Dr. Atmakuri Ramakrishna Rao
Fellow, Elected 2016

Born in Cuttack, Odisha, India on 15 January 1968. Educated at City High School, Berhampur, 1978-83; Khallikote College, Berhampur University, Berhampur, 1983-85; College of Agriculture, OUAT, Bhubaneswar, 1986-90; Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 1991-1997; B.Sc. 1990; M.Sc. 1993; Ph.D. 1997; MCA during in-service from IGNOU, 2009-2012; Post Doc. Experience at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, New York during 2006-2007 and at University of Washington, Seattle during 2011.

Principal Scientist, Centre for Agricultural Bioinformatics, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi, 2012 to date; & Professor (Bioinformatics), PG School, IARI, New Delhi, 2016 to date.

Scientist, 1997-2001; Scientist (Sr. Scale), 2001-2006; and Senior Scientist, Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi, 2006-2012.

Awards/Honours: DBT Overseas Associateship Award (Long Term) 2005-06, DBT, Government of India; ISAS Prof. P.V. Sukhatme Gold Medal Award, 2016; Member, Editorial Board, The Indian Journal of Genetics and Plant Breeding; Expert, DBT Task Force for Theoretical and Computational Biology.

Fellow: Indian Society of Genetics and Plant Breeding; Society for Applied Biotechnology.

Research Areas: Bioinformatics, Agricultural Statistics, Statistical Genetics and Genomics

Address: Principal Scientist, Centre for Agricultural Bionformatics, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, Pusa, Library Avenue, New Delhi 110012; H-125, DLF Capital Greens, 15, Shivaji Marg, New Delhi 110015; [Tel: Off. (011) 25847122 Extn: 4330; Res. (011) 41011596, Cell: 9999422935; Fax: (011) 25841564; Email: ar.rao@icar.gov.in; rao.cshl.work@gmail.com]