Director (Research)

Prof. (Dr.) Shailesh Marker
B.Sc. (Hons) Agriculture, M.Sc. (Ag.) PBG (Gold Medalist) NET (Plant Breeding) / Crop Improvement Ph.D.

Directorate of Research,
Shiats, Rewa Road, Naini-211007
Phone: +91-532-2684151
Email: shailesh.marker@shiats.edu.in
Website:

Directorate of Research
Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology & Sciences (Formerly Allahabad Agricultural Institute), Allahabad has contributed immensely towards bringing sustainability in agricultural production and transfer of technology to the Nation and the State of Uttar Pradesh. In order to strengthening and streamlines various research activities of Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology & Sciences, Allahabad, The Directorate of Research was established in the year 2000 under the stewardship of Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor Most Rev. Prof. Rajendra B. Lal.
 
Directorate of Research is responsible for guiding, coordinating and implementing research activities of the University and caters extensively to the farming community of the State and Nation in collaboration with academic and extension programmes, while maintaining high research standards. Additionally, this Directorate is also responsible for formulating research policies of the University, patent development and research coordination with other Universities/ National & International Research Centres and various funding agencies. The area under its jurisdiction comprises of seven districts of Eastern Uttar Pradesh

Directorate of Research coordinates research activities of the University and is responsible for priority setting, guiding and its implementation. Led by award winning scientists and academicians, every school and department is striving towards academic and research excellence. The teaching and research faculty of the University are trained in specialized areas of agriculture, sciences and technology and are involved in both basic and applied research in their respective discipline. Several industrial houses, National and International Research Institutions have shown their interest in SHIATS for conducting researches in areas of mutual interest. Many research projects have been sanctioned from reputed institutions like ICAR, CSSIR, ICFRE, DBT, DST, NOVOD Board, Ministry of Rural Development, ISRO, BARC, UPCST & UPCAR etc. At present 46 externally funded projects and 240 University sponsored projects are in progress.

Research Work of different departments


Sl No. Name School/College Contact Number E-mail
1. Dr. Shailesh Marker Director Research 0532-2684296 shailesh.marker@shiats.edu.in
2. Prof. Suresh B.G. Allahabad School of Agriculture 8004048892 sureshaaidu@rediffmail.com
3. Dr. Sheen C. Moses Vaugh School of Agricultural Engineering & Technology 9565399485 sheenc.moses@shiats.edu.in
4. Prof. Rubina Lawrence Jacob School of Biotechnology & Bioengineering 9335110219 rubina.lawrence@shiats.edu.in
5. Prof.  Jahanara Allahabad School of Agriculture 9918312764 jahanara@shiats.edu.in
6. Dr. Ramesh Pandey Sundaresan School of Animal Husbandry & Dairying 9450586589 pandeyramesh585@gmail.com
7. Dr. Biswarup Mehera School of Forestry & Environment 9335576583 bmehera@rediffmail.com
8. Dr. (Mrs.) Ranu Prasad Ethelind School of Home Science 9984722224 ranu.prasad@shiats.edu.in
9. Dr. Amit Chattree School of Basic Science 9936448878 chattree.amit@gmail.com
10. Dr. Uday P. Singh Christian School of Health Science 9506063408 udaysingh98@gmail.com
11. Er. Rahat Khan School of Film & Mass Communication 9335037907 rahat.khan@shiats.edu.in
12. Dr. (Mrs.) Archana Chandra Joseph School of Business Studies 9335152002 archana.chandra@shiats.edu.in
13. Er. Avinash Singh Warner School of Dairy Technology 9453460756 singhaaidu@gmail.com avinash.singh@shiats.edu.in
14. Dr. (Sr.) Marion Mathew C.J.
Dr. Ajay Singh
Allahabad School of Education 9695575782
9450612456
ajay.singh@shiats.edu.in
15. Dr. Sam P. Mathew Gospel & Plough School of Theology 8953807646 samp.mathew@shiats.edu.in
16. Dr. Varidmala Jain   9415279179 varidmala.jain@shiats.edu.in
17. Dr. W. Jeberson Shepherd School of Engineering & Technology 9452248375 w.jeberson@shiats.edu.in
18. Mr. Indranil Bhattacharjee Scientist, Directorate of Research 08972021312 indranil.bhattacharjee@shiats.edu.in


