Pardeep Kumar

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Name Pardeep Kumar
Designation Scientist (Senior Scale)
Complete postal Address with city code Division of Plant Quarantine, ICAR-National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources, New Delhi - 110012
Email IDs
Mobile No. 9466348907

Brief Biodata

Birth & Educations: I was borne on August 10, 1986 at Ramalwas, Distt. Bhiwani, Haryana and got my primary education in hometown. After my Matriculation and Intermediate from Haryana Board of School Education, joined University College Kurukshetra in 2005 for graduation programme. Thereafter, moved to CCS Haryana Agriculture University, Hisar in 2008 for my Master’s & Doctoral Degrees in Molecular biology and Biotechnology.

Positions hold: I stated my professional carrier as ARS Scientist at on January 1, 2014 and posted at ICAR-National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources, New Delhi on April 09, 2014 and got promoted as Scientist (Sr. Scale) on January 1, 2018. I have been serving for the last ~9 years at ICAR-NBPGR, New Delhi and working on molecular based detection and identification of seed-borne pathogens along with quarantine clearance of germplasm under exchange since April 09, 2014.

Awards/Honours: Young Scientist Award conferred during International Conference on Global Research Initiatives for Sustainable Agriculture and Allied Sciences during December 02-04, 2017; Best Oral Presentation Awards in during International e-conferences on Post Harvest Disease Management and Value Addition of Horticultural Crops during August 18-20, 2021 at ICAR-IARI, New Delhi; Best Oral Presentation Awards in during National e-conferences on Biotic Stress Management Strategies for Achieving Sustainable Crop Production and Climate Resilience during May 19-21, 2022 at ICAR-NCIPM, New Delhi.

Research Areas: With ~9 years of professional research experience in molecular diagnostic of seed borne pathogens. I have contributed though several in-house as well as externally funded projects sponsored by ICAR/DBT and major research areas are: Molecular diagnostic protocol development for seed-borne fungal/bacterial pathogens; Genetic diversity analysis of seed-borne fungal pathogens using various molecular markers; Plant biosecurity through quarantine processing of germplasm; Screening of germplasm against various pathogens.