Suresh Kumar Dubey

Professor
Ph.D. (BHU)
Contact Information:
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E-mail: dskbot@rediffmail.com; skdubey@bhu.ac.in
Employee No. 16853

 
Academic Qualifications:
S. No.DegreeInstitutionYear
1.B.Sc.V.B.S. University, Jaunpur1992
2.M.Sc.V.B.S. University, Jaunpur1994
3.Ph.D.Banaras Hindu University2000
 
Professional Employments:

S. No.Name of the Post Name of the DepartmentName of the Inst./UnivDuration
4. ProfessorBotany DepartmentBanaras Hindu University (India)2017-Present
3.Associate ProfessorBotany DepartmentBanaras Hindu University (India)2015-2017
2.Assistant ProfessorBotany DepartmentBanaras Hindu University (India)2003-2015
1.CSIR Research AssociateDepartment of Chemical Engg. & TechnologyInstitute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University (India)2002-2003

Area of specialization:
 


Molecular Ecology :
Bioremediation of VOCs and pesticides, molecular ecology of methane production and oxidation in paddy/forest ecosystems, prevalence of pathogenic bacteria in clinical and environmental samples, effect of transgenic crop on microbial community structure etc.

Awards:


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  • Visited University of North-West A&F, Xian, China, June 2018, for an invited talk
  • INSA-New Delhi-Royal Society of Edinburgh-UK: Visiting Fellowship, 2017 to visit University of Glasgow, Scotland (UK)
  • Member, DST delegation to visit Stockholm, Sweden, for bilateral scientific discussion on Bio-based Economy (August 2014)
  • Member, Board of Study of Botany (U.P. Autonomous PG College, Varanasi (2013-2016)
  • Mentor/Resource person for DST-INSPIRE initiatives, Govt. of India, New Delhi (www.dst.gov.in/scietific- programme/inspire/gov.in (2013 - continued)
  • JSPS, Invited Fellowship, JSPS, Govt. of Japan, Tokyo at Chiba Univ. 2012- 2013)
  • INSA Visiting Fellowship, INSA, New Delhi (selected but could not availed due to visit of Japan) , 2012
  • DST- BOYSCAST Govt of India fellowship 2006 (visited to University of Warwick, UK).
  • Biotech Research Society of India Young Scientist Medal 2004.
  • Young Scientist Award from D.S.T., Govt.of India, New Delhi 2004.
  • Research Associate from C.S.I.R., Govt.of India, New Delhi 2002-2003(BHU).
  • Senior Research Fellow from C.S.I.R., Govt.of India, New Delhi 2001 to 2002.
  • Member, Institutional Biosefety Committee of D.B.T, Govt. of India, New Delhi (2004-2011 for IIVR, Varanasi).
  • Editor: Indian Journal of Microbiology (Springer Publication).(2009- 2011)
  • Journal of Scientific Research (BHU), 2018 onwards
  • Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering (2017) 1st Edition, Crop Modification, Nutrition, and Food (Elsevier publication)
    Membership of Societies:
  • Biotech Research Society of India .(Life member)
  • Association of Microbiologist of India .(Life member)
  • American Society for Microbiology (Annual Member>

 
 
Current Research Project:
 

S. No.Name of the Project DurationSource of FundingAmount of Funding (Rs)
1. Methanotrophic community structure and their potential for methane oxidation in tropical dry deciduous forest soils (P.I) 2016- 2018DST, New Delhixx lacs

 

List of 10 major publications:

