Dr. Narendra Tuteja

Born in Lucknow, India on 5 January 1955. Educated at Balika Vidya Nikaten Intermediate College, Lucknow, 1960-65; Queen's Anglo Sanskrit Intermediate College, Lucknow, 1966-1972; University of Lucknow, 1973-82 & 2005-08; B.Sc. 1975; M.Sc. (Biochemistry) 1977; Proficiency in French 1978; Proficiency in Russian 1979; Ph.D. (Biochemistry) 1982; D.Sc. (Biochemistry) 2008.

Former Group Leader/Senior Scientist, PMB Group, ICGEB, New Delhi.

Research Assistant, K.G. Medical College, Lucknow, India. 1977-83; Visiting Scientist, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland, USA, 1983-86; Postdoctoral Fellow, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA, 1986-88; Assistant Research Scientist, Molecular Biology Group, ICGEB, Trieste, Italy,1988-95; Associate Scientist, 1995-97, Associate Scientist, 1997-2007, and Senior Scientist, PMB Group, ICGEB, New Delhi, 2008-11; Professor & Director, Amity Institute of Microbial Technology (AIMT), Amity University, Noida, 2015-17.

Awards/Honours: NIH Visiting Fellowship, Awarded by Fogarty International Centre, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, USA, 1983-86; Post-graduate Researcher Fellowship, Awarded by University of California Los Angeles, USA, 1986-1988; Genomic Pioneer Awarded by International meeting of the Human Genomic Organization, 2008; Best Scientist Award 2010 by the international Board of Awards of National Environmental Science Academy, New Delhi; Vigyan Gaurav Samman awarded by Council of Science & Technology, U.P, 2009-2010; Goyal Prize awarded by Kurukshetra University, 2011; Excellence Award 2016 presented by International Multidisciplinary Research Foundation (IMRF), 2017; India Research Excellence - Citation Award 2017" by Web of Science, Clarivate Analytics, 2017; Life Time Acievement Award, ICFA 2018" by Endling Conferences, 2018; Life Time Acievement Award, Intl Conf. Bangkok. Editorial Advisory Board: Front. Plant Science; Arch. Biochem. Biophys; Plant Physiol. Biochem.; The Open Plant Science Journal; Indian Journal of Experimental Biology; Associate Editor: Plant Signaling & Behavior, USA 2008; Guest Editor: Plant Signaling & Behavior, USA - Special issue on Plant Abiotic Stress, 2011; Book Edited: (1) Omics & Plant Abiotic Stress Tolerance, Bentham Sci Publishers, 2011; (2 & 3) Improving Abiotic Stress Tolerance in Crops, Vol 1 & 2, Wiley-VCH, Germany, 2012; (4) Crop Improvement Under Adverse Conditions, Springer, 2012; (5) Plant Acclimation to Environmental Stress, Springer, 2013; (6) Improving Crop Productivity in Sustainable Agriculture, Wiley-VCH, Germany, 2013; (6 & 7) Climate Change & Abiotic Stress Tolerance, Vol. I & 2, Wiley-VCH Germany, 2015; (8) Abiotic Stress Response in Plants, Wiley-VCH, Germany, 2016; (9) Plant-Microbe Interaction: an approach to sustainable agriculture, Springer, 2016; (10-12) Mycorrhiza - I; II; III: Springer, 2017; (13). Crop Improvement Through Microbial Biotechnology, Elsevier, 2017; (14) Volatiles and food security: Role of volatiles in agro-ecosystems, Springer, 2017; (15 & 16) Enhancing Cleanup of Environmental Pollutants, Volume 1 & II, Springer, 2017; (17) Crop Improvement through Microbial Biotechnology, Elsevier, 2017; (18) New and Future Development in Micribial Biotechnology and Bioebgineering, Elsevier, 2018; (19) Senescence Signalling and Control in Plants, Elsevier, 2018; (20) Advancement in Crop Improvememt Techniques, Elsevier, 2020.

Fellow: National Academy of Science (FNASc), India, Allahabad, 2003; Indian National Science Academy (FNA), New Delhi, 2007; Indian Academy of Science (FASc), Bangalore, 2009; National Environmental Science Academy (FNESA), New Delhi, 2009; The World Academy of Sciences (FTWAS), Trieste, Italy, (2011)

Research Areas: Plant biology & biotechnology, crop improvement, stress tolerance, fungal Biology

Address: Visiting Scientist, ICGEB, Aruna Asaf Ali Road, New Delhi 110067; E69 (TF-2), Vasant Marg, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi; [Tel: Cell: 9811233350; Email: narendratuteja@gmail.com]