Profile – Ponraj Paramasivan

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Name:

Ponraj Paramasivan

Job Title:

Research associate

Email:

ponraj.paramasivan@slcu.cam.ac.uk

Phone Number:

+4401223761100

Biography:

Post-Doctoral Fellow (2017 to present) – Sainsbury lab, Cambridge, UK (Prof. Giles Oldroyd Lab)
Post-Doctoral Fellow (2014 to 2016) – John Innes Centre, Norwich, UK (Prof. Giles Oldroyd Lab)
PhD Microbiology (2007 to 2013) – Madurai Kamaraj University, Tamilnadu, India (Prof. P. Gunasekaran Lab)
MSc Genomics (2005 to 2007) – Madurai Kamaraj University, Tamilnadu, India
BSc Horticulture (1999 to 2003) – Tamilnadu Agricultural University, Tamilnadu, India

Research Areas:

  • Microbe interaction
  • Synthetic Biology

Current N-related Projects:

  • Synthetic Symbiosis

Bibliography:

Mus F, Crook M.B, Garcia Costas A, Geddes B.A, Kouri E.D, Paramasivan P, Ryu MH, Olroyd G.E, Poole P.S, Udvardi M.K, Voigt C.A, Ane J.M, Peters J.W (2016) Symbiotic Nitrogen Fixation and the Challenges to its Extension to Non-legumes. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 82: 3698-3710.

Ponraj P, Shankar M, Ilakkiam D, Rajendhran J, Gunasekaran P (2013) Influence of periplasmic oxidation of glucose on pyoverdine synthesis in Pseudomonas putida S11. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 97: 5027-5041.

Ponraj P, Shankar M, Ilakkiam D, Gunasekaran P (2012) Influence of siderophore pyoverdine synthesis and iron-uptake on abiotic and biotic surface colonization of Pseudomonas putida S11. Biometals 25: 1113-1128.