Dr. Sarika

Name

Dr. Sarika

Ongoing
  • Improving the usability of buffalo spermatozoa by sperm surface remodeling and immune acceptance in female reproductive tract-Funded by NASF, ICAR, New Delhi 
  • ICAR Network Project on Functional Genomics and Genetic Modification (Earlier ICAR-Network Project on Transgenic Crops)-Funded by ICAR 
  • Genome and transcriptome sequencing of coriander (Coriandrumsativum) to reveal insight of its genomic architecture and breeding targets-Funded by GSBM 
  • Genomic data analysis to elucidate the regulatory network and candidate genes underlying cytoplasmic male sterility in pigeonpea (Collaboration with ICAR-Indian Institute of Pulses Research, Kanpur) – Funded by ICAR 
  • Deciphering genetic variation in the carbohydrate metabolism of farmed rohu families (Collaboration with ICAR-Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture, Bhubaneshwar)- Funded by ICAR 
  • Computational approach for genomic resource improvement and precision phenotyping of less explored yield traits in wheat (Collaboration with ICAR-Indian Institute of Wheat and Barley Research, Karnal)- Funded by ICAR 
  • Computational and experimental biology approaches for delineation of selected secondary metabolyte pathways and antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) in major spices  (Collaboration with ICAR-Indian Institute of Spices Research, Kohzikode, Kerala)- Funded by ICAR 
  • Development of web server for phenotype and genotype analysis for cattle breeding management (Collaboration with ICAR-Central Institute for Research on Cattle, Meerut)-Inter-Institutional Project
Completed
  • Whole Genome sequencing and development of allied genomic research in two commercially important Fish – Labeorohita and ClariasbatrachusDBT Funded Project (January 2014 to March 2018) 
  • Genomic data analysis for identification of economically important markers and viral diagnostics in pulses (Collaboration with ICAR-Indian Institute of Pulses Research, Kanpur) – Funded by ICAR (June 2015 to September 2017) 
  • Molecular and computational approach to delineate metabolic pathways for better carbohydrate utilization in Labeo spp. (Collaboration with ICAR-Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture, Bhubaneshwar)- Funded by ICAR (June 2015 to September 2017) 
  • Computational approach for harnessing genome information and its integration with wheat phenome for efficient varietal development (Collaboration with ICAR-Indian Institute of Wheat and Barley Research, Karnal)- Funded by ICAR (June 2015 to September 2017) 
  • Mining and validation of candidate gene markers and screening on antimicrobial peptides of black pepper and small cardamom (Collaboration with ICAR-Indian Institute of Spices Research, Kohzikode, Kerala)- Funded by ICAR (June 2015 to September 2017) 
  • Establishment of National Agricultural Bioinformatics Grid in ICAR (April, 2013 to June 2014)-Funded By NAIP, ICAR  
  • Analysis and determination of antimicrobial peptides: A machine learning approach (November 2011 to March 2014)-Institute Funded 
  • Development of efficient estimation procedures for computation of compound growth rates in pulses (December 2008 to March 2011) –Institute Funded 
  • Development of on-line information retrieval system for AICRP on Chickpea plant breeding trial data (June 2009 to March 2011) –Institute Funded 
  • Modelling and forecasting of pulse production using auto regressive integrated moving average and artificial neural network methodology (December 2008 to March 2011) –Institute Funded 
  • Modelling and forecasting of pulse production using auto regressive integrated moving average and artificial neural network methodology (December 2008 to March 2011) –Institute Funded 
E-mail

