Dr. Akshay Kumar Pradhan
Fellow, Elected 2006
Born in Jamada, Orissa, India on 11 August 1956. Educated at Fulbani High School, Orissa, 1968-72; Fakir Mohan College, Orissa, 1972-74; College of Agriculture, Bhubaneswar, 1974-80; Indian Agricultural Research Institute, 1982-86; B.Sc. 1978; M.Sc. 1980; Ph.D. 1986.
Professor, Department of Genetics, University of Delhi South Campus, New Delhi, 2002 to date.
Research Assistant, Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology, Bhubaneswar, 1980-82; Research Associate, 1986-89, and Fellow, 1989-96, Tata Energy Research Institute, New Delhi; Senior Research Scientist, 1996-2001, and Principal Scientist, National Dairy Development Board (NDDB), New Delhi, 2001-02; Professor of Genetics, University of Delhi South Campus, New Delhi, 2002 to date.
Fellow: National Academy of Sciences, India; Indian National Science Academy.
Research Areas: Plant genetics & molecular breeding
Address: Professor, Department of Genetics, University of Delhi South Campus, Benito Juarez Road, Dhaula Kuan, New Delhi 110021; 1052 Joy Apartment, Sector -2, Plot No. 2, Dwarka, New Delhi 110075; [Tel: Off. (011) 24112322, 24115203; Cell: 09871748739; Fax: (011) 24112761; Email: email@example.com]