Dr. (Ms) Shelly Praveen 
Fellow, Elected 2015

Born in New Delhi, India on 26 May 1966. Educated at National Sr. Sec. School, Delhi, 1979-83; B.Sc., 1983-86, Delhi University; M.Sc., 1986-88; Ph.D., 1988-1992, Indian Agricultural Research Institute.

Head, Division of Biochemistry, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, Delhi, India, 2016 to date.

Scientist, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, Delhi, 1993-2002; Visiting Scientist, CREC, Lake Alfred, Florida, USA, 2001; Senior Scientist, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, Delhi, 2002-08; Visiting Scientist, Scottish Crop Research Institute, Dundee, UK, 2006; Visiting Scientist, CIB, CSIC, Madrid, Spain, 2010-13; Principal Scientist, Advanced Center for Plant Virology, Division of Plant Pathology, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, Delhi, India, 2009-15; Visiting Professor, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2014-15.

Awards/Honours: World Bank Fellowship, 2001, University of Florida, USA; Royal Society-INSA award, 2006; IARI Best Teacher Award, 2007; TWAS-UNESCO Associate-ship, 2008; Member, International working group on legume and vegetable viruses, 2011; Plant Virology Leadership award, 2013; Dr. P. Sheel Memorial Lecture Award 2015.

Fellow: National Academy of Sciences, India, 2008; Indian Society of Agricultural Biochemists, 2004.

Research Areas: Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Plant Virology

Address: Head, Division of Biochemistry, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi 110012; B-36, Samrat Ashok Apartments, Sector-9, Rohini, New Delhi 110085; [Tel: Off. (011) 25842038; Res. (011) 27860026, Cell: 9868033132; Fax: (011) 25846420; Email: shellypraveen@hotmail.com; shellypraveen@iari.res.in]

NAAS Associateship, 2005