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Chhandak Basu

Associate Professor
California State University
United States of America


My doctoral work involved investigation of foreign gene expression in various plant tissues. In my postdoctoral work, I studied the incorporation and expression of the reporter gene (jelly fish green fluorescent protein or GFP) in herbicide tolerant weed species. Currently I am working in the field of biotechnology based biofuel development. My lab focuses on genetic transformation of plants and bacteria to produce biofuel like compounds.

Research Interest

Biology, Medical sciences


  • Gupta D, Ip T, Summers ML, Basu C. 2-Methyl-3-buten-2-ol (MBO) synthase expression in Nostoc punctiforme leads to over production of phytols. Bioengineered. 2015 Jan 2;6(1):33-41.

  • Gupta D, Eldakak M, Rohila JS, Basu C. Biochemical analysis of ‘kerosene tree’Hymenaea courbaril L. under heat stress. Plant signaling & behavior. 2014 Oct 3;9(10):e972851.

  • Das A, Eldakak M, Paudel B, Kim DW, Hemmati H, Basu C, Rohila JS. Leaf proteome analysis reveals prospective drought and heat stress response mechanisms in soybean. BioMed research international. 2016 Mar 13;2016.

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