Dr. Manoj Prasad
FELLOW, ELECTED 2013
Born in Ballia, Uttar Pradesh, India on 16 December 1970. Educated at Pannalal Institution, Kalyani, West Bengal, 1982-89; Ramkrishna Mission Vivekananda Centenary College, Kolkata, 1990-92; Department of Botany, University of Calcutta, 1992-98. High School 1987; Intermediate 1989; B.Sc. (Honours) 1992; M.Sc. 1994; Ph.D. 1999.
Staff Scientist VII (Professor) & J.C. Bose National Fellow, DBT-National Institute of Plant Genome Research (NIPGR), New Delhi, 2004 to date.
Research Associate, Ch. Charan Singh University, Meerut, U.P., 1998-2000; Alexander von Humboldt Fellow, Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics & Crop Plant Research (IPK), Gatersleben, Germany, 2000-01; Research Scientist, Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics & Crop Plant Research (IPK), Gatersleben, Germany, 2002-03.
Awards/Honours: International Golden Peacock Award (2019), SERB-JC Bose National Fellow (2018); DBT-TATA Innovation Fellow (2017), DBT-National Bioscience Award (2015); MHRD-National Merit Scholarship, 1992-94; Fellow, Germany-Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, 2000-01; BARC-Dr. K.S. Krishnan Research Associateship, 2000; DBT Overseas Associateship, 2006-07; ISCA-Prof. Hira Lal Chakravarty Memorial Award, 98th Session of ISCA, Chennai, 2010-11. Associate Editor of Scientific Reports, Functional & Integrative Genomics, Journal of Genetics, Plant Molecular Biology Reporter, PLoS ONE, BMC Plant Biology; Plant Cell Reports; Plant Cell, Tissue & Organ Culture; Acta Physiologiae Plantarum; Plant Breeding.
Fellow: Indian National Science Academy (INSA); National Academy of Sciences (NASI), India
Research Areas: Plant molecular genetics and genomics, molecular breeding, functional genomics of plant abiotic and biotic stress responses
Address: Staff Scientist VII (Professor) & J.C. Bose National Fellow, National Institute of, Plant Genome Research, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, JNU Campus, New Delhi 110067; House No. H-VB-DI-003, NIPGR, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, New Delhi 110067; [Tel: Off. (011) 26735160; Res. (011) 26735147, Cell: 8800184445, 9868316379; Fax: (011) 26741658; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com]
; Young Scientist Award 2003-04; NAAS Associate, 2006-10