Molecular finger printing and QTL mapping
M.Phil., Ph.D.

Molecular Biology and Crop Biotechnology. In particular, Marker Assisted Breeding, QTL Analysis, Association Mapping. Transcriptomics and Epigenetics.

CSIR-Senior Research Fellowship (2013).

CSIR-Nehru Science Post Doctoral Fellowship (2014)

DST-Woman Scientist A (2014, 2016)

UGC-DS Kothari Post Doctoral Fellowship (2014)

INSPIRE Faculty (2016)

SERB-Early Career Research Award (2018)

Assistant Professor (Biological Sciences), Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research (AcSIR) (2020)

CSIR-Young Scientist Award (2020)

A) Papers in refereed journals

1. Rawoof A, Chhapekar SS, Jaiswal V, Brahma V, Kumar N, Ramchiary N (2020). Single-base cytosine methylation analysis in fruits of three Capsicum species. Genomics 112:3343-3353 (IF= 6.2)

2. Chhapekar SS, Barma V, Rawoof A, Kumar N, Gaur R, Jaiswal V, Kumar A, Yadav SK, Kumar R, Sharma V, Babu SS, Ramchiary N (2020) Transcriptome profiling, simple sequence repeat markers development and genetic diversity analysis of potential industrial crops Capsicum chinense and C. frutescens of Northeast India. Industrial Crops and Products 154: 112687 (IF=4.24)

3. Jaiswal V, Rawoof A, Dubey M, Chhapekar S, Sharma V, Ramchiary N (2020) Development and characterization of non-coding RNA based simple sequence repeat markers in Capsicum species. Genomics 112: 1554-1564 (IF= 6.2)

4. Gupta A, Jaiswal V, Sawant SV, Yadav HK (2020) Mapping QTLs for 15 morpho-metric traits in Arabidopsis thaliana using Col-0x Don-0 population. Physiol Mol Biol Plants 26: 1021-1034 (IF= 2.0)

5. Rahim MS, Mishra A, Katyal M, Thakur S, Sharma M, Kumar P, Parveen A, Jaiswal V, Singh N, Kumar V, Gupta RK, Sharma H, Roy J (2020) Marker-trait association identified candidate starch biosynthesis pathway genes for starch and amylose–lipid complex gelatinization in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Euphytica 216:151 (IF=1.6)

6. V Gahlaut#V Jaiswal#, S Singh, HS Balyan, PK Gupta (2019). Multi-Locus Genome Wide Association Mapping for Yield and Its Contributing Traits in Hexaploid Wheat under Different Water Regimes. Scientific Reports 9, 19486 (# equal contribution). (IF= 4.0)

 7.  Jaiswal V, Gupta S, Gahlaut V, Muthamilarasan M, Bandyopadhyay T, Ramchiary N, Prasad M (2019) Genome-wide association study of major agronomic traits in foxtail millet (Setaria italica l.) using ddRAD sequencing. Sci Rep 9, 5020. (IF= 4.0)

8. Dubey M*, Jaiswal V*, Rawoof A, Kumar A et al. (2019) Identification of genes involved in fruit development/ripening in Capsicum and development of functional markers. Genomics, 111: 1913-1922. * equal contribution (IF=6.2)

9. Jaiswal V,  Bandyopadhyay T, Gahlaut V, Gupta S, Dhaka A, Ramchiary N, Prasad M (2019) Genome-wide association study (GWAS) delineates genomic loci for ten nutritional elements in foxtail millet (Setaria italica L.) J Cereal Sci 85, 48-55 (IF= 2.94)

 10. Kumari S, Jaiswal V, Mishra VK,  Paliwal R, Balyan HS, Gupta PK (2018) QTL mapping for some grain traits in bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Physiol Mol Biol Plants. 24: 909-920 (IF=2.0)

 11. Gahlaut V, Jaiswal V, Tyagi BS, Singh G, Sareen S, Balyan HS, Gupta PK (2017) QTL Mapping for Nine Drought-Responsive Agronomic Traits in Bread Wheat Under Irrigated and Rain-Fed Environments. PLoS ONE 12(8): e0182857 (IF=2.74)

 12. Jaiswal V, Gahlaut V, Meher PK, Mir RR, Jaiswal JP, Rao AR, et al. (2016) Genome Wide Single Locus Single Trait, Multi-Locus and Multi-Trait Association Mapping for Some Important Agronomic Traits in Common Wheat (T. aestivum L.). Plos One 11(7): e0159343. (IF= 2.74)

