Dr. Vijay Kumar
Fellow, Elected 2004

Born in Sasaram, India on 7 November 1954. Educated at Sahibganj College, Jharkhand, 1970-72; P.G. Department of Zoology, Magadh University, Bodh-Gaya, 1973-75; All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 1977-84; Institut de Chimie Biologique, Strasbourg, France, 1984-88; B.Sc. 1972; M.Sc. 1975; Ph.D. 1984.

Honorary Scientist, I.C.G.E.B., New Delhi 2014 to date.

Senior Research Scientist, 1999-2001 and Staff Scientist, Virology Group, I.C.G.E.B., New Delhi, 2002-14.

Awards/Honours: University Gold Medal, 1977; Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize, 1997; Zoological Society of India Gold Medal, 1998; Gujrat Cancer Society, Ramniklal J. KInarivala Cancer Research Award, 2004; J.C. Bose Fellowship, 2013.

Fellow: National Academy of Sciences, India; National Academy of Medical Sciences, India.

Research Areas: Molecular cell biology, Cell cycle, DNA replication, animal genetics & breeding

Address: Honorary Scientist & J.C. Bose Fellow, International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, New Delhi 110067; House No.3266, Sector 23, Gurgaon 122017, Haryana; [Tel: Off. (011) 26742360; Res. (0124) 4202266; Fax: (011) 26742316; Email: vijaykumar98@gmail.com]