Dr. A Muthusamy

Dr. A Muthusamy
Department of Plant Science, School of Life Sciences Manipal University, Karnataka,India, Email: [email protected]


Associate Professor and Head, Department of Plant Sciences, School of Life Sciences, Manipal University,Karnataka, India. He completed Master of Science from University of Madras, India, Master of Philosophy and Doctor of Philosophy from Bharathidasan University, India and Post-Doctoral experience from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India. He has 20 years of research and 15 years of teaching experience in various branches of Plant Science/Plant Biotechnology. He has 40 research publications to his credits in various International as well as National peer reviewed journals

Research Interest

Induction of Somaclonal Variations in Crop, Medicinal and Aromatic Plants. Physiological, biochemical and molecular aspects of biotic stress responses of crop plants. DNA methylation & epigenetics, association of DNA methylation with reference to biotic and abiotic stress in relation to biosynthesis of stress metabolites.