Ph. D. (1993-1997) : Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi.
M. Sc (Ag.) (1991-1993) : Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.
B Sc. (Ag.) (1987-1991) : Visva Bharati University, Shantiniketan, West Bengal.
Host – geminivirus Interactions and Transgenic resistance
1996 - 2000 Scientist, Indian Institute of Vegetable Research (IIVR), Varanasi
2000 - 2004 Scientist (Sr. Scale), IIVR, Varanasi
2004 - 2010 Associate Professor, School of Life Sciences, JNU.
2010 - present Professor, School of Life Sciences, JNU
11 Ph D students
3 M Phil students
10 M Sc students
- Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences India during 2017
- Fellow of the National Academy of Agricultural Sciences during 2017.
- Jawahar Lal Nehru Award by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi during1998.
- Pran Vohra Award by the Indian Science Congress Association during 2005.
- Lal Bahadur Shastri Award by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi during 2000.
- Dr. Harbhajan Singh Award by the Indian Society of Vegetable Science during 2005.
- BOYSCAST fellowship by the Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, during 2002 for one year Advanced training in Molecular Virology at Danforth Plant Science Center, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA.
- Best student of Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), New Delhi during 1997.
- IARI Merit medal during1997.
- Best student of Plant Pathology, IARI, New Delhi during 1997.
- Best student of Plant Pathology of Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi 1993.
Agricultural University of Athens (Greece),
University of East Anglia (UK),
Martin Luther University (Germany),
University of Helsinki (Finland),
Donald Danforth Plant Science Center (USA),
University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa),
International Rice Research Institute (Philipines)
- S Basu†, N K Kushwaha†, A K Singh†, P P Sahu, R Vinoth Kuma, S Chakraborty*. (2018). Dynamics of a geminivirus-encoded pre-coat protein and host RNA-dependent RNA polymerase 1 in regulating symptom recovery in tobacco. Journal of Experimental Botany [doi:10.1093/jxb/ery043]
- N K Kushwaha, B Mansi and Chakraborty S*. (2017) The replication initiator protein of a geminivirus interacts with host monoubiquitination machinery and stimulates transcription of the viral genome. PLOS Pathogens (DOI:10.1371/journal.ppat.1006587).
- D Bhattacharyya, G Prabu, R Kishore Kumar, N Kushwaha, V K Sharma, Mohd A Yusuf and S Chakraborty. (2015) A geminivirus betasatellite damages structural and functional integrity of chloroplasts leading to symptom formation and inhibition of photosynthesis. Journal of Experimental Botany 66(19): 5881-5895.
- RV Kumar, AK Singh, AK Singh, T Yadav, S Basu, N Kushwaha, B Chattopadhyay, S Chakraborty. (2015) Complexity of begomovirus and betasatellite populations associated with chilli leaf curl disease in India. Journal of General Virology 96(10): 3143-3158.
- B George, R Ruhel, M Mazumdar, VK Sharma, SK Jain, S Gourinath and S Chakraborty. (2014). Mutational analysis of the helicase domain of a replication initiator protein reveals critical roles of Lys 272 of B' motif and Lys 289 of β-hairpin loop in geminivirus replication. Journal of General Virology, 95(7):1591-602.
- B George, C M Alam, R Vinoth Kumar, P Gnanasekaran, S. Chakraborty (2015). Potential linkage between compound microsatellites and recombination in geminiviruses: evidence from comparative analysis. Virology 482:41-50.
- V K Sharma, S Basu, S Chakraborty (2015) RNAi mediated broad spectrum transgenic resistance to chilli-infecting begomoviruses. Plant Cell Reports (DOI 10.1007/s00299-015-1795-8).
- N K Kushwaha, S Chakraborty (2017) Chilli leaf curl virus based vector for phloem-specific silencing of endogenous genes and over-expression of foreign genes. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 101:2121–2129.
S Chakraborty and N Kushwaha. (2015) “Chilli leaf curl virus based vector for tissue specific (phloem) silencing of endogenous gene and over-expression of foreign genes”. Patent application no. 2620/DEL/2015 filed on 24.08.2015.
S Chakraborty, N Kushwaha and AK Singh. (2015) “Development of Chilli leaf curl virus DNA-based chimeric construct for efficient plant inoculation”. Patent application no. 2619/DEL/2015 filed on 24.08.2015.