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Dr. Mohd Gulfishan

Dr. Mohd Gulfishan

Assistant Professor of Agricultural Sciences, Glocal University
Ph.D. Aligarh Muslim University





Ph.D. Genetics and Breeding


Aligarh Muslim University Aligarh



Aligarh Muslim University Aligarh



Aligarh Muslim University Aligarh


  • Short term training course on” Recent Trends in Protein Chemistry relevant to Biological Sciences” during November 7-23, 2017 at Institute of Biotechnology, AMU, Aligarh.

  • Short Term Course on “Plant Tissue Culture and Molecular Biology” on January 8, 2013 to February 3, 2013. At D/O Botany, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh.


  • Breeding for abiotic stress tolerance in plants, Role of miRNA and Plant hormones in abiotic stress tolerance, mineral nutrition and heavy metal toxicity in plants, phytoremediation.




  • Gulfishan M, Jahan A. 2020Improvement in quantitative characters of Capsicum by using Gamma radiationsCytologia. (in press).

  • Shahab D, GULFISHAN M, Idrees M, Vágvölgyi C, Ansari MYK. 2018. Isolation of mutants from gamma ray-irradiated population of Solanum melongena cultivar. ‘Pusa Purple Long’. Chrom Bot. 13 (1): 31-36

  • Shahab D, GULFISHAN M, Khan A.A., Vágvölgyi C, Ansari MYK. 2018. Comparative Mutagenic Effectiveness and Efficiency of Physical and Chemical Mutagens in Solanum melongena L. Variety Pusa Uttam. Biomed J. & Sci. Tech Res. 1-5. DOI: 10.26717/BJSTR.2018.07.001541

  • Bhat TA, Wani AA, GULFISHAN M.2015. Medicinal Plants Sector in Northern India: An Ethno-Medicinal Appraisal. The Journal of Ethnobiology and Traditional Medicine. Photon 124: 978-992.

  • Jafri I.F., Khan A.H., Sharma M and GULFISHAN M. 2013. Genomic damage induced by individual and combination treatment of gamma rays and ethyl methane sulphonate in Coriandrum sativum L var. karishma. Int. J. Bot. Res. 3: 79-85.

  • Haneef I., Khan A.H., Aslam R., GULFISHAN M and Choudhary S. 2013.Assessment of Genotoxicity of Ethylmethane Sulphonate (EMS) in Two Varieties of Lentil (Lens culinaris Medik.).Biosciences International.2: 01-04.

  • GULFISHAN M., Jafri I.F and Khan A.H. 2013.Methyl Methane Sulphonate Induced Desynaptic Mutants in Capsicum annuum L. Chrom. Bot. 8: 59-62.

  • GULFISHAN M., KHAN, A.H., JAFRI, I.F. 2012. Genotoxic Effects Induced by Methyl Methane Sulphonate in 2 Cultivars of Capsicum annuum L. Cytologia.76: 1-5.

  • Jafri I.F., Khan A.H., Sharma M and GULFISHAN M. 2012. Comparative mutagenicity of EMS and HZ in Hordeum vulgare L. var. RD2052.Chrom. Bot. 7: 79-83.

  • GULFISHAN M., KHAN, A.H., JAFRI, I.F., BHAT, T.A. 2012. Assessment of Mutagenicity Induced by MMS and DES in Capsicum annuum L. Saudi J. of Biological Sciences.19: 251–255.

  • Afreen, B., GULFISHAN M., Baghel, G., Fatma, M., Khan, A.A., Naqvi, Q. A. 2011.Molecular detection of a virus infecting carrot and its effect on some cytological and physiological parameters. Afr. J. Plant Sci. 5: 407-411.

  • JAFRI, I.F., KHAN, A.H., GULFISHAN M. 2011. Genotoxic effects of 5-bromouracil on cytomorphological characters of Cichorium intybus L. Afr. J. Biotechnol.10: 10595-10599.