  • Vishwakarma, P., Dubey, S.K. (2010) DNA microarray analyses targeting pmoA gene reveals diverse community of methanotrophs in rhizosphere of tropical rice soils, Current Science 99: 1090-1095.
  • Vishwakarma, P., Singh, M., Dubey, S.K. (2010) Changes in methanotrophic community composition after rice crop harvest in tropical soils. Biology & Fertility of Soils 46: 471-479.
  • Singh, A., Dubey S.K. (2012) Temporal variations in methanogenic community structure and methane production potential of tropical rice ecosystems. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 48: 162-166.
  • Singh, A., Singh, R.S., Upadhyay, S.N., Joshi, C.G., Tripathi Ajai K., Dubey, S.K. (2012) Community structure of methanogenic archaea and methane production associated with compost-treated tropical rice-field soil. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 82: 118-134.
  • Dubey, S.K., Singh, A., Singh, R. S., Upadhyay, S.N. (2013) Changes in methanogenic population size and CH4 production potential in response to crop phenology in tropical rice field. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 57: 972-978.
  • Singh, A. K., Rai, G.K., Singh, M., Dubey S.K. (2013) Bacterial community structure in the rhizosphere of a Cry1Ac Bt-Brinjal crop and comparison to its non-transgenic counterparts in the tropical soil. Microbial Ecology 66: 927-939
  • Singh, A. K., Singh, M., Dubey S.K. (2014) Rhizospheric fungal community structure of a Bt-brinjal and a near isogenic variety. J Applied Microbiology 117: 750-765
  • Srivastva N, Singh R.S., Dubey SK (2017) Efficacy of wood charcoal and its modified form as packing media for biofiltration of isoprene. J Environmental Management 196: 252-260.
  • Yadav S, Dubey SK (2018) Cellulose degradation potential of Paenibacillus lautus strain BHU3 and its whole genome sequence. Bioresource Technology 262:124-131
  • Reddy B, Dubey SK (2019) River Ganges water as reservoir of microbes with antibiotic and metal ion resistance genes: High throughput metagenomic approach Environmental Pollution 246: 443-451.

A. Full List of Publications:

  • Singh A, Srivastva N, Dubey SK (2019) Molecular characterization and kinetics of isoprene degrading bacteria Bioresource Technology. doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech. 2019.01.057.

  • Reddy B, Dubey SK (2019) River Ganges water as reservoir of microbes with antibiotic and metal ion resistance genes: High throughput metagenomic approach Environmental Pollution 246: 443-451.

  • Soni DK, Dubey SK (2018) Towards DNA based technological advancement in Listeria monocytogenes detection: Conventional to biosensor. Current Science 115:209-211.

  • Soni DK, Ahmad R, Dubey SK (2018) Biosensor for the detection of Listeria monocytogenes: Emerging trends. Critical Reviews in Microbiology 44:590-608.

  • Yadav S, Dubey SK (2018) Cellulose degradation potential of Paenibacillus lautus strain BHU3 and its whole genome sequence. Bioresource Technology 262:124-131

  • Dubey SK, Pandey J (2018) Challenges and knowledge gaps in ecological sciences. Current Science 114: 19-21.

  • Srivastva N., Singh A., Bhardwaj Y., Dubey SK (2018) Biotechnological potential for degradation of isoprene: A review. Critical Reviews in Biotechnology 38: 587-599.

  • Soni DK, Ghosh A, Chikara SK, Singh KM, Joshi CG, Dubey SK (2017) Comparative whole genome analysis of Listeria monocytogenes 4b strains reveals least genome diversification irrespective of their niche specificity. Gene Reports 8: 61-68.

  • Singh A, Vishwakarma P, Adhya TK ,Inubushi K, Dubey S K (2017) Molecular ecological perspective of methanogenic archaeal community in rice agroecosystem. Science of Total Environment 596-597: 136-146.

  • Singh A, Srivastva N, Dubey SK (2017) Molecular diversity of methanogenic archaea and methane production potential of soil in relation to rice cultivars. Indian J of Experimental Biology 55: 506-513.

  • Srivastva N, Singh RS, Dubey SK (2017) Efficacy of wood charcoal and its modified form as packing media for biofiltration of isoprene. J Environmental Management 196: 252-260.

  • Srivastva, N, Vishwakarma, P, Bhardwaj, Y, Singh, A, Manjunath, K, Dubey SK (2017) Kinetic and molecular analyses reveal isoprene degradation potential of Methylobacterium sp. Bioresource Technology 242: 87-91.

