National Agricultural Higher Education Project (NAHEP) of  ICAR, New Delhi Project
Centre for Advanced Agricultural Science and Technology
for Climate Smart Agriculture and Water Management(CAAST -CSAWM)
Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri, Tal. Rahuri, Dist. Ahmednagar 413 722

Dr. Prashant Bhaskar Kale


Research Associate
Ph. D. (Biotechnology)

Educational Qualification:

Course

CGPA

University

Duration

B.Sc. (Agril. Biotech)

7.89/10

Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri

2003-2007

M.Sc. (Agril. Biotech)

8.52/10

Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri

2007-2009

Ph.D. (Agril. Biotech)

8.56/10

Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth, Akola

2010-2014

NET (Agril. Biotech)

Pass

ASRB, New Delhi

2013

Summary of Experience:

Responsibility

Institute, University

From

To

Research Associate

(post doctoral)

MPKV, Rahuri

Dec, 2018

Current

Research Associate

(post doctoral)

ICAR-NRCPB, New Delhi

Apr, 2016

Nov, 2018

Research Fellow

Biotech Centre, Dr. PDKV, Akola (MS)

Aug, 2014

Mar, 2016

Research Scholar (PhD)

PGI, Dr. PDKV, Akola (MS)

Dec, 2010

July, 2014

Research Fellow

SLBTC, MPKV Rahuri (MS)

Mar, 2010

Oct, 2010

Life Member of Professional Societies:

  • The Indian Society of Genetics & Plant Breeding, NAAS, New Delhi, India
  • Genesis Urban and Rural Development Society (GUARD), Hyderabad, India
  • Forum for Plant Physiologist, Akola, India
  • Biotech Helpline Foundation (A Division of Pharma Helpline Society®), Jaipur, India

Worked under funded research projects:

  • ICAR- NAIP-IV research project “Genes and allele mining for bio-prospecting in sorghum (Abiotic stress)” worked as a Research Fellow at SLBTC, MPKV, Rahuri (MS) India
  • DAE-BRNS research project “Studies on the Mechanism of Floral Bud Distortion in Soybean (Glycine max L.) worked as a Research Fellow at Biotechnology Centre, Dr. PDKV, Akola, (MS) India
  • Department of Biotechnology, India “Maintenance, Characterization and Use of EMS Mutants of Upland Variety Nagina 22 for Functional Genomics in Rice Phase-II” worked as a post doctoral Research Associate at ICAR-NRCPB, New Delhi, India

Research Publications:

  • Citation H-Index: 4 and Number of Citations: 38 (Google Scholar, 22 Jan, 2019)
  • Peer reviewed full  length research papers: 16
  • Research recommendation  MPKV Rahuri: 01
  • Popular articles in registered ISSN newsletter: 06
  • Full length Research Papers in the Proceedings of Conferences/Seminars: 02
  • Authors of Books: 02
  • Reviewer of international research journal: 01
  • https://loop.frontiersin.org/people/445546/overview

Awards: national level/ gold medal:

  • Awarded best doctoral thesis award in International Conference on Advances in Agriculture and Allied Science Technologies for Sustainable Development (ICAAASTSD-2018), OU, Hyderabad
  • Awarded gold medal in Vasantrao Naik Memorial National Agricultural Seminar at Dr. PDKV, Akola
  • Secured SERB and CSIR International Travel Grants for attending World Soybean Research Conference -X, during, 2017
  • Awarded first position prize for poster presentation entitled “Comparative Metabolic ...” at National convention on “Agriculture for Prosperity & Sustainable Development" organized by Vidyarthi Kalyan Nyas & ICAR, New Delhi. March 2, 2017
  • Awarded first position prize in poster presentation entitled “A novel protocol ...” at National convention on “Agriculture for Prosperity and Sustainable Development" organized by Vidyarthi Kalyan Nyas and ICAR, New Delhi. March 25, 2017
  • Awarded first position prize for the Poster Presentation in Vasantrao Naik Memorial National Agricultural Seminar-XVI at Dr. PDKV Akola, 19th March 2015

Trainings/ workshops:

Details (Title) of training

Organizing institutes

Period

From

To

Multi-omics Approaches to Alleviate Abiotic Stress in Post Genomic Era: Methods & Application

National Institute of Abiotic Stress Management (NIAM), Baramati, Pune, Sponsored by DBT, Ministry of Science & Technology, GoI.

24.01.2014

06.02.2014

Scientific/Research Paper Writing

National Academy of Sciences (NASI), Allahabad (India)

08.11.2012

10.11.2012

Introductory Techniques of Molecular Biology

Ajeet seeds Ltd., Tq: Gangapur, Dist: Aurangabad, (MS) India

05.07.2006

20.07.2006

Topics of interest:

  • Molecular biology and Biotechnology,
  • Mutation breeding and Plant Physiology,
  • Nano-biotechnology applications

Team