  • GULFISHAN M., KHAN, A.H., Haneef, I., BHAT, T.A. 2011. Genotoxic effect of diethyl sulphate in two varieties of Capsicum annuum LThe Nucleus.54: 107-111.

  • GULFISHAN M., KHAN, A.H., BHAT, T.A. 2010.Studies on cytotoxicity induced by DES and SA in Vicia faba L. var. major. Turk. J. Bot.34: 31-37.


  • GULFISHAN M., KHAN A.H. 2012. Induced Desynapsis in Capsicum annuum L. Trends In Biosciences. 5: 14-16.

  • JAFRI, I.F., KHAN, A.H., GULFISHAN M., Ansari, M.Y.K. 2011. EMS induced karyomorphological variations in Cichorium intybus L. Electron. J. Plant Breed.2: 578-582.

  • GULFISHAN M., KHAN, A.H., JAFRI, I.F. 2010.Cytotoxic Effects of Methyl Methane Sulphonate in Two Varieties of Capsicum annuumL. Trends In Biosciences.3: 149-151.


  • GULFISHAN M, Jahan A, Bhat TA, Sahab D. (2019). Plant Senescence and Organ Abscission. In: Tuteja N & Maryam S. (editors). Senescence Signaling and Control in Plants. 255-272. (Elsevier).

  • GULFISHAN M, Bhat TA. (2019). Induced mutagenesis. In Bhat TA (Editor). Mutagenesis and cytotoxicity: A review. 11-23.

  • GULFISHAN M, Bhat TA. (2019). Mutagenic sensitivity. In Bhat TA (Editor). Mutagenesis and cytotoxicity: A review. 23-28.

  • Bhat TA, Shakoori AR and GULFISHAN M. (2019). Induced cytological aberration. In Bhat TA (Editor). Mutagenesis and cytotoxicity: A review. 28-253.

  • Bhat TA, Shakoori AR and GULFISHAN M. (2019). Mutagenic effectiveness and efficiency. In Bhat TA (Editor). Mutagenesis and cytotoxicity: A review. 53-63.

  • GULFISHAN M, Kazmi I, Afzal M. Jahan A, (2018). Anticancer activity of herbal medicine. In: Akhtar M., Swamy M. (eds). Anticancer Plants: Mechanisms and Molecular Interactions. 337-360. Springer, Singapore. (Springer).

  • Bhat TA., GULFISHAN M., Wani A.A. (2017). Cytomixis: causes and consequences as a case study in Vicia faba L. T.A. Bhat et all (eds.). Chromosome Structure and Aberrations.

  • GULFISHAN M., Bhat TA., Oves M. (2015). Mutants as a Genetic Resource for Future Crop Improvement. J.M. Al-Khayri et al. (eds.). Advances in Plant Breeding Strategies: Volume 1 Breeding, Biotechnology and Molecular Toolsdoi 10.1007/978-3-319-22521-0_4(Springer)


  • Kashyap MK, Gulfishan M, Kim MS. 2020. Proteomics and Proteogenomics Approaches for Cancer Biomarker discovery. Jens Almer (editor). Methods in Molecular Biology (Under review, Springer).

Manuscript under preparation: 

  • Effectiveness and efficiency of gamma rays in Capsicum annuum L.

  • Heavy metal induced cytotoxicity and mutagenicity in Capsicum annuum L.



  • Participated in a webinar on “Applications of Omics in Smart Climate Agriculture” on April 30-May 02, 2020., by Centre for Advanced Agricultural Science and Technology (CAAST), Mahatma Phule Kirishi Vidyapeeth, Ruhuri-Maharashtra.

  • Participated in a webinar on “Genomics for food, health and nutrition” by Center of Excellence in Genomics & Systems Biology (CEGSB), ICRISAT, Hyderabad.

  • Invited talk on “Role of Induced Mutagenesis in Food Security” on December 1-2, 2019., at Kumaun University, Nainital, UK, India.

  • Invited talk on"Improvement in economic characters of Capsicum annuum L through induced mutagenesis" on June 15, 2019at Tribhuwan University, Nepal.

