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SINGH DR RAKESH

Fellow, Elected 2015


Born in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India on 11 MARCH, 1971,. Educated at Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, B. Sc. (Chemistry Honors), India, 1991: G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, India, ISGPB Fellow Directory M. Sc. (Molecular Biology and Biotechnology),1994: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India, M. Tech. (Biochemical Engineering), 1996: National Research Centre on Plant Biotechnology, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, Ph. D. (Molecular Biology and Biotechnology), 2007

Principal Scientist, Division of Genomic Resources, ICAR-National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources (ICAR-NBPGR), New Delhi, 2013 - Till date

Scientist, National Research Centre on DNA Fingerprinting, NBPGR, New Delhi, India, 1997 - 2003; Scientist, Sr. Scale, National Research Centre on DNA Fingerprinting, NBPGR, New Delhi, India, 2003 - 2007; Senior Scientist, National Research Centre on DNA Fingerprinting,
NBPGR, New Delhi, India; Senior Scientist (PB-IV), National Research Centre on DNA Fingerprinting, NBPGR, New Delhi, India, 2010 - 2013; Principal Scientist, Division of Genomic Resources, NBPGR, New Delhi, 2013 - Till date

Awards/honours : Dr R S Paroda Young Scientist Award, 2007/08; Jawahar Lal Nehru Award, 2008; Young Scientist Award (Biotechnology), 2009; Best Research Papar Award by the Horticultural Society of India, IARI, New Delhi, 2011; DBT CREST Fellowship in the area of Agricultural and Plant Biotechnology by Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, India 2010-11; Post Doctoral, 2011

Fellow: Fellow of Indian Society of Plant Genetic Resources, New Delhi, 2012; Indian Society of Genetics & Plant Breeding, 2015 Research Area:Functional genomics and genomic resource generation in plants

Address: Division of Genomic Resources, National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources, Pusa Campus, New Delhi 110012; Mobile: 9818934006, 9868098927; email: singhnbpgr@yahoo.com, singhrakesh@lycos.com