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Plant biotechnologist

Swapan Kumar Datta, Indian plant biotechnologist. Fellow: National Academy Agricultural Sciences.

Background

Datta, Swapan Kumar was born on January 28, 1953 in Sirajganj, India.

Education

Student, Presidency College, University Calcutta, India, 1972—1974. Doctor of Philosophy, 1980.

Career

Lecturer botany Ramakrishna Mission V.C. College, 1976—1979. Lecturer, reader botany Visva-Bharati University, 1979—1989. Group leader, senior scientist Federal Institute of Technology (Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule ), Zurich, Switzerland, 1987—1993.

Senior scientist, plant biotechnologist International Rice Research Institute, Los Banos, Philippines, 1993—2005. Sir Rash Behari Ghosh professor University Calcutta, since 2005. German Academic Exchange Service fellow Institute for Resistance Genetics, Gruenbach, Germany, 1985—1986.

Fellow Friedrich Miescher Institute, Basel, Switzerland, 1987. HarvestPlus Global Rice Crop leader International Rice Research Institute, 2003—2004.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to science journals.

Membership

Fellow: National Academy Agricultural Sciences.

Connections

Married Karabi Datta. 2 children.

spouse:
Karabi Datta