Name: Neelam Rani Yadav

Country: India


Department of Molecular Biology, Biotechnology and Bioinformatics

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Department of Molecular Biology,
 Biotechnology and Bioinformatics,CCS
 Haryana Agricultural University, 



  •  Awarded National Merit Scholarship, Govt. of India (1972-1976) for B.Sc. 
  •  Awarded HAU merit fellowship during M.Sc. Botany during 1976-1978.
  • Awarded Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), Govt. of India, JRF(A), JRF(B) and SRF during Ph.D. programme (1979-1983).
  •  Awarded Rockefeller Foundation, USA, Post- Doctoral Fellowship on rice biotechnology Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA from Oct. 1992-1994.

Awards and Honours:

  • Awarded National Merit Scholarship up to Graduation (B.Sc.)
  • First in B.Sc Medical in College.
  • Haryana Agricultural University Merit Fellowship during M.Sc. programme.
  • Department of Atomic Energy Felloships- JRF(A), JRF (B) and SRF (A) during Ph.D. programme in Genetics.
  • Awarded Post- Doctoral Fellowship sponsored by the Rockefeller Foundation, USA in Rice Biotechnology.
  • First Women Scientist who was nominated by ICAR for Post Doctoral fellowship in Rice Biotechnology and awarded Post Doctoral fellowship by the Rockefeller Foundation USA in ‘ International program on Rice Biotechnology’.
  • Commendation certificate from HAUTA, CCS HAU, Hisar for bringing research project on Genetic Improvement of Basmati rice from the Rockefeller Foundation of USA in 1996
  • Commendation Certificate from HAUTA, CCS HAU, Hisar for bringing research project on, “Development of Transgenic plants of Chickpea.” from Department of Biotechnology (DBT), N.Delhi. in 1996.
  • Advisor award from Monsanto Beachell- Borlaug International Scholar program President (Dr. E.C. Runge) 
  • Member, IBSC, CSSRI, Karnal and MDU, Rohtak 
  • Expert, Board of Studies, UIET, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra