Prof. Dr. A.N. Misra
Prof. Dr. Amarendra Narayan Misra has 35 years of research experience and 30 years of Post-Graduate teaching experience in Plant Biology, Molecular Biology & Biotechnology. He served as Professor of Plant Molecular Biology & Biotechnology, University of Pune; Guest Researcher, University of Tokyo; Professor of Plant Physiology & Biochemistry, Utkal University; founding Professor of Department of Biosciences & Biotechnology at Fakir Mohan University. He is currently founding Professor of Centre for Life Sciences, School of Natural Sciences, Central University of Jharkhand (CUJ), Ranchi, India. Prof. Misra served universities in various other capacities of University management/academic councils/administration for innovating and improving teaching and research. He guided more than 9 Ph.D. and 43 M.Sc., M.Tech. and M.Phil. students and published more than 135 papers in the field of Plant Biology, Biotechnology & Bioinformatics. His research interests cover the structure and function of photosynthetic membranes, luminescence, biosensors, tissue culture and mechanism of stress adaptation of tropical crop plants. Received fellowships/awards from CEC, FEBS, DBT, DST, CSIR, INSA, UGC, JSPS. Prof. Misra studied and collaborated during his research with scientists from more than 10 countries across the globe including Argentina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Japan, Poland, Switzerland, Ukrain, UK, USA.