sarika@icar.gov.in

Designation

Senior Scientist

Awards

Individual Award: Received “SESR Computational Biologist 2017” from Society for Educational and Scientific Research.
Individual Award: Received “Distinguished Scientist Award” in recognition of meritorious and outstanding scientific contribution in the field of Bioinformatics of the Society for Bioinformatics and Biological Sciences, Allahabad in recognition of outstanding scientific contribution in the field of Bioinformatics during October 5-6, 2015.
Individual Award: Received “Young Scientist Award” by Samgra Vikas Welfare Society for achievement and accomplishment in the field of Agriculture & Allied Sciences.
Team Award: Received 3rd Prize for the research paper entitled “In silico gene prediction and their promoter analysis for the genes related to biotic stress in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum)” authored by G. Tandon, S. Jaiswal, M. A. Iquebal, S. Singh, A. Rai, D. Kumar at National Conference on Bioinformatics Panorama in Agriculture and Health (NCBPAH 2015) at SHIATS, Allahabad during October 5-6, 2015.
BEST POSTER AWARD: Awarded FIRST in poster presentation on topic entitled “SBMDb: First whole genome based DNA microsatellite database of sugarbeet for bioenergy and industrial application” by M.A. Iquebal, Sarika, U.B. Angadi, Vasu Arora, Gaurav Sablok, Sunil Kumar, Anil Rai and Dinesh Kumar in 2nd National Conference on Converging Technologies Beyond 2020 (2CTB-2020) held during November 28-29, 2014 at UIET, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, Haryana.
BEST PAPER AWARD: Tandon, G., Jaiswal, S., Iquebal, M.A., Singh, S., Kumar, S., Rai, A. and Kumar, D. (2015). In silico study of interaction of EDS1 and PAD4 proteins in tomato using molecular dynamics approach. Best paper award in Proteomics Session in International Symposium on New Perspectives in Modern Biotechnology organized by Society for Applied Biotechnology, at Puducherry during March, 23-25, 2015.
BEST PAPER AWARD: Kaur, S., Iquebal, M.A., Jaiswal, S., Singh, S., Rai, A., Kumar, D. (2015). In silico prediction and functional characterization of genes related to abiotic and biotic stresses in chickpea (Cicer arietinum) Best Paper Award in Genomics Session in International Symposium on New Perspectives in Modern Biotechnology  organized by Society for Applied Biotechnology, at Puducherry during March 23 – 25, 2015.
First/ Best Research Paper Award: Iquebal, M.A., Sarika, Arora, V., Verma, N., Rai, A. and Kumar, D. (2012). World’s first whole genome based microsatellite DNA marker database of tomato: TomSatDb in National Conference on “NextGen Biotechnology: Amalgamating Science & Technology”, Department of Biotechnology Engineering, UIET, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, Haryana during November 23-24, 2012.
Received APPRECIATION LETTER from Dr. P Jayasankar, Director, ICAR-Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture, Bhubaneshwar for conducting collaborative workshop on “Bioinformatics Tools for Fish Genomics” during April 21-22, 2015.
Executive Member, Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics, IASRI, New Delhi
Member, Editorial Board, Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
Life Member of Scientific Societies:

Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics, New Delhi

Society for Bioinformatics and Biological Sciences, Allahabad

Society for Educational and Scientific Research, Kerala

Bioinformatics and Drug Discovery Society (BIDDS), Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu

