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geneticist researcher

Des Raj Satija, Indian geneticist researcher. Recipient Letter of Appreciation, United States Department of Agriculture, Organizing Committee ISGB Golden Jubilee. President basketball Pau, Ludhiana; placement officer COBS & H, Ludhiana; consultant to students. Fellow Indian Society Genetics and Plant Breeding; member New York Academy of Sciences, Crop Improvement Society of India (member editorial board).

Background

Satija, Des Raj was born on September 12, 1946 in Vasuastana, Punjab, Pakistan. Son of Tikaya Ram and Mohan Bai (Kakkar) Satija.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, India, 1967. Master of Science, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, India, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, India, 1973.

Career

Research assistant Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, India, 1969. Pool officer Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, 1973. Assistant professor Punjab Agricultural University, 1973-1975.

Associate professor, head HPKVV, Solan, 1975-1979. Biometrical geneticist Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, 1979-1987, senior biometrical geneticist, since 1988. Head of department HPKVV, Solan, 1975-1979, Pau, Ludhiana, since 1993.

Achievements

  • Avocations: social work, better neighborhood, adult education, reading.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (manual) Laboratory Exercises in Genetics, 1995. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

President basketball Pau, Ludhiana. Placement officer COBS & H, Ludhiana. Consultant to students.

Fellow Indian Society Genetics and Plant Breeding. Member New York Academy of Sciences, Crop Improvement Society of India (member editorial board).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: social work, better neighborhood, adult education, reading.

Connections

Married Chander Kanta Trikha, May 20, 1977. 1 child, Aprajita.

father:
Tikaya Ram Satija

mother:
Mohan Bai (Kakkar) Satija

spouse:
Chander Kanta Trikha

child:
Aprajita Satija