  • Research paper entitled “Genetic improvement of Capsicum annuumm L. through induced mutagenesis” in International conference on Advances in agricultural, biological and applied sciences for sustainable future” on 20-22 Oct 2018 at Subharti University, Meerut.

  • Research paper entitled “Mutagenicity induced by EMS and SA in Vicia fabaL” presented in International conference on “Chemistry, Industry and Environment” on February 18-19, 2019 at AMU, Aligarh-INDIA

  • Research paper entitled “MMS induces high yield mutants in Capsicum annum L.” presented in International conference on “Advances in agricultural and Biodiversity conservation for sustainable development” on October 27-28, 2017 at CCS University Meerut- INDIA.

  • Presented research paper entitled, “Effect of DES and SA and their combination doses on Cytomorphological parameters of Vicia faba L. var. major.” in International conference on “Resource Development and Environmental Change: Emerging Issues and Changes” held on 27-29 January 2009, at AMU, Aligarh, INDIA.


  • Abstract entitled “Mutants of Capsicum annuum L. with increased capsaicin and yield” published and presented in National conference on “Biotechnology and Environment” on April 10-11, Department of Biotechnology, Jamia Millia, New Delhi.

  • Presented research paper entitled “Isolation of Morphological Mutants in Capsicum annuum L.” in National conference on Smart Materials: Advances in Research and Techniques" on November 26-27, 2015 at Shoolini University, Solan (HP).

  • Presented research paper entitled “Methyl methane sulphonate induced high Capsaicin content mutant in Capsicum annuum L.” in national symposium on "Trends and Advances in Plant Sciences" on September 21-22, 2013 at AMU, Aligarh.

  • Attended and presented paper in national seminar on “New technologies, conservation and environment” on 23-24 Feb.2013 at AMU, Aligarh.

  • Presented a research paper entitled Assessment of Mutagenicity Induced by MMS and DES in Capsicum annuum L.” in National Seminar on “Sustainable Agriculture and Environmental Health: Problem and Solution” held on 19 February 2011 at R.S. Government College, Kanpur-INDIA.

  • Presented a research paper entitled Genotoxic effect of diethyl sulphate in two varieties of Capsicum annuum L.” in National Symposium on “Emerging Trends in Plant Sciences” on 3-4 March 2011, at BHU Varanasi-INDIA.

  • Presented research paper entitled Induced Desynapsis in Capsicum annuum L. in National Symposium on “Biodiversity & Food Security- Challenges & Devising Strategies” held on December 10-11, 2011, at Indian Institute of Pulse Research, Kanpur-INDIA.

  • Participated in “National Symposium on “Recent Trends in Chemical Sciences” held on 24-25 February 2010, at D/O Chemistry, AMU Aligarh-INDIA.

  • Participated in National Seminar on “Plant Biotechnology: Advances, Impact and Relevance”. 20 March 2010 at D/O Botany, AMU Aligarh-INDIA.


  • Participated in Workshop on “Genomics and Proteomics” on 3-5 March 2014, at D/O Biochemistry MD University Rohtak.

  • Participated in Workshop on “Genomics in Crop Improvement” held during 27-28 February 2014, at Centre for Biotechnology, MD University Rohtak

  • Participated in Workshop on “Current Advances in Bioinformatics” during March 12-13, 2013 at D/O Biotechnology, AMU Aligarh-INDIA.

  • Participated in Workshop on “Nanoscience and Nanotechnology” on 26-27 March, 2011 at F/O Engineering & Technology, AMU Aligarh-INDIA.

  • Participated in Workshop on “Scientific Paper Writing” on 22-24 October 2011, at “The National Academy of Sciences India” Allahabad-INDIA.

  • Participated in Regional Workshop on “Water Conservation and Rain Water Harvesting Techniques to Augment the Ground Water and its Impact on Environment” held on 5 June 2010 at D/O Geography, AMU Aligarh.