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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.

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

  • Other Work

    • 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