Prof. (Ms) Paramjit Khurana
Fellow, Elected 2014

Born in Delhi on 15 August 1956. Educated at Govt. Girls Higher Secondary School, Jheel Kurenja, Delhi, 1970-72, University of Delhi, 1972-83; Michigan State University, USA, 1987-88; B.Sc, 1975; M.Sc, 1977; M.Phil 1978;Ph.D, 1983.

Professor, Department of Plant Molecular Biology, Delhi University, 1998 to date and Head, Department of Plant Molecular Biology, University of Delhi South Campus, New Delhi. 2016 to date.

Scientist at Universityof Delhi, 1983-84; Lecturer, SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, 1984-1987; Research Associate at Michigan State University, USA, 1987-1988; Lecturer,1988-89; Reader, 1990-98; and Professor, 1998 onwards; Head of the Department, 2004-07, 2016 to date, Department of Plant Molecular Biology, Delhi University.

Awards/Honours: Professor Archana Sharma Memorial Award, Indian Science Congress Association, 2011-2012; Prof. J.C. Bose Fellowship, Department of Science and Technology, 2012-2017.

Fellow: National Academy of Sciences India, 2003; Indian Academy of Sciences, 2010; Indian National Science Academy, 2011; Foreign Secretary, National Academy of Sciences India, 2013; Street Memorial Lecture Award for 2013-14 by the Plant Tissue Culture Association (India); Shri Ranjan Memorial Lecture Award (2014) by The National Academy of Sciences, India.

Research Areas: Plant Biotechnology, Molecular Biology and Genomics

Address: Professor, Department of Plant Molecular Biology, University of Delhi South Campus, Benito Juarez Road, New Delhi 110021; House No. 4, Type VB, Staff Residence, University of Delhi South Campus, Dhaula Kuan, New Delhi 110021; [Tel: Off. (011) 24115096; Res. (011) 24119090; Cell: 9711006512; Fax: (011) 24113096; Email: param@genomeindia.org; paramjitkhurana@hotmail.com]