Raghvendra Singh (Website)
Dr. Raghvendra Sing is presently working as an Assistant Professor at the Centre of Advanced Study in Botany, Institute of Science, Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi, UP, India since 2015. Previously he has worked as Assistant Professor in the Department of Botany, School of Biological Sciences, Dr. Harisingh Gour Central University Sagar, M.P., India during 2013-2015, Lecturer in the Department of Industrial Microbiology, DDU Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur, U.P., India during 2009-2012, Subject Matter Specialist in the Department of Home Science, DDU Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur, U.P., India during 2008-2009 and Lecturer in the Department of Botany, DDU Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur, U.P., India during 2007-2008. He did his M.Sc. (Gold medalist) in Botany in 2006 and Ph.D. in Botany (Mycology) from DDU Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur, UP, India in 2011.He has qualified CSIR National Eligibility Test (2006 & 2008) and GATE (2006 & 2010). He has discovered more than 80 fungal strains published in more than 75 research papers related to fungal diversity particularly Taxonomy and Systematics of foliicolous fungi in peer reviewed and reputed International and National Journals. Dr. Singh has participated and presented a number of papers in several National and International symposia/conferences and acquired National training /workshops on Biodiversity and molecular taxonomy as well as tissue culture. He is the Life member of a number of Mycological Society and potential reviewer of a number of International Journals (Mycotaxon, Australasian Plant Pathology, Mycological Progress, Tropical Plant Research, World Journal of Mycology, Journal of Global Plant Pathology, Agricultural Science Research Journal, Kavaka etc.). His area of Interest is Herbarium and Fungarium Techniques, Identification and exploration of Phytopathogenic fungi, Plant-Fungus Interaction, Culturing of Fungi, Characterization of potential metabolites of fungi, Molecular Taxonomy Techniques, Various tools of bio-informatics & computational biology: Primer designing, Data mining/ Biological databases, Phylogenetic analysis, Sequence analysis, Structure prediction of protein & post structural analysis etc.