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Dr. Pushpa Yadav

Professor of Biology
Department of Natural Sciences

Phone: 478.471.2745
Website: https://www.mga.edu/health-natural-sciences/natural-sciences/

  • Macon - Charles H. Jones - 368
    Phone: 478-471-2745
    Fax: 478-471-2753
Office Hours: Office hours - Fall 2023
M:12.30 PM - 2.00 PM
T: 3.00 PM - 5.00 PM
W- 3.15 PM - 5.15 PM
Biography: https://www.mga.edu/news/2017/06/finding-greatness-dr-pushpa-yadav.php

Courses: Biol 1004 - Perspectives on Human Body
Biol 1001- Introductory Biology I for non majors
Biol 1002- Introductory Biology II for non majors
SCIE 2999- Directed studies in tissue culture
Biol 2107- Principles of Biology I
Biol 4894- Senior Research
Biol 4110- Genetics
Biol 4321- Human Genetics
Biol 4120- Senior Seminar
Education: Ph. D: Plant Cytogenetics, Institute of Advanced Studies, India
Professional Experience: 2017- Present: Associate Professor, Middle Georgia State University, Macon, GA.
2010 – 2017: Assistant Professor, Middle Georgia State University (formerly Macon State College), Macon, GA.
2009 – 2010: Lecturer, Macon State College, Macon, GA.
2008 – 2009: Adjunct Faculty, Macon State College, Macon, GA
2005 – 2008: Lecturer, Dept. of Biosciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
2005 (Spring): Adjunct Faculty,
Department of Biology, Malcolm X College, Chicago, IL
Department of Biology, DePaul University, Chicago, IL
2002 – 2004 Temporary Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, Georgia
Organizations: Georgia Academy of Science
Genetics Society of America
Member of Council on Undergraduate Research
Awards and Honors: Scientist Fellow, Division of Biotechnology, Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology, India. 2000
Grant Funded: "Strengthening animal science undergraduate and graduate instruction by upgrading the laboratories to teach animal biotechnology; USDA - NIFA Capacity building teaching grant. PI: Mahipal Singh; collaborator: Pushpa Yadav". 9/11/2011 – 8/31/2013
Grant Funded: In vitro Propagation and Polyploidy Formation of Stevia rebaudiana. Middle Georgia State College Foundation Grant. 2016. $3000
Middle Georgia State University "Finding Greatness" profile for June 26, 2017
Publications: M. Singh, Pushpa Yadav, A. K. Yadav.2021. Cloning and sequence analysis of 5S ribosomal RNA gene (s) and associated intergenic spacer regions in Carica species. International Journal of Biology.Vol 13 (1): 1- 7

M. Singh, Pushpa Yadav, A. K. Sharma.2011. Characterization of GSF289, a fibroblast cell line isolated from Goat ear skin samples. Journal of Biotechnology Research. 3:1-6.

Pushpa Yadav and A.K. Srivastava. 2000. Effect of heavy metal cadmium on the epidermal traits of some crops. J. Environ. Biol. 21(4): 287-290.

R.D. Singh, P.S. Ahuja, P.K. Nagar, V.K. Kaul, Bikram Singh, Brijlal, S.K. Vatsa, Pushpa Yadav, and Sumit Mishra. 2000. Effect of manuring and shade on yield and quality of Valeriana wallichii DC. J. Medicinal & Aromatic plant Sciences. 22: 669-676.

Pushpa Yadav and A.K. Srivastava.1998. Cadmium induced mitotic anomalies in Hordeum vulgare and Setaria italica. J. Environ. Biol. 19(10): 33-40.

Pushpa Yadav and A.K. Srivastava.1997. Rating of the effect of cadmium on seed germination and early seedling growth of some crops. J. Indian Bot. Society. 76: 241-247.

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