Nurturing Diversity, Resilience, Livelihood & Industrial Inputs
Designation: Scientist (Ag. Biotechnology)
Qualification: • M.Sc. (Biotechnology) from University of Mysore, Karnataka. • Ph.D. in Life Sciences from National Institute of Immunology, affiliated to Jawahar Lala Nehru University, New Delhi.
Address: Scientist (Agricultural Biotechnology), ICAR-Indian Institute of Maize Research, PAU Campus. Ludhiana 141 004 (INDIA)
Mobile: +91 9971846875
Area of interest
To understand molecular mechanisms regulating nutritious maize, including Quality Protein Maize, waxy and low-phytate maize, for prioritization of gene targets for genome editing.
To work on enabling technologies for linking maize products to market, including rapid detection of metabolites like proteins and specific amino acids, Quality Control of silage, utilization of corn cobs for bioethanol.
Most significant achievements (in last five years)
Publications in last five years
D. Technical Bulletins