Dr. Niranjan Chakraborty
Fellow, Elected 2016

Born in Netrakona, Bangladesh (formally East Pakistan) on 24 February 1958. Educated at Chandra Nath High School, Netrakona, Bangladesh, 1965-73; Ananda Mohan College, Mymensing, Bangladesh, 1974-76; Dhaka University, Bangladesh, 1978-82; B.Sc. 1980; M.Sc. 1982; Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India, Ph.D. 1993; Post-doctoral research, University of California, Riverside, California, USA, 2004-2005.

Senior Scientist, National Institute of Plant Genome Research, New Delhi, 2003 to date.

Research Scientist, Center for Plant Molecular Biology, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 1993-1998; Scientist, National Centre for Plant Genome Research, New Delhi, 1998-2003. Research Associate, University of California, Riverside, USA, 2004-05; Guest Faculty, Tezpur University, Assam; Guest Faculty, Presidency University, Kolkata, West Bengal.

Awards/Honours: ICCR Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship; DBT Award of Biotechnology Overseas Associateship.

Fellow: National Academy of Science, India; Indian National Science Academy, India. Member: International Plant Proteomics Organization (INPPO); Proteomic Society, India (PSI); Society for Biological Chemists (SBC); International Society for Plant Molecular Biology (ISPMB); American Society for Microbiology (ASM), USA; Editorial board member, Scientific Reports; Editorial board member, Rice Science.

Research Areas: Stress Physiology, Plant Proteomics, and Plant Biotechnology

Address: Senior Scientist, National Institute of Plant Genome Research, Jawaharlal Nehru University Campus, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, New Delhi 110067; C-9/9428, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi 110070; [Tel: Off. (011) 26735178; Res. (011) 26139428, Cell: 9873208264; Fax: (011) -26741658; Email: nchakraborty@nipgr.ac.in]