NAGRAJ T K Ag Engineer/ Plant scientist

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• Indoor Vertical farming of few Lettuce, Herbs and Greeny leaves, image capturing for development of Artificial Intelligence engine for biomass, identification, photosynthesis, spotting of diseases. And proactivity prediction.

• Tissue culture based Double haploids production in vegetable crops and effort towards finding tissue culture-based DH production in other crops.                                                                                                                                                                                                • Culture media preparation, plant tissue culture and agro/gun mediated transformation, plants hardening in green house and expression analysis at cell / tissue levels.

• Hybrid qualification by Transgene proteins quantification through ELISA, and LOC NOCs preparation and submitting for regulatory approvals to Government bodies                                                                                                                                                                 • Molecular biology, cloning, recombinant DNA technology, gene expression studies, gene targeting, stacking and transgenes immunoassays, promoter characterisation using GUS and GFP genes.                                                                                                                • RNAi technology; Micro RNAi s preparation, application and Analysis.                                                                                                           • Documentation of experiments in LIMS and other inhouse data bases on real time basis.


2003 -2017, 2017-2018 Senior plant scientist at Monsanto
2017-2018 Director of Research at Smart spectrum