Dinesh Kumar Principal Scientist, Centre for Agricultural Bioinformatics, IASRI, New Delhi, India
Dr. Dinesh Kumar is presently working as Principal Scientist (Biotechnology) at Centre for Agricultural Bioinformatics (CABIN), ICAR-Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute (IASRI), Library Avenue, Pusa, New Delhi. Prior to this he has worked as Senior Scientist (Biotechnology) at ICAR-NBAGR, Karnal (1997-2012). He completed PhD in Biotechnology from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi and PDF (2003-04 & 2007-08) from Iowa State University of Science & Technology, Ames, USA.
Dr. Dinesh Kumar has degree in Law (LLB) with specialisation in Patent and Cyber Law and Post Graduate Diploma in Technology Management in Agriculture with Gold Medal from Central University Hyderabad. He had publications in Science http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19390049 and PNAS (USA)http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19887637. His team has developed world’s first model webserver for breed identification using more than 50 thousands DNA fingerprints (http://webapp.cabgrid.res.in/gomi/index.html), pigeonpea, tomato and sugarbeet marker database. His team has been involved in genomic data analysis of various crop, animal and fish species.