Articles
  • Jaiswal, Sarika, Antala, Tushar J., Kheni, Jashminkumar, Chopra, Meenu, Mandavia, M. K., Tomar, Rukam S., Jasrotia, Rahul Singh, Iquebal, M.A., Angadi, U.B., Rai, Anil, Kumar, Dinesh*. (2018). Transcriptomic signature of drought response in pearl millet (Pennisetumglaucum (L.) and development of web-genomic resources. Scientific Reports, 8, 3382.https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-018-21560-1 
  • Arora, Vasu, Kapoor, Neera, Fatma, Samar, Jaiswal, Sarika, Iquebal, Mir Asif, Rai, Anil, Kumar, Dinesh*. (2018). BanSatDB, a whole-genome-based database of putative and experimentally validated microsatellite markers of three Musa species. The Crop Journal. In Press (Available online 7 March 2018).https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214514118300205 
  • Jaiswal, Sarika, Sheoran, Sonia, Arora, Vasu, Angadi, U.B., Iquebal, M.A., Raghav, Nishu, Aneja, Bharti, Kumar Deepender, Khokar, R.S., Sharma, Pradeep, Singh, G.P., Rai, Anil, Tiwari, Ratan, Kumar, Dinesh*. (2017). Putative Microsatellite DNA Marker-Based Wheat Genomic Resource for Varietal Improvement and Management. Frontiers in Plant Sciences, 8, 2009. https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpls.2017.02009/full 
  • Iquebal, Mir A, Jaiswal, Sarika, Mahato, Ajay K, Jayaswal, Pawan K, Angadi, U.B., Kumar, Neeraj, Sharma, Nimisha, Singh, Anand, Srivastava, Manish, Praksh, Jai, Singh, Sanjay K, Khan, Kasim, Mishra, Rupesh K, Rajan, Shailendra, Bajpai, Anju, Sandhya, BS, Nischita, Puttaraju, Ravishankar, KV, Dinesh, MR, Rai, Anil,  Kumar, Dinesh*, Sharma, Tilak R., Singh, Nagendra K.  (2017). MiSNPDb: a web based genomic resources of tropical ecology fruit mango (Mangiferaindica L.) for phylogeography and varietal differentiation. Scientific Reports, 7, 14968. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-017-14998-2 
  • Iquebal, Mir Asif, Soren, Khela Ram, Gangwar, Priyanka, Shanmugavadevel, P S, Aravind K, Singla, Deepak, Jaiswal, SarikaJasrotia, Rahul Singh, , Chaturvedi, Sushil K, Singh, NP, Varshney, Rajeev K, Rai, Anil, Kumar, Dinesh*. (2017). Discovery of herbicide resistance genes and its regulatory network in chickpea using transcriptome sequencing. Frontiers in Plant Sciences, 8:958.   http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fpls.2017.00958/full 
  • Verma, Sandeep Kumar, Jasrotia, Rahul Singh, Iquebal, M.A., Jaiswal, Sarika, Angadi, U.B., Rai, Anil and Kumar, Dinesh* (2017). Deciphering genes associated with root wilt disease of coconut and development of its transcriptomic database (CnTDB). Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology. 100, 255-267. 
  • Jasrotia, Rahul Singh, Iquebal, Mir Asif, Yadav, Pramod Kumar, Kumar, Neeraj, Jaiswal, Sarika, Angadi, Ulavappa B., Rai, Anil, Kumar, Dinesh* (2017). Development of transcriptome based web genomic resources of yellow mosaic disease in Vigna mungo. Physiology and Molecular Biology of Plants, 23(4), 767-777. 
  • Taxak, Pooja Choudhary, Malhotra, Suruchi M, Bharadwaj, C, Gaikwad, Kishor, Kaur, Sukhdeep, Chopra, Meenu, Tandon, Gitanjali, Jaiswal, Sarika, Iquebal, Mir A, Kumar, Dinesh*, Srinivasan, Jain, Pradeep K. (2017). Transcriptomic signature of fusarium toxin in chickpea unveiling wilt pathways and marker discovery. Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology. 100, 163-177 
  • Sahoo, T., Verma, M.K., Singh, S.K., Thakre, M., Sharma, R.R., Jaiswal, Sarika. (2017). Heterosis and heterobeltiosis for morpho-physical, phenolics, flavonoids and antioxidants in grape (Vitisvinifera) hybrids. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences.87 (6), 759-764.  
