Dr. Suresh Nair
Foreign Fellow, Elected 2006

Born in Kannur (Cannanore), Kerala, India on 28 February 1961. Educated at the St. Xavier's Collegiate School, Kolkata, 1969-76; B.Sc. Botany (Hons) Hindu College, Delhi, 1978-81; M.Sc. Botany, Department of Botany, University of Delhi, 1981-83; Ph.D. University of Delhi, 1990.

Group Leader, International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), New Delhi, 1989 to date; Visiting faculty, Department of Entomology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA, 2000-01.

Fellow: Royal Entomological Society (FRES), London, UK

Research Areas: Plant biotechnology, genome analysis, molecular markers, molecular breeding and marker-assisted selection, insect-plant interaction, rice gall midge genomics

Address: Group Leader, International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, New Delhi 110067; D-21, Press Enclave, Saket, New Delhi 110017; [Tel: Off. (011) 26741242, 26741007; Res. (011) 26855412; Fax: 011-26742316; Email: suresh@icgeb.res.in]