Research outcome from completed projects at SHIATS, Allahabad
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University Funded On-going Research projects of SHIATS, Allahabad
A total of 238 research projects have been sanctioned by SHIATS, Allahabad, benefitting 275 faculty members. The purpose of this project is to provide the financial assistance to the faculty (especially to newly joined faculty members) so that they may generate sustainable data by carrying out basic research and in due course of time, they may submit larger project to the external funding agencies.

Patent applied:
1. Robo Kisan developed by Scientist Prof. Anshuka Srivastava Indian Patent Application No. 2199/DEL/2011

Patents published:
1. Rubina Lawrence and Ebenezer Jeyakumar. 2012. A method of isolation of 4-chloro-6-methyl-2-[trichloromethyl] Quinazoline from Mentha piperita and its antibacterial property.
Indian patent Application no: 1970/DEL/2012,
Date of Filing: 26th June, 2012, Date of Publication: 12th October, 2012.

2. Rubina Lawrence and Ebenezer Jeyakumar. 2012 Method for isolation of Pyrrolizidine and 2-methyl pyrrolidine from Ocimum sanctum and its antibacterial use.
Indian patent Application no: 2504/DEL/2012,
Date of Filing: 9th August, 2012, Date of Publication: 2nd November, 2012

3. Mercy Devasahayam A process to increase endocytosis of exogenous antigens by antigen presenting epithelial cells for increased activation of specific cytotoxic to cells to fight intercellular infection.
Indian Patent Application No. 995/DEL/2010
Date of filing: 26th April, 2010, Date of Published: 23rd March, 2012.

4. Mercy Devasahayam A process to express fully glycosylated recombinant glycoproteins from cho-kl cells.
Indian Patent Application No. 996/DEL/2010
Date of filing: 26th April, 2010, Date of Published: 23rd March, 2012.

5. Rubina Lawrence and Ebenezer Jeyakumar. Method for isolation of 2-vinyl crotanaldehyde and pyrocatechol from Aloe vera and antibacterial use.
Indian patent Application No. 739/DEL/2012
Date of filing: 14th March, 2012, Date of Published: 4th May, 2012.

6. Rubina Lawrence and Ebenezer Jeyakumar. A method for isolation of bioactive compounds, including 1,2 pyridinyl ethanone and Eugenol, from Piper betel and its antibacterial use.
Indian patent Application No. 1601/DEL/2012
Date of filing: 25th May, 2012, Date of publication: 29th June, 2012.

7. Rubina Lawrence and Ebenezer Jeyakumar. Method for isolation of Ethyl isothiocyanate and 4-ethyl, 2-methyl thiazoline from Piper nigrum and its antibacterial use.
Indian patent Application No. 1955/DEL/2012
Date of filing: 25th June, 2012, date of Publication: 3rd August, 2012.

8. Rubina Lawrence and Ebenezer Jeyakumar. Method for isolation of Heptanone and 4-hydroxy 3-methoxy benzoic acid from Brassica nigra and its antibacterial use.
Indian patent Application No. 2564/DEL/2012
Date of filing: 17th August, 2012, date of Publication: 28th September, 2012. 9. Method for isolation of α-bromo cinnamaldehyde and Heptanone from Cinnamomum zeylanicum and its antibacterial use.
Indian patent Application No. 2532/DEL/2012
Date of filing: 14th August, 2012, Date of publication: 14th September, 2012.

10. Rubina Lawrence and Ebenezer Jeyakumar. A method of isolation of 4-chloro-6-methyl-2- [trichloromethyl] Quinazoline from Menta piperita and its antibacterial property.
Indian patent Application No. 1970/DEL/2012
Date of filing: 26th June, 2012, Date of publication: 12th October, 2012.