  • Tandon, G., Singh, S., Kaur, S., Sarika, Iquebal, M. A., Rai, A., & Kumar, D. (2017). Computational deciphering of biotic stress associated genes in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum). Genomics Data. 14, 82–90. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.gdata.2017.09.003 
  • S Sharma, S Jaiswal, S Archak. (2017). Annotation of gene sequence and protein structure of brinjal EDS1. Bioinformation. 13 (3), 54-59.  
  • Jaiswal,Sarika, Gautam, Aditi, Sharma, Asuda, Fatma, Samar, Arora, Vasu, Iquebal, M.A., Nandi, S., Sundaray, J.K., Jayasanker, J., Rai, Anil, Kumar, Dinesh* (2016). Development of antimicrobial peptide prediction tool for aquaculture industries. Probiotics and Antimicrobial Proteins. 8(2), 141-149. 
  • Shinde, M.P., Upadhyay, A.*, Sarika, Iquebal, M.A. and Upadhyay, A. K. (2016). Identification, characterization and expression analysis of ERF transcription factor VviERF073 and standardization of stable reference genes under salt stress in grape. Vitis-Journal of Grapevine Research. 55, 165-171. 
  • Iquebal, M.A.*, Prajneshu, Sarika. (2016). Application of data reduction technique in agriculture: A functional approach. International Journal of Agricultural and Statistical Sciences. 12(S1), 209-213. 
  • Kaur, Sukhdeep, Iquebal, M.A., Jaiswal,Sarika, Tandon, Gitanjali, Sundaram, R.M., Gautam, R.K., Suresh, K.P., Rai, Anil and Kumar, Dinesh*. (2016). A meta-analysis of potential candidate gene selection for salinity stress tolerance in rice. Agrigene. 1, 126-134. 
  • Shukla, Shantanu Shukla, Iquebal, MA, Jaiswal, Sarika, Angadi, UB, Fatma, Samar, Kumar, Neeraj, Jasrotia, Rahul S, Fatima, Yasmin, Rai, Anil, Kumar, Dinesh*. (2016). The Onion Genomic Resource: A Genomics and Bioinformatics driven resource for onion breeding. Plant Gene, 8, 9-15. 
  • Koley, Tanmay, Kaur, Charanjit*, Nagal, Shweta, Walia, Shweta, Jaggi, Seema, Sarika. (2016). Antioxidant activity and phenolic content in genotypes of Indian jujube (ZizyphusmauritianaLamk.). Arabian Journal of Chemistry, 9(2), 1044-1052. 
  • Sharma, Pradeep, Tiwari, Ratan*, Saharan, M.S., Sharma, Indu, Kumar, Jitender, Mishra, Shefali, Muthusamy, Senthilkumar K., Gupta, R.K., Jaiswal, Sarika, Iquebal, Mir Asif, Angadi, U.B., Kumar, Neeraj, Fatma, Samar, Rai, Anil, Kumar, Dinesh. (2016). Draft Genome Sequence of the Karnal Bunt fungus, TilletiaindicaMitra: Two monosporidial lines (PSWKBGH-1 and 2). Genome Announcement. 4(5), e00928-16. doi:10.1128/genomeA.00928-16. 
  • Singh, Nagendra K, Mahato, Ajay K,Jayaswal, Pawan K, Singh, Akshay, Singh, Sangeeta, Singh, Nisha, Rai, Vandna, Amitha Mithra S V, Gaikwad, Kishor, Sharma, Nimisha, Lal, Shiv, Srivastava, Manish, Praksh, Jai, Kalidindi, Usha, Singh, Sanjay K, Singh, Anand K, Khan, Kasim, Mishra, Rupesh K, Rajan, Shailendra, Bajpai, Anju, Sandhya, BS, Nischita, Puttaraju, Ravishankar, KV, Dinesh, MR, Kumar, Neeraj, Jaiswal, Jaiswal, Sarika, Iquebal, Mir A, Kumar, Dinesh, Rai, Anil  and Sharma, Tilak R (2016). Origin, Diversity and Genome Sequence of Mango (Mangiferaindica L.). Indian Journal of History of Science. 51(2), 355-368. 
  • Jaiswal, Sarika, Dhanda, S.K., Iquebal, M.A., Arora, Vasu, Shah, Tejas M., Angadi, U.B., Joshi, Chaitanya G., Rahgava, G.P.S., Rai, Anil and Kumar, Dinesh*. (2016). BIS-CATTLE: A Web Server for Breed Identification using Microsatellite DNA Markers. Current Research in Bioinformatics. 5(1), 10-17. 
