Ritesh Kumar

Post-Doctoral Associate- Stupar Lab
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Area of Interest: Soybean seed composition, protein rebalancing and cell-cell signaling

Research: My research focuses on improving the nutritional value of soybean, mainly oil and protein, using gene-editing tools and omics approaches. I am also involved in understanding the mechanism of protein rebalancing in legumes. I works on the diverse soybean mutant population and characterize the genes contributing to the novel architecture and seed composition phenotypes.

Biography

grew up in a small town in the lap of the Himalayas in Himachal Pradesh, India. I am a nature lover and fond of capturing the colors of mother nature with my camera. I like to go cycling and hiking. Being sporty, I love to play Cricket and Badminton to keep myself active.