Dr. Ramesh K. Aggarwal
Fellow, Elected 2009

Born in Shahabad Markanda, Kurukshetra, Haryana, India on 9 February 1958. Educated at D.A.V. Higher Secondary School, Shahabad Markanda, 1963-70; Government Higher Secondary School, Narnaul, 1970-71, 1972-73; Government Higher Secondary School, Gurgaon, 1971-72; Government College, Narnaul 1973-74; Government College, Jind 1974-77; College of Basic Sciences and Humanities, Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar 1977-87; M.Sc. 1980; Ph.D. 1987.

Chief Scientist (Director Grade Scientist) and Group Leader, Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad, 2010 to date; Professor (Biological Sciences), Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research, New Delhi, 2014.

Lecturer, Chhaju Ram Memorial Jat College, Hisar 1986; Scientist, 1987, Scientist B, 1987-92, Scientist C, 1992-97, Scientist EI, 1997-2002, Scientist EII, 2002-06, and Scientist F, 2006-10, Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad, India. Post-Doc/Project Scientist 1994-96, International Rice Research Institute, Los Banos, Philippines.

Fellow: Indian Society of Genetics & Plant Breeding; Andhara Pradesh Akademi of Sciences, Hyderabad; Associate, National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore.

Research Areas: Molecular Biology, Genetics, Evolution; [DNA markers - development & applications in Biodiversity, Wildlife conservation, Crop Improvement and Diagnostics; Comparative Genomics DNA Barcoding; Molecular basis of temperature-dependent sex determination]

Address: Chief Scientist (Director Grade Scientist), Centre for Cellular & Molecular Biology, Uppal Road, Tarnaka, Hyderabad 500007, Telangana; House No. 2, Type-V, CCMB Staff Housing, HMT Nagar, Nacharam, Hyderabad 500076, Telangana; [Tel: Off. (040) 27192635 (Direct), 27160222-40; Res. (040) 27176285; Fax: (040) 27160591, 27160311; Email: rameshka@ccmb.res.in]