 13.  Jaiswal V, Gahlaut V, Mathur S, Agarwal P, Khandelwal MK, Khurana JP, Tyagi AK,   Balyan HS and Gupta PK (2015). Identification of novel SNP in promoter sequence of TaGW2-6A associated with grain weight and other agronomic traits in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) Plos One, 10(6):e0129400 (IF=2.74)

 14. Agarwal P, Jaiswal V, Kumar S, Balyan HS, Gupta PK (2015). Chromosome mapping of four novel mutants of common wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Acta Physiol Plant 37:66. (IF=1.76)

 15. Jaiswal V, Mir RR, Mohan A, Balyan HS, Gupta PK (2012). Association mapping for pre-harvest sprouting tolerance in common wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Euphytica 188: 89–102. (IF= 1.6)

 16. Mir RR, Kumar N, Jaiswal V, Girdharwal N, Prasad M, Balyan HS, Gupta PK (2012) Genetic dissection of grain weight in bread wheat through QTL interval and association mapping. Mol Breed 29: 963–972. (IF=2.15)

 17. Kumar J*, Jaiswal V*, Kumar A, Kumar N, Mir RR, Kumar S, Kumar R, Tyagi S, Khandelwal M, Prabhu KV, Prasad R, Balyan HS, Gupta PK (2011) Introgression of a major gene for high grain protein content in some Indian bread wheat cultivars. Field Crop Res 123:  226–233. [* equal contribution] (IF= 4.31)


 (B) Review article

 1. Gupta PK, Kulwal P and Jaiswal V (2019). Association mapping in plants in the post-GWAS genomics era. Advances in Genetics Vol 104, pp.1-93.

 2. Gahlaut V, Jaiswal V, Kumar A, Gupta PK (2016) Transcription factors involved in drought tolerance and their possible role in developing drought tolerant cultivars with emphasis on wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Theor Appl Genet 129:2019-2042.

 3. Balyan HS, Gahlaut V, Kumar A, Jaiswal V, Dhariwal R, Tyagi S, Agarwal P, Pandey S, Gupta PK (2016) Nitrogen and phosphorus use efficiencies in wheat: Physiology, phenotyping, genetics and breeding. Plant Breed Rev 40:167-234.

 4. Gupta PK, Kulwal PL, Jaiswal V (2014). Association mapping in crop plants: opportunities and challenges. Adv Genet 85: 109-148.

 5. Gupta PK, Jaiswal V (2014). From synthesis of a gene to synthesis of a fully functional synthetic eukaryotic chromosome. Curr Sci 107:1975-1982.

 6. Balyan HS, Gupta PK, Kumar S, Dhariwal R, Jaiswal V, Tyagi S, Agarwal P, Gahlaut V, Kumari S (2013) Genetic improvement of grain protein content and other health related constituents of wheat grain. Plant Breed 132: 446–457.

 7.  Gupta PK, Balyan HS, Mir RR, Kumar J, Kumar A, Kumar S, Jaiswal V, Tyagi S and Kumari S (2011). QTL analysis, association mapping and Marker-assisted selection for some quality traits in bread wheat- An overview of the work done at CCS University, Meerut. J Wheat Res 3 (2):1-11.


(C) Book Chapter

 1. Jaiswal V, Gahlaut V, Dubey M, Ramchiary N (2019) Genes/Quantitative Trait Loci and Associated Molecular Mechanisms Identified in Capsicum Genome for Tolerance to Abiotic and Biotic Stresses; edited by Ramchiary N, Kole in “The Capsicum Genome” C Springer International Publishing. pp 121-138

 2. Chhapekar SS, Jaiswal V, Ahmad I, Gaur  R, Ramchiary N (2018) Progress and prospects in capsicum breeding for biotic and abiotic stresses. In: S. Vats (ed.) Biotic and Abiotic Stress Tolerance in Plants, Springer Nature pp 279-322.

 3. Bandyopadhyay T, Jaiswal V, Prasad M (2017) Nutrition potential of foxtail millet in comparison to other millets and major cereals. In: Prasad M. (eds) The Foxtail Millet Genome. Compendium of Plant Genomes. Springer, Cham pp 123-135. 


Ph.D. Student

1. Miss Priya Kumari (JRF)

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