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G.B. Pant National Institute
of
Himalayan Environment & Sustainable Development
formerly known as G.B. Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment & Development


Dr. Anita Pandey

Scientist-F & Theme Head (BTA)

Group: Biotechnological Applications (BTA) & Environmental Physiology (EP)

Theme: Biotechnological Applications (BTA)

Address: G.B.P.N.I.H.E.S.D., Kosi-Katarmal, Almora, Uttarakhand, India

Phone:  (+91-5962) 241041(O), 241054(R), Fax:241014/241150, Mobile: +91-9412093858


Qualification

Level

Year

Degree

University

Graduation

1978

B.Sc. (ZBC)

Meerut University, Meerut, U.P.

Post Graduation

1980

M.Sc. (Botany)

Meerut University, Meerut, U.P.

Doctoral

1986
Ph.D. (Microbiology)
I.A.R.I., New Delhi

Employment

No.

Post

Place

From

To

Duties

1

Scientist

GBPIHED, Almora, Uttarakhand

31/12/1992

Till date

Research & Development

2

Scientist Fellow

I.H.B.T., Palampur

07/1990

12/1992

Research & Development


Research and Development – Experience & Expertise

PI & Co-PI of several completed & on-going In-house (MoEF) and external funded (DBT, DST, CSIR, UCOST) projects; Host Scientist of CV Raman International Fellowship for African Researchers (2012-13) ; Published over 95 research papers in International & National journals & Proceedings, Patents (1 granted, 2 filed); Microbial Biotechnology & Biochemistry

Field / Demonstration Projects – Experience & Expertise

Microbial inoculation trials in various Himalayan locations with participation of farmers and NGOs; Biotechnological applications from hot springs and colder regions of Himalaya, Microbiological activities under shifting cultivation in northeast

Countries Visited

U.S.A., Switzerland, France

Awards & Recognisation

Senior Research Fellowship, ICAR (1981-1985); ICFRE Cash Award on Forest Conservation by ICFRE, Dehradun (1996-97); National Young Woman Bioscientist Award in the research area of Microbial Diversity of Himalaya (2003)

Academic Supervision

 

Doctoral

Post Graduation

Bachelor

Industrial Training

Completed

07

24

-

6

In Progress

04

2

-

-


Research Interests

No.

Broad Subject Area

Specialization

Sector

 1

Microbiology

Extremophiles

Psychrophiles from temperate Himalayan locations, Thermophiles from Himalayan hot springs

2
Biotechnological Applications

Rhizosphere Microbiology

Phosphate solubilizing and antagonistic microorganisms, Mycorrhizae, Endophytes,  Microbial inoculants for colder regions

Microbial enzymes
Thermostable and cold active enzymes
Plant-derived antimicrobials
Himalayan medicinal plants

Extra curricular activities:
Hobbies: Gardening

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