Dr. Mukesh Jain
Fellow, Elected 2016

Born in Panipat, Haryana, India on 27 August, 1978. Educated at S. D. College, Panipat; Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra; University of Delhi; B.Sc. 1999; M.Sc. 2001; Ph.D. 2006.

Associate Professor, School of Computational & Integrative Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 2015 to date

Staff Scientist, National Institute of Plant Genome Research, New Delhi, 2008-2015; Assistant Professor, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi, 2007-2008; Research Scientist, Centre for Plant Molecular Biology, University of Delhi South Campus, New Delhi, 2006-2007.

Awards/Honours: University Medal Kurukshetra University, 2001; Innovative Young Biotechnologists Award (IYBA), 2006; Professor LSS Kumar Memorial Award, 2007; Indian National Science Academy (INSA) medal for Young Scientist, 2007; Associate Fellow of Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore, 2007-2012; Young Scientist Award from the Indian Science Congress Association, 2007-08; Young Scientist Platinum Jubilee Award from the National Academy of Sciences India (NASI), 2009; Anil Kumar Bose Memorial Award from the Indian National Science Academy, 2011; Haryana Yuva Vigyan Ratna Award from the Haryana State Council for Science & Technology, 2010-11; Associate Fellow of National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, 2011-2015; Prof. B.K. Bachhawat Memorial Young Scientist Lecture Award from NASI, 2012; Young Scientist Award from the National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, 2011-2012; NASI-Scopus Young Scientist Award, 2012; Annual Eminence Award from Rawal Institutions, 2014.

Fellow: National Academy of Sciences India, Allahabad

Research Areas: Plant Genomics, Biotechnology, Genome Informatics, Next Generation Genomics and Epigenomics

Address: Associate Professor, School of Computational & Integrative Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi 110067; H-Ivs-103, NIPGR Campus, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, New Delhi 110067; [Tel: Off. (011) 26704686; Res. (011) 26735136, Cell: 9871711699; Email: mjainanid@gmail.com; mjain@jnu.ac.in]

NAAS Associate, 2011