Indian Society of Genetics & Plant Breeding

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GAIKWAD DR. K B

Fellow, Elected 2018


Born in Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India on 17th January, 1983. Educated at College of Agriculture, DR. PDKV Akola, Maharashtra, B.Sc. (Agri.) 2000-2004; Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, M.Sc.(Ag.), 2004-2006; Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, Ph.D. (Plant Breeding & Genetics) 2006-2010.

Scientist (Senior Scale), Division of Genetics, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 2015 to date.

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Division of Genetics, ICAR-IARI, New Delhi, 2010; Scientist (Plant Breeding), ICAR-National Bureau of Plant Genetics Resources, 2011; Scientist (Plant Breeding) 2012-2015; Scientist (Senior Scale) 2015 onwards, Division of Genetics, ICAR- Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi

Awards/Honours: Australia Award Fellowship, 2015; Young Scientist Award by Society of Bio-resources and Stress Management Kolkata, 2017; Young Scientist Award in Genetics and Plant Breeding by Venus International Foundation, 2017; Nanaji Deshmukh ICAR Award for Outstanding Interdisciplinary Team Research, 2018.

Research Areas: Wheat Breeding, Genetics and Molecular Breeding

Address: Office: Division of Genetics, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi 110012; (Home): 2B/42, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, Pusa Campus, New Delhi 110012; [Tel: Off. (011) 25841481, Mobile: 9953258234; Email: gaikwadkb@gmail.com; kiran.gaikwad@icar.gov.in]