Plant molecular biologist
M. S. Swaminathan Research Foundation
Dr. Ajay Parida is a Plant molecular biologist with Ph.D. degree from University of Delhi in 1992. He has made outstanding contribution in the area of Coastal Ecosystem management using modern biotechnological tools. Dr. Parida has over 100 research papers in peer reviewed journals. Dr. Parida is Elected Fellow of the National Academy of Agriculture Sciences and National Academy of Sciences of India. He is recipient of many awards such as Prof. Umakant Sinha Memorial Award, B. M. Birla Prize and National Biosciences Award. He was also awarded Padmashri (a civilian award) by Govt. of India for his scientific contribution.
Plant Genomics, Plant Breeding and Plant Genetics