Dr. Narendra Tuteja
Foreign Fellow, Elected 2011

Born in Lucknow, India on 5 January 1955. Educated at Balika Vidya Nikaten Intermediate College, Lucknow, 1960-65; Queens Anglo Sanskrit Intermediate College, Lucknow, 1966-1972; University of Lucknow, 1973-82 & 2005-08; B.Sc. 1975; M.Sc. (Biochemistry) 1977; Proficiency in French 1978; Proficiency in Russian 1979; Ph.D. (Biochemistry) 1982; D.Sc. (Biochemistry) 2008.

Professor & Director, Amity Institute of Microbial Technology (AIMT), Amity University Uttar Pradesh, Noida. Visiting Scientist and former Group Leader/ Senior Scientist, PMB Group, ICGEB, New Delhi. Member, International Network of Plant Abiotic Stress (INPAS), supported by EU COAST action FA0905.

Research Assistant, K.G. Medical College, Lucknow, India. 1977-83; Visiting Scientist, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland, USA, 1983-86; Postdoctoral Fellow, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA, 1986-88; Assistant Research Scientist, Molecular Biology Group, ICGEB, Trieste, Italy,1988-95; Associate Scientist, 1995-97, Associate Scientist, 1997-2007, and Senior Scientist, PMB Group, ICGEB, New Delhi, 2008-11.

Awards/Honours: NIH Visiting Fellowship, Awarded by Fogarty International Centre, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, USA, 1983-86; Post-graduate Researcher Fellowship, Awarded by University of California Los Angeles, USA, 1986-1988; Genomic Pioneer Awarded by International meeting of the Human Genomic Organization, 2008; Best Scientist Award 2010 by the international Board of Awards of National Environmental Science Academy, New Delhi; Vigyan Gaurav Samman awarded by Council of Science & Technology, U.P, 2009-2010; Goyal Prize awarded by Kurukshetra University, 2011. Editorial Advisory Board: Front. Plant Science; Arch. Biochem. Biophys; Plant Physiol. Biochem.; The Open Plant Science Journal; Indian Journal of Experimental Biology; Associate Editor: Plant Signaling & Behavior, USA 2008; Guest Editor: Plant Signaling & Behavior, USA - Special issue on Plant Abiotic Stress, 2011; Book Edited: Omics and Plant Abiotic Stress Tolerance, Bentham Science Publishers, 2011; Improving Abiotic Stress Tolerance in Crops, Vol 1 & 2, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. Germany, 2012; Crop Improvement Under Adverse Conditions, Springer Science, New York, USA, 2012; "Plant Acclimation to Environmental Stress", Springer Science, New York, USA, 2013; "Improving Crop Productivity in Sustainable Agriculture", 2013, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. Germany; "Climate Change and Abiotic Stress Tolerance" Vol. I & 2 Wiley-VCH Germany (2015); Abiotic Stress Response in Plants; Wiley VCH, Germany (2016).

Fellow: National Academy of Science (FNASc), India, Allahabad, 2003; Indian National Science Academy (FNA), New Delhi, 2007; Indian Academy of Science (FASc), Bangalore, 2009; National Environmental Science Academy (FNESA), New Delhi, 2009; The World Academy of Sciences (FTWAS), Trieste, Italy, 2011

Research Areas: Plant biotechnology, biochemistry, crop improvement and abiotic stress tolerance

Address: Professor & Director, Amity Institute of Microbial Technology (AIMT), Amity University Uttar Pradesh, Sector-125, Noida 201313, U.P.; [Tel: Off. (0120) 4396935; Cell: 9971957891; Fax: (011) 26742316; Email: narendratuteja@gmail.com; narendra@icgeb.res.in]