Biotechnology and Bioinformatics

Dr. Hemant Sood

Dr. Hemant Sood
Associate Professor
(91-1792-239274)
hemant6sood@gmail.com, hemant.sood@juit.ac.in
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Biography :

My research is focused on various aspects of plant tissue culture, be it development of micropropagation technologies for different plant species, selection of genetically superior cell lines for various traits, optimization of tissue culture protocols for use in genetic transformation, development of cell culture technologies for production of phytopharmaceuticals in high value medicinal plants. I was conferred with Indian Science Congress Young Scientist Award in 2011 for my Phd research work.I have developed  successful micropropagation technology in my lab for 16 different plant species and others are in progress. I am presently focusing on sharing these developed technologies for endangered plants with farmers for improving their socio economic status. I have 03 granted Patent as lead inventor from Govt.of India in my credit. I was awarded with International Scholarship by the Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation (MASHAV) Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs which was availed at  The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Granted Patent:

1. Hemant Sood and RS Chauhan . Patent Application No. 163/DEL/2009 filed in India on “A process of enriching the amount of medicinal compound, Picroside-1 in shoots of medicinal herb, Picrorhiza kurroa”. Publication Date: (06/08/2010). Journal No.-32/2010 granted by Govt. of India with Patent No. 295996 on 23rd April,2018

2. Hemant Sood, Varun Kumar and RS Chauhan (2012). Patent Application No. 551/DEL/2012 filed   in India on “Isolation and purification of Picroside-I and Picroside-II”. Publication Date: 14/02/2014. Journal No. - 07/2014 granted by Govt. of India with Patent No. 327618 on 18th Dec,2019.

3. Hemant Sood, S Gulati, S Bakshi, BS Sandhu,V Kumar and RS Chauhan (2013). Patent application No.362/DEL/2013. A Process of Preparation of Nutrient Medium Useful in Enriching Medicinal Constituents in Shoot Cultures of Swertiya Chirayita Publication Date: 29/08/2014. Granted by Govt. of India with Patent No.339128 on 23rd  June 2020.

Published Patent Application

1. Sharma Shivam, Hemant Sood and RS Chauhan (2012). Patent Application No. 1631/DEL/2012 “INDITECH - A NOVEL BIOREACTOR” Publication Date: 25/07/2014 Journal No. 29545

Author Publication Profile:
Journal(s) :
  • Hemant Sood, Rajinder S. Chauhan (2011). Different Tissue Culture Parameters used for Increased Shoot Biomass and its Enrichment for a Medicinal Compound, Picroside-1 in an Endangered Herb. Picrorhiza kurroa Royle ex Benth Res Bioscientia, 2 (4), 13-22
  • Taru Prasad, Zain Taha, Rajinder S. Chauhan, Hemant Sood (2011). Improvising procedures of micropropagation of Gerbera jamesonii for cost effectiveness and their commercial production. International Journal for Applied Engineering and Research, 6 (5), 1135-1140
Conference(s) :
  • Hemant Sood, Pooja Tandon, Eva Ahuja, Shalki Shabnam, Rajinder S. Chauhan (2011). Optimization of in vitro liquid cultures for large scale production of commercially important Cymbidium species. Proceedings of the National Confrenec on Orchids in India: Diversity, Characterization and Resource Developmnet for Community Livelihood & Orchid Show [National Academy of Sciences, Allahabad, : December 21-23, 2011], pp.-.. Google Citation
  • Bhatt Anu, Shubi Kansal, Rajinder S. Chauhan, Hemant Sood (2011). Cost-effective procedure for micropropagation of commercially important apple root stocks. . Proceedings of the International Conference on New Horizons in Biotechnology (NHBT-2011) [NIIST,CSIR,Trivandrum, India : November 21-24, 2011], pp.-.. Google Citation
  • Kaur Navneet, Anu Bhatt, Rajinder S. Chauhan, Hemant Sood (2011). Optimization of culture conditions for the microrpropagation of medicinally important herb Swertiya chirayita . Proceedings of the International Conference on New Horizons in Biotechnology (NHBT-2011) [NIIST,CSIR,Trivandrum, India : November 21-24, 2011.], pp.-.. Google Citation
  • Sandhu B Singh, Taru Prasad, Sanya Bakshi, Sneha Gulati, Rajinder S. Chauhan, Hemant Sood (2011). Use of biotic and abiotic elicitors for the in vitro production of picrosides in Picrorhiza kurroa. . Proceedings of the International conference on New Horizons In Biotechnology [8th Convention Of The Biotech Research Society, India (NHBT-2011). : NIIST, CSIR,Trivandrum, India. : November 21-24, 2011], pp.-.. Google Citation
  • Ashish R Warghat, Prabodh K Bajpai, Ashutosh Murkute, Hemant Sood, R B Srivastva (2011). Morphometirc and genetic divergence among populations of Dactylorhiza hatagirea (Orchidaceae),a terrestrial orchid in the Himalayan regions of India.. Proceedings of the World Orchid Conference [20th : Singapore : November 13-20, 2011], pp.-.. Google Citation
  • Ashish R Warghat, Prabodh K Bajpai, Ashutosh Murkute, Hemant Sood, R B Srivastva (2011). Morhological and Molecular differentiation among populations of Dactylorhiza hatagirea (orchidaceae),a critically endangered orchid in trans Himalaya. . Proceedings of the Internation Symposium on Genomics and Biodiversity [15th Adnat Convention : CCMB, Hyderabad, India : February 23-24, 2011], pp.-.. Google Citation
  • Taru Prasad, Zain Taha, Rajinder S. Chauhan, Hemant Sood (2011). Improvising procedures of micropropagation of Gerbera jamesonii for cost effectiveness and their commercial production.. Proceedings of the National Conference on Converging Technologies beyond 2020 [Kurukshetra University, India. : April 6-7, 2011. ], pp.-.. Google Citation
  • Saurabh Pandit, Hemant Sood, Rajinder S. Chauhan (2011). Biology of biosynthesis and accumulation of major chemical constituents in an endangered medicinal herb, PicrorhizakurroaRoyle ex Benth. Proceedings of the International conference on emerging trends on food and health security in cold desert [DIHAR, DRDO, Leh-Ladakh, India : September 23-25, 2011], pp.-.. Google Citation