Dr. Bikram Singh Gill
Foreign Fellow, Elected 2002
Born in Dhudike, Punjab, India on 31 October 1943. Educated at Khalsa High School Chruharchak, 1957-59; D.M. College Moga, 1959-61; Khalsa College Amritsar, 1961-63; Punjab University, Chandigarh, 1963-66; Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1968-69; University of California-Davis, 1969- 73; B.Sc., 1963; M.Sc., 1966; Ph.D. 1973; DF Jones Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Missouri, Columbia, 1973-75.
University Distinguished Professor, Kansas State University (KSU), Manhattan 1997 to date; Founding Director, Wheat Genetic and Genomic Resources Center, KSU, 1984 to date; Co-Chair International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium, 2003 to date.
Research Associate, Washington University, St. Louis, 1975-76; Lecturer, University of California-Riverside, 1976-78; Assistant Professor, University of Florida, AREC-Belle Glade, 1978-79; Assistant Professor, KSU, 1979-82; Associate Professor, KSU, 1982-87; Professor, KSU, 1987-97.
Awards/Honours: Distinguished Graduate faculty award, KSU, 1990; Higuchi-Youngberg Award in Applied Science, Univ. of Kansas, 1997; Crop Science Research Award, 1998.
Fellow: American Society of Agronomy, USA; Crop Science Society of America, USA; American Phytopathological Society, USA; American Assoc. of Adv. of Sciences, USA.
Research Areas: Plant genetics, cytogenetics, genomics, biotechnology, pathology and crop improvement
Address: Distinguished Professor and Director, Wheat Genetic and Genomic Resources Center, Plant Pathology Department, Throckmorton Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506-5502, USA; 3905 Erin Circle, Manhattan, KS 66503, USA; [Tel: Off. 785-532-1391; Res. 785-776-5962; Fax: 785-532-5692; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org]