Dr. (Ms) G. Taru Sharma

Born in Mathura, U.P. On 4 August 1965. Educated at St. Maria convent Mhow, M.P, KR College, Mathura, Agra College, Agra and ICAR-IVRI, Izatnagar, Ph.D. 1990, Visiting Scientist and FAO Fellow at Reproductive Biotechnology Laboratory, University of Louisiana, Baton Rouge, USA 1999.

Principal Scientist and Head cum Director CAFT in Veterinary Physiology, ICAR-IVRI, Izatnagar 2009 to date.

Research Scientist, Centre for Biotechnology, National Dairy Development Board, Bombay, till December, 1991; Scientist, ICAR-Central Institute for Research on Goats, Makhdoom and ICAR- Indian Veterinary Research Institute till November 2000; Senior Scientist and Principal Scientist, August, 2009.

Awards/Honours: Young scientist's award and young scientist gold medal from Society of Animal Physiologists of India 1993; Young scientists Merit certificate from Indian Science Congress Association 1994; Prof. Nils Lagerlof Memorial Award from Indian Society for the Study of Animal Reproduction, 2001; IVRI Award of honor, 2002; WEAL award ISIWCD during the World Women Summit held at India International, New Delhi, 2003; ICAR-Panjab RaoDeshmukh Women Agricultural Scientist Award, 2004; Award of honor from Governor of U.P for successfully treating canine clinical cases through stem cell therapy, 2011; Best teacher award from IVRI Deemed University, 2011; Dr. A. Roy Memorial Award, SAPI, 2012; Research excellence award, Indus Global Organization, 2013; Editorial member of an Elsevier journal Journal of Reproductive Health and Medicine since 2014; Women of the Year, FIET, 2015; Labhsetwar award for the significant contributions in an area of Reproductive Physiology,Indian Society for the study of Reproduction& Fertility, 2016; Bharat Ratna Dr. C. Subramaniam Award for Outstanding Teachers in Animal & Fisheries Sciences by ICAR, 2016. G. P. Talwar Oration Award, 2018. Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Award, 2018.

Fellow: Society of Animal Physiologist of India, 2017; National Academy of Sciences, India, 2019

Research Areas: Molecular Reproductive Physiology, Oocyte & Embryo genomics and Stem cell biology

Address: Director, DBT-National Institute of Animal Biotechnology (NIAB), Opposite Journalist Colony, Near Gowlidoddi, Gachibowli, Hyderabad 500032, Telangana;; [Tel: Off. (040) 23120101/102; Cell: 9412603840; Email: director@niab.org.in; tarusharma@niab.org.in]

Member Executive Council 1 Jan, 2021 to 31 Dec 2023