  • Singh AK, Dubey SK (2016) Current trends in Bt crops and their fate on associated microbial community dynamics: a review. Protoplasma 253: 663-681.

  • Srivastva N, Upadhyay SN, Singh RS, Dubey SK (2016) Degradation kinetics and metabolites in continuous biodegradation of isoprene. Bioresource Technology 206: 275-278.

  • Yadav M, Shukla AK, Srivastva N, Upadhyay SN, Dubey SK (2016) Utilization of microbial community potential for removal of chlorpyrifos: a review. Critical Reviews in Biotechnology 36: 727-742.

  • Srivastva N, Shukla AK, Singh, RS, Upadhyay SN, Dubey S.K. (2015) Characterization of bacterial isolates from rubber dump site and their use in biodegradation of isoprene in batch and continuous bioreactors. Bioresource Technology 188: 84-91.

  • Singh DV, Dubey SK (2015) Pregnancy-associated human listeriosis: virulence and genotypic analysis of Listeria monocytogenes Journal of Microbiology 53:653-660.

  • Kashish, Soni DK, Mishra SK, Prakash R, Dubey SK (2015) Label-free impedimetric detection of Listeria monocytogenes based on poly-5-carboxy indole modified ssDNA probe. Journal of Biotechnology, 200: 70-76.

  • Soni DK, Nath A, Dubey SK (2015) Evaluation and use of in-silico structure based epitope prediction for listeriolysin O of Listeria monocytogenes. Indian J of Biotechnology 14:160-166.

  • Kashish, Gupta S., Dubey SK, Prakash R (2015) Genosensor based on a nanostructured, platinum-modified glassy carbon electrode for Listeria detection. Analytical Methods7: 2616-2622.

  • Kharwar RN, Dubey SK, Pandey J, Rai LC (2015) Plant science research. Current Science 109: 14-15.

  • Singla A, Dubey SK, Muhamad AA, Inubushi K (2015) Methane flux from paddy vegetated soil: a comparison between biogas digested liquid and chemical fertilizer. Wetland Ecology & Management 23: 139-148.

  • Soni DK, Singh KM, Ghosh A, Chikara SK, Joshi CG, Dubey SK (2015) Whole-genome sequence of Listeria monocytogenes strains from clinical and environmental samples at Varanasi, India. Genome Announcement 3 (1): e 01496-14

  • Yadav M, Srivastav N, Shukla AK, Singh RS, Upadhyay SN, Dubey SK (2015) Efficacy of Aspergillus sp. for degradation of chlorpyrifos in batch and continuous aerated packed bed bioreactors. Applied Biochemistry & Biotechnology 175: 16-24

  • Soni, D.K, Singh, M., Singh, D.V., Dubey, S.K. (2014) Virulence and genotypic characterization of Listeria monocytogenes isolated from vegetable and soil samples. BMC Microbiology 14: 241-250

  • Soni D.K. & Dubey S.K. (2014) Phylogenetic analysis of the Listeria monocytogenes based on sequencing of 16S rRNA and hlyA genes. Molecular Biology Reports doi:10.1007/s11033-014-3724-2

  • Singla, A., Dubey, S.K, Singh, A., K. Inubushi (2014) Effect of biogas digested slurry-based biochar on methane flux and methanogenic archaeal diversity in paddy soil. Agriculture Ecosystem & Environment 197 278-287

  • Singla, A.,Dubey, S.K, Ali, M.A. K. Inubushi (2014) Methane flux from paddy vegetated soil: a comparison between biogas digested liquid and chemical fertilizer. Wetland Ecology & Management DOI 10.1007/s11273-014-9365-3

  • Singh, A. K., Singh, M., Dubey S.K. (2014) Rhizospheric fungal community structure of a Bt-brinjal and a near isogenic variety. J Applied Microbiology DOI: 10.1111/cogs.12067