11. Rubina Lawrence and Ebenezer Jeyakumar. Method for isolation of Pyrrolizidine and 2-methyl pyrrolidine from Ocimum canctum and its antibacterial use.
Indian patent Application No. 2504/DEL/2012
Date of filing: 9th August, 2012, Date of publication: 2nd November, 2012.

Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)
SHIATS, has signed MOU with various National and International Institutions/Universities/Research organizitation in order to strengthen the academic the research of the University.

International
S. No. Institute/Organization Name
1. Dronten Professional Agricultural University, The Netherland
2. Campus Outreach, Minneapolis, United State of America
3. MEAC Technical Industries, Dubai, UAE
4. Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
5. RakunoGakuen University, Japan
6. University of Riverside, Riverside, CA, United State of America
7. School of Veterinary Science, University of Queensland, Australia
8. United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), United State of America
9. School of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Alabama, A & M University,
Alabama, United State of America
10. Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec), Hamilton, New Zealand
11. Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal
12. Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok
13. SAILCON Education Group, China
14. Hefei University, Hefei, China
15. Anqing Vocational College, Anqing, China
16. Al-Fateh University, Libya
17. University of Babylon, Babylon, Iraq  
18. The Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources, Republic of Rwanda  
19. Water Development and Management Institute , Ministry of Water, Tanzania
20. VlaamseInstellingVoorTechnologischOnderzoek NV (VITO), The Netherlands
21. Faculty of Geo Information Science and Earth Observation, Unversity of Twente, The Netherlands
22. Biola University, United States of America.
23. University of Missouri, United States of America.
24. Hannam University, Daejeon, Korea.
25. Afghan National Agricultural Sciences and Technology University, Kandhar Afghanistan


national
S. No. Institute Name
1. ICAR-Central Institute for Subtropical Horticulture, Lucknow
2. ICAR-Central Soil Salinity Research Institute, Karnal
3. ICAR- Directorate of Rapeseed-Mustard, Bharatpur, Rajasthan
4. ICAR-Indian Institution of Spices Research, Calicut
5. ICAR-Institute of Pulses Research (IIPR), Kanpur
6. ICAR-National Research Centre for Grape, Pune
7. ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticulture Research, Bangalore
8. ICAR-National Research Centre for Citrus, Nagpur
9. ICAR-Indian Institute of Soil Science, Bhopal
10. ICAR-Central Sheep & Wool Research Institute, Rajasthan
11. ICAR-Central Institute of Cotton Research (CICR)  Nagpur, Maharashtra
12. ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute IVRI,Izatnagar, Bareilly, UP
13. ICAR-Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering, Bhopal (CIAE)
14. ICAR- Indian Institute of Maize Research, New Delhi
15. ICAR-National Institute of abiotic stress Management, Pune
16. ICAR-National Research Centre for Soyabean, Indore
17. ICAR-National Research Centre on Mithun, Nagaland
18. ICAR-National Institute of Animal Nutrition & Physiology, Bangalore
19. ICAR-Indian Institute Sugarcane Research Institute, Lucknow
20. ICAR-Research Complex for Eastern Region, Patna
21. ICAR- National Bureau of Agriculturally Important Microorganisms, New Delhi
22. National Remote Sensing Centre Indian Space research organization, Balanagar, Hyderabad
23. India Meterological Department, New Delhi
24. CSIR-CIMAP, Lucknow
25. VivekanandParvatiyaKrishiAnusandhanSansthan, Almora
26. National Research Centre for LichiMuzaffarpur, Bihar
27. Central Institute for Subtropical Horticulture, Lucknow
28. Central Sheep & Wool Research Institute, Rajasthan 
29. J K Agri Genetics, Ltd.
30. National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow
31. U.P. Council of Agricultural Research, Lucknow
32. International Crops research institute for the Semi-Arid, Patancheru
33. Regional Research laboratory, Jorhat
34. Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd., Maharashtra
35. Caritas India