Indian Society of Genetics & Plant Breeding

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KRISHNAN S DR GOPALA

Fellow, Elected 2019


Born at Mettupalayam, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India on 12 August 1976. Educated at SRSI Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Karamadai, 1976-1992; SIV Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Sirumugai, 1992-1994; Agricultural College and Research Institute, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, 1994-1998; Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 1999-2004; B.Sc. 1998, M.Sc. 2001, Ph.D. 2004. BOYSCAST fellow, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW, Australia, 2010-11.

Principal Scientist (Plant Breeding), ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 2016 to date.

Scientist (Plant Breeding), ICAR-National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources, Regional Station, Jodhpur, 2004-2009; Scientist (Sr. Scale), (Plant Breeding), ICAR-National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources, Regional Station, Jodhpur, 2009; Senior Scientist (Plant Breeding), ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 2010 to 2015.

Awards/ Honours: Assam Government Gold Medal, IARI, 2004; Lal Bahadur Shastri Outstanding Young Scientist Award (For Crop and Horticultural Sciences), ICAR, New Delhi, 2015; National recognition certificate for Basmati rice variety development, ICAR, New Delhi, 2009; Dr. R. S. Paroda Young Scientist Award, ISPGR, New Delhi, 2014; Dr. P.N. Bahl Biennium Award, Division of Genetics, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 2014-15. BOYSCAST Fellow, DST, 2010.

Associateship: National Academy of Agricultural Sciences

Research Areas: Genetics and Plant Breeding, Rice Genetics and Breeding, Genomics and Molecular breeding in rice, Hybrid rice, Rice grain quality, Plant genetic resources management

Address: Dr. Gopala Krishnan S, Principal Scientist (Plant Breeding), Division of Genetics, ICAR-IARI, Pusa Campus, New Delhi – 110 012; HA21, Kaveri Apartment, Pusa campus, New Delhi – 110 012; [Tel: Off. (011) 25841481; Res. (011) 25843550, Cell: 9873545505; Fax: (011) 25841481; Email: gopal_icar@yahoo.co.in]