court member

Selective List of Publications:

  1. Roy Subhas Chandra (2015) DNA Barcoding for wild rice [Oryza rufipogon Griff.] of NBU campus based on matK gene and assessment of genetic variation using DREB and BAD2 gene sequences, Plant Gene & Trait, vol 6 no.5, 1-6.
  2. Roy Subhas Chandra (2015) Phylogenetic relationship among the wild rice (Oryza rufipogon Griff.] of NBU campus and cultivated rice as revealed by chloroplast matK gene, Int. J. of Agril Inno. and Research,  (ISSN 2319-1473), vol.3 (6): 1869-1875.
  3. Roy Subhas Chandra (2015) Gene transfer in higher plants for the development of genetically modified crops (GM crops). Int J of Current Advanced Research, (ISSN 2319-6475), vol. 4 (6): 132-148.
  4. Roy Subhas Chandra (2015) In vitro seed germination of an endangered terrestrial orchid species Geodorum densiflorum (Lam.) Schltr. NBUJ plant Science (ISSN 09746927), vol. 9 (1): 94-97.
  5. Roy Subhas Chandra (2014). Mass propagation of an epiphytic orchid Acampe papillosa (Lindl.) through in vitro seed germination. NBU J Plant Sci. vol. 8 (1): 65-70. ISSN No. 09746927.
  6. Roy Subhas Chandra (2014). Assessment of Morphological Diversity within Wild Rice (Oryza rufipogon Griff.) Germplasm of NBU Campus (West Bengal) For In Situ Conservation- A Case Study. Indian J plant Genetic Resources, vol.27(3): 251-258. ISSN : 0971-8184.
  7. Roy Subhas Chandra (2014). Morphological characterization of wild rice (Oryza rufipogon Griff.) of NBU campus (West Bengal) for in situ conservation and germplasm enhancement. NBU J Plant Sci. Vol. 8 (1): 53-64. ISSN No. 09746927.
  8. Roy Subhas Chandra (2014). Molecular cloning and expression of tea chitinase gene in Pichia pastoris, International Journal of Advanced Biotechnology and Research(IJBR) ISSN 0976-2612, Online ISSN 2278–599X, Vol5, Issue4, 2014, p612-618
  9. Chowdhury Tanmoy, De Sarker Dilip and Roy Subhas Chandra (2014). Local folk use of plants in Dakshin Dinajpur district of West Bnegal, India. International Research Journal of Biological sciences, 3(5): 67-79.
  10. T Chowdhury, Subhas Ch. Roy and Dilip De Sarker (2014). Wild edible plants of Uttar Dinajpur District, West Bengal. Life Science Leaflets, 47: 20-36. (ISSN no. 2277-4297 print).
  11. Roy Subhas Chandra & B. D. Sharma. 2014. Assessment of genetic diversity in rice [Oryza sativa L.] germplasm based on agro-morphology traits and zinc-iron content for crop improvement., Physiol Mol Biol Plants, 20(2): 209-224. Springer-Germany.
  12. Roy, S. C. and Tirthankar Roy. (2013). Peptide mass fingerprinting of rice (Oryza sativa L.) leaves during UV-B induced stress at seedling stage: A proteome analysis. Indian Journal of Biotechnology, 12: 504-508.
  13. Roy, S. C. (2013). Assessment of Genetic diversity in F2 Rice seed population of a cross between Tulaipanji and Ranjit using morphological, physiological and SSR Markers. NBUJPS, Vol.7(1): 9-20.
  14. Roy, S.C., BD Sharma, S Singha and B Sinha (2013). Characterization of rice [Oryza sativa L.] germplasm based on Iron and Zinc content. NBUJPS, Vol. 7(1): 89-94.
  15. Roy, S. C. and T. O. Bhutia (2012). Evaluation of genetic variation among three species of Allium on the basis of karyomorphology and SDS-PAGE profiling. NBU J Pl Sci, 6 (1), 57-61.
  16. Roy, S. C and B N Chakraborty (2012). Analysis of chitinase gene specific transcript accumulation in tea [Camellia sinensis (L. ) O. Kuntze] during induced systemic resistance by methyl jasmonate, Indian J Biotech, 11, 142-147.
  17. Roy, S. C and Abhishek Chattopadhyay (2011). Evaluation of genetic diversity in mango germplasm resources using RAPD markers and characterization of cultivar Guti based on 18SrRNA gene sequence. Indian J Genet Pl Breed, 71(3), 254-261.
  18. Roy, S. C. and Chakraborty, B. N. (2009). Cloning and sequencing of chitinase gene specific PCR amplified DNA fragment from tea plant [Camellia sinensis] and analysis of the nucleotide sequence using bioinformatics algorithms. Canadian J Pure Appl Sci, 3(ii), 798-801.
  19. K. Maitra, Roy, S. C. and De Sarker D. (2009). Mass propagation of Cymbidium aloifolium (L. ) Sw. from asymbiotically germinated seeds using filter-paper bridge technique. J Pl Biol, 36 (1&2), 17-22.
  20. Roy, S. C and Chakraborty B. N. (2009). Genetic diversity and relationships among 21 tea cultivars (Camellia sinensis)- as revealed by RAPD and ISSR based fingerprinting., Indian J Biotech, 8, 370-376.
  21. Roy, S. C. and Chakraborty, B. N. (2009). A cytogenetic study of seven tea clones [Camellia sinensis (L. ) O. Kuntze]. NBU J Pl Sci, 3, 21-25.
  22. Roy, S. C. and Chattopadhya, A. (2008). Bacterial strain isolated from the mango field and identified on the basis of 16S rDNA sequence information and optimization of the alkaline cellulose production. NBU J Pl Sci, 2, 67-76.
  23. Roy, S. C and Chattopadhya, A. (2008). Alkaline protease producing bacteria isolated from the soil of mango orchard and identified on the basis of 16S rDNA sequencing. Canadian J Pure Appl Sci. 2 (1), 143-148.
  24. Chhetri, D. R. and Roy, S. C. (2007). Biochemical diversity in some Rhododendron species from the Darjeeling and Sikkim Himalayas. J Hill Res, 20(2), 46-52.
  25. Roy, S. C. and Chakraborty, B. N. (2007). Evaluation of genetic diversity in tea of the Darjeeling foot-hills using RAPD and ISSR markers. J Hill Res, 20(1), 13-19.
  26. Roy, S. C. (2007). Intraspecific diversification in Caladium bicolor (Ait. ) Vent. (Araceae) as revealed by chromosome analysis. Environ Ecol, 25(4), 903-911.
  27. Roy, S. C. (2007). Review on Agrobacterium-mediated gene transfer in higher plants, NBU J Pl Sci, 1, 1-17.
  28. Roy, S. C. (2006). Karyotype analysis in three cultivated varieties of tea [Camellis sinensis (L). O. Kuntze] for their Chracterization. J Phytol Res, 19(2), 2006.
  29. Roy, S. C. (2006). Somatic embryogenesis and plant regeneration from immature and mature cotyledonary tissues of cultivated Darjeeling tea [Camellia sinensis (L). O. Kuntze]. J Phytol Res, 19 (1): 23-26.
  30. Roy, S. C. (2005). Genomic DNA Sequences of partially amplified caffeine synthase gene of tea[Camellia sinensis (L) O. Kuntze]. J Phytol Res 18(2): 110-112.
  31. Roy, S. C. (2004). PCR-Based DNA fingerprinting of Darjeeling tea clones (Camellia sinensis)- for evaluation of genetic diversity. J Phytol Res, 17 (2): 123-128.