The interaction between plant and its environment is a key determinant of plant productivity and ecosystem services. I aim to investigate how plants function in context of their environment and to explore how plants shape the provision of ecosystem services for climate change mitigation.
Research Interests: Plant Physiology, Plant-Environment interaction, Agroecology, Microbial Ecology
Sep 2019 – Present: Postdoctoral fellow at Yale-NUS
Apr 2019 – Jun 2019: Postdoc at University of Basel, Switzerland
Jun 2014 – Jan 2019: PhD candidate at University of Basel, Switzerland
Jan 2014 – Mar 2014: Research assistant at Hannover Centre for Optical Technologies, Germany
Mar 2012 – Apr 2012: Intern at Millennium Seed Bank, Royal Botanic Gardens, Wakehurst, UK
Oct 211 – Sep 2013: MSc in Plant Physiology at Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany
Jul 2007 – May 2011: Bachelor of Technology in Biotechnology, VIT University, India
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How plants respond to various biotic and abiotic factors. Opmitization of growth conditions.
2014 - 2018
University of Basel, Switzerland
Ph.D. in Botany
How microbes could be used to enhance plant`s productivity in agriculture.
Optimization of best-farming practices e.g. spatial arrangement of component plants in intercropping.
How microbes in the rhizosphere of two neighbouring plants interacts.
2011 - 2013
University of Hannover, Germany
MSc in International Horticulture
2007 - 2011
VIT University, Vellore, India
B.Tech in Biotechnology