Dr. Prasun Kumar Mukherjee
Fellow, Elected 2014

Born in village Nowanagar, West Bengal, on 18 October, 1963. Educated at Khujutipara RGJ High School, Burdwan Municipal High School, Visva Bharati, GB Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar. Ph.D. (Plant Pathology) 1991.

Scientific Officer H and Professor, Nuclear Agriculture and Biotechnology Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Trombay, Mumbai.

Principal Scientist (Plant Pathology), Central Institute for Cotton Research (CICR), Nagpur, 2011-13 on deputation.

Awards/Honours: Dr. K.S. Krishnan DAE Research Fellowship; Prof. M.J. Narasimhan Academic Merit Award and J.F. Dastur Memorial Award, Indian Phytopathological Society; Pran Vohra Award, Indian Science Congress Association; BOYSCAST Fellowship (DST); VASVIK Award; Govt. of India-Dept. of Atomic Energy Homi Bhabha Science and Technology Award; Govt. of India-Dept. of Atomic Energy Group Achievement Award (as Group Leader); Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Fellowship; Visiting Scientist, Israel Institute of Technology, and Texas A&M University.

Fellow: National Academy of Sciences, India.

Research Areas: Biological control, Trichoderma, fungal genetics, secondary metabolism

Address: Scientific Officer G, Nuclear Agriculture & Biotechnology Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Trombay, Mumbai 400085, Maharashtra; Kamet 13 B, Anushaktinagar, Mumbai 400094, Maharashtra; [Tel: Off: (022) 25590367, Cell: 9757414312; Fax: (022) 25505151; Email: prasunmukherjee1@gmail.com]