Rothamsted Satish Kulasekaran

SCIENCE

Dr SATISH KULASEKARAN

Plant Molecular Biologist

Computational and Analytical Sciences

BIOGRAPHY

Satish is a Plant-Molecular Biologist with a research career spanning 9 years fully dedicated to understanding plant-pathogen interaction. His work centered on centered on Arabidopsis thaliana and the hemi-biotroph Pseudomonas syringae. Currently, Satish is working at the interface between Genomics and Metabolomics, applying molecular biology expertise to define the genetic components of the Salicinoid biosynthetic pathway in Willow. The overarching aim of the current project is to utilize Rothamsted’s unique collection of Willow genetic resource which comprises of 1,500 diverse species and hybrids collected from all over the world to produce high value pharmaceuticals through a combination of well-developed phytochemistry, willow genetics, genomics and breeding.

TEL:

+44 1582 938426

    ADDRESS:

    Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, AL5 2JQ

      PROFESSIONAL PLATFORMS

      TAILORING PLANT METABOLISM

      Work Programme 2 :

      Phenolic glycosides for health & industry

      QUALIFICATIONS

      • 2012 – Ph.D in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Biomedicine & Biotechnology Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain.
      • 2008 - Master of Science in Biotechnology Bharathidasan University, TIruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu, India
      • 2006 - Bachelor of Science in Plant Biology & Plant Biotechnology University of Madras, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

      MEASURES OF ESTEEM

      2017 - University of Warwick, School of Life Sciences, excellence in research cash award (£750)