Ansul Lokdarshi
  • Faculty, Valdosta State University
Research focus
  • Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Plant Science, Plant Physiology, Abiotic Stress
Personal information


PhD, University of Tennessee, 2015

Lab information

Ansul Lokdarshi lab

Research focus

Abiotic stress
Reactive oxygen species
Calcium Signaling
Arabidopsis, Medicago, Tomato


 Modulation of GCN2 activity under excess light stress by osmoprotectants and amino acids. Ansul Lokdarshi, Albrecht G von Arnim, Teressa K Akuoko. (Plant Signaling & Behavior 2022; doi:10.1080/15592324.2022.2115747)

 Emerging roles of the signaling network of the protein kinase GCN2 in the plant stress response. Ansul Lokdarshi†, Albrecht G von Arnim. (Plant Science 2022;doi.org/10.1016/j.plantsci.2022.111280)

 Z.G. Beamer, P. Routray, W.C. Choi, M. Spangler, A. Lokdarshi, and D.M. Roberts, Aquaporin family lactic acid channel NIP2;1 promotes plant survival under low oxygen stress in Arabidopsis. (Plant Physiology 2021; doi.org/10.1093/plphys/kiab196)

 Ansul Lokdarshi, Ju Guan, Ricardo A Urquidi Camacho, Sung Ki Cho, Philip Morgan, Madison Leonard, Masaki Shimono, Brad Day, Albrecht G von Arnim. Light activates the translational regulatory GCN2 kinase via reactive oxygen species emanating from the chloroplast. (The Plant Cell, 2020, doi.org/10.1105/tpc.19.00751)

 Ansul Lokdarshi, Philip Morgan, Michelle Franks, Zoe Emert, Catherine Emanuel, and Albrecht von Arnim. Light dependent GCN2 activation under cold and salt stress is mediated by reactive oxygen species”. (Front. Plant Sciences 2020, doi: 10.3389/fpls.2020.00431)

 Ansul Lokdarshi, Csaba Papdi, Aladár Pettkó-Szandtner, Stefan Dorokhov, Ben Scheres, Zoltan Magyar, Albrecht G. von Arnim, Laszlo Bogre and Beatrix M. Horvath. EBP1 Regulates the Capacity for Protein Translation and Counteracts RBR to Maintain the Root Meristem. (Plant Physiology 2020; doi 10.1104/pp.19.00805)

 Ricardo A Urquidi Camacho, Ansul Lokdarshi (Co-first author), and Albrecht von Arnim.” Translational control in plants”. (Wiley WIRE’s RNA 2020; doi.org/10.1002/wrna.1597).

 Ansul Lokdarshi, Craig Conner, Carlee McClintock, Tian Li and Daniel M. Roberts. 2016. Arabidopsis CML38, a calcium sensor that localizes to ribonucleoprotein complexes under hypoxia stress. Plant Physiology 2016, doi.org/10.1104/pp.15.01407
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