Dr. Kajal Chakraborty

Born in Durgapur, West Bengal on 24 December 1973. B.Sc. 1996, Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya; M.Sc. 1999 and Ph.D. 2002, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi; Postdoctoral Research Fellow 2010, University of Mississippi, Department of Pharmacognosy, USA,

Senior Scientist, ICAR-Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Cochin.

Scientist 2003, ICAR-National Academy of Agricultural Research Management; Scientist 2003-12, ICAR-Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Cochin.

Awards/Honours: AFSIB Prof HPC Shetty Award, 2017; CIFE Dr. C.V. Kulkarni Best Young Scientist Award, 2013; ISCA Pran Vohra Award, 2008; AFSIB Prof. T.J. Pandian and A.J. Matty Award, 2008; DST Young Scientist project award, 2007; 13th Annual SAARC Congress Best paper award, 2001; ICPE Best paper award, 2001; 12th Annual SAARC Congress Best paper award, 2000; NAIP 3 months postdoctoral research grant, 2010; Gold Medal and Best PhD Thesis, 2003; CSIR-PGIA-UoP International travel grant, 2000; First Gold Medal, 1999; Member subject expert, Indo-US Task force, 2013; Member: Sectional Committee of A & FS, 96th Session of ISC; Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Award for outstanding research in Agricultural Science 2017.

Research Areas: Fish Biotechnology, Marine Bioprospecting, Aquatic Food Product Technology

Address: Senior Scientist (ARS), ICAR-Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Ernakulam North P.O., Cochin 682018, Kerala; H.No. 98 PWRA, Shantigram Road, Chembumukku, Cochin 682030, Kerala; [Tel: Off. (0484) 2394867; Res. (0484) 4029092; Cell: 8921985355; 9446418432; Fax: (0484) 2394909; Email: kajal_cmfri@yahoo.com; kajal.chakraborty@icar.gov.in; chakrabortycmfri@gmail.com]

Recognition Award 2019-2020