Dr. Manish Kumar Pandey
FELLOW, ELECTED 2023
Born in Bhadauhan village of Fathepur district, Uttar Pradesh, India on 10 April, 1978. Educated B.Sc. Biology at Ewing Christian College of Allahabad University, Prayagraj, 1998; M.Sc. Genetics & Plant Breeding at Sam Higginbottom University of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences (SHIATS), 2003; and Ph.D. Genetics at Osmania University (OU) and ICAR-Indian Institute of Rice Research (IIRR), Hyderabad, 2011.
Principal Scientist-Genomics, Prebreeding & Bioinformatics, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), Hyderabad, India
Technical Person/Senior 2004-2010, ICAR-Indian Institute of Rice Research (IIRR), Hyderabad; Post-Doctoral Fellow 2010-2013, ICRISAT, Hyderabad and University of Georgia, USA; Scientist 2013-2017, ICRISAT, Hyderabad; Senior Scientist, 2017-2021, ICRISAT, Hyderabad; Principal Scientist, 2021 to till date, ICRISAT, Hyderabad.
Awards/Honours: ICRISAT Service Award 2020 in appreciation of services rendered and contributions made to achieving ICRISAT’s mandate; ICRISAT Outstanding Partnership Award 2019-Genetic Gains for stablishing and strengthening collaborations with advanced/NARS institutes/organizations across the world and successfully developing reference genomes and conducting translational genomics research; ICRISAT Outstanding Scientific Award 2016 in Genetic Gains; ICRISAT Outstanding Partnership Award 2016-Genetic Gains; ICRISAT First Grant as Principal Investigator Award 2016 in Genetic Gains; ICRISAT Outstanding Scientific Award 2015 in Grain Legumes; ICRISAT Resource Mobilization Award 2014 -First Grant from a New Donor.
Fellow: Telangana Academy of Sciences (TAS), 2020; National Academy of Sciences-India (NASI), India, 2017
Research Areas: Crop genetics, genomics, biotechnology and genomics-assisted breeding
Address: Principal Scientist, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), Patancheru, Hyderabad 502324, Telangana; Flat 302, SS Aditya Apartment, Tellapur Road, Nallagandla, Hyderabad 500019, Telangana; [Tel: Off. 08455683430; Cell: 8790057150; Email: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org]
NAAS Associate, 2017