• Title Postdoctoral Associate – Lau Lab
  • Education PhD Ghent University, Belgium
    MSc University of Hohenheim, Germany
    BSc University of Agricultural Sciences Dharwad, India
  • Office K219
  • Area of Interest Arbovirus, RNAi, Applied Entomology

I am a post doc associate the Lau lab.


1. Sharma, R., Taning, C. N. T., Smagghe, G., and Christiaens, O. (2021). Silencing of double-stranded ribonuclease improves oral RNAi efficacy in southern green stinkbug Nezara viridula. Insects 12:115. doi: 10.3390/insects12020115

2. Sharma R., Christiaens O., Taning C. N. T., Smagghe G. (2020). RNAi-mediated mortality in southern green stinkbug Nezara viridula by oral delivery of dsRNA. Pest Management Science. 77:77. doi: 10.1002/ps.6017

3. Castellanos, N. L., Smagghe, G., Sharma, R., Oliveira, E. E., and Christiaens, O. (2019). Liposome encapsulation and EDTA formulation of dsRNA targeting essential genes increase oral RNAi-caused mortality in the Neotropical stink bug Euschistus heros. Pest Management Science 75:537. doi: 10.1002/ps.5167

4. Sharma, R., Chandra, K., Gobu, R., Loitongbam, B. (2017). Post-transcriptional gene silencing and its implication to the Asian soybean rust- a review article. Int. J. Agric. Environ. Biotech. 10:105 doi: 10.5958/2230-732X.2017.00013.4

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