Dr. Qaiser Husain Baqri

Born in Said Nagli, Moradabad, India on 2 January 1944. Educated at PDND Inter College, Chunar 1956-57; Inter College Hasanpur, 1957-58; Hindu Degree College, Moradabad, 1958-60; Aligarh Muslim University, 1960-69; State University, Gent, Belgium, 1969-71; Ph.D. 1969; D.Sc. 1988.

Pool Officer, Aligarh Muslim University, 1971-73; Zoologist, 1973-82, Superintending Zoologist, 1983-89, Scientist - E (Deputy Director), 1989-94, Officer-in-Charge, Director's Lab and Central Library, 1989-92, and Head, Divisions of Herpetology and Lower Invertebrates, 1983-94, Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata; Scientist - SF (Joint Director) 1994-2000, Scientist-F (Additional Director), 2000-04, and Officer-in-Charge, Desert Regional Station, ZSI, Jodhpur, 1994-2004.

Fellow: National Academy of Sciences, India; Zoological Society of India; Nematological Society of India.

Research Areas: Nematology, biodiversity, ecology of the Thar desert

Address: Village & Post Office: Said Nagli, Tehsil: Hasanpur, Amroha 244242, U.P.; [Tel: Res. (05924) 240077; Cell: 9319731160; Email: qaiserbaqri@gmail.com]