CURRICULUM VITAE – Prof. Sanjay Kapoor

Academic Education
1981-1984 : B.Sc. (Honors) Botany : Shri Guru Teg Bahadur Khalsa College, University of Delhi, India
1984-1986 :  M.Sc. Botany : Department of Botany, University of Delhi, India
1987-1992 :
Ph.D. (Supervisor, Prof. S.C. Maheshwari), Department of Botany, University of Delhi, India
 
 
Professional Experience 
09.03.1992 − 08.7.1992
Lecturer (ad-hoc), Department of Plant Mol. Biology, University of Delhi
07.10.1992 − 31.03.1997
Japanese Govt. Monbusho Fellow; JSPS Post-Doctoral Fellow; Junior Scientist, Center for Gene Research, Nagoya University Japan
01.06.1997 − 25.03.2003
Science & Technology Agency (STA) Fellow; Foreign  Scientist, National Inst. Agrobiological Sciences (NIAS); Tsukuba Japan
28.03.2003 − 27.03.2006
Reader, Dept of Plant Molecular Biology, University of Delhi
28.03.2006 − 27.03.2009
Associate Professor, Dept of Plant Molecular Biology, University of Delhi
28.03.2009 − Till Date
Professor, Dept of Plant Molecular Biology, University of Delhi
Administrative Experience:
19.10.2016 − 18/10/2017: Chairman, Governing Body, Motilal Nehru College, University of Delhi South Campus
05.10.2017 − till date:  Professor in charge, Central Instrumentation Facility (CIF), University of Delhi South Campus
19.10.2017 − 07.03.2018:  Chairman, Governing Body, Motilal Nehru College, University of Delhi South Campus
10.06.2019 − till date: Chairman, Governing Body, Ramanujan College, University of Delhi 
Awards & Distinctions
2018 Dr. R.N. Tandon Memorial Lecture award by NASI for the year 2018 for Outstanding Research Contributions in the area of Functional Genomics, Plant Reproduction,  and Seed Development.
2014 Member, Guha Research Conference 
7.12.2013 Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, India
2010  onwards First member editor board, then Associate Editor, Journal of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology
1997-1999 Fellow: Science and Technology Agency (STA) Japan - Foreign Scientist
1995-1997 JSPS (Japan society for the Promotion of Science) long-term Post-doctoral fellowship 
1992-1994 Monbusho Fellowship, by Ministry of Education and Culture, Government of Japan
1987 Qualified the National Examination conducted by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, INDIA for the award of senior Research Fellowship for the duration of 5 years (1989-92).
1986 Qualified National Education Test (Master’s Level) conducted by the University Grants Commission, INDIA in the year 1986 for the award of junior/senior Research Fellowship for the duration of 5 years
Research Interests: 
To understand Gene Regulatory Networks that control Different aspects of Reproductive Development in Plants
Memberships
Life Membership: Society of Experimental Biologists
Life Membership: Indian Society of Plant Physiology and Biochemistry
 

 

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