Prof. Dilip K. Arora
Fellow, Elected 2006
Born in Allahabad, India on 29 June 1952. Educated at Central School, Varanasi, 1967-69; Banaras Hindu University, B.Sc. 1972; M.Sc. 1974; Ph.D. 1978; Post Doctorate, Michigan State University, USA, 1980-83.
Professor, Department of Botany, Banaras Hindu University, 1996-2002; Visiting Scientist, Univ. of Idaho, USA 1987-89; Dongguk Univ., Korea, 1991; Institute of Immunoloy, Poland, 1991; UNESCO-Biotechnology Fellow, 1993; INRA, France, 1994; ICAR-Rothamsted, U.K., 1994-95; Gifu University, Japan, 1996-97; Lund Univ., Lund, Sweden,1998-99; National Expert for Development of Collaborative Research Program, CAB-International, U.K. 2004; Guest Lecturer, National Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, University of Philippines, 2009; Director, National Bureau of Agriculturally Important Microorganisms (NBAIM), Mau Nath Bhanjan, U.P., 2002-12; Vice-Chancellor, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences & Technology of Jammu, Jammu 2012-14.
Awards/Honours: Young Associate, Indian Academy of Sciences, 1985-90; National Associate, University Grants Commission, New Delhi, 1984; INSA International Fellowship 1992, 2000, 2008.
Fellow: Indian Mycological Society, 2007; Association of Microbiologists of India, 2010.
Research Areas: Molecular Identification and Biodiversity Analysis of Agriculturally Important microbes (AIMs), Plant-Microbe Interaction and Development of Molecular Probes for AIMs.
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