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Reyazul Rouf Mir | Genomics | Best Researcher Award

  Dr. Reyazul Rouf Mir | Genomics| Best Researcher Award


🌾 Dr.Reyazul Rouf Mir, an accomplished plant geneticist, is a dedicated Associate Professor and Senior Scientist at Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences & Technology. With a Ph.D. in Genetics & Plant Breeding and a gold medal in M.Sc., Dr. Reyazul Rouf Mir specializes in Molecular Breeding, Crop Biotechnology, and Genomics. Having held key roles in prestigious institutions globally, including the University of California and the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT),  has excelled in applied genomics and crop biotechnology. A seasoned educator, [Your Name] has imparted knowledge in diverse areas such as plant breeding principles, cytogenetics, molecular biology, and crop improvement. 🌱👨‍🏫 #PlantGenetics #CropBiotechnology #Genomics #Education

Professional Profiles

📚 Education

Ph.D., Genetics & Plant Breeding (2006-2010) Specialization: Molecular Breeding, Crop Biotechnology, Genomics Thesis Title: Genetic Analysis of Grain Weight in Bread Wheat Using Molecular Markers M.Sc. (Gold Medallist), Genetics & Plant Breeding (2002-2004) B.Sc. (Agriculture), 1998-2002

👨‍🏫 Employment History

Associate Professor/Sr. Scientist, SKUAST-K, Wadura Campus (July 15, 2019-Till Date) Assistant Professor/Jr. Scientist, SKUAST-K, Wadura Campus (May 04, 2016 – July 15, 2019) Assistant Professor/Jr. Scientist, SKUAST-J, Jammu (February 2012 – May 03, 2016) Visiting Scientist (Crop Biotechnology), UC-Davis, California, USA (March 2014 – March 2015) Visiting Scientist, ICRISAT, Patancheru, India (June 1, 2013 – July 1, 2013) Scientist (Applied Genomics), ICRISAT, Patancheru, India (April 2010 – February 2012) Senior Research Fellow (CSIR), New Delhi (October 1, 2008 – March 31, 2010) Senior Research Fellow (DBT), Ch. Charan Singh University, Meerut, India (June 1, 2008 – October 1, 2008) Junior Research Fellow (DBT), Ch. Charan Singh University, Meerut, India (June 1, 2006 – June 1, 2008) Teaching Assistant, Ch. Charan Singh University, Meerut, India (March 2006 – June 2006) Junior Research Fellow (DBT), Ch. Charan Singh University, Meerut, India (April 2005 – February 2006)

🔬 Research Projects

Nutri-Genomics and Transcriptomics for Identification of Genes for Zinc, Iron, and Protein Content in Common Bean (SERB, DST) Genetic Dissection of Heat Tolerance in Wheat Using Multiple Biparental RIL Mapping Populations (DBT) Expression Profiling of Dof Genes in Common Bean (DBT) Development of Molecular Laboratory for Analysis of Purity of Germplasm of Basmati Rice and Other Seeds (STFP, J&K State Govt.) Determination of Genetic Diversity Among Common Bean Genotypes and Assessment for Water Stress Tolerance (SERB DST) Transcriptome Analysis and Annotation of Common Bean (SERB, DST) Identification and Characterization of Heat Responsive miRNAs in Wheat (SERB, DST) Comparative Proteomic Analysis of Cold-Tolerant and Cold-Sensitive Chickpea Genotypes Under Cold Stress (CSIR)

🏅 Medals/Awards

DBT CREST Award 2012-13 for Research at UC-Davis, USA Young Scientist Award-2010 in Agriculture and Allied Sciences by J&K Council for Science & Technology GOLD MEDAL in M.Sc. for Highest Merit in Faculty of Agriculture, Ch. Charan Singh University Best Paper Presentation Award during 2nd J&K Agriculture Science Congress Young Achiever of the Week by Biomebiotek

Research Impact 🌐🔍

Supervised/Co-supervised ~30 M.Sc. students, ~10 Ph.D. students, and Mentored 3 Post-Doc Scholars. Currently leading projects funded by national agencies in the areas of Nutri-Genomics, Heat Tolerance in Wheat, Transcriptome Analysis, and more. 🌐 In Progress: Revival of Kala Zeera cultivation, BARC-SKUAST-K Mutagenesis Project, and Germplasm Characterization in Wheat. This comprehensive professional journey reflects a dedication to academia, cutting-edge research, and impactful contributions to the fields of Molecular Breeding, Crop Biotechnology, and Applied Genomics.


Reyazul Rouf Mir | Genomics | Best Researcher Award
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