Dr. S. Gopala Krishnan
FELLOW, ELECTED 2021
Born in Mettupalayam, Coimbatore, India on 12 August 1976. Educated at SRSI Matriculation School, Karamadai, 1992; SIV Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Sirumugai, 1992-1994; Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, 1994-1998; Indian Agricultural Research Institute, 1999-2004; B.Sc. 1998; M.Sc. 2001; Ph.D. 2004.
Principal Scientist (Plant Breeding), Division of Genetics, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 2016 to date.
Scientist, 2004-08, Scientist (Sr. Scale), 2008-09, National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources, Regional Station, Jodhpur, Rajasthan; Senior Scientist, Division of Genetics, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 2010-16.
Awards/Honours: Lal Bahadur Shastri Outstanding Young Scientist Award (For Crop and Horticultural Sciences) (2015) by Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi; National recognition certificate for Basmati rice variety (2009) development by Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi; DST BOYSCAST Fellow (2010), Southern Cross University, Lismore, Australia by Department of Science and Technology, Government of India; ISPGR Dr. R. S. Paroda Young Scientist Award, 2014; ICAR-IARI Dr. P.N. Bahl Biennium Award for the biennium, 2014-15.
Fellow: Indian Society of Genetics and Plant Breeding, Indian Society of Plant Genetic Resources, Association of Rice Research Workers.
Research Areas: Genetics, Plant Breeding, Genomics, Molecular Breeding, Rice Improvement
Address: Principal Scientist (Plant Breeding), Division of Genetics, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi 110012; C-41, Pusa, IARI, New Delhi 110012; [Tel: Off. (011) 25841481; Res. (011) 25843550 Cell: 9873545505; Fax: (011) 25841481; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com]
NAAS Associate 2016