Amita Kaundal

Plants, Soils, and Climate

Assistant Professor, Molecular Biology/Microbiology


Amita Kaundal

Contact Information

Office Location: AGRS 333
Phone: 435-797-0457
Email: 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


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Publications | Journal Articles

Academic Journal

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Publications | Other

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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