Dr. Tarun Kumar Bhattacharya 
Fellow, Elected 2017

Born at Midnapur (East), West Bengal on 4 September, 1970. Educated at Hanschara MD High School, Midnapur (East), 1981-89; College of Veterinary Science, BCKV, Mohanpur, Nadia, West Bengal, B.V.Sc & A.H., 1989-94; NDRI, Karnal, Haryana, M.Sc., 1994-96; IVRI, Izatnagar, Uttar Pradesh, Ph.D, 1996-99; Post Doc., McGill University, Montreal, Canada, 2008.

National Fellow & Principal Scientist, ICAR-Directorate of Poultry Research, Hyderabad, 2011 to date.

Scientist, IVRI, Izatnagar, 1999-2007; Senior Scientist, Project Directorate on Poultry, Hyderabad, 2007-2011; Principal Scientist, Directorate of Poultry Research, Hyderabad, 2013.

Awards/Honours: National Merit scholarship, 1989; Young Scientist Award, ISCA, 2001; Award of Honour, IVRI, 2002; NAAS Young Scientist Award, 2003-04; Lal Bahadur Young Scientist Award, ICAR, 2003-04; NAAS Associateship, 2005; DBT Overseas Associateship, 2006; ICAR National Fellow, ICAR, 2011; Hari Om Ashram Trust Award, ICAR, 2010-11; Editor, Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences, Korea, 2007 to 2015; Member, International Advisory Committee, Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences, Korea, 2015-2017; Editor, Agricultural Science Journal, Canada, 2014.

Research Areas: Animal Genetics & Breeding, Molecular Genetics, Genomics, Biotechnology.

Address: National Fellow, ICAR-Directorate of Poultry Research, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad 500030, Telangana; Flat No. 104, Raja's Courtyard, Upperpally, Hyderabad 500048, Telangana; [Tel: Off. (04) 24015651; Res. (040) 40059388; Cell: 9490792633; Fax: (040) 24017002; Email: bhattacharyatk@gmail.com]

Young Scientist Award, 2003-2004; NAAS Associate, 2005