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Dr Rohit Jain

Assistant Professor (Selection Grade) & Assistant Director, Research

Department of Biosciences School of Basic Sciences



    Dr. Rohit Jain is involved in both teaching and research

    He is recipient of MUJ presidential award for "Excellence in Performance" - August 2017.


    Administrative roles & responsibilities:

    Assistant Director (Research) – University Ph.D. Coordinator

    NAAC Executive Circle Member

    Departmental OBE and Alumni Coordinator

    Member, Board of Studies, Department of Biosciences

    Member, Purchase Committee, Biosciences


    Google Scholar Profile :



Subject Subject code Semester
Diversity of Lower Plants BT 1101 I
Mycology and Plant Pathology BT 1201 II
Morphology and Anatomy of Angiosperms BY 1401 IV
Agriculture Biotechnology BT 1407 IV
Plant Physiology BY 1501 V
Plant Biotechnology BT 6202 II
Botany-II BY 1311 III
Plant Secondary Metabolites BS 1502 V


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD Botany- Plant Tissue Culture and Metabolite Profiling Department of Botany, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur 2011
MSc Botany – Advanced Plant Physiology Department of Botany, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur 2007
BSc Biology Maharaja College, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur 2005


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Manipal University Jaipur Assistant Professor (Selection Grade) Teaching & Research July, 2019 - Present
Manipal University Jaipur Assistant Professor (Senior Scale) Teaching & Research July, 2014 - June, 2019
University of Rajasthan Scientific Officer UGC-UPE Project (Contractual) Life Science and Physical Science Research, E-Procurement, Purchase of Equipment Oct 2013 – June 2014
University of Rajasthan echnical Officer DBT-IPLS Project (Contractual) Life ScienceResearch July 2012 – Oct 2013


Area of Interest

Transgenics, Metabolomics, Genomics and Transcriptomics

Area of Expertise

In vitro plant morphogenesis, Genetic Engineering - Gene Gun, Agrobacterium mediated

Area of Research

Enhanced secondary metabolite production through in vitro culture of plants, Integrated metabolic and transcriptome profiling of medicinal plants, Genetic transformation through Agrobacterium, Purification of anti-cancer and immunomodulatory compounds from medicinal plants

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Life Member, Indian Botanical Society, India

  • Life Member, Society of Materials Chemistry, India

  • Reviewer – 3 Biotech, Journal of Biology & Applied Biotechnology, Journal of King Saud University, Biocatalysis and Agriculture Biotechnology, Indian Journal of Experimental Biology

  • External Paper Setter and Examiner – The IIS University, Amity University Jaipur

  • Paper Moderator (Botany) – RPSC

  • Member Core Committee – DTS-INSPIRE, National Science Day

  • Successfully developed an efficient micropropagation protocol for ex situ conservation of endangered medicinal plant species Withania coagulans from shoot tip, node and leaf explants

  • Enhancement of withanolides (bioactive compounds of Withania) in in vitro regenerated plants in Withania coagulans

  • Developed a protocol for the synthesis and characterization of silver nanoparticles using spore crystal mixture of Bacillus thuringiensis


  • Isolated and characterised a carotenoid producing novel Actinomycetes strain Gordonia lacunae (NCBI Gene Bank Accession GU727686)


Guest lecture

Fundamentals and Optimization of HPLC and recent advancements in HPLC for drug analysis


National Workshop on “Recent Trends in Analytical Techniques in Life Sciences” organised by Suresh Gyan Vihar University

Invited Talk

Mind-Meld – How Interdisciplinary Are You?


Organized by Birla Institute of Scientific Research and Manipal University Jaipur

Guest lecture

Importance and scope of new generation of molecular markers in crops


ICAR sponsored CAFT training program on Application of Molecular Markers for Assessment of Genetic Purity and Crop Diversity organized by RARI, Durgapura, Jaipur

Guest Lecture

Use of advance instruments in plant biotechnology research


ICR sponsored CAFT training on “Biotechnological Interventions to Enhance Crop Productivity under Stress Conditions”

Visiting Faculty

Botany and Plant Biotechnology

20.05.2019 onwards

Kanoria PG Mahila Mahavidyalaya, Jaipur

Guest Lecture

Molecular Markers


Kanoria PG Mahila Mahavidyalaya, Jaipur

Invited Talk

Combining biotechnological and physiological interventions: a leap towards stress resilient agriculture


ICR sponsored CAFT training on “Physiological and Biotechnological Interventions Towards Climate Resilient Agriculture”