Dr. Lalji Singh
Fellow, Elected 2001

Born in Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh, India, on 5 July 1947. B.Sc. 1964; M.Sc. 1966; Ph.D. 1971, Banaras Hindu University.

Bhatnagar Fellow (CSIR), Centre for Cellular & Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad, India, 2014 to date.

Research Associate, University of Edinburgh, UK, 1974-87; Senior Scientist, CCMB, Hyderabad, 1987-98; Officer on Special Duty, Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics, 1995-98; Director, 1998-2009, and Bhatnagar Fellow (CSIR), Centre for Cellular & Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad, India, 2009-11 and 2014 till date; Vice Chancellor, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, 2011-14.

Awards/Honours: Over 50 awards, including ISCA `New Millennium Plaques of Honour' Award, 2002; Padma Shri, 2004; Rajiv Gandhi Rashtriya Ekta Saman, 2007; CSIR Technology Award in Life Sciences, 2008.

Fellow: Indian Academy of Sciences 1989; National Academy of Sciences, India 1991; Indian National Science Academy 1993; Andhra Pradesh Akademi of Sciences 2000; National Academy of Medical Sciences 2002; Third World Academy of Sciences 2002.

Research Areas: Molecular basis of sex determination; human genetic diversity; wildlife conservation; and DNA fingerprinting

Address: Bhatnagar Fellow (CSIR), Centre for Cellular & Molecular Biology, Habsiguda, Uppal Road, Hyderabad 500007, Telangana; [Tel: Off. (040) 27160053; Res. (040) 27160555; Fax: (040) 27160033; Email: lalji@ccmb.res.in]

Vice-President, 1 Jan 2012 to 31 Dec, 2014; Member Executive Council 1 Jan, 2008 to 31 Dec, 2010