Scientific

Dr. N. K. Singh
Project Director
nksingh[at]nrcpb[dot]org
Phone :
011-25860186
Education :
Ph D: CSIRO Division of Plant Industry and the University of Adelaide, Australia Post Doc: CSIRO Division of Plant Industry

Research Interest

  • Genome sequencing and annotation of crop plants and microbes important for Indian Agriculture and provide support to plant breeders for molecular marker-assisted breeding.

Awards & Honors

  • Queen Elizabeth II Award (Australian Gov. 1988).
  • National Bioscience Award, DBT, Gov. of India (2002).
  • Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Award ICAR (2007).
  • International Technology Award, World Technology Network (2003).
  • Fellow of National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, New Delhi, (2007).
  • Fellow of Indian National Science Academy (2011).
  • Fellow of National Academy of Sciences, India (2011).
  • Awadhesh Pandit · Vandna Rai · Subhashis Bal · Shikha Sinha · Vinod Kumar · Mahesh Chauhan, Raj K. Gautam · Rakesh Singh · Prakash C. Sharma · Ashok K. Singh · Kishor Gaikwad ·Tilak R. Sharma · Trilochan Mohapatra · Nagendra K. Singh (2010) Combining QTL mapping and transcriptome proWling of bulked RILs for identiWcation of functional polymorphism for salt tolerance genes in rice (Oryza sativa L.). Mol Genet Genomics (2010) 284:121–136
  • Anuradha Singh • Pradeep K. Singh • Rakesh Singh • Awadhesh Pandit • Ajay K. Mahato • Deepak K. Gupta • Kuldeep Tyagi • Ashok K. Singh • Nagendra K. Singh • Tilak R. Sharma (2010) SNP haplotypes of the BADH1 gene and their association with aroma in rice (Oryza sativa L.) Mol Breeding 26:325–338
  • R. Deshmukh, A. Singh, Neha Jain, Shweta Anand, Raju Gacche, Ashok Singh, Kishor Gaikwad, Tilak Sharma, T. Mohapatra, N.K. Singh (2010) Identification of candidate genes for grain number in rice (Oryza sativa L.). Funct Integr Genomics DOI 10.1007/s10142-010-0167-2
  • Varshney R. K., Penmetsa R. V., S. Dutta, P. L. Kulwal, R. K. Saxena, S. Datta, T. R. Sharma, B. Rosen, N. Carrasquilla-Garcia, A. D. Farmer, A. Dubey, K. B. Saxena, J. Gao, B. Fakrudin, M. N. Singh, B. P. Singh, K. B. Wanjari, M. Yuan, R. K. Srivastava, A. Kilian, H. D. Upadhyaya, N. Mallikarjuna, C. D. Town, G. E. Bruening, G. He, G. D. May, R. McCombie, S. A. Jackson, N. K. Singh, D. R. Cook (2010) Pigeonpea genomics initiative (PGI): an international effort to improve crop productivity of pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan L.). Mol Breeding DOI 10.1007/s11032-009-9327-2
  • T R Sharma, A K Rai , S K Gupta and N K Singh (2010) Broad-spectrum Blast Resistance Gene Pi-kh Cloned from Rice Line Tetep Designated as Pi54 J. Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology 19:87-89