Profile of Mr. Satish Kumar

Name: Mr. Satish Kumar

Designation: Scientist 

Date of Birth: 26.02.1980

Area of Specialization: Metagenomics, Microbial ecology and stress response

Email Id:

Mobile: +91-7588904204; Phone: 02112-254057, Fax: 02112-254056




Year of Passing


M.Sc (Plant Biochemistry)


Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar

B.Sc.B.Ed. (Four Year Integrated course)


Regional Institute of Education, Ajmer


Professional History





Dec 2011 to till Date

ICAR-National Institute for Abiotic Stress Management, Malegaon, Baramati, Maharashtra


Sept 2011 to Dec,11

ICAR-National Academy of Agricultural Research Management, Hyderabad, Telangana



Research papers

  1. Kumar S, Paul D, Shouche Y, and Suryavanshi M.V, (2020). Data on genome sequencing, assembly, annotation and genomic analysis of Rhodococcus rhodochrous strain SPC17 isolated from Lonar Lake, Data in Brief (in press).
  2. Bhushan, B., Kumar, S., Mahawar, M. K., Jalgaonkar, K., et al., (2019). Nullifying phosphatidic acid effect and controlling phospholipase D associated browning in litchi pericarp through combinatorial application of hexanal and inositol. Scientific reports, 9(1), 2402. (Published)
  3. Kumar S., Kumar, K. K., Sanchita, G., Bharat, B., & Rajagopal, V. (2018). Phylogenetic analysis of diverse uncultured eubacterial groups from saline-alkaline soil of basaltic terrain in western Maharashtra, India. Research Journal of Biotechnology, Vol, 13, 11.
  4.  Kazal V, Bhushan B, Narwal R K, Kumar S, Pal A. (2017) Evaluation of Salt Tolerance in Different Isabgol (Plantago ovata Forsk.) Genotypes under Differential Salt Stress Imposition, Indian Journal of Agricultural Biochemistry 30 (1), 41-49.
  5. Narwal RK, Bhushan B, Pal A, Malhotra SP, Kumar S, Saharan V (2016) Inactivation thermodynamics and iso-kinetic profiling for evaluating operational suitability of milk clotting enzyme immobilized in composite polymer matrix, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 91, 317-328
  6. Bhushan B, Pal A, Kumar S, Singh A (2015) Evaluation of post-germinative lipid peroxidation and enzymatic antioxidant potential in lead absorbing oat (Avena sativa) seedlings, Journal of Environmental Biology 36 (1), 279.
  7. Bhushan B, Pal A, Kumar S, Jain V (2015), Biochemical characterization and kinetic comparison of encapsulated haze removing acidophilic xylanase with partially purified free xylanase isolated from Aspergillus flavus, Journal of food Science and Technology 52 (1), 191-200.
  8. Bhushan B,  Pal A, Kumar S (2014), Production and partial characterization of extracellular xylanase from acidophilic Aspergillus flavus MTCC 9390 grown in SSF mode, Research Journal of Biotechnology Vol 9, 5
  9. Yadav S, Jain S, Jain V, Jain RK, (2007) Genetic analysis of CMS, restorer, hybrid and open-pollinated genotypes of Indian pearl millet [Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br.] using ISSR markers, Indian Journal Of Biotechnology, p 340-348.
  10. Pal A, Bhushan B, Kumar S, Saharan V (2016), Cost Effective Fermentation, Purification, and Operational Suitability of Xylanase from Aspergillus Niger KR-3 Grown on Agricultural By-Products,  Lignocellulose, 5, 15-33

Review papers

  1. Kumar S, Krishnani KK, Bharat B, Pandit B M (2015) Metagenomics: Retrospect and Prospects in High Throughput Age, Biotechnology Research International (121735), 13, doi:10.1155/2015/121735.

Book chapters

  1. Paul D, Kumar S, Banskar S, Mohapatra B, Shouche YS (2019) ‘Microbiology of Aqueous Environments: Interactions, Effects and Homeostasis, In Recent Advances and Innovations in Agricultural Microbiology’ Apple Academic Press, CRC Press, Taylor and  Francis group.
  2. Paul D, Kumar S, Mishra M, Parab S, Banskar S, Shouche Y (2018) “Molecular techniques for identification of soil microbial community structure, dynamics and function’’ in Advances in Soil Microbiology: Recent Trends and Future Prospects, Springer Publications
  3. Bhagat KP, Kumar RA, Ratnakumar P, Kumar S, Bal SK, Agrawal PK (2014) Photosynthesis and associated aspects under abiotic stresses environment, In Approaches to Plant Stress and their Management, 191-205 (Springer Publications).
  4. P Ratna Kumar, SK Raina, Kumar S, KP Bhagat, Y Singh, SK Bal (2013), Adaptation and Mitigation Strategies of Plant Under Drought and High‐Temperature Stress in Climate Change and Plant Abiotic Stress Tolerance, 421-436 (Backwell and Willey Publishers)


Awards and Recognitions

  • Best paper presentation award at World Environment Congress held at Bangalore, India during January 10 to January 13, 2018, organized by International World Research Journals
  • ICAR-SRF 2015 Fellowship (2nd Rank) (not availed)       
  • CSIR-NET 2009 and 2015


Member of Professional bodies

  • Life Member of SARAS