Dr. Anuradha Upadhyay



Dr. Anuradha Upadhyay, Principal Scientist (Biotechnology)


  • B. Sc. : 1984-1986 : Botany, Zoology, Chemistry, M.M. College, Modinagar Affiliated to Meerut University, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • M.Sc.: 1987-1989 : Biotechnology, M.S. University, Vadodara, Gujarat, India
  • Ph.D : 1989-1993 : Molecular Biology and Biotechnology , Indian Agriculture Research Institute, New Delhi.

Specialization / Discipline

  • Biotechnology

Positions held

Principal Scientist (ICAR):
  • 01.01.2009 continuing : National Research Centre for Grapes, Pune, MS
Senior Scientist (ICAR) :
  • 22.10.2001 31.12.2008: National Research Centre for Grapes, Pune, Maharashtra, India
Scientist (ICAR):
  • 14.09.1993 21.10.2001 : Central Plantation Crops Research Institute, Kasaragod, Kerala, India

Area of specialization

  • Molecular marker analysis of genetic resources

Current research interest

  • Functional genomics of abiotic stress and Gibberellic acid response in grape

Students guided :

  • M. Sc.-10
  • Ph.D.- 1 (ongoing)

Honours and recognition :

  • ICAR team award (Hort.) 2002, for significant contribution in coconut conservation and characterization.
  • I.A.R.I. Merit Medal for outstanding Ph.D. work awarded during convocation in 1995.
  • Recognized as a guide for Ph.D. by Shivaji University, Kolhapur
  • Best poster awards at several seminar/symposium
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