Welcome Dr Geetika Trivedi to Journal of Plant and Environmental Research

Dr Geetika Trivedi
Research Scientist, Genomics Services Lab
HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology,  AL 35806, USA


Biography & Research Interest

Welcome Dr Geetika Trivedi to Join the Editorial Board of Journal of Plant and Environmental Research.

SUMMARY
Experienced, motivated with over 8 years experience in conducting experiments from conception to analysis to solve complex scientific problems. A strong research background and an extensive experience in genomics, and molecular biology with expertise in library preparation along with genomics data analysis and data interpretation from next generation sequencing platforms (WGS, Nextera, MatePair, Amplicon, RNA-Seq, ChIP-Seq). Organized, self-motivated, eager to acquire new knowledge and skills on a regular basis, independent thinker and ability to work in a collaborative environment. With a background in genomics and molecular biology skills I want to expand my knowledge by using cutting edge genomics approaches to solve complex biological problems.

EDUCATION:
• Doctor of Philosophy in Biotechnology Science and Engineering, May 2012
University of Alabama in Huntsville, Alabama
Doctoral dissertation entitled “Metabolic reprogramming of the Ectomycorrhizal fungus Laccaria bicolor
during symbiotic interaction with Populus tremuloides”.
▪ Master of Science in Biotechnology, July 2005
Allahabad Agricultural Institute-Deemed University, Allahabad, INDIA.
▪ Bachelor of Science in Biology, July 2003
CSJM University, Kanpur, INDIA

RELEVANT SKILLS:
Programming Languages: Python, R Genomics: Next generation sequencing (WGS, Mate Pair, Nextera, Amplicon Sequencing, RNA-Seq and ChIP-Seq) library construction, computational analysis of high throughput DNA/RNA and ChIP-Seq sequencing data
Molecular Biology: DNA and RNA isolation, polymerase chain reaction (PCR), reverse transcriptase-PCR, quantitative PCR, agarose gel electrophoresis, protein extraction, SDS–PAGE, Western Blotting, Southern and Northern Blotting, preparation of radioactive probes for blotting techniques, plasmid isolation, competent cell preparation for transformation, library construction for next generation sequencing.
Proteomics: Protein-protein interaction (Y2H), 2D-DIGE, Shotgun proteomics and quantitative proteomics (SWATH-MS).
Plant Tissue Culture: Regeneration of plants using meristem tip culture, production of transgenic plants through Agrobacterium mediated plant transformation.



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