Dr. Ashwani Pareek

Born in New Delhi, India on 27 September 1969. Educated at the University of Delhi; B.Sc. 1990; M.Sc. 1992; Ph.D. 1997.

Professor, School of Life Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 2013 to date; Adjunct Professor at The University of Westren Australia, Perth, 2017 to date.

Research Scientist, 1998-1999, Department of Genetics, University of Delhi South Campus; Lecturer, 1999-2003, School of Biotechnology, GGS Indraprastha University, Delhi; Assistant Professor, 2003-2007, and Associate Professor, School of Life Sciences, JNU, New Delhi, 2007-2013.

Awards/Honours: TATA Innovation Award 2020, by DBT, GOI; Visitors award 2018 for BEST TECHNOLOGY from The President of India for "STRESS TOLERANT RICE OF THE NEXT GENERATION (STRONG)"; National Academy of Science (NASI)-Reliance Platinum Jubilee Award for Industry Oriented Research in Biological Sciences (2nd Dec, 2016); J.J. Chinoy Gold Medal Award by Indian Society of Plant Physiology (ISPP) for Contribution in the Area of Plant Science (8-10th Dec, 2016); Fellowship award -2017 from BIOVED Research Institute of Agriculture and Technology, Allahabad; The Rockefeller Foundation Post-doctoral Fellowship 1997, University of North Carolina, North Carolina, USA; BOYSCAST Fellowship by Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, 2001 (to work at University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Illinois, USA); INSA-Royal Society Fellowship, 2005 (to work at University of Cambridge, UK); CREST Fellowship, DBT, Government of India, 2012 (to work at University of California, Davis, CA, USA).

Fellow: National Academy of Sciences (NASI), Allahabad

Research Areas: Functional genomics, forward and reverse genetics, abiotic stress and crop biotechnology

Address: Professor, Stress Physiology & Molecular Biology Laboratory, School of Life Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi 110067; Flat B-533, Paschimabad New Complex, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi 110067; [Tel: Off. (011) 26704504; Res. (011) 26741558, Cell: 9818487723; Fax: (011) 26742558; Email: ashwanip@mail.jnu.ac.in; ashwanipareek@gmail.com]

NAAS Associate, 2010