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Dr. Debatosh Das

Dr. Debatosh Das


Research Group



University of Munich (LMU)
Division of Genetics
Grosshaderner Str. 2-4
D-82152 Martinsried

Room: E03.030
Phone: +49 (0)89 / 2180-74124
Fax: +49 (0)89 / 2180-74702

Further Information

Since September 2016
Postdoc in the Gutjahr lab at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich (Germany) 

March - May 2016
Postdoc at Academia Sinica, Taipei (Taiwan)

Doctoral thesis in the labs of L.A.C.J Voesenek, R. Pierik and R. Sasidharan, Utrecht University, Utrecht (The Netherlands) "Genomics of stress escape in Arabidopsis thaliana

Master in Technology at Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (India).
Master thesis in the lab of Lingaraj Sahoo on "Molecular characterization of two SnRK2 kinases to understand the relationship between kinase overexpression strategies and tolerance ability against abiotic stresses". 

Bachelor in Technology "Biotechnology" (focus: Microbial bioremediation), National Institute of Technology Durgapur (India)


2011 DBT-JRF graduate fellowship sponsored by Govt. of India, Ministry of Science & Technology.

2009 GATE postgraduate fellowship sponsored by MHRD, Govt. of India.


Pantazopoulou CK, Bongers FJ, Küpers JJ, Reinen E, Das D, Evers JB, Anten NPR & Pierik R. (2017)
Neighbor detection at the leaf tip adaptively regulates upward leaf movement through spatial auxin dynamics.
PNAS, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1702275114.

Das D, St Onge KR, Voesenek LA, Pierik R, Sasidharan R. (2016)
Ethylene- and shade-induced hypocotyl elongation share transcriptome patterns and functional regulators.
Plant Physiology 172: 718-733.

Thapa G, Das D, Gunupuru L (2016)
Endurance assessment of Eichhornia crassipes (Mart.) Solms, in heavy metal contaminated site: A case study.
Cogent Environmental Science. Vol. 2, Issue 1.

Thapa G, Das D, Gunupuru LR (2016)
Expression of Echmr gene from Eichhornia offers multiple stress tolerance to Cd sensitive Escherichia coli Δgsh mutants.
Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 478(1), 101-109.