  • Sarika*,Iquebal, MA, Arora, Vasu, Rai, Anil and Kumar Dinesh. (2015). Species specific approach for development of web-based antimicrobial peptides prediction tool. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 111, 55-61.https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0168169914003184 
  • SarikaJaiswal, Iquebal, M.A., Angadi, U.B., Sablok, Gaurav, Arora, Vasu, Kumar, Sunil, Rai, Anil and Kumar, Dinesh* (2015). SBMDb: First whole genome microsatellite DNA marker database of sugar beet for bioenergy and industrial applications. Database: The Journal of Biological Databases and Curation  https://academic.oup.com/database/article/doi/10.1093/database/bav111/2433242 
  • Das, Sofia, Bit, Amrita, Patnaik, Siddhi, Sahoo, Lakshman, Meher, Prem, Saha, T., Patel, A., Patel, Namrata, Koringa, Prakash, Joshi, Chitanya, Agarwal, Suyash, Pandey, Manmohan, Srivastava, Shreya, Kushwaha, B., Kumar, Ravindra, Nagpure, Naresh, Iquebal, M.A., Jaiswal, Sarika, Kumar, Dinesh, Jayasankar, P., Jena, J., and Das, Paramananda (2015). Low depth shotgun sequencing resolves complete mitochondrial genome sequence of Labeorohita. Mitochondrial DNA. 27(5), 3517-3518. 
  • Rudra, SG, Jakhar, N, Nishad, J, Saini, N, Sen, S, Bhardhwaj, R, Jaiswal, Sarika, Suneja, P, Singh, S and Kaur, C (2015). Extrusion conditions and antioxidant properties of sorghum, barley and horse gram based snack. Int J Plant Research.28(2), 171-182. 
  • Iquebal, M.A., Muhammad Shahid, Sarika, Dixit, S. P., Verma, N. K., Aggarwal, R.A.K., Jayakumar, S., Rai, Anil and Kumar, Dinesh* (2014). Loci minimization in breed prediction using Artificial neural network approach. Animal Genetics. 45 (6), 898-902.  
  • Tandon, Gitanjali, Sarika, Iquebal, M.A., Kuamr, Sunil, Kaur, Sukhdeep, Rai, Anil and Kumar, Dinesh*. (2014). Evidence of Salicylic Acid pathway with EDS1 and PAD4 proteins by molecular dynamics simulation for Grape improvement. Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics. 33(10), 2180-2191.  
  • Iquebal, M.A., Prajneshu and Sarika (2014). Nonlinear Support Vector Regression Technique for Modelling and Forecasting: An Application. Journal of Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics. 68 (3), 369-374. 
  • Kaur, Charanjit, Pal, R.K., Kar, Abhijit, Gadi, Chirag, Sen, Sangita, Kumar, Praveen, Chandra, Ram, Jaiswal, Sarika, Khan, Islam. (2014). Characterization of antioxidants and hypoglycemic potential of pomegranate grown in India: A preliminary investigation. Journal of Food Biochemistry. 38 (4), 397-406 
  • Kushwaha, B., Kumar, R., Agarwal, S., Pandey, M., Nagpure, N.S., Singh, M., Srivastava, S., Joshi, C.G., Das, P., Shah, T.M., Patel, A.B., Patel, N., Koringa, P, Das, S.P., Patnaik, S., Bit, A., Sarika, Iquebal, M.A., Kumar, D. and Jena, J.K. (2014). Assembly and variation analyses of C. batrachusmitogenome retrieved from WGS data and its phylogenetic relationship with other catfishes. Meta Gene.5, 105-114. 
  • Iquebal M.A., Sarika, Dhanda, SK, Arora V, Dixit, SP, Raghava GPS, Rai A and Kumar D* (2013). Development of a model webserver for breed identification using microsatellite DNA marker. BMC Genetics. 14:118. (http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2156/14/118/abstract).  
  • Iquebal MA, Sarika, Arora Vasu, Verma Nidhi, Rai Anil and Kumar Dinesh* (2013). First whole genome based microsatellite DNA marker database of tomato for mapping and variety identification. BMC Plant Biology 2013, 13:197. https://bmcplantbiol.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1471-2229-13-197 
