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Satya Narain Kakar

Satya Narain Kakar, Indian geneticist. Member International Committee on Yeasts; member, ad hoc committee review International Union Biological Sciences; member, committee data coding and processing World Federation Culture Collection; former member University Grants Commission India; member, panel biological science and dean's committee basic science Indian Council Agricultural Research; Member of Genetics Society America, Sigma Xi.

Background

  • Kakar, Satya Narain was born on October 2, 1933 in Multan (Pakistan), Punjab, India. Arrived in United States, 1980. Son of Krishan Narain and Leela Wati (Gandhi) Kakar.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Botany with honors, Delhi University, India, 1953; Master of Science in Botany, Delhi University, India, 1955; Doctor of Philosophy in Genetics, University Washington, 1961.

    Career

    • Professor to senior professor & chairman department Haryana Agricultural University, Hissar, India, 1967—1972, dean basic science, since 1972. Visiting professor Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1980—1984. Visiting scientist University Washington, Seattle, 1981—1982.

      Scientist Corn Products Corporation, Summit-Argo, Illinois, since 1985. Consultant Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, New York, 1984, RECOMTEX, East Lansing, 1984.

    Membership

    Member International Committee on Yeasts, member, ad hoc committee review International Union Biological Sciences, member, committee data coding and processing World Federation Culture Collection, former member University Grants Commission India, member, panel biological science and dean's committee basic science Indian Council Agricultural Research, Member of Genetics Society America, Sigma Xi.

    Personality

    Interests

    Badminton, bridge, camping, music, reading.

    Connections

    • Married Sushem Trehan, October 14, 1966. Children: Rajat, Bharat.
    • father: Krishan Narain
    • mother: Leela Wati (Gandhi) Kakar
    • spouse: Sushem Trehan
    • children: Rajat Kakar
    • Bharat Kakar
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    • 1953
      Delhi University
    • 1955
      Delhi University
    • 1961
      University Washington
    • 1967 - 1972
      Professor, to senior professor & chairman department Haryana Agricultural University
      Hissar, Haryana, India
    • 1972
      Professor, to senior professor & chairman department Haryana Agricultural University
    • 1980 - 1984
      visiting professor, Michigan State University
      East Lansing, Michigan, United States
    • 1981 - 1982
      visiting scientist, University Washington
      Seattle, Washington, United States
    • 1985
      scientist, Corn Products Corporation
      Illinois, United States

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