International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology
Dr Shashi Kumar is a Team Leader, ICGEB, New Delhi, India. Graduated in Genetics from the University of Delhi, 1998. Postdoctoral research at University of Virginia, University of Central Florida, University of California Berkeley. Scientist at Yulex Inc., USA and USDA, Albany, CA. USA. Participated in establishing the “Centre for Advanced Bio-Energy Research” supported by the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India. His current focuses are on metabolic engineering for drug biosynthesis, metabolic engineering of rubber plant for hypoallergenic latex, DNA barcoding, development of sustainable algal biofuel technology and genetic engineering of marine algae for higher lipid and biomass.