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Geneticist

Arup Kumar Mukherjee, Indian geneticist. Achievements include invention of number of genes which are up regulated both in senescence and defense against pathogen attack in plants; research in tagged and mapped the white rust resistance gene in indian mustard by using molecular markers; development of technique to estimate accurately the lesion area of rice blast disease.

Background

Mukherjee, Arup Kumar was born on November 13, 1965 in Nawanagar, West bengal, India. Son of Kalimohan and Nihar Mukherjee.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, West Bengal, 1981. Attending, Rice Research Institute, Cuttack Orissa.

Career

Postdoctoral fellow National Research Council Plant Biotechnology, New Delhi, 1997—1999. Scientist Regional Plant Resource Center, Bhubaneswar, India, 1999—2009.

Achievements

  • Achievements include invention of number of genes which are up regulated both in senescence and defense against pathogen attack in plants. Research in tagged and mapped the white rust resistance gene in indian mustard by using molecular markers. Development of technique to estimate accurately the lesion area of rice blast disease.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals (Department of Biotechnology Overseas Associate award, 2006).

Connections

Married Mithu Ghosal, December 11, 1996. Children: Anusmita, Anindita.

father:
Kalimohan Mukherjee

mother:
Nihar Mukherjee

spouse:
Mithu Ghosal

child:
Anusmita Mukherjee

child:
Anindita Mukherjee