Profile of Dr. Pradeep Sharma

Sharma, Pradeep

Elected Fellow – 2014

Basic Sciences (Biotechnology)

DB: 02-02-1974

Birth place

Banwar Kalan,Mandi, Himachal Pradesh, India.


B.Sc.(Ag.) (1995); M.Sc.(Ag.) (1997: Dr YSP University of Horticulture & Forestry, Solan; Ph.D. (2002) CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar. 

Positions held 

Senior Scientist, Plant Biotechnology, IIWBR, Karnal 2008-till date, Visiting Scientist, SDSU, USA 2011;  JSPS  Postdoctoral Fellow, Tohoku University, Japan 2006-2008; Scientist (DST),  HPKV, Palampur,  2006; Postdoc Fellow, Plant Sciences, Volcani Centre 2005-2006; Postdoctoral Research Associate, 2002-2005.

Research Area

Agricultural Biotechnology, disease diagnostics, genomics, small non-coding RNAs for abiotic stress and Bioinformatics.

Awards and fellowships


NAAS- Young Scientist’s Award, 2006; ICAR-Lal Bahadur Shastri Young Scientist’s Biennium Award, 2007-2008; Certificate of appreciation for JSPS Education & Science Dialogue, 2007; BRSI- Young Scientist Award, 2008; ISCA-Pran Vohra Award, 2009; IIWBR-Certificate of honour, 2011; IIWBR-Best Wheat Research Scientist Award 2012.


Indian Virological Society  (FIVS-2012)


Room No 201, Division of Crop Improvement, ICAR-Indian Institute of Wheat and Barley Research, Agarsain Marg, Karnal 132 001 (Haryana), India.


C/O Prof. HL Sharma, VPO Rajpur, Tehsil- Palampur, District- KANGRA, Himachal Pradesh.

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