  • Yadav M., Srivastva N., Singh, R.S., Upadhyay, S.N., Dubey, S.K. (2014) Biodegradation of chlorpyrifos by Pseudomonas sp. in a continuous packed bed bioreactor. Bioresource Technology 165: 265-269

  • Shukla, A.K, Upadhyay, S.N., Dubey, S.K. (2014) Current trends in trichloroethylene biodegradation: a review. Critical Reviews in Biotechnology 34: 101-114

  • Dubey, S.K., Singh, A., Watanabe, T., Asakawa, S., Singla, A., Hironori, A., Inubushi, K. (2014) Methane production potential and methanogenic archaeal community structure in tropical irrigated Indian paddy soils. Biology & Fertility of Soils 50: 369-379.

  • Soni, D. K., Singh R. K., Singh, D. V., Dubey S.K. (2013) Characterization of Listeria monocytogenes isolated from Ganges water, human clinical and milk samples at Varanasi, India. Infection Genetics & Evolution 14: 83-91.

  • Singh, A. K., Rai, G.K., Singh, M., Dubey S.K. (2013) Bacterial community structure in the rhizosphere of a Cry1Ac Bt-Brinjal crop and comparison to its non-transgenic counterparts in the tropical soil. Microbial Ecology 66: 927-939.

  • Singh, A.K., Singh, M., Dubey, S.K. (2013) Changes in Actinomycetes community structure under the influence of Bt transgenic brinjal crop in a tropical agroecosystem. BMC Microbiology 13: 122-133.

  • Dubey, S.K., Singh, A., Singh, R. S., Upadhyay, S.N. (2013) Changes in methanogenic population size and CH4 production potential in response to crop phenology in tropical rice field. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 57: 972-978.

  • Singla, A., Dubey, S.K., Iwasa, H., Inubushi, K. (2013) Nitrous oxide flux from komatsuna (Brassica rapa) vegetated soil: a comparison between biogas digested liquid and chemical fertilizer. Biology & Fertility of Soils 49: 971-976.

  • Singh, A., Singh, R.S., Upadhyay, S.N., Joshi, C.G., Tripathi Ajay K., Dubey, S.K. (2012) Community structure of methanogenic archaea and methane production associated with compost-treated tropical rice-field soil. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 82: 118-134.

  • Singh, A., Dubey S.K. (2012) Temporal variations in methanogenic community structure and methane production potential of tropical rice ecosystems. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 48: 162-166.

  • Maya, K., Upadhyay S. N., Singh R. S., Dubey, S.K. (2012) Degradation kinetics of chloropyrifos and 2,5,6-trichloro-2-pyridinol (TCP) by fungal communities. Bioresource Technology 126: 216-223.

  • Shukla, A. K., Vishwakarma, P., Singh, R. S., Upadhyay, S.N., Dubey, S.K. (2011) Substrate inhibition during bio-?ltration of TCE using diazotrophic bacterial community. Bioresource Technology 102: 3561-3563.

  • Maya, K., Singh R. S., Upadhyay S. N., Dubey, S.K. (2011) Kinetic analysis reveals bacterial efficacy for biodegradation of chloropyrifos and its hydrolyzing metabolite TCP. Process Biochemistry 46: 2130-2136.

  • Shukla, A. K., Vishwakarma, P., Singh, R. S., Upadhyay, S.N., Dubey, S.K. (2010) Biofiltration of trichloroethylene using diazotrophic bacterial community. Bioresource Technology 10:1 2126-2133.

  • Shukla, A. K., Singh, R. S., Upadhyay, S.N., Dubey, S. K. (2010) Kinetics of biofiltration of trichloroethylene by methanotrophs in presence of methanol. Bioresource Technology 101: 8119- 8126.

  • Vishwakarma, P., Singh, M., Dubey, S.K. (2010) Changes in methanotrophic community composition after rice crop harvest in tropical soils. Biology & Fertility of Soils 46: 471-479.

