Associate Professor, Division of Crop Improvement, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute
Dr. Suresh Kumar is a Associate Professor, Borlaug Fellow, and Indo-US Research Fellow. He received his Ph.D. in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (Plant Science) from Post Graduate School, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, in the year 2004. He is serving as Sr. Scientist in the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) at Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, Jhansi, India. He is a Visiting Scientist and IUSSTF Fellow at Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA. Dr. Kumar has been awarded prestigious Borlaug Fellowship jointly by the US Department of Agriculture, USA and ICAR, India, in the year 2008. Under this fellowship program, he visited University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, USA and worked with Prof. Hari B. Krishnan. He was also awarded IUSSTF Research Fellowship by the Indo-US Science and Technology Forum in the year 2009. Under the Indo-US Research fellowship program, he visited Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA. Dr. Kumar serves editorial board of several international journals.
Genetic Manipulation for the Improvement of Grass species and their Molecular Characterization. In-vitro Genetic Manipulation for Improvement of Forage Legumes. Micropropagation of Multi-purpose Tree species. Development of Edible Chara Vaccine against Foot-and-Mouth Disease using Transgenic Stylosanthes expressing VP1 Structural Protein of FMD Virus (2005).