Prof. (Ms) Paramjit Khurana
FELLOW, ELECTED 2014
Born in Delhi on 15 August 1956. Educated at Govt. Girls Higher Secondary School, Jheel Kurenja, Delhi, 1970-72, University of Delhi, 1972-83; Michigan State University, USA, 1987-88; B.Sc, 1975; M.Sc, 1977; M.Phil 1978;Ph.D, 1983.
Professor, Department of Plant Molecular Biology, Delhi University, 1998 to date and Head, Department of Plant Molecular Biology, University of Delhi South Campus, New Delhi. 2016 to date.
Scientist at University of Delhi, 1983-84; Lecturer, SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, 1984-1987; Research Associate at Michigan State University, USA, 1987-1988; Lecturer,1988-89; Reader, 1990-98; and Professor, 1998 to date; Head of the Department, 2004-07 and 2016-2019. Department of Plant Molecular Biology, Delhi University.
Awards/Honours: Professor Archana Sharma Memorial Award, Indian Science Congress Association, 2011-2012; Prof. J.C. Bose Fellowship, Department of Science and Technology, 2012-2017 and 2017-2021; Foreign Secretary, National Academy of Sciences India, 2013; General Secretary (OS) of National Academy of Sciences India, 2018- to date; Street Memorial Lecture Award for 2013-14 by the Plant Tissue Culture Association, India; Shri Ranjan Memorial Lecture Award, 2014 by The National Academy of Sciences, India; Birbal Sahni Award Medal of the Indian Botanical Society for 2017; Professor S.K. Sinha Memorial Lecture Award of the Indian Society of Plant Physiology, 2017; 20th Manasi Ram Memorial Lecture Award, Miranda House, University of Delhi,2019; Prof. Archana Sharma Memorial Lecture Award (2019) by The National Academy of Sciences, India (NASI).
Fellow: National Academy of Sciences India, 2003; Indian Academy of Sciences, 2010; Indian National Science Academy, 2011; Fellow, The World Academy of Sciences, Trieste, Italy, 2016.
Research Areas: Plant Biotechnology, Molecular Biology and Genomics
Address: Professor, Department of Plant Molecular Biology, University of Delhi South Campus, Benito Juarez Road, New Delhi 110021; House No. 7, Type VB, Staff Residence, University of Delhi South Campus, Dhaula Kuan, New Delhi 110021; [Tel: Off. (011) 24115096; Res. (011) 24119090; Cell: 9711006512; Fax: (011) 24113096; Email: email@example.com]