DR. KAJAL GHOSHROY
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF BIOLOGY


2013-2014


Publications—Articles:


Rami Alkhatib, Emad Bsoul, Douglas A. Blom, Kajal Ghoshroy, Rebecca Creamer, Soumitra Ghoshroy. “Microscopic analysis of lead accumulation in tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum var. Turkish) roots and leaves,” Journal of Microscopy and Ultrastructure (2013)


Publications—Abstracts: 


R. Byrd, A. Sims, C. Brandon, E. Balogh, P. Femandes and K. Ghoshroy, “Cyanobacteria, Algae and Microbes Used as Bioindicators in Water Quality Analysis of Pocotaligo Watershed in Sumter, SC,” Microscopy and Microanalysis 19 (Suppl. 2) 2013.


Conference Participation:


Presenter—“Algae and Microbes Used as Bioindicators in Water Quality Analysis of Pocotaligo Watershed in Sumter, SC,” 2013 International Annual Meeting of the Microscopy Society of America.


Faculty Mentor—Rachel Byrd, Alexander Sims, Christopher Brandon, Erika Balogh, Kajal 
Ghoshroy, Pearl Femandes. “Elemental Analysis and Use of Microorganisms and Algae as Bioindicators of Water Quality in the Pocotaligo Watershed in Sumter, SC,” 2013 South Carolina Academy of Sciences. Presented by Rachel Byrd.


Grants: 

“Botany of Thomas Walter (1740-1789) and William Summers (1815-1875) in South Carolina,”RISE Grant, USC Office of Research.


PI—“Biological Control of Net Blotch Disease: A Time-Wise Investigation of Damage to the Pathogen Laetisaria arvalis by Pyrenophora teres.” Magellan Scholars Program, 2013-2014.



2012-2013


Publications—Articles:
 
R.T. Lartey, T. TheCan Caesar, K. Ghoshroy; A. J. Caesar, R.G. Evans, S. Hanson, and U.M. Sainju. “Detection and identification of Pyrenophora teres by PCR for in infested barley leaves, seeds and fungal conidia.” Plant Pathology (Peer-reviewed; accepted)

Publications—Abstracts:

K. Ghoshroy, D. Cisnero, R.T. Lartey, S. Ghoshroy, “Structural analysis of the inhibition of Pyrenophora teres by Laetisaria arvalis.” Microscopy Microanalysis, 18 (Suppl 2) (Peer-reviewed; in-print).  Abstract also presented at the Annual International Joint Meeting of Microscopy and Microanalysis Society, at Phoenix, AZ, by Kajal Ghoshroy. 2nd prize in the Diatome Award for the posters illustrating the best use of diamond-knife ultramicrotomy in either the biological or physical sciences, at the Annual International Meeting of Microscopy Society of America.

P.R. Fernandes and K.B. Ghoshroy. “Integrative learning in biology courses.”
Southeastern Biology, Vol. 59 (3): 270.  Abstract also presented at the Annual Meeting of Association of Southeastern Biologist by Pearl Fernandes.

Grants:

Research Initiative for Summer Engagement (RISE) for regional and senior campuses, “Biological Control of Net Blotch Disease: A Time-Wise Investigation of Damage to the Pathogen Laetisaria arvalis by Pyrenophora teres”

Co-PI—“Elemental Macrobiotic and Water Quality Analysis in the Pocotalgio Watershed in Sumter, SC.” Magellan Scholar Program for Undergraduate Research.

ASPIRE: Served as a minor user for “Acquisition of Spectral Confocal Laser Scanning Microscope for Electron Microscopy Center.” PI for this project is Dr. Soumitra Ghoshroy.



 

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