Dr. Sunil Chandra Dubey

Born in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India on 02 February 1963. Educated at VSAV Inter Collage, Gola Bazar, Gorakhpur, 1976-79; National Degree Collage, Barhalganj, Gorakhpur University Gorakpur, 1979-82; C. S. Azad University of Agriculture and Technology, Kanpur, 1982-1988; B.Sc.(Ag) 1982; M.Sc. (Plant Pathology) 1984; Ph.D. (Plant Pathology) 1988.

Assistant Director General (Plant Protection and Biosafety), Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi, 2021 to date.

Assistant Professor cum Junior Scientist, 1989 to 1994, Assistant Professor cum Junior Scientist (Senior scale), 1994-1998 and Associate Professor cum Senior Scientist, 1998-2001, BAU, Ranchi; Senior Scientist, 2001-2006 and Principal Scientist, 2006-2014, ICAR-IARI, New Delhi; Head, Plant Quarantine, 2014-2021 and Director (Acting), 2016, ICAR-NBPGR, New Delhi.

Awards/Honours: Young scientist award (BAU) 1998; Prof. K.P.V. Menon Best Poster Paper Award; Dastur Memorial Lecture Award 2015; Indian National Science Academy Fellowship 2004; Member, Advisory Committee, Journal of Bioscience Discovery, Jalna, 2008 till date; Senior Editor, Indian Phytopathology, 2017 to 2019; Editor, Journal of Mycology and Plant Pathology, 2005-2006; Associate Editor, Indian Phytopathology, 2010-2011; Member, Editorial Board, Plant Disease Research, 2007-2015; Member, Editorial Board, Annals of Plant Protection Sciences, 2003-2006; President, National Society of Plant Pathologists, 2021; Joint Secretary, Indian Phytopathological Society, New Delhi, 2004-2006; Treasurer, Journal of Research (BAU), Ranchi, 1995- 2001; President (Delhi Zone), Indian Phytopathological Society, 2012; Councilor (Delhi Chapter), Indian Phytopathological Society, 2003.

Fellow: National Academy of Biological Sciences (NABS), Tamil Nadu; Indian Society of Mycology and Plant Pathology, Udaipur; Indian Phytopathological Society, New Delhi.

Research Areas: Diversity, diagnostics, host-pathogen interaction and management of fungal plant pathogens

Address: Assistant Director General (PP&B), Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Krishi Bhavan, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Road, New Delhi 110001; C-103, NASC Complex, DPS Marg, New Delhi 110012; [Tel: Off. (011) 23384414; Res. (011) 25841391 Cell: 9868414302; Fax: (011) 23384414; Email: adgpp.icar@nic.in; sunil.dubey@icar.gov.in; scdube2002@yahoo.co.in]