Profile of Dr. Srivastava, Sangeeta

Srivastava, Sangeeta

Elected Fellow 2015

Basic Sciences [Botany]

DB: 06-10-1964


Birth place

Born in Dehradun, India.


Lucknow University, Lucknow, B.Sc., 1983; M.Sc.(Botany) 1985; Kanpur University, Kanpur, Ph.D. (Botany), 1989 (Worked at CSIR-CIMAP, Lucknow)

Positions held 

Principal Scientist (Genetics and Cytogenetics), IISR, Lucknow 2006 to date; Senior Scientist, IISR, Lucknow 1998-2006; Scientist, IISR, Lucknow, 1990-1998; Scientist, IARI, New Delhi, 1990; Scientist  on deputation, NDUA&T, Kumarganj, Faizabad, 1990; Scientist, NAARM, Hyderabad, 1989-1990;  DBT-CREST Associate and Visiting Scientist, Oklahoma State University, USA, 2013; DSE Scholarship, DSE, Zschortau, Germany 1997.

Research Area

Genetics, General and Molecular Cytogenetics, Genomics and smallRNA transcriptomics.

Awards and fellowships


ISCA Platinum Jubilee Lecture Award (2013;; SAB-Award of Excellence in Plant Genomics (2014); Professor UmaKant Sinha Memorial Lecture Award of Indian Botanical Society (2014);  Certificate of Recognition at the 4th World Congress of Biotechnology, Raleigh, NC, USA (2013); DBT-CREST Award by the Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India, (2012); Woman Botanist Award and Gold Medal by the Indian Botanical Society (2011); Professor Y. S. Murty Award and Gold Medal of IBS, (2003); ICAR Young Scientist Award (1999).

Uttar Pradesh Academy of Agricultural Sciences (FUPAAS) in Crop Sciences, 2015; Society for Sugar Research and Promotion (SSRP), 2014; Society for Applied Biotechnology (FSAB), 2014; Indian Society of Genetics and Plant Breeding (ISGPB), 2012; Indian Botanical Society (FBS), 2010.




Division of Crop Improvement, ICAR-Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research, Rae Bareli Road, P.O. Dilkusha, Lucknow - 226002 (U.P.) India.


D-103, Halwasiya Utsav Enclave, Faizabad Road, Lucknow - 226016 (U.P.) India.