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Rajinder Singh

Rajinder Singh, Malaysian research scientist. Achievements include patents pending for genetic markers for fruit color; patents pending for method for identification of a molecular marker; research in DNA fingerprinting process using simple sequence repeat markers; research in commercialized a technique for differentiating skin color of oil palm fruits using molecular probes. Member of Malaysian Society Molecular Biology & Biotechnology.

Background

  • Singh, Rajinder was born on September 22, 1966 in Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory, Malaysia. Son of Harminder Singh and Gurdev Kaur.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science with honors, Science University Malaysia, Penang, 1990. Master of Science, University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, 1993. Doctor of Philosophy, University Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor, 2005.

    Career

    • Research officer Malaysian Palm Oil Board, Kajang, Malaysia, 1994—2006, principal research officer, since 2006. Member, Malaysian genetic modification advisory committee Ministry Natural Resources & Environment, Putrajaya, Federal Territory, since 2006. Editorial board member, Pertanika Journal Science & Technology University Putra Malaysia, since 2009.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include patents pending for genetic markers for fruit color. Patents pending for method for identification of a molecular marker. Research in DNA fingerprinting process using simple sequence repeat markers.

      Research in commercialized a technique for differentiating skin color of oil palm fruits using molecular probes.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member of Malaysian Society Molecular Biology & Biotechnology.

    Connections

    • Married Baljit Kaur, July 30, 2000. Children: Sukhraj, Sukhpreet Kaur, Gurpreet Kaur.
    • father: Harminder Singh
    • mother: Gurdev Kaur
    • spouse: Baljit Kaur
    • children: Sukhraj Singh
    • Sukhpreet Kaur Singh
    • Gurpreet Kaur Singh
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    Born September 22, 1966
    (age 51)
    Nationality
    Ethnicity:
    • 1990
      Science University Malaysia
    • 1993
      University Malaya
    • 2005
      University Putra Malaysia
    • 1994 - 2006
      Research officer, Malaysian Palm Oil Board
      Kajang, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia