Indian Society of Genetics & Plant Breeding

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SINGH DR SUMER PAL

Fellow, Elected 2017


Born in Village Chhacharpur, Baghpat, India on 1 May, 1968. Educated at Janta Vedic Inter College, Baraut, Baghpat, UP, 1984-86; Janta Vedic (PG) College, Baraut, Baghpat, 1987-1991; B.Sc. (Ag) 1989; M.Sc. (Ag), 1991; G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar, U.S. Nagar, Uttarakhand, 1992-96; Ph.D., 1996.

Principal Scientist, Division of Genetics, ICAR- Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 2016 to date.

Researcher, NBPGR, Pusa Campus, New Delhi, 1997-98; Research Associate, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 1998-2001; Assistant Professor, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences & Technology, Srinagar, 2001-2006; Associate Professor, G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar, U.S. Nagar, Uttarakhand, 2006-2010; Senior Scientist, Division of Genetics, ICAR- Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 2010-2016; Principal Scientist, Division of Genetics, ICAR- Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 2016 to date.

Awards/Honours: ICAR Senior Research Fellowship during Ph.D. program (1992-1996); commendation certificate for outstanding participants in a winter school IIRR, Hyderabad, 2006; two best research paper presentations (2012 and 2015) and received Reviewer Excellence Award from ARCC, Karnal, 2016.

Research Areas: Pearl millet breeding, Genetics and molecular breeding/Rice breeding.

Fellow : Indian Society of Genetics and Plant Breeding

Address: Principal Scientist & Project Leader (pearl millet), Division of Genetics, ICAR- Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 110012; [Tel: Off. (011) 25841481, Res. (011) 25833440; Cell: 9868601824; E-mail: sumerpalsingh@yahoo.com; spsingh_gen@iari.res.in