I found non-coding RNA an interesting and vast topic, till now we know very little about so called "junk DNA" recent studies revealed that this "junk DNA" actually plays a significant role in human growth and development. I am also interested in the modern advancements in science like Next Gen Sequencing , machine learning etc, and to develop tools and servers to show significant importance of "junk DNA" with greater accuracy.
Area of specialization:
microRNA targeting and regulatory networks.
"Tiny RNAs big impact on genome regulation" at 7th International Rice Genetics symposium, Manila Philippines. November 6 2013.
† Equally contributed * Corresponding Author
A legion of potential regulatory sRNAs exists beyond the typical microRNAs microcosm. (Accepted in Nucleic Acids Research[NAR]) Ashwani Jha, Ganesh Panzade, Rajesh Pandey and Ravi Shankar*.
Plant Regulomics Portal (PRP): A comprehensive and integrated regulatory
information and analysis portal for plant systems.
Ganesh Panzade, Ashwani Jha, Indu Gangwar, Vandna Karmani, Ravi Shankar*(Communicated).
RNA-seq-mediated transcriptome analysis of actively growing and winter dormant shoots identifies non-deciduous habit of evergreen tree tea during winters.
Asosii Paul†, Ashwani Jha†, Shruti Bhardwaj, Sewa Singh, Ravi Shankar*, Sanjay Kumar*. Sci. Rep., 2014. doi:10.1038/srep05932
miRNAting control of DNA methylation. Ashwani Jha and Ravi Shankar*.J biosci. 39 365-380.
Low temperature supports rhizome biology of alpine herb Sinopodophyllum hexandrum. Anita Kumari†, Heikham Russiachand Singh†, Ashwani Jha, Mohit kumar Swarnkar, Ravi Shankar*, Sanjay Kumar*(Communicated)
miReader: Discovering novel miRNAs in species without sequenced genome. Ashwani Jha† and Ravi Shankar*† PLoS ONE 8(6): e66857. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0066857
miR-BAG: Bagging Based MicroRNA Identification. Ashwani Jha†, Rohit Chauhan†, Mrigaya Mehra†, Heikham Russiachand Singh, Ravi Shankar*PLOS ONE 2012 7(9): e45782. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0045782.
Employing machine learning for reliable miRNA target identificaiton in plants. Ashwani Jha and Ravi Shankar*. 2011, BMC Genomics, Dec. 12:636.
Regulatory epicenter of microRNAs. Ashwani Jha, Mrigaya Mehra, Ravi Shankar*. 2011, J Biosci. 2011 Sep;36(4):621-38.
Developed by Heikham Russiachand Singh (past member). Maintained by Ganesh Panzade SCBB, Biotech Division.