Dr. Debasis Pattanayak
Fellow, Elected 2019

Born in Putputia, Tamluk, District Purba-Medinipur, West Bengal on 06 August 1967. Educated at Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, B.Sc(Ag.) Hons. 1989, and Indian Agricultural Research Institute, M.Sc. 1992 and Ph.D. 1997.

Principal Scientist, ICAR-National Research Centre on Plant Biotechnology, Pusa Campus, New Delhi, 2011 to date.

Scientist, ICAR-Central Potato Research Institute (ICAR-CPRI), Shimla, 1995-99; Scientist (SG), ICAR-CPRI, Shimla, 1999-2004; Senior Scientist, ICAR-CPRI, Shimla, 2004-10; Principal Scientist (Biochemistry), ICAR-CPRI, Shimla, 2010-11; Principal Scientist (Biotechnology), ICAR-NRCPB, Pusa Campus, New Delhi, 2011till date.

Awards/Honours: National Merit Scholarship for the duration of six years, 1983-89, 1983; Biotechnology National Associateship Award, 1998; Lal Bahadur Shastri Young Scientist Award in Horticulture for the biennium 1999-2000, 2001; IPA Gold Medal, 2017.

Research Areas: Plant Molecular Biology & Biotechnology, Biochemistry & Plant Biology

Address: Principal Scientist, ICAR-National Res. Centre on Plant Biotechnology, Room No. 110, Lal Bahadur Shastri Buidling, Pusa Campus, New Delhi 110012;; [Tel: Off. (011) 25842789 Ext. 245; Cell: 9910014695; Email: debasispattanayak@yahoo.co.in; debasis.pattanayak@icar.gov.in]

NAAS Associate, 2006