  • Sarika, Arora, Vasu, Iquebal, M.A., Rai, Anil and Kumar, Dinesh* (2013).In silico mining of putative microsatellite markers from whole genome sequence of water buffalo (Bubalisbubalis) and development of first BuffSatDB. BMC Genomics. 14, 43. https://bmcgenomics.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1471-2164-14-43 
  • Sarika, Arora, Vasu, Iquebal, M.A., Rai, Anil, and Kumar, Dinesh* (2013).PIPEMicroDB: Microsatellite database and primer generation tool for pigeonpea genome. Database: The Journal of Biological Databases and Curation. Vol. 2013, Article ID bas054, doi:10.1093/database/bas054https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3567484/ 
  • Kaur C, Walia S, NagalS,Walia S, Singh J, Singh BB,Saha S, Singh B, Kalia P, Jaggi S and Sarika.(2013). Functional quality and antioxidant composition of selected tomato (Solanum lycopersicon L) cultivars grown in Northern India. LWT – Food Science and Technology. 50,139-145
  • Bajetha, Garima, Bhati, Jyotika, Sarika, Iquebal, M. A., Rai, Anil, Arora, Vasu and Kumar, Dinesh (2013). Analysis and functional annotation of expressed sequence tags of Water Buffalo, Animal Biotechnology. 24 (1), 25-30.
  • Sarika, Seema Jaggi* and V.K. Sharma (2013). First order rotatable designs incorporating neighbour effects. ARS Combinatoria, 112, 145-159.
  • Iquebal, M.A., Sarika, Arora, Vasu, Rai, Anil and Kumar Dinesh. (2013). In-silico mining of microsatellite markers from goat whole genome and development of GoSatDb. Indian Journal of Animal Research. 47. 
  • Eldho Varghese, Seema Jaggi and Sarika (2013). Response surface model with neighbor effects and correlated observations. Model Assisted Statistics and Applications. 8(1): 41-49.
  • Iquebal, MA and Sarika (2013). Nonlinear growth models for describing country’s Lentil (Lens culinarisM.) production. Journal of Food Legumes. 26 (1&2): 79-82.  
  • Sarika*,Iquebal, M. A. and Rai, Anil (2012). Biotic stress resistance in agriculture through antimicrobial peptides. Peptides: An International Journal, 36, 322-330.https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22659413 
  • S Sewak, MA Iquebal, NP Singh, RK Solanki, Sarika. (2012). Genetic diversity studies in chickpea (Cicer arietinum) germplasm. Journal of Food Legumes,25 (1), 31-36. 
  • Sarika*,Iquebal, M.A., Rai, Anil and Anshika (2012). Support vector machine for prediction of antimicrobial peptides in legumes. International Journal of Agricultural & Statistical Sciences. 9 (2), 717-728.
  • Sarika,Iquebal, M. A.and Rai, Anil (2012). In silico analysis and homology model of legume antioxidant proteins. Online Journal of Bioinformatics. 13(1), 120-129.
  • Sarika, Iquebal MA and Chattopadhyay C*. (2011). Modelling and forecasting of pigeonpea (Cajanuscajan) production using Autoregressive Integrated Moving Average methodology. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences. 81(6), 520-523. 
  • Yadav, N., Sarika, Iquebal, M.A. and Md. Akram (2011). In-silico analysis and homology modeling of coat protein of Mungbeen Yellow Mosaic India Virus. Journal of Food Legumes.24, 138-141.
  • Jaggi, Seema*, Sarika and Sharma, VK (2010). Response surface analysis incorporating neighbour effects from adjacent units. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 80(8), 719-723. 
  • Sarika, Jaggi, Seema* and Sharma, VK (2009). Second order response surface model with neighbour effects. Communications in Statistics – Theory and Methods, 38(9), 1393–1403 
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