Dr. Siva Prasad Kumpatla

Dow AgroSciences LLC, USA



1997 Ph.D., Texas A&M University, TX, Plant Molecular Biology

2004 M.S., Indiana University, Bioinformatics

1988 M.Sc., Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University, India, Genetics & Plant Breeding

1985 B.Sc., Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University, India, Agricultural Sciences

Publications (Selected)

  1. Guttikonda, S. K., Marri, P., Mammadov, J., Ye, L., Soe, K., Gao, Z., Evans, C., Rounsley, S. and Kumpatla, S. 2016. Molecular Characterization of Transgenic Events using Next Generation Sequencing Approach. PLoS ONE 11(2): e0149515. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0149515.
  2. Mammadov, J., Sun, X., Gao, Y., Ochsenfeld, C., Bakker, E., Ren, R., Flora, J., Wang, X., Kumpatla, S., Meyer, D. and Thompson, S. 2015. Combining powers of linkage and association mapping for precise dissection of QTL controlling resistance to gray leaf spot disease in maize (Zea mays L.). BMC Genomics. 2017, 16: 916. DOI: 10.1186/s12864-015-2171-3.
  3. Song, P., Herman, R. A. and Kumpatla, S. 2014. Evaluation of global sequence comparison and one-to-one FASTA local alignment in regulatory allergenicity assessment of transgenic proteins in food crops. Food Chem Toxicol. 71: 142-148.
  4. Mammadov, J., Aggarwal, R., Buyyarapu, R. and Kumpatla, S. 2012. SNP Markers and their impact on plant breeding. International Journal of Plant Genomics. Volume 2012, Article ID 728398. Doi: 10.1155/2012/728398.
  5. Mammadov, J., Chen, W., Mingus, J., Thompson, S. and Kumpatla, S. 2012. Development of versatile gene-based SNP assays in maize [Zea mays L.] Mol Breeding 29: 779-790.
  6. Kumpatla, S. P., Buyyarapu, R., Abdurakhmonov, I. and Mammadov, J. 2012. Genomics assisted breeding in the 21st century: Technological advances and progress. In Plant Breeding. (Ibrokhim Abdurakhmonov., ed.). InTech publishers. pp 131-184.
  7. Mammadov, J., Chen, W., Ren, R., Pai, R., Marchione, W., Yalcin, F., Witsenboer, H., Greene, T., Thompson, S. and Kumpatla, S. 2010. Development of highly polymorphic SNP markers from the complexity reduced portion of maize [Zea mays L.] genome for use in marker-assisted breeding. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 121(3): 577-588.
  8. Damaj, M., Kumpatla, S., Emani, C., Beremand, P. D., Reddy, A. S., Rathore, K. S., Buenrostro-Nava, M. T., Curtis, I. S., Thomas, T. L. and Mirkov, E. 2010. Sugarcane DIRIGENT and O-METHYLTRANSFERASE promoters confer stem-regulated gene expression in diverse monocots. Planta 231: 1439-1458.
  9. Kumpatla, S. P. and Mukhopadhyay, S. 2005. Mining and survey of simple sequence repeats in expressed sequence tags of dicotyledonous species. Genome 48(6): 985-998.
  10. Kumpatla, S. P. 2005. Simple sequence repeats: Abundance, marker development and applications in plant genetics. In Recent research developments in plant molecular biology, Vol. 2. Trivandrum, India: Research Signpost. pp 83-105.
  11. Ainley, W. M. and Kumpatla, S. P. 2004. Gene-silencing in plants: Nature’s defense. In The GMO Handbook: Genetically Modified Animals, Microbes, and Plants in Biotechnology (Parekh, S, ed.). Totowa: Humana Press. pp 243-262.
  12. Iyer, L. M., Kumpatla, S. P., Chandrasekharan, M. B. and Hall, T. C. 2000. Transgene silencing in monocots. Plant Molecular Biology 43: 323-346.
  13. Kumpatla, S. P and Hall, T. C. 1999. Organizational complexity of a rice transgene susceptible to methylation based silencing. IUBMB Life. 48: 459-467.
  14. Kumpatla, S. P., Chandrasekharan, M. B., Iyer, LM., Li, G. and Hall, TC. 1998. Genome intruder scanning and modulation systems (GISMOS) and transgene silencing. Trends Plant Sci. 3: 97-104. (cover article of March ‘98 issue).
  15. Kumpatla, S. P., Teng, W., Buchholz, W. G. and Hall, T. C. 1997. Epigenetic transcriptional silencing and 5-azacytidine-mediated reactivation of a complex transgene in rice. Plant Physiology 115: 361-373.