  • Vishwakarma, P., Dubey, S.K. (2010) DNA microarray analyses targeting pmoA gene reveals diverse community of methanotrophs in rhizosphere of tropical rice soils, Current Science 99: 1090-1095.

  • Vishwakarma, P., Dubey S.K. (2010) Diversity of methanotrophs in urea fertilized tropical rice agroecosystems. Indian Journal of Microbiology 50: 205-211.

  • Shukla, A. K., Vishwakarma, P., Upadhyay, S.N., Tripathi, A.K., Prasanna, H.C., Dubey, S.K. (2009) Biodegradation of trichlroethylene (TCE) by methanotrophic community. Bioresource Technology 100: 2469-2474.

  • Vishwakarma, P., Dumont, M. G., Bodrossy, L., Stralis-Pavese, N., Murrell, J. C., Dubey, S.K. (2009) Ecological and molecular analyses of the rhizospheric methanotroph community in tropical rice soil: effect of crop phenology and land-use history. Current Science 96: 1082-1089.

  • Vishwakarma, P., Dubey, S.K. (2007) The effect of soil type and plant age on the population size of rhizospheric methanotrophs and their activities in tropical rice soils. Journal of Basic Microbiology 47: 351-357.

  • Dubey, S. K., Tripathi, A.K., Upadhyay, S.N. (2006) Exploration of soil bacterial communities for their potential as bioresource. Bioresource Technology 97: 2217-2224.

  • Dubey S. K. (2005) Microbial ecology of methane emission in rice agroecosystem : A Review. Applied Ecology & Environmental Research 3 (2) 1-27.

  • Dubey S.K., P. Padamnabhan, H.J. Purohit, S.N. Upadhyay (2003) Tracking of methanotrophs and their diversity in paddy soil: A molecular approach. Current Science 85: 92-95.

  • Dubey S.K. (2003) Spatio-kinetic variations in the methane oxidizing bacteria in paddy soil at mid-tillering: effect of N-fertilizers. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems 65: 53-59.

  • Dubey S.K., A.S.K. Sinha and J.S. Singh (2002) Differential inhibition of CH4 oxidation in bare, bulk and rhizosphere soils of dryland rice field by nitrogen fertilizers. Basic & Applied Ecology 3: 347-355.

  • Dubey S.K. and J.S.Singh (2001) Plant induced spatial variations in the size of methanotrophic population in dryland and flooded rice agroecosystems. Nutrient Cycling in Agro ecosystems 52 : 161-167 (2001).

  • Dubey S.K.(2001) Methane emission and rice agriculture. Current Science 81: 345-346.

  • Dubey S.K. and J.S.Singh (2000) Spatio-temporal variation and effect of urea fertilization on methanotrophs in a tropical dryland rice field. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 32 : 521-526.

  • Dubey S.K., A.S.K. Sinha and J.S. Singh (2000) Spatial variation in the capacity of soil for CH4 uptake and population size of methane oxidizing bacteria in dryland rice agriculture. Current Science 78: 617-620.

  • Dubey S.K., Kashyap AK, Singh JS (1996) Methanotrophic bacteria, methanotrophy and methane oxidation in soil and rhizosphere. Tropical Ecology 37:167-182

B. Book Chapters:

  • Srivastva N, Singh A, Dubey SK (2018) Methanogenic archaea in paddy agricultural fields, in Insilico Approach for Sustainable Agriculture (Eds: D K Choudhary, Kumar, M, Prasad R, Kumar V), Springer Nature Singapore, 51-64.

  • Singh AK, Dubey SK (2017) Transgenic plants and soil microbes, in Current Development in Biotechnology and Bioengineering (Eds: Dubey SK, Pandey A, Sangwan RS), Elsevier, Netherlands, 163-177.

  • Dubey SK, Vishwakarma P, Shukla AK, Maya K, Singh AK, Singh A (2011) Metabolic engineering: a multifarious tool of post genomic era, in: Plant Genome: Diversity, conservation and manipulaton (Eds: Roy BK, Chaudhary BR, Sinha RP)

 

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