Bombay Seh Baroda Tak-Rafoo Chakkar (1975)





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Vice Chancellor*****DEEPAK PENTAL
Professor of Genetics and Vice Chancellor
University of Delhi, Delhi 110 007
Phone :011-27667011, 27667190
011-27667049 (Fax)
Email :vc@du.ac.in


Academic Qualification
Other Information Academic Qualification

InstitutionDegree Year
Rutgers UniversityPh.D.1974-78
Punjab UniversityM.Sc. (Hons School)1971-73
Punjab UniversityB.Sc. (Hons School)1968-71

University of Delhi2005 - onwardsVice Chancellor
University of Delhi
South Campus2000 - 2005Director
Centre for Genetic Manipulation of Crop Plants (CGMCP), University of Delhi1995 - onwardsDirector
University of Delhi
South Campus1994 - 1996Dean, Faculty of Interdisciplinary and Applied Sciences (FIAS)
Department of Genetics
University of Delhi
South Campus1993 - onwardsProfessor
Tata Energy Research Institute (TERI), New Delhi1985 - 1993Fellow
Plant Genetic Manipulation Group, University of Delhi1978 - 1984Post-doctoral and University Research Fellow
Other Information * Elected member of the National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, National Academy of Sciences, Indian Academy of Sciences and the Indian National Science Academy. * Member Governing body of CSIR. * Member editorial board of Journal of Biosciences and Current Science. * Member of various Project Advisory Committees in DST and DBT from 1986 onwards. * Member of RAC of CIMAP and IHBT. * Awarded a Punjab University medal for first position in Diploma in Gandhian Philosophy. * Awarded a Biotechnology Career Fellowship in 1986 by the Rockefeller Foundation to work at the Max-Planck Institute in Koln. * Coordinated two major national network programmes: * Development of Transgenics in Four Major Crops Cotton, Rice, Mungbean and Tomato for Resistance to Biotic Stresses funded by Department of Biotechnology (DBT). * Functional Genomics in Plants: Development and Use of the Technologies for Gene Discovery and Expression Modulation funded by The New Millennium Indian Technology Leadership Initiative (NMITLI). * Edited a special issue of Current Science (Vol. 84, 2003) on Transgenic Crops. Besides editing the volume contributed three articles: * Contributed an article Transgenic Crops for Indian Agriculture: An Assessment of Their Relevance and Effective Use in Policy and Institutional Issues and Challenges in Indian Agriculture ed: Dr. Ramesh Chand, Oxfam, In Press. * Sixty-one publications in peer-reviewed journals on genetic manipulation of plants. * Current research work on breeding of mustard and cotton through the development of transgenics and marker-assisted breeding.
Narendra Bedi
Rajkumar Bedi (dialogue director)
Jayant Dharmadhikari (story)

Release Date:
2 January 1975 (India)

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