Prof. K.R.Koundal
Emeritus Scientist, UGC
Phone :
011-25841787 Ext 244
Education :
Ph.D: Univ. of Alberta, Alta, Edmonton, CANADA
Education :
Post Doc: University of Washington Pullman, USA and University of Virginia Chartsville , USA

Research Interest

Biochemistry, Plant Molecular Biology & Biotechnology

Awards & Honors

Name of the Award/ RecognitionAwarding organizationYear
Best Teacher AwardIARI, New Delhi1996
Bharatratna B. Subramaniam Best Teacher AwardICAR, New Delhi1997
Dr. R.D. Asana Endowment Prize (Triennium)ICAR, New Delhi1986-89
SecretarySociety of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology2005-2009
Adjunct ProfessorFAO Fellowship, University of Washington,Pullman, USA1998
INSA-Royal Society FellowshipINSA-Royal Society, University of Durham, Durham ,UK1985
Visiting FellowshipFAO Fellowship, University of Virginia, Chartsville, USA1991-1992
MemberIndian delegation to St. Louis & Washington, DC for risk assessment programme2008
MemberIndian team on Network Project of GMOs for development of Golden Rice to IRRI, Philippines2009


  1. Refereed Published 102 research papers in the reputed journals
  2. Book Chapter Written 19 book chapters for various books on Plant Molecular Biology, Biotechnology and biochemistry
On Going Projects
Name of the Project Funding Agency
UGC funded Emeritus Scientist Scheme