Dr. (Ms) Subhra Chakraborty
Fellow, Elected 2013

Born in Kolkata, West Bengal, India on 25 September 1964. Educated at United Missionary Girls High School, Kolkata, 1970-80; Kamala Girls School, Kolkata, 1981-83; Presidency College, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, 1984-87; University of Calcutta, Kolkata, 1987-89; Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 1990-97, B.Sc. 1987; M.Sc. 1989; Ph.D. 1997.

Staff Scientist VII (Professor), National Institute of Plant Genome Research, New Delhi, 2015 to date.

Research Scientist, Centre for Plant Molecular Biology, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 1997-98; Staff Scientist-II, 1998-2000, Staff Scientist-III, 2000-2003, Staff Scientist-IV, 2003-2007, Staff Scientist-V, 2007-2011, Staff Scientist-VI, 2011-15; Staff Scientist-VII, 2015-till date, National Institute of Plant Genome Research, New Delhi; Visiting Scientist, Yale University, USA, 2007-08.

Awards/Honours: Professor Hiralal Chakraborty Gold Medal, University of Calcutta, 1990; Young Scientist Award, International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 1994; International Ph.D. Program Award, IRRI, Philippines, 1994; Technology Development Award, DBT, Govt. of India, 2000; Cold Spring Harbor Fellowship, CSHL, USA, 2002; Professor Hiralal Chakraborty Award, Indian Science Congress Association, 2002; National Young Women Bioscientist Award, DBT, Govt. of India, 2002; Young Women Bioscientist of Promise Award, Indian Science Congress Association, 2004; NASI-Reliance Industries Platinum Jubilee Award, NASI, India, 2010; An Inspiring Women Engineer/Scientist for the Year, 2014; Tata Innovation Fellowship, DBT, Govt. of India, 2014.

Fellow: National Academy of Sciences, Allahabad, India; Indian Academy of Science, Bangalore

Research Areas: Nutritional and Stress Genomics, Plant Proteomics, Molecular Biology, Genetic Engineering, Biotechnology.

Address: Staff Scientist VII (Professor), National Institute of Plant Genome Research, Jawaharlal Nehru University Campus, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, New Delhi 110067; C9/9428, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi 110070; [Tel: Off. (011) 26735186; Res. (011) 26139428, Cell: 9971923777; Fax: (011) 26741658; Email: subhrac@hotmail.com; schakraborty@nipgr.ac.in]