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plant molecular biologist

Jitendra Paul Khurana, Indian plant molecular biologist. Fellow: National Academy of Sciences, India, Indian National Science Academy, National Academy Agricultural Sciences, Indian Academy of Sciences; member: Plant Tissue Culture Association India, Indian Photobiology Society (president 2003-2005).

Background

Khurana, Jitendra Paul was born on October 30, 1954 in Amritsar, India.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Deshbandu College, Delhi, India, 1973. Master of Science, Kurukshetra University, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, Delhi University, 1982.

Career

Postdoctoral researcher department botany University Delhi, 1982—1985. Fellow in residence Smithsonian Institution, Washington, 1985—1986. Visiting research associate Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1986—1988.

Professor plant molecular biology University Delhi South Campus, New Delhi, since 1996. Head department plant molecular biology University Delhi South Campus, New Delhi, 1995—1998, New Delhi, 2001—2004, coordinator University Grants Commission-Special Assistance Progressive department plant molecular biology, 2002. Visiting professor Waksman Institute Rutgers University, New Jersey, United States, 2001.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to science journals.

Membership

Fellow: National Academy of Sciences, India, Indian National Science Academy, National Academy Agricultural Sciences, Indian Academy of Sciences. Member: Plant Tissue Culture Association India, Indian Photobiology